Following on from Edison's first lightblub moment back in 1879, the OU's Stephen Serjeant experiments with an alternative power source - the humble potato. Create a potato batter with a couple of screws and a light bulb.
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Changing light bulbs that are high up can be scary! You're always in danger of falling victim to a bulb explosion! Check out this tutorial to show you a MacGyver style way to make a device to help prevent this. ShutterSparks: High Light Bulb Changer. This device works equally ...more
Kipkay shows you how to make a magic lightbulb like the magicians use. Great practical joke or prank. All you need is a couple of lightbulbs, an LED and some batteries.
In this video we will show you how to replace the parking lights and bulbs on your 98-02 Ford Escort, this procedure is the same on a ZX2. Video: .
Learn how to make a light bulb light up with common household items. This is how you make a light bulb light with: 1-Tin Foil 2-D Battery 3-a small light bulb(#40 suggested)
The next time a light bulb burns out in your house, don't throw it out. Believe it or not, burned out light bulbs aren't entirely useless. Besides creating an extra task on your to-do list, they can be hollowed out and used for a variety of different things from home decoratio ...more
Add new life to your old light bulbs by transforming them into a DIY light bulb aquarium. Using needle-nose pliers, a screwdriver, and a small hammer, you can remove the copper connector and other inner components from the light bulb to create a clear opening from the stem to ...more
This video teaches the secrets of installing a light bulb in your own home. First turn on the light switch to check whether your old bulb still works, but its not working. Now turn off the light switch to start the replacement and remove the light cover. Remove the bulb by twi ...more
This video tutorial shows different kind of light bulbs that can help change the effect of lighting in your home. Whether you want more flattering lighting or want to save money on energy, choosing the right kind of light bulb can make a big difference.
In this video, we learn how to make a light bulb vase using any old light bulb. This is great for helping recycle old light bulbs to turn them into something beautiful! To start, you will remove the top of the light bulb with your tweezers and throw it away. After this, you wi ...more
Make a colorful light display with any kind of light bulb. Just add hot glue.
Use this safe and easy technique next time you need to replace a shattered light bulb. You Will Need * Needle-nose pliers * Work gloves * Safety glasses * Electrical tape (optional) WARNING Working with electricity is dangerous. Be extremely careful and, if you have any dou ...more
Don't throw away your dead light bulbs, they may come in handy one day. This video will show you how to start a fire using a dead lightbulb. And no electricity. The tricky part is emptying out the insides, but this can be done with sticks and stones, assuming you're in a surv ...more
This video shows the viewer how to light an energy saving light bulb without plugging it in. The process is also explained in detail during the video. To light the bulb you need to inflate a standard balloon. Then rub the balloon over either a fabric or your hair. Then move th ...more
Balance an egg on a light bulb and amaze even your most cynical friends. All you need is some salt and a little spittle. Balance an egg on a light bulb. Click through to watch this video on myspacetv.com
This illuminating how-to demonstrates how to go about modeling a full 3D light bulb within Blender 2.5 Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tr ...more
Compact fluorescent light bulbs, or CFLs, use about 75% less energy, give off 90% less heat, and last up to ten times longer than old-fashioned incandescents. Changing over is as easy as… well, screwing in a light bulb. This eco-friendly tip will save you some money & save ele ...more
Professor of RVing shows you how to change a light bulb on the patio lighting section of an RV or motorhome.
To construct your vaporizer, you will need a knife, scissors, straw, lighter, bottle cap, cigarettes and a light bulb.
This video will show you how to remove the freezer light bulb cover in your Kenmore refrigerator. It's pretty easy to do, but not breaking the plastic light cover can be tricky. Video: .
If you're running low on time and short on money this holiday season, there is a way to still give your friends and family presents without having to resort to cliche $5 Russell Stover chocolates from the drugstore. Check out this crafting tutorial to learn how to craft a pre ...more
This video illustrate us how to make a light bulb oil lamp. Here are the following steps; Step 1: Take all the things required that is bulb, socks,adhesive tape,scissors,kerosene, rim with a hole in the center. Step 2:Now remove the back plug of the bulb carefully so that th ...more
In this Education video tutorial you will learn how to make a light bulb from a pickle. Pickles are high in ions in the form of acids and salts. These are electrolytes and they will transfer energy through the pickle. Place a pickle on a glass plate and hook it up with an AC p ...more
This tutorial shows you how to replace a rear light on a 2003 Ford Focus. Specifically, the video shows fixing the rear brake light, but this tutorial shows how to fix any rear light (including brake/tail, reverse, and turn signal lights). It is very simple and does not necess ...more
Do you ever walk into a nice boutique, a friend's house, or a fancy restaurant, and think, “I wish my house smelled like this”? Because I sure do. The problem is that most people rely on candles to scent their homes and rooms. Don't get me wrong, I love candles, but they have ...more
Make plasma with a light bulb. All you need is a microwave.
You need hydrogen peroxide, a light bulb, scissors, duct tape, a straw and a water bottle to construct this drug vaporizer.
In this video, learn how to remove a broken light bulb with a potato. Really! Grab a little potato.
To make this homemade vaporizer, you will need a light bulb, bottle lid, scissors, straw, salt and a bag.
This video will show you how to make a vaporizer from a light bulb and other household materials.
Want to make the perfect gift for your green thumb gardener? This crafty little light bulb terrarium is the thing to make. It's cost-effective, and perfect even for the non-gardener to make. Watch this video, and create the perfect little green oasis for your friends or family.
