Here’s What Happens When You Give Geeks Gel & A Blow Torch (VIDEO)

By Isaac Saul

There’s really only one reason you should ever light another person on fire, and that’s if you’re a scientist who has a burning curiosity–and ready access to professional-grade firefighting and safety gear. If you happen to have a video camera on hand, that’s a bonus.

This week on the Youtube channel Hard Science, the team lathered each other up with some fire-retardant gel, grabbed super-flammable magnesium, and set their arms ablaze with a blow torch. Just check it out in the video above.

How does it all work?

“The polymer that we’re working with can soak up hundreds …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green