This is what happens when kids watch Superman and try to be like them. This video was taken by my instructor Mr Suhaimi who witnessed this at the school behind his house. The kid managed to get onto the first floor ledge because some window panes were missing. The kid then threw his bag down, and ran and jumped off the first floor. He was on the ground for 2 minutes before he managed to limp off.
Parents should monitor their kids’ activity. What if he had tried to jump from the 5th floor instead? Or the education ministry should introduce physics early into the syllabus. Kids should learn how to calculate the impulse force so they can come to the conclusion themselves that they are highly unlikely to survive a plunge from the 5th floor. Continue reading