Have fun performing this trick at school…all you'll need are a couple of paper clips! You will need two paper clips and a magnet. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors, so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic t ...more
Paper Clip Magnet
A single paper clip can go a long way. Having just one of these ubiquitous office supplies can make you a smartphone mount, replace your broken zipper tab, scratch your lottery ticket, and eject the CD from your stuck DVD drive. Multiple paper clips chained together can make ...more
Turn a paper clip into a safety pin with a pair of pliers and some ingenuity.
This video will show you an easy way of making a tension wrench using a paper clip.
In this video, we learn how to pick a door lock with a paper clip. First, make sure you have a door lock that has a pinhole on the outside. Now take your paperclip and open it up so it's straight and flat. Once you've done this, stick your paperclip into the pinhole and wait u ...more
The fine folks at ITS Tactical made this detailed tutorial on how to make a two-piece lock pick set out of only a few paper clips and using only a multi-tool in the construction. The host begins by demonstrating how to construct the pick, then how to use it on a real lock. It ...more
Want to watch Hulu on your iPhone? Maybe Netflix on your iPod Touch? YouTube videos? The best way to watch these hits is with a brand new… and FREE… paperclip iPhone stand. From Dean Liou: "So, I was wanting to watch Napoleon Dynamite, but I didn't have a way to prop up my i ...more
This how-to video demonstrates building the simple paper clip bow designed by instructables.com. All you need is a paper clip and a rubber band. This little toy bow will keep you from getting bored in class or at work, as you shoot whatever you can find. Follow along with this ...more
This video will show you how to make your very own paper clip topper for a jumbo paper clip. This is an extremely cute arts and crafts project for work or home.
Paper clip trick instructional video. This trick can also be done with a dollar bill, instead of a regular piece of paper. Do the linking paper clip trick. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a plain paper clip into a spinner. The materials required for this spinner are a paper clip and a pair of pliers. Take the paper clip and straighten it. Now use the pliers to bend the tip of the clip at 90 degrees. Then bend it ...more
In this video, we learn how to use a paper clip to clean a smoking pipe. This is great if you are traveling and don't have the normal tools to clean out your pipe. First, grab your paper clip and straighten it out so there are no loops in it. After this, bend the end of the cl ...more
Forget school boredom again… a mere paper clip will keep you entertained in study hall, all the time! This video will show you how to make a cool little jumping toy with a paperclip of any size. It's shaped like a triangle and jumps pretty far!
How to make an amazing toy: Let me show you how to make it in ONE minute with TWO paper clips, it can jump up to 2 meters high.
Even though I am not the best locksmith in the world, the four-digit #175 model Master Lock is so easy to pick that all the hardened steel in the world isn't going to protect your belongings.
In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a locked door with a paperclip. First, open up your paperclip and then twist the end of it so it's a spiral shape. Then, scrub over the pins and create a spiral shape with these as well. Try your best to make the shape of the paperclip to ...more
Need some new paperclip tricks? This video will teach you how to bend and contort a paper clip to make it launch and fly without throwing it. Make a paper clip fly without throwing it. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
Learn to perform the paper clip card magic trick.
