Objects Float in Air

How To : Create floating objects and razorblade props

In this tutorial, we learn how to create floating objects and razorblade props. First off, take your object and some double sided tape. Then, place the tape on the object to make it look invisible. After this, tape it to the middle of the plexi-glass. Have someone else help yo ...more

How To : Make a cup float in mid air

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

How To : Make a ball float in the air

This video demonstrates Bernoulli's Principle which states that, “For an ideal fluid (low speed air is a good approximation), with no work being performed on the fluid, an increase in velocity occurs simultaneously with decrease in pressure or a change in the fluid's gravitati ...more

News : The Art of Simple Science

Why does the world work the way it does? Linda Dong takes basic scientific principles and translates them into beautifully simple, explanatory images. The narrower the light source, the more sharp an object's shadow becomes. (Foam core, light). A battery is anything that conv ...more

Roger Ebert : Why I HATE 3-D (And You Should, Too)

Chicago Sun Times movie critic Roger Ebert hates 3-D. And when I say hate, I really mean hate. Check out Ebert's excerpted nine points below via Newsweek. 1. IT'S THE WASTE OF A DIMENSION. Our minds use the principle of perspective to provide the third dimension. Adding one a ...more

How To : Build a blubberbot

This video is a quick overview of the construction of a Blubberbot, an artificial "life form" that uses electronic sensors to seek out lights, sound, or cell phone signals. Blubberbots are typically sold with instructions, which should be used for detailed instructions. But i ...more

How To : Filter data using MS Excel 2010's PivotTable slicer

This video shows how to make a quick pivot table data filtering by using Excel 2010's ‘Slicer’ functionality. ‘Slicer’ delivers enhanced visual filtering method to allow you to get the data you need more quickly. When selecting a cell in the pivot table you will find ‘Slicer’ ...more

How To : Fold and fly a tumblewing walkalong glider

The science-fiction author, Arthur C. Clarke, once said, "That any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic". Who would have thought that we could create a wave of air with a piece of cardboard, and fly a folded sheet of telephone book paper on the wave ...more

How To : Find the crate glitch in Wizard101 (11/11/09)

A cool glitch for Wizard101. The crate glitch. There are plenty of glitches in this game, but the crate glitch is one to look out for. Check this video out for a tutorial on how to find the crate glitch in Wizard101 (11/11/09). There are so many things you can do with the cra ...more

News : Levitation Contest

Hey Noobs! This isn't computer-related, but perhaps some of you are digital photography freaks. Check out our weekly challenge: Can You Float on Air Like Tokyo's Levitating Girl? All entries must be in by Monday, May 23rd, at 11:59pm PST. I encourage those in exotic location ...more

DIY Challenge : Potato Cannon

Here is my entry for this weeks giveaway Tuesdays. It is my home made potato cannon rev2. The next step is to spray paint it so the purple isn't showing and to fix the valve. It was originally all 1inch PVC pipe but i cut the chamber and barrel off and made it 2inch PVC for bi ...more

How To : Perform a quarter change magic trick

Learn how to perform the giant quarter change in this instructional video which takes you through this simple size changing coin magic trick step by step. You will need a a quarter and a prop giant quarter. Palming is an essential skill for many magic tricks, and creates the i ...more

How To : Install Windows in Your Classic VW Beetle Bug

Windows are an important part of a car that everyone should have. Sure feeling the wind against your face is great and all, but what happens if the wind is carrying bugs, water, or even other foreign objects in the air? The windows are there to protect you from anything that m ...more

How To : Perform the hummingbird magic trick

Need a new card trick? Learn how to magically make a card levitate above your hand and spin around in circles like a hummingbird. This trick takes a little set up time but the pay off will be well worth it. Float and spin a card in mid air and impress all onlookers. Perform th ...more

How To : Test eggs for freshness

It's easy to find out if your eggs can be scrambled, fried, or used in a recipe - or if they need to be tossed in the trash. Watch this video to learn how to test eggs for freshness. You Will Need * Cold water * A large bowl * And eggs Step 1. Prepare your testing bowl Fil ...more

News : Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival Guide, Part 1

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Note: As I thought of writing something like this, it sounded fairly simple. A one-stop guide for everything related to survival (survival mode, SMP) in Minecraft. But as I progress ...more

How To : Make a Stack of Different Colored Liquids

Here's a simple home science experiment to demonstrate to kids the different weight and viscosity of various liquids. The liquids near the bottom are more dense while the liquids on top are less dense. This can also be used to determine the relative density of solid objects. P ...more

News : Truly Insane Fire Animation

Brusspup once again blows my mind (see previously below). His latest project is an extremely well executed animation, using a grid of tea candles to represent classic video games. How did he do it? Most likely simple stop motion techniques (light a candle, take a picture; li ...more

