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I don’t bowl a lot, but literally every time I go, I always wonder what sort of trickery is behind the machines that eat the pins and reset them again. Now I know.

Frick-bowling-alley

Photo: Jake Dobkin/Gothamist Back in June 2009, I posted a link to a NYT article that showed off some of the Frick Museum’s hidden rooms, namely, the closed-off private bowling alley. The Frick Museum is one of the more fascinating museums in this city and one that is oddly lesser known than the others despite […]

EARL (Enhanced Automated Robotic Launcher) is an automated bowling machine that can almost stand up to the pros. Its crutch however seems to be its ability to be very exact in throwing the ball down the lane. One would think that this would be a good thing, but it seems as though precision like this […]