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Watching These Tops Spin Forever Breaks My Understanding Of Reality

Watching These Tops Spin Forever Breaks My Understanding of Reality

Video: These tops can spin for nearly 20 minutes. That was not a typo. The one on the left spun around for 18 minutes and 56 seconds while the one on the right duked it out for 17 minutes and 55 seconds. And even though machines were used to initiate the top spin, the force of the spin is equal to that of a normal human. Basically, there must be sorcery involved.

Update: Unfortunately, it looks like the video has been removed. Sorry folks!

The video below details the process of making these tops that totally make me believe in magic. The episode details the top making process and shows how typical commercial tops fail in seconds in this test (literally, like two seconds and they fall off) while these tops last for nearly 20 minutes. It’s captivating stuff, I’m not gonna lie.


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