Would you take a plunge on the world's tallest water slide?  It's appropriately named Verrückt, which is German for "insane."  It's precisely 168 feet 7 inches tall. To put that free fall in perspective, it’s longer than a plunge at Niagara Falls.

After several testing delays (see some of the "problems" below,) Verrückt opens to the public today at Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City.

The video footage was enough to make us lose our lunch...