Don't Crush Oobleck Too Hard

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  • Published on Dec 7, 2021
  • I crush oobleck in my hydraulic press
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  • Alexa Zisa
    Alexa Zisa 5 months ago +47096

    Scientists: “are you a solid or a liquid?”
    Oobleck: “depends”

  • MoliminousTheater
    MoliminousTheater Month ago +2311

    i love how you're telling us not to crush it, as if we'll accidentally crush it under a hydraulic press lol

  • Milo
    Milo 4 months ago +947

    For one of the snow days in my elementary school we had to make oobleck (we just read that Dr. Seuss book) and write a paragraph about whether we think it is a solid or a liquid (we had "blizzard bags" for work at home in case of snow days).
    I remember being so done with everything that I debated saying it was a gas.
    8 year old me was on another level

    • Mark Fuston
      Mark Fuston 4 days ago +4

      @Apteral Anomaly You observed it was a liquid, and made the observation that it would most likely freeze..sounds like a bad teacher to me.

    • -holly the kitsune-
      -holly the kitsune- Month ago +20

      @Apteral Anomaly
      man thats pretty creative lol, too bad your teacher said you didnt follow the directions

    • LordZoth6292
      LordZoth6292 Month ago +6

      I remember this too, but we didn't get snow in Louisiana.

    • Apteral Anomaly
      Apteral Anomaly Month ago +59

      In my school, my teacher had kids split into groups with a tub of the stuff and debate how to land on a theoretical planet made of it, based only on our observations interacting with it, then draw a picture of our method. I insisted on a ship with a freeze gun, because the teacher took the tub out of the refrigerator (and also logically things with liquid in them tend to freeze). She told me I hadn't followed the directions, insisting that I couldn't have known Oobleck would freeze by observing it in the moment.

    • A random Internet Stranger
      A random Internet Stranger Month ago +15

      @Milo damn same bro

  • Dan Coulson
    Dan Coulson 2 months ago

    I always wondered if you could use this liquid as a speed regulator for vehicles going down hill.
    The wheel could be connected to a paddle in a chamber filled with this liquid.
    It would slowly slip, allowing for a slow and controlled descent.

  • Danny
    Danny 4 months ago +53

    Scientists: "are you a solid or liquid?"
    Oobleck: "You know, it varies with my mood...."

  • • Neemscape 🌎 • 17 yrs ago •

    Oh man oobleck. Great childhood memories lol. I remember how amazed I was when I first played with it in class. Then I went home and showed my neighbors my age how to make it and they thought it was absolutely awesome. That was a fun afternoon lol.

  • some random eyeball™
    some random eyeball™ Month ago +56

    "It squoze the water right out of it"
    -Action Lab, December 9, 2021

  • Khaotix Kaden
    Khaotix Kaden 9 days ago +1

    Everyone: Scientists are geniuses, always coming up with new ideas and finding answers to our most burning questions. They go through hundreds of iterations of experiments just to find the perfect balance.
    Scientists: it squoze the water right out of it

  • Merci
    Merci Month ago +1

    I remember when my little sister and I made this by accident. We spent hours playing with it before my aunt got home and started yelling at us for wasting her corn starch 😂

  • GippyHappy
    GippyHappy 5 months ago +15565

    The thing about oobleck is you don’t really get why it’s cool unless you have it in your hands.

    • goldify
      goldify 19 days ago

      @Solbashio you can make oobleck by mixing watter with cornstarsh :D i think

    • GippyHappy
      GippyHappy 27 days ago

      @someparts Now why would she say a thing like that

    • someparts
      someparts 27 days ago

      That's what she said.

    • S :3
      S :3 28 days ago

      It stinks doe

    • Twisted_fb
      Twisted_fb 4 months ago

      @pocono49 murphy maybe

  • SGAman123 _
    SGAman123 _ Month ago +1

    I always imagined a swimming pool filled with oobleck and a tag game where you had to run and not get trapped in the oobleck.

