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Escher for Real The work of M.C. Escher needs no introduction. We have all learned to appreciate the impossibilities that this master of illusion's artwork presents to the layman's eye. You are also invited to watch our movie: "Escher for Real" and "Impossibly Real". "Escher for Real" "Impossibly Real" Convention In the following sequences, figures are frequently presented in pairs. The Penrose Triangle We start with the Penrose triangle object (also independently invented by Oscar Reutersvard). The Penrose Rectangle The impossible shape conveyed by the Penrose triangle is the most well-known one. The Penrose Pentagon Similarly and following the construction of a Penrose triangle and Penrose rectangle, one can easily create an arbitrary Penrose n-gon. The Penrose Triangle II Here we present another way to simulate and realize geometry that looks like the Penrose triangle from a certain view. The Penrose Triangle IV Escher's (Louis Albert Necker's) Cube Here is our realizable variant of Escher's/Necker's Cube.

Andrew Hoyer | The Cloth Simulation A little more detail: What makes this simulation special is the speed at which everything is computed. Javascript (the language this is written in) is not exactly the most efficient language for this type of computation. This being said, much time was spent squeezing out every little detail that slows things down. The most computationally expensive part is trying to satisfy the constraints. "Boring!" No. Maybe a little more detail: Another pretty neat thing about this simulation is how all the constraints are satisfied. As it turns out there is a really simple solution to this problem. Knowledge is power: If you're interested here are some links: Advanced Character Physics This article (or paper...) is my inspiration for doing this simulation. Timer - simple online countdown timer Courtroom Testimony These are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and now published by court reporters who had the torment of staying calm while these exchanges were actually taking place. ATTORNEY: Are you sexually active? WITNESS: No, I just lie there. ATTORNEY: What is your date of birth? WITNESS: July 18th. ATTORNEY: What year? ATTORNEY: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact? ATTORNEY: This myasthenia gravis, does it affect your memory at all? ATTORNEY: What was the first thing your husband said to you that morning? ATTORNEY: Now doctor, isn't it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn't know about it until the next morning? ATTORNEY: Were you present when your picture was taken? ATTORNEY: So the date of conception (of the baby) was August 8th? ATTORNEY: She had three children, right? ATTORNEY: How was your first marriage terminated? ATTORNEY: Is your appearance here this morning pursuant to a deposition notice which I sent to your attorney?

Themes Advertisement It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since our last WordPress theme collection, but there you have it — the time has come again. Once a year we feature the most useful and interesting WordPress-themes that we are collecting over months and present them in a nice quick overview. The collections from 2007, 2008 and last year are still useful, but some of the themes are outdated or updated now. Looking back over these previous theme articles, you can clearly see how and why WordPress has rapidly matured into the CMS powerhouse it is today. Today, we present a fresh collection of useful WordPress themes. Gallery And Portfolio Themes Cumulus (Free version) Cumulus is a very clean and calm portfolio theme. Imbalance (demo)Free wordpress theme in modern-minimalist style. AutoFocus+ (demo)The theme is designed on an 800px, 8 column grid layout that truly allows your images to shine. Mansion (demo)Mansion is a free photoblogger’s theme for WordPress. Strukture (demo)

Color Psychology by David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Why are people more relaxed in green rooms? Why do weightlifters do their best in blue gyms? Colors often have different meanings in various cultures. Black Black is the color of authority and power. White Brides wear white to symbolize innocence and purity. Red The most emotionally intense color, red stimulates a faster heartbeat and breathing. The most romantic color, pink, is more tranquilizing. Blue The color of the sky and the ocean, blue is one of the most popular colors. Green Currently the most popular decorating color, green symbolizes nature. Yellow Cheerful sunny yellow is an attention getter. Purple The color of royalty, purple connotes luxury, wealth, and sophistication. Brown Solid, reliable brown is the color of earth and is abundant in nature. Colors of the Flag In the U.S. flag, white stands for purity and innocence. Food for Thought

Math, Physics, and Engineering Applets Oscillations and Waves Acoustics Signal Processing Electricity and Magnetism: Statics Electrodynamics Quantum Mechanics Linear Algebra Vector Calculus Thermodynamics Miscellaneous Licensing info. Links to other educational sites with math/physics-related information or java applets useful for teaching: And when you get tired of learning, here is some fun stuff: Java Pong Applet a cute little pong game I wrote a while ago. Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius Looking for more about [term]? Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius part 2 Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius part 3 Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius part 4 Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius part 5 Top

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