Start a fire using water. It is a pretty cool trick. This guy takes a couple of goofy household chemicals and creates a powder that explodes when water touches it.
Make Fire Using Water
You've made a bottle rocket (or ten) and a sparkler bomb, and now you want to put those empty plastic bottles to a new pyromaniacal use. With a little rubbing alcohol and a match, this video by io9's Esther Inglis-Arkell will show you how to make your own homemade rocket boost ...more
With the use of these items: an almond, a wired, tin foil filled with water, and matches, it is possible to boil water and cook over an almond. A wire is needed to tie around the almond so the almond is above your work area. Then, light the almond on fire using the matches. Ho ...more
Sound waves are a lot more versatile than you'd think. For starters, you can use them to project images onto a bubble and liquefy gummy bears. And now, YouTube scientist and optical illusionist extraordinaire Brusspup shows how sound waves can also be used to manipulate a stre ...more
This one starts out pretty tame with the water prank. But rest assured, the second round pen prank satisfies. We very much appreciate the 'safety' of adding water to the pen body in case the flame gets out of control. Nobody laughs at third degree burns. NextRaker is one of o ...more
Want to make your own glass drinking cups? You don't need to be a glassworker to get creative. Just recycle some of your old beer, soda, or wine bottles into stylish toothbrush holders or glass cups. You can tie a loop of string that was dipped in nail polish remover around a ...more
If you're ever lost in a survival situation, here's a little trick you're going to be so glad to know. Normally, we'd think of using water to put OUT a fire, but in this video I show you how I use water to START THEM. If you like survival and fire-making techniques, this vide ...more
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
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make fire 4 ways without matches by using chemistry, without matches or lighters. WARNING: These experiments are for educational purposes only and are not meant to be repeated. First, a small mount of potassium perma ...more
C For Chemistry delves into the chemistry of science experiments. This chemist knows what he's talking about. These chemistry experiments are not only fun, but very educational for all of those interested in scientific chemical reactions and properties. This video tutorial wi ...more
You can make fire using an empty flintwheel lighter. Watch the video to see how.
Andrew Price of Dyad Bushcraft demonstrates how to light a fire using a flint and a piece of steel. He also demonstrates how to make charcoal clothe and shows you how to use the modern version of flint and steel.
In this tutorial, learn how to create the appearance of text being written with a liquid using Adobe After Effects. This clip will show you how to use CC Glue Gun, Fractal Noise, CC Toner, Turbulent Displace and CC Mr. Mercury effects to create this cool illusion. This video i ...more
What happens when you need to build a fire, but you forgot your matches and lighter? What if you don't know the fire-plow method, the bow and drill method, or even the flint and steel method (not that you would have flint, because you forgot your lighter)? Watch this survival ...more
If you're a true liqueur conoisseur you know that the way you pour and mix a drink is just as important as the quality of the liqueurs that compose the drink. In this video, Paul Nathan shows us how to pour a traditional Czech style absinthe. Most absinthe enthusiasts frown ...more
No other operating system can create this awesome effect. Sure, not many people will want to use this fire effect, but this is just one of the many perks of owning a Ubuntu system. This video will show you how to use this fire paint effect via an eye candy plugin that enables ...more
Start a fire in any setting for only one dollar! In this video, learn how to start a fire using a flint or magnesium stick, which can be purchased almost anywhere for about a dollar. This process is sure to come quick and easy with just a little practice.
This tutorial will demonstrate how to use the tools available in Adobe Photoshop to create fire without having to resort to plug-ins. A lot of tools are needed for this effect and some of them are the liquify command, gaussian blur, wind, rotating canvas back and forth and rep ...more
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
In this how to video, you will learn how to make a reflection in water using Photoshop. First, open the image in Photoshop. Select the crop tool and select the whole photo. Click and drag the lower part down. Select the rectangular marquee tool and select the picture. Click on ...more
Make a bow drill fire. Try resting it against your leg for stability.
