This is fun stuff:

Why do cats (usually) land on their feet? In the six-minute video below, missile engineer and last-name-avoider Destin explains…and includes some real stunt-cat dropping photographed with a high-speed camera. He also has archival footage of Air Force researchers dropping cats on parabolic flights, which helps explain the physics behind the phenomenon. As far as I can tell, no cats were harmed in the making of this video — though they seemed, at the very least, displeased.

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