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WATCH: Car Crash Sets Off Bizarre, Endless Domino Effect


We all love dominoes. Not the actual game – that’s for empty afternoons at your grandma’s house. The only redeeming aspect of dominoes is the domino effect, setting them up and watching them crash down one by one. For years, YouTube was bubbling over with nonsense domino set-ups, schemes, and arrangements. But recent surveillance footage has captured what might be the most powerful domino user of all time.

The clip, taken on July 17 in Hunan, China, shows a carefree driver crashing directly into a lane divider on an otherwise empty road. The divider gives up completely, throwing itself down, segment-by-segment, in a beautiful arcing display of contempt for the drivers’ abilities. The effect continues for hundreds of meters into the distance (watch the small human form at the ten second mark break into a full-on sprint to avoid the imminent fury of the lane divider).

Is this domino user the chosen one?

Adan Kohnhorst
Adan Kohnhorst is a US-based writer, producer, multimedia artist, and former associate editor at RADII. His work has been featured in publications such as Maxim and the Chinese-language StreetVoice, and he’s an active member of the hip hop and DIY music scenes in Shanghai, NYC, and Dallas. He learned Mandarin in high school to train at the Shaolin Temple but now uses it to interview rappers. He blogs about China and Asia on Instagram: @this.is.adan

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