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April 27, 2008

It’s like a grapefruit.

srikanth @ 10:01 am, GMT +0000 ( 1209290506 ) Play

What is the (alleged) connection between the creature in (1) and the strange-looking pattern in (2)?

Clue: We’ve been here before.

Cracked by: BiGFooT , shivathilak , Sandesh , varuns88 , Tathagata Chatterjee , priyananda , yaksha and pratap.

Answer: 1) The conus textile
2) A Rule 30 cellular automata

There is a claim that the pigments on the surface of the Conus’s shell interact with each other exactly as the adjacent elements of the Rule 30 Cellular Automaton do.


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