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The Physics Of Ballet Pointe Shoes

One of the most important parts in ballet dancers’ work is to make the performance look smooth and flowing, despite the fact that standing en pointe in toe shoes appears to defy the scientific laws of physics.
Besides the knowledge of the toe shoes’ design, understanding pointework’s magic requires familiarity with some basic physics principles. Because [...]

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Rolling In Parkour & Freerunning – The Physics Of A Human Smooth Landing

Interacting especially with urban surroundings, sport disciplines like parkour and freerunning transform the cities in huge playgrounds.
The traceur and the freerunner know the risk they put in jumping from great heights. Scientifically speaking, when such a jump is performed, the body instantly begins to accelerate and the gravitational potential energy is converted into kinetic energy [...]

  • The Calm Before the Storm – An Electrical Photography Collection July 18, 2012
    More than storms, I’ve always been fascinated by the calm before them. The sun hides before the clouds, the wind starts to blow, the birds stop singing, and in this monumental silence you know something big is about to happen, like entering in another dimension, when humans and nature didn’t broke the connections – “beyond [...] […]