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Thursday, 8 October 2009


Name-dropping's terrible, isn't it? Terrible.

Getting fangirl all over your laptop screen, that's pretty terrible too.

Which is why I'm classifying this as a fascinating insight into the phenomenon of the celebrity vs. the everyday, as seen through a web 2.0 lens, and the use and impact of social technology in intra-professional communication. So there.

Monday, 5 October 2009

7 awesome YouTube science videos

It is a fact universally acknowledged that geeks and teenage boys, left to themselves, will make awesome science experiments and upload the videos to YouTube. Who am I to not take advantage of this fact.

To get us started, watch what happens when you drop an object into superheated water:

Conversely, look what supercooled water does:

A simple party trick - whiskey and water changing places:


This is a Rubens Tube (dancing fire!):

Non-newtonian liquid on speakers (aka suicidal gloop monster):


Watch what happens when you run electricity through water:

Of course, it wouldn't really be a YouTube science roundup without Diet Coke and Mentos. Enjoy.