The Physics of Skateboarding Tricks
To understand how skaters turn in midair, try this little experiment.
Are you quick enough to hit a 90 mph fastball?
Is it just a glorified plank with roller skate wheels on it? Or is it a highly engineered device through which kids have reclaimed the urban landscape, bringing creativity and style back to the sterile asphalt spaces of sprawl?
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Your CRT screen may appear to wiggle when you give it the raspberry, but the only thing wiggling is you.
Learn to throw a curveball, a slider, or even a screwball by throwing a Styrofoam ball.
Why is baseball so popular in Japan?
Examine the tools of the baseball trade: bats, balls, and gloves.
Send your favorite baseball player on a journey through time.
In the 1870s, an American woman could not vote. She could not own property in her own name after marriage. But she could play ball. . .
When you pick up a baseball, it immediately suggests its purpose: to be thrown fast and with considerable accuracy.
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