If we were ballsy enough to toss live ammo into a pot filled with flesh-melting molten aluminum, we’d do it wearing a firesuit from behind a blast shield. Not so for the Backyard Scientist, who turned up in cargo shorts and a Hawaiian shirt for this ridiculously dangerous “experiment.”
If you’ve ever seen a big boulder sitting in the middle of the road when you’re driving in the mountains, you might wonder how they move them out of the way. Sometimes, the easiest method is to blow them up – shattering them into numerous smaller pieces.
We’re not sure why you’d need to get rid of 2000 bullets, but this footage shows exactly what happens when you get set off all that ammo using fire. It starts and ends like a bag of popcorn in the microwave, but escalates dramatically in the middle.
A weird Japanese video in which they demonstrate how to turn vegetables into juice by setting off underwater explosions. The cool part is that the juice remains inside the veggies, as their innards are pulverized by the shockwave.
Video of Marines from the 3rd Marine Logistics Group, 9th Engineer Support Battalion showing how they breach a concrete wall, standing their ground against the explosive charge, protected only by a ballistic blanket and each other.
A steel mill worker watches as a batch of wet scrap metal is lowered into a melting furnace, which can be extremely dangerous. But he doesn’t seem to be in any rush to leave the room. Fortunately, he finally makes the right call.
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