Cobra Weave Exploding Stick Bomb

Have you heard of a “cobra weave” exploding stick bomb? There are lots of Instructables about how to assemble these, along with a variety of videos. You arrange the sticks as instructed, remove the first one, and watch the whole chain rise up like a snake throwing popsicle sticks everywhere.

The video below is the best I’ve seen. It’s made with 1000 popsicle sticks.

[HT: The Kid Should See This]


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Lisa Smith @stretchmarkmama

posted October 13, 2011 at 2:21 pm

We tried this last night because we just *happen* to have a box of 1000 popsicle sticks hanging around (being glue-gunned into rafts and guns, I might add). Anyway, I should mention that this trick would work better with the wider sticks, as the regular popsicle sticks kept breaking. And there you have it. The rest of the story.

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posted October 12, 2011 at 7:37 pm

you had me at exploding stick bomb!

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