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How to Decorate Jars Using Homemade Decoupage

How to Decorate Jars Using Homemade Decoupage

Whether you buy them in packs at the store, or save them after finishing the food they stored, plain jars serve several functional purposes around the house. With a little homemade decoupage glue you can transform those jars into decorative pieces as well by adding paper or fabric around the outside
How to Make a Nerf Dart Gun From Things Around the House

How to Make a Nerf Dart Gun From Things Around the House

Nerf brand toy guns are all designed to fire soft foam darts at their target. You can make your own Nerf-type dart gun from a few items commonly found around the house. You will also need Nerf darts, which can be purchased from a hobby store or a toy store. Adult supervision is required if a child i
How to Use Bushnell Telescopes

How to Use Bushnell Telescopes

Bushnell offer amateur astronomers three good-value telescope ranges. The Northstar range includes computerized telescopes with real voice output and have databases of 20,000 celestial objects built in. The Harbormaster range are nautical-styled brass and cherry wood refractor telescopes; and the Vo
Cleaning a Gun With Windex

Cleaning a Gun With Windex

Most responsible gun owners understand that cleaning their firearms on a regular basis, especially after use, is of the utmost importance. Failure to clean the gun may result in severe corrosion, particularly within the bore of the weapon. A dirty firearm is also prone to malfunction or jam at the m
How to Build a Low-Level Window Seat

How to Build a Low-Level Window Seat

Low-level window seats provide seating in a window opening that extends lower than the average seat height of 18 inches. A low-level seat will match the scale of the window and enhance the room. Instead of a enclosing the front of the seat, as on standard window seats, the front should be left open
How Does the Galileo Thermometer Work?

How Does the Galileo Thermometer Work?

The BallsBalls in a Galileo ThermometerFloating in the water inside a Galileo thermometer are glass balls filled with colorful liquids. These glass balls are usually hand blown and therefore may vary in weight. The colored liquid placed inside the balls is typically a combination of...
How to Make Cyber Goggles

How to Make Cyber Goggles

The cyber and steampunk aesthetics that have become widely popular in recent years are well-received in the do-it-yourself community, as the necessary props and costumes are often one-of-a-kind homemade creations. Fans of these styles often dream up their own characters and design a look for themse
How to Make Scaled-Down Models of Trees

How to Make Scaled-Down Models of Trees

Realistic-looking model landscapes are made to the scale of model vehicles, a train set or buildings. Each item must be measured and matched to the scale of the main object in a diorama, architectural display or model railroad setting. Trees are part of a natural landscape. Scaled-down trees will gi
A Description of Earthquake Faults

A Description of Earthquake Faults

A fault is a fracture between two blocks of rock. It can be very small or very large, measured in the hundreds of miles. Some faults have a series of fractures between the blocks. Faults enable these blocks to move around relative to each other, and this activity can cause earthquakes. If the moveme
Bicarbonate of Soda Experiments for Kids

Bicarbonate of Soda Experiments for Kids

Baking soda bubbles help bread rise as they pop.bread image by Bube from Fotolia.comBuilding volcanoes with bicarbonate of soda is a rite of passage for both parents and children. It creates one of those iconic childhood memories, right up there with trick-or-treating, the first tooth...
What Is the Pink Dolphin's Food Chain?

What Is the Pink Dolphin's Food Chain?

The Amazon River is home to two freshwater dolphins. The pink variety goes by the Latin name of Inia geoffrensis, while the gray dolphin is classified as Sotalia fluviatilis. According to the International Society for Preservation of the Tropical Rainforest, the pink dolphin is the most intelligent
How to Make a Snow Globe With Baby Oil

How to Make a Snow Globe With Baby Oil

Snow globes can be either elegant or whimsical, depending on the decorations inside and out. Creating your own snow globes is an easy craft for cold winter days when you would rather see the snow inside the snow globe than be outside. Snow globe crafts are also simple enough for young children to ma
How to Convert DC Amps to MA

How to Convert DC Amps to MA

The amp, or ampere, is named after the physicist Andre-Marie Ampere and is the International System of Units (SI) unit of electrical current. The prefix "milli" is used with SI units to denote one one-thousandth of something and expressed in scientific notation as 10^-3. Therefore, a milli-amp is a
Hang Gliders Facts

Hang Gliders Facts

Hang gliding is a recreational activity that allows an individual to soar through the air with nothing but a wing to support him. This method of flight is often unpowered and can be relaxing to those who enjoy the sport. Hang gliding can also be used to do filming of wildlife or scenic areas. The ha
Moon Phases Explained

Moon Phases Explained

The moon makes approximately one full cycle in a month. During the cycle, the moon enters various lunar phases where it appears in different lightness, shape and visibility.
Whale Flash Games

Whale Flash Games

Whales bearing the name "killer" may give the marine mammals a stigma, with some humans thinking they're dangerous and predatory. While whales generally pose no serious threat to humans, some humans will avoid close contact with whales, even if it's SeaWorld mascot Shamu. Flash-written games let pla
How to Read a Sliding Vernier Caliper

How to Read a Sliding Vernier Caliper

A caliper can measure both outside and inside dimensions of objects, as well as the depths of holes. But like any instrument, a caliper is limited by its "instrument least count." The instrument least count is the maximum precision measurable by an instrument, as determined by the size of the spacin
How to Calculate Brake Torque

How to Calculate Brake Torque

Torque is a force exerted on an object; this force tends to cause the object to change its speed of rotation. A car relies on torque to come to a stop. The brake pads exert a frictional force on the wheels, which creates a torque on the main axle. This force impedes the axle's current direction of r
How to Get Past That Guy With Rage Candy Bars in "HeartGold"

How to Get Past That Guy With Rage Candy Bars in "HeartGold"

When you reach Mahogany town in "Pokémon HeartGold," you must deal with the villains, Team Rocket. You cannot move past this section of the game initially because a guy selling rage candy bars is blocking the entrance to Route 44. He will not move unless you perform a series of challenging ta