How to Make a Candy Cannon

Do you dread Halloween each year? Do you recoil just thinking about how boogar-faced kids from around the neighborhood trample your flowers in an attempt to deprive—no, rob—you of your precious candy? Teach those little bastards a lesson with the candy cannon.

In five moderately simple steps, you can go from gingerly depositing Tootsie Rolls in their sacks to furiously shooting Baby Ruths in their faces. Just don't let their parents see you. Or the police.

Candy Cannon [Instructables via MakeZine (Candy Cannon Interview)]