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  • Roller Coaster Physics on the Coney Island Cyclone

    Here’s a bit of goofiness for you: Wendy and I took a few rides on the Coney Island Cyclone, and filmed it for kicks. Around our third go, as we climbed in the front seat we decided we should make a video that served as a physics lesson. See, there are a lot of interesting things one can learn about…

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  • Coney Island This Saturday!

    The other day I mentioned that I’d be in New York this Saturday and may do something fun. Well, the fun something is turning out to be a trip to Coney Island! The trouble? I’m not sure exactly who would be interested and where/when we’d be able to meet. Wendy and I will arrive via bus just before noon, and…

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