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14 Chemical Reactions That Honestly Seem Like Magic

"Wow." –You in a minute.

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1. Mercury and aluminum:

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2. Pouring blood into hydrogen peroxide:

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3. Iron in a copper sulphate solution:

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4. Coca-Cola mixed with chlorine:

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5. Sodium acetate crystallization:

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6. Phosphorus and oxygen:

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7. Gallium vs. an aluminum can:

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8. p Nitro Aniline with a splash of concentrated sulphuric acid:

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9. This reaction is called "elephant toothpaste":

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(It's a rapid decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, with potassium iodide added as a catalyst.)

10. Here's another version of "elephant toothpaste":

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But in this case, the catalyst is a solution of potassium permanganate dissolved in water.

11. Sodium polyacrylate with water:

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12. Gallium and indium:

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13. Isocyanate and Polyol:

14. And this is a pharaoh's serpent:

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It's a rapid decomposition of mercury thiocyanate, after heat has been applied to it.

This post was translated from Spanish.