Thursday, July 31, 2008

New Day #217

At the suggestion of rock diva and merry prankster Storm Large, I did the Mentos in Diet Coke Science Experiment.

For reasons too frightening to imagine, the ingredients in Diet Coke mixed with Mentos effectively form rocket propulsion.

If I seem a little skittish, it's because it's potentially hazardous, like for this yahoo:

Digg | | Reddit | StumbleUponma


Jamie said...

Hey, I think you found Sadam's WMDs!

David said...

It's like the bottle knew who threw it and tried to fight back. Spooky!

David S. said...

I love the evasive maneuver to avoid the incoming object! Reminds me of how I played goalie in high school (i.e. not well).

Nice one, jamie. And david, I think you've revealed the plot of Stephen King's next novella (or has he done that one already?).

Potato launcher next!

Greg said...

I always knew diet Coke was evil incarnate.

gay CME guy said...

This is one of the funniest things I've seen in a long time.