"Coke Explosion"

Without reading on, what does it look like is happening here? I thought it was monks making really big candles, but I could not have been more wrong…

Instead, it is 1500 students in Leuven, Belgium gathering in Ladeuzeplein square in a attempt to break the formidable “lots of people dropping sweets into soft drinks to create an explosion” world record. According to the Telegraph article, I believe they were successful and at the very least, this picture is really cool.

(Thanks to Slashfood for the tip.)