Trying to act out a fight scene with real weapons can be dangerous, so this foam rubber crowbar is the perfect prop for theatre or film. This Backyard FX segment by Indy Mogul will guide you through making your foam weapon. So grab some rubber latex, foam, and a few other tools and start constructing your crowbar.
Running over someone's head or burying them alive so that they can rise from the grave are dangerous, and not worth using in filmmaking generally speaking. But yay, there are special effects! Watch this video for a guide to running over someone's head with a car or burying them alive for your film using After Effects and some fun props.
Chlorine gas is a very useful oxidant, which was first introduced as a toxic weapon by the German Army. Even today, it's still used as a weapon, most recently in the Iraq War by insurgents. But chlorine gas has more useful (and less lethal) applications, and if you want to learn how to make some at home, NurdRage has the answers.
Angle grinders are very powerful and useful tools, but like many such power tools they are extremely dangerous if you don't know how to use them. This video goes over a variety of must-know safety precautions that you should take before using an angle grinder to grind for your own construction projects. It covers proper eyewear, fire protection, and setting up the device for use.
The human body is full of different kinds of fluids, most of which are either gross or dangerous to remove from a person for use in one of your films. Fortunately, most of them are pretty easy to replicate using household materials. This video will show you how to make edible prop fake blood, feces, vomit, and snot. They all look great, are safe, and will make you movie much more realistic.
Longboarding is one of the most fun things that you can do in a dry, hilly, sparsly-populated (if you value your life) area. This video will teach you how to do a cool downhill longboarding trick, a toeside predrift. It's gnarly, dangerous, and totally awesome.
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 sulfuric acid (metabisulfite / oxidizer method). They show you how to make concentrated sulfuric acid from sodium metabisulfite, hydrochloric acid and an oxidant such as hydrogen peroxide or nitric acid.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make nitric acid. They show three ways to make nitric acid based on two different chemical approaches, both of which can be done using easily accessible materials.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to test if a fertilizer has nitrates rather than urea or ammonia as its nitrogen source.
Don't cook with a blunt knife. It is dangerous. This is an important tool maintenance video.
Can't get liquid nitrogen? Then make some yourself. Check out this instructional science video to learn how to make inexpensive liquid nitrogen. This tutorial video is great for science teachers, physics demonstrators, and science enthusiasts.
The iron is probably the most dangerous tool in your sewing room, especially a steam iron (which is a necessary tool for most sewing projects). Maintain your sewing iron by using clean water. It's also important to know the difference between the pressing and steaming techniques.
Does an electric racing go-kart sound like something you could have in your life? We thought so too. This video will walk you through how one man built what he calls the Neurotikart, an insanely fast DIY electric go-kart that will thrill you without making you cough up two-stroke fumes for a week afterwards.
Kirby's next adventure takes him deep into the desert in the Hot Lands chapter. The first level is Pyramid Sands which introduces you to a few new enemies including the mummy as well as dust storms that also harbor dangerous enemies! Check out this full walkthrough of Pyramid Sands in Kirby's Epic Yarn for the Nintendo Wii with secret items and more inside!
Even though Satan is the final boss of the game, his minions are just as dangerous! Death himself faces you now and he's a tough bugger! In this video you'll get a walkthrough on how to beat Death himself in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow.
Measuring the voltage of a piece of electrical equipment is a somewhat dangerous and complicated but necessary process if you want to do any sort of DIY electrical projects. This video will show you how to use a multi-meter to read the DC voltage of a power drill battery, with an emphasis on what you need to do to complete this process safely.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make silver nitrate from silver and nitric acid. They show the chemistry of making this cool chemistry, colorless solid.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a mirror silvering solution from silver nitrate, ammonia, sugar, and sodium hydroxide.
The trick is to pop the cork with style and flair—and without creating a dangerous projectile. You will need a cold bottle of champagne, a towel, a bucket of ice water, and salt (table or rock). Tip: To speed up the chilling process, ass cold water and a little salt. Watch this video to learn how to open a bottle of champagne.
Manny Puig teaches Johnny Knoxville how to handle a rattlesnake with a sissy stick. This is very dangerous and should only be done with a professional's help.
