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  • Noam Chomsky: Fake Linguist

    03/15/2003 4:29:32 AM PST · by ultimate_robber_baron · 165 replies · 8,530+ views
    Pariah Against A Prophet By Marc Miyake, Amritas.Com Many conservatives regard Chomsky as a linguist who falters out of his field. Unfortunately, they are giving Chomsky too much credit. Chomsky's linguistics are as warped as his politics. As someone with a PhD in linguistics, I think I am qualified to judge his professional credentials. Prior to Chomsky, linguists engaged in a lot of data collection to understand the diversity of human language. I'm vehemently anti-PC, but in this case, I think the word 'diversity' is justified. There's a lot out there, and someone's got to catalog it. However, Chomsky...
  • Paper Models of Polyhedra!

    01/27/2003 6:12:08 AM PST · by vannrox · 16 replies · 8,950+ views
    Paper polyhedra Structures. ^ | FR Post 1-25-03 | George Hart
      Polyhedra are beautiful 3-D geometrical figures that have fascinated philosophers, mathematicians and artists for millennia.On this site are more than eighty paper models available for free.   Platonic Solids  Dodecahedron  Cube and Tetrahedron  Octahedron  Icosahedron   Archimedean Solids  Cuboctahedron  Icosidodecahedron  Truncated Tetrahedron  Truncated Octahedron  Truncated Cube  Truncated Icosahedron (soccer ball)  Truncated dodecahedron  Rhombicuboctahedron  Truncated Cuboctahedron  Rhombicosidodecahedron  Truncated Icosidodecahedron  Snub Cube  Snub DodecahedronKepler-Poinsot Polyhedra Great Stellated Dodecahedron  Small Stellated Dodecahedron Great Icosahedron Great DodecahedronOther Uniform Polyhedra  TetrahemihexahedronOctahemioctahedronCubohemioctahedron Small RhombihexahedronSmall Cubicuboctahedron Small Dodecicosidodecahedron Small RhombidodecahedronSmall Dodecahemiododecahedron Small Ditrigonal IcosidodecahedronSmall Snub Icosicosidodecahedron Small IcosihemidodecahedronCompounds Stella Octangula Compound of Cube and Octahedron...