Baseball at 5,000 FPS is pretty interesting stuff: Davies says the camera is a Vision Research v642, which shoots high-def video and is regularly used to cover baseball games. But last night’s was specially modified by a company called Inertia Unlimited to shoot at an extra high frame rate and customized to use a Canon […]
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Here is perhaps the greatest dodgeball move ever. This is part of why I think Dodgeball needs to become an olympic sport.
I think it’s time to see Dodgeball in the Olympics. If dressage is an Olympic sport, I just don’t see how dodgeball shouldn’t be. Somewhere between 15-20 per team and no more than 10 balls between them. Team with last man standing wins. Headshots valid (mixed on this)? Dodgeball has it all. Strategy, strength, quick […]
This helmet looks pretty discrete when you put it on. Like an odd turtleneck or scarf. However it’s using accelerometers so that when triggered it inflates like an airbag in a fraction of a second. The result is this: It potentially will solve the problem of people not liking helmets when bike riding. However it […]
An interesting piece on Halloween paranoia in the WSJ notes: …that there has never been a single case of any child being killed by a stranger’s Halloween candy. (Oh, yes, he concedes, there was once a Texas boy poisoned by a Pixie Stix. But his dad did it for the insurance money. He was executed.) […]