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How To: Make liquid sculptures from a handwarmer

Learn how to make liquid sculptures from a hand warmer in simple steps. First buy an instant reusable hand warmer which has sodium acetate in it and keep it ready. Now use 4 packets of the hand warmer and stir them out with water. Transfer them to a bottle and keep it aside. Take a sodium acetate crystal from a used hand warmer and place it in a plate. Now pour the liquid slowly on the crystal and you can see the liquid turns solid as you pour it. Design your masterpiece using all the liquid....

How To: Make hydrazine sulfate with the hypochlorite and the Ketazine process

Hydrazine sulfate has many uses, but most notably, it's been used under the trade name of Sehydrin, a treatment for anorexia, cachexia and some even think cancer. But for we DIY chemists, it's useful for something entirely different— as a substitute for the more dangerous pure liquid hydrazine in chemical reactions. NurdRage shows you how to make it via some hypochlorite and the Ketazine process.

How To: Apply yellow eye shadow with a crystal clear look

Man Woman Film demonstrates how to apply yellow eyeshadow to achieve a crystal clear look. First, define and extend the eyebrows with an eyebrow pencil. Then, use a white makeup stick to highlight under the brow arch. Next, use a liquid yellow eyeshadow to paint on yellow eyeshadow to the lids. Use scotch tape to mask off a defining slant on the outer edge of the eye. Apply powdered makeup over the liquid eyeshadow above and below the eye. Apply silver eyeshadow underneath the brow arch. Outl...

How To: Make potassium trichromate

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...

Spice Rack Explosives: How to Make Gunpowder with Salt & Sugar

The best chemistry experiments are those you can perform with items already laying around your house. With only some sugar, salt substitute and an instant cold pack, you can make your very own gunpowder! Being able to make homemade gunpowder without a trip to the store can be a lifesaver, no matter if it's just for testing out a Civil War-era musket, blowing up stubborn tree stumps, or preparing for battle when imperialists overrun your country.

PSA: If You're Having Auto-Focus Issues on Your Pixel, It's Probably Your Case's Fault

According to multiple users on Reddit, the Pixel and Pixel XL's camera can have some serious auto-focus issues if you're using a certain type of case with Google's new flagships. When the problem occurs, your camera app will refuse to settle on a focus point, making almost everything in the frame blurry. Redditor HeshoMike uploaded a video of the phenomenon, and you can see it in action here:

How To: Make neat "hot ice"

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make "hot ice". Begin by adding water into a pan and heat it until it’s simmering, but not boiling. Add the sodium acetate to the water. Keep adding the sodium acetate until the water cannot dissolve it anymore. Stir constantly. Now pour the solution into a glass or container. Do not pour in any undissolved crystals. Place the solution into the refrigerator for 45 minutes. Now pour the solution into a container. The liquid will instantly turn into ...

How To: Make a mini polymer clay birthday cake for a dollhouse

Garden Imagination shows viewers how to make a polymer clay mini birthday cake for your dollhouse. First you will want to start off with yellow clay and roll it out on your pasta machine at level 1. Fold this yellow clay in half and use a shape cutter to cut out the cake. You can find a shape cutter at Hobby Lobby and use a circle scare or any shape you want. Cut out two pieces - one for the top and one for the bottom. Next, you will want to use size 8 font on your computer and type "Happy Bi...

How To: Make sodium acetate ("hot ice") in your kitchen

The Mr.G Show presents how to make "hot ice" more commonly known as sodium acetate in the kitchen. You start with one liter of white vinegar which you place into a sauce pan. You add four table spoons of baking soda to the pan being very careful because both chemical together will react an may cause a big mess so be prepared to clean up any boil over that may arise. Wait while this mixture boils down for the real fun to starts. The hot ice created will transform from a liquid to a solid befor...