  • Stephanie Mooneyham
    Stephanie Mooneyham Month ago +1

    reality: "okay, oobleck-- do you want to be a solid or a liquid?"
    "uhhh... um.... uhh.... wait, let me think... hmm.."
    "y'know what? nevermind."

  • Georgia Something
    Georgia Something 2 months ago

    Oobleck is so much fun!! Please do more experiments with it! I would love to see it baked or something

  • Dennis Cleaver
    Dennis Cleaver Month ago +6

    "Oobleck, son. It hardens in response to physical trauma."
    "You can't hurt me, Jack!"

  • riya k
    riya k 5 months ago +5733

    its actually really cool, but the coolest part is that it literally takes just 2 easily available ingredients to make: cornstarch and water

    • riya k
      riya k 3 days ago +1

      @Nichole Calkins honestly just experiment with it. add some cornstarch and keep adding water a little bit at a time until you have the consistency you want.

    • Nichole Calkins
      Nichole Calkins 3 days ago +1

      Can I ask the ratios you use? 1:1?

    • Kourtnei
      Kourtnei 4 months ago

      babaypower works good to

    • Itz_minty!  #tysmfor100subs!
      Itz_minty! #tysmfor100subs! 4 months ago +1

      The thumbnail looks like the person is one bones was i the only one who noticed that…..

    • Kolas
      Kolas 5 months ago

      I put that on my hair all the time lol

  • JELLY 💜 Cpufi
    JELLY 💜 Cpufi 2 months ago

    I remember playing with those as a kid, still as cool as I remembered

  • DVG
    DVG 3 months ago

    I loved doing this to sand at the beach when I was a kid. I'd always bounce balls of wet sand between my hands so they wouldn't melt back into half liquid, then throw dry sand on them to solidify the balls

  • cocainekoh
    cocainekoh Month ago +16

    "Nanomachines, son they harden in response to physically trauma"

  • Valek
    Valek Month ago +52

    "why wont you die?"
    "Obleck son"
    -some politician perhaps

  • Xertz Water
    Xertz Water 5 months ago +6273

    “Squoze” the water right out of it lol.

  • TheOriginalJphyper
    TheOriginalJphyper Month ago

    I haven't handled Oobleck since I was in preschool, but even thirty years later, I still remember how it feels and how weird the sensation is.

  • ~ Beanie Gacha ~
    ~ Beanie Gacha ~ 24 days ago +1

    Scientists: Are you a solid or a liquid?
    Oobleck: Yes

  • ShamoBlamo
    ShamoBlamo Month ago

    Me: "is oobleck a solid or a liquid?"
    Kantaji Brown Jackson: "I'm not a biologist"

  • Kahlia Lee
    Kahlia Lee Month ago +1

    Scientists: Are you a solid or a liquid?
    Oobleck: yes

  • Beth Moore
    Beth Moore 5 months ago +6131

    As a writer/editor and lover of words, I think we should certainly make “squoze” the past-tense of “squeeze”.

    • Starlight_Studios
      Starlight_Studios Month ago

      More like Squoozed
      I think it looks better.

    • Title by Artist
      Title by Artist 4 months ago

      My English degree entitles me to credibly support this rule.

    • ur mom soooo nice
      ur mom soooo nice 4 months ago

      I squozed the orange juice into the bottle

    • Naþan Ø
      Naþan Ø 4 months ago +1

      @Jessica Guha It is, some people just haven't gotten the memo yet

    • Jessica Guha
      Jessica Guha 4 months ago

      hol up- I thought that was a.ready a word!? can somebody help me😂😥

  • Moonshine Dreams
    Moonshine Dreams 2 months ago

    I remember I used this as a topic for a research paper in highschool, it was fun making it, but inputting the oobleck in the research product made things messy and heavy

  • vijayanand naman
    vijayanand naman 2 months ago

    I wish I had this youtuber during my engineering days(2005)... Could have made lot of difference.. Any how Thanks a lot Sir.

