Apr 182011
 

What happens when you zap a CD with extremely high volts of electricity. Just watch and see. A super nerd shows us the experiment, and, as you can see, the CD changes color, erasing the data on the CD. How real is this? I have no idea, but it’s seriously cool.

 

  • Seriously?

    Yep, though, a bit overkill. That burned the aluminum right off the plastic. No way to recover anything off that disk.