One of the only things I remember from watching Nickelodeon as a kid is the epic green slime. Looking back, I don't know what was so great about it, but every kid my age thought that being drenched in slime would be the coolest thing on earth. Of course, the first thing I did ...more
There's a broken canister of mutant ooze leaking down into the sewers! But don't worry because this sticky slime is non-toxic, and it's so easy to make, a three-year-old can do it! Video: . Inspired by Dr. Anne Helmenstine with About.com, my kids and I found and slightly modif ...more
Make Slime! This one is easy. Just mix equal parts of glue and water and then add an equal part of liquid starch. Just like that you have gooey slime. The more you play with it the more fun it becomes. This acclivity causes the polymer chains in the glue to cross link with che ...more
Most folks mistakingly think that slime - or green silly putty - simply can't be whipped up without borax. But the buffer solution can easily be replaced by another ingredient that you already have lying around in your house: laundry detergent. Icky green slime has a plethora ...more
It's slime time! Get ready to make some sticky, gooey, slippery slime with the A-TV science sleuths. To follow along, you'll need the following materials: glue 2 disposable cups food coloring water borax plastic plate plastic spoon measuring spoons 1. Mix a teaspoon of Bora ...more
This video shows you how to make slime, or goo, without using borax which can be harsh on some people's skin. Rather than spending money on buying slime for your children in the toy store, simply mix water and cornstarch. You can even make it any color you want just by adding ...more
Any time is the right time for slime! In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to whip up a nauseating glop of green goo. It's actually a remarkably simple process, requiring just a few basic steps and materials you probably already have around the house. So get to work, and t ...more
Usually our 5-Minute Projects involve soldering and LED lights and other such electronic accoutrements, but this week we decided to skip the fancy stuff in favor of an old-school science project: making rheopectic slime from Borax and glue. This is a pretty safe experiment eve ...more
This video is pretty clear in describing how to make slime using glue, water, and fabric starch. I don't recommend children watch this because Sean Shameless (the host) adds unnecessary cursing into the instructions. The most important thing to remember in this video is that t ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make slime by mixing corn flour and water. To start, you will need corn flour, water, and two plastic containers. First, pour the corn flour into one plastic container and then add in some water with food coloring to the mix. After this, mix t ...more
Learn how to make your own slime with ingredients you can find around the house. It can even glow under a blacklight! Parts Needed: Liquid Starch (or Borax) Non-toxic glue Fluorescent Marker (or food coloring) Bowl Gloves Video: . Have fun with your slime.
This slime is toxic-free and can be used as either a kid toy or to make a great prank. This slime can be made in just a few minutes and doesn't require much for materials. Our video explains in detail how to accomplish this project with step-by-step instructions. Video: . If y ...more
Ever wondered how to make slime? Now you can learn! Make slime just like they use on Nickelodeon for Halloween, pranks, or just to play with! So gather up your ingredients and get cookin'! We have used many creepy and gross things in the production of the Creepy Puppet Project ...more
This video shows you how to make slime, flubber or goop. Take two ounces of glue and one quarter cup of water. Pour the water into the glue and stir the mixture. Pour in a few drops of paint and keep stirring. The more paint you add, the darker it will be. Take one quarter tea ...more
The only thing slimier than Charlie Sheen's latest sex scandal is this super sticky and icky green slime, made with borax and some Elmer's Glue. Gain the sticky molasses of experience by checking out this science tutorial on how to whip up a batch of green goo. Green slime is ...more
Gross out your friends, or just have fun playing with some goo! You can make your own slime at home easily. All you need is some corn flour and water. Add food coloring if you really want to make it cool!
Remember the movie "Flubber," about mad professor Robin Williams and his gravity-defying invention of slime that could walk, talk, and transform into just about anything? Well, you can make a very similar type of green goo at home using stuff you already have lying around. Fr ...more
This video loosely explains the method of how to make a blue colored slime from corn flour, blue food coloring, and a quantity of water which is undetermined. Quantities of ingredients to be added for this project vary and can be made up as the person goes along in combining t ...more
In this video, we learn how to make slime for under 5 dollars. You will need: a large pan, gallon of water, food coloring, and 1 c corn starch. Mix in warm water and continue to mix until everything is well combined. Keep adding more water to corn starch until it's the consist ...more
You need a whole lot of disgusting green goo in a hurry. What do you do? Don't panic. This video tutorial will show you how to make buckets of your own slime easily and cheaply, using just Borax detergent and Elmer's Glue.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make your own gak. All you need is borax, food coloring, and school glue. Take five tablespoons of water and mix one teaspoon of borax in a plastic container. Take one tablespoon of white glue and mix it with a tablespoon of water be ...more
This video shows you the easiest way to make the squishiest yuckiest slime in the world.
