Have you ever wondered how many rubber bands it takes to lift a small compact car? Yes? We thought you would say that. Thankfully, YouTube science guy VSauce teamed up with the dudes at Fast, Furious and Funny to find out.

They used 180 office-style rubber bands to hoist a 1.7 ton Nissan Micra high into the sky, all of which (and, yes, the Micra) were harmed in the making of this video. Science!

[via Devour]