Monthly Archives: September 2017

The self-carving pumpkin demonstration involves carving a jack-o-lantern face using an explosive chemical reaction.
Self-Carving Halloween Jack-o-Lantern That Won’t Blow Up The self-carving Halloween pumpkin project uses chemistry to carve a jack-o-lantern face. The traditional version of the project is somewhat dangerous, so here’s how to perform a safe version of the project. Safe Self-Carving Pumpkin Materials If you can get it, this project […]

Safe Self-Carving Pumpkin Project

A cockroach survives radiation better than a human, but it's not immune to the heat of an atomic bomb. (Amada44)
Cockroaches seem pretty indestructible, at least compared to us puny humans. They can live for a week without a head, survive a month without food, and appear unaffected inside an operating microwave oven. While it’s true the insects can survive harsh environments, can they really live through the detonation of […]

Can Cockroaches Survive a Nuclear Bomb?