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How many attempts do you think it would take to shoot a basketball into a regulation-size hoop from a height of 656 feet? The boys at How Ridiculous accepted the challenge.

Take a guess – how many blows from a 220-pound hammer dropped from a height of 147 feet to break into a 550-pound safe?

The boys at How Ridiculous had a 220-pound “Thor’s Hammer” forged, and aim to find out if it can smash a diamond.

The boys at How Ridiculous have gotten a fresh assortment of things to drop on the world’s strongest trampoline: a variety of very large tires, plus a wee golf cart and its toy companion! Yea, gravity!

The boys at How Ridiculous have an assortment of new objects to bounce, including some easy chairs, a couple of appliances, and a full-size soda vending machine.

Mannequin vs Airbag

The Slow Mo Guys having more fun with airbags, this time in a confined space.

The lads at How Ridiculous say, “Big thanks to the awesome crew at the Gravity Discovery Centre in Gingin for letting us use their 45m leaning tower for our own experiments. If you wanna head out there and check it out, it’s not far from Perth.”

The Aussie boys at How Ridiculous are still having fun with their giant trampoline designed by former NASA scientist Mark Rober.

Universe Size Comparison

Watch in full-screen and prepare to have your mind blown.

Very informative and fascinating, at all five levels. For instance, a black hole isn’t a thing, per se, but should more accurately be called a place.

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