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Shocker, this Man Paid to be Electrocuted and its Hilarious.

Electricity may be the life blood of our modern world but we humans are far less compatible with it than our gadgets are. Combining this incompatibility with a desire to test your manhood makes for some painful and extremely funny viewing. Eddie Tyler recently had the urge to prove his manhood using the arcade electric chair self-torture device and the results may be the most hilarious ever, although we cannot confirm how well he could walk before electrocuting himself.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is one of the greatest demonstrations of just how incompatible we are with electricity. Sit back relax and hang on tight as long as you can.

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The Russian Tesla Lightning Towers…

Electricity is the lifeblood of the modern wired world but electricity is not your friend, it will kill you at the first opportunity that you give it. This is especially true for high voltage electricity. In order to make working with electricity as safe as possible it is necessary to test its effects and behaviour under various circumstances.

To this end the Russian Electrical Engineering Institute constructed one hell of a test facility. 40 kilometres west of Moscow is the sleepy town of Istra and the High Voltage Marx and Tesla Generators Research Facility that is able generate and fire high voltage lightning bolts at will. Opened in the late 70’s and still in use to this day the facility is based on work done by the electrical genius Nikola Tesla, Erwin Otto Marx and Vladimir Arkadyev.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is one of the largest lightning test facilities in the world, a test facility able to explode trees and make your hairs stand on end, a facility able to throw lightning bolts like a Nordic god. So sit back, relax and prepare to be struck by lightning’s impressive power.

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The Return of the Mehdi, How Not to make an Electric Guitar…

Mehdi Sadaghdar returns to YouTube’s hallowed halls once again to educate and entertain us all. With his eyebrow at the ready Mehdi prepares to take a 110 volt hit for our amusement, you have to respect someone willing to go this far for a laugh.

On this death defying journey to educate Mehdi sets out to build his own electric guitar, the rock star within must be heard. Theoretically not the most dangerous of task, that is unless you do it the Mehdi way.

Put your laughing pants on people this one will shock you with how amusing taking a hit of the AC/DC juice can be. With your stretchy pants on, sit back, relax and hit the play button for today’s lesson in pain.

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