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Posts tagged airplanes

December 31, 2012

 

airplane in the blue sky

Why Do Changes In Air Pressure Cause Ear Pains?

Beware of that crying baby...

September 14, 2009

 

Jet breaking the sound barrier

Aircrafts And Their Supersonic Boom

Speed isn't the only factor affecting the sonic boom. Size and altitude also plays a vital role.

December 16, 2004

 

Farewell to Arms

Fly often? If you do, who gets the arm rest? You? Or your neighbor?

September 27, 2003

 

A Desk Trick

All you need for this trick is a twenty-five-cent piece and a small postage stamp. Put the stamp on the desk and hold the quarter horizontally about half an inch above the stamp. Now blow hard down onto the quarter.Now blow hard down onto the quarter.

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