Eggs are a staple food for most Americans, which is no surprise, considering how necessary they are in savory and sweet recipes alike. On their own, they're usually not too eggs-citing. However, these clever egg hacks will make your egg-making easier, more fun, and more intere ...more
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If you read my previous post, "How to Hack into a Mac Without the Password", you know that it is very easy to break into someone's Mac if you have physical access to the computer. Now the question that lies is, how do we protect ourselves from this happening to us? Well, here ...more
Light painting (or light writing) is a relatively new art form combining flashlights and long camera exposures to create amazing still images with designs literally drawn on them in light. This video features an experienced light painter teaching you the basics of the at in on ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to create a very weird effect using a thin layer of fog made with warm water and dry ice. As the demonstrator moves his hands over the fog, he is able to scribble eerie lines through it. Even if you don't plan to try this yourself, the ...more
Take one vintage, British made, 20 year old stock mardave meteor car and stick a 11.1v Li-Po battery up it's jacksey! It almost doubled it's speed and didn't seem to melt anything (although I didn't play with it for long, so if you want to try it yourself use extream caution)!
So many celebrities are wearing the French Twist hairstyle this year, would you like to try it yourself. Get the hottest look from the runway and the red carpet with this stylish French Twist. This video offers simple, easy to follow instructions on how to give yourself the gl ...more
YouTube user Nachtwolke captures beautiful star trails with 1262 photos taken at 30-second exposures. Inspired? Try-it-yourself. Len/aperature/camera used: Sigma 12-24mm/4.5-5.6@ 12mm f/4.5, ISO 800, Canon? 20d. Previously, The Northern Lights Are Even More Spectacular in Ti ...more
This simple experiment will have you rubbing your eyes in disbelief. Make a glass bottle disappear with a lot of glycerin and another glass cup. The results are pretty astonishing. This is a fun experiment to try for yourself, or show off to other people.
This is a simple way to achieve one of the loudest whistles ever! Anyone can learn and it only requires a Sharpie permanent marker cap. WARNING: turn your speakers down because it could be very loud. Try it yourself, and you will find that the whistle is actually much louder i ...more
This tractor repair video shows you how to check if a Briggs & Stratton tractor engine carburetor float is stuck. Make SURE if you try this yourself you don't let gas get anywhere. This method is good for most B&S/Walbro carburetors. Check if a B&S carburetor float is stuck on ...more
The Formula AutoComplete feature in Office Excel 2007 helps you avoid syntax or typing mistakes that can break your formula and display an error in the cell. Every step of the way, Formula AutoComplete guides you with ScreenTips that show you how to build your formula. Watch t ...more
Scientists of the University of Twente in the Netherlands won a prestigious place in the 'Hall of Fame' of videos about fluid-in-motion. They have made a video of leaping shampoo, in which they explain the so-called Kaye effect. Scientifically interesting, but also of great ae ...more
This video focuses on Grandmaster level chess tactics. It features a tactical line used by William Steinitz against Johannes Hermann Zukertort in the first World Chess Championship played in 1866. Try it yourself, by learning from the masters.
Sandblasting has a bunch of functions. It can be used to soften rough surfaces, roughen soft surfaces, take off unwanted surfaces, or shape a surface. If you're curious about the process and wish to try it yourself, you can check out this video to learn how to sandblast glass ...more
Thought you knew how to cook the perfect steak? Think again! After much debate, tears and about a year of asking as many smart foodie people they know this is what ifoods.tv came up with! Try it yourself and see if it's perfection.
Now, this may only be one man's process for the perfect cup of coffee, but we're going to guess it must be pretty good. Watch and learn how to make a superb cup of coffee according to Ian at ShowMeDo. Oh, if you plan to try this yourself, make sure you have a french press coff ...more
Oobleck is a cool substance that is not quite liquid or solid. Don't believe me, then try for yourself!! All you need is a couple of household ingredients!! Video: .
This tutorial video will show you how to find first tweet of any user in Twitter. You have to type first-tweets.com in address bar of your browser. The site will be redirected to discover.twitter.com/first-tweet page. Just type any user name and twitter will show the first twi ...more
We know that Facebook is a very useful social media site. Facebook keeps your search history in its database. This video will show you how to view or delete history in your Facebook account. Follow the video and try it yourself. Video: .
Napalm Dragon has an incredible video of super slo-mo fire breathing. "There is no super imposing. This is 'as is' (Low Res) footage captured at 1,000 fps and 2,000 fps The Camera used was the Weisscam HS-2." Whoahhh..... Try-it-yourself: Video: Breathe fire.
