Balloon Skewer – SICK Science! #071

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.

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