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Explosive hydroforming is the process of using an explosion to shape metal. The pressure from the explosion in each one of these tanks violently and pretty much instantly turns them into spheres. It's kind of like magic, and it's very fun to watch.

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It's probably not a good idea to smash a superheated metal ball with a hammer without a plan. Okay, we're gonna go out on a limb here and say it's definitely a bad idea to smash a superheated metal ball with a hammer unless you're a blacksmith who know why he's smashing that ball in the first place. And it's probably an even worse idea to do it in a t shirt. That said, the result is some real chaos god/level 60 battlemage material.

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So, usually in metalworking, you'd shape stuff by with a punch or a press. At least that's what Wikipedia says. Wikipedia also says that  hydroforming is the process of shaping metal using water pressure. For materials that are too strong or large for traditional hydroforming, one option is explosive forming, sometimes called explosive hydroforming. That's where the pressure used to shape metal comes from, you guessed it, an explosion. This ends our remedial knowledge of the complex processes involved with metalworking. Just watch the thing go bang.

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IT Guy Learns Machine Is Stuck On In "Explode" Setting

It's not crazy to wonder, maybe there's a way to avoid having a piece of equipment risk explosion if one computer monitor fails. Not trying to be pushy here, but it's a thought. Tech support sees its own share of nightmares, and we should thank them every day for solving the problems everyone else seems so inept at dealing with. For another fun tech support story, here's the tale of Miss Jones.

IT guy responds to ticket, a machine is stuck on and the gas inside could explode | Posted by u/Rusty99Arabian 1 day ago 2 34 Explosive Gas story Short Or one time had Priority 1 (multiple lives threatened) support ticket worked at number universities, where pay is bad and clients have unusually weird problems. One day ticket came at 4 PM on Friday, stating user's monitor wasn't working our furthest building, which due bus route inefficiencies, would be 3 mile round trip walk. And, our boss had
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And just like that, Meghan's dreams of hosting the Disney Channel were dashed. Whenever doing any kind of waving around, it's best to keep an eye on what's going on with your limbs. That sound is gold

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Amazingly, no one was injured in this Jay, Maine paper mill explosion. And as an interesting bonus we have the commentary of all the guys in their trucks watching the whole thing go down. Around a minute in, the pulp starts to land.

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The video doesn't offer much explanation as to why these guys are detonating anything at the end of this pipe, but holy crap. The sound and speed is reminiscent of a jet breaking the sound barrier. Surprisingly, the op says that only basic earplugs are required for protection against this monster.

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Quora User Explains Why Cutting a Tomato Won't Cause an Explosion

We feel dumb admitting this, but we've definitely had this question too. Turns out there's a few reasons people don't frequently die in nuclear explosions every time someone tries to prepare a salad. For another interesting thing regarding the physics of nuclear explosions, here's the time tumblr uncovered the legend of the fastest manhole cover ever.

Quora user get answer to question of if cutting a tomato could split an atom | If cooking, and cut tomato, is there chance knife would split an atom while slices into tomato cause nuclear explosion?
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29 Terrifying Signs That Scarier Than They Ought to Be

You wouldn't think there could be so many threats out there, but apparently every machine, animal and tree is trying to get you. Some signs are intentionally scary, some are just spooky by circumstance. Either way, all these scary signs have something about them that makes you go "aw hell no."

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If it was tempting before, this video should dissuade you from lighting off fireworks in your car. No injuries, except to insurance premiums.

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Things got a little explosive when these Russian war games didn't go according to plan.