Learn how to cut a beer bottle in half! That's right, watch this video tutorial to learn how to cut a beer bottle in half with acetone, string and fire. You'll also need the glass bottle to be empty, and probably a pair of scissors. What you do is tie a piece of string around ...more
One of my favorite things about American Chinese food is how easy it is to eat: the pieces are bite-sized, the flavors are addictive, and the meat is always tender and easy to chew. But if you've ever tried to replicate any of your favorite takeout in the kitchen, you've likel ...more
This is a great con that you can use to impress your friends. Next time you have buddies over for a beer, goof on them with this funny trick. All you need is two bottled beers and a little preparation and you will be able to shock everyone. Learn how to immediately freeze som ...more
Each flavor of sake, the national spirit of Japan, comes with its own fans, not unlike whiskey aficionados here in the States. While sake is often called "rice wine," it is more akin to a malted beverage like beer. Unfortunately, many people's first exposure to sake comes in ...more
Mechanical locks have been around since ancient Egypt, with the oldest known artifact found in the ruins of Nineveh, an ancient city in Assyria, Mesopotamia, which is just across the Tigris River from what is now Mosul, Iraq. It was a forerunner to our modern day pin tumbler l ...more
Nothing's better than a cold six-pack of your favorite beer—except maybe a cold six-pack of your favorite beer in a wooden caddy that you made yourself. With one of these, you can skip the paper ones they give you at the mix-and-match stations in grocery stores. Plus, it looks ...more
Check out this how-to video and see how you can park a beer bottle in the corner of a room. It looks as if the beer bottle is hanging on the wall. This is a very cool beer bottle trick, just be careful not to damage the paint. There's not gimmick to the trick in this instructi ...more
This how-to video shows to remove beer from a bottle in just one second, win free beers every time with this bar trick. Granted, you probably should just drink the beer instead of spraying it all over the place. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to pour out a beer bottle ...more
As exciting as it can be to crack open a beer, there's nothing fun about wandering around a party and asking other partygoers for a bottle opener. Don't worry, we've got you covered: here are 10 crazy ways to get to drinking while impressing your friends with your ingenuity. ...more
In early September, two MIT students launched project Icarus: the $150 (almost to) space camera. From Wired: "...Two students put together a low-budget rig to fly a camera high enough to photograph the curvature of the Earth. Instead of rockets, boosters and expensive contro ...more
There's nothing better than gulping down an ice cold beer to calm the senses and ease the mind. The holiday season can be very stressful as people scramble around trying to find the best gifts for friends and family. And we all know that gifts can be very hit or miss, but it's ...more
Man + Beer = Happy. Some say that's the formula to a pretty blissful life, but it's not just the beer you're drinking—it's about what you're drinking it in. Drinking out of the bottle or pint glass is perfectly fine for the average person, but if you want to be above average ...more
Any beer aficionado who's been to Ireland will always talk about how the Guinness there "just tastes different." But save your eye rolls, skeptics: it turns out your favorite lagerhead actually has a valid point. Some people think there's a different formula for Irish vs. Ame ...more
It doesn't take much skill to drink beer fast, but to chug an entire beer in one gulp is an art. Learn how to execute this bar trick by picking up a few simple techniques. Start watching and start chugging. Don't Miss: 5 Surefire Tricks to Getting a Free Drink at the Bar Vide ...more
When alcohol tastes bad, there's little you can do to save it—or so you think. While it might seem easier to toss your entire bottle of old, opened wine, or to give up and drink crappy vodka anyway, there are creative ways to turn a spoiled or just plain bad boozy beverage int ...more
Need a new way to impress your friends? Well, when you're out partying, show them how to break a beer bottle with you bare hands. This bar trick is sure to amaze anyone, and it relies simply on air pressure. Just keep in mind that this could be dangerous... glass will fly. Ta ...more
Here's a simple bar trick that you can pull off at your next alcohol-fueled gathering. Tap one beer bottle against another to freeze both beer bottles into solid ice in 2 to 3 seconds. So how does this work? All you need to do beforehand is place both beer bottles in the fre ...more
Melt some glass in your kitchen microwave. BUT WHY?!! Why would anyone want to DO such a thing? This video tutorial will show you how to do this crazy science experiment. You'll need a microwave, a beer bottle, and you'll need a electric start (propane would work also) blow t ...more
This video tutorial shows how to make a cool beer glass out of a beer bottle. This is also a great trick for cutting the bottle; forget the glass cutter or tricks with string and acetone. Just pour oil up to the level where you want the bottle cut off and place a red-hot piece ...more
