Watch 127,141 Dominoes fall


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An evening pause: July 6, 2012: Watch as 127,141 out of 128,000 dominoes fall, setting two world records.

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  • That’s completely off the chain!

    Some thoughts:

    The amount of work to set that up must have been staggering.

    During set-up, a sneeze or a muscle spasm would have been devastating, although I’m sure they had ‘firebreaks’ in the feeder chains during that process.

    The walls were really cool.

    2nd Law of Thermodynamics: illustrated.

    That’s a whole lot of dominoes. For perspective, that’s only slightly more dominoes than what the Federal Government spent in dollars in one second in FY2011.

  • “During set-up, a sneeze or a muscle spasm would have been devastating, although I’m sure they had ‘firebreaks’ in the feeder chains during that process.”

    Watch this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQ90I23stj0&feature=youtube_gdata

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