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Spectacular

Things that do surprising things in the presence of microwave radiation:

Calculate the speed of light

This one is more sciency, less juvenile. You can use a microwave to calulcate the speed of light. Though you can do it with a lot of different materials (marshmallows, etc), doing it with chocolate seems the tastiest.

Here's a good explanation of what's going on.