Precession is a change in the orientation of the rotational axis of a rotating body. Say that three times fast.
An original spin top trick from its creator. The original name has a bad word in it, so we’re calling it “Chicken Out”.
Pro tips: The string goes between you and the top. If done correctly, your fixed-tip top will walk itself back toward the hand it came from. Thus chickening out.
Possibly the coolest spin top trick in the world.
Yes, with enough determination, everything is a toy. Is it a ball or a spin top? You decide.
Just when you thought there were no more ways to screw around at the office, the mighty paperclip saves the day! This one definitely requires some fiddling and adjusting to make it work well, but hey… you’re at work… you have tons of time!
Fun with science and skill toys!
Now you can continue to have tons of fun at the picnic even after you’ve run out of hot dogs!
Song is “What This Country Needs” by Ant Neely
Here’s a neat spin top trick by Chris Neff, who is considered one of the most influential players in the spin top community.