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Burning Artificial Sweeteners Releases Some Bizarre Shooting Webs

Burning artificial sweeteners releases some bizarre shooting webs

Our favourite destroyer of objects, the red hot nickel ball, is back. This time it’s torching artificial sweeteners like Splenda, Sweet N’ Low and Truvia. Splenda and Sweet N’ Low put up honourable fights but essentially caramelizes. Truvia, however, starts shooting out these weird spider web looking things when burned.

I wish sugar was used as a control. The Truvia fun starts at the 3:10 mark.

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