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Lake vs. Olive Oil

  • Aired: 01/20/2016
  • 03:54
  • Rating: NR
1 tablespoon of olive oil is dropped into a lake, and after 10 minutes, a half-acre of waves are gone.
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Lake vs. Olive Oil
Lake vs. Olive Oil
A tablespoon of olive oil is put into a lake. After 10 min, a half-acre of waves are gone.
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