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Nvidia Recalls Some Shield Tablets Because The Batteries May Catch Fire

Over the past year, Nvidia’s Shield Tablet has become one of the top tablets for Android users. Today, the company recalled a subset of the devices, saying they’re prone to, uh, no easy way to say this, exploding into flames.


The Truth About Your Flammable Farts

Contrary to popular belief, it’s probably not methane leaking from behind that reckless “bros” light on fire (known as pyroflatulence); rather, it’s most likely primarily hydrogen.


Watch An Adorable Edible Minion Eat A Firecracker At 25,000 FPS

Video: Nothing screams fun like blowing stuff up with firecrackers, right? And with the new Minion movie almost upon us, it seems only appropriate we see what happens when you strap an explosive to one of these adorable little dude’s backs.


What Happens When You Drop A Can Of Coke Into Liquid Nitrogen

Video: It’s going to freeze obviously. But there’s this awesome possibility that the soda can will split in half and start spewing an explosion of almost frozen Coca Cola into the surrounding liquid nitrogen. Once it does that, the exploded coke looks like it has been stopped in time, the soda has frozen into art mid-explosion.


Seeing Plants Naturally Explode Like Bombs Is Pretty Freaking Gross

Imagine you’re taking a walk and trying to enjoy Mother Nature for all her beauty when you brush up against a squirting cucumber and have it explode like a bomb and spew its seed and guts all over you like a blown up, shooting fire hydrant. These things are like a ticking time bomb, when they blow they GO.


Slow-Motion Video Of A Dry Ice Bomb Exploding In Water Is Pure Awesome

Video: Well, I didn’t expect that. When you throw dry ice inside a water bottle and then throw that water bottle in a pool, the explosion of the dry ice bomb is so epic that you can see it pulsate as it rips through the water. The Backyard Scientist shows off what it looks like in slow motion.


Watch 300 Rockets Get Fired Off All At The Same Time

Video: If you ever dared to wonder what it looks like when 300 rockets fire off all at once, don’t worry, mad genius Colin Furze has brought that ridiculous imagination to real life. This is what every child’s dreams are made of.


Everything We've Learnt From 50 Years Of (Deliberate) Spaceship Crashes

Last week, NASA’s Messenger spacecraft ended its 11-year mission by crashing into Mercury. Of course, Messenger was doomed anyway, but sometimes a mission’s entire point is to smash one thing into a bigger thing and watch the explosion.


US Army Is Developing A Crash Test Dummy To Measure Explosive Shockwaves

The automotive industry has developed some of the most sophisticated crash test dummies in the world for testing and improving a vehicle’s ability to protect its passengers in the event of an accident. However, when that vehicle is designed to protect its passengers from explosions, the US Military decided it needed a crash test dummy better suited to measuring the effects of those powerful shockwaves.


10 Of The Craziest Nuclear Bomb Explosions In Movie History

There have been over 2000 nuclear explosions in real life, but if we believe the movies, it seems like every other action movie drops one in for added colour. And I totally get it. I hope to never see a nuclear bomb go off in person but I wouldn’t mind seeing more explosive mushroom cloud visuals in my movies. They look so cool.


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