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  • 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 →
  • January 18, 2016
    This is the first flower grown in space (previously: lettuce). It's a zinnia. Are the petals curled because it was grown in low gravity? Beats me. Maybe it's just a runt. Now I want a space bouquet for Valentine's Day or it will be ruined and I'll throw a tantrum at the r... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2016
    Note: Do not watch if you are prone to epilepsy, motion sickness, or are pregnant or might become pregnant if I tear my shirt off and rub my nipples. This is a video from two Geek Squaders at Best Buy putting a GoPro inside a side-load washing machine on their lunch break (o... / Continue →
  • January 12, 2016
    This is a video of the Physics Girl demonstrating all the pretty patterns you can make with some ferrofluid and glow stick juice. She explains some of the physics of what's happening to the ferrofluid and glow sticks while she's experimenting with them. TRUE STORY: I ate a gl... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2015
    This is a video from 2010 demonstrating why magnetic metal objects aren't allowed around MRI machines. The machine in this video has a four tesla magnet that was about to be decommissioned, so they decided to do some experiments first. The picture above is of the machine tryi... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2015
    This is a video from BBC One's 'Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature' about cuttlefish and the techniques they use to camouflage themselves. They put one cuttlefish to the test by making a little underwater apartment and seeing how well it can blend in with its surroundings. ... / Continue →
  • November 6, 2015
    This is a video from Youtuber PowerModz of Tickle Me Elmo getting blasted with a jet engine. You know, because some people have jet engines mounted to the back of their trucks and like to experiment with them. Poor Elmo never stood a chance. Now I totally get why they named ... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2015
    Because boredom is the mother of invention, this is a video of a car's airbag being deployed inside a microwave. That microwave never stood a chance. Also, can you imagine the other horrors that poor washing machine has seen? It's probably an appliance graveyard back there. ... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2015
    This is a video of a group of guys using an airbag removed from a car to launch a tire. No word whose car that airbag belonged to, but they're probably not alive to complain anyways. The experiment can only be described as a huge success, and ends spectacularly. A real treat... / Continue →