  • Ptera_xd
    Ptera_xd 3 months ago +56

    comment section: “are you a solid or a liquid?”
    Oobleck: "depends"
    comment section: "fascinating"
    Water: "am I a joke to you?"

    • Sriv Gamez
      Sriv Gamez 8 days ago

      Ametures -
      Liquid holding containers

    • Jacob Ogden
      Jacob Ogden Month ago

      ​@SpaceX-Space Flight Simulator That's not even true though, water can be super heated/cooled, and there is also the triple point to concern yourself with.

    • brightblackhole2
      brightblackhole2 Month ago

      @SpaceX-Space Flight Simulator the joke is that water is a liquid if you move through it slowly, but it hurts if you punch water really hard

    • matt81093
      matt81093 Month ago

      @SpaceX-Space Flight Simulator you make it sound like there isn't a transition period, but you are correct in that it isn't really the same

    • SpaceX-Space Flight Simulator
      SpaceX-Space Flight Simulator Month ago +1

      @Ptera_xd ok good :D

  • bell c@t
    bell c@t Month ago +1

    Scientists: are you a solid or liquid?
    Cat: “Depends”

  • mlijah
    mlijah 5 months ago +6506

    "Don't crush oobleck too hard"
    next time I consider placing my ooblek container into an industrial hydraulic press, I'll stop myself. thanks!

  • CarlytheWolf23
    CarlytheWolf23 Month ago

    I remember making these at school during elementary, fun stuff aside from the mess lol.

  • Kenneth Parks
    Kenneth Parks 28 days ago

    Creeping oobleck is the most awesome thing ever. You put oobleck into a subwoofer and pump different sound vibration through it and it does some crazzzzyyy stuff. Super fun and trippy.

  • Just a Person
    Just a Person 25 days ago +1

    This is what happens when elements don’t know if they want to be a liquid or a solid.

  • 06 ADITYA RATAN 5454
    06 ADITYA RATAN 5454 Month ago +1

    I don't know why my mind is saying this but if we cover it with some durable fabric, this can be a good speed bump for roads...

  • Evil Brynn
    Evil Brynn 21 day ago +1

    i LOVED playing with this stuff as a kid!

  • Ethan O. McBride
    Ethan O. McBride Month ago +5

    I remember the time my whole Kingdom got covered in Oobleck

  • Hampter
    Hampter Month ago

    this can actually be really useful for speed bumps, sometimes, if assholes pop it.
    also you won't hear horrible scratching on your car, probably.

  • SavageGreywolf
    SavageGreywolf Month ago

    "They asked me how well I understood theoretical physics. I said I had a theoretical degree in physics." - oobleck

  • Ciruttai
    Ciruttai 5 months ago +4970

    The way that everyone just innately knows how to spell squoze fascinates me.

    • Jacki Miller
      Jacki Miller 5 months ago

      I would be fascinated if someone misspelled it.

    • Notpoop
      Notpoop 5 months ago

      how else would you spell it?

    • ⃤
       5 months ago

      id never be able to wym lmao squeezed

    • A-10 Warthog
      A-10 Warthog 5 months ago

      I'm not an innate English speaker, and it's the first I heard this word. It's a fun surprise

    • Dessellee Stanford
      Dessellee Stanford 5 months ago +1

      English is amazing

  • The worm
    The worm Month ago

    I would always play with this as a child ✨memories✨

  • Lucky puppy
    Lucky puppy 2 days ago +1

    I wanna run across it and see what happens.

  • LabRat Knatz
    LabRat Knatz Month ago

    Wonder what happens when that pressure is introduced rapidly and in an enclosure sufficient to resist the flow-out of the water?

  • Ken
    Ken 2 months ago +1

    This just gave me 2018 vibes. The good times.

