Magnets can attract your cereal and this is why

I know most of the food we eat contains iron to some extent. And I also know that iron is vital to keep us going. But watching this awesome science experiment where corn flakes get attracted to a magnet creeps me out a little. This is why it happens: » 12/05/14 10:19pm 12/05/14 10:19pm

84 year science experiment finally sees results after years of nothing

Since 1930, there has been a science experiment that basically does nothing. Seriously. Scientists watch as a solid—that's actually a liquid 230 billion times more viscous than water—drips down a glass container. But that takes time. A lot of time with a whole lot of nothing. For the past 84 years, the blob of tar has… » 4/18/14 8:32pm 4/18/14 8:32pm

Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab Lets You Play Dr. Manhattan for…

They don't make toys like this anymore: why have an E-Z Bake Oven when I can have a U-238 Atomic Energy Lab and create my own Manhattan project in the backyard? (BAM! Emeril said it.) » 3/24/09 8:30pm 3/24/09 8:30pm

PopSci Shows You How To Make Glass On A Grill, Begs You Not To Do It

Click to view » 11/13/08 12:45am 11/13/08 12:45am Did you know you could make glass on a regular charcoal grill? Sure it's incredibly flamey and pretty dangerous, but according to the folks at Pop Sci, it's possible! All you need to do is add washing soda, lime or borax to white-silica beach sand and a grill overclocked to reach temperatures of 2000°F.…

Liquid Power Digital Clock

We suspect we'd love this liquid power digital clock instead of just liking it if it were made out of metal and glass instead of mainly plastic, but $17.95 is a nice low price to pay for something you can power with orange juice and soy sauce that would look so nicely Frankensteinish on your nightstand. And let's be… » 4/14/06 3:25pm 4/14/06 3:25pm