We all know what happens when you mix vinegar and baking soda, right? If you don't know, try it and then come back to this instructable because I'm going to show you how you can pull off a simple prank using that very chemical effect.
Ketchup contains enough vinegar to cause a chemical reactions when mixed with baking soda. Here's how you can make a mini ketchup bomb to use as a practical joke on one of your friends!
**Watch the instructional video for a demonstration or check out the rest of this instructable.
Step 1: Set Up
* First take a packet of ketchup and with a blade carefully make a slit on the ver top of it, just make sure its straight and precise.
* Once you have your opening, take a spoon full and add baking soda into it, use as much as you see fit.
* Using clear glue, seal it back up and put it back with the rest of the packets.
Step 2: How It Works
In order for this prank to be successful you "victims" must shake the packet of ketchup before they open it. Most people actually do that in order to move the ketchup away from the corner before they tear it open.
Once enough movement takes effect inside the packet of ketchup, the vinegar will interact with the baking soda causing the pouch to either blow up or shoot out ketchup as soon as your "victims" tear it. It is sure to make a little big mess.
So what are you waiting for, go and set up this prank already.
Check out the video tutorial for further details and demonstration.