  • Ultra Turtle
    Ultra Turtle 5 months ago +5375

    Squoze is now the past tense of squeeze and no one can change my mind

    • apophisdd
      apophisdd Month ago

      @E Rico go to Manchester

    • HiSammy
      HiSammy Month ago

      @Ultra Turtle we don't say squoze in the UK haha we say squeezed too

    • Naþan Ø
      Naþan Ø 4 months ago

      It... already was?

    • Visassess
      Visassess 5 months ago

      @Ultra Turtle He literally just said that he says "Squoze" instead of "squeezed". How the hell does that make the UK sound amazing?

  • Missbee
    Missbee Month ago

    Doctors: so…was it a solid or liquid that you ingested
    You: well uh…I ingested oobleck.
    Doctors: yeah, solid or liquid
    You: *uh…both?*

  • SECKSLORD
    SECKSLORD Month ago

    thanks. I was planning to do this to my oobleck today but I’m grateful that this video showed me the consequences of such actions.

  • Brenda the Vehicon
    Brenda the Vehicon 17 days ago

    this is an anxiety inducing substance for me tbh
    like this is what i imagine people who are claustrophobic feel like
    that feeling of being trapped
    the harder you push and try to escape the harder it gets to get out, but if you slow down it liquifies around you. but you know that as soon as you try to move again it will trap you.

  • Zmurfy :\
    Zmurfy :\ 2 months ago

    I think i made something similar to this, it would turn into a liquid when i moved it around the cup but if started to move it in my hands really fast or with a spoon it would look like a gel ice cream type

  • SSSkunx
    SSSkunx 5 months ago +702

    Every person in the world needs to play with this stuff at least once, it's so addicting. Super easy to make, fun as hell, even for old ppl like me, and pretty easy to clean up

    • wICIU
      wICIU 5 months ago +1

      @PinkieApple54 2:1 ratio potato flour to water

    • Levi
      Levi 5 months ago +1

      @josiieIZE 2.0 u can make it by adding water with cornstarch or mixing potato flour with water

    • SSSkunx
      SSSkunx 5 months ago +7

      Erik Sab...... Hey bro, thanks!!! I take that shit as a compliment! I'm actually 47, but still a kid at heart, I don't know if you've ever played with this stuff, but if you haven't, I'm tellin ya... it's really freakin fun

    • SSSkunx
      SSSkunx 5 months ago +1

      Asher Doug.... no, I have not. I'm sure that is a total nightmare! I put towels down in the kitchen first, since it's easy to sweep off the floor after it dries.

    • PinkieApple54
      PinkieApple54 5 months ago +2

      @cheems Can you translate to European?

  • CookieKitti
    CookieKitti 3 months ago

    IF your curious, the molecules harden when you hit it, making it a solid, and when you leave it be, the molecules relax and move around, making it a liquid. It's really satisfying 👍

  • GreeenAppleDoesStuff!

    I can't imagine how confused some people who have never played with oobleck before are right now lol 😆

  • Yahavi's bookhub
    Yahavi's bookhub 12 days ago

    I have tried making it and it's so satisfying 😃

  • SuponjuBobu
    SuponjuBobu Month ago

    I've done this with my bare hands before. Not even making it up, it's actually not that hard, especially if you start with a lot and gradually squeeze water out. You may lose a lot of cornstarch in the process but in the end you have a little bit of the powdery stuff left.

  • Kyle Anderson
    Kyle Anderson 5 months ago +8066

    Scientists: “are you a solid or a liquid?”
    Oobleck: “y'know i'm somewhat of a scientist myself”

  • Anja Fröhlich
    Anja Fröhlich Month ago

    Being soft to a gentle push and resisting more the more pressure is put on you... That's honestly a mood I think most people can vibe with.

  • sheatehisass
    sheatehisass 2 months ago +2

    I did this when I was about 6 years old, felt like a genius

  • Seba Alanazi
    Seba Alanazi 4 months ago +1

    Idea: cover armour in Oobleck it will be easy to move in (in liquid form) and it will protect against attack

  • Abigail Jensen
    Abigail Jensen Month ago +2

    It “squoze” the water out of it 😂

  • NillaBeatSamples
    NillaBeatSamples 5 months ago +897

    “It squoze the water out of it” probably the most no sciencey thing I’ve ever heard this guy say 😂

  • SD.lulu. Multipurpose

    I’ve never made oobleck in my life. My teachers always separated me from it.

