The art of water-balloon tossing

water balloon  What was it about throwing water balloons as a kid that was so appealing? Throwing them at each other, your pets, moving cars. It was thrilling! Would it explode? How would your target react? Not to mention the ever-pressing question of how full could you actually get your balloon.

In this video sponsored by Schweppes sparkling water, the mystery and intrigue of the water balloon has been turned into an art form. The entire clip was shot at 10,000 frames per second, capturing all of the magnificent impact on film. Play the video

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