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Someone Cut a Model Rocket Engine in Half So You Can See What Happens Inside

Despite only giving you about a second of excitement at launch, model rockets are still a fun way for us (non-billionaires) to live out our dreams of space travel. But have you ever wondered what’s happening inside a model rocket engine while you’re standing a safe distance away from ignition? Read More >>

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Incredible Card Flourishes Look Even Better in Slow Motion

Cardistry is cool, but some of its best flourishes are often hard to follow. The hand movements are so small and quick that your brain barely has time to process what happened before the next trick begins. So thevirts decided to take things easy in a new video. Read More >>

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Slow Motion Laser Hair Removal Is a Series of Tiny Massacres

Laser hair removal might be the most requested cosmetic procedure, but how does it work? Read More >>

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Seeing a Gun Fire at 73,000 FPS is Definitely the Most Incredible Thing to Watch

Wow. Ten thousand wows couldn’t even begin to explain how much amazement and pure jaw dropping wonder that I’m feeling after seeing a gun fire off a shot at 73,000 frames per second. We’ve seen bullets and other guns get shot in slow motion before but not anything like this, the visible force and pressure and explosion and dance of fire and ghost of a bullet trail and mini mushroom cloud that we get to see is just simply incredible. The detail, man. Read More >>

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Watch a Giant Water Balloon Explode With Someone Inside It

It’s always fun to see water balloons explode in slow motion because you get to see the skin of the balloon peel back and then actually get a glimpse of the water suspended in the air for the briefest of moments. So it’s even more fun when the water balloon is comically huge and a person is inside said comically huge water balloon. Read More >>

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You Wouldn’t Believe These Trick Golf Shots Without Slow-Mo Video Proof

George and Wesley Bryan turn the stodgy old game of golf into an extreme sport with their wacky trick shots. They're so well-timed and precisely coordinated, you'd probably lose track of that little white ball with your naked eye. Thank goodness for GoPro and slow-mo footage. 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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Watch Water Dance in Slow Motion On GE’s Superhydrophobic Surfaces

We already knew that hydrophobic surfaces are extremely fun—but they're even better in super slow motion. The Slow Mo guys recently paid GE a visit and shot some footage of their latest projects in their trademark super slow motion—including a hydrophobic coating GE is developing to keep wind turbines free of ice. Read More >>

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Dogs Shaking in Super Slow Motion Will Fix Any Bad Day

It's no secret that dogs plus great photography and super slow motion have the power to mend the wounds of the world. Who doesn't want more of that? You do. We all do. Here. Read More >>

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Slow Motion iPhone Destruction, Shot With the iPhone’s Slo-Mo Camera

Best way to show off the iPhone 5S's slow motion video capture? By using it to shoot Apple's new smartphone being destroyed at 120 fps. How delightfully meta. Read More >>

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Watch Red Bull’s Incredible 2.05-Second Pitstop In All Its Super Slow-Mo Glory

There's a heck of a lot of intricate little actions that takes place in a pitstop -- all choreographed like a well-drilled dance troupe. But it's really difficult to see, in only the 2.05 seconds it takes for Red Bull to swap all four tyres. Thankfully, that's what slow motion is for, and it's amazing to watch it all happen. Read More >>

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Dropping Stuff Off of a Building Is Exactly What Slow Motion Is For

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a thing falling off a building is in want of slow motion. And if you needed any proof, here's a big ol' heap. Read More >>

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Wasps In Super Slow Motion Are 4,700 FPS of Freaky

It's a general rule that everything is better in slow motion, but at 4,700 frames a second, wasps just go from "creepy" to "still creepy." Read More >>

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The Best Way to Paint Is with Slow Motion Explosions

Blowing stuff up is a blast in more ways than one, but only occasionally can you venture to call it art. This is an edge case. Ever an explosive duo, the Slow Mo guys have moved from pans of gasoline to bottles of paint and firecrackers and made some pretty colourful explosions. Read More >>

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So That’s Why Cats Always Land Paws Down

Ever wondered how every cat manages to land feet down, no matter how they start falling? It's pretty baffling from a physics point of view, what with conserved momentum and all, but actually, when you look at it in super slow-mo, our feline friends turn out to be pretty damn smart. Read More >>