Stick Tutorial

How To : Make Your Own Homemade Glow Sticks

The first glow sticks were patented by the US Navy in the 70s, but back then, they were called "Chemiluminescent Signal Devices." Today, glow sticks are still used by the military, emergency services, campers, divers and, of course, ravers. I may be done with the glow-in-the-d ...more

News : DIY Pie on a Stick

Pie lollipops. The perfect snack. Forget settling on one slice, with the pie pop you can sample multiple flavors. Luxirare posted a beautifully photographed (somewhat) tutorial on how to make your own. Premade fillings, jarred like jam, enable you to make a wide variety in one ...more

How To : Stick a beer bottle to a wall without glue or gum

Check out this how-to video and see how you can park a beer bottle in the corner of a room. It looks as if the beer bottle is hanging on the wall. This is a very cool beer bottle trick, just be careful not to damage the paint. There's not gimmick to the trick in this instructi ...more

How To : Make a Bridge Out of Popsicle Sticks

Do you have free time? Then build your own bridge out of Popsicle sticks. Bre Pettis goes over the basics of building bridges. As a bonus, you get to watch other people stand on their own bridges and break them. Video: .

How To : Fix Stuck or Dead Pixels on Almost Any Screen

If you've noticed a tiny discolored spot on your computer screen that just doesn't seem to go away, chances are you have a stuck pixel. With modern LCD and OLED screens, there are millions of incredibly small dots (pixels) that make up all of the contents of your display—and w ...more

HowTo : DIY Glow Sticks

WonderHowTo favorite (and pal) NurdRage brings us another great science tutorial. Making glow sticks at home is not necessarily cheaper, but it's a great science project. Check out the video below to learn not only how to make the glow sticks, but also all about fluorescent dy ...more

How To : Make a permanent, reusable glow stick

Make a reusable glow stick, glow-in-the-dark-style! Imagine, you'll never have to buy one of those ChemLite's again, because you can reuse this homemade glow stick over and over again. This video tutorial will show you how to make a permanent, reusable glow stick. The material ...more

How To : Unstick Your Stuck Lightning Cable from a USB Port

As if there weren't already enough problems with the iPhone 5, now the new Lightning USB cable is reportedly getting stuck in USB power adapters and computer ports. The newer Lightning cables have deeper divots and a slightly thinner mouth on the USB plug than the old 30-pin c ...more

How To : Make a Fire by Rubbing Two Sticks Together!

Here's a survival technique for making a fire with the most basic of resources—assuming you can find two sticks to rub together! Video: . With a little creative license, let's imagine you're cast away on a deserted island with little hope of rescue. In a situation like this, b ...more

How To : DIY Stick Welder from Old Microwave Parts

Lurking inside your old junk microwave is an abundance of useful parts that can let you melt metal, spot weld, and make electrifying Jacob's ladders. You can even make a powerful AC arc welder, perfect for making hard-to-solve puzzles and even makeshift weapons for the zombie ...more

How To : Hack Stick Wars with Cheat Engine (09/27/09)

Stick Wars hacks, cheats, glitches. How to hack the flash game Stick Wars from Addicting Games. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to hack Stick Wars with Cheat Engine (09/27/09). Description of the app on AddictingGames: You lead the last clan of free-thinking stick peo ...more

News : 30+ Recipes for Dessert-on-a-Stick

Bakerella offers a trove of fun recipes for dessert-on-a-stick. Cupcakes, cakes, pies, cookies, even macaroons, all bite-size, all lollipop-style. My favorites below. Peeps + pens = Pikachus or … Peep-achus: Start out simple with the classic Cake Pop: Graduate to Hello Kitt ...more

How To : Keep Garlic from Sticking to Your Hands & Knife

It's a shame that one of the world's tastiest foods can be such a pain to prep. Most cooks are familiar with this conundrum: chopping or crushing garlic releases a pungent liquid that causes bits of garlic to stick your knife and hands, creating a messy affair. So what is goin ...more

How To : Fix stuck pixels on an LCD screen, TV or display

Say GoodBye To Those annoying tiny dots on your LCD TV, display, computer screen or laptop display. It is all possible, in a single click. Go To jscreenfix.com for the download. This software is supposed to fix your screen's imperfections.

How To : Fix a stuck zipper

Is your zipper stuck on your favorite sweatshirt or jacket? It's not a lost cause! Fix a stuck zipper with just a few household items. You Will Need: • Tweezers • A pencil • Bar soap • Lip balm • Petroleum jelly • Olive oil • A cotton swab Step 1: Start tugging Gently ...more

How To : Create fighting stick figure animations in Pivot

If for no other reason than the fact that you're bored beyond belief during spring break or holiday and you need something involved and fun to do fast, this tutorial shows you a great way to pass the time. And unlike simply sitting on the couch and pigging out or shopping with ...more

How To : Fix Stuck Pixels in LCD TVs, Monitors & Displays

This video will show you a few techniques for removing stuck pixels from an LCD screen. This is not a guaranteed fix. Please only use these as a last resort, as some of them can cause more damage to the LCD. Only attempt these if you are experienced and know what you are doing ...more

