Mathematical Mayhem
There are 23 letters in the Latin alphabet

W = 23rd letter of the alphabet
It's symbol is 2 points down, 3 up.

W, the only letter in the English language to be renounced polysyllabically, is 23rd in line. Note also
that it is a double(2)-u and that t has three(3) syllables.

WWW = 23+23+23 = 69

69/3 = 23 -> 6+9+3 = 18 = 23-5 (2+3=5)

2 / 3 = .666

23 is the first prime number in which both digits are prime numbers and add up to another prime
number.

Two (2), three (3), and five(5) are the first three prime numbers in our counting system. (1 is not
prime, it's an identity).

Square root(s) of 2,3, and 5 are used in respect to tetrahedral hyperdimensional physics and
perfect form in design. Square root(s)of 2, 3, and 5 supposedly relative to D&M Pyramid on Mars
and other similar relationships. Also these square roots were quite common in early architecture and
considered the most aesthetically pleasing in design.

23 written in base 3 is 212 (2+1+2=5)
23 written in base 4 is 113 (1+1+3=5)
23 written in base 7 is 32 (3+2=5)

23 Axioms in Euclid's Geometry.

Pentagram: the angle between the rays of a symmetrical-pointed star is 72 degrees. Also, the angle
between legs of a pentagon is 108 degrees (the complementary angle of 108 is 72(108+72=180)).
(2^3)*(3^2)=2*3*2*3*2=72. (Note that 5 (2^2)*(3^3)=3*2*3*2*3=58. Numbers are 2*3*2*3*5=180
multiplied in each equation.)

Two-thirds of numbers which are divisible by 2 are not multiples of 3.

In the Qabalistic Tree of Life, the 23rd path is associated with the Hanged Man Tarot Card. Aleister
Crowley also states that this card represents the concept that the only way OUT is WITHIN!
Physical Phun & Phrolics
The human biorhythm cycle is generally 23 days. One measures a circle beginning anywhere.

It takes 23 seconds for blood to circulate through the human body.

An average menstrual cycle is 28 (23+5) days.

The human body has 46 chromosomes, which are paired, in somatic cells. Generative cells have
half this number, 23, which is the number of chromosomes each parents gives to human
deoxyribonucleic acid.

The number of joints in the human arm is 23.

63 years, the average lifespan of a human being on the planet Earth, is roughly 23,000 days.

23 days in the male sex cycle (according to Tantrists).

69 (23*3) is one of the many loved sexual positions of humans. The Zodiac sign for Cancer looks
like a sideways 69. Cancers are born between June 21 and July 21 and 21+2 (the number of
characters in 69)=23

On average every 23rd wave crashing to shore is twice as large as the average wave.

The symbol for the 23rd element (Vanadium) is V (roman numeral 5).

The days on which the signs of the Zodiac begin and end are the 22nd and 23rd of most months.

The axis of the Earth (which currently points vaguely at Polaris) describes a circle in the heavens
(switching off 'pole stars' and sometimes going without) over a period of 23,000 years. Precision, as
this motion is called, also accounts for talk of our entering the Age of Aquarius (we entered the age
of Pisces around the era of the birth of the historical Jesus). The Sun will 'be in' each of the '12'
Zodiac at Spring Solstice (each being an 'age') during this 23,000 year cycle.

The comet Hale Bopp was at her closest point to Earth, 123 million miles.

July 23, 1996 - "Mysterious Eyes" of comet Hale-Bopp first sighted.

On the evening of March 23, 1997 in the US, not only was the comet Hale-Bopp clearly visible, but
there was also a lunar eclipse. Mars was also at its closest distance to Earth.

Sirius A has a luminosity of 23.5.

The "Dog Days" of summer begin on July 23rd when the star Sirius, in the Constellation of Orion,
first rises from behind the sun.

The axis of the planet Earth is 23.5 degrees.

The distance from the center of the planet Mars to the center of it's farthest moon is 23,500
kilometers.

Average Lunar Cycle is 28 (23+5) days.

