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This article was published on April 8, 2016

    Watch 1,200 people fall on each other just to break a world record

    Natt Garun
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    Natt Garun

    US Editor

    Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She previously wrote for Digital Trends, Business Insider, and Gizmodo. Facebook | Twitter | Google+

    Some people have a lot of free time – 1,200 people, to be exact. That’s how many humans turned up to participate in a “human mattress dominoes” record-breaking event, surpassing 2012’s record of 1,150 people.

    We’re not exactly sure how this got started – all we know is that there’s literally a record for nearly everything and anything. The dominoes lasted 13 minutes and 38 seconds, with some people getting flat out slapped in the nose with a mattress, and others getting swiped in the crotch.

    This year’s record took place in Maryland, USA by an electronics store that’s clearly found a way to let employees take out their aggression with one another instead of, I don’t know, focus on selling stuff?

    If you’re wondering why that camera you ordered from Aaron’s hasn’t arrived, well, now you know. You snooze, you win!