We've all seen some the awesome fireworks that steel wool can produce, either in person or on video— and as simple as it is, we just can't get enough of it! It's really basic chemistry, but sometimes simplicity can amaze more than complexity. And in this video, our favorite web scientist, NurdRage, battles the burning flame of one of the world's most common household item, i.e. the Brillo Pad. Plus, there's an even bigger reaction towards the end with an added chemical compound).
Mouth burning with pain from eating too much hot sauce or some seriously "spicy" food? Well, ignore your first instinct and steer clear of that cup of cold water — it won't help. Instead, reach for a glass of milk, a lemon slice, a spoonful of sugar, or some starchy bread to dilute the painful heat on your tongue.
Burning Man 2018 is underway, but Intel and the Smithsonian American Art Museum are giving those not in attendance the ability to view the art from the event through Snapchat.
Christmas sweaters are one of those anomalies that everyone complains about, yet so many are sold every year that someone has to like them (kind of like fruitcake). Whether you're keeping tradition for tradition's sake, or secretly you actually enjoy ugly sweaters (we won't tell anyone), why not at least make this year one to remember?
Here's how to make a simple form of a slow burning fuse from materials around the house. WARNING: Ignition of an incendiary or explosive material may not be legal in your area, so check local laws before attempting. Use of this video content is at your own risk.
Not many people fly kites anymore. Most of us don't have the patience or attention span because, let's face it, we're used to smartphones and other gadgets that have games and apps galore to entertain us. Heck, you can even fly a kite on them if you really want.
Merely fidgeting and shivering can burn calories, but now you can add trembling in fear to the list too. Just pop in a good horror movie and turn down the lights to burn off up to 200 calories. What would you rather do? Walk for over 30 minutes or watch a 90-minute scarefest?
Few things in life are as exciting and magical as fire. And setting things on fire while cooking? Well, now you're speaking my language. I'm not talking about grilling, though I do love some outdoor cooking. No, I'm talking about the most badass trick in any cook's arsenal: the flambé.
If you want to convince your friends that money is not an issue, then you can just burn it for real like Walter White. But if you don't really want to destroy your hard-earned cash, this burn trick is perfect for you. It just takes some basic chemistry and a few materials, such as salt, water, alcohol, tongs, and a source of fire. And of course—money.
There's probably a reason that laser pointers are banned from most schools: They're just to fun to put down! Whether you're using them as a pointer, to distract your classmates, or to very wickedly point them in people's eyes, they are toys that are quite addicting.
It's not just for annoying cats, anymore. You can upgrade your laser pointers and turn them into an actual burning laser! This tutorial by Kip Kay shows you how to mod a basic laser pointer into a higher powered laser.
Did you know that electroluminescent (EL) wire is considered by some to be the currency of Burning Man? If you're thinking of going and want to stock up before (smart) watch this video featuring EL whiz Jeri Ellsworth (smarter) teaching you how to make DIY EL wire.
Bubbles are usually soft, airy, safe things. Not when they're on fire they're not! This video will show you how to create burning bubbles using only condensed air dust remover, water, and soap. You may have seen this done in science class with gas from a Bunsen burner, but this requires much less elaborate equipment and can be done nearly anywhere! FIRE!
It's really easy to take lazy route and purchase fire starters at a grocery or hardware store to aid you in creating campfires, but storebought fire starters tend to have massive amounts of environment polluting chemicals and toxins that you probably shouldn't be anywhere near.
By performing cardio intervals, you're able to speed up your metabolism, burn fat, and store carbohydrates differently. Composed of short spurts of different heart-pumping moves, you must give your all in order to gain the benefits.
Got an extra thirty minutes today? Cut out that extra episode of "The Big Bang Theory" and give your body and metabolism a treat by completing a high intensity yoga routine.
You can construct your own burning red laser very easily and very cheaply. All you need are a soldering iron, Phillips head screwdriver, an LPC-815 laser diode, and a RKCSTR driver. Once you have everything together, follow this video to build a burning red laser.
Don't get stuck at Burning Man in uncomfortable shoes, without sacrificing style. Learn how to make a pair of fuzzy, pink platforms that aren't going to tire out feet. This video fashion design tutorial shows how to make a comfy pair of platform sneakers.
Watch to learn how to make your mouth into a jack-o-lantern without burning the roof of your mouth.
As a Boy Scout, when the First Class rank is attained, a scout has learned all the basic camping and outdoors skills of a scout. He can fend for himself in the wild, lead others on a hike or campout, set up a camp site, plan and properly prepare meals, and provide first aid for most situations he may encounter. A First Class scout is prepared.
Anyone who has been to Burning Man before can tell you that it is an extremely harsh and challenging environment physically, emotionally, and culinarily! Come hear two veteran burners/culinary team members talk about the best ways to set up your Burning Man kitchen/food plan. You'll come away with some useful recipes and vital Burning Man tips & tricks. Who knows, you may even find your playa carpool buddy!
