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DIY Experiment: Electric Dough Playdate

From PBS’ Adventures in Learning, Jennifer Cooper hosts an Electric Dough playdate to make and test circuits. For this project, developed by engineering educator AnnMarie Thomas, you’...

Reversing Arrow Illusion

We just tried this super easy Reversing Arrow Illusion, and it is, in fact, super easy. Draw two left-pointing arrows on a piece of paper and then put a clear, empty glass between you and thos...

Lullatone: Experiments Around the House

From Shawn James Seymour and Yoshimi Tomida of Lullatone, enjoy Experiments Around the House (2011),

Science Demo: How to make Pearls of Water

Gravitational acceleration + optical illusions + how to! In this Get Set… Demonstrate, science teacher Alom Shaha shows step by step how to create Pearls of Water, a physics-defying dem...

Erik Åberg’s Ghostcubes

Bending on almost-invisible hinges, Ghostcube is a system of wooden cubes that can create different structures depending on how they’re twisted and rearranged. They’re made by Stoc...

How to Make Heart-Shaped Eggs

How to Make Heart-Shaped Eggs by DaveHax. via laughingsquid.

How to make a papercraft rainbow snake

A papercraft snake that can twist and turn! Find out how to make your own in this video tutorial by dutchpapergirl. Pdfs of the pattern are here. Next: what else can you make with this style o...

Charlie Chaplin’s dinner roll dance

This is Charlie Chaplin performing one of the most memorable moments in film history: the dinner roll dance, or table ballet, from the silent comedy classic The Gold Rush (1925).

Adrian Esparza’s Wake and Wonder at the Pérez Art Museum Miami

From the Pérez Art Museum Miami’s exhibition, AMERICANA: Formalizing Craft, this is Adrian Esparza’s Wake and Wonder, a 12 x 30 foot installation rewoven from a Mexican serape bla...

How To Draw Your Hand In 3D

Here’s a fun, quick trick: How To Draw Your Hand In “3D”. What other things around the house or outside can you use this technique with?

Gary Greenberg’s microscope photography

This short promo video for artist Gary Greenberg's microscope photography is a great introduction to exploring the tiny, ancient rocks that we call sand. Check out how diverse their details...

How to eat a cupcake

After watching this video on how to eat a cupcake, you may never look at a cupcake in the same way again.

How to make geometric bubbles

How to make geometric bubbles. File under: fun thing we’ll be doing this weekend. There are more bubbles floating around in the archives. Thanks, @madfishmonger.

Julie Andrews and Gene Kelly play The Tapping Game

Julie Andrews and Gene Kelly play The Tapping Game… and they sing and dance, because when you have Julie Andrews and Gene Kelly on stage together, that’s what happens. This clip i...

Gears of all shapes: square, oval, pentagonal, organic & more

Wooden clock designer Clayton Boyer demonstrates a variety of square, oval, pentagonal, organic and other unbelievably-shaped gears. These Gears Really Work? Yes, yes they do. Related watchin...

Amazing T-Rex Illusion

This T-Rex will turn its head to watch you as you move. But how?? YouTube illusionist Brusspup shares the secret with this Jerry Andrus-inspired trick. And if you want to try it out yourself, Brusspup made these green...

Kinfolk: How to Make Stick Twist Bread on the Campfire

Toast the bread over hot coals rather than high flames, so that the heat is able to reach the center of the dough before the outside burns; rotate the stick often to ensure even cooking. The bread will be done when ...

TED Ed: The chemistry of cookies

The baker as mad scientist? Your nose as a sensitive scientific instrument? The physical and chemical transformation of warm and gooey baked goods? Your next batch of cookies will be even more...