Exploding Barrels Are a LIE! | The SCIENCE of.. Doom Barrels

20 Th02, 2020
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Looking back on Doom in preparation for Doom Eternal coming out, I've noticed that, like so many other video games, it has barrels that explode when you hit them. Why IS that? What makes there barrels explode - no, SHOULD these barrels explode? Today, Austin is diving head first into the science behind exploding barrels! From Doom to Donkey Kong, no barrel will be safe! Get your fuses ready Theorists, we are about to ignite your mind!
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  • All it takes for a decent explosion is for a pressurized container to be punctured somehow. If the contents inside happen to also to be explosive, then you got yourself an exploding barrel.

    Zman 1471Zman 147119 ngày trước
  • *Angry Doom slayer noises*

    Cosmic DistressCosmic Distress20 ngày trước
  • If it's a radioactive waste facility, they could be barrels of depleted uranium, which is pyrophoric, and can auto ignite in the presence of oxygen. If it was in powdered form, the impact of a projectile could rupture the barrel, exposing previously oxygen free and contained powder, as well as possibly dispersing and causing a dust explosion, or at least a rapid conflagration.

    James MorganJames MorganTháng trước
  • game with boom boom barrels mmm just cause

    DRvrhatulzDRvrhatulzTháng trước
  • 8:29 the ingenious design of the aluminum beverage can

    Max TubeMax TubeTháng trước
  • Still waiting for the richest character in gaming I know it's a lot of math but austin you need to get to it I know you can do it

    Kanosuki GamingKanosuki GamingTháng trước
  • just got doom II

    Acorn the SquirrelAcorn the SquirrelTháng trước
  • You did a Megumin Meme... *I See you are a man of culture as Well...* Im proud of you

    Akram GimminiAkram GimminiTháng trước
  • There's explosive boxes in Half-Life.

    John RainerJohn RainerTháng trước
  • Whaddaya know. Came back to this video and the next chapter in Red Dead had the sugar explosion 👌🏾

    Ewart SmithEwart SmithTháng trước
  • Man, first the cake- now the exploding barrels?!

    Benji ToddBenji ToddTháng trước
  • borderlands with the exploding elemental barrels

    AfricaAfricaTháng trước
  • What if the green stuff is just some liquid florocarbon floating on top of cesium (a principal waste product of fission)?

    ahayesmahayesmTháng trước
  • Wait doesn't Wolfenstein 3d barrels explode in 1992

    WizardBobWizardBobTháng trước
  • 8:15 Yes it's an explosion... AN EXPLOSION OF FLAVOR!!! That and shake the can and open it for some fun!

    me0262me0262Tháng trước
  • Actually wolfenstein 3D came out 1 year earlier than doom.

    Turkey LegsTurkey LegsTháng trước

    Frank MyersFrank MyersTháng trước
  • I love id software and there games

    kurikara99kurikara99Tháng trước
  • The Just Cause franchise is known for exploding things.

    Super PatriotSuper Patriot2 tháng trước

    JP LabsJP Labs2 tháng trước
  • All the borderlands games

    Nikolas AcostaNikolas Acosta2 tháng trước
  • It’s called clear top and a unknown substance

    Help MeHelp Me2 tháng trước
  • Someone find and @ John Carmack XD

    Spiral FeatherSpiral Feather2 tháng trước
  • The game is completely fiction

    Simas KarbauskasSimas Karbauskas2 tháng trước
  • Playing Final Fantasy Type-Zero and it's got boom barrels too.

    Legendary Detective WobbuffetLegendary Detective Wobbuffet2 tháng trước
  • bruh its just e barrel

    shad de doom Slayershad de doom Slayer2 tháng trước
  • (Angre doomguy noises)

    Mary JankayMary Jankay2 tháng trước
  • Another person pointing out...well a point why Half Life 2 is a great game.

    mittri1990mittri19902 tháng trước

    Imagine having a username • 70 years agoImagine having a username • 70 years ago3 tháng trước
  • Dude I accidentally shook a coke can, and then dropped it at the worst possible angle, and the can exploded, and ripped through a book, and bounced off the wall... scariest and messiest moment of my life!

    Micheal DavisMicheal Davis3 tháng trước
  • perfect megumin placement at the 2;49 minute mark

    Melissa HoustonMelissa Houston3 tháng trước
  • who's this? it's not matpat. who's this?

    Shubham Sagar SinghShubham Sagar Singh3 tháng trước
  • why the words in hebrew were backward line

    barak madmonbarak madmon3 tháng trước
  • At least it's not Halo's fusion coils. Exploding! Tiny! Fusion! Reactors!

