Thibault described his body proportions in great detail. What do modern measuring techniques have to say about that?
I like to post about tournament stats, but we all need to keep in mind the inherent limitations of what the numbers can and can’t tell us.
Steel is a good choice for swords. But what is it in the first place?
What makes steel a good material for swords? There isn’t just one reason, steel just happens to be right in the middle of a bunch of desirable properties.
Some people have taken issue with the matches on the Swordfish finals due to a perceived high number of double hits. Let’s crunch some numbers and see if this is actually true.
Many people perceive that pool fighting is uglier and leads to more double hits than elimination bracket fights. But is this really the case?
Healing broken bones is fairly routine in modern medical practice, but a brain injury is a completely different story. The physics behind what causes concussions, and why they are fundamentally different from injuries as we are used to thinking about them.
Stiffness of a training simulator is something that is often thrown around to help determine its safety. But what makes something that way?
What does it matter how a tatami falls down? When the fall is all that’s left, it matters a great deal.
A small collection of things too small to deserve their own article.