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How To : Take an arterial blood gas sample

This medical how to video demonstrates how to take an arterial blood gas sample. The purpose or arterial gas sampling is to assess the patient's respiratory status as well as the acid/base balance in their blood. To perform this medical procedure you will need the following in ...more

How To : Make a sneaky USB battery

This Weekend Project is the USBattery from MAKE Magazine Volume 16. Conceal a flash drive in a AA battery! This is a way cool USB battery mod or hack project. It makes a cool secret storage space for your spy projects. Wear gloves, safety goggles and a non alkaline battery.

How To : Dye knitting yarn with a sock blank dyeing kit

Learn how to dye your own striped sock yarn with this dyeing tutorial. You can dye the yarn so that the dye pattern will be the same for both socks. These knitting dyes are potent and toxic so be careful with your dyeing kit and sock yarns. Make sure to wear gloves and a dust ...more

How To : Do sterile gloving before encountering a patients

This how to video demonstrates how to do sterile gloving. Watch and learn how simple it is to wear gloves without contaminating them. Always make sure you are working in a sterile field and that you have washed your hands prior to wearing the gloves.

How To : Mix polyester resin

Resin mixing is an important part of composite manufacturing. Here's how to do it safely and with an acceptable margin of accuracy. Make sure to wear gloves to protect your hands and skin from the active agents in the resin.

How To : Make a glass flower

Watch to learn how to use fire to make a flower out of glass. Manipulating glass like this takes a lot of patience and requires separating and joining the glass together until it forms into the shape you want. Make sure to wear gloves and goggles! Part 1 of 4 - How to Make a g ...more

How To : Stretch the skin while giving a tattoo

Elementtattootech of Element Tattoo Supply demonstrates how to properly stretch the skin while giving a tattoo. He notes that he isn't wearing gloves, because he is not actually doing a tattoo in the video. One should always wear gloves when tattooing. If tattooing an arm, gri ...more

How To : Use ninhydrin to reveal latent prints on paper

In this tutorial, we learn how to use ninhydrin to reveal latent prints on paper. This will work out because you will be spraying a special liquid onto the porous area. After this, you will turn on a black light and then be able to see the fingerprints appear in purple! Be car ...more

How To : Make potassium nitrate for black powder

In this video, we learn how to make potassium nitrate for black powder. First, purchase some Pottasche. After this, mix equal parts of the pottasche with ammonium nitrate. These will combine together, then set the glass on top of the measuring device and the mixture will start ...more

How To : Perform a P0404 EGR cleaning on a Saturn S-series

If you own a Saturn S-series and keep getting the code P0404 and your check engine light is on, you probably need to perform an EGR cleaning. This is actually a commong problem with soem cars and can be taken care of easily wthout having to go to the mechanic. This video will ...more

How To : Hit a baseball the right way

This video illustrate us how to hit the baseball the right way. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First warm up your body as hitting the baseball requires a lot of your energy. Step 2:Hold the bat from in such a way that ther right hand rest on the left and hold the bat ...more

How To : Start a fire with char cloth

This video shows the viewer how to start a fire using char cloth and a fire steel. Char cloth is a fabric which burns/smolders very slowly. This makes it very useful for starting fires. The video suggests gathering dried grass. The smoldering chard cloth should then be placed ...more

How To : 12 Valuable Tips to Avoid Catching a Cold

If you want to avoid catching the cold this season, act like a complete germaphobic nut and wash your hands frequently. Wear gloves to avoid directly touching frequently-touched public surfaces that may carry germs, such as doorknobs and handrails. Use sanitation wipes to wip ...more

How To : Make ammonium nitrate with NaHSO4 and nitrate salt

Okay, so you don't necessarily have to make ammonium nitrate to have ammonium nitrate — ammonium nitrate can simply be obtained from fertilizers and instant cold packs. Making homemade NH4NO3 can be much more expensive then buying it, but this video is not meant to be a viable ...more

How To : Make cobalt and manganese nitrates

In order to make manganese dioxide electrodes, you're going to need cobalt nitrate and manganese nitrate to do it. Making cobalt nitrate is fairly easy, but making the manganese nitrate is a little more complicated. But not impossible. Watch this science video tutorial from N ...more

How To : Make sulfuric acid - electrochemically

You already know how to make sulfuric acid with the metabisulfite and oxidizer method and you saw how to make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid, so now try making sulfuric acid with these two in mind… with sulfuric acid by electrolysis of copper using an inert anode ...more

How To : Make green luminescent phosphorescent glow powder

It's a stormy winter night, and you're electricity goes out. You could grab some candles to add a little light to your life, or you could use glow-in-the-dark chemicals for a cool luminescent. Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a luminescent, phos ...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 : Make silver different colors by anodizing

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make silver different colors by electrochemical anodizing. Without using paint, you can give a silver surface various colors by anodizing it. WARNING: Anodizing solution is corrosive, so wear gloves at all times when ...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

News : The Golden Shiatsu!

