20111222 - WTOL - LN2 Ice Cream

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

Milk, Suger, Cream, Vanilla and a dash of liquid nitrogen are all you need to whip of a batch of really tasty ice cream in less than two minutes.
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20111215 - WTOL - Globetrotters 2011

How to shatter a basketball

Dunk a basketball in liquid nitrogen and then try to dribble it. What do you think will happen?
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20110916 - WNWO - cornstarch HD

Combustion of fine organic powders

A fine powder injected into a flame can create an incredible torch of flame. One correction, the second powder is lycodpodium which has nothing to do with mold, not sure where that came from!

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20110712 - WNWO - Mentos

Mentos Fountain

It’s become a classic summer experiment – mentos and cola. Drop a handful of mentos candies into a container of your favorite carbonated beverage and you get a jet of liquid as the candy makes the carbon dioxide come out of solution. Read more

20110704 - WTVG - Ballsplosion


The ballplosion is created by filling a 2 liter bottle with super cold liquid nitrogen and allowing the expanding gas to rupture the bottle. The force of the explosion launches the balls 20 feet or more into the air!

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20110625 - WTOL - Water rockets

Water Rockets

This was the second annual water rocket event at Imagination Station. We had all the supplies on hand for any visitor to build a water rocket and then head outside to launch it. We only had a few land in the river and none hit a building like happened in this segment. Overall it was a lot of fun.

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Imag it 39 - Ping Pong Cannon

The Ping Pong Ball Cannon

With just a bit of standard air pressure, NOT compressed air, you can accelerate a ping pong ball to amazing speeds. Read more

20110519 - WNWO - Freeze Flowers

Freezing Flowers for Mother’s Day

What could be more fun for Mother’s Day than to flash freeze some flowers in liquid nitrogen – and them break them like glass? Read more

Imag it 35 - 20110507 - LN2 Flowers

Freezing flowers with liquid nitrogen

Is there a better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than to freeze some flowers in liquid nitrogen? Probably, but flash freezing flowers and then watching them break like glass is pretty cool.
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Imag it 34 - 20110430 - Vortex Cannon2

How to make an air vortex cannon

Making an Air Cannon is super easy and you probably have everything you need at home or in the garage right now. Learn how it’s done. Read more