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Historic 'Tile' Discovery Gives Math World A Big Jolt

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.20.2015 | Science

A team of mathematicians has wowed the math world with their discovery of a new kind of pentagon capable of "tiling a plane"--that is, fitting t...

Happy Birthday, M.C. Escher!

Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts

In honor of Maurits Cornelis Escher's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the Dutch artist's life and work. ...

Happy Birthday, M.C. Escher!

Posted 06.17.2012 | Arts

Today we would like to wish a very happy birthday to the master of paradox himself, M.C. Escher. The Dutch artist behind never-ending staircases and g...

PHOTOS: Artist We're Digging Today: Adriana Varejao

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

Brazilian artist Adriana Varejao paints tiled spaces and she also paints poetry. At first her rooms look like dreamy feats of impossible architecture,...

Decoding Deception: The Neo-Tesselations of Langdon Graves

Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

From Beautiful/Decay: Langdon Graves is all about the mystery of deception and illumination. Her drawings utilize two contradicting devices, photo-...