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science surprises
photo of hosts michael and mariko looking at sand wet, or dry?!
Pour a mound of dry "magic sand" into a cup of water. Pour off the water, leaving the sand behind in the cup. The sand is still dry!

The dry sand grains are actually coated with a water-repellant chemical. Therefore, the water doesn't adhere to all the little grains, like it would with normal sand. The sand feels just as dry as when it started
whiz quiz
What is the distance record for swimming in the ocean without using flippers?

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