Microwave ovens are wonderful, revolutionary cooking devices. But there are some things that you cannot, or should not, do with microwaves.
Everything has a weak magnetic pull, which when exposed to a permanent magnet, can be made to levitate.
NASA has designed a new grappling tool based on geckos' foot grips.
Shadowcat must use magic to walk through walls. She's definitely not using physics!
A baby grabs the string of a single helium balloon and floats right out of its baby carriage. Why can't people really float into the air using helium balloons?
Not many people remember that Franklin was an inventor . . . and a good one, too! He also did some pioneering work in physics.
Plastic wrap clings for two reasons: it's elastic and it's sticky. Let's explore the chemistry beneath the elasticity and stickiness of plastic wrap.
Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?
The chair you're sitting on and even the computer you're reading could be considered empty space!
Find out why the world, as we know it, is mostly empty space.