Did you know that there is enough fat and oil in most chips that they can be lit on fire? See how a potato chip (or similar chip) can be used to start a fire in a survival situation in this instructional video. Just don't burn up all your food.
With the Sims 3 World Builder toolset, you can create almost any kind of world imaginable. This tutorial focuses on bridges - how to build them, where to place them and how to make them go over rivers so your sims can drive across it!
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
If you're camping or stuck out in the middle of nowhere, chances are, you could be faced with dark and freezing cold nights. Learn how to make a simple camp fire out of flint and birch bark. This is for in case you do not have a lighter on you at any given time. To start the f ...more
Ice in placed on a sealed FLASK and the water inside starts to boil. Great science fair experiment. 1. Find a FLASK (Something that won't crank due to pressure) 2. Boil water and add it to the flask 3. Seal it and invert the FLASK 4. Place an ice cube or two on top. 5. The co ...more
Are your shoes a little too tight? Don't toss them away, there's hope for them yet, and it involves one of the most basic elements on Earth— water. By packing your high-heeled shoes with plastic ziplock bags filled with water, then storing your shoes in the freezer, you'll hav ...more
This video explains how to start a fire without matches through the use of a hand drill. To start the fire, the process consists of the use of a straight stick or weed such as goldenrod to be used as a hand drill. Hold the stick between both hands while holding it against a pi ...more
If you are stuck in the wild and run out of matches, dip into your food supply and start a fire that way. This handy tutorial will show you how to stay warm with nothing but a can and a chocolate bar. You Will Need • Aluminum can • Chocolate bar • Towel, cloth, or paper • ...more
In this video you'll see how the Masai tribe make fire using friction. All you need is some really dry brush or grass, a stick and piece of wood with a hole.
In this video tutorial, I will show you how to make Chocolate bowls using water balloons. It is super easy to do, really fun, and is a unique way to hold your ice cream, whipped cream, and other treats. Check out the video below! Video: .
Here's a great video that shows how make make a hand drill fire from scratch using Stone Age tools... How to make a primitive fire by rubbing two sticks together. You know, using only two sticks. And some rocks. And a caveman. And a bathroom scale to measure the downward pres ...more
You can take some really awesome photos of water droplets if you've got a fast enough camera (and flash), but water drops aren't just spectacular as photographic subjects—you can also make them a part of the photographic process by using a water drop as a DIY projection micros ...more
Drinking water is important, but bottled water and water filters are usually pretty expensive. You can make your own filters for your Brita pitcher to save some money, but what if you don't have one? Recent research from the National University of Singapore has found that fru ...more
Staying cool in the summer heat sometimes feels like it takes all the energy in the world. But what about a fan using no-cost electrical energy? If you're looking to keep cool during a power outage, or if you don't want to break the bank by running your DIY air conditioner all ...more
New to the pranking business? Well, this video tutorial ought to start you off good and proper. Here, you will learn how to perform the liquid pen prank. Maybe it's called something different, like water pen prank, but the point is to remove everything from the pen, then fill ...more
Removing lightbulbs that have gone out is easy enough: Unscrew the broken lightbulb and then pop in a new one. But what if your lightbulb happens to be broken with sharp edges? Take a gander at this how-to video to learn how to unscrew a broken lightbulb using a water bottle.
Want to see more birds in your garden? There are three basic things you could give the birds to keep them coming back, and those are fresh water to drink and bathe in, plenty of cover for them to nest and hide in, and a variety of quality foods to eat. Lowe's explains more ab ...more
Don't want to use INVedit for more Minecraft resources? You can build a well to get infinite water, and a firepit that will keep burning for a long time. This short Minecraft tutorial shows you how you can accomplish both!
Need to start a fire and have no lighter? All you need is a clear water bottle or jar, some water, and kindling—and for the weather to be very sunny during noon time. Tilt the water bottle or jar at an angle so that the water in the container can focus the sun's light into as ...more
To find out the density of any given object there is a simple equation, mass divided by the volume equals the density. In this video a lady is showing how to get the volume of three objects using water. First the objects are measured on a scale to find out how much they weigh, ...more
You can easily control the direction that both water and lava flow using some redstone circuitry. Unfortunately, this trick will only work once before needing to be reset - but it's still useful for building lava traps or other machines.
