iRuler.net detects the dimensions and resolution of your display and then displays a rule upon it. In the photo above, I've placed a real ruler on the screen (above) to verify the accuracy of the iRuler (below). Good enough for me!
Mount Taranaki is an unusually symmetrical volcano in New Zealand whose conical prominence is heightened by the circular national park that it is centered in, where forest ends and farmland begins. Tom Scott visited and shot this 3-minute mini-documentary about it and its geologically imminent doom. Mount Taranaki, on the North Island of New Zealand,… READ THE REST
Today I learned that a) the poop of wombats is shaped like a cube, and b) scientists have figured out how they poop like that. These are both excellent things! Maybe you were already aware of the geometry of wombat excrement? Goddamn hipsters. Anyway, it was a surprise to me. And apparently the precise mechanism… READ THE REST
This video illustrates "spherical geometry", the peculiar phenomena observed when you simulate a world by raycasting within a spherical manifold instead of Euclidean space. Beyond a certain distance from the viewer, things start to appear larger the further away they are. A quick look at spherical geometry in 2 and 3 dimensions and why it… READ THE REST
You can spend hours and hours creating blogs, promotional content, and fancy landing pages for your business. But if you're not reaching the right clientele, all this hard work can fall on deaf ears, or blind eyes, digitally speaking. But if you can't gain more customers, how do you expect your business to grow? Even… READ THE REST
Bicycling through a crowded city and avoiding infuriating traffic is a blessing, that is until you realize just how cumbersome toting around and storing a bike can be. Alternatively, skateboards are an ideal size for zipping through side streets and hauling around, but they just don't have the "oomph" you need to get you around… READ THE REST
Cleaning isn't fun. Sure, some people say it's therapeutic, but in a perfect world where everything is clean all the time, and we're willing to bet no one would lift a finger to make sure things are spotless in during "me time". Sadly, we live the real world, and that world has homes that need… READ THE REST