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LOL. Another great “invention” debunked by Thunderf00t: Triton artificial gill

When you first see the movie you say that something like the triton artificial gill could be possible, but after you hear Thunderf00t explaining it, you know it’s bull. Such a small device cannot be a rebreather as it does not have the required volume and also cannot process the huge amounts of water in […]

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Fighting cancer with tumor ablation?

Thuderf00t’s father has terminal liver cancer and thus Thunderf00t looked into tumor ablation, which is cancer killing by freezing, heating or poisoning the cancer area. He tested an artificial sugar called laculose and saw that it is highly hydrophilic, meaning that it takes up water from the surroundings. Would laculose help killing off cancer if […]

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Why sodium explodes in water?

Sodium or Na is a very reactive substance. If you put it in water it will simply explode. Thunderf00t was able to run a research on this and revealed that, when you put sodium in water, it springs up a ton of spikes and reveals more and more of the substance’s body to the water. […]

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A super geek present: a Kelvin dropper

A Kelvin dropper is a device that generates electricity by simply letting water pour down through two metal rings. While the setup is fairly complicated, the effect is incredible: you obtain a couple of thousands of volts that generate a spark between two metal balls. Thunderf00t has created the experiment with minimal cost and it […]

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Beer can levitation. Can someone explain this?

Thuderf00t created a simple experiment in which he was able to livetate a magnet over a beer can. First he connected the beer can to a drill and then started spinning that beer can. Once that beer can was rotating the magnet was pushed away from the beer can. how is that possible? Does anyone […]

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Thunderf00t rant: Quinnspiracy and “If no one does anything, nothing will change.”

You might think why the hell does Thunderf00t pick on the likes of Sarkeesian, solar powered roadways, thorium powered cars and so on. Because if no one does anything, nothing will change. some people believe they are entitles to tell others what to do or think or some of them outright scam others into thinking […]

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Plastic from air? Not so fast

Thunderf00t has his chemistry sniper rifle aimed at the plastic from air hype that claims that a company called Newlight can create plastic from air. Since there is enough carbon dioxide in the air you could theoretically trap it, add water and then burn it to obtain CH2, a base molecule in plastics. But Thunderf00t […]

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Crazy Russian Hacker is suicidal: dry ice will KILL you

Thunderf00t analyzed one of the videos of Crazy Russian Hacker where the later one used dry ice, cooled CO2, to cool down the room he was in. There is a MINOr issue, tough: CO2 from the dry ice becomes a gas that will KILL you. Watch the video from above for more details.

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Solar freaking roadways: find out why we’re not there yet

Thunderf00t took again the time to bust a myth or to clarify something that has been spread around the internet like a wildfire in the past weeks. It is about the solar roadways described here. Ok, replacing the entire US roadway system with these intelligent solar panels on which trucks can run year in year […]

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Powdered alcohol. As stupid as it gets

Well, as far as they have put it, they being DNews and others, powdered alcohol could be a preferred way to transport alcohol, but since alcohol is liquid, as it melts at -100 degrees Celsius, you would need some other substante to put it in to give it a powdered aspect. And here is where […]

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