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  • May 16, 2014
    This is a video of one of Vat19's 5-pound Gummi Bears producing a fireworks extravaganza in hot potassium chlorate. I remember my high school chemistry teacher was going to perform this same experiment. The only problem is he was going to use Watermelon Sour Patch Kids, and I... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2013
    This is a video of an Ammonium dichromate volcano erupting with a couple mercury thiocyanate tablets hidden inside. Mercury thiocyanate is commonly sold as those "Pharoah's snake" fireworks. So between the volcano erupting and those tentacles spilling out it looks like the Kr... / Continue →
  • December 21, 2012
    This is a video of how to set ice on fire by adding ice cubes to a layer of calcium carbide. Except the ice isn't really burning -- it's just providing the water fuel that calcium carbide needs to produce acetylene gas, which will burn like a lit fart. Calcium carbide consis... / Continue →
  • June 29, 2011
    This is a battle between a sulfuric-acid based drain cleanser and a wet sponge. SPOILER: The sponge loses (although technically the acid is actually reacting with the water). I know you might be a fan of rooting for the underdog, but in this case the underdog gets its ass bur... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2011
    This is probably the best Mentos in Coke video that exists. I've spent countless hours minutes watching other ones, and now I'm wishing I hadn't. I know the screencap I used looks like broski's about to bottle-cap his eyeballs out, but it's even better than that. Okay, not b... / Continue →
  • December 22, 2010
    Well at least they're claiming it's a human hair, but it looks more like cat fur if you ask me. Just kidding, totally a pube. Created by the nerds -- excuse me, experts -- at the University of Nottingham's Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Centre, the hair was etched using focus... / Continue →