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Icosahedral Cluster

The great icosahedron, one of the Kepler-Poinsot solids, is hidden from view at the center of this cluster. Each of its faces is augmented with a Platonic icosahedron, producing what you see here. 16 more words


Building a "Polyhedral Porcupine"

This is the icosahedron, followed by its first stellation.

The first stellation of the icosahedron can be stellated again, and again, and so on. The “final stellation” of the icosahedron is the one right before the stellation-series “wraps around,” back to where it started: 83 more words


The 11th, 13th, and 15th Stellations of the Icosahedron

First, this is the 11th stellation.

Next, the 13th:

And, finally, the 15th stellation of the icosahedron:

I used Stella 4d, which you can find here, to make these.


Generating an Icosphere in C++

If you want to render a sphere in 3D, for example in OpenGL or DirectX, it is often a good idea to use a subdivided icosahedron. 751 more words


"Adab-e-Bhangra" - Narrative of Bhangra using ancient Egyptian art style

Apologies on the fancy title, I was following a pattern through all my posts so was sorta forced to come up with something in two minutes. 421 more words

Yes, I Broke the Paper Cutter

I broke a guillotine paper cutter once cutting rolls of newspaper. A paper cutter is an expensive piece of equipment for a public school, and they are remarkably durable  so I was shocked when the bolt that holds the cutting arm just flat sheared off and the arm came away in my hand. 255 more words

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