Chemistry Thought Of The Day: Holiday Fun – Dry Ice

DIY:  Creepy Fog TOOLS: CO2 fire extinguisher or CO2 canister from a bottling plant (beer / soda distributor) NOTE:  CO2 Fire Extinguishers are explicitly marked.  If it doesn’t say CO2, it won’t work Mesh Cloth (not a solid bag as you need to let the gas escape) Heavy Gloves Tape (optional) PROCEDURE: Put on gloves […]

Biology Thought Of The Day: Nature’s Dice

Australia is home to some of the more unique animal and plant species in the world. Some of those species are known fairly well for not being overly agreeable with humans.  From crocodiles, spiders, snakes, nettles, to wombats; Australia has plenty of things that can get you.  Wombat you ask? The average wombat can weigh […]

Biology Thought Of The Day: Around Here Somewhere…

DIY:  Finding Your Body TOOLS: None PROCEDURE: Close Your Eyes Stand On One Leg Try The Following: Touch your index finger to your: Earlobe Nose Elbow With your elbows bent, touch your two index fingers together. WHAT’S UP? The experiment that you just tried is a lesson in proprioception, coming from the Latin meaning one’s […]