Parallel Yellow Lines in Parallel Flatland Universes

This vertical view of Flatland belies the fact that these two sets of yellow lines are in separate Flatland universes. In the three-dimensional world these lines are on two different steps of a staircase. The yellow lines on the left are on a step higher than the ones on the right. Are there parallel universes […]

Parallel Parking in Flatland

One can see that Flatland, as viewed from the third dimension is rife with texture. What is texture in Flatland? I imagine it manifests as inexplicable holes in two dimensional space and its figures. The rectangular figure below must have been surprised when it fractured while parallel parking. It suddenly spawned several other irregularly shaped […]