How to Make Cotton Candy with a Bottle

How To : Spin cotton candy in a bottle cap

This confectionery hacking how-to video demonstrates that, with an electric motor, juice lids, battery and sugar, you can make your own cotton candy machine. Don't wait for a carnival or fair to get your next taste of sweet, sweet cotton candy. Watch this video tutorial to see ...more

News : Hack together a DIY cotton candy machine

This ultra clever mod of household junk makes for an ingenious variation on the carnival classic. The essence of this treat is basic carmelization. Start with juice. Heat. Spray liquid into air so that it crystallizes into a thready form resembling cotton. Or as the Aussies c ...more

How To : Make cotton candy using a cotton candy machine

In this video, we learn how to make cotton candy with a cotton candy machine. You will need: cotton candy machine, cone, and flavored sugar. A Gold Medal Mega Breeze cotton candy machine will work best for this recipe. First, add in your sugar to the middle of the cotton candy ...more

How To : Make cotton candy without a machine at home

Okay, so just as a safety precaution before you dive right in and make yourself a batch of cotton candy at home, remember that melting sugar and corn syrup requires very high temperatures, so you could get burned if you're not careful. Make sure you keep a bowl of cool water n ...more

How To : Use the breeze cotton candy machine

Get tips from this how-to video to use the breeze cotton candy machine to produce--cotton candy! Know safety precautions before you start to use the machine. Make sure you lace the sugar seal on the cotton candy machine to keep sugar for getting down to the motor.

How To : Use the Top Lighting Cotton Candy Maker

There are several steps required to successfully use a cotton candy maker. Start by preheating the cotton candy maker for five minutes. Turn the cotton candy maker off and pour the sugar into the machine. Turn it back on and as it begins to spin, take a stick and move it aroun ...more

How To : Make a cotton candy cosmo martini

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a cotton candy cosmo martini. This video provides all the ingredients required to make this martini. The ingredients required include: 1 1/2 oz of SKYY Vodka, 1/2 oz of X-Rated Fusion Liquor, 1oz of 100% cranberry juice and cot ...more

How To : Mix a cotton candy martini cocktail

Dan Vincent, a bartender in Laguna Beach, CA shows you how to make specialty martinis for you, your family and friends in this video cocktail-mixing tutorial. Don't wait for the carnival to get a cotton candy treat, just mix up this martini. To make the cotton candy martini, y ...more

How To : Use the Gold Medal X-15 Cotton Candy Floss machine

This video demonstrates how to make cotton candy using the Gold Medal X-15 machine. Plug in the three-prong chord in its own independent jack. Use a heavy duty three-prong extension cord if needed. Remove the clips from the net and spread the net around the inside of the pan, ...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 : Make mini cotton candy for a doll & dollhouse

Use a q-tip (ones for little kids will have a larger base, but are not required). Put a few drops of red food coloring in a glass of water and stir it up as necessary. Dip q-tip in red water, get it nice and saturated. Remove q-tip and let sit overnight. Cut q-tip in half, the ...more

How To : Make cotton candy with a cottong candy machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to make cotton candy with a cotton candy machine. First, you will want to take your choice of flavored sugar and pour it into the top of the cotton candy machine. Next, you will take your paper cone for cotton candy and place it in your hand. Tur ...more

News : Mod old cell phones into robot spiders

Arachnophilia and technosexuals rejoice. This whimsical, skittering robot takes only 5 minutes of tinkering. This simple toy is made possible with a bit of solder, AAA battery, copper wire and an old mobile phone's vibrating motor. Like the EvilMadScientist's Bristlebot, this ...more

How To : Make A Squirting Flower!

