They're a staple of cartoon prankery, but thanks to the magic of high-speed photography, we now have real-life proof that a room full of primed mouse traps is an awesome thing. The Slow Mo Guys put 150 of them on a table and then sacrificed themselves for science—and some awesome footage—by setting them off.

If you had any doubts that what you saw in the cartoons wasn't real, here's your mesmerizing proof. And remember, DO NOT try this at home—unless you've got access to an incredibly capable high speed camera and are willing to share the results.