Video: Popping balloons with style

Popping balloons with style (video)
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Orange peels contain limonene, and this chemical is the key to a party trick in which you can pop a balloon with a twist.

Limonene is an exceptionally good for the rubber in , but some other solvents can do it too.

In this video, Reactions explains why only some chemicals can burst your bubble (or balloon):


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