Fire Roasting Red Peppers
Here's a video tutorial on an effective way to fire-roast a red pepper, using a plumber's blowtorch!
Also includes a bonus video on making savoury feast bread flavoured with roast pepper, butternut squash and bacon.
HDPE Recycling - Tutorial Video
Several projects on this site have made use of recycled plastic - so I thought it was about time I documented the recycling process in video form.
Sharp Knife vs Blunt Knife - Which Is Safer To Use?
It's often said that you're less likely to cut yourself with a sharp kitchen knife than you are with a blunt one.
On the face of it, that sounds like it shouldn't be true - but in fact, it probably is - here's a short video explaining some of the reasoning.
Pumpkin Seed Steam Jet Engines
Just a tiny nugget of interesting science - well, I think it's interesting, anyway...
This video details how, when heated, pumpkin seeds spin under the pressure of steam jetting out of them - exactly like a steam jet engine.
Sock It To Me
Following on from (and including a reprise of) Also Sock Zarathustra - here's Sock It To Me - Atomic Shrimp's contribution to the Waltham Chase Christmas show, 2009.
Also SOCK Zarathustra
This video was created by the kids at BCD Searchers - a local youth group I help to run - they made the puppets, rehearsed and performed it from scratch in about an hour.
The Tortoise And The Hare
This is a Sunday-afternoon animation created by my Niece, Daisy, for school assembly - based on Aesop's fable of the Hare and the Tortoise.
The concept for this video came from the accidental collision of two ideas - a conversation about stop-motion video, and an observation about a particular type of snack food
The Dream Kitchen Of Tomorrow
A blast from the past - in more ways than one - it's The Dream Kitchen Of Tomorrow
The Story Of Albert And Rose
The story of a man who went to war - and the wife he left behind - ordinary people who experienced an extraordinary event - the Christmas Truce on the Western Front in 1914.
The Tower That Built Itself
Starting with a few hundred pieces of assorted K'Nex, this tower built itself before my very eyes!
Mobile Phone Talkbox
Weird audio manipulation involving a mobile phone, an MP3 guitar riff, and my mouth.
Grek- Leap For Leap Day
His name is Grek, and it's Leap Day
Blup - Playing With Fire
Blup - his name is just blup
The Neck Crunch Trick
Freak out your friends by bending your neck and making a really loud cracking sound. It's a trick!
After The Kiwifruit
When I filmed the video 'The Easiest Way To Peel A Kiwifruit', I left the camera running.... Here is what I found...
Handy Guide To Airport Signs
Travel can be a bewildering experience for the first time traveller. I can help.