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What Happens When You Drop A Penny Off The Empire State Building? DEBUNKED

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Can throwing a penny off of the top of the Empire State Building lead to a murder charge, and what is surprisingly more deadly? About Debunked: We love making these videos but can only work on them around our regular jobs so if you would like to support us and help us dedicate more time to and help release more great videos more frequently then we have set up a Patreon page where you can essentially become part of the production team https://www.patreon.com/debunked Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mythsandmisconceptions Thanks
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Debunked (9 days ago)
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Drew Leo (3 days ago)
Its Yogi (4 days ago)
So a 2.5 gram perfectly aerodynamic metal ball stands a chance?
Connie Wonnie (6 days ago)
Unfortunately, one of the fire men at the world trade centre was killed by a falling jumper.
muhammad imran rafiq (8 days ago)
Its good that the earth is flat.
Abe Meeks (22 days ago)
Here from optic trivia 🤣
Faora Hela (24 days ago)
What if you threw the empire state building off of a penny?
Clifford Terol (25 days ago)
Nice video Keep it up
Brandon Payne (1 month ago)
Don’t ashhume anything
Cody Kalt (1 month ago)
Sooooo......having been to the Statue of Liberty I’ve seen coins in the pavement below it. Pretty sure a coin could kill you if the conditions were right.
Play Z (1 month ago)
So dark but so much education
the things people say to sue
Claudia Chen (1 month ago)
I plead not guilty. I’m innoCENT.
Alex Utkin (1 month ago)
That channel seems like a pathetic parody of kurzgesagt
Mk. Rowe (1 month ago)
Alexis Webb (1 month ago)
I wonder how much penny’s there are on windows
Sylkis89 (1 month ago)
what if you drop a perfect sphere or an aerodynamic teardrop shaped object, made out of metal or marble ot something heavy and solid like that? and make the circumference comparable to that of the penny.
Saint Noir (1 month ago)
This would only work if it was really free falling.
Daniel Gunning (1 month ago)
as a flex, I went here last year
Person of Interest (1 month ago)
*What if you pee, from the top observation deck of the empire State building building*
Andy Stack (1 month ago)
no one has ever peed off the empire state building where theres been a continuous stream from their urethra to the ground
Jandals (1 month ago)
The narrator of this video sounds 100% like Richard Ayoade.
Chris getoutflgbrnr (1 month ago)
Your math is so off crazy brit
Chris getoutflgbrnr (1 month ago)
No everything in free fall is 126mph
Ster E (1 month ago)
Also the design of the building, it's ever widening sections on the trip down will inhibit the penny considerably.
TekoMuto (1 month ago)
Soft Gooey Folds
NetAndyCz (1 month ago)
It would work in the vacuum.
Nawaf The FearBraker (1 month ago)
Let me save you the trouble it takes 16-127 joules to penetrate a skull of a sheep or a cow. (Don't have info on human skulls) A 9mm. bullet would have 541.5 joules of energy, while a penny dropped from the Empire State building would only have 9.3345 joules... So....ye (All assuming no air resistance)
But what if you drop a bullet?
Riley Denning (1 month ago)
The Myth Busters already covered this
Matthew Moreo (1 month ago)
What about a dart?
psirvent8 (1 month ago)
What about a cast-iron bathtub ?
DJ Vishabh (1 month ago)
wear lvl3 helmet while passing along tall buildings
Sphlïnter Jacomoè (1 month ago)
No the penny wont kill ya, saved 6 minutes 14 seconds of your time. Go do something productive now
No one (2 days ago)
Was looking for this hahaha thanks!
At least the video wasn't 10 minutes
Khaleesi Romaerys (1 month ago)
This is nonsense. Throw a furniture or tv and surely you wouldn't miss a hit.
Anonymous (1 month ago)
“Just chuck a microwave off the top!”
Diane E (1 month ago)
What a rip off. The Empire State Building used to be FREE.
yousahdood (1 month ago)
What happens if you drop a person on a penny?
sean williams (1 month ago)
If I farted, would they still smell it that far down?
MR KILLER YT (2 months ago)
Now talk about a Lego brick
Rameez Jamion (2 months ago)
Water droplets from rain sometimes stings you hard. The coin could probably do worse...
Angie Yang (2 months ago)
Yes,or No!?
Belmont (2 months ago)
too bad the spoiler is in your channel name..
IndeeOSM (2 months ago)
what if the penny dropped the person on the empire in the building's state?
Mahesh Jamdade (2 months ago)
if you think a coin falling from the empire state building can hurt you or kill you ,Well then you haven't properly learnt physics in your school.
Andy Stein (2 months ago)
Can you do a video on what would happen if you dropped an actual bullet from the Empire state building?
Argentina (2 months ago)
Hint: If it falls on someone they die
Mire (2 months ago)
Ok but I still wanted to see them drop the penny
Johnny Dickshot (3 months ago)
What about a bucket of penny's thrown off the building??
Riva Favre (3 months ago)
Cr33DEXOTIC (3 months ago)
Wie komt hier nog meer vanaf de videofuck van Dumpert?
