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DorobekINSIDER: See the President fire a marshmallow cannon – and it’s not a euphemism

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Yes, David Letterman may have marked 30 years on late night television with tricks like throwing stuff off a five-story building… but the President now has his own version: The White House marshmallow cannon.

No — really!

From the White House blog:

At today’s White House Science Fair, President Obama got the chance to shoot a marshmallow across the State Dining Room using 14-year-old inventor Joey Hudy’s “Extreme Marshmallow Cannon.” Hudy designed and built the machine, which can launch the fluffy white confections up to 175 feet away using pressurized air.

My favorite part of the video is right after the President suggests that they should shoot the marshmallow cannon, there is an audible gasp in the room.

Written by cdorobek

February 7, 2012 at 7:48 PM

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