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How
to amplify sound with two umbrellas

How to ascend a mile

How to ask a banana a question

How to avoid catching a cold

How to balance a chair on a broomstick

How to balance an empty bottle on a rope

How to balance potatoes on forks

How to bend a pencil

How to bewitch an umbrella

How to boil water on a visiting card

How to burn sugar lumps

How to burst open a crisp packet

How to cast square, round and triangular shadows from a single object

How to catch coins

How to change the colour of a goldfish

How to change the Queen's expression

How to check eggs

How to chop a doughnut into 13 pieces with three cuts

How to collapse an umbrella

How to cook potatoes with the sun

How to copy a letter

How to copy the picture onto a T-shirt

How to detect a fake diamond

How to detect fake silver cutlery

How to do Russian multiplication

How to double the length of a Moebius band

How to draw a portrait silhouette

How to draw on a T-shirt

How to dress up in a Greek chiton

How to dress up in a Roman toga

How to dress up in a Sari

How to dress up in an Arab haik

How to etch your name on an eggshell

How to explode a film canister

How to extract water from the desert

How to find a word in a book

How to find Prince Charles

How to find what ink is made of 

How to fire corks from bottles

How to float a ping-pong ball in the middle of a glass of water

How to float an egg in the middle of a jar of water

How to float corks ends up

How to get an apple into a milk bottle

How to get an egg into milk bottle

How to get an egg in and out of a milk bottle

How to get one ball in the bottom of each cup

How to get someone's feet wet

How to grow carrot leaves

How to grow carrot leaves upside-down

How to grow long arms

How to grow salad on a sponge

How to grow your name

How to grow your name on a towel

How to hold a drink upside-down

How to join paperclips without touching them

How to jump a mile

How to keep warm

How to levitate a paper clip

How to levitate your arms

How to lift a cup with a candle

How to lift a person on air

How to lift a person on water

How to light a fluorescent tube without connecting it

How to listen to music with a match and a bit of paper

How to make a bad egg smell

How to make a bass instrument

How to make a battery out of money

How to make a battery out of potatoes

How to make a boat out of holes

How to make a box of quicksand

How to make a camera out of a baked bean tin

How to make a car stopper

How to make a coin spherical

How to make a cracker

How to make a door into a sawdust trap

How to make a door wail

How to make a dove shadow

How to make a finger puppets

How to make a fly sound like a giant monster

How to make a flytrap

How to make a giant ball out of paper cups

How to make a goose shadow

How to make a growling noise

How to make a hand puppet

How to make a letter balance

How to make a Moebius band

How to make a musical bed

How to make a neon glow

How to make a nuclear reactor

How to make a paper tree

How to make a pencil jump

How to make a pendulum rotate mysteriously

How to make a playing card brittle

How to make a playing card into a catapult

How to make a potato find its way through a maze

How to make a rabbit shadow

How to make a right angle with string

How to make a rubber band

How to make a rubber glove

How to make a sailor shadow

How to make a seesaw with a needle and a candle

How to make a siren

How to make a steam powered cigar tube

How to make a sugar lump penetrate wood

How to make a wailing noise

How to make an ant colony (formicarium)

How to make an edible candle

How to make an explosive clock

How to make an extra square appear

How to make an ink volcano

How to make an oil powered shark

How to make an onion glow

How to make an umbrella shower confetti

How to make clear of ice cubes

How to make live yoghurt

How to make logs out of newspaper

How to make lubricating oil out of bananas

How to make orange peel fangs

How to make oxygen from ivy

How to make paper

How to make paper bang

How to make paper screech

How to make rigid toothpaste

How to make sherbet

How to make steel burn

How to make steel float

How to make things jump out of a cup of tea

How to make toothpaste

How to make two coins into three

How to make yoghurt

How to make your nose crack

How to make your spine shiver

How to make your tongue into a battery

How to make yourself into a telescopic giant

How to make yourself spark

How to map your sense of touch

How to measure the height of a building

How to measure the height of a tree

How to mind read by telephone

How to mind read with coins

How to mind read with dice

How to mind read with hands

How to mind read with names

How to move a mug of water by balloon

How to pass a coin through a small hole

How to peel bananas automatically

How to photograph the path of a pendulum

How to pick up the spanner without using any implement or walking on the carpet

How to prove 1 = 2

How to prove 2 = 3

How to prove there is no black in a television picture

How to prove there is no white in a television picture

How to pull a string through your neck

How to pull off the book

How to push a cube through the middle of a cube the same size

How to push a knitting needle through a bag of water

How to push a knitting needle through a balloon

How to push a knitting needle through a balloon

How to remove a bank note without touching the bottles

How to remove the rope without taking his hand out of his pocket

How to rethread a worn bolt

How to see 3-D interference

How to see 3-D pictures on your TV

How to see if a ring is pure gold

How to sense a dead hand

How to sense two noses

How to sHow a sieve can be watertight

How to sHow the strength of a match

How to sHow the strength of an egg

How to shrink the crisp packet

How to simulate applause

How to sit on a tailcoat

How to sit without a chair

How to slice a banana without peeling it

How to stop a bath overflowing

How to stop someone drinking through a straw

How to stop yourself humming

How to take a photo of people talking to themselves

How to take a photograph of someone balancing of a finger

How to test an electric fence

How to thread a needle twelve times

How to throw sixes

How to trisect an angle

How to turn a mug of water upside-down without spilling it

How to turn a presenter's face purple

How to turn a violet red

How to turn an orange into an apple

How to undo a rusty bolt

How to use a television as a strobe light

How to use a watch as a compass

How to use an oversize spanner

How to walk through a postcard

How to watch cheese mites

How to watch follicle mites

How to weigh a person down with a pencil

How to write backwards

How to write your name on an apple

 


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Minors should always get the permission of a parent or responsible adult before trying any of these experiments. All cartoons and images on this website are copyright Tim Hunkin. All rights reserved. All other aspects of this web site other than the cartoons and images are copyright Tim Hunkin and Shane Frazer. All rights reserved. Site first launched 1st November 2000. Major update August 2003 and 2006. Please visit Apple Rugs to buy rugs online in the UK.