Some things in this world just don’t mix – dogs and cats, oil and water, needles and balloons. Everyone knows that a balloon’s worst fear is a sharp object…even a sharpened, wooden cooking skewer. With a little scientific knowledge about polymers you’ll be able to perform a seemingly impossible task… pierce a balloon with a wooden skewer without popping it. Suddenly piercing takes on a whole new meaning!
- Several latex balloons (9-inch size works well)
- Bamboo cooking skewers (approximately 10 inches long)
- Cooking oil
- Sharpie pen
- Nerves of steel