Belly Flop Physics 101: The Science Behind the Sting - Mental Floss


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Belly Flop Physics 101: The Science Behind the Sting
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Rarely do they result in serious physical injury, but if you're wondering why an elegant swan dive feels better for your body than falling stomach-first into the water, you can learn the laws of physics that turn your soft torso a tender pink by ...