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How To : Do a simple, quick light painting with flashlights

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

How To : Make a Mardave Meteor RC car go faster

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)!

News : Star Trails Captured in Time Lapse

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

How To : Make a bottle disappear before your eyes

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.

How To : Make a super loud whistle with a Sharpie marker

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

How To : Make your shampoo leap with the Kaye effect

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

How To : Sandblast glass

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

How To : Make the perfect steak

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.

How To : Make a superb cup of coffee

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

How To : Make Oobleck

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: .

How To : Find First Tweet of Any User in Twitter

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

How To : View or Delete Facebook Search History

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: .

News : Ultra Slo-Mo Fire Breathing

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.

News : Suicidal Supersonic Skateboarding

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

How To : Do a successful handstand step by step

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

How To : Make birthday cupcake cakes with jelly beans

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

How To : Make realistic claw marks on the face with makeup

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

How To : Hambone dance

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

News : Does This Trick Really Work?

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

How To : Create a Rihanna look using "reversed eyeliner"

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

How To : Spin wool using the worsted-style short draw

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

How To : Move a layer mask in Photoshop

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

How To : Make homemade pasta

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

News : Smoke Bombs Make Beautiful Art

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

News : DIY Musical Maven Cannot Stop Creating Instruments

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

How To : Perform pull-offs correctly on an electric guitar

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

WTFoto's Homemade Mondays : It's Raining Crayons

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

HowTo : Fix a Broken PS3...In Your Oven

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

How To : Make a pulled pork sandwich

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

News : Jennifer Love Hewitt Vajazzles Her Vajayjay - t.m.i?

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

How To : Remove ink stains from fabric

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

News : Microsoft Releases Snapchat-Like Photo Editor on iOS

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

How To : Make a Bluetooth Proximity Radar

Hello again fellow hackers! after Cracker | Hacker's Tutorial on bluetooth recon, i thought i would extend it with a very useful tool called BlueRanger. What Is BlueRanger? BlueRanger is basically a very simple bash script (that is already built into Kali) that uses link qua ...more

Facebook Photo Privacy : Are You Safe?

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

How To : Restore Your Headlights Using Toothpaste

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

How To : 9 Weird Tricks to Outsmart Your Bad Mood

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

News : Screenprint Your Tights

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

News : Chia Pets...on Acid

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

How To : Lose the freshman 15

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

How To : Use Plasti Dip Coat to Black Out Car Emblems

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

News : DIY Eco-Friendly Mud Graffiti

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

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