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    I played dodgeball too!
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    The reason why you get shocked more in the winter is because everyone has their heaters on which draws the moisture out of the air which causes the charges to build up and cling to us more since there is less moisture in the air.
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    So are you saying that in one of these dimensions you're actually good at super Mario??. Fascinating stuff Jake, and don't go putting your cats in radioactive boxes, alright big guy?
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    Jelliott, I can really relate to your analogies. I too wish to become a beautiful butterfly, to grow and grow until I burst with knowledge. although I find some of your post humorous as intended, I think you struck on very important ideas. I think hard problems can be torture but on the other hand, that makes them that much more rewarding when completed.
  5. 2 points
    Maybe I'll write a post just about cows...*suspense*
  6. 2 points
    Sweet blog post. If you wouldn't mind spreading the love and also buying your two student teachers silver Porsches, we wouldn't complain
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    11/10 already and all i've read was the title.
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    Kind of like a donut -- it's hard to tell the beginning and end. Well, unless you eat it, and the first bite is the beginning, and the crumbs are the sad end.
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    Happy birthday to Mr. Gauss!!!
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    Concise and profound, homerun.
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    Starting to go off the rails a bit again... if you haven't been giving best effort, do so. Kick yourself in the fanny and get on with it. And if you have, be proud of what you've done and continue on. Regrets disappear when you give it your all. So get to it!
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    My goodness, not sure where to begin here HegelBot153... laughing over the blatant shilling for the APC Companion.
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    Wow they turned RPG fishing into a real thing!
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    I've never tried this before but all the sudden I have a very strong urge to...
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    Thanks etracey99! Yea, that may be a good idea for the future... In the meantime, I will cover some other subjects because the last thing I want to be known on here as is the Pokémon density guy.
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    Baby Powder Onix Now, what about the density of Steelix?
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    Ethan you're the man. Keep studying hard!
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    Back squats are my fave as well... but 405. Still amazed, though, even for a movement that looks so simple and like it just requires raw power -- just how much technique plays a role in hitting that personal high lift. I was capped in the 360 range until I adjusted my foot position and hand position just a tiny bit, then all of a sudden 400 was in reach. Applying the force at just the right spot to maximize your efforts is SOOOO important!
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    It's been a few years since I last did this, but I bet my little girls would love going on a geocaching "treasure hunt." Great reminder!
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    I'm looking forward to seeing what wonderful things you discover as well!
  21. 1 point
    "There's always that one girl in your grade that's obsessed with horses"
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    I'm guessing you're not moving to Hawaii anytime soon?
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    Quinn - Sorry you experienced the more painful side of physics. Elastic and inelastic collisions are really interesting to think about, especially in terms of the sports that are played. When I go bowling this weekend, I am going to try to put them both to work for me!! Which do you think would be most important?
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    Hi Isaac - I appreciate the connections between physics and dodgeball that you are making. I know that I have seen some pretty intense slow-motion, time-stop videos that demonstrate the collision impacts you describe. I found one embedded in this prezi - https://prezi.com/nn6xcsmrgdzx/the-physics-of-dodgeball/It is in the "Collision" portion. There are also interesting connections to your concept of absorbed forces to other sports, including baseball and NASCAR. One is in favor of the absorption -one not so much....
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    Skydiving pretty interesting, but if my parachute didn't open, I would hope that I would have enough air resistance to slow me down enough to stay alive. I wonder how fast someone is actually falling before they pull the parachute.
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    To quote a Christmas favorite "You'll shoot your eye out kid!"
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    That is so unique that you know how to play the ukulele! Did you teach yourself? Nice job connecting music to physics!
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    WOW! can I be as cool as you!
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    I find it cool that you related physics to an instrument. Do you play the ukulele a lot?
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    I love Disney! that was such a creative idea to pull in something so fun and relate it to physics.
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    Even though Kylee and Mandy always go at it, it's cool that you found the physics in it!
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    Great post! And to add some trivia, Zooey Deschanel also sings two songs, including the title track, in the recently released Winnie The Pooh movie!
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    What an amazing post jelliott -- lots of great insight. Physics C is all about that logical process, and building your "arsenal" of problem-solving tools. And as strange as it may sound, don't let the calculus scare you. You have an amazing calculus teacher, and by the end of the year, you're going to actually prefer the problems that have calculus in them, you'll be so good at it. Calculus is just slopes and areas, things you've been doing for years -- the only real difference is the symbology looks a little different, kind of like reading a different language. Once you learn the language, though, you're golden!
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    Physics of cat toys: make it a series
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    I'm happy to see kphysics commented. looks like the end of course review will not be dreaded! jk
  39. 1 point
    A blog post combining Dr. Who, Modern Physics, and pretty pictures -- what's not to love?
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    I love how there can be so many perspectives to the same occurrence. For example, in the clip of the computer screen, the binary is the most basic level of code. The desktop is deciding whether or not to light up a pixel. In the middle, the perspective is from the developer of whatever is being shown on the screen. On the right, the end product is shown to the user of the computer, and that perspective is shown, and everything is happening simultaneously.
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    I love how you look at something you enjoy through the lens of physics. We'll be getting into objects tossed up and down starting early next week!
  42. 1 point
    Oh Charlie, such a giver. But true, blog posts definitely help us learn better and aren't too bad of a hassle if you actually stay on top of them, which I was very good at failing to do.
  43. 1 point
    That must of been scary. it had probally had taken a beating.
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    after reading this, all I can say is BURR!
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    Im writing in red because I completley agree with this! Physics is everywhere! #BallIsLife
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    Very well done! Physics everywhere in volleyball. The video looks like a lot of fun -- we should make our own.
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    Great idea, and very well executed. Goes right along with what we're learning about the electromagnetic spectrum.
  48. 1 point
    great physics in showing how everything has to do with the movement of the ball
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    Awesome blog post and exploration into the world of fluids, Thermo, and chem! I love it!!!
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    Wow, nice job. Don't forget the negative sign for gravitational PE, Ug= -GMm/r

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