This flame you CAN hold, without burning your skin off. Learn to make fireballs you can hold in your hand. This amazing video tutorial shows you how to do it. All you'll need for this little science experiment or fiery weapon is 100% cotton cloth, scissors, lighter fuel, cotto ...more
Balloons are fun, but the helium ones are always more entertaining. So today, we're going to learn how to make hydrogen gas by combining toilet bowl cleaner with aluminum foil. With hydrogen, you get the same lighter-than-air properties of helium, plus it will explode! Histori ...more
Don't get burned playing with fire——know how to play with it right, just like those crazy magicians do when it comes to magical fireballs that you can hold in your hand. You can juggle them, too, but you need to know the secret to making them safely. For these magical handhel ...more
Everyone dreams of having super powers. Flying, invisibility, and x-ray vision are popular, but my favorite is fire power! I've always wanted to be Wheeler from the Captain Planet kids show, and now I can with these handheld fireballs of awesomeness. The fireballs burn at a lo ...more
Does your low-budget film need an explosion, a fireball explosion? This video tutorial shows how to build a simple cremora (fireball) and safely use it. There are many filming techniques, you'll have to figure them out on your own though. This video is for pyrotechnic special ...more
Learn how to safely breathe huge fire balls with non-flammable or toxic households items. This trick is simple and safe! Shock your friends and family! You will need: cornstarch powdered sugar a burning source Make a mixture of cornstarch and powdered sugar and fill your mou ...more
How To : Make a Mini Flamethrower, Exploding Fireball, & Flint Bomb Sparkler with Disposable Lighters
Whether you've got an itch for a mini-flamethrower, a shower of burning sparks, or a exploding ball of flames, these little fireworks-producing lighters may be the answer to your pyrotechnic cravings! Video: . I found these cheap lighters at the dollar store. Three for a buck! ...more
Devin shows you how to create a fireball or energy ball effect in this After Effects tutorial. There are many ways to create a fire ball effect and this is just one of them. So watch the After Effects tutorial to get the idea then get creative with your own energy fire balls. ...more
Pyro or not, fireballs are intrinsically cool. Add in the handheld element and they're suddenly magical orbs. The invention is science experiment safe, but just because you can touch it doesn't mean it's not real fire. Be careful! Photo by Mr. 7 Make fireballs you can hold ...more
Move over Diet Coke & Mentos! In this demonstration you'll find out what happens when you combine Pepsi, Necco Wafers, and a lighter. Don't try this at home! The reaction is pretty cool
This video shows you how you can make a fireball (more of a flash flame) using just a lighter and your hand. Try it and see if you can do it in less tries than this guy.
Using Adobe After Effects 7.0, this tutorial shows you how to dish out fireballs like a true plumber by creating a Super Mario Bros. fireball effect for your footage.
This is a simple demonstration of how fine dust particles suspended in the air can rapidly burn due to high exposure to oxygen. The same corn flour is only able to burn slowly when in a pile because there is not enough air between the particles for an explosive combustion.
A Lampare, or aerial fireball shell, is a really cool pyrotechnics device that basically allow you to use a cartridge to launch a fireball into the air. This video will show you how to make a 3" Lampare out of black powder fuel and a Napthalene / charcoal mix. Dry fuel is safe ...more
One of the coolest things about chemical reactions is that they can be so unexpected. I mean, who would think you can make water explode? Another common kitchen ingredient that produces a surprising reaction is corn flour. When you touch a flame to a spoonful of corn flour, i ...more
So, when we were all little kids, we always wanted to be wizards and throw magical death spells, right? Well, here's a little showhow to make you a wizard! Ingredients : 100% Cotton Cloth! 2' 4" will be enough. COTTON string. Quite long. Much longer than a shoelace. A lighter ...more
Learn how to use After Effects CS5 to create a quick-and-easy fireball effect. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with CS5's new features, you're sure to be we ...more
This year's fifth annual Maker Faire featured a fully articulated, fire-breathing animatronic dragon named Saphira (after the dragon from the book Eragon). Saphira was built by high school students Alex Jacobson and Sam DeRose of Marin, CA, with a little help from their persp ...more
Make a flaming fireball shooter just like magicians use. Save $$ and MAKE your own! Awesome pyrotechnics effect! Safe to use indoors and out!
