The mystery of motion sickness

Although one third of the population suffers from motion sickness, scientists aren’t exactly sure what causes it. Like the common cold, it’s a seemingly simple problem that’s still without a cure. And if you think it’s bad on a long family car ride, imagine being a motion sick astronaut! Rose Eveleth explains what’s happening in our bodies when we get the car sick blues.

How to Turn Water into Wine – Science Trick

Turn water into wine! This simple science experiment demonstrates how fluids with different density can switch places. Fun to use as a magic party trick or as a demonstration for a physics experiment. Watch as the water switches place with the wine, because water has a higher density then wine. You could try using a playing card instead of the thin plastic spacer.