Guy Tests Out How Dangerous a Steel Whip Truly Is

Spoiler: You wouldn't want to be on the wrong end of it.
Derya Ozdemir

You will probably never need to know this information in practicality, but in this video, Kyle Hill, science educator and self-acclaimed professional nerd who looks a bit too much like Thor from Avengers, tests out how dangerous a steel whip truly is.

Taking an effect highlighted in physics papers but never with a name, Kyle gives the tendency of the end of a non-rigid continuous object to accelerate faster in freefall than is otherwise dictated by the local gravitational acceleration the name "The Hill Effect".

In order to demonstrate it, he takes a bullwhip, but in order to make it a bit more robust and, of course, dangerous, he brings it up to his welder.

The rest is as you'd guess is filled with whipping numerous innocent objects like tomatoes and oranges with a whip that is now steel, and watching how they hold up against it. It is basically like watching Fruit Ninja. It makes for a pretty exciting demonstration, so you might want to tune in for this.

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