Use a Laboratory Beaker Mug To Experiment With Your Friends or Co-Workers

What better way to prank your students, friends or co-workers than drinking from a laboratory beaker. Surly, if you are a creative individual, you can come up with a way to make this work. However, if pranks aren’t your cup of coffee, then chemistry might be. As such, you know that coffee’s...

Dippy Bird the Drinking Bird for a Nerd

These “Dippy Birds” have been around for years, and you can’t fool us – you’ve always wanted one. Now’s your chance! But do you understand how it works? Do you get the complex relationship between chemistry and physics that makes this simple heat engine operate? Is it a...

XX and XY Chromosome Towels

Finally, the perfect gift for the geek couple! The XX and XY hand towels, because geeks understand the importance of towels. And sometimes two geeks get together and live in the same house. Know what that leads to? Towel fights. Not the sort where you wet one end and snap it, but fights over whose towel is...

What’s so irrational about March 14th?

Let me give you a hint. What does the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter in Euclidean space have to do with March 14th? Need another hint? It’s a famous non-repeating, non-terminal constant. It’s Pi, of course! In the U.S., Pi Day is celebrated on 3.14 (March 14th.) Good news...