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Christmas Cheer Idle Science

Christmas Tree Rocketry 29

Posted by samzenpus
from the tree-launch dept.
An anonymous reader writes "It's after Christmas, so what do you do with your Christmas tree? Turn it into a missile, of course! From the creators of 'Christmas Tree Rocketry: The Art and Science of Holiday Recycling' (video) comes a new epic: the flight of the XMS MissileToe."

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Christmas Tree Rocketry

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  • by jfdavis668 (1414919) on Monday December 31, 2012 @12:18PM (#42433751)
    The tree is now just 100ft further out in a field. It didn't get turned into something useful.
  • by Anonymous Coward on Monday December 31, 2012 @01:53PM (#42434639)

    The tree is now just 100ft further out in a field. It didn't get turned into something useful.

    On Dec 26th, every "Christmas Tree" got turned into "Last Year's Christmas Tree". A few days/weeks after that, every "Last Year's Christmas Tree" got turned into "Mulch".

    Unlike all the other trees that completed said transition, this tree had an intermediate stage, in which it got turned into something awesome.

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