Friday Funny: Is Kansas Flatter Than A Pancake?
"In this report, we apply basic scientific techniques to answer the question 'Is Kansas as flat as a pancake?'While driving across the American Midwest, it is common to hear travelers remark, 'This state is as flat as a pancake.' To the authors, this adage seems to qualitatively capture some characteristic of a topographic geodetic survey...We purchased a well-cooked pancake from a local restaurant, the International House of Pancakes, and prepared it for analysis by separating a 2-cm wide sample strip that had not had time to desiccate. We collected macro-pancake topography through digital image processing of a pancake image and ruler for scale calibration..."
Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan