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How To : Clone Taco Bell's Meat (AKA 'Taco Meat Filling')

Taco Bell's in the news for umpteenth time, and today the controversy is over their infamous beef taco meat. Gizmodo leaked a picture of Taco Bell's "Taco Meat Filling" and surprise, surprise— it's missing a lot of the "meat" that it claims in its advertisements. Taco Meat Fil ...more

News : Data Pirates (AKA Cops) Can Hack Your Cell Phone

By now, many of you may have heard about iPhone tracking and recording your location data, but is there anything else being extracted from cell phones without our knowledge? If you're a Michigan state resident, the answer is an alarming "maybe". Michigan's police department h ...more

How To : Make a true marijuana cigarette (aka joint)

Here is a tutorial on making a Marijuana or Tobacco Cigarette from standard packs of cigarettes, great if you don't have any blunts lying around or any other types of pieces. You will need: cigarettes weed or tobacco paper clips something to make a roach with (index cards) a ...more

News : Photoshop No No's (aka Lazer B**bs) NSFW

A Photoshop no no, a nerd boy's dream... The web's got a new favorite, and it goes by the name of Lazertits. Enjoy. (Yikes. I'm warning you - if you click though, it truly gets NSFW). Previously, How to Augment Decolletage (Boob Size) via Photoshop.

How To : Fold an 8 pointed ninja star (aka shuriken)

This is an 8 pointed ninja star that can be thrown either as the ninja star or the frisbee way. Also known as a shuriken. It is constructed from 8 square pieces of paper/sticky notes. Watch this video for good directions on folding your own ninja star. Have fun and enjoy yours ...more

How To : Style a slipknot (aka tie-knot) on micro braids

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tie a slipknot on micro braids. First, braid the hair to the desired length. It is good to braid it close to the end, unless the hair is permed. Now, hold the braid and fix it so that it can be nice and neat. Take a few strands of ha ...more

News : Sex and Kinect, aka The Saddest Video Game Ever

Given the Kinect's motion sensor, it was only a matter of time before people got frisky with it. thriXXX, an Austrian video game company, has announced the forthcoming launch of a sex game using the Kinect. However, Microsoft so far has said it won't certify the game for sale ...more

How To : Make Saj bread AKA Markouk

Saj bread, also called Markouk, is a type of flat bread common in the middle eastern countries. It is baked on a domed or convex metal griddle, known as Saj. Similar to the procedures for making other flat breads, the dough of Saj bread is flattened and kept very thin prior to ...more

How To : Tie a Double Figure Eight Loop knot aka Bunny Ears

Learn how to tie the Double Figure Eight Loop Knot (aka Bunny Ears) for climbing. The animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Double Figure Eight Loop Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn t ...more

Recipe for Disaster : DIY Prison Wine (AKA Pruno)

Our pals at Vive Cool City present another dirty back alleyway HowTo (Operate on Your Mates is my personal favorite). This time the team demonstrates how to make Pruno, an alcoholic fruit wine made in prisons. "If you've just killed your whole family and you find yourself bun ...more

How To : Make mini hamburgers, aka sliders

Sliders are the new fad of the fast food business, but you don't have to have mini burgers from the grease haven, you can create your own miniature hamburgers at home, with a less toxic flavor. Sliders, simply put, are a little bit of heaven in a bun. Will Gilson from Garden a ...more

How To : Make a Swedish Torch (AKA Canadian Candle)

It's known that during the Thirty Years' War that took place in Europe between 1618 and 1648, soldiers used Swedish fire torches (also called Canadian candles) for heating, lighting, and cooking meals. Video: . Today, it's a really great way to cook food and boil water when yo ...more

How To : Apply squirrel monkey, aka skullmonkey, facepaint

Looking for some new ideas in facepainting? This video will show you how to paint a squirrel monkey face. The squirrel monkey has an adorable face, and this design is sure to be a hit with anyone getting their face painted. Perfect for kids' parties.

How To : Make Masa Real de Guayaba, aka Guava Bars

Nothing says Cuban like guava, and how do you get the most enjoyment out your guava? By massive amounts of it. That's where this name "Masa Real de Guayaba" comes from… a real mass of guava… in a small food bar. John Verlinden creates this delicious Cuban treat. A layer of thi ...more

How To : Make a chocolate yule log aka Swiss roll

The holidays are here! This means that holiday desserts are just around the corner. This baking video will show you how to create a yummy chocolate yule log cake, a popular holiday tradition. It's also known as a Swiss roll. Learn the ins and outs of making this delicious cake ...more

How To : Knit the feather and fan stitch aka Old Shale

This knitting video walks you through each step to create the feather and fan stitch also known as Old Shale. With knitting needles and yarn this look is created using them movements described in the video. Each step is shown visually through the video to create this pattern a ...more

How To : Make masala peanuts (aka raja special)

Masala peanuts (raja special) is a great Indian appetizer that is synonymous with clubs, bars and drinks. It's amazing what some onions, lemon juice and some spices can do to dress up the already popular peanut!

How To : Origami a shuriken (aka ninja star)

Here is a step by step tutorial video on how to make an origami shuriken. A shuriken is a cool Japanese concealed weapon and is also known as a ninja star. This video is a silent demontration, but there is text to guide through the process of folding your own shuriken.

How To : Make a plush rabbit aka "a Wumpling"

This video teaches us how to make a plush rabbit. Start off with a piece of fabric, then cut out the shape for the bunny out of this fabric to make two sides. After this, cut out the color for the eyes out of various other colored fabrics. When finished, sew the eyes onto the ...more

How To : Make healthy carrot halwa aka gajjar ka halwa

It doesn't take a nutritionist to know that eating too much meat is not good for your body. From hormones added to the feed for cows and chickens to contamination from bacteria, it's a good idea to integrate lighter vegetable dishes into your diet on a regular basis. But don' ...more

How To : Bake Portuguese custard tarts aka pasteis de nata

Watch this cooking how to video and learn how to make pasteis de nata, or Portuguese custard tarts. These custard like desserts are very much like flan in flavor with the brown caramel on the top. Follow along in this cooking video lesson as the Crash Test Kitchen chefs shows ...more

How To : Tie a tie with the 'Pratt' (aka 'Shelby') knot

The "Pratt" is related to the "Nicky" and provides an excellent compact, medium sized symmetric knot. The "Pratt" is a very practical knot which can be used with most any tie. As you can see, the tie is inverted (the seam shows) as you start. This saves us one loop. The vide ...more

How To : Mix a Michelada drink, aka the Spicy Beer cocktail

Although it's a loosely defining term, the Michelada (or cerveza prepared) is a wonderful mix of beer, lime juice, hot sauce, and soy sauce. You would never think that these things can actually taste good together, but if that's the train of thought you have, you don't know wh ...more

How To : Make the cherpumple aka the "monster" pie-cake

Charles Phoenix teaches the secrets of making the cherpumple aka the "monster" pie-cake. An excellent summary is given below. First take already baked apple pie, pumpkin pie and cherry pie and keep it aside. Add the cake mix with some water, oil and eggs and stir it well using ...more

Siri 101 : How to Turn Off Voice Feedback (Aka Mute Siri)

Siri can definitely be helpful when you need her (or him), but you may not want the entire world hearing Siri's responses in certain situations. If you're in a library, meeting, class, or another scenario where your iPhone's voice assistant would do more harm than good, there' ...more

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