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What If? Follow-up: Can a Wire Cut a Person in Half?

In my last post, I determined that it is not possible for a human being to be cut in half by running into a cheese-cutting wire that is stretched across a road. The wire will break long before the human … Continue reading

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What If? Rejects #5.2: Cutting the Cheese

Previous post in this series: Balancing Act. Follow-up post. What If? bonus: How Many Seconds in Eternity? Next post in this series: A Well-Balanced Meal. Q: How fast would a human have to run in order to be cut in … Continue reading

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