The Hydraulic Press Channel really is something that could only exist in 2016.

Not content with crushing fruit, books, phones and non-Newtonian fluids, the channel that had humble beginnings has now started crushing things of actual value. Exhibit A: this 1.2 carat diamond that would fetch around €6,000 on the market today.

As for what happens to the strongest natural material when it's put under 100 tons of force, well, you may be surprised.

Via YouTube