Fireworks in reverse

YouTube user Julian Tay spent his last New Year’s Eve in Melbourne shooting videos of fireworks, then played them backwards out of curiosity. As Tay remarked on his site, it’s ‘strangely soothing and tranquil’. It’s like these sparks have found secret portals to vanish into. It’s hypnotic.

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