You Will Need an artificial flower a coffee straw (preferably green) a squirt bottle from a liquid candy or a medicine dropper Hack The Flower Disassemble the flower, remove everything such as the stem and the pedals. When you're left with only the center of the flower, ta ...more

How To : Make a Coke and Mentos rocket

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make "Coke" rocket. This process is very fast, easy and simple to do. The materials required for this project are a 2 liter bottle of Coca Cola and a pack of Mentos candy. Begin by sliding off the cover of the Mentos stick and drop ...more

How To : Iron a shirt

This video will teach you how to iron your dress shirts so you look your best. Learn how to iron cotton and synthetic fabrics! You will need a steam iron, an ironing board, a spray bottle with water, and of course a cleanly laundered shirt. No more wrinkles! Remove the creases ...more

How To : Make an acne fighting toner out of aspirin

This video shows us ho to make an acne fighting toner out of aspirin. If you have an acne prone or oily skin, try a toner with Salicylic Acid or BHA in it. If you want to have an acne fighting toner that is cheaper than the commercial products then you must know how to make an ...more

News : Sugar Mohawk of Etsy | party treats

OMG! This Etsy Shop (SugarMohawk) must have been on a total sugar high when coming up with these recipes. How yummy do all of these cool concoctions look? Check out all the crazy combos that I bet you have never seen before. These could definitely be the hit at your next kiddi ...more

News : Chocolates and cotten candy

I amm getting chocolates and cotton candy as gifts from my friends but when I click on the use button the game says I can't use them just yet. When do these come into play?

How To : Make a circus themed scrapbook album layout

In this how-to video, Bethany's layout captures all of the fun, whimsy and flavor of the circus. She creates some cotton candy letters for her Title using a Circus die cut alphabet set and some shiny, textured papier paint. With some custom epoxy embellishments, dyed-to-match ...more

News : Aha! So That's Why Everything is Made in China...

Holy Bejesus! Watch as these factory workers stuff playing card decks at robotic turbo speed. Insanely fast. China is kicking everyone's ass... very quickly. **If you're interested in seeing behind-the-scenes footage of China's factories, check out photographer Edward Burtyns ...more

How To : Make Thai street vendor style kanchanabum

This creative street vendor has invented not only an innovative recipe, but also hand-built the cookware from bicycle wheels and scrap metal. Another example of Thai ingenuity and efficiency, which often expresses itself in the creation of delicious food. He uses a glove to s ...more

HowTo : Yummy Mummy Halloween Cake Pops

If you want to go with something a little less deep fried heart attack for your trick-or-treaters this year, try Bakerella's recipe for Yummy Mummy Cake Pops. No reason not to have dessert-on-a-stick all year round! You Will Need: 48 uncoated Basic Cake Balls (separate recip ...more

How To : Make a mini paper corset for a paper doll

Artful Paper Doll demonstrates how to make a mini paper corset for a paper doll. Take two rectangular piece of hard paper which is of measure 4 by 5 centimeters. Cut the edges of the breadth part make it round. Cut the length part inward to make it into shape of a waist. Take ...more

How To : Clean an LCD screen

Is your computer's LCD screen getting so dirty you can barely make out what you're typing. Use a few household ingredients to keep a clear, sharp image on your LCD screen without clouding or scratching it. You Will Need: • Distilled water • Isopropyl alcohol • A spray bott ...more

How To : Smell good naturally

Ever wanted to know how to smell good naturally with natural elements? You can save the earth without offending those around you when you go au natural. You Will Need: • A shower • Plant-based soaps • Natural food • Clean water • Wheat grass • Red radish juice • A lime ...more

How To : Treat and prevent diaper rash the right way

Ouch! Is your baby's bottom red and sore? Say goodbye to diaper rash with these tried-and-true remedies. You Will Need: * Diapers * Diaper-rash cream * Unscented baby wipes * Unscented, alcohol-free soap * Washcloths * A squirt bottle (optional) * Cotton balls (optional) * War ...more

How To : Make a lantern or torch out of a beer bottle

Learn how to turn a beer bottle into a reliable and inexpensive lantern or torch in less than 1 min! You will need: a beer bottle scissors cooking oil old cotton cloth (t-shirt, anything) funnel lighter a knife Easy & quick outdoor survival mechanism to make. Reliable lantern ...more

