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Index T - Z

Monday, December 01, 2008


 

Index T-Z

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Index A-C
Index D-K
Index L-Q
Index R-S

T

Tablecloth trick, 1.164, 1.230
Tacoma
Narrows Bridge collapse, 2.4, 2.4

Tae-kwon-do punch, 1.45
Takeoff illusion, 1.17

Tang grain behavior, 2.106

Tape, glow, 5.17, 5.17

Tape, unrolling, 1.154

Tattoos, magnetic effects, 5.40, 5.40, 5.42

Taylor, Charles, vehicle, 1.219
Tea leaves, 2.25

Tea pouring, rotating platform, 1.242
Tea, roll patterns in, 2.90

Teapot effect, 2.51

Tears of strong wine, 2.88

Teeshirt optics, 6.86, 6.159
Telegraph lines, magnetic effects, 5.47

Telephone wire sounds, 3.2

Television snow illusion, 7.30

Tennis, 1.79, 2.13

Termite mounds, temperatures, 4.83

Thames River tunnel, 4.72

The Birds, movie, 2.166
Thermal expansion and contraction, 4.53

Thermoremanent magnetism (TRM), 5.39

Thin-film optics, 6.114

Thixotropic fluids, 2.58, 2.58

Throat singing, 3.6

Throw-in, football (soccer), 1.162, 1.228

Throwing cards, 2.10
Throwing hot water, 4.16, 4.16
Thrust SSC, 3.54, 6.28
Thunder, 3.56, 4.74

Tia Maria patterns, 2.89, 2.89
Tibetan singing bowls, 2.74
Tides, 2.33
         Bay of Fundy, 2.34
         tidal bores, 2.32
Tiger beetles, optics, 6.115

Tigers, roaring, 3.10

Tightrope walking, 1.91

Tippy tops, 1.106

Tires

        balancing, 1.176

        distortion, 1.151
        electric conduction, 5.9

        squealing, 3.42

Toads, 1.27

Toast, tumbling, 1.99

Toilet paper tearing, 1.93

Toilets, 2.41, 5.52

Tomahawks, 1.29

Tomatoes, speckle on, 6.124

Tongue, on cold pole, 4.26
Tongue, stuck in bottle, 4.73

Tooth filling, electrical effect, 5.27

Toothpick trick, 1.251
Tops,
       eggs, spinning, 1.107
       personalities, 1.104
       tippy top, 1.106
Tornados

      formation, 2.36, 2.372.36
      green skies, 6.12

      sparking, 5.29

Total internal reflection, 6.84
Totems, 1.239
Towel popping sounds, 3.59

Toys, 
      bullroarer, Australian, 3.81
      diabolo, 1.108
      domino, 1.68
      dunking bird, 4.62
      fiddlestrick, 1.160
      hula hoop, 1.84
      inverting top, 1.106 
      juggling, 1.25
      kaleidoscope, 6.65
      leaning tower of blocks, 1.66
      putt-putt boat, 4.52, 4.52     
      rattleback, 1.109, 1.109
      rotor on notched stick, 1.161, 1.161
      slinky, 1.65, 3.78
      Super Ball, 1.76
      tippy top, 1.106, 1.106 
      top, 1.104
      tube, singing corrugated, 3.39
      yo-yo, 1.85-1.86
Traffic, 1.2, 1.3

Trains,
       collision, 1.13
       hunting (searching) by wheels, 1.182 
       jackknifing, 1.72
       passing trains, aerodynamics, 2.3, 2.3
       sonic boom, tunnel, 3.55
       train surfing, 1.199
Transmission through envelope, 6.86

Transmission through shower door, 6.88, 6.88

Transparent animals, 6.90, 6.88

Transparent skin, 6.90, 6.88
Trebuchets, 1.31

Trees

        falling, 1.69

        oscillating, 1.132

        water flow in, 2.136

Triboelectricity, 5.8, 5.53

Tritium gun sights, 6.161
Truck,
        falls onto car, 1.229
        in strong wind, 1.227
       
loading and unloading, novel, 1.164
Tug-of-war, 1.173

Tumbleweeds, 2.186
Tunnel fires, 4.95
Tunnels through Earth, 1.141, 1.141

Tunnels, pressure effects, 3.55, 4.72

Turkey, cooking, 4.80
Twilight duration, 6.142

Twilight purple light, 6.145

Twining plants, 1.206
Twinkies in UV light, 6.134

Twinkling stars, 6.32

Tyndall figures in ice, 4.22

U

Ultraviolet light and tee-shirts, 6.159
Ultraviolet, seeing in, 6.154

Umbrellas, optics, 6.104

Underwater hearing, 3.26

Underwater vision,
      Anableps anableps, 7.19
      fish seeing fisherman, 6.85
      humans, penguins, crocodiles, 7.18
Unicycle riders, 1.116

Upside down racing, 2.1
Upward streamers, lightning, 5.1, 5.7

V

V-1 and V-2 rockets,
       flipping by British pilots, 2.20
       sounds (sonic boom), 3.54
Vacuum collapse, 4.54
van Gogh, Vincent, 6.47, 7.6, 7.54

Variable displays, 6.109

Varnish, optics, 6.131

Vaseline in UV light, 6.134

Vegetables, musical, 3.91
Veins, blue, 6.123

Velvet, optics of, 6.132

Venus and the visual blister effect, 7.27

Venus, spokes seen on, 7.4

Vernal equinox and eggs, 1.138, 1.138
Verne, Jules, 6.93
V formation, birds, 2.18
Videos, fake 
        catching a melon with your face, 2.169
        cell phones popping popcorn, 4.101
        liquid mountaineering, 2.169
        Nike football commercial, 1.78
Vikings, 6.30, 6.127