The Golden Shiatsu! So take a couple of the guys that just did a really hard stunt and tell them they need a reward for what they did, so you take them to a Shiatsu Massage place. when they go in have some hot girl invite them in and get them all relaxed and are laying face d ...more

How To : Properly deep fry a turkey

This video is about properly deep frying a turkey. 1. At least one hour before frying, heat up the oil. 2. Oil temperature is 350 degrees. Use clean, new oil. 3. Propane tank is at a distance from the fryer. 4. Season turkey. 5. Lower turkey into oil slowly (Take 60-90 se ...more

How To : Remove caulk

If you’re doing some spring cleaning and decide to throw in a little home improvement in as well you may want to remove old caulk. As we all know, old caulk is unattractive and will make areas look dirty or unfinished. Do you have old, moldy, cracked caulk in your kitchen or ...more

How To : Make potassium nitrate from instant cold packs

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make potassium nitrate from instant cold packs and potassium hydroxide. Warning: This reaction will produce large quantities of toxic ammonia gas. Perform the reaction outside or in a fume hood, and wear gloves when w ...more

How To : Make acid wash jeans

Purchase the necessary equipment for this project. Pumice stones can be purchased at any beauty supply store. Chlorine can be purchased from any household supply store. Sodium bisulfite can usually be found at hobby stores. Obtaining the industrial washing machines for persona ...more

How To : Make roman columns out of plaster & kitty litter

To make roman columns, ideal to create space between door and living room. Materials required : Two 10 pound bags of kitty litter, Four small building forms with 8-inch diameter, one large building form with 10 inch diameter, insulation foam, Queen size bed sheet, duct tape, ...more

How To : Make an ant farm

Why buy an ant farm? It’s simple and fun to make one from a few items you have lying around the house. WARNING: Do not put fire ants in an ant farm! Step 1 Cut the mouths and necks off both bottles. Wrap the outside of the smaller bottle in black construction paper, and secu ...more

How To : Use Chayote Squash for Fries, Salad, Pie, & More

Several years ago, I moved to Brooklyn, New York, just outside a Spanish neighborhood. It was here that I was introduced to chayote. Fast-forward to present day: I live in Los Angeles and buy several chayote squash a week to cook with—yes, I said several. It's so versatile and ...more

Make Your Own Nitrous Oxide : Hilarious Science

If you've ever had teeth removed/minor surgery, you most likely received some laughing gas, or nitrous oxide. This gas creates a happy, lightened feeling, and causes instant laughter. In this article, I'll show you how to make some. BUT BE CAREFUL!!! DO NOT proceed in this exp ...more

How To : Prevent Carved & Uncarved Pumpkins from Rotting

Pumpkin carving and decorating is a favorite pastime during this time of year. After you've carved an amazing design or face into a pumpkin or two, you want to show it off through your window or set it out on your porch for the neighbors to see. Without knowing the tricks to s ...more

How To : Open a stubborn jar

Want a quick meal, but the jar won't open? Here are some tips: try slamming it on your kitchen counter-top upside down, but not with enough pressure to break the jar. Another option is running hot water over the lid of the jar, to loosen it up. You can wear rubber gloves to gi ...more

How To : Use liver of sulfur solution to create a patina

artjewelrymag teaches you how to use a liver of sulfur solution to create a patina. First, be sure to wear protective gloves and eye gear. Be sure to perform this operation in a well-ventilated area because sulfur smells like rotten eggs. To get started, add a few small pieces ...more

News : Frozen Screen of Death

Stuff you need You're gonna need some Dry Ice, a geek/nerd friend or anyone in general who's a complete and utter idiot when it comes to computers, a laptop (prefferably a brand new one), several accomplices and a high-resolution screen shot of this: (It can be any of the di ...more

How To : Sharpen an axe or knife with the Boy Scouts

You never know when you may need to sharpen an axe... and who better to learn from than the Boy Scouts? Brace the axe head on the ground between a log about 6" in diameter and two woooden pegs or tent stakes. Sharpen your axe with an 8-10 inch mill bastard file. Be sure to wea ...more

How To : Customize your XBox 360 Avatar to look like Mario

Mario is one of the most recognizable character in the world, and if you own an XBox 360 you can't play any games featuring him. He can still be a part of your gaming life though if you follow the steps in this video and make your XBox 360 Avatar in the likeness of Mario. Fro ...more

How To : Safely work with high voltage when pole topping

This educational safety video is geared toward public and private utility workers and linemen who need to remove pole tops while dealing with high-voltage electrical cables and electrical insulators. It discusses the proper pole topping removal procedure and demonstrates effec ...more

How To : Fix Your Car Dent with a Hair Dryer

If you've ever dinged your car—or worse, a friend's or parent's car—and caused a dent, you know how expensive it can be to fix. A two-second mistake can end up costing hundreds of dollars, but you can save yourself repairs costs and a headache with just a couple of household i ...more

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