  • Me
    Me 4 months ago

    We made this stuff when I was studying childcare! We had a whole day of studying sensory play so we made this stuff and some foam stuff (can't remember what it was) and play dough. Best lesson ever.

  • Debbie Edwards
    Debbie Edwards 16 days ago

    Very informative & entertaining.

  • Kipp S.
    Kipp S. Month ago

    I used to LOVE making and playing with oobleck!

  • Bella Contess
    Bella Contess 5 months ago +978

    We actually used to do some experiments like this with cornstarch in school. A kid in my class made a ball of it and carried it around all day long, always kneading it so it would stay in this shape.

    • Unstopapple
      Unstopapple 5 months ago +1

      @analogdistortion a skill boys learn easily

    • TinKan
      TinKan 5 months ago +1

      @Ana Kelly One time someone gave me gum during break and I started chewing it subconsciously after a while, only like 10 minutes into class did I realize I was actively breaking rules, though obviously with a mask on; probably why it was harder to notice.

    • Kokopium
      Kokopium 5 months ago +6

      @Ana Kelly ohhh. Yeah gum, and candy in general, definitely was not allowed in my school when I attended. I wish teachers would be more lenient with that. I know one time my teacher was super cool with us chewing gum for exams.
      Oh! I also just remember how my friend would bring in a piece of gum before an important exam. TvT it does help huh? Well I hope you encounter ppl who don’t mind!

    • Ana Kelly
      Ana Kelly 5 months ago +11

      @Kokopium
      Chewing gum was usually a no no when I was in school.
      But, chewing gum helps me think much better.
      I'm a fidgeter. ADHD.
      But, fidgeting would've probably disrupted the class. So, I silently chewed gum.

    • Kokopium
      Kokopium 5 months ago +3

      @A nope. I just really liked to do that lol

  • DreadlyKnight
    DreadlyKnight 4 months ago

    Actually done this before with my hands lol it’s so weird to be pressing it and just suddenly its powder in your hand (not fully dry but not wet enough to be liquid)

  • Denasaurus 🇺🇦
    Denasaurus 🇺🇦 3 months ago

    “Are you a solid or a liquid”
    Oobleck: yes

  • Vernus
    Vernus 2 months ago

    Thank you, i will remember to not put oobleck into my hydraulic press

  • look a corolla cross

    scientists: "are you a solid or a liquid?"
    Oobleck: "both."

  • Idont likenames
    Idont likenames 5 months ago +296

    I remember playing with this stuff in kindergarten. We were all blown away for about 20 minutes then we started throwing it at each other.

    • Sophia
      Sophia 2 months ago +14

      @Seeds of the Wayside nobody asked u to reply

    • Seeds of the Wayside
      Seeds of the Wayside 2 months ago

      @Sophia r/nobodyasked

    • Sophia
      Sophia 3 months ago +8

      Yeah we did it in second grade it was so fun

    • Kayla West
      Kayla West 4 months ago +16

      Sounds about right lol

  • MylingCyrus
    MylingCyrus 3 months ago

    This looks alot like the "flubber" my grandma made us all the time as kids!! Out of borax and something else (friggin borax is poisonous 😭 good times)

  • Jenna Rodriguez
    Jenna Rodriguez Month ago

    Hmm, cool! When I was a kid I played with mud that did the same viscosity trick. 😀

  • A O creative arts
    A O creative arts Month ago

    I’ve made this before but never knew that thanks for the info

  • Se7enPr1me
    Se7enPr1me 23 days ago

    What would happen, hypothetically, if you tossed an undesirable person into a huge vat of oobleck? Would they be unable to escape? Asking for a friend.

