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how about making a device which will store a huge amount of electricity in some sort of capacitor and then shoot it between two rods, or some other machine along those lines, dealing with large amounts of electricity.
-- Richard Manahan (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 12, 2001
A Van de Graaff generator, or Tesla coil set up. Great idea! Big sparks, and hair standing on end all over the place. Human powered of course, or with batteries. I wonder if the cameras are hardened against EMP? There would be plenty of science to talk about with that theme.
-- Waddy Thompson (email@example.com), January 12, 2001.
Here's a cool picture of a tesla coil
-- Richard Manahan (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 13, 2001.