Avinash Chakravarthi (3 months ago)
youtube said this was innapropriate
Andreas Christofi (3 months ago)
The age restriction.. i mean why ?? Why ?
Gaming and Stuff (3 months ago)
Why is this Age-Resrticted?
legothoron1 (3 months ago)
what about dropping a bowling ball? that would do some damage
donjfjfhf Evansgdhd (3 months ago)
This is noncents and I bet he said oh hell I wish I didn't do that i spent my last penny
Jake Brown (3 months ago)
JMD Productions (3 months ago)
That’s great and all but why doesn’t anyone just try going there and dropping a penny
de lasol (3 months ago)
what if someone shooting a bullet from the top of the building.. does the bullet also affect by terminal velocity.. huh stu?
Ziebell (3 months ago)
“Or perhaps he's wondering why someone would shoot a man before throwing him out of a plane.
The Anonymous (4 months ago)
no it's not, because of the surface area and the mass if the penny, the air resistance will make the penny reach its terminal velocity very soon
Ralph Wiggum (4 months ago)
Well there goes my dream of being killed by a penny
Sheep And Cow Show (4 months ago)
Soft gooey folds of a new borns brain... Somebody call the police!
Caleb Cataldo (4 months ago)
I did not know that the Empire State Building was taller that 15 meters...hey you learn something new every day!
Spaceman Spiff (4 months ago)
Pennies do not have a lethal terminal velocity
Aaron P (4 months ago)
This was on Mythbusters
Kiro (4 months ago)
Why is this age restricted? And why am I allowed to comment on videos I am not allowed to watch?
Wi1dCardl03 103 (4 months ago)
Well we never know because have you ever tried it????????
Ark Astophis (4 months ago)
For my whole fucking life I thought some random dick up there would throw a penny, kill domeones family member and get away with it lol.
Jessica Villarreal (4 months ago)
Just doesn’t make cents get it
W.D. Gaster (4 months ago)
This is Copied from MR SLAV
Thatbeef Man (4 months ago)
My algebra teacher says that the myth is true and believes it
Whis Sama (4 months ago)
you sound like Dantdm
Puppy Playz (4 months ago)
No matter how big something is its always gonna fall at the same speed
Bea Shantie Setiota (4 months ago)
why is this age restricted?oh so sad cant see it😭
Rumblebunz Lawlor (4 months ago)
What about a brick?
BS-7671 (4 months ago)
Jason Reyes are you trying to be a fukking clown 🤡 you dik waaaankaaaa!!!!!! Suk my smalll deeeeek!!
Noob Saibot (4 months ago)
What about dropping a penny off the Freedom Tower/One World Trade Center
Lonk 42 (4 months ago)
Why is this age restricted?
andres lopez (4 months ago)
If 6ix9ine drops anything else, it’ll definitely kill someone
xan man (4 months ago)
Common sense ppl we learned about this stuff in middle school learning about kinetic energy and shit it was apart of the same lesson
Yusdian Boj (4 months ago)
Try wTer melon
Cameron Branning (4 months ago)
Why didnt the quarter jump off the roof after the penny did? Because it had more cents! Ha
WhiteStorm13 GT (4 months ago)
Whta about droping a planet mars
FracturedButWhole (4 months ago)
Is the penny fine?
Surekha pai (4 months ago)
Uh oh if it hit a bird rip
Srinath Sk (4 months ago)
Some one plz tell the formula of terminal velocity andhow he calculated that the coin would reach terminal velocity at 15 meters
Srinath Sk (4 months ago)
How did you find what is the terminal velocity
Xlg (4 months ago)
Plutôt...c'est très stupid long video....the momentum is about 20 kgm/s (v^2=u^2+2as...intitial velocity, u = 0 .height; empire =380m ou there about...penny weight is 0.0025 kg)..suivant..its like a 1800kg car hitting you at less than a mile per hour (0.025mph or 0.04 kph) so thats a light little tap I would give a bad bitch to get out the way when I'm leavin her ass cause I'm too fly in my challenger, I ain't got time to challenge her😥
Xlg (4 months ago)
Au Tiko (5 months ago)
It slashes the head of the victim....
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Kristy Aravidis (5 months ago)
Go down I dare you😏 Read more
InMorphed Blocks (5 months ago)
My pennies is hard
Wild Dog (5 months ago)
Looks like a place to suicide
Sarah Joy Hadden (5 months ago)
I must say I’m rather disappointed that he didn’t actually drop a penny off the buildings top
PuppyGaming 101 (5 months ago)
ocularnervosa (5 months ago)
It wouldn't matter anyhow since the Empire State is a step back building, meaning it's wider at the bottom than the top, as is required by NYC law to prevent the entire ground level being in perpetual shadow. Even if you dropped an object off the top it would land on the roofline of the bottom section.
Mrdestiny17 (5 months ago)
why the fuck is this age restricted? busted ass algorithim
ScriptedCx (5 months ago)
Oh you sneaky bastard! Got me with that thumbnail you cunt.
uhavemooface (5 months ago)
This was a useless video. Why not try this and see what happens when you drop a penny.

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