CHILDHOOD BRAIN MODIFICATION: Do This Now
Suck a paperclip up your nose! This one's from Jim Burrows Get a medium-small rubberband and a paperclip. Put the rubberband around your palm and the back of your hand. Thread the paperclip onto the band, then hold the paperclip between thumb and forefinger. If you let it go, the paperclip should instantly snap back, vanishing from sight. OK, now hold the paperclip again, draw attention to yourself. LORD OF THE GNATS On NPR "Livng on Earth", an entemologist mentioned that swarms of gnats will move towards anything that emits the low humming sound of female gnat wings. LORD OF THE ANTS A stream of ants invaded my workbench. TWO-LAYER COLA Diet drinks will float on full-sugar drinks, but only if you add a layer of crushed ice to disrupt the flow from the spigot. PENNY CYCLOTRON ACCELERATOR I had a big potato-chip bowl. Dare to be Different Besides daring to sing loudly where others can hear, have you ever dared to "think out loud" in public? LOBSTER BOY! PROPER CLAPPING Clap normally.