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How To : Collage and paint aluminum foil

This video demonstrates how to create an artwork using ordinary aluminum foil from your kitchen. This technique is good for those people who have no inspiration of what to paint but want to be creative. This collage technique is a fun way for beginners to experiment with textu ...more

How To : Play the aluminum foil prank on a coworker

Giving your colleague’s office or cubicle a makeover is a nifty practical joke. You will need aluminum foil and a camera. Cover up the entire surface of the office with foil, wrapping down everything down to pens. Watch this video pranking tutorial and learn how to play an alu ...more

How To : Clean silver with baking soda and aluminum foil

If you've been wondering how to clean your silver, this video will show you a simple way to do it using products you have laying around. To do this, you will need baking soda, aluminum foil, hot water, and your dirty silver of course. First heat up water so it's close to boili ...more

How To : Cook with aluminum foil

A demo of how to cook a cake with a folding pot and oven that will fit in your pocket. This is very helpful for camping and even for around the house. Have fun with it, and impress your friends with your amazing aluminum cooking abilities.

How To : 7 Extraordinary Uses for Aluminum Foil

It turns out that the silver crinkly material traditionally used for wrapping leftovers and making funny hats to block out messages from extraterrestrial beings is pretty darn useful for a number of other random but handy tasks, such as sharpening your scissors and keeping bug ...more

How To : Make a parabolic WiFi booster with aluminum foil

Paper rolls in a circle to close modem will help to increase the interference WiFi up a lot. This helps to increase your WiFI range and signal strength is low. This is a parabolic antenna to reflect the signal in the direction of your laptop.

How To : De-Gunk Your Dirty Grill Grates with Aluminum Foil

As you get barbecuing this summer, you're likely to encounter a few grills that aren't exactly the cleanest. At parks or campgrounds and even on your friends' grills (or, um, your own), no one wants to place food on gunked-up grill grates. The leftover mess from previous barb ...more

How To : Reheat food correctly

Turn your leftovers into another tasty meal by reheating them the right way. You Will Need * Leftovers * Microwave-safe containers * Heavy plastic wrap * Oven-safe pans * Aluminum foil * A metal strainer * A food thermometer Step 1: Reheat soups and other liquids Boil soups, ...more

How To : Snooper-proof your RFID chip loaded wallet

Did you know that malicious people can use scanners to read the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips in your credit cards and identification documents and steal your personal information? Learn to protect your personal information from hackers and scammers with this sim ...more

How To : Make simple potato wedges

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make simple potato wedges. Get potatoes depending on how many people are going to eat. Wash them and brush them so that they are clean. Then dry them up. Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees. Now cut the potatoes in to wedges. Take ...more

How To : Make 24-Hour Sangria in 5 Minutes or Less

The best sangria I ever had in my life was made by a Spanish friend for my birthday party. The ingredients included a giant box of Franzia red, one bottle of Bombay Sapphire Blue, one cup of sugar, a liter of 7-Up, and some cinnamon sticks. She put everything but the 7-Up in a ...more

How To : Cook salmon with simple seasoning

Salmon is full of protein and omega 3 fatty acid which helps you’re brain function and is a healthy fat. Add this delicious and healthy fish to your dinner with simple seasoning and cooking method that will really show off the flavor. Follow these simple steps to make an easy ...more

Turkey Day Hacks : 7 Alternatives to Traditional Stuffing

When it comes to Thanksgiving, some people live for stuffing (or dressing, if that's what you call it). Personally, I love all stuffing, even the boxed kind. However, even the classics can start to feel a little staid and dull after a while. Why not try giving your Thanksgivi ...more

How To : How & Why You Should Make Your Own Bacon

There's something magical about homemade foods, especially when they're items that most people don't make. Even the simplest bread tastes divine when you've mixed it yourself, kneaded it yourself, and gotten the dough stuck underneath your nails. So if a simple food tastes am ...more

How To : Roast a pig Hawaiian style

This video shows how to throw a Hawaiian pig roast. Remember, the most important part is to drink while you prep the pig and build the fire. Just do not burn yourself or undercook it. The longer you leave it in the ground, the better it is. Some people have asked for more det ...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

HowTo : Roast a Pig on a Spit

Why settle on just pork chops or ribs when you can string up the entire pig? Serious Eats posts an great slide show on roasting a whole pig, from materials to the process to the perfect pig roastin' sauce. Warnings PETA members should probably exit this page right about now. ...more

How To : Everything You Know About Microwave Ovens Is a Lie

Chances are that you've been using your microwave just to nuke leftovers, but they can do so much more than heat up last night's dinner—microwaves can help you peel garlic more quickly, get more juice out of lemons, disinfect your kitchen, dry out herbs, give beauty products n ...more

