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5 Fun Science Experiments for Kids (w/ Grover!)

Science experiments + a cute and furry blue monster that we know and love = YES. Hosts Annie Colbert and Matt Silverman have clearly helped discover the formula for making an instant video fa...

Chico Marx plays the piano (and an apple)

Chico Marx plays the piano (and an apple) for his brother Harpo in this 1940 clip from the film Go West. There are more classic clips and more Marx Brothers in the archives. 

The decomposition of a pineapple over 2 months

The decomposition of a pineapple over 2 months, time-lapsed by TEMP0NAUT. Watch more decomposition videos.

Circuit Playground: B is for Battery

We love this made-for-kids series of videos, Circuit Playground, by MIT engineer and Adafruit Founder Limor Fried (in the pink hair) and her robot friend ADABOT. For this excellent DIY project — and to find out...

Why does toothpaste change the taste of orange juice?

Easy experiment: Drink orange juice. Brush your teeth. Drink orange juice again. What just happened? From The American Chemical Society, here's a Reactions explanation for why most toothpast...

S’mores + peaches = Smeaches

Smores + peaches. Smeaches! Slice one peach up into 6-8 pieces, and then get 6-8 marshmallows, some graham crackers, 1/2 cup brown sugar, and as an option: 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper. Mix the cayenne and the suga...

How to Make Pear and Gorgonzola Crostinis

2 pears, 1/2 cup Gorgonzola, 1/2 cup of butter, 1 baguette and some honey: Pear & Gorgonzola Crostinis

Jiggling fruit on conveyor belts

Fratelli Indelicato is a company in Italy that makes citrus and tropical fruit processing equipment. Their series of demonstration videos gives us a better idea of how food travels from farms...

Elephantine: Pineapple Upside-down Cake

Elephantine's Rachel Ball makes a pineapple upside-down cake, recipe included.

j.viewz plays music with fruit, vegetables, & MaKey MaKey

Fruits and veggies + the MaKey MaKey Invention Kit = serious DIY audio fun. J.Viewz, a songwriter, producer, and artist in Brooklyn, demonstrates how a MaKey MaKey turns anything that can condu...

Olive Us: Cider Farm & how apples are “picked” with a tree shaker

The Olive Us sibs (Maude, Olive, Oscar, Ralph, Betty & June) head out to La Galotière in Normandy, France to watch how apples are "picked" on a Cider Farm. File under: tree shaker! In the archives: french baker...

The Cook’s Atelier: Raspberry Tart

Raspberry Tart, another video treat prepared by mother/daughter team Marjorie Taylor and Kendall Smith Franchini of The Cook’s Atelier in Burgundy, France, and filmed by Matt and Julie of Tiger in a Jar. The recipe is...

How to harvest a large bunch of Lady Finger bananas

Greg the Gardener in Queensland, Australia, shows how he harvests a large bunch of almost-ripe Lady Finger bananas. Want to grow your own? SFGate has a quick starter guide for growing the dw...

The NY Sunworks Science Barge & teaching sustainability

Powered by wind turbines, solar panels, and a biodiesel generator, the NY Sunworks Science Barge (now in Yonkers, New York) is a model for energy-efficient, sustainable urban farming. Using a hydroponic system that re...

Elephantine: How to make an Apple Galette

The Apple Galette, a beautifully illustrated how-to video by Rachel Ball of Elephantine. The detailed recipe is at Too Much Food.

The Cook’s Atelier: Farm to table in Burgundy, France

Freshly-picked vegetables from Madame Loichet’s farm, prepared by mother/daughter team Marjorie Taylor and Kendall Smith Franchini of The Cook’s Atelier in Burgundy, France, and f...

From Blossoms to Berries: Growing fruit in the Hudson Valley

Blackberries in the Hudson Valley from a few seasons ago, yet perfect for this time of year. From Blossoms to Berries from the New York Times.  Watch these two How Does It Grow? videos next: Apples and Cranbe...

Sesame Street: Making apple cider

Another classic from Sesame Street: Making apple cider. — ‘Tis the season! Want to pick your own apples, too? Visit PickYourOwn.org to find an orchard in your area.