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How To : Make a Coke and Mentos rocket

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make "Coke" rocket. This process is very fast, easy and simple to do. The materials required for this project are a 2 liter bottle of Coca Cola and a pack of Mentos candy. Begin by sliding off the cover of the Mentos stick and drop ...more

How To : Determine the density of salt water

Everyone floats in the Dead Sea because the amount of salt in water effects the density. Do a hands-on experiment and practice checking density. Here’s a good science experiment to do in class or at home, if you have access to an electronic balance. The density of salt water ...more

How To : Make an ant farm

Why buy an ant farm? It’s simple and fun to make one from a few items you have lying around the house. WARNING: Do not put fire ants in an ant farm! Step 1 Cut the mouths and necks off both bottles. Wrap the outside of the smaller bottle in black construction paper, and secu ...more

How To : Make and use a simple waterfall bong

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a waterfall bong. To start, take an empty 2 liter bottle and cute a rectangle into the bottom 1/3 of it. Next, scrunch up a piece of foil and push it into the top of the bottle. Pierce holes in the bottom of the foil, this is where you wi ...more

How To : Make a cheap, easy gravity bong using foil

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make an easy and cheap gravity bong without foil. The materials required for this project are: a 2 liter bottle and cap, barb, knife, pitcher, water, herb and a lighter. Begin by poking a hole into the top of the bottle cap with a k ...more

How To : Construct a waterfall bong

To make a waterfall bong you need 1 2 liter bottle, a knife, a drill, rubber stopper, 1/4th inch threaded copper tubing and a threaded aluminum bowl. Cut a ½ inch hole with the knife into the side of the bottle at its bottom. Drill a hole through the center of the rubber stopp ...more

How To : Make a homemade waterfall bong for fun

Learn how to make a homemade waterfall bong for fun in simple steps. You will need: a corkscrew, steak knife, 5/16 socket, chopsticks, weed, 2 liter bottle and a lighter. 1. First make a small hole on the cap using the corkscrew and make it to fit the 5/16 socket using the ste ...more

How To : Make seltzer water

Sick of spending your hard earned money on the bourgeois bubbly water? Why spend extra money on bottled seltzer when you can make it at home? Plus, by using fewer plastic bottles, you can reduce your carbon footprint. You Will Need: • Water • A seltzer bottle • And a soda ...more

News : Get Drunk on Rhubodka

...Or just a little tipsy. Rhubodka = Rhubarb vodka, the perfect summer drink. Very easy to make, recipe courtesy of Apartment Therapy. You Will Need: 1 1.75-liter bottle of vodka (bottom shelf cheap vodka is fine) 4-5 sticks of red rhubarb (not green) 1/3-1/2 cup sugar ...more

How To : Make a rain gauge

In this how to video, you will learn how to make a rain gauge. First, you will need a 2 liter bottle to collect the rain. You will also need scissors, a ruler, and a permanent marker. First, take the bottle cap off of the soda bottle. Next, cut the top of the bottle off. Now, ...more

How To : Make a cloud, then make it disappear

This video features a really cool science experiment that is easy to do and fun to watch. Items you will need are a plastic 2-liter bottle with a sports bottle type cap (the kind you pull up on in order to sip liquids through the top), about a quarter of a cup of water and two ...more

How To : Make a homemade fly trap

Do you have a problem with flies and you're not sure how to get rid of them? In this video, learn how to make a homemade fly trap to get rid of those pesky insects with wings! If you have too many flies buzzing around your house, here's a quick way to make an inexpensive fly t ...more

How To : Deal with yellow jackets

Nothing ruins a romantic fresh air picnic like the buzzing of angry yellow jackets—especially since, unlike the useful honey bee, they can use their stingers over and over again... Learn how to deal with bees without getting stung. This instructional video from Howcast offers ...more

How To : Make Slimy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Ooze at Home

It's been a minute since Michael Bay released his tragedy of a remake of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. As a huge fan of the cartoon and the movies from the '90s, I have made it a point to not watch the latest this franchise has to offer—I'm certainly not in the business of rui ...more

