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World's Largest Air Vortex Cannon Blows Out Birthday Candles From 180 Feet

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Erbert and Gerbert, the delicious sandwich making company, decided to celebrate their 20th birthday in the most traditional way possible -- by building the world's largest air vortex cannon to blow out birthday candles from 180 feet. They even use a smoke machine in conjunction with the cannon so you can see the awesome rings as they travel. Certainly seems way cooler than the way I spent my last birthday. I thought everyone had forgotten about it, and so I went out the bars and got tyrannosaurus wrecked by myself. But when I came home all my friends and family where there! Awesome right? Wrong. It was an intervention.

Worthwhile video of the cannon in action after the jump.

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Massive Air Vortex Candle Cannon Built: It Blows, Bigstyle [gizmodo]

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