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10 Science Tricks To Make You the Most Interesting Person At Dinner

Every year Richard Wiseman puts together a compilation video of simple, but impressive, science tricks. So if things have gotten a little tense, or a little boring, at dinner today, here's ten surefire ways to liven things up.

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I'd be careful with that food dye and liquid soap experiment, though. Having just seen Bill Nye demonstrate the same trick with a pot of oil and water, a younger version of myself decided to try it at home with a pot of what I thought was dirty water. It turns out it wasn't dirty water, but gravy, and while I was thankful for a lot of things that year, Bill Nye the Science Guy wasn't one of them. [Richard Wiseman via BoingBoing]

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When I want to liven things up, I get drunk and start pointing out everyone's faults. It's win-win.