How To : Make a Homemade PVC Rocket

This homemade hairspray-powered PVC rocket takes less than an hour to construct and only costs about 20 dollars to make. Check out my video below for the step-by-step instructions on building your own backyard rocket, and follow the written guide below for reference. Video: . ...more

How To : Brew Your Own Ginger Beer Like a Boss

Step aside, ginger ale; ginger beer is here, and it's delicious. Ginger beer is made by fermenting a combination of ginger simple syrup, yeast, and water, which gives it its robust flavor and sparkling quality. It's extremely simple to make, but you do have to wait a bit for ...more

How To : Make a Homemade Bee & Wasp Trap (Kill or No-Kill)

Bees are the key to pollination and healthy vegetation, and wasps may help by assisting in pest control, but despite their benefits in the world, they're still a real pain in the ass if they're in your face. This would probably warrant an expression stronger than "pain in the ...more

How To : Build a cool soda bottle water rocket

Real rockets require top ingenuity from physics and engineering experts, but you can construct a smaller replica that costs almost nothing can can be made from materials you already have at home or can find at a hardware store. Watch this video to learn how to create a soda b ...more

How To : Build a soda bottle water rocket

Have you ever wanted to launch your own rocket? Well, now you can, with little more than a two liter soda bottle, wire hangers, a bicycle pump and some PVC pipe Build a soda bottle water rocket. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Build a water rocket

Who knew some plastic, water and air would be so much fun? If you like rockets and explosions, you probably knew. And so did this guy, who shows you how to make an awesome water rocket that can shoot over 200 feet! Before you try following along with the rocket build, you shou ...more

How To : Make a raspberry-flavored vodka infusion

Not many people can drink vodka straight, and that's were fruit infusions come in, and one of the best infusions for vodka is the raspberry. Raspberries create a great-flavored vodka, which can be used for a variety of mixed drinks. This vodka infusion has the fresh juiciness ...more

How To : Build a durable bottle rocket using common items

Benson Trenh and Mark Norris show viewers how to build a bottle rocket using common household items. To build this creation you will need tape, a hole puncher, scissors and string. Also use a black plastic bag, or any color, for the parachute! Cut the black plastic bag into a ...more

How To : Prepare yourself for a major disaster

In this video, we learn how to prepare yourself for a major disaster. If you haven't planned ahead for storing water, you are going to be in big trouble. Your first option is to go purchase liters of water from the grocery store. The recommended quantity to store is 1 gallon p ...more

How To : Make cheap and easy fake blood

If you're making a cheap horror movie, you're gonna need fake blood, and lots of it! In this video, you'll learn how to make a liter of fake blood. And the supplies are everyday household supplies, costing less than a dollar! Materials needed: Half a cup of chocolate powder ...more

How To : Get Fit And Cut Fast

This won't be a fancy video or have crazy photos of before and after. I'm not insanely buff nor do I use supplements/drugs to stay fit. Just have a look at my photo and decide if that's how you want to look. As the title suggests, you don't need to use a gym, you don't need a ...more

HowTo : Hack Together a Drain Declogger For Next to Nothing

Calling a plumber can run in the upwards of $100. And the $5 Zip-It is... well, five bucks. But if you dig through your recyclables and kitchen drawer, you can whip up this cheap & easy drain declogger for next to nothing. You Will Need: 1 two liter soda bottle masking tape s ...more

How To : Make a cheap lava lamp

Make your own lava lamp using common household materials. You will need: 1 liter plastic bottle vegetable oil water food coloring alka seltzer tablet

How To : Make a waterfall bong with cheap, household items

How to make a Waterfall Bong, using simple household items. It includes my mistakes and problems, but it will entertain and educate. I promise. You will need a lighter, scissors, a two liter pop bottle, marijuana, tin foil and a pin. Follow these simple instructions to make y ...more

How To : Make a musical instrument from junk

This instructional video demonstrates how to make an exciting stringed instrument from simple junk materials. This is one of the projects from Nick Penny's book "Making Musical Instruments from Junk". This musical instrument is called a poptar, because of the unique sound it m ...more

