Watch this instructional video to form the structure of a mini parachute using a loop of string. Pay close attention to the hand motions, and weave the string into a knot. Do no be shocked when this string formation looks very similar to a mini parachute. You can then attach a ...more
How Do You Make a Parachute
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a toy parachute. The materials required are: lightweight fabric, ruler, scissors, string, 4 hole button and a toy army man. Begin by measuring a 10x10 inch square on the fabric and cut it out. Fold over each of the 4 corners an ...more
n this video series, our expert Katalin Toth will show you how to make a couple of air toys for children. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make a toy parachute and airplane. Make a toy parachute and airplane - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a to ...more
Cheryl Cole is a huge star in the UK. Not only is Sheryl a popular judge on X Factor, she is also the star of girl pop group, Girls Aloud. In this tutorial, you will learn how to apply Cheryl's makeup look from her "Parachute" music video. This look is more of a 1920s swingin ...more
Ask someone to come on a plane to film or something so that when other people are jumping, he won't be jumping, so he will not have a parachute on, so what you do is you push him out of the plane without a parachute and then do like Travis Pastrana and go rescue him in mid air ...more
One of the best things about Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy is how realistic he makes the caped crusader feel. Unlike the Joel Schumacher or even the Tim Burton versions, Nolan's world seems grounded in some level of scientific fact. But just how close is science to actual ...more
Paracord, or parachute cord, is one of the most versatile ropes out there. Originally made for parachute suspension during WWII, it is now used for everything from tying knots during a camping trip to weaving sturdy bracelets as a fun DIY project. The tutorial featured in this ...more
A brief video that illustrates parachute packing using the 'psycho method'. Part 1 of 2 shows the steps of; Sorting the 9 cells, slider, stabelisers, wrapping of the tail, flipping the pack job on its back, untwisting d-bag and cocking the pilot chute. Part 2 illustrates the f ...more
Paracord, or parachute cord, has a very interesting history. As its name implies, it was used to suspend parachutes in WWII. The super lightweight cord is used nowadays as a utlity cord in the military and other applications. The paracord, also known as 550 cord, has even been ...more
Lots of newbies ask about this. Don't know why, but okay, here's how to do it -- folding a parachute for a model rocket. Note: There are as many techniques for folding parachutes as there are people flying rockets, so don't take this as the end-all instruction on the matter. ...more
HIP2B2 TV Show presents how to build a parachute! This is a perfect rocket parachute that you can build on your own. You need to cut six strings to connect the chute to your model. They test it out with a rock.
How is it possible that Iron Man is not yet a reality? DVICE reports that super-powered exoskeletons are indeed within our grasp (if not quite as flashy as Hollywood SFX just yet). Real life exoskeletons fall into the realm of not-too-distant futuristic warfare. Below, five e ...more
Nope, it’s not the McDonalds menu, but close enough. Jim Blackhurst has mapped 11 million deaths onto a 3-dimensional point cloud for video game Just Cause 2. The result is an amazing virtual heat map of a world where every white dot represents a death on impact: The millions ...more
Rockets are lots of fun when you are launching them. However, finding them can be an arduous if not maddening task. Fancy space rockets have lots of tracking equipment to make touchdowns as simple as pie. Today, we look at embedding LEDs into your hobby rocket for easy night f ...more
NASA will be attempting to land the Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars tonight, and you can watch it live. Curiosity (the Mars Science Laboratory) was launched almost a year ago on November 26, 2011, and will be finishing its 354 million mile journey to the red planet toni ...more
Mark Burnett is, financially speaking, perhaps the most successful television producer today. While I had launched America's Most Wanted and COPS a decade earlier, Mark exploded onto network television with Survivor, the glossy and fantastical innovation to reality television. ...more
Breacher bars are like the much cooler older brother to the swiss pocket knife. In fact, there's little comparison between the two. A breacher bar, which is a rectangular shaped knife, is used by SWAT teams and bomb techs to easily and quickly cut through and pry open just abo ...more
There’s a good chance that you’ll be alone in life one day, and no... I’m not talking about a couch-bound, dateless loser with a pocket pussy and a bag of potato chips. I’m talking about alone. In the wilderness. Hungry. Cold. Lost. You can’t stay in one place too long, so it ...more
Benson Trenh and Mark Norris show viewers how to build a bottle rocket using common household items. To build this creation you will need tape, a hole puncher, scissors and string. Also use a black plastic bag, or any color, for the parachute! Cut the black plastic bag into a ...more
