Mythbusters: 2004 season part III

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Can you name the busted (B), confirmed (C) or plausible (P) myths investigated by Mythbusters (2004 part III)?

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Myth exploredC, B, or PExplanation
Soldiers marching can cause harmonic oscillation in a bridge & cause it to collapse.
Firecracker in trombone mute, at final note of 1812 Overture, mute launched, struck conductor, knocked him into audience; bell of trombone blown open & slide was launched.
Jet wash from an airliner can overturn a taxi if the vehicle passes behind the jet as it goes to full throttle
Inflatable brassiere can explode in a plane as it climbs in altitude.
Plugging tailpipe with object, destroys engine.
Putting bleach in tank will destroy car's engine.
Cracked egg in leaking radiator plugs holes.
Commercial cleaners will remove skunk odor.
Bullets can be stopped by a book.
An average person can build a home-made makeshift hovercraft on a budget of under $500.00.
You can beat radar by dangling a disco ball from rear-view mirror.
Myth exploredC, B, or PExplanation
You can jam police speed lidar by covering entire car with LEDs.
Radar beatable by spinning wheel of mirrors atop car slower than speed of car.
Tattoos can explode when exposed to an MRI.
A 4 year old child can be lifted by a bunch of party balloons.
Talking to plants helps them grow.
A regular house fan can cause decapitation.
A clothed snowman melts slower than a naked one.
Lighting a fire in a fireplace with chimney can make a house colder.
It is possible to survive by jumping up at the last moment before a freefalling elevator hits the ground.
Steel cable, anchored to street light & rear axle of car, will yank axle clear out from under car when it drives off, as seen in American Graffiti.

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