This propane fireball is blowing up a hot air balloon.
This prank/stunt is to get a couple of big giant rockets and make a big hole on the top so that way people could either stand or sit on top of the rockets while someone takes a match and sets them off and go flying really high up in the air over a lake and landing in it. The p ...more
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim set off a bang in the video game world this month. It will likely be video game of the year a few times over. Skyrim is another part to a series set in the fantasy world of Tamriel, a world filled with mystical creatures, folklore, and even its own ...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
You're walking down the street, minding your own business. Then you see it—a large, bright fireball in the near distance. A tremendous heat wave speeds towards you at one thousand miles an hour, and before you can think, before you can even blink, the extremely heated wind pus ...more
You may think of sugar as purely a sweet ingredient meant for baking, but it can actually be a deadly explosive, according to PopSci's Gray Matter: "In 2008 the sweetener killed 14 people in Georgia -- not from diabetes or heart disease, but in a violent explosion. Absence of ...more
George Yoshitake is one of the remaining living cameramen to have photographed the nuclear bomb. His documentation of the military detonation of hundreds of atom bombs from 1956 to 1962 reveals the truly chilling effect of the weapon. Below, images and explanatory captions via ...more
March, 2047. A massive nuclear fireball explodes high in the night sky, marking the dramatic beginning to the Third Tiberium War and long-awaited return of the most groundbreaking Real-time Strategy franchise (RTS) of all time. This is Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars. Chec ...more
Learn about the 8th puzzle, titled Martyrs, in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Highlight Czar Nicholas’ staff. Image 2: Highlight Joan of Arc’s sword. Image 3: Move the fireball to Joan of Arc’s portrait. Image 4: Move the photo of Rasputin onto Czar Nicholas’ portrait. For more ...more
Running diagnostics on your Android phone can be a very tedious process. More often than not, you need to key in dialer codes to see if your device's hardware is functioning properly, though you can also download apps — but these are often hard to understand for a layperson. W ...more
Every day of the week, WonderHowTo curators are hard at work, scouring the web for the greatest and most inspiring how-to videos. Every Friday, we'll highlight our favorite finds.Make a fireball you can hold in your hands. Bone up on Starcraft 2 The Starcraft 2 Beta may have ...more
Battle in verses 1-12, killing Fairness and Angels, in the Xbox 360 game Bayonetta. In Chapter 3 - Burning Ground, you have to make sure you know what you're doing. In verse 4, the creature is called Fairness. A soon as it appears it will shoot a fireball at you, be sure to do ...more
Have you ever created an effect in which your actor is throwing a fireball? Pretty cool effect, right? But something's wrong. It doesn't quite look real. In this video tutorial, Creative Cow Leader Elvis Deane demonstrates relighting an actor that's throwing a fireball which w ...more
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There's a general belief that augmented and mixed reality is going tied to enterprise solutions for the foreseeable future, and most developers in the field are focused on business use-cases. Without a dramatic breakthrough in the next couple of years that will likely be the c ...more
Want to create a realistic-looking fiery explosion? With Photoshop, it's easy. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from TutVids. For more infor ...more
Does the above card seem a bit unfair to you? I see that Bacheeze has already poisoned your minds with his anti-blue propaganda. These are the words of one who has had his 7 mana-Force of Nature Unsummoned one too many times. He seems to think that those of us who play blue ar ...more
The right combination of an appropriately awkward protagonist, a clever script with , and truly remarkable animation (including 3-d flying scenes that trump anything in ), made this flick a blast from start to finish. When he finds the fallen dragon, injured and helpless in t ...more
Dumb but honest. Like a golden retriever covered in ketchup Cameron Diaz does what she can with what little she's given to work with in James Mangold's brainless, hyperactive and utterly rote spy-romance-thriller Knight and Day. Paired with the increasingly wooden, increasing ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Note: As I thought of writing something like this, it sounded fairly simple. A one-stop guide for everything related to survival (survival mode, SMP) in Minecraft. But as I progress ...more
