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benedoodle-cumberpoodle:

lotrlockedwhovian:

THIS IS ADORABLE.

Reblogging again because it’s way too fantastic not to.

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rose-verres:

“A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.”

I’ve reblogged this before and I will reblog it again.

This is so great

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littleartistan:

r4dscare:

ryanbutt:

itsallsofuckingbeautiful:

Klein bottles are inherently fascinating. An object that for all intents and purposes, that is utterly useless except in its ability to describe the failing of mathematics, and the human mind as a result.
My dad bought me one for my twentieth, and I honestly believe it is the most amazing thing in human comprehension… Or out of it.
Klein bottles are constructed out of one side of glass. I’ll let that sink in for a second: it only has one; a singular side. Even more perplexing is the inability for human language or mathematics to come up with descriptive tense for it: due to mathematics failing when presented with a Klein bottle, it has no theoretical volume. Despite this, it can hold volume, even though it has none of its own. Even more confusing, is that it is technically a four dimensional object: an linear object that as you fill, defies physics and technically time itself. Being a single sided object, it is non orientable: imagine for example a piece of paper with only one side. if you look at the edge, Which side is the side faces left? Which faces right? The answer? Neither exists.
In all intents and purposes Klein a purely intangible: whilst it is possible to own one, it does not exist. Being entirely unfathomable in depth and volume, it technically encompasses all things: at this moment in time you are both inside and outside of every Klein bottle in existence. A step further highlights human fallibility even more: it is a four dimensional object, that is bound in three dimensions, disregarding the fourth.
The thing I like about Klein bottles is their simple complexity: entirely unfathomable yet entirely simple: it is just a mass of glass shaped to become itself. But it has no mass at all, and whilst you may use three grams of glass to make it, once it reaches that shape, it has no mass at all. This is the limit of human understanding. This is where we lose our knowledge, this is where every single thing we, you, and I know, means nothing. And it’s just a simple glass bottle. So simple, and yet so exquisitely, impossibly, outrageously complex. My Klein bottle both encompasses you, and you encompass it. But our minds cannot encompass anything.
Ladies and gentleman, I present to you the true manifestation of the end of human understanding, more complex than infinite black holes: the Klein bottle. The only form in the world that both exists, and doesn’t.
I made this post to highlight a point I couldn’t explain but wanted to. Everything we know, everything we experience is subject to our own failings, or successes as they may be.
True understanding of the world, is to accept that we understand nothing, even understanding itself.

WHAT



BUT
HOW DO YOU USE IT?!
LIKE, HOW DOES THE LIQUID COME OUT?

NO SCREW THAT, HOW DO YOU GET THE LIQUID INSIDE IT?!

I give you a hamburger.

DON’T YOU FUCKIN’ START THAT

Mathematics does not fail. 3D space fails to contain a Klein bottle which does not intersect itself. There is a difference, and coming up with stuff like this, a 4D object, is one of the really cool wins of mathematics, not a fail. 
And no, it has mass, and surface area. (Kinda like a mobius strip still has mass and surface area. You draw a line and count area until you get back where you started.) The inside/outside distinction being meaningless, however, it totally true, in the same way that a mobius strip only has one side and one edge. Klein bottles have one surface and one inside/outside pile, so the volume not making sense is also a thing.
This really isn’t an edge of mathematical or human understanding, either. It’s an “anyone who takes topology” thing. (a fairly small group, but by no means a limit of human understanding, plenty of teachable math has topology as a prerequisite).
Liquid goes in/out (which you can really only do in the improper 3D space representations, and yeah, mathematicians add extra dimensions all the time, we work with infinite-dimensional space sometimes and that does make my head hurt yes but I can do it) but liquid goes in/out the 3D projection by being poured through the “hole” in the bottom and then twisting the bottle around, 180 degrees, so that the liquid is now hanging around on the other side and it doesn’t fall “out” when the bottom is on the bottom again.
Klein bottles are awesome. They just aren’t a failure of math, human understanding, or anything else.

yesthattoo:

theoriginalspike:

strixxvaria:

miishakasha:

littleartistan:

r4dscare:

ryanbutt:

itsallsofuckingbeautiful:

Klein bottles are inherently fascinating. An object that for all intents and purposes, that is utterly useless except in its ability to describe the failing of mathematics, and the human mind as a result.

My dad bought me one for my twentieth, and I honestly believe it is the most amazing thing in human comprehension… Or out of it.

Klein bottles are constructed out of one side of glass. I’ll let that sink in for a second: it only has one; a singular side. Even more perplexing is the inability for human language or mathematics to come up with descriptive tense for it: due to mathematics failing when presented with a Klein bottle, it has no theoretical volume. Despite this, it can hold volume, even though it has none of its own.
Even more confusing, is that it is technically a four dimensional object: an linear object that as you fill, defies physics and technically time itself. Being a single sided object, it is non orientable: imagine for example a piece of paper with only one side. if you look at the edge, Which side is the side faces left? Which faces right?
The answer? Neither exists.

