How to make the perfect sandcastle: Scientists reveal the key is to use your hands instead of a bucket and spade
If want to build the perfect sandcastle, put down your bucket and spade.
Physicists who have studied the science of sandcastles say that our hands are the best tools.
While buckets and spades are useful for collecting sand, they could be stopping you from constructing your dream castle.
This is because neither is ideal for producing the highly compacted sand that is crucial for giving the structures strength.
The advice comes from scientists who carried out a number of experiments on how to construct the perfect sandcastle.
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