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You or someone you know may have struggled to get a cowlick to just stay down already, but you can take solace in the fact that these inconvenient hair tufts have a lot to teach us about the world around us.

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Sources:
https://www.math.hmc.edu/funfacts/ffiles/20005.7.shtml
https://people.ucsc.edu/~lewis/Math208/hairyball.pdf
Concepts of Modern Mathematics textbook https://books.google.com/books?id=4WPDAgAAQBAJ&lpg=PA156&ots=7o3UdW_Mtl&dq=%22now%20topologically%20a%20dog%20is%20a%20sphere%22&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q=a%20dog%20is%20a%20sphere&f=false
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211379715000716
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/my-head-is-not-a-hairy-ball/
https://settlement.arc.nasa.gov/70sArtHiRes/70sArt/art.html
http://assets.press.princeton.edu/chapters/i8722.pdf
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Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Menschliche_doppelte_Haarwirbel.JPG
https://settlement.arc.nasa.gov/70sArtHiRes/70sArt/Torus_Model_AC76-0492.1_5696.jpg

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