In all intents and purposes Klein a purely intangible: whilst it is possible to own one, it does not exist. Being entirely unfathomable in depth and volume, it technically encompasses all things: at this moment in time you are both inside and outside of every Klein bottle in existence. A step further highlights human fallibility even more: it is a four dimensional object, that is bound in three dimensions, disregarding the fourth.

The thing I like about Klein bottles is their simple complexity: entirely unfathomable yet entirely simple: it is just a mass of glass shaped to become itself. But it has no mass at all, and whilst you may use three grams of glass to make it, once it reaches that shape, it has no mass at all. This is the limit of human understanding. This is where we lose our knowledge, this is where every single thing we, you, and I know, means nothing. And it’s just a simple glass bottle. So simple, and yet so exquisitely, impossibly, outrageously complex.
My Klein bottle both encompasses you, and you encompass it. But our minds cannot encompass anything.

Ladies and gentleman, I present to you the true manifestation of the end of human understanding, more complex than infinite black holes: the Klein bottle. The only form in the world that both exists, and doesn’t.

I made this post to highlight a point I couldn’t explain but wanted to. Everything we know, everything we experience is subject to our own failings, or successes as they may be.

True understanding of the world, is to accept that we understand nothing, even understanding itself.

WHAT

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BUT

HOW DO YOU USE IT?!

LIKE, HOW DOES THE LIQUID COME OUT?

NO SCREW THAT, HOW DO YOU GET THE LIQUID INSIDE IT?!

I give you a hamburger.

DON’T YOU FUCKIN’ START THAT

Mathematics does not fail. 3D space fails to contain a Klein bottle which does not intersect itself. There is a difference, and coming up with stuff like this, a 4D object, is one of the really cool wins of mathematics, not a fail

And no, it has mass, and surface area. (Kinda like a mobius strip still has mass and surface area. You draw a line and count area until you get back where you started.) The inside/outside distinction being meaningless, however, it totally true, in the same way that a mobius strip only has one side and one edge. Klein bottles have one surface and one inside/outside pile, so the volume not making sense is also a thing.

This really isn’t an edge of mathematical or human understanding, either. It’s an “anyone who takes topology” thing. (a fairly small group, but by no means a limit of human understanding, plenty of teachable math has topology as a prerequisite).

Liquid goes in/out (which you can really only do in the improper 3D space representations, and yeah, mathematicians add extra dimensions all the time, we work with infinite-dimensional space sometimes and that does make my head hurt yes but I can do it) but liquid goes in/out the 3D projection by being poured through the “hole” in the bottom and then twisting the bottle around, 180 degrees, so that the liquid is now hanging around on the other side and it doesn’t fall “out” when the bottom is on the bottom again.

Klein bottles are awesome. They just aren’t a failure of math, human understanding, or anything else.

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"My youngest flaunts her mind, and frightens away the suitors."

- Louis Nicolas le Tonnerlier de Breteuil, on his daughter, the raddest person in history, Émilie du Châtelet. Emilie was a scientist in the 18th century who proved Newton’s ideas on velocity wrong. She also played a role in helping Einstein figure out E = mcwith E=mv2 (via intuitiveunderstanding)

Also, “frightens away the suitors” = BS. Emilie du Chatelet was a hustler. Fucking Voltaire was her personal man-candy. Her husband was apparently totally cool with it. The historical record did not preserve evidence for or against a threesome.

#girls don’t you go feeling like you don’t got any role models ‘cause you got role models like damn  #it just takes a little more work to find out about them is all

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When she was a 27-year-old mother of three, du Châtelet began perhaps the most passionate affair of her life—a true partnership of heart and mind. Her lover, the writer Voltaire, recounted later, “In the year 1733 I met a young lady who happened to think nearly as I did.” She and Voltaire shared deep interests: in political reform, in the fun of fast conversations, and, above all, in advancing science as much as they could.” —pbs.org

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ananthymous:

Girl with the Skeleton Hand 2

One of several comics collected in CUTTINGS, the upcoming Johnny Wander book! It’s up for preorder on Kickstarter right now!

Fact: Cecilia has a secret fondness for elephants. There are small figurines scattered around her apartment!

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septemregnasansae:

No, but bi Harry deliberately fucking with Ron like they’re at Christmas dinner or w/e and Harry just goes, “you know, Ron, I’m in love with your sister and everything but if Bill was single… goddamn, I’d go there.”

Bill winks across the table at Harry.

Ron screams.

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awwww-cute:


I thought the shopping bags were a bit heavy

awwww-cute:

I thought the shopping bags were a bit heavy

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cumaddict72:

• a transphobic woman is not a feminist
• a racist woman is not a feminist
• a homophobic woman is not a feminist
• exclusionary feminism is not feminism

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royals-and-quotes:

Vintage Medieval Weddings Dresses

I love these so much

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