Corn starch and water = the most entertaining shaking fluid in a petri dish video you'll see all year

I don't write about corn starch a lot on this blog, mostly because it always struck me as completely boring. Until I saw this:

Apparently, corn starch and water make 'silly water', or possibly a hyper-intelligent blob creature. Either way, hours of fun for the whole family.

Additional fun fact: Amylophagia is a form of Pica (obsessive eating on non-nutritive or inappropriate foods) charaterized by the compulsive and excessive consumption of corn starch. Which is actually pretty gross.