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MinutePhysics Proves Legolas and His Dreamy Eyes Are Full of LIES

Maybe ask for a recount on those kill numbers, Gimli.

Could Legolas really see well enough to count horsemen and distinguish their heights at a distance of over 17 miles? Unless his eyes are just for decoration—which, to be fair, they’re great at—and he uses magic to see, the answer from your friend physics is a big fat, “Nope.” MinutePhysics shows why.

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