Out of helium? Forgot to pick up the tank? Don't worry, this video shows you two different ways that you can make your balloons float without using helium! And better yet, these methods use things you likely have around the house, so no added cost!
How to Make Floats
Learn how to make this spooky, amazing floating static orb. This is so simple, and so cool. It uses static electricity to make a tinsel orb levitate above a PVC pipe. We've gotten the orb to float for over 10 minutes. We just discovered you can use a regular balloon instead o ...more
Ice that sinks? This is a weird trick shown and explained. Blow your mind, and that of your friends. This trick needs rubbing alcohol.
This video demonstrates Bernoulli's Principle which states that, “For an ideal fluid (low speed air is a good approximation), with no work being performed on the fluid, an increase in velocity occurs simultaneously with decrease in pressure or a change in the fluid's gravitati ...more
Another winning video from the folks at videojug, watch and learn how to amaze your friends and make a cup float in mid air. Make a cup float in mid air. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
If you are into levitating things then here is the trick for you. Learn how to levitate a cup off of a table. Add this trick to the other levitation tricks and create an arsenal of wicked sweet magic tricks.
This video tutorial shows how to make a 'floating' or 'illusion' style necklace using crimp beads which are tricky but effective in jewelry-making projects. To make this necklace, you will need tiger tails, crimps, an extension chain clasp, jump rings, and beads. Learn how to ...more
Memorize your guests by creating floating meringue islands. In this how to video Chef Paul demonstrates how to make a floating island with a little poaching. Place your poached meringue over egg custard and drizzle it with caramel.
This quick video demonstrates the classic experiment of making a paperclip, or multiple paperclips, float on water. Video: . The experiment deals with surface tension of the water. To do this trick, you'll just need a bowl of water, your paperclip(s), and some toilet paper. "Q ...more
Floating shelves can look so much better in your home than regularly built shelves. They have a much cleaner look add a bit of character to the room. In this helpful tutorial, you will find out how to build your own floating shelves from scratch. They can hold just about anyth ...more
Okay, so you're fishing and you forget the basic essentials… you're fishing pole and your bobber. How are you going to catch a fish with just some fishing line? The answer? Plastic straw. You may not have a plastic soda straw on you, but there's sure to be one in a trash can ...more
Think atomic theory is only for nerds? Think again. Make magical electrons dance right before your very eyes. This anti-gravity orb will move at your command. All you need is a magic wand (for the Muggles of the world, buy PVC pipe) and some leftover Christmas tinsel. No tins ...more
You can make a needle hover in midair! Get a few magnets, and see how far away you can make the needle float. Thread your needles with just the right length of string to make needles hover around your magnet.
Create a necklace with the 'floating' style look using the nearly invisible tiger tail jewelry wire. Follow this tutorial and thread the beads, then use the flat crimp technique to keep the beads in place. Attach a clasp, and your new necklace is ready to wear!
Check out this video for info on how to origami a paper boat. This is no ordinary paper boat, either! This boat actually floats! All you need is some paper, a bit of tape and your fingers and pretty soon you will have a fun new bath toy. Granted, it is still paper so it won't ...more
Check out this instructional science video that shows you how to make a compass from water and a pin (or needle). You will essentially be making a floating compass. This is a simple science experiment that can be performed with the kids. Make your own floating compass with thi ...more
Those interested in learning how to make their own jewelry, can learn how to make a floating illusion necklace by following the steps in this video tutorial. You will need a beading board, beading wire, crimp beads, beads of your choice, a barrel clasp, wire cutters, and crimp ...more
Here's a fun science project that kids will love, Floating Bubbles! Make floating bubbles with kids. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Check out this instructional science video to learn how to make a compass floating in glass of water. You will need a sewing needle, a standard refrigerator magnet, and a piece of toilet paper. Nestle the needle into the toilet paper and place it into a glass of water. The toi ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make floating text on water. Begin by importing the water image into the program. Begin by selecting the polygonal lasso tool in the toolbox and select the top of the water. Once you have made the selection, right-click on it and se ...more
Mr.G in the episode 3 of "Summer snow fall" explain the experiment for eddy currents and lenz law by using general house hold items like copper tubes of different dia., 2-neo themium magnets attached together and a ball bearing magnet. At first he took the big diameter copper ...more
Kameron Kay teaches us how to make a floating flower crystal toe ring in this tutorial. You will need: stretch cord, large crimp bead, flat nosed pliers, flat backed crystal flower, glue, and small scissors to make this. First, cut out your chord to the exact size that you nee ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a floating illusion style necklace. You will need: beading wire, crimping pliers, wire cutters, beads (your choice), crimp beads, crimp covers (3mm), and a clasp (barrel clasp). First, cut your beading wire to the length you want your nec ...more
Make a compass out of a needle floating in water.
