From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this installment from Internet pedagogical sup ...more
Amaze your friends at the bar with this exciting prop trick! This video tutorial will show you how you can make two forks balance on toothpicks and a saltshaker. Yep, that's right... learn how to do the toothpick balance trick. All you need is a salt shaker, two toothpicks, an ...more
Thomas the bartender teaches his bar patrons a quick and creative trick with toothpicks. Watch and learn how to stump your friends with this trick.
Learn how to make a toothpick vanish like Criss Angel with this magic trick tutorial video. It is an amazing and very easy magic trick to perform. Amaze your friends and family with less than a minute's practice. Soon you'll be performing bigger and better magic tricks like a ...more
A small, pointy wooden stick normally used for picking at your teeth after a meal can do many other things. Use the humble toothpick to aid you in microwaving your potatoes, marking the end of clear packing tape, applying glue onto sequins and plugging the hole in your garden ...more
This spoon and fork on a tooth pick on a glass bar trick is a definite hit. Watch this video to learn how to perform this trick.
A cool trick bar to do with your friends. The Delpitos 5 Toothpicks and a Star trick is a mind teaser style trick that involves creative and innovative thinking. Can you rearrange the toothpicks and achieve the goal?
Don't you love those simple little tricks that just make life easier? Like quick solution for a pesky stripped screw? Apartment Therapy says, "Taking my father's advice, I unscrewed the hinge and placed a few pieces of toothpick in the screw hole. As I reinstalled the screw, ...more
This trick is fascinating! Check out this tutorial for advice on how to balance heavy objects like two forks on a single toothpick. This video will show you how to take two forks, two toothpicks, a wine bottle and a cork and make it all balance. You can thank gravity and this ...more
Toothpicks can be surprisingly handy when it comes to woodworking and fixing small household problems like stripped screw holes and scratched furniture. They can also be used as a quick fix for a hard-to-close door that has to be forced or slammed shut. Most of the time, a st ...more
Here is an easy trick to make your audience crave more. Learn to manipulate toothpicks into different formations with little effort. Practice makes perfect, and this trick may require a few practice runs before its big unveiling.
Check out the Pulse Trick illusion from Brian Brushwood and Scam School. As a conversation starter, Brian shows you how to use two toothpicks to detect a pulse. Effect: You are able to show your pulse using two toothpicks. No matter how hard they try, your friend cannot. Met ...more
This trick is super sweet and easy to do. What you'll be doing is called the penetrating toothpick trick, which will link two toothpicks together. Any bar or resturaunt that has wooden toothpicks will make for a great location to pull off this trick. This is also known as the ...more
An easy to do prop trick that you can do at any bar. Use this trick for free drinks or just a laugh as the toothpick comes out just fine after they break it.
There's nothing that halts progress on a DIY project like a stripped screw. It's incredibly frustrating to get out, and that's just the beginning of your problems. Once it's out, you might also have to fix the hole if you want to use it for anything else. There are tons of way ...more
Looking for a sure fire way to win a bar bet? Check out this tutorial. This super easy magic trick will amaze even the most skeptical of audiences and guarantee you free drinks all night! For this cool trick, bet someone that you can transform 5 bent toothpicks into a five po ...more
Mr. G shows you a trick that you can do to defy gravity with two forks and a flaming toothpick.
Check out this not-so-magic trick. Moving only three toothpicks, you can invert a toothpick pyramid. It's an easy and fun bar trick you can show anyone. It's great for parties and entertaining. For more magic tricks, search for magic tricks on WonderHowTo.
This JUMBO ''toothpick'' shooter is about 5 times bigger and 10 times more powerful than an ordinary toothpick gun ! It can shoot through water bottles 8 ft away with great accuracy ! Video: . The Jumbo ''toothpick'' shooter compared to the ''original'' toothpick shooter. I fo ...more
Learn how to balance two forks on a toothpick on its tip on the edge of a glass. Lighting the toothpick on fire afterwards is optional.
Can you satisfy this equation without touching any toothpick? Mentalism?!? Magic Powers?! Just try . Check out this how-to video to perform an astonishing toothpick math trick.
