Tag: demonstration

Dec 24, 2014

Did You Know Dominos Can Topple Dominos 1.5x Their Size?

Did You Know Dominos Can Topple Dominos 1.5x Their Size?

A domino can knock over another domino about 1.5x larger than itself. A chain of dominos of increasing size makes a kind of mechanical chain reaction that starts with a tiny push and knocks down an impressively large domino. Learn the science behind this fascinating experiment.

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Dec 24, 2014

When Five Commercial Airliners Make Fighter Jet Formations

When Five Commercial Airliners Make Fighter Jet Formations

Watch five Airbus A350-900s (valued at $295.2 million each) take to the skies for a one-of-a-kind formation flight. The Airbus team successfully executed a number of challenging formations and maneuvers including the: diamond formation, low pass, echelon formation and arrow formation

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Dec 15, 2014

Super Slow Motion Bridge Demolition

Super Slow Motion Bridge Demolition

Watch demolition experts fell the old Marble Falls Bridge in Central Texas in super slow motion. Photographer Kirk Drummond captured the amazing scene on a Red Epic camera filming at 300 FPS. Over 950 feet of metal truss works collapsed in an eventful four seconds after having been up for nearly 78 years. According…

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Oct 12, 2014

If Bikes Took Up as Much Space as Cars

If Bikes Took Up as Much Space as Cars

Cyclists in Riga, Latvia donned homemade contraptions made of bamboo and twine to simulate the amount of space a vehicle takes up on the road. Cycling advocate Viesturs Silenieks came up with the idea as a way to raise awareness for International Car Free Day (Sept. 22). With the help of local cycling group…

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