Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2010 18:23:38

Author: Urs Lauterburg

Subject: Re: electric pickle



Yes this is funny, I was not aware of this comedy film. One of the
three major actors is a friend of mine, Stephan Kurt who is rather
well know in Germany these days. Anyway, I guess I have to take a
look at the movie one day. Apparently one of the guys invented a
machine which makes pickles glow. That must be it.



Urs Lauterburg
Physics demonstrator
Physikalisches Institut
University of Bern

>I did the pickle in my classes a few weeks ago. My foreign exchange
>student from Germany said that this demo is actually in a movie she saw!
>It's called Bis Zum Ellenbogen -- a German film (2007) with no English
>subtitles. The scene begins around 24:00 (Chapter 3), and you can see the
>pickle glow! Amazing! Briefly, a guy accidentally falls on the thing and
>dies, and his friends have to cover up what happened. So I guess this is a
>You can find the DVD online, but most places are in German. I got mine on
>an English-language site from Australia:
>Just do a search here, and you're all set!

From Wed Apr 21 12:37:22 2010