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Powers of Attraction

Tim's crew prepare this racecar for a test of traction. Which of the three tires theyr'e testing will stop the car quickest on a wet surface?

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In this episode, host Tim Shaw tests the power of attraction. Tim finds out if an electromagnet can hold a 90-pound chandelier, or if it will come crashing to the ground. Then it's time for a pitch-perfect experiment as Tim demonstrates what happens to sand on top of a flat speaker when different tones are played through the speaker. Finally, Tim tries out three different types of tires to find which will stop the car the in the rain and which will deliver explosive consequences