Seattle Times

Digiphiles, delight! A rare stretch of palindrome days has begun

Perhaps palindromes don’t need promotion. After all, the symmetry of numbers, words and phrases that are the same written backward as they are forward — such as “Madam, I’m Adam” — is pretty cool and interesting, at least to some people. But Aziz Inan, a palindrome-obsessed professor of electrical engineering...
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Today’s Date Can Be Read Upside Down and Backwards

Today, December 2, 2021, is a special day, and not just because it is Lucy Liu's and Britney Spears’ birthday. The day is also special because the date is a palindrome when written out as 12/02/2021. But not only does it read backward the same as it reads forward, but it can also be read upside down. Go ahead, try it right now and flip your screen upside down.

2021 concludes as it began; with abundant palindrome dates

"Palindrome" is a term you may have picked up in elementary school in reference to words spelled the same backward as forward such as "racecar." Palindromes can also take the form of numbers. This December is unique in that it begins with nine consecutive palindrome dates. December 1st through 9th...

Thursday's date, 12-02-2021, is an 8-digit palindrome

If you love patterns and palindromes, December 2021 is your month and Thursday is your day. The month offers nine consecutive five-digit palindromes, starting right away on Wednesday, aka, 12-1-21. The fun with numbers continues on with 12-2-21, 12-3-21, 12-4-21, 12-5-21, 12-6-21, 12-7-21, 12-8-21 and 12-9-21. But it's Thursday -- Dec. 2, 2021 -- that stands out, because it can double as an eight-digit palindrome. When you write out the entire year, you get 12-02-2021. Or read it backward, where it becomes ... 12-02-2021.

December 2021 is packed full of palindromes: This is why that’s so cool

HOUSTON – December 2021 has a string of days that are palindromes - including nine consecutive ones. A palindrome is the word for when a word, phrase, or sequence is written the same way backward as it is forward. This can happen with words, names and even sentences, and also dates.

Las Vegas wedding chapel celebrates December palindrome dates

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Little Vegas Chapel is celebrating numerically significant palindrome dates in December with holiday-themed packages. Palindrome dates are considered lucky days. There are a total of 38 palindrome dates taking place in the 21st century. This December, palindrome dates include 12-1-21 through 12-9-21. Couples can choose...

Palindrome infinity shuttle roller coaster is coming to the U.S. in 2022

Palindrome, a one-of-a-kind infinity shuttle roller coaster built by Gerstlauer, is expected to debut at Cotaland in Austin, Texas in late 2022. Named after a word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backward as forward, Palindrome will feature a 95-foot vertical lift hill, 51 miles-per-hour top speed, two inversions, and a vertical “hop-stall” before riders experience the ride again — only backward.
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Nanooks men claim palindrome victory of 76-67 over Vulcans

For the first 37 minutes Saturday’s opening game of the Seawolf Thanksgiving Classic, the Alaska Nanooks and Hawaii-Hilo Vulcans played just about as even as anyone could. But the final three minutes belonged to the Alaska men’s basketball team as the Nanooks pulled away to claim a 76-67 victory at the Alaska Airlines Center on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus.

Monogatari: Nisioisin's Works in New Humble Bundle Offering

Monogatari, Japanese light novel author Nisioisin's highly popular series that spawned manga and anime spinoffs, has a Humble Bundle starting today. Humble Bundle and Kodansha have teamed up to release an epic bundle of manga books by Nisioisin, including the Monogatari series. "Nisioisin" is a pseudonym and palindrome for the...
The Stranger

Slog AM: Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Anti-Abortion Law, the New Crocodile Soft Opens, Go Get Your Spotify Wrapped

So it begins: This morning, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on the forced-birth case out of Mississippi, which directly challenges Roe v. Wade by upholding a state law banning abortions after 15 weeks, reports CNN. That's in addition to the dispute the Court will hear from Texas, where lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions after just six weeks (the justices have allowed that law to remain in effect, mind you). I don't need to remind you of the three scarily-conservative cretins Trump appointed to the bench during his term. Fuck this shit. Listen to the oral arguments here:

11 Useful Python One-Liners You Must Know

Python is known for its short and clear syntax. Due to the simplicity of Python, it's sometimes referred to as “executable pseudocode”. You can make Python programs more concise using one-liner codes. This will help you save time and write code in a more Pythonic way. In this article, you'll...