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Terrifying Simulation Shows What It's Like To Ride Euthanasia Rollercoaster

Dominic Smithers

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Terrifying Simulation Shows What It's Like To Ride Euthanasia Rollercoaster

Featured Image Credit: @ridesnslides

Someone has created a terrifying simulation of the infamous 'euthanasia rollercoaster'. Watch it for yourself below:

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The controversial ride was thought up back in 2010 by designer Julijonas Urbonas, from Lithuania.

At the time, he described it as a 'hypothetic death machine in the form of a roller coaster, engineered to humanely - with elegance and euphoria - take the life of a human being'.

It works by rider being subjected to a series of loops, which get smaller and smaller as it progresses.

The idea is to create and maintain a maximum force to the person riding, which will eventually lead to their death.

But while up until now we've only had diagrams and words to describe what would actually happen if the ride was somehow built, a TikToker has created a simulation, which puts you in the front seat.

Credit: TikTok/@ridesnslides
Credit: TikTok/@ridesnslides
Credit: TikTok/@ridesnslides
Credit: TikTok/@ridesnslides

In one video, @ridesnslides describes the descent.

It says: "The train would plummet over the side of the hill, hurtling down at a speed of 360kmh, close to its terminal velocity.

"After the 500-metre initial drop, the track flattens out and begins the first of seven inversions in a row. And this is the deadly part.

"It would take 60 seconds for the train to go through all seven of these inversions, and each inversion gets a gradually smaller and smaller diameter in order to maintain 10Gs of force to all the passengers during the entire 60-second experience."

The video then explains that Formula One cars only reach a G-force of above 6Gs when taking a bend at high speed, while the Apollo 16 shuttle only managed 7.19Gs upon re-entry.

So yeah, it's pretty strong.

Credit: Julijonas Urbonas
Credit: Julijonas Urbonas

Describing the effects of 10Gs, the video goes on: "You would gradually begin experiencing worsening cases of cerebral hypoxia, meaning your blood would rush to the lower parts of your body, and so your brain wouldn't be getting enough oxygen to survive.

"The first thing that you would notice is your vision greying out which would then gradually turn to tunnel vision.

"From there, you would begin experiencing a blackout and ultimately you would eventually lose consciousness and die."

The project, which was awarded the Public Prize of New Technological Art of Update 2013, has become a 'unique media phenomenon' since it was unveiled in 2010.

According to Urbonas' website: "Riding the coaster's track, the rider is subjected to a series of intensive motion elements that induce various unique experiences: from euphoria to thrill, and from tunnel vision to loss of consciousness, and, eventually, death."

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