Kipkay never fails to impress, and this so-called "condom hack pack" is no exception. Who knew there were so many useful uses for a condom besides the obvious! In this Kipkay two-part video, learn how to hack condoms for nine different uses. One condom hack is the "condom fir ...more
Late last night and early this morning the Lyrid meteor shower was at its peak. Hopefully everyone got a good view. If you snapped some cool pictures, post them to our community corkboard to give some of us who missed the Lyrids a chance to see them after all. Possibly more e ...more
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
Goodness gracious—miniscule balls of fire! This video presents a guide to preparing small combustible balls of fabric — fireballs that, if you have no regard for your personal safety or that of those around you, can be held in the palm of your hand! For a complete overview of ...more
Practically every kid in the '80s would rush home after school to put in some time on the first-gen Nintendo before their parents got home. Games like Super Mario Bros. and Super Smash Bros. were synonymous with fun times, and to this day, call up a wave of nostalgia amongst G ...more
PopSci's Gray Matter demonstrates again and again what the layman should absolutely Not Try at Home. Which is precisely what makes Gray's experiments so fun. Remember when the mad scientist fully submerged his hand in liquid nitrogen? Today's demonstration also plays with what ...more
Our brains do a magnificent amount of work to process visual stimuli, but they aren't difficult to fool. Optical illusions can trick our minds into believing what we're seeing is real, even if it's not—and virtual and mixed reality technologies take advantage of this little lo ...more
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Pyromania is definitely nothing new on WonderHowTo. From flamethrowers and hydrogen fireballs, to flame-making pistons and wine corks, to simply burning steel wool fireworks and DIY smoke mix, we've covered it all. But when pyromaniacal mad scientists feel the need to release ...more
You can find chili peppers in practically every cuisine. From the sweet Italian variety to the spicy Thai bird's chili and the smoky Mexican chipotle, peppers are ubiquitous and universally loved. But if you find the range and scope of these little fireballs overwhelming, you' ...more
One of the best things about minecraft is the ability to create anything you can imagine. It's also cool that you can launch fireballs all over your world. Watch this video to learn how to build a fire cannon in Minecraft.
A simple tutorial on how to make super powers in Photoshop. This is cool blast effect to stylize a photo in Adobe Photoshop photo editor to make it look like you can shoot fireballs. This is a magic effect that uses lots of tool to make you look like you have super powers.
The shifting sands of immersive computing, currently fluctuating between augmented reality and virtual reality, can be hard to navigate if you're only versed in one of the platforms. But a new series of videos from Leap Motion paints a picture of a near future world in which A ...more
GreenYou can tell a lot about a person's thought process by MTG color they favor: Red: aggressive, unsubtle, will surpass an obstacle by blowing it to bits with the largest explosives available (or Fireballs, as the case may be Black: vindictive, mean-spirited, will tie the o ...more
Slappy is one of the boss battles you'll have to defeat when playing Dead Rising 2. This short video gives you a couple good ideas to beat him, starting with jump kicking him and knocking him down, as well as dodging his fireballs.
In this video, we learn how to make different kids of pickles with Lauren and John Orren. First, start with roasted beets and remove the skin, then cut them into equal sizes. Now, toast 1/2 tsp fennel seed, 1 tbsp mustard seed, 1 tbsp black peppercorn, and 4 allspice berries o ...more
Nintendo rolls out its first smartphone-specific game in the U.S. on March 21st, and the main protagonist is... you. Well, your Mii, and it's not a game, but a social app. What?! Coming to both Android (you can sideload the app already via APK Mirror) and iOS, the app is cal ...more
Johnny Blaze has a really cool curse. Whenever he's in the presence of evil, he transforms into a leather clad demon with a burning skull for a face riding on top of a demonic motorcycle with fireballs for wheels. Now that the video game is out, you can take control of Ghost R ...more