How to cook up some (mildly) exploding targets at home (VIDEO)

Grant Thompson, “The King of Random,” walks you through how to make thunder cap style snapping targets from matchsticks and stickers.

Now before you get into an intense freak out, Thompson is just short-cutting to an Armstrong’s mixture, which is red phosphorus and strong oxidizer– the same stuff as in the caps in a kid’s cap gun. When used in small quantity, its a pretty safe noisemaker as long as you follow the steps as outlined.

The more you know…