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The Slinky machine: A hand-cranked, wooden Slinky escalator

What if you had a never-ending stairway for a Slinky to "walk" down? How long do you think it might continue to descend? Matthias Wandel of Woodgears.ca decided to find out. This is The Slinky Machine, a specially-con...

Slow Mo Guys: How a Slinky falls in slow motion

How does a slinky fall when extended by its own weight and then released? We’ve watched this before, but perhaps not in the smoothest of smooth slow motion (ie. 1600fps with a Phantom Flex camera) that YouTube&...

Veritasium: The Slinky Drop in slow motion

Slinky Drop in Slow Motion! How does a slinky fall when extended by its own weight and then released? We were surprised by the answer — and especially by what the answer looks like. Veritasium's Derek Muller mee...