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Date: 06/26/09 03:01 PM

45 Responses to Extreme Martial Arts: Eating Molten Lead [Video]

  1. Profile photo of Nic_Gaybot
    Nic_Gaybot Female 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 1:14 pm
    Link: Extreme Martial Arts: Eating Molten Lead - Recently unearthed martial arts footage from Mount Dobong, South Korea - where a man eats molten lead.
  2. Profile photo of ferdyfred
    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    June 26, 2009 at 3:08 pm
    Awww...Man secret footage of the Chuck Norris charm school!!
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    June 26, 2009 at 3:09 pm
    Oh, and I like the `Pink Panthery` music too!
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    matrixie Female 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 3:13 pm
    unimpressed. He spits, doesn`t swallow ;)
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
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    June 26, 2009 at 3:19 pm
    The lead thing has to be faked. I don`t know how, they did it. No amount of physical or psychological training can prevent molten lead from burning through your tongue.
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    Frogtango Male 13-17
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    June 26, 2009 at 3:21 pm
    unimpressed. He spits, doesn`t swallow ;)
    Lololololololololololololol (Breatheeeee)
    Lol people at 1.16, `WTF? wht r these nobs doing?`
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    s0rd3dvis1on Male 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 3:30 pm
    im betting mercury
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    Listypoos Male 40-49
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    June 26, 2009 at 3:43 pm
    Do ninja`s often get attacked by people very slowly weilding teaspoons of molten lead then?

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    dixon323 Male 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 3:56 pm
    I`ve seen this before. Willing to bet my firstborn it`s Wood`s Metal. This is it.
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    dixon323 Male 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 3:59 pm
    Wood`s Metal Video
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    defendors87 Male 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 4:03 pm
    yeah... half of his mouth would have come out with that hunk of lead...
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    earthshone Male 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 4:19 pm
    so lead melts at 600+ degrees Fahrenheit...yeah, put THAT in your mouth.
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    DinoAle Female 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 4:26 pm
    I enjoyed the song.
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    MadSciStuff Male 30-39
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    June 26, 2009 at 4:47 pm
    It looks like the lead is already solid when he puts it in his mouth, and he holds it between his teeth and puffs his cheeks to keep his lips away from the hot metal. Sill a very impressive party trick of course!
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    Quackor Male 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 4:48 pm
    Wood`s metal is toxic because it contains lead and cadmium, and therefore contact with the bare skin is thought to be harmful, especially in the molten state. Vapour from cadmium-containing alloys is also known to pose a danger to humans. Cadmium poisoning carries the risk of respiratory, liver, kidney, and bone damage, loss of sense of smell, and cancer. Field`s metal is its non-toxic alternative.

    It gotta be field`s metal then, not woods metal, either way 70 degrees is very uncofortable.

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    MisuriX Male 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 4:59 pm
    i doubt its even feild`s metal. its probably an alloy with an even smaller melting point but not merc.

    if it was lead his jaw would melt off before he could close his mouth

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    BigJ8909 Male 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 5:06 pm
    i wonder if he ever got "Lead" Poisoning...
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    boofatty Male 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 6:20 pm
    Damn!!! I live at the base of Dobong mountain. Can`t say I have ever seen that sort of crazy sh#t going on up there, but it sure makes me want to hike up there more often.
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    doug1963aaa Male 40-49
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    June 26, 2009 at 6:21 pm
    I own a magic book from 1920 that gives the following recipe:

    5 ozs. bismuth
    3 ozs. lead
    2 ozs. block tin

    This alloy will melt in boiling water, pouring it in a spoon helps cool it and the moisture in the mouth offers protection against the heat that remains.

    This is very similar to Wood`s metal (without the cadmium). Lead is not as toxic as you may think, after all, it is not being swallowed, unlike children and lead paint chips.

    It`s kind of like "amalgam" which is made with mercury (and my mouth and probably yours is full of it right now in the form of dental fillings).

    Please show us the "true" Hindu Rope Trick next.

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    doug1963aaa Male 40-49
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    June 26, 2009 at 6:50 pm
    As far as 70 deg C being uncomfortable (158 deg F), never drank coffee have you?

    When I worked in metallurgy, I used to retrieve "cooled" molten metal alloy samples (about 20 grams of stainless steel) from a small (about 1/2 liter) "cooling" bath with my bare hands on a daily basis. After a few samples the water (and samples) would be about 94 deg C. Mind you I didn`t keep my hand in it but for a moment, but handling the sample was no big deal, as it continued to cool rapidly.

    As an afterthought, my brother works in lumber and as part of a tour, he and I walked in to a kiln that was about 83 deg C (181 deg F). We didn`t stay long as we weren`t wearing any special protection. He does this every day as part of his job. Air is not the greatest conductor of heat.

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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 7:08 pm
    Thanks for sharing that doug.

    I think I know how they did all those tricks. Damn! No more mystery anymore.

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    doug1963aaa Male 40-49
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    June 26, 2009 at 7:19 pm
    One last comment on human heat experience--the kiln my brother and I walked into actually had a dry bulb temp of 170F and wet bulb temp of 120F (he finally called me back).