December 23, 2012 - A huge cycle ends in the Mayan calendar. Terence McKenna thinks the
Eschaton will Immanetize. Other theories suggest the ice caps, having become wobbly from the
gravitational pull exerted by the alignment offive planets directly opposing the Spaceship Earth on 5-
5-2005, will cause the crust of the Earth to slip over the soggy innards, causing the ice caps to melt,
and new ones to form. Of course, this will cause massive flooding, earthquakes, general mayhem
and undoubtedly affect the quarterly earnings of Nike. All because the earth is slightly tilted,
averaging about 23.5 degrees! (Refer to Graham Hancock'sFingerprints of the Gods for more
background on this phenomenon. It ties in the Egyptians and other ancient civilizations, Atlantis,
Osiris, star-charts, geological evidence, and hard physical evidence of the remnants of a lost,
technologically superior pre-historic race.)

December 23, 2012 - The date the Mayans believed the world will end. Hence why they werereally
obsessed with time and it's observance.

The harmonic convergence occurs every 23,000 years.

July 23rd is both the Sumerian and Egyptian New Years.

On March 14, 1997, NASA representative states that MIR 23 space station is having problems
resulting from the February 23, 1997 fire and has used 23 of their oxygen-generating canisters. It is
the 23rd day aboard for the Russian crew. Progress 233 supply vehicle has problems of its own and
cannot redock with MIR.

Saturn V (2+3=5) rockets were used to launch the Apollo missions to the moon.

The longitudinal coordinates of the Apollo 11 moon landing were 23.63 degrees. (2+3=5 while
6+3=9=3²)
Ufology
23+23+2+3 = 51 (Area 51)

23 Annunaki, the number of the original advance team of "aliens" who aided in the seeding of life on
this planet.

April 23; More reported UFO sightings on this day than any other day of the year. This is the flapday
of the year.

The date of the 'weather balloon' crash at Roswell, New Mexico was July 3, 1947. 7+3+1+9+4+7=32.
The reverse of 23.

Regarding UFOs, the myth-inspiring Hangar 18 is yet another alien parts store. (23-5=18)
Literature
Allen Ginsberg died at 2:39pm April 5: 2+3+9+4+5=23. The code at the bottom of the Reuter's

Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 and died on April 23, 1616. Most of Shakespeare is known
to us through the first folio published in 1623. 23+23=46. Shakespeare was 46 years old in the year
1610 (1+6+1+0=8, 8=2³), the year the King James Bible was published. Psalm 46 in that translation
has as its 46th word "shake" while the 46th word from the end is "spear." Go ahead, explain that
one. I dare ya. It's also a fun party trick!

In Aleister Crowley's Cabalistic Dictionary, he defines the number 23 as the number of "parting,
removal, separation, joy, a thread, and life..."

Revelations of The New Testament has 22 sections the 22nd having 21 lines; implying a
progression to 23

The most frequent numbers in the Book of Revelations are 4 (the powerful beasts), 7 (seven seals,
seven churches, etc.), and 12 (12 apostles, etc.). 4+7+12=23!

There is no known 23rd Chapter to Revelations.

I Corinthians 15:56, Paul said "The sting of death [23] is sin and the strength of sin [13] is the law
[10]."

Daniel 8:14 "And he said unto me, Unto two thousand and three hundred days; then shall the
sanctuary be cleansed."

Psalm 23: "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want..."

7.32 is the Holy Number of the First Church of Zypgx, which gives all of its members a number
between 7.32 and 8. (7 being the number of luck, 32 being 23 backwards and 8 being approximately
the symbol for infinity. 3.1415 is of course, the mathematical enigma which is pi. Multiply these two
numbers and you get almost exactly 23. The followers of the First Church of Zypgx also believe that
when pi is found to the last decimal place, the number of their Savior timesexact pi will be precisely
23. And you thought the Heaven's Gate people were a bit kooky?

Church of the Process; Famed church, espoused by Skinny Puppy and Psychic TV, which regards
23 as a special number of great significance.

