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Life on the Roll

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rolling home of the future

credit: Everyday Science and Mechanics via Paleofuture

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One of the benefits attributed to dome houses is that a sphere encloses the most volume for a given surface area. Of course much of that volume is useless, but that is another story.

Back in 1934, Everyday Science and Mechanics suggested some other virtues of spheres: they roll.

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