Ingredients 101: How to Salt Your Food Like the Pros

In order to make your food taste good, your favorite restaurant is most likely using way more salt than you think they are (among other pro secrets). Which is why when you ask just about any professional cook what the biggest problem with most home-cooked meals are, they almost always answer that they're "undersalted" or "underseasoned." (In cooking lingo, to "season" food means to salt it.)

How To: Create a Bollywood inspired makeup look

This eye makeup look was inspired by the glamorous makeup from Bollywood movies. The cosmetic products used in this tutorial are Urban Decay primer potion, MAC "crystal avalanche" eyeshadow, MAC "sea myth" eyeshadow, MAC "cranberry" eyeshadow, MAC "carbon" eyeshadow, MAC "knight divine" eyeshadow, LOREAL intense liquid eyeliner in black, REVLON colorstay pencil eyeliner in black, ARDELLE "demi whispies" falsies, FEMME COUTURE brow wax, MAC "mysterious" eyeshadow, MAC "plum dandy", and MAC "bl...

How To: Create your own water bottle holder

The card stock used is a celery card stock that is 2 by 7 and 3/4. You then fold the ends of the card 2 inches into the card on both sides. So now it should look like two 2 inch squares on the ends that are folded and then a rectangle in the middle. The designer paper used measures 3 and a 1/4 by 1 and 7/8 inches. To make the decoration on top you use the paper punch that punches a 1 and 1/4 inch circle in the paper and then you use the scallop punch around the area of that same punched out h...

How To: Create a Winter Wonderland makeup look

Tired of run-of-the-mill makeup? This eye-catching Winter Wonderland look is great for pageants, dance recitals, or for the truly brave, just for day wear. The cosmetic products used to create this look are N.Y.C Yellow Concealer, Clinique Super Powder Double Face Make Up # 10 Matte Medium, Graftobian Clown White Cream Make Up, MAC Pearl Reflections Pigment, Rimmel Metallic Eye Gloss #021 Chelsea, Mac Sky Blue Pigment, Hot Topic Glitter Gloss & Eye Shadow Turquoise, Rimmel Special Eyes Trio E...

How To: Make Potassium Chlorate from Ordinary Household Bleach and Salt Substitute

If you're not just a chemistry nerd, but also a firearms freak and explosives nut, then this home brew chemistry concoction is just what you need for some cheap homemade potassium chlorate. It's a mixture of potassium, chlorine and oxygen (KClO3) and is used for such things as gun primers, propellents, and explosives (when mixed with the appropriate fuel). And guess what? NurdRage is going to show you the steps for this makeshift potassium chlorate.

How To: Juggle crystal sticks

Juggling crystal sticks is a form of gyroscopic juggling that is related to the circus arts. Learn how to perform several tricks using the juggling crystal sticks from a juggling expert in this free video series.

News: Microsoft Introduced Acer's New Windows Mixed Reality Development Edition Headset

This morning, in an early morning session at GDC 2017, Brandon Bray, a senior program manager lead at Microsoft, revealed a mixed reality headset made in collaboration with Acer—a different headset than the one we saw from Acer at CES 2017 earlier this year. Also at the event, the name for Microsoft's holographic system seems to have changed from Windows Holographic to Windows Mixed Reality.

How To: Make a beautiful clear crystal resin gem

There are two kinds of people who will find this video tutorial useful: Jewelers/jewelry making aficionados and cosplay fans. That's because this crystal clear, shiny resin gemstone can be used just as equally for a beautiful pendant or a paperweight as it can be for cosplay costume accessories like shoulder pads and helms.

How To: Make a wire wrapped crystal cluster ring

Sick of spending massive amounts of cash on jewelry that's not even your style? Express & accesorize yourself exactly the way you'd like by making your own jewelry! In this three-part jewelry-making tutorial, learn how to make a wire wrapped ring base with a crystal beed accent. You will need: A pair of flash cutters, pliers, a round object to make the ring form, 18 gage copper coated artistic wire, 24 gage artistic wire, and 26 gage artistic wire to secure the crystals & beads on the ring. E...

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