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Free download: Solaris Eclipse font family

Solaris Eclipse is a beautiful geometric sans-serif, designed by the typophiles at woodstudio. Based around the geometry of a circle, the simple shapes create a modern aesthetic that evoke the near-future. Perfect for sci-fi, electronic music, or company branding, the typeface is clean, while being packed with character. The distinct descenders on the lowercase ‘g’ […]

Patterns of the Universe Coloring Book

Alex Bellos and Edmund Harris’ wonderful coloring book is designed for kids and adults who are fascinated with patterns, geometry, or mathematics. It’s packed with dozens of intricate and soothing designs to help keep your mind distracted from the day’s woes.

Playful Blauhaus residence in North Carolina powered by geothermal energy

Blauhaus has a gabled roof section and a flat roof section joined together by an elevated roof deck. It is clad in cementitious siding and standing seam metal panels with red elements that accentuate the orthogonal geometry of the building. Show More Summary

New Geometry of Citi Field Puts Mets’ Retired Numbers on the Move

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

When the outfield dimensions shrunk, it became difficult to see the numbers in left field. They are now displayed at the top of the stadium.

The Challenges of Integrating Novel Wayside Rolling Stock Monitoring Technologies

This paper will examine how two North American Class I railroads and a private heavy haul railroad have integrated the same novel wayside monitoring technology, in this case bogie geometry - tracking behaviour, into their maintenance practices.

Belgian Designer Sheds Light on Geometry

Nicolas Brevers took an unusual route to a successful career in design, working first in IT, as a bike messenger, and in a herbalist’s store before turning his hand to design. No matter. Luckily for us, he got there in the end, and it’s paid off–the Belgian recently won an A’ Design Award for his […]

The fractal and geometric beauty of plants

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

When you look at some plants, you can just see the mathematics behind how the leaves, petals, and veins are organized. Tags: fractals geometry mathematics

New ‘Geometry’ World And Lessons Available On Minecraft Education Edition

Microsoft announced Minecraft Education Edition few months back. Minecraft: Education Edition is an open world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. Teachers the world over are embracing this medium as a way to allow their students to engage with a variety of […]

These Kinetic Geometries Were Crafted By A Graffiti Artist

Moneyless has seen his work rise from vandalism to the vanguard.

The Oracle of Arithmetic Works Best Without Writing Down a Thing

At 28, Peter Scholze is uncovering deep connections between number theory and geometry. The post The Oracle of Arithmetic Works Best Without Writing Down a Thing appeared first on WIRED.

Hard Drugs and Other 'Bad' Things My Vanity Prevents Me From Doing

Post by Kiarra Sylvester. I vividly recall sitting in geometry class in 10th grade when a friend of mine declared that everyone would try cocaine at some point in his or her life. I was outraged and confused. This wasn't a little pot...Show More Summary

Grade-school students teach a robot to help themselves learn geometry

Researchers create rTAG, a tangible learning environment that utilizes teachable agent framing, together with a physical robotic agent to get students away from the traditional computer monitor, keyboard, and mouse.

MediaCom Wins BRP, the Manufacturer of Ski-Doo Snowmobiles

MediaCom is the new North American planning and buying agency for BRP, the Quebec-based manufacturer of recreational products. The WPP shop was awarded the business after a review which included OMD, Carat and Cossette. Geometry, the...Show More Summary

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Erica Klarreich at Quanta magazine has a wonderful profile of Peter Scholze. Scholze has been busy revolutionizing various parts of arithmetic geometry in recent years, and the article does a good job of giving some of the flavor of this. … Continue reading ?

Using Lego as pixel art

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Geometry Global of Hong Kong recreated painting masterpieces with Lego bricks. Maybe they tinted the bricks after the fact in Photoshop, but the effect is still great - they are instantly recognizable despite being very low-rez. I swear I can see the pitchfork in American Gothic.

Dominican School Offers Formation for Artists- Now Including Sacred Geometry and English Gothic Illumination Practicum

Here is a reminder (with some additional details) of a four-course certificate intended as a formation for artists in any creative discipline. It is an exciting new course offered by the The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, which is part of the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley University in California. Show More Summary

Atmospheric 1950s home renovated as a school facilitates self-guided education

The building sits in a residential neighborhood with strict building regulations that forced the architects to stick to acceptable geometry and materials. It is designed to become a "third teacher" with a flexible learning environment. Show More Summary

Cooking with Geometry

A talented street food vendor in China works some serious magic as he maneuvers his edible creations into a series of geometric patterns by simply jostling his tray just right. You might even say he was tossing his cookies.

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