How Glass Is Made

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

How To : Make vanilla extract

Homemade vanilla extract is tastier and less expensive than many commercial brands, and it makes a great gift! You Will Need * 6 vanilla beans * A paring knife * 2 c. vodka * A glass jar with a lid Step 1 Use a paring knife to split each vanilla bean lengthwise. Start about a ...more

How To : Pour a Black and Tan beer with Bass and Guinness

This video tutorial will show you how to pour a Black and Tan beer with Bass and Guinness. If you don't know what a Black & Tan is, a Black & Tan is a beer made by the coupling of a pale ale (or bitter, or mild) with a dark beer such as a stout or porter. Keep in mind, there i ...more

How To : Adjust your Zacuto Letus35 Elite Backfocus DOF

Zacuto Letus35 Elite Backfocus DOF Tutorial Upgrade your Letus35 Extreme by adding a back focus adjustment ring. By adding the back focus adjustment ring, you can quickly and accurately adjust the distance between the rear element of the prime lens and the ground glass (film ...more

How To : Make a snow globe as a holiday gift this Christmas

Building a snow globe is a fun indoor project for a cold winter day. You will need: a glass jar with a lid a small, rust-proof ornament or figurine white glitter aquarium silicone sealant distilled water 1/8 tsp. glycerin small block of wood or bowl for base one hard-boiled w ...more

How To : Mix the Singapore Sling

Mixologist Chris McMillian walks us through the history and creation of the Singapore Sling in this instructional video. The drink originated in a hotel in Singapore--the drink used to be a Collins with a splash of cherry herring. This recipe is the original recipe from Raffle ...more

How To : Make a Batida Mango cocktail

Matildo Nieva and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Batida Mango cocktail. When you order a cocktail like this at a bar, it takes forever - so save time and make this mango treat yourself in a matter of minutes! Firstly crush the ice with wooden pestle. Then add the cachaca, ...more

How To : Make a raspberry-flavored vodka infusion

Not many people can drink vodka straight, and that's were fruit infusions come in, and one of the best infusions for vodka is the raspberry. Raspberries create a great-flavored vodka, which can be used for a variety of mixed drinks. This vodka infusion has the fresh juiciness ...more

How To : Make the Medicinal Aphrodisiac Snake Wine

Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more

How To : Melt chocolate to the proper consistency

Chocolate. Everybody loves chocolate. Unless you're allergic. If you want to melt chocolate, then this video tip is the perfect recipe for melting chocolate, straight from Real Simple. Chocolate-covered strawberries, chocolate-dipped cookies?perfectly melted chocolate can tak ...more

How To : Blend a deliciously healthy oatmeal fruit smoothie

Most smoothies stick to the fruit, but what if you included some good old fashioned oats? It no longer is just a smoothie, it's a complete meal! Check out this video recipe for the full details of the oatmeal fruit smoothie. Oatmeal is a versatile grain as shown by food coach ...more

How To : Mix a mint infused absinthe mojito

Cosmos and martinis are forever excellent go-to cocktails when you're out sipping at the bar, but sometimes it's nice to spice things up and try something a little more...stimulating. Watch this video to learn how to mix an absinthe mojito. The Mojito was invented in Cuba in ...more

How To : Mix a flaming absinthe Sazerac

The Sazerac is the oldest cocktail we know of and is in fact that first contail ever made. Invented in the mid 1800s, a Sazerac requires you to light up a sugar cube for show. The Sazerac is a drink that must be practiced, tested, tasted, and practiced again. Like a good mart ...more

How To : Put out a candle with an empty glass

Amaze and amuse your friends with this fun magic trick! Using only vinegar and baking soda, which you may remember from some of the bottle-bomb-making videos elsewhere on the site, you can create carbon dioxide which, since it's heavier than air, can be used to invisibly fill ...more

How To : Mix a Rum Runner

In this video, we learn how to mix a version of the Rum Runner drink. Traditionally, the Rum Runner is made in a blender, which we are not going to do. Instead, we are going to crush the ice and give it a slushy taste and consistency. Start out with a collins glass and a shake ...more

How To : Send an object through a table

Whether you're at a bar or just with a group of friends, this is a great illusion that makes it look as though you are sending a large object right through a table! Effect: After claiming he can send a coin through the table, the scamster instead slams his hand on a large sal ...more

How To : Con a bartender out of $20 with a magic trick

Learn how to pull an awesome con in the bar with magician Brian Brushwood. Brian Bushwood is an American magician known for his bizarre magic and bar tricks. Watch this instructional video from Scam School to learn this con/magic trick. This magic trick is a sweet con. All you ...more

How To : Mix a blueberry mojito

The blueberry mojito is a fruity twist on the Cuban classic. Here are the instructions: 1. Add the mint leaves, sugar, 5 blueberries, and lime juice to a glass and muddle. 2. Pour in the rum and club soda. 3. To serve, garnish with extra blueberries and a lime wedge. Watch thi ...more

How To : Create a stain glass window in Maya

This tutorial series shows you how to work with lighting in Maya by creating a stain glass window with a candle in front of it. This is a great in-depth look at lighting. Part one sets up a 3 point lighting system within maya. so this is a general overview of many light proper ...more

How To : Freehand a flat glass object with fire

Watch this video to learn freehand glass making techniques to catchy music. See how to use fire in a bending technique. Break the glass under a flame, put it back together, separate it, and clamp it to form a flat object. (You know how the patience process goes . . .) Learn ho ...more

