Ivory Soap: Pure, Simple, Floats, EXPOLDS! Kind of. . .maybe a better word is inflates... For more than 75 years, Ivory soap’s most famous feature—its ability to float—was believed to be the result of a lunchtime mistake. The story begins with an employee who forgot to shut off the soap-making machine when he went to … Continue reading Ivory Soap Explosion
Real Men Use An Apple Peeler
Real Men. The video below has been shared with us countless times, with the suggestion that Cole might like to try it and share his experience . . . [youtube]http://youtu.be/5ST3-O4klDA[/youtube] because, well, we are the kind of family people make these suggestions to. Mostly because I don’t mind the risk of my kitchen catching fire … Continue reading Real Men Use An Apple Peeler
How to Carve a 3-D Apple Puzzle
It's Puzzle Day and to celebrate Cole will demonstrate how to carve a 3-D Puzzle Apple Puzzle. Just so you know, If it wouldn't have interrupted the flow of the video, I would've encourage Cole to cut away from his body parts. And... Cole drew you a handy print out diagram. I have no idea what I'm … Continue reading How to Carve a 3-D Apple Puzzle
Oobleck Party: Questions, Answers, Pictures!
OOBLECK PARTY! Cousin Carla is gone. The Odd Oobleck Party Pool is only. As always, Cole and I loved having Cousin Carla visit. This is her fourth summer visit, and we hope she had a good time too. God knows, we do try to be entertaining and make her happy.. The first summer she came, … Continue reading Oobleck Party: Questions, Answers, Pictures!
Ooblecking Be Back Soon!
Why I did not posting El Morno yesterday and why El Morno will be delayed at least a few more hours today..... Cousin Carla is in town... It was my birthday yesterday... The bottom dropped out of a gallon bottle of Stoli Vodka in my kitchen and I am high on the fumes. Rascal just … Continue reading Ooblecking Be Back Soon!
Dry Ice Bomb-Directions Included
Dry Ice Bomb from Katybeth on Vimeo. Here is the second video in Cole’s series, “What to do When Your Parents Want You to Unplug From the Television and Computer.” Dry ice can be purchased here if you live in the Chicagoland area. A block of dry ice costs about $15.00 (cash or check only). … Continue reading Dry Ice Bomb-Directions Included
Works Toilet Bowl Bomb
Works Toilet Bowl Bomb Amusing Kids 101 The Chicago Waldorf School (CWS) celebrates Spring Break this week. Odd, I know. However, Odd and The Chicago Waldorf School go together like chocolate and peanut butter, girl scouts and cookies, organic chocolate and tofu bars. If anyone at the school denies it, the code word is Eurhythmy. … Continue reading Works Toilet Bowl Bomb