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I Found on web video make me wondering what the hack is this , how its even possible ,so any one know what is happen can explain to me please

youtube video B_olJLjgcHc

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closed as off-topic by Todd Minehardt, Karsten Theis, Tyberius, Mithoron, andselisk Jul 5 at 18:40

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    $\begingroup$ There is no red mercury. Some mercury compounds, e.g., HgO and HgS, are red or have red varieties. Cinnabar is a naturally occurring HgS and beautiful crystals exist. Hope this helps. $\endgroup$ – Ed V Jul 5 at 14:48
  • $\begingroup$ Everything about that Youtube video is a cheap fake. $\endgroup$ – Loong Jul 5 at 15:00
  • $\begingroup$ The video probably shows some other liquid metal (molten, i.e.). Mercury would vaporise before it goes red hot. $\endgroup$ – Eashaan Godbole Jul 5 at 15:24
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    $\begingroup$ I'm voting to close this question because there is no intrinsic or other value in it or to what it refers. $\endgroup$ – Todd Minehardt Jul 5 at 16:47
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To spare everyone watching the movie (and giving revenue to someone showing fake chemistry), here is a summary:

A container labeled "27/27 | 99%999 | 1/Kg | 001200300 | RED MERCURY | W. GERMANY | WARNING - DANGEROUS | WARNING - OPEN IN LAP" containing a red liquid is first inverted, then a metal wire (safety pin) is placed on it. The metal wire ignites.

Here is the google-translated comment of one of the viewers ("alfa wolf")

There is a battery inside the yellow metal, if you look carefully there is a gray metal compartment around the mercury, and there are two parts, one of them plus, one minus, when the wire touches the wire, and the wire burns when the high voltage passes. Mercury has no effect.

Here is a screen shot of the relevant bit. You can see that the wire starts glowing where is contacts the metal rim (smallest area of conducting, just like welding):

enter image description here

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    $\begingroup$ Do not open any shipment of chemical substances that says "open in lap". $\endgroup$ – Karsten Theis Jul 5 at 16:30

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