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Slime Art

We all know that playing with slime is one of the best things in the world.  But, what do you do when you’re done.  You […]

Flying Toilet Paper - How to Make a Toilet Paper Launcher

It’s amazing what you can do with differences in air pressure. A tasty drink flows through a straw from a glass up to your mouth. A […]

Homemade Root Beer

Like most sodas, root beer is a combination of really good water, sugar, some flavorings, a little color, and a bit of carbonation using carbon dioxide […]

Moss Graffiti

Graffiti is a topic of debate in the modern world. While some consider graffiti a nuisance, others consider it street art. With that debate still […]

How to Step Through an Index Card

What if we told you that you can fit a quarter through a dime-sized hole in an index card? Would you believe it was possible? […]

Coin Through Index Card Magic

What if we told you that you can fit a quarter through a dime-sized hole in an index card? Would you believe it was possible? […]

Match Levitation

Whether watching that movie about wizards or catching up on our magic tricks, we love it when things mysteriously rise into the air. We are […]

Making an Electric Circuit

You enter a dark room and reach for a switch to turn on the lights. In fact, most off the time, you don’t even think about it; you just […]

Homemade Magnet

It’s not often that you can make something so complex out of such simple materials. Electricity and magnetism have been used by people everywhere to […]

World's Simplest Motor Version 2

Electric motors are devices that turn electrical energy into motion. They are remarkable machines that come in all sizes and do all kinds of work […]

World's Simplest Motor Version 1

Electric motors are devices that turn electrical energy into motion. They are remarkable machines that come in all sizes and do all kinds of work […]

Film Canister Launcher

What happens when you have a build-up of gas? Wait! Don’t answer that question! The gas used here is carbon dioxide (CO2), it comes from Alka-Seltzer, […]

Giant Diaper Genie Balloons

Who knew that an amazing invention designed to rescue babies (and parents) from the horrors of dirty diaper piles can also teach you a physics […]

Secret Message with Lemon Juice

Lemon juice can spark up a salad, add zing to some grilled fish, and keep your avocados and bananas from turning brown. Strangely, however, it […]

Magic Traveling Flame

You may think it’s impossible or that we have completely lost it, but we are going to show you a simple trick that will surprise […]

Toothpick Star Table Trick

It’s always fun to use simple materials in simple ways and really surprise people with the results. OK, this one is part science and part […]

Dry Ice Bubbling Acid

If a science activity bubbles furiously, belches clouds of water vapor while changing colors, and does it safely all at the same time, then you’ve […]

Spooky Halloween Drink

The next time you have a craving for a sparkling, homemade, carbonated beverage, make your own simply by drawing upon what you already know about dry […]

American Flag Optical Illusion

At first, your eyes are working just fine and the image your brain produces for you is correct even though you may wonder a little […]

Cork in a Wine Bottle Challenge

If a cork falls into the bottom of a wine bottle (accidentally or on purpose), how can you get it out without ruining the cork, […]

Vanishing Peanuts

They seem to magically “disappear.” In fact, the Styrofoam reacts with the solvent to reveal the fact that Styrofoam is made up of long strands […]

Separating Egg Whites and Egg Yolks

When a recipe calls for egg whites, you might want to freak out. If you’re running short on time, you don’t have the patience and […]

Balancing Hex Nut Challenge

It’s possible that you have such great eye-hand coordination and rock-steady nerves that stacking five hex nuts on the rim of a glass is how […]

Homemade Hand Warmer

If you’ve been outdoors when it’s really cold, there’s a good chance you’ve either used these yourself or wished you had. You can experience a […]