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March 18, 2013


dipping milk and cookie

Blowing Milk Out Of Your Nose

Have you ever laughed so hard that milk came out your nose?

January 3, 2013


raindrops on the roof of a car

The Physics Of Rain On The Rear Window

Raindrops batter the front windshield and seem to avoid the back window as long as the car is moving. How is that possible?

September 25, 2012


bubbles floating in the air

Creating Bubbles

If you've ever wondered why blowing on a thin film of soapy water creates bubbles, this is your lucky day.

August 1, 2012


day and night of a street photographed

Why Are Nights More Calm Compared To The Day?

More often than not, the wind dies down at night after a blustery day. Where does the wind go? Why are nights generally more calm than days?

June 4, 2012


two draft horses pulling


If you can't name a politician who was also an active scientist, that doesn't mean they haven't been out there.

May 21, 2012


needle floating in a plate of water

The Floating Needle

Here's a neat experiment you can try at home!

April 18, 2012


whipped cream on a beater

How To Make Perfect Whipped Cream

There's science behind the perfect whipped cream recipe!

March 28, 2012


child underwater holding breath

How Much Breathable Oxygen Gas Is There In The Atmosphere?

I have a friend who says there's not much oxygen on earth. Ever since I heard that I can't catch my breath! What's the truth?

March 9, 2012


a large group of balloons floating into the air

High Inflation

What happens to the balloon after it rises out of sight?

January 30, 2012


refrigerator coils

The Rolling Boil That Cools Your Food

It sounds crazy, but household refrigerators keep food cold by bringing liquid fluorocarbon to a boil.

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