Could You Survive DIE HARD?

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  • Published on:  Monday, December 16, 2019
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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?

    0:00 Introduction
    2:00 Climbing Through Air Ducts
    4:28 The 411 On Twinkies
    5:41 Explosions
    9:07 Rapelling In Hose
    12:03 Falling Out Of Windows
    13:27 Coming Soon

    ADDITIONAL LEARNING

    ● Air Ducts
    o https://kotaku.com/deus-ex-gets-air-vents-all-wrong-according-to-an-archi-1785966240
    o https://books.google.com/books?id=ZIdvdyPMhI8C&pg=PA389&lpg=PA389&dq=fox+plaza+air+ducts&source=bl&ots=FYy6ya0BS_&sig=ACfU3U1w_WOVcvUiE1sgoYqeeM5nb-F-bw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjv0LzL3_HiAhVrslQKHTTUAvcQ6AEwDHoECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=fox%20plaza%20air%20ducts&f=false


    ● Twinkies
    o https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/07/09/200465360/the-science-of-twinkies-how-do-they-last-so-long
    o https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/10/business/dealbook/the-rich-history-of-twinkies.html
    o https://www.astro.umd.edu/~avondale/extra/Humor/MiscellaneousHumor/TwinkieTests.html

    ● Sympathetic Explosions
    o https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/abs/10.1098/rspa.1958.0133
    o https://www.dynonobel.com/~/media/Files/Dyno/ResourceHub/Guides/NONEL_PrimacordAppManual/41160%20NonelPrimacord%20Manual.pdf
    o https://www.osmre.gov/resources/blasting/btm/Module2.pdf
    o https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214914713000457


    ● Static Ropes & Kinetic Energy
    o https://www.petzl.com/US/en/Sport/Fall-factor-and-impact-force---theory?ActivityName=rock-climbing
    o https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1080603207702004
    o http://lamountaineers.org/pdf/xRopes.pdf
    o http://physicsbuzz.physicscentral.com/2015/01/keeping-climbers-alive-with-physics.html
  • Source: https://youtu.be/901iIpIyNrw

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