'MythBusters' Sorry for Stunt

Experiment gone wrong ends with holes through California family's home.
1:41 | 12/08/11

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Then there are times when even scientists have to learn about the art of apologizing. Two of the stars of the TV show Mythbusters did just that after one of their cannonball experiments. Careened through this house. This is the worst thing you can imagine happening -- I have kids of my own the house of my own thank you can imagine how angry I would be. -- find this happened. There is nothing to debunk here cannon balls and -- doing a lot of damage. The Mythbusters crew was on the other side of this still experimenting with a cannon. But the cannon -- missed its target instead the projectiles came down the hill with extraordinary forced. Traveling 2800 feet before hitting the ground and shooting through the door of this home. Doing damage inside van -- sitting through the back. The cannon ball airborne again then crossed the top Sahara road before taking out a tile on the top of this -- And finally landing inside a mini -- across the street. Total traveling range. 3300. Feet -- -- tequila is the owner of that van and my husband and my son was in the key -- minutes before it happened. I'm so that they are fine according to the Alameda county sheriff's department the TV show has used the firing range close to 100 times before. Without any problems. Very unfortunate it happened very fortunate that nobody got hurt. So -- that way but. The Rangers shut down as of now except for emergency detonations. Until we can review -- practices and policies and there will be no cannons fired no candidates -- this area anymore -- by us again.

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