A Bottle Opener That Ingeniously Stores Bottle Caps Too

This happens to you guys too, right? When I snag a brewski out the fridge and pop open the cap with a bottle opener, that wily sucker rolls around all over the table and just as I go to grab it, it falls to the floor. Or! When I pop open the cap it stays put on the counter. Like for forever, cause I forget to throw… » 3/15/11 5:20pm 3/15/11 5:20pm

How to Create Plasma from a Beer Bottle in a Microwave

Now, this is what microwaves were invented for—forget about reheating your coffee, or drying your underpants out in an emergency, or heating your pajamas. Nope, if you're Washington University research engineer William J. Beaty, it's all about melting beer bottles and making glowy yellow plasma in your kitchen. [… » 2/14/08 10:16am 2/14/08 10:16am

Cut a Beer Bottle Cleanly in Half With a Piece of String

We always thought you needed a fancy glass cutter to split a beer bottle this cleanly, but here's a way to do that with some good old-fashioned acetone nail polish remover and a short piece of string. The video isn't showing us how long to wait after placing that acetone-soaked string around the bottle. Hmm. Is this… » 11/15/07 1:40pm 11/15/07 1:40pm