Skip to comments.From mullet to math genius after a concussion
Posted on 04/25/2014 5:21:17 PM PDT by jsh3180
When Jason Padgett pours cream into his morning coffee, this is what he sees:
I watch the cream stirred into the brew. The perfect spiral is an important shape to me. Its a fractal. Suddenly, its not just my morning cup of joe, its geometry speaking to me.
Padgetts world is bursting with mathematical patterns. He is one of a few people in the world who can draw approximations of fractals, the repeating geometric patterns that are building blocks of everything in the known universe, by hand. Tree leaves outside his window are evidence of Pythagoras theorem. The arc that light makes when it bounces off his car proves the power of pi.
He sees the parts that make up the whole. And his world is never boring, never without amazement. Even his dreams are made up of geometry.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
This is so rare, it would be easier to get hit by lighting, for this to happen to anyone.
And I am a multi head injury pt. myself.
Yep, MIT students in the dorm are whacking each other with baseball bats as we speak.
We all have that ability in our minds. Some people are able to unleash the magic better than others.
Well, I used to have a mullet, so I figure I’m already halfway there.
I must need another whack with that 2 x 4. What is BFL?
Thanks for posting - a glimpse into God’s greatest human creation, the human brain and mind!
The article mentions Daniel Tammet who is autistic but a savant who loves Pi and numbers.
Daniel Tammet - The Boy With The Incredible Brain [1/5]
LOL! I felt the same way!
Bump for later.
Bump for later. Whack ;^)
So the author or editor found this sentence compelling enough to share in the article but then utters not one more peep about it?
The mullet contained it. He, and we, were safe because of it’s protection. Now it is unleashed and he is free to use his powers for evil. NEVER ...EVER...cut a mullrt. You could inadvertently destroy the world.
Quick, somebody hit on the head again so he can get back to playing video games and texting 10,000 times a day.
At Planck lengths, lines have no meaning.
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