How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs

By Brian Lemay 100 comments

Whether you’re going for bling, swagger, or just looking for a different way to decorate, you might be surprised at what you can do with the tabs from your soda cans. In this project we’re up-cycling these marvels of engineering, into lightweight aluminum chains. For this project, I swung by a local recycling depot, and […]

Does Alcohol Kill Brain Cells?

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[Intro] The claim that alcohol kills brain cells dates back to the temperance movement of the early twentieth century when Prohibition advocates wanted to make alcohol illegal in the United States. These people, who warned that a couple of gin rickeys would eat away your brain were the same ones that also circulated claims that, […]

How Alcohol Physically Alters Your Memories | Inverse

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As it turns out alcohol actually changes the way your brain forms memories on the molecular level and this new study that shows this can explain why So many of us continue to drink even though we know it can feel so bad the study published last week in the journal neuron It was done […]

INSTANTLY FREEZE SODA!

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– Is it frozen? No way OMG this is amazing What’s up, YouTube! Today we are going to try to freeze”instantly”. Alright, let me show you. Let’s GO GO GO I don’t even know if this is going to work, but we’re gonna try the same way we froze water. Lets Hope It Works LEGGO […]

Why does soda fizz when you shake it? | #aumsum

By Brian Lemay 61 comments

Topic: Solubility. When you open a shaken cold drink bottle, what makes the fizz explode out? Did he really prepare a cold drink from flavored water and carbon dioxide? Yes. A cold drink usually contains flavored water and excess amount of carbon dioxide dissolved in it. This mixture forms carbonic acid which gives the cold […]

How to Make Supercooled Alcohol (Homemade Cryofluid)

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So which would you rather have? Fire powers, or cryo powers? – Oh, fire powers. – Why is that? – Absolutely. Firestarter? – Yeah, but you would burn everything down. – Yeah, exactly. – I could blast crazy ice everywhere in this, and it would be fine tomorrow. There would be no house if I […]

Is Sugar Alcohol as Awesome as It Sounds?

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If you made a list of all the substances that you most like to ingest, what would be on it? Would sugar be on that list? Of course it would. Because sugar’s delicious. And how about alcohol? If you’re old enough to drink it, alcohol can be pretty OK, although it can turn on you […]

How Much Alcohol Can A Pregnant Woman Drink?

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I’ll have a shot of whiskey, a gin & tonic, and a home pregnancy test – to go, please. Hey guys, Tara here for Dnews – and you know who has it the worst? Pregnant women. They can’t have caffeine, they can’t smoke, and they definitely can’t drink alcohol – though that doesn’t always stop […]

Mechanism of Drug Addiction in the Brain, Animation.

By Brian Lemay 67 comments

Addiction is a neurological disorder that affects the reward system in the brain. In a healthy person, the reward system reinforces important behaviors that are essential for survival such as eating, drinking, sex, and social interaction. For example, the reward system ensures that you reach for food when you are hungry, because you know that […]

How to Chill Wine with Frozen Grapes

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There’s nothing more frustrating than to want to have a glass of wine but the bottle has yet to be chilled. What do you do? Add ice? That works but it leaves your wine watered down. Here’s a better idea. Get some grapes. Put them in a bowl and to keep them in your freezer. […]