Could Kool-Aid Man Break Through a Wall?

Could Kool-Aid Man Break Through a Wall?

Vsauce, I’m Jake and bricks and mortar are
pretty strong. It would take pressures 67 times that of our own atmosphere for a brick
to start to crumble. Not only that but to break through a brick wall would require the
kinetic energy equivalent of a bullet fired from an M16 rifle. Now that we know this the
obvious question arises…Could Kool-Aid Man Break Through a Wall?
So let’s say we have a pitcher, but not just any pitcher, this is a sentient humanoid
pitcher that comes in at 6ft tall. When scaled to that size the glass would be 3.6in. Kool-Aid
man or KAM for short would also be incredibly heavy. His dry weight would clock in at 5,800lbs.
But we need to fill him with 607.6 gallons, that’d be 1150 cans of soda, which would
increase his total weight to 11,000lbs. He would weigh roughly the same as an elephant.
We tend to think of glass as fragile, pretty thin, and that’s because the kind we interact
with, generally, is. However, glass is surprisingly strong. It can withstand pressures up to 469
times that of our own atmosphere – 7 times more than brick – and takes twice as much
energy to break. Since KAM’s glass is 3.6in thick, that would
be enough to not shatter when hitting a brick wall. In fact, his enormous mass means he’d
only need to be going at an average running pace to have enough energy to bust through
said wall. But let’s talk about his weight for a second
– as we know from the square cube law, which I talked about in my Could Godzilla Exist
video, you just can’t scale something up and expect for it’s legs to be able to support
the now incredibly large body. Lucky for us, since KAM’s legs are made of glass, which
can withstand such immense pressure, his legs could be the diameter of a quarter and his
feet the area of 3 postage stamps and he wouldn’t collapse under his own weight.
So KAM can break through walls, but what about the liquid inside of him? It is safe to assume
that the beverage that fills his body is his blood. Just walking would cause his insides
to slosh around, getting dangerously close to spilling over. Crashing through a wall
would cause a lot of blood loss. Humans can lose about 15% of blood without any immediate
effects. The American College of Surgeons happen to have created a handy blood loss
scale. Class I Hemorrhage is 15% blood loss. Class
II is up to 30%, that’s when your skin would lose color and start to feel cold. Class III
up to 40% and by now you’re probably in shock or slowly going unconscious. Class IIII
is anything above 40% blood loss, and things…aren’t looking good.
When KAM breaks through that wall, he would lose about 1/3rd of his blood, a Class III.
He probably wouldn’t be able to finish his “Oh Yeah” tagline before stumbling into
your home, trying to keep himself upright as he swerves around confused and in shock.
Not to mention all the foreign bodies that are now inside of him, because after all,
he did just burst completely through a wall with an open hole on top of his head. It would
probably cause complications – for starters It’s a good way to get an infection.
Also, even though he wouldn’t completely shatter when breaking through walls, his glass
would start to form cracks over time and the fractures tend to grow so not only would KAM
have to worry about the liquid he’d lose from the top, but also the liquid that would
be slowly seeping out of his body due to cracks. Unless of course he was made of laminated
glass, the same stuff that’s used in windshields and bulletproof windows, which is layers of
glass interlaced with plastic that keeps the layers of glass bonded together even when
broken. So Kool-Aid Man could break through walls,
but he’d only be able to break through one unless he figured out a way to keep his blood
in…maybe he should put on a tupperware hat or he could use the front door. But if he
must burst through people’s homes he’d definitely require aid…just not the Kool
kind…and as always, thanks for watching.

Comments (100)

  1. Your ruining my childhood

  2. He can live without the kool-aid in him. It's been shown in some commercials with the absence of his kool-aid, just an empty pitcher

  3. Imagine the kool-aid man ringing your doorbell and cafefully walking in, just to say with an "inside voice": Oh yeah.

  4. Wait he is not going to my court

  5. Oh no oh no.


  6. can he break through a wall?? O H Y E A H

  7. This made me sad.

  8. The kool aid man doesn’t want his blood to spill

  9. Vsauce 3, answering life’s biggest questions

  10. Blah blah blah complaining realistics just enjoy the damn commercial

  11. 0:52 he put up his foot

  12. M16 has several variants. the 5.56×45
    or the 7.62×51

  13. His blood his is pants.

  14. If the red liquid was his blood, wouldn't the Kool-Aid Man just be 'the-giant-glass-pitcher man'?

  15. But the blood inside of him isn't his it's other people's blood you know that right

  16. Honestly if his blood a.k.a. Kool-Aid spells out he should know just to put a cap/a lid over his head so none of his Organs /blood don’t Slush around so much in fallout

  17. whaddaya get when u cross a song with the kool aid man?

