FA Mythbusters: Cloth Chaos

It’s a common sight in movies to see characters pulling tablecloth from under a table. What bothers many is the fact that in the movies the many objects on the tablecloth aren’t moved hardly an inch. In this Mythbusters episode, Eric and Curtis cover the physics of the tablecloth pulling. Is table cloth pulling actually possible or is it just another myth to bust? Find out in the video below (Hint: It’s in the powerpoint)

 

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