Could You Survive DIE HARD?

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Shared December 16, 2019

Watch the Making Of: https://youtu.be/Z0_Ut4ItGio
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Shoeless and all alone in a half-built skyscraper, Jake (me) fights his way through a well dressed bad guy while exploring if you could survive jumping off the roof of a skyscraper with only a fire hose tied around your waist, crawling through air ducts to avoid said bad guy, eating a Twinkie, and dropping C4 down an elevator shaft…could you survive Die Hard?

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Air Ducts and Can I Really Hide from the Bad Guys in One?
01:02

Twinkie Facts and Fun..What ARE You Eating?
01:04

Sympathetic Explosions
01:06

Static Ropes and Kinetic Energy DO NOT Mix Aka How to Break Your Back
01:09

ADDITIONAL LEARNING

● Air Ducts
o https://kotaku.com/deus-ex-gets-air-v...
o https://books.google.com/books?id=ZId...




● Twinkies
o https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/...
o https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/10/bu...
o https://www.astro.umd.edu/~avondale/e...

● Sympathetic Explosions
o https://royalsocietypublishing.org/do...
o https://www.dynonobel.com/~/media/Fil...
o https://www.osmre.gov/resources/blast...
o https://www.sciencedirect.com/science...




● Static Ropes & Kinetic Energy
o https://www.petzl.com/US/en/Sport/Fal...
o https://www.sciencedirect.com/science...
o http://lamountaineers.org/pdf/xRopes.pdf
o http://physicsbuzz.physicscentral.com...