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These Four Students Built A Face-Tracking Marshmallow Cannon




” A group of four Olin College engineering students decided they wanted to build a pneumatic-powered face-tracking marshmallow cannon. The goal? Get the gelatin treat inside the target’s mouth. Introducing the Confectionery Cannon:


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Python On Plane Wing Captured On Video



Vacationing Python




” Stunned Qantas Airways passengers watched out their windows as a large python clung to a plane’s wing during a nearly two-hour flight from Australia‘s northeastern city of Cairns to Papua New Guinea.

The 3-meter (10-foot) python fought to stay on the wing, pulling itself forward only to be pushed back by the frigid wind.

Passenger Robert Weber videotaped the struggle and told Australia’s Fairfax Media that the wind whipping the snake against the side of the plane left a bloody smear.

The python managed to hang on until the plane landed in Port Moresby, but a Qantas spokesman said the creature was dead on arrival. “


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” Rudi Hulshof, manager of the Welgevonden Game Reserve, South Africa, snapped a photo of a python devouring a 2-month-old wildebeest calf. This is the first time an African rock python has been snapped eating a prey that size.

The photo shows the python stretching its jaws monstrously to devour the prey.African pythons, which can grow up to 16 feet, usually prey on smaller animals such as rabbits.Hulshof said the sight of the python swallowing a hefty two-month old wildebeest left him “speechless.” “


African python swallows wildebeest