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Why Riding An Elevator Is Like Changing Gravity

If you time it just right, throwing a ball in the air as an elevator starts to move, the ball seems to hang in the air for a moment, like gravity had been canceled, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
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A long time ago, in between undergrad and grad school, I had a job as a New York City foot messenger.

It was pretty cool. I got to know the subway system's studio weekly. And I got to peer into the lives of many an investment bank.

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