Plasma

How To : Repair a plasma TV with a blinking LED light issue

Plasma TV's are awesome but extremely fragile. If all that happens when you turn your plasma set on is a blinking LED light or it works for a while then turns off, you may have a blown capacitor on your power supply board. This video will show you how to fix the problem yourse ...more

How To : Connect your laptop or PC to an LCD or Plasma TV

Have you ever wanted to play on your computer on your Plasma TV? If so, this is the video for you. This tutorial teaches you how to use the Plasma TV as your computer screen. With its simple instructions and detailed explanations, you will learn how to turn your Plasma TV into ...more

How To : Make a ball of plasma in a microwave

There are about fifteen states of matter: solid, liquid, gas, plasma, et cetera. Plasma is commonly found in stars, and is a rare natural phenomenon here on Earth. In this video, I show you how to make artificial plasma in your microwave. You'll need a match, something that d ...more

How To : Make plasma from grapes

You have seen a match make plasma in the microwave. You have seen a compact disc light up. Now you are going to see why it is dangerous to put grapes in the microwave. What's going on? Well, I only have an idea for some parts. The first part is speculation -- the sparks are r ...more

How To : Get paid for donating plasma

How Get Paid for Donating Plasma. Donating blood doesn't pay, but donating plasma—the part of blood used to treat hemophiliacs and burn victims—does. See if you qualify.

How To : Make plasma with grapes and a microwave oven

This free video science lesson from the Mr G. demonstrates a simple technique for generating plasma with a microwave and a few grapes. For all of the relevant details and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started trying this experiment yourself, watch this ...more

News : Ignite chaotic flashes of plasma in your microwave

Yes, plasma. The fourth state of matter. What's going on? The sparks result from an electrical discharge between the sides of the grape. If the flashes of light are not enough evidence, enjoy the 120Hz buzzing. The discharges vaporize the sugars in the grape and then cause t ...more

How To : Install KDE 4.3 Plasma on [k] Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install KDE 4.3 Plasma on [k] Ubuntu Linux. After six months of development, the K Desktop Environment 4.3.0 was launch ...more

How To : Build Lego versions of the Halo weapons

Watch this six-part how-to video from Timgie Studios to learn how to make all the weapons from the Halo video game series on Xbox out of Lego bricks. These easy to follow tutorials will have your Lego Master Chief beating up Lego Elites in no time. See how to make the plasma ...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

News : Obsessive $1,000,000+ Batmobile Replica

World's most expensive car mod? A wealthy Swede began with a 1973 Lincoln Continental, and three years and one million dollars later, ended up with a real life replica of the famous batmobile.  From Born Rich, "...the replica is packed with gadgets and has built in satellite ...more

How To : Make a homemade smoker, cooker, griller, or BBQ

Interested in starting in on the journey of smoked meats? Smoking meat is a slow, but delectibly beneficial process for meats and in this video learn how to save money on expensive smokers & cookers by making your own. This smoker was made with a plasma cutter, arc welder and ...more

How To : Use the Krakatoa plugin in 3D Studio Max

Watch this series of video tutorials to see how the particle rendering system Krakatoa from Frantic Films works. Krakatoa is a high-volume point-based particle rendering, manipulation and management toolkit available as a plug-in for Autodesk 3ds Max running on Windows. Krakat ...more

How To : Consistently Locate Hidden Wall Studs in Your Home

Wall studs are both critical for maintaining the structure of your home and supporting items of weight and function on the interior walls (e.g. cabinets, shelves, plasma TVs, etc.). With wall studs playing such a critical role, consistently being able to find them is important ...more

News : Three DIY Snow Vehicle BEASTS

As Popsci says, these DIY snow vehicles show winter who's boss. The Snow Chopper Two government employed mechanics in Antarctica built a "snow chopper" with junkyard parts and trash. The engine and track are from a totaled 1981 Ski-Doo Elan, and everything else from "savvy d ...more

How to Get Better at Halo : Reach

Introduction Halo: Reach is Bungie's latest and final addition to the franchise. Microsoft has claimed the title and from now on 343 Industries will be working on the Halo franchise. In my opinion, Bungie's last game is the best out of all of them. These are some tactics and ...more

How To : Build the perfect Windows Media Center PC

You don't need a lot of money to build yourself an impressive home theater system. Yes, typically putting one together means piecing together a bunch of speakers, a supersized plasma HD TV, and whatever other add-ons you want. But really getting a great cinematic experience in ...more

How To : Build Halo 3 alien weapons with Legos

If you're into Halo 3 and you're into Legos, why not combine the two? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to build Halo 3 alien weapons with Legos, like the plasma pistol, the plasma rifle, the gravity hammer, and the brute shot. Halo weapons built with Legos: *Type-25 Di ...more

