Help Crowdfund an Heirloom Chemistry Set

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John Farrell Kuhns got a chemistry set in Christmas of 1959 and it laid the foundation for a career as a research chemist. As an adult he wanted his daughter and nieces and nephews to have the same experience, but came to realize that the beautiful Gilbert Chemistry Set of his youth no longer exists. He and his wife opened their own science store, the H.M.S. Beagle. Building on nine years of operating the Beagle, Kuhns developed a chemistry set that recalls those glory days. He’s crowdfunding the set through Kickstarter with a $175 set offering all 56 chemicals found in the 1936 Gilbert set as well as 8 other chemicals he feels are important. The $225 level also includes glassware, while the $900 level also includes a heirloom-quality wooden box that you can see in the photo.


Eight Hacks from Breaking Bad

Spoiler alert and warning: we know that in this fictional TV series, many of these hacks were used to hurt or kill people; we trust makers to use their powers for good.

That being said, Breaking Bad has featured some ingenious hacks in its five seasons. Here are eight that were particularly memorable. Please scroll through the video slideshow to see the best moments.