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Ridiculous Tricks You Can Do With a Slinky

They walk downstairs alone or in pairs and makes a slinkity sound… but there’s a lot more you can do with a slinky, the famous helical spring invented in the 1940s. In this video featuring 黃正懷, Kuma Films captures some Ridiculous Tricks You Can Do With a Slinky.

We’ve seen more of these tricks online recently. This vendor demonstration seems to have set off some of the viral excitement:

The two demonstrations below, the first filmed by TheLifeOfJord in a street market in China and the second captured from Chinese national TV, are both super fun to watch, too:

For reference, enjoy this classic Slinky commercial from the 1970s:

Want to practice some tricks? Try an original metal Slinky or a plastic Slinky.

Next, watch The Slinky machine: A hand-cranked, wooden Slinky escalator, the Slinky Drop in slow motion, Taiwan’s Spintop Masters, and more from Kuma Films.

h/t Kottke.

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