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“What’s Your Favorite Color?”

I’ve been asked this question at least a hundred times. The answer is that my favorite color is black.  Black has been my favorite color for decades. As a college freshman, I even kept a black posterboard up on the … Continue reading

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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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