Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Can You Lift A Car With Balloons?

I saw this video a while ago, but was never able to determine whether it was real or fake. My personal opinion is that the amount of balloons used in the video wouldn't be sufficient enough to lift a car, but I secretly hope I'm wrong because it's such an awesome video. Perhaps with some serious weight reduction, such a feat would be achievable.... but the video is too shaky to make a definitive judgment call. It's probably fake, but have a look!

 

So, what's the verdict guys? Real or fake?

24 comments:

  1. holy shit, if thats real then thats freaking amazing.

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  2. This car would be perfect for a movie! If it's real or fake!

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  3. It's probably fake but I'm also secretly hoping this is real! Haha dear god.. with a little more time I'd try to do some maths and check out if it's possible but not tonight!

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  4. in be4 "i think there might be a crane off to the left"

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  5. There's a group of dudes and gals that get sexually aroused by inflating and bursting baloons, I think they're called looners.
    Nice vid anyway!

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  6. sorry to burst your bubble guys but it's fake. A saw a show once where they tried to lift a 10 year old girl in the air and they had 2-3 times more baloons than in this vid. Too bad though.

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  7. maybe if that car was styrofoam.

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  8. uhg, if thats for real, these guys are stupid :D nobody has tied up car for ground

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  9. Haha it's probably fake, but that's awesome.

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  10. It's definitely fake but good. That number of balloons might lift a man but not a car.

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  11. Fake or not, that was definately cool looking! :D

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  12. haha, cool vid, but fake! :P

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  13. I don't think that amount of helium balloons would lift a man.

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  14. Don't sniff whatever's in those balloons.

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  15. Lol, that's crazy! But probably fake.

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  16. I say fake, but either way a cool video!

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  17. Hm... seems kinda fake, but yeah, great video! Awesome blog... following =D

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  18. Well,

    The listed curb weight of a Ford Cortina is 1,736 lbs

    I once did a test and it took about 50 of those 12" party balloons to lift a one pound brick of butter.

    So we are talking 87000 of those balloons to lift that car.

    It's fake.

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  19. as everybody has mentioned, fake but awesome.

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  20. It's real. It happened with a whole house before. Watch the movie 'up', you'll see.

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  21. Tsipise beat me to it! I was going to make an UP reference as well...

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