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I Can't Stop Watching This Video Of Purdue Wrecking Its Fancy Clock Face

Before we begin: Yes, those appear to be two actual human workers on a cherry picker getting clocked by this falling clock face at Purdue University, but according to the clock contractors, nobody was injured. So please enjoy this mini-disaster with the sound cranked loud and your conscience clear:

That’s Purdue’s 23-year-old, 160-foot tall bell tower, which was undergoing some maintenance on Tuesday, including work on one of its clock faces. As the newly maintained clock face was getting replaced, however, some sort of claw game shenanigan resulted in it being left to the mercy of gravity. You know how the rest of that goes; the face made three different tragic yet aurally satisfying clanks on the way down.


Or, put another way:

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