Interestingly, “Homemade Polish Acetylene” Is The Name Of My Metallica Tribute Band. But I Digress
Ah, Borderline Sociopathic Chemistry class. I remember it well.
It was held in the back row of regular Chemistry class. While all the goodie-two-shoes brownnosers sat up front and raised their hands and nattered on about covalency and miscibility, all us ne’er-do-wells sat in back and concerned ourselves with Real Science. We weren’t all talk. We experimented.
First, turn on the Bunsen burner. Then, of course, turn UP the Bunsen burner. Now grab a tongs and shove everything you can lay your hands on into the flame. “Will It Blend” has nothing on our impromptu off-cable show, “Will This Explode? No? How About This?”
So let the robodweebs talk about mixing calcium carbide and water, then adding a source of ignition. We’re doing something about it.
(Thanks to Gerard at American Digest for shooting that one over)
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we made black powder.
When firing from the hip is the only course of action, men of action are required. At least he pointed it downrange, like a boss.
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