Random Image
Site Visitor Trivia

Visits today:56
Visits yesterday:74
Visits in this month:1544
Visits in previous month:2361
Visits in this year:24277
Visits in previous year:29673
Visits total:134648
Max.daily visits:748
Day of max visits:2013-06-12
Max.monthly visits:4488
Month of max visits:2015-11
Impressions today:218
Impressions yesterday:256
Impressions this month:6593
Impressions total:568117
Bots today:60
Date since:2010-08-27
Visitors By Country
Top 5:
Unknown flag 41%Unknown (54587)
United States flag 10%United States (13191)
China flag 6%China (8021)
Germany flag 5%Germany (6812)
Russian Federation flag 5%Russian Federation (6277)
134648 visits from 175 countries

Burr Problem

Read more

To conclude and close up the loose ends on this project I started a few weeks ago, I'm adding the rest of the content that was involved.

 

Last Updated (Tuesday, 04 December 2007 03:27)

Read more...

 
In a moment's whim I took apart one of my friend's burr puzzles. I thought that assembling it would be easy, since it had a clean symmetric shape. That was a big misjudgement.

Each of the 18 pieces is full of asymmetry, and no two pieces look the same. I'm not an expert on these kind of puzzles and even after a good hour of working the best I got was 8 pieces assembled. It was quite clear that I wouldn't ever be able to solve it by hand. And more, it turned out that the puzzle hadn't even come with a solution leaflet.
 
Read more Image
 

Last Updated (Wednesday, 28 November 2007 02:41)

Read more...