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Ever since the “Mythbusters” did a show disproving the myth that a penny dropped off the top of the Empire State Building could kill someone, everyone seems to think it’s okay to chuck shit off the Empire State Building. So maybe a penny won’t land on someone’s head and burn a hole all the way down and exit out their butthole, but it would still be painful and there are a lot of other objects that would probably cause much more damage. Here are the top 5 worst things to drop off the Empire State Building:
5. Silver dollar coin
A penny may be relatively harmless, however a silver dollar is a different story. A penny has a mass of 2.5 grams whereas a Seated Liberty silver dollar has a mass of 26.73 grams. That’s more than ten times the stopping power of a penny.
|Also don't throw them because a lot of them are rare and worth a good amount of money.|
4. A phone
An iPhone weighs around 112 grams. That’s almost 5 times the mass of a Seated Liberty silver dollar. Plus, losing your phone is a pain in the ass.
|Yeaaaahhh... That's gonna leave a mark.|
3. Grand piano
A Steinway grand piano weighs 616 lbs or 280 kg. That’s 280,000 grams. That’s 112,000 times the weight of a single penny.
|Throwing pianos off the roof? Who do you think you are, Judge Doom?|
2. A sack of pennies
So maybe one penny won’t kill anyone walking on the sidewalk, but a giant sack of pennies would be pretty bad. If you’re going to dump a sack of money off the Empire State Building make it a sack of dollar dollar bills, yo.
|A single penny might not be a big deal, but there is strength in numbers.|
And the number one worst thing to drop off the roof of the Empire State Building is…
1. A baby
Far and away a baby is the worst thing to drop off the Empire State Building. Not only is it a serious danger to the people walking below, but it’s a baby. You’re not supposed to do that. What’s wrong with you? Even if the baby is already dead, even if the baby is not HUMAN, you don’t drop it off a roof. I don’t care if it’s a human baby, a gorilla baby, or a cow baby, you don’t drop babies off of the Empire State Building. That’s insane.
|Baby skulls aren't fully formed so it's not good to throw them off the Empire State Building.|