9 Absurd Ways Gadgets Can Be Destroyed (VIDEO)

Have you ever thrown your favorite gadget into a tub of liquid nitrogen? Or taken one of your extra laptops and smashed it with a metal bat? Or, for kicks, sprayed a tablet of yours with paintballs?

Well, we've compiled nine videos uploaded by people who have done all of those things -- and more. Why people destroy electronics and posted YouTube videos of the demolitions, we'll never know. But what we can tell you is that the acts are fascinating to see. Browse through the gallery below to watch the most absurd clips of modern technology burned, beaten and even blended.

9 Ridiculous Tech Destruction Videos