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Explore the science of baseball, skateboarding, surfing, hockey, cycling and more.
by Eileen Campbell • December 29, 2016
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Why is baseball so popular in Japan?
Find out why wind resistance is a big drag for bicyclists, and use our calculator to estimate drag for yourself.
Bike builder David Folch builds supersized bikes for supersized riders.
Explore the important engineering concepts of yield strength, ultimate strength, and elasticity as they relate to building a better bicycle.
How do you stop and steer a bicycle? What forces keep the bicycle from falling over?
Learn about bike gears using thread spools and a rubber band.
You may be surprised at the results of this "wimpy" workout.
What happens when two hockey players collide? Try our hockey collision calculator!
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