According to BigClive, this popular Internet project has killed at least 35 people, in the US alone. Known as wood fracking, Lichtenberg Burning, or fractal burning, the idea is to use high-voltage electricity and a chemical solution to zap beautiful fractal patterns into wood.
Of course, it’s the high-voltage part that makes this procedure so dangerous. This danger is compounded by the fact that the popular means of applying the high-voltage is the use of a repurposed transformer pulled from a microwave oven.
In the video, Clive runs through how the microwave transformer works and the dangers it can pose.
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