If you want to make a really powerful water rocket, one water bottle is not going to give you enough propellant. You're going to have to splice two or more bottles together and do it well enough that they don't come apart. This video will show you exactly how to do it step-by- ...more
Make Ice From a Bottle of Water
Have you ever seen water freeze instantly? This "Quick Clip" shows some of my personal experiences with making instant ice using a bottle of water supercooled in a freezer. Video: . To get this "instant ice" effect, I put unopened bottles of water in the freezer for anywhere b ...more
This is an awesome little science trick that has to be seen to be believed. Simply by emptying a bottle of "supercooled" water into a glass, you can watch it turn into ice right as your pour! It's no magic trick or chemical craziness—it's normal water and you can try it yourse ...more
We love a good bowl of punch just as much as the next partygoer. But you don't want to be the one to make his or her way to the bowl after all the ice melts and turns that beautiful beverage into a watery wasteland. Don't Miss: Turn Fruit Juice into Cheap Homemade Booze Luc ...more
This is a bartender's trick from New Orleans. Use a water bottle to remove the cap of a beer bottle. This is perfect if you don't have a bottle opener or another beer.
Tutorial on how to make a water bottle bong. This time I show you how to make a water bong the fast and easy way with materials you can find around the house. You will need: a bottle a paper clip a lighter a hollowed out Bic pen wrench heads foil water marijuana or tobacco C ...more
This water bottle prank is really ingenious. You split two water bottles and recombine them to form a new, weaker frankenwwaterbottle. You fill this with water and superglue the cap on. Now, when your victim tries to open the water bottle they'll push so hard on the unopenable ...more
After a long marathon run, runners like to refresh with a nice bottle - or ten - of water. But if you've ever run for an extended period of time, especially in high heat, you know that you not only lose water through sweat, but also electrolytes and salts that help keep your e ...more
You don't need fancy devices to make a super cool rocket. In this tutorial, learn how to turn a water bottle into a shooting rocket in just a few steps. This process does not take long and this video will show you step by step what you need to do. This rocket is super cool and ...more
Real rockets require top ingenuity from physics and engineering experts, but you can construct a smaller replica that costs almost nothing can can be made from materials you already have at home or can find at a hardware store. Watch this video to learn how to create a soda b ...more
Air. It's all around us. Put it to work with this home science how-to, which demonstrates a cool method for crushing aluminum cans with a little bit of ice water and a whole lot of air pressure. To follow along with this experiment at home, you'll need a soda or paint can, a l ...more
Undereye bags can be removed easily and naturally with nothing more than tea bags and ice water. This process is relaxing and can be done after a long day to reduce puffiness and feel fresh again.
Have you ever wanted to launch your own rocket? Well, now you can, with little more than a two liter soda bottle, wire hangers, a bicycle pump and some PVC pipe Build a soda bottle water rocket. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org
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.
Check out this conning how-to video of the classic water bottle cheat sheet. As an homage to some of our favorite tricks, here's an old one that has been around for ages but some of you may not be aware of. In this video we show you how to utilize modern technology to always h ...more
This video displays a very interesting experiment or magic trick involving the concepts of density and buoyancy. You will need an empty plastic bottle with its label removed, some water, and a ketchup packet. Using the concepts of pressure and density, this video demonstrates ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a water bottle bong. You will need: a water bottle, a pin or needle, a container for the weed, a lighter, tape, and a metal pen casing. First, take the cap and paper off the water bottle and then heat your pin up with the lighter. Push th ...more
You may not have thunk it, but if you own a stainless steel water bottle you have a great tool that can be used for cooking. Although it won't make three course meals, a stainless steel water bottle can be changed so that you can cook soup, beans, and other small food items. ...more
Did you know you could make a cannon using just a water bottle? Find out how to shoot your friends with water bottle caps. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks! Make a water bottle cannon. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
A membranophone is any musical instrument which produces sound primarily by way of a vibrating stretched membrane. This 3 part how to video teaches you how you can make an inexpensive mebranophone made from household items. All you need is a water bottle, a latex glove or viny ...more
This should probably be called the three phase of water. It all started as a students question, "Can you show us the triple point for water? Can you boil ice water?" Well I didn't have the equipment to actually do it, but I came up with this. It is not really the triple poin ...more
Did you loose your bong? No sweat if you have an extra water bottle hanging around. In this demonstration video, watch how with four simple materials (an aluminum can, some scissors, duct tape, and a water bottle) become your next smoking utensil.
