Thursday, 27 February, 2020

The Truth Behind The Standing Broom Trick!

What is the ‘broom challenge’ and why are people doing it? A bogus internet claim. Rappers Keep Trying the #BroomstickChallenge and It's Hilarious: Watch
Noel Elliott | 12 February, 2020, 00:34

Will people stop posting photos and videos of themselves balancing brooms once they learn it's a hoax?

However, it seems information credited to the space agency was fake.

A quite old trick has gone viral again and "NASA broom challenge" or the "gravitational pull day" has taken over Twitter.

If yes, you might already know the answer why but for those living under a rock, here's what's trending in social media today: a broom standing on its own!

"Astronaut Alvin Drew and scientist Sarah Noble respond to the #BroomstickChallenge, showing that basic physics works every day of the year - not just February 10th".

The craze kicked off after a Twitter user named Mikaiylaaaaa alleged in a now-viral post that NASA "said today was the only day a broom can stand up on its own because of the gravitational pull".

Scott McTominay is impressed with the addition of Manchester United
De Gea earns a weekly salary of £375,000, according to Spotrac, an online sports team and player contract website. Make that deal come about. "I said "please, just pick United , if it's going to be possible".

Popular celebrities like U.S rapper, Dj Khaled, Future, Blacc Chyna among others are part-taking in the challenge.

It's not the first time this fake news has circulated on the internet.

This is because the brooms, which Ghanaians describe as "brush standing broom", by their nature can be made to stand on its own anytime and any day.

In a statement released to media, NASA said: "This is another social media hoax that exemplifies how quickly pseudoscience and false claims can go viral".

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