Leprechaun Antics Lead to a Geek Dad Honor

Is geek status now cool? I guess it depends on who you ask. But Todd Bailey at WIRED seemed to like the Leprechaun trap and the green water trick – totally freaked out my kids when they turned on the faucet and the water came out green. Read the story. Maybe I should send Geek […]

Spangler Demonstrates Bed of Nails on Ellen DeGeneres

Huge thanks to the Arizona Science Center for allowing us to use their bed of nails demonstration on-air yesterday. The Arizona Republic ran this article. Learn how to make your own bed of nails.

Props to the Arizona Science Center – Thanks for the Bed of Nails

You don’t just go to someone and say, “Hey, can I borrow your $45,000 Bed of Nail exhibit. No, seriously, I promise to bring it back.” But that’s exactly what happened… The closing stunt on my last appearance on the Ellen Show was the Bed of Nails. Up to this point, I’ve never really been […]

Back to the Ellen Show – Fire Ball, Toilet Paper and a Bed of Nails

We’re back from another taping at the Ellen DeGeneres Show and we had a blast. I use the pronoun “we” because this taping required a team of people to orchestrate the final stunt… the Bed of Nails. This segment featured the Methane Bubble Fire Ball (always a crowd pleaser), a demonstration of Bernoulli’s Principle with […]

Want to Pull the Pin? Buyers Play with the Mentos Geyser Tube at New York Toy Fair

Just when you think that everyone in the world has seen the Mentos Geyser experiment, you run into a few thousand people attending the New York Toy Fair who are surprised by the reaction. Last Monday I spent the entire day launching off soda geysers in the Be Amazing Toys booth at the Toy Fair. […]