"Exploding Water" the latest Dangerous Social Media Trend

Its the latest truly stupid social media trend that has experts warning about the potentially deadly consequences. People on TikTok are trying to deep fry water. That's right, deep frying water......you do it by combining water with calcium alginate to form a sphere of water, before coating it in flour, egg, and breadcrumbs and dropping it into a fryer.

The problem - according to chemists is water and hot oil dont mix and could create and explosion with one expert calling the trend “somewhere between insane and suicidal.”