Science Birthday Wish for Ellen DeGeneres

How do you wish Ellen DeGeneres a happy birthday… using a cool science demonstration? The producers from the Ellen DeGeneres Show invited us to come up with a clever way to videotape a birthday wish for today’s show. Ellen turned 51 yesterday and she’s sharing her videotaped birthday wishes from past guests all this week. […]

Growing Bacteria Experiment Helps BJ and Howie from Alice 105.9 Search for “Things” in the Studio

BJ and Howie are familiar voices to morning listeners of Alice 105.9. Whenever their conversation veers off on a science tangent, I know that my phone might ring. Several months ago, Howie was so certain that the studio was infected with mold spores that he paid to have his workplace tested. Any guesses? That’s right… […]

2008 EduBlog Awards – Winner for Best Educational Video

We just found out this week that we won the 2008 EduBlog award for Best Educational Video and it’s all because of amazing followers like all of you. When we got the word out that we were nominated for this award, the congratulations came pouring in… and so did the votes. After the dust had […]

2008 EduBlog Awards – Nominated for Best Use of Video

We are honored to be nominated for the 2008 EduBlog Awards (Eddies as they’re called) in the category of Best Use of Video / Visual. This is the fifth year of the EduBlog Awards and the list of categories and nominees is the largest ever. Voting is now open for the 2008 awards If you […]

Spangler’s Cornstarch Walk on Water Featured on Discovery’s Time Warp

Time Warp is one of Discovery’s newest shows and it’s definitely worth watching… even if you’re not a science geek. Hosts Jeff Lieberman and Matt Kearney are on the prowl for anything and everything that might be cool to examine under high-speed photography. On the November 5, 2008 episode, Time Warp featured the Cornstarch Walk […]