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Shanghai :: China | 6 months ago

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That was another track shot!" shouted a clearly elated senior Charlie Whitehouse after his trebuchet, a medieval siege machine first invented in China and far more powerful than a catapult, sent a golf ball soaring skyward from one end of Tom Zunino

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Merced :: CA :: USA | almost 2 years ago

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The competition begins at 1 p.m. on the soccer practice field. It's the 12th year the Siege Weapons Competition has been held at the college. Jordan created the competition as a practical demonstration of engineering knowledge gained by her physics

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Nantes :: France | over 2 years ago

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This Piano Catapult = Poor Range, But Grand Psychological Menace You may remember French puppeteering group Royal De Luxe's mechanical elephant , but here's an even more deliciously absurd contrivance. This is the piano catapult, a musical siege

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Merced :: CA :: USA | over 2 years ago

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The competition was organized by physics Professor Lana Jordan. As a class assignment, students were required to build full-scale trebuchets or catapults, which had to launch a basketball at least 15 meters for an A grade. The siege weapons measured

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Merced :: CA :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Griset and his teammates have been gathering scrap lumber, bolts, screws and other materials from wherever they can find them to build a trebuchet for this year's Siege Weapons Competition among professor Lana Jordan's physics students. "I am very

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Cambridge :: NY :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Armed with catapults, giant crossbows, and bungee cords, eight teams of senior engineering students brought Angry Birds to life on the main quad of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Mass., last month. The competition recreated

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Merced :: CA :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Each year, professor Lana Jordan's Physics 4A and 4B students participate in the competition. The students build full-scale trebuchets, or catapults, which must launch a basketball 15 meters...The construction of the trebuchets must not use elastic,

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Snohomish :: WA :: USA | over 2 years ago

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But the Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl and Medieval Faire promises to be a smashing good time. This is the fourth year for this popular competition in which teams are pitted against each other to fling pumpkins through the air by way of a huge catapult known

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Zurich :: Switzerland | over 2 years ago

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This is history's most important news story about Swiss psychics and urination When you read a certain kind of news, the words smash you point blank in the face like a projectile fired from a flaming trebuchet. And when you regain consciousness and

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New York City :: NY :: USA | almost 3 years ago

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Stay connected with cutting edge technology news Sample When we were children, my older brother and I were lucky enough to receive a game called Crossbows and Catapults as a gift. The premise of the game was simple: knock down your opponent's

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