As a lover of food, I'm often asked, “If you could only have one food the rest of your life, what would it be?” My answer is always the same: sourdough bread. (Okay, it's not always the same... I usually cheat and say sourdough, fancy cheese, and a good beer.) Admittedly, I'm ...more
If you can't always crack open a cold one with the usual twisting motion, you might want to try it like shown in this instructional video. It keeps your t-shirts intact, and saves the humiliation of asking for a bottle opener for that twist-off cap. Follow along with this how- ...more
It's that time of the year, y'all—when the air becomes crisp, the nights grow long, and people crave hearty, warm soups and stews. And of all the season's offerings, my hands-down favorite has to be chili: It's versatile, meaty, and above all else, it's damn easy to make. (Tha ...more
I was just 16 when I poured my first beer. It was my first restaurant job and a customer ordered a pint while the bartender was busy. I'd seen her do it hundreds of times, and she made it look so easy. Besides, it couldn't be that different from filling a cup from the soda mac ...more
So, the in-person conversations between you and your friends has slowed down to a near halt, thanks to everyone's obsession with texting, Facebook, and over-uploading pics to Instagram—socializing at its best. It could also be that you're just not interesting enough anymore in ...more
If you've just done a beer run for a party and come back with a bunch of beer that isn't cold, forget the bathtub, toilet tank, freezer or whatever method you use to quick-chill your brews and try this super easy fix instead. You can have ice cold beers in seconds by using a ...more
Watch this how to video as our host explains how to shotgun a beer from a any bottle. You too can chug your favorite beer within seconds.
The iOS 12.0 beta earned admiration for its superior performance to last year's controversially buggy iOS 11. That doesn't mean it was free from problems before the stable release went live. During the initial iOS 12.0 beta testing phase, there were plenty of bugs and glitches ...more
Sometimes you just want to grill. It doesn't matter where you are, what you have, or whom you're with—you just want a delicious burger and you don't care what it takes. If you don't have a home grill or you're out camping in the wild, then it's the perfect time for your MacGy ...more
We're maniacs for mustard: we put it on our sausages, our salmon, our turkey club sandwiches... you name the dish, we find an excuse to spread mustard on it. So it's not surprising that it's a common item on our grocery list. However, we had no idea how ridiculously easy it w ...more
How to make a hidden cover for your beer can when drinking in public. For those public situations when an open beer can is "frowned upon". It's camouflage for your beers! An open beer is "frowned upon" in many places. This little trick was taught to me by some of my softball ...more
Just got back from the store with the beer for the party and it starts in two hours? Then learn how to chill a beer quickly in a crunch with minimal equipment. Kelly from HackCollege shows you 3 different methods of getting your beer ice cold in this how-to video.
The hidden science behind the bottle-smash trick? Cavitation! Check out this instructional video. If you have a home-built vacuum water bottle, you can easily see the violent implosions as they happen. Cavitation means that cavities or bubbles are forming in the liquid that w ...more
Want to liven up your game of beer pong? You could always add more cups or play with paddles, or you could make your own custom table with 500 LED lights that flash in sync with your favorite tunes like Redditor did. Video: . First come the lights. This one was done by hand, b ...more
This beer how-to video demonstrates how to open a non-twistoff beer bottle with nothing but a BIC lighter. Watch and learn how simple it is to open beer bottles with a BIC lighter and a little leverage. This beer trick comes in handy when you don't have anything to open bottle ...more
There's nothing better than a good, cold brewski—unless that beer comes from your very own pirate chest cooler. Of course, it would be better if your pirate chest was full of gold, but this has got to be the next best thing (though, maybe you can have both). Redditor ShutUpLo ...more
Watch this video to learn how to open a beer bottle with a newspaper. This easy to learn bar trick can win you tons of free beers, just bet your friends that you can open a beer bottle with a piece of paper. Video: .
In this how-to video you will learn to open a master lock with a soda/beer can or an empty gift card. This can prove to be helpful, so you can prank your friends, or just steal something. Not to endorse stealing, this instructional video is for informational purposes only.
Impress you drinking buddies with this shotgun beer trick. This trick simply requires your favorite brand of beer and your thumb. Watch and learn how to punch your thumb through a full and sealed can of beer. You'll never need a pen or knife again to shot gun a beer!
