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Don't Try This At Home: Don't Set Yourself on Fire!

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Steve can't move the sumo wrestler with the yoga ball - he doesn't weigh enough.
Best known for his stints on Comedy Central, stand-up comedian Michael Kosta now adds science enthusiast to his resume. Culling from the best viral fails the web has to offer, he takes a look at the “science” behind crazy stunts that went terribly wrong. Using a lot of wit and a little bit of science, Kosta explains how and why a “lawn chair go-kart,” a “homemade zip line” and a “hot air balloon fireworks show” didn't work.

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