“Architecture has always been the physical index of human failure. Every great palace or temple or financial-services headquarters is a testament to a society that needed something huge in which to bury its contradictions.”
- Sam Kriss, Letter of Recommendation: The Nakagin Capsule Tower
Here is a stunt that launches humans into the air with a giant slingshot. The humans then parachute down. It's a great introductory physics problem. The post Hey Let’s Do the Physics of a Crazy Person Launching From a Huge Slingshot...
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