What do popcorn, mosquitoes and firecrackers have in common?

This afternoon I was investigating the world of high speed videocameras after watching a clip of popcorn exploding in gloriously slow motion and found some pretty amazing things via Intellectual Ventures:

Here’s the popcorn vid…

Now for some slow motion fire-breathing…

Then some fire crackers exploding a bowl of water…

And a laser beam shooting a mosquito in flight – it’s a beautiful and brutal video but the technology involved could be instrumental in fighting malaria…

Original link via @olivia_solon

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