How To : Get Rid of All that Space Junk

How about a laser? One that is strong enough to nudge debris out of earth orbit. That's what NASA contractor James Mason wants to do, and his lab simulations suggest that the idea is possible. Mason wants to use a 5kW ground-based laser and a ground-based 1.5 meter telescope t ...more

How To : Control your anger and temper

Getting angry makes you look weak, especially in an argument. Defuse your temper with these helpful tips. Controlling your anger requires a desire to understand its source, and to take action to tamp it down. Step 1: Count to 10 Declare a “time out” when you feel anger risi ...more

Do Not Try This at Home : Exploding Hydrogen Bubbles

Here at WonderHowTo, we love science. And of course, explosions. So, naturally we find Gray Matter's demonstration of fiery hydrogen bubbles pretty awesome. But the most interesting part is the reason behind the demonstration. Did you know the same gas that heats your house c ...more

News : Floating to Space

Some Background Floating to Space - The Airship to Orbit Program by John M. Powell is the fascinating account of "America's other space program". Since 1993, John Powell of JP Aerospace and a large group of volunteers have been sending balloons to the edge of space, 100,000 fe ...more

How To : Make a balloon four leaf clover

Balloons are not just a way to entertain kids. Watch this video to learn how to use balloons to mimic complex real life objects. In this video the presenter makes a four lead clouds using only balloons. The presenter first uses a balloon that is partially filled with air and ...more

News : Three Days Without You Activity

Three Days without You Poem Description: This is a sequence poem that will help students transition from one setting and time into another. Pacing will also be another aspect to this poem. Comas will be used as pauses in the poem. Each setting will be divided into separate s ...more

How To : Perform the anti-gravity ketchup magic trick

You're guaranteed to fool all of your friends with this fantastic magic trick! So grab some ketchup, but hold the fries and get ready to perform along with Ryan Oakes. You will need a bottle of water, a ketchup pocket, and a glass of water. Sometimes we use materials that requ ...more

How To : Levitate bubbles using dry ice

Another of my Halloween demonstrations. This simple but amazing video explains how everyday bubbles can float on a magic layer of air. It all has to do with density of air and some dry ice.

How To : Build your own hovercraft

How a Hovercraft can be build.Brittany is demonstrating how to make a Hovercraft. Since hovercraft needs a base she is using plywood for it. She takes square plywood of 48*48 and finds out its center to cut plywood in circle. Don’t forget to wear safety goggle while cutting th ...more

How To : Conduct a magic floating boat science experiment

Check out this video tutorial to see how to conduct a magic floating boat science experiment. Two little mad scientists investigate Helium and Sulfer Hexafluoride. Rosie and Anna study Helium, a gas that is lighter than air, and Sulphur Hexafluorid (SF6), an inert gas that is ...more

News : Super Robot Has Powers of Levitation

This robot hasn't levitated any humans yet (especially not pictured Days of Our Lives star Deidre Hall), but it looks like the sky may be the limit with the Robo-Air Jet System. Developed by Aaron Becker and Robert Sandheinrich at the University of Illinois, Urbana, the Robo- ...more

How To : Tell if Your 'Expired' Eggs Are Still Good to Eat

A lot of people rely on the date on the packaging to tell them when food has gone bad, even with eggs, but the "sell by" dates are often rather arbitrary, and do not correlate to expiration dates. If you've been tossing away your eggs based on the dates on your carton—you're w ...more

How To : 10 Hacks for Your Next Epic Road Trip

A long summer road trip brings opportunity for adventure, but also increases the chances for minor disasters including backseats that smell like stale French fries, getting lost in unfamiliar roads, and getting unexpectedly carsick. Minimize messiness in your car by turning y ...more

How To : 9 Poppin' Uses for Bubble Wrap

If you're like me, you have a secret dream of living in a house completely covered wall-to-wall and carpet-to-carpet in bubble wrap. Until you have enough of that pliable transparent plastic with air-filled bubbles, there are some truly practical things you can do with the lit ...more

News : How Skype Video Chatting Works on the HoloLens

When you wear a holographic computer on your face, you gain some things and lose others. That's certainly the case when using Skype in Microsoft's HoloLens. Some video chats will work better because your caller can see what you see, rather than your face—but others just feel w ...more

How To : Simulate air flow over an object in After Effects

In this video tutorial, Creative Cow Leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to simulate airflow over an object by using the After Effects CS3 puppet tools with a particle system. Simulate air flow over an object in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on creativeco ...more

How To : Create Beautiful Houses in Minecraft, Part 2

Part 2 Welcome back! In my last post I talked about the exterior aspects and techniques of building a great looking house, and now we shall focus on the interiors. Interiors There are a few important prerequisites to look at before starting the interiors of a house: The ge ...more

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