Twitch Boy: I thought this article was going to be about dubstep.
show me: Pretty much the same principle as pre-stressed concrete, only a different method to get the pre-stressing. Very cool stuff. Gorilla glass is so tough because of a similar principle.
HotWingAgenda: That covered everything except for how it can be broken in the first place. What's the deal with the failure point? How far back on the tail does it have to be?
HotWingAgenda: How far back on the tail does it have to be?
Intelligent_Donkey: He must be a wizard Lizard
macadamnut: [24.media.tumblr.com image 384x600]/agree//obscure?
Egoy3k: Pre-stressed members are stressed in compression so that when they experience tension they are just reducing the pre-stress load and not actually applying tension to the material.
kptchris: actually, if you go check out his Yewtewb channel, the one about the physics of how/why cats (almost) always land on their feet was pretty damn interesting too.
GypsyJoker: Intelligent_Donkey: He must be a wizard Lizard[www.progarchives.com image 500x500]\making saffron Sabbath eyelids bleed since '70
Boris S. Wort: macadamnut: [24.media.tumblr.com image 384x600]/agree//obscure?Nothing is obscure on Fark...[1.bp.blogspot.com image 301x475]Terrible book... awesome ending.
Stabone33: Psalm 111:2 = "Great are the works of the LORD; they are pondered by all who delight in them"WATCH OUT!! HE'S A CHRISTIAN!! IT'S A TRAP!!11!!11
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