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Police identified the youths and confiscated the slingshot.
That's not the whole story of the gravity slingshot.
Yet for the scientists who devised the Cassini spacecraft’s slingshot path to Saturn, coiling its gravitational spring around Venus, and then hurtling toward the solar system’s most iconic outer planet, there was some solace.
Sometimes Survivor presents players with strategic choices so difficult that making the right call can be like hitting a slingshot target from a floating platform.
Apples that fall on the ground can’t be eaten, so the farm staff devised a plan to avoid total waste: Bungee cord slingshots where visitors can shoot apples off the hill.
This would be qualitatively different than simpler circumlunar slingshot mission planned by SpaceX for the next couple of years.
Among their ranks were the devious Delilah, who robbed Samson of his strength by cutting his hair, and the giant Goliath, who made King Saul's troops tremble in their tents until a young man named David took him down with a slingshot.
Twenty-somethings shoot pumpkins with a slingshot on a farm.
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