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Picture of How to Make an Exploding Pumpkin Face (Blast-O-Lantern)
Exploding Pumpkin Faces! You could try making them this Halloween, but probably shouldn't.

Happy Halloween!

Step 1: Watch the Video!



This project was inspired by: SteveSpanglerScience (Exploding Pumpkins - Cool Halloween Science)

WARNING: This project is for demonstrational, educational, and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be duplicated. CaC2 mixed with water produces acetylene gas which, when mixed with oxygen, creates an extremely flammable gas. Use of video content is at own risk.
 
Firstdalek7 months ago

What you really need to do is rig up some kind of remote light to set off a spark to detonate the pumpkin. then you can suprise friends and maybe even trick-or-treaters.

芷兰静子9 months ago

So funny

Jake_Makes10 months ago

would it work with hairspray?

ydanay1 year ago
I couldn't help but think of TF2...
bhvm1 year ago
Class one!
You have my vote.
Awesome, as usual! :)
Thank you so much Natalie!!
Where do you get the CaC2?
ThePuzzler1 year ago
I love the 2nd pic under step 4!hahaha!
My chemistry teacher did this the other day and it was awesome
tom: So, this house has a cool pumpkin!
bob:Ok lets see if that house has any good candy.
tom:Wait u...KABOOM...P!
bob:Ahhhhh!

Ha,Ha great instructable