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Fri Aug 7, 2015, 07:43 PM

 

a mathematician demonstrates the way to slice a bagel to maximize filling surface (mobius strip)




http://digg.com/2015/mobius-strip-bagel-sporkful
http://digg.com/2015/mobius-strip-bagel-sporkful

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Reply a mathematician demonstrates the way to slice a bagel to maximize filling surface (mobius strip) (Original post)
Liberal_in_LA Aug 2015 OP
Laffy Kat Aug 2015 #1
progressoid Aug 2015 #2
struggle4progress Aug 2015 #3
irisblue Aug 2015 #4
lastlib Aug 2015 #5
kairos12 Aug 2015 #6

Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2015, 08:22 PM

1. Never mind the stitches you will require. nt

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Sat Aug 8, 2015, 12:12 AM

2. Cool, but that wont fit in my toaster.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Sat Aug 8, 2015, 12:27 AM

3. I think abstract bagels admit spiral cuttings with arbitrarily large

surface areas

For real bagels, of course, this is a more complicated question involving the mechanical properties of the actual bread

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Sat Aug 8, 2015, 01:14 AM

4. the bagel shop will slice them, and you're all set, easypeasy.

lox, onion, cream cheese on a grilled sesame bagel....magical Sunday mornings.

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Sat Aug 8, 2015, 06:38 AM

5. (personally, I prefer bagels while they're still doughnuts..........)

how does anybody ever chew those damn things??

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Original post)

Sat Aug 8, 2015, 05:53 PM

6. I prefer Pi.

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