Some people have way too much time on their hands.
Thankfully for the rest of us.
Last Friday, a YouTube user named Taras Maksimuk shared a four-minute video online that features him jumping in for a dip in a backyard, above-ground swimming pool.
It is capable of holding up to 1,500 gallons of water.
But Maksimuk did not fill the pool with water.
He filled it with Coca-Cola, 200 pounds of ice and a whole lot of Mentos.
“This is something that you wouldn’t even see in the movies,” says the man who goes by “TechRax” in the video.
That is true. That is a fact. We’ve never seen anyone swim in a Coke-and-Mentos-filled pool on the big screen before.
Maksimuk enlisted a human guinea pig named Ryan to splash around in the murky mix and even pop open a 24-ounce bottle of Coke while doing so.
“Ryan stayed in the pool for roughly 20 minutes and didn’t notice any significant changes to his skin or hair other than feeling really sticky,” Maksimuk told The Huffington Post in an email, adding:
“But he said his skin felt very smooth in the pool.”
Might we have stumbled upon a new form of skin care?
Make sure you keep watching to see what happens when a drone gets tossed into the pool.