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Re: wrap the cube

Posted: August 18th, 2017, 3:14 pm
by Collector
Can you wrap this cube?
Here are the rules:

1. The paper may be only cut or folded along the crease lines.

2. The cutting should not cause pieces to separate.

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Just accelerate the damn box-sheet to a speed close to c. The yellow box is now just a flat yellow square (well the yellow box could be red-shifted as observed from earth) in the middle of the blue squares. Now just fold the blue cross, and sell off the 4 left-over blue corner squares (Cut the corners and
and donate them to Red Cross). Actually do the sell off before take off to save fuel cost. Or keep the corners to after the task is accomplished to fulfill Paragraph 2. Or yes fold the corners also on top to create a double quadruple sandwich! 

Well it all depends a little on interpretation of length contraction, Fitzgerald, Lorentz, Larmor, Albert, Atomism.... 

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: August 18th, 2017, 3:30 pm
by Cuchulainn
What do people in Norge do at the weekends?

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: August 18th, 2017, 3:34 pm
by outrun
Norging?

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: August 18th, 2017, 3:41 pm
by Collector
What do people in Norge do at the weekends?
"In Scandinavian countries, Saturday is called lördag, lørdag, or laurdag, the name being derived from the old word laugr/laug (hence Icelandic name Laugardagur), meaning bath, thus Lördag equates to bath-day. This is due to the Viking practice of bathing on Saturdays." (wiki)  and then try to stay clean on Sunday (rest) ! 

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: August 18th, 2017, 4:17 pm
by Cuchulainn
What do people in Norge do at the weekends?
"In Scandinavian countries, Saturday is called lördag, lørdag, or laurdag, the name being derived from the old word laugr/laug (hence Icelandic name Laugardagur), meaning bath, thus Lördag equates to bath-day. This is due to the Viking practice of bathing on Saturdays." (wiki)  and then try to stay clean on Sunday (rest) ! 
I suppose the Vikings had otherwise no time during the week with all stealing church stuff and sheep, pillaging and frightening whole peace-loving villagers.

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: August 18th, 2017, 5:37 pm
by Collector
What do people in Norge do at the weekends?
"In Scandinavian countries, Saturday is called lördag, lørdag, or laurdag, the name being derived from the old word laugr/laug (hence Icelandic name Laugardagur), meaning bath, thus Lördag equates to bath-day. This is due to the Viking practice of bathing on Saturdays." (wiki)  and then try to stay clean on Sunday (rest) ! 
I suppose the Vikings had otherwise no time during the week with all stealing church stuff and sheep, pillaging and frightening whole peace-loving villagers.
"The Vikings invented soap operas and pioneered globalisation - so why do we depict them as brutes?" BBC

"They were poets. They wore leather shoes and combed their hair."

"these rapacious raiders were in fact vegetarians" I thought vegans (using lambs only for lamb shift)

and yes they wrapped up a few villages too.. likely due to global cooling, and bad domestic harvest! Could happen again!

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: August 19th, 2017, 6:02 am
by ppauper
What do people in Norge do at the weekends?
"In Scandinavian countries, Saturday is called lördag, lørdag, or laurdag, the name being derived from the old word laugr/laug (hence Icelandic name Laugardagur), meaning bath, thus Lördag equates to bath-day. This is due to the Viking practice of bathing on Saturdays." (wiki)  and then try to stay clean on Sunday (rest) ! 
I suppose the Vikings had otherwise no time during the week with all stealing church stuff and sheep, pillaging and frightening whole peace-loving villagers.
they bathe once a week, whether they need to or not

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: August 19th, 2017, 6:11 am
by Collector
"In Scandinavian countries, Saturday is called lördag, lørdag, or laurdag, the name being derived from the old word laugr/laug (hence Icelandic name Laugardagur), meaning bath, thus Lördag equates to bath-day. This is due to the Viking practice of bathing on Saturdays." (wiki)  and then try to stay clean on Sunday (rest) ! 
I suppose the Vikings had otherwise no time during the week with all stealing church stuff and sheep, pillaging and frightening whole peace-loving villagers.
they bathe once a week, whether they need to or not
It is all too frequent! Chemical engineer and MIT grad Dave Whitlock has not showered in a dozen years to save his good bacteria

"The scientist got the idea about 'good bacteria' when a woman he was dating asked him why her horse liked to roll on the ground and the dirt during the summertime"

"'We've confused clean with sterile. We've taken the dirt out of our lives. We don't spend as much time outdoors as we used to, even little children.'

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: August 20th, 2017, 12:32 pm
by Cuchulainn
"In Scandinavian countries, Saturday is called lördag, lørdag, or laurdag, the name being derived from the old word laugr/laug (hence Icelandic name Laugardagur), meaning bath, thus Lördag equates to bath-day. This is due to the Viking practice of bathing on Saturdays." (wiki)  and then try to stay clean on Sunday (rest) ! 
I suppose the Vikings had otherwise no time during the week with all stealing church stuff and sheep, pillaging and frightening whole peace-loving villagers.
they bathe once a week, whether they need to or not
The Vikings converted to Christendom in due course, which explains the distaste for washing.


In Roman times rich and poor people bathed daily, wallowing stark naked in the mixed-sex pools of public bath houses. Soap hadn't been invented, but servants rubbed bathers with oil and scraped their skin with curved metal blades. The residue oil, sweat and skin cells scraped off gladiators' bodies was sold to female fans in tiny pots and used as face cream.

Much debauchery and hanky-panky went on in Roman baths, which is probably why the early Christians pulled the plug. Dirtiness became a uniquely Christian badge of holiness with certain saints positively revelling in their filth. St Godric walked from England to Jerusalem without washing or changing his clothes. St Agnes never once washed, nor did St Jerome who warned that hot baths stimulated sexual urges and were a particular menace to virgins. He declared that 'a clean body and a clean dress means an unclean soul'. Everyone teemed with life, nits and fleas.

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: December 24th, 2017, 6:20 pm
by mjudell
Original Sheet:
|----|----|----|
| 1  | 2  | 3  |
|----|----|----|
| 4  | 5  | 6  |
|----|----|----|
| 7  | 8  | 9  |
|----|----|----|

Cuts:
|----|----|----|
| 1  | 2  | 3  |
|----|++++++
| 4  | 5  | 6  |
|----|++++++
| 7  | 8  | 9  |
|----|----|----|
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Folds for Cube Template:
      |-----|
      |123|
      |-----|----|----|
      | 4   | 5  | 6  |
|----|-----|----|----|
| 9  |78  |
|----|-----|

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: December 24th, 2017, 7:06 pm
by outrun
You been wrapping Christmas presents haven't you?

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: December 24th, 2017, 7:32 pm
by mjudell
You been wrapping Christmas presents haven't you?
I have indeed  :D

Re: wrap the cube

Posted: December 24th, 2017, 8:40 pm
by outrun
You been wrapping Christmas presents haven't you?
I have indeed  :D
Hahaha! Very good!