This is a video of Plymouth University professor Roy Lowry placing a bottle of sealed liquid nitrogen in a trashcan, then covering the bottle with 1,500 ping-pong balls. What happens next? Nothing I ever got to witness in any of my lame-ass science classes, I can tell you that. Although one time a professor did break audible wind during a test and told us he'd give us all A's if we promised not to write about it on social media. I LIED HARD.
Hit the jump, but skip to 3:30 unless you actually want to learn something.
Thanks to Smurf, who once had his/her mushroom house destroyed when it rained ping pong balls.
This is a video shot aboard the International Space Station by astronaut Don Pettit showing tiny water droplets orbiting a statically charged knitting needle. Pretty awesome, but also -- practical. Are you thinking what I'm thinking? "Like, about the solar system and life on... / Continue →
This is an old-ass video of the magic that happens when you drop a gummi bear into potassium chlorate. Now we could talk about the science behind the magic but then it would become all science-y and less magical and I prefer magic (although I have played Yu-Gi-Oh). Also, I'm s... / Continue →
Note: Full-res shot of the WTF am I looking at HERE.
Teleportation: sometimes I wish it were my superpower. Instead I got blinding handsomeness. That's right -- I kill with a smile. Well technically it's a knife, but I be grinnin', yo, I be grinnin'. So yeah, quantum telep... / Continue →