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How To : Remove Wrinkles from Clothing Without Ironing

Need to remove wrinkles from your shirt but don't want to bust out the iron and ironing board (or don't even have one)? Well, with a little bit of do-it-yourself ingenuity, you can "iron out" that wrinkly top in no time. For example, if you need to hop into the shower, simply ...more

How To : Make a Fire Wire (Easy Steel Wool Fireworks)

Once you've reached an age where sparklers are no longer fun, it's time to upgrade to science and steel wool. It may be basic chemistry, but as you'll see in the video, simplicity can amaze more than complexity, as well as create some really impressive fireworks that are perfe ...more

News : The Simpsons Family Gets Scrabbled!

My JO was watching The Simpsons on FOX the other day, like she wholeheartedly does every evening, and I joined her, much like I always do— though I must admit, I'm not as obsessed with the cartoon family as much as she is. Just like she isn't as obsessed with SCRABBLE as I am. ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

How To : Fix common rock crawling problems on an RC vehicle

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Matt Higgins shows how to fix common rock crawling problems such as body repair and a spun hex. Taking a remote control vehicle off road can often result in some damage, like a cracked body or a spun hex. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to ...more

Inventables : A Store for Superheroes & Hackers

Founded by Zach Kaplan, a "serial entrepreneur" with a B.S. in mechanical engineering, Inventables is a futuristic online hardware store based out of Chicago. The company sells innovative materials at much smaller quantities than typically available—largely to artists, invento ...more

How To : Experiment with circular motion

This video shows various experiments with circular motion. In Dr. Carlson's Science theater he uses water, a lit candle, and a piece of paper to show the ways that circular motion causes gravitational pull. The water in a glass doesn't spill as it is spun around 360 degrees in ...more

How To : Protect plants from frost

Frost is in the air. If you have tender plants like basil, pepper or impatients when that cold weather comes it will zap those plants. Often, if you can get through those first couple frosts, an Indian summer, that can last weeks and weeks, will follow. If you can protect your ...more

News : Mmmm, I Wish My Bicycle Made Cotton Candy

In the far away land of China, cotton candy is made with bicycles. According to Make, the sugar is heated with propane, and the cotton candy is spun using the bike pedals. I've gotta get myself one of these (or next best thing, travel to China so I can sample it myself). Previ ...more

How To : Hand spin wool using the woolen long draw

Long ago, wool yarns were described as "worsted", or "woolen", or something in-between. A true "worsted" yarn is spun from combed fiber, which is dense and fairly smooth. A true "woolen" yarn, on the other hand, is open, airy, fuzzy, and warm. Its fibers comfortably tangle and ...more

How To : Spin a hula hoop around the knees

With the right skills, a hula hoop can be spun at the knees so the spinner can walk around freely. Safire, expert hula hoop dancer, walks through the simple steps of doing this stunt, breaking down each movement to exact body positions and also thoroughly explaining any of the ...more

HowTo : Diagnose Anemia With a Salad Spinner

Another example of outstanding resourcefulness and ingenuity in the medical community (see earlier this week: Blood Sucking Plunger Could Heal Millions). Rice undergraduate students Lila Kerr and Lauren Theis use a salad spinner, plastic lids, cut-up combs, yogurt containers, ...more

How To : Make a glass chess set

This series of lampworking videos shows how to make a spun glass chess set. Part 1 of 6 - How to Make a glass chess set. Part 2 of 6 - How to Make a glass chess set. Part 3 of 6 - How to Make a glass chess set. Part 4 of 6 - How to Make a glass chess set. Part 5 of 6 - How ...more

How To : Perform the "butterflies" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward a ...more

How To : Perform the "arm stall wrap" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward a ...more

How To : Perform the "hyper pendulum" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward a ...more

How To : Perform the "laceration slack bind" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward a ...more

How To : Do Halloween Spun Sugar Nails

This is a very fun and easy Superwowstyle design done for Halloween in spun sugar technique.This is a very new technique that I wanted to bring to you on Halloween on super wow style and share these Spun sugar nails in a classy Halloween bloody style. The good this about this ...more

Where Do I Start : Learn the Fundamentals

I am very new to Null Byte but I find much of its content and community incredibly interesting. I spent quite a bit of time just chronologically going through the posts and I noticed a common theme in many of the beginner posts. Many people seem to want to know the 'secret' or ...more

How To : Make a glass octopus

This lampworking video shows how to make a glass octopus on a spun glass mount. The colors used here are Northstar rust and butterscotch.

