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I Survived the Bed of Nails T-Shirt

Over 750 people experienced the Bed of Nails demo at our booth at NAEYC this year... and some of the really excited people took home the t-shirt. Do you think the holes in the back are too much? No way... especially if you have a specially rigged shirt that springs a leak. Thanks to Brian Firooz for wearing the leaking shirt and [...]

Giant Red Balloons Find a New Home After Balloon Boy Experiment

  Contrary to popular belief, we didn't just cut the bag of potatoes free after our impromptu Balloon Boy experiment. My luck, the bag would somehow break free, potatoes would rain down upon some poor unsuspecting fool, and I'd end up going to jail (while Richard Heene gets a reality TV show out of the deal). Instead, we needed to find a [...]

Glowing Pumpkins – Martha Combines Arts & Crafts with Science

Hats off to Martha Stewart for job well done on her glow-in-the-dark pumpkins (okay, she called them funkins featured on October 26, 2007, on her television show. Our Media Product Coordinator, Brian Firooz, worked with the segment producer for several weeks to create a very cool effect using our Glow Powder and a little Martha Stewart creativity. The end result was [...]