A stack of water balloons show what it takes to stop a bullet



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13 Aug 2017 13:53 - +1544
Makes me think about the Mythbusters episode where they test the myth that you'd be safe from gun fire underwater. E: Here's the .50 cal sniper bullet part of the ep: https://youtu.be/yvSTuLIjRm8
13 Aug 2017 13:29 - +605
Let's try it again but this time with Balloon Piercing bullets.
13 Aug 2017 14:23 - +388
I love how they're sitting there with their fingers in their ears and only the shooter has proper ear pro.
13 Aug 2017 14:02 - +226
A book can't
13 Aug 2017 14:43 - +122
If only JFK had water filled balloons, we had the technology!!
13 Aug 2017 15:47 - +116
Those options though. * A: Won't stop the bullet * B: 7 * C: 4 * D: None of the above
13 Aug 2017 14:22 - +109
Omfg I finally saw this gif until the end! Everytime I saw it was one of those infinite loops that never got past the shot, thank you OP.
13 Aug 2017 15:30 - +34
The bullet velocity wouldn't be decreasing linearly like the animation says
13 Aug 2017 14:03 - +24
What caliber bullet was this
13 Aug 2017 14:41 - +22
Good show on Netflix. I don't recall the name, but it's about science. They take average people and make them guess what will happen in the scenario.
13 Aug 2017 16:03 - +19
I feel like the The Slow Mo Guys video is a little bit more worthwhile. https://youtu.be/zNcYm6WjbWI?t=2m9s ------ Bonus action dive: https://youtu.be/zNcYm6WjbWI?t=3m23s
13 Aug 2017 17:02 - +18
The animation shows the bullet going straight through each balloon, but this almost looks like the shot was just on a diagonal downwards angle - as if it wasn't being stopped by the bullets. But the guy just didn't have a clean shot through. What do others see?
13 Aug 2017 16:34 - +17
I'm mostly water, and way heavier than 4 water balloons. I could stop like a hundred bullets.
13 Aug 2017 14:54 - +17
I legit thought that big dude at the start of the video was going to stand behind the balloons to prove a point.
13 Aug 2017 17:06 - +16
The part where she cups one of the water balloons...
13 Aug 2017 18:10 - +12
That wasn't a straight shot, the bullet was going downward. The animation is not factual.
13 Aug 2017 15:15 - +7
I will be safe, if I stand next to 2 women and bullet comes from side.
13 Aug 2017 15:13 - +6
The type of gun and bullets change everything.
13 Aug 2017 17:46 - +5
Why aren't we dressing our troops in this?
13 Aug 2017 19:13 - +5
He missed, look at trajectory lolol
13 Aug 2017 18:48 - +4
/u/waterguy12 would like this
13 Aug 2017 21:39 - +3
let's put a bunch around guam
13 Aug 2017 16:42 - +3
Those brave balloons gave their lies in the name of science. RIP you honorable souls.
13 Aug 2017 18:29 - +3
[AK-47 Underwater](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cp5gdUHFGIQ)
13 Aug 2017 22:14 - +2
I'm [set](http://i.imgur.com/9Rw7TWQ.gif) got my new vest picked out.
13 Aug 2017 21:09 - +2
my body fat will save me
13 Aug 2017 15:20 - +2
I'd like to see this with a rifle round.
13 Aug 2017 18:57 - +2
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13 Aug 2017 21:33 - +2
I really thought at first they were going to stand at the end with the line of balloons at face level, and the option of "Won't stop the bullet" was making me *really* concerned.
13 Aug 2017 19:26 - +2
So how many humans is that equivalent to?
13 Aug 2017 23:15 - +2
I like how she cups the balloon like a ball sack
13 Aug 2017 20:03 - +2
u/waterguy12 you should really check this out!!

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