But not painlessly. As demonstrated by these Russian youths, all it takes is a large wooden cable spool of some sort, and a long incline. And a dearth of everything else.

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On the one hand, Russia is a society used to suffering: serfdom, revolution, warfare, totalitarianism, Cold War tensions. But they've also proven to be such a bulwark of our species, providing us with Tolstoy, Constructivism, innumerable accomplishments in the sciences. And now, these teenage asshole rolling down a hill in a self-destructing wooden wheel. What did they expect would happen? We'll never know, because they are likely still at the bottom of that hill, cursing in Russian. [Reddit]