Do all the presents you give away over the holidays look like they were wrapped in the dark? Don’t worry: this video features a series of mathematical tricks to help you ensure your gifts always look neatly-wrapped.
Covering the full gamut of geometrical shapes and squishy items, mathematician Katie Steckles shows us how to wrap all kinds of gifts in this rather handy four-minute clip. Be warned, though: the best technique of all requires an equation, as well as a little bit of practice. [Katie Steckles via Flowing Data]