By popular demand of one influential commenter, I videotaped a thermite reaction that I recently performed. I am currently on vacation and am away from my videotape. When I am back, I will be posting this video on the good ol' world wide web.
 and when I figure out all of the computer manipulations necessary to get a video onto U-Tube
 I know, it's "YouTube" but when I hear "YouTube" I just think of a piece of glassware used for things like manometers and dialysis experiments.