A Glow Stick

How To : Make a permanent, reusable glow stick

Make a reusable glow stick, glow-in-the-dark-style! Imagine, you'll never have to buy one of those ChemLite's again, because you can reuse this homemade glow stick over and over again. This video tutorial will show you how to make a permanent, reusable glow stick. The material ...more

How To : Make a 100 foot glow stick with Dr. Lithium

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a 100 foot glow stick with Dr. Lithium. Just in time for Halloween. Brighter than electroluminescent wire and self-powered. This can be used to decorate, glow stuff up, or create all kinds of awesome effects. Wa ...more

How To : Make a complete refillable glow stick

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a complete refillable glow stick. You can make this complete and refillable glow stick with a steampunk-style to it. The idea is simple, use compression fittings normally used in plumbing to create a glow stick t ...more

How To : Mix liquid "glow stick" colors to make white light

This a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to mix liquid glow stick colors in order to make a white light. The first step is to gather your supplies. To complete this scientific experiment you will need to get a few different glow sticks, preferably red, blue, and ...more

How To : Make a glow stick reaction with real chemicals

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a glow stick reaction with real chemicals. The glowstick reaction is made using a diphenyl oxalate derivative known as bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl)oxalate or TCPO. Additional ingredients include ethyl acetate as a ...more

How To : Make Your Own Homemade Glow Sticks

Glow sticks, a popular favor at parties and outdoor events, and a must-have on Halloween, can be traced back to the United States Navy in the mid-1960s. The military desired improved visibility during night operations, and glow sticks, with their small-size portability and lac ...more

How To : Make TCPO (for making glow sticks)

How to make TCPO or bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl) oxalate, used in glow stick reactions. WARNING: This procedure should only be performed by, or under the direct supervision of, an experienced chemist. Please refer to the material safety data sheets of all chemicals for their ha ...more

How To : Make Glow Sticks

Wired Science teaches you the science behind glow sticks by showing you how you can make your own with chemicals that you can obtain. Video: .

HowTo : DIY Glow Sticks

WonderHowTo favorite (and pal) NurdRage brings us another great science tutorial. Making glow sticks at home is not necessarily cheaper, but it's a great science project. Check out the video below to learn not only how to make the glow sticks, but also all about fluorescent dy ...more

How To : Experiment with temperature using glow sticks

In this video from Dr. Carlson, users are shown how to witness the effects of the relationship between temperature and matter firsthand, using light-sticks. For the experiment, users need 3 beakers (or vessels of the sort,) and 3 light-sticks of the same color, shape, and ligh ...more

How To : Make a reusable LED glowstick

This video will light up your life. With only a glue stick and 2 LEDs, you can make a reusable glow stick. Make a reusable LED glowstick. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Make glowstick rainbow walls

Check out this instructional dance video to learn how to create rainbow walls when glowsticking. Glowsticking is the act of dancing with glowsticks. It is the "umbrella term" describing the two categories of glowsticking: freehandling and glowstringing. All you need is a 45 in ...more

How To : Apply Makeup for Beautiful Glowing Skin

Hydration, rest and a healthy diet are all good for glowing, healthy skin. You can also show off glowing skin with these makeup tips. Foundation Use a foundation with dewy finish to give you a natural looking glow. Blush Blush can give a youthful glow. Use a blush with a sh ...more

How To : Watch the 2011 Super Bowl Commercials Online

It's that time of year again when pizza boxes line the room and buffalo wings stain the couch. When cases of beer sit in the cooler and the big screen TVs are fired up and properly calibrated. When two of the best football teams vie for the championship title and the Vince Lom ...more

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How to Get Better at Halo : Reach

Introduction Halo: Reach is Bungie's latest and final addition to the franchise. Microsoft has claimed the title and from now on 343 Industries will be working on the Halo franchise. In my opinion, Bungie's last game is the best out of all of them. These are some tactics and ...more

How To : Do night photography with your kids

In this video, we learn how to do night photography with your kids. Glow sticks. flash lights, and ghost images are great for night time! First, put your camera in the manual mode and then learn how to set the shutter once you're in manual mode. Put the pop up flash on your ca ...more

HowTo : Levitate Pencil Lead

The anonymous doctorate of science, Nurdrage, is back with another fascinating HowTo (previously featured, glow sticks). Dr. Lithium's latest video demonstrates how to practice diamagnetic levitation using common household pencil lead and magnets. Click through for more top n ...more

HowTo : Turn Your Piggy Bank to Gold

Calling all alchemists, it's time to make magic. Here's another lesson from our favorite mad scientist, Nurdrage (previously, DIY glow sticks & pencil lead levitaton). This time the anonymous doctor of science demonstrates a neat chemistry trick: how to turn pennies to silver ...more

HowTo : Hack Light

PopSci's Gray Matter explains how to "hack light", a simple project that calls for glow sticks, diagonal cutters and Drano. Here's the science behind it: "When you bend a light stick, you break open a glass ampule inside. Diphenyl oxalate in the ampule reacts with hydrogen pe ...more

How To : Create a "Tron" inspired futuristic makeup look

"Tron" is a very cinematography-heavy film. While the story itself is interesting - Sam being contacted by his father who's stuck in a game he built many years after he's disappeared from the real world - the big draw is definitely the dark, glowing bodysuits and tracks in the ...more

HowTo : Make Elephant Toothpaste

Nope, not the kind used by this elephant dentist: But THIS kind, the kind a mad scientist concocts: And what better mad scientist to demonstrate than Nurdrage? Another tutorial this week by WonderHowTo's doctor of science (previously, Turn Your Piggy Bank to Gold). Image cre ...more

How To : Shoot a potato gun

This video shows you how to shoot a potato gun with a bit of a twist: try using glow sticks instead of potatoes and have fun lighting up the sky with your kids.