A cool experiment for kids and parents that allows you to make edible Kool-Aid slime. The video attached gives the step-by-step process and shows how fun it is to create the final product. Video: .
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Note: As I thought of writing something like this, it sounded fairly simple. A one-stop guide for everything related to survival (survival mode, SMP) in Minecraft. But as I progress ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. Gathering resources can be an exhausting business. Hours can be spent collecting feathers for arrows or in search of enough Ender pearls to find a stronghold. Luckily with e ...more
You can do all kinds of unexpected things with milk, like make your own pore strips and invisible ink, or even get rid of red wine stains with it. But did you know that you can also use it to make your own glue? Emma over on Science Sparks shows us how to turn regular old mil ...more
This video tutorial will show you how to make glowing water. You can use as an ingredient to make other science projects glow in the dark, such as crystals and slime. All you need is a highlighter pen and some water. Check out this how-to video and go make some glowing water.
Guacamole is one of those things that tastes far better than it looks. To someone who isn't a huge fan of avocados, guacamole's texture can appear slimy, and on top of that, its chunky green appearance brings up visions of Nickelodeon-style slime. What's even worse is the brow ...more
Here is the perfect recipe for that childhood fun gooey substance. It seems everyone tries but get this wrong? I have found the perfect proportions. So no more glue balls. This isn't slime. This video is my recipe for making a silly putt... More»y like substance. I am a chemis ...more
Mr. O shows his audience in this video how to make oobleck, a slime-like substance which has a variety of unique properties. For this project, you will need a mixing bowl, food coloring, corn starch, a measuring cup, and water. First, color the water with food coloring to a co ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Weekly Challenge: Week 2 Though Weekly Challenges are not required, they were created in order to help our builders on the server get out of that artistic ...more
With summer just ahead, you, or your children, may be looking forward to some pool time or the water park. When planning water-based fun this year, keep a heads-up for microbes. Between the germs on the bodies of swimmers and fecal material in the water, the clean looks of th ...more
The best go-to method for reducing your risk of infection is to wash your hands. Next time you reach for the soap, here is some news you can use. For years, soaps and healthcare products touted their "antibacterial" properties. While soap was good, antibacterial soap had to b ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Welcome back to Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival guide! A few days ago, we reviewed a good way to start off right when you spawn, plus a small rundown of the mobs. Now we will co ...more
Part of the reason bacon tastes so good is because of its high fat content, but that also means that it shrinks significantly when you cook it. How much it shrinks depends on how fatty it is and what method you use to cook it. Bacon cooked on the stovetop shrinks quite a bit m ...more
Don't waste time building a slime farm that isn't going to produce slimeballs. Watch this video and learn how to use Slime Finder to find the most productive areas of your Minecraft world for harvesting slimeballs to use with sticky pistons.
