## Town Squares problem

A friend of mine, a father, recently posted this item on his Facebook feed. It’s from Pearson, and he was struggling figuring it out. I also had to read i...

## Overcoming My Inner Mean Man

I have a confession: Sometimes, I enjoy being mean on the Internet. Some days, it will creep on me; other days, I’ll see a commenter that annoys me and go strai...

## The Geometric Proof of Infinite Primes

I was recently wondering why Euclid, the geometer, published a proof that there is an infinite number of primes. I should have known that his proof is geometric...

## Some Thoughts on Complex Numbers

The first shoe: Multiplying Adding complex numbers is a straightforward task. Given two numbers, $$a + bi$$ and $$c + di$$, the sum is the sum of the real porti...

## Trump’s Locker Room: Do We Protest Too Much?

“Not all men.” This is what many of us men say in response to generalizations about our gender. “Men commit a vastly disproportionate number of rapes.” — ...

## The Rusted Locket

the smell of salt in the air the creaking of the rope as it’s stretched taut the burn of it cutting into the hands the rocking of the ship the sound of se...

## It’s Way Too Late to Non-Apologize, Donald

Breaking news: Donald Trump’s latest debacle is so embarrassing that he has apologized publicly for the first time in his campaign. Or did he? In conversation, ...

## No More Bully for You: Refocusing the Conversation on Behaviors, Not Labels

Let’s talk about “bullying.” Not the act, the word. How is the conversation about the goal that we want, particularly those of us who are men influencing the em...