Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
h a l f b a k e r y
Clearly this is a metaphor for something.

idea: add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random

meta: news, help, about, links, report a problem

account: browse anonymously, or get an account and write.

user:
pass:
register,


                           

Escher World

Every action has an equal and opposite... oh, nevermind.
  (+5)
(+5)
  [vote for,
against]

*Yawn* S t r e t c h. I get out of bed, pad over to my fish tank to give them their breakfast. Oddly, half are moving left, the other half to the right. Looking in the kitchen I notice yesterday's breakfast - a croissant - but can't tell if it's whole or half eaten. Shrugging it off, I step out of my basement apartment and onto the roof of my highrise building. Breathing in the fresh air, I listen to the water splashing in the rooftop garden and once again wonder how the thing runs without a pump. Birds are flying north/south for the winter. As I step back inside I squint at the sun trying to figure out if it's rising or setting...
phoenix, Jul 27 2001

Moebius Roller Coaster http://www.halfbake..._20Roller_20Coaster
Mr. Escher's Wild Ride? [centauri, Jul 27 2001]

Moebius Roller Coaster II http://www.halfbake...ller_20Coaster_20II
Here's one we made later.... [Zircon, Sep 02 2002]

Cool Escher Link http://escherdroste.math.leidenuniv.nl/
Mathematician who worked out the transformations in one Escher print. Be sure to watch the movie version! [krelnik, Oct 23 2002]

[link]






       Some naps disorient you that way. Amongst a number of other things I want to illustrate when I've the time* is a navigational tour through an Escher Drawing. I'll post it here when done. *Patience, dear child.
thumbwax, Jul 27 2001
  

       My apologies to [jutta] and all .5B. I've been sleep deprived this week and didn't notice the catagory. [jutta] if you can't move this idea just [mfd] it.
phoenix, Jul 27 2001
  

       [phoenix]: Can't you move it yourself? (scroll down)
st3f, Jul 27 2001
  

       Mephista, does this mean you live with phoenix?
beauxeault, Jul 27 2001
  

       go rent "Labyrinth" starring David Bowie.....his castle is much like Mephista's house.....
Susen, Jul 27 2001
  

       NOOO! What happened to the Roller Coaster Idea? It was one of my favorites.
barnzenen, Sep 02 2002
  

       [barnzenen] I may have been unoriginal at the time, but here's an example of the idea you miss (link)
Zircon, Sep 02 2002
  

       Thank god, I can start to breath normally again.
barnzenen, Sep 03 2002
  

       <holds smelling salts under barnzenen's nose> the original MRC link is broken <gives barnzenen a consoling sugar lump> (po has an endless supply - shares in Tate & Lyle)
po, Sep 03 2002
  

       Imagine falling down the drawing of the stairs.   

       [like falling down an escalator....takes hours]
WhereYouAt, Jul 22 2008
  
      
[annotate]
  


 

back: main index

business  computer  culture  fashion  food  halfbakery  home  other  product  public  science  sport  vehicle