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Uploaded on Sep 21, 2011

Want more awesome HD slow-mo? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiyMuH...
Slinky not long enough? Click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsytnJ...
How does a slinky fall when extended by its own weight and then released? We discover the surprising answer using a slow motion camera that records 300 frames per second. Answer link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKb2tC...

For a great explanation, check out Rhett Allain's analysis here: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/201...

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