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Cross section Cross section of a Pythagorean cup. A Pythagorean cup (also known as a Pythagoras cup , a Greedy Cup or a Tantalus cup ) is a form of drinking cup which forces its user to imbibe only in moderation. Credited to Pythagoras of Samos , it allows the user to fill the cup with wine up to a certain level.
L-Systems, or Lindenmayer System is a simple but elegant 'turtle' rendering platform. The recursive nature of the L-system rules leads to self-similarity and thereby fractal-like forms which are easy to describe with an L-system. Plant models and natural-looking organic forms 'grow' and becomes more complex by increasing the iteration level of the form. Click on the Examples to view some example and famous L-System patterns. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>