• Bathing in 500 Pounds of Liquid Glass Putty Is a Terrible Idea

    Posted by Crazy Aaron

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    The Liquid Glass Thinking Putty that Vat19 sells makes for a great desktop toy for those times when you don’t feel like working. But as the folks at VAT19 discovered, the putty also makes for a terrible substitute for water when it comes to bathing.

    The ridiculous experiment involved filling a bathtub with 500 pounds of the crystal clear putty, and then having an unfortunate victim climb inside—or at least try to. Given how thick and viscous the putty was, it actually took quite a while for the unfortunate victim to sink to the bottom of the tub. And getting out? That was an even bigger challenge.

    If you intend to try this experiment at home (you really shouldn’t) whoever is doing the bathing will need to make sure they’ve shaved every last hair off of their body. And that includes their armpits, which the bather in Vat19's experiment unfortunately forgot to do. Just try and watch that video without wincing.

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  • Treehugger: Liquid Glass Thinking Putty

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    Toy stores are exciting places to visit, but it can be tough to find high quality toys that satisfy green and ethical standards. Since ‘eco-friendly toys’ is not a mainstream industry, it’s usually necessary to look online in order to find such manufacturers. Here is a list of ideas from cool companies that care about production methods. Some focus on domestic (North American) production, fair trade certification, and sustainable sourcing, so choose according to your priorities. READ MORE

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  • Narberth's Crazy Aaron's Putty World wins company award for Phantoms Putty

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     A vast majority of Narberth residents might know Aaron Muderick for his position as Vice President of the Narberth Borough Council. Others might refer to him as “Crazy” Aaron, the man who left his job as a software engineer 12 years ago to pursue his dream: making and distributing putty around the world. READ MORE

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  • Gizmodo: Crystal Clear Putty Is Like Playing With Molten Glass (Minus Burns)

    Posted by Crazy Aaron

    Play-Doh's all well and good when it comes to entertaining a toddler. But when you grow up, you need science to deliver something a bit more captivating. And what could be a better way to waste away the hours at work than with a handful of crystal clear putty that looks like liquid glass? READ MORE

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  • The Benefits of Unconventional Hiring Practices

    Posted by Crazy Aaron

    Open as of Saturday, Tildie's Toy Box is East Passyunk's latest retail offering. Michelle Gillen-Doobrajh and her husband, Paul, who live in the neighborhood, set up shop at 1829 East Passyunk Ave. after having more than a few rough go-rounds shopping for their two daughters on the web. READ MORE

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