How Glass Is Made

News : Earth Made of Glass

‘EARTH MADE OF GLASS‘ is a documentary that follows the Rwandan President Paul Kagame and genocide survivor Jean-Pierre Sagahutu It will have it’s world premiere at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival this month. Already, it has received many accolades and praise. Former British ...more

How To : Make homemade 3D glasses

In this tutorial, we learn how to make 3D glasses at home. First, take cardboard and cut two square holes in it. Then, take clear packing take and tape it over the holes. Once you've done this color the front of the tape with a red marker on one of the sides. On the other side ...more

How To : Learn fire techniques for making glass

Check out this video to learn techniques for making glass with fire. Enjoy the Pink Floyde tunes while you are at it. Part 1 of 2 - How to Learn fire techniques for making glass. Part 2 of 2 - How to Learn fire techniques for making glass.

How To : Build a multi-color stringer for making glass beads

This two part video shows you how to build a multi-color stringer for making beads for lampworking glass necklaces. Part 1 of 2 - How to Build a multi-color stringer for making glass beads. Part 2 of 2 - How to Build a multi-color stringer for making glass beads.

How To : Make delicious cinnamon buns

Cinnamon Buns are made from scratch in this video (with the help of a bread maker and a vigorous soundtrack). In the bread maker's pan, combine 3/4 cup milk, 2 ounces of butter, 1 egg, 3 cups of flour to which 1 teaspoon of gluten has been added, 3 tablespoons of sugar, and 1/ ...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

How To : Find North in Minecraft Without Using a Compass

It's easy to lose oneself when playing Minecraft and easier still to get plum lost. That's why it's always good to have a compass on hand. No compass? No problem. There are, in fact, no fewer than seven methods at your disposal for finding true north in a Minecraft world. Bett ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Make a shot glass out of ice

The coolest way to do a shot? Drink it from a glass made of ice. Learn how to make a shot glass out of ice. You will need: One 3 oz plastic cup One 9 oz plastic cup Water Duct tape Remember, when serving liquor, keep in mind that your shot glass will be twice as big as the ...more

How To : Make a Cheap iPod Projector and Screen

This article will teach you how to make an iPod video projector for about $6 (depending on what materials you have) that works pretty well. First off, you need to gather your materials. I had everything except the magnifying glass, which I bought for $3. Materials Cardboard ...more

How To : Install a sliding glass cabinet door

Cabinets that open straight out and shut to close make so much ruckus, especially when you've got someone who's angry in the house. Sliding doors, meanwhile, are super chic, classy, and easily draw open and close without a fuss. Not to mention that most sliding cabinet doors a ...more

How To : Make a 3D lemonade cup card with Stampin' Up!

Dawn Griffith creates a cute card with a 3D lemonade glass embellishment from start to finish. Create a template by making a rough sketch of an 8 ounce paper cup onto a piece of white cardstock and cut it out. Take the template and either trace it onto a piece of vellum cardst ...more

How To : Make a Leyden jar to store static electricity

Do you even know what a Leyden jar is? Well... it's an early form of capacitor made from a glass jar with layers of metal foil on the outside and inside. This video tutorial will show you how to make a Leyden jar to store static electricity. This Leyden jar will give you a pow ...more

How To : Make a perfect gin martini, stirred, not shaken

Unlike cooking Chinese food, martini-making requires more than just throwing in whatever you happen to have lying around your countertop and shaking it up. This video provides fresh, concise instructions for making a stirred gin martini. If you like your drinks robust and sha ...more

How To : Make a vaporizer out of common household items

This tutorial is about making a home made vapouriser with a light bulb.You will require knife,light bulb,bottle cap,a small tube and screwdriver.With the knife slowly and evenly pry the metal tip away from its ceramic base.After you bend the tip away from the ceramic base you ...more

How To : Mix a bourbon-based Mint Julep cocktail

In this ExtremeBartending video, we learn how to make the perfect Mint Julep cocktail. Start with a Collins glass. Take four sprigs of mint (it's very important that it be four) and place them in the glass. Add a teaspoon of sugar, and about two tablespoons of water (it's a st ...more

How To : Pour absinthe in the French manner

The French are very particular about food presentation and preparation to achieve the best flavor, so it only makes sense that they have a specialized way of pouring absinthe into a glass. Watch this absinthe video in which Paul Nathan shows us how to pour a traditional Frenc ...more

How To : Quickly kill a Big Daddy in Bioshock for Xbox360

There are many clever ways to kill a Big Daddy effectively in Bioshock. This method makes use of trap bolts. The best place to do this is in a corridor that contains no metal or glass surfaces. Once the traps have been placed, all that's left to do is lure the Big Daddy over. ...more