How To : Make Glowing Green Candy

If there ever was a day to eat green candy, St. Patrick's Day would be it. But is there something better than the banality of green candy swarming the streets on St. Patty's Day? Yes—glowing green candy, and Instructables user BrittLiv wants us to show you how it's done. She ...more

How To : Make a Painted Wooden Bead Necklace

This is a super-fun and easy homemade gift idea, or you can use it to expand your own accessories collection! Supplies you'll need: Newspaper & scrap paper Wooden beads Spray paint & decorative embellishments Floral arranging foam half-sphere Floral wire Aluminum foil Ribbon ...more

How To : Restore silver with electrochemistry

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to restore silver with electrochemistry. You can restore old silver with aluminum foil or a battery by simple electrochemistry. Old silver is often tarnished by a thin layer of silver sulfide that appears as a brown colo ...more

How To : Make country style Jack's BBQ ribs

BBQweb.com presents a delightful video on how to make "Jack Ribs." The ingredients needed for Jack Ribs are: 4 ilbs of country style pork ribs, three- 8 oz bottles of your favorite bbq sauce, 1 onion, 12 oz of beer or water, and an optional basting sauce. You will also need al ...more

How To : Propagate iceplants and african violets

to transfer ice plants, take a Styrofoam cup with holes in bottom and sides for drainage. fill cup with potting soil. place cuttings of ice plants into pot, about 2-3 cuttings per cup. keep moist. for African violets, snap off an entire leaf including the stem. fill a Styrofoa ...more

How To : Remove soak off gel fingernails

In order to soak off your gel fingernails, you will need to the following supplies: nail files or emery boards, cotton swabs, acetone, aluminum foil, cuticle stick, and cuticle oil. To begin taking off your gel fingernails, begin scraping them with a nail file. This will allo ...more

How To : Make a crispy, golden roast turkey

In this tutorial, we learn how to make crispy golden roasted turkey. For this recipe you will need: 13 lb turkey, butter, olive oil, salt and pepper. To cook the turkey you will need: 1 roasting rack, 1 roasting pan and aluminum foil. First, preheat your oven to 400 degrees. T ...more

How To : Make a talking robot mask using an iPhone

This video describes how to make a talking robot mask using iPhone. For that you need Reading scale, Cutter scissor, Box to fix into head, Cutter Knife, Screw Driver, Glue, Cello tape, Aluminum Foil, Pen, 2 Bottle caps, used paper and an iPhone with mouth analysis software. Fi ...more

How To : Build a samurai katana sword out of cardboard

The katana (also known as the samurai sword) originated in Japan's Muromachi period (1392–1573). These curved blades are known worldwide for their elegance and craftsmanship. But if you can't afford your own antique model you can create your own reproduction using junk you've ...more

How To : Make a carved pipe out of an apple

How to about making a pipe or bowl out of an apple. It's Fun!! You need an apple, knife, pen and piece of aluminum foil. Don't puncture the bottom of the apple. This is a quick and easy way to make a smoking pipe or bowl.

How To : Turn Your Wok into a Food Smoker

Woks are good for more than just tossing Friday night's chow mien with beef and broccoli. In fact, you can use a wok to impart a deep and delicious flavor into foods through smoking. But how exactly do you smoke foods using a wok? Watch this video from CHOW to find out. Video: ...more

How To : Make lean beef lo mein

In this video, Laura teaches us how to make lean beef lo mein. You need: sliced carrots, snow peas, crushed garlic, broccoli, chopped green onions, grated ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, cooked spaghetti and steak strips. In a mixing bowl, add ginger and soy sauce, then soak be ...more

How To : Grill venison steaks with Chef Tony

Chef Tony teaches viewers how to grill venison steaks! Cut deer roast in about three quarters to an each thick. Marinate your meat overnight in water and buttermilk. Then marinade them with your choice of spices, seasoning and butter and a little bit of red wine. Next, coat th ...more

How To : Make a fog machine with a household iron

Liven up your parties by making your own fog machine, using items that you can find around the house. You Will Need * An iron * Two aluminum roasting pans, about 5 inches deep or deeper * Scissors * Aluminum foil * A hot-glue gun * 7 lbs. pebbles or gravel * A 20-oz. plastic b ...more

How To : Create cheap WiFi antennas for better reception

Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to create cheap W ...more

How To : Build a Leyden jar and use a capacitor

Simple yet effective, capacitors come in a dizzying array of forms and materials, vital to so many circuits for storage, timing, and filtration - the mighty capacitor! In this installment of the MAKE presents series, Collin Cunningham explains - how to build a Leyden jar, how ...more

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