Created as an advertising campaign for fashion designer Adam Kimmel, filmmaker Ari Marcopoulos and friends dressed up total-skateboarder-nuts in Kimmel's spring line... and sent them barreling down a hill in Claremont, California. The fun starts at 2:23. You might want to pr ...more
We remember doing our first hand stand. Well, okay, we remember toppling over after our first hand stand and falling flat onto our rump. The hand stand is one of those holds that looks not too hard to do when those who are good with it perform it, but when you try it yourself ...more
Suspension training offers an unparalleled way to train your entire upper body, from your pecs to your core to your triceps and biceps. So if you're lucky enough to have the TRX Suspension Training machine at home, or have one at the gym, then try commiting yourself to actuall ...more
Do you have a cupcake fan in your house who's having a birthday soon? Then he/she will just die over these cupcake cakes, each of which contains not just one, but three cupcakes stacked high and proud to form a multilayered "cake." The great thing about this food project is t ...more
If you want to have a character get attacked by a predatory land animal in your movie, you are probably going to need to put some claw marks on their body to make it look realistic and visceral. This three-part video will show you how to create a really realistic open claw mar ...more
Learn to hambone with doo-heif Productions then try for yourself! This involves knee slapping rhythmically. What is hambone? Well here's an idea: The Juba dance or hambone, originally known as Pattin' Juba, is a style of dance that involves stomping as well as slapping and pa ...more
WonderHowTo favorite brusspup demonstrates an amazingly simple coin trick with a plastic hanger and a quarter. In fact, it seems almost too simple to be real. Scrounge for a hanger and quarter and try it yourself, then comment below. More from brusspup: Truly Impressive Fire ...more
Steal Rihanna's look with this tutorial hosted by makeup artist, TiffanyD, teaching how to use "reversed eyeliner". Reverse Eyeliner is a different technique, but simply means applying the eyeliner to the lower eyelashes and winging it upward, while leaving the top lids blank. ...more
Try any combination of cheese and herbs for an easy appetizer. Follow along with this video cooking lesson as Rachael Ray shows you how to make easy grilled green quesadillas. This cooking how-to video is part of 30 Minute Meals show hosted by Rachael Ray. Would you believe yo ...more
This drafting technique has many names: worsted drafting, short-draw, and inchworm. It's simple and straightforward, as this video demonstrates. With high-quality combed wool, spinning wool this way makes a smooth, dense yarn. This technique is great for other combed fibres, ...more
This is a short video tutorial from Stuart Little showing you how to move a layer mask between different layers. You can do it simply by holding down the Command key (for Macs) or Control key (for PCs) as you click and move the mask layer to the intended layers. Watch the vide ...more
Now if you've ever been to a nice Italian restaurant and wondered why the pasta tasted so good, it's probably because it was fresh pasta. What's amazing is that fresh pasta is incredibly easy to make. And the taste and texture is something you've got to just try for yourself. ...more
Everyone told you that smoking was bad for you, but sometimes it takes a visual lesson to finally quit smoking tobacco products. This video shows you a science experiments that extracts all the black disgusting tar from cigarettes, using a plastic bottle and a fan that sucks ...more
You can certainly exercise at a fancy gym with a personal trainer and state-of-the-art equipment if you have the money and time to do so. However, if you are on a budget and don't want to waste extra time getting into your best gym clothes and driving, you can give yourself an ...more
Other than providing a convenient vessel for your carbonated beverages so that they don't go completely flat, aluminum soda cans are also quite useful for a number of other things once they're completely empty. Remove the top and bottom part of the soda can to create a metal ...more
What is it about the infamous colored smoke bomb that is so deeply satisfying, so beautiful? Well, first there's an explosion (always fun), which then yields beautiful billowing clouds of saturated color. Check out artist Olaf Breuning's Smoke Bombs, 2008. Here's a rainbow of ...more
Neuroscience (live!) resumes its 50 hour slicing session 8:00 am PST this morning. According to Gizmodo, "Studying Henry Gustav Molaison, more commonly known as Patient H.M., and his memory impairments has revolutionized our understanding of human memory organization. Resear ...more
Musical instruments are lots of fun but boy, they sure ain't cheap. Dennis Havlena (the internet's true DIY instrument king) demonstrates some dedicated yankee ingenuity with his homemade alternatives (aka poor man's instruments). Dennis has created hundreds of hybrid, folksy ...more
If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with Music Radar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for h ...more
If, unlike me, you have stopped using crayons for your daily art endeavors (and light, yet nutritionally-bereft snacks), here's a reason to buy a new pack of rainbow glory. Buy a Pack of Crayons The bigger the better. Don't scrimp—get Crayola! In my humble experience, Crayol ...more
If your PS3 is YLOD (flashing the Yellow/Red/Green Light Of Death), try sticking it in the oven. Why does this work? Instructables user formulajake88 explains what causes YLOD and why the oven re-flow method will (likely) work: "There are several prevailing theories, includin ...more
