Physics and Perception of Reality

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/16/dmitri-krioukov-physicist_n_1429545.html?1334614033&icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-nb%7Cdl6%7Csec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D152616

There are plenty of ways to get out of a traffic ticket: charm, flattery, fakery, full-on tears, “My uncle is a cop”
all come to mind. Submitting a four-page paper with math equations and graphs proving that your traffic violation was the result of the officer suffering from an optical illusion isn’t the strategy most people would employ. It worked, though.

http://arxiv.org/pdf/1204.0162v1.pdf
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http://arxiv.org/abs/1204.0162

The paper was awarded a special prize of $400 that the author did not have to pay to the state of California.

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I went to protests and all I got was this lousy surveillance. Proud parking lot naturalist. My Awards: Time Magazine Person of the Year! 2011 Recipient of the distinguished FBI Out-And-About & Home Visit award FBI Associates Program Nominee 2009-2010 County Parks Taxidermy Squirrel recipient 2009-2010 Don’t Eff With Me and I Won’t Eff With You certificate 2010
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