On a Stick

How To : Use hot sticks to curl your very straight hair

This video shows how to curl very straight hair using "hot sticks." Wash your hair and let it air dry partially. Apply some leave-in conditioner before drying with a blow dryer. Leave the hair slightly damp. Apply some heat control spray to your hair. For loose curls do not us ...more

How To : Make professional vinyl stickers

Ever wish you can have your own custom stickers? Well its not that hard and you can find everything you need at many major supplies stores. This video will show you exactly how to make professional vinyl stickers to stick anywhere! This is a step-by-step on how to make lamina ...more

How To : Copy files to a USB memory stick in Ubuntu Linux

The Ubuntu Linux distribution will automatically recognize most brands of USB memory sticks. In most cases, you will not need to install any additional drivers. This video clip will show you how to copy files from and to a USB memory stick using Ubuntu. Remember to right-click ...more

How To : Make an origami 3D stick-tail peacock

Ready to move past simple cranes into amazing stick-tail peacocks? In this great tutorial, master origami artist Jewellia7777 offers a step by step guide, color ideas, tips, and helpful advice on folding your own origami peacocks. This video teaches how to take this simple str ...more

How To : Stick a 4-inch nail up your nose

Remember Brian sticking a 4-inch nail up his nose at Diggnation New York? Want to do it yourself? This time he shows you how it works! You've asked, you've pleaded. We've hinted, we've teased. At long last, we FINALLY reveal how the Human Blockhead stunt works. We've wante ...more

How To : Make a complete refillable glow stick

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a complete refillable glow stick. You can make this complete and refillable glow stick with a steampunk-style to it. The idea is simple, use compression fittings normally used in plumbing to create a glow stick t ...more

How To : Drive a manual transmission (stick shift) car

This automotive video tutorial will show you the steps on how to properly drive a manual transmission car. This lesson is assuming that you already know how to drive an automatic transmission vehicle before attempting to drive a stick. Having made this assumption, it will mak ...more

How To : Make cheater chopsticks with rubber bands

Did you try to impress your friends with chopsticks but it didn't work out? Then try making cheater chopsticks the next time you go out for sushi. In this how-to video we show you the step by step process of using and making cheater chopsticks with rubberbands. Follow the chea ...more

How To : Join parallel sticks with shear lashing

Join parallel sticks with shear lashing. Potentially--if you did this to enough sticks--you could build a house this way. It might take one hundred years but, let's face it, you probably have time if you are on this site.

How To : Hold a lacrosse stick properly

Check out this instructional lacrosse video that demonstrates how to hold a lacrosse stick. Holding a lacrosse stick correctly involves adjusting the hands for catching, cradling and passing. Learn how to hold a lacrosse stick in this video. Take action and remember these tip ...more

How To : Perform the magic stick trick

brusspup has tons of ingenious tips and tricks for everybody! In this video tutorial, he shows you how to perform the magic stick trick. Magic is only fun if you know how to do it! For some anyway. See the magic stick rick revealed, so you can learn how to perform it. It's ve ...more

How To : Make a 100 foot glow stick with Dr. Lithium

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a 100 foot glow stick with Dr. Lithium. Just in time for Halloween. Brighter than electroluminescent wire and self-powered. This can be used to decorate, glow stuff up, or create all kinds of awesome effects. Wa ...more

News : DIY Pop Tart on a Stick

Pie on a stick has been good to us, so why not Pop Tarts? (Admit it, Pop Tarts are good- and these are more like yummy pastries without preservatives.) As a tribute to Bakerella, Brooke of Family Kitchen has created a recipe for the latest addition to the lollipop dessert craz ...more

News : Three-Dimensional Weaving with Sticks

These are a few examples of my latest craze. It is basically a 3d weave of cocktail sticks—just lots of them. I have made them from chopsticks and skewers as well, but have given those as presents and don't have any pictures. Sticks of the same colour are all parallel to each ...more

