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How To : Make Black Snake Fireworks With & Without Fire

In this video, I'll be showing you how classic black snakes work and how to make them at home. There are actually two methods covered in the video — one that uses fire and one that does not. So just choose the one that fits best for your situation. Video: . Black Snake Version ...more

How To : Make a Fire Wire (Easy Steel Wool Fireworks)

Once you've reached an age where sparklers are no longer fun, it's time to upgrade to science and steel wool. It may be basic chemistry, but as you'll see in the video, simplicity can amaze more than complexity, as well as create some really impressive fireworks that are perfe ...more

How To : Make Colorful 'Fireworks' Using Origami Paper

If you won't be near any real fireworks for the 4th of July holiday, do the next best thing and origami yourself some! For this origami fireworks project, you'll need square sheets of paper of different colors. Video: . First, you fold it diagonally across to form a triangle. ...more

How To : Make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake. Roll out the pliable edible cake clay so that it is about 1/4 of an inch thick. Cut out heart shapes with cookie cutters. Let them dry for a few hours. Attach the hard hearts to wire wi ...more

How To : Make a flash banner in Adobe Fireworks CS3/CS4

First of all open adobe Firework CS3/CS4. Open the 'file', then 'new' and set a banner with 'width' as 900, 'height' as 100 and ‘resolution’ set as 72. It shall open a banner for you on the screen. Now from the side bar underneath the vector, select the 'ellipse tool' and then ...more

How To : Make animated gifs with Adobe Fireworks CS4/CS3

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to make animated GIFs with Adobe Fireworks CS4/CS3. It is easier than Photoshop and Flash. You can create a picture or you can drag and drop a picture. To drag and drop a picture, find out the dimensions of the picture. In the ...more

How To : Make Fireworks with Marshmallows

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make some Fourth of July fireworks using marshmallows. If sparklers are unavailable or illegal in your area, marshmallows make for a great alternative (and make a great snack while you're working). For brief written instructions, make sur ...more

How To : Make a slideshow using Fireworks CS4

Adobe Fireworks is a powerful vector graphics editing tool for creating Flash websites. It has many powerful functions, just one of which you will learn how to use here. This video explains how to make slideshows (or image galleries for the web-savvy) that will display on your ...more

How To : Make a custom brush texture in Fireworks 8

In this Fireworks 8 video tutorial you will learn how to add a custom texture. You can use bitmap files from Fireworks and other applications as textures. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need ...more

How To : Make Fireworks-Grade Charcoal

Watch this video to learn how to make high performance charcoal. This is just one of many things you'll need to know in order to get started in pyrotechnics—legally and safely. Video: . You'll need an empty paint can and lid. If there is any paint or plastic inside, you'll hav ...more

How To : Make reflective text in Adobe Fireworks CS3/CS4

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a reflective text in Adobe Fireworks CS3/CS4. Adobe Fireworks a bitmap and vector graphics editor. Begin by opening Fireworks and create a new project. Create your text and then duplicate it. Align the duplicated text under the ...more

How To : Make homemade fireworks

This features how to use fire wire to create your own homemade fire works! What you need is fine steel wool, wire, and a lighter. Take your wire and your steel wheel and a tie a slip knot on the wire. Stretch out the steel wool and put it inside the slip knot and tighten. Now, ...more

How To : Make a Fire Snake from Sugar & Baking Soda

A fire snake, also referred to as a black snake or sugar snake, is a classic science experiment you can do right in your own kitchen using a baking soda and sugar mixture and a fuel to ignite the reaction. When the baking soda gets hot, it makes carbon dioxide gas. The pressu ...more

How To : Defeat the Ender Dragon in Minecraft the Easy Way

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. As of the 1.0 release, Minecraft has an end. That is to say, The End and the The End has Dragons. This guide is for those of who are want to visit The End and kill an Ender ...more

How To : Send & Receive iMessages on Your Android Phone

One of Android's most glaring weaknesses is its lack of an iMessage equivalent. That is, of course, until now. There's one app that will allow Android users to experience iMessage on their non-Apple phone, complete with end-to-end encryption, message effects, and group messagi ...more

News : How to Start a Fire with a Lemon

There's no doubt you've heard the old saying, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." The phrase was penned in an obituary to a dwarf actor in 1915 by an anarchist named Elbert Hubbard, who lost his life five months later aboard the RMS Lusitania when it was torpedoed by ...more

How To : Origami fireworks

Origami is the timeless art of Japanese paper folding. Watch this origami how to video to learn how to fold fireworks. Origami is a fun craft and your models make nice, homemade gifts. Practice makes perfect. Designer : Yami Yamauchi Song : Almost Easy - Avenged Sevenfold Acti ...more

How To : Make Sodium Metal

Sodium (chemical symbol Na) is an interesting element. It reacts in contact with both oxygen and water, and several sodium salts are used to produce a yellow color in fireworks. The metallic form has limited uses in chemistry, and is too soft and reactive to be used as a buil ...more

