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Shake It Up : How to Peel Eggs with a Glass of Water

Hard-boiled eggs are such an amazing snack, but there's nothing quite so frustrating as trying to get all the shell off without damaging the egg underneath. I've ended up with many a sadly pitted and pockmarked egg that somehow doesn't taste quite as good as when it emerges al ...more

How To : Create glass material in 3ds Max

Dave shows you how to produce a glass three different ways in 3ds Max in the video tutorial. Put two panels away, then concentrating on sensor one press m on the keyboard to bring up the materials editor. On the material editor go to the first sphere, choosing a slight blue co ...more

How To : Make Sleep Glasses

Ever wonder how to get out of doing the things you don't want to do? Work, relationships, and simply driving in traffic can make you so tired that you're asleep on your feet. Not any more! Our "sleep-glasses" invention will shield your eyes so you can tune out and sleep the d ...more

News : Make Liquid Smoke In a Glass (Best Bar Trick EVER)

As filthy as this looks, I can't help but be utterly awed and amazed. Pull this bar trick at the club and you'll at least woo the Jersey Shore set. You will need: an unfiltered hand-rolled cigarette and a cold glass. From YouTuber noncents: "Don’t inhale the smoke just pull ...more

How To : Make a glass out of a beer bottle

This video tutorial shows how to make a cool beer glass out of a beer bottle. This is also a great trick for cutting the bottle; forget the glass cutter or tricks with string and acetone. Just pour oil up to the level where you want the bottle cut off and place a red-hot piece ...more

How To : Push a Coin Through the Bottom of a Glass

This magic trick requires no equipment or setup and is sure to wow the crowd in any bar. The magician appears to thrust a coin upwards through the bottom of a pint glass, when really they use a French transfer to switch the coin to their other hand and drop it into the top of ...more

How To : Make a shot glass out of ice

The coolest way to do a shot? Drink it from a glass made of ice. Learn how to make a shot glass out of ice. You will need: One 3 oz plastic cup One 9 oz plastic cup Water Duct tape Remember, when serving liquor, keep in mind that your shot glass will be twice as big as the ...more

How To : Render glass in Maya's Mental Ray renderer

Have some glass that needs rendering in Maya? With Mental Ray, it's easily done. Mental Ray (trademarked mental ray) is a rendering application by mental images that's integrated into Maya, and in this video you'll learn about two of the major glasses within it, plus how to r ...more

How To : Replace Galaxy S4 Screen Glass!

Here's a video tutorial showing you how to replace Galaxy S4 screen glass if you broke your screen. This will allow you to easily fix your broken glass for under $20. Video: . To do this, you will need some tools: Hairdryer or heat gun Time - about an hour Replacement Glass s ...more

How To : 9 Creative Ways to Reuse Glass Bottles

If you have an excess of glass bottles lying around in your home, don't throw them into the recycling bin just yet. With a little creativity and handiwork, you can make terrariums, hummingbird feeders, candle holders and fish tanks out of them. Not quite the crafty type? It s ...more

How To : Identify Fake Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses

How can you tell if the pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses that you are about to buy online are not a fake? Follow these 9 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase. Always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase. It's Smarter Selling & Safer ...more

How To : Make a glass tobacco pipe

Matt Baker blows a simple clear Pyrex spoon using the lampworking technique. Perfect for intermediate beginners. Do not attempt this unless you have a clear knowledge of glass blowing safety! Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a glass tobacco pipe. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a glass to ...more

How To : Make a recycled flower vase from a glass bottle

This craft is great for Mother's Day! Turn a recycled glass bottle into a beautiful flower vase to give as a gift! You'll need to find a sizeable glass bottle and then gather some colored tissue paper, glue diluted in water, a plastic container, scissors, polyurethane sealant ...more

Coming to iPad : Glasses-Free 3D

It seems the French have carefully observed the hacking achievements of one super clever Carnegie Mellon grad, turning his hack into a modern iPad application-to-be. A couple years back, we told you about the fantastic Johnnie Chung Lee who used headtracking to create a three ...more

How To : Create a stain glass window in Maya

This tutorial series shows you how to work with lighting in Maya by creating a stain glass window with a candle in front of it. This is a great in-depth look at lighting. Part one sets up a 3 point lighting system within maya. so this is a general overview of many light proper ...more

How To : Draw a glass of water with charcoal and pencil

Drawing a glass of water is one of the most basic things you'll ever learn in art class, but it is also one of the most important studies you'll ever make about form, color, tone, and shape. This drawing tutorial runs you through how to perfect a drawing of a glass of water u ...more

How To : Decorate clear glass Christmas ornaments

You can take a carton of plain glass (or plastic) Christmas ornaments and then add your own personal touch as a gift or holiday decoration. Fill the large globes with things like garlands or tinsel, and or add paint and glitter to others.

