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In his book How To, Randall Munroe explores whether you could open enough water bottles to fill a swimming pool — using nuclear weapons. Riverhead Books hide caption

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"Earth outweighs us by a factor of over ten trillion," Munroe writes. "On average, we humans can vertically jump maybe half a meter on a good day. Even if the Earth were rigid and responded instantly, it would be pushed down by less than an atom's width." Randall Munroe/Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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'What If' There Were An Entire Book Devoted To Absurd Hypotheticals?

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