At work, someone sent this around: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMCqUimJmks
The most recent comment was the best
fistusfanius (2 hours ago)
The physic are all wrong, there’s noï»¿ way he’d travel that far…
Anyone who knows basic physics knows that since the arc is similar on the down and upslopes and the height of the ramps is similar, that all the energy gained on the way down is used on the way up. So the slider would just barely fall off of the edge, if friction did not prevent him from getting up the other side at all. Without a rocket pack, anyway.
Too bad most people will look at this and go, “cool, I want to do that” and not realize it’s fake.