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Short Fuse

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Tim puts four different gun powder fuses to the test and asks which method can travel the quickest over the desert flats to their respective dynamite-filled barrels.

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Host Time Shaw takes “fast food” to extremes when he fires four different foodstuffs from a cannon to see which will travel the farthest. Then there's cookware used in rather unconventional ways — first, Tim fights a fire with a kitchen sieve and then he attempts to perform an optical illusion with cooking oil and mixing bowls. It's time to turn up the heat with Tim's chili challenge, followed by a tank full of boiling water tipped onto a container of liquid nitrogen.

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