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All In The Name of Math

Some people seem to think that if they include mathematics in the name of something, you (i.e. someone who enjoys mathematics) will buy it...probably.

For example, the Aerosoles brand designs "shoes for the way its target customers live, work, and play." Thus, it now offers what are known as "algebra shoes." At best, I see the only link to algebra is their X-shape? They are selling on ebay for the low price of $8.

Somewhat more pricy is the mixed media painting "Love and Mathematics." It involves yarn and acrylic paint on a 24x48 canvas...even signed and dated by the artist! The price...only $550 on ebay.

Enough said...unless you are tempted to buy these items!