What would happen if you threw a mouse, a dog, and an elephant from a skyscraper?


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/08/10/what-would-happen-if-you-threw.html


#2

Um. Doesn’t this depend on the breed of dog?

Also…remove the mattresses…all of them will go splat.


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What would happen if you threw a mouse, a dog, and an elephant from a skyscraper?

Answer: PETA will have a fit.


#4

Thank god someone answered this, now on a totally unrelated note I need to cancel my appointment at the local zoo…


#5

J.B.S. Haldane said it first.

“On Being the Right Size”.
https://irl.cs.ucla.edu/papers/right-size.html

“You can drop a mouse down a thousand-yard mine shaft and, on arriving at the bottom, it gets a slight shock and walks away. A rat is killed, a man is broken, a horse splashes.”
— J.B.S. Haldane

(He was heard to add as he walked away, “Square-cube Law, bitches!”).


#6

A secret service trailer will get crushed.


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#8

They didn’t use pigs anywhere in that video because ever since the election of the Orange Oberführer, all the pigs can fly.


#9

what would happen if you threatened to throw a bus full of schoolkids off a skyscraper unless I throw a fat man off instead?


#10

You get a letter from the Ethics Committee and your grant withdrawn?


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You have a big mess to clean up?


#13

There don’t seem to be any mouse dog elephant jokes, but if you also throw in a cat there is a logic puzzle. But then, the cat would land on it’s feet, if you follow my logic.


#14

There’s something slightly ironic about discussing the square-cube law the day after Godzilla was in the news…


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Scaling is why no one will watch Pacific Rim with me.


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#19

Not again…


#20

I wouldn’t say that he leapt. It looks like he tried to turn around and go back through the drain hole but his claws lost their grip.