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Designing the perfect rollercoaster

By Leanne Gunn Whether you love the feeling of flying through the air on a roller coaster or can’t think of anything worse, the simple fact that rollercoasters have ever been designed and built is a testimony to engineering. Engineering

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The science of Sumo wrestling!

Have a look at the sumo wrestling video clip below, what do you see? Hakuho vs Harumafuji Day 15 Sumo Natsu Basho May 2014 from Araibira Sumo Coverage on Vimeo. Two huge guys trying to push each other to the

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