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Mentos Geyser Car - 12 Days of Wonder

By Blog Editor Susan Wells We have reached Day #9 in our 12 Days of Wonder. Today's spotlight science toy is Geyser Car. Steve Spangler Science is celebrating the 12 Days of Wonder and highlighting our top 12 science toys and kits that…
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How the Mentos Geyser Works - Theory Confirmed!

It's probably the most asked question we get... "How exactly does that experiment with the Mentos and Diet Coke really work?" From the outset (nearly eight years ago), we hypothesized that the exploding soda was a physical reaction, and the…

Mentos Geyser Explodes on Photography Blog

In our continuing quest to find interesting blogs and bloggers, we ran into Leah Simmers Photography Blog, where she was capturing her experience with Mentos and Diet Coke. Thanks to Leah for letting us share some her unique geyser pictures…

ABC News Breaks the Mentos Story... only three years late!

This story came across my Google alerts today from the crack team at ABC News... "Science of Mentos-Diet Coke Explosions Explained." My fingers couldn't click on the link fast enough. New research finally explains this amazing phenomenon? Here's…
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Mentos Geyser Records Keep Exploding

So, America throws it back to the Europeans... from Louisville, KY to Turiba University in Latvia there is a new Mentos and Diet Coke World record. On June 19th, 1,911 students from Business University Turiba in Latvia launched an amazing…
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Mentos Slow Motion Video

If you've ever enjoyed wearing a bottle of Diet Coke after dropping in a roll of Mentos, you know that the reaction is immediate. I've always thought that it would be cool if you could slow everything down and really look at the reaction. I…
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500 Soda Geysers at NSTA Convention

Thousands of science teachers found their way to St. Louis for the 2007 National Science Teachers Association convention, and we wanted to make sure they had something to take back to their students. So, we loaded our trucks with experiments…

Spangler’s Geyser Tube Strikes a Chord with Media

After two straight days of demonstrating the Spangler Geyser Tube at the New York Toy Fair, my voice is gone. All in all, we launched over 500 two-liter bottles of diet soda in the giant plastic tubes to demonstrate how a science experiment…

A First Look at the Geyser Tube

Our new Geyser Tube toy made it's first public appearance at the Toy Fair in New York this morning. If you've ever tried to do the Mentos Geyser experiment, you know that it's tough to a handful of Mentos candies into the bottle of soda before…

Launching Soda Geysers Indoors

Who said mixing Mentos and Diet Coke was only an outdoor only sport? When the show management at the Javits Center found out that I wanted to launch 2-liter soda geysers on the floor of the trade show at Toy Fair, they responded with a New York…