How To : Building a patio enclosure with seating walls

In this how to video, you will learn how to build a patio enclosure with seating walls. You will need measuring tape, a level, a dead blow hammer, a square, masking tape, safety glasses, and work gloves. You will need the courtyard collection as well. First, draw out a plan fo ...more

News : Jackass Wax Stiffy

Back in November I visited The Hollywood Wax Museum on Hollywood Blvd. After pacing through the entire museum, I was bothered deep down in the guch area that there were no Jackass wax mannequins! So I took the liberty of making my own Johnny Knoxville mannequin. The plan was t ...more

How To : Build a MAME bar-top arcade cabinet for under $100

Part of the process is to create plans to follow when making the cabinet for the arcade game. when cutting the wood you need to allow for the 1/8th of an inch that the band saw will be cutting. You will also need a piece of plexi glass to give the game an authentic feel, spray ...more

How To : Make spaghetti squash on a budget

In this quick 2½-minute video Sean and Cathy are making spaghetti squash into a vegetarian dish with a hint of Italian. This a great video for you health cautions diners, it is also great for anyone on a budget looking to make a unique and simply delectable dish for you and yo ...more

How To : Recycle rice water for healthy skin

You will be shown how to use rice water to nourish and fortify your skin. You will be using just the rice water. * Wash your face. * Gather organic jasmine rice and a cotton cleansing pad, a jar of pure water, a paper towel, an empty clean spice jar and a bowl. * Fill the bowl ...more

How To : Become a Great Thrift Store Shopper

Shopping at a thrift store can be a fun adventure, a daunting task, a way to save money, or a combination of any or all of those. There's no question that buying secondhand is almost always cheaper and buying at a thrift store undoubtedly so. But it can also be a lot of work. ...more

How To : Make a fish man movie or Halloween costume

The video is an episode of Indy Mogul. It opens with a man who tells us the topic of this show is to help people make fake prosthetics for a fish-man costume for Halloween. After an intro showing us that the show is about making homemade special effects and props on a cheap bu ...more

How To : Make prop glass out of sugar

Don't use real glass as a prop and end up cutting or hurting yourself. Prop glass made out of sugar looks just like the real thing, and won't end in a bloody mess. You will need two cups of water, three and a half cups of sugar, one cup white corn syrup, and one fourth teaspoo ...more

How To : Make someone think you broke a glass

This how-to video will teach you how you can create a sound effect much like that of breaking glass. You can make your unsuspecting victim think that you broke a glass or that you broke something made of glass with this handy instructional video. This trick uses a coffee mug, ...more

How To : Use a magnifying glass with Sid the Science Kid

In this video, Sid the Science Kid shows us how to use a magnifying glass. When you first grab it, look at your hands through the glass, and then your friends! Look at their hands, eyes, skin and explore the world around you. Look around at everything around you and notice if ...more

How To : Sand wood

Sanding is an important step when preparing wood for painting or staining. You Will Need * Sandpaper of varying grits * A random-orbit finishing sander * A sanding block * Safety goggles * A dust mask * And a shop vacuum * A pencil WARNING: Always wear safety goggles when ope ...more

How To : Make glass beads at home

Have you ever been curious about how glass beads are made? Or are you interested in getting started in the glass bead business? In this two-part video, see how one bead maker creates beautiful glass beads. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make glass beads at home. Part 2 of 2 - How to Ma ...more

How To : Make glass mosaics

Glass mosaics are made with various types of glass including stain glass, glass grout, and a solid backing. Learn how to make glass mosaics in this free video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make glass mosaics. Make glass mosaics - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video ...more

How To : Make a soothing water bead using clear glass

Water beads are gorgeous, luminous beads with surfaces that look like waves on a pond, teeming with various hues of robin's egg blue, sea foam, white, and deep navy blue. Water beads can actually be made yourself from clear glass beads. To learn how to make these gorgeous bea ...more

How To : Make a homemade bass trap acoustic panel

Learn to make your own super effective bass traps and acoustic panels with materials from your local hardware store, just by watching this home audio video tutorial. Why haven't you heard of a Bass Trap or High Frequency Panel, and what is the difference between the two? A B ...more

How To : Make a delicous screwdriver

Lee with Girls Mixing Drinks demonstrates how to make a screwdriver. A screwdriver is a great drink to have at brunch or the morning after a night out on the town. A screwdriver is made with vodka and orange juice. It is served in a medium sized rocks glass. To make the screwd ...more

How To : Make mini polymer clay dishes for a dollhouse

When it comes to making miniature things for doll houses or whatever else, it can be considered an art form. This tutorial is a simple project that anybody can perform and is perfect for beginners. To start this project, first select the candy dish you will be using. The dish ...more

How To : Make Korean japchae with sweet potato glass noodles

An easy to make, versatile dish that is loaded with flavor and color, japchae is perfect for guests and parties, or can be cooked ahead and savored at home throughout the week. This Korean dish made with sweet potato glass noodles is sure to wow you friends.

News : A Rundown of the New Features in Minecraft 1.8

Here's a noncomprehensive list of current features confirmed and experienced in Minecraft 1.8. If you have anything to add, please do so in the comment section below. Biomes are MUCH larger and more uniform than before. Swamp Biomes were added to the list of existing biomes ...more

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