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66 Alarming Explosive Innovations

From Hand Grenade Colognes to Bursting Bike Locks

— June 27, 2012 — Art & Design
These alarming explosive innovations highlight the ways in which the shock factor can up the ante for particular products.

Often integrated into photo shoots as well as less expected goods, including cologne, the 'bursting' trend is eye-catching and effective. While manufactured goods tend to focus around grenades and artillery shaped products, art that incorporates explosions typically takes the idea in a more literal direction. From balloon bursting editorials to exploding alarm clocks, people seem to be endlessly on edge and eager to pick up their own volatile goods.

Destined to stick around as long as consumers are intrigued by things that go "boom," this is an innovation that isn't going anywhere. Destined to only become more suspenseful and more eye-catching, this is a movement that continues to blow up.
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Activity
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Bursting Balloon Imagery
Bursting Balloon Imagery
The An Abrupt End Series Looks like Captures of Planets
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65
Epic Car Ad Performances
Epic Car Ad Performances
'Bullet' by BMW Canada Shows a Car's Strength Through Superb Tests
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64
Disturbing Explosive Commercials
Disturbing Explosive Commercials
The Denmark Against Landmines 'Picnic Gone Wrong' Ad is Scary
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63
Explosive Car Creations
Explosive Car Creations
Fawad Khan Makes Paints Incredible Automobile Scenes
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62
Explosive Dessert Endorsements
Explosive Dessert Endorsements
The Breyers Blasts April 2011 Ads Positively Pack a Punch
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61
Exploding Birthday Desserts
Exploding Birthday Desserts
This Iced Airbag Cake Prank Backfired on the Pranksters
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60
Exploding Cakes
Exploding Cakes
Turn Up the Volume is the Latest Wicked Video for Autoerotique
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59
Explosive Animal Art
Explosive Animal Art
Lucky Bunny's Grenade Bunny Turns the Cute and Cuddly Critters Deadly
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58
Glass Grenades
Glass Grenades
Silvia Levenson Creates Pieces that Resemble Explosive Devices
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57
Green Grenades Captures
Green Grenades Captures
The Explosive Fruits and Vegetables by Alan Sailer Will Blow Your Mind
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56
Exploding Flower Grenades
Exploding Flower Grenades
The Kabloom Seedboms Boom into Being
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55
Explosive Outburst Makes Comet Visible to Naked Eye
Explosive Outburst Makes Comet Visible to Naked Eye
Comet Holmes Glows Bright
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54
Explosive Suit Accessories
Explosive Suit Accessories
These 'PeaceBOMB' Cufflinks Will Blow You Away
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53
Explosive Candy Spreads
Explosive Candy Spreads
The Crystaline Dazed and Confused Editorial is a Rainbow of Eccentricity
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52
Explosive Bomb Lights
Explosive Bomb Lights
The Hand Grenade Oil Lamp is a Dangerous DIY Project
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51
Exploding Musical Heads
Exploding Musical Heads
Monster Radio Ads Warn Against 'Last Song Syndrome'
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50
Exploding Blocks Logos
Exploding Blocks Logos
The MTV Organic Collection Adds a New Twist to a Classic
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49
Bomb Containment Chambers
Bomb Containment Chambers
The Vorsphere Explosive Containment Vessel is the Perfect Bombproof Bin
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48
Dangerous Video Art
Dangerous Video Art
The Exploding Banana Head
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47
Exploding Hearts as Art
Exploding Hearts as Art
Beating Heart in a Box
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46
Explosive Lighting
Explosive Lighting
These Bomb and Dynamite Candles Will Blow Your Mind
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45
Volatile Art
Volatile Art
Exploding Teddy Bears
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44
Hand Grenade Colognes
Hand Grenade Colognes
Viktor & Rolf 'Spicebomb' Looks Like It's Ready to Blow
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43
Explosive Holiday Decor
Explosive Holiday Decor
The Grenade Christmas Tree Ornaments Make a Statement
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42
Explosive Memory Sticks
Explosive Memory Sticks
Come to the Office Armed With the USB Grenade Flash Drive
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41
Geek Popcorn
Geek Popcorn
Explosive Method of Salting Popcorn
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40
Painting With Fireworks
Painting With Fireworks
Surrealist Art By Rosemarie Fiore Is Truly Explosive
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39
Unbelievable Balloon Poptography
Unbelievable Balloon Poptography
Mk Adagio Captures Outstanding Slow Motion Scenes
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38
Explosive Advertising
Explosive Advertising
Cierto Express Shows Mustard & Ketchup as Grenade & Bomb
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37
Giant Metal Grenades
Giant Metal Grenades
