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Stray ‘MythBusters’ Cannonball Impales Home

No One Injured During Mythbusters Experiment Gone Awry

By the way, I hate it when reporters misuse words like “impale“. “Perforated” is so much more accurate in this case…




POSTED: 10:36 am EST December 7, 2011
UPDATED: 10:46 am EST December 7, 2011
The Discovery Channel’s “MythBusters” may be a TV hit, but the show can also check off “nearby house” from its list of targeted ambitions. Authorities in Alameda County, Calif., said a projectile fired during an experiment by the show’s cast at an area firing range accidentally missed its intended target and struck a home and a car in a nearby neighborhood, KNTV reported.According to the TV station, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said the cannonball pierced the wall of the home and exited through the other side damaging a vehicle.
To read the rest of this KNYV/WRTV story click HERE
Time to increase the travel budget and head to the Chocolate Mountains firing ranges…