Ka-Boom! A shockingly unconventional meat tenderizer

They sliced a piece of tough beef in two, bagged half of it in plastic, and dropped it into the bottom of a 50-gallon paperboard drum of water. Then they suspended conventional explosives in the water and retired to a nearby bunker. From there, they watched in safety as a television displayed the ensuing detonation. “The drum totally disappeared. There were just little pieces of paper fiber all over,” Long…