This liquid metal can 'melt' a soda can -- yet it's safe to touch with bare hands


Gallium, a lesser common element, has some neat tricks up its quickly melting sleeve. It melts in your hand, can be used to make a gag spoon, and can turn a typical soda can into mush. The aluminium on a can amalgamates with the Gallium, and the end result is amazing to watch.

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