Make Gold and Silver Pennies

How To : Turn pennies into silver and gold coins with zinc

One of the most famous and repeated chemistry experiments involves money. Some would say this is more of a trick than an experiment, but you can be the judge of that. No one can just turn pennies into silver or gold coins, but someone with a few chemicals can. So, if you want ...more

How To : Turn a penny into gold with common chemicals

This science experiment will show you how to turn a penny into gold with common chemicals. This video tutorial will demonstrate turning the copper penny into a silver penny and into a gold cent. All you need to make gold pennies is sodium hydroxide (also known as lye), zinc po ...more

Silver & Gold : DIY Modular Origami Christmas Ornaments

After becoming addicted to basic sonobe modular origami, I decided to make ornaments for relatives as Christmas gifts. I tried using fancy paper from stores like Paper Source, and cutting it to proper origami size, but I could never get the tight folds I wanted with non-tradit ...more

How To : Create a gold and silver eyeshadow look

This look is kind of Christmas-like, but it could apply to any day you want to sparkle and shine! Follow Princess Pinkcat as she shows you the steps to creating a gold and silver eyeshadow makeup look. Products used: Raving Beauty Silver Eyeshadow Raving Beauty Pure Gold Eye ...more

How To : Make a silver and gold plated rose

This beautiful flower was created from scratch out of melted silver and gold. In this tutorial, learn how to take that ordinary looking metal and turn it into a gorgeous rose that will definitely impress your partner. Use this rose as a gift or home decor - whatever the use, y ...more

News : Harness your Midas touch!

Turn every darn coin into...gold! Just follow this populist chemistry lesson. Turn an ordinary and virtually valueless American coin into shiny (fake) gold. KentChemistry's is full of subversive chemistry tutorials. Kudos. Turn pennies to gold or silver.

HowTo : Turn Your Piggy Bank to Gold

Calling all alchemists, it's time to make magic. Here's another lesson from our favorite mad scientist, Nurdrage (previously, DIY glow sticks & pencil lead levitaton). This time the anonymous doctor of science demonstrates a neat chemistry trick: how to turn pennies to silver ...more

How To : Survive and Thrive in the Victorian Era

I don't know how many of you had this experience in your youth, but when I was a kid, I used to actively think about what would happen if I suddenly woke up in a fantasy land, or were to pass through a portal into another space and time. I knew it wouldn't really happen, but w ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Create a dazzling crystal and rhinestone manicure

Are you getting a little tired of getting the same boring French manicure every single time at the salon? Then whip out that tin of rhinestones and crystals left over from your Halloween fairy costume makeup stash and get to work doing this beautiful crystal and rhienstone man ...more

How To : Polish silverware using Cape Cod polishing cloths

Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to polish silverware using Cape Cod polishing cloths. In this polishing tip we polish silverware using Cap Cod Metal Polishing Cloths. The cloths are individually packaged in an attractive tin that includes a pair of reu ...more

How To : Make chroma key blood and a golden Desert Eagle

For the first part, make chroma key blood: Ingredients: glue, flour, mix with water like papier mache, three drops of green and two drops of yellow food color. This combination gives more of a fluorescent chroma key look. Then to make the desert eagle gun: Materials needed: ...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 : Make a Chanukah Star of David decal

Get ready to decorate your windows this Chanukah with th cool Star of David Stained Glass window decal shown in this how-to video! You will need plastic wrap, silver puff paint, scissors, glue, red, green blue and purple food coloring, white paper, a black marker, tape, gold c ...more

How To : Make a Where the Wild Things Are Halloween costume

Release your inner wild thing with a costume based on the classic children's book. You Will Need * 1½ yards of 72" wide white fleece * Marking chalk * Scissors * Straight pins * A sewing needle and a sewing machine * 1½-inch white polyester thread * ½ yard white Velcro * A tap ...more

How To : Turn a penny into gold

These guys make pennies change color in class. No, it's not real gold, and by the way - no, it's not real gold. Just watch and see how to do real alchemy, like you would in chemistry class.

How To : Create a bronze gold nail look with rhinestones

Make your nails look like a treasure chest with this bronze gold nail look with rhinestones. This look uses the MAC Overrich collection in the nail color Mega Rich, gold glitter, silver glitter, gold rhinestones and a clear top coat. With this how to video you will be able to ...more

How To : Make a princess costume for Halloween

Not sure what to be next Halloween? A princess is a classic choice. Whether you’re making a costume for your little girl, or want to feel like royalty yourself, a princess costume is always in style. You Will Need: • A party dress • Craft or fabric glue • Rhinestones and c ...more

News : Orderly Tangle Earrings

I decided I would make those earrings I alluded to in Monday's Post on orderly tangles. I had to shrink the templates down so that the triangles are about 2 cm on a side. I used 110 lb cardstock and and painted them using metallic leafing paint in gold, silver, copper, and bra ...more

How To : Pierce your cartilage

In this tutorial, we learn how to pierce your cartilage. To do this, you will need: gold/silver earring, alcohol, and paper towels. To start, you want to mark the spot that you want to pierce, then clean your needle and the area with rubbing alcohol. Now, pierce the needle thr ...more

How To : Make a bumble bee out of an old plastic Easter egg

Easter is over, and what to do with all the plastic eggs that hold candy? You can always recycle them and turn them into a bumble bee! This craft requires 2 googly eyes, one black pipe cleaner, one white, gold or silver pipe cleaner, a stick and some glue.

