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The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics

The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics is a cute little animated short film that won an Academy Award in 1966. Based on the book of the same name, this short film, directed by Chuck Jones, tells the story of a line who falls in love with a dot. The love is not reciprocal, for the dot sees the line as too straight, and directs her affections toward the wild and rebellious squiggle. Despite the stern rejection, the line turns to unconventional methods to gain the attention of his love. Does the story have a happy ending? Find out below.

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Folding The Yoshimoto Cube

Invented by Naoki Yoshimoto in 1971, the Yoshimoto Cube transforms into two stellated rhombic dodecahedrons. These dodecahedrons then fold again as two cubes the same size as the original cube. Say what?

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