Man Calms Nearly An Acre Of Waves With Just A Tablespoon Of Cooking Oil

While boating to the middle of the water, this scientist pours just a tablespoon of olive oil directly into the lake. In just a few minutes’ time, the end result becomes abundantly clear.

The oil is able to disrupt the rippling waves and make for much calmer boating conditions.

And if you thought watching the waves dissipate was fascinating enough, wait until you hear the science behind this strange phenomenon: