Love or hate 'em, you've got to admit that cupcakes really had their moment. They started rising in popularity back in 2003 with the opening of Crumbs Bake Shop in Manhattan, and quickly became one of the most annoyingly ubiquitous food trends to date. Seriously. Type "cupcake ...more
My K Cup
This is an amazing experiment! Make a motor from a plastic cup. What is needed? Use two empty cola cans, a plastic (paper) cup, a ball-point pen, and more!
There is much more going on in Africa than the World Cup games. South Africa is still plagued by poverty, violence, illiteracy and HIV. In this tutorial, superstar Shakira shows you how to help erase hunger and provide schooling for the children of Africa by dancing and partic ...more
Learn how to insert a reusable menstrual cup with this feminine hygiene tutorial. The menstrual cup is a great alternative to disposable tampons and pads. It is very cost effective and friendly for the environment. With regular sanitizing, the menstrual cup can last years. Thi ...more
Though making hot chocolate out of instant mix is pretty easy, there is no comparison when it comes to making your own homemade hot chocolate out of quality dark chocolate bars, whole milk, brown sugar, and your own favorite fresh spices. Simply chop up a bar or two of your f ...more
Wow, I'm excited. This one left me giddy. Fill a glass with water, give it a whirl, and voilà... let the debate begin. CGI or physics? Comment below.
Food is a necessity, sure, but every now and then it's so satisfying to eat something because it is fun and delicious. While eating a whole tub of homemade ice cream might satisfy your need for gluttony, there's a way to take it even further—make your dinnerware edible. The B ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to play the official theme song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup - "Waving Flag". This clip will show you all of the notes you need to play this tune on your piano. So, no matter where you are from play the song loud and clear and maybe your team will hea ...more
Everyone loves using their cell phones for everything except actually making phone calls. Whether it's watching streaming video, listening to music or playing video games, it would seem that calling people is almost an afterthought to cell manufacturers in this day and age. U ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to ice cupcakes. In order to ice a cupcakes, users will need a piping bag, tips, coupler and a spatula. Screw the coupler at the end of the piping bag and select a tip to put on the end of the coupler. Fold the bag 2-3 inches downward ...more
Instant ramen and just-add-water noodles are lifesavers because they are convenient and fast, but they are also usually chock-full of processed ingredients and unrecognizable pieces of dehydrated meat and vegetables. These DIY cups o' noodles are still portable and fast for B ...more
Trim down your water bill and do the planet a favor by adjusting the water height in your toilet tank. The Fluidmaster's float cup on the fill valve can easily be adjusted to set water height in the cistern, just by fine-tuning the water level adjustment clip. This process is ...more
Don't add your plastic cup to the trash bin just yet. The sturdy plastic material of these ubiquitous containers makes them perfect to use as miniature DIY greenhouses for seedlings, smartphone sound amplifiers, Christmas ornament storage, and even packing material. If you ha ...more
How To : Turn Your Favorite Coffee Cup into a Makeshift Knife Sharpener to Tune Up Dull Kitchen Blades
With one exception, every time I've ever cut myself in the kitchen was due to a dull knife. The duller the knife, the more force you have to exert to use it and the higher the number of cuts it takes to get the job done. Of course, many would say the simple solution is to jus ...more
As an avid coffee drinker, I used to be a big fan of single-serve coffee machines. One day, the machine decided to stop working—which does happen from time to time—so I decided to go old school and use my automatic drip. Then, I realized that all I had were pods of single-serv ...more
This menstrual hygiene video offers information on the insertion and removel of wearing a menstrual cup, the latest method in menstrual/period protection. Menstrual cups provide an alternative to potentially unhealthy and wasteful methods of feminine hygiene such as the tampon ...more
Watch this video to learn this funny prank to play on your friends. This is highly recommend for college kids. It's good to use in the office on a coworker, your boss, or on your roommate. This is a very simple and highly effective prank. Use this as inspiration for one of you ...more
The menstrual cup is a great alternative to tampons and pads. This feminine hygiene product is reusable, eco-friendly and much cheaper than disposable tampons and pads. This tutorial teaches you how to insert and remove the menstrual cup. Watch this how to video and maybe you ...more
