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Orchestrating Mixed-Media Art with Mentos

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Orchestrating Mixed-Media Art with Mentos

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Orchestrating Mixed-Media Art with Mentos

Orchestrating Mixed-Media Art with Mentos

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Two months ago, we reported on the Web video phenomenon of Mentos and Diet Coke. The mint candies combine with the soda to create an explosive geyser.

But a new video on the Internet transforms that rudimentary concept into a highly choreographed routine, complete with funky soundtrack.

The Diet Coke and Mentos Experiments by Fritz Grobe (the short one) and Stephen Voltz (the tall one). hide caption

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Two men in Maine, Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz, took 101 bottles of Diet Coke and crafted a mesmerizing, two-minute Mentos and Diet Coke performance that they call "a spectacular, mint-powered version of the Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas."

Melissa Block talks with Grobe and Voltz about their creation.

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