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  • May 2, 2016
    This is a short video of a whoosh bottle. I think there's alcohol inside. I used to do this with lighter fluid and a 2-liter plastic Coke bottle but that was not nearly as cool. The sound this thing makes is incredible. Apparently it's dangerous though and the bottle can ex... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2016
    This is a short video of Youtuber HopeEternity17 popping popcorn with a hair straightener. This is the internet after all. This technique is perfect for the person who only wants one kernel of popcorn at a time and likes eating in the bathroom. I love eating in the bathroom.... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2016
    This is a video of the Backyard Scientist and Mark Rober exploding a bunch of testicle looking hanging balloons filled with non-Newtonian fluid (a fluid that exhibits solid-like properties when stress is applied) in slow motion, and comparing the results to balloons filled with... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2016
    A lot of times in life you have to work with what you're given, and these European paper wasps prove that as they built a rainbow nest when only given colored paper to use as building material. I mean, what the hell else were they gonna do? Not have sex and need to build a ne... / Continue →
  • March 29, 2016
    Well, Easter has passed but the Peeps -- the Peeps remain. Peeps, like Twinkies, can survive an apocalypse and will be traded like money by survivors. And here's what they look like after being placed inside a pressure vacuum chamber by the Crazy Russian Hacker. It is much m... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2016
    This is a video of two kids performing the rubber bands around a watermelon experiment. If you aren't familiar with the rubber bands around a watermelon experiment, I included a video of the Slow Mo guys performing the same thing. Basically you continue adding rubber bands ar... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2016
    This is a short video of crazy experimenter The Backyard Scientist (I do all my science in the garage away from prying drone cameras) pouring molten salt into a water filled aquarium. I did not know molten salt was even a thing, but apparently it becomes a thing when salt is h... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2016
    This is a video of CrazyRussianHacker showing what happens to marshmallows when placed inside a vacuum. Of course I already knew what happens to marshmallows put inside a vacuum because my high school physics teacher performed the exact same experiment. Or at least I would kn... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2016
    This is a video of astronaut Scott Kelly playing the slowest game of ping-pong with himself aboard the International Space Station using two super-hydrophobic paddles and a giant drop of water. Apparently none of the other astronauts wanted to challenge him to a real ping-pong... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2016
    This is a video of molten aluminum addict The Backyard Scientist cooking a steak with his favorite liquid metal. That's the great thing about aluminum -- unlike heavy metals, you can eat a fair amount of it before anything really bad starts to happen. FUN FACT: Until last yea... / Continue →