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.
Eggs are incredibly important to cooks, and not just because they're tasty and a complete protein (many erratic genius/artist types make a point of eating an egg or two for breakfast). Yes, they are great when perfectly poached, scrambled, hard-boiled, and even scram-boiled, but they serve literally dozens of functions when used in recipes, especially baked goods.
There are a few key ingredients that you always need on hand when baking cookies and other desserts, but when you run out, you run out. You either have to stop what you're doing and go to the grocery store, find a good substitute, or scrap the project entirely. Chances are, you'll never accept defeat, and why go to the store if there's a good substitute on hand?
Seaweed isn't just for rolling sushi anymore. The food science world is introducing chefs and home cooks to dulse (rhymes with pulse), kale's wacky seaweed cousin that tastes surprisingly like bacon and may even be the next big superfood.
Greek yogurt has always been in my regular snack rotation. Packed with more protein than plain yogurt, it fills me up and stabilizes my energy with its low levels of carbohydrates and sugar.
Hard as it is to imagine, there are people out there who loathe garlic and onions. Some might have allergies or medical conditions like IBS, or are supertasters (i.e. people who carry a certain gene that makes them extremely sensitive to how certain foods taste). Others might just be picky eaters.
Most people are familiar with the fact that vinegar adds sourness to a dish, in varying degrees from light acidity to puckering acid. However, vinegar can also be used in lieu of salt when seasoning the final touches to sauces, soups, and stews.
Fall is a time of change. The leaves change color, the weather changes from warm to cool, and we change our clocks to fall back an hour. This last change means that many of us will get home from work in pitch-black darkness; for me, the early onset of night makes me less interested in cooking dinner and more interested in getting in my sweats, throwing leftovers in the microwave, and binge-watching The Affair.
Buttermilk is a great thing to have around in your kitchen. Unfortunately, most of us don't have buttermilk on our regular grocery list, so those buttermilk pancakes will have to wait for another day. Think again! You can easily make tasty buttermilk alternatives with common refridgerator items. This video will show three easy ways to make a buttermilk substitute.
When you're a vegan, meals must be pre-planned in order to ensure you're not using animal products of any kind. Make your next cookie recipe a little bit easier by learning what sorts of things you can use to substitute eggs.
Ready to make your brain hurt? In this free video jazz guitar lesson from Justin Sandercoe, you'll learn about dimished/7b9 chord substitution. In short, if you have a functioning 5 chord, you can substitute a diminished chord (with one of the root notes a semitone above the root). For more information, and to get started using this substitution in your own jazz playing, watch this helpful tutorial.
Erin McKenna, founder of Babycakes NYC, shows consumers how to use applesauce as a substitute for recipes that call for eggs.
Whether you're interested in learning Microsoft Excel from the bottom up or just looking to pick up a few tips and tricks, you're in the right place. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, ExcelIsFun, the 11th installment in his "Highline Excel Class" series of free video Excel lessons, you'll learn how to transform bad data into useful data using formulas and text functions such as TRIM, PROPER, SUBSTITUTE, REPLACE, FIND and LEFT. Also see how to use the ampersan...
ExcelIsFun will show you how to use indirect text and substitute in Excel. Select any date and product and create an intersession. Use Vlookup to look up your columns. Use the match function to find the value range. To do the same thing with dates, highlight the dates and names. You then let the name look for indirect. Your space operator tells you two ranges to find the intercept. Take the text and substitute for the dashes. Use the text function on the value and format it.
Learn all there is to learn about yarn from Naztazia... watch this video tutorial to learn how to substitute fiber, texture, and weight in yarn patterns.
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 715th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to take a number with spaces, remove spaces and convert text to number using the SUBSTITUE function and plus zero.
This how to video shows you what you do when u don't have any tobacco left. Our host shows you how to use Earl English tea, ground ginger, and vanilla extract to make a quick substitute for tobacco.
This video origami tutorial shows how to make a substitute for origami paper in case you ever run out or can't buy any. You can use construction paper, printer paper, magazine paper, and etc. Have Fun!
Beer is the staple for sports parties, and few men would dare veer from the brewskis during a great football, basketball, hockey or baseball game. But let's face it, ale and lager can only go so far, and yes, even men like change every now and then. That's where AJ Rathbun comes in. In this video, he'll share his secret recipe for Football Punch, something that even the biggest beer connoisseur belly will love.