Here is a technique for coiling parachute cord or any other thin rope / twine. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedgehog L ...more
In this fly tying video series, get free fly tying instructions for tying a Parachute Adams dry fly from expert fly fisherman Jeff Wilkins. Jeff will teach you what fly tying materials you will need to tie the Parachute Adams and will give you a list of the materials you will ...more
They've been at it for a few years now, but the crazy group of amateur rocket scientists who call themselves Copenhagen Suborbitals have triumphed over adversity, successfully launching their DIY rocket nearly 2 miles into the sky last Friday. The privately funded, non-profit ...more
In this video, we learn how to build parachutes with household materials. You will need: a long string, Mylar, mesh, plastic, scissors, tape, and a weight. To get started, you will first cut your plastic or mesh into a circle or octagon shape. Then, take your string and cut it ...more
As of right now, Guinness World Records claims that the highest human flight with a rocket belt is 152 feet, accomplished by Eric Scott in 2004. But they may need to update their records soon thanks to Martin Aircraft Company in New Zealand, whose Martin Jetpack finally showed ...more
Bust out the parachute pants and boom box and pay tribute to one of the most famous performers in modern times with the MC Hammer Dance. If you're bored with the latest moves then have some fun and try this retro style. MC Hammer did the Hammer Dance in back the early ‘90s, b ...more
Would you rather live far up in the trees? Or deep underwater? A Nevada family of scuba divers have built the ultimate childhood getaway: the Needham family's "Bubble Room" is an underwater fort that sits at the bottom of a lake in the Sierras. The room is an air-filled pocke ...more
For most thrill-seekers, skydiving alone is an adrenaline rush worth experiencing only once, but for the death-defying, elite skydiver, the wingsuit is the next step in daring midair adventures. But thankfully, we people who like our feet planted on the ground can enjoy the th ...more
Yves Rossy, AKA Jetman, attempted to fly across the Atantic from Morocco to Spain yesterday. His homemade, jet powered wings "span 8 feet and are powered by four kerosene-fueled jet engines." Homemade?! Flying across the Atlantic in homemade, jet powered wings demonstrates so ...more
Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a parachute / tent. Song: Miles Davis - So What. Browsing the International String Figure Association website, ...more
One of the great things about Just Cause 2 on the Xbox 360, is the main character is a butt-kicking, shoot first, ask questions later kinda guy. Not only does he have a parachute that he can just use at any given time, but he has an awesome grappling hook. A grappling hook! It ...more
The Telegraph presents 2009's most spectacular stunts. This year's roster of adrenaline junkies include the craziest daredevils of their fields: wingsuiting, parkour, motocross, climbing, sky diving, auto racing, and more. Gotta love the rainbow of wingsuiters pictured below, ...more
P.S.- I Made This offers resourceful, crafty tutorials that stretch the imagination. With projects ranging from jewelry to accessories to clothing, founder and creator, Erica Domesek has been featured in Teen Vogue, Glamour, Vogue Nippon, Domino, GQ, InStyle, and Marie Claire. ...more
What's it like to dive 15,000 feet into a stadium of 110,000 people? Not long ago, there was only one way to find out! Thanks to Sgt. Adam Sniffen of the 101st Airborne Division, however, the experience is now available to anyone with the time and means to watch the following ...more
With PUBG and Fortnite dominating the gaming scene, other companies are making royale-themed games to get in on the trend. Futureplay is no different, as they've soft launched Battlelands Royale in Finland, Poland and Ukraine to iron out bugs before its worldwide debut. If you ...more
How to roll up an extension cord. Rolling up an extension cord. Extension cord. It sounds like a basic skill but it's amazing just how many people just don't know how to roll up an extension cord. For the DIY'er and tradesman alike there are probably two main methods. There's ...more
Here's how to bundle up your parachute before you base jump or skydive. This is pretty important to get right.
I know the contest is over, but I have an idea anyway! Take one of the crew, oh say, Ehren for example, and give him a parachute and place him about 40-50 ft in the air. Tell him that his mission is to jump, delpoy his chute and navigate over a pond to the other side. Except f ...more
A parachute-style dry fly has several advantages over a standard hackled dry fly. The parachute name comes from the fly's propensity for soft, upright landings that don't spook trout. The body of the fly rides lower the surface film like a real mayfly and some people find the ...more
Drawingnow.com shows us how to draw and colour a jellyfish. First make an outline of the body of the jellyfish by drawing a dome with verticl sections like a parachute or an umbrella. Join the sections at the bottom of the dome like a skirt. Colour the background blue in three ...more
Learn how to tie a Parachute Adams in about 2 minutes for fly fishing.
