1J20.40 Balancing Bird
The bird defies expectations by balancing on its beak. Each of the bird's wings contains a mass. These masses balance the mass of the body so that the centre-of-gravity is located at the bird's beak.
-  Balancing bird
-  Block of wood
- Place the block on the front bench.
- Balance the bird on the block by its beak.
- PIRA 1J20.40
- Don't attempt this at home!
- Original construction: the balancing bird was purchased. The block of wood is approximately 1" x 1" x 6".
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