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Read about my SOCIAL science break tests 

Learn about our team members, our mission and how NOT to run a youtube channel.  There are blogs for behind the scenes and ones with just personal thoughts while trying to make a dent in this world.  Each episode's blog contains the story behind that specific video but this is the story behind the channel and the people in it.

Breaking Gear Fear

Edutainment has been a great way to help people understand their gear, and know the true limitations of it.  Watching HOW gear fails is more important than the force itself, as almost all gear is super good enough.  It's more important to share information on how to stay safe than it is to have a paywall.  We hope our stoke is contagious.

Edutainment is a science

Behind the Scenes

How Strong Are Levered Carabiners?

If a carabiner is clipped to a hanger on top of other gear and loaded, is it weakened? By how much? One way carabiners might fail weaker...

Shock Loading Petzl Micro Traxion

Don't fall on teeth, because I did it for you .Toothed devices are intended to be progress captures up a climbing rope or in a complex...

This rappel ring could kill someone

How strong are rappel rings? It only needs to be about 2x more than your weight to hold you during a rappel (in case you don't rappel...

BIG climber lead falls for science. You won't believe the forces!

290lb (131kg) Climber Falls for Science Tanner is 290lbs or 131kg and he climbs. We wanted to know what forces he gets when he falls on...

Do WET climbing ropes break weaker???

The rumor is that wet ropes are significantly weaker. The instructions that come with the rope say that it is dangerous. Climbing...

Guess which carabiner breaks last 👉 CARABINER SHOWDOWN

We chained 12 wiregate carabiners together and pull-tested them to destruction. Which carabiner survived the longest? Was it your...

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