  • Sophie Holdsworth
    Sophie Holdsworth 5 months ago +5251

    "Squoze"
    The English Language Teacher side of me is crying
    The Writer side of me is pissing themself with laughter

    • CloudStarC2x
      CloudStarC2x 26 days ago

      "squoze" is an accepted dialectical past tense variant of "squeeze".

    • Corey
      Corey 26 days ago

      @Belle this troon/pronoun nonsense. You need to stop.

    • Belle
      Belle 26 days ago

      @Corey what am I doing that's bothering you?

    • Corey
      Corey 26 days ago

      @Belle stop

  • Lone7y Guy
    Lone7y Guy 3 days ago

    Action lab's cooking lessons be like:

  • House Hippo
    House Hippo 4 months ago

    “Okay so do you want this substance to be a solid or a liquid”
    “Maybe”

  • Torphi the potato
    Torphi the potato Month ago

    Wait, could you put it in a vacuum chamber?

  • Moon
    Moon Month ago

    I work in a kitchen and making slurries (mixing water and cornstarch) is a fairly normal method for making a sauce thick and gluten free. My coworker, a tad younger than me, 25, had never seen the way it behaves if you add just a little bit of water and when I showed it to him, he just sat there stirring the 'oobleck' for 10 minutes. He was very entertained lol

  • Thewaterspirit57
    Thewaterspirit57 4 months ago +1021

    "It's a liquid"
    "No it's a solid a solid!"
    *"a lolsquid!!!!"*
    edit: *look ma! I made it! :D*

  • JuMiKu
    JuMiKu Month ago

    Does that only work with Oobleck or other non-neutonian liquids (like wet starch)?

  • Joss Flores
    Joss Flores 3 months ago

    "Are you a solid or a liquid?"
    "Perhaps."

  • sloozy
    sloozy Month ago

    do you have a recipe or something this is the most perfect oobleck i’ve ever seen 😂😭

  • ʟᴏʀᴀx·°•·ᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴍᴀɴッ

    Looks delicious 🤤

  • Silver Mango Dragon
    Silver Mango Dragon 5 months ago +2310

    "The slow blade pierces the shield"
    The force fields from Dune are just non-newtonian, anybody?

    • Volnar The Unforgiving
      Volnar The Unforgiving 5 months ago

      @Osama Raza Start with Dune

    • Osama Raza
      Osama Raza 5 months ago

      @Volnar The Unforgiving Man just guide me from where to start. I was gonna search the book or series and start from the beginning there.

    • Volnar The Unforgiving
      Volnar The Unforgiving 5 months ago

      @Osama Raza By the start do you mean the stupid prequels where the actual first book is fucking number 16 or whatever

    • Osama Raza
      Osama Raza 5 months ago

      @Volnar The Unforgiving Well I am planning to read the book too because I can not wait for the movie. (I will start the books from the start)

    • Volnar The Unforgiving
      Volnar The Unforgiving 5 months ago

      @Juan Toscano-Anderson You're joking, right?

  • shiny obama
    shiny obama Month ago

    The easiest explanation for people who don't know what oobleck is like, assume a seatbelt. Stops when moved faster but goes on whenoved slowly

  • mask and other ferrets ♤♡

    Thank you for telling me the name of that stuff I forgot so thank you so much plus your channel helps teach me

  • Linnea
    Linnea 4 months ago

    the powder separating is so cool!

  • Mitsuツ
    Mitsuツ 2 months ago

    Imagine if people once thought that if they mixed it hard and long enough, it will turn into like clay 💀 💀

  • Dream Escapes
    Dream Escapes 5 months ago +695

    Oobleck is non-newtonian because the starch molecules initially entangle when a stress is applied, sticking together like a solid, then slowly untangle and relax back to liquid state. The kicker is every liquid is non-newtonian on the right time scale.
    Liquid molecules are weakly attracted/stuck to each other and can't instantly break that attraction when a stress is applied, so they momentarily behave like a solid until the attraction is broken and the molecules can freely move. That's why water is momentarily as hard as concrete when hit from a high enough height. The surface tension comes from water molecules weakly attracted to each other, and if hit quickly enough the tension won't break in time and the water will briefly feel like a solid before relaxing back to liquid state.