    PosthumanHeresyPosthumanHeresy3 tháng trước
  • And the real problem is WHY IS THE DOOM GUY WALKING IN RADIOACTIVE WASTE so that and do a vid why gru from despicable me is the strongest person in the universe

    MedicMedic3 tháng trước
  • The doom guy is cursed to not die do you know about doom Austin

    MedicMedic3 tháng trước
  • Ok what happened to matt patt and where is this Austin from another VIworld channel?

    METALFAN2486METALFAN24863 tháng trước
  • Naming games with exploding barrels. Flashbacks of playing Borderlands as Lilith, or Moze. Soo many types of barrels that explode. The game literally makes fun of it by saying that it is normal for something to explode on Pandora.

    Iona's ShatteredIona's Shattered3 tháng trước
  • ✝️Fellowship invite

    DrMaxwell and MineCD DPDrMaxwell and MineCD DP3 tháng trước
  • Doom eternal is fun bro

    Doom SlayerDoom Slayer3 tháng trước
  • I played doom 2016 while watching this

    Jldd BrosJldd Bros3 tháng trước
  • austin is giving off such mixed signals in this video i love it

    Sibunafan221Sibunafan2213 tháng trước
  • So, you said the containment for the grain was the building, right? Couldnt the building also contain this radioactive waste and let enough oxygen pass?

    Consta SrurConsta Srur3 tháng trước
  • Sea of thieves got the gunpowder barrel

    AllJustNuggetAllJustNugget4 tháng trước
  • dark souls 2 and 3 exploding barrels make sense cause they only explode when in contact with fire and just break if u hit them with anything else

    BigBrainLegendBigBrainLegend4 tháng trước
  • Everyone gangster till austin sends you a google doc

    Jack the RipperJack the Ripper4 tháng trước
  • Hey Magamin

    poisonedkandypoisonedkandy4 tháng trước
  • The fact that he is angry juat make every theory made more umderstandeble

    G. HAZARDG. HAZARD4 tháng trước
  • Why does it sound like something went wrong in the editing of this video? In the third act of the video, it sounds like the audio starts lagging behind what’s appearing on screen. The words Never ever ever ever ever started appearing long before you stated them. The clip of Half Life 2 gameplay appeared before you even said “You know what game does it right?”. It is incredibly clear that based off of the fact that the timing of cuts did not match the timing of the audio cues that something must’ve gone wrong in either the uploading of the video or some time during the editing phase. Why else would the audio and the graphics be so out of sync?

    MacGamer MediaMacGamer Media4 tháng trước
  • Attacking a red barrel with normal weapon, nothing. Attacking a red barrel with fire enchanted weapon, everything explodes... Also when's the next devil's advocate and who sings the opening song?

    Kenpachi ElricKenpachi Elric4 tháng trước
  • To add to the list, even Dark Souls 3 has exploding barrels

    blastoise8u Dabossblastoise8u Daboss4 tháng trước
  • "Every person watching this video can name at least one other game that did this." Starbound... I think they fixed that, but the nuclear barrels used to explode and get poison all over you.

    LeafiafanLeafiafan4 tháng trước
  • 9:17 War Thunder fuel tanks in a nutshell

    Good DoggyGood Doggy4 tháng trước
  • NI3: Am I a joke to you?

    VoidPointerVoidPointer4 tháng trước
  • Nice

    Plague DoctorPlague Doctor4 tháng trước
  • I loved the diablo bit about hitting it with an ffffffff sword.

    Thomas HoganThomas Hogan4 tháng trước
  • ironically i was going to comment on why the half life barrels would be more accurate so yea, thanks for covering it

    MiddlemanMiddleman4 tháng trước
  • Bruh scrapmechanic potatoe gun to a explosive gas/liquid explosion barrel

    Joster1234 _Joster1234 _4 tháng trước
  • What about high explosives? The rules are very different... (Just Found this channel, binge Watching. )

    RobeightRobeight4 tháng trước
  • Prob not a good idea to mention minecraft's TNT...

    roguerogue4 tháng trước
  • Bruh it's just the way they made the barrels, just calm down mate

    Dorian PatrykDorian Patryk4 tháng trước
  • Call of duty

    Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin4 tháng trước
  • 2:15 minecraft!!!!!

    יובלולול המשוגעיובלולול המשוגע4 tháng trước
  • 7:27 You put a biohazard symbol on what you describe as radioactive waste. The mistake is common, but the radioactive symbol is another type of trisector, the one commonly used as a "nuke" symbol in games. There's also other stuff about radioactivity you didn't get eeeeexactly right, but I can't blame people for not knowing everything about atoms and their interactions, even though it's my job I don't know literally everything either, way too complex :p

    Toxie CookieToxie Cookie4 tháng trước
  • I honestly could watch Austin angrily list games with explosive barrels ALL DAY!!

