I've spent a few evenings and weekends mixing up batches of bubble juice, creating my first tri-string wands, and having a total blast with giant bubbles. My wife thought I was crazy at first, but when she saw a 10-15 foot tube stream by the window in our backyard she started to get my fascination with it all. I think the neighbours might have, too, as the first few large bubbles flew directly over some of their fences, and I could hear the surprise in their voices. "Oh my goodness, what is THAT?" was one response. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No.. it's a.. gigantic soap bubble! Then "POP" and a polymer/surfactant membrane slinks down onto one of their heads and again "OMG - what is THIS?!"
Being the proud Canadian I am, I immediately launc…Read more >
Hey! I'm Chris from Canada. Nice to meet you, eh!
I'm a relatively new bubbleologist and have been having a blast so far. I just randomly stumbled into it when one day, in my office, a co-worker had brought some store-bought bubble solution in. We spent about 20 minutes messing around with it, when another colleague popped over and blew our minds by blowing a bubble into a bubble - it turns out he had done some graduate work on these types of membranes, and he mentioned to me that in some of his work, he had come up with his own bubble recipes that produced much larger than store-bought bubbles. I was fascinated, and instantly attempted to dig up some recipes online. Unfortunatley, the first recipes I found were the detergent-glycerine-wate…Read more >