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I need someone smarter than me to explain this!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by hateater, Feb 19, 2004.


  1. hateater

    hateater snatch canadian cream

    May 4, 2001
    Eugene, OR
  2. It's called "art".


    Ok, all you dumb dudes can chime in now.



    :hyper:
     
  3. hateater

    hateater snatch canadian cream

    May 4, 2001
    Eugene, OR
    So you think you are smarter than me huh? ;)

    I understand a little about the bottle itself. there is a page explaining how it was created. My problem is that I am horrible with anything science/math related and I was hoping someone could break it down for me. Where is Mike Money the math genius when you need him?!?!?
     
  4. Marlat

    Marlat

    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    Am i missing something? Just looks like a funny shaped glass bottle to me!

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Phat Ham

    Phat Ham

    Feb 13, 2000
    DC
  6. lbanks

    lbanks

    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
  7. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Did he just ask for Mike because he needs something explained to him?! :eek:

    Just messin with ya MM ;)



    Back on topic.....

    Cool stuff, Id be interested in having one as a novelty item if I wasnt saving up for gear.

    Peace
    Nick
     
  8. lbanks

    lbanks

    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
  9. hateater

    hateater snatch canadian cream

    May 4, 2001
    Eugene, OR
    I checked out the links and I am still really lost. I am not that great with math.
     
  10. hateater

    hateater snatch canadian cream

    May 4, 2001
    Eugene, OR
    [​IMG]

    :bawl: :bawl: :bawl:
     
  11. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    Which part is the one that you dont understand?

    The trick is that if you start on a line, you go through both the inside and the outside, without leaving that line - so it looks like it only has one surface.
    There is a similar thing: the Moebius-band/ribbon/ or however it is in English. that is even easier: it is like a belt (the type that you wear), but there is a half twist in it: that means, where you fasten it, the one end is in normal position, but the other end has its inside out. when oyu follow the center line of the belt, it will go on both sides (without lifting you hand or gong over an edge) - that means it' got one surface; one even weirder thing is when you cut a Moebius-band along the center line, it woont fall into two halves - instead it will be twice as big :eek: :D try it! (but not with your belt, if possible! :D )
     
  12. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    For those of you still looking: "Zero Volume Head".
     
  13. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    x = cos(u)*(cos(u/2)*(sqrt_2+cos(v))+(sin(u/2)*sin(v)*cos(v)))

    y = sin(u)*(cos(u/2)*(sqrt_2+cos(v))+(sin(u/2)*sin(v)*cos(v)))

    z = -1*sin(u/2)*(sqrt_2+cos(v))+cos(u/2)*sin(v)*cos(v)

    Anymore unnecessary questions??







    As if I have a clue what any of that means!! :D
     
  14. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Thanks, I got stumped right at the part: ")*(sqrt_2+cos(v)".
     
  15. Is this your way of telling us you want more gear? :p

    Mike :D
     
  16. My favourite thread this year! An example of elementary trigonometry in a real but functionally useless form! Elegance does not equal grace.....

    OK, I'll put the beanie away now... :D
     
  17. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Yipes....looks like I picked the wrong time to quit sniffing glue. :meh:
     






  18. :confused: :confused: :bawl:
     
  19. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    It's a bong for physics majors.
     
  20. That's what I was thinking ;)