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No Pentagons

Imperfect Congruence - It is a curious fact that no edge-to-edge regular polygon tiling of the plane can include a pentagon ... This website explains the basic mathematics of a particular class of tilings of the plane, those involving regular polygons such as triangles or hexagons. As will be shown, certain combinations of regular polygons cannot be extended to a full tiling of the plane without involving additional shapes, such as rhombs. The site contains some commentary on Renaissance research on this subject carried out by two renowned figures, the mathematician-astronomer Johannes Kepler and the artist Albrecht Dürer. [more inside]
posted by Wolfdog on Jan 14, 2015 - 16 comments

Why Coke Cost A Nickel For 70 Years

Why Coke Cost A Nickel For 70 Years
posted by spiderskull on Nov 15, 2012 - 44 comments

she's a fraggle rock´╗┐ and I'm drowning slowly

Ben Folds Five and the Fraggles: Do It Anyway (SLYT Music Video)
posted by roomthreeseventeen on Sep 17, 2012 - 36 comments

Well, Will Wheaton invented the Sci Five...

Who invented the high five?
posted by garlic on Jul 30, 2011 - 55 comments

Smosh's Pokemon Theme Song REVENGE

Five years and more than one hundred videos after their debut on Youtube, Smosh has released a video as a 5-year-anniversary celebratory video, taking stabs at the powers that be within YouTube. [more inside]
posted by MHPlost on Nov 28, 2010 - 13 comments

BEAR Robot Overview

BEAR Robot Overview. (SLYT).
posted by nathancaswell on Sep 3, 2010 - 14 comments

Wu Xing

Behind Chinese medicine, feng shui, acupuncture, diet, music and cosmology itself is the concept of Wu Xing. [more inside]
posted by Marisa Stole the Precious Thing on May 7, 2009 - 15 comments

"Let's go to Africa and elope!" "Okay!"

Two German kids attempt to head to Africa and elope, bringing one's sister with them. They're five and six.
posted by divabat on Jan 6, 2009 - 58 comments

Metronomic syncage enjoyability

Very pleasing video of five metronomes syncing
posted by TheDonF on May 3, 2008 - 42 comments

Spot the Five Differences.

Spot the Five Differences. It is fun. [flash]
posted by brain_drain on Oct 10, 2007 - 88 comments

Five Minutes to Kill Yourself

Five Minutes to Kill Yourself. The object is... well... pretty self-explanatory. Possibly NSFW due to graphic violence, and that it's a Flash game about killing yourself because you hate your job so much.
posted by XQUZYPHYR on Mar 23, 2007 - 43 comments

National High Five Day 2006

HIGH FIVE! (See also)
posted by XQUZYPHYR on Apr 20, 2006 - 43 comments

Life immitates art, with Aloe!

"F*ck Everything, We're Doing Five Blades." Gillette's annoucment that they're making a five-bladed razor, complete with two aloe strips, is only humorous given its similarity to the Onion article that made such a device famous.
posted by XQUZYPHYR on Sep 14, 2005 - 81 comments

Lists of five things.

A lot more than five lists of Five Things.
posted by xmutex on Jan 9, 2004 - 12 comments

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