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October 6, 2010

 

boy in tux with crutches

Speed Walking On Crutches?

How come someone with crutches outpace an uninjured person?

April 25, 2005

 

And You Think

Some folks have “love handles.” If you are such a person, take heart, the entire planet suffers from this same indignity. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004

 

Walkin’ and Sloshin’

Ever wonder why it's so hard to carry open beverages without spilling anything?

September 27, 2003

 

Hitch-kick

The windmilling motions of the arms are also fast forward rotations. Making some parts of the body rotate faster causes other parts of the body to rotate more slowly to compensate.

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