This is an easy & simple way to make your home made compass using stuff that can be found in every home. You will need a magnet, a paper clip, a glass of water and a piece of paper. Check out this instructional science video to learn a a quick and easy method of making your ow ...more
In this video, we learn how to craft a magnet boat with kids. You will need: a paper clip, a small triangle piece of foam, 1 magnet, 1 recycled stick, 1 recycled popsicle stick 1 bead, and a hot glue gun. First, attach the toothpick to the bead, then glue the triangle to the t ...more
Office binder clips, commonly used for binding together thick stacks of computer paper, can also be used as a bookmark, money clip, picture hanger, boots hanger, cable organizer, and more. Large and small binder clips can be constructed together in less than five minutes to c ...more
Other than displaying your favorite take-out menus on your refrigerator, magnets can be used in a number of surprisingly useful ways around the home. For example, placing a magnetic adhesive strip on the bottom of your Swiffer mop means you can sweep your floor clean and also ...more
It's amazing what you can create with a few, everyday household and office supplies. Most of these items are already sitting in your junk drawers, so there's no need to spend money! Kipkay shows you 4 awesome hacks you can make in this "household hack pack" video. 1. iPod/iPh ...more
This article will show you how to make a proportionally correct 1/187 (about) size Hubble Space Telescope. I tried to add as many details as possible, but it was hard at such a small size. It was really easy, but it did take a while to make. Here are some specs for the real H ...more
Around the world, X-People (yes... there are X-Women, too) are under attack from an intolerant sapiencentric ruling class. Integration without equality is a farce. Autonomy is denied outright. Human prejudice cannot abide a mutant state. Human fear, born to hate, imposes itsel ...more
Other than sticking your crayon drawings onto your refrigerator door, magnets have a variety of unexpected and sometimes surprisingly practical uses, ranging from keeping your chip bags sealed to creating weird patterns on your nail beds using magnetic nail polish. The strong ...more
ZurplusFaction shows viewers how to pick a lock easily using 2 paper clips. First, you need to take your first paper clip and fold one end out. Fold it out again and straighten this out. Next, take the folded out in and fold in again so it forms boomerang shape with the paper ...more
Bored in your cubicle all day? It's time for helicopter wars! This video shows you how to make a fun and simple helicopter out of some basic office supplies. The materials you will need are: a big paper clip, a smaller paper clip, a large aluminum can (such as from Rockstar or ...more
In this video you will learn how to make a water bong in 5 minutes. The materials you will need are a water bottle, some scissors, tape, a paper clip, a 3 16 wrench piece, a lighter, and a Bic pen grip. The first thing you'll need to do is prepare your water bottle (empty it r ...more
Origami is simple and fun and our host proves that right off by displaying how little we actually need material wise, to make something unique and pretty. Just two swathes of patterned paper, put flush together and a paper clip. First folding your little construction into the ...more
What's better than one prank? Five pranks! This video from the notorious Kipkay provides five fantastic, funny, and facile pranks to pull off on your friends and family… maybe even your enemies. In this whacked prank pack, the first gag is full of "paper clip fun", which cons ...more
Check out this Make Magazine segment on building mini robots. Then you can move onto huge ones like Big Dog! John Park builds some lively and inexpensive miniature robots. Starting with a simple vibrabot made from a scrub brush, John assembles a solar junkbot and a slightly m ...more
Tutorial on how to make a water bottle bong. This time I show you how to make a water bong the fast and easy way with materials you can find around the house. You will need: a bottle a paper clip a lighter a hollowed out Bic pen wrench heads foil water marijuana or tobacco C ...more
Looking for a guide on how to create realistic paper masks in Photoshop for crumpled paper effects? This clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint ...more
Faced with a mucked-up Mighty Mouse? Never fear; this quick clip demonstrates an effective (if somewhat unconventional) method for cleaning your Mac mouse using a sheet of standard 8x11" printer paper. For details, including a step-by-step overview, and to get started cleaning ...more
This video shows us the method to make a universal motion alarm to protect your home. You will need a reed switch with an alternating contact, a 9V battery with a battery clip, a switch, a buzzer, a small plastic box and a magnet. When a magnet is brought near the reed switch, ...more
Looking for your next home décor project? In this clip, Meg of ThreadBanger offers instructions on how to make spring time inspired kirigami flower art. Though the end result appears quite ornate, the process itself is relatively simple. So simple, in fact, that this video gui ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to perform a simple bar trick that will win you lots of free drinks! In this clip, you will learn the secret to smoking an entire cigarette without losing any ash at all! You will build a perfectly shaped ash stick where your paper cig used to be. ...more
