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Video: Potassium chlorate versus Gummy Bears

Molten potassium chlorate is a strong oxidizing agent that reacts violently with sugar. Gummy bears have lots of sugar in them.

Quoth the video caption: "Molten potassium chlorate is a strong oxidizing agent that reacts violently with sugar. Gummy bears have lots of sugar in them." No, the stuff that dissolved 'toons in Roger Rabbit was violent. Gummy bears versus KClO3 is freakin' awesome!

(Found via reddit.)

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