The “Slo Mo Guys” from YouTube are known for their creative ultra slow motion videos, all shot with a Phantom Flex – capable of shooting 1600-frames-per-second – camera. Their latest stunt involved spending 20-minutes wrapping 500 rubber bands around a watermelon. Continue reading for the video and more information.

Previously they have tackled a computer with a sledgehammer, played golf with an apple, and exploded ‘bottle-bombs’, capturing each moment at a fraction of the pace of real life. The pair do not go to lengths to explain their motivations or what the audience is witnessing. Instead they seem to enjoy nothing more than watching everyday objects explode in super slow motion. But that is part of the beauty of science – sometimes there doesn’t need to be a reason, other than watching life from a new perspective.

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