Someone Made A Coconut Cannon (Really)
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. A man walking his dog in Berlin was nearly whapped by a flying coconut, which smashed against a nearby lamppost. Police soon discovered a coconut cannon, which uses compressed air. Its creator planned to use it as part of an art project in Antarctica.
RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:
INSKEEP: Yeah. He said he was just testing it.
MARTIN: As one does.
INSKEEP: Of course you try out your coconut canon before shipping it to the South Pole. But for some reason, police confiscated it. It's MORNING EDITION.
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