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This article was published on May 21, 2012

What happens when you put a slinky on a treadmill? This. [video]

What happens when you put a slinky on a treadmill? This. [video]
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If you’re like us, you’ve always wondered what happens when you put a slinky on a treadmill and let it do its slinky thing. Thankfully, we have the Internet and don’t have to wonder about these types of things too long.

One bored guy decided to give it a run:

I was too sick to go diving last weekend. So when I saw this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy7CwYB7Ds0 I thought to myself, heck I bet I could beat 22 seconds if I tried. So I set up my own treadmill and gave it a shot. Totally made a world record XD

While I’m not sure if this is a world record or not, it makes me want to get a treadmill and slinky.