The Brilliant Glassblowers Who Are Crafting Tomorrow's Bongs

Whether you agree with the practice or not, cannabis culture in America has quickly outgrown its Summer of Love stigma and gone mainstream. And with that normalization has come an insatiable demand for upscale smoking apparatuses—a demand being met by a new generation of uncannily talented glass blowers from around… » 8/14/14 8:00pm 8/14/14 8:00pm

These Exploding Droplets of Glass Are a Bewildering Quirk of Physics

Making a Prince Albert's Rupert's drop is easy; you just let some molten glass drip into a bucket of water. But the resulting structure is so much more complex than the process that made it. The guys over at SmarterEveryDay took an in-depth look to explain why part of it can't be destroyed with a hammer, while its… » 3/23/13 1:00pm 3/23/13 1:00pm