How To : Make homemade Boomer ball dog treats

An animal keeper shares the recipe for her Boomer Ball dog treat in this how to video. Watch and learn how to keep your dog entertained and happy with delicious dog treats that any pet would love. All you need for this homemade boomer dog treats is a two liter soda bottle, tap ...more

How To : Mix a tropical pineapple-infused vodka

Makes 1 liter * 1 pineapple (should be very ripe), peeled, cored & cut into 1" pieces * 1 liter vodka Special Equipment * container for infusing * fine mesh strainer or coffee filter * 1 liter-sized glass bottle or container for storing How-to 1. Skin, core and cut pineap ...more

How To : Make a plastic bottle fly into the air

Greg Swanson and Joe Kelley demonstrate their superb skills at creating bottle rockets on rooftops. To make a plastic bottle fly into the air, you will need a cork, a inflation needle, a bicycle tire pump, and of course... a 2-liter plastic bottle filled with a little bit of ...more

How To : Create a great seasonal infusion of blueberry gin

Infusions make some of the best drinks, especially when made with fruit like blueberries. And gin and blueberries are a perfect match, which is great with tonic water or other drinks. Kevin Martin of Eastern Standard makes a gin infusion he claims "is like gold at the restaur ...more

How To : Make a rocket out of Mentos and Diet Coke

To make a rocket our of Mentos and diet coke, you are going to need a 2 liter of diet coke, three Mentos, a screw, and a magnet. First, thread all three Mentos on the screw and set aside. Next, open up the bottle of coke. Take the head of the screw and place it inside the bott ...more

How To : Create tornado demonstrations for the classroom

Ever wondered how a tornado works? Well, wonder no longer and watch this video tutorial for teachers and students alike. You will see how to create tornado demonstrations for use in the classroom or for fun. These science experiments are sure to keep your children listening a ...more

How To : Make a Hairspray-Fueled PVC Rocket Cannon

This week, I've been working on a project that sort of takes a spin off an old-style potato gun. Using PVC pipe and the rapid combustion of hairspray, we can launch a rocket hundreds of feet into the sky. As usual for my projects, I tried to use only materials and parts that a ...more

How To : Purify water 3 different ways

Purify water 3 different waysThere are three water purification methods demonstrated: Chlor floc tablets, 2% tincture of iodine and a MSR hand filter.Gather water into your plastic bottle. Add one chlor floc tablet to one liter of water. Close the top and shake the bottle for ...more

How To : Make margartias in an ice cream machine

She begins the video by telling us that this is a great way to finish off that Mexican dinner. She gives a list of the ingredients and begins to mix. In your cream bucket pour a quarter cup of triple sec, a bottle of beer, half a liter of tequila, two cans of frozen limeade an ...more

How To : Make Filipino-style spaghetti

This video shows you how to make a typical Filipino favorite, a pinoy styled spaghetti dish. Even McDonald's was inspired, adding a McSpaghetti to there menu in the Philipinnes. Now, you can make this you unique yet traditional for you and the family to be try and enjoy. Ingr ...more

News : The Science Behind a Good Beer Head

Beer foam is a wonderful thing. It's what makes the scent of barley and hops waft up into your nostrils and starts your guzzling experience off right. Unless you think of foam as just wasted space that could have been more beer. To each his own. Here's 3 different kinds of he ...more

How To : Get rid of bees

It’s nice to have pollinated flowers and honey, but we could do with out the sting. Thankfully, there are ways to lessen your chances of being barbed. You Will Need * Bee traps * A pest control expert * Mothballs (optional) * Pantyhose (optional) Step 1 Know your bees. Nonso ...more

How To : Make your own soda

Concoct soda at home—over time, you'll save a bundle by not using the store-bought stuff. Plus, it's fizzy fun! You Will Need * 1/8 tsp. brewer’s or bread yeast * 1/2 c. lukewarm water * 1 gal. water * 2 1/4 c. sugar * 1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon of soda extract in the fla ...more

How To : Make blobs in a bottle with a Lava Lamp effect

The World's Easiest Lava Lamp! This is an easy, fun science activity that is great for any age. In fact, our video crew ended up taking the extra bottles home to show their friends. It is also a great demonstration of liquid density, the release of gases in a chemical reaction ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/15 - 02/21)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

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