/r/holdmybeaker

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A subreddit for the posting of videos/images of scientists doing dangerous and/or awesome shit.

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A subreddit for the posting of ''scientists'' doing dangerous awesome shit.


Welcome to r/holdmybeaker

  • It is highly recommended that you cue your videos to start close to the interesting part of the video. To further help your fellow scientists consider making a .gif of the video and posting in the comments. Information on how to do that can be found here

Rules

  • 1: Follow reddit's site wide rules found here.

  • 2: No posts or comments that are harassment of any individual, subreddit, or other entity.

  • 3: No gore, porn (including sexually graphic images), life threatening injuries, or animals dead or alive.

  • 4: Post must be science related, it does not have to end in failure but has to have a high probability for it to happen.

  • 5: No screencaps of posts from websites (e.g. 4chan, tumblr or reddit).

  • 6: All links must have either low and unobtrusive ad content or no ad content.

  • 7: No spamming, promotional material, or bots.

  • 8: No blatantly re-hosted content.

  • 9: Be excellent to each other!

  • For extended explanation of the rules please read here

Guidelines

  • 1: Reposts will not be removed, just tagged as such.

  • 2: If you see a post that doesn't follow these rules, report it and the mods will take care of it (e.g. Properly mark post as a repost).

  • 3: Interpretation of the rules, guidelines and all content posted is at the discretion of the moderators.

Helpful Links

SUBSCRIPTS AND SUPERSCRIPTS

  • Subscript: H2SO4 is written by typing H*_2_*SO*_4_*

  • Superscript: Fe2+ is written by typing Fe^(2+) or Fe*`2+`*

  • Arrows can be copied and pasted from below

  • Equilibrium arrow:

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18

HMBkr while making Experiment with Mercury(II) Thiocyanate

1 Comment
2024/02/09
10:24 UTC

15

HMBkr while making Experiment: Ice vs Na (Sodium Metal)

0 Comments
2024/01/26
10:12 UTC

12

HMBkr while mixing Ice vs Na (Sodium Metal)

1 Comment
2023/11/17
08:32 UTC

5

HMBkr while I set steel wool on fire with a battery

2 Comments
2023/11/16
19:20 UTC

1

HMBkr while I set my hands on fire with Trimethyl Borate

0 Comments
2023/10/19
17:51 UTC

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HMBkr while I blow up a lighter in my face.

1 Comment
2023/09/10
11:38 UTC

11

HMBKR while making experiment with Nokia 3310 & Nitric Acid (HNO3)

2 Comments
2023/08/30
09:17 UTC

26

HMBKR while legendary phone nokia 3310 withstand vs RGD 5 Firecracker

1 Comment
2023/08/11
09:00 UTC

77

HMBkr while we unleash a chemical phallus

7 Comments
2023/08/09
05:46 UTC

80

HMBkr while I ignite this bonfire with a rocket

2 Comments
2023/08/03
08:45 UTC

304

HMBkr while I test my flamethrower prototype

10 Comments
2023/06/12
16:39 UTC

208

HMBkr while I pour molten salt into a tank of water (x-post from r/chemicalreactiongifs)

10 Comments
2023/06/12
06:39 UTC

59

HMBkr while I microwave a grape

3 Comments
2023/04/07
00:23 UTC

284

HMBkr Octopus in a beaker

14 Comments
2023/03/19
06:25 UTC

75

HMBkr while making some Experiments with Sulfuric Acid (H2SO4)

3 Comments
2023/03/15
10:58 UTC

101

HMBkr while burning 1000 Sparklers vs Bulletproof Glass

8 Comments
2023/03/01
10:18 UTC

6

HMBkr while I drop molten salt into water

0 Comments
2023/02/17
18:11 UTC

62

HMBkr while I boil the liquid metal mercury

6 Comments
2023/02/17
18:10 UTC

31

HMBkr while making Rainbow Colored Flames

0 Comments
2023/02/17
10:26 UTC

50

HMBkr while making fun with magnetic slime

1 Comment
2023/02/08
10:26 UTC

72

HMBkr while I microwave a loaded gun

14 Comments
2023/01/19
04:07 UTC

145

HMBkr while I drop alkali metals in water (lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, caesium)

6 Comments
2023/01/01
22:53 UTC

97

HMBKR while mixing Potassium Permanganate (KMnO₄), Sulfuric Acid (H₂SO₄) & Cellulose Paper

3 Comments
2022/12/23
10:14 UTC

51

HMBkr while making experiment with Nokia 3310 & Nitric Acid (HNO3)

6 Comments
2022/12/16
10:18 UTC

88

HMBkr while I drop the alkaline earth metals into water

6 Comments
2022/10/12
14:00 UTC

1

HMBkr while I set a scarecrow on fire with a magnifying glass in the sun

0 Comments
2022/09/01
21:48 UTC

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