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How To : Crush metal with ice water (and air pressure)

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

How To : Perform some easy air and water tricks

Ever wonder how a tree gets water all the way up to the top? Ever thought about how a stream of air can hold a ping pong ball in place? This simple how-to shows you a few experiments to try with air and water. Impress your friends, family, and loved ones with these simple wat ...more

How To : Purge air from your fridge's water dispenser

If you've recently purchased a new fridge and have hooked up the line for the water dispenser, you need to get rid of any air before trying to drink water. Having excess air in the line can result in you getting more water than you may have wanted. It's easy to do and will mak ...more

How To : Install an air valve for hot-water heating system

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an air valve for a hot-water heating system. Steps: 1. Turn off water leading to the boiler. 2. Mark the pipe for cutting, which allows the installation of the air valve. 3. Use reciprocating saw to cut out section ...more

How To : Bleach water stains from furniture

When restoring older wood furniture you will probably encounter dark rings and black spots, which are caused by water stains. Oxalic acid is a moderate bleach that will remove these stains even if they have penetrated the wood surface. Oxalic acid will also remove finish stain ...more

News : Rainwater + Solar Power = DIY Rainbow Machine

Artist Michael Jones McKean has harnessed nature with his DIY rainbow machine, a mechanism that uses reclaimed rainwater and solar power to shoot man-made rainbows across the sky at whim. High powered jets and fountain nozzles shoot a heavy wall of rainwater into the air, crea ...more

How To : Maintain your RV water heater

Stop guessing if you need to take your RV into a service center, answers are here in this tutorial video. Learn how to maintain the water heater on your RV. You can locate the water heater by looking for a panel with a vent/grill looking box on it on the outside of your unit. ...more

How To : Make a Super Cheap One-Way Check Valve

If you're going to build yourself a water gun to cool down this summer, or maybe just a useful water pump, you'll need some check valves. However, the most expensive parts of a water pump or DIY super soaker are usually the check valves. So, let's make some from scratch for as ...more

How To : Blow smoke rings

Voski from People Forum shows us how to blow smoke rings with the use of his hookah (water pipe). The first thing you have to do get your "ring face" on and we're shown various ring faces you can choose from. Choose whichever one you like the best. After that, we're shown a me ...more

How To : Winterizing your boat engine block

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to winterizing your boat engine block. For this you will need some screwdrivers, compressed air and a flexible hose if you have a hot water heater system on the boat. First you got to drain out all the water inside t ...more

How To : Patch a bike tire

Patching a bike’s tire inner tube is much easier and faster than it sounds. You Will Need: * An inner tube with a puncture * A bicycle patch kit, consisting of patches, glue, and a square of sandpaper * A bike tire pump * A big bowl filled with water (optional) * Towel (opti ...more

How To : Make "Hot Ice" with Sodium Acetate Crystals

If you've ever used a heating pad or hand warmer, you essentially know what "hot ice" is. It's supersaturated sodium acetate, and it's actually fairly easy to make at home out of sodium acetate crystals. You can also make it out of vinegar and baking soda (directions at the bo ...more

How To : Build a water rocket

Who knew some plastic, water and air would be so much fun? If you like rockets and explosions, you probably knew. And so did this guy, who shows you how to make an awesome water rocket that can shoot over 200 feet! Before you try following along with the rocket build, you shou ...more

How To : Build a tornado or whirlpool tube

Wish you could put a whirlpool in a bottle? How about a tornado? Well, this cool video shows you how to do both. Add food coloring or dish soap to highlight the water or the air. It's a cool project!

How To : Patch budding pecans

This will illustrate us how to Patch budding pecans . Here are the following steps.Step 1: First of all we have to see whether the right season is there or not that is spring or late summer.Step 2 :Selecta smooth, convenient location on the stock. Make a double cut approximate ...more

How To : Poop in space

Phil and Charlie explain how its done in space. Each Space Shuttle has a toilet that can be used by both men and women. Designed to be as much as possible like those on Earth, the units use flowing air instead of water to move waste through the system. Solid wastes are compre ...more

How To : Patch a flat tire on your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to patch a flat tire on your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. ...more

How To : Build an Oil-Cooled Aquarium PC

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more

How To : Make a desiccator bag for drying chemicals

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a desiccator bag for drying chemicals with Dr. Lithium. The complete guide to making a desiccator bag for thoroughly drying hygroscopic chemicals. Some chemicals are hygroscopic, meaning they absorb water from th ...more

How To : Shoot a plastic bottle cap high into the air

Plastic water bottle caps are more than just a massive strain on the environment. They can also be used to perform this cool party trick! All you do is hold the cap in your fist and then pound said fist from the bottom with your other hand. If you do it right, the cap should l ...more

