Do you have a ton of old jewelry hanging around? If you have old pieces that have gone out of style or would like to reinvent the memories that were once attached these pieces, check this out. In this clip, learn how to melt down your old gold and silver and turn it into a stu ...more
Turn to Gold
Turn pennies from copper to silver then to gold with a few household chemicals.
Now this is a spell! In The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, there exists a spell that turns iron into silver, and silver into gold. That's the best thing! And it's pretty easy to get, too. Here, the lovely pms00 of YouTube fame details how to get Transmute, the spell in question. Wh ...more
One of the most famous and repeated chemistry experiments involves money. Some would say this is more of a trick than an experiment, but you can be the judge of that. No one can just turn pennies into silver or gold coins, but someone with a few chemicals can. So, if you want ...more
This science experiment will show you how to turn a penny into gold with common chemicals. This video tutorial will demonstrate turning the copper penny into a silver penny and into a gold cent. All you need to make gold pennies is sodium hydroxide (also known as lye), zinc po ...more
Calling all alchemists, it's time to make magic. Here's another lesson from our favorite mad scientist, Nurdrage (previously, DIY glow sticks & pencil lead levitaton). This time the anonymous doctor of science demonstrates a neat chemistry trick: how to turn pennies to silver ...more
These guys make pennies change color in class. No, it's not real gold, and by the way - no, it's not real gold. Just watch and see how to do real alchemy, like you would in chemistry class.
With the first wave of Apple Watches being received today, you're probably busy setting yours up and playing with all its features. Regardless of whether you purchased the Apple Watch Sport or the Apple Watch, you're probably fine with not having spent the extra 10,000-17,000 ...more
Whether you call them chickpeas, garbanzo beans, or Egyptian peas, these little morsels are one of my favorite snacks—when properly seasoned, that is. Being mild in flavor on their own, they're incredibly versatile and fun to experiment with. (They're also incredibly healthy.) ...more
There's something about the world of steampunk that fascinates me. WonderHowTo has plenty of steampunk projects, like the hardware chess set, binocular goggles, and even a lesson on fashion. But nothing screams steampunk more than nevets_mcd's hard drive case. This case proj ...more
Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more
This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more
This is a gold panning video showing the start of a mud filled pan to the little bits of gold that turn up in the muck.
Wear this Medusa makeup look out on Halloween and guys will literally die in awe of your beauty. The infamous Greek monster Medusa was, after all, once a beautiful woman, and still quite beautiful even after she turned into a large snake with a headpiece of writing, slippery s ...more
If you're as sick and tired as we are of slutty girls walking around in hiked-up and whored out versions of Snow White and "angel" costumes on Halloween, then you can fight back by turning to the opposite end of the spectrum. No, we're not telling you to dress up like an Amish ...more
This video tutorial shows you how to cook braised beef shanks. Ingredients: 2 tbsp vegetable oil 4 beef shanks (about 1 1/2 inch thick) 3 large onions 1 bay leave 6 spring's thyme 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 sprigs rosemary 1/2 cup diced carrot 1/2 cup diced celery Salt and fre ...more
Aqua regia (königswasser in German) is a very corrosive liquid made from a mixture of nitric acid and hydrochloric acid (1:2 - 1:3). This chemical mixture is so corrosive that it can even dissolve gold, and that's what you'll learn about in this video. The aqua regia will nee ...more
This makeup style is fun and vibrant, without being too over-the-top. This "fresh berries" makeup look plays around with layering colors, which create a unique effect when you turn your hair, making the colors gleam. This berry fresh look is great for spring or summertime (pro ...more
Get ready to cook up a winning costume this Halloween. Turn this tasty treat into an awesome outfit with the help of Lisa Bleyaert in this how-to video. You will need a black long sleeve shirt, black leggings, black shoes, a utility knife, red foam board, a piece of paper, a m ...more
Composting is said to be every gardener’s gold, but making compost and getting it ready could take up to a year. Professional growers have discovered that compost activators can help speed up composting quickly…sometimes to as little as 30 days! 6 Steps to Speed Up Composting ...more
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more
If you're a legit Gran Turismo fan, you've already gotten the new Gran Turismo 5 for PlayStation 3. There's a lot of new features in GT5, and one that returns is the License Test challenges. One change in the License Tests in GT5 is that it ties every mode into a single, persi ...more
How to hack Pet Society! Pet Society cheats, tricks, hacks. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to poop in Pet Society (09/05/09). Requirements: - The health (red) and happiness (green) bars must be above 90. - The cleanliness (blue) bar must be below 50. Tips: - Purcha ...more
Screw the airplane man. Ticket prices are too high. Competitive consumer choices are pretty much nonexistent. And need I go into the pain of being crammed into those tiny seats, elbow-to-elbow, thigh-to-thigh with a perfect stranger? Even your average Richie Rich winces at the ...more
Tired of the game turning off your Underground Jungle lava trap? Watch this video and learn how to exploit the game so that it turns back time, allowing you to earn more gold and platinum. Put this Terraria hack to use.
