Exploding Mixed Drinks in Ultra Slow-Motion [Video]

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By Jason Fitzpatrick on December 2nd, 2011

What do you get when you mix fire, hammers, cocktails, and a video camera capable of recording over 5,000 frames per second? This hypnotic video of martini-fueled mayhem.

We’re admitted suckers for slow motion of all stripes. This video, recorded with one of Vision Research’s Phantom Cameras, captures splashing, smashing, and burning cocktails at 5000-8900 frames per second–by contrast standard video is a mere 30 frames per second.

Have a sweet slow motion video to share? Throw a link in the comments.

Phantom Cocktails [via The Kitchn]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 12/2/11
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