Rubber Bands

Rubber Band Engineer

Release your inner frustrated inventor potential with Rubber Band Engineer, a terrific guide on how to create the likes of slingshot rockets, …

Build a Rubber Band–Powered Car

<b>Key concepts</b><br>Physics<br>Potential energy<br>Kinetic energy<br>Conservation of energy<br>Simple machine<p><b>Introduction</b><br>Admit it, you’ve probably launched a rubber band at …

6 Sanity-Saving Hacks

Pinch hitters for everyday tasks (like opening a stubborn bottle of nail polish or lighting a candle) and trickier maneuvers (like transporting a …

Hacking

.50 Cal Sniper Rifle in Slow Motion

Destin of SmarterEveryDay lent The Slow Mo Guys a .50 caliber sniper rifle. Watch their bodies, faces and nearby objects react to the beastly …

Coca-Cola

Build a Working Mechanical Model of a London Double-decker Bus

Up for a fun and challenging project with a satisfying result? Look no further than this wooden model of a London-style double decker bus. Once you …

Battlefront 2's 'Rubber Band Trick' Showcases Yet Another Problem With The Game

Critiquing <i>Battlefront 2</i> feels a bit like beating a dead tauntaun at this point, but there’s a new “farming” method that showcases a pretty core problem with the game, regardless of whether or not the game currently contains microtransactions.<p>One odd thing that many fans have pointed out is that no …

Star Wars Battlefront

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 players are using elastic bands to cheat their way to credits

It's no secret it's difficult to grind for credits in Star Wars: Battlefront 2 - it's a big part of why so many players were angry at EA implementing …

Cheat

Turn Straw into Shining Stars for the Holidays!

One of the classic Christmas tree ornaments - stars. You can find them at every Christmas market, but why not make your own? You can even glam them …

Sewing

Tips of the Week: Spring Board Clamping, Rubber Band Hands, and Why Extra Parts Equal Beer!

<i>Tips of the Week is our weekly peek at some of the best making tips, tricks, and recommendations we’ve discovered in our travels. Check in every Friday to see what we’ve discovered. And we want to hear from you. Please share your tips, shortcuts, best practices, and tall shop tales in the comments</i> …

MinimLET: A Portable Toilet Kit Designed for Disaster Preparedness

In the event of a natural disaster, a person’s most basic needs — food, water, shelter, electricity — are often compromised. But one necessity often …

Japanese Culture

7 Life Hacks That You Definitely Need To Know If You Wear Glasses

Even though wearing glasses can be fashionable, for many people, they are simply a necessity. To be honest — it can be pretty annoying to wear them …

Hacking

Fabric Pumpkins: Make in 5 Minutes with Burlap

Share with your friends!<p>Did you know that you can make fabric pumpkins in just 5 minutes with no sewing required? I used some burlap but any fabric …

Crafting

Adorable hole-in-heart 'warrior' tot kept alive by a rubber band defies the odds

Mila Kerr's parents feared their first cuddle might be their last.<p>With her bright eyes and cheeky smile, Mila Kerr looks like any other healthy …

Children's Hospital

Have Your Little Boo Dress Like a Scarer from Monstropolis

Have your little one channel their inner Boo from <i>Monsters, Inc.</i> by dressing up like a scarer. No one will ever know!<p>To create this DIY Boo Costume, …

Crafting

Lezyne Laser Drive first night ride review

In pitch darkness our group of 20 rolled out from the Las Vegas strip for an early morning, pre-Interbike ride. Many of the roads didn't have a bike …

Cycling

If You Spot a Rubber Band on Your Front Door Handle, DON’T TOUCH IT, Here’s The SICK Thing It Means

In Texas, a woman took to Facebook to expose a scam criminals are doing in neighborhoods across the country. If you spot a rubber band on your door, …

Hacking

Best Live-Bait Rigs for Fall Fishing

During this transitional time of year, it’s not uncommon for one day of lights-out action to be followed by a total skunking. Even traditional …

How to Store Crankbaits Snag-Free

Have you ever reached for a crankbait, only to grab 5 because they were all hooked together in a mess? If so, you need to try this! You can easily …

Fishing

TURTLE ROVER MODULAR RC CAR

Introducing the world’s first land drone in the shape of the Turtle Rover Modular RC Car. Fully adaptable to suit every need, this remote control car …

Cool Stuff

The Flying Martha Ornithopter, A Winged Mechanical Toy That Soars With the Power of a Rubber Band

Haptic Lab has created a wonderful winged mechanical toy called “The Flying Martha Ornithopter“, which runs on the power of a simple rubber band. The …

Problem-solving

DIY Semi-Automatic Paper Gun

LinkBlackfish shows us how to create a really cool toy weapon which fires rolled up paper projectiles. Its rubber band powered revolver mechanism …

Crafting

How Rubber Bands Can Remind You to Drink More Water

<i>This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com.</i><p>"I don't really drink water," I told a friend a few weeks ago. She was baffled and immediately …

Bands

8 Ways to Get Creative with Your Boring Tripod

Tripods may not be super exciting, but they can definitely help you capture shots that are.Do you know the full potential of your tripod? If you're …

Filmmaking

Woman accused of animal cruelty, treating dog’s tumor with rubber band

SANTA ANA — A 52-year-old Victorville woman was charged Monday, Aug. 28, with animal cruelty for allegedly using a rubber band to treat a large tumor …

Newport Beach

‘Smart’ Rubber Bands Are on Their Way

Adding graphene could mean major upgrades to an old standby.<p>Since they were patented in 1845, rubber bands have been put to a staggering variety of …

Culture

DIY tutorial

Description<p>A cosy sleep mask will help you get a good night's rest and Nastya, from 'DIY Eule' ('DIY Owl' in English), shows you how to make your own.<p>…

Sewing

I Gave My First Grader a Precision RBS Rubber Band Shooter: See What Happened Next

Rubber bands. Basic office supplies, or ammunition? It’s a question we’ve asked for a while (okay, since the beginning of the article). Precision RBS …

Self Defense

3 great monsoon-friendly hairstyles for long hair

The monsoon season brings many beauty challenges. One that is especially difficult is trying to manage long hair (we’ve all walked out the door and …

Hair

MUST READ: 6 Helpful Ways To Stop Ma5turbation

<b>The immense pleasure derived from frequent m*sturbation can be extremely addictive. However, this addiction can become an obsessive activity that</b> …

TOPS SLINGSHOT

Taking memories of childhood games, the TOPS Slingshot ($100) is a jovial way to relive simpler times. This specially crafted slingshot celebrates …

For Men