Valay Shende Creates Amazing, Thought-Provoking Metal Art
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36
Exploding Flower Photography
Exploding Flower Photography
The Ela Zubrowska Color Flowers Series Modernizes the Delicate Plant
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35
Destructive Edible Weapons
Destructive Edible Weapons
The Series 'Soft Guerilla' by Kyle Bean is a Fresh Take On Corruption
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34
Exploding Bike Locks
Exploding Bike Locks
The Smart Lock Sprays Paint on Thieves
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33
Eco-Friendly Bathing
Eco-Friendly Bathing
LUSH Bath Bombs Now More Green
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32
Exploding Chest Covers
Exploding Chest Covers
10. Deep 2009 Summer Look Book Helps the Fashionably Challanged
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31
Explosive Seaside Shoots
Explosive Seaside Shoots
The Craig Easton Photos Set Ablaze Nature's Finest
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30
Exploding Paper Plane Art
Exploding Paper Plane Art
Dawn NG's 'I Fly like Paper' is an Incredible Piece of Artwork
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29
Explosive Plushies
Explosive Plushies
Felipe Barbosas Firecracker Animals are Color Explosions
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28
Neon Egg Explosions
Neon Egg Explosions
'100 mph!!!' from Henry Hargreaves is an Eye-Popping Art Project
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27
Explosive Technicolor Lights
Explosive Technicolor Lights
The ‘Blow Up' Lamp by Alejo Ruocco is Bursting With Color
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26
Graffiti Luxury Scarves
Graffiti Luxury Scarves
The Hermes Kongo Scarf Collection Blends Street Art and High-Fashion
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25
Explosive Face Paintings
Explosive Face Paintings
In This Yumi Nakata Art Series, Rainbow Rage Oozes from Hot Heads
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24
Explosive Grenade Alarms
Explosive Grenade Alarms
The Tangible User Interface Alarm Clock Forces You Out of Bed
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23
Exploding Floral Animals
Exploding Floral Animals
Artist Tara Tucker Draws Life-Like Beasts in Curious Positions
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22
Psychedelic Exploding Heads
Psychedelic Exploding Heads
David Choe's 'Death Blossom' Exhibition
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21
Explosive Photography
Explosive Photography
The Reknowned Holger Pooten Loves to Make an Impact
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20
Explosive Ice Cream Ads
Explosive Ice Cream Ads
Driver & Aguilar's Magnum Campaign is Bursting With Flavor
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19
Exploding Brain Drawings
Exploding Brain Drawings
Masha Vereshchenko Works in Pencil and Ink
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18
Fake Exploding Light Bulbs
Fake Exploding Light Bulbs
Northern Lighting 'Scheisse' Fixture
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17
Explosive Walking Sticks
Explosive Walking Sticks
The Hand Grenade Sword Cane by Big Bang
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16
Explosive Bullet Photography (UPDATE)
Explosive Bullet Photography (UPDATE)
These Alan Sailer Shots Will Blow Your Mind
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15
Real Food Explosions As Economic Metaphors
Real Food Explosions As Economic Metaphors
NY Times Magazine Food Issue
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14
Exploding Flowers
Exploding Flowers
Ori Gersht is Inspired by a 19th Century Painting
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13
Atomic Attire
Atomic Attire
Erin Fetherston's 2010 Mushroom-Cloud Fashion Collection
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12
Bright Exploding Heads
Bright Exploding Heads
"Acid in the Ice Cream" Illustration Series by Zach Johnsen
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11
Exploding Alarm Clocks
Exploding Alarm Clocks
Danger Bomb Alarm Clock Gets You Up Quickly
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10
Exploding Wall Art
Exploding Wall Art
The Baptiste Debombourg 'Turbo' Project Bursts Out
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9
Explosive 3D Artwork
Explosive 3D Artwork
David Spriggs Creates Universe-Inspired Installations
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8
Exploding Vases
Exploding Vases
Perfectly-Timed Photography
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7
Grenade Planters
Grenade Planters
These Seed Bombs are Grenade Exploding Gardening Tools
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6
Exploding Bomb Handbags
Exploding Bomb Handbags
Dafne Balatsos' Stud Ball is a Lipstick Holder and Weapon in One
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5
Tie Dye Watertography
Tie Dye Watertography
Lindend Gledhill Captures Extreme Water Droplets
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4
High-Speed Photography
High-Speed Photography
Exploding Objects Frozen in Time
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3
Paint-Exploding Photography
Paint-Exploding Photography
Gabrield Wickbold Plays With Fire and Ice
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2
Bursting High-Speed Photography
Bursting High-Speed Photography
The Explosive Air Rifle Images of Alan Sailer
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1
Explosive Liquid Shoots
Explosive Liquid Shoots
Edward Horsford Popped Water Balloon Photography Makes a Splash
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