Use a spoon, fork, and toothpick to do a balancing trick that will impress anyone.
A simple magic trick in which you appear to make toothpicks move on their own using drops of water.
Cool party trick to impress your friends!
Dana Plazyk shows how to make a beautiful ‘Christmas Bow’, in this video. All that is required to make this bow are the following:•A decorative Ribbon•Toothpicks•A rectangular piece of foamShe begins by making a whole twist, near one end of the ribbon. The twisted part of the ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a ribbon bow with the help of toothpicks. Start with a full twist on your ribbon, then place it behind the toothpick and hold it in place with another toothpick. Next, make another loop and then do a front loop with a half of a twist. Now ...more
Toothpicks are an almost essential part of proper oral hygiene, and toothpick holders are a great way to make them available to your houseguest without sacrificing style. This video will show you how to make your own very cool wooden toothpick holder that features a jack-in-th ...more
This video will teach you how to make a tooth pick disappear and reappear.
Need a place to hold your toothpicks? Create a unique toothpick holder through the power of origami! Enjoy learning how to fold this unique project created by Atelier Kanawa.
A lot of people know how to make homemade popsicles, but Karen Solomon, author of "Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It," provides us with an ingenious way of making these cool, delicious treats. Take the ingredients you want to make your popsicles with, and mix them in a blender as yo ...more
Magic Trick: The Vanishing Toothpick Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the ...more
Break the toothpicks, set them up in a star pattern and then use drops of water to make them move. Pretty cool. It looks alive. Do a toothpick trick. Click through to watch this video on instructables.com
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a Japanese toothpick case. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own toothpick case. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instruction ...more
In this video, Woman's Day will show you how to use toothpicks in 5 different useful and unique ways you may not have thought of. You can use a toothpick as a screw, or you could use it to decorate a cake. Once you learn these tips, the possibilities are endless!
Learn how to do a BMX with expert tips and advice on bike tricks in this free video series. Part 1 of 8 - How to Do a BMX toothpick. Do a BMX toothpick - Part 2 of 8. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Do a BMX toothpick - Part 3 of 8. Click through to watc ...more
After you can do a nosepick, you can try a toothpick. You want your weight centered and you should use your front breaks for a toothpick. They help stabilize you.
If you've ever had issues charging your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, like most other Apple products, the culprit to blame is usually a frayed or damaged cable. It's a common design flaw due to the thinness of the cords and the weak sheath surrounding them — but that's not alwa ...more
If you're a fan of Thai food, I'm sure you're familiar with sticky rice. There is something so special about its chewy texture and sweet flavor. If you have a desire to make it in your own kitchen but don't have the proper tools such as a traditional bamboo basket or stackable ...more
I love making everything from scratch, but some things are just easier to buy. So there are times when you have to find a creative way to split the difference. For me, the easiest dish to buy without compromising on flavor is cornbread mix. Don't Miss: 8 Tricks To Make Boxed ...more
Most of you probably have a set of blinds at home, the most popular being horizontal or vertical. They're great for keeping the sun out of your eyes and maintaining privacy, but unfortunately, each comes with its own set of problems. Horizontal slats are prone to kinking and ...more
Boxed brownie mixes advertise their convenience compared to homemade brownies—with only a few ingredients, they promise a moist, chocolatey crumb. However, these "instant" mixes still require fresh ingredients and a baking time that matches that of homemade brownies. When you' ...more
You've got the basic recipe. Now learn all the different ways you can decorate those holiday sugar cookies like a pro. You will need: specialty decorating items sugar cookie dough cookie cutters cookie sheets currants, chopped nuts, assorted candy eggs food coloring liquid an ...more
Eggs are a staple food for most Americans, which is no surprise, considering how necessary they are in savory and sweet recipes alike. On their own, they're usually not too eggs-citing. However, these clever egg hacks will make your egg-making easier, more fun, and more intere ...more
