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Aug. 25, 2016

Does any snack food embody childhood wonder and enchantment more than gummy bears?

Does any snack food embody childhood wonder and enchantment more than gummy bears? Born in 1920s Germany, gummy bears have a wide array of uses, from cake decorations and cookie fillings, to alcohol-soaked gummy shots. But if you search the dark corners of YouTube, you will find home scientists pushing gummy bears to the brink using chemicals, blenders and arrows. Which makes me wonder...

Can the world's largest gummy bear protect an iPhone from an arrow?

What happens when you drop a gummy bear into boiling potassium chlorate?

Do gummy bears make good rocket fuel?

And other questions you might have about the world's largest gummy bear.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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