I bought a bunch of beans a long time ago. Not to cook (that would make too much sense). I bought them for some crafty reason that I've forgotten about. Maybe to weigh some display down or something? Who knows. Anyway, turns out they make a GREAT
Moving on --
If you want a *bean tripod*, buy a bunch of bags of beans, open them and put them all into a larger bag (like a gallon ziploc), and VOILA! Much better than a tripod (I hate em! I hate screwing them into my camera and adjusting them).