    • Dream Escapes
      Dream Escapes 4 months ago

      @Yemmie Capricornus How the object of interest interacts with other objects only depends on its relative motion to the other objects. So if you have liquid flowing down at a constant 10 mph, some canon also traveling down at 10 mph, and that canon launches a ball down at 20 mph, the ball only impacts the water at 10 mph. It’s all based on relative motion, which is explained better in this video: thexvid.com/video/xBS01yzd0yI/video.html

    • Yemmie Capricornus
      Yemmie Capricornus 4 months ago

      @Dream Escapes that's so cool, but that also makes me wonder... if we were to launch something that's launching something that's launching something else... (i'm about to go on a rabbit hole adventure now lol)

    • Dream Escapes
      Dream Escapes 4 months ago

      @Aiden Aune oobleck is a truer non-newtonian fluid because nonlinearity in shear rate occurs not only during initial applied shear stress, but also a phase separation when knocked out of single phase stability by a large enough stress (starch falls out of solution and entangles as a solid). In either scenario, entanglement of starch molecules causes its temporary rigidity.
      Because its so hard to measure for most pure fluids, that initial viscosity spike is ignored for practical applications and fluids like water are approximated as newtonian. I’m just highlighting that its an approximation and that linearity doesn’t exist at all time scales (technically non-newtonian).

    • Dream Escapes
      Dream Escapes 4 months ago

      @Depresso Espresso Because of glass’s interesting amorphous structure, it is sometimes not considered a solid but a “liquid” with “infinite” viscosity. The crack can propagate long before the glass molecules can shear out of the way (because they will never shear).

  • Quartz Toe
    Quartz Toe 4 months ago

    Oobleck and I aren't so different. I also get harder when I'm treated roughly or violently

  • Evan Thienes
    Evan Thienes 3 months ago

    I wonder if it's possible to make a container for Oobleck that is flexible and vibrates at just the right frequency to create an impenetrable wall

  • ghosty boi
    ghosty boi Month ago

    What measurements did you use for the oobleck?

  • Katreni Mackey
    Katreni Mackey 3 months ago

    Oh my gosh..😀 my friend's Mom made this for us to play with when I was a little kid. I have tried,many times to describe this to people throughout my life..and nobody knew what it was called or even what I was talking about 🤣
    I'm so glad I came across this video..😉

  • Ronson Siliado
    Ronson Siliado 4 months ago +245

    "Nanomachines, son."
    "They harden in response to physical trauma!"

    • pepe
      pepe 24 days ago +7

      *revengeance intensifies

    • The Stormy Blizzard
      The Stormy Blizzard Month ago +17

      I'm making the mother of all oobleck, Jack! Can't fret over every bit of cornstarch!

    • Andrew Thu
      Andrew Thu Month ago +4

      @JustAGitGudGuy oh no

    • JustAGitGudGuy
      JustAGitGudGuy Month ago +17

      wait a minute, WAIT A MINUTE

  • CallingSkoot
    CallingSkoot Month ago +1

    I guess you could say that it hardens in response to physical trauma

  • Sophia Redwood
    Sophia Redwood 2 months ago

    Yoooo, nostalgia to doing this in my science class - oh. Well, I didn’t do that last part.

  • alexander shevchenko

    scientists : "are you solid or liquid?"
    oobleck : " *powder.* "

  • TroubleMule
    TroubleMule 2 months ago

    I used to make this with my mom when I was little. It was fun

  • zzzadora
    zzzadora 5 months ago +538

    people: "are you a liquid or a solid?"
    oobleck: " _yes_ "

  • whatcanidooo
    whatcanidooo 4 months ago

    I remember as a kid if I played with this before going to bed then as I was falling asleep my hands would feel like they were melting lol