Going Dark

From Reactions. We won’t be releasing any new videos in January and February. Why? We’ll be working hard to develop new content we hope you’ll love. But fear not! We’ll still be posting on social media and in the community tab, so give us a follow to stay up to date. We’re psyched to bring…

You Died. Now What? Here’s 11 Things You Could Do With Your Dead Body

From Reactions. After you die, your body has quite a few options –– from being turned into a diamond to helping solve a murder. This week, let us break down the possibilities so you can rest easy. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactions Twitter! http://twitter.com/ACSReactions Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/acsreactions/ You might also like: What Happens When You’re About to…

Could The Dip Really Kill a Toon? and Other Cartoon Chem (ft. SpongeBob, Popeye, & more)

From Reactions. Are bananas actually that slippery? Could spinach give you superhuman strength? And what the heck is Toon Acid? This week, watch some cartoons alongside our writer and host, Sam Jones, and learn whether their chemistry checks out. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactions Twitter! http://twitter.com/ACSReactions Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/acsreactions/ You might also like: The Chemistry of Love…

Yule Log Chemistry Trivia – 4 Hours of Cozy Fireplace for Your Nerdy Holiday Parties

From Reactions. Ready to kick back and relax by the fire this holiday season? We’ve got you covered. Enjoy our chemistry-themed yule log trivia with a cup of hot cocoa at home, in the background at work, or at this year’s annual ugly sweater party. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactions Twitter! http://twitter.com/ACSReactions Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/acsreactions/ You might…

We Boiled Potatoes in Acid Then Roasted Them… Here’s What Happened

From Reactions. In the mood for more food science? Check out PBS Digital Studios’ newest show–Serving Up Science! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClJ8BxAuS5hDlTnlZoDPV5w Making delicious roasted potatoes is all about finding the right texture and consistency. Here at Reactions, we were inspired to give it a go after seeing J. Kenji Lopez-Alt’s delicious recipe on Serious Eats. Today we’ll…

How Do Blacksmiths Make Swords?

From Reactions. This video was created in celebration of this year’s National Chemistry Week theme: Marvelous Metals. Learn more about it here: http://www.acs.org/ncw This week on Reactions we head to Portland, Oregon, and learn how blacksmithing is just as much chemistry as it is an artform. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactions Twitter! http://twitter.com/ACSReactions Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/acsreactions/ You…

How to Make Magnetic Slime

From Reactions. PBSDS Survey: https://www.pbsresearch.org/c/r/Reactions_YTvideo This week on Reactions our writer, Sam, skips work to make some slime! Check it out to learn how you, too, can use easy-to-get items to make magnetic and colored slime. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactions Twitter! http://twitter.com/ACSReactions Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/acsreactions/ You might also like: The Chemistry of Hollywood Fake Blood https://youtu.be/8OC5rji1stI…

Space Mirrors and Other Weird Ways to Fight Climate Change

From Reactions. Check out Hot Mess: http://bit.ly/HotMessPBSDS There are things you can do right now to help our climate–like investing in renewable energy. But today on Reactions, we’re digging into a few of the weirdest climate change-combating ideas out there. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactions Twitter! http://twitter.com/ACSReactions Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/acsreactions/ You might also like: How Much Does…