Man Fools Package Thieves With Farting Glitter Bomb (Genius!)

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 18, 2018 5:18 PM CST
Updated Dec 19, 2018 6:53 AM CST

(NEWSER) – Mark Rober felt violated when a package was stolen off his doorstep a few months back, so he decided to get revenge—in a big way. Rober, an engineer who has worked on NASA’s Curiosity Rover, joined forces with a friend who makes custom circuit boards to create a high-tech decoy package, USA Today reports. The package, which was designed to look like an Apple HomePod delivered via Amazon, combined a number of amazing features: It was a glitter bomb that shot glitter everywhere when it opened; it also sprayed fart spray every 30 seconds and recorded the whole experience from four different angles to ensure the thief’s reaction upon opening the package was captured on video.

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