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‘Drinkable Sunscreen’ Creator is Getting Sued For Obviously Dangerous Product

Imagine yourself enjoying an idyllic day at the beach: You’ve been sitting out in the sun for hours and are starting to get a bit thirsty. Do you feel compelled to reach for a bottle of ice cold water from the cooler, or a sudden urge to shotgun the nearest bottle of Coppertone? If you answered the latter, I have some bad news for you, friend. Read More >>

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Attaching Razor Blades to a High-Speed Spinning Top Is the Best Worst Idea

If the internet is remembered for anything, it will be as humanity’s most comprehensive archive of things you probably shouldn’t try at home. Like making your own high-speed spinning toy that can reach speeds of over 100,000 RPMs, and then attaching razor blades to your creation to see what it can destroy. Read More >>

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Throwing Spraypaint Into a Running Lawnmower is a Dangerous Way to Make Art

The number of bad ideas on the internet far outweighs the good, and making art by tossing cans of spraypaint into the spinning blades of a running lawnmower falls into that former category. As YouTuber Uncle Rob also discovered, if you’re not careful, your masterpiece might go up in flames before you even have a chance to sign it. [YouTube via Geekologie] Read More >>

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Turning Styrofoam Into Aluminium is Surprisingly Easy

If you're looking for a fun, high-risk project, look no further: Grant Thompson, the self-styled "King of Random", has decided to shared his method for transforming styrofoam into metal. (Spoiler: don't try this one around your kids.) Read More >>

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This Kid Took Apart a Microwave to Create an Insane Weapon

So don't take a microwave apart. Don't. Take. A microwave. Apart. Don't do it. Don't! But if you were curious about what would happen if you did, these idiots have you covered. It's as awesome as it is stupid! It is very awesome and very stupid. Read More >>

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Watch a Chainsaw Open a Beer in Glorious Slow Motion

First off, don't do this. Seriously. Don't. It's an old trick, and probably a great way to stab yourself in the eye with a flying bottle cap. But it sure looks pretty in slow motion, as the goofballs at Slow Mo Lab are here to show us. Read More >>

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This Absurd Laser Lighter Is 2,000 Times More Powerful Than the Sun

I can't stop watching this guy burn through different materials with a preposterously intense laser that he built into a Zippo case. Metal, plastic, wood, rubber, these are no match for the laser lighter. Uhh, this seems pretty dangerous. Read More >>

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This Is What Happens When a Phone Explodes on Your Leg (Warning: Graphic)

You have the Internet in your pocket. The ability to communicate with anyone in the world at your fingertips. A big and beautiful glass screen that's asking to be touched. Too bad all those things can combine into one giant battery-fuelled bomb in your trousers. We've all heard about phones exploding and seen the damage it causes, here's what it looks like up close. It's terrifying. Read More >>

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Not Even the Dark Knight Would Use This Insanely Dangerous Knife

Batman is best known for his wonderful arsenal of gadgets and weapons, but even with a suit of bulletproof body armor the caped crusader probably still wouldn't touch this scary-looking knife with a ten-foot batpole. Read More >>

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Booze Legends: Debunking the Myths Every Drinker Believes

The world is rife with alcoholic lore. That's lore regarding alcohol, not told by alcoholics. Well, there's plenty of both. But what about all those rules we learned at uni? Beer before liquor, never been sicker. More bubbles, more buzz. Different kinds of drinks get you different kinds of drunk. In vino, veritas. For all the legends, there is a shortage of scientific data to confirm or challenge the conventional wisdom... until now! Read More >>