Scientist builds giant mousetrap, obliterates everything with it


Sometimes we don’t need the latest high-tech gadget to feel fulfilled. Seeing something low-tech can give us the same degree of satisfaction. And it doesn’t get more humble than the simple mousetrap. YouTuber The Backyard Scientist built a super-sized version of a mousetrap to take care of a raccoon problem. The combination of wood, tempered steel, and a giant spring doesn’t actually snap shut on any raccoons in the video, but it does crush pretty much everything else, including styrofoam heads, water melons, non-Newtonian substances, and an exploding volcano. This falls under the same category of videos that contains things…

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