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How To: Determine the air amount in packing peanuts w/ acetone

How much air is actually inside a packing peanut? There is a simple experiment to conduct to see what is leftover. To begin, pour 200 ml of acetone into a glass container and add approximately 1800 ml of packing peanuts. Stir with a wooden spoon to dissolve. The video's author starts with the 1800 ml and realizes that that isn't enough. He then keeps adding until he has added an entire large bucket to the original 200 ml of acetone. After all are dissolved, all that is left in the glass conta...

How To: Make a homemade hot air balloon

Think a hot air balloon is something you can only read about in books? Think again. In this six-part science based tutorial, learn how to make your very own hot air balloon using science & the following easy to find materials: plastic bags, plastic drinking straws, thin candles, aluminun foil, tape, and scissors.

How To: Replace the stock air filter on a Ninja motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace the stock air filter on a Ninja motorcycle. Start off by opening up the air box using an Allen wrench. After this, take the bolts out of this and set the air box cover down. Now, remove the air filter to see how dirty it is. If the air filter is full of residue, then you need to change it! Now, clean the inside of the air filter area with a wash cloth . After this, replace your new air filter back into the right spot. Next, apply the filter cover back...

How To: Cast an RTV mold

This animation shows the various steps taken when creating an RTV mold. First, risers are put on the part to allow air to escape from the final mold. A thin film is attached to the part, which will act as a seam for the final mold. A box is built around the entire structure, and it is filled with silicone rubber. Once the rubber has cured, the box and risers are removed, the mold is opened at its seam, and the original part is removed. Any type of urethane can now be injected in the mold to c...

How To: Check and change the engine air filter in a car

Kim the in-house mechanic for Driverside shows you how to quickly and easily replace your cars air filter. The reason you would need to change your air filter is that over time the flow is reduced which consequently reduces your car's gas mileage. To change your air filter you first need to locate it on your car. The air filter is under the hood and usually in a box that either has clips of fillip's head screws holding the cover on. Remove these to gain access to your filter. From there you c...

How To: Make USB air conditioning

Wondering how to most effectively combine ice cubes and a simple USB-powered computer fan into a fully functioning air conditioning system? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to hack a coffee can and USB-powered fan into a simple, but effective, air conditioning unit. For detailed instructions on hacking together your own tin-can AC unit, watch this über-short how-to.

How To: Use the Apple MacBook Air

The MacBook Air is ultra-thin, ultra-portable, and ultra unlike anything else. But you don’t lose inches and pounds overnight. It’s the result of rethinking conventions, of multiple wireless innovations, and of breakthrough design. With MacBook Air, mobile computing suddenly has a new standard.

How To: Change cabin and air filters in a Honda Element

Changing your car's cabin filter and air filter is a really important part of its regular maintenance. Doing this simple maintenance task does not require a professional mechanic, so save your money and watch this video to start saving money today and changing your own cabin and air filters. This video specifically covers changing the cabin and air filter in a Honda Element. You can pick up the parts from your local Honda dealer. Typically, you should change your filters every two years.

How To: Remove & replace the cabin air filter to a MINI Cooper

Not only do you have to replace the air filter to a car, but for some, there are also cabin air filters that also need to be replaced. This can have a major affect on the way your car's A/C performs and the quality of air that is being circulated within the vehicle. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to replace these filters on a Mini Cooper. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Check and replace your cabin air filter

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to check and replace the cabin air filter of a car. Most cabin air filters are located behind the glove box of the car. Now go into the car and remove the glove box and put it aside. Some cars may need the glove box to be unscrewed. Now reach in and remove the air filter. If the air filter is dirty, replace it with a new one. Once finished, simply put back in all the parts. This video will benefit those viewers who have a vehicle and would like to lea...

How To: Install a window air conditioner in your home

If it's hot and you need some nice, cool air in your home maybe you should look into buying a window air conditioner. They're easy to set up and require very little time to install in your home. They weigh less than regular air conditioners and can be installed in other areas of your home. So check out this tutorial on how to install one in your home today. Enjoy!

How To: Remove the air from your boiler or heater

If you hear a lot of banging coming from your boiler or heating system, you may need to perform a little repair. The banging could be the result of not enough water in your system, but it could also mean there is too much air in your expansion tank. And expansion tank is attached to your boiler and helps regulate the air to water ratio for optimum performance. If the air in your expansion tank expands too much, you may need to release some of the air in order to use your tanks properly and st...

How To: Service and maintain your K&B automotive air filters

Have a K&N Air Filter inside your automobile? Well, chances are that it's going to get damaged and dirty at some point in time, so check out this automotive video tutorial to see how to service and maintain your K&B Air Filters. You will see the necessary steps to cleaning and oiling the air filters the correct way without damaging them, making for one hell of an unhappy car or truck.

How To: Bench check a central air-conditioner blower motor

If you're air-conditioner is acting a little funny, it's probably not just strain from excessive summertime usage. To prevent further damage or greater repairs, or even the purchase of a new A/C, regularly inspect an air-conditioner for any possible malfunctions. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to bench check a central air-conditioner blower motor.

How To: Make a homemade eco-friendly air conditioning

Fans do a pretty good job of cooling you down in the summer but sometimes only an air conditioning can do the job right. In this tutorial, SuChin Pak and Daniel Sieberg demonstrate how to make a homemade air conditioning system with a fan, coil and ice water. Save the environment while staying cool in the summer with this DIY air conditioning.

How To: Bleed a radiator & get the air out

Trapped air prevents radiators heating up fully, so if your radiators feel cooler at the top than at the bottom, it's likely that a bit of air has got stuck in them. Luckily - getting the air out of the radiator - "bleeding" it - is as simple as it gets. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to bleed a radiator.

How To: Repair a MacBook Air - Airport module removal

Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of removing the AirPort module from your MacBook Air both quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their MacBook Air laptops without actually disassembling their computers.

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