How Does the Star Toothpick Trick Work

How To : Perform the toothpick star trick

Here is an easy trick to make your audience crave more. Learn to manipulate toothpicks into different formations with little effort. Practice makes perfect, and this trick may require a few practice runs before its big unveiling.

How To : Perform an amazing magic toothpick trick

Looking for a sure fire way to win a bar bet? Check out this tutorial. This super easy magic trick will amaze even the most skeptical of audiences and guarantee you free drinks all night! For this cool trick, bet someone that you can transform 5 bent toothpicks into a five po ...more

How To : Do a toothpick trick

Break the toothpicks, set them up in a star pattern and then use drops of water to make them move. Pretty cool. It looks alive. Do a toothpick trick. Click through to watch this video on instructables.com

How To : Perform the penetrating toothpick trick

This trick is super sweet and easy to do. What you'll be doing is called the penetrating toothpick trick, which will link two toothpicks together. Any bar or resturaunt that has wooden toothpicks will make for a great location to pull off this trick. This is also known as the ...more

How To : Perform the "vanishing toothpick" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Vanishing Toothpick Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the ...more

How To : Perform the "Rock Star" Zippo trick

In this tutorial, learn how to perform the Zrick called "rock star". You will look exactly like a superstar once you master this cool move. Offer a girl a smoke in a bar with this trick and you will earn at least 10 cool points. Check it out!

How To : Make a mini strawberry for a dollhouse

Garden of Imagination shows you how to Make a Strawberry for a miniature dollhouse from polymer clay. take a pinch of dark red clay, roll it into a ball, then a cone-shape around one centimeter or just under half and inch long. Poke a toothpick into the center of the fat end o ...more

How To : Change toothpick pyramid upside down

Check out this not-so-magic trick. Moving only three toothpicks, you can invert a toothpick pyramid. It's an easy and fun bar trick you can show anyone. It's great for parties and entertaining. For more magic tricks, search for magic tricks on WonderHowTo.

News : Patriot Inspired Nails

Start with clean nails. A manicure is recommended. To see how to do a manicure go to the article How to Give Yourself a Manicure. Paint your base coat. For this tutorial, the base coat with be a dark blue. Add a white star. Paint a little white star in the middle of your ...more

How To : Make an awesome lightsaber in SW The Force Unleashed

In this video, learn how to trick out your lightsaber in the game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. You will need to collect Force points to beef up your saber and in this clip, learn how to collect them faster and easier so that you can get the best lightsaber in no time.

How To : Make a flag cake

What's a national holiday without a sheet cake featuring Old Glory? Luckily, it's simple to make….And delicious too! You Will Need * A 12- by 18-inch sheet cake * 1 1/2 pt blueberries, washed * 1 1/2 pt strawberries or raspberries, washed * 6 c. frosting * A serving plate * Wa ...more

How To : Perform the soap and pepper water trick

Okay, you have tons of ground pepper, and tons of water. What can you do with it all? Check out this quick video tutorial on how to perform a neat little water trick with some of that pepper, a toothpick, and some soap. Just pour the dish washing liquid on your toothpick and ...more

How To : Make your guitar sound sorta like a lightsaber

Marty Schwartz demonstrates a guitar trick--how to make your electric guitar sound like a light saber from Star Wars. First, he turns his volume knob all the way down. Then, he plucks the string, keeping the front side of the guitar facing away from the camera. Then, after he ...more

How To : Do the Nasri soccer move to confuse opponents

Woody and Wulfy, two international soccer superstars who demonstrate moves for the UEFA training ground, teach you a neat skill in this tutorial called the Nasri, invented by French international and Arsenal FC star Samir Nasri. Nasri has used this ingenious trick many times i ...more

How To : Detect a pulse with two toothpicks

Check out the Pulse Trick illusion from Brian Brushwood and Scam School. As a conversation starter, Brian shows you how to use two toothpicks to detect a pulse. Effect: You are able to show your pulse using two toothpicks. No matter how hard they try, your friend cannot. Met ...more