This tutorial shows you start to finish how to draw an image of a bully with a water bottle in hand and then fling that water bottle onto someone else using FL Studio. This a useful reference piece for trying to animate splashing water or similar water physics. It's not precis ...more
The water bottle and the condom are two of the most high-volume products sold in America today, and form vitals parts of many of our active lifestyles. Why not bring the two together in harmony for an awesome, easy, and safe prank? This video will show you how to rig up a cond ...more
Simon Leach shows us how to use a water bottle for different tools in clay work.
This how-to video offers some tips for building the skills needed to drink and bike at the same time. Don't feel comfortable taking a hand of the handlebar just yet? Work your way there, by trying to bike one handed every now and then. Watch this video cycling tutorial and lea ...more
Coax the hard boiled eggs out of their shells. Delicious deviled eggs are but one of the preparations that you can apply your freshly peeled eggs to. Peel hard cooked eggs with ice water. Click through to watch this video on chow.com
This video gives you tips on how to keep your dog cooler in the summer heat. Their natural body temperature in the summer is 102 degrees already. Dogs are unable to sweat. Their only mechanisms for cooling themselves naturally are their mouths and the pads of their feet. The f ...more
Bottled-beer chuggers the world over already know that letting air into your beverage with a straw makes it pour faster into your mouth. Did you know, however, that the same technique can be modified and used to empty a fluid into another container (or onto the floor) even mor ...more
This video presentation is a tutorial of how to make a baking soda and vinegar rocket. Materials involved include a water bottle, vinegar, baking soda, toilet paper, and knife. First step is to use the knife to gouge a hole in the cap of the bottle. It should not be too large, ...more
A (harmless) explosion a day keeps the police away. Indulge your rambunctious little boy in some scientific fun by helping him build an overhead water rocket launcher, which shoots recycled plastic bottles. This project is fun but does require help and parental supervision, s ...more
The card stock used is a celery card stock that is 2 by 7 and 3/4. You then fold the ends of the card 2 inches into the card on both sides. So now it should look like two 2 inch squares on the ends that are folded and then a rectangle in the middle. The designer paper used mea ...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
It should be noted that the tip shown in the video makes use of illegal drugs known as cannabis or marijuana. Although the video creator does not specifically promote the use of this drug, he is using the buds, leaves of the marijuana plant in order to make hash. This video ex ...more
Use the power of a condom to make one of the best pranks ever. With the help of a water bottle you can leave your victims wet. Watch this pranking how-to video to find out how. All you need is a condom, a water bottle, and a hot glue gun. Use this as inspiration for one of you ...more
Today we show you how to separate the egg yolk from egg whites using a water bottle! Separating egg yolk from egg whites is So Easy a Guy Could Do It! Video: .
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
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
This video demonstrates how the combustion of alcohol can be used to launch water bottles very long distances with the help of a very simple launcher. This is a very easy to make, but very powerful. Video: . Check out my other cool videos on my YouTube channel.
Impress your friends and fellow bar partrons and learn how to turn water into ice. You don't need a freezer... Just a bit of magic. Turn water into ice. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Does someone keep drinking part of water bottle and leaving them around your house or office, taunting you with their wastefulness? Thanks to forensic technology, it is possible to catch the culprit with easy household materials. This video will show you how to use super glue ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to create a very weird effect using a thin layer of fog made with warm water and dry ice. As the demonstrator moves his hands over the fog, he is able to scribble eerie lines through it. Even if you don't plan to try this yourself, the ...more
This shows you how to recover a snowmobile from a shallow water location under the ice. It involves a lot of physics and construction!
