G3 versus the cliffWebshots member jpizzle1122 and a few friends found an old Macintosh G3 computer, that one of the Emerson College computer labs was throwing out. Instead of sending the machine to the local scrap heap, they took it home, scavenged it for parts, and then did the only sensible thing a technology enthusiast could do--tossed the computer over a 45-foot cliff to test the G3's "impact resistance". Okay, this experiment is a little light on science, but it more than makes up for it with copious computer carnage.
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