There are 23 chapters of the Cult Awareness Network. Incidentally, the over-zealous law firm which
for years has represented the "Church" of Scientology, a more successful joke religion than even
Discordianism, purchased the logo and license agreement of the Cult Awareness Network (CAN).
USENET posts.

L. Ron Hubbard; His Axiom 23: All thought is concerned with motion.

December 23, 1805; Birth date of Joseph Smith, founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
day Saints (or as the better marketing name goes, Mormons).

Two-thirds of the angels decided to stick it out in Heaven with God after Lucifer and the other third
fell.

The address of the Freemasons lodge in Stafford, England is 23 Jaol Rd. In New York it is on 23rd
street.

The Templars had only 23 Grandmasters. Jacques de Molay was the 23rd and last of the Templar
Grandmasters. "Jacques de Molay, thou art unhinged!"

Level of ONE; The newest front society of the Illuminated, the 23rd level of the ONE is reported to
be the last level attainable (achieving departure from Earth). Remind you of something else?

According to Bishop Usher in hisAnnales Veteris Testament (Annals of the Old Testament), the
supposed date of God's creation of the world is October 23, 4004 BC.

September 23; Yom Kippur.

The I Ching Hexagram 23 means "Break Apart". Telegrapher's use 23 as the code for 'break the
line'.
The song "Just a perfect day", originally by Lou Reed, has been released in a special BBC edition,
and is performed by 23 famous artists

In the song "Gett Off", by the artist formerly known as Prince, the lyrics read: "Gett off! Twenty-three
positions in a one-night stand".

The Police; Their song "Synchronicity I" is 3:23 long.

Richard 23, name of the backup vocalist for the Belgian industrial rock band Front 242.

Kurt Cobain; Born 1967: 1+9+6+7=23. Died 1994: 1+9+9+4=23.

Demolition 23, the name of a pleasantly subversive band.

The first song on Side A of the Beatles first Album took 23 takes to record.

U2; U is the 21st letter in the alphabet added to the number two gives you 23.

Psychick TV made the Guiness Book of World Records by release the most amount of albums in the
shortest time period. 23 albums in 23 months on the 23rd of each month.

There are 23 letters in the name Justified Ancients of Mu Mu.

August 23; Birth date of Keith Moon, original drummer for the Who.

August 23, 1995; David Gottel, a member of Skinny Puppy, died. Huh.

In Dvoráks Symphony No. 9 in E Minor (5th letter of the alphabet, btw), you hear the morse code for
V, the Roman Numeral Symbol for 5. Titled "From the New World", probably as in "The New World
Order". You also hear the same BA BA BA BUUUMMMMMM (Dot Dot Dot Dash) in Beethoven's 5th
Symphony, which he wrote after being "Illuminated" by Adam Weishaupt.

Sonny Bono died on Jan 5, 98 (1/5/98) -> 1+5+9+8=23

Gorillaz, the virtual band of cartoon-characters. Since the characters are designed by Mr. Hewlett of
Tank Girl-fame, we can expect to see lots of 23's in their clips ;-)

Not to mention the Spiral 23 Tribe of course; a tribe of travelling people involved in underground
tekno movement travelling all around the world (from UK to USA and india)... you may want to start
Coincidances with Computers
The fifth generation is the 32 bit bus, 32 being the fifth power os 2, and 2³ * 2².

Standard TCP/IP port for Telnet is 23.

Most URLs for the web contain 2 "/"s and 3 W's...

10111 is the binary equivalent to 23. Note the five digits, yet another connection to the Law of Fives.

There are 23 buildings on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Washington. Where do you want Bill
Gates to go today?

Computers communicate in 2³ bits (bytes).

SEGA; 19+5+7+1 = 32 ; 1+9+5+7+1 = 23
Moving pictures
In the epic cartoon Yellow Submarine the Blue Meenies are comprised of a wild pack of destructive
anti-music villains. Among them is a character named the Butterfly Stomper (butterfly being a symbol
of transformation). The Butterfly Stomper is one who destroys all things of beauty. On his shirt is the
number 23... and you know what that means.