How To : Wash hands before eating bread, as per Jewish law

This animated video, produced by Jewish Pathways, demonstrates how to wash your hands in accordance with Jewish law before eating bread. Besides cleanliness and holiness, the instant reason the rabbis call for washing before bread is to keep alive the memory of the proper trea ...more

How To : Boil water without pots or pans

This video illustrate how to boil water without pots or pans. Here are the following steps:Step 1: You need fire, water and any plastic container with lid.Step 2: Now take water and fill it in the bottle so that there is no air present in the bottle.Step 3: Now put on the fire ...more

How To : Boil water without proper equipment

This video is a demonstration of an easy way to boil water while camping. Simply take a plastic bottle, fill it to the top with no space for air, close the bottle, start a fire and place the bottle in the fire. Since there is no air in the bottle it won't melt. After a couple ...more

How To : Tie dye the spider design like a pro

Tie dying a spider design on a t-shirt starts by folding the t-shirt in half vertically. Between one quarter and one half of the way down the shirt grab a piece of the shirt and spin around the table to create a coil of the shirt. Tie a string around the outside of the coil to ...more

How To : Read tree growth rings

This video explains how tree growth rings function and what they can tell us.The growth rings are formed in 2 (sometimes 3) layers of wood that are the spring growth and the summer growth. Ring width can vary depending on the specie of the tree, the environment in which it has ...more

How To : Troubleshoot central heating problems

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to troubleshoot central heating problems. Step 1: If you have no heat at all, check that the thermostat hasn't been set too low. The boiler will only work if the heating has been set higher than room temperature. There may also be a prob ...more

How To : Eat cheaply on a low budget

They don't call them salad days for nothing; you probably can't afford to eat anything else. But there are ways to trim your food budget—and they're even good for you. Learn how to eat cheaply on a budget. You will need: an open mind a un-snobbish attitutde You will need to: ...more

How To : Thaw meat and chicken safely

Looking for a fast way to thaw your meat without using the microwave? Thawing meat can be unhealthy if you do it without the proper care. Be safe! Here are two techniques that will give you great thawed meat that will be ready for dinner. Thawing meat and poultry can be a con ...more

How To : Properly wash your hands

This video from Southwest Yard and Garden tells viewers why it is important to wash your hands after gardening, and when and how to do so. It also emphasizes the importance of cleaning cutting boards. You should wash your hands before eating, after using the bathroom, and whil ...more

How To : Make a chocolate Guinness cake with Irish Cream

Attention all Guinness lovers… did you know that Guinness doesn't have to be enjoyed merely by itself? You can do all sorts of things with this Irish beer, like mix specialty drinks, cook, and bake… A dessert that looks like a pint of Guinness? We were intrigued. Clare Garlan ...more

How To : Do balloon and bottle pressure experiments

Requirements: 2 soft drink bottles, 2 or 3 balloons , screwdriver. First take the balloon and check the balloon. Push a deflated balloon in to each of the bottles and stretch the open end over the bottle's mouth to seal the bottle. And push the air into the mouth seal of the ...more

How To : Vent a bathroom fan with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to vent a bathroom fan. Steps:1. Screw the humidifier to a wall near the furnace. 2. Cut away insulation from the duct using a utility knife. 3. Position the hole-cutting template onto side of duct. 4. Drill pilot hole through ...more

How To : Use steam to to crush a can

*WARNING* This experiment uses heat and boiling water, so be sure to have an adult around to help. This classic experiment is a fun way to learn about air pressure. We don't usually think much about the air around us, even though it plays such a vital role in our lives. it giv ...more

How To : Make a wet mount for microscope sample viewing

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta brings you this flash animated video tutorial specifically relevant to your student laboratory courses, specifically microbiology. If you're a student at any school of biology, this information will be helpful ...more

How To : Form hydrothermal quartz

How can hot water form beautiful quartz crystals? This mine is red Georgia clay, with veins of minerals running through it. The veins are hydrothermal. Hydro means water. Thermal means heat. So the veins were caused by hot water. But how could hot water form quartz crystals? ...more

How To : Fix a leaky toilet with basic steps

Is there toilet water all over the floor and you have no idea why? It could be a leak toilet, which is pretty common if you have faulty supply lines, or the wax rings have worn out. But don't worry, you don't need to call a plumber to ease your woes, in this video you will lea ...more

How To : Break a beer bottle with your hands

Need a new way to impress your friends? Well, when you're out partying, show them how to break a beer bottle with you bare hands. This bar trick is sure to amaze anyone, and it relies simply on air pressure. Just keep in mind that this could be dangerous... glass will fly. Ta ...more

How To : Winterize your home to save heat

Here's how you can seal off your home so that cold air won't get in. This will help you conserve energy and money. Try using caulk, sealant, a weather strip for doors, a storm door, wrapping your hot water pipes, adding more insulation, use de-icer, use faucet protectors, chan ...more

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