16 Water Balloon Explosions That Will Blow Your Mind

Water balloons are just the best - unless it’s you getting hit in the face with one, then it just hurts. But these incredible pictures and gifs of water balloons exploding are just simply refreshing, like delicious NESTEA®.

1. Did you know that when you pop a water balloon it looks like this?

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2. You might have thought it wasn’t very interesting.

3. Because it’s just exploding latex and some water.

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4. But it’s not. It’s so much more.

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5. It’s art.

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6. It’s science.

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7. It’s kind of like a microscaled version of the Earth being formed.

8. Because the water, for just a moment, is a sphere.

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9. Which you probably didn’t know water could be.

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10. But you’d be wrong, because look at how spherical this is.

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11. And now here it is in reverse.

12. Sometimes it’s weird shaped, but a shape nonetheless.

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13. Which has something to do with surface tension.

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14. And probably gravity or intertia.

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15. Because how else do you explain THIS?!!

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16. OR THIS?!?!? Just wow.

Slow-mo water balloon explosions are just simply the best.

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