Steve's 13th Appearance on the Ellen Show – In Case You Missed It

On February, 29, 2012, Leap Day, Steve Spangler made his 13th appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. As always, he brought some of his favorite, explosive and nail biting experiments. Ellen, who never wants to know what Steve is doing before the show, refused to stand in front of a swinging bowling ball. (We can't imagine why.) The swinging bowling ball [...]

Steve is Headed Back to The Ellen DeGeneres Show

We are all excited to see Steve Spangler make his 13th appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week. He will be a guest on the Wednesday, February 29th Leap Day show. Steve has been working tirelessly the past few weeks to put together some fun and explosive demonstrations to do with Ellen. We can't tell you what he has planned, but [...]

Enter Parenting Magazine's Virtual Science Fair and Win $5,000

Our own Steve Spangler is a judge in the Parenting Magazine's Innovator's of Tomorrow Energizer Science Fair. Enter and you could win $5,000 and an opportunity to be featured in a 2012 issue of Parenting School Years Magazine. Children must complete their projects, but only parents can enter the online contest. The contest is open to children ages 6 to 12 years of [...]

Skewer Through the Balloon Experiment Surprises Weathercaster

For this experiment, we traded fire extinguishers, exploding toothpaste and liquid nitrogen for balloons and cooking skewers...not an explosive experiment at all. Then why was Becky Ditchfield so nervous? It's so simple. Blow up a balloon and tie off the bottom. Then take a cooking skewer and stick it through the balloon. Impossible? Not if you have a little patience and know [...]

The Spangler Effect and YouTube Partner to Find New Ways to Make Science Fun

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  YouTube Partners with Steve Spangler Science To Find New Ways to Make Science Fun Visit DENVER – It’s what happens when you find a creative way to turn an ordinary science concept into an unforgettable learning experience. The phenomenon is called The Spangler Effect and it’s now the concept behind a new YouTube Original Content series hosted by the guy [...]

The Spangler Effect to Debut on New YouTube Channel February 1st

Last October, YouTube announced the next big thing to come to entertainment and television... a YouTube Network of original channels. Beginning in 2012, they began adding 100 new channels to their lineup. They are bringing a wide range of talented producers, creators and personalities to the web and offering a new viewing experience for those who want to make the most of [...]

Join Us at the Tattered Cover Book Store for a Fire Bubbles & Exploding Toothpaste Book Signing

For Steve's Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes book signing, we shot off Mentos and Diet Coke Geysers in the parking lot and had a liquid Nitrogen parade at the Tattered Cover Book Store in Highlands Ranch. We have more experiments and surprises for the Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste book signing this week. Who knows what we will do. The Tattered Cover is [...]

Science Guy Returns to KXTV Sacramento for More Informal Science Lessons

You might remember Steve's trip to News10 KXTV last May where he shared some hands-on science demonstrations with the Sacramento audience. For some crazy reason, they invited him back with a new set of demos. Take a look at what Steve surprised the anchors with this time - Fire Bubbles - Methane Mamba  (KXTV Fire Bubbles Video)   Freezing Power of Liquid Nitrogen (KXTV Video of [...]

Join Us for a Halloween Science Twitter Party & WIN a Copy of Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste

Join us for a Twitter party on Tuesday, October 25th from 7-8pm MST to celebrate the launch of Steve's new book, Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste. We will be giving away copies of the book during the party. Please RSVP below in the comments then join the conversation on Tuesday for your chance to win an autographed copy. We will discuss Halloween science, [...]

Staff Spotlight on Lisa Brooks – Yes She IS Related to Steve

Q: Tell us a little about who you are… A: Who knew this would be such a hard question to answer.  I guess I can start by saying I'm one of the longest lasting employees with the company and sister-in-law to Mr. Spangler.  I started doing part time projects when I was 14 years old when Steve and Renee first started the [...]