Ask ten different people how they feel about boxed cake mixes, and you'll likely get ten different answers. Some baking purists will berate them and throw them in the same category as garlic presses and knife sets sold on infomercials. Many people will say that they prefer not ...more
Finally, the much-hyped Xbox One is out, setting the stage for an epic holiday showdown between Microsoft and Sony. While the PS4 was released a full week before the Xbox One, Microsoft's next generation system is fully equipped with the latest games and acts as an all-out med ...more
I love making everything from scratch, but some things are just easier to buy. So there are times when you have to find a creative way to split the difference. For me, the easiest dish to buy without compromising on flavor is cornbread mix. Don't Miss: 8 Tricks To Make Boxed ...more
There are several virtual machine managers present in the market. However, the main functionality of all VMs are the same. Most people like to get free VM managers, so that they can install as many operating systems as they like over the host operating systems. One of these fr ...more
Smartphones and tablets are great for watching movies and videos while you're out, but at home, the screen is just too tiny. There are quite a few projectors on the market that work with mobile devices, but they can get pricey. The good news is that it's pretty simple to hack ...more
Do you want to learn how to build cabinets? Watch this five-part video tutorial for the basics of cabinet making using wood. Part one demonstrates the basics of making cabinet boxes from sheet goods while part two goes over how to cut the deck and stretchers for European-style ...more
If hearing the names of classic PC games like Commander Keen, Fallout, Master of Orion, and Wolfenstein 3D send you into a fit of nostalgia, then DosBox Turbo is the perfect app for your Android device. DosBox Turbo is a highly optimized and feature-enhanced Android port of D ...more
To play off Gertrude Stein's famous quote, a rose is a rose is a magic paper cube. And with this paper folder's guide, you'll learn how to make your very own magic rose cube from paper using the Japanese art of origami. This design by Valerie Vann, and folded by YouTuber Germa ...more
Believe it or not, an ammo box can still be of use to you once its rounds are gone. You can use it for storage, as a toolbox, or possibly even as a Faraday cage. But if you want to use it as more than just a container, why not turn it into a portable set of speakers that you c ...more
Dollar bill origami is fun, simple & cute. All you need is a dollar bill and some origami folding skills. Spend your spare dollar on some creativity... and you will end up with a cute origami figurine. Watch this origami money tutorial to learn how to fold a box with a dollar ...more
Boxed brownie mixes advertise their convenience compared to homemade brownies—with only a few ingredients, they promise a moist, chocolatey crumb. However, these "instant" mixes still require fresh ingredients and a baking time that matches that of homemade brownies. When you' ...more
Want a safe place to hide your stash? Here's how to build a miniature electronic safe out of an Altoids tin and a Hallmark musical greeting card.
Muay Boran Muay Boran (Ancient Boxing) is an all-inclusive term for the ancient boxing arts of Thailand, from which modern Muay Thai was born. In the old days, fighters would wrap their hands with strips of twisted hemp cloth or hemp rope. Although it is commonly thought that ...more
If you find yourself running out of boxes with piles of clothes still left to wrap, have no fear. Just watch this tutorial and follow along as you're shown how to gift wrap t-shirts with pretty wrapping paper and ornaments. You'll amaze with your pretty wrapping paper skills.
Want to dress up like a creeper from Minecraft for Halloween? or just because? You're in luck. Check out this video to learn how to make a great-looking creeper costume out of a paper box. Blockify yourself like a Minecraft mob.
The supra combination lock box has been one of the most trusted door locks for the past forty years, and is commonly used by real estate agents for protecting their houses. Generally a supra combination lock operates with a four-digit password. If you'd like to learn how to o ...more
You've got a great gift for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Awesome. Now, how are you going to present that lovely gift of yours? Wrapping paper? Cardboard box? Decorative bag? If any of those things are your answer—you're not trying hard enough. If you've got a small gif ...more
This video tutorial shows the basics of how to make a box, with a lid.
