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Re: Do you wear a life jacket?
I just found these pictures from my neighbor's driveway after the last hurricane.
I wonder how much force was exerted on that piece of rock and concrete.
Wonder how much a tether would have helped to keep it in place.
The lesson from the Icarus story is not about human failing.
It is a lesson about the limitations of wax as an adhesive.
If you have an engineering problem solve it.