Watch 1,000 Amps Melt A Nail

Electricity is scary, man.

All you need to do to break this solid metal nail is run a shit ton of electricity through it.

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Remind me never to mess with high amperage, ever.

Via SpeedSociety

Raphael Orlove is features editor for Jalopnik.

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Bakkster
Bakkster, touring car driver

High amperage, don’t mess with high amperage.

High voltage will hurt, but if there’s not much energy to it (like rubbing your feet on the carpet for 20,000 volts of static) you’ll be just fine.