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  • 03:33 Popular Mind Blowing Optical Illusion - Ames Window

    Mind Blowing Optical Illusion - Ames Window

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    Deane makes a trapezoid window from a sheet of card. When it spins it appears to change direction. A baffling optical illusion!

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  • 02:38 Drop a coin to land on its edge

    Drop a coin to land on its edge

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    It sounds impossible - dropping a coin so it stands up on its edge - but can you work out how it is done before Rob reveals the trick?= SUBSCRIBE NOWhttp://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShowCONNECT WITH CURIOSITYFacebook http://www

  • 01:45 Coin and matchbox mystery

    Coin and matchbox mystery

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    What seems obvious at first turns out to be anything but. Can you take Rob's coin and matchbox challenge and work out the answer before the reveal? SUBSCRIBE NOWhttp://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShowCONNECT WITH CURIOSITYFaceboo

  • 01:52 A Pair of Glasses

    A Pair of Glasses

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    Deane presents a matchstick puzzle which has an unexpected answer.SUBSCRIBE NOWhttp://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShowCONNECT WITH CURIOSITYFacebook http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShowTwitter https://twitter.com/CuriosityShowCu

  • 06:28 Geyser: Nature's Espresso Coffee Machine

    Geyser: Nature's Espresso Coffee Machine

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    Deane uses an espresso coffee machine to explain how the Pohutu Geyser in New Zealand works.SUBSCRIBE NOWhttp://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShowCONNECT WITH CURIOSITYFacebook http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShowTwitter https://t

  • 03:22 Invisible Ink Messages

    Invisible Ink Messages

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    Deane demonstrates the use of lemon juice and an electric iron to write and read secret messages.SUBSCRIBE NOWhttp://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShowCONNECT WITH CURIOSITYFacebook http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShowTwitter http

  • 04:40 Spectacular Lifts

    Spectacular Lifts

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    Deane demonstrates some unusual and unexpected lifting devices.SUBSCRIBE NOWhttp://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShowCONNECT WITH CURIOSITYFacebook http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShowTwitter https://twitter.com/CuriosityShowCurio

  • 01:38 Magic Jumping Coin

    Magic Jumping Coin

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    Deane demonstrates a simple trick in which a coin seems to have a mind of its own.SUBSCRIBE NOWhttp://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShowCONNECT WITH CURIOSITYFacebook http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShowTwitter https://twitter.com

  • 01:33 Matchstick Rearrangements

    Matchstick Rearrangements

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    Deane and Rob present two matchstick problems which require lateral thinking. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitter

  • 04:23 Walk away from your own shadow

    Walk away from your own shadow

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    This was easier to do back when TVs had fluorescent screens but if you can get your hands on an old set, Rob shows you how to walk away from your own shadow.

  • 03:26 An incredible ancient mousetrap

    An incredible ancient mousetrap

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    Whoever built this engineering marvel was pretty clever but, as Rob shows, the mice were probably even smarter as you don't see these things around today.

  • 01:58 Escaping rubber band trick

    Escaping rubber band trick

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    This is a very simple trick with two rubber bands but, as Rob shows, it can be pretty deceptive until you work out what is going on.

  • 02:37 Bowl & Ball Game

    Bowl & Ball Game

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    Deane shows how to make a game to test your skill. It involves a kitchen bowl and marbles. There are many other games and puzzles under the heading "That's Impossible" in the Curiosity Show playlist titled "Make and Do". SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.c

  • 05:49 The Magical, Mystical, Mind-boggling Ames Window

    The Magical, Mystical, Mind-boggling Ames Window

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    Do you love optical illusions? So do I! In fact the Ames Window is my favourite. Over the years, we have shared more than 100 illusions and brain tricks of various kinds on the Curiosity Show. You can find them by going to Google or YouTube and typing in:

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  • 01:35 Make your own fly-roarer

    Make your own fly-roarer

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    Most people have made a bull-roarer; that South American folk toy, even if only out of a ruler and string. but how about a fly-roarer? Rob shows how to make one with very simple everyday materials.

  • 01:34 Match reversal trick

    Match reversal trick

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    This little match trick looks simple when Rob does it, but can you guess the secret before it is revealed?

  • 01:10 How low is absolute zero?

    How low is absolute zero?

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    We are used to boiling and freezing temperatures, but it is hard to imagine just how cold absolute zero is. Rob has a simple demonstration, with a little puzzle to follow.

  • 02:44 Rolling Spool

    Rolling Spool

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    Deane presents a problem concerning a cardboard spool with rope wrapped around it. Can you predict what will happen when the spool rolls on the ground? SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY

  • 01:43 Don't be fooled by fool's gold.

