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Software of the Mind #1: In The Beginning There Was Thought
In the twilight before the dawn of civilization, the connection between humanity and Nature was still strong. Hunter-gatherers seeking food and self protection in the wilds, lived the wisdom of Nature because they never left its influence. Mind and body...
Mystic Sciences >> Mind
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 4
THE TRANSFORMATION OF CATERPILLAR TO BUTTERFLY It is not difficult to see that the whole Agenda behind owning a bigger home, a newer car and more land is one of ego. This is an orientation toward the building of an empire of material wealth, in a vain...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
The Beauty of Friendship
Acquaintance, friend, lover, partner, soulmate. The pattern of human contact that is so vitally important to our being. Emotionally, we not only need to feel connected .. we desire it. But what is a connection? How does it happen? We know certain like signs...
Spirits >> The Soul
Body Mysteries >> Relationships
Evil Hypnosis
"Evil" hypnosis is what I call the popular view of hypnosis as something that is used by devious agencies or individuals to control people's minds surreptitiously. Mind control or behavior control are possible with hypnosis only temporarily, and...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
The Perpetual Raising: Part 2
(Part 2 of 5) Every cubic inch of the body constantly radiates our internal state of being to the environment. In return, each one also unceasingly receives psychic inputs, (feelings, thoughts, Intentions, the general state of consciousness of others, etc.)...
Mind >> World Mind
The Thinking Rede
It would be much easier if the Rede acted like a giant Magic Eight Ball. Ask it a question, shake the ball, and wait for "yes," "no," or "absolutely!" to float to the top of the murkey window. Unfortunately, the deceivingly...
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Preview of Period 7: Simple Machines and Mechanical Advantage
Preview of Period 7: Simple Machines and Mechanical Advantage. 7.1 Levers.
Mechanical Advantage
Use the equation for mechanical advantage to see how machines multiply force.
Mechanical Advantage
Mechanical Advantage-Theoretical. Inclined Plane. Lever.
Mechanical Advantage Introduction This module is derived from
Cantilever Brake Geometry: Setup and Mechanical Advantage
show mechanical advantage as a function of either yoke height or cantilever brakes to see their relative mechanical advantage and the ideal setups for each.

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Five facts about blade runner Oscar Pistorius
In a certain part of the race, when he has high velocity, I feel, and we have data on that, that he has a mechanical advantage," Prof Potthast told the BBC World Service. The disadvantage comes at the beginning of the race and on corners.
Fox: I think we've all been fulcrummed
In any event, Johnny applies a moderate amount of force to the lever and, thanks to the fulcrum, gains what is called mechanical advantage – force amplification by use of a tool – and suddenly he can move that rock.
Getting healthy can hurt: These exercises should be avoided
When your arms are rotated so your hands are behind your head and neck, the rotator cuff operates with a very poor mechanical advantage.
Lifting and Moving Operations: An Inch Can Save a Life
As you push down on the lever, you create somewhat of a mechanical advantage. The longer the lever, the more power you'll generate. Positioning and size of the fulcrum will not only dictate your power, but also the height of your lift.
Editor's Picks #225
And how our experience of both grows directly from our ability to move, whether under our own power, assisted by mechanical advantage of a bicycle, the motor of a private vehicle, or the tedious rhythm of public transit.

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Mechanical advantage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mechanical advantage is a measure of the force amplification achieved by using a tool, mechanical device or machine system.
Mechanical Advantage of Some Simple Machines
How much easier and faster a machine makes your work is the mechanical advantage of that machine.
Simple Machines -- Mechanical Advantage
In physics and engineering, mechanical advantage (MA) is the factor by which a machine multiplies the force put into it.
Bill Nye and Mechanical Advantage - YouTube
Mechanical Advantage
divided by F1 (input force). Mechanical advantage or MA = You can now calculate mechanical advantage by dividing F2 by F1. L1 = 4.

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