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How To: Remove Almost Any Stain Using Alcohol

There are countless methods and cleaners aimed at eliminating stubborn stains from everything to clothing, carpet, and furniture. But completely removing every last trace of a stain doesn't require an arsenal of chemical cleaners and repeated cycles in the washing machine. Most stains can disappear in a matter of minutes with a dose of alcohol.

How To: Turn Dried Out Markers into DIY Alcohol Ink That Works on Glass, Metal, and Plastic

Dried out markers are the worst. They take up space, and for some reason, even though they're totally useless, most of us have at least a few lying around just for the sake of not throwing them out. Luckily, Julie Finn over at Crafting a Green World has come up with a way to repurpose them into alcohol ink, a versatile type of ink that can be used on non-porous materials like plastic, glass, and metal. This is truly a tutorial for the pack rat in all of us. First, a little primer on what you ...

How To: Buy Alcohol & Prescription Drugs Cheaper at Costco & Other Club Stores Without a Membership

Everybody loves Costco. The low prices, large bulk, and free samples are all just some of the reasons why Costco is such a great wholesale membership club. Their stores are always in tip-top shape and the customer service is great. Even their employees are treated well, making $17 an hour, while their Walmart counterparts make just $12.40 an hour (and that's only if they're full-time). What's not to love?

News: How Skittles Shots Changed the Way I Think About Alcohol

A couple months ago, I attended a Pokémon-themed party. Everyone dressed as their favorite Pokémon or trainer, Poké balls flew around the backyard, and more importantly, there was a lot of Poké booze. My friend who created the colorful drinks you see below informed me that they were infused with Skittles. This, my humble readers, was a defining moment in my life.

How To: Make killer booze, aka pruno (homemade alcoholic prison wine)

If you've just killed your whole family and you find yourself bunking down in an L.A prison for 40 years, chances are you are going to come across a primitive form of alcohol called Pruno. It's all the rage these days in the slammer. Many inmates have given up trying to smuggle drugs in, so they have been forced to get creative. The result is this ridiculous form of booze that has many simple ingredients and some totally absurd ingredients - such as tomato sauce.

How To: Make an alcoholic "Tokyo Tea" cocktail

Looking for something that is packed with alcohol but also tastes great? Tired of boring Long Island or Long Beach Iced Teas? Well, you have come to the right video. Check out this great step by step tutorial on how to make a Tokyo Tea cocktail. Tokyo Tea is a fun variation on the Long Island Iced Tea style. This cocktail is green with envy..or Midori. You will use gin, orange liqueur, vodka, rum and midori for this cocktail. If you like something sweet that packs one heck of a punch, you can...

How To: Draw the Lewis dot structures for 2 types of alcohol

In this video, you will learn how to draw the Lewis Dot structure for CH3CH2OH, or drinking alcohol. To draw the first type of alcohol, draw H, C, C, O, and H horizontally. Now draw, an H above and below both C. Draw the dot structures in between each letter. Hydrogen has one valance electrons, Carbon has four, and Oxygen has six. Now, connect the Lewis Dot Structures. If you are given C2H6O, write down C, O, and C horizontally. Draw a line between the O and the C's. The Carbons will have thr...

How To: Make a flirty purse card with alcohol ink

In this how-to video, Patti Behan shows you how to make a cute and darling flirty purse card with alcohol ink. She uses the Ranger's Adirondack Alcohol inks. She'll take you through each step of the card, from painting it purple to decorating it with dots. Make this card for your mother or your best friend!

How To: Distill your own alcohol

Julia Nolan, an honest to goodness Chemical Engineer, joins us on this week's episode of Systm with an easy way to distill hard liquor. Instead of building (or buying) a complicated still, made of copper and welded together, Julia has a super simple hack for a a standard countertop water distiller. The end result? We distill some pretty powerful hooch from a batch of hard cider made from apple juice concentrate! (You'll need a food grade bucket along with brewer's yeast to make the cider. (It...

How To: Add texture to stamped images using rubbing alcohol

In this tutorial, we learn how to add texture to stamped images using rubbing alcohol. First, stamp on your image with a regular stamp to a piece of paper. After you do this, you will take a cotton ball and dip it into ink, then dab this on the images. From here, you will dip that into rubbing alcohol and then dab on top of the images as well. Allow this to dry and if you don't have time, blow dry it evenly. Then, use embossed ink to raise the images up from the page. When finished, you will ...

How To: Make zebra and tiger prints with Ranger's alcohol inks

In this video, we learn how to make zebra and tiger prints with Ranger's alcohol inks. First, you will need some alcohol ink in black, gloss paper, a stamp, and felt. Now, take your felt and cut it into small strips. Make lines like a zebra or tiger would have. Next, push these strips onto the stamp bottom, arranging them to look like a zebra. After these are stuck on securely, trim off any edges and make some pointed. After this, you will squirt the black ink onto the bottom of the stamp on ...

How To: Repair broken eyeshadow with rubbing alcohol and a spatula

Is your eyeshadow busted and broken up? Don't toss it away just yet— it's totally repairable. Bring back the smoothness with a little tip that will save you tons of money in the long run. The key? Rubbing alcohol. By adding a little bit of rubbing alcohol to your broken eyeshadow, and by mixing it together with a small spatula or butter knife, you can get it back to its original vigor.

How To: Make limoncello with grain alcohol and simple syrup

In this tutorial, we learn how to make limoncello. First, peel a lemon and add them to a glass container, then add in 2 c of grain alcohol and stir it. Put a cap on it, then store it in a cool and dry place for two weeks. After two weeks, add in 1 oz of simple syrup, then shake it together and replace the cap. Store it again in a cool dry place for two more weeks. Shake this every couple of days and when finished, strain the mixture out into a glass. You can serve it plain or chilled, or make...

How To: Make an alcohol stove out of a can

Learn how to make an alcohol stove out of a can with help from this tutorial. The alcohol stove is a really great option for lightweight backpackers and easy to put together by using this video as your guide! Get prepared for any survival situation by adding this task to your resume!

How To: Stock a home bar with alcohol

Mixologist Eben Freeman, of Tailor restaurant in New York City, identifies the bottles every bar must stock: vodka, gin, tequila, rum, bourbon, and more. The first rule is that you only need the bottles of alcohol to mix the drinks you like to make. This video guide also suggests picking key alcohols to make a wide variety basic drinks. Watch this video bartending tutorial and learn how to choose alcohol for maximum drink mixing in a home bar.

How To: Make an alcohol lamp

In this science tutorial video, learn how to make a simple lamp from household materials. This lamp is great for power outages and other stuff like camping. All you need is some type of alcohol (isopropyl, ethonal, or even vegetable oil), a pair of scissors, a jar with a lid, and a cotton ball. Make your own alcohol lamp with this instructional video.

How To: Bond a primer wick to any alcohol stove

Check out this brief video tutorial on how to bond a primer wick to any alcohol stove. Installing a primer wick to a alcohol stove is easy. If you have an urge to head off camping, make sure you have your portable stove, and make sure it has a good wick. If not, you're going to have to watch this. It could save your life, or maybe just your appetite.

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