    Don't be fooled by fool's gold.

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    Lots of prospectors have thought they struck it rich only to find fool's gold in their panning dishes, but Rob shows you a simple way to tell fool's gold from the real thing.

  • 01:44 Three Word Puzzles

    Three Word Puzzles

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    Three puzzles will test your word power with the English language. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitter.com/Curios

  • 02:48 Make these wheels that run uphill

    Make these wheels that run uphill

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    Everyone knows that you can't have perpetual motion machines, but what about wheels that run themselves uphill? Rob shows a couple of versions.

  • 02:00 Maps, States & Borders

    Maps, States & Borders

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    Deane challenges Rob with a mathematical problem concerning maps, states and borders. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https:/

  • 02:36 Making Toast Fast

    Making Toast Fast

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    Deane presents a mathematical problem which starts with a broken toaster and ends with fast toast! SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twit

  • 01:21 Making Glass

    Making Glass

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    Many common objects are made of glass . . . but what is glass made from? Deane answers this question. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow T

  • 04:53 How to make a Plastic Helicopter

    How to make a Plastic Helicopter

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    Deane shows how to make a model helicopter using simple bits and pieces from around the home. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤

  • 02:22 How much sugar can dissolve in a cup?

    How much sugar can dissolve in a cup?

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    Some people take so much sugar in their tea and coffee that you'd think it couldn't dissolve. Rob reveals an unexpected outcome of sweetening your drinks to extreme.

  • 04:19 Make this climbing acrobat

    Make this climbing acrobat

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    Folk toys can be ingenious things, with simple physical principles behind them. Rob shows how to make the climbing acrobat, and you don't have to be a wood carver if you use simple things around the home.

  • 04:39 The mysterious isochronous curve

    The mysterious isochronous curve

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    It's a big name, but the isochronous curve deserves it. Rob shows you how to draw one easily and then how to investigate its extraordinary properties.

  • 05:15 When lead pencils were silver and gold.

    When lead pencils were silver and gold.

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    We write with lead pencils that are really carbon but, as Rob shows, drawings used to be done with silverpoint - and you can still make such drawings today if you know how to prepare the paper well.

  • 04:08 Launch your own flying saucers

    Launch your own flying saucers

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    Flying saucers are the stuff of science fiction, but you can make little versions that fly extremely well. Rob shows you how to do it with the simplest of objects around the home

  • 04:50 The sand acrobat performs

    The sand acrobat performs

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    This is a copy of an ingenious old folk toy that entertained children for many years. The originals were hand-carved but, as Rob shows, you can make it from simple materials around the home.

  • 00:59 Popular Weight of Air

    Weight of Air

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    does air weigh anything? Deane challenges viewers to calculate the weight of air pressing down on them. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow

  • 05:16 Sending Pictures through Space

    Sending Pictures through Space

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    Deane demonstrates methods for creating and sending digital pictures. You will need a pen and paper of this exercise. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com

  • 01:34 Matchstick Dog

    Matchstick Dog

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    If you solve this puzzle before the answer is given, you are the top-dog in the class. Congratulations! SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow

  • 01:30 Left-Facing Fish

    Left-Facing Fish

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    Deane and Rob present a matchstick problem concerning left-facing and right-facing fish. See if you can solve the problem before the answer is given. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Fa

  • 01:56 How to predict a coin toss - without fail

    How to predict a coin toss - without fail

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    Tossing a coin is a good way to resolve a dispute, but Rob shows how you can predict the outcome of a coin toss every time.

  • 03:54 Laser Beam

    Laser Beam

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    What is a Laser Beam? Deane explains using diagrams, a real laser beam, and smoke and mirrors!! SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter

  • 02:18 A juicy and fruity tale.

    A juicy and fruity tale.

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    People put sugar on a fruit salad when the fruit is already sweet enough - Why? Rob explains with a simple demonstration - it is all about osmosis.

