How Much Does a Shadow Weigh? 07:39

Have you ever wondered how much a shadow weights? Maybe you had never thought about it, but our friends at Vsauce are at it again- coming up with obscure questions that you might have never thought about before, but now you are dying to know the answers to. This video is full of fun facts to impress your friends with, including our favorite- on a sunny day, the city of Chicago weights 300 pounds more, simply because sun light is falling on it, pushing it. Who knew? 

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