Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

How To : 11 Awesome Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

Commonly found in the medicine aisle in grocery stores near the bandages, hydrogen peroxide is best known for disinfecting wounds, but it's also extremely useful for a number of cleaning and health uses, such as removing sweat and blood stains from clothes, disinfecting cuttin ...more

How To : Safely Use Hydrogen Peroxide to Bleach Hair

The first time many people dye their hair they use hydrogen peroxide. Perhaps as a teenager or ignorant college student they just walk into a supermarket, and buy the liquid, and go home and apply it. The result is usually dry blonde hair, which starts breaking in the process. ...more

How To : Make "elephant toothpaste" with hydrogen peroxide

C For Chemistry delves into the chemistry of science experiments. This chemist knows what he's talking about. These chemistry experiments are not only fun, but very educational for all of those interested in scientific chemical reactions and properties. This video tutorial wi ...more

How To : Make a crazy foam explosion science experiment

Check out this video to see our Fantastic Foamy Fountain in action. The experiment uses Hydrogen peroxide and dry yeast. Hydrogen peroxide is similar to water but it has an extra oxygen atom. This makes it more dangerous and only adults should handle the hydrogen peroxide. Wh ...more

How To : 13 Awesome Household Cleaning Hacks

Need to vacuum, but hate the smell your vacuum makes? Soak a cotton ball in your favorite essential oil and place in the vacuum bag. The next time you vacuum, the air in your living space will be filled with a much more pleasant smell. Other household cleaning hacks worth not ...more

How To : Etch a printed circuit board using toner transfer

Making a PCB is very simple; it does not consume a lot of time and the results look professional. After watching this step-by-step how-to video, you will be able to make your own PCB in your workshop using just a few inexpensive materials. Many people use protoboard and point ...more

How To : 11 Non-Dental Uses for Your Old Toothbrush

We all know to should swap out our toothbrushes one every three to four months, but did you know your used Toothbrush still has a number of handy uses once its time in your bathroom is done? You can use an old toothbrush indefinitely to remove silk from corn, exfoliate your li ...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 Your Own Homemade Glow Sticks

Glow sticks, a popular favor at parties and outdoor events, and a must-have on Halloween, can be traced back to the United States Navy in the mid-1960s. The military desired improved visibility during night operations, and glow sticks, with their small-size portability and lac ...more

How To : Make a complete refillable glow stick

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a complete refillable glow stick. You can make this complete and refillable glow stick with a steampunk-style to it. The idea is simple, use compression fittings normally used in plumbing to create a glow stick t ...more

How To : Make a never ending foam snake

In this video the author shows how to make a never ending foam snake. He starts by speaking about how hydrogen peroxide can be fun. He starts with the requirements first which are a dish soap, a bottle of hydrogen peroxide, some dry yeast, and a red fruit color. Now he fills u ...more

How To : Make Your Dirty Blender Clean Itself

Cleaning a blender thoroughly is a pain in the ass, especially when you try and get all the goop out from underneath the sharp blades without nicking your knuckles. Alas, it is a necessary chore, otherwise you end up with disgusting dried gunk that ends up in your next batch o ...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

How To : Make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid in three ways. They show you how to make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid using two chemical methods and one electrochemical method. Copper does not direct ...more

How To : 10 Ways to Whiten Clothes Without Using Any Bleach

Whites are the hardest color to keep looking bright and new after just a few months' time. Your sweat and oils quickly become stains, and colors from other clothes will eventually bleed into the fabric, discoloring your bright whites into something merely whitish. But before y ...more

HowTo : Eliminate Pit Stains, B.O. and Excessive Sweating

Jezebel's back with another Beauty 101 (1, 2, 3), and this time the issue at hand is body odor. Everybody gets a little stinky from time to time (some more than others), but have no fear- there are solutions. Jezebel readers also address problems such as pit stains, excessive ...more

How To : Make instant flying condoms

Learn how to make a self inflating, flying condom! We should you how to make an instant flying condom using a few household items. Fantastic and fun science experiment! You will need one condom, one bag of hydrogen peroxide and dishwasher limescale remover.

How To : 9 Home Remedies for Toothaches

If you ever find yourself in the unfortunate situation of nursing a painful toothache, you can easily find many DIY home remedies in your kitchen or medicine cabinet before your next scheduled dentist appointment. For a super-easy home remedy, simply dissolve a teaspoon of sa ...more

How To : Make an Iodine Clock Reaction at Home

In this video, I'll be demonstrating how anyone can make their own iodine clock reaction with simple over-the-counter chemicals. Video: . Household Materials Needed Hydrochloric acid (for cleaning purposes) Hydrogen peroxide (3%) Sodium hydroxide (drain cleaner) Povidone-iodi ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Make a 100 foot glow stick with Dr. Lithium

