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Keep the Music Playing

I’ve written previously about how much I love listening to music when I run. I use a sweat-proof armband to hold my phone and listen blissfully to all the great music the world can offer. 245 more words

Running

Dust

Dust

Dust clots on table ends

A hiving manufactory within

Colluding by concealment

Iota by micrometer rebukes

The rag itself devolves to lint

A cry in code descends in sweat and skin… 160 more words

Writing

Kinetic energy of the bicycle

A bicycle has a kinetic energy of 100 J. What kinetic energy would the bicycle have if it had one half of the mass and was moving with twice the speed? 76 more words

Mechanics

Taking Hits Is Just Impulsive

Not that kind of hit. After a long winter, college football teams are gearing up for the next season and playing spring games left and right. 2,435 more words

Speedy Thing Goes In, Speedy Thing Comes Out

Mark Atwood asks:

Do stargates conserve kinetic and/or gravitational potential energy? If I put half a pair on a planetary surface and the other a few lightsecs away, do I get to jump into steller orbit without paying for the climb out of the gravity well?

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Worldbuilding

In which Miss Molly misses Mangled Messes.

It was my last Mangled Mess for the 2014-15 year. I have a break now until after our Summer Reading programming. I both love and am sad about this. 725 more words

Public Library

Creating a Double Loop Coaster

2nd grade students learned a lot about forces, motion, and problem solving in this engaging lab.  Student had  to use a 6 foot insulation tube, masking tape, a plastic cup, and marble to make a working roller coaster.   69 more words

2nd Grade