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This Video Of A Giant Rotating Bar Crashing Into Hundreds Of People Is Weirdly Soothing

Don't worry, they're not real people.

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There is something utterly hypnotic about this video:

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The clip was uploaded to Vimeo last week by VFX artist Dave Fothergill.

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In it, hundreds of virtual people continually run at a huge swinging bar and get wiped out in the process.

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Fothergill said he created the mesmerising video using Maya animation software and the crowd simulation Miarmy.

Who knew chaos and human failure could be so spellbinding?
Dave Fothergill / Via vimeo.com

Who knew chaos and human failure could be so spellbinding?