How To : Apply a rocker chick makeup look

This makeup tutorial video will show you how to do a smokey purple eye look that's really dramatic. Heads will turn in your direction when everyone sees this awesome and dramatic makeup look. Products used: Tools: Loew-cornelle 1/8'', 3/8'', 1/2'', 1'' maxine's mop brushes MA ...more

HowTo : Glow-in-the-Dark Sno Cones

Kool-aid + Sno Cones + LEDs. For some of us (e.g. small kids), it doesn't get much better than that. Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest. Givers Log's Glow Sno Cone project is so simple, it barely requires explanation: Place glow sticks in several different cups. Tip ...more

How To : Do the Figure 8 rave dance

Love rave music? Get your rave dance on with help from this free lesson. All you will need to complete this tutorial is your dance shoes and your glow sticks. Learn how to do the figure-8 rave dance with help from an expert, Cedric Turner. Turner has been a professional hip-h ...more

How To : Make duct tape glow

If there was a way to make duct tape more desirable and distinct, would you do it? Well, what if there was a way to make duct tape glow? There is a way. Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make duct tape glow with Dr. Lithium. In a previous video on how ...more

News : The Thrill of Burning Steel Wool

WonderHowTo favorite NurdRage once again triggers the inner mad scientist in all of us (well, all of us WonderHowTo-ians at least). Below, watch what happens when steel wool- found in every common household Brillo Pad- is lit on fire. "Normally we do not think of iron as bein ...more

How To : Grill churrascaria-style

Churrascaria? What's that? It's a meat-lover's dream… if you're in Brazil. But you don't have to travel abroad to enjoy the meaty goodness of this awesome grilling party! A churrascaria is an all-you-can-eat Brazilian steak house that features an amazing array of spit-roasted ...more

News : Ten foods to eat for clear, acne-free skin - part 2

Welcome back to the two-part series of Ten foods to eat for clear, acne-free skin. Check out part 1 here. As any good dermatologist and aesthetician will tell you, beauty begins from the inside. In a healthy skin diet, the quality of the calories you eat matters more than any ...more

Link Roundup : 15 Guides To Pumpkin Carving

Halloween just isn't Halloween without Jack O'Lanterns. Below, anything and everything you need to know on the art of pumpkin carving. 1. Prepare a Pumpkin for Carving Serious Eats' video demonstration is for true novices: "This video is for you unlucky souls who never got t ...more

News : The Value and Worth of Daily Positive Affirmations

I've been dealing with emotional difficulty for many years. It started when I had surgery for the epilepsy I was dealing, and quite literally, dying with. Since the surgery on March 28, 1990 I have had no seizures, but I have had plenty of emotional difficulty. Along with that ...more

News : The aresnal of street art and grafitti (pt.1)

The very basic building block of street art is the tag. Although most people find them ugly, i just think that every artist needs to start somewhere, for street artists, its the tag. Firstly the tag is basicly writing your name, or whatever name you use for your art on a wall ...more

How To : Apply Makeup for Women in Their 30s

Now that you have hit your 30s, it is the perfect time to begin a new skin care routine and try some different makeup styles. Smokey eye Use the lighter shadow from a eyeshadow stick all over your lid. Next use the darker color in your crease to create depth. Set with a touch ...more

How To : Apply Makeup in Your 50s

50 is fabulous and makeup only enhances your beauty at this age. In this video, Shiloe shows you makeup tips to enhance your natural maturing beauty. Prepare As skin loses elasticity, fine lines and wrinkles begin to show. Always take care of your skin first so your makeup wi ...more

How To : Pick Makeup That Compliments Your New Hair Color

If you change your hair color, you should probably change your makeup to compliment your new look. Take a before and after hair color picture of your face without makeup to see the overall change of tone in your face. This will help you pick out your new makeup colors. Warm, M ...more

How To : Make a Pandora battery on 5.50 Gen-B (Full)

Make a Pandora Battery on 5.50 Gen B (full) 1. Make sure you are running on 5.50 Gen-B (full) 2. Go to the recovery menu and choose configuration settings, then VSH menu. Please make sure you are on the VSH option and not recovery. It should look like "Use VSH menu <currently ...more

News : Naughty Prank Ideas

If one of your is really messy then you can try this prank on them. It actually happened with me and believe me it works!! If the person concerned just doesn’t clean up his or her mess and from table or bed and you really find it irritating since that is the situation with mos ...more

News : Steampunk Bottle (a Red and Malevolent Glow)

Thought I would cross-post a piece I did a while ago. So here is a piece I made a while back. I found this brass and glass bottle at the thrift store. At the time of purchase it had a broken music box on the bottom. I actually was able to fix the music box and it plays "How D ...more

How To : Make a tomato glow in the dark (FAKE?)

F for FAKE. This video has been labeled a "Faux-To". Commonly contested as bogus science, we believe this video to be a hoax. What's your opinion? Comment below. Make a tomato glow in the dark using three household chemicals and the step-by-step instructions in this how-to vi ...more

How To : Make EXTREME LED Throwies

LED throwies are cheery glow-dots you can make in seconds from simple components and stick to any ferro-magnetic surface. But that's just the beginning — here's how to hack and modify them. First make a basic LED throwie, and chain them up into big throwie "bugs." Then learn ...more

How To : 14 Food Hacks You Need to Know for Grilling Season

It's summer and you know what that means: it's time to break out the grill and cook food over red-hot coals. Even if you're not a grill master extraordinaire, you can use these hacks to fool your friends and family into thinking that you're a barbecuing badass. #1. Make Sure ...more

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