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  • March 24, 2016
    This is a video of a guy melting Styrofoam cups in a plate of acetone. He even draws a smiley face on one so you feel bad for it. I did not feel bad for it. Again, this is another one of those times where I really wish you could smell Youtube videos. Acetone already smells ... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2016
    Etsy shop QueInteresante is selling these stickers to adhere to Crayola crayons that list the chemicals that will make a particular color (previously mentioned in this post back in 2010 when they had fewer colors because I'm a time traveler with a heart of gold and diamond peni... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2016
    This is a simple way to help kids (or adults -- don't act like you know where bismuth is!) learn the periodic table: by turning it into a classic game of Battleship. Basically you just print out and laminate four copies of the periodic table, then play like a regular game of B... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2016
    The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has announced that elements 113, 115, 117 and 118 will be added to the periodic table, completing the seventh row of the table in what was probably the most exciting game of bingo for the scientists who discovered th... / Continue →
  • December 29, 2015
    Presumably because he likes all his drinks clear like vodka (and can't wait for Crystal Clear Pepsi's re-release), this is a video of CrazyRussianHacker proving the awesome power of bleach by bleaching a glass of Coca-Cola clear. Interesting. I made my roommate prove the awes... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2015
    The chemis-tree isn't a new idea but this is one of the better versions I've seen. It's a bunch of chemistry lab equipment that looks like a Christmas Tree. It's nice to know there's a chemistry teacher out that takes their novelty Christmas Tree so seriously. OR IS THAT A ME... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2015
    These are a handful of shots from Walter's Coffee Roastery, a Breaking Bad themed coffee shop in Istanbul, Turkey. The staff wear yellow hazmat suits, make blue rock candy, and the whole shop is chemistry/meth lab inspired. You think anybody ever comes in asking for 'the good... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2015
    Seen here demonstrating how to get parents to call the school and complain, a chemistry teacher tries to set his class on fire. Anybody know what that was? Liquid methane? Was he actually trying to demonstrate something besides playing with fire is cool? Because I already k... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2015
    Because paisley rims. This isn't a new video, so you may have already seen it. But if you haven't, you're in for a treat. And not some shitty Rice Krispie Treat either, a REAL treat. Like a banana split made with all your favorite ice creams and toppings and bananas with NO... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2014
    This is a video of one of Vat19's 5-pound Gummi Bears producing a fireworks extravaganza in hot potassium chlorate. I remember my high school chemistry teacher was going to perform this same experiment. The only problem is he was going to use Watermelon Sour Patch Kids, and I... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2014
    These are the 'ingredient' lists for all natural eggs, bananas and blueberries. They were made by Australian chemistry teacher James Kennedy to show that you shouldn't necessarily be afraid of chemicals in your food just because their names are terrifying and impossible to pro... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2014
    These are the glow-in-the-dark radioactive element soaps made and sold by scientific supply company United Nuclear. You can buy them separately for $7.50 apiece or get all three for $19. You should buy one and scrub your privates with it real good then ask your girlfriend if... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2013
    This is a video from a top-secret branch of the government that has been tasked with developing a race of sentient robots that will overthrow humanity and heat their houses with our bones. Just kidding, it's from scientists in Spain demonstrating a new self-healing polymer tha... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2013
    Because nobody's ever happy with the way things are now, scientists are hard at work trying to create new elements. God willing, these new elements will provide the key to powering the jetpacks of tomorrow so we can all say goodbye to land-based travel and say hello to crashin... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2013
    Note: Larger version HERE but you can find a full-res version right -- wait, where'd I put it? Ah, HERE IT IS. This is the Periodic Table of Alcohol created by Brazilian designer Mayra Artes. It arranges alcoholic drinks "based on their primary liquors, groups and proofs." ... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2013
    69-years later, Trinity College Dublin has finally seen it's first drop of tar pitch from an experiment started in 1944. As you may recall from the same experiment conducted at the University of Queensland, tar pitch is a viscoelastic polymer, meaning it appears hard and brit... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2013
    This is a video of an Ammonium dichromate volcano erupting with a couple mercury thiocyanate tablets hidden inside. Mercury thiocyanate is commonly sold as those "Pharoah's snake" fireworks. So between the volcano erupting and those tentacles spilling out it looks like the Kr... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2013
    This is a video demonstration of Rust-Oleum's NeverWet, a superhydrophobic spray coating that creates a waterproof layer, causing almost all liquids to bead up and roll right off it. Does it work for mustard, gravy and fudge syrup? You bet your disgusting sundae it does! The... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2013
    Note: Larger version HERE, but unfortunately there isn't really a high-res version available online because that is how you SELL POSTERS. This is the Periodic Table of the Muppets created by designer Mike BaBoon. It would look perfect in my son's science themed nursery provid... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2013
    This is a short video of a potentially fired high school chemistry teacher performing the classic 'What happens if you light a fireball right in front of an emergency water sprinkler' experiment. The experiment goes amazingly well, and I'm sure all the students took something ... / Continue →