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What Rollercoasters Really Do To Your Body

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The core element of any rollercoaster design is – gravity. Gravitational energy is the driving force that propels most coasters around their tracks. The expertly engineered journey begins with the coasters slow trek up the initial lift hill and then …

When NASA Has a Pumpkin Carving Contest Expect Over-Engineered Goodness

  Once a year, engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California take a break from building robots that explore the solar system to building over-engineered jack-o’-lanterns.   from NASA JPL’s 2016 pumpkin carving contest   Now in its seventh year, the unofficial pumpkin …