Dennis Taylor of Taylor Motorsports shows you step by step how to pack your chute for any automobile racing application.
Here are two different ways of tying a parachute fly. You'll be amazed, or not. But that won't stop you from trying them out, so do it.
PUBG is currently taking the mobile world by storm, and it's easy to see why. The game has breathed much-needed life to the multiplayer shooting genre, primarily by adding an element of sheer terror as you scavenge for weapons in a hostile environment. With new players continu ...more
Hi : ) This is version 2 of chloroform surprise (as version 1 submitted was a bit too dangerous) . This time we have a professional anesthesiologist to help anaesthesia. He/She will use a pre tested knock out cocktail that suits each jackass individually, so that this remains ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a paraglider on a computer. Start by drawing an oval for the head and attach it with a torso. Now draw the hands in the gliding position. Draw a flat oval and connect it with legs. Now draw the parachute and connect it with the ...more
In this Hobbies & Toys video tutorial you will learn how to assemble a model rocket for launching. This video will show you how to do this using the Estes Alpha model rocket. For this project you will need the rocket kit, masking tape, glue, sand paper, a knife, scissors and a ...more
Step back into the 80s. Put on your parachute learn to perform 'The Windmill' like a pro. 1. Spread your feet more than shoulder width apart. Drop down on your left hand. Make sure that your left hand is directly under your shoulder. 2. Place your right hand above your head on ...more
In this Disaster Preparation video tutorial you will learn how to make a candy stripe bar. The candy stripe bar is a slick way to create a strap of slanted lines. One of the many tying techniques used to create friendship bracelets, the bar can be modified to create stripes me ...more
Check out this video for inside info on how to earn the Parachute Climber achievement in the video game, Just Cause 2. Geoff and Jack show you how to get to this level in the game and exactly what you need to know to stay alive while doing it.
One of the best features in Super Mario Run is the ability to unlock other notable characters from the classic series on iPhone or Android. Each playable character in Super Mario Run has a slightly different skill set — be it speed or jumping — which can come in handy in certa ...more
This instructional video is on how to make slinkies for steelhead, salmon and trout drift fishing. Slinkies are easy to make and they make less noise when bouncing off the bottom. You'll need a pair of pliers, a lighter, parachute cord, and split shot. Watch this video fishing ...more
Just got finished playing Just Cause 2, a fairly new title developed by Eidos & Avalanche. I was fairly skeptical of it due to the 81 metascore on metacritic, but decided to rent it with Gamefly. At first, I was pretty turned off due to the highly repetitive missions (HIGHLY ...more
Any daredevils out there? This one is for you. The 'Almost Flying' achievement in Assassin's Creed: Revelations looks absolutely awesome to try. You'll have to parachute from the top of the Galata Tower (which I think is the highest point in the game), and fly all the way to t ...more
How far would you get if you tried to cross a desert on foot? Learn how to prepare for surviving in a scorching environment,including how to substitute a piece of parachute nylon for a headdress! Use what is at hand to protect your eyes.
This starts having the guys do a stunt where they go down a zipline and get pelted by paintballs. Everything works fine the first couple times and the stunt goes on filming. Then Steve O gets on the zip. While everyone's had parachutes that help slow them down at the end, Ste ...more
Step one. Find out who is most terrified of heights, someone inevitably will be! Step two. Organise a simple sky dive session for them and claim it will be great footage for the film because they're so scared of heights. Step three. Pre organise with the sky diving instru ...more
It is just like parachuting but instead you go up in a airplane and jump out on a pogo stick and without a parachute. Do a flip from the pogo stick out of the plane without a parachute on. But just like on one of your previous Jackass stunts the guy falls a couple of feet and ...more
One night after partying, find the most wasted person in the group. For security purposes, don't be afraid to slip him a roofie or two throughout the night. The next morning, while he is still sleeping, strip him down butt-naked, put a blindfold and a pair of ear muffs on him, ...more
how about having a guy sit in a port o potty and shove it out of an airplane.of course include a parachute
Get someone from the crew to get on one side of the blob while wearing a parachute, then have the rest of the crew jump on the other side and see if he can pull the chute before he hits the water.