Another benefit to late night blogging -- you just may get a laugh out of it. ;-)
"Howlers" are mathematical flubs, errors or evidence of innumeracy in the the popular media; "mismaths" if you will. The following two quotes were taken from actual newspapers, magazines or other public media from around the world. Sometimes it takes a minute or two to think about what's wrong with their math, but if you think about it you'll figure it out and maybe even get a good laugh out of it.
Here's Howler number 1:
Imagine that plane's flight. What would it look like falling?
Here's another Howler tangentially related to what we're studying:
There are a couple of things wrong with that one. Think about it...and enjoy a good chuckle. ;-)
If you find a really good Howler in the press Blog it. If we get a good laugh out of it you can count it as your "one mark blog".