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Something is brewing

Here are some things I’ve been thinking about this year: the nature of truth, when true things become untrue things, fairness, essentials, basic forms, how things change between conception and execution, how things change after execution through use. 133 more words

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Platonic Solids

My new maths tattoo… part of a live Q&A with BBC Radio Norfolk.

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Star Tetrahedron, the Star of David

Reposted from The Awakening Website

In 1959, a Czechoslo­vakian radio engineer, named Karl Drbal, received a patent for a model pyramid that regenerates a dull steel razor blade to its full sharpness. 518 more words

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The Troiacord (El Troiacord) by Miquel de Palol

This review is the culmination of a decade-long obsession. I first encountered the name of Miquel de Palol in a book on contemporary Spanish literature in which there wasn’t a word on… 8,389 more words

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Trying to be Edgy

Maths and making stuff! I spent some time this weekend folding up the Dodecahedron pictured above. Here is the link for Instructions on how to build your own Origami Dodecahedron. 368 more words

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Represent 3D shapes in 2D with Excel scatter graph

Platonic Solids have been studied for thousands of years for its mathematical beauty and symmetry. The five platonic solids are:

The vertices of the regular octahedron with its centre at origin will be as below. 335 more words

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