Calling All Truthers. If Mythbusters Can Do It, Why Can’t We?

Hat-Tip to clarkshark from LetsRoll forums for giving me a new obsession.   Regardless what we saw on the 9/11 T.V. planes cannot slice through steel buildings like that in the real world.  That sort of thing only happens in the Movies, but still the vast majority of the country believes it was real.  They think that if you speed something up to 500 miles per hour it becomes a super weapon, cutting anything in its path.  I once believed it too; I believed the T.V., I never even questioned it; I simply couldn’t imagine such a thing could not be true. For those of you who are still in that boat, and simply can’t imagine we were shown special effects instead of a real plane crash, take a look at the below video.  In this video they take a rocket-sled with a heavily reinforced “plow” mounted vertically on it and cut a car in half.  Note the construction of the plow; reinforced steel with a sharp edge.  When was the last time you looked at the wing of an aircraft?  Is it built that strong?  Why didn’t they just use a wing for this test?  According to 9/11 a jet wing traveling at 500 MPH sliced through multiple steel box columns without even slowing down, you’d think they’d know that.  They went way overboard with this plow.   I have written to the New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center, inquiring as to the cost of a simple test.  I don’t know whether or not they allow … Continue reading Calling All Truthers. If Mythbusters Can Do It, Why Can’t We?