What Happens When a Spinning Basketball is Thrown Off a Dam!

While at the Gordon Dam doing our World Record Basketball Shot we decided to see how back spin affected a basketball when dropped from 140m up. The results were way crazier than we expected! Do you want to get notified via EMAIL the very minute we upload a new video on our YouTube Channel? click here... http://eepurl.com/bVPft1 and Subscribe! Boom! Watch Veritasium's video here: https://youtu.be/2OSrvzNW9FE then check out his channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/1veritasium Backing track is "Air" by Built By Titan (used with permission). Check them out here: https://www.youtube.com/user/builtbyt... *We'd love to hang with you on these cool things: - Facebook: http://bit.ly/HRFacey - Twitter: http://bit.ly/HRTweets - Instagram: http://bit.ly/FollowHRonInsta *At How Ridiculous we are passionate about seeing children released from poverty in Jesus' name. We'd be stoked if you would consider sponsoring a child here: http://bit.ly/CompassionChildSponsorship - thanks for joining us in the fight against child poverty!! http://cmpsn.co/howridiculous End-card video music is "Set Alight" by Sun City (used with permission). Check them out here: https://soundcloud.com/listentosuncity For Business or Media Inquiries: management@howridiculous.org For Licensing Inquiries: licenses@howridiculous.org For online use, you may embed this YouTube video only. No other embedded players are permissible. © Copyright 2015 How Ridiculous

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murat karanovic: Asteroid basketball loool

Pette Josef Ramos: So what would happen if you spinned the horizontally instead? Would it have the same effect?

dsalazar1125: my hands are sweaty..

by tr3wq: song pls?

Javen Murdock: What's the theory called again?

Michael Melo: Eu achei isso muito legal!!!!

Vincent Videfors: Are you guys from sweden

jordan McCoy: Oh my God there channel was so much fucking better 3 years ago but now if you look up shit channels on YouTube all you'll see is this channel and t-series

fast bullet gameing: 2018 anyone?

Mr.E: This must be how Galileo felt when he experimented with Gravity!

Baldi: DAM(N)

Csaba Tizedes: With title "What Happens When a Spinning Basketball is Thrown Off a Dam!" 1'000'000 viewers/year,
with title "How Magnus effect works" 17 viewers/whole century.
The clever the new sexy? Bullshit!

Azure Wing: You stole this!

InfernoReviews: He needs to adjust his hopup

dhLotan: This is littering!

malhar jajoo: What stupidity is this

Spectro: Dam😉

troll boi 9811 _: You have been warned

BlackAnvil47: Forward spin?

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