Crushing Diamagnetic Bismuth With Hydraulic Press

In this video I crush atomic element number 83 (bismuth) in a hydraulic press. Bismuth can be used to levitate a magnet or it can be pushed around by a magnet. Before I crush the bismuth with the hydraulic press, I talk about diamagnetism and talk about how everything is actually diamagnetic. Here is a… Continue reading Crushing Diamagnetic Bismuth With Hydraulic Press

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!

The World’s Blackest Water vs The World’s Brightest Flashlight (32,000 Lumens)-Which Will Win?

Get your Action Lab Box Now! https://www.theactionlab.com/ Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theactionlabman Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theactionlabrat In this video I show you what happens when you shine one of the World’s brightest flashlights (Imalent DX80) on the world’s darkest water (BLK) Will the water boil? Then I see how much the temperature increases due to mostly visible… Continue reading The World’s Blackest Water vs The World’s Brightest Flashlight (32,000 Lumens)-Which Will Win?

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

Pykrete Made From Toilet Paper Crushed By Hydraulic Press

In this video I crush toilet paper pykrete with a hydraulic press. The pykrete is extremely strong and is very difficult to crush in the hydraulic press. Pykrete is a mixture of sawdust or wood pulp with water. After it is frozen it forms a substance that is about as strong as concrete! It is… Continue reading Pykrete Made From Toilet Paper Crushed By Hydraulic Press

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?

Mixing the World’s Blackest Paint With the World’s Brightest Paint (Black 2.0 vs LIT)

In this video I took your suggestions to see what happens when you mix the brightest (LIT) and the darkest paint (Black 2.0) together! Black 2.0 is the darkest blackest black paint, since vantablack is not a paint technically.Then I test some other audience suggestions like trying to charge LIT with colored light and painting… Continue reading Mixing the World’s Blackest Paint With the World’s Brightest Paint (Black 2.0 vs LIT)

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!