Exploding Carrot




About: I'm an experimentalist, a scientist and I have a tendency to do things just for the sake of doing them, or to find out what they're like. I love life, show me something I can feel good about. I've got an ...
  • Start with a large carrot.
  • Use an apple-corer to cut a cylinder in the top of the carrot.
  • Pick out a cylindrical cavity in the carrot with a knife.
  • Strip down a small rocket, removing the stick and any unnecessary paper, and push into the carrot.
  • Draw a smiley-face on the carrot with a marker.
  • Push firmly into the ground
  • Light the fuse and stand well back

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    53 Discussions


    3 years ago

    wow!!! I LOVE IT


    3 years ago

    This is now my FAVORITE VIDEO OF ALL TIME!!!!!!!!!!

    THANK YOU (also, if you could provide the name of the song, that would be great)!!!


    8 years ago on Introduction

    Why even? i know why. because this is awesome. I can see this as something that Bill Murrays charachter in Caddyshack might make to kill the gopher.

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    10 years ago on Introduction

    I use the model rockets from estes (black powder)
    The so called 'motors' i use (C7-5) are c class and have a 7 sec burn time and then a 5 second delay until hot gas expells up the rocket blasting the parachute out.
    I think the hot gas in the carrot cuases the explosion

    ,,funny rockets, when you mess around with em',


    10 years ago on Introduction

    i was laughing so hard when i saw this the first time. BUT NOW I CAN MAKE IT ooooh