You know as a kid when you used to use a magnifying glass and the sun to burn ants? This is basically that, except it's more awesome (and less gruesome!). Using the screen of an old big-screen TV, Grant Thompson was able to create a 1.2m magnifying lens that could melt a stack of coins, burst a glass bottle and cook food.
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