Firecracker exploding at 10000 frames per second will blow your mind

first_imgIn our instant coffee, microwave popcorn, and text messaging society sometimes we go about our days so fast we often forget to slow down to smell the roses. But most geeks I know don’t slow down to sniff flowers. Instead, they slow the world down by taking everyday items from our lives and photographing them at high speed.Take for example a simple firecracker. Compared to other types of fireworks on the market, the firecracker is no more impressive than a popping balloon. However if you film a firecracker exploding at 10,000 frames per second, this quaint little noise maker looks more like a Hollywood blockbuster explosion in action.So thanks to the high speed camera, we can take an in-depth look at something that we would not normally be able to see and make it look extraordinary when slowed-down.via Devourlast_img read more