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Laser vs. Balloons

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Let's keep this simple. Here's a frickin' laser popping a hundred balloons. It's silly, dangerous, and a whole lot of fun. BEHOLD:

Just to be clear, don't try this at home. Or if you do, consult this safety guide so you don't blind yourself or others.

See also: Cats, Rock Stars United in Hatred of Laser Pointers and How Lasers Can Protect You From Pirates.

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Take a Tour of Singapore's Incredible Supertree Grove
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There aren't many parks like Supertree Grove. Tucked inside Gardens by the Bay, a nature park in Singapore comprised of 250 acres of reclaimed land, Supertree Grove is a futuristic colony featuring 18 manmade tree-like vertical gardens, which are home to more than 160,000 plants, including more than 200 varieties of bromeliads, orchids, ferns, and tropical flowering climbers.

Visitors to the park are encouraged to walk from one tree to the next along a raised path overlooking the city. At night, the photovoltaic systems built into the supertrees light up with solar power, covering the area in dazzling purple hues.

Supertree Grove was commissioned by the Singapore government as a way to improve the quality of life for its residents, but they seem to have achieved more than that: the park has become a must-see site for horticulture enthusiasts and curious travelers from all over the world.

You can see more of these Supertrees in the video from Great Big Story below:

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Things You Didn't Know Came From Tennessee
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Whether you've got a sweet tooth or a caffeine addiction, Tennessee is your BFF.

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