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Originally posted by Droidinvoid
In the May 1918 issue of the youth science and current events periodical My Magazine, an unnamed author played it particularly fast and loose with geophysics when he declared that the planet was slowly becoming a pyramid. "What sort of people will live on the tetrahedron?" screamed the author in the headline, somewhat accusatorially. The short answer? Bad poets.
According to the author, the continental structure is evidence that our planet is evolving into an inverted pyramid with the Arctic Ocean becoming a perfectly flat expanse from the Yukon to Scotland to Siberia. The Earth will naturally cool and contract such that it takes up the least amount of space, every other aspect of tectonic design be damned:
Originally posted by Dustytoad
reply to post by Droidinvoid
that's really interesting, but I don't see why straight lines would be preferred over the sphere in the presence of gravity??
That's a baddazz pictureedit on 3/12/2012 by Dustytoad because: (no reason given)