How To : Perform a magnetic salt shaker magic trick

Have you ever wished you had super powers? Well, Ryan Oakes is going to show you how to make it look like your whole body is magnetized! You will need a salt shaker (with a metal lid with holes), and a toothpick (preferably wooden or light-colored). Sometimes we use materials ...more

How To : Pull the "In the Bank" puzzle bar trick

This is Brian Brushwood with Scam School. The trick is called 'In the bank'. This week we've got another puzzle with a setup that sounds absolutely impossible. THE SETUP: Fold a toothpick in half, making a "V" shape, and place it on top of the mouth of a beer bottle. Next Pla ...more

How To : Food Hacks from Our Facebook Fans

We're always looking for great food hacks to help us become better cooks who can create delicious food with less waste, fuss, and hassle. You never know where the next good tip will come from, so we've all learned to keep our eyes and ears wide open. A few weeks ago I was hav ...more

How To : Make a Christmas Tree

How to make 3 different Christmas trees. Brighten up your home this Christmas with a beautiful homemade Christmas tree or three! Watch This Video Guide: Video: . Full details well explained in this video guide: How to make a Christmas Tree Desk Top Tree Step 1: Start by cu ...more

How To : Light Up Your Walls with Stars

Everybody loves the stars. Well, I certainly do. As a child I'd spend hours outside during summer nights marveling at the seemingly endless amount of sparkling dots spanning the sky. Maybe you have children of your own and want to create a sparkle in their eyes, or in your own ...more

How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Make a DIY magic wooden paddle in 5 minutes

If you love both woodworking and magic, then you have come to the right place! This video will show you how to make a cool DIY magic paddle with stars on it. For the trick, you can appear to remove the stars from one side and have them disappear from the other side as well. It ...more

How To : Do a Magic Trick Anytime, Anywhere and Close Up

When you do a magic trick, people will automatically try and guess your secret. This makes it difficult to do complicated tricks that must be performed from a distance to look real. In this tutorial, learn how to perform an easy to do magic trick that is so realistic, you can ...more

How To : Perform the "serenade of the kings" card trick

This card trick is called Serenade of the Kings. Make two piles of four cards. The first pile contains all kings, and we set these face down (except for the leader king in front) on the table in a star shape. The other pile contains four black spot cards that help us do our ma ...more

How To : Do the Ronaldo chop soccer move

This isn't your Soccer 101 tutorial. Created by Real Madrid C.F. and Portugal soccer player Christiano Ronaldo, the Ronaldo chop is a dazzling trick that involves flicking the ball with his back leg past his opponent before running on to make a goal. Woody and Wulfy, two inte ...more

How To : Draw a Wookiee or Chewie from Star Wars

In addition to going over sketchbooks, this video tutorial focuses on all things Wookiee, and shows tricks on how to render a drawing without even a photo reference to look at. Learn how to sketch Star Wars by watching this how-to art video.

How To : Hack Icy Tower with Cheat Engine (06/12/09)

It's Christmastime, so what better of a game to play than the winterized Icy Tower? And what better game to hack with Cheat Engine? This wintery video tutorial teaches you how to hack Icy Tower with Cheat Engine (06/12/09). This is really about hacking the floors on Icy Tower ...more

How To : Render a Star Wars light saber in Blender 2.5

This Blender 2.5 video tutorial tackles something that is on most people's "create -before-I-die" list, a Jedi light saber. This tutorial focuses in on the post-processing aspect by setting up a node network to create the effect of the glowing blade. Modeling is not covered in ...more

How To : Make three stars in one with a single rubber band

Most people can probably make one star with a rubber band.. at the most they can twist two. But in this video, you will learn how to make THREE stars all at once using a single elastic band. If you would like to learn how to do this super fun trick, check out the clip. All yo ...more

How To : Block a soccer goal during one-on-one challenges

Soccer star David James is the goalkeeper for England and Portsmouth, so he's more than skilled with closing in on an attacker from the football field. In this video, James lets you in on his goalkeeping secrets, focusing on how to protect your goalpost even when an attacker ...more

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