rocket powder

Okay, so I couldn’t figure out why American’s hate on Smarties...

Then, after a conversation with @taleasedubh I realized you all think these…

are smarties. Those aren’t smarties, my lovelies. Those are what we call rockets and they only show up around Halloween.

These… these are smarties….

Smarties are candy coated chocolate discs of heaven! You all are seriously missing out, and I’m sorry for your loss. These things are still my go to when I need a chocolate pick me up. 

ok but can we talk about how Robert Goddard, inventor of the liquid fuel rocket (or at least the one accredited to actually making and firing one) fired a fucking powder rocket in the basement of his college’s physics building and managed to NOT get expelled

like how the fuck