Mad Scientist Drinks Cyanide To See What It Will Do To His Body

Posted by Michael Avery in Science and Technology On 24th October 2016
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He sprinkled the lethal compound into water and drank the resulting concoction in the hope of educating his viewers about what the substance actually does to the human body.

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Would you drink cyanide?

Well, that's exactly what one ‘brave' YouTuber did and it was all in the name of science.

This mad scientist drank a small amount of Cyanide, by shaving some and weighing it to make sure the amount is right. He then mixes it with water and drinks it.

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We're not quite sure that if it would be worth the risk for us, but Cody Don thought otherwise.

Cody, who runs the Cody's Lab YouTube channel, drank the resulting concoction in the hope of educating his viewers about what the substance actually does to the human body.

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In the clip, Cody is shown shaving off a 17mg portion of cyanide, and drinking it as the warning "seriously don't try this at home" appears across the screen.

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He even gives is an evaluation when it comes to taste, describing to viewers that: "It tastes like baking soda".

He adds: "I've got a tremor [in his arm] and my breathing is slightly more rapid."

Reassuringly, he also tells viewers that, as a lethal dose is around 300mg for someone of his size, the small amount he took won't harm him.You would definitely need to consume a lot more cyanide in order to die.

Cyanide inhibits the bodies ability to absorb oxygen.

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