Think your vape pen is safer than smoking a cigarette? Think again.
This young gentleman, probably out for a fun night with friends, thought his choice to join the vape life would be a carefree entry into doing cool vapor tricks and wearing a fedora. Little did he know that his night was about to get explosive.
This security cam footage shows what we already presumed, a man vaping near a car, looking cool and not at all ridiculous with his e-cigarette that looks like a cross between a Men in Black neuralizer and that Doctor Who wand. Everything’s going fine, until he pops that pen back in his pocket, and, well, it all goes up in smoke after that.
Thankfully, the man appears to dance his way out of it. Next time, he might not be so lucky.
Let this be a lesson to you: if you’re going to vape, make sure you wear some flame retardant clothes that look like this:
Oxford Dictionaries has chosen "vape" as its Word of the Year for 2014, thanks to our growing obsession with e-cigs and finding new and exciting ways to get high.
Oxford Dictionaries explains its decisions below:
"As e-cigarettes (or e-cigs) have become much more common, so vape has grown significantly in popularity. You are thirty times more likely to come across the word vape than you were two years ago, and usage has more than doubled in the past year."
On a related note, "budtender" was one of the runners up, along with "bae," "contactless," "indyref," "normcore," and "slacktivism."