Bug Bunny says in one cartoon "frick-a-frack-a fire-crack-er siss boom bah! Bugs Bunn-y Bugs
Bunn-y Rah Rah Rah!" There are 19 syllables in this cryptic statement. 1-9=-8, or -2³, the prime
number before 23. Wow... people are funny.

Tank Girl ; the Tank Girl comic-books are literally packed with the number 23.

Twin Peaks ; Laura Palmer was murdered on februari 23rd.

The Academy Award winning film "Charly" is the story of a low-grade moron (IQ around Dan
Quayle's) who is transformed by neuro-surgery into a superhuman genius (IQ 200 plus). In the
crucial operation scene, the number on the operating room is visible, and it is 23.

In the movie Airplane II the name of the space ship is theXR - 2300.

In the movie Airport, the mad bomber has Seat 23.

LOST (TV Series):
* The sum of both parts of the plane’s flight number (Oceanic Flight 815, 8+15 =23).
* Number of the floor Hurley stayed on at a Sydney hotel.
* Number of the gate the plane took off from.
* Jack’s seat number on the plane was 23A.
* Rose and Bernard were sitting next to Jack in row 23, too.
* The reward for turning in Kate was \$23,000
* The morning of their departure from Sydney, Walt woke Michael up at 5:23 A.M.
* The temperature in Hurley’s rental car when it died.

Hurley: (mumbling numbers) "15, 16, 23, 42, 4..."
Kate: (to Hurley) "You say something?"
Hurley: "No"
Kate: "I thought I heard; 23"
Hurley: "Does that mean something to you?"
Kate: What?"
Hurley: "That number, 23?"
Kate: (pause) "The guy who called the Feds on me back in Australia did it for a \$23,000 reward.
(pause) It mean something to you?"
Hurley: "No...just a number"

(excerpt from the season finale of the TV-series "LOST")

In the movie Babe, the little piggy is the 23rd contestant for the Sheep Dog contest. Kind of takes
the innocence of the flick away doesn't it?

In the movie Die Hard III the train derails in subway station 23.

In the movie Hackers, the data which causes all the action is taken from 'data bank 23'.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978); The first trash truck seen transporting pods is labled
number 23.

Lawrence of Arabia; Anthony Quinn's character proclaims he has 23 wounds upon his body.

In David Lynch's film, Lost Highway, Fred's number in the jail is 47516 (4+7+5+1+6=23).

In Oliver Stone's Nixon, Tricky Dick's football jersey at Whittier is number 23.

Quiz Show; A waiter chooses 23 when asked for a random number, and the contestant follows with a
list of 23 related facts to show his knowledge base.

Star Wars
The Millennium Falcon escapes Mos Eisley spaceport from docking bay 94 (9/3=3 and 4/2=2
reverse it and you get 23).
In the final assault on the Death Star, Luke Skywalker is in Red 5. Red 2 and Red 3 start the bomb
runs at 23 degrees. "Stay on target!"
R2-D2 and C-3PO: R2+C3=RC (Rosy Cross, Rosicrucian) and 23.
TK421, the only stormtrooper called by name in the Star Wars trilogy. T(20)+k(11)+4-2-1=32. The
reverse of 23. Now that's the spirit! Why aren't you at you're post?
The cell block where Princess Leia was held on the Death Star was AA-23 on Level 5. A.'.A.'.?
When Luke Skywalker is in the trench during his bombing run, the first number you see on the
targeting computer is 23. The next scene that shows the computer shows the number 32.

George Lucas' first real movie, in alphabetic order, T=20, H=8, X=24. (T)20-(H)8=12; 1+3+8=12;
reconcile: 12-12=0 which leaves (X)24-1=23.

Support your local gunslinger; James Garner's character, who despises roulette, announces that he
has "an irresistible urge to bet on the number 23." 23 becomes a running gag throughout the
comedy-western.

In the movie "The Prophecy", the Bible belonging to the dead angel Uziel is bookmarked on the 23rd
chapter of Revelations.

The number on Adam Sandler's helmet in "Happy Gilmore" is 23.

