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How To : Make hydrochloric acid from salt

In this tutorial, we learn how to make hydrochloric acid from salt. First, you will pour some salt into a distil flask. After this, you will add in some concentrated sulfuric acid to the salt. Next, you will let these react with each other. You will start to see gasses bubble ...more

How To : Make nitric acid

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make nitric acid. They show three ways to make nitric acid based on two different chemical approaches, both of which can be done using easily accessible materials. Warning: The procedures in this video produce large q ...more

How To : Kill bed bugs by using boric acid

Boric Acid is often used to treat or eradicate bedbugs. However, it doesn't work particularly well. It has to be ingested to kill them, but they don't necessarily consume it. There would need to be a bait that they can ingest that contains boric acid. Unfortunately, people are ...more

How To : Make boric acid from borax

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to make boric acid from borax. For this experiment you will need borax (disodium tetra borate) and conc. hydrochloric acid. Take 25 ml of hydrochloric acid and dilute it with 75 ml of water. Ne ...more

How To : Understand how metals react in hydrochloric acid

In this video tutorial the instructor talks about Hydrochloric acid (HCL) and how it reacts to a few metals. To try this out take 30 ml of concentrated hydrochloric acid in a beaker. You need to employ caution while handling acids, especially if you use strong ones. Now you ca ...more

How To : Make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid in three ways. They show you how to make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid using two chemical methods and one electrochemical method. Copper does not direct ...more

How To : Make silver nitrate from silver and nitric acid

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make silver nitrate from silver and nitric acid. They show the chemistry of making this cool chemistry, colorless solid. WARNING: This reaction produces toxic nitrogen dioxide gas. Do not perform this reaction indoors ...more

How To : Make iodine from hydrochloric acid and H2O2

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make iodine from an alkali metal iodide, hydrochloric acid (HCI), and hydroxide peroxide (H2O2). Warning: This reaction makes small amounts of chlorine gas and should be performed outside or in a fumehood. This metho ...more

How To : Make a Sugar Snake with Sulfuric Acid and Sugar

Sugar (a carbohydrate) is dehydrated with concentrated sulfuric acid. Since a carbohydrate was once considered just hydrated carbon, if you remove the water, carbon would be left over. The acid rips the water out of the sugar and the heat generated by this reaction causes the ...more

How To : Paint and acid wash a swimming pool

This three-part video tutorial demonstrates how to acid wash and paint a swimming pool. In part 1, host Tim Casey shows you how to properly and safely acid wash your swimming pool to prepare for painting. Part 2 discusses the steps involved in repairing cracks in a pool wall, ...more

How To : Solve the acid cube Square One puzzle

Watch this video tutorial to see how to solve the acid cube Square One puzzle. There's a few things you should know before even trying to solve the Square-1 puzzle, which is knowing how to solve the Rubik's Cube. Then you need to know the notation for rotating the Square One, ...more

How To : Purify hydrochloric acid

This video topic was changed. It is now converting muriatic acid to reagent grade hydrochloric acid, HCL). Items needed: 100mlDistilled water, 2 disposable plastic containers, large plastic container with lid, 100ml muriatic acid. 1. Label a small container with an "R" for r ...more

How To : Make corrosive hydrochloric acid

Process of making Hydrochloric acid using table salt and concentrated sulfuric acid. Consentration of the syntethised acid was 2.7M or 10%. Music: 1200 Mics - Rock into the future.

How To : Make sulfuric acid - electrochemically

You already know how to make sulfuric acid with the metabisulfite and oxidizer method and you saw how to make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid, so now try making sulfuric acid with these two in mind… with sulfuric acid by electrolysis of copper using an inert anode ...more

How To : Make a Sugar Snake from Sulfuric Acid and Sugar

Sugar (a carbohydrate) is dehydrated with concentrated sulfuric acid. Since a carbohydrate was once considered just hydrated carbon, if you remove the water, carbon would be left over. The acid rips the water out of the sugar and the heat generated by this reaction causes the ...more

How To : Take an acid and base to make salt

In this tutorial we learn how to take an acid and base to make salt. To start, you will first need to take an acid of your choice, this can be something like vinegar. After this, you will combine the acid with a base and then wait for it to react. Once it starts to react, gase ...more

News : Evan Penny's Real Life Acid Trip

When viewing Toronto based artist Evan Penny's work, Ron Mueck immediately comes to mind. The clear similarities include a representation which is completely photo-realistic, a playfulness with scale, and the mutually shared background in Hollywood SFX. However, what sets Pe ...more

How To : Make maganese heptoxide (permanganic acid)

This video tutorial is in the Education category which will show you how to make manganese heptoxide (permanganic acid). This procedure is extremely dangerous. Manganese heptoxide is an extremely powerful oxidizing agent. It has the ability to set fuels on fire from mere conta ...more

How To : Make bubbling acid with ammonia and dry ice

In the mood for a little mad science? In this home-science how-to from Steve Spangler, we learn how to prepare a bubbly, color-changing concoction using water, ammonia, a universal indicator (cabbage juice will do fine), dry ice, gloves and two plastic cups. Now, repeat the pr ...more

