The impractical destruction of household objects sometimes has a practical purpose. It can occasionally offer insights beyond, Daaaamn, that watermelon blew up all over the place! If you stick this one out to the end, there's a little -- very little -- practical knowledge to be gained. Nonetheless, if we're being honest, the important thing is the destruction is beautiful and transfixing.
In a new video, the Household Hacker YouTube channel soaked household items in acetone, the active ingredient in some nail polish removers. The harsh smell, if not the sting on a tiny open cut, is familiar to most. However, did you know just how harsh acetone can be? Household Hacker wants to show you by soaking styrofoam and legos in it until the items turn into a watery shadow of their former selves.