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tags: kitchen science, science abuse, christmas lights, microwave oven, funny, humor, brainiac, streaming video This video shows one of several dangerous kitchen experiments conducted by real scientists who video them — all so you don’t have to repeat them yourself.

tags: kitchen science, science abuse, christmas lights, microwave oven, funny, humor, brainiac, streaming video This video shows one of several dangerous kitchen experiments conducted by real scientists who video them — all so you don’t have to repeat them yourself.

tags: kitchen science, parties, entertainment, fun, science tricks, christmas parties, edutainment, Richard Wiseman, streaming video This video is a fascinating collection of the top ten science tricks that you can do at that upcoming corporate Christmas party that you are dreading — and by performing these tricks, you can entertain others whilst enjoying yourself, and…

tags: Snickers Bar, candy bar, Kitchen Science, cloning food, Todd Wilbur, streaming video Famous food cloner, Todd Wilbur, wraps his head with tape and attempts to duplicate the world’s most popular candy bar [5:59]

tags: The Hungry Scientist Handbook, DIY projects, kitchen science, Patrick Buckley, Lily Binns, book review When I was a kid, I enjoyed cooking and baking and I excelled at these activities since I regularly won all the blue ribbons in the pre-adult age divisions at the annual state fair. A little later, I expanded my…

Kitchen Science: Elephant Toothpaste

tags: Kitchen Science, elephant toothpaste, chemistry demonstration, streaming video Elephant toothpaste is a classic chemistry demonstration that will make anyone overflow with joy. When hydrogen peroxide decomposes, it gives off oxygen gas and water. Under ordinary circumstances, it breaks down very slowly, but potassium iodide can act as a catalyst — making the reaction tremendously…

tags: Egg in a bottle, air pressure, streaming video I was reading the New Scientist book last night, called How to Fossilize Your Hamster and this was one of the very experiments I read about, while wishing I was in a pub instead of my bed (although I would instead be making Tia Maria and…

tags: kitchen science, shivering quarter, streaming video Before using your quarters for laundry, you should try this little experiment. Push a quarter into a block of dry ice, and you will notice that a strange thing happens. The quarter quivers. Can you explain this phenomenon? [1:18]

tags: kitchen science, great balls of fire, streaming video This is an interesting little kitchen science experiment that is better thought of as backyard science since it involves an open flame. But this video shows you how to create your own flaming balls that you can hold in your hands! [3:25]

Kitchen Science: Magic Milk

tags: magic milk, surface tension, physics, streaming video This is a really interesting video that shows a fun science experiment that you can do in your kitchen using all that extra milk that you have hanging around in the refrigerator — this is especially good entertainment when the conquering hoards of relatives’ kids have invaded…