Apple's iMessage is one of the main reasons to use an iPhone, and there's a lot you can do in chats without being overly complicated. But there's one issue that continues to drive people nuts, and that's the blue typing bubble indicator with the moving ellipsis (•••). Can you ...more
Conversations can be a little stale sometimes, so a little color help add some life. AOL realized this In the early days of AIM, and let you customize your colors just the way you want. Unfortunately, Apple doesn't let you go into your settings to customize your messaging app' ...more
Native screen recording, one of the hottest features that Apple included in iOS 11 and later, is easily started from the optional Control Center toggle on your iPhone. From there, you can stop recording from the same place or from the red status bar or bubble. It's a very conv ...more
One of the more competitive aspects to chat apps these days is customizability. It seems every messenger wants to offer the largest number of options for users to make the app feel like a truly personal experience. Telegram is no stranger to this customizability, offering tool ...more
Anyone can blow bubbles with that soap formula and a bubble wand, but what about blowing bubbles rings underwater. It surprisingly, isn't too much different from blowing regular bubbles underwater. You'll need to be able to hold your breath for a long time and to be able to st ...more
Learn how to make anti-gravity bubbles. Empty lighter fluid into a bowl and then blow bubbles. Watch this video tutorial and start having some bubble fun of your own.
Watch this instructional video to get a bubble solution recipe that will yield impossibly giant soap bubbles. Make sure you use a clean bucket and a paint impeller to stir it.
These dog days of summer are the perfect window of time to make giant homemade soap bubbles outdoors. A giant bubble wand can be easily assembled with some butcher's string and two bamboo poles, both easily available at your local hardware store. Making the magical bubble sol ...more
Android 10 added the framework for OS-wide chat bubbles, a feature popularized by Facebook Messenger. The new system allows you to interact with incoming messages as if you were in the app — all without having to leave your current app. In Android 11, this feature is finally a ...more
Start with a photograph of a woman in a bikini. Open the picture in Adobe Photoshop. Now, learn how to use the Bubbles effect to make it look as though your model is not wearning anything! All you need is a little familiarity with Photoshop, since you will be working with laye ...more
When Android 4.4 was released, the massive changelog led to some awesome new features getting lost in the virtually endless list of new tweaks. One such change was the ability to set a default text messaging app, which streamlined the existing process of installing a third-par ...more
Notifications are an integral part of our day-to-day smartphone usage. They allow us to easily see and act upon all of the latest information that comes our way. Well, most of the time, that is. When using a full-screen app or game, Android's notification bar is hidden, and a ...more
Hangouts and WhatsApp might be the preferred messaging apps for Android, but it's only a matter of time before Facebook Messenger surpasses them. Messenger already dominates iOS devices, and thanks to its ubiquitous platform, messages are easily synced across all of your devi ...more
This is a dry ice experiment for Halloween fun with bubbles. Mr Brunner shows us how to grow dry ice bubbles in buckets. This experiment is super easy and very interesting. You need soap, cloth strips and a big bowl. Oh and of course dry ice. This takes a couple of minutes to ...more
Sure it's been done before, but it never gets old. There's something magical about dry ice, bubbles, and especially the result you see when they're combined! Video: . For this experiment, I filled a bowl about half full with warm water, and placed a few chunks of dry ice insid ...more
This recipe for bubble solution will produce bigger-than-normal bubbles. It's simple and easy to double, triple, quadruple, or however many times you want to multply it.
A while back, Facebook released a killer feature called "Chat Heads" to its Facebook Messenger app. Messages from users would "pop up" in small bubbles that floated on the screen that could be seen, accessed, and moved around from within most apps. Users applauded the innovat ...more
You must ONLY conduct this experiment if you are experienced in using combustibles and understand the risk. Fire is very dangerous and can seriously burn you. Seems harmless at first, but believe me, these are bubbles turned evil. When ignited, the bubbles pop almost instantly ...more
One of the issues most commonly complained about with the Google Nexus 7 is speaker defects. Some people have issues with their tablets freezing when using the built-in speakers, others say they were pretty much busted right out of the box. Redditor homebrandcola found that h ...more
Learn how to make bubbles burn in this science video tutorial. You will see exactly how to make burning bubbles, with aerosol spray deodorant, a bowl of water, and liquid soap. It's a pretty simple experiment -- you just pour some dish soap in the water, stir it, then spray th ...more
Here is a quick autmotive tutorial on how to remove old bubbled window tinting from your car windows. Don't leave that crappy tint on there because you don't want to pay to take it off. Watch this video and strip that bubbled old window tint yourself. Remove old bubbled window ...more
The CD bubble trick. So simple, fun, and clever. Learn how to blow a bubble from a blank cd. Necessities: Unwanted CD Lighter Screwdriver or anything else to scratch off the top layer *note, you can also use the plastic disc that comes with a CD or DVD spindle. That way yo ...more
To draw bubble letters, draw elliptical shapes in place of straight lines in pencil, trace the outline in marker and erase erroneous pencil marks. Sketch out rounded and bubbly letters with creative tips from a professional illustrator in this free video on drawing.
