Guys, something called the #broomchallenge is trending on Twitter.
The challenge stemmed from someone in the Twitterverse spreading a false rumor that NASA said the Earth is on a perfect tilt right now and brooms will stand upright on their own.
So, people tried it and they were SHOOOOOOOK after it worked.
And, although it might look ~magic~, it’s not. Basic physics tells us that brooms can stand upright — anytime — as long as they’re positioned just right.
It really has nothing to do with the Earth being at a ~perfect tilt~ right now.
Either way, people are enjoying their new party trick.
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And some people are getting very creative.
There are also others who just don’t understand the challenge.
So, yes, this really works. But no, NASA never said it would only happen during this particular moment.
In the meantime, I’ll just be over here waiting for the day when my broom can SWEEP on its own.
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