Pouring Molten Salt Into Melons

This is a Bad Idea is a new series on the HodgePunk channel where artist Ivan Owen of Bellingham, Washington does dangerous things as safely as possible. For his first episode, he poured molten salt into the tops of melons. The results were quite explosive.

Herein we explore violent thermal reactions, consequences of mistakes and a sneaky pig.

Molten Salt & Mellons