This video tutorial demonstrates how to make a flying tea bag. You only need is a cheap tea bag and a match to set it off. The tea bag remains are so light that the hot air produced from the ashes is enough to make them lift into the air. This experiment is slightly dangerous, so be careful!
This video shows how to do a Knuckle Choke (nogi) from Mount. This is a dangerous martial arts choke hold, so be careful when doing it.
Watch this video to learn how to say common adjectives like "hot," "cold," and "hungry" in French. The illustrations aid comprehension.
Boomerangs can be dangerous. Oatmeal containers aren't. That's what makes this kids toy the perfect build for school or play. After constructing this "comeback can" toy, you'll have a can or container that you'll roll on the ground or table, and it will always come back to you. You'll need an oatmeal container (or similar can), rubber band, nut, a couple paper clips and a pen.
This is a dangerous recipe for anyone who's a serious connoisseur of chocolate. Those who love chocolate (chocoholics, if you will) dig just about anything and everything coated with cacao plant treat, but this recipe for chocolate peanut rocks coated with coconut flakes will just about burst your taste buds and get you eating them nonstop.
This very informative safety video, was intended to teach you the importance of using a forklift correctly when there are others walking. Just like cars, forklifts can be dangerous weapons when someone who is irresponsible or not paying attention is behind the wheel.
Shooting a soccer ball into a tended goal is one of the most difficult things in the world of sport. This video features an MLS player describing techniques for how to shoot the soccer ball effectively, getting you more goals and making you a more dangerous striker, midfielder, or back.
It is dangerous to talk on the phone while driving - not to mention it carries a hefty ticket fine in most states. In this tutorial, learn how to connect your Bluetooth phone to a 2010 Toyota head unit for both safer calling and streaming music. This is actually quite easy and you can hook up four phones at once if need be. Enjoy this easy, advanced new way to hook up your phone.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make potassium trichromate. You will need potassium chromate and dichromate. It is easy to go between the two. You can add a base to the dichromate to make the chromate. It will go from orange to yellow. The trichromate can be produced. You will need nitric acid, potassium dichromate, and sodium disulphate. First, make a solution of sodium sulphate. Take a long test tube and the potassium dichromate to it. Add double the volume of concentrated nitri...
Tuning a nitro engine can be dangerous work if you don't the necessary precautions. The first and most important precaution is to educate yourself. You want to make sure that the engine doesn't heat up or cool down too much, you want it at it's normal operating temperature. Follow the detailed instructions in this video too see the rest. This video will show the proper, safe way to tune your nitro engine.
If you live in a cold climate, a snowblower can really be a lifesaver during the winter months. But a snowblower is actually a pretty powerful piece of equipment, and using them incorrectly can be very dangerous. In this video tutorial, Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, shows you how to safely use a Craftsman snowblower.
Don't pay for virus protection. You can get basic non-intrusive virus protection from Avira. Check out this quick video tip from Tinkernut to see how and where to get the Avira free anti-virus software program for free!
Learn how to make your own oil paints. Making your own oil paints is a lot like growing your own vegetables – homemade is always better than store-bought.
A flickering light isn't just annoying; it can be dangerous. Learn how to fix the problem. You will need patience to find the problem, a flat head screwdriver, a new cord, and time. Watch this video to learn how to fix a flickering light yourself, without calling an electrician.
Watch this how to video and learn the process of making biodiesel fuel using inexpensive ingredients. Proceed with caution when making bio-diesel fuel. This process can be dangerous. You can use bio-diesel fuel in any modern diesel powered car.
Worn brake pads can be dangerous, and lead to accidents. It only takes a few minutes to replace a set of brake pads on a bike, and it is very easy to do.
When you're playing Terraria, you're on your own in the wilderness. That's dangerous, so it would help if you had someone around to look after you. Check out this video guide to learn how to attract a Nurse to your house in Terraria.
More and more people are finding love in people they met on the internet, but meeting someone you know online for the first time in person can be stressful and even dangerous. Watch this video for tips on planning a fun, safe first date with someone you've met online.
Earthquakes are one of the most dangerous natural disasters in the world, especially in states like Alaska, California, Hawaii and even Oklahoma. And you never know when a quake will hit your area, so being prepared is essential for survival. This short animation details what you will need to be prepared for an earthquake, along with what you'll do during and afterward.