These gold stone stringers look like glistening incense sticks and are incredibly beautiful. Check out this jewelry making tutorial to learn how to turn gold stone lumps in blue and an orangey yellow into long sticks, or stringers, made of these melted lumps. Bead expert Kate ...more
What's the easiest way to turn a plain old poinsettia plant you can get for cheap at the grocery store into a dazzling centerpiece that any hostess would appreciate as a gift? Add a beautiful gold foil wrap to the pot. Rob and Lin from Salisbury show you how to turn an ordina ...more
Can't turn silver into gold? Don't worry, at least you can turn an ordinary ivory egg into silver. That's better than nothing, right? Check out this video tutorial to see how to do the silver egg trick. The supplies are simple; a candle, a lighter, an egg, and a glass of wate ...more
The video shows how to pan for gold using the backwash and tap method. Take about a quarter cup of Georgia concentrate and add to a panning tray (looks like a shallow bowl with ridges). Add some water to cover and gently move the mixture around to wash off the lighter sand and ...more
POSTICHE 65 points (15 points without the bingo) Definition: an imitation [n] Not to be confused with pastiche, postiche simply means an imitation—a counterfeit of something. It could be anything, but most commonly it's referred to as false hair on the face or head, which in ...more
Nope, not the kind used by this elephant dentist: But THIS kind, the kind a mad scientist concocts: And what better mad scientist to demonstrate than Nurdrage? Another tutorial this week by WonderHowTo's doctor of science (previously, Turn Your Piggy Bank to Gold). Image cre ...more
In this video, we learn how to make cotton candy with a cotton candy machine. You will need: cotton candy machine, cone, and flavored sugar. A Gold Medal Mega Breeze cotton candy machine will work best for this recipe. First, add in your sugar to the middle of the cotton candy ...more
Dave shows you a great way to turn fallen leaves into Gardener's Gold: fabulous -- and cheap! -- mulch for your plants.
55-year-old Peruvian inventor, Eduardo Gold, was one of 26 winners of the "100 Ideas to Save the Planet" competition of 2009. His winning plan? To whitewash a mountain in order to restore it to a glacier. Some consider it a simple yet brilliant solution, others consider it fo ...more
Crafting diamonds out of sugar? Don't worry, it's not nearly as hard as turning lead into gold. At least the process is simple when we're talking about sugar diamonds. Take a gander at this cake decorating video to learn how to make poured sugar diamonds that'll sparkle on an ...more
Now that you've earned the gold on all of the previous National B License Tests in Gran Turismo 5 on the PlayStation 3, you have one more to go— the lap battle (B-10) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. If you still haven't unlocked these tests, just buy your first car and sta ...more
The first License Tests in Gran Turismo 5 on the PlayStation 3 to unlock are the National B License Tests. Once you've unlocked them (which can be done by simply purchasing a car) you can start playing the challenges. This video will show you how to get the gold trophy on the ...more
Here at Wonder How To, we've seen a lot of Greek goddess tutorials. While the Greek goddess look is always flattering (doesn't every girl want to glow with eternal youth?), it's always the same look: Bronzed skin, bronzed eyes, bronzed lips. Frankly, we wonder when the Greek g ...more
Make your shoulders stronger with this routine of exercises and stretches for your workout in this fitness video. Take action: cross arm over the chest & pull against elbow, hold for 20 to 30 seconds, turning hand down or up for alternate stretches, and use arm rotations to st ...more
One of the best ways to warm up a winter meal is to serve a big platter of richly caramelized roasted vegetables. Our favorite combination is a jumble of parsnips, fennel, carrots, red or Yukon gold potatoes, whole garlic cloves and the secret ingredient -- lemon slices. The l ...more
This is a great Christmas DIY tutorial that shows you how to take a plain white tablecloth and use a star stencil, gold gel pen, glitter paint, felt scraps and a hot glue gun to add a festive holiday border.
