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Mind Bend!

According to Einstein, in some places the shortest distance between 2 points is not a straight line! In space, the gravitational field of huge objects is strong enough to warp space. In these curved dimensions, the concept represented by a straight line bends to fit the framework of the distorted space. Mind bending, huh?Here’s another type of mind bender. The shape below is made from a single index card. No section of the card has been removed or taped back in place. Can you duplicate its appearance using several snips of a scissors?




Answer: The portion of the sheet sticking up from the horizontal plane appears to be a combination of two smaller rectangles cut out from opposite sides of the sheet. Make three cuts to your sheet and fold the L-shapes in opposite directions.



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