The 'Broomstick Challenge' Is Going Viral
If you've been checking social media the past couple of days, you may've seen lots of videos of people with their brooms. I know, I'm just as shocked as you that so many teenagers know what a broom looks like.
It's all for the new, viral "broomstick challenge." That's where you stand a broom up, let go, and it magically stays standing.
The challenge started going viral Monday, when someone tweeted a video of a standing broom and commented that it would only work because, quote, "NASA said today was the only day a broom can stand up on its own because of the gravitational pull."
Okay so NASA said today was the only day a broom can stand up on its own because of the gravitational pull...I didn’t believe it at first but OMG! 😭😭😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/M0HCeemyGt— mk (@mikaiylaaaaa) February 10, 2020
But.... that's not true. NASA never said anything like that. And you should be able to stand up a broom on its own any day of the year because of the broom's low center of gravity. Good luck.