  • 05:01 Momentum Marbles in a Newton's Cradle

    Momentum Marbles in a Newton's Cradle

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    Often known as a Newton's Cradle, this little device is captivating and intriguing and, as Rob shows, easy to make from simple materials

  • 02:56 Floating Steel

    Floating Steel

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    Deane shows that it is possible to make steel float. But it takes tension!! SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitter.c

  • 05:04 Making a Jet Boat

    Making a Jet Boat

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    Deane shows how to make two jet boats - one powered by air and the other powered by water. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ ht

  • 03:29 Earthquake Mirror

    Earthquake Mirror

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    Deane shows how to make a pretend earthquake using a small mirror and some odds and ends from around the home. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/Curios

  • 04:09 Invisible Ink & Secret Messages

    Invisible Ink & Secret Messages

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    Deane shows how secret messages can be written with invisible ink and decoded with a hot iron. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter

  • 01:34 Three Tricky Pictures

    Three Tricky Pictures

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    See if you can work out these picture puzzles before the answers are revealed. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitte

  • 04:51 A Wind Wheel to Make

    A Wind Wheel to Make

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    Wind-driven propellers are nothing new, but Rob shows how to make a little wind wheel that will run along the ground in the slightest breeze, even picking itself up and carrying on when it falls over

  • 02:17 How to Crack Coconuts

    How to Crack Coconuts

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    People use all sorts of methods to break open coconuts; often sending fragments everywhere, but Rob shows a simple and foolproof way to get them open and preserve their contents

  • 04:39 The Mystery of Rattlebacks

    The Mystery of Rattlebacks

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    Rattle backs used to be regarded as mystical stones, but Rob reveals why they behave as they do and even how you can make your own out of everyday materials around the house.

  • 03:32 Make a Water Drop Roller Coaster

    Make a Water Drop Roller Coaster

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    Water drops on a non-wetting surface are fascinating to watch. Surface tension makes them behave like quicksilver. Rob shows how to make a simple roller coaster that lets drops roll on an intricate pathway - as intricate as you want to make it.

  • 01:38 Bricks on Strings

    Bricks on Strings

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    Deane shows Rob a row of house bricks suspended by strings. The challenge is to predict which strings will break when downward a force is applied to each of the strings. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNE

  • 01:51 How to cut a pipe squarely

    How to cut a pipe squarely

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    Cutting a section of pipe or cylindrical rod is tricky - the cut goes sideways or doesn't meet itself, but Rob shows a simple way to cut a pipe squarely every time.

  • 02:02 A bamboo whistle with a difference

    A bamboo whistle with a difference

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    Many folk cultures have whistles and flutes made from bamboo but, if you can get your hands on a clump of growing bamboo, Rob shows you how to make a bamboo whistle of a different kind.

  • 01:30 Palindromes

    Palindromes

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    Deane and Rob hunt for the longest palindrome. Can you do better? SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitter.com/Curiosi

  • 04:40 Optical illusions - Brain tricks

    Optical illusions - Brain tricks

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    Deane explains several optical illusions. They are brain tricks and they depend on movement, contrast, or background and foreground. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://w

  • 04:12 Window Puzzles

    Window Puzzles

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    Deane presents two window puzzles which depend on your ability to compare areas. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twit

  • 02:16 Shape of Words

    Shape of Words

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    Deane and Rob explore the overall shape of words in the English language, and leave the viewers with a challenge. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/Cur

  • 04:34 How yachts sail into the wind

    How yachts sail into the wind

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    Some years ago we posted a segment on how ships sail into the wind. It proved pretty popular so here is Rob with a slightly different take on it.

  • 03:14 Your remarkable hinge-and-pivot arm.

    Your remarkable hinge-and-pivot arm.

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    The various movements of our arms and hands are extremely varied, but how do the rigid bones of the arm allow such a variety of movements? Rob shows what goes on inside your arm when you go about your daily activities.

  • 02:07 Ancient Arabic Digital Display

    Ancient Arabic Digital Display

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    You wouldn't think that the modern digital display on calculators had much to do with ancient Arabic number, but Rob shows how close the link really is.

  • 03:11 Make Your Own Electric Piano !

    Make Your Own Electric Piano !

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    Deane shows how to make an electric piano from a block of wood, a handful of pins and a hammer!! SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitte

  • 04:46 Music Pitch and Rhythm

    Music Pitch and Rhythm

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    Deane explains the meaning of the terms "pitch" and "rhythm" in music. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitter.com/Cu

  • 05:22 Model Volcano

    Model Volcano

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    Deane explains how volcanoes form and erupt. Also, using a dangerous chemical (ammonium dichromate) he makes a working model of a volcano. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ ht

  • 03:42 Magically-Linked Donuts

    Magically-Linked Donuts

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    Deane challenges viewers to find a way to cut a donut in halves, forming two linked circles. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤

  • 04:54 The Secret of Chromakey

    The Secret of Chromakey

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    Deane explains how the process of chromakey can be used in a television studio to produce amazing backgrounds. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/Curios

  • 01:29 How Long till Sunset?

    How Long till Sunset?

