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How to build a visco fuse machine

A step-by-step guide to building a visco fuse machine similar to the one I built at home. It can easily make a foot of visco fuse per minute and it is possible to make even more.
Views 5653 | Rating 236 | Comments 20| Date Jun 24, 2008
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Basic photography 101 - A Users Guide to Understanding All Those #@$! Numbers and Terms!

So you got a new digital or 35mm camera. Congratulations! Now all that's left before you go out to take some outstanding pictures is to try and figure out what all those numbers on your camera mean. The instruction book that came with your camera is good...
Views 5621 | Rating 94 | Comments 9| Date Aug 8, 2007
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Building a Ball Mill for Grinding Chemicals

Learn how to build a ball mill for grinding solids into fine powders. Commercial ball mills can cost more than $100, but with this tutorial you'll be able to make one that works just as well for no more than $30!
Views 7463 | Rating 70 | Comments 9| Date Aug 11, 2007
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Build a Magnetic Stirrer From An Old Computer

Learn how to build a magnetic stirrer from an old computer for use in the home laboratory. It'll cost you almost nothing!
Views 4643 | Rating 33 | Comments 3| Date Aug 12, 2007
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Assigning Oxidation Numbers to Chemical Formulae

This tutorial is for introductory chemistry students. Learn the five easy steps to assigning oxidation numbers to atoms in chemical formulae. Also, I will give you some problems that teachers love to give on tests because they are "tricky".
Views 1319 | Rating 8 | Comments 2| Date Aug 15, 2007
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Synthesizing Pyrophoric Iron (iron that spontaneously ignites)

This tutorial will show you make pyrophoric iron from household chemicals. When this finely-divided form of iron is exposed to air, it spontaneously ignites.
Views 5654 | Rating 7 | Comments 1| Date Aug 14, 2007
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Speak Spanish!

How To Speak Spanish: Some Frequently Used Words, Phrases, and Conversation in the Spanish Language
Views 1398 | Rating 3 | Comments 1| Date Mar 22, 2008
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Using Picasa to Solve Simple Photo Problems

This tutorial covers how to use Picasa to fix a few of the most common problems with digital photographs: red eye, color correction, contrast, leveling, and cropping. I'll also show you how to create a quick collage!
Views 970 | Rating 3 | Comments 1| Date Apr 27, 2008
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Where to find Household Chemicals

This tutorial will give you all the sources I know of for household chemicals in the United States. This excludes chemical suppliers and ebay. A good majority of these household items are impure sources of chemicals, so in order to obtain just the desired...
Views 850 | Rating 4 | Comments 0| Date Aug 12, 2007
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Karaoke Etiquette for Beginners

Basic etiquette for karaoke.
Views 768 | Rating 2 | Comments 0| Date Apr 24, 2008
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Google Picasa Basics

Google's Picasa program will help you organize, edit, and share your digital photographs -- and it's FREE! This tutorial walks you through the basics of importing and organizing pictures in Picasa. Look for my other Picasa-related tutorials.
Views 1611 | Rating 8 | Comments 0| Date Apr 27, 2008
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Using Picasa to Share Your Photographs

Google’s Picasa offers a number of ways to share photos, all of which are tightly integrated with other Google-owned products. This tutorial will walk you through sharing your photographs using Picasa.
Views 1066 | Rating 3 | Comments 0| Date Apr 27, 2008
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Maychi Guide

Myachi is a new innovation that combines the hacky sack and martial arts. You can also collect, trade, and jam with them.
Views 834 | Rating 1 | Comments 0| Date May 20, 2008
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The Secret Of Playing Poker

The Secrets of Playing Poker That you have never heard before unrevealed!
Views 686 | Rating 0 | Comments 0| Date Jul 7, 2008
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How to make cool fluorescen ink which will glow under blacklight

This is a fun, cheap way to make some cool fluoroscent ink which will glow under black-light but remain almost invisible in normal conditions
Views 1022 | Rating 10 | Comments 0| Date Nov 11, 2008