This Interactive YouTube Lets You Explode Dangerous Chemicals in Safety

It’s not wise to combine dangerous chemicals that create explosions at home. But this interactive YouTube video allows you to pick and choose from a variety of substances to create your own big bangs from the safety of your computer. It’s really quite fun.

The interactive BBC video allows you to pick and choose from a range of chemicals, then have a chemist scuttle off and play around with them—usually resulting in a large explosion. Can you work out which combination will provide the most impressive display?

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We made the #1 rxn in the dorms for fun so I was already familiar with it. I’ve been meaning to try it again.