This Is Why You Don’t Stick Metal Objects Into Electrical Sockets

Everyone knows they’re not supposed to stick pointy metal objects into electrical outlets, I shouldn’t even have to be stating this here because it’s common knowledge. Yet human curiosity is a powerful thing, and sometimes it gets the better of us.

So here we are, with a Vine of a kid probably in H.S. who thought he’d test the powers of the electrical socket and see what was in there. So he stuck his pointy scissors in there and his mouth lit up like he was swallowing electricity. It’s actually quite fascinating to watch it over, and over, and over, and over again. Between the Vine and the GIF I’ve probably been staring at this for 20-minutes by now.


Now watch that tiny blue plasma ball in his mouth: