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Insane experiment produces giant foam volcano


Posted on Saturday, 21 December, 2019 | Comment icon 7 comments

That is one huge pile of foam. Image Credit: YouTube / Nick Uhas
YouTuber Nick Uhas recently tried to set a new world record by creating a mountain of 'elephant toothpaste'.
A staple of school science experiments, the voluminous foam is produced by the rapid decomposition of hydrogen peroxide using water and potassium iodide or yeast as a catalyst.

The experiment is particularly notable due to the rapid nature of the reaction that occurs and the fact that it will typically produce a veritable volcano of foam that can quickly get out of hand.

Earlier this year, Nick Uhas, David Dobrik and a few of their friends decided to try their hand at creating the world's largest volcano of elephant toothpaste.

While the experiment succeeded, a rival team later created their own - even larger - volcano.
Now in a bid to reclaim the crown, Uhas and Dobrik have returned with a new video showing them produce what is assuredly the largest mound of elephant toothpaste to date.

The pair used 625 liters of hydrogen peroxide and ended up with a whopping 67.5 cubic meters of foam which quickly filled the available space and started to overflow over the fence and up the walls.

Suffice to say - everyone involved had to make a rather hasty retreat to escape the wave of foam.

You can check out the full video below.


Source: Nerdist | Comments (7)


Tags: Foam


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by toast on 21 December, 2019, 16:50
The guy is talking too much.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Seti42 on 21 December, 2019, 17:36
Rich kids. SMH.
Comment icon #3 Posted by cathya on 21 December, 2019, 18:39
Interesting. But, I'd hate to be the one that had to clean up that mess.
Comment icon #4 Posted by South Alabam on 22 December, 2019, 5:42
Let's hope hydrogen peroxide and yeast trucks never collide.
Comment icon #5 Posted by DreadLordAvatar on 22 December, 2019, 5:49
Idiots
Comment icon #6 Posted by fred_mc on 23 December, 2019, 14:38
I agree. I shared the video on social media but I linked directly to the point in time where the fun begins, otherwise people will just get bored and stop watching.
Comment icon #7 Posted by Jon the frog on 28 December, 2019, 17:35
Could be an awesome idea to make a video on Youtube...  


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