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The Speed of the Overhand Throw

Humans are the only species capable of throwing overhand fast and on target. (Location 2881) when we unwind, the arm rotates like a spring in the opposite direction with incredible speed. In professional baseball pitchers, this rotation can be nine thousand degrees per second, the fastest motion recorded in the

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Giving Numbers a Reality TV Drama

“I indulged in extravagant anthropomorphisms, just as I had earlier when it came to numbers, and I used to fancy, for instance, how three 37s yearned, just yearned, to merge to form 111. When it came to the elements, I felt sorry for the inert gases—they fascinated me perhaps