How To : Make your own lipstick bullet

With thousands of beauty companies out there, we can generally find at least one lipstick shade that makes us look more dazzling than New Year's Eve. But sometimes, whether you need to match your lipstick to your dress or just can't seem to find The One, you need a specific co ...more

How To : Remove a McCain bumper sticker with WD-40

This instructional video will show you how to remove the bumper sticker of a failed candidate, such as McCain/Palin. Now you can stop broadcasting failure without leaving a sticky residue. Known as "the can with thousands of uses," WD-40® protects metal from rust and corrosio ...more

How To : Style your hair using chopsticks

In this tutorial, we learn how to style your hair using chopsticks. To start, brush your hair and then combine it into a pony tail. Next, twist your hair and bring it into a bun shape on the back of your head. Now, grab a chop stick and weave it through your hair going in and ...more

How To : Customize a pinata buster stick

In this tutorial, we learn how to customize a pi–ata buster stick. First, choose a couple streamer colors that match the theme of your party. Next, roll the streamer around the stick, covering the entire stick. Tape down the end on both sides so the streamers stay on. Next, wr ...more

How To : Fight with escrima sticks

In this video series, our expert Tres Tew will teach you all about escrima stick fighting. He will teach you how to block with an escrima stick, how to strike with an escrima stick, how to do a shoulder crank with an escrima stick, and how to do a push block with an escrima st ...more

How To : Stop your keys from sticking on your keyboard

Dave demonstrates how to keep your keys from sticking on your computer's keyboard. First, to clean your computer screen, spray the cleaner directly onto the cloth and then use the cloth to wipe down the screen. This will prevent a film from building up on your screen. Make sur ...more

News : Ew, Centipede-on-a-Stick

Around the world, creepy crawlers make a tasty snack. Here's a sampling of international insect-fare. "Three girls share a snack of shelled beetles and giant fried spiders outside the Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia" - the Guardian. "Cholula, Mexico. Stopped for some cric ...more

How To : Perform the "color changing popsicle stick" trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the color changing Popsicle stick trick. Users will need to color one side of the stick with six colors and the other side with one color. The color should be the third color on the Popsicle stick. When asking the person to ...more

How To : Draw realistic looking people from stick figures

You see people every day, but for some reason drawing them is always so difficult. Have a look at this tutorial for tips on how to draw very easy people. This video is meant for beginners and will show you how to turn a simple stick figure into a lifelike drawing of a person. ...more

How To : Make Your Own Whitefly Sticky Trap

This is a cheap and easy way to make a sticky fly trap that can catch tons of whiteflies. Get a can of Tanglefoot’s Tangle-Trap Sticky Coating. I stored this in the greenhouse which may not have been a great idea, as you can see by the amount of rust there is on the can. Next ...more

How To : Make a fire with chapstick and cottonballs

This is a survival video which shows how to make a fire out of chap stick and cotton balls. This is called the wicks/wax principle. For the wick, cotton balls are used. For the wax, any petroleum based product is good. In this case chap stick is used. Take a big chunk of chap ...more

How To : Handle a hockey stick like a pro

Check out this instructional hockey video that demonstrates how to handle a hockey stick. Handling a hockey stick is key to playing hockey on any surface. Learn hockey skills and moves in this sports video on how to play hockey. Take action and remember these tips: Keep knees ...more

How To : Make stick puppets

Learn how to make stick puppets in the classroom -- even if you're not in the classroom. Check out this really fun video for making a pumpkin stick puppet, an elephant stick puppet, or any other stick puppet you want.

