When I see an anvil fly

Well I seen a horse fly, I seen a dragon fly, I seen a house fly...and now, thanks to YouTuber Essential Craftsman, I've seen an anvil fly. There's something deeply satisfying about watching a giant chunk of metal, powered by a pound of explosive powder, break the bonds of gravity and soar through the air. Now I know how Wile E. Coyote felt.

According to David Grossman for Popular Mechanics: "Scott Wadsworth and Cy Swan didn't alter the anvil too much to make it flightworthy. They just added a lot of explosive powder to the bottom of the anvil, and then added even more powder on top of that.

This video is a bit out of character for Wadsworth, whose videos often provide important information about ladders and tape measuring in a cool, measured tone. But as far as July 4th explosions go, it's an unexpected delight."

To learn more, read "Watch an Anvil Fly Like a Rocket" from Popular Mechanics.