This video tutorial provides step by step instruction on how to make a scare box. It's a simple wooden box with a creepy surprise inside. When someone opens it up, a spider or something else scary jumps out onto them. You will need plywood, wooden dowels, and the spider or wha ...more
You can make beautiful beaded bracelets without much monetary investment at all; in fact, all you need are pretty beads, string, and a cardboard box. You don't even need to tweak the cardboard box at all - just take off the lid and start using it as a makeshift loom! So cheap, ...more
Have you ever wondered how to prepare a USB drive to flash an Xbox 360? Here is the how-to -video on how to create an USB drive for flashing your Xbox 360 benq drive. To make a bootable flash drive and to prepare it to flash XBox benq drive you have to download the “Xbox benq ...more
Contrary to popular belief, IKEA can get pretty expensive. You find something that comes pretty cheap, but then, you decide that your GORF will look good with the BLERGH, and you really need the SPLOOF to tie it all together. Pretty soon, your living room looks like an IKEA ma ...more
Boxing a table doesn't mean getting into the ring, but it does require a certain degree of skill to successfully complete. Boxing the tablecloth is a great technique for any occasion or party, and every caterer should know these moves. First, drape the cloth over the table. N ...more
Flash memory can be a tad unpredictable at times. I have had 4 flash drives die out on me over the last few years, and they usually die without warning. When a flash memory based device dies, the data is likely impossible to recover. Adversely on an HDD, or Hard Drive Disk, ev ...more
For some reason, there's only ever one person in a group of friends that has a cooler. Every time there is a hangout or BBQ, that friend is called and has to lug his expensive, huge plastic cooler around for everyone. Not really fair, is it? What if you want to have a private ...more
This how-to video demonstrates everything you need to know for lanyard needs. Follow along and find out how to start and finish a lanyard using the square of box stitch (or the circle stitch) throughout. All you need is two lengths of plastic thread. Use your lanyard as a keyc ...more
SUBMIT : Your Best Camera Phone Photo by August 29th. WIN: Your Photo Custom-Framed in Hatchcraft's "Boo Box" [Closed]
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
Welcome back, hacker novitiates! In the next few hacks, we will be breaking into Windows servers. In this installment, we will learn to add ourselves as a user to a Windows 2003 server. Of course, when we have added ourselves as a user, we can come back any time and simply log ...more
You can also use this as a method to make some easy gift boxes! All you need are three sheets of plain paper, some scotch tape, a pair of scissors, a knife and some markers (or your favorite paper decorations).
I regularly use iTunes on my home laptop and my work desktop forty-five traffic minutes away. I'm ashamed to admit it, but until recently, I'd been saving my iTunes library on a USB and transferring it back and forth, over and over again, between the two computers. Well, this ...more
Remember the young Parker who taught us how to make fun things like the ghost trap from Ghostbusters and the cheap severed leg effect? Well, he's definitely grown since then, and in his latest video he takes a more practical approach to DIY with a cheap and easy soft box for y ...more
One of the biggest issues I have with iOS 7 is the volume change indicator that pops up every time you adjust the volume of a playing a game or video. Its large, oafish demeanor blocks the entire middle of the screen for a couple seconds, obstructing your view. Why Apple pick ...more
Hello, Null Byte! Mkilic here. I doubt anyone knows I even exist on Null Byte, so hopefully this post will allow me to become more involved in the community and also help me learn even more. This project is somewhat similar to OTW's article here, and pry0cc's here, in which b ...more
Interested to learn how to insert and format text boxes in Word for Mac 2011? This video will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular word processing application, new to MS Word 2011 or even an expert merely looking to brush up on the fundamentals, yo ...more
A hand-decorated cake makes any occasion more special. This series has expert Karen Weismen showing you how to decorate a cake like a "gift box". Part 1 of 21 - How to Decorate a "gift box" cake. Decorate a "gift box" cake - Part 2 of 21. Click through to watch this video on e ...more
What better way to say "Happy Birthday" to a friend than by having his gift and card explode in his face? If you're the prankster in your group of friends then this is the perfect way to commemorate another candle on the birthday cake. Check out this paper design tutorial to ...more
Add appeal to your new home with a new window box you make yourself. This video shows you how.
