The Action Lab is a YouTube channel founded and created by James Orgill. The channel is dedicated to performing exciting experiments and answering questions you never thought to ask! In the videos James will put things in the hydraulic press, vacuum chamber and “perform countless other experiments just to watch cool phenomena.” He loves to experiment on the world and objects around him. His videos will amaze everyone watching them so much that the viewers will forget that they are even learning anything. While we are on the subject of learning and getting amazed. Let’s have a look at the best videos of The Action Lab. Our top picks.

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Mirror-Polished Japanese Foil Ball Challenge Crushed in a Hydraulic Press-What’s Inside?

Watch James make a Japanese polished foil ball by using aluminum foil, then pound with a hammer and then polish it till it becomes a solid metal polished ball. Followed by putting it under a hydraulic press! 

How I Made an Ant Think It Was Dead (The Zombie Ant Experiment)​​

​Watch James demonstrate how ants know if another ant has died and put them into the grave.

What Does a Giant Monster Neodymium Magnet do to a Mouse?

Watch what happens when one of the strongest magnets i.e. Neodymium  magnet is brought near mice. Also learn what happens when you bring your hand in between a metal and the magnet.

Can Flies Actually Fly in a Vacuum Chamber?

Watch and learn what happens to flies when they are put in a low pressure environment. Do they fly? Or do they drop dead? Watch the video to see what happens!

Gömböc—The Shape That Shouldn’t Exist

In this video James shows what a Gömböc is. A shape that has only two equilibrium points—one stable and one unstable, instead of the usual minimum of 4.

If you enjoyed watching these videos and learnt something new while obviously getting amazed, don’t forget to check out The Action Lab for more!