These Exploding Melons Are the Catharsis That Your Monday Needs

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Ever wonder what happens when you pour molten salt — molten salt! — into a watermelon? Fear not, for the King of Random’s backyard mad scientist (and accused felon-explosives possessor) Jonathan Grant Thompson took the initiative to find out. Molten salt, as it turns out, is 1,500 degrees, and it’s used by nuclear reactors. In other words, it basically incinerates everything it touches. And as Thompson demonstrates here (just wait for his diabolical cackle), the satisfaction that comes from watching melons burst within nanoseconds of contact is like Fruit Ninja cranked to an 11.

These Exploding Melons Are the Catharsis Your Monday Needs