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Wallpaper symmetry

Many of us made “snowflakes” as a kid, by folding paper in half horizontally and then vertically, then cutting a design through all the sheets.  (Nevermind that snowflakes should have 6-fold symmetry instead of 4-fold.)  Just as folding paper witnesses mirror reflection, rolling paper into a cylinder witnesses translational symmetry, rolling paper into a cone witnesses rotational symmetry, and rolling with a twist (like with Möbius band) witnesses glide reflection symmetry.   172 more words

Algebraic Topology

Waffle Weaves: Surface Trend

Soft and luxurious, the traditional waffle weave is reimagined in these modern waffle weave textiles.

Innovative New York-based textile designer Hiroko Takeda creates waffle weaves that are like works of art. 20 more words

Women Ideas

Waffle Weaves: Surface Trend

Soft and luxurious, the conventional waffle weave is reimagined in these modern waffle weave textiles.

Innovative New York-based textile designer Hiroko Takeda creates waffle weaves that are like functions of art. 20 more words

Women Ideas

Windows 8: Power efficient?

Much was made of the bold vision of Windows on tablets. A tablet is a companion device which will accompany you from morning to night. From reading the news at the morning during breakfast, using it as a work, school or research device during the day and finally as a consumption device during the evening. 961 more words

Editorial

1Byone® 7" Color Screen Video Door Phone Doorbell Intercom System - Flush Mount or Surface Mount with Rain Cover

Save $ 58 order now 1Byone® 7″ Color Screen Video Door Phone Doorbell Intercom System – Flush Mount or Surface Mount with Rain Cover at Best Home Security Systems store. 22 more words

When you look beyond the surface, there may be more to find.

-Antichamber

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