Jun 272015
 

Remember that demonstration you must have seen at least once in high school or junior high when your chemistry teach blew a cloud of something seemingly harmless like flour through a small flame, and created a big ol’ fireball?

Like so:

 

Seems like not everyone got the memo on that.

More than 225 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park

Seems a big cloud of powdered dye or paint or something was blown over a crowd at a concert. Result: firey hijinks.

 

 

 Posted by at 12:48 pm
  • xvdougl

    Looks like a trailer for ‘Hell the Movie’.

  • Jon Risque

    Fire in a Water Park?

  • Jon Risque

    Burt Reynolds vs. baby powder, corn starch baby powder wins

  • Siergen

    The DJ really knew how to light up the crowd…

  • Herp McDerp

    Mister Wizard always used to use Lycopodium spores.

    • publiusr

      I was able to do a translation of the act:

      Lady and gentlemen, “Great White!”

      In other news, “Your Pretty Face is Going To Hell” is coming back to adult swim.

      I think I saw Carl from ATHF there in the crowd. He thought it was “Foghat.”

  • Paul451

    Seems a big cloud of powdered dye or paint or something was blown over a crowd

    Looking at other videos, it just looks like an old style of manually triggered smoke machine. (The type that used finely aerosolized mineral oil…)