Daily Archives: July 19, 2014




Burning Dandelions (Anne Helmenstine)
I continued my experimentation into the colors of flames produced by dandelions with a bouquet of ‘wishes’ or seed heads. In Nebraska, dandelions are used for dandelion wine, but mainly are a weed. No one objected to getting the flowers cleared out their yard. Actually, I suspect they were glad […]

Burning Bouquet of Dandelions



Nitrile Glove
One of the most common materials used to make disposable gloves is nitrile. Nitrile compounds contain the CN- (cyano) functional group. Nitrile gloves are available in many colors, though the most common colors are purple and blue. There are a couple of interesting facts about these gloves: You either want […]

Interesting Facts About Nitrile Gloves