Have you ever wanted to use number theory based table numbers at the wedding reception just to mix maths and weddings? This site describes a wedding reception at which the table numbers were all of mathematical interest. 9 tables in all but instead of tables numbered 1 to 9 one was pi, one was […]
A report from Rutgers University on Happiness in Marriage This is a particularly interesting study on happiness in marriage and whilst I am not qualified to state agreement or disagreement with the report, it certainly is worth reading. The report discusses the relative importance of the part played by the husband and the wife in […]
In Poland, it is traditional for the bride to be unveiled at midnight – (following a traditional wedding service in the church). The tradition is known as “oczepiny”. Similar traditions exist in other parts of Europe including Latvia. I am interested to hear from anyone who has attended such a late wedding. Email me at […]
Here is a pair of graphs explaining quite simply why it is that men can get dressed more quickly and spend less on clothes, than their wives. It is based on years of research.
Tradition has it that this is the only finger on either hand that has a vein running directly to the heart and it is therefore known as the vein of love (vena amoris).
Could you believe it – only in the USA in 2007. A patent was lodged for a method of proposing to another person for marriage. Following is an extract Method and instrument for proposing marriage to an individual US 20070078663 A1 Abstract The purpose of this invention is to provide an improved method of proposing […]
Keep an eye on our blogs – they will cover a range of topics that might not normally be associated with marriage and weddings. The first blog covers the use of calculus to predict the stability of a marriage. If you have other non conformist topics you would like us to post and how they […]
Would you believe that a paper was written in 2002 explaining mathematically (using calculus) a model of successful or unsuccessful marriages. Written by John Gottman, Catherine Swanson and Kristin Swanson from Department of Psychology University of Washington, it makes interesting reading if you love (as I do) to use new methods to solve old problems. […]