Violins

        bowing, 3.34

        flashing, 3.35

Viscoelastic creep, 1.142

Vision, insect, 6.117, 6.117
Vision, underwater, 6.85, 7.18, 7.19

Visual latency, 7.23

Volcano
       sandblasting cockpit window, 6.105
       shock waves, 3.54
       sky colors, 6.8
       sparking, 5.30, 5.30

Vortex
       bath tub, 2.23, 2.23 
       bottle, 2.168
       cannon, 2.40
       coffee cup, 2.24
       dust devils, 2.39
       fire devil, 4.82
       fog devils, 2.39
       large-scale, 2.23 
       ring, 2.40
       steam devils, 2.39
       tea leaves and alives, 2.25
       tornado, 2.36
       tornado, looking up into, 2.37
       waterspouts, 2.38
Voss-Andreae, Julian, sculpture, 6.77

W

Wakes, water, 2.68

Walking, Groucho, 1.259
Walking in space, 4.5
Walking on hot coals, 4.8, 4.9
Walking or running on water,
           Criss Angel magic act, 6.89
           liquid mountaineering (fake video), 2.169 
           lizards, 2.42, 2.58, 2.169
           water and corn starch slurry, 2.58
           water striders, 2.80, 2.85, 2.169
Wallis, Barnes, 1.94
Wall, climbing by robots, 5.54
Wall, hanging a bottle, 1.221
Wall mirage, 6.28, 6.28
Wall of Death, 1.211
Wammy doddle toy, 1.61
Washboard road, 1.185, 1.185
Water and block puzzle, 2.164
Water bells, 2.101

Water balloons, 4.94
Water freezing, sounds, 4.16, 4.16

Waterhouse, John William, 6.75
Water, free standing, 2.181
Water, running or walking on,
           Criss Angel magic act, 
6.89
           liquid mountaineering (fake video), 2.169 
           lizards,
2.42, 2.58, 2.169
           water and corn starch slurry, 2.58
           water striders, 2.80, 2.85, 2.169
Water sheets, 2.101
Water striders, 2.80, 2.85, 6.89
Water-walking insects, 2.85

Water waves, 2.73
Water, weight of, 2.191
Water wells, 4.92

Waterfalls, 2.118, 3.17

Watering during sunlight, 6.92

Waterspouts, 2.38

Wave building, 2.73
Wave suppression by rain, 2.133

Waves on falling stream, 2.100

Web, optics effects, 6.105

Weight lifting, 1.41

Weissenberg effect, 2.61

Welding, humps and beading, 2.81

Wet tee-shirt optics, 6.159
Wetting,
         bird droppings on car, 2.98
         coffee stains, 2.91, 2.91
         cookie dunking, 2.95
         drops and films on solids, 2.84
         lotus effect, 2.93
         paintbrushes and hair, 2.95
         sandcastles, 2.86
Whales, and bubbles, 2.79

Whales, sounds, 3.16

Whammy doddle toy, 1.61
Wheel of Death, 1.205
Wheel, rotating, image, 1.247
Whimmy doddle toy, 1.61
Whiplash injury, 1.14

Whip move, roller derby, 1.231
Whips, sounds, 3.59

Whirl-a-gig beetles, 6.115

Whirlpools, large scale, 2.23
Whispering, 3.22

Whispering galleries, 3.62, 3.63

Whiskey pub trick, 2.120
Whistlers

        culvert, 3.77, 3.77

        Slinky, 3.78

Whistling, 3.3

Whiteouts, 6.55
Whoopee cushion noise, 3.89
Widget, Guinness, 2.76
Witchita Lineman, 3.2
William Tell overture, 3.86
Window cleaner fall, 1.49
Wind sounds, 3.1

Wind towers, 4.83

Wind, truck blow-over, 1.227
Wind-chill index, 4.56

Window scratches, optics, 6.105, 6.106

Window, glass flow, 2.57

Window
        air traffic controller’s, 6.63
        frost flowers, 4.111
        multiple images in, 6.79
Windrows, 2.137

Windshield 
        optics, 6.106, 6.106
        spots in polarized light, 6.129

        thrown through, 1.253

Wine
         evaporation pattern, 2.193
         tears of strong wine, 2.88

Wineglass

        bar trick with sound, 3.43
        optics (caustics) of, 6.98

        shattering with voice, 3.44, 3.44

        singing, 3.43

Wing, race car aerodynamics, 2.1, 2.1 
Wintergreen mint, glow, 5.19

Winter solstice, 6.23, 6.23
Wires, sound from, 3.2
Wobbling coins and bottles, 1.110, 1.110
Wooden mirrors, 6.165
Woodpeckers, 1.10

World Trade Center collapses, 1.48

Worm grunting, 1.224
Wormholes in ice cubes, 4.21

Worst Hard Time, The, 5.29
Wrestling, 1.111

X
X rays, peeling tape,  5.17
Y

Yardangs, 2.112

Yard-of-ale, 2.120, 2.120

Yogurt (yoghurt) pattern, 2.159
Yo-yo, 1.85, 1.86, 1.85

Z

Zodiacal light, 6.149


Index A-C
Index D-K
Index L-Q
Index R-S

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