Water beads are gorgeous, luminous beads with surfaces that look like waves on a pond, teeming with various hues of robin's egg blue, sea foam, white, and deep navy blue. Water beads can actually be made yourself from clear glass beads. To learn how to make these gorgeous bea ...more
This machine uses quite a lot of redstone, and lets you rapidly fire arrows out of your machine (you can also use eggs or snowballs or other small items). Once you get a good pulse going, you can launch small items all day.
Steve Spangler shows a science experiment in which a glass of water is able to suspend a card in mid air.
Even, natural-looking foundation that covers up redness and flaws but doesn't look caked on or fake is the desired basis of any makeup look. But it just so happens that the rudimentary skill of applying foundation evenly is one of the hardest for most women to master. So if y ...more
Want to build a fire extinguisher using things you can find around the house? Science shows you how to properly apply technology to kitchen safety! Your main supplies for this project are a mayonnaise jar, some vinegar and baking soda.
Fluorescein is a commonly used fluorescent dye that is quite hard to come by in a concentrated form. Fortunately, it's used in relatively large quantities in highlighter markers and can be extracted by a fairly simple process. Fluorescein makes spectacular explosions of color ...more
For me, the worst thing about makeup has always been taking it off. It's always that one last thing you have to do before you go to bed, and if you don't, you instantly regret it when you wake up. When you're tired, makeup removing wipes are a godsend because they're so quick. ...more
Creating awesomely messy slops of DIY slime and curdled fake blood isn't something new—we even have guides on making Dr. Seuss-friendly Oobleck and the radioactive green ooze that created my childhood favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (minus the radioactive part, of course ...more
The new Pyro FX in Houdini 10 are very impressive with improved workflow. The Pyro FX are great for creating 3D fire and smoke effects. And in this video tutorial series, you will learn the Pyro FX workflow in-depth and the parameters used to create fire and smoke effects. You ...more
This video demonstrates how to build a fire without using matches. For this, you will need the following: sticks, a leaf, and a tinder bundle. You will need to prepare your tinder bundle in advance. You will also need to prepare 2 sticks. One will need to be in the form of a h ...more
Latte art is a fun, creative way to spice up your average cup of joe. Watch this video to practice your latte art with steamed soapy water. First, pour a drop of dish soap into a latte making cup. then using the espresso machine fill it with hot water. Use the espresso machine ...more
Soaking thread in salt and water will allow a flame to rise up it without burning through it, allowing a pin to hang at the end without falling. Nice calm music as well.
The metal clay must be completely dry before you begin the torch fire procedure. Set up your work space in a well-ventilated area with your metal clay on a fire brick. Start your flame and move around the piece in a circular motion, not staying on one point for long. You might ...more
This video shows how to make a bottle rocket using hair spray and a plastic Propel bottle (or a bottle with a small hole in the cap). First, unscrew the cap on the plastic bottle. Then take the cap from the hairspray, and spray directly into the cap for about ten seconds. You ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make fire without using any matches. You will need Manganese heptoxide and acetone to do this experiment. You will also need a rod, pipette, and glass beaker. Please exercise caution before doing this experiment, as it involves fire. ...more
This video will explain to you, that you can use baking soda to maintain the PH level in your swimming pool, and will also help to keep the water crystal clear. Video: .
Everyone talks about how great sliced bread is, but there's nothing better than the taste of a just-baked loaf of crusty French bread. Like most beautiful things in life, however, the beauty of the baguette doesn't last. The next day, it's rock-hard, and good for very little e ...more
If you want to drain a body of water in Terraria, check out this video to learn a clever trick that uses sand to drain water quickly. Give yourself more room to build and craft in Terraria by draining water using sand.