Being in a cool pool on a hot day—it doesn't get much better than that, right? Well, unless you also have some ice-cold drinks to go along. But getting in and out of the pool to grab a drink form the soda cooler or beer chest can be extremely annoying, especially if you have ...more
Watch this video from Mick Johnson to learn how to make a marker float.
This rustic floating shelf project is one of the easiest pallet jobs that l have ever done. Floating shelves look great as there aren't any shelving brackets visible, which makes the whole look very streamlined. My floating bookshelf also has the added feature of movable booke ...more
Here is the procedure to prepare a whipped / Float soap. You will need to have spatulas, bowls, pitcher, measuring cup, mould, mixture and scale. The ingredients required for the preparation are coconut oil, vegetable oil, rice bran oil, cocoa butter, distilled water and sodi ...more
I saw Maro post about a trap on YouTube today, so I thought I'd post one here that I just invented. Since we are friendly at WonderHowTo, the TNT has been replaced with a note block. Step 1: Bait Start with the "bait-block", place a redstone dust on top of it. Step 2: Ceiling ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll see how to make a magic wand illusion. It's not a complicated process, and the tools and pieces are things you might already have around your workshop. With just a little work, you'll be able to baffle and amaze your audiences with this simple tr ...more
This is a tutorial for the PC game Spore. Spore is about creating a universe of creatures you dream up. It's a super easy and accessible game and this walkthrough shows you how to mod your creatures so they have floating limbs and parts. Put parts on the end of a limb, then ex ...more
Whoever invented dessert hybrids is our hero. From French toast cupcakes to Coke-flavored ice cream, there's nothing like a little 2 in 1 dessert action to quickly get our sugar fix! Here's yet another dessert hybrid that'll have your tastebuds aching for more: A root beer fla ...more
Coke with a difference! A frothy non-alcoholic, creamy delight which is great to serve at summer parties or for desert. All you need is ice cream, coca-cola, glasses, straws, and a spoon. Make a coke float. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Mix up your favorite soda with a scoop of ice cream to enjoy this sweet American tradition! Learn how to make an ice cream float with this Howcast recipe guide. You Will Need * A tall glass * Your favorite soda * Ice cream or sorbet * Ice cream scoop * Whipped cream * A long ...more
To make a floating candle you will need a screw, a candle, and a glass of water. If you take the candle and just put it down in the glass of water the candle will not float. To make the candle float take the screw and screw it into the bottom of the candle. Then you can take t ...more
This cool experiment shows how to make soap bubbles hover in the air over dried ice.
This is a fun little Facebook hack you can use to make floating circles appear on your profile page. Make sure that you don't do this in a text box - just click anywhere on the page and then enter the secret code!
Well, this isn't the prettiest looking candle, but you will learn how to make a floating candle and we're sure once you see the process, you'll be able to make a more elegant version. Make a floating candle for decoration. Click through to watch this video on spike.com
This is a trick that is fashionable and interesting! Your wall will look like the books are just floating. Find out how to make a magic floating bookshelf. Make a floating bookshelf. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
In this video, Betty makes a variety of floats for summer. She shows you how to use various flavors of soda and ice cream to make interesting treats for the warm weather. Enjoy these sweet, cold, refreshing treats for desserts or everyday snacks in the warmer months. Yum!
