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  Urban Legends Reference Pages: Pop Rocks Death
That's why pop rocks were taken off the market in the early eighties.
The company stopped marketing Pop Rocks around 1983, and this is often pointed to as "proof" that the candy was so harmful it had to be pulled from the shelves.
Pop Rocks are now back out in the open, though, and are again marketed under their original name by Pop Rocks, Inc.
www.snopes.com /horrors/freakish/poprocks.asp   (629 words)

 Pop Rocks Candy History
Pop Rocks were developed in 1956 by General Foods research scientist William A. Mitchell (pictured below) and introduced to the market in 1975.
Pop Rocks are now back out in the open and are again marketed under their original name by Zeta Espacial S.A. and is distributed by Pop Rocks, Inc.
POP ROCKS® is a registered trademark owned by Zeta Espacial S.A. and is distributed by Pop Rocks, Inc., a U.S. company located at 7799 Leesburg Pike, Suite 900N, Falls Church, VA 22042 * Anything that seems wacky, false or incorrect, then it is probally true.
www.poprockscandy.com /history.html   (361 words)

 Pop Rocks Candy
Pop Rocks Blue Raspberry Dips - 18 / Box
Pop Rocks Extreme Sour Berry Blast - 48 / Box
Pop Rocks "I Love the 70's" Bank and Candy Gift Box - 8 / Case
www.candyfavorites.com /Pop-Rocks-c-72.html   (106 words)

 Pop Rocks - Candy you ate as a kid®
pop rocks, soda, and kissing is not the normal method of disproving an urban legend, but it is definitely amazing.
My favorite candy was Pop Rocks and my mom said if I would take some to school and share them maybe it would break the ice and the other kids would see that I was really a cool kid to hang around with.
Pop Rocks were taken off the market for awhile and eventually disappeared in 1983, thus adding to the "truth" that the it really happened.
www.oldtimecandy.com /pop-rocks.htm   (773 words)

 Retro Junk | Pop Rocks & Coca-Cola
Walking toward Ingrid’s house, trying to recall the exact year Pop Rocks were first introduced, I had reminded myself of that urban myth where the curious child’s head exploded when he drank Coca-Cola and ate Pop-Rocks at the same time.
Pop Rocks will forever be the founder of “explosive” candy, paving the way for other popping edibles and if I were just reviewing Pop Rocks alone, I would reward them a solid four; though this review revolves mostly around the Coca-Cola & Pop Rocks Mixture myth.
The mystery of pop rocks and cola is hogwash.
www.retrojunk.com /details_articles/323   (849 words)

 Pop Rocks Candy
Pop Rocks candy is known for its "explosive" properties, which became the topic of a few urban legends.
Pop Rocks candy was eventually pulled from store shelves.
Pop Rocks candy has since found its way back into the store but it can be hard to find.
www.hometownfavorites.com /pop-rocks-candy.htm   (377 words)

 Pop Rocks from the Victory Old-time Candy Store
But it was not until 1975 that the technology was commercialized and introduced to the general public as Pop Rocks.
Even though Pop Rocks were thoroughly tested, people were concerned and rumors developed into myths and in time, myths into legend.
Thankfully, just in time for all of our "second childhood", Pop Rocks are back "out of the closet" and sold under their "real" name.
www.victoryseeds.com /candystore/pop_rocks.html   (510 words)

 Halfbakery: Pop Rocks of Love
We are proud to introduce the good Cap'n's Pop Rocks of Love - available in all the flavors of Buzzguzzle Malt Beverage.
The Pop Rocks of Love are now included in the promotional set of Buzzguzzle flavored massage cream and prophylactics.
Swallow Pop Rocks of Love that is! Try our new Red Hots flavor for when you feel a little devilish!"
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Pop_20Rocks_20of_20Love   (226 words)

 The Biz: Pop Rocks Candy Recharged; OMG! ODMG Gets Strategic
Later this month, Pop Rocks will leverage the sixth season of American Idol with the launch of its I Want to Be a Pop Rocks Star promo, in which kids write a song about their love of the popping candy and mail it in with two proofs of purchase.
Popping candy was an afterthought when a General Foods scientist attempted to invent instant soda with carbonized crystals that melt in water.
That idea never panned out, but his crystals became Pop Rocks, a candy that proved so popular in the '70s that kids were selling 15-cent packs for $1 or more on the candy fl market.
www.brandweek.com /bw/magazine/columns/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003528577   (643 words)

