Scientifically Impossible

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    Two men are sitting at the bar at the top of the Empire State Building
    drinking, when the first man turns to the other one and says:

    "You know, last week I discovered that if you jump from the top of this
    building, by the time you fall to the 10th floor, the wind around the
    building is so intense that it carries you around the building and back into
    the window."

    The bartender just shakes his head in disapproval while wiping the bar, but
    says nothing.

    The second guy says, "What? Are you insane? There's no way in heck that
    could happen!"

    "No, it's true," said the first man, "let me prove it to you."

    He gets up from the bar, jumps over the balcony and plummets toward the
    street below. When he passes the 10th floor, the high wind whips him around
    the building and back into the 10th floor window and he takes the elevator
    back up to the bar. He meets the second man, who is astonished.

    "You know, I saw that with my own eyes, but that must've been a one-time
    fluke. That was scientifically impossible!"

    "No, I'll prove it again," says the first man as he jumps.

    Again, just as his body hurtles towards the street, the 10th floor wind
    gently carries him around the building and into the window. He takes the
    elevator back to the bar. Once upstairs, he successfully urges his
    dubious fellow drinker to try it.

    "Well, what the heck," the second guy says, "I've seen that it works, so
    I'll try it!"

    He immediately jumps over the balcony - plunges downward - rapidly passes
    the 11th, 10th, 9th, 8th floors ...his body hits the sidewalk with a loud

    Back upstairs, the bartender who had been silent the whole time turns to the
    first drinker, and shakes his head. He says "You know, Superman, you're a
    real pr**k when you're drunk

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