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    Deane demonstrates a simple bu accurate method for calculating how long it will be before thesun sets. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow

  • 04:45 Potato Stamps

    Potato Stamps

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    Deane shows how to make artistic stamps using acrylic paint and potatoes, carrots, or other vegetables. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow

  • 03:03 Grow Your Name

    Grow Your Name

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    Deane shows how to make a living version of your own name. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitter.com/CuriosityShow

  • 01:35 Mysterious Secret Words

    Mysterious Secret Words

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    Deane presents a long list of words which appear to have nothing in common. But those words do hold a secret. Can you solve the puzzle? SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http:

  • 07:46 Inertia, Mass & Momentum

    Inertia, Mass & Momentum

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    Deane explains the role of inertia, mass and momentum in a number of spectacular science demonstrations. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriositySho

  • 02:28 Tablecloth Inertia Trick

    Tablecloth Inertia Trick

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    Deane demonstrates a rapid way for clearing the table! Can you do it? SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitter.com/Cur

  • 01:03 Cutting onions without tears

    Cutting onions without tears

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    Cutting onions can make you cry and sting your eyes, but Rob has a couple of sound scientific ways to do it in comfort

  • 03:10 When a snake is a caterpillar

    When a snake is a caterpillar

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    In central Australia, the bag moth caterpillar has some interesting habits. As Rob shows, some are pretty hazardous but others very interesting.

  • 04:34 Make and play your own  "Cup" Roarer

    Make and play your own "Cup" Roarer

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    We have probably all made a "bull roarer" by tying a ruler on a piece of string and whirling it around to make a roaring sound. Rob shows a South American variation that can even be an instrument - still used in bands today.

  • 04:58 Satellite Communication

    Satellite Communication

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    Deane explains how synchronous satellites allow communication signals to be sent around the world. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twit

  • 01:41 Measuring Volume with a Ruler

    Measuring Volume with a Ruler

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    Deane demonstrates a method for measuring the volume of an irregular container. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitt

  • 00:47 This beats a clothes brush every time

    This beats a clothes brush every time

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    Getting dust of clothing, especially dark clothing, can defeat a clothes brush, but Rob shows a much easier and more effective way to do it.

  • 05:12 Make an Anti-Gravity Machine

    Make an Anti-Gravity Machine

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    You can't really make an anti-gravity machine but, as Rob shows, these simple little devices do seem to defy gravity - at least for a while.

  • 01:33 Eggs in Water

    Eggs in Water

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    Deane and Rob demonstrate a novel method for washing eggs. It's really just an excuse to perform a spectacular inertia trick! SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.face

  • 05:12 Skeleton Boat

    Skeleton Boat

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    Using corks and hair pins, Deane shows how to make a simple skeleton boat which is powered by a paddle wheel and a rubber band motor. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://

  • 02:42 Sir Edmund Hillary

    Sir Edmund Hillary

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    Deane reminds us of Edmund Hillary's greatest achievement - climbing Mount Everest. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://t

  • 01:38 Tessellations

    Tessellations

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    Deane talks about tessellations which are tiles which fit together. He shows some naturally occurring tessellations at the "Tessellated Pavement" in Tasmania. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CUR

  • 01:00 Coin and Saucer Trick

    Coin and Saucer Trick

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    Deane demonstrates a simple coin trick which you can try with your friends. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitter.c

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  • 02:23 Reaction Time

    Reaction Time

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    Deane and Rob explain the meaning of "reaction time" and show how it can be measured. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https:/

  • 01:55 Sound Effect - Rocket

    Sound Effect - Rocket

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    Deane shows how to simulate the sounds of a rocket launch using a TV set, a cardboard tube and a microphone. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/Curiosit

  • 03:25 Simple Moving Pictures To Make

    Simple Moving Pictures To Make

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    Fully animated films are pretty tricky to do, but Rob shows a simple way to make little animations of your own

  • 02:58 Robotic Singing Bird

    Robotic Singing Bird

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    Deane reveals the hidden mechanism which enables a mechanical bird to whistle a tune. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https:/

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  • 03:46 Complementary Colour Experiments

    Complementary Colour Experiments

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    Most people know the colour wheel and how complementary colours are "opposites", but Rob takes the story a bit further, and there are simple demonstrations that you can try yourself

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  • 03:31 Special Effects To Try

    Special Effects To Try

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    Special effects these days take masses of high tech wizardry, but they used to be done more simply. Rob shows how some great effects were done with very little..

