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Posts tagged spines

September 17, 2014

 

spandrel and dome of cathedral

Word of the Day—Spandrel

An architectural term meaning leftover space, spandrel is used in science to describe evolutionary byproducts.

March 26, 2007

 

a girl leaning back in a folding chair

Lean Back for a Healthy Back

Maybe mom wasn't right after all when she told you to "sit up straight!"

September 27, 2003

 

Contortion

Contortionists are not able to bend their bodies in extraordinary shapes because they are double jointed, instead they are flexible in several key joints.

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