Easter is over, and what to do with all the plastic eggs that hold candy? You can always recycle them and turn them into a bumble bee! This craft requires 2 googly eyes, one black pipe cleaner, one white, gold or silver pipe cleaner, a stick and some glue.
This is a great summertime look that compliments the sun (and even the moon). Day or night, this makeup look will make you shine! Watch to see how you can create this Brazilian bombshell look with bronzes, browns and gold around the eyes, complimented by a subtle shimmer aroun ...more
This beautiful flower was created from scratch out of melted silver and gold. In this tutorial, learn how to take that ordinary looking metal and turn it into a gorgeous rose that will definitely impress your partner. Use this rose as a gift or home decor - whatever the use, y ...more
Learn how to apply makeup to create dramatic white and gold eyes with Lauren Luke's tutorial. This unique Arabic-inspired look is sure to turn heads. Watch this video if you want to look like an exotic Arabian princess.
It's easy when Jamie-B from Total Recall Films takes an in-depth look at filming and editing techniques you can easily use to make your next film look and feel professional using a well know technique called "tricking the camera" -- and the viewer. Watch to see how to make a o ...more
For the limited-free-building contest I gave myself an even more extreme challenge: what could I do with only ONE block type? I chose nether brick stairs, in the gold challenge pack, because stairs are great. The whole thing (texture pack: Xiawalker). First floor pattern. Se ...more
It's commonly known that Bethesda games, at launch, are usually the most buggy games to ever leave the hands of any developer. Fallout: New Vegas used to delete people's save files, it was that bad. But then there are the fairly harmless ones that make a dude's head spin when ...more
Thanks to digital media, music lovers can listen to the newest tune from their favorite band whenever they want, however they want. Audio files can be played in many different formats on many different devices, from iTunes on your computer to Pandora on your cell phone. The mu ...more
Calling all curious minds—scientists, anthropologists, relentless tourists: Saturday, April 9th, is International Obscura Day, the day to "explore hidden treasures in your hometown," or so says Atlas Obscura, a website dedicated to public curiosities and esoterica. If you're t ...more
This is were things get interesting (and FAST!)— B-7, then seventh of the National B License Tests in Gran Turismo 5 on PlayStation 3. You'll be testing out your high-speed control of lines and throttle control. If you haven't yet, simply unlock these tests by purchasing your ...more
Undercover Crow -Sage I sit in a dim black bench Outside prison walls Sharing my last piece of bread With a flock of pigeons Fighting for crumbs. All these pigeons look identical, Grey feathers and bright red toes, All except one, a pigeon with a zipper on its back. H ...more
Roulade is a pork loin that is rolled around or stuffed with a fruity nutty mixture. This dish is not difficult to make but will seem like it is. The mixture is rolled and tied off in the meat and then a simple and sweet basting sauce can be cooked up in minutes to make this d ...more
They're not the fastest in the world, but Vision Research's line of Phantom high-speed cameras produce some of the best slow motion effects on the web. They can turn violent punches into a chaotic scene of distorted skin and repulsive sweat, or make a night's stay in a hotel r ...more
Ladies and gentlemen, I have a confession to make, in case you haven't noticed already: I'm a little reticent about building decks. I've only posted two on this blog, one of which was made by someone else. I have a few thousand cards. Why not make use of a few? Well, why not, ...more
Number six (B-6) for the National B License Tests in Gran Turismo 5 is pretty easy. It's about exiting from a looping center, and this video will show you how to win the gold trophy. To unlock these tests, simply buy your first car. Now, break open the PlayStation 3 and start ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to play the auction house market to make gold in World of Warcraft. The first way to make money is to play the world of bets so you can sell things that people need for a 300-500% income on what you are selling. After this, you will make hundreds ...more
Johannes Hjorth of Sweden posts a great guide to growing cress in a co-worker's keyboard: "My colleague Erik Fransén went away on the Society for Neuroscience conference in the USA for two weeks in the middle of November. Those of you who know Erik probably know that he enjoy ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to close the gold stance to cure a golf pull shot. When starting the swing, do not turn your body before you shift. This may be called spinning out. This will make the club go outside, before going down to the ball. Therefore it create ...more
Don't know what to get your sweetheart this Valentine's Day? Why not something sweet? In this how-to, we get a step-by-step process on how to turn a regular old chocolate bar into a sparkling 24-carat bar of gold! Materials you will need include chocolate candy, gold leaf, and ...more