Here's a fun experiment you can do that will demonstrate the effects that pressure has on the freezing point of a liquid. You will amaze your friends as you do what seems to be impossible, turning water into ice without sticking it in the freezer. See water freeze before your ...more
Enjoy the taste of tarragon in your own homemade-style soda pop! If you're a soda lover, you can't not make this delicious beverage. This vibrant soda combines fresh tarragon leaves, simple syrup and seltzer water. Served over ice, it's a crisp and colorful presentation that a ...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
A classroom demonstration of the effects of lowering the air pressure on the boiling point of water.
Ever need ice right away but do not have time to run to the store? Here is an easy way to make water turn into ice instantly. Using a few common household products, produce ice from water in the matter of seconds and enjoy a nice tall glass of a chilled beverage.
There are few things more relaxing than a hot shower after a long hard day of toil, and there are few times when people are so vulnerable or oblivious to the possibility of a little practical joke. A splash of almost freezing water will feel even colder within the warm securit ...more
Heavy Water & Light Ice Experiment. What happens? Ice floating over vegetable oil but it decreases in baby oil. While the ice melts, water is reduced in both liquids. Implemented gas grows and melt water falls. Then the boundary between the melted water and oil shows a beauti ...more
Maybe your fridge is old-fashioned or the old ice-maker or water dispenser just broke. Don't buy a whole new fridge, or pay for expensive repairs. With some help from this how-to video, you can do it yourself. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to install and ice-maker or ...more
It's a small but very real frustration: you want a chilled drink, but you open the freezer only to see nothing but empty ice trays. Fortunately, there's a simple way to make ice cubes quickly—use hot water. Yup, you read that correctly. Hot water freezes more rapidly than cold ...more
This prank should already be a classic, but you haven't heard of it check it out. The basic idea to this prank to to get your victims wet, by that I mean you get them to wet themselves. Yes it sound funny but it's achievable with a booby trapped water bottle which you will le ...more
You can buy special utensils to do just about anything these days, and separating eggs is no exception. If you don't have (or want to buy) a fancy tool to do it, the classic method is simple—just crack the egg and transfer the yolk back and forth between the two halves. But ev ...more
Forget a message in a bottle, how about your own water vortex!? This simple, step-by-step video shows you how to 'weld' two plastic bottle caps together so you have a tight, dry seal for your very own home water vortex. You'll need a heating element, a non-stick pan, some 2 li ...more
If you like the idea of building rockets that will soar through the air like angels but don't want to bother with operating high explosive, it's possible to build pretty darn powerful rockets out of water. This video will show you how to do so very easily out of junk that you ...more
News : Melting Ice Sheets Are Releasing Toxins in Our Water — Bacteria Could Take Some of That Out of Play
Windborne microbes shifting in the snows of the great ice sheet of Greenland may be able to neutralize some of the industrial contaminants oozing out of the melting ice. Greenland is a long way off, and we tend to dismiss what happens there as not impacting us here — out of s ...more
In one of my previous articles, I showed off how to make water freeze into ice instantaneously. In this article, I'd like to elaborate on this, and show how a glass of water can turn to ice instantly on command. What exactly is this supernatural power? Discover the secrets to ...more
From housebreaking to traveling, crate training a puppy or dog can have long-term rewards for both owners and pets. This Howcast guide demonstrates how to crate train a dog. You Will Need * A crate * A screwdriver * A soft towel or blanket * Two dog toys * A half-gallon pet c ...more
Fight me all you want, but it ain't a party without alcohol—whether it's a Halloween party, Christmas party, dinner party, or even a damn wedding. (If you think that people will stick around after dinner for a dry wedding, then you're sorely mistaken.) And while we'd all love ...more