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How To : Make Easy Ice Cream at Home in Under 10 Minutes

Homemade ice cream is so good and you can make it with just a few ingredients and no special equipment. Most cookbooks and magazine recipes expect you to have an ice cream maker at home, but you can imitate the churning effect of an ice cream maker by shaking or tossing around ...more

How To : Fix a Car Dent with Dry Ice

After seeing many posts online about dry ice removing car dents, we put it to the test. It worked pretty well. The heat versus cold forces the panel of the car to constrict and suck out the dent. This is great for avoiding ridiculous costs of auto paint and auto body repair co ...more

How To : Remove dents from your car with dry ice

Save yourself a trip to the body shop to have small dents removed from your car. Watch this instructional video and learn how you can remove dents and dings from your exterior with dry ice - and without damaging your paint. Hide those dings before anyone notices. Follow along ...more

How To : Fix a Car Dent with a Hair Dryer and a Freezer

See how easy it is to fix a dent in the body panel of a car with a hair dryer, a freezer (e.g. canned air, dry ice, etc.), and patience. Watch both videos to see the before and after. Don't Miss: 8 Easy Ways to Remove Dents Without Ruining the Paint Video: . Video: .

How To : The 5 Best Dry Ice Party Tricks & Pranks

There's no reason to wait for Halloween to play with dry ice. It definitely creates a creepy fog-like effect when you add a little water to it, but there are some other really cool things you can do wit dry ice. Here are just 5 non-Halloween ways to use dry ice for tricks or p ...more

How To : Make exploding dry ice bubbles

This is a dry ice experiment for Halloween fun with bubbles. Mr Brunner shows us how to grow dry ice bubbles in buckets. This experiment is super easy and very interesting. You need soap, cloth strips and a big bowl. Oh and of course dry ice. This takes a couple of minutes to ...more

Making Electromagnetic Weapons : Lasers, Part One

In this series on weaponized lasers, I'll be exploring the function, operation, strength and building instructions for three basic laser weapons; CO2, Diode, and Flashlamp. These laser types are just a few of many, selected because of their simplicity and basic construction (d ...more

How To : Make Dry Ice at Home Using a CO2 Fire Extinguisher

Here's how to make dry-ice at home, or wherever you feel like it! All you need is a pillow case, and a CO2 fire extinguisher. Video: . WARNING: Dry Ice is extremely cold! (-78C/-109F) and can cause instant frost-bite to exposed skin. This project should not be attempted withou ...more

How To : Make a miniature fog machine with dry ice

For great looking fog, you no longer need to go to the local film prop store or Halloween store (which is almost always closed 11 months of the year). You can make your own homemade version of a fog machine. Okay, it's not as strong as a electric-powered fog machine, but if y ...more

How To : Make a simple dry ice bomb

When I was a kid, the 4th of July was my favorite holiday for one simple reason...the joy of making things go BOOM! Somewhere along the line that fun was taken away by politicians. It's time to put the fun back in celebrating freedom. From your friends at America's favorite po ...more

News : Flash-Freeze Anything with the Anti-Griddle

Essentially, the Anti-Griddle does exactly what its name promises: it turns things almost instantaneously cold when you drop them on its "grilling" surface. Unlike home methods of flash freezing, its staggeringly low temperatures (-30°F/-34.4°C) allows ingredients that normall ...more

How To : Make a Monster Dry Ice Bubble

Sure it's been done before, but it never gets old. There's something magical about dry ice, bubbles, and especially the result you see when they're combined! Video: . For this experiment, I filled a bowl about half full with warm water, and placed a few chunks of dry ice insid ...more

How To : Set dry ice on fire

Kent Chemistry offers up some of the most exciting chemistry and general science experiments from their lab. Here Mr. Kent illustrates the process of creating fire with dry ice. How does freezing and flame mix? Watch now to see the amazing chemical reaction! This years hallow ...more

How To : Make an ice bomb

Pour water into a cast iron bomb. Then bathe the bomb in a dry ice acetone slush. This will cause the reaction. This is to illustrate that the volume of ice is greater than of an equal mass of liquid water.

