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Explosion!: Gummy Bear + Potassium Chlorate

Ah, simple pleasure. Thy name is exploding Gummy Bear.

Molten potassium chlorate is a strong oxidizing agent that reacts violently with sugar. Gummy bears have lots of sugar in them.

Via Walyou, whose treatment of the English language is disconcerting, at best.

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  • Dana November 12, 2010, 9:05 pm

    So. Is it just me, or does it sound a little like painful screaming at the first few moments of the “plunge” into the solution?

    Does that make me … different?

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