Lighting a Match

How To : Light a match (while bartending) with one hand

This video illustrates how to light a match while bartending with one hand. Take a pack of match sticks. Slide the paper over the match pointer with your thumb. Fold a match stick backwards to the pack and fold it once at the edge of the pack. A match strip is printed over the ...more

How To : Light a match with your teeth

Did you know that it's possible to light a match simply by using your teeth? You can look like a total badass if you learn how to do this trick properly, although you might get burned in the process. From Revision3: ***WARNING: this week we're playing with matches again. We s ...more

How To : Light a match without a matchbook cover

When your matchbook cover is shot, you can still get a light from a match. Learn how to light a match on the bottom of a coffee mug. Fun survival skills when you have a match and no cover - the ceramic of the mug provides the friction necessary to light a match.

How To : Make sparks without matches or a lighter

How to make sparks without matches or a lighter If you camp a lot there is a good trick for making sparks without matches or a lighter. The biggest key to making a fire is to be able to do it when stuff is damp and wet. Lighting a fire in damp circumstances can be hard. You ca ...more

How To : Create fire in Photoshop

HOT!! HOT!! HOT!! This episode is smoking hot. By popular demand, Bert works his magic and shows us how to create fire. It is not quite as simple as lighting a match, but as Bert demonstrates, it is not too much more complicated than that.

How To : Create rotating planets and moons in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...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 : Revise Body Paragraphs

Summary Revising body paragraphs requires you to know the mission of your thesis. Body paragraphs are the center of your essays. Without them, you would just have introduction and conclusion paragraphs, nothing else to support your purpose for writing. I use the word "mission ...more

How To : Properly light a cigar

Use only wooden matches or butane lighters. If any other lighting method (paper matches or other lighters) must be used, expect a poor starting flavor; after the first few puffs, this negative side effect should pass. Turn the cigar in your fingers, with the cigar held down a ...more

How To : Light candles with a microwave oven

Say you're hosting a birthday party and the birthday girl's cake needs to be lit up, but you've just run out of matches. What to do? While you can certainly go to the store and purchase more, doing so would take at least half an hour (an eternity to wait for little kids), it's ...more

How To : Refinish exterior lights

Are your exterior lamps looking totally out of place? Bring them back into the fold with a simple spray paint face lift. As every fashion-conscious gal knows, accessories make all the difference. The same is true for your house: the decorative touches, accent pieces, and color ...more

How To : Use the Content-Aware Fill in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to use the creative suite' ...more

How To : Create realistic reflections in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Build a Campfire in the Backcountry

In this video, John E. Hiker walks you through the basics of building a campfire at a cold winter campsite in Olympic National Park. John shows you step by step how to gather the best wood and light a fire using a fire starter. Fire starters are considered to be one of the "te ...more

How To : Make a "Beautiful" with Grand Marnier & brandy

In order to make a Beautiful, with Grand Marnier and Brandy, you will need the following: 1 ounce of Grand Marnier, 1 ounce of brandy, one brandy snifter, and a lighter or a match. Measure and pour 1 ounce of brandy into your snifter. Measure and add one ounce of brandy. Heat ...more

How To : Burn mercury thiocyanide, "the rock from Mars"

Students show how mercury thiocyanide or "rock from mars" burns. First and foremost, make sure you are outdoors and with a considerably large space. Spread a non-flammable material over the space you decide to work on and place a small fragment of the mercury thiocyanide in th ...more

How To : Make a flying tea bag

This video tutorial demonstrates how to make a flying tea bag. You only need is a cheap tea bag and a match to set it off. The tea bag remains are so light that the hot air produced from the ashes is enough to make them lift into the air. This experiment is slightly dangerous, ...more

How To : Make a fire truck birthday cake

In order to decorate A Fire Truck Birthday Cake, you will need the following: 3 chocolate cakes baked in loaf pans, Oreo type sandwich cookies, candies, and brightly colored icing. Level off the cakes, by cutting away the beveled tops. Place one of them onto a your serving tr ...more

How To : Build a fire in the snow

What to do if you're lost & freezing in Antarctica? Build a fire to keep warm! Yes, fires can be built successfully in cold and wet conditions with the right tools & preparation. In this eight-part series of short videos, Fitclimb survival instructor Ali teaches how to build a ...more

How To : Make an advanced fire starting kit and use it

A fire is the second most important thing you need to have in most survival situations, so having a good fire starting kit in your wilderness survival gear is crucial. This video will show you a variety of great fire starting tools you can include in your survival gear and how ...more

How To : Make a simple rubbing alcohol rocket

These rockets fly! Made with just simple household rubbing alcohol, a plastic bottle, and some matches this fun task can be executed with ease. This video will deomnstrate exactly how to make a simple rubbing alcohol rocket. For this Scientific Tuesday we will show you... How ...more

How To : Do advanced green screen tricks

Interested in learning how to do advanced green screen tricks to show a subject flying? After this tutorial, you'll be a pro. How to launch: Light the screen and the subject. Frame the subject so that you do not see their feet on the ground. Do this by cutting off the lower 1/ ...more

How To : Setup and configure the Brevis 35mm Lens Adapter

This is a hands-on video tutorial that addresses the basic setup and configuration of a Cinevate Brevis 35mm Lens Adapter. We demonstrate this using the Brevis on a Panasonic HVX200 mounted on Zacuto rods and baseplate. The advent of affordable 35mm Lens Adapter systems have ...more

