Ball of Cornstarch Fails to Relieve Stress

I’ve been wanting to make a cornstarch-filled ballon “stress ball” for a while, but couldn’t figure out a way to stuff the filling into the reluctant rubber in a way which would be neither tedious nor messy. The method I tried (fill a squeeze bottle with cornstarch, blow up the balloon, fit it over the bottle then turn upside down) was definitely not tedious! It was very quick. The instant I released the balloon fine powder irrupted and formed a large white cloud which filled the kitchen, eventually settling on every surface. The stress turned my hair prematurely gray….


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