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Thermite Flask

Hot drinks when you want them.
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Looks like a regular vacuum flask. However, there is no insulation; instead, the base of the flask is made of refractory ceramic, holding a small but useful quantity of thermite.

A friction igniter triggers the thermite reaction, and the heat rises into the drink container, rapidly raising its temperature to boiling point or beyond.

The unit is-re-useable; just clip on a new thermite pack.

Guaranteed to break the ice at parties.

May cause death or serious injury if used correctly.

8th of 7, Mar 15 2011

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       This would work well for those heartwarming mercury-based drinks. For anything else, I suspect the internal conduction rates would be woefully underinadequate.
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 15 2011
  

       Perfect for Molotov cocktails
mouseposture, Mar 15 2011
  


 

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