How To : Craft glass in Minecraft

Do you have a house or large stone structure that needs a little something more than just a bunch of bare walls? Want to create a "window" to the outside? Well, you can craft glass blocks in Minecraft, crazy right? In this video you will learn how to create your own glass bloc ...more

How To : Make a glass bottle bong

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a glass bottle bong at home. First, to do this you will need: a diamond bit, glass bottle, bucket with water and a drill. First, grab your drill and with very light pressure, you want to drill into the glass until you break through it. No ...more

How To : Sandblast glass

Sandblasting has a bunch of functions. It can be used to soften rough surfaces, roughen soft surfaces, take off unwanted surfaces, or shape a surface. If you're curious about the process and wish to try it yourself, you can check out this video to learn how to sandblast glass ...more

How To : Install floating glass wall shelving in your home

Glass shelves add a elegant beauty to your home, but imagine how much more elegant and sleek they would look if they were simply floating against the wall. Floating glass shelves are the innovative way to create stylish wall arrangements. These video instructions will show yo ...more

News : It's Magic! See 3D Without the Glasses

On last week's Gizmodo Shooting Challenge, submittors were challenged to create photos that could be seen in 3D, simply by refocusing the eyes to merge two appropriately placed white dots. Having trouble? Here's how you do it, from Gizmodian rick23: Look at the white dots so ...more

How To : Frost glass

Corinne Bradd shows Kristy Clark how to transform simple tumblers and tealights with a clever stenciled frosting technique.

How To : Drawing from an glass ampule

An ampoule is a sealed glass that contains medication to be injected. This how to video demonstrates how to prepare an ampoule to draw the medication with a syringe. Learn how to bring all the liquid from the head of the ampule to the bottom, and how to break it open. Note thi ...more

How To : Make glass mirrors with silver nitrate

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a mirror silvering solution from silver nitrate, ammonia, sugar, and sodium hydroxide. Glass surfaces can be given coatings of silver that make them into mirrors. WARNING: Perform the whole science experiment in ...more

How To : Fill an empty water glass in Photoshop

Sometimes, a project requires you to go back and fix or adjust something you created in Photoshop. Today, Bert takes us with him as he fills a once empty water glass, and fixes a reflection on one of his older pieces using the spherize tool in Photoshop.

How To : Play video games on your monitor with 3D glasses

Got 3D glasses leftover from the Superbowl? Time to break them out! You will need cheap 3D glasses from television promotions or you can grab them off eBay for this demonstration. Or you can simply make your own 3D glasses red and blue or yellow and blue cellophane. NOTE: Get ...more

How To : Install a glass tile backsplash with Lowe's

Hey what a great idea. Is installing tiles such a simple activity? Why not install glass and ceramic? Learn from this Lowe's video on how you can install a beautiful backsplash. Glass mosaic squares add a trendy splash, while white subway tiles keep the design clean and conte ...more

How To : Make someone think you broke a glass

This how-to video will teach you how you can create a sound effect much like that of breaking glass. You can make your unsuspecting victim think that you broke a glass or that you broke something made of glass with this handy instructional video. This trick uses a coffee mug, ...more

How To : Make a glass bong from a vase

Sick of spending your hard earned cash on a bong? Well, you can save some dough and look for a glass vase that nobody's using according to this video. Learn how to make a glass bong out of a flower vase with help from this tutorial.

How To : Draw a glass bottle

In this tutorial we learn how to draw a glass bottle. To start the bottle, you will draw the outline of the bottle starting with the cap to the base. After this, start to shade in the top and around the sides of the bottle. Small lines will create the effect of the bottle seem ...more

How To : Install a sliding glass cabinet door

Cabinets that open straight out and shut to close make so much ruckus, especially when you've got someone who's angry in the house. Sliding doors, meanwhile, are super chic, classy, and easily draw open and close without a fuss. Not to mention that most sliding cabinet doors a ...more

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