It's Golden: Not only the best rectangle in the world, it's the schematic on which the layout for this page was made.

All those columns seem to be leaning in.

Posted by ghostsniper at March 20, 2017 12:24 PM

You forgot one:

https://images.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Fimg.ifcdn.com%2Fimages%2F59d39e5b8d3104433ebd7c77d379aa451e8cfda728a09e95678c40a5acb52af9_1.jpg&f=1

Posted by Eskyman at March 20, 2017 12:31 PM

Thanks. Updated.

Posted by Vanderleun at March 20, 2017 1:26 PM

For more on the golden ratio, read The Golden Ratio by Mario Livio. I admit, some of it was over my head, but the parts I did understand were fascinating. https://www.amazon.com/Golden-Ratio-Worlds-Astonishing-Number-ebook/dp/B001L4Z6Q2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1490043092&sr=8-1&keywords=the+golden+ratio

Posted by Harry at March 20, 2017 1:54 PM

Gerard: Don't know if you saw this as a kid, but in 1961 Disney brought the Wonderful World of Mathmagicland to us boomers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLffxwRlXcc There's a pretty full explanation of the golden triangle.

Go to about the 29:00 mark. Sad to know that just a few short years later, kids can't tell time on an analog clock.

Posted by AbigailAdams at March 21, 2017 6:36 AM

Apple logo ratio is misstated as A/B = 1.6

Actually is (A+B)/A = 1.6

This is the more common form of the Golden Ratio, where the ratio off the two rectangles formed by A and A+B, is equal to the ratio of the two component rectangles A and B.

Posted by Ray Van Dune at March 21, 2017 7:28 AM

I use the Fib / GR almost daily.

Posted by Casey Klahn at March 21, 2017 12:00 PM

I was about 15 when I discovered the most perfect shape in the world. My girlfriend had the sweetest set of tits. (I know, I was a late bloomer). About 7 years later I had a blind date with a girl my buddy fixed me up with and she really had the perfect set. Gravity defying, firm but somehow soft. I would do anything for her. I spent as much time with them, I mean her as I could but after a month or so she dumped me. But I digress. I do think that double combination of the two curves is the sweetest shape in the world. Made even sweeter by their tendency to shape shift in beautiful ways as she moves. The golden rectangle simply cannot compare.

Posted by OneGuy at March 21, 2017 3:21 PM

Here's another great example for your growing collection...
http://www.viralforest.com/someone-took-a-photo-of-a-ukrainian-parliament-fight-that-is-as-well-composed-as-renaissance-art/

Posted by Jewel at March 21, 2017 3:31 PM
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