A plate hangs from the rafters above broken shards, held on by an electrical clamp attached to a blue button. When the button is pressed, a countdown begins and gets steadily faster until it reaches its end and does nothing.

Even if we know something may lead to disaster, we still test the waters. Who can help but press a button they think will smash a plate. This mischievousness is in all of us. What happens when it can’t be contained?