A couple of weeks ago Room two stuck a kebab stick into a balloon. It was an experiment to see if it burst or not.
We did it by sticking a kebab stick into an inflated balloon. It was quite frightening when I was poking the kebab stick into the balloon. I was surprised that the balloon didn’t explode in the end when the stick was through the balloon. It didn’t explode because we poked it through the bottom going to the top of the balloon where it hasn’t stretched so there isn’t much pressure on it, which means that the kebab stick can go right through.
In the we had to pull the stick out slowly but I was to tempted so I pulled it out and stabbed the balloon with the stick. In the end I thought it was a worthwhile experiment!