, that A0 paper is defined as a rectangle with an area of one meter and an aspect ratio of 1:√2 youtu.be/5sKah3pJnHI
An acre was originally a rectangle made up of furlongs, which were the distance a pair of oxen could plow before resting en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acr…
US soldiers wear flag insignia patches on their right shoulder reversed, "backward", so the rectangle with the stars is on the right. Army regs call for the flag to be worn so it looks as if the flag is flying against a breeze, symbolizing how the flag flies when carried into battle. stripes.com/news/is-the-f…
The shape of Colorado looks like a rectangle with four sides but it infact has 697 sides and is called a hexahectaenneacontakaiheptagon. denverpost.com/2019/10/16…
Despite looking like a rectangle on maps, Colorado is actually a concave polygon with 697 sides. fascinatingmaps.com/color…
Tupper’s self referential formula is an inequality that plots anything you can fit in a 106x17 pixels rectangle in a certain interval on the Y-axis. As a consequence, we can state that for every one of us there is an interval where the formula plots our name and the date of our death. plus.maths.org/content/fo…
Most paper sizes are rectangular (A series) is because it is made with a special mathematical property. If you cut it in half on the long side you get two rectangles that are smaller versions of the original. youtube.com/watch?v=5sKah…
From 1977-2011, the national flag of Libya was literally a green rectangle crwflags.com/fotw/FLAGS/l…
Colorado has 697 sides and is really not a rectangle fascinatingmaps.com/color…
Stop signs have 8 sides because in 1923, it was suggested that the more dangerous an upcoming road was, the more sides a traffic sign should have. Circles (infinite number of sides) designated the riskiest hazards, octagons the second-most dangerous, and rectangles were informational. nytimes.com/2011/12/11/ma…
The flag of Nepal, famous for being the only current national flag that isn't a quadrilateral, has its dimensions specified by law. The rectangle circumscribing the flag has an irrational ratio that is the least root of a quartic polynomial. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fla…
The flag of Nepal is highly irregular. It is the world's only non-quadrilateral flag, and its circumscribed rectangle has an irrational ratio, known as the smallest root of a 4th degree polynomial. oeis.org/A230582
The flag of Libya from 1977 to 2011 was a plain green rectangle with no other colors of symbols. After the fall of Gaddafi a more intricate historical flag was re-introduced. wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_o…
Rectangle and rectum have the same Latin root wordreference.com/definit…
Colorado is not a perfect rectangle. Along the west border with Utah it goes at a slight angle and then continues straight again due to surveyors making a mistake. howderfamily.com/blog/col…
Heijō-kyō, was the Capital of Japan from 710–40 and again from 745–84. It flourished as Japan's first international and political capital, with a peak population of approximately 100,000. The overall form of the city was an irregular rectangle, and the area of city is more than 25 km2 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hei…
Colorado is not a perfect rectangle and instead has a slight bend in its SW corner due to imperfections in late 1800s survey techniques. ngs.noaa.gov/INFO/fourcor…
The shape of the pupil of a goat's eye is a rectangle. npr.org/sections/health-s…
Ohio is the only state that doesn't have a rectangle flag en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fla…
Egypt is quantitatively the most rectangle country. pappubahry.com/misc/recta…
Canada has an official way to fold it's flag and it's different from the US method. It ends in a rectangle instead of a triangle. cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-…
'Cheez-Its' are actually not squares, they are considered rectangles. Two of the four sides are 2 millimeters longer than the others. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Where to buy the delicious, rectangle school pizzas i used to eat as a kid...

Now i just need to find someone to split a case of 96 pizzas with.....

Nardone Bros. Pizza

Edit: This is the closest thing to the "mexican" pizza i could find. Doesn't look the same but it says it is sold to schools...

Edit2: Found this site which sells almost everything i remember from school, just trying to find out how you place an order / prices...

In order to get around the Saturn's technical limitations, software designers would "wrap" 2D images around polygons and "twist" rectangles into triangles - we call this "Cell shading", "normal mapping" and "vertex distortion". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seg…
Today I learned of Webdriver Torso, a YouTube channel that uploads a video every 1 to 20 minutes, consisting of red and blue rectangles.The channel has over 390,000 videos. It is used internally by Google for testing the quality of YouTube videos. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web…
Squids will die in a rectangle aquarium tank but survive in a cylindrical tank. newyorker.com/magazine/20…
The sides of a pentagon, a hexagon, and a decagon, each inscribed in congruent circles, will form a right triangle, which is also half of a golden rectangle! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spe…
When the ceiling of NYC's Grand Central Terminal was cleaned, the workers left one uncleaned rectangle to show what decades of tar and nicotine had left behind! untappedcities.com/2013/0…
Although Wyoming is typically shown as a rectangle, it is about 23 miles shorter at the top than at the bottom. Since Earth is a sphere the East and West borders get closer together as they head north. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyo…
Astronomers recently discovered a galaxy that is dark crimson and shaped like a rectangle io9.com/what-the-heck-is-…
In 1856 New York paid just over $5 million for a rectangle of undeveloped land ''Central Park''. That land is now estimated to be worth in excess of $530 billion dollars if they were ever to sell it (which will never happen however) nyc-architecture.com/CP/C…
Apple was granted a patent for a rectangle with rounded corners theverge.com/2012/11/7/36…
From 1977-2011 Libya's flag was just a plain green rectangle. britannica.com/EBchecked/…
The solid form of a rectangle is a parallelepiped. mathwords.com/r/rectangul…
An acre is the area of a rectangle whose length is one furlong and whose width is one chain. askville.amazon.com/big-a…
The Libyan Flag is a green rectangle en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fil…
The purpose of Tactile Paving, the bumpy yellow rectangles paved into sidewalk corners. These strips are designed to signal to blind or visually impaired people of potential hazards, such as the beginning of a crosswalk or intersection. gov.uk/government/uploads…
Apple has a patent on rectangles with rounded corners theverge.com/2012/11/7/36…
There was a painting of rectangles sold for over 60 millions dollars artadox.com/kazimir-malev…
A painting with 2 colors and 3 rectangles sold for $1.8 million! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voi…
The shape of Utah is both a Hexagon a type of "Golygon" - a polygon with all right angles, but not necessarily 4 like a rectangle (ie, Colorado, Wyoming) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
"Rectangle" is a combination of the Latin rectus 'right' and the french angle 'angle', because the damn things have right angles! etymonline.com/index.php?…
George Lucas patented Yoda's design much like Apple just patented rectangles with round corners. google.com/patents/USD265…
Steve Jobs was obsessed with implementing rounded rectangles into all of his products' hardware and software. jakeboxer.com/blog/2009/0…

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