Do Your Feet Affect How Far You Slide on a Water Slide?
If you hold your feet flat or point them, does it change how far you slide.  This video shows the answer and explains why using the concept of drag force.

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0:26 Showing the two foot positions
0:57 Defining aerodynamic
1:41 Defining the Drag Force
2:32 A closer look at the cross sectional area
4:04 Showing the answer
5:05 Comparing splashes
5:43 A second demonstration
6:22 Many thanks

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In our society we tend to expect not to have to face the likelihood of death until our 70s at least, but one group of people who are having to face the prospect of death at a relatively young age are those diagnosed as HIV-positive. Controversy surrounds the issue of whether those at risk of contracting the virus should have the blood test which might give them that death sentence. At the time of writing there is no clear evidence that any treatment can improve the prognosis, even if taken at
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Upheaval at HP and Apple: What’s Next for Tech
It's been a month of seismic change for the tech sector. Hewlett-Packard, the largest computer and printer maker in the world, may begin to transition away from hardware by jettisoning its PC division. Meanwhile, Apple is facing the end of an era, with the announcement that visionary leader Steve Jobs is relinquishing his role as CEO. Knowledge@Wharton asked Wharton management professors Saikat Chaudhuri and David Hsu to discuss the outlook -- and future opportunities -- for HP and Apple.
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Dismantled, Disused, and Derelict railways
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434 GG Ya Shank: The Made-Up Swear Words of 'The Maze Runner'
Insults, swear words, and world-building for young adults: In an interview with James Dashner, I got the inside scoop on the language of "The Maze Runner." Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1poctaV
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Improve your understanding of spoken Spanish
Welcome to this free course, Improve your understanding of spoken Spanish, which is aimed at intermediate learners of Spanish with an interest in language and culture. The six-hour-course is designed to develop your understanding of spoken Spanish through six video portraits of people living in Spain. It introduces you to naturally spoken language, and gives clear advice on how to use authentic video resources as a useful and enjoyable learning tool. Through completing various activities you wil
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Venezuelan teen dies after being shot at anti-Maduro protest
Venezuela's Maduro condemns killing of teenager at a protest against his rule. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintain
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Comrade Corbyn: a very unlikely coup [Audio]
Speaker(s): Rosa Prince | Until recently, Jeremy Corbyn was barely known outside political circles, yet last summer he rode a wave of popular enthusiasm to win the Labour Party leadership by a landslide, with a greater mandate than any British political leader before him. So how did this very British iconoclast manage to snatch the leadership of a party he spent forty years rebelling against? Who is he and where did he come from? And what exactly happened over the space of an extraordinary summe
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Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
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Scientists in a spin over synthetic spider silk
German scientists create artificial silk by combining spider protein with bacteria usually found in the guts of humans and animals. It's as strong and flexible as the real thing, and because of its biocompatability, the silk could have a variety of surgical uses. Sharon Reich reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and innovations news: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news pr
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20 spooky writing prompts for Halloween

Halloween is a great time of year to showcase your writing skil
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11.401 Introduction to Housing, Community and Economic Development (MIT)
This class explores how public policy and private markets affect housing, economic development, and the local economy. It provides an overview of techniques and specified programs, policies, and strategies that are (and have been) directed at neighborhood development. It gives students an opportunity to reflect on their personal sense of the housing and community development process. And it emphasizes the institutional context within which public and private actions are undertaken.
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How to Mend and Hem Clothes : How to Use a Hand Sewn Blind Stitch to Fix a Tear
Learn how to use the hand sewn blind stitch to repair a tear in clothing with expert step-by-step instruction in this clothing repair video clip. (3:27)
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"Environmental Disaster in the Marshes of Southern Iraq"
Josh Ellis has an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies/Public Policy, University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly growing economies,
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Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
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Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
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Human Biology Chapter 6.3: Glycolysis
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain how ATP is used by the cell as an energy source Describe the overall result in terms of molecules produced of […]

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Lower Beginner S2 #12 - Is Your Japanese Class Cancelled?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Arriving at your Japanese language school, you notice a sign on the front door saying that today’s classes have been cancelled. On the one hand, you wish you hadn’t traveled all the way here for no reason, but on the other hand, you’re glad, because you haven’t done enough studying for [...]
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2.4 Bringing your learning together in reflective practice

Consolidating your learning

In this section you are going to bring together the knowledge and skills you have gained so far and consider what is meant by ‘reflective practice’. You have been introduced to different ways of understanding the role of a social worker and the lives of the people social workers work with. You should have started to recognise the different aspects of what it means
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