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The Muppets Help Explain Why Quicksilver’s Speed Would Actually Destroy Everything in Its Path

You didn't see that coming?

Lots of superpowers seem cool in a science-vacuum, but when you start adding in the real-world laws of physics, they can become terrifying pretty quickly. Look at Quicksilver’s speed for example: Unless he’s running in a literal vacuum, he’s going to leave a lot of destruction in his equally literal wake.

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