Watch magnets do ballet in slow motion

Taofledermaus writes:

Neodynmium magnets and a high speed camera? It turns out it is, as the kids say, oddly satisfying. I was practicing with some macro shots with the Chronos high speed camera, using LED lighting and filming at around 4000 frames per second. I dropped some hard drive magnets and noticed the magnets behaved very oddly and unpredictably.

Read the rest

Card deck in hydraulic press explodes in super slow-mo

card-explode

If you like The Slow Mo Guys and The Hydraulic Press Channel, you might enjoy this mashup of a deck of cards getting smooshed at 28,500 fps and 90,000 pounds of force. Read the rest

Extremely slow-motion video of a ball hitting glass

Screen Shot 2016-07-01 at 9.43.02 AM

This video of a ball hitting a pane of glass was shot at 10 million frames per second with a HyperVision HPV-X camera.

View post on imgur.com
Read the rest

Exploding soda cans with electromagnets in slow motion

soda-can

Joe Hanson from It’s Okay to be Smart and Dianna Cowern from Physics Girl met up with Joe DiPrima of Arc Attack to sear aluminum cans apart with a powerful electromagnet.

Watch a soda can rip itself apart in a fiery explosion at 11,000fps with a Phantom high speed camera. Running a current through a coil, produces an electromagnet. Turn up the voltage in this experiment, and make that current strong enough, and your electromagnet can rip a soda can in half. Or rather, make the can rip itself in half!

Read the rest

Watch a bullet destroy light bulbs in super-slow motion

This satisfying new video from the Crazy Russian Hacker reminds me of Harold E. Edgerton's iconic "Bullet through Apple" photo from 1964, seen below.

Read the rest

Lightning storm recorded at 7,000 frames per second

OYRnYL

In this video from the Florida Institute of Technology, professor Ningyu Liu at the Geospace Physics Laboratory "caught a beautiful lightning show from a recent storm. It’s recorded at 7000 frames per second and the playback speed is 700 frames per second." Read the rest

Kitten pops a water balloon in slow motion

kitten

See the extended director's cut gif here. Read the rest

Slow motion video of drill bit covered in many colors of paint

lYRmKV

The Slow Mo Guys aimed their high-speed video camera at a spinning drill bit covered in paint. The result was pretty. Read the rest

Watch the late Alan Rickman have a very dramatic cup of tea

From David Michalek's "Portraits in Dramatic Time." RIP, Alan Rickman.

Read the rest

Mesmerizing slow motion beauty of tennis racket annihilating Jell-O

jellooooo

The Slow Mo Guys smash Jell-O with a tennis racket and the super slow motion footage is beautiful.

Read the rest

Watch 6,000 match heads ignite in super-slow motion

"Match Head Bomb at 2500fps." Read the rest

Match Head Bomb video: 6000 matches in a blender, shot at at 2500fps

ml6BJD

The Slow Mo guys are back at it with an amazing, totally unsafe, possibly illegal homemade pyrotechnics display. Read the rest

WATCH: Water balloon with guy inside pops in slow-mo

vZ9e7l

The Slow Mo Guys popped a six-foot water balloon after Dan struggled valiantly to squeeze inside. It's equal parts hilarity and suspense as the inevitable pop gets closer. Read the rest

WATCH: Matchstick rockets in super slo-mo

match-rocket01

The Slow Mo Guys did a King of Random crossover episode, launching Grant's matchstick rockets recorded on their Phantom. Read the rest

Slowwwwww Ooooooobleck

The always-entertaining and informative Slow Mo Guys dumped some oobleck (aka non-Newtonian fluid) inside a speaker cone and filmed the fantastic results at 1600 frames-per-second. Read the rest

Slow motion skateboard tricks

Beautiful slow motion footage of skater Christopher Chann shot by Adam Shomsky at Stoner Skate Plaza, Los Angeles. Read the rest

Slow-motion tattoo

Tattooing in slow motion by GueT.(via Wired)

Read the rest

More posts