Introduction: Popsicle Stick "Bomb"

Make an exploding popsicle stick distraction. Throw it and run. The pictures are of toothpicks, which work just as good, but have really small explosions.

Step 1: Get Materials

Easy, easy, easy. Get 5 popsicle sticks(or toothpicks).

Step 2: Arrange

Arrange 3 of them into order from bottom to top as said: middle, side, and side.

Step 3: Weave...

Take 1 stick and layer it through the other sticks in the order of: over, under, over. The sticks will start to bend; just be careful.

Step 4: ...And Weave Again

Take the last stick and weave it the opposite way of: under, over, under.

Step 5: Throw!

Throw and watch it explode!

Comments

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chrisdinishak (author)2010-03-11

did not explode just fell apart fast

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kayvon101 (author)chrisdinishak2015-05-28

I know it just fell apart

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autopsychography (author)2008-05-09

Someone actually expected this to turn into a genuine explosive with a hollywood style fireball?

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h8864 (author)autopsychography2011-12-22

no, they expected you to turn into a hollywood fireball. YOU NOOB!

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zavi zahid (author)2010-02-24

 kanjri di nasal ain tay harami dalla ain koi bomb smb nahin tui ich chaaaar

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chi chi chippy (author)2008-10-08

do you trow or toss it?

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any way you want

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yum399 (author)2009-05-09

that was, weird..

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noah1r (author)2009-04-24

put gas on then light it

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altrobot (author)2009-04-09

what do they do? like just spread around? it would be better if you set the on fire THEN throw it

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FireCrazyAlchemist (author)2008-08-26

i did it with kabob sticks watch out!!!! i threw it at the wall cuz it did esplode first time on ground

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kung-fu- (author)2008-03-13

if u did it with strike any where matches woul itflame up and explode

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mitchell931993 (author)kung-fu-2008-08-20

it would explode but it would be totally awsome- dont throw it at the carpet tho :(

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kung-fu- (author)mitchell9319932008-08-25

true that

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knex collector (author)2007-08-28

how does it explode i mean... like put a vid on this

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it doesnt explode it fragmentates. the pieces fly in a bunch of different directions. its just a two year old trying to use big persons words.

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it doesnt explode it fragmentates. the pieces fly in a bunch of different directions. its just a two year old trying to use big persons words.

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Ankush (author)2008-02-16

how do u stick the ends & keep them sticking?

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mitchell931993 (author)Ankush2008-08-20

there put on to off each other- if you follow th pattern right they bend towarsd together and hold each other together

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LemonyPotatoes (author)2008-07-24

My friend first showed me it in the bathroom, but it didn't work. I saw it work, though.

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andrew93 (author)2007-08-29

hey it doesn't even work with toothpicks. they always brake when i'm making it!!!

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PyroManiac96 (author)andrew932008-07-19

try soaking them in hot water before putting it together, it makes the wood more flexible

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picazorozco (author)andrew932008-02-03

its true

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pindalanderz (author)2008-07-04

Interesting design but no noticeable explosion.

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kub345 (author)2008-07-03

I have not made it yet but it looks cool

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kris142 (author)2008-03-19

yea doesnt xplode

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soccrgrl1978 (author)2008-02-07

shut the frog up

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joe_conflo (author)2008-01-13

hehe i've been spending 50% of my time with them since 2003.

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willehond (author)2008-01-05

I aggree whith ellomate56

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lamaman (author)2007-11-21

why should it explode... they're just toothpicks and toothpicks don't explode :D

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- creative name - (author)2007-11-15

these don't really "explode" they just send things flying everywhere. but it's still fun

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doomrider77 (author)2007-09-24

is this a terrorist organization or what!?

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altaria1993 (author)doomrider772007-10-24

this is a internet site..

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Santas little helper (author)2007-10-20

wow

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ellomate56 (author)2007-09-03

Did you make this to make peopel frustrated?!

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Bilsy28 (author)2007-08-30

JL2013 was just trying to pass on a technique his Dad taught him, just cause you know the trick doesn't mean no one else in the world does stopping being such a Jerk, Kneecaps

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Ekaj (author)2007-07-14

I can't get mine to work how do you do it??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

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mindstorm (author)Ekaj2007-07-30

you half to put the bottem stick on the veary end

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mindstorm (author)2007-07-30

thanks i have annoyd my mother

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Cameronk (author)2007-07-26

does it reallly matter they are both equally cool... just get over it so what he figured it out and didn't see yours..

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hack124x768 (author)2007-07-06

Not really an explosive, But neat idea. How did you bind the top part together?

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JL2013 (author)hack124x7682007-07-19

After adding the last 2 sticks, they should be able to stick together on their own.

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I MAKE STUFF (author)2007-07-16

im using rounded toothpicks with a point on each end and its fiddley to try to keep them together

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