Bored at work or school? In the middle of waging a cubicle war, and need to up your arsenal? Just like making catapults? This video shows you how you can make a basic catapult out of an assortment of office supplies. To make your catapult, you will need a ball point pen, a lar ...more
This clip offers a look at how to create non-photorealistic cumulus clouds in Blender. These techniques are taken from a Siggraph 2009 paper titled “Painting with Objects,” created by Isaac Botkin. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer ...more
Julie Auclair introduces authors of a book called "Celebrate Green." This book shows you how to throw a baby shower the "green" way. Guests do not realize that some of the gifts they give can be harmful, toxic, or not recyclable. You start with the three "R's", reduce, reuse a ...more
In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to erase permanent marker from a dry erase board. Well, there are various methods of erasing permanent marker from a dry erase board. One of the methods is to use some clear spirit. Soak a small piece of cloth in the spir ...more
Learn how to make a ‘Spool Tractor’ using common household items, as demonstrated in this video. You would need the following items to make it: • A spool of thread • Rubber band- 1 • Paper clips- 2 • Clothes peg- 1 Begin by passing a paper clip on one side of the rubber band. ...more
In honor of our recent post on the man behind MacGyver, here's a little advice from the master: "A paperclip can be a wonderous thing. More times than I can remember one of these had gotten me out of a tight spot..." MacGyver's legendary paperclip. Famous for using common eve ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to create a lucky charm. It is a symbol of good luck among the Irish. You will need a baking sheet, green polymer clay, a paper clip, pencil, and a key ring. Roll three one inch balls from the clay. Shape them into the clover leaves. Ne ...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 video the viewers are shown how to pick a Master lock. He starts off by telling his viewers what items they need to start. A tension wrench is made from a pen cap and a pick from his sister's bobby pin. He then demonstrates how to successfully pick the lock. He also su ...more
In this video by PI Classroom you get to learn how to remove the sim chip from an i-phone. The video provides a step by step process for removing the sim chip. The only tool required is a paper clip. *Turn the i-phone on its head so that the power button and the plug for the h ...more
CalTech's Kenneth Libbrecht reveals the sublime beauty of snow crystals when photographed with a specially designed snowflake photomicroscope. The physicist is author of the Field Guide to Snowflakes and The Secret Life of a Snowflake, and recently posted an instructional guid ...more
When owning a home one type of lever set you may have in your home is a privacy lever. In a privacy lever set, the main feature is that the door can only be locked from the inside. Sometimes a kid might get locked in or someone may accidentally lock the door behind them. It's ...more
In this video we are shown how to make a match rocket. You will need a lighter, a paper clip, a pair of scissors, tinfoil and some matches. Start with two matches and with the scissors cut the heads off. Using the stick of the match measure a square of tinfoil. Place the stick ...more
Turn that dusty old tome into something you will actually use – a sneaky stash for your best stuff. You Will Need * A hardcover book * A paper clip * White craft glue * A foam brush * A spacer * A weight * A straightedge * A heavy-bladed craft knife or box cutter * Felt Step ...more
Learn how to make a paper crossbow with this instructional video. All you need is a couple sheets of paper, tape, large paper clip, scissors and a rubber band. Follow this simple visual demonstration to learn how to make your own. Basically you start off with paper tubes and c ...more
This is a great little rainy day project you can make for almost no money, or a fun party trick you can use at the next office Christmas party! You will need two disposable drinking cups (stiff plastic or paper will work best), a fairly thick straw, a sturdy paper clip, a thic ...more
Hack your remote control so you only need one battery to run it! All you need is one paper clip to let you complete the circuit between the battery and the hardware on your remote control. It'll run at a lower voltage, so you'll have to be closer to the TV, but it will still w ...more
Do you love doing origami projects? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a paper whirlybird origami. You will need paper, scissors and a paper clip.
A lesson on how to make your regular electric guitar sound like Sitar using a paper clip!!!!
Using a paper clip and rubber band, you can rig a trick envelope to prank your friends.
This is how to open up the CD Drive by using the Emergency Eject Method. You will need a paper clip, and to follow my directions. This is for the Samsung DVD Drive. It isn't working for the Xbox Phillip's Drive. This has so far been only working with a Samsung DVD Drive!
Make a cool little fart machine within 1 minute , made of very simple house \ office hold items. You will need a paper clip, 2 rubber bands, a washer or a keyholder ring.