How To : Make plasma from grapes

You have seen a match make plasma in the microwave. You have seen a compact disc light up. Now you are going to see why it is dangerous to put grapes in the microwave. What's going on? Well, I only have an idea for some parts. The first part is speculation -- the sparks are r ...more

How To : Play Better in Counter Strike Source

So You're New to Counter Strike Source? So you're new to Counter Strike Source and you want to improve your gameplay? Great. You've come to the right place. The first step to improving your game is to admit that you are a NEWB or NEWBIE. Do not confuse this with NOOB. A "new ...more

How To : Do the Awesome cheer for cheerleading

A-W-E-S-O-M-E, this cheer has certainly earned its name! Coach Lauren will break down the steps for this pep rally cheer, so you and your friends can get the party started! Follow along in this cheerleading how-to video to learn how to do the Awesome cheer. 1. First, practice ...more

How To : Choose The Right Paper for Your Origami

A lot of people that are new to Origami struggle with the choice of paper. Some even give up folding all together because they use the wrong material! But this guide will help you find the paper you need for that cool design you always wanted to try. It all boils down to thre ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Play Your Kit in Battlefield Bad Company 2

Are you having problems because the game was released a long time ago and the more experienced players are better than you? Then you should be very excited to find out that I will be giving you some general tips & tricks about the different classes that I have learned the hard ...more

HowTo : Play With Fire on Camera

Here at WonderHowTo, we appreciate the fine art of photography (including its extensively vast bag of mind boggling tricks). We also enjoy playing with fire. Sorry, most of us are little boys at heart, and we can't get enough tutorials that fall within the playing-with-matches ...more

News : Metal Isn't Flammable... Right?

Theo Gray of Gray Matter explains the principle behind sending steel up in flames- as long as it's steel wool, of course. The process is beyond simple. Spend 2 bucks and 2 minutes: purchase a steel wool pad, hold in pliers, light with a match. But the question is, why is steel ...more

Making Electromagnetic Weapons : Semiconductor Lasers

I'm back with the third part to my laser weapon series (see part one and two), and I'll be explaining the function, application, and potential of semiconductor lasers, aka laser diodes. Surely, most of you have used a laser pointer at some point. Whether purchased at a dollar ...more

How To : Make self-igniting spell incense

Krazyboytx shows viewers how to make self-igniting spell incense! First you need an incense burner and place your incense in this. You then light this mound and it will ignite itself. One should note that this soap is very thick but it will light. First, to make this incense y ...more

How To : Perform the egg trick

Check out this magic trick tutorial video to learn how to get a whole egg in a glass bottle using only 3 matches. This is a really quick and easy trick to perform. Just follow these simple instructions: Grab a glass bottle, 3 matches, and a peeled hardboiled egg. Drop 3 lit ma ...more

News : The Flaming Fart Jump

The whole prank i couldnt figure out how to get all of the steps into one.Get A matchGet to the top of a hotel building. (minimum of 5 storys not over 10 storys.) Get somone to fart on the lit match.There will be a Cast member in a fire repelent suit.Once he is on fire he will ...more

How To : Light a cigar

If you're going to spend money on a hand-crafted cigar, you should know how to properly light it up. Watch this video to learn how to light a cigar. You Will Need * A cigar cutter * A cigar * A butane torch lighter or wooden matches * Piece of cedar wood Step 1. Cut the cig ...more

How To : Wire trailer lights

There are no connectors on my new trailer lights, these must be defective. But wait, there are connectors, and better yet, they are extremely simple to use. It is common to get new trailer lights and then be stumped by how to make the proper connections. This video will show y ...more

How To : Get a chic & sophisticated look with light makeup

In this video, we learn how to get a chic and sophisticated look with light makeup. First, you want to prime your face and then spray brush on a foundation that matches your skin tone or is slightly darker. Next, set your face with a powder and lightly dust your entire face. D ...more

How To : Get a warm makeup look with purples using MAC & CS

In this video, Tiffany instructs how to get a warm makeup look with purples. First, apply a primer that matches your skin tone, or use a concealer. Next, apply a purple frosted gel liner to your eyelids using a small brush, applying all over the eyelid. Next, take a darker plu ...more

How To : Start a fire using a firestarter

This video demonstrates how to make a fire without any matches using the Swedish Firesteel magnesium fire starter. You need to have some good tinder, such as dryer lint or a cotton ball. To make it burn longer, you can use petroleum jelly. He puts some Vaseline on the cotton b ...more

How To : Make fire in multiple ways

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to make fire in multiple ways. For this you will need either cigarette lighters or matches. There are also a variety of fire making kits available with fancy strikers to produce sparks and chemically coated paper str ...more

How To : Light a Cigarette with an Empty Lighter

Need a smoke, but no one has any matches and your lighter is fresh out of fuel? This how-to video has got a cool trick you can perform to light your cigarette if you ever run out of lighter fluid. Despite the lighter being out of gas, you can still make a fire to light your ci ...more

How To : Decorate your Christmas tree like a pro

In this tutorial, we learn how to decorate your Christmas tree like a pro. Before you do anything else, put something together that is going to look good that you can place in your tree. Put in different types of flowers, bushes, and garland to make a pretty piece to place ins ...more

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