Battle in verses 1-12, killing Fairness and Angels, in the Xbox 360 game Bayonetta. In Chapter 3 - Burning Ground, you have to make sure you know what you're doing. In verse 4, the creature is called Fairness. A soon as it appears it will shoot a fireball at you, be sure to dodge it. Fairness has several attacks it uses. It can shoot fireballs, which move faster than other fireballs you've encountered. It has a charge attack that you can dodge or you can jump over it. It also has a sonic atta...
Nicole Young demonstrates how to use non-destructive dodging and burning using layers in Photoshop. Your first move is to create a new layer and then hit shift + delete to select the level of opacity. You want the layer to be fifty percent grey. Now select overlay from the menu which will make anything that is fifty percent grey will be transparent. You will be dodging and burning with white and black brushstrokes. To switch from black and white background colors just hit x. Other keyboard sh...
You can actually build a burning red laster by assembling a few spare parts taken from old computers! This tutorial shows you what you'll need to look out for, and then how to build it. You'll probably need a diode, but that's likely the only thing to purchase!
ISO or .iso files are disk images or archive images for your PC. If you use Linux as your operating system and would like to learn more about .iso files, check out this tutorial. In this video, learn how to mount ISO files without using any disks or burning any CDs. The trick is to convince your computer that you have done this without actually doing so.
In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to install & use CDBurnerXP: Free CD/DVD burning software. It is compatible with Windows XP and Vista. Open up a browser and go to CDBurner. Click on downloads, download and install the file. Open it up and select your language. Then the main menu will pop up. Here you can choose exactly what you want to do. After you select your action, say Data disc, click OK. On the next screen you get to select the files. Just drag and drop them in to the...
A 20$ bill is dipped into a solution of water and isopropyl alcohol. It is then ignited and the bill bursts into flames but the bill does not actually burn.....well most of it anyway.
Here are some camping and party tips for you would-be burners out there. Be prepared for some serious excitement around the water truck.
Burning mouth syndrome is not very common, but if you get it it really, really sucks. Symptoms include an extreme, burning sensation in your mouth, including on your tongue and gums.
In this tutorial, we learn how to verify your ISO images before burning them. First, download the MD5 or SHA1 sum files. These will be able to verify your files are successful before you burn them to a CD or DVD. You can look at the different files to see what is inside them by typing in the name of the file and wait to see if it says it's okay. If it has something wrong with it, it will tell you something is wrong, then you can avoid downloading this and burning it for a CD or DVD. This is a...
If you're looking to lose some fat, the push-pull fat burning workout is great! Give this intense fat burning workout a shot, and in just 10, maybe 15 minutes you will experience one of the most grueling workouts ever! It is really good because you do not need any equipment, you will just use your body weight for the exercises. The workout mainly consists of push ups and pull ups, in a specific order. Watch this how-to instructional video to properly learn how to do this push-pull fat burning...
This video demonstrates how to clean a wood burning stove. Cleaning the wood burning stove is a rather uneasy and untidy task. But this video has good advice and simple to follow steps to simplify the task, in a clean way.
This is a Burning Man tutorial on how to add fur to your bike. Halycon's Tips guide you on the Playa and the crafting tricks for decorating your bicycle. Get your bicycle prepared for Burning Man by watching this video today!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a burning laser pointer. Users will just need a regular 5Mw green laser pointer. Begin by unscrewing the top of the laser pointer and take out the batteries. Carefully with a pair of pliers, break the glue seal and remove the laser. Using a micro screwdriver, make sure that the screw on the laser is tight. Now using a soldering iron heat the 03 component shown in the video for a few seconds. Then assemble the laser back together. This video wi...
Learn how to construct a tin-foil tent to prevent your polymer-clay sculptures from burning as they bake. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For specifics, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started protecting your own PC creations, watch this video guide.
Don't use a perfectly good DVD burner to get your laser that will pop balloons, light matches, and burn stuff. Just buy a laser diode at mfgcn.com and also a laser housing, and you won't be tearing a computer DVD player apart. This is the easy way to make a 200mW burning DVD laser. Use a Mini Maglite and some rechargeable batteries so you don't burn out the laser.
Use a compact wood burning stove. Check out this how to tutorial to learn how the features function.
This Wicca burning spell is about trying to manifest something you desire, whether money or something else.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make natural long burning torches in the forest. First, use a dead tree limb and rip off all the bark that is on it. Next, gather up the bark from the tree and tie it together with wire you carry with you. Also, gather up a dead stick and connect this to the dead bark as well. Use a multi-tool to cut the wire if you are in a hurry. Once finished, light the bark on fire and you will have a natural torch that will burn in the forest! Be sure to use a dead tree ...