I've been looking for this video for months! My close personal friend™ Adam Savage showed this to me a while back, and I've been dying to post it here, but didn't see it on YouTube until yesterday (linked from Wired). I laughed myself silly when I first saw it, and I'll readily admit I cracked up watching it again just now. Man, it's funny.
He warns people not to do this at home, but sulfur hexafluoride is evidently really expensive, so it's not that big a worry I think. But wow, I'd love to try that. I'd probably scare the crap outta my dogs.
TODAY IN SLATE
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.