The Hottest Day of the Year

The Question: Not long ago, all drenched in sweat after standing outside for five minutes, I asked myself, “what is the hottest day of the year?” The answer that immediately came to mind was, “summer solstice – the longest day of the year, of course!”, which is around the 20th of June. It makes sense … More The Hottest Day of the Year

Shooting Yourself on a Carousel

Not long ago, a friend of mine asked the following question: “Theoretically how fast would you have to be going on one of these things to be able to shoot a gun and then hit yourself with the bullet?” A good question indeed. One could immediately answer “much faster than the bullet”, but we will … More Shooting Yourself on a Carousel