Whether you've got an itch for a mini-flamethrower, a shower of burning sparks, or a exploding ball of flames, these little fireworks-producing lighters may be the answer to your pyrotechnic cravings! Video: . I found these cheap lighters at the dollar store. Three for a buck! ...more
Last week, I introduced a project that demonstrated how a BB machine gun could be made out of a soda bottle using only a handful of readily available parts. If you missed it, you can check out that project here before reading on. While the first version of this machine gun re ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a mini flamethrower out of an everyday cigarette lighter. Could be an awesome prank on your friend or just a great way to support your band. So, if you want that flame to be high, then just modify the cigarette lighter to your little heart ...more
Turn up the heat in your background movie with this awesome Flamethrower prop build. If you're making a movie on a tight budget, let Indy Mogul Backyard FX show you to turn common materials like PVC piping and squirt guns into a realistic looking Flamethrower.
Watch this six-part how-to video from Timgie Studios to learn how to make all the weapons from the Halo video game series on Xbox out of Lego bricks. These easy to follow tutorials will have your Lego Master Chief beating up Lego Elites in no time. See how to make the plasma ...more
This is the best way to hack your lighter to increase the fire it puts out. With a simple modification, you can have a mini flamethrower in your hands, or in your friends hands, if you want to play a cruel lighter prank. This can be dangerous though; the flame could travel bac ...more
Make your lighter into a miniature flamethrower just by flipping one little switch.
It's one of the greatest fears among parents and politicians the world over—video game violence spilling out into reality. The shooting at Columbine and the more recent tragedy in Utøya, Norway have touched deep nerves in Western consciousness. And that's why there's a giant p ...more
You can do a lot with water guns. Have trouble waking up? Make a water gun alarm clock that (almost) no one could sleep through. Prefer real ammo? Turn your water gun into an airsoft BB gun. And if you don't have one, you can even make your own. One of the best things about w ...more
A couple months ago, the world was supposed to end. It didn't. But that didn't stop the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from warning citizens of one global possibility besides complete destruction—ZOMBIES. They used the farcical flesh-eating living dead as an ...more
There's nothing more annoying than that last little bit of Windex that won't come. Most spray bottles are horribly designed, with the suction tube usually the culprit, but you can replace it and have a spray bottle that works in any position in about five minutes. Video: . Wha ...more
Could the world really be coming to an end tomorrow? Presuming you believe the biblical prediction from 89-year-old Harold Camping, May 21st, 2011 is undeniably Judgment Day. If you have confidence in that prophecy, you're probably not even reading this because you're too busy ...more
More pyro-art fun. Artist Johannes Vogl's flamethrower mosquito catcher. I'm also a fan of the strawberry jelly spreading device. Very Rube Golberg.
It's currently 2011, but when you fire up your game console, put your hands on the controller and play the new Dead Space 2 video game, you're warped into the future— into the year 2511— just 3 years after the events that took place in the first Dead Space. And it's sure to be ...more
If you're into Halo 3 and you're into Legos, why not combine the two? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to build Halo 3 heavy weapons with Legos (human and covenant), like the missile pod, machine gun turret, and the flamethrower. Halo support weapons built with Legos: ...more
Indy Mogul brings you GasMaskMagician, who shows you how to build a prop flamethrower for your movies.
WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more
Make monster flames with this homemade flamethrower. With some materials from your local hardware store, you can make this PVC flamethrower in no time. It's perfect for your big blockbuster movie (or to just scare your friends to death). Just make sure you don't leave a fire t ...more
Stuck behind bars? Held hostage by a guy with a flamethrower? Thanks to the wise and resourceful 80s secret agent MacGyver, these problems can be resolved by a car battery, two coins and some jumper cable. Sound absurd? Did you see this year's Superbowl MacGruber Pepsi ad? Ma ...more
Pretty convincing, but no flesh or blood necessary here. Hongkiat posts 21 stellar examples of animated 3D models, all created with programs like ZBrush, XSI, 3DMax, Maya and Photoshop. Get your 3D CG fix below. Warhammer Rider by Joe Deng Demonic Prince by Rami Ali Backst ...more
The BOND Bike (Built Of Notorious Deterrents) is a force to be reckoned with. Equipped with a flamethrower, caterpillar track, ejector seat and ski blade, the one of a kind bicycle was designed by a UK bike insurer as an advertising schtick to address the most common complaint ...more
What do you get when a musician (who also happens to be a pyromaniac) has too much time on his hands? A WonderHowTo hero and mastermind behind the hack of the ages. Jonathan Crawford took one of his spare trombones and converted it into a fully-functional flamethrower (withou ...more
Help Chuck Green kill some zombies like MacGyver would! This video series covers 43 of the weapon combinations you can use in Dead Rising 2. Check them all out! 1. Tenderizers (Box of Nails + MMA Gloves) 2. Knife Glove / Claws (Boxing Gloves + Bowie Knife) 3. Paddle Saw (Kaya ...more
Don't get too excited. The answer? It's not. However, this James Bond inspired road rage mod is still prettttty awesome. Colin Furze's scooter can shoot up to 15 foot flames. Furze, a plumber, built it because he was sick of other drivers cutting him off. Via Daily Mail, "Co ...more
This speed-drawing tutorial demonstrates how to draw a futuristic soldier character with a flamethrower and a gas mask on your computer. It moves very quickly, but if you can't keep up you can reference the artist's step-by-step sketches where he breaks down the steps he takes ...more
This instructable will tell you how to get a 3 in. flame out of a lighter, and turn it into a mini flamethrower without breaking it or anything.
Unlock the 15 Weapon Kills achievement in Gears of War 2 for XBOX 360. 1. Scorcher 2. Ink Grenade 3. Gorgon Pistol 4. COG Pistol 5. Lancer 6. Boltok Pistol 7. BoomShot 8. Hammerburst 9. LongShot 10. Mulcher 11. Shotgun 12. Torque Bow 13. Hammer of Dawn 14. Frag Grenade 15. Mo ...more
Wow, the lengths some go to for a spot in the advertising limelight these days... NeilPryde Bikes created this advert of a "mad frenchman" riding a bike in flames. What do you think? Jackass worthy? Previously, Bicycle of Death (Yes, That's a Flamethrower). A Lesson in Adverti ...more
Nick and Anna Berte of Bel Air, Maryland mischievously rigged their snowman with a flamethrower. Via the Baltimore Sun, "'My husband is an engineer and decided later on to make the snowman breathe fire,' Anna Berte writes. 'Hope everyone enjoys this snowman as much as the res ...more
Despite the relatively small size of Magic Leap's first annual L.E.A.P. conference, there was a lot to see and experience. Apparently missed by many was one of the best experiences I had at the event: Wingnut AR's unreleased Pest Control game. For those of us who hate bugs, t ...more
If you really want to end your next big guitar solo with a bang, consider giving this shotgun guitar a try. The instrument was conceived and played by Reverend Peyton of the Big Damn Band and created by custom pickup designer Bryan Fleming — and it's no escopetarra. It serves ...more
Have the members of Jackass hooked up to dog leashes wearing ball gags. Have the members of Rammstein holding the leashes and walking the Jackass guys down the street. While walking have mein teil playing over speakers as Till sings and the other members using their flamethrow ...more
The Sharknado franchise is, somehow, releasing a fifth movie "Sharknado 5: Global Swarming" (groan) next month. In anticipation of the film's release, the company has decided to create an augmented reality mobile game called, prepare yourself, "Sharknado: ShARkmented Reality". ...more
Blackberry meets flamethrower... Video: .
Despite the caveats above, I'm still pretty into the concept of flamethrowers as an anti-zombie weapon. I don't necessarily think that a large, back-mounted one is your only option either; improvised munitions of the incendiary variety definitely have a place in taking ghouls ...more
Will the predicted apocalyptic date—December 21st, 2012—really be the end of the world? In this ongoing five-part series, we examine what would happen if zombies, nuclear weapons, cyber wars, earthquakes, or aliens actually destroyed our planet—and how you might survive. End ...more
Pyromania is definitely nothing new on WonderHowTo. From flamethrowers and hydrogen fireballs, to flame-making pistons and wine corks, to simply burning steel wool fireworks and DIY smoke mix, we've covered it all. But when pyromaniacal mad scientists feel the need to release ...more
I've had a thing against bananas ever since Mario Kart; not only do I believe it's the worst weapon in the game, but it's also a very funny-looking food. Nevertheless, bananas are a great source of potassium, and I can't overlook that. But bananas are fragile, so you have to ...more
If you have never heard of Team Fortress Two here is your chance to play! Before we get into anything complicated, there are some basics you should know. How to get it! Team fortress two is actually a free game! It is easily obtainable by downloading steam for free at http: ...more