Diet Coke + Mentos = World Record!

We all remember the Emmy-nominated EepyBird folks from up at the Oddfellow Theater in Buckfield for their video of Diet Coke and Mentos imitating the Bellagio Las Vegas fountains.

(If you've forgotten, or didn't see it, it's here:)

That video was played on a huge outdoor television in Belgium yesterday, in advance of an attempt to break the world record for most Diet Coke-Mentos explosions at one time. This is the best photo of that event, from a story in Britain's Daily Telegraph:

There's also some video of the event - the first video shows the EepyBird video on the outdoor TV:

And the second shows the attempt itself from a distance:

A third video shows a more intimate view, admittedly with less of a sense of scope:

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