How To : Perform the "drop in the bucket" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward a ...more

How To : Write the Action Adventure Screenplay - Act one

Hey everybody, This feed is about the traditional three act structure when writing an action/adventure story or screenplay. Act I "The Setup" Act 1 is a great time to begin throwing out a lot of foreshadowing. For many films, once you watch a few times the same film over an ...more

How To : Make a spun glass pendant with implosion

In this video series on spun glass, expert Tom Wright takes you through the steps of making a spun glass pendant with imploded colors. He introduces you to safety concerns and the materials you will need, followed by a demonstration of all the steps needed to make you own spun ...more

How To : Use plastic row covers & wall of water for plants

This video demonstrates how to use plastic row covers and wall of water to start plants early. A lot of gardeners want to start their planting early if the weather is nice. But they may be subject to some frost still yet. How can they protect their plants? First is a demonstra ...more

News : Google Glass Enterprise Edition Open for Business

Perhaps in tribute to the season premiere of Game of Thrones, Google Glass is demonstrating that what is dead may never die, as Alphabet's X (formerly Googlex) has revealed that the Enterprise Edition of the smart glasses are now available to businesses. Two years ago, the te ...more

How To : Perform the "folding" chopstick yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward a ...more

How To : Combat tangled winter hair with tips

Even if your hair is thick and rather moisturized the rest of the year, don't be surprised if it starts looking more like tumbleweed than spun gold during the winter months. That's because the lack of humidity and raw cold strip your strands of natural moisture. Restore luste ...more

How To : Perform the "sword and shield" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward a ...more

How To : Make a glass seahorse

This lampworking video shows how to make a seahorse and seashell on a spun glass base. The seahorse was made earlier out of Northstar butterscotch.

NR30 : The Mobile AR Leaders of 2018

This time last year, we were getting our first taste of what mobile app developers could do in augmented reality with Apple's ARKit, and most people had never heard of Animojis. Google's AR platform was still Tango. Snapchat had just introduced its World Lens AR experiences. M ...more

How To : Perform the "static flow" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward a ...more

How To : Make spacer beads with an electric mandrel spinner

See how you can quickly, easily, and consistently you can make uniform lampwork spacers using the Electric Mandrel Spinner. An electric mandrel spinner is a tool that grips materials to be spun or machined. Watch this instructional lampworking video to see how molten glass may ...more

How To : Remove mandrels from a handmade lampwork button

An electric mandrel spinner is a tool that grips materials to be spun or machined. Watch this instructional lampworking video to see how molten glass may be shaped with a mandrel spinner. Mandrels are commonly used to shape beads of glass into a desired size and shape for jewe ...more

How To : Perform a walltap barspin on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. W ...more

How To : Make a glass wishing well

This two part lampworking video shows how to make a spun glass wishing well with vine, flowers and a bird. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a glass wishing well. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a glass wishing well.

How To : Do Colorful Spun Sugar Nails!

Mess up your nails for some quick and easy style with these bright and stringy spun sugar nails art tutorial - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ir8psJTCV0U Video: . For Nail art tutorials - http://www.youtube.com/user/SuperWowstyle?feature=mhee Thanks for watching! Do share you ...more

How To : Transfer glass using an electric mandrel spinner

See how fast and precisely you can transfer glass onto the mandrel using our electric mandrel spinner. An electric mandrel spinner is a tool that grips materials to be spun or machined. Watch this instructional lampworking video to see how molten glass may be shaped with a m ...more

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