    "i came in like a breaaaaakin wall"

  18. But can K.A.M ram through a dam?

  19. When a normal conversation gets taken seriously.

  20. The Kool Aid inside of him is just Kool Aid. In some the commercials, he is walking without it.

  21. But that's just a theory, an advert theory

  22. We can safely assume that the Kool-Aid is not his blood since he has no heart or lungs. Also, he would not lose consciousness because his brain is not getting enough oxygen… because he has no brain. Finally, infection wouldn't be a problem because glass cannot get an infection any more than your windshield can get the flue.

  23. I'm strong af I can break a brick with my hand

  24. Who said he had to break through brick walls? Why not wood?

  25. My friend kept asking who was saying my name..

  26. Why not cool aid? Freezing would minimize 'blood' loss, after all….. 🙂

  27. Oh yeaaAAAAAAAAAH

  28. Wait… you said koolaid man would need aid, but not the kool kind, but that's exactly what hes needs more of right? And what about different flavor packets, is that like mixing blood types or did I really just take this way too seriously…

  29. The top would have to have a spillproof lid, probably also made of 3 inch glass. Perhaps even thicker as it would essentially be his skullcap.

  30. i saw On the commercial of Kool aid man He can break through Everything

  31. I wish this video was 10 seconds shorter

  32. How dare you doubt the power of the mighty cool aid man

  33. Why did I get this recommended

  34. the koolaid man is thicc

  35. Just put a lid on him lmao

  36. I've never researched something more than this, KOOLAID

  37. Finally someone is asking the truely important questions

  38. His pitcher is for blood loss.
    (His extra pitcher)

  39. "The OBVIOUS question"


  41. his name is koolio

  42. Why does this remind me of the Dane Cook skit about the Kool-Aid Man! 😂

  43. This is why science ruined my childhood

    Not hate intended

  44. jake answers questions we never had until we see the titles of his videos

  45. But the thing is, he has lost the kool-aid in adds before. Not all but he still has. It's just kool-aid, not his blood.

  46. liquid is his pants bekuse he siad dat in an ad

  47. Kool aid man breaks through wall

    He just lies down while hoomans continue drinking his blood

  48. Wow, his glass is really THICC


  50. We break tiles in our karate

  51. vsauce: is anything real? what are colors? what is the point?
    also vsauce: in-depth analysis of the kool-aid man

  52. Now these are first world problems

  53. Actually his Kool aid is his pants soooo…HE THROWS HIS PANTS AT CHILDREN

  54. Kool-aid man and slim-Jim guy (Randy Savage) tag team!

    OH YEAH!!!!!

  55. Get atom from real steel

  56. The only problem is he doesn't need the Kool Aid inside of him to live and glass doesn't get viral infections.

  57. trump: you dare oppose me mortal

  58. Well then I have the kinetic of an M16 in my arms, Cool!

  59. Humans can break concrete with their skull

  60. I saw the title and then I said
    Really… Really you do this video to figure out… Really?

  61. 2300l = 1150 cans? what cans do you have that hold 2 liters ?

  62. I am pretty sure that Kool Aid Man is the jug, and the Kool Aid is just the liquid that it carries, not blood.

  63. The answer because he is the kool-aid man

  64. but who says he doesn't have some top cover on/in? Also who says he is made of normal glass? what if he is made of bulletproof or military grade (if there is such a thing) glass?* *made this before i reached the parts where he said he might have any of the things i was talking about.

  65. No he's made of Diamond with a mythical top on his head

  66. Oh nO
    Oh No
    Oh NO
    OH yeah!!!

  67. The kool aid man kinda sounds like a predator

    OOohhh YeAh

  68. Soooo……. can Kool-aid man break through a wall? Or will he just "Die"?

  69. Really…of all things koolaid man…

  70. U go to deep into stuff

  71. Yes, because the commercials don't make sense.

  72. He doesn’t have blood, he has kool aid duh

  73. What's the red liquid in the Kool Aid Man?

  74. You had my curiosity, now you have my attention

  75. he doesn't need any kool-aid to survive. It's just to make him heavier so he can smash through more walls.

  76. the kool aid Is just his pants

  77. he isnt actually cool-aid man Hes pitcher man.

  78. The liquid inside of him is Kool-Aid

  79. I don’t think the liquid inside him is his blood, a pitcher is a complete object with or without liquid. A better analogy is like having a belly full of koolaid, no?

  80. 4:14 why would he even do dat lol

  81. Imagine the g forces that would result from breaking through a brick or concrete wall!

  82. Well kool-aid man is kool-aid man


  84. Kool-aid man can survive without any liquid on his head (in a commercial, he gets up whithout liquid and then he fills up with kool-aid)

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