smartereveryday:

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers (a soft spot for me) at North Carolina State University conducted a massive computer simulation which modeled the physics of the free throw to determine the perfect shot.  After reading their paper, we created this infographic to illustrate the results of their computational modeling. 
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Graphic by Emily
If you’d like to have our infographics emailed to you, you can do so here.  You can also contact us through Subbable and request a physical copy of this as a poster. (We haven’t quite figured this out yet).

smartereveryday:

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers (a soft spot for me) at North Carolina State University conducted a massive computer simulation which modeled the physics of the free throw to determine the perfect shot.  After reading their paper, we created this infographic to illustrate the results of their computational modeling. 

 A Smarter Every Day piece of internet.  Follow our attempts to create intelligent, original, respectful content at smartereveryday.tumblr.com.

Graphic by Emily

If you’d like to have our infographics emailed to you, you can do so here.  You can also contact us through Subbable and request a physical copy of this as a poster. (We haven’t quite figured this out yet).

jammygummy:

"Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.”

-Douglas Adams

(Source: ktt)

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Life can be so confusing, but I am slowly learning that I need to focus on Jesus and everything will happen according to his will. Always remember, what you fix your eyes on gets bigger.

Life can be so confusing, but I am slowly learning that I need to focus on Jesus and everything will happen according to his will. Always remember, what you fix your eyes on gets bigger.

(Source: liasky)

I not only have my secrets, I am my secrets. And you are yours…. Our secrets are human secrets, and our trusting each other enough to share them with each other has much to do with the secret of what it means to be human.
Your sins and identity are not connected.
There is a common, worldly kind of “Christianity” in this day, which many have - a cheap Christianity that offends nobody, and requires no sacrifice - which costs nothing and is worth nothing.
When I understand that everything happening to me is to make me more Christ-like, it resolves a great deal of anxiety.