Monthly Archives: February 2012

Centered in the Circle

[Guest Blogger Nicole Haley finds the beauty in the center.] by Nicole Haley Last night I started re-reading Muriel Barbery’s, The Elegance of the Hedgehog. One of the two central protagonists in the book is…

Chi Chi Revolver on Bargain Hunt

Chi Chi Revolver and her father, Fred, were recently contestants on the BBC television show Bargain Hunt in the UK. The premise of the show is that two teams of amateur collectors have an hour…

Hoop Church Spins Up Community

On Sunday afternoons at Hot Mama’s Cafe on East 6th Street in Austin, Texas, a group of people gather for what they call “church.” There’s no choir, pews or sermon — instead, a large amp…

Bird’s Eye View Hooping

Stacy Abbott of Hoopin’ and Groovin’ took a different approach to filming hooping with a GoPro camera. It was mounted on an RC Tricopter, piloted by her brother Tom Zets which then filmed Abbott and…

The Kinetics of Hula Hooping: Do We All Hoop the Same?

[Hooping.org's Editor Philo Hagen gets kinetic.] by Philo Hagen Little scientific attention has been paid over the years to the complex task of hula hooping. That’s why the Sensorimotor Neuroscience Laboratory at McMaster University in…