News : Obsessively Crafted Fallout 3 Weapon Replicas

Ryan Palser is an artist. His Fallout 3 weapons (the AER-9 laser rifle and the A3-21 plasma rifle) are so finely crafted, you've gotta ask yourself: how is it that somebody spends that much time and skill on a make-believe weapon, a prop? Palser must be one of the biggest Fall ...more

Robot Basics : Using an H Bridge to Move Your Bot Backwards

I love robots. They have the potential to evolve into Asimovian destroyers of the human species, but have only just mastered the art of cleaning my rug. They have an ever increasing cool factor and a growing number of cheap and simple components that let the hobby roboticist r ...more

How To : Build Halo 3 grenades with Legos

If you're into Halo 3 and you're into Legos, why not combine the two? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to build Halo 3 grenades with Legos (human and covenant), like the frag grenade, the plasma grenade, the firebomb grenade, and the spike grenade. Halo weapons built wi ...more

How To : Connect your camcorder to your HDTV, For Dummies

From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. This is Consumer Electronics for Dummies. Just watch this video tutorial to learn how to connect your camcorder to your HDTV, For Dummies. Hooking ...more

How To : Make an Electric Firebolt

A lot of my hacks use salvaged parts from an old microwave, with the microwave oven transformer (MOT) being the most useful component. In this "Quick Clip," I'll be using a MOT again (a dual MOT stack) to make deadly flame-looking electricity jumping around midair. This scien ...more

How To : Weld figurines

Watch this instructional metalsmithing video to weld a set of figurines out of sheet metal, nails, and a coat hanger. Oxy-acetylene welding is the only gas flame type of welding that is hot enough to melt all commercial metals. Use 22 gauge sheet metal to make clean and safe m ...more

News : Melt a bottle in your microwave

Some may call this a microwave prank. There won't be much left of the microwave...but what the heck...let's call it science. You need a blow torch to initiate the process of ionic conductivity. Horrible plasma noises will belch from your microwave. Glass will shatter. Wonder ...more

News : How Beer Saved the World & Other Bizarre Food Facts

It's easy to take the food we eat for granted, but the truth is, there are a lot of bizarre, wonderful, and just plain weird things about what we eat and drink, the effects it has on our bodies, and vice-versa. Read on to learn how bugs provide food dye, the Japanese grow squa ...more

News : Hack a CRT into a lightning ball

NK5 is a genuine wizard with an old monitor. He's hacked together everything from an electric kitty fence to a Halloween hologram using the guts of an old CRT. This particular hack is quite wonderful and the most beautiful of all of NK5's creations. He creates an electric scu ...more

How To : Calibrate your HDTV for maximum quality and sound

Purchasing an HDTV, plugging all the gizmos in, and turning it on to watch without any tweaking is like buying a table from Ikea and assembling as is: it works, and it looks good too, but honestly, it can look better with a few tweaks. Yes, tweaking your HDTV takes work, but ...more

How To : Create TV scan lines using Photoshop

TV scan lines are soon to be a thing of the past as Catheo Ray Tube type televisions are replaced with Plasma and LCD screens. That said, for any of you who may for some strange reason MISS the CRT scan lines, this tutorial will show you how to create them on an image using Ph ...more

How To : Calibrate an NTSC camera monitor

Check out this cinematography video tutorial on how to use calibrate an NTSC camera monitor, specifically a Marshall monitor. Learn how to adjust brightness, adjust contrast, and adjust color. Also learn about the freeze frame, Red Peaking, 1:1 Pixel-Pixel, and False color. ...more

How To : Create A Nice Curtain In GIMP

Hello everyone, This is my first tutorial posted on WonderHowTo and as a starter I wanted to show you how to make a nice curtain in GIMP, the free Photoshop alternative. Even though GIMP does not have all the features of his expensive brother, you can still do some cool desig ...more

How To : Use eBay Selling Manager Pro

New to eBay? Don't worry, setting up an account and buying and selling doesn't take that much effort at all. Everyone who has an Internet connection has at one point come across eBay, to find the perfect gift for their loved ones, to find the cheapest deals on plasma televisio ...more

How To : Draw blood from rats with two techniques

This video tutorial will show you the process of drawing blood from rats through the saphenous vein and by cardiac puncture. Drawing blood from rodents is necessary for a large number of both in vitro and in vivo studies. Sites of blood draws are numerous in rodents: retro-or ...more

HowTo : Diagnose Anemia With a Salad Spinner

Another example of outstanding resourcefulness and ingenuity in the medical community (see earlier this week: Blood Sucking Plunger Could Heal Millions). Rice undergraduate students Lila Kerr and Lauren Theis use a salad spinner, plastic lids, cut-up combs, yogurt containers, ...more

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