Making Edible Hair Using An Ancient Chinese Method | Dragon’s Beard

In this video I show you how to make the creepiest candy: edible human hair! Another name for this type of candy is hand-pulled cotton candy or dragon’s beard I show you the math behind how this method works. You make yourself a strand of sugar in a loop. Then you keep folding it over… Continue reading Making Edible Hair Using An Ancient Chinese Method | Dragon’s Beard

How to get the Perfect “Eggsplosion” in Your Microwave. The Action Lab Top Secret Microwave!

In this video I show you how to make eggs explode in your microwave. I show you the eggs exploding in my secret microwave where I figured out how film inside of the microwave. Watch these amazing eggs exploding in the microwave. You can even see a neat split egg that appears to be frozen… Continue reading How to get the Perfect “Eggsplosion” in Your Microwave. The Action Lab Top Secret Microwave!

They’re Alive! Awesome Effect Turns Coins Into Butterflies on Dry Ice

In this video I show you a cool little trick with dry ice and coins. You can push a coin into the dry ice and it will suddenly start flapping back and forth very quickly. If you do it just right it will flap back and forth for a long time in the dry ice… Continue reading They’re Alive! Awesome Effect Turns Coins Into Butterflies on Dry Ice

The Action Lab Channel Trailer!

Watch my official trailer for The Action Lab (previously Hydraulic Press Action)! I am a chemical engineer that loves to perform experiments and make interesting things happen! My channel is for all ages. I make videos that are fun, educational, interesting and sometimes weird:) Come subscribe to my channel and join me on my YouTube… Continue reading The Action Lab Channel Trailer!

Stretch Armstrong in a Vacuum Chamber and a Microwave—An Explosive End!

In this video I put Stretch Armstrong in my vacuum chamber with thumbtacks at the top in order to pop it! Before I put it in the vacuum chamber, first I put it in my microwave and talk about how sugar acts in the microwave (since Stretch Armstrong is made of sugar). Then I put… Continue reading Stretch Armstrong in a Vacuum Chamber and a Microwave—An Explosive End!

Boyle’s Self-Flowing Flask Filled With Polyethylene Glycol (Self-Pouring Liquid) = Perpetual Motion?

In this video I combine Robert Boyle’s self flowing flask with Polyethylene Gycol, the self pouring or self siphoning liquid in order to attempt a perpetual motion flow system. I make the internet version of Boyle’s flask to attempt this then I show the neat properties of the polyethylene glycol. Then talk about how perpetual… Continue reading Boyle’s Self-Flowing Flask Filled With Polyethylene Glycol (Self-Pouring Liquid) = Perpetual Motion?

Can Flies Actually Fly in a Vacuum Chamber?

In this video I put flies in the vacuum chamber to see if they can fly in a low pressure environment. I also show you how I got the flies in the vacuum chamber by lowering their metabolism so that they don’t move at all by putting them in the freezer. Then once in the… Continue reading Can Flies Actually Fly in a Vacuum Chamber?

How Much Weight Can a Fly Actually Lift? Experiment—I Lassoed a Fly!

In this video I catch a fly and tie a string to it in order to measure how much weight it can lift! First I slow down their metabolism by cooling them down then I tie a string around it and attach duct tape weights to it in order to see how much it can… Continue reading How Much Weight Can a Fly Actually Lift? Experiment—I Lassoed a Fly!

What if You Try To Lift a Negative Mass? Mind-Blowing Physical Impossibility!

In this video I show you a real experiment that shows how something with a negative mass reacts to a force applied to it. Then I talk about negative mass and if it really is a physical impossibility. If it is real, then how would it react to regular mass? (Great source on negative mass… Continue reading What if You Try To Lift a Negative Mass? Mind-Blowing Physical Impossibility!

What Happens To Vac-man In a Vacuum Chamber? (Stretch Armstrong’s Nemesis)!

Who is Vac-man? It is Stretch Armstrong’s Nemesis that you can lock in place by sucking the air out of him. Due to popular demand, I am putting vacman in the vacuum chamber. This video is actually really neat because vacman gets locked in place when you suck the air out of it. So it… Continue reading What Happens To Vac-man In a Vacuum Chamber? (Stretch Armstrong’s Nemesis)!

Is it Dangerous To Eat Pure DNA? Extracting and Eating Pure DNA

In this video I show you how to extract DNA! Then I eat it just to see what it tastes like! I take the DNA out of strawberries, kiwis and even shrimp! This is an amazing experiment that you could do in your own home with simple ingredients. I talk about why the reaction happens… Continue reading Is it Dangerous To Eat Pure DNA? Extracting and Eating Pure DNA