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Old Jun 12th 2008, 05:54 AM   #1
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Pop corn :D

I really did't know where to post this

http://www.bildschirmarbeiter.com/fu...y-popcorn.html

I mean... it's impossible, it is?
I did not try but i'd like to know your scientific opinion

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Old Jun 12th 2008, 09:44 AM   #2
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So interesting
I guess it is all due to the microwaves emitted by the telephone but I wonder why the process is so fast
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Old Jun 12th 2008, 11:27 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by 3n1gm4 View Post
I really did't know where to post this

http://www.bildschirmarbeiter.com/fu...y-popcorn.html

I mean... it's impossible, it is?
I did not try but i'd like to know your scientific opinion

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There are two possibilities:
1) It happened therefore it is possible.

2) Someone off camera (probably under the table) was heating the pop-corn.

Until I see it with my own eyes I'd bet on #2. Cell phones are not rated as hazardous devices by the FCC.

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Old Jun 12th 2008, 11:48 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by werehk
I guess it is all due to the microwaves
I was thinking about it, but the waves should be in phase (i mean full constructive interference), how the did they measured it?

Originally Posted by topsquark View Post
There are two possibilities:
1) It happened therefore it is possible.

2) Someone off camera (probably under the table) was heating the pop-corn.

Until I see it with my own eyes I'd bet on #2. Cell phones are not rated as hazardous devices by the FCC.

-Dan
For the #1, a video does not mean that it happened
I found this

For the #2 i think that the heating should be visible on the table (maybe getting darker the surface near the pop corn), the first thing i thought was a "videoshop" but I wanted to discuss it here

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Old Jun 12th 2008, 08:08 PM   #5
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Maybe pop corn can be made with a very low temperature so that heating process would not cause any darkening or whatever.

Or in fact it takes a long long time with only some parts are cut
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