News : The History of Life (On Acid)

After enjoying the sweet, yummy holiday cheer of the world's beginnings explained with cookie dough, enter Cyriak Harris' delightfully nightmarish acid trip alternative: "The abridged story of life on earth, as told through the medium of walking fingers." Previously, How Did H ...more

How To : Etch a printed circuit board with acid

Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to etch a printed ...more

How To : Soak walnuts for less acidity

Elaina Love explains why walnuts can be more alkaline after soaked. When you drain the nuts all the brown acids wash away leaving them even more delicious. Soak walnuts for less acidity. Click through to watch this video on rawfoodmedia.com

How To : Experiment with acedic acid and sodium bicarbonate

Science experiment with acetic acid and sodium bicarbonate (baking soda and vinegar) giving off carbon dioxide and other gases. You will need vinegar, baking soda, a jar and a latex glove. Experiment with acedic acid and sodium bicarbonate. Click through to watch this video on ...more

How To : Use loops and beatmapping in Sony Acid Studio

This tutorial shows you how you can use two features of Sony Acid - loops and beatmapping. These can give you a good deal more versatility, especially when you are working on a remix. This tutorial shows you how to use both.

How To : Make acid wash jeans

Purchase the necessary equipment for this project. Pumice stones can be purchased at any beauty supply store. Chlorine can be purchased from any household supply store. Sodium bisulfite can usually be found at hobby stores. Obtaining the industrial washing machines for persona ...more

How To : Create an acid-base indicator using purple cabbage

Purple cabbage is a natural indicator and this video teaches you how to easily prepare purple cabbage in the comfort of your own home to be used as an acid and base indicator. Take one leaf of your purple cabbage, tear it into smaller pieces and place all the pieces into a bea ...more

How To : Make a penny operated nitric acid fountain

Watch this video to learn how to make a penny operated nitric acid fountain. Nitric acid acts upon copper to yield nitric oxide in an exothermic reaction. The expanding gas displaces water from another flask; actually bubbles in this set up. When the gas cools, the water is dr ...more

How To : Soothe acid indigestion or heartburn

Relieve symptoms of indigestion and hear burn with some simple remedies. You Will Need: • Avoidance of triggers • Antacid tablets • Licorice tablets • Aloe vera juice • Acid-blocking tablets • Pillows • A medical evaluation Step 1: Examine your triggers If you regular ...more

How To : Make 303 acid using TS404

In this tutorial we learn how to make 303 acid using TS404. First, move the distortions around all the away around. After this, you will have a techno kind of beat. From here, you will change the oscillator one and two knobs all the way to the left. Once you have fine tuned th ...more

How To : Have fun with acid

This video will show you something neat you can do with some easy to obtain acid, and it is a great science project. Have fun with acid. Click through to watch this video on instructables.com

How To : Clean your espresso machine with citric acid

In this video, we learn how to clean your espresso machine with citric acid. First, mix the acid up with some water in a pouring cup. Then, pour this into the machine and run water through the machine to get the boiler filled up with the acid solution. Run it out the steam wan ...more

News : Chia Pets...on Acid

Remember Grandma-approved eco-friendly mud graffiti? London native Helen Nodding has taken a similar approach: non-destructive moss graffiti. Helen was inspired by the cold hard steel, glass, and concrete of the city: "I’m always cheered up when I see weeds pushing through a ...more

How To : Mix a Captain Morgan on Acid

Here is a drink which contains one of the most tasty beverages on the planet: Spiced Rum. Add to that, some coconut rum and a bit of Blue Curacao and a splash of Pineapple juice and you've got a great after dinner beverage. If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowl ...more

How To : Test and inspect lead acid batteries

This two part video goes over the procedure for testing and inspecting lead acid batteries. A machine is required to test the battery itself. You can do the visual test at home, and then bring it to an auto parts store for the machine test part. Part 1 of 2 - How to Test and i ...more

How To : Mix a battery acid shot

This video beverage making tutorial shows the right amount of ounces of Don Eduardo Tequila and Jack Daniel's whiskey to use to make a Battery Acid. Watch the bartender mix all the Battery Acid shot ingredients and knock it back.

How To : Use gravimetric analysis to analyze sulfuric acid

This video is based on a chemistry experiment. This video is going to explain to us how to use gravimetric analysis in order to analyze sulfuric acid. This experiment should not be done for those who do not have a fundamental knowledge of chemical compounds, reactions and chem ...more

How To : Do an acid grind on rollerblades

Kyle of Aggressivemall teaches you how to land an acid grind with aggressive skates.You should first go to your favorite curve to practice it as a stall. When doing an acid grind, your soul foot (or the one you use for balance) is placed along the grind bar and the other foot ...more

How To : Mix a Surfer on Acid cocktail

Jagermeister, malibu coconut rum and pineapple juice will flash you back to the tropics. If you've not been, we urge you to go. But first, try a Surfer on Acid. If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowledge. Watch this mixed drink recipe video to learn how to mix a ...more

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