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Olinguito
Post  Post subject: Bizarre spinning toys  |  Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 4:41 pm
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Just seen this YouTube video by Dianna Cowern:



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Even the most simplified model for the rolling and gliding tippe top is a nonintegrable dynamical system with at least 6 degrees of freedom.

Other similarly weird toys include the rattleback and the gömböc. They give you hours of fun when you're bored.

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iNow
Post  Post subject: Re: Bizarre spinning toys  |  Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 8:27 pm
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Very cool... I'll now be in the market for some new toys to put on my desk :)

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Falconer360
Post  Post subject: Re: Bizarre spinning toys  |  Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 3:12 pm
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Definitely agree with Inow, I need some of these for my desk. Thanks for sharing!

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