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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

The Backyard Scientist

Nominated in Education

About The Backyard Scientist

He’s like “like Bill Nye, MythBusters and Jackass all rolled into one.” Famous for his dangerous experiments, Kevin Kohler aka “The Backyard Scientist” is taking risks in the name of science “so you don’t have to.” His explosion-happy Anarchist Cookbook vlogs like “6 Dangerous Ways to Cook an Egg,” earned him a massive YouTube channel following of nearly 4M subscribers since its 2013 inception. Kevin keeps his audience thoroughly entertained by fostering science enthusiasm through his crazy stunts, proving once and for all that science can be fun.

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