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Category Archives: Collection
Penrose Tilings look somewhat like a mosaic, but are mathematically so much cooler!
Shapes of constant width are more of a curiosity, and quite difficult to explain without demonstrating it physically, but I’ll take my best shot!
A single magnet between two sheets of graphite makes an intriguing demonstration of levitation.
Remember: do everything in moderation! That’s what the Pythagoras Cup teaches.
The Yoshimoto cube is a little puzzle is really cool and surprisingly hard to come by.
Don’t let its looks deceive you. The Galileo Thermometer is a fairly accurate thermometer.
The Rattleback is an intriguing little toy that you can buy dirt-cheap. However, its behaviour is very hard to explain.
The Toroflux is an interesting object that is quite mesmerizing to play with.
A fun item to look at. Not particularly a mystery as to how it works (there’s a magnet), but I’ll find something to talk about!.
The Kinder Aliens come with a nice metallic paint and are pretty hilarious.