‘Magic Sand’

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This sand is hydrophobic, it avoids water

When it is dry, Magic Sand is free flowing and cannot form a structure that holds its shape. When Magic Sand is poured into water, it has a silvery sheen and doesn’t become wet. It can be molded into structures that hold their shape under water. When the water is poured off, the Magic Sand is dry. Second video after the jump.

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How to Win Your Wife’s Weight in Beer

How to Win Your Wife’s Weight in Beer - Wife Carrying World Championships

 A skinny wife will yield more speed, but less beer

Every year, the small Finnish town of Sonkajärvi hosts the Wife Carrying World Championships. All men have to do is sprint around an obstacle course while carrying their wives. And the women? They have to hold on tight — which isn’t as easy as it sounds. Video and more pics after the jump.

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