Episode 023: Sports Part 1: History/Physics/Injuries

Recorded October 23rd, 2014

This episode contains: Special Guest Ben Dorst from the Pure BS podcast, the sports that we played, the reasons that we have sports, how sports may have evolved, the Mesoamerican ballgame Ollamaliztli or ‘pitz’, sacrifice and competition, the physics of sports balls, throwing a baseball with the magnus effect, concussions and Chronic Tramatic Encephalopathy (CTE), the repercussions of not having long term health care, changing rules and penalties, players trying to cheat the system, Futurama quote, what Ben Dorst learned.


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