You want to limit anything that gets in the way of drinking your beer, so use these tips to get rid of that extra foam. You Will Need * Olive oil or cooking oil * Foamy beer * A spoon WARNING: Don’t drink unless you’re of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink and driv ...more
Hops have always been known as the driving force behind beer, but now they're starting to grow their own culinary wings. Slowly but surely, this bizarre and bitter plant is showing up on more and more menus across the country as it catches on as a trendy and up-and-coming ingr ...more
How To Chill your favorite drink instantly using household items. Need an ice cold beer. Craving a cold glass of water? This is easy to chill your beer using air dusters. Chill your beer by inserting the can into a plastic jug and then filling the plastic container with the co ...more
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
Can you pull out a dollar bill from under an upside down beer bottle, without knocking the bottle over? Probably not, but learn how to from this video bar trick tutorial and bet your friends that you can. It's an easy winnable bet, once you know the trick.
Impress your bar buddies or win a few bets with this neat beer bottle trick. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to pull a dollar bill out from under five quarters on a beer bottle. You'll need a fairly flat and firm dollar bill to do this trick, five quarters, and of cours ...more
Here are 4 great tricks you can perform! They all require a beer bottle, so performed together they work to make a great bar routine to keep a table entertained for hours. Check out this video and get ready for free drinks and accolades.
Any idiot can open a beer with a lighter. The beer is European, no sissy twist cap. Here's an easy two-step video manual on how to open a bottle with a piece of paper. Watch and make easy money betting with you friends who thinks you can't. Or just enjoy drinking a beer when y ...more
Want to make your own soda or maybe just bring a dull one back to life? Homemade sodas don't always live up to the store bought ones because they can taste flat by comparison. This quick and easy method makes super fizzy drinks with only four ingredients. Because putting dry i ...more
You only need a straw, with a bendy bit and a glass bottle of beer. This is a quick way to shot gun a beer.
Like beer, but disappointed you can’t drink faster? Use the awesome power of atmospheric pressure to slam down that brewski in less time than it takes to regret it!
From Lifehacker's Tips Box, four short-cuts to life's small problems, urawaza-style: No Iron? If you're out an iron and you happen to have a hair straightener hanging around, it will do the trick (quite nicely). Also, works well as a dually useful traveling item, ladies. Warn ...more
Walking into a bar or crowded dinner party can be intimidating. Being surrounded by a bunch of people you're unfamiliar with or trying to impress the smokeshow at the bar is no easy task...for most of us. Video: . If you aren't as smooth as Ryan Gosling (and let's face it, you ...more
National Lampoon, Pimp-It-Yourself! The new book that teaches you to do all the cool stuff to make your crappy life better. This is a quick lesson on bonging a beer. Bottles are hard to drink quickly because there isn't a way for the excess air to escape the bottle as you drin ...more
We all need to recycle those old beer boxes. This video will show you how you can make a hat out of them!
The line dance is a dance with repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines, all facing the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. Line dancing's popularity grew out of the 1970's, when the country-western dance continued ...more
If you're the publicity/graphic design person for a fraternity then trust us, you'll be using this Photoshop design A LOT. Wheter you need this realistic looking beer bottle for a banner, invitations, or for decor at a party, it looks very professional. Check out this Photosh ...more
This trick is good for winning bets. You can perform this beer bottle hustler trick anywhere. The materials can be found at any party or pub. Make a cigarette butt balancing on a plastic ring fall into a beer bottle without touching the butt or the bottle. Great bar trick. Fu ...more
There is nothing tastier on a hot summer's day than an ice cold beer. Heck, there is nothing tastier on ANY day. If you would like to learn how to make a delicious batch of the good stuff right at home, check out this clip. Carl and Kevin will show you how to make fresh, delic ...more
The beer can shim is an oft-discussed online topic, and has cast the entire padlock industry into doubt. If you still don't know how a simple aluminum can can be used to open any padlock quickly and easily, watch this video. It features an expert locksmith explaining in copiou ...more
Melissa shows us how to get rid of unwanted beer foam using the Japanese Urawaza method of olive oil. This is a great bar trick that makes it easier to down a lager fast. The household ingenuity captured herein really caught fire in the post-war period, when Occupied Japan's ...more
There's nothing worse than holding an ice cold brewski on a hot summer day and having no way to open it. If you're a Bud fan, you'll have no problem opening the bottle because most mass-market beers have twist-off caps. But if you have a taste for finer, more expensive brews, ...more