April Fools' Day is one of our favorite holidays in the Steve Spangler Science office. Pranks are abundant and no one's coffee, desk chair, or personal space is safe. The only downside is that April 1st falls on a Sunday this year and we won't be able to prank our co-workers.
Here are three fun, science-filled pranks you can play on your [...]
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 [...]
I was on my way home from presenting a week of science seminars for teachers in California when I got a call from my office. Jeff Brooks explained that an editor from TIME Magazine called and wanted some pictures to run on the website. I laughed and asked how it felt to be pranked by my brother. The next call to [...]