Easter Science: The chemistry of egg dyeing

Before you dunk those eggs, learn why the color sticks to the shell


Easter is right around the corner, and I'm sure you're thinking, how does the Paas dye tablet (like you would use any other type) make those wonderful colors on my Easter Eggs?

Wonder no longer! The YouTube channel Bytesize Science has your answer. Check out this handy 5-minute explanation about the chemical composition of eggs, vinegar and dye tablets.

If you really want to geek up your Easter Eggs, get some inspiration from this cool slideshow - "Geekiest/Techiest Easter Eggs". It was written by a very cool guy.

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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