A high schooler looking for some complicated physics problems

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If you want to challenge your brain, try to find ingenious ways of violating the 2nd law of thermodynamics. Design devices then prove to yourself why they don't work. Then design another one, this time better and trickier so that you have to think harder before you see why it won't work.

After doing this you'll learn a lot about the 2nd law, unlike most kids who just memorize it.

I do this a lot myself although involuntarily.
 
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An airplane is standing on a conveyor/ treadmill which always exactly matches the airplane's speed, but in the opposite direction. Can the plane take off?

Hope I don't get banned for this...
 
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An airplane is standing on a conveyor/ treadmill which always exactly matches the airplane's speed, but in the opposite direction. Can the plane take off?

Hope I don't get banned for this...
LOL

or tell him about the downwind vehicles.
 

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