From the June Notices of the AMS:
Judith R. Goodstein and Donald Babbitt’s article of E. T. Bell and Caltech mathematics between the wars (of Men of Mathematics and Bell numbers fame).
Richard Hoshino and Ken-ichi Kawarabayashi, “Graph Theory and Sports Scheduling”. As you might suspect from the names of the authors, they’re Japanese; the numbers they use in their problem apply to Japanese pro baseball (NPB), and their work has been used in actual scheduling of NPB.
Alex Bellos at the Guardian shows us mathematical food items.
William Beaty on the physics behind traffic jams.
Tom Fawcett has a gallery of visualization of results from machine learning classifiers.
Jon McLoone asks is there any point to the 12 times table?
Rafe Kinsey, at the University of Michigan, is teaching a freshman writing course on math, writing, and the world in the fall of 2013.
The boy who loved math: the improbable life of Paul Erdos is an illustrated children’s book.
John Cook on statistical evidence vs. legal evidence.
Gurmeet Manku has a collection of “75 combinatorial puzzles for mathematicians and computer scientists.”.