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Myth Confirmed: Mythbusters Shoot Cannonball Through Home

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Jamie and Adam have some explaining to do. While trying to bust their latest myth, they sent a cannonball through someone’s home in Dublin, California. This marks the first time that they have been busted before an actual myth.

The show was trying to figure out how fast a cannonball could travel, when it misfired and shot hundreds of feet in the air, eventually going through someone’s home, hitting another roof and finally entering a minivan and hitting the dashboard.

When it hit the first home, it entered through the front door and bounced around, heading to the second floor before leaving through a back bedroom wall.

“This cannonball was supposed to go through several barrels of water and through a cinder block, and then ultimately into the side of the hill,” according to J.D. Nelson of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Jj-CErr0VOY

The team was at the Camp Parks Military Firing Reservation as usual and they must have fired this thing with enormous power to do so much devastation.

[via cbslocal]






Comments (3):

  1. JJ Bugs says:

    James Hetfield is basically the Mythbusters guy – http://9gag.com/gag/938743

  2. ArtForMarket says:

    I don’t know if I should keep laughing or start crying. If this screws up production, delays shows, or even tones down the momentum of these increasingly awesome myths… I’m gunna loose it.

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