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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Slow Motion Flipping Cat Physics, with bonus Buttered Toast/Cat Paradox video

The buttered cat paradox is a common joke based on the tongue-in-cheek combination of two adages:

     Buttered toast always lands buttered side down.

The paradox arises when one considers what would happen if one attached a piece of buttered toast (butter side up) to the back of a cat, then dropped the cat from a large height.  In this video, jelly is used instead of butter, but the principle holds true:

Here's a second short video with a slightly different explanation, in case you're interested:

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