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  • 04:22 Find Your Own Rhythm

    Find Your Own Rhythm

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    The African tongue drum was made from a hollow log, but Rob shows you a much easier way to make your own from PVC pipe offcuts

  • 04:46 Rubik Cube In 2 Dimensions

    Rubik Cube In 2 Dimensions

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    The Rubik (or Rubik's) Cube is a popular toy. Deane shows how to make a 2 Dimensional version of the famous puzzle. You will need to start with a small square plastic or cardboard box. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Curi

  • 03:56 Mind Reading With Numbers

    Mind Reading With Numbers

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    When someone is thinking of any number between 1 and 1000, Deane shows how to find that number with just 10 questions. It may seem like mind reading, but it is really logic. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow C

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  • 05:14 The Amazing Benham Disc Illusion

    The Amazing Benham Disc Illusion

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    The Benham Disc Illusion produces faint colours from a spinning black and white pattern. It works better on TV sets than computers, but best of all to the naked eye. Follow Rob's instructions and see it for yourself.

  • 05:05 Chain Reaction

    Chain Reaction

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    Deane explains nuclear energy by setting up a chain reaction with mousetraps and ping pong balls. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitt

  • 03:17 Put A Sock In It!

    Put A Sock In It!

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    Deane shows how the volume of recorded music was controlled in an old fashioned phonograph. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ h

  • 01:04 How To Mangle Your Clothes

    How To Mangle Your Clothes

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    Before washing machines and spin dryers were invented, people would often use a MANGLE to dry their clothes. Deane shows how a mangle works, using a very old one in Alice Springs in Central Australia. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_cent

  • 01:32 Restaurant Puzzle   Strange Code

    Restaurant Puzzle Strange Code

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    Deane and Rob decipher a coded message left in a restaurant. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://twitter.com/CuriositySho

  • 01:25 Strange Spelling In The English Language

    Strange Spelling In The English Language

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    Deane presents Rob with a strange word and asks him to pronounce it. The solution to the problem depends on unusual letter combinations in the English language. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH C

  • 04:01 Cardboard Gramophone

    Cardboard Gramophone

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    Deane demonstrates a cardboard gramophone which plays recorded sound without any motor, springs or battery. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/Curiosity

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  • 03:57 Making Oxygen

    Making Oxygen

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    Deane shows how to make oxygen in a glass and illustrates some of its properties.. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ https://tw

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  • 02:50 Mobius Strip

    Mobius Strip

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    Deane shows a mysterious loop made from a strip of paper. When sliced with a pair of scissors it reveals a surprise result. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebo

  • 04:19 Heavy Lifting

    Heavy Lifting

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    Deane shows several tricks for lifting weights. They can all be done with simple household items. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitt

  • 01:24 The Mystery Of The Earwig's Name

    The Mystery Of The Earwig's Name

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    Earwigs can be garden pests, but they are interesting little creatures, and nobody is quite sure how they got their name, although Rob offers a couple of explanations.

  • 01:25 Marathon

    Marathon

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    A marathon is a long-distance running race. Why is it called a Marathon? Deane explains. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www.facebook.com/CuriosityShow Twitter ➤ http

  • 04:28 Bone - Nature's Fibreglass

    Bone - Nature's Fibreglass

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    We largely take our bones for granted but, as Rob explains, they are miracles of engineering, and predate fibreglass by many millions of years in combining hardness and flexibility.

  • 04:20 Making A Cannon

    Making A Cannon

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    Deane and Rob show how cannons and cannon balls were made in the olden days. The working models they show were in a mill in Launceston, Tasmania. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebo

  • 01:58 The Apothecary's Indispensible Tool

    The Apothecary's Indispensible Tool

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    This odd object was once the staple tool of an apothecary, but what do you think its role was? Rob explains.

  • 02:05 How To Make An Egg Bounce

    How To Make An Egg Bounce

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    It sounds impossible, but Rob shows you how to make an egg bounce - easy to do with simple kitchen stuff.

  • 04:21 Getting Your Blood Moving Heartlessly

    Getting Your Blood Moving Heartlessly

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    We all know that the heart pumps the blood around to body, but how does that blood get back to the heart again? Rob demonstrates the surprising tricks that lie hidden in your veins

  • 02:33 Finding Your Blind Spot

    Finding Your Blind Spot

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    Deane shows how to find the blind spot in each eye. He uses a sheet of card, a balloon model and a diagram to explain the process. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook ➤ http://www

  • 04:16 Personalized Toast

    Personalized Toast

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    How can you make a slice of toast with your own initial on it? Deane shows how it can be done with the help of a lettuce leaf or a paint brush. SUBSCRIBE NOW http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CuriosityShow CONNECT WITH CURIOSITY Facebook

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