The Beach DC

For the past couple of years or so, the National Building Museum puts on some big, really fun exhibit during the summer. Last year, it was a giant maze that was a blast to go through. This year, they built a giant ball pit called The Beach DC where everyone can pretend they are five years old again. On Wednesdays, it is open late, and at that time it is also a happy hour, a thing that DC does really well. The Beach DC is the best people watching. Watching men and women in business outfits play in a ball pit is quite frankly really entertaining. Watching adults create “ball storms” is also hilarious.

Also, I went in a couple of times, and I now want to study the physics of trying to move through a giant ball pit. There is serious friction and other forces trying to stop your movement. I seriously have started trying to consider the forces. The balls all have friction against each other and you.

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Yes, he was throwing the ball at me I am sure. Yes, he did hit me. A couple of times.

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This guy even came prepared with swimming goggles.

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This staff member had moves.

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Sunset light was amazing

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Taking a selfie in a ball pit with a DSLR

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I got to give this dad credit. He threw his two sons into the ball pit for at least a half hour. His sons were having so much fun.

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Baby was really not sure about this ball pit thing.

Yes, someone helped her out of there.

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Happy kids everywhere

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Guy having a very serious discussion with a woman while he wore an inflatable toucan life preserver. Enough said.

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Dude was having so much fun playing with the balls.

Finally a 45 second slide show of still photos of people playing in the ball pit.

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