Criss makes a cup float, then teaches the trick to the audience. You need a Styrofoam cup and secretly stick something to the back of the cup so it seems to float magically. This is a magic illusion from Criss Angel's Mindfreak show on A&E. Perform the Cup Float trick of Criss ...more
This is the famous cups and balls magic trick. You'll make the balls appear and disappear, seemingly at random. You'll need some balls to do this trick - 3 to be exact. You'll also need 3 cups. Watch this video and see how it's done
Flower arrangements centered around tea cups make for great little gifts. Make a tea cup flower arrangement with tips from a floral designer in this free video on flower arrangements. Part 1 of 10 - How to Make tea cup flower arrangements. Make tea cup flower arrangements - Pa ...more
This could quite possibly be the easiest and funniest prank you could ever pull off on someone, all you need is a cup, straw, and lid. It is so unpredictable, No one will ever suspect a thing till they're completely wet. Find out how to execute this Funny prank by watching thi ...more
I am a man who enjoys a good cup of crap. Not just any crap, but the kind that makes the Seattle coffee-snob inside of me feel all warm and happy as if the sun were out (which of course it isn't.) It's the kind of crap that has traveled through the intestinal tracts of a noctu ...more
If you're anything like me, you probably rinse your mouth out after you brush your teeth. I know technically you're supposed to not rinse your mouth out after brushing, but I just can't stand the feel of the excess toothpaste in my mouth. It's a surefire way to dry it out. To ...more
Bracket via ESPN DOWNLOAD: Official Excel Template for 2010 World Cup Bracket This is the KILLER way to run a bracket. Allows for easy download and everyone can email them back filled out. Check it out here: Excel Template for 2010 World Cup brackets ESPN Shows Us Who Worl ...more
In this tutorial, learn where to find the special unlock code and how to use it to get a special Adidas U11 team for FIFA World Cup video game. This method will get you fun new features and a whole new level of gameplay, so check it out!
Another winning video from the folks at videojug, watch and learn how to amaze your friends and make a cup float in mid air. Make a cup float in mid air. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
This art and crafts tutorial video shows how to make a pencil cup or holder using origami. Watch this video and learn how to make a pencil, pen holder using just a piece of ordinary paper. This is a great instructional video and the presenter in the shows the procedure in a v ...more
Nextraker is the king of all pranks, especially styrofoam cup pranks. In this video, see how to create a prank that will leave your victims wet and totally embarrassed! Simplicity is the key to any good prank, so all you will need is some glue and a nail. See how to pull of th ...more
This video demonstrates how to trick people into buying you a drink by using the three cups trick. To do the trick, you have to flip all three cups face up by flipping over two cups at the same time. The key lies in setting the cups up differently for the mark.
With this prank, you will leave your victims wet and mad while you laugh your pants off. This prank video tutorial will show you exactly how to do this styrofoam cup and water prank. You only need a cup, tape and some grease. This prank is simple, but effective. Use this as in ...more
This floating cup is lighter than plastic and lighter than glass, but is it lighter than air? Tune in to find out! You will need a styrofoam cup and scotch tape. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors, so make sure you have friends and fami ...more
Do not ask me how, but somehow Octopus Paul of the Sea Life aqarium in Oberhausen, Germany, has an uncanny talent for predicting World Cup Winners. Paul predicts by placing shells in designated boxes. Via, WonderHowTo World, World Cup: "So far, many of the Group round's matc ...more
In this great, short video, you'll learn how to make plastic cup Christmas ornaments that are great for children! All you need is some plastic cups, an oven, and some permanent markers! Just don't leave those cups in the oven for too long!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a pad, tampon or cup. To use a pad, take it out of the wrapper and peel off paper on one side of the pad. Then place the sticky part of the pad onto the crotch area of your underwear. To use a tampon, take it out of the wrapper. ...more
If you are into levitating things then here is the trick for you. Learn how to levitate a cup off of a table. Add this trick to the other levitation tricks and create an arsenal of wicked sweet magic tricks.