How To : Get a Car Dent Out with a Pot & Vacuum Cleaner

Instead of taking your car to the mechanic, save yourself some money by going MacGyver and creating your own suction-style car dent puller from objects you've got laying around at home. All you need is a pot (or bucket), a vacuum cleaner, and some tape and you're pretty much s ...more

How To : Make a Quarter Scream and Shiver

This science experiment deals with sublimation of dry ice into carbon dioxide (CO2) gas. In the video, I'll demonstrate how pushing a quarter into a block of dry ice makes the quarter scream and shake vigorously. Video: . To do this trick, you'll just need a block of dry ice a ...more

How To : Make Homemade "Dry Ice" Ice Cream

In addition to making homemade ice cream in an empty coffee can and ziplock freezer bag, you can also make your own ice cream very quickly by using dry ice. First, place dry ice in a paper bag and smash it by rolling over the bag with a rolling pin, or by breaking it into sma ...more

How To : Make a metal coin shake and shiver with dry ice

If you have some dry ice, try this cool science experiment out. It's so easy, you have to try it, at least once! You just need a chunk of dry ice and some metal coins, like a half dollar (which is comprised of copper and nickel). When the fifty-cent piece is pressed into a th ...more

How To : Make carbonated fruit

Learn how to make fruit that crackles and fizzes in your mouth. The process is a mix of science and cooking that employs the use of dry ice. This is a narrated video that also discusses the necessary safety precautions of using dry ice.

How To : Explode soda bottles with dry ice & make a spring

In this video Dave Spencer shows you how to make soda bottles explode using dry ice. You will need dry ice pellets plastic soda pop bottles , and gloves (dry ice can be held in your hands but should be kept moving and not held up too long as it can cause severe frost bite). Th ...more

How To : Create fun fog tricks with dry ice

Ahh, it's a real pea souper! Well, it could be if you get your hands on some dry ice and check out these home science experiments. You can make some fun fog tricks if watch this how-to and follow along. Dry ice is as cheap as dirt and very easy to acquire, you can find it for ...more

How To : Make bubbling acid with ammonia and dry ice

In the mood for a little mad science? In this home-science how-to from Steve Spangler, we learn how to prepare a bubbly, color-changing concoction using water, ammonia, a universal indicator (cabbage juice will do fine), dry ice, gloves and two plastic cups. Now, repeat the pr ...more

How To : Perform multiple dry ice experiments

This video shows how sublimation works. The instructor shows how to mix bubbled water, ice water and dry ice to create dry ice smoke. He is essentially making a hand made fog machine. This task must be done carefully because if the solution is isolated and concealed it will bu ...more

How To : Use dry ice for halloween special effects

Dr. Diana teaches you how to make fog, a gaseous, bubbly pumpkin for your Halloween Party, and well as other experiments using dry ice. The guests at your Halloween party are really going to love these effects.

How To : Handle dry ice safely with children

Between "genuine danger" and "raving safety paranoia," there must be some sensible middle ground for dry ice. Dry ice is fun. Watch this video tutorial to figure how to handle it safely. Frostbite isn't the only hazard to be aware of. There's explosions and ingestion dangers, ...more

News : Make poor man's liquid nitrogen

Bill Beaty's at it again! Our favorite crackpot physicist presents a backyard solution to that emergency need for cryogenic fluid. Sometimes you can't wait to freeze daisies. Recipe: dry ice, soda bottles, and rubbing alcohol. The alcohol does not freeze to solid state. Inste ...more

News : Light dry ice on fire

Impossible, right? Ahh, well science says fire and ice can and do coexist. The Science of this experiment:Dry ice at -109ºF, is frozen carbon dioxide (CO2), not water (H2O). Dry ice is also much colder than a freezer ice cube. To be exact it is almost as cold as Earth's cold ...more

