How High Can We Build? How Big Can a Person Get? 10 months ago   10:07

What's the tallest THING we've ever built? How tall will we EVER be able to build?

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I love how he just casually debunks all of the flat earth movement
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Bryant Martell
Nice suicide example
The G’s
Space comma
Jared Conner
if the earth is flat, building too tall will tip us over. If it is round, it can alter our tilt. Actually, it would take A LOT off REALLY TALL buildings to do that.
Didn't answer its own question (how tall we could build).
Also didn't say what strength we'd need for a space elevator or how close we are.
Rick Campbell
The pyramids are tesla towers and were built after 1905.
Jake Kenth
The max build limit in Survival mode is 156 blocks before dyin bro
Same thing with them creative Bois
Everett Ray
Who’s here for he 256 jokes
John Kean
I think *VSauce* means: _veritable liquid_ a twist on: _vino veritas_ ie wine. (Sauced means _drunk._ ) In wine there is truth. Which means if you get anyone drunk the truth will out. You don't need _sodium pentothal_ OR wine just VSauce.🤣 l think Michael Stevens will agree with me! 🤔
Tacos. Are. Good.
Well of course we can only build 256 blocks high and then you reach the build limit
6:00 flat earth busted
Flat earthers will be mad at this video.
joe fran
Don't have money for infrastructure yet your talking about a building 21,000 miles ha ha ha!
I miss this Vsauce
Wayne Reynolds
the joke's on you, bruh......the earth is FLAT!
Aaron Furneaux
YouTubes algorithm:
2012: nah
2013: nah
2014: nah
2015: nah
2016: nah
2017: nah
2018: nah
Ass ho
a bunch of mombo jombo. skip to 7:09
None of the phenomenon described here and experienced first hand by people would be possible if the earth was flat. Suck on that dumb idiots. 🤣
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How Big Can a Person Get? How High Can We Build? 10 months ago   15:44

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