How To : Clean vinyl car interior

You might never recapture that new car smell, but you can replicate a new car shine. All you'll need is two clean sponges, a bottle of vinyl cleaner, a bottle of vinyl protectant, a cotton cloth, and a vacuum. Watch this video car maintenance tutorial and learn how to clean vi ...more

HowTo : Henna Yourself

Let's face it. One day, you just might regret that tattoo you've been considering. If you're hesitant about making the commitment, try a less permanent solution. Craftzine posts a HowTo on creating your own temporary tattoos. Who knows? With a little practice, perhaps you can ...more

How To : Make rock candy in your spare time

This is a video tutorial in the Food category where you are going to learn how to make rock candy in your spare time. For this you will need 4 cups sugar, 2 cups water, small saucepan, wooden spoon, candy thermometer, glass jar, measuring cup, cotton string, a weight to hang o ...more

How To : Decorate Your Skin with Henna

In Asia and the Middle East, paste made from the henna plant has been used for centuries to make beautiful temporary tattoos. Make it at home following these easy steps. You Will Need * Finely sifted henna powder * A plastic bowl and spoon * 2 tbsp. unrefined sugar or honey * ...more

How To : Use mouthwash for more than bad breath

Find out how mouthwash can multitask for you. Use that mouthwash for more than bad breath. Uses include: clean cuts and burns, tone your face, make your own hand sanitizer, banish dandruff, extend flower life, sanitize your toilet, neutralize smelly hands, and prevent underarm ...more

How To : Give yourself a manicure

More and more people are having regular manicures, and it's the sort of thing you can learn to do at home, This how to video shows a few simple rules that you can use to improve the appearance of your hands and nails. The basic equipment you'll need to complete the task are : ...more

How To : Clean a laptop screen

A dirty laptop screen can be distracting and make it difficult to see what your are trying to work on. Don’t suffer though this for another moment. With products you have at home you can get that screen looking like new. Dust, fingerprints, and smudges are all attracted to a ...more

How To : Convince your boss you had a doctor's appointment

Ultimately a doctor’s note is the only necessary proof needed to show your boss that you really did go to the doctor’s but if you feel like making an airtight case you can always take a few extra steps to make sure there’s not a shadow of a doubt. Work for a scrooge who quest ...more

News : Disney Does Driverless in the Sunshine State

Disney is gearing up fully autonomous vehicles that will shuttle you and your family from the parking lot to the amusement park, stress-free. Well, as stress-free as you can get while introducing grandma to the concept of a car with no driver. No, grandma, Satan is not "steeri ...more

How To : Make a Homemade Airsoft Dart Gun

Do not point this gun to other! Kids SHOULD NOT use the darts in this tutorial as the ammunition, you should only use soft things like the cotton head of the ear-cleaner stick! Step 1: Materials Preparing 1 empty dishwater bottle with the cap like this 1 empty glass cleaner ...more

How To : Make DIY Rock Candy at Home

Not to be confused with Pop Rocks, rock candy, which is large chunks of crystallized sugar, is a wonderfully simple snack in and of itself, and can be used to dissolve in tea or coffee as well as on top of other desserts. As far as making your own Pops Rock candy goes, it is ...more

How To : Sell at Your Local Farmers Market

Are you interested in selling your products at the local Farmers Markets? Many small mom and pop food crafters get started selling their artisan breads, homemade cakes, cookies, pies, biscotti, candy, seasoning mixes or regional barbecue sauces direct to customers who visit lo ...more

How To : Decorate Christmas sugar cookies like a pro

You've got the basic recipe. Now learn all the different ways you can decorate those holiday sugar cookies like a pro. You will need: specialty decorating items sugar cookie dough cookie cutters cookie sheets currants, chopped nuts, assorted candy eggs food coloring liquid an ...more

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