What better way to bring in the new year than with 2,014 mouse traps and 2,015 ping pong balls? Created by London-based art directors and filmmakers HarrimanSteel, the idea for this stunt was inspired by generations of teachers using mouse traps to demonstrate the basics of nuclear fission. While the mouse traps took nearly 5-hours to setup, the impact was heightened by staging the stunt within a mirrored tunnel, leaving the team little leeway if things went wrong. Continue reading for the video and more information.
“In case fireworks aren’t your thing, there’s another great way to ring in the new year – by setting off thousands of armed mousetraps with ping-pong balls in an explosive video like this one,” says Bored Panda.