It's always a good idea to have a replacement projector lamp on hand! That way, when you can't watch any more movies or television shows on your digital projector, you don't have to run to the store to fix it. Check out this video tutorial from Visual Apex on how to replace a ...more
How to Make a Light Bulb Vase. Great DIY craft idea. Video: .
This video will show you how to easily change the light bulb inside of your Whirlpool Microwave. MODEL MH1160XSB-3 Video: .
This video will show you how to change the range light bulb on a Whirlpool microwave. Model MH1160XSB-3 Video: .
This is about dancing LEDs following the rhythm of music or speech picked-up by a small microphone. The projects is very cool, and for building it, you will need a light bulb,10 LEDs, project box, electronic board with IC CD4017 and LM358 and power adapter. Video: . You can do ...more
The final version of Build a Bulb, an Edison creation.
Helping to prove that science is way awesome, an 18-year old electrical engineering student has successfully made a light bulb float. His name is Chris Rieger, and he's been working on his "LevLight" project for about six months now, with pretty amazing results. This feat of i ...more
There are dozens of light bulbs on your vehicle, illuminating everything to the road in front to the license plate in the rear, and for all of the modern technologies given us, most automotive bulbs are essentially the same as on out grandfather's car. So, it's no wonder why b ...more
If you can't stand the idea of tying a birthday present with a wrinkled piece of ribbon, all you need is a slightly warm light bulb that hasn't been lit for more than five minutes. Simply run the length of the wrinkled ribbon across the top of the warm light bulb until the wri ...more
Learn how to make a ship in the bulb (aka a ship in a bottle). This cool diy hack demonstrates how to recycle an old lightbulb into a "ship in a bottle". Like the traditional ship in the bottle, the ship is first assembled outside of the bottle, then placed inside. Follow this ...more
Nothing to say, everythig's in the video. You may need to pause it to see well. It's shaky, ultra trashy and lo fi, but nevertheless complete. and idiot safe. Enjoy. Video: .
In this video watch a simple experiment of lighting a bulb and a fluorescent tube. Makes you wonder if being so close to power lines radiates people. Hmmmmmmm
This video shows you how to install/repair/fix/change/replace a broken, damaged, burned out, cracked, faded, cloudy or chipped fog light, applicable to 2004-2006 Chrysler Pacifica models. Video: .
One of the basics of electronics is knowing how an electrical current works. For this video, you will need a 1.2V battery, a lightbulb, and 2 copper wires. First, take the wires and attach one end of each wire to opposite sides of the battery. Have a friend hold the wires ther ...more
Tim Fishlock’s piece entitled What Watt? showcases 1,243 suspended retired light bulbs, the center illuminated by one low-energy fluorescent bulb. Beautiful eco-friendly design. Says Fishlock, "What Watt? is a memorial to the incandescent lightbulb. It’s a spherical chandeli ...more
Saving energy is as easy as 1,2,3! There are various places in your home where you can spend money on that will not only save you energy, but money as well. One of the most common and easiest places is the light fixtures. From sconces, to lamps, to the lights above your dining ...more
Running a casino can be a pain, especially if you have to call the maintenance guy to come repair all your slots. When they break, you lose money each minute, but you can save the time and save the money by repairing the broken slot machine yourself. One of the easiest slot re ...more
In this article, I'll show you how to built a Wireless Transfer of Energy Transmitter. Simply put, this device will send electricity to a florescent light bulb and light it up, from up to three feet. The idea originally (at least, prominently) came from Nikola Tesla (read more ...more
She is kind of cute, in that fetching, illegal is-she-under-18 kind of way. A model from Paraguay. There is a 'green' undercurrent to the headline, in addition to an accomplished arts and crafts sensibility. It is a sweet domesticated how-to. Gracias. Recycle old lightbulbs i ...more
Unless you're living in some weird parallel universe where plug-in light bulbs are the norm for household lighting, chances are you've had to unscrew a light bulb every now and then. Sometimes, replacing those burnt out Edison-based bulbs can be tricky, particularly in high c ...more
This is a how to video on how to remove a light that broke from a lamp. This is also easier than destroying a potato. Just be sure to please unplug the lamp before attempting this. Failure to do so can result in serious injury or death. Never allow children to perform this ope ...more
See how to install a HID Conversion Kit in a Honda Accord. Xenon Lights are better then Halogens. High intensity discharge bulbs are the best.
General Electric isn't known for their Christmas lights, but maybe they should be, because their GE Color Effects are pretty awesome. Especially the LED Color Effects G-35 String sets. And especially when someone named Darco hacks them. Darco, whose real name is Robert Sun Qu ...more
A presenter from The Home Depot gives you several tips and professional secrets on how to hang your indoor Christmas lights making this tricky process a little bit easier. She takes you through the selection of lights, planning and the installation of lights. -It's easier to ...more
The most annoying thing about Christmas lights is when one bulb blows, the whole string stops working. There's no easy way to tell which one is out when it's a huge strand, so it can take forever to fix. Mehdi Sadaghdar figured out that zapping the Christmas lights with a pie ...more
I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more
Reverse lights are not something to let slide. Having a reverse light out can cause a serious accident. Before you kick your car into reverse, make sure your reverse lights are working properly. Replacing them is easy and takes only a few minutes. You Will Need: • A screwdri ...more
You can create a really beautiful set up on your home using C9 bulbs. Line your roof line or accentuate your gables, and you can customize the lights as you wish. Use multicolored bulbs, and always be careful when splicing your wire. Set up outdoor Christmas lights on your roo ...more
One of the latest home-improvement gadgets out there today, smart lighting, has become more popular as prices come down. That being said, its still quite a penny to shell out. In this article, I'll go through a few of the top products out there today, including the Philips Hue ...more