Cooking may be an art, but baking is a science. It requires precise measurements since the outcome is based on chemical reactions. Using too much or too little of one ingredient can be the difference between perfect, crunchy-yet-chewy cookies and the dreaded "one big cookie." ...more
Dry gobi manchurian, aka Cauliflower manchurian, is a tantalizing Indian Chinese appetizer and very different from the gravy version. The cauliflower has a crispy coating and is tossed with a mouth-watering spicy sauce. It can be picked up with a toothpick or fork and enjoyed ...more
Clothespins are pretty innocent-looking, but with a mod here and a hack there, that innocence quickly turns into danger. Well, sort of. In this project, we'll be turning an ordinary spring-action clothespin into powerful matchstick and toothpick shooter that can shoot apples a ...more
Even the best-maintained kitchens occasionally get a fruit fly infestation. These critters descend, lay eggs (up to 500 at a time!), and then disappear usually only after extreme cleaning efforts (i.e., finally attacking that weird puddle of goo behind your refrigerator). And ...more
Cleanliness is next to godliness. My interpretation of that age-old adage means that keeping your house clean is just as un-fun and boring as being a goody two shoes. That's why they call things like laundry and doing dishes "chores," I assume. Yuck. Lucky for you, though, we ...more
Using water, nail polish, and a white ceramic mug, you can easily create your own artsy DIY coffee mug with a "watercolor" effect colored on its surface. Simply fill an empty, disposable container (like a disposable pie pan) with warm water and add a drizzle of nail polish. Y ...more
It can get pretty chaotic when you're gaming. When you're playing a fast-paced game like Black Ops, frustration, urgency, and confusion will lead to a sudden loss of control, i.e. a panic attack. There's an enemy at your six and you try to spin around, but it's too late—and th ...more
Make Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Out of IcingDecorating a cake or cupcake with cherry blossoms is easy - I'll show you how. First gather what you need: STIFF icing (see below for icing recipe) STIFF icing in brown for stamens, MEDIUM icing in brown for branches (see step #7 belo ...more
Here is a video tutorial that offers basic tips on crafting a simple claymation character using everyday, household objects. Soften a single chunk of material and pull your claymation character's limbs and head from it. Insert a toothpick (or armature) to stabilize the body an ...more
I record close-cropped videos and take macro still shots with my smartphones on a daily basis, so as you would expect, I spend a lot of time cleaning these devices. Over the course of a couple years, I've fine-tuned my cleaning regimen, and at this point, it's down to a near-s ...more
For many of you, the carving fork only comes out at Thanksgiving as an essential turkey-slicing aid. Perhaps you pull it out of the knife block to slice up the occasional roast. But the carving fork (also known as kitchen fork) can be used for many more tasks around the kitche ...more
Do not point this gun to other! Kids SHOULD NOT use the darts in this tutorial as the ammunition, you should only use soft things like the cotton head of the ear-cleaner stick! Step 1: Materials Preparing 1 empty dishwater bottle with the cap like this 1 empty glass cleaner ...more
Most people wouldn't think of butter as a flammable substance, but in this project—it definitely is! We're making emergency candles that burn for hours using just some toilet paper and a bit of butter! Video: . WARNING: An open flame poses a fire hazard. Do not use near any fl ...more
Other than serving as the raw ingredients for your epic spaghetti and meatball feast, uncooked spaghetti noodles can also be used to make a DIY knife block for your kitchen knives, light a candle with a deep holder, check the done-ness of your baked goods, and double as a DIY ...more
Gather Materials nail polish (at least 2 colors) plastic baggie toothpick clear top coat nail polish Paint your desired base coat. Paint your stencils. Paint your stencils on the plastic baggie using a nail art brush, nail art, pen, toothpick, or anything your comfortable ...more
Penny pincher? A true believer in "waste not want not"? Then listen up—here's a quick tip that will save you some spare change. Scenario 1: We're all guilty of negligently abandoning a freshly bought sponge in a pot full of dirty dishes and food-littered water. Let that bad b ...more
It is a truth universally acknowledged that food molded into fancy shapes somehow seems tastier. That's true even with chocolate, which is inherently delicious. Now, while you can buy chocolate that's been pre-molded into fancy shapes, you can have a lot of fun and save a few ...more