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Eepy Bird Launches Their Version of the Mentos & Coke Rocket Car

Ever since our first video that went viral in 2005, people have been dropping Mentos into Diet Coke and other sodas for fun and hopefully for a little science too. No one has been more creative than the guys at Eepy Bird, who recently built…

Mentos Geyser Car Makes Splash at Toy Fair

We are showing our new Mentos® Geyser Rocket Car at the New York Toy Fair this week. Strap the car to a bottle of soda, like Diet Coke, drop in some Mentos® and let it take off. It goes fast and can reach speeds of up to 35 miles per hour…

Human Volcano - Wonder How Many Kids Tried This Mentos & Diet Coke Hoax?

While you may have never tried it, let's be honest... you've thought about trying it... or making someone else try it. Drink as much Diet Coke as possible and then eat a few Mentos. It's every 8th grader's dream... either you spew a volcano…

Order Your Copy of Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes

Last night we gave away several copies of my new book,  Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes on Facebook and Twitter. We had a lot of fun chatting with some amazing teachers, parents and science enthusiasts and asking Steve Spangler Science trivia…

Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes - Spangler's Latest Book of Cool Science Experiments

With a title like Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes, you know that this probably isn't going to be your ordinary book of experiments. At the early stages of writing this book, we had to put our heads together and try to think of a way to make…

New Mentos Soda Geyser World Record in Mexico City

... and the soda continues to fly. On August 22, 2010, Mexico City became the Guinness World Record holder for the largest number of simultaneously erupting Mentos and cola geysers on Saturday with 2,433 participants. The Mentos Geyser Tube…
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New Guinness World Record Attempt - 2,500 Mentos Soda Geysers

Our own Julie Gintzler (follow @juliegintzler) is on hand in Danville, Illinois for a new Guinness World Record attempt for 2,500 MENTOS® powered soda geysers. The event organizers contacted Steve Spangler Science in their initial planning…
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Even Science People Practice for the Big Game - Colorado Rockies Science Day

Professional athletes practice before the big game day... and so should the visiting science team. We're honored to be invited by the Colorado Rockies baseball organization and NBC affiliate 9News to kick-off their first annual Science Day at…
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Mentos Geyser Used to Launch Beaker 20 Feet

It was quite a week for our Spangler Science team when we invaded Texas with 24 staff members and Spangler Ambassadors. Half the team headed to Fort Worth for CAST (the Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching) and half the team went…
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Having a Blast at the NAEYC 2008 Conference

If you attended the annual NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) conference last week in Dallas, Texas, it wasn't hard to find the Steve Spangler Science booth. All you had to do was listen for the shouts of surprise…