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There’s a bunch of yada yada yada at the beginning of this video. Clicking the embedded player above should take you right to the pr0no for pyros at 1:28, and you can always rewind if you want to watch a professional synthesize a little bit of the highly unstable stuff and/or learn about its history. Video from the BBC, an online teaser for their documentary Explosions: How We Killed Countless Millions Shook the World.

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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