Add a little glycerin to your soap bubble formula and you'll have super-strong beautiful bubbles that, if you wear cotton gloves, you can hold in your hands. Add a little glycerin to sulfuric acid and nitric acid and you won't read the rest of this post because you'll blow yourself up. We're going to take a quick look…
The rubber, the cock sock, the goalie, the love glove, the salami sling. No matter how many adorable monikers it gets, no one really likes a condom very much.
Nitroglycerin, first discovered in 1846, is the explosive essence of dynamite. Even slowed down 600x, the reaction—detonation—is so violent, so fast, it still happens in less than the blink of an eye. [BBC]