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9 Horrifying Things That Would Happen if Disney Movies Were Scientifically Accurate

Every time Pinocchio from the Disney movie of that same name lies, his wooden nose grows. What impact does this effect have on his body? According to physicist Steffan Llewellyn, if Pinocchio tells more than 13 lies, his head will snap off of his body because of the weight of his nose:

According to Steffan Llewellyn’s calculations in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Science Topics (JIST), Pinocchio would only be able to tell 13 lies before his nose reaches around 682 feet and he is decapitated by the force exerted by his head on his neck.

This is 1 of 9 horrifying scientific implications of Disney animated movies summarized by Natasha Umer and Dath Meth of BuzzFeed. They consulted actual scientists for their research, so you can read a biologist's description of Ariel's real mermaid body and the aerodynamic drag on Aladdin's magic carpet.


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