Video Of The Week — 76,017 Dominoes Chain Reaction Sets New Guinness World Record

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76,017 domino formation smashes Guinness World Record (Photo Credit: YouTube screen capture)

Since 2015, members of the Incredible Science Machine have been mesmerizing fans with their complex chain reactions using tens of thousands of dominoes and props. This year was no exception. On March 23, the team set into motion their latest spell-binding creation that culminated in the toppling of a massive centerpiece comprising 76,017 dominoes.

It took the 18 experts — hailing from four different countries — ten days and over 1,800 hours to set up the live art installation that was divided into several sections, each representing a continent. However, it was well worth it. In addition to impressing the audience gathered to watch the event in Westland, Michigan, the structure also smashed the Guinness World Record for “Most dominoes toppled in a circle bomb/circle field.” The previous record was held by Germany’s Sinner Domino Entertainment, which built a 54,321 dominoes circle in 2014.

Entire installation comprised 250,000 dominos (Photo Credit: Guinness World Records -YouTube screen capture)

The group’s leader, 22-year-old domino artist Steve Price, says, “I started the Incredible Science Machine to create the first opportunity in North America for domino and chain reaction artists to work together on a large scale project that would introduce domino art to a large live and online audience.” The team hopes the domino installations will inspire kids to take up the craft and help increase their interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) related subjects.

Resources: Guinnessworldrecords.com,dailymail.co.uk

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  • davidman
    davidmanMonday, February 19, 2018 at 7:26 am
    very insane and elaborite
    • sharyu
      sharyuSunday, February 18, 2018 at 7:28 am
      so cool
      • JasmyneFriday, February 16, 2018 at 9:37 am
        that is cool and alot of dominoes
        • the bosstmFriday, February 16, 2018 at 8:17 am
          so cool like awesome
          • FANCY NANCYThursday, February 15, 2018 at 6:37 am
            That was AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
            • carlosWednesday, February 14, 2018 at 6:09 am
              cool
              • hoiTuesday, February 13, 2018 at 8:40 am
                cool
                • that on personMonday, February 12, 2018 at 10:38 am
                  SO COOL the only thing is how did thay counte the dominos.
                  • dab on pokemonMonday, February 12, 2018 at 9:04 am
                    lol
                    • catMonday, February 12, 2018 at 8:13 am
                      cool

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