For the dedicated prankster, April Fool's Day is no joke. Nothing will stop them from coming up with the cleverest, most elaborate prank the world has ever seen. Or at least—their victim.
Tired of traditional Southern cornbread? Spice it up! With this tutorial, learn how to give your cornbread a spicy Tex-Mex flare! In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Mexican cornbread, baked in an iron skillet. Full of cornmeal, eggs, Cheddar cheese, sour cream, whole kernel corn, and chopped green chiles, you can't miss with this one!
Just because you're a vegetarian that doesn't mean you have to miss out on the glory that is a juicy hamburger in the summer. Substitute black beans for ground beef and you can prepare a hearty, delicious burger that's completely meat free. This video will show you how to cook black bean burgers.
Big fan of the Real Housewives of New York? NYC Housewife Bethenny Frankel shows us how to make her signature Skinnygirl Margarita perfect to keep your skinny girl frame in place. Use this less caloric substitute to let loose and look great while doing it!
A percent problem is one in which you are given a quantity and asked to compute the value of a percent of it. You may also be given the whole quantity and a part of it and asked to compute the percentage of the part in the whole. To do these kind of problems you need to use the rule which states that the ratio of the part to the base it equal to the ratio of the percent to hundred. That is part/base = percent/100. This comes from the definition of percentage which states that percentage is eq...
Paste this code: shutdown -s -t 10 -c "Your Message Here" One of our viewers brought up that -s would simply shut down your PC, and not keep restarting it. To do so, substitute -s for -r and you should be set!
What’s the holiday season without a glass of creamy eggnog? Can you even remember a Christmas when everybody wasn't drunk off eggnog? Well, this year, instead of buying eggnog from a carton and simply spiking it with a little alcohol, learn to make your own.
This tutorial video will teach you to make your very own skewered tofu Dango. Dango are sweet japanese dumplings.
A lot of you are enjoying a nice winter snowfall right now. Some of you aren't enjoying the snow at all, especially if your car's stuck in it or you have to grab the snow shovel, yet again. But perhaps you'll change your distaste for snow when you try out some tasty homemade snow cream!
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.
Titli Nihaan shows us how to make Date and Walnut Cake. The ingredients are 200 g. of pitted dates cut in half, 100 g crushed walnuts, 100 g of brown sugar, 100 g of white flour, 100 g butter, 1 tsp. baking power, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. nutmet, 2 tsp. honey and 2 eggs.
This video shows you how to prepare Moroccan Coconut Truffles. For this recipe, you will need the following: 2 ½ cups dried coconut flakes, 1 – 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk, and roasted almonds. You may substitute other nuts for the almonds, if you prefer: e.g. walnuts, hazelnuts, etc. Use the medium shredded coconut flakes for this recipe. Combine the coconut flakes and the sweetened condensed milk. Stir. When it has incorporated, allow it to rest for about 15 minutes. If it is too run...
In this tutorial, Betty offers us the recipe for one of her favorite and healthy snacks, granola bars! Granola bars are easy to make at home and are a wonderful snack and substitute for junk food.
This beauty video demonstrates how to create a blueberries & cherries eye makeup look.
This beauty video demonstrates how to do an 88 Palette purple posey makeup look .
Cosmos and martinis are forever excellent go-to cocktails when you're out sipping at the bar, but sometimes it's nice to spice things up and try something a little more...stimulating.
Stir fry is easy to make and always a lively dish to bring to the table. Join Betty as she makes her favorite sirloin steak stir fry recipe with asparagus and rice. It's delicious!
Maybe you get bored with plain old mac & cheese once in a while. Why not spice it up with a bit of an Italian flair? Betty adds a hint of tomato to your traditional family dish; try it out! You won't be disappointed.
This video tutorial from Live Monarch shows you how to fix a live butterfly's broken wing. You can help restore flight to a butterfly in need -- you can be a hero and make a real difference.
Try out this science experiment... watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a simple rocket with film canisters. This is purely educational, and demonstrates the reaction of an Alka-Seltzer tablet, toilet paper, and water. If you don't have Alka-Seltzer, you can substitute it with baking soda, then substitute the water with vinegar.
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect.