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What happens when you put 20,000 volts into a Watermelon?6m08s

What happens when you put 20,000 volts into a Watermelon?

What happens when you pump 20,000 joules into a watermelon? Two words. Pink Mist. After trying to blow up a watermelon with a smaller capacitor, my friend coyt brought over 4 capacitors rated at 20kv and 25uf each. They came from a lab that used to them to simulate the effects of lightning on materi

Can a Magnesium fire be put out?4m50s

Can a Magnesium fire be put out?

Thanks to Casper for partnering with me! Go to http://Casper.com/backyard and use code backyard for $50 towards any mattress purchase! Ive always been curious to what happens if you light one of these whole blocks of magnesium on fire. I remember spending hours in boyscouts trying to shave off as mu

150 mph Rocket Knife7m51s

150 mph Rocket Knife

I recreated my favorite MythBusters experiment and tried to chop a car in half with a Rocket Knife. I also tried to chop a chicken, steak, and fruits in half! Next week.. RED HOT ROCKET KNIFE! ...after my burns heal ;) I can't recommend Williams channel enough! - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC

1000 degree Red Hot Rocket Knife6m29s

1000 degree Red Hot Rocket Knife

You knew it was coming! Back at it agin with the Rocket Knife, but this time im going full sellout ;) 1000 degree, 150mph knife vs Coke, Silly-String, Bread, Wood, Bricks, and Lighters! You all gave me so many good ideas last week, I had to try some more. The rocket track is going on the shelf for

Deadly stink gas from Etch-A-Sketch?? (Hydrogen Sulfide!)8m01s

Deadly stink gas from Etch-A-Sketch?? (Hydrogen Sulfide!)

Today I teach you how to make Aluminum Sulfide, a chemical that releases Hydrogen Sulfide on contact with water. Its one of the smelliest compounds in the world, and you can make it with an Etch-A-Sketch and Sulfur! Plus you get to set stuff on fire to make it, aww yeah! I burned 100mmol (15g) of

iPhone in Molten Aluminum4m41s

iPhone in Molten Aluminum

Pick-a-Phone Giveaway: http://bit.ly/2h31HZT Brandons Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ui7ZL0YM48A Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBackyardScientistOfficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/backyardscientistofficial/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChemicalKevy Website: http://theback

Red Hot Cannonball Vs Styrofoam Tower5m49s

Red Hot Cannonball Vs Styrofoam Tower

Thanks to Casper for partnering with me! Go to http://casper.com/backyard and use code backyard for $50 towards any mattress purchase! My girlfriend's channel - SandraSays https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC967EJHoQ7ukJLLYz9VaLHA/videos Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBackyardScientistOfficia

Pop Champagne with SCIENCE6m01s

Pop Champagne with SCIENCE

Chronos Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1714585446/chronos-14-high-speed-camera/description Davids 'will it mow' channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmQbfRsvztc56Al1RDVonJw/videos Davids main channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMdOWi6nBZJ3Q0tHNQIOUVA Lindsay Wilsons C

Best Fire Tornado - DIY - no moving parts!4m26s

Best Fire Tornado - DIY - no moving parts!

The best way to make a fire tornado (in my opinion!) All you need are 2 glass half-cylinders. No moving parts, no fans, no squeaky bearings, just fire and forget! Inspire to Make - Meteorite Ring https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82AzU2MQZ_I somebody pointed out NightHawkinLight was the first to do m

Mercury Bottle Flip4m43s

Mercury Bottle Flip

Cody's lab also did a mercury water bottle flipping video, it's super cool check it out here! https://youtu.be/VHBNFURDzWA tesla500 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_TFiA05tcc Destruction Channel - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QH9GTNGhLVE Website - http://TheBackyardScient.ist Instagram - http

How to Make an Aluminum Foundry - Backyard Scientist3m55s

How to Make an Aluminum Foundry - Backyard Scientist

It was about time To make this video! p.s. Im going to blow up a pumpkin tomorrow :) Jace & Luke - My neighbors YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1jTHBn6rZO7YN1RpyjFAmw/videos Website - http://TheBackyardScient.ist Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/backyardscientistofficial/

2 Million Subscribers! We're all Scientists!7m07s

2 Million Subscribers! We're all Scientists!

Thanks everybody who watches my videos; you're awesome! end song neon trees - movin in the dark Heres a list of clips in order they appeared! Molten Salt Random Adventures https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAqHP0_rYwiK7iBgtarDuQg/videos Jim Isaac Films https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sOaT8utDGE M

Ring of Fire - Most dangerous game ever!4m04s

Ring of Fire - Most dangerous game ever!

I was planning on just making a silly 'check this out' video, but people on my facebook page got me thinking! Its still a silly video, but now contains a pinch of science.. kinda ;) looks dangerous, but its not. Nothing in the vicinity is particularly flammable, and i have tall ceilings. The high v

DIY Rocket Powered Plane!5m55s

DIY Rocket Powered Plane!

Go to http://TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/Backyard for your free trial today! Ive always wanted to attach rocket engines to a styrofoam plane, so I went to the hobby shop and bought all kinds of rocket engines! They come in sizes A, B, C, D, and E. Each step up is 2x as powerfull as the last. I also mad

Pool full of Orbeez Experiments!8m39s

Pool full of Orbeez Experiments!

Backyard Scientists T-Shirts! Limited Edition campaign, buy one now! - http://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/backyardscientist/ Marks Video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFVXs... High speed camera rentals- https://www.Aimed-Research.com Keep reading for more info below! -Commonly asked question

Molten Iron Vs. HUGE Magnet5m21s

Molten Iron Vs. HUGE Magnet

Backyard Scientists T-Shirts! Limited Edition campaign, buy one now! - http://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/backyardscientist/ Have you ever wondered what happens when you bring a magnet near 5000 degree molten Iron? Does it attract? Or repel? Maybe it create cool shapes. But most importantly... D

Liquid Nitrogen Freeze-Ray Vs. Flamethrower4m35s

Liquid Nitrogen Freeze-Ray Vs. Flamethrower

Backyard Scientists T-Shirts! Limited Edition campaign, buy one now! - http://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/backyardscientist/ OMG im on GoPro! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3RGO... my fire sword! I made a freeze ray! Im basically a bonafide evil genius now. Freeze your cat, girlfriend, or fl

Molten Aluminum Vs. 15 gallons of Sprite3m01s

Molten Aluminum Vs. 15 gallons of Sprite

Backyard Scientists T-Shirts! Limited Edition campaign, buy one now! - http://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/backyardscientist/ In this video I wanted to see what happens if I poured molten aluminum into a carbonated liquid. Would it fall faster, or slower? Would it explode?! Then I poured molten t

Update! - VidCon and Vlogs1m16s

Update! - VidCon and Vlogs

Hey guys, sorry for the delay in videos! Map of the meetup location : https://goo.gl/maps/aYAfxrRsT3L2 Grant Thompson: https://www.youtube.com/user/01032010814 Mark Rober: https://www.youtube.com/user/onemeeeliondollars Watch me and my girlfriend on our trip around the country! https://www.you

Molten Aluminum vs Bullets4m09s

Molten Aluminum vs Bullets

Backyard Scientists T-Shirts! Limited Edition campaign, buy one now! - http://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/backyardscientist/ From my experience, molten aluminum, and bullets look really cool in slow motion so i decided to combine them in what might have been the dumbest/craziest thing i've done.

LIQUID METAL BULLETS in Slow Motion!6m52s

LIQUID METAL BULLETS in Slow Motion!

Backyard Scientists T-Shirts! Limited Edition campaign, buy one now! - http://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/backyardscientist/ In this video I shoot the worlds first liquid metal bullets made from sodium and potassium. I recorded the whole thing on a high speed phantom camera borrowed from http://A

Make a lamp out of a lightbulb, with GREEN FLAMES!7m14s

Make a lamp out of a lightbulb, with GREEN FLAMES!

Easy DIY lamp! Hack an old lightbulb into a alcohol lamp with a green flame with only denatured alcohol and boric acid! This was my very first video! Id like to thank a few of my followers (and fellow scientists!) for encouraging me with positive feedback in the beginning. Gooferking Science, ChemC

Molten Aluminum Vs 'Spitballs' - SO COOL!! (water balz)5m03s

Molten Aluminum Vs 'Spitballs' - SO COOL!! (water balz)

Backyard Scientists T-Shirts! Limited Edition campaign, buy one now! - http://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/backyardscientist/ I packed a fishtank completely full of water balls (water beads, water balz, orbeez, spitballs...). Im guessing there are over 10,000 in there! Anyway, I melted a bunch o