Orbiforms are interesting for the way they stand at the intersection of science and fun, like a slinky, or a Newton’s cradle. They’re engaging, handsy, and boost attention while relieving stress. What are they specifically? They’re constant-width solids… or solids that aren’t completely spherical, but roll as smoothly as a sphere does (the GIF down the page shows you exactly what I mean).

Source: Playful Desk Sculptures Backed by Science!

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