You don't need expensive cooking equipment to make this pulled pork sandwich. It's made with cooking gear you should have right in your own home, which makes it the perfect recipe to try out yourself. If you've ever wanted to make pulled pork sandwiches, now's the time. This ...more
Jennifer Love Hewitt kick starts a new trend that involves swarovski crystals and, ahem, the bikini line. The name for it is vajazzling (definition: bedazzling your...lady parts, aka vagina adornment). Watch below as Hewitt explains it all to George Lopez. "After a breakup, a ...more
Learn how to remove ink stains from fabric. Getting ink out of fabric is a tricky business, often best handled by a dry cleaner. If you want to try it yourself, though, here's what to do. You Will Need * Denatured alcohol, also known as methylated spirit * Cotton balls or p ...more
On Friday, the release date for her new album, Queen, Nicki Minaj is already grabbing headlines for the track "Barbie Dreams," where she disses Drake and a host of other rappers. It's a bit ironic that she's got beef with Champagne Papi, because both performers have now dropp ...more
Microsoft, even being Apple's fierce competitor, is no stranger to producing iOS apps—in fact, they've made 94 of them. But their latest iOS app may be their silliest yet: a goofy photo editor named Sprinkles. Released on April 1 (coincidence?), Sprinkles is reminiscent of Sn ...more
Almost everyone uploads their very personal photos in facebook trusting facebook's privacy settings. But question is - is facebook's privacy settings really that trustworthy? Few months ago, while browsing facebook, I found that one can easily access your private photos using ...more
Yellowed or hazed headlights don't only make your car look tacky, it also reduces the amount of light that can shine through at night. This results in poor visibility and may result in an unnecessary accident. Fortunately, if you brush your teeth, you can fix this problem! Th ...more
Tons of freezers have built-in ice dispensers, but a lot of people never use them. But it turns out, all it takes to give it a new purpose is some duct tape, an X-Acto knife, and a piece of foam core. Endo over on Foodinese wanted to do something different for his wife for Va ...more
Are you in a bad funk today? Treat yourself to a bar of dark chocolate. Or jump on a trampoline. Or get a nice plate of leafy greens at your neighborhood salad bar. Though a crabby mood is most often circumstantial—such as bad traffic, an unpleasant boss or simply sleep depri ...more
If you don't smoke, your car's ashtray is probably either unused or, if you're like me, full of loose change. And if your car is older, unless you've installed one, it probably doesn't have a place for you to plug in your phone. This quick hack by Jalopnik's Jason Torchinsky w ...more
Most of us have given up our big, bulky stereos in favor of smaller, sleeker models, but how many of us actually get rid of the old ones? If you don't like the idea of throwing out or giving away electronics you spent good money on, you can always upgrade them instead! PC486 ...more
We've seen screenprinted t-shirts, sweatshirts, maybe even a dress or tie... but what about tights? Predicted trend forecast for 2010, these hand printed tights are available in limited quantities from designer Les Queues de Sardines. You can buy now at (my favorite) Colette, ...more
Remember Grandma-approved eco-friendly mud graffiti? London native Helen Nodding has taken a similar approach: non-destructive moss graffiti. Helen was inspired by the cold hard steel, glass, and concrete of the city: "I’m always cheered up when I see weeds pushing through a ...more
It’s easy to gain a little extra weight in college but there are ways to defy this weight gain trend. It won’t work without will power but you can limit your unhealthy food intake and sneak in some unconventional exercise routines. Every college student dreads those three lit ...more
Plasti Dip coating is a rubber like coating that can be dipped or sprayed on. I first remember the coating available as a dip years ago. It was first introduced as a coating used to dip tool handles in to provide a grip. However, since then, the coating has became available in ...more
Making your own alcohol at home sounds like fun, but it's a long, complicated, and sometimes expensive process. You need all sorts of equipment, and by the time you're finished, it's been a few weeks—even months. If you want to try home-brewing without all the hassle, one of ...more
Emergency Texting 101 : How to Set a Secret SMS Code to Bypass Silent Mode on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Just because your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is on silent doesn't mean that the world stops spinning. Emergencies can pop up at any time, even when your phone is put away during a lecture in class, in the library, or at an important business meeting. You put your phone on silent t ...more
This is an awesome little science trick that has to be seen to be believed. Simply by emptying a bottle of "supercooled" water into a glass, you can watch it turn into ice right as your pour! It's no magic trick or chemical craziness—it's normal water and you can try it yourse ...more
Graffiti even Grandma would approve of (ok, for some of you maybe that's a turn off...). How about... graffiti that is good for the environment and you (non-toxic), as well as preservative of the past (architecture, etc). Artist Jesse Graves came up with the idea of creating ...more