Hobbies

  • How to Catch Money in a Money Blowing Machine
    Visitors to trade shows and conventions can often be found gathered around a little box containing a person snatching at seemingly hundreds of flying dollar bills ...
  • Outboard Vs. Inboard Boat
    Choosing an inboard or outboard motor for your boat is simple once you are familiar with how your needs affect the decision Inboard motors offer greater stability and are ...
  • Types of Whistles
    There are many different kinds of whistles made for many different activities and jobs Whistles are not just used to officiate sports games, but they are also used for ...
  • How to Get Paid for Recycling Newspaper and Cardboard Boxes
    Recycling is a way to help the environment, but also a way for you to make some extra money on the side Everyone has to recycle newspapers and corrugated cardboard, but the ...
  • How to Water Hose Test Polaris Jet Skis
    The Polaris jet ski, a popular personal watercraft, is a vehicle used in recreational water sport activities Consisting of a small, boat-like hull and propelled by a powerful ...
  • How to Make Silly Putty Without Glue
    According to the Silly Putty website, the iconic substance began in a lab in 1943 as a failed formula for synthetic rubber Seven years later, Peter Hodgson packaged the ...
  • How to Make a Star With a Rubberband
    Rubber bands have been around since the middle of the 19th century The rubber tree hails from the equator, and the Mayan civilization used the rubber for years. Christopher ...
  • Fun Things to Do in a Swimming Pool
    A swimming pool is not just for lounging and relaxing There are many fun games and activities that you can do inside a pool to make pool time more active and enjoyable. When ...
  • How to Fix Tough Corned Beef
    Sometimes corned beef becomes tough and hard to chew when it is roasted, fried or slow boiled on a heat that is too low Tough corned beef can be fixed, and keeps it from ...
  • How to Sew a Skull Cap
    Skull caps are a great way to keep your head warm while also making a bold fashion statement Skull caps can be sewn in a couple different ways, but they are always the same ...
  • How to Build a Wooden Domino Table
    This article provides step-by-step instructions on building a 4x4-square domino table All that is required in building your domino table are a few basic carpentry tools, ...
  • How to Build a Rocket Out of 2-Liter Bottles
    Make your own flying rocket from 2-liter soda bottles The rocket can be constructed from household items and, with a little help from a bicycle pump, it will shoot several ...
  • Board Shorts Vs. Swim Trunks
    Swim trunks used to be the standard for beachwear; then surf-related attire hit the scene Board shorts and swim trunks are both designed with water in mind, but they have ...
  • Things to Make With Weedeater Motors
    Weed eater motors are compact, durable and versatile engines that can be used for many other projects--as long as you are willing to think outside the box Many small engine ...
  • How to Break a Master Lock Without a Key
    Master Lock offers a variety of padlocks, U-locks and combination locks The standard way to open the Master Lock is to insert a key into the keyhole and turn it as you would ...
  • What Is the Difference Between a Wave Runner & a Jet Ski?
    Both wave runners and jet skis are personal watercraft vehicles or PWCs These machines are a hybrid between a water ski, power jet boat and a motorcycle and offer a fast and ...
  • How to Take Pictures of Glow in the Dark Items
    Glow in the dark items rely on phosphorescence to create their unique effect once the lights go out Phosphorescent coatings rapidly absorb and store light, then slowly ...
  • How to Build a Sprung Dance Floor Cheap
    Dancing on a proper floor will help prevent injury, and help you build your dance skills in the safest environment possible Building your own dance floor is a big project, ...
  • How to Make a Fake Magnifying Glass
    When the kids are playing detective, they will probably want a magnifying glass in their dress-up box A real magnifying glass could break and cause injury. It's fairly easy ...
  • How to Tie Yourself Up With Rope
    Being able to tie yourself up with rope is a good bar trick and also a good skill for the aspiring magician or professional escapist to know It's also fairly dangerous, ...
  • How to Fix a Taylor Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker
    The Taylor Co produces a number of soft serve ice cream machine models, and each has an extensive operator's manual with a problem solving section to help owners troubleshoot ...
  • DIY Mini Star Projector
    People have been fascinated by the movement of stars and celestial bodies for generations Modern planetariums present educational demonstrations that replicate this motion. ...
  • Creative Ways to Drop an Egg Without Breaking It
    Many science classes, freshman orientations and team-building seminars use the egg-drop activity to build problem-solving and cooperation skills Participants must drop a raw ...
  • How to Create a Printable Genogram
    A genogram is a type of family tree diagram that uses symbols to convey much more information than just the traditional records of marriages, births and deaths On it, ...
  • Simple Rube Goldberg Machine Ideas
    Rube Goldberg machines are humorous, unnecessarily complicated inventions that use many steps to accomplish simple tasks They are named after engineer and cartoonist Reuben ...
  • How to Build a Motorized Go-Kart
    Build a go-kart using readily available parts and a lawn mower engine This is a very simple design built with junk yard scavenged parts mostly. Remember web uilt this as ...
  • How to Find Burl Wood
    The much sought-after and expensive burl wood can be found if you are observant and persistent The hardest part might be lugging it back to your truck. Burls are created when ...
  • How to Remove a Turpentine Smell
    Turpentine is distilled from pine trees and is used when painting to thin oil-based paints and to clean brushes It has a pungent smell that can be cloying when turpentine ...
  • How to Make a Nightwing Costume
    At conventions such as the San Diego and New York Comic Cons, some fans dress up as their favorite comic book heroes and villains While some fans purchase ready-made ...
  • What Colors Match With Olive Green?
    Olive green is a slightly yellowish green, usually characterized by a bit of a neutral shade Neutral shades, those in the range of gray or browns, are a mix of all colors. ...