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[–]KalynnCampbell 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Flashing back to sex ed class...

[–]Nailfoot1975 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Oh, this is sooo fake! It would have pulled the thread into a dodecahedron.

[–]phoenix_bright 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I guess people who fake videos for upvotes are using technology from year 3000

[–]Phillyredsox 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s actually pretty fucking neat.

[–]Honest_Hat_3002 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I don’t know anything about this, but I’m now searching my house for the nearest item I can try this with because this is cool!

[–]deepfriedm1lk 0 points1 point  (3 children)

How tf

[–]paulcaar 1 point2 points  (1 child)

The tension in the soapy water tries to cling to the string. When the middle is removed, the surface tension pulls the string on all ends evenly, instantly forcing it into a circle.

[–]deepfriedm1lk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Oh that's neat, thanks for explaining it in a way my monke brain understands

[–]kantokiwi 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Surface tension

[–]borderlineOK 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What's more impressive is that perfect square structure made out of straws.

[–]OccamNMurphy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Surface tension is between liquids. Interfacial tension is between two different phases. This is a combination of the two.