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Watch 1,650 Mousetraps Set Off A Massive Ping-Pong Ball Chain Reaction
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Watch 1,650 Mousetraps Set Off A Massive Ping-Pong Ball Chain Reaction

In case fireworks aren’t your thing, there’s another great way to ring in the new year – by setting off thousands of armed mousetraps with ping-pong balls in an explosive video like this one!

The video, which was organized by Pepsi and filmed by HarrimanSteel to advertise the Pepsi Max drink, shows everything from the setup for the elaborate and massive experiment to its explosive conclusion. Interestingly enough, this chain reaction can be used in physics classrooms to simulate what happens in a nuclear reactor.

Though a number of sites have written that 2014 mousetraps were used, the video actually used 1650 mousetraps and 1840 ping-pong balls – according to the creators.

More info: Twitter | harrimansteel.co.uk | votd.tv (h/t: viralnova)

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LisaCoin
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7 years ago

I'd like to see just the chain reaction alone as it occurred in real time - without the slow-down effects and the music.

VishalKataria
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7 years ago

Nice... But what's the idea behind it?

BrigitteJohnson
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7 years ago

The idea is to sneak a commercial for Pepsi in.

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wfnb1
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7 years ago

1. I'd like to see it in real-time. 2. I would enjoy it more if it weren't a commercial promotion.

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LisaCoin
Community Member
7 years ago

I'd like to see just the chain reaction alone as it occurred in real time - without the slow-down effects and the music.

VishalKataria
Community Member
7 years ago

Nice... But what's the idea behind it?

BrigitteJohnson
Community Member
7 years ago

The idea is to sneak a commercial for Pepsi in.

Load More Replies...
wfnb1
Community Member
7 years ago

1. I'd like to see it in real-time. 2. I would enjoy it more if it weren't a commercial promotion.

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