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Spellbinding Super Slow Motion Macro Footage of Bubbling Hydrogen

Envisioning Chemistry—the collaboration between the Beauty of Science and the Chinese Chemical Society that seeks to “reveal the beauty of chemistry through special techniques such as macro and micro photography, high-speed photography, time-lapse photography, and infrared thermal imaging"—has released another fascinating entry.

Using 72 High-Speed Cameras to Capture Bullet-Time Slow Motion

The Hydraulic Press YouTube channel is already an entertaining (if occasionally painful) watch. Who doesn't want to see things get crushed and/or explode... in slow motion? But the channel recently took it up another notch by setting up a ring of 72 high-speed cameras to capture some awesome bullet-time slow-motion footage.

Scientist Captures Incredible 1,000fps Close-Up of Ants Injecting Venom

An ant's stinger is thinner than the width of a human hair, and made up of a main stinger and two "lancets" that actively drill into you as they release venom. We know this because of the incredible footage of this process that was recently captured for the very first time in super-slow motion.

This New Phantom Camera Can Shoot 4MP at 6,600FPS

Vision Research has announced its latest Phantom high-speed camera, the Phantom v2640. This camera is the fastest 4-megapixel camera ever made, capturing a stagging 6,600 frames per second. Drop the resolution down to 1080p, and you can shoot at a whopping 11,750fps.

Slow-Motion: Amtrak Train vs. Snow

Here's a slow-motion video that's going viral: Nick Colvin captured an Amtrak train arriving at a station where the tracks were covered with a thick layer of snow. What results is a beautiful (and scary) white explosion.

Watch Popcorn Explode at 30,000fps Super Slow Motion

It's a well-known "fact of the Internet" that almost anything will look cool if you shoot it in super slow motion—the "Slow Mo Guys" have made quite a YouTube career out of it. But even if you're getting sick of the trend, watching popcorn pop at 30,000 fps will probably still delight.