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Hammer and ruler balance

  1. Feb 5, 2008 #1

    Defennder

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  3. Feb 5, 2008 #2

    Doc Al

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    Try it and see! (Where's the center of mass?)
     
  4. Feb 5, 2008 #3

    Danger

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    I've never seen that one before. Oh, goodie... another piece of free art for my living room. :cool:
     
  5. Feb 5, 2008 #4

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    bar trick - physics demo

    Reminds me of the old bar trick--and now physics demo--of balancing forks on a toothpick. Same principle. http://demo.physics.uiuc.edu/lectdemo/scripts/demo_descript.idc?DemoID=634" [Broken]
     
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  6. Feb 5, 2008 #5

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    Yeah, that's a good one. I used to weird people out by hanging my school locker padlock on the end of my finger in a similar fashion. Me being me, everyone assumed that it was some sort of trick. :rolleyes:
     
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