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3D-Printed Mobius Band House To Be Built
2013-01-22 04:36:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars of Universe Architecture is preparing to build the world's first 3D-printed house, and expects to have it completed within 18 months. Ruijssenaars has been collaborating with mathematician and artist Rinus Roelofs to design the house as a one surface endless Möbius band. Once finished, the structure will be located at a coastal site in Ireland. "It will be the first 3D...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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