Like you, I have heard from many people that if you drop a few Mentos into a bottle of soda, a violent soda eruption will occur. I decided that I needed to try this myself. Foreseeing the difficulty of attempting to do this single-handedly, I recruited Chris, Sean, and Caspar to assist me in my noble quest. After procuring the necessary supplies, we performed our experiment in the street in front of Caspar’s house. This is a picture of the result.