How To : Make a glow stick reaction with real chemicals

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a glow stick reaction with real chemicals. The glowstick reaction is made using a diphenyl oxalate derivative known as bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl)oxalate or TCPO. Additional ingredients include ethyl acetate as a ...more

DIY Survival : How to Filter Dirty Water with a Stick

There's no shortage of ways to filter water, but it doesn't get much simpler than this. Researchers at MIT have found that you can turn dirty water into drinking water with nothing more than a stick. Mechanical engineer Rohit Karnik figured out that the xylem tissue in plants ...more

How To : Make TCPO (for making glow sticks)

How to make TCPO or bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl) oxalate, used in glow stick reactions. WARNING: This procedure should only be performed by, or under the direct supervision of, an experienced chemist. Please refer to the material safety data sheets of all chemicals for their ha ...more

How To : Make a stick man animation using Adobe Flash CS4

Looking to get into flash animation and not sure where to start? With this great video series you'll learn how to create a silly stick man animation that'll get your flash animation skills up and running! Go from the beginning to the end with these simple tutorials showing you ...more

How To : Mix liquid "glow stick" colors to make white light

This a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to mix liquid glow stick colors in order to make a white light. The first step is to gather your supplies. To complete this scientific experiment you will need to get a few different glow sticks, preferably red, blue, and ...more

How To : Keep Ground Meat from Sticking to Your Hands

If you have ever attempted to mix and shape your own meatballs or burger patties, you may have endured bits of meat continuously and stubbornly sticking to your hands. This can make shaping more challenging than it should be. Ground meat in any form—beef, chicken, turkey, lam ...more

News : The $25 USB Stick Computer

Earlier this month, game developer David Braben and his Rasberry Pi nonprofit foundation revealed a $25 USB PC. The computer can connect to an HDMI monitor on one end, and a USB peripheral on the other (such as a keyboard or a USB hub). You can use the USB hub to connect multi ...more

How To : Fix a sticking HOME button on the iPhone 3G

Have a broken "Home" button on your iPhone 3G? In this video tutorial, learn ways of possibly fixing a sticking or broken HOME button, or any other buttons on your iPhone 3GS, by simply restarting and reboting your system. Fix a sticking HOME button on the iPhone 3G. Click thr ...more

How To : Make Glow Sticks

Wired Science teaches you the science behind glow sticks by showing you how you can make your own with chemicals that you can obtain. Video: .

How To : Make Pinoy cheese sticks

This recipe shows how to make Pinoy cheese sticks. You will need spring roll pastry wrappers, cooking oil, and cheddar cheese. Place a wrapper on a plate and add a rectangular piece of cheese diagonally closer to one end of the wrapper. Fold the ends in, then fold and roll up ...more

How To : Make popsicle stick fences

If you've got a tiny farm, you're going to need some tiny fences. Don't shell out your whole allowance for a fancy store bought fence set. Instead make your own fences out of popsicle sticks. This video tutorial demonstrates how to create stalls and stables so your miniature f ...more

How To : Use proper pool cue stick grip, stance and stroke

Here is a basic technique in pool cue stick grip, stance and stroke. Reinforceable basics for beginners and advanced players. These are great tips to use before you walk into the billiard room. So, watch this video tutorial to see how to use proper pool cue stick grip, stance ...more

How To : Do basic pogo stick tricks

It's quite the challenge to be able to bounce up and down on a pogo stick, but once that's mastered, it's time to start learning some tricks. Start off with the 180 flip, the no footer, and the peg grab pogo stick tricks. Follow along with the demonstrated steps in this instru ...more

How To : Make a cool popsicle stick crossbow

Interested in homemade weaponry? Put your weapon making hat on this afternoon and create a unique crossbow out of popsicle sticks. Complete this fun afternoon project with help from these step by step instructions.

How To : Fix a stuck ignition

What can you do if the key won't turn in the ignition? Well, hopefully you're near a computer so you can watch this video! Learn how to fix a stuck ignition. Fix a stuck ignition. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

News : POP! POP! POP! Ultra Fast Stick Bomb "Xyloexplosive"

A much more exciting alternative to domino toppling, kinetic artist Tim Fort holds the world record for what is apparently called a "xyloexplosive device" (or in layman's terms, a stick bomb). Tim uses  2250 tongue depressors to build 562 tiny tension-loaded bombs, resulting i ...more

How To : Remove a stuck drill chuck

If you have a stuck keyless drill chuck and need help on to repair it, check out this next video tutorial. In it you'll find out what tools you'll need for taking out the drill chuck. It can be a difficult job if you lack the right tools and are not careful. So check out the v ...more

How To : Create a magic memory stick for PSP

Making the magic memory stick is one of the vital first steps involved in hacking a PSP. This video will walk you through the on-computer part of the process, creating the magic memory stick itself. The steps are very easy to follow, and should have you playing all of the home ...more

How To : 14 Clever, Non-Crafty Uses for Popsicle Sticks

If you ever need an emergency finger splint for a broken or sprained finger, use a popsicle stick. Wrap medical tape around your broken finger to the side of a popsicle stick until you can receive proper medical attention. Popsicle sticks are commonly used for popsicles and k ...more

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