How To : Make a Star of David with popsicle sticks

Celebrate your Jewish heritage this holiday season by creating a Star of David with this easy instructional video. Make a Star of David by following along with this easy instructional video. Materials needed to complete this project include blue paint, a paint brush, ribbon, p ...more

How To : Make a sling shot with a stick and soccer ball

This video demonstrates how to construct a sling shot out of a soccer ball. You will need an old soccer ball or tire tube, a "Y" shaped stick, and a pair of scissors. Slice the soccer ball open to remove the rubber lining. Next, cut two thin strips of the rubber lining. Cut ou ...more

How To : Use USB memory stick with your Xbox 360

If you're looking to expand the storage capacity of your Xbox 360, you should look no further than a USB memory stick. And, this video will show you how to do it. You can store games, profiles, basically anything that's stored on your Xbox 360 game system. Microsoft recently a ...more

How To : Fix a drawer that sticks

Don't let that stuck drawer aggravate you on a daily basis; find the problem and fix it once and for all. Step 1: Remove the drawer Remove the drawer. Pull it out until it stops, then lift up the end and pull it a little bit more. This should release the drawer from its glid ...more

How To : Drive a stick shift without stalling

This video gives a funny and down-to-earth tutorial on how to drive a stick shift without stalling it. Joseph, the teenaged narrator, demonstrates starting a jeep, shifting gears when in motion and stopping in two different ways, giving safety tips along the way. He makes sure ...more

How To : Make chocolate dipped mini pretzel sticks

Watch this how to video to learn how to make chocolate dipped mini pretzel sticks. Dip pretzels in white or dark chocolate, or add a professional touch to your treats by placing a contrasting color of melted chocolate in a parchment bag with a tight point. Cut a small hole at ...more

How To : Make Your Own Lipstick at Home (Using Crayons!)

Often, despite your favorite makeup mecca's rows and rows of endless colors, applicators, and brands, it's hard to find the perfect shade of lipstick—especially one at the price you want. Rather than resorting to what's available in stores, turn to your stovetop and a box of c ...more

How To : Play the "Four Sticks" groove on drums

Check out this music tutorial video that demonstrates how to play the "Four Sticks" groove on drums. Led Astray drummer "Fronzo" explains his approach to the Four Sticks drum groove. John Bonham of Led Zeppelin played this song with two sets of drum sticks, which is where the ...more

How To : Drive a stick shift/manual transmission car

In the event that your manual transmission car is out of service, you may want to learn how to drive stick if given a stick shift car to borrow. In this video, learn about the basics for learning how to drive a stick/manual transmission car in minutes!

How To : Make the proper bridge with your pool stick

Need to know how to hold your pool stick? Well, learn these effective finger positions to elevate your game to a new level. Open bridges are for limited use only! Have you ever seen a professional pool player with an open bridge only?

How To : Get cookies onto sticks after they've been baked

Usually there's no going back after you've baked something. Did your chocolate souffle come out bad because you didnt add enough sugar? Too bad, because you can't remix the results and then bake it again. But this general baking law doesn't apply to making cookie pops. Cookie ...more

How To : Make classroom pointer sticks

Shelley Lovett with Child Care Land demonstrates how to make your own classroom pointer sticks. You can use pointer sticks as a prompt to help enhance learning in your classroom. You can make the pointers in accordance with holiday seasons. To make a pointer, you will need a 1 ...more

How To : Spin a plate on a stick

This is my favorite video of all time. Watch this fantastic gentleman teach you how to spin a plate in a whisking motion. Be sure to stay for the out takes. Cracks me up.

How To : Fix a door that sticks

Instead of pushing, pulling, and cursing, why not fix that door that sticks? You Will Need * A screwdriver * Some cardboard * Screws that are larger than those in the hinges * A pencil * A belt sander or sanding block * A book or piece of wood * A solid wooden block Step 1. ...more

How To : Draw stick figure cartoons

Learn the basics of drawing stick figure cartoons with this video tutorial. You need just some drawing paper, a pencil and some imagination for this! Draw a round head and a straight line body and 2 stick legs and 2 stick arms. Bring it to life by drawing feet and hands. The ...more

How To : Make stick figure animations

Want to battle a neon green stick figure? This tutorial will show you how to capture video, edit it and bring it into Adobe ImageReady to make stick figure animations.

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