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    We Tried To Destroy One Of Those Aluminum Foil Balls, And It Was Surprisingly Impossible

    They're shiny, unbreakable little fuckers.

    By now, you've probably heard about the viral sensation that is ~making aluminum foil balls~, as popularized on Twitter.

    We even gave the process a go at BuzzFeed — and you can watch how we transformed a crumpled ball of foil into a v. shiny orb here:

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    But afterward, we couldn't help but wonder — as shiny and marvelous it looks on the outside, what does our lil foil ball look like on the inside?

    Evidently, Twitter user @gumrrs in Japan had the same thought — and so he tweeted a series of photos showing how he made his own foil ball, and then tried to crack it open.

    First, he tried to cut the foil ball open with a hacksaw — with no luck.

    Next, he used a power sander — and still no dice!

    "It kept glancing off and I couldn't make it 'bite' in. Half crying, I managed to cut into part of the ball, and then abandoned the cutting tools," he noted.

    Finally, he decided to go after it with a chisel:

    "The outside is firm, but the inside is surprisingly crumbly."

    Even in two pieces, the foil ball was still so tough that a hammer still barely left a dent on the outside.

    And when @gumrrs used the sharp side of the hammer, all he managed to do was scratch the surface:

    So, to recap, this weird little aluminum ball that anyone can make is actually pretty indestructible:

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    This post was translated from Japanese.