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Can You Dodge A Paintball?

Can you huff, puff and blow a house in? Does toast always tend to land butter-side down? Does running in the rain get you less wet than walking through it? Can you really make a canoe out of duct tape?

Spend a day as a MythBuster at MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition to uncover the truth behind the myths for yourself. And while you're at it, watch live demonstrations by our MythBusting facilitators and peruse props and gadgets from the show.

That sounds like fun. And there's more.

"There are phone booths where visitors can time how long it takes them to change into superhero costumes," Steve Johnson writes in the Tribune. "Another timer and a couple of 'building ledges,' one wide, one skinny, demonstrate just how extraordinary the characters in movies and video games are when they suspend their bodies for many seconds by few digits."

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"One of the exhibits, 'Cardtoss,' tests to see if a person can throw a playing card with enough force to get it to stick in a target. A speed readout shows how fast the card was thrown," Fox Chicago reports.

"Another exhibit demonstrates whether it's possible for an airplane to get enough lift to takeoff from a rotating conveyor belt."

Here's a taste:

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Comments welcome.



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Posted on April 23, 2012


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