ducks and drakes

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ducks and drakes

a game in which a flat stone is bounced across the surface of water
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"We analysed this threshold speed theoretically and found a connection to the physics of stone skipping. A skipping stone needs to go above a specific speed in order to develop enough force to be thrown off the surface of the water.
Brian Barnett describes himself as Pennsylvania's High Commissioner of Stone Skipping - the US name for the sport.
The camera merely skims the surface of things like a flat stone skipping over water.
I imagined a woodpecker, but the rhythm sounded more like a bouncing ball or a stone skipping across water.
Test your stone skipping skills on the beach, hike around the island, or just relax.