Watch this video to learn how to make glow in the dark goo with household products. Add 1 teaspoon of Borax to 1 cup of warm water. Add 1/2 tablespoon of Glow powder and mix for 30 seconds. Pour the contents of a 4 ounce bottle of glue into a measuring cup, fill the container ...more
Creating awesomely messy slops of DIY slime and curdled fake blood isn't something new—we even have guides on making Dr. Seuss-friendly Oobleck and the radioactive green ooze that created my childhood favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (minus the radioactive part, of course ...more
If you're a child of the '70s, then you'll probably remember Pop Rocks, those fizzy little candies that created such a buzz. They went out of style in the States for a while, but now they're back with retro status. I was surprised to see them in my kids' Halloween bags a few y ...more
We've got a creative server and we're looking for players now! All slots are available! The server is set up to be the official playground for our tutorials, how-to videos, community contributions, contests, and even the occasional PvP. Whether you're interested in a place to ...more
If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more
Think atomic theory is only for nerds? Think again. Make magical electrons dance right before your very eyes. This anti-gravity orb will move at your command. All you need is a magic wand (for the Muggles of the world, buy PVC pipe) and some leftover Christmas tinsel. No tins ...more
Eating vegetarian isn't just for vegetarians. There are plenty of reasons, health and economics-wise, to consider forgoing the meat for a meal or three. Rather than get deep into the world of fake meat (although there's many a tasty alternative to be found there, to be sure), ...more
Wherever there are people, the party is sure to follow. Well, a party of microbes, at least. That is what scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have found after a 30-day microbial observation of the inflatable lunar/Mars analog habitat (IMAH). What is an "analog habi ...more
In this video, you'll learn how to make your very own floam. Floam is a fun little toy, kind of in between slime and silly putty, and you can make this with just a few household items. Just search in your garage, and with a few ingredients, you'll be making magic in no time at ...more
News : Researchers Have Just Discovered How a Hospital Fungus Forms Slime, Becomes Drug Resistant & Kills Patients
It hasn't even been eight years since Candida auris was discovered—cultured and identified from the ear canal of a patient in Japan—and now it's drug-resistant, setting up residence in hospitals, killing patients, and wreaking havoc across the globe. The yeast, C. auris, find ...more
Heart Patients Beware : More Than One-Third of Bypass Equipment Potentially Contaminated with Deadly Bacteria
More bad news for patients who have undergone heart surgery in the past five years. A new study suggests about one-third of heater-cooler units used in cardiac procedures remain contaminated with a slow-growing, potentially fatal bacteria. Heart failure is the leading cause o ...more
Why pay for slime when you can easily make it in your own kitchen? It stretches, bounces, molds, breaks, and gives kids hours of fun. This instructional video demonstrates just how easy it is to make flubber at home. Just follow the illustrated directions and you'll be having ...more
Scientists know that bacteria create their own energy, get nutrients to run their cellular processes, and multiply. But, bacteria haven't been shown to respond to external mechanical stimulation or signals in a way that's similar to how our bodies respond to touch, until now. ...more
Warning: If you are eating and for some reason still decided to click on this article, turn around now. Maui, Hawaii health officials have reported finding at least six cases of angiostrongyliasis, a parasitic lungworm that infects humans. Colloquially, it's known as rat lungw ...more
Onshore, or on a boat, have you ever wondered what swims below in the dark water? Using standard equipment and a new process, marine scientists can now get a good look at what is swimming by—just by analyzing the water. Taking stock of fish living or passing through a river, ...more
Poppy Tooker, author of the Crescent City Farmers Market Cookbook, says that the secret to preventing slimy okra is to slice it thinly and cook it in quick batches in very hot oil. Prepare your okra first by slicing it into thin pieces. Prepare a large frying pan with just a f ...more
Add breathing in your house as another possible danger to your health. If your home is sick, it's possible you could get sick too. The term "sick building syndrome" hit the airwaves years ago as a one size fits all reference to homes and buildings that are just too efficient ...more
In this episode the Mighty Car Mod team show you how to remove Human Slime from the interior of your car with steam cleaning. We show you how to restore the original look of the factory seats and interior.
Peach trees and other related plants are susceptible to the devastation caused by fire blight, a contagious bacterial disease. Once contracted, infected trees have to be burned to contain the disease and prevent spread to nearby trees. Increasing resistance to antibiotic treat ...more
In the ongoing search to find better ways to use antibiotics, an extract made from maple syrup has some surprisingly important medical benefits. As bacteria continue to outmaneuver antibiotics, our options for treating infections narrow. Plus, slimy bacterial communities call ...more
How many king slimes do you have? Watch this Terraria mob trap guide video to learn how to get four king slimes. King slimes drop a lot of items, so if you want to be able to harvest from them, learn how to build this trap.
Growing evidence suggests that neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's may develop in part due to environmental factors, including infections that can cause inflammation in the nervous system. New research from investigators from Jude Children's Research Hospital and Thoma ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to seal a nitro engine. Nitro Engines are used for R/C models. This video will help viewers learn how to protect a nitro engine from air leakage. The video provides all the materials required to seal the nitro engine. The materials req ...more
Antibiotics are one of our main weapons against infections. The problem is that many bacteria are becoming resistant to most of the antibiotics we use to treat them, and those 'superbugs' have created an urgent threat to our global health. A research group found a new way to h ...more