When stepping on a soda can just won’t do, this 5000V machine should do the trick, and to the extreme. Bob Davis, the creator, “almost split a soda can in half on the first test run.” Continue reading for the video — skip to 2:15 for the crushing.

To test out the rebuilt power supply I used an apple and then a pumpkin. The apple was soft and mushy but it blew to pieces at 5 KV. The pumpkin did not blow up at all.

[via Bobdavis]