Hey kids, that's 250000 volts! (Careful!)

Fred's World of Science:Fast Discharges, Exploding Apples

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That's delicate! Maybe I shouldn't use the torch...

Fast Discharges: Exploding Apples and other Fun Experiments

The technology described below is fairly dangerous, and certainly lethal if mis-applied. We stumbled upon this type of experiment while developing the technology for a pulsed Nitrogen laser system. Do not attempt any of the experiments described below.