    DesmondDesmond4 tháng trước
  • viworld.info/rock/video/rYWMqHeZz6af2nU.html

    Guillermo tuxGuillermo tux4 tháng trước
  • watch ahoy's exploding barrels video and shut up

    Guillermo tuxGuillermo tux4 tháng trước
    • but this video is good

      Guillermo tuxGuillermo tux4 tháng trước
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole had exploding barrels for an astounding 1 battle.

    Nicholas BastionNicholas Bastion5 tháng trước
  • Also I dont think that there is oxygen on Marses moons

    *insert name here* :T*insert name here* :T5 tháng trước
  • When you say 'liquid gas' do you mean liquid gasoline or an actual gas made liquid by pressure like butan gas?

    Shiva, hardly sarcasticShiva, hardly sarcastic5 tháng trước
  • Twist: the barrels are creepers in disguise.

    Trooper ShoTrooper Sho5 tháng trước
  • Don’t forget people playground!

    God YeeterGod Yeeter5 tháng trước
  • Um. I'm sorry. Did Austin just unabiguosly and unironically praise a game in spite of a science flaw instead of saying it ruined the game? Who are you!

    Just some Guy without a decent MustacheJust some Guy without a decent Mustache5 tháng trước
  • COD Modern warfare is also pretty accurate

    I don’t have a YouTube ChannelI don’t have a YouTube Channel5 tháng trước
  • Austin: first I think we have to go over what a explosion is Rico Rodriguez: *_the expert_*

    Professor MemeProfessor Meme5 tháng trước
  • matpat is the worst he doesn't yell as much so it makes things sound much more scary

    Nicholas MartinNicholas Martin5 tháng trước
  • normal equals death

    Princess PenguinPrincess Penguin5 tháng trước
  • crysis 3 please armor maybe ?

    gamer 2030gamer 20305 tháng trước
  • Aside from n-glycerine, is there a compound that could explode at, say, 50% barrel capacity?

    André / PyroghoulAndré / Pyroghoul5 tháng trước
  • Austin how powerful is the rocket on the old man's wheelchair on Happy Wheels

    Kevin KellyKevin Kelly5 tháng trước
  • Megumin: *throwing flour* Also Megumin: EXUPLOOOSION

    Dirty RaverDirty Raver5 tháng trước
  • Dynamite is shock sensitive so throwing a barrel of it may cause it to detonate.

    semore buttssemore butts5 tháng trước
  • The only reason is cause I saw DooM

    AceAce6 tháng trước
  • I'm sorry but please clean the huge clumps of scalp out of your hair

    CEO of onion incorperatedCEO of onion incorperated6 tháng trước
  • 2:49 Austin is a man of SCIENCE, and culture

    The Blue Phoenix: Captain GamerThe Blue Phoenix: Captain Gamer6 tháng trước
  • Skylanders, smash bros, and spongebob off the top of my head.

    Evan OlsenEvan Olsen6 tháng trước
  • Wow

    A StrawberryA Strawberry6 tháng trước
  • Payday 2. Payday 2 has them

    Cl4p-TP hacked you! hehCl4p-TP hacked you! heh6 tháng trước
  • vermin tide 2

    Jillian HullJillian Hull6 tháng trước
  • Austin: "Resident science expert... wait... it's me... I'm the resident science expert. That's... not great..." Engineers: "I totally understand this..."

    strikezrowstrikezrow6 tháng trước
  • Everyone name a game that Austin didn’t list that has exploding barrels Sniper 3D

    ꧁ Akane Draws ꧂꧁ Akane Draws ꧂6 tháng trước
  • Please do more fortnite theories

    SyfnixSyfnix6 tháng trước
  • I'm dying cause i just realized American Mcgee is very much active on youtube, and could 10000% actually see this video and i love that.

    SunflowerAspen PlaysSunflowerAspen Plays6 tháng trước
  • Austin boringggg

    Anahaim SetyarsoAnahaim Setyarso6 tháng trước
  • 4:22 *1.6 deaths*

    Ryan BonaventureRyan Bonaventure6 tháng trước
  • I'm no expert, so correct me on that one, but is it possible for the waste in those barrels to react into nitroglycerin? That would explain a lot (except why are they stored this way)

    Michał SzonowskiMichał Szonowski6 tháng trước
  • Austin: EVERYTHING EXPLODES IN GOLDEN EYE me:have you heard about explove rounds

    Ravichandran P PRavichandran P P6 tháng trước
  • Sorry Austin..... No one here is normal

    Crimson MyschiefCrimson Myschief6 tháng trước
  • technically speaking it's possible to make an explosion with enough matches

    alexander wamsleyalexander wamsley6 tháng trước
  • Just cause series is almost about explosive barrels

    Henry OwreHenry Owre6 tháng trước