Author Archives: Edmark M. Law

About Edmark M. Law

My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at learnfunfacts.com. You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkMLaw and Facebook. My email is learnfunfacts@gmail.com

Pun Of The Weak: Giving

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing. Note: I’ll be away from the blogosphere and the internet in general for the next week or so since I am now doing a project which needs my full attention. … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #5

Common Sense We teach the children Danish, trigonometry, and Spanish; fill their heads with modern notions, and the secrets of the oceans, and the hieroglyph inscriptions from the land of the Egyptians; learn the date of every battle, know the … Continue reading

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Rhymes For Month

I have tried a hundred times, I guess, To find a rhyme for month; I have failed a hundred times, I know, But succeeded the hundred and one-th. There were two men a training went. It was in December month; … Continue reading

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A Facebook Friend Request That Sent Someone To Jail

In 2007, Dylan Osborn of-of England was jailed over a Facebook friend request. How? Here’s the story. Osborn said that when he joined Facebook, an automated window appeared asking if he would like to send “friend requests” to everyone on his … Continue reading

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The Fifteen Ball Puzzle

Can you arrange 15 billiard balls to form a “difference triangle” in the usual triangular configuration, that is, the arrangement that you would see before the start of a game of pool? The number 1 through 15 is arranged in … Continue reading

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Quotable #9: The Future

“Prognostications are a notable proof of the wild curiosity of our nature, grasping at and anticipating future things, as if we had not enough to do to digest the present.” – Anon.

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Pun Of The Weak: Ambiguity

An ambiguous sentence… Continue reading

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