In this Photoshop tutorial video from Tasktutorial, the host leads you through the process of creating a speech bubble in Photoshop. As you watch this video and follow along with the host, you will learn how to create a speech bubble, like they use in the comics. You will also ...more
Make a bubble solution out of highlighter markers that'll let you blow bubbles that glow under blacklight.
Creating giant, reusable bubbles at home is easy, and it's a fun project for children. Just dump a whole bottle of non-toxic Elmer's Clear School Glue into a bowl, add fine glitter and watercolors (or food coloring), and slowly mix together Sta-Flo Liquid Starch to form a plia ...more
Since the invention of the mechanical clock, enclosure of the commons, and proletarianization of labor, the alarm clock has been the bane of our existence. While not actually evil, it does represent the constant and uncompromising glare of our owners shaking a patronizing fing ...more
Learning to make giant bubbles for this video has been the most fun I've had with a project in a long time. It's addicting to try to get them to grow bigger and bigger than the ones before. Since filming this video, my skill has improved tremendously and the bubbles you're abo ...more
Sometimes the simplest things yield the most fun results. This clever trick creates long, condom-esque plastic bubbles. This How-To is very simple: Grab the plastic disk that comes with your blank CD or DVD spindle or scratch the aluminum off a real disc. Heat an area of it w ...more
Prank your friends by hacking some ordinary bubble gum to ooze fake blood when someone chews it. It can take 3-4 days for the "blood" to disappear. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks! Make bloody prank bubblegum. Click through to watch this video on ...more
From browsing social media to creating films, your smartphone can do it all. But even with all that power, for many, it is primarily used to communicate with others, particularly via text. In One UI 3.0, Samsung and Google drastically changed this core functionality with a new ...more
These bubbles are incredible. The key to their stable state is in the homemade bubble recipe. This ain't no kid's play anymore. These bubbles are industrial powered, made with surgical lubricants and glycerine. They're virtually unpoppable! Make giant soap bubbles.
Here at WonderHowTo, we love science. And of course, explosions. So, naturally we find Gray Matter's demonstration of fiery hydrogen bubbles pretty awesome. But the most interesting part is the reason behind the demonstration. Did you know the same gas that heats your house c ...more
When he's not taking orbital videos of Earth's auroras, NASA Astronaut Don Pettit is experimenting with water in zero gravity. He's already shown us how water droplets can orbit around knitting needles in a microgravity environment. Now he's playing with water again, this time ...more
Lava lamps are cool and retro, but they can be expensive and there is a risk of fire if you leave them unattended and they tip over accidentally. By using this tutorial by Shooting Eggs, you can make your own light up bubble tube using materials you might already have around t ...more
Wizard is back to spit some knowledge on all you graffiti students out there. In this video he is demonstrating how to draw the word Real, his last name, in bubble letters with a pen. Practice this one on paper then get to tagging!
The internet was blowing up recently over this mind-blowing, mouth-watering video of a woman making a cake decoration out of… wait for it… chocolate bubble wrap. Yes, that's right: she turned the ubiquitous packing material into the mold for an absolutely gorgeous cake embelli ...more
Special effects is swell, especially when it utilizes the wonderful ubiquity of wax and bubble gum to make wounds look unbelievably believable. Ewww gun shot wounds.
