Ah, childhood. A time of innocence. A time of play. A time of making baking soda and vinegar bombs in your front yard that explode in a geyser of awesome.
YouTube is practically a treasure trove of amateur videos posted by kids wowed by the seemingly innocent pairing of baking soda and vinegar in an otherwise empty plastic bottle. As many readers might remember, the everyday kitchen ingredients make for an explosive combo.
The process of creating such a bomb doesn't seem to be particularly scientific, but from what we can tell, here's what to do: fill a plastic bottle with baking soda and vinegar, shake and throw. Then step away and watch the thing go kaboom. Learn how to make your own here.
Below, enjoy our favorite eight baking soda and vinegar explosions from YouTube.
Editor's Note: This guy basically made a baking soda and vinegar bomb in his mouth. We don't recommend it.