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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Nicholas Barnett: 😲😲😲😲😲😲😲

Useful, Creative, and playful-lively context.: Good Day! Are these balls eco-friendly made, or from biodegrading elements? I Hope so! :)

RAJESH s: பொழப்பு கெட்டவனுக ! செய்ற வேலையைப் பாரு

Caleb Mclaren: cool bro

SilentHamish: This video was just linked on jalopnik.com
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Misael Cartagena: Did you guy have only one ball? Must have taken forever to get one all the way back up

Mastermind Playz: Now the basketball is gone and are u allowed to drop stuff of a dam

Mastermind Playz: It flew away xd

BL GB: Is it Hoover Dam?

Patrick Shaffer: Does this work on a person, someone make a video

pikminscool: Did you pick up the basketball afterwards?

Ann James: Nice ☺ ssss

Roy DaDanceGod: +How Ridiculous some stupid instagram account called @thescientistfacts used your video without your permission, report for copyright violation

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Jadan Miller: that was really awesome

Jack Biddle: Disgusting west coast fan

Vicky Sam: 1 more plastic added to nature 👏
hope they took it out??

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