The Best Math & Science Stuff You Should Know This Week — 6

6 min readAug 30, 2022
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The internet is full of beautiful things, but it is also hard to find high-quality stuff. Many of us spend almost an hour trying to find a beautiful movie to watch or a nice book to read. But you don’t need to worry about that issue anymore! Since I love bookmarking and sharing my bookmarks, this newsletter will help you have a wonderful week!

Here is the good stuff for this week!

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Movie of the Week: Le Dernier Loup

Le Dernier Loup is a Mongolian film that showcases the beauty of nature. And this Mongolian movie features a Chinese student who is sent to Inner Mongolia to teach shepherds and instead learns about the wolf population, which is under threat by a government apparatchik.

In the movie, there is a scene where a pack of wolves hunts the local tribe on horses for ten minutes. To this day, I do not know how this scene was filmed — scenes as captivating as this aren’t even in documentaries.

This movie acts as a showcase of the ugly human nature and the royalty-like nature of wolves.

Le Dernier Loup by Jean-Jacques Annaud | Watch on Amazon.

Video of the Week: Creating Curves with Straight Lines

Do you know how to create curves with straight lines? Here is a satisfying video illustrating a computer simulation of a doodle conceived by Vi Hart played by connecting dots on a curve. This beautiful video also helps you explore various curves and the result after playing Vi’s game on them.

Creating Curves with Straight Lines by Daniel Walsh

Book of the Week: The Laws of Simplicity by John Maeda

This delightful read is about design, philosophy, technology, and art. It will teach you how to make your ideas and works simpler and better.


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