How To : Determine your skin tone

In this editon of Tip Tuesday from Pursebuzz we are shown how to determine your skin tone. This tip is a pretty simple way to determine if you're a warm or a cold tone, and if you are pink-based or yellow-based. That's the first question you're asked if you go to a counter and ...more

How To : Co-Op Optimization Guide

If you were wondering which Co-Op would be most worth your time, I've spent a couple hours compiling information and crunching numbers to create this chart. Click chart to see larger version. Numbers highlighted in yellow are the highest XP or Coin return Co-Ops. Values bas ...more

How To : Turn an ordinary egg into a silver egg

Can't turn silver into gold? Don't worry, at least you can turn an ordinary ivory egg into silver. That's better than nothing, right? Check out this video tutorial to see how to do the silver egg trick. The supplies are simple; a candle, a lighter, an egg, and a glass of wate ...more

How To : Turn iron into gold in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Now this is a spell! In The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, there exists a spell that turns iron into silver, and silver into gold. That's the best thing! And it's pretty easy to get, too. Here, the lovely pms00 of YouTube fame details how to get Transmute, the spell in question. Wh ...more

How To : Make a regal gold origami crown for beginners

Okay, so watching "The Princess Diaries" gave us something of a princess complex. Come on, what girl doesn't want to own her own country (however small and fake), have Julie Andrews as her grandma, and be driven to even trivial places like the nail salon in a limo? Sounds good ...more

How To : Make dangle earrings

Take an inexpensive earring and use hot pliers to ease it away from the cheap metal fastening. Take a more expensive silver or gold earwire and pull it through the loop at the top of the pendant part. Squeeze the wire closed with the pliers. Using an inexpensive earring part a ...more

How To : Solve the Cast Heart metal puzzle from Hanayama

Find out how to solve the Cast Heart metal puzzle from Hanayama. The Hanayama Cast Heart is the perfect puzzle for your Valentine, and the perfect solution to boredom. Sharpen your mind with this mind boggling puzzle, which rates a 4 out of 8 in difficulty. Hanayama says: Thi ...more

How To : Make fire & ice crystal bead earrings

Mark Nelson accompanied by Rio Grande demonstrate by the start where you need a wire with stiffeners to it of various colors. 3 pieces of different colors of wire each 2 ½ inches long is needed for the earring. Pick a clamp where you can pass the 3 wires twice. First push it h ...more

How To : Attach a crimp and cover to jewelry

Crimp can be made easily and covered to the jewelry by using the following instructions. First purchase the proper supplies of crimping tool. This tool acts like pliers and is used by placing the bead in the appropriate slot at the tip and then squeeze the handle together. The ...more

How To : Make a mask

We need a plaster roll, some vaseline,and a hair band. Put some vaseline under the eyes. Plaster the strips to 1/3 of an inch, dip it in the water and place it across the nose. Then take another strip, dip it in the water and place it across the earlier one. Take a larger stri ...more

How To : Play using the cheats in GoldenEye 007 on N64

This is a massive 14-part video walkthrough of GoldenEye 007 on the Nintendo 64 video game console, showing you all of the different cheat modes and how best to use them. Cychreus provides all of these elaborate cheat walkthroughs for the video game based of the 1995 James Bon ...more

News : FarmVille Stats

In the top right corner of your farm you will see a little drop down menu that shows you your stats! Click on it to reveal the stats for your farm! Hover over each box for it's title or see below for explanations! You can also see your neighbor's stats in the bar under your ...more

How To : Make Nested Cube and Octahedron Boxes

These boxes are inspired by a comment from Imaatfal Avidya on a corkboard post on Platonic polyhedra from sonobe units. Imaatfal was commenting about how the cube and octahedron are related to each other. "There is something cool and special about the platonic solids—there is ...more

How To : Secure crimp beads with crimping/chain-nose pliers

Attention jewelry makers! When making your own unique jewelry designs, one must learn how to secure the end crimp beads with crimping or chain-nose pliers. Crimp beads can be used for finishing off your strung jewelry or as "stoppers". In this tutorial, learn how to hone your ...more

How To : Find your skin undertone

Starting by looking at your wrists if you look at the colors of the veins you can start to see what kind of undertones you have. If you have blue veins then it would be more cool, green veins would be warmer, and if you see both then you are more likely to be neutral. The next ...more

How To : Make a Deadpool sword

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Deadpool sword. To do this, you will need: a marker, scissors, hard plastic, cardboard, silver spray paint, duct tape, saw, electrical tape, sandpaper, and hot glue gun. First, cut the plastic into three thin knife shapes. Then, use san ...more

How To : Hollow out a penny

In this video, we learn how to hollow out a penny. First, you need pennies that are dated after 1982, muriatic acid, a plastic container, and sandpaper. First, rub the edge of the penny on sandpaper until the silver color is exposed. Do this on two pennies, then place them in ...more

How To : Create an evil fairy makeup look

This is a great Halloween look for those of you who do not one to wear masks are a bunch of gory effects. You can even use this look for other dress-up parties. Princess Pinkcat shows you how to do her evil fairy makeup look. Certain sections of this video have been sped up - ...more

How To : Wear the women'ss Navy service uniform

A TFU was set up to review Navy service uniforms. This uniform is approved for E6 and below. It will replace the summer white and winter blue uniforms. This is how the female uniform should be worn. - The uniform consists of a khaki over blouse, black slacks, and optional blac ...more

How To : Create a Pixie Lott "Boys and Girls" makeup look

Pixie Lott is an English music artist whose song "Boys and Girls" topped the UK charts in September of 2009. If you want to look like her from the music video, just watch as Princess Pinkcat shows you how to create a Pixie Lott "Boys and Girls" makeup look. Products used: NY ...more

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