“Science Bob” Pflugfelder

is an elementary school teacher in Newton, Massachusetts. A fan of science since the age of six, he promotes Random Acts of Science through instructional videos, public presentations, workshops, and appearances on national televisions shows including Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Dr. Oz Show, and Live With Kelly & Michael. Bob’s experiments have been featured in magazines such as People, Popular Science, Disney’s Family Fun, and WIRED.

Steve Hockensmith

is a New York Times best-selling author and an Edgar Award nominee. His books include Dawn of the Dreadfuls, Dreadfully Ever After, and Holmes on the Range. As an entertainment journalist, he’s written for the Hollywood Reporter, the Chicago Tribune, Newsday, and other national magazines. He shares his San Francisco Bay Area home with the perfect wife, the perfect daughter, the perfect son, and a slightly imperfect dog.