How To : Kill bed bugs with a dry ice trap

In order to kill bed bugs with a dry ice trap, you will need the following: a dog bowl, a towel, a cooler, a cotton ball, painter's tape, and talc powder. Your goal here is to make a trap for bed bugs. It is a monitor. It is designed to trap hungry bed bugs. This will help yo ...more

How To : Do a light blue dry ice smoky eye makeup look

The smoky eye look doesn't need to be dark. This makeup is inspired by blues and dry ice. You'll need Rimmel eye kohl liner, MAC pigments and eyeshadow, Sephora eye liner, and L'oreal mascara. Watch this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to do a light blue dry ic ...more

How To : Make an erupting volcano cake

In order to prepare an Erupting Volcano Cake, you will need the following ingredients: 3 angel food cake, a disposable plastic cup, jars of ready made frosting, strawberry gelatin, dry ice, and water. Apply icing to the top of one angel food cake. Adhere an angel food cake on ...more

How To : Make a dry ice punch for Halloween

Halloween is the holiday to get creative. From goulish decorations, to creepy ideas on appetizers (à la "severed cheese fingers"? Search WonderHowTo for that one), to making a bloody shower scene in your bathroom (another one on WonderHowTo: Search "halloween party decor"). I ...more

News : Frozen Screen of Death

Stuff you need You're gonna need some Dry Ice, a geek/nerd friend or anyone in general who's a complete and utter idiot when it comes to computers, a laptop (prefferably a brand new one), several accomplices and a high-resolution screen shot of this: (It can be any of the di ...more

How To : Experiment with dry ice

In this tutorial, we learn how to experiment with dry ice. You can buy dry ice from any grocery store, so grab that and you will also need some soap. After this, grab the dry ice with some thick gloves and set aside. Then, put some hot water inside of a container with some soa ...more

How To : Work with point density volumetrics in Blender 2.5

This clip offers a quick guide on how to work with point density volumetrics within Blender 2.5. This same technique can be used to make tornados, drifting fog, dry ice and a great number of other things. Were you aware Blender 2.5 includes a cloud generation script? See how t ...more

How To : Do a science experiment with dry ice

In this tutorial, Science Bob shows us how to do a science experiment with dry ice. First, take a block of dry ice and place a quarter on top of it. Make sure you are using rubber gloves when you do this, it's dangerous to touch gloves with your bare hands. When you press the ...more

How To : Levitate bubbles using dry ice

Another of my Halloween demonstrations. This simple but amazing video explains how everyday bubbles can float on a magic layer of air. It all has to do with density of air and some dry ice.

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How To : How to Make a Dry Ice Crystal Ball - DadLabs.com

In this video, we learn how to mow to Make a Dry Ice Crystal Ball! This is a fun activity you can do with your kids and that you will enjoy as well. To start, you will need to take some Dawn dish soap that doesn't have soap and isn't anti-bacterial. After this, put this in wat ...more

How To : When Life Gives You Snow, Make Snowy Desserts

You've heard the old saying, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Well, the same goes true for snow. When Mother Nature dumps loads of the white stuff onto your neighborhood, then make the most of it with treats like maple snow candy, snow ice cream, and snow cocktails ...more

How To : Make a gaseous and bubbling pumpkin

Dr. Diana teaches you how to turn your "hum drum" pumpkin into a gaseous, bubbly pumpkin using dry ice, warm water and soap for your Halloween party. For another tutorial on this same dry ice and pumpkin principle, check out "How To Use dry ice for halloween special effects." ...more

News : Will Dry Ice Work for Dent Repair

I have always heard about how dry ice can repair dents. I have been asked this question, so I put it to the test. I got some dry ice on a hot day and even used a hair drier to heat the surface more. Do you think it worked for me? Well, watch the video to find out. Video: . Was ...more

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