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The Home Made Flower Pot Foundry, Melting Aluminium Cans in an Instant…

With the destructive power of high temperature heat contained within a harmless looking flower pot the latest mad scientist invention to leave The King of Random’s (Grants Thompson) workshop can in fact melt aluminium cans in seconds. Turning any can into a pure liquid form of aluminium the flower pot foundry eats cans for breakfast. Once liquefied the aluminium can then be quickly forged into any shape you desire using steel molds found around the house.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the incredible Flower Pot Foundry, a simple device that manages to contain large amounts of energy that’s ready to be directed at will. Reducing Aluminium cans to liquid in seconds has never been so much fun. Sit back, relax and prepare to be amazed by pure ingenuity.

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Slow Motion Spectacular: Aluminium Powder Ignites in the Lab…

YouTube scientists Periodic Table of Videos have this week released a spectacular slow motion video, ‘Aluminium Powder Ignites’. A video that captures aluminium powder as it explodes, the moment it converts from powder to pure energy in the blink of an eye.

With slow motion cameras at the ready the aluminium powder is introduced to a Bunsen burners flame, resulting in a very energetic reaction.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the slow motion video that celebrates Aluminium Week by blowing some up. Sit back, relax and enjoy this spectacular chemical reaction.

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The Jaguar 2013 F-Type, The Return To Two Seater Sports Car Heaven…

Something is missing from Jaguar. As a company whose name has been built on sports car performance and luxury interiors it may seem unusual that they haven’t had a true 2 seater sports car in it’s line-up since the X-Type and E-Types, some 50 years ago. Jaguar is about to change this sad fact in the most astounding way, let me introduce you to the Jaguar F-Type, two seater super sports car.

Recently at the Beijing Motor Show (2012) Jaguar released more tasty morsels of information in the build up to the 2013 launch of the new F-Type. Jaguar is drip feeding the rumour mill with morsels of information, pictures and video of their new curvaceous dream machine.

Early photo’s of the prototypes were released by Jaguar in 2011, shortly after confirmed the project would go into production. While the photo’s did wet the publics appetite, generating a substantial buzz, the cars were only partially naked, with the curves of the front and rear covered in pattered paint jobs to mask their true lines.

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