02 April 2007

The Reality of Running Away from Stuff

We've all seen movie characters escape from a lot of stuff: some of it almost believable, some of it downright silly. Other times, we see characters unable to run away from things like the walking dead or a giant snake.

Here's a chart showing maximum speeds for some of the more common Hollywood hazards measured against the fastest speeds that an Olympic level human can deliver.

[via presurfer]

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