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Twice Eleven is Twenty-Two

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“What’s Your Favorite Color?”

It’s a mystery to me why this happens, but the parallels between different conversations which start with this question are simply amazing. First, I don’t get asked this question unless talking to a teenager . . . and then, nearly … Continue reading

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Ebony Against Onyx, with Low Albedo, but High Ilumination

This is the compound of the icosahedron and its dual, the dodecahedron. I made this rotating image using Stella 4d , which is available here.

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The Tragedy of Modern American History

The tragedy of modern American history: we fought our bloodiest war to date, and ended slavery, in the 1860s. Race, a difficult issue in the USA, to say the least, could have started to become less of an issue — … Continue reading

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An Image, from Outside All of the Numerous Event Horizons Inside the Universe, During the Early Black Hole Era

This image shows exactly what most of the universe will look like — on a 1:1 scale, or many other scales — as soon as the long Black Hole Era has begun, so this is the view, sometime after 1040 … Continue reading

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Thirteen Images, Each, of Jynx, the Black Kitten, on Two Hendecagonal Prisms

The above hendecagonal prism shows what Jynx is like when he’s in “kyperkitten” mode. (If you have a kitten, you know what that means.) It’s also rotating rapidly in an effort to make those who fear black cats, and/or the … Continue reading

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How Richard Feynman Saved Eastern Tennessee from Getting Nuked

I’m reading the book shown above for the second time, and am noticing many things that escaped my attention the first time through. The most shocking of these items, so far, is finding out that history’s first nuclear explosion almost … Continue reading

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