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Mad Pyromaniac Builds An Explosive Death Star Using 5000 Fireworks

Video: To help celebrate his three-millionth subscriber, YouTuber Colin Furze, the creator of the thermite cannon and questionably-safe hoverbike, has successfully topped all of his inventions to date by building his own miniature Death Star covered in 58 boxes of fireworks all wired together for one magnificent 20 second spectacle.


The Wheels On The Bus Go Round And Round, Even When The CIA Accidentally Leaves Explosives Onboard

When conducting CIA practice drills that involve both “explosive training material” and working school buses, it is usually a good idea to remove the material from the school buses when finished. That, however, did not happen last week in Loudoun County, Virginia.


Real Explosives Blowing Up Mega Bloks In Slo-Mo Is Every Kids' Fantasy

Video: Mega Bloks, those weird, distant-cousins of Lego, have gotten surprisingly elaborate over the past few years. In fact, they’re the only way you can build your own official Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 vehicles and boats like the folks from Glorious Eye Candy — who then blew them all up in front of a high-speed camera.


Why Do We Use A Dumbass Unit To Measure Explosions?

There’s been some confusion over the size of today’s explosion in China’s Tianjin province, with some people mistakenly thinking it was the largest non-nuclear explosion of all time. It was not — that honour goes to the Russians — and you can partly blame our stupid system of measurement for the mistake.


New Nanotech Sensors Could Put Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Out Of A Job

Airport security checkpoint lines are the very definition of a “necessary evil”. Everyone hates the long waits and the awkward disrobing dances as you rid yourself of all your shoes, smartphones, metal, etc. Yet, we’re eternally grateful when crazy people with samurai swords don’t fly coach. Now, a new breakthrough in nanotechnology could help ease our collective dread for airport security, at least a little bit.


These Guys Filled A New Mac Pro With C4 Explosive And Blew It Up

RatedRR has taken their gadget torture from shooting at things to blowing them with C4 — a plastic explosive — and detonation cord. The victim will make Apple fanboys weep: A new shiny Mac Pro. The results are obviously spectacular — but perhaps even more impressive is how hard the Mac Pro is.


Watch A Barn Get Turned To Toothpicks By 74kg Of Tannerite

Video: BOOM! That’s what happens when you load 74.4kg of tannerite, the aluminium and ammonium nitrate explosive used in exploding targets, inside a barn you want levelled. Fire at the tannerite with a rifle and take cover — bye bye, barn.


Explosive Pyrotechnic Pie Is Dangerous For More Than Just Your Diet

If you’re hunting for the perfect dessert that will leave a lasting impression on your dinner guests, look no further than this recipe/experiment. The ingredients in a typical pie aren’t that far off from a chemical mix known as Rocket Candy that’s typically made from sugar and an oxidiser like potassium nitrate.


Guy Builds A Bomb Just With Stuff You Can Buy After Airport Security

Just in case you were still being fooled into thinking that the TSA is good for, well, anything, follow along with YouTube contributor Terminal Cornucopia as he constructs a home-made “FRAGGuccino” from stuff you can buy from airport terminal kiosks — you know the ones you can enter after passing through security.


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