Watch a CD Get Completely Erased With Bolts of Electricity

By Casey Chan on at

Here’s a really good reason to start using CDs again: so you can erase them with electricity. Watch the data on the CD just totally vanish as the electric bolts just zaps everything into oblivion. Photonicinduction played around with it and shows us what it all looks like in the video below.

Don’t try this at home because you can create ozone, x-rays and of course, electric shock. But oh man, I would love to try this at home.

This article originally appeared on Sploid, a Gizmodo blog of delicious brain candy