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What happens when you put a can of Chef Boyardee Ravioli in the path of molten lava

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by P. Aaron, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. 96tbird

    96tbird PLEASE STAND BY Supporting Member

    The same thing happens when you put it in your stomach. ;)
  2. phatcyclist


    Jan 29, 2014
    Austin, TX
    Great, now what am I going to eat?
  3. fjadams

    fjadams Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2011
    Danbury, CT
    Nothing better than Franco American Spaghetti in the campfire at Boy Scout camp.

    Clean up afterwards, not as much.
  4. Caustic Crunch

    Caustic Crunch

    Oct 26, 2013
    Similar to when I'm on the bowl the next morning.
  5. wild4oldcars


    Jan 22, 2012
    Garner, NC
    That. Was. [DEL]A waste of time.[/DEL] Awesome.
  6. Milk


    Sep 16, 2013
    Montreal, Canada
    About once a year i forget how vile it is and buy a can. Its like i think at some point it will get better.
  7. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Now this is what the internet is for!
  8. Staredge


    Aug 7, 2010
    Germantown, MD
    I don't know what is worse.....that I watched it all the way through, that I wondered how long it took the can to melt, that I watched the coke vs lava video, or that I wondered if the coke can melted and that's what caused it to start spraying back into the lava rather than exploding.
  9. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Back in HS in the '80s my buddy and I used to experiment with microwaving different foods at the convenience store. No, we didn't nuke any cans--we knew better. ;) But one time my buddy grabbed me and said "we have to leave right now!" I asked why, and he said "I just put a 2 litre bottle of Sprite in the microwave!"
  10. Bassisgood4U

    Bassisgood4U Banned

    Jan 30, 2014
    Man I love Chef Boyardee Ravioli.
  11. bolophonic

    bolophonic SUSPENDED

    Dec 10, 2009
    Durham, NC

  12. cheezewiz

    cheezewiz Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2002
    Lava is cool. hehehehehehehehe
  13. machine gewehr

    machine gewehr

    Sep 17, 2005
    Indeed. I always wanted a pet lava.
  14. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    The Coke can is made of thinner stuff yet it's under higher pressure. In the videos provided, it appears that the lava burns through the cans seams and diminishes the pressure resulting in a spray rather than a kaboom.

    So it goes.

    Perhaps steamrollering a can of Coke would be more gratifying?
  15. Marial

    Marial weapons-grade plum

    Apr 8, 2011
    Me too. Loved it as a kid, love it now. I hardly ever eat it, though, because it's pure processed crap. It sure is tasty.
  16. Steel (food cans) also has a higher melting point, typically 2x to 3x that of aluminium (depending on the steel used). The lava should quite easily melt the aluminium, but may not be hot enough to melt the steel (or at least it won't melt as quickly).
  17. wraub


    Apr 9, 2004
    ennui, az
    deviated prevert
    You want some fun? Put a can in a toaster oven. Turn it up and wait.

    Just don't stand too close when watching.
  18. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

    Jul 7, 2009
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    Try putting a cd - data side up - in a microwave for a few seconds. It doesn't explode, but it makes for a nice light show.
  19. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Same thing happens when you put a can on the campfire but it's a lot more exciting because it takes a lot longer and the and anticipation is nerve wracking!