 Urban Dictionary: Pop Rocks
If you really want to give a girl a treat eat her out with pop rocks in your mouth.
Hard rock turned to catchy toons that little girls and their moms can sing to together in the car.
Limp Bizkit turned Pop Rock when they made their cd Sig.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=Pop+Rocks   (213 words)

 Howstuffworks "How do Pop Rocks candy work?"
"Pop Rocks" is an extremely cool candy to some people, but to other people it is just plain weird and they won't touch the stuff.
One of the amazing things about Pop Rocks is that they are patented.
To make Pop Rocks, the hot sugar mixture is allowed to mix with carbon dioxide gas at about 600 pounds per square inch (psi).
home.howstuffworks.com /question114.htm   (309 words)

 Royal Buying Group
Pop Rocks will be 30 years old next year and has provided Entertainment to the Mouths of millions of consumers.
Pop Rocks has a 99% brand recognition level and is supported by an extensive national media campaign.
Pop Rocks Laboratory is an edible science project that enables kids to learn about science and enjoy Pop Rocks.
www.royalbuying.com /maypoprocks.asp   (312 words)

 Pop Rocks   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pop Rocks, currently produced by Chupa Chups candy company, are a carbonated sugar candy available in the US.
When Pop Rocks are placed in the mouth, or any moist environment, they pop - the crystals suddenly break appart resulting in a popping sound and well as a slightly painful sensation.
Pop rocks are available in several fruit flavors.
www.mywiseowl.com /articles/Pop_Rocks   (122 words)

 Howstuffworks "How do Pop Rocks candy work?"
"Pop Rocks" is an extremely cool candy to some people, but to other people it is just plain weird and they won't touch the stuff.
One of the amazing things about Pop Rocks is that they are patented.
To make Pop Rocks, the hot sugar mixture is allowed to mix with carbon dioxide gas at about 600 pounds per square inch (psi).
science.howstuffworks.com /question114.htm   (306 words)

Boji® Stones/Kansas Pop Rocks are iron concretions and are quite heavy for their size.
I am surrounded by rocks and crystals, and one of the best ways to get constant energy from the crystals is to wear several pendants.
Kansas Pop Rocks #5 measure approximately 7/8" and 7/8" in diameter, and they weigh 12 ounces.
www.metaphysicalrealm1.com /boji1.html   (952 words)

 Daring Young Mom » Pop Rocks in My Carpet
mmmmm pop rocks, i almost bought some the other day, then i relized that they were “chocolate” pop rocks, i mean i love all things chocolate, but mixed with pop rocks?
So my four year old decided to eat some of his Halloween pop rocks, and came into the living room with a desperate look.
I think you are totally justified in your blanket ban on pop rocks.
www.daringyoungmom.com /index.php/2006/11/05/pop-rocks-in-my-carpet   (493 words)

 Pop Rocks - Candy Blog
The Chocolate Pop Rocks are very light in color and look kind of like little crisped rice, but about the size of sesame seeds.
Pop Rocks are a Spanish product, so it’s only natural they would angle some of their product towards the large Hispanic market in North America.
Pop Rocks themselves are interesting, probably a candy to be enjoyed in a group.
www.typetive.com /candyblog/category/poprocks   (1984 words)

 Pop Rocks - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Although relatively harmless by themselves, pop rocks are deadly when combined with carbonated beverages, especially Coke.
The misuse of a bag of pop rocks and a can of Coke is punishable by death in 13 countries, life sentence in 54, and a minor spell in prison in many more.
NASA announces using Pop Rocks to propel shuttle on next Venus mission.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Pop_Rocks   (152 words)

 Pop Rocks
Pop rocks, like other hard candy is made of sugar, corn syrup, water and flavoring.
Pop Rocks is very much alive and well and in fact is still one of the best selling novelty candies!
Unfortunately for me it was a really good package (I remember some packs popped better than others) anyhow they popped so loud I was found out and made to sit in the hall the rest of class.
www.super70s.com /Super70s/Culture/Food/Pop_Rocks.asp   (1768 words)

 Pop Rocks Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Popping Candy with Release of Limited Edition Original Cherry Pop Rocks Candy
A retail phenomena for 30 years, today POP ROCKS continues to be a national brand full of energy, popping with sales potential and has since become a classic among top quality international confectionery items.
POP ROCKS offers both a delicious candy treat and the promise of a unique experience with lots of fun.
Popping candy consists of small pieces of hard candy that have been gasified with carbon dioxide, the same gas used in fizzing soft drinks.
www.expertclick.com /NewsReleaseWire/default.cfm?Action=ReleaseDetail&NRWID=6144&ID=12326   (348 words)

