Russell Simmons’ Lab Book

Learn how Dr. Oz and music mogul Russell Simmons create tunes using basic household items.

Russell Simmons’ Lab Book

When entrepreneur and producer Russell Simmons stopped by the show, he showed off his genius for making music – by using science. Find out how Russell transformed glass bottles, water and a spoon into a makeshift musical instrument. Then try it out for yourself at home!

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Watch more celebrities, including Russell Simmons and Wolfgang Puck, conduct simple, entertaining science experiments that you can do in your own home.

Drowning: How to Respond

It's critical to get the person breathing again as soon as possible.

Drowning can happen quickly. Three children die every day from drowning, and most fatal incidents happen from lack of appropriate supervision. Every minute that passes is critical in saving them or preventing serious injury. Here's what to do if you see someone drowning and you need to help rescue them.

Call 911

You should alert emergency responders as soon as possible. If there are other people around, instruct someone to make the call. If you are alone, help the drowning person until you can give CPR for one minute and then call 911 yourself (then continue life-saving measures).

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