In order to make bubbles for a miniature bathtub, you will need Amazing Casting Resin, Triple Thick, micro marbles/decorative beads, a dollhouse tub, and a miniature rubber ducky. You can purchase it in hobby stores: e.g. Hobby Lobby. Open it. Mix it well, according to the pac ...more
Need some help figuring out how to play Bubble Explode on your Apple iPhone? This video tutorial presents an overview of the game's essential rules and objective. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started playing Bubble Explode on ...more
If you have some bubbles that have appeared out of no where on your RV vehicle, it may be something to worry about. Obviously you don't want the bubbles to stay, so the best option is to fix it yourself. This video talks about what the bubbles might be and how you could possi ...more
Need a little help with your new Adobe Photoshop graphics editing program? Working with Photoshop can be a bit tough if you don't know what you're doing, so instead of getting out the books, check out this 'no nonsense' video tutorial to learn how to create bubble text in Adob ...more
And by hottest, I mean most popular. These ladies have got skills. I want to be as good as them, and I've already begun my research. If you're also interested in joining the ranks of hottest bubble gum blowers, go here for some beginners tips. The lineup: Susan Montgomery W ...more
It's time to discover how fun art and drawing is! Learn how to draw the cartoon character Bubbles from Powerpuff Girls. Drawing is a way of creating and expressing ourselves, and therefore the result is always beautiful. Drawingnow.com brings you step-by-step drawing tutorial ...more
In this video we learn how to make a your own poufy bubble dress. First, grab a black stretchy shirt and cut the arms off of it. After this, take the fabric that you want to use for the skirt and lay it down, creating little peaks on the top of it. This will give you the volum ...more
Do you remember the Snorks? If not, they were a cheap knock-off of the Smurfs, but the setting took place in the ocean and they had long tubes at the top of their heads. Why is this important? Well in the tutorial above, you'll find out how to draw a character with graffiti bu ...more
If you're like me, you have a secret dream of living in a house completely covered wall-to-wall and carpet-to-carpet in bubble wrap. Until you have enough of that pliable transparent plastic with air-filled bubbles, there are some truly practical things you can do with the lit ...more
Artist Julia Randall's photorealistic colored pencil drawings of disembodied lips, tongues, and spit bubbles kinda give me the creeps (in a perfectly good way, of course). Nicely done work. Makes me want to pick up a set of colored pencils and start drawing... Previously, Me ...more
Mr. G teaches us how to make bubbles from a CD in this episode of "Do Try This at Home". You will need: a CD, screwdriver, and lighter or candle. Procedure: Use the screwdriver to scrape the aluminum coating from the CD until you get a clear plastic (polycarbonate). Heat an ar ...more
This tutorial shows you how to create bubbles emitting from a point or object in Blender 3D. Perfect for any underwater scene you may want to create.
Bubbles are usually soft, airy, safe things. Not when they're on fire they're not! This video will show you how to create burning bubbles using only condensed air dust remover, water, and soap. You may have seen this done in science class with gas from a Bunsen burner, but thi ...more
Blowing bubbles isn't just a way to waste time at the bus stop… It's an art form! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to blow bubbles that will dazzle your friends. There are also various examples of people blowing bubbles, to show you how it's done. 1. Chew your gum thoroughl ...more
A simple science experiment, yet totally satisfying. And the best part is you can go outside and try it right now (if conditions allow). You will need: freezing cold weather and a bottle of bubbles. Previously, HowTo: Make Instant Fog.
Soap suds aren't just for dishwashing! Blow away your family and friends with this cool science experiment. For this experiment, you'll need the following materials: dish soap water corn syrup wire string straws measuring cup large bowl The steps for completing the science ...more
Think you can beat the bubble-gum bubble record? Follow these steps and learn how to blow the biggest bubble ever! Step 1: Chew Chew several pieces of bubble gum until the flavor is gone. Use sugar-free gum. The less sugar in your gum, the stronger it’ll be. Step 2: Make a ...more
Bubble-smith Sterling Johnson recently took his voluminous bubble art to the shores of Stinson Beach, California. Presented in slow motion, the bubbles resemble spectral whales. Pint-sized Ahabs follow in pursuit. The effect is extraordinarily pacifying. Video by Mark Day: Th ...more
Bubble bars can be pricey, especially if you're using Lush bubble bars. But you don't have to exhaust your pocket book on this luxury—you can simply make your own, right at home. Watch the how-to video on making your own homemade bubble bath bars, and consult the recipe below ...more
Watch this detailed marijuana video series to learn how to make Bubble Bag Hash. Part 1 of 8 - How to Make bubble bag hashish from shake, leaf or bud. Part 2 of 8 - How to Make bubble bag hashish from shake, leaf or bud. Part 3 of 8 - How to Make bubble bag hashish from shak ...more
Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner wanted to capture the moment right before a bubble bursts, a feat that required surprisingly little equipment, but a lot of time and patience. The result was well worth it though. Here's a quick before and after: The trick to the color, he says ...more
First of all open any image and create a new ‘layer’ and add it to your image. Click on the transparency and then click ‘ok’. Now from the right menu bar choose the ‘elliptical’ icon to make a round balloon. Now select the 'free select tool' and select ‘mode’ to 'add to curren ...more