Main article: Diet Coke and Mentos eruption First demonstrated by chemistry teacher Lee Marek on the Late Show with David Letterman on September 14, and later popularized in a June  viral Internet video by Eepybirda Mentos mint expedites a rapid release of carbon dioxide when dropped into a carbonated liquidsuch as a soft drink.
He learns French in the process.
EepyBird has excelled in leveraging its videos into money for both itself and its clients, but only after the accidental, initial success that built its following.
Other schools forced kids to turn the shirts inside-out.
A paper by Tonya Coffey, a physicist at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, confirmed that the rough surface of the Mentos candy helps speed the reaction. Homey the Clown was a bestseller. The original concept was a simple experiment by a couple of friends — Fritz Grobe, a juggler, and Stephen Voltz, a former lawyer.
Also sold is Mentos KIDZ, a bag with 12 boxes containing 10 miniature candies, in the flavors strawberry, orange, lemon, apple and blueberry.
Shot in South Africa, individuals facing various day-to-day dilemmas consume Mentos and are subsequently inspired to solve their problems at hand in a creative, often-humorous fashion.