This unique social experiment yielded incredibly unexpected results.
Last Wednesday, AirBnB host Jamahl McMurran and his guest, Lana Mesic of Croatia, set up a unique social experiment that yielded interesting results.
Mesic is both a photographer and an artist and had 15,000 pennies in her backpack from a previous art installation. After conferring with McMurran, the duo decided to stage a social experiment and record the results.
“So my Airbnb guest and I decided to place 15000 2p coins on the canal and record what would happen…. #coinsbythecanal,” wrote McMurran on Twitter.
They transferred the ginormous pile of pennies to a popular street and sat back to watch it unfold…
The social experiment began with 15,000 pennies from Mesic’s latest art project.
The duo dumped the coins on the ground into a pile.
Live Tweeting, they saw everything…
One smart kid wanted to fill his bag up with the pennies.
Others played in the coins as if they were a sandbox.
One guy even staged an Instagram photo!
And, a cyclist grabbed some change for a morning coffee (supposedly).
This guy literally made it “rain.”
The social experiment came to an end when two guys stole the pennies.
They took every. last. coin.
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