Simon Adams and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a brandy mint float cocktail -- an ideal after-dinner drink! Alternatively, relax on your terrace and watch another summer's day wind down. First, prepare the rocks glass then add the white creme de menthe and brandy. Then serve ...more
Interesting reaction coke and milk The reaction of phosphoric acid (V) to proteins in the milk - they are cut and causes a precipitate The reaction of phosphoric acid with calcium contained in milk gives rise to a precipitate 3Ca + 2H3PO4 ///\\\ Ca3(PO4)2 + 3H2 It is a reacti ...more
This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more
Whether I'm in my car or making dinner, I always have music playing. And since I don't like to keep my headphones on me at all times, I end up using my Android's built-in speakers a good portion of the time. Companies like HTC know how much people use their phone's speakers, ...more
F for FAKE. This video has been labeled a "Faux-To". Commonly contested as bogus science, we believe this video to be a hoax. What's your opinion? Comment below. Using some magnets and a pyrex bowl you can make an amusing anti-gravity chamber with an aluminum card inside that ...more
The first thing you'll probably notice after updating your iPhone to iOS 11 is what happens after you take a screenshot. Instead of just a flash of light and maybe a noise, you'll also be greeted with a thumbnail image of what you just captured — and that tiny thumbnail image ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. As of the 1.0 release, Minecraft has an end. That is to say, The End and the The End has Dragons. This guide is for those of who are want to visit The End and kill an Ender ...more
Do you believe you can fly? Or at least, believe that you can take pictures where it looks like you or other people are flying? Or at least jumping really high? This video will show you how to take pictures of flying, floating, levitating, or high-jumping people using a digita ...more
Out of all the new features in iOS 9, the two most important ones specific to iPads are split screen multitasking and floating video windows. The latter is truly great, since you can watch movies or use FaceTime while you use different apps. The feature is called Picture in Pi ...more
Foodies and big-time chefs like Thomas Keller go crazy for fleur de sel. This finishing salt appears in fancy eateries and cookbooks the world over, and in the early 2000s, it was not uncommon to see diners in a high-end restaurant sprinkle a pinch of fleur de sel on their pla ...more
Part 2 Welcome back! In my last post I talked about the exterior aspects and techniques of building a great looking house, and now we shall focus on the interiors. Interiors There are a few important prerequisites to look at before starting the interiors of a house: The ge ...more
The HTC First (aka "Facebook phone") has been a bigger disappointment than Dwyane Wade in this year's NBA playoffs. AT&T even dropped the price to $0.99 (with a contract) a mere month after its release. When they realized that the price drop wasn't enough to increase sales, th ...more
If you are anything like me, you have a knack for taking silly selfies of yourself, i.e., taking scotch tape and wrapping it around your face to make yourself look like the blob, or perhaps you like taking selfies of yourself in weird or unusual situations doing weird and unus ...more
With this easy to learn step by step tutorial you can learn how to perform the floating dollar bill magic trick. Amaze your friends by levitating a dollar bill right in front of their eyes.
All day I dream of eggs: scrambled, poached, over easy, hard-boiled, fried, baked, raw... Okay, the last one is a joke (unless you're Gaston, which means that you eat five dozen of them and you're roughly the size of a barge). But eggs are freaking good in just about any cooki ...more
Sometimes, you just don't want to hit the Power button to turn your screen off. In the current age of touchscreens, you've got to wonder why we even have physical keys anymore. There are actually plenty alternatives to using the Power button on your Samsung Galaxy S3. You cou ...more
Get the hardwood look in your home! Floating vinyl plank flooring is easy to install, easier than tile or carpet. It's also fairly inexpensive! This video shows you the best way to install this versatile flooring in any room in your house.
Notifications are an integral part of our day-to-day smartphone usage. They allow us to easily see and act upon all of the latest information that comes our way. Well, most of the time, that is. When using a full-screen app or game, Android's notification bar is hidden, and a ...more
If your system keeps filling up and won't shut off, you will probably need to switch out your toilet's float valve. Make sure to turn off the water before making any plumbing repairs! Watch this video home improvememnt tutorial and learn how to replace the float valve in a toi ...more
It's not enough for me to just listen to a mindless EDM song that can be retooled as a torturing method for Guantanamo Bay. As an actual fan of music, I yearn for substance and depth. Artists like Morrissey, Kurt Cobain, and John Lennon impacted lives with not only their music ...more