Science of Ice and De-Icing – Steve Spangler

From sand and gravel to rock salt and magnesium chloride, the people who maintain our roads are constantly searching for the most most innovative ways to keep our road clear of snow and ice. Our science guy Steve Spangler looks at the science of de-icing with a cool experiment you can try at home. Continue reading

Canadian cities rethink removal of fluoride from tap water | CBC News

Two Canadian cities are doing an about face on their decision to remove flouride from drinking water after rates of tooth decay spiked, especially among children.

Source: Canadian cities rethink removal of fluoride from tap water | CBC News

Nuclear fusion, a disruptive power source for crowded cities: Don Pittis | CBC News

Holy grail of power generation, commercial nuclear fusion could be “a decade away” creating a new disruption not just for fossil fuels but for traditional carbon free energy systems.

Source: Nuclear fusion, a disruptive power source for crowded cities: Don Pittis | CBC News

Soap Soufflé – SICK Science | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Source: Soap Soufflé – SICK Science | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Ivory soap . . . it’s the soap that floats. But why? discover the secret behind this floating sensation by cooking the whole bar of soap in the microwave. That’s right, a bar of Ivory soap + the microwave oven = a very cool trick! And your kitchen will smell so fresh and clean when you’re finished.

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How Does Low-Dose Aspirin Work?

You ever see those commercials suggesting people take a tiny dose of aspirin every day? It’s an amount so small it doesn’t really work for pain relief, yet taking low-dose aspirin is fairly common, among those at risk for heart attacks or stroke. Here’s why aspirin works in a baby-sized dose. Find us on all these places: Continue reading