 LiveScience.com - Exploding Rocks Dredged from Seafloor
The rediscovered "popping rocks" have been known since they were first found in a voyage off the coast of Mexico 45 years ago.
The popping is caused by pressurized volcanic gases trapped in bubbles within the lava rocks.
Studying the popping rocks could improve understanding of gases inside the Earth as well as the history of Earth's atmosphere, which scientists believe has always been heavily influenced by volcanic events.
www.livescience.com /othernews/051018_popping_rocks.html   (628 words)

 Aboriginal Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rock Candy On A String, Assorted 10 Pound Case
Rock Candy on a String, Blue Raspberry 10 Pound Case
Rock Candy On A String, Lemon 10 Pound Case
www.interference.com /webstore/index.php?country=us&function=search&searchFor=Aboriginal+Rock&mode=gourmet&page=20   (45 words)

 ABC News: Pop Rocks Celebrates 50 Years of Fizzing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pop Rocks comes in several sweet, fruit flavors and now celebrates 50 years as a popular treat.
His research led to the invention of Pop Rocks candy.
As the false story went, Gilchrist mixed Pop Rocks and soda, and met his death.
abcnews.go.com /WNT/story?id=1855169&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312   (280 words)

 Commentary: Pop Rocks Candy from Bill Hammack's Engineering & Life Radio Program
The FDA set up a Pop Rocks hot line with messages to allay parental fears, but rumors persisted.
A rumor spread that poor Mikey consumed some Pop Rocks, washed them down with a chaser of soda pop and his little stomach exploded, unable to handle the pressure from the carbon dioxide.
The huge number of inquiries prompted General Foods to send letters to fifty thousand school principals explaining that pop rocks were safe, and General Foods ran full-page ads in major newspapers.
www.engineerguy.com /comm/3497.htm   (437 words)

 Amazon.com: Pop Rocks Strawberry Watermelon Combo [36CT Box]: Gourmet Food   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pop Rocks are one of the most unique confections ever.
For those unacquainted with their charms, they are small, granular bits of candy that are infused with carbon dioxide so they "pop" rather explosively in your mouth.
Kids and Pop Rocks are a dangerous combo, but they're still a helluva lot of fun, so go ahead and enjoy.
www.amazon.com /Rocks-Strawberry-Watermelon-Combo-36CT/dp/B0000VG5BC   (873 words)

 Pop Rocks Cherry
Pop Rocks are somehow magically infused with carbon dioxide, which gets released as the candy shards dissolve in the mouth, causing a popping sensation.
I didn't care much for the cherry flavor, but it was still fun to eat these Pop Rocks.
When pouring a big enough portion of Pop Rocks into my mouth, I could hear and feel the popping all over my head.
www.taquitos.net /snacks.php?snack_code=3421   (135 words)

 liningup.net :: View topic - Pop-Rocks Inventor Dies @ 92   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The man who invented Pop Rocks candy, and discovered a substitute for tapioca, has died.
But Mitchell's most famous invention was Pop Rocks -- the exploding candy that became a big hit as soon as it was marketed in 1975.
He developed Pop Rocks by putting sugar flavoring mixed with carbon dioxide in his mouth.
www.liningup.net /mb/viewtopic.php?t=3844   (353 words)

 Pop Rocks in a Mini Tin
A colorful metal collectors' tin that's filled with four mini packages of the original Pop Rocks.
This tin has the classic Pop Rocks logo on it and measures 4.5 inches by 3.5 inches.
When the Pop Rocks are gone, the tin can be used for keys, loose change, etc.
www.nostalgiccandy.com /index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=393   (49 words)

 Pop Rocks (07/06/2006 - Girlfriend?)
I'm sorry, but this is the end of MegaMan Theater and Pop Rocks.
Not to mention that Pop was gone for Roll's entire life.
Pop's expression in the last panel is priceless!
www.drunkduck.com /Pop_Rocks   (303 words)

 Pop Rocks
Pop Rocks Bubble Gum - 36 / Case
Pop Rocks Extreme Sour Berry Blast - 48 / Case
Pop Rocks Fruit Punch - 36 / Case
www.mckandy.com /page/360   (94 words)

 The Pop Rocks
The Pop Rocks at Mary’s Place: party favors and champagne at midnight!
The Pop Rocks play just about everything you can think of: Rock n’ Roll, Pop, Country, Disco, Swing, and Blues.
The Pop Rocks are now scheduling for fall and winter 2007 dates!
www.poprocksband.com   (95 words)

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