Marilyn Monroe's former address is 12305 Helena Drive.

Popeye is seen repeatedly pondering the number 23 in many of his 1970's TV Cartoons.

Babylon 5; A 5 mile long space station, a 5 year story line, set in the 23rd century, naturally. And if
you watch closely, you'll notice it's all parable for Clinton and Whitewater.

Seinfeld; Kramer hides his air conditioner on Level Purple 23 in a shopping carpark. This episode
was played in Australia on 23 September 1996.

Sesame Street; Bert is a member of the National Association of W Lovers. W is the 23rd letter of the

In most every episode of ST:TNG, if a number is given it will usually be a 23 (or 23,000).

X Files; Ten-Thirteen (10+13=23) is the name of the production company famed for producing
shows like the X-files and Millennium. 10-13 is the Birth date of creator Chris Carter and the day the
Knights Templar were arrested in France in 1307. Aha! you exclaim, More proof!
1013 (10+13=23) is the number on the abandoned nuclear missile silo where a UFO is contained
and Crycek is locked up by the Men in Black in an episode of X-Files.
Agent Mulder goes to the apartment of a recently deceased man in one episode, and we see the
number 23 on the door as he is let in.

August 23, 1970; Birth date of River Phoenix, actor. Died of drug overdose, "You call him Dr. Bones,
doll!"
Historical events, politics, and related stuff
Two planes hit the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001: 9+11+2+0+0+1 = 23

230 people died on TWA Flight 800.
The two recovered seats from TWA Flight 800 with shrapnel damage were Seats 23J and 23K. The
explosion is theorized to have occurred at this location.

April 19th; As in 4-19... 4 + 19 = 23. April 19 is the date the Battle of Lexington, Waco, and the
Oklahoma City Bombing... (4+19=23).

August 23, 1305; The day William Wallace, whose life is fictionalized in the movie Braveheart, was
executed for treason to the crown by leading a Scottish revolt. Interestingly, this was the pre-cursor
to the underground Knights Templar refugees' involvement with Robert the Bruce at the Battle of
Bannockburn.

Over 50% of the national media is owned by 23 major corporations, as reported by Noam Chomsky.
To recapitulate... more than half of the information thrust upon the American people is controlled by
only 23 corporations.

Bill Clinton's numerical initials are B=2 C=3.

The number of letters in William Jefferson Clinton is 23.

John Dillinger robbed 26 banks, but only 23 for money. Now that's a statement.
2323 Clark St. Chicago, IL: this is the theater where John Dillinger was allegedly shot while leaving
after the flick Manhattan Melodrama ended. Also, have you noticed that in most movies hotel room
numbers are based on five, with many of them being 23, or some variation that breaks down to 5?

Arthur Flengenheimer (a.k.a. Dutch Schultz) died in a New York hospital on October 23, 1934 and
uttered: "A boy has never wept nor dashed a thousand kim... French Canadian bean soup... The
bears are in trouble and the sidewalks are in trouble..."

Hiroshima was bombed on August 6, 1945 (8+6+4+5=23).

Adolf Hitler organized the National Socialist Congress on January 23. On November 23 he tried to
seize power.

On January 23, 1968 the USS Pueblo was hijacked off of North Korea. The crew was held exactly 11
months until December 23, 1968 when they were released after being beaten by soviets to give
back an intercepted USSR message stating plans to start a nuclear war with Red China.

There are exactly 23 plainly visible characters (letters & numbers) on the front of U.S. Coins.

The Articles of Impeachment meant for Richard Nixon were under Article 2, Section 3 of the
Constitution. In the sweetest irony, Our Beloved First Lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton, was one of the
young lawyers who helped research the constitutionality of impeaching a reigning President. Nice of
her to do all the groundwork for us...

The USA performed 23 tests of atomic detonations at Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific.

October 23, 1956; The day the Hungarian revolution began against the Russians. Not to be
confused with any of the many previous Hungarian revolutions.

Parliamentary Procedure; 23 votes are required to rescind a Motion.

The Unabomber allegedly hurt or killed 23 people.