Monday, November 30, 2009

WTF Card Stacking

Bryan Berg @ wiki Trained as an architect, Bryan Berg is the only known person to make a living building structures with freestanding playing cards. He uses no tape, glue, or tricks, and his method has been tested to support 660 lbs. per square foot.
7.6m tower: (Article)


pimp-a-lot bear said...

660 lbs/ foot^2 = 31.6 kPa

annom said...

= 31600 N/m^2 = 320 g/cm^2 = 1 pack of milk on a euro coin (= 0.3 atmosphere).