We Tried To Destroy One Of Those Aluminum Foil Balls, And It Was Surprisingly Impossible
They're shiny, unbreakable little fuckers.
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:
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.
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