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Gummy bear chemistry

I couldn’t resist this wonderfully explosive video on YouTube showing the unfortunate end of a red gummy bear when mixed with potassium perchlorate. I do love to watch a good hissing, sparking chemical reaction. Especially when it’s not me doing the sparking (see earlier blog on the art of setting one’s hair on fire in…