Saturday, January 30, 2010

The Science of Figs

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I'd seen the cookies long before I'd ever seen a fig or heard of a Newton.

But everyone knew the dance, including the "tricky part".


(x, why?) said...

Update: I added a video link to the "tricky part".

(x, why?) said...

I told this one to one of the science teachers. He just nodded and walked away.

He got about 5-10 feet before it hit him and he uttered an "Oh, God!"