Believe it or not, I was doing some work-related reading/research (an activity that fills much of my days) when I stumbled across this: a crocheted Lorenz manifold
. Beyond its lovely geekiness, it's just plain lovely to look at. (Check out the enlarged picture.)
Though what on earth I'd do with it even if I managed to make something that wasn't a total snarl of wool, I don't know...