On this episode of Steam Culture, Brent dives into a big bowl of popcorn. Do you know how the popcorn kernels pop? Well, today we will find out! Join Brent on his demonstration of how the kernel explodes by the expansion of steam. Even through food Brent finds there is a connection to our delicious snack and steam.
On this episode of Steam Culture, Brent takes viewers on another adventure of interesting stories and facts about steam—where steam and culture intersect.
On today's Steam Culture, Brent reviews past episodes. With a total of 16 videos in the series, we continue to see the link of steam and our everyday lives. We have covered nearly every subject possible from history to hot tamales. Tune in next week to see Brent dive into another segment by investigating the role of steam in products.
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On this episode of Steam Culture, we are taking it back to one of our first episodes. This time, Brent will be talking about horsepower! Brent greets us in a horse barn and tells us about all things horsepower with his new friend. They explain how the term horsepower came about and what it means as a unit of measure. From sports cars to mobile rental boilers, horsepower can be used to show how much energy can be produced.
On this edition of Steam Culture, we catch Brent hitting a few out on the baseball field. Today, we learn about the pressure cooker, originally named Papin's Digester. Brent tells us all about the inventor, Denis Papin and how he invented the pressure cooker. A pressure cooker cooks food quickly using a combination of steam and pressure.
On this edition of Steam Culture, we catch Brent baking in the sun by the pool! Here at WARE, we are starting a new segment during our Steam Culture episodes called "What's the one thing I need to know about?" Each week Brent will introduce us to a new fact about steam in his own wacky way.
On today's edition of Steam Culture, Brent gives us a history lesson in steam. He discusses Birdsill Holly, Jr., an entrepreneur and inventor who ultimately invented the fire hydrant. Birdsill was involved in a number of different ventures prior to the invention of the Holly Fire Protection System.
Today Brent takes a look into Con Edison, which is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the United States, servicing Manhattan. He also discusses the steam explosion in Midtown Manhattan in 2007.
The explosion sent up a geyser of hot steam about 40 feet in the air. The failure of an 83-year-old, 24-inch underground steam pipe near Grand Central Terminal is to blame for the explosion during the evening rush hour.