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Uranus Struck By Massive Object That Changed it Forever - Interesting Engineering

Uranus is distinctive from other planets in our solar system. Unlike other planets that have an upright spin, Uranus has a tilted spin and is approximately 90 degrees apart from the vertical spin axis. Because of its unusual spin model, Uranus has a ...

The cream of Basket Range - InDaily

Once, when researching the origins and earliest uses of the propagandist term “spin”, as in “spin doctor”, I found a 46BC recommendation of Caesar's histories in Cicero's Brutus: “They are like nude figures, upright and beautiful, stripped of all ...

The Decoy Dilemma - OutdoorHub

MAD Shady Baby Upright Hen: $47.03. Tip: To take the Spin-N-Strut motion to the max, slightly bend the flat bar to the rear of the decoy, and you can also add a 5- to 6-inch eye-bolt to the mix to manipulate which direction the decoy spins. In my ...

Why does a spinning egg stand up? - Phys.Org

If a hard-boiled egg is spun fast enough on a table, it will slowly stand upright as it continues to spin. Although the spinning egg rises due to the force of friction between the egg and the table, the full explanation involves a relatively complex ...

VIDEO: Cyclists in Florida head out for a spin during Hurricane Irma - Triathlon Magazine Canada (blog)

That didn't stop two thrill seeking cyclists from heading out on two wheels for a ride in possibly the most extreme and ill advised conditions you could possibly ride in. While recording a live segment, a CNN reporter holding on a metal railing to stay ...

Best exercise bikes 2018: Cycle your way to fitness from £73 - Expert Reviews

An indoor cycle more closely mimics the experience of riding a road bike than an upright bike, with a forward-leaning rider position which means you can stand on the pedals. Indoor cycles are normally used in spin classes, as they're perfect for ...

Freestyle skiing 101: Trick names and terms to know - WAVY-TV

D-Spin. An off-axis back flip with a full twist. Daffy. A scissor-like position in which the skier spreads his legs wide apart with one in front of the body and one behind. The front ski points straight up and the back ski points straight down. Double ...

Gramovox puts a new spin on enjoying vinyl - Pickr (blog)

The concept in question is called the “Floating Record Player”, and when you see it, you kind of get why Gramovox calls it that: the record now upright does appear to almost float, even though it's held in place by a record clamp that works with a belt ...

Figure skating 101: Jumps, spins and steps - wwlp.com

A variety of upright spin named for Swiss skater Denise Biellmann, this spin requires exceptional flexibility of the back and legs, and is performed almost exclusively by women. Standing in an upright position, the skater reaches behind her shoulders ...

The Big Bang Theory is getting a spin-off based on 12-year-old Sheldon Cooper - The Sydney Morning Herald

In these uncertain times, it's comforting to know spinoffs aren't going away any time soon - especially when it involves television's most-loved theoretical physicist. Big Bang Theory fans sat upright last year when it was revealed the unsociable but ...

The 'carousel' has started to spin, so what's next for Les Miles? - Gridiron Now

BATON ROUGE, La. – One major domino fell, another one wobbled but stayed upright and now a new one may be ready to topple. Now the rest of the 2016 coaching carousel can get to spinning, and that means, sooner or later, Les Miles will find a spot to ...

Modern spin on timeless elegance - Winnipeg Free Press

When most people think of a Rolls-Royce, the image that comes to mind is the long, flowing fenders and upright fluted grille of a post-war Silver Wraith or Silver Cloud saloon — hand-assembled with a timeless elegance, featuring powerful engines, the ...

Did early Earth spin on its side? - Astronomy Now Online

Computer simulations of what followed the collision, sometimes referred to as the “big whack,” show that following this event, and as the young Moon's orbit was getting bigger, the Earth lost much of its spin as well gained a nearly upright orientation ...

How to bowl leg spin, as revealed by Jason Krejza - Inside Sport

The ball should rest comfortably in the palm of your hand with your first and second finger resting on the seam, which is across your grip, rather than “upright” and your ring finger tucked up against the ball. Spin on the ball is created by the ring ...

Upright Citizens Brigade Musical to Be Filmed - Playbill.com

The show is described as a ”subversive musical spin” on the comedic film The Parent Trap, about a pair of identical twins who scheme to reunite their divorced parents. In the 1961 and 1998 film versions, the twins were portrayed as young girls. In F ...

Editorial: Spin Job - Canadian Architect

I've swapped my chair for an upright bicycle, putting the active workstation to the test. Back in January 2014, I wrote about the walking desk at my home office. More than two years later, I still use it on a regular basis. We've since moved to a house ...

The complex physics of that viral water bottle trick, explained - Vox

Staying consistent allows tossers to pinpoint small, specific adjustments. 3) "You have to impart spin." Without the spin, the trick is nothing. The spin is essential for landing the bottle upright. With those keys in mind, give "the flip" a shot. Just ...

How does a bike stay upright? Surprisingly, it's all in the mind - Phys.Org

Essentially, the backward spinning wheel cancels out the gyroscopic effect of the front wheel, proving that it doesn't matter and that the only thing keeping you upright is your brain. It's also a really fun experiment that anyone can do. So what's the ...

ClubTest 2016: Srixon Z 355 Driver - Golf.com

DISTANCE: With a lower launch and less spin than many competitors, the Z 355 requires faster swings, and possibly more loft, to get shots to carry -- but they hit the ground with serious legs; highly rated for getting the most distance out of misses.

Spin Recovery Technique questioned after Chipmunk Crash - Australian Flying

The aircraft rolled into an upright spin from which the pilot was unable to recover. The report found that the technique taught to the pilot was "not effective for recovering from such spins in the aircraft." "The flying instructor who endorsed the ...

The Upright spin is one of the three basic figure skating spin positions. It is defined as a spin position with an extended skating leg which is not a camel position. Two popular variations of the upright spin are the layback spin and Biellmann spin.

Figure skating element
Element name: Upright spin
Scoring abbreviation: USp
Element type: Spin

The Upright spin is one of the three basic figure skating spin positions. It is defined as a spin position with an extended skating leg which is not a camel position. Two popular variations of the upright spin are the layback spin and Biellmann spin.