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How To : Make a stained glass mirror

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a stained glass mirror. This video is from Artists Resource. You will need a Marabu GlasArt kit, some spirit, a china graph pencil, scissors, a ruler, masking tape, a container to mix your paint, an object to draw ...more

How To : Make glass mirrors with silver nitrate

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a mirror silvering solution from silver nitrate, ammonia, sugar, and sodium hydroxide. Glass surfaces can be given coatings of silver that make them into mirrors. WARNING: Perform the whole science experiment in ...more

How To : Separate your recycling

Recycling your garbage is noble, and in many places mandatory. But it also can be very confusing. This guide will clear up the rules. Step 1: Check laws Check the local laws regarding recycling in your town. Step 2: Rinse Rinse glass bottles, plastic containers, and aluminum ...more

How To : Make a Cheap iPod Projector and Screen

This article will teach you how to make an iPod video projector for about $6 (depending on what materials you have) that works pretty well. First off, you need to gather your materials. I had everything except the magnifying glass, which I bought for $3. Materials Cardboard ...more

How To : Make an inexpensive 3D movie viewing station

Want a great, inexpensive, 3D movie experience in your bedroom (and have an aversion to the perennial red/blue anaglyphic glasses)? Sean Hellfritsch from Encyclopedia Pictura shows how to make the Vizard, a home 3-D viewing station. This podcast from Wired Magazine is a creati ...more

How To : Make an infinity mirror

Ever wanted to have your own window into the infinite? By using this tutorial by Shooting Eggs, you can create an infinity mirror that will show rows of colored lights that seem to recede into the distance forever. It's a trippy illusion you can create with simple and inexpens ...more

How To : Perform brusspup's "Infinity Mirror" illusion

In this video tutorial, we learn how to perform the "Infinity Mirror" magic trick. For more information about the trick and its execution, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started incorporating this trick into your own routines, watch this free video m ...more

How To : Cut mirror

Do you have a mirror that needs fitting in your bathroom, living room, or bedroom? From My Glass Trades, a video on how to cut mirror. Learn about the tools and techniques used to cut mirror and how to use an oil filled glass cutter and neophenolic L square. Get your project d ...more

How To : Paint a Rangoli design using glass paint

This tutorial shows you how to replicate the Rangoli design onto a piece of glass using glass paint. You will also need a few stencils and a pen to trace your design onto. Great for dressing up windows and mirrors!

How To : Make a Wiccan black scrying mirror

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a black scrying mirror. This activity is simple and inexpensive. The materials required are: a picture frame, tape, newspaper and black matte spray paint. Take out the glass from the frame and lay it on the newspaper. Now spray ...more

How To : Smoke weed without a lighter using the sun

Ever forget to bring a lighter to light up your favorite smoke? Never fear, because this video shows all you weed or cigarette smokers how to light your doobie without a lighter by using the sun. The concept is easy. Just grab a magnifying glass, piece of glass, a mirror, or a ...more

How To : Make a mini survival kit in an Altoid's tin

WeaponCollector teaches viewers how to make a mini survival kit using an Altoid's tin. You can get an S.A.S. guide for exact instructions and further information on what you will need in an survival kit. First, you should make sure you have rubber bands around your tin to hold ...more

Making Electromagnetic Weapons : Lasers, Part One

In this series on weaponized lasers, I'll be exploring the function, operation, strength and building instructions for three basic laser weapons; CO2, Diode, and Flashlamp. These laser types are just a few of many, selected because of their simplicity and basic construction (d ...more

How To : Embrace the Blur

This is a continuation of a previous post about getting "unfocused" with your DSLR. We all work hard to get pictures that are sharp and have perfect focus. Maybe we’re missing the forest for the trees. Think about mood, color, ideas—in other words, not your gear. There are l ...more

How To : Build an aqua mirror

Aqua mirrors are aquariums and mirrors built in one. Brought to you by Gomi Style. They use plexi instead of glass for the aquarium for the easiest cleaning. It's a night light and a mirror!

How To : Turn words into cartoon heads

Henry shows us a simple and fun method for drawing boy and girl cartoon heads. Start by writing the words "boy" and "girl" and use the shapes of the letters to create the faces. For the boy's head: 1) Write the word "boy" in large letters, but don't write in capitals. 2) Conn ...more

How To : Create a kitchen sink backsplash

Meg Allan Cole from Decor It Yourself shows you an easy way to make your kitchen look amazing by just adding a creative, do it yourself backsplash. Directions: 1. Measure the area to determine how many mirror you will need. And draw out a plan of the pattern you want. 2. Remov ...more

How To : Choose sunglasses that flatter your face

A great pair of sunglasses can make you look like a celebrity. Follow these steps to choose the best style for your face. You Will Need * A mirror * A variety of sunglasses Step 1 Determine the shape of your face by looking in a mirror. Is your face oval, round, square, heart ...more

Shortcut : Fix a Scratched Window with Toothpaste

ApartmentTherapy reminds us of a fine fix for scratches on glassy surfaces like mirrors and windows—toothpaste! All you need is a lint-free cloth, a non-gel toothpaste (one with baking soda is even better), and a damp cloth. 1. Clean the glass well and dry it using a lint-fr ...more

How To : Make an easy wedding reception table centerpiece

This video shows the viewer how to create a stylish centerpiece for a wedding reception using commonly available items. This is done by first placing a square mirror on top of a larger piece of light pink tulle. Then an artificial plant was selected and a number of glass beads ...more

How To : Throw a Alice in Wonderland mad tea party

With Tim Burton's revival of Alice in Wonderland, throw one of the hottest parties in town with a "mad tea party" themed party. Recreating one of Alice in Wonderland's most famous adventures is a great theme for all kinds of celebrations. Set the scene with these suggestions. ...more

How To : Work with Polymer Clay for Beginners

Polymer clay is an exciting arts & crafts medium. Actually, "clay" is a misnomer; it contains no true clay, but rather consists of tiny particles of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) combined with plasticizer, which is what makes it malleable like clay. What makes it so "exciting? Wel ...more

How To : Start a fire using a can and a chocolate bar

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

News : Meta's Latest Mixed Reality Headset Sets a High Bar

Microsoft enjoyed a few months in the spotlight after releasing the developer version of the very first mixed reality (MR) headset, but now we're starting to see the competition jump in. The Meta 2 is finally out to the world, with the first wave of preorder shipments imminen ...more

How To : Make an AR Emoji with the Galaxy S9

Apple's Animoji on the iPhone X might allow you to use your own facial movements to control your favorite emoji, but Samsung is looking to make you the focus of the interactive icon with the introduction of AR Emoji. Instead of a dragon or an alien, Samsung wants your unique l ...more

How To : 13 Unusual Uses for Coffee Filters

Other than helping you make your morning cup of joe, coffee filters have a number of surprisingly practical uses that have nothing to do with coffee. The particular texture of coffee filter paper makes it perfect for cleaning your reading glasses, computer monitors, windows, ...more

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