How To : Fold an origami Guy Fawkes Day mask

Guy Fawkes Night (or Day as it's known stateside, and commonly called Bonfire, Cracker, or Fireworks night) celebrates the anniversary of Catholic conspirators attempting to blow up the Parliament houses in London. Celebrated on November 5th, Guy Fawkes is traditionally hung i ...more

News : Get Inspired! 50 Breathtaking Bokeh Photographs

The clock is ticking! Pick up some bokeh tips or buy an app—whichever method you choose, you have until Monday, November 7th, 11:59pm PST to participate in this week's Giveaway Tuesdays Photo Challenge. Below, 50 beautiful bokeh photographs to inspire your entry. Something He ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (11/30 - 12/06)

WonderHowTo is made up 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. This week: Create a redstone calculator in Min ...more

How To : Origami a colorful paper firework

Here are some step by step instructions for how to fold and assemble Yami Yamauchi's origami fireworks. This modular unit uses 12 sheets of paper. A bone folder can be helpful for making creases. After it's completed, this sturdy origami firework can be rotated to reveal a kal ...more

How Fireworks Work : Design, Performance, & Chemistry

At a very early age, I would go on summer camping trips. I remember every night being handed a pack of sparklers that were my own, to swing around wildly, which gave me many valuable life lessons on cause and effect. My curiosity with fireworks grew continually throughout my ...more

How To : Make a Fourth of July cake

This Independence Day, make a stunning holiday dessert with fondant, butter cream frosting and royal icing. Decorate a Forth of July cake with an American Flag and fireworks in this free holiday recipe video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make a Fourth of July cake. Make a Four ...more

How To : Chain Fuse Smoke Bombs & Sparklers

The chain fuse is one of the linchpins of every elaborate fireworks display that you've ever seen. This video shows you how to construct one at home using some cool colored smoke bombs and sparklers. Create a colorful display for your friends and family on the 4th of July and ...more

Pop Rocks Recipes : Add Some Fireworks to Your Food

If you're a child of the '70s, then you'll probably remember Pop Rocks, those fizzy little candies that created such a buzz. They went out of style in the States for a while, but now they're back with retro status. I was surprised to see them in my kids' Halloween bags a few y ...more

How To : Take Better Fireworks Photos with Your iPhone

The default Camera app on your iPhone can take some pretty incredible photos during the day, and newer iPhones can even make nighttime shots look good, but you can't just point and shoot if you want to capture some pretty spectacular fireworks photos on July 4th, New Year's Ev ...more

Explosive POV : Mini Spy Cam Mounted on Firework

The 4th of July brings out the inner-pyro-hypnotized child in many of us. And while WonderHowTo has plenty of tutorials for using/creating firecrackers , fireworks, and general explosives—for responsible 18+ upstanding citizens only, of course!—some of us prefer to enjoy the f ...more

How To : Sour Patch Recipes Your Kids'll Go Crazy For

In my opinion, there is no candy greater or more timeless than Sour Patch Kids. They're the ultimate treat: sweet and refreshing, yet sour and tangy. These contrasting flavors are what make Sour Patch Kids perfect for the people of all ages—especially your kids. So let's make ...more

How To : Create rollover effects in Fireworks

In this episode Paul Wyatt shows you how to use rollover effects in Fireworks, and create a menu bar for your sites. In this Fireworks project you’ll get to grips with slicing images, using frames, and mastering behaviors

How To : Make Amazing Dessert Art Using Bubble Wrap

The internet was blowing up recently over this mind-blowing, mouth-watering video of a woman making a cake decoration out of… wait for it… chocolate bubble wrap. Yes, that's right: she turned the ubiquitous packing material into the mold for an absolutely gorgeous cake embelli ...more

How To : Fold Origami Fireworks from Dollar Bills

For all your origami enthusiasts, take your art of origami to greater heights by using a dollar bill to create the impossible—fireworks! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to fold origami fireworks from a single dollar bill. It's a great origami project for the 4th of ...more

How To : WonderHowTo Rules for Community Submissions

Below are the official rules and guidelines for submitting content to WonderHowTo. Please look over them before publishing any articles. Ignoring the rules could result in deletion of your article or being flagged as a spammer. Most of these rules apply to comments as well. F ...more

How To : Create 3-D perspective boxes in Adobe Fireworks

This tutorial shows you a very basic process in Adobe Fireworks - how to make a 3-D perspective box. The steps to complete this simple procedure are clearly outlined in this tutorial. Once rendered, you can even animate your little box and have it dance across the screen!

How To : Make crispy popovers with a custard filling

If you haven't tried popovers then you haven't experienced an experience that's equivalent to having fireworks lighting up in your mouth. With the fluffiest crust ever that resembles a muffin top and a hollow center just big enough to fill with custard or chocolate, it combine ...more

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