Elizabeth Miller http://wcbe.org en Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Phone Book Swing" http://wcbe.org/post/mythbusters-explosive-exhibition-phone-book-swing <div>The only time a phone book seems useful is when looking for the number to a plumber or a Chinese restaurant. &nbsp;I'm sure you've never even considered how strong a phone book actually is; I know I haven't. &nbsp;</div><div>However, after visiting <em>Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition</em>, I knew the answer to this question. &nbsp;</div><div>It took two army tanks (8,000 pounds) to pull 2 phone books apart, and COSI has the evidence to prove it.&nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Elizabeth Miller 40044 at http://wcbe.org Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Phone Book Swing" Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Tablecloth Chaos" http://wcbe.org/post/mythbusters-explosive-exhibition-tablecloth-chaos <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font color="#000000">It’s a famous stunt: a magician pulls a tablecloth from under a table full of dishes without disturbing a single one. Would you believe physics is at work in this trick?</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Elizabeth Miller 39838 at http://wcbe.org Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Tablecloth Chaos" Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Airplane on a Conveyor Belt" http://wcbe.org/post/mythbusters-explosive-exhibition-airplane-conveyor-belt <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font color="#000000">On the TV show </font><font color="#000000"><i>Mythbusters, </i></font><font color="#000000"> the cast and creative team often pose questions unlikely to cross our minds, and their answers and methods draw us in to watch and learn about things we've never even imagined. </font><font color="#000000"><i>Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition</i></font><font color="#000000">, now at COSI, is no exception. </font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Elizabeth Miller 39839 at http://wcbe.org Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Airplane on a Conveyor Belt" Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Dodge a Bullet" http://wcbe.org/post/mythbusters-explosive-exhibition-dodge-bullet <div>For those daredevils out there, this week's look into <em>Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition</em> will be sure to thrill. Even for other, more timid people, this week's interactive activity is not as dangerous as it sounds. &nbsp;This activity tests the myth of whether one can dodge a bullet. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Elizabeth Miller 39171 at http://wcbe.org Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Dodge a Bullet" Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Killer Card Toss" http://wcbe.org/post/mythbusters-explosive-exhibition-killer-card-toss <p>This week’s look into Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition is all about the Killer Card Toss, an interactive that tests one’s ability to throw a card so quickly that it sticks into a target. &nbsp;The success in this activity depends on the card’s angular momentum, which is created by the angle at which you throw the card and the flick of the wrist. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Find out how quickly you can toss a card at COSI’s Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, featured at COSI through September 2, and keep watching www.wcbe.org for more about this exciting new exhibit.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Elizabeth Miller 39175 at http://wcbe.org Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Killer Card Toss" Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Cliffhanger" http://wcbe.org/post/mythbusters-explosive-exhibition-cliffhanger <p>Have you ever wondered how long you can hang onto a cliff before falling to your untimely demise?</p><p>The answer to this (minus the risk of imminent death) is at COSI’s newest exhibit, <i>Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition</i> and Cliffhanger, an activity that tests your ability to hang onto a "cliff" for as long as you can stand it. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Elizabeth Miller 38691 at http://wcbe.org Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Cliffhanger" Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Blind Driving" http://wcbe.org/post/mythbusters-explosive-exhibition-blind-driving <p>In this week's look into <i>Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition</i>, is it possible to drive successfully while "blind"?</p><p>In this interactive activity, the participant is driving on a course that they cannot see. They must rely on a partner who can see the course to give instruction. The activity is not about who has the most driving experience, it is more about how to relay directions in a helpful, organized fashion. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Elizabeth Miller 38692 at http://wcbe.org Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition - "Blind Driving" Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, the newest addition to COSI http://wcbe.org/post/mythbusters-explosive-exhibition-newest-addition-cosi <p><i>Can you dodge a bullet? How long can you hang from a ledge with just your fingers? Is it possible to pull the tablecloth off of a set table without moving a dish?</i></p><p>Find out all these answers and more, without the risk, at COSI's new <i>Mythbusters</i> exhibit. Through September 2, you can be a part of the Emmy – nominated hit TV show that examines and answers everyday questions and legends. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Elizabeth Miller 38690 at http://wcbe.org Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, the newest addition to COSI