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a 100 foot glow stick with Dr. Lithium. Just in time for Halloween. Brighter than electroluminescent wire and self-powered. This can be used to decorate, glow stuff up, or create all kinds of awesome effects. Wa ...more

How To : Whiten teeth naturally

Having less-than-brilliant teeth doesn't have to mean a trip to the dentist or a whitening kit. Try this all-natural remedy instead. Watch this video to learn how to whiten teeth naturally. You Will Need * Baking soda * Hydrogen peroxide * Bowl * Toothbrush * Plastic wrap * ...more

How To : Make elephant toothpaste with H2O2 and Nal

Making a Elephant Toothpaste Volcano! Dr. Carlson is demonstrating rates of chemical reactions in his video. He takes a solution of 3 % Hydrogen Peroxide and some dish soap and adds Sodium Iodine to the graduated beaker and we get a slow reaction of the two major chemicals. H ...more

How To : Keep your teeth healthy and brite

It is important to have healthy teeth not only for your appearance but for your overall health as well. You can keep your teeth white by avoiding foods that stain your teeth and having a good cleaning routine including fluoride If you want your pearly whites to shine like dia ...more

How To : Make a tomato glow in the dark (FAKE?)

F for FAKE. This video has been labeled a "Faux-To". Commonly contested as bogus science, we believe this video to be a hoax. What's your opinion? Comment below. Make a tomato glow in the dark using three household chemicals and the step-by-step instructions in this how-to vi ...more

How To : Clean fruit with vinegar

Keeping things clean is very important to prevent food born illnesses. Washing fruit is important. You can take care of many problems by just running them under water. You can use white vinegar and hydrogen peroxide to clean fruit. Start by spraying some white vinegar on the f ...more

How To : Cure nail fungus

Whether you're hanging out at the beach, laying by the pool, or walking around in sandals, having nail fungus is not the most attractive thing to flaunt. Are you embarrassed to go barefoot or without nail polish? You can eradicate nail fungus using this straight and easy-to-f ...more

How To : Clean and sanitize the kitchen

Looking to give your kitchen a good cleaning this spring? Don't go out and spend a ton of money on sanitizing sprays and cleaning equipment. Cleaning and sanitizing your kitchen is easy, effective, and inexpensive, because everything you need is likely in your kitchen! You Wi ...more

How To : Whiten teeth with a strawberry at home

Strawberries contain malic acid, which is great for removing stains on your teeth. You Will Need * 1 ripe strawberry * 1/2 tsp. baking soda * A soft toothbrush * Dental floss * Mouthwash * Hydrogen peroxide Step 1 Mash the strawberry with a fork and mix it with the baking sod ...more

How To : Remove stains from wood furniture

Learn how to remove stains from wood furniture. Make your wood furniture look like new again by getting out rings and spots. You Will Need * Clean, white cloths * Baking soda * Plain white toothpaste * White sponges or cloths * White vinegar * Hydrogen peroxide * A clean to ...more

HowTo : Hack Light

PopSci's Gray Matter explains how to "hack light", a simple project that calls for glow sticks, diagonal cutters and Drano. Here's the science behind it: "When you bend a light stick, you break open a glass ampule inside. Diphenyl oxalate in the ampule reacts with hydrogen pe ...more

How To : Make a banana hair mask to combat frizz

Walk right past that pricey salon and head to the grocery store instead. Tame your frizz for less at home! This video will show you how to make a banana hair mask to combat frizz. You Will Need * 2 to 3 ripe bananas * A small mixing bowl * 2 to 3 tablespoons honey * Plastic ...more

How To : Make a foamy elephant toothpaste chemical reaction

Try out this science experiment... a classy chemical demonstration. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a foamy elephant toothpaste chemical reaction. There's a reason why they call this elephants toothpaste. Hydrogen peroxide is decomposed to form oxygen gas and w ...more

How To : Make "instant cappuccino" with permanganate

C For Chemistry delves into the chemistry of science experiments. This chemist knows what he's talking about. These chemistry experiments are not only fun, but very educational for all of those interested in scientific chemical reactions and properties. This video tutorial wi ...more

How To : Make your own organic and all natural toothpaste

Concerned about the unpronounceable chemicals you see on tubes of toothpaste? Clean your tetth and keep your breath fresh without having to introduce unpleasant chemicals to your system! All you need is some baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, essential oils (mints are best) and a ...more

How To : Extract explosive Manganese Dioxide from batteries

Making your own explosives is fun stuff, but getting the many different materials that you need can be tricky. This video will show you how to extract Manganese Dioxide from alkaline batteries, which you can then combine with hydrogen peroxide to create oxygen gas, which is ve ...more

How To : Etch your own circuitboards

A step-by-step how-to video from grooveshark.com explaining how to make your own circuit board or PCB. It's a simple, but long process for copper etching a printed circuit board, so pay attention and pause when needed. You'll need tinsnips, laser printer, copper clad board, g ...more

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