Itchy bee stings, sore throats, swelling muscles, minor scraps, splinters... all of these common ailments can easily be fixed with things you've probably got lying around at home in your kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Honey, ginger, castor oil, garlic, baking soda, aloe vera, ...more
Making gifts for people is one of the best ways to save money and show them your care on Christmas. Why not take it a step further by making the box you put your present in? This video will show you how to make a simple wooden box out of scrap wood using a router. Part 1 of 2 ...more
Thanks to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, video games are constantly evolving to higher degrees of sophistication, with complex graphics, lifelike resemblances and storylines that create exciting experiences that relieve the tediousness of our everyday lives. It's a little di ...more
You will need around twenty feet of thick, sturdy rope (something smooth like jute or nylon will also prevent the harness from digging into your skin). Tie as demonstrated in this video, and you'll have an instant messenger bag for carrying boxy things around!
See how to make a finger joint jig for making box joints in this free woodworking video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make a box joint jig. Make a box joint jig - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a box joint jig - Part 3 of 16. Click th ...more
This video will show you how to connect and hook up a Comcast Xfinity cable box to your HDTV using a HDMI wire. Video: .
Square edges on a round box pillow are easy if you follow the steps. Learn the more obvious, but often overlooked, techniques for laundering buttoned pillow covers. This video goes over it all, just make sure to click the Real Player or Quicktime link to start the actual video.
For foods that encompass both tastiness and convenience, it's hard to beat boxed mac and cheese. Mac and cheese in a box takes 15 minutes to make, dirties only one dish, requires no skill, costs only two bucks, and is, despite all of the above, wildly delicious. Yet it can get ...more
The wooden magic disappearing box is a great project to work on if you are great at woodworking, this can be a great gift for someone or a great addition for your next magic trick. When working with wood and making specific sized cuts, it is important to measure as closely as ...more
Learn how to build a speaker/subwoofer box correctly for installation in a vehicle. Planning is the most important part of this audio installation step.
This video will show you how to do a great bar trick puzzle. Connect the boxes to win some bets and free drinks. Once you know how to do it, it's very easy to accomplish. This involves some drawing, but you'll impress friends with this intersecting lines trick. Fun Party Tric ...more
Check out this how-to video to make non typical box traps and to catch wild ring necked pheasants (hens). These traps can be modified in size and bait to catch many different species of wild animals alive. This is an idea of a few animals that these traps will catch alive: ri ...more
Get started with computer programming by learning the very basics. Check out this video to learn how to program a pop up message box using Visual Basic 6. Visual Basic is one of the easiest-to-learn programming models out there, so it's great for beginners to computer language ...more
This video shows how to fold two bills into a box. Learn how to make an origami box out of money!
This is a tutorial on how to make an origami rose that also becomes a box. Magic? Maybe. You will need three pieces of red paper and three pieces of green paper. Part 1 of 2 - How to Origami a magic rose box. Part 2 of 2 - How to Origami a magic rose box.
You can speed up productivity in FarmVille with a simple glitch that everybody knows about by now. Somehow, someway, boxing yourself in on FarmVille allows you to speed up the process, because you don't have to walk around to complete each task at hand. Watch and see how to sp ...more
This series of videos takes you step by step throught the process of designing and building a shadow box frame. This particular frame is for an 8x10 photo but you could easily adjust for a different size. Part 1 of 14 - How to Build a shadow box frame. Build a shadow box frame ...more
Learn how to create custom fiberglass Single Sub enclosures and get professional results. Easy to follow step by step methods for your car audio install. Creating subwoofer boxes from fiberglass is a stronger and lighter alternative to using wood and just as easy if you get th ...more
Want to make a next-level origami gift box? This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a hexagonal sonobe paper gift box using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, and to get started making your o ...more
If you're really into Yu-Gi-Oh! or any other collectible trading card game, you know that protecting your valuable cards is important. This video will teach you how you can circumvent having to buy a deck box to protect your cards by building your own out of cardboard. Part 1 ...more
If you have a casino, or maybe just a single slot machine, chances are you're making money. But how do you actually get the money from the slot? All of that cash will sit in there for ages if you don't retrieve it, and it could cause a malfunction if not removed in a timely ma ...more
Musical boxes are best known for their kitschy designs and somewhat trivial renditions of musical masterpieces. They tend to frequent the dresser of young girls or elderly woman hanging on to their youth, and for the most part, they remain cutesy and harmless, but when feature ...more
There is something special about a secret knock. It gets you into secret super villain meetings and is a surefire way to test for rotating bookcase passages. Secret knocks usually work with an intimidating drug lord and for policeman listening at the door for the correct patte ...more