Styropyro shows a classic demonstration of "The Vanishing Cup" experiment. Things you will need: a container, slightly larger than the Styrofoam cup, acetone and a Styrofoam cup. Place the container on a flat surface and fill it up with an acetone. Get the Styrofoam cup and Ca ...more
Dangerously close in resemblance to the over-the-top pizza cone, these mini pizza cups look like muffins. After testing a recipe from My Kitchen Snippets, Serious Eats came up with this: Look yummy? (It's hard to go wrong with pizza). Try My Kitchen Snippets' recipe and repor ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to trick your audience into thinking you can control things with your mind! With this super simple magic trick you will learn how to make an ordinary cup appear to be floating out of your hands! This trick is so cool, you will have anyone who watch ...more
This video teaches the secrets of making rainbow-colored cupcakes with food coloring. Video: . First add some oil mixed with water, cake mix and egg whites in a bowl and mix them well. Transfer the batter to six disposable cups evenly to add the food coloring. Now add a colo ...more
How far would you go to be resourceful? Early Britons used each others' skulls as drinking cups and bowls. Recently, researcher Silvia Bello found human skulls with the top cut off laying in Gough's Cave, England. Skillful cut marks make it look like fellow humans scraped off ...more
For the vast majority of people, coffee is a must-have in the morning. It provides a stimulating effect that not only wakes you up, but sets your mood and attitude for the rest of the day. Personally, I wouldn't get anything done without coffee. Even just making coffee provid ...more
Poor England. Poor Ghana. The World Cup fanbase certainly has a hot chick (or two) waiting in the wings, prepared to "commingle" with some super hot World Cup players. Unfortunately, for England and Ghana, that is absolutely not an option. Newsweek reports: "There's nothing ...more
"You can even eat the dishes," claims the song "The Candy Man Can" from 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The idea of edible cups, even back then, grabbed my attention—any kid would much prefer to eat her dish instead of clean it afterward, of course! Don't Miss: ...more
When it comes to coffee, some people just like perfection. Most would agree that the best cup of coffee comes from home, after roasting your own green coffee beans. But not everybody has the time or money to have complete control over their coffee's flavor. Roasting via stovet ...more
Ever wondered how the pros do it? This how to video is a quick demonstration on how to ice a cup cake. The secret lies in the wrist motion and the type of spatula that you use. Happy frosting.
To say Steven Purugganan is fast is an understatement. The twelve-year-old from Longmeadow, Massachusetts has won two Cup Stacking world championships, and appeared in commercials for McDonald's and Firefox. According to Steven's Wikipedia page, he has been featured in "...a ...more
Perform an optical illusion trick in which you appear to make a coin vanish from your hand and into a clear cup or glass of water.
The idea of lasagna mixed with cupcakes may sound gnarly, but you can relax, the phrase "cupcake" simply refers to how these individually-sized lasagna bites are portioned. As cute as our favorite pizza cups, this clever recipe makes for a great portable lunch. The secret ingr ...more
It Really Sounds Like a Chicken! Have fun with your friends and family when you build this little device that sounds just like a chicken. This is also a great example of how sounding boards work. The cup makes the vibrations louder while the wet paper towel provides friction t ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to play the theme song, Waving Flag, for the 2010 South African World Cup games on your acoustic guitar. You will get a run down of the song and all the chords that are involved. So, celebrate your country by grabbing an instrument and strumming alo ...more
You can't have cupcakes without icing. It simply isn't done. Let the two little ladies in this instructional video show you how to make some super quick icing to dress up your all your desserts and pastries. Or just eat it plain out of the bowl. We won't judge. Ingredients: 3 ...more
This how-to video show you how to make an origami two-cup pencil holder. The narrator explains that you will need one eight and a half inch by 11 inch piece of office paper. This video show everything you need to know from folding every single predrawn line and reversing them, ...more
BettyCrockerTV shows viewers how to make pull-apart football cupcakes! First, you should cook cupcakes, and then arrange the cupcakes on the platter. Start with three rows of three cupcakes. Next add two on each side! Then add one on the end to finish this off. Now it should l ...more
Michael Faraday knows how to harness static electricity. The television sends enough static electricity to the aluminum to spin the cup between the polar charged cans. This science is common in up close magic tricks like the spinning straw trick. So, what else can you get f ...more
This video shows the method to make buttercream icing. Take a cup of white shortening so that mixing it with the other ingredients will make the color white. If you like the taste of butter, you can use half a cup of butter and half a cup of shortening. Start mixing the mixtur ...more
The ultimate in repurposing fashion. Start with an empty, clean paper coffee cup. Then cut off the rim, make your own brim and then paint and add your favorite decorations and accessories. You'll end up with a lovely neo-Victorian or steampunk tiny top hat!
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a lampshade out of plastic cups. First, you will need to purchase clear plastic cups and use a stapler and tape. To start, lay your cups on the ground with the bottoms facing up. Now, take your tape and tape the cups together two at a tim ...more
Watch this how to video to learn to perform a three cup mind reading magic trick. This tutorial teaches you to magically find an item that has been place under one of three cups when your back has been turned.
If you enjoy dice games like Yahtzee that involve rolling dice in a cup, you have to learn this trick. It's called dice stacking, if you're not familiar with it, and it involves picking the dice up off the table with the cup and rolling them in such a way that they come out st ...more