How To : Make a desiccator bag for drying chemicals

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a desiccator bag for drying chemicals with Dr. Lithium. The complete guide to making a desiccator bag for thoroughly drying hygroscopic chemicals. Some chemicals are hygroscopic, meaning they absorb water from th ...more

How To : Make nitric acid

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make nitric acid. They show three ways to make nitric acid based on two different chemical approaches, both of which can be done using easily accessible materials. Warning: The procedures in this video produce large q ...more

How To : Make honey vanilla lip balm at home

Natasha Levitan demonstrates making a honey vanilla lip balm. Ingredients needed are two tablespoons of petroleum jelly, one eighth of a teaspoon of vitamin E oil, one tablespoon of beeswax granules, one teaspoon of vanilla extract, one teaspoon of honey and a lip balm contain ...more

How To : Make a cheap, but yummy, iced coffee

If you're having a problem making a nice cold glass of iced coffee, you may be doing it all wrong. Obviously, don't try to put hot coffee with ice. That will just make a nasty tasting beverage that you won't enjoy. So in this tutorial from Good Housekeeping, you'll find out t ...more

How To : Reuse glass jars

You don't have to throw out those glass jars! Every little bit counts, so you can feel good about making a small different if you start reusing your glass jars. Show Me The Curry has all the guidance you need to ensure that you get the most out of your glass jars and do your p ...more

How To : Make a glass eye

Walter Johnson and the Denver Optic Company are proud to present a short film documenting the eye-making process as "seen" through the perspective of the patient, as well as the ocularist.

How To : Mix an Old Fashioned

This instructional video takes you step by step in making an old fashioned--a classic cocktail still enjoyed today. Steps: 1) Mix sugar and water 2) Add bitters 3) Add 50ml Bourbon Whiskey (such as Maker's Mark, Jim Beam, Jack Daniels, etc.) 4)Add ice cubes 5)Stir for at least ...more

How To : Make a tie-on beaded fringe necklace

In a recent episode of Gok Wan's Fashion Fix series, he used some beads to trim up the fringe on a sandal which gave us a great idea for a new take on fashion fringing: for a necklace! To make this project you will need cord and round glass beads. Simple! Learn how to craft th ...more

How To : Make a faceted heart and knotted bead necklace

This necklace is sure to get you noticed! This video shows you how to make a beautiful teal color faceted heart pendant on a knotted bead necklace. You will need waxed cord, glass beads, a heart pendant, a head pin, and scissors. Learn how to craft this necklace by watching th ...more

How To : Make a lemon twist

Add a little zesty oil to your cocktail by making a lemon twist! It’s not just about a pretty twist of lemon peel; it’s about the lemon zest and the citrusy oil, and all of that nestling in your glass and interacting with your cocktail’s ingredients Make a lemon twist. Click t ...more

How To : Make a gold foil bead

Check out this video to learn how to make a Murano style gold foil glass bead. Take a quick trip to Murano where bead artist Patricia Frantz shares how her discovery of Venetian glass and beadmaking changed her life. Then travel to the Glassworks Video Productions studio in Mi ...more

How To : Create a sweet pink bridal makeup look for Asians

Doing makeup on Asian women is a lot different to doing makeup on any other ethnicity, mostly because they have different face shapes and eye shapes. More than half of Asians don't have a crease, or a fold above the eye, so their eyes are monolids. This makes normal makeup ap ...more

News : New cast member.

1) Pitch 'new cast member'. Highlight his hilarious catch phrase 'ShitPiece!'. Record comments made. Be sure to take shots at the validity of anyone who objects. 2) Film a skit (or a few, montaged) that is/are tragically ruined by the 'new guy' being afraid of heights, having ...more

How To : Make pasta with crisp prosciutto, peas, and greens

Pasta topped with fresh cheese and veggies is one of the healthiest and most delightful complements to summer dishes. We can imagine chowing down on this pasta topped with crisp prosciutto, peas, and fresh greens out on the balcony of our beach house (this IS a fantasy after a ...more

How To : Make the world's best Masala chai tea

The Digital Chef shows how he makes Masala Chai Tea, also known as Indian Spice Tea. To make the tea you will need some black tea, fresh cloves, fresh cardamom seeds, fresh cinnamon stick, fresh ginger root cut into chunks, a bit of pepper, and some water and milk. (He grinds ...more

How To : Make a layered latte

Bob Doyle shows how to make a layered latte at home. You need an espresso machine, any brand, and milk. Skim milk foams better but whole milk tastes better, so choose which you prefer. First, steam about 3 ounces of milk until your glass is about full. Set it aside. Start the ...more

How To : Make a cold Japanese saké Tokyo Rose cocktail

The Tokyo Rose cocktail is made with sake, which is usually served hot, but the video shows us how to make a cold cocktail with sake. Start by chilling the cocktail glass and the shaker so they are both nice and cold. In the shaker put an ounce of sake, an ounce of vodka and a ...more

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