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Hydrophobic Sand - Science!

Hits: 6651 | Rating: (3.1) | Category: Science | Added by: kitteh9lives
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Male, 18-29, Western US
 2576 Posts
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 2:12:16 AM
pretty cool

Male, 30-39, Canada
 5753 Posts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 6:08:21 AM
It's called Magic Sand.

wonder if this could be used to prevent flooding somehow...

It can only coat silicon, so I doubt it, but perhaps.

Male, 18-29, Canada
 599 Posts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 4:46:53 AM
So relaxing ... This will be my new alternative to Hypnotoad.

Male, 40-49, Asia
 13779 Posts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 3:04:15 AM
I want to make a beach out of this stuff, but glow sand as well.

BTW, how do you submit three videos at once?

Male, 30-39, Western US
 120 Posts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 2:57:40 AM
Top video - 1:27

Wednesday morning after Tuesday Taco Truck.

Female, 40-49, Midwest US
 1805 Posts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 12:15:21 AM
wonder if this could be used to prevent flooding somehow...

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 428 Posts
Monday, November 12, 2012 9:17:33 PM

Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 348 Posts
Monday, November 12, 2012 5:15:38 PM
This had been around for decades. It's a kids toy called magic sand or aqua sand.

Female, 70 & Over, Eastern US
 1583 Posts
Monday, November 12, 2012 11:18:14 AM
Link: Hydrophobic Sand - Science! [Rate Link] - Made by exposing sand to trimethylsilanol vapor. The trimethylsilanol coating is hydrophobic & makes sand un-wettable.

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