Group theory "bridges the arts and sciences," writes Steven Strogatz. "It addresses something the two cultures share—an abiding fascination with symmetry."
Group theory "bridges the arts and sciences," writes Steven Strogatz. "It addresses something the two cultures share—an abiding fascination with symmetry." He explains how group theory "underlies everything from the choreography of contra dancing and the fundamental laws of particle physics, to the mosaics of the Alhambra," and goes on to show how it can be used to find all of the ways to flip a mattress, among other things.
Journaling can help you materialize your ambitions.
- Organizing your thoughts can help you plan and achieve goals that might otherwise seen unobtainable.
- The Bullet Journal method, in particular, can reduce clutter in your life by helping you visualize your future.
- One way to view your journal might be less of a narrative and more of a timeline of decisions.
Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.
- America's two political tribes have consolidated into 'red' and 'blue' nations, with seemingly irreconcilable differences.
- Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
- Based on the UN's partition plan for Israel/Palestine, this proposal provides territorial contiguity and sea access to both 'red' and 'blue' America
New research links urban planning and political polarization.
- Canadian researchers find that excessive reliance on cars changes political views.
- Decades of car-centric urban planning normalized unsustainable lifestyles.
- People who prefer personal comfort elect politicians who represent such views.
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