    This gives a dewpoint of 113.7F and a heat index of 288F. We stayed for about 10 seconds. He tells me that he took me to the hottest one.

    The overall point being--I would do what the video guy did in a heartbeat, knowing that it`s actually Wood`s metal, and that I`ve experienced much worse.

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    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    June 26, 2009 at 10:16 pm
    This week`s lesson from I-A-B:

    Asia is hardcore, from the children to Mount Dobong, you don`t want to underestimate them.

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    doug1963aaa Male 40-49
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    June 26, 2009 at 10:52 pm
    To comment on the rest

    Breaking a relatively thin piece of PLASTER (which is brittle--you can see the small crumbs) is not difficult under this setup. This is NOT concrete, which would contain aggregate (stones), as well as plaster and sand. It`s so wide that the supports act as a fulcrum, and the slab itself becomes a lever ("with a sufficiently large lever, I could move the world"--Archimedes). With the padding, anybody could break the thing with his head, hand, etc.

    Hammering a nail into a piece of PINE with your hand using a piece of HARDWOOD (and your other hand as a fulcrum) would be just as easy. Pulling it back out with your teeth (protected by whatever is hidden in the cloth) is a little more difficult, but it is just a piece of PINE (if you don`t know, one of the softer woods that exists).

    Next, show me the guy who has a large "rock" busted on his chest with a sledgehammer, while lying on a bed of nails, and I`ll explain that too.

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    eggsnham Male 13-17
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    June 26, 2009 at 11:35 pm
    whoa dude, its like a blast from the past man.

    and doug1963, thanks for ruining the fun :P

  26. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    June 27, 2009 at 12:19 am
    Hey Doug, have you met Buzz Killington?

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    JumpRope Male 18-29
    170 posts
    June 27, 2009 at 12:52 am
    who needs a hammer when you have a hand hammer

    ...

    that just sounds odd

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    Gomay Male 13-17
    690 posts
    June 27, 2009 at 12:54 am
    rofl @ opie`s post

    I never thought I`d find a Buzz Killington so soon! xD ... sometimes, knowledge is a bad thing >.>

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    _optimusmars Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2009 at 12:58 am
    "Hey Doug, have you met Buzz Killington?"


    hahaha, good one.

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    OmgZelda Female 18-29
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    June 27, 2009 at 1:33 am
    Uncontrollable [email protected]`s post to Doug.
  31. Profile photo of Epiales
    Epiales Female 13-17
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    June 27, 2009 at 3:41 am
    Isn`t lead a posion o.o
  32. Profile photo of Kaleotera
    Kaleotera Female 18-29
    472 posts
    June 27, 2009 at 4:35 am
    Regardless of what Doug says, I was entertained for that whole 1 minute and 31 seconds.
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    GRadde Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2009 at 5:22 am
    OW! I do martial arts myself, but drinking molten lead? Dear Lord, no!
  34. Profile photo of B-Hazard
    B-Hazard Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2009 at 5:36 am
    -Next, show me the guy who has a large "rock" busted on his chest with a sledgehammer, while lying on a bed of nails, and I`ll explain that too.-


    yeah...we`re looking forward to it.

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    Binary101 Male 13-17
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    June 27, 2009 at 7:19 am
    and now...... he has lead poisoning
  36. Profile photo of Skabashas
    Skabashas Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2009 at 10:23 am
    Respect.
  37. Profile photo of nodar
    nodar Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2009 at 10:52 am
    how is that going to help you in a fight?
  38. Profile photo of Gerbear
    Gerbear Female 18-29
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    June 27, 2009 at 11:38 am
    Seeing as Char`s the residential IAB Asian around here, I want to see HIM do these next!
    VIDEO! VIDEO! VIDEO!
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    June 27, 2009 at 12:13 pm
    how come noone else is worried about lead poisoning, and how the hell do u realise you can eat molten lead. " sorry mom, i dont think these chillies are hot enough, wow dads playing with molten lead, I want some of that!"
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    idiotfilter Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2009 at 1:17 pm
    doug is best-e`s with Buzz K....lol
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    raven_mac Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2009 at 11:03 pm
    I`m with Fatninja01...

    But it`s not even eating lead. Its just placing it in your mouth and spitting it out. Same exact thing as placing ice in your mouth and spitting out water.

    I`m not saying that it is not impressive, but its not really eating lead.

    And wtf about the lead poisoning?

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    doug1963aaa Male 40-49
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    June 28, 2009 at 10:46 am
    OpieBreath, et. al.--

    I love you all!

  43. Profile photo of doug1963aaa
    doug1963aaa Male 40-49
    347 posts
    June 28, 2009 at 10:51 am
    Gomay:

    Knowledge is never bad--it makes unexplained mysteries even more mysterious.

    This video, however, does not depict one of those...

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    buxco215 Male 18-29
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    July 7, 2009 at 4:18 am
    Boy, talk about sh*tting lead bricks....

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