Sulfuric Acid on Sugar Demo
One of my favorite chemistry demonstrations is the addition of concentrated sulfuric acid to sugar, but who in his right mind would handle concentrated sulfuric acid without gloves?
Um, this guy:
No one appeared to get hurt, but I would not endorse the chap’s claim that “if this will get on your hands, you have about [a minute and 10 seconds] until it takes to really react to wash it off”.
Stay safe, kids.