Build Cheap Green

How To : Build a cheap and portable green screen

This video tutorial from IndyMogul shows you how to build a cheap and portable green screen. This week on Backyard FX, Indy Mogul build a portable green screen for under $40 that you can take with you on shoots. Erik also gives you the basics on how to correctly light a green ...more

How To : Clean a microwave using only cheap, green products

The instructor shows us how to clean a microwave using green products in this video. First, take a microwave safe dish and pour some white vinegar into it. You will want to cover about 1 inch of the dish. Once in the microwave, turn on for around 2 minutes and remove the dish. ...more

How To : Make a cheap green screen

You can learn how to make a cheap green screen in your home for chroma key effect. You will need a wall, a green poster frieze paper, masking tape, and blu-tac. You can use Abobe Premiere to chroma key effects on to the green screen backdrop.

How To : Do laundry the cheap and green way

In this how to video, ultimate Cheapskate Jeff Yeager demonstrates green, inexpensive ways to do laundry. There are many ways to save the earth and your money when doing laundry. This tutorial shows you how.

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Make inexpensive solar panels from broken ones

As far as the world of consumer electronics goes, it doesn't get much greener than recycling solar panels. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to solder together broken solar panels, giving them new life as a functional AA battery charger, which produces about 6 volts in ...more

How To : Use an outdoor green screen

Tom Skowronski teaches the secrets of using an outdoor green screen. An excellent summary is given below. First check the advantages of using green screen outdoor like a lot of space, sufficient light. In the same way check some disadvantages like noises from birds, children. ...more

How To : Set up the perfect green screen studio

Hey guys. Here's a guide to making the best green screen studio without paying too much cash! Not cheap like our first one, Today we're balancing price AND quality. Can't use green poster board forever. Where we got our studio setup: http://www.tubetape.com Household Hacker ...more

How To : Make a 3D origami watermelon

Origami is one of the oldest art forms. The uniqueness of this art is that it is made with only a single substance, which is paper. Paper is very common and cheap material. This video describes how to make a slice of 3D origami watermelon using paper of green, white and red co ...more

How To : Make Mujadarah

Mujadarah Mujadarah is a Middle Eastern dish that's healthy, filling, cheap, and most of all, delicious. It requires only rice, lentils, some onions, and a few spices. We like to cook it for cold winter nights. Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil 2 small onions, thinly slice ...more

How To : Make your own green screen studio and key it out

Want to learn how you can make some awesome YouTube videos of your own? Maybe your own Internet show or maybe even a short indie film... well, one way to make things easy is a green screen. This two-part video tutorial will show you how to make your own green screen studio and ...more

How To : Make a fish man movie or Halloween costume

The video is an episode of Indy Mogul. It opens with a man who tells us the topic of this show is to help people make fake prosthetics for a fish-man costume for Halloween. After an intro showing us that the show is about making homemade special effects and props on a cheap bu ...more

How To : Install No-Frills Drip Irrigation

Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more

How To : Turn a laser into a burning laser

This video tutorial from Shooting Eggs demonstrates a hack that will allow you to convert a cheap 5 mW green laser pen into a 100 mW monster. Watch out, don't burn your carpet! Check out this hacking how-to and learn how to build your own high-powered laser on the cheap.

How To : Build Your Own Terrarium

Do you have a green thumb but an extremely limited living space? Try building your own DIY terrarium. All you need is a clear glass or plastic container, a few of your favorite plants, and some cheap gardening supplies to start your own self-contained, self-sustained miniature ...more

How To : Make ketchup

Why use store-bought ketchup when you can whip up a healthier, tastier, and cheaper version at home? Watch this video to learn how to make ketchup. You Will Need * 1 28-ounce can of whole tomatoes in puree * 1 medium onion, chopped * 1 tbsp vegetable oil * 1 tbsp tomato past ...more

How To : Make an advent wreath

There’s no reason to pay big bucks for an Advent wreath when making one yourself is cheap and easy. You Will Need * Small wreath * 3 purple candles, pillar or tapered * Rose-colored candle, pillar or tapered * Tall white pillar candle * Floral candle holders * Decorations for ...more

How To : Cook fried rice

Basic frying rice is a staple of Asian food recipes and cheap eats. Remember, always cook rice in rice cooker, safe and will never get burned. Next we'll make a video to show how to make that frying green vegetable. We usually add boiled green peas or boiled mixed vegetables ...more

How To : Turn spinach from green to glowing red

Chlorophyll glows blood red under a black light. Here is an easy and cheap experiment you can do at home to see the results. Just check out this video tutorial to learn how to take a handful of green spinach, some rubbing alcohol, and a blender to prep the amazing red glowing ...more

HowTo : Top 10 DIY Nerdtastic Halloween Costumes

Defined by Urban Dictionary, Nerdtastic: Something generally not cool, but to a nerd it's freakin' fantastic. Below, a collection of WonderHowTo's top 10 favorite, utterly nerdtastic Halloween costume tutorials. The clock's ticking, so if you don't have your costume yet, perus ...more

How To : Make fashionable leggings with minimal sewing

The alluring and stylish GiannyL is the DIY fashion design guru of the web. Do-it-yourself has never been so sexy before. Her fashion design video tutorials make new outfits not only hot, but cheap and easy. And recycling and reusing old clothing is not only practical, but eco ...more

How To : Make ramen noodle stir fry

Ramen noodles don't have to be just plain old noodles. Cheap meals don't have to taste cheap. Take Ramen noodles to the next level with some green onions, mushrooms, red bell peppers and more. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to rock out and make ramen noodle stir fr ...more

News : Cardboard PC is Ultimate Green Machine

Designer Brenden Macaluso's Recompute is an eco-conscious desktop PC constructed with sustainable cardboard. Everyone knows you're not supposed to get electronics wet, but seriously, you really better keep this one dry. Via I.D. Magazine: "This working desktop computer featu ...more

News : Get Drunk on Rhubodka

...Or just a little tipsy. Rhubodka = Rhubarb vodka, the perfect summer drink. Very easy to make, recipe courtesy of Apartment Therapy. You Will Need: 1 1.75-liter bottle of vodka (bottom shelf cheap vodka is fine) 4-5 sticks of red rhubarb (not green) 1/3-1/2 cup sugar ...more

HowTo : Shoot Your Own 3D Movie for $250

Make your own 3D movie with this easy camera hack: record with two cameras simultaneously. Next, use video software to overlap the images, making it viewable through 3D glasses. Very clever (and cheap) concept by Ron and AmyJo Proctor. Check out their site for more details. T ...more

How To : Make edamame

Edamame are immature whole green soybeans—the only vegetable with a complete protein that’s similar to animal protein. And because they’re actually kind of fun to eat, they’re an excellent snack. . . and pretty tasty with beer, too. They are cheap and good for you. Learn how t ...more

Green : The Color of Mana

GreenYou can tell a lot about a person's thought process by MTG color they favor: Red: aggressive, unsubtle, will surpass an obstacle by blowing it to bits with the largest explosives available (or Fireballs, as the case may be Black: vindictive, mean-spirited, will tie the o ...more

News : My favorite superfoods

I remember once listening to a Christian comedian making fun of the way some Christians pride themselves on all the "evil" things they don't do. "We don't drink, we don't smoke, we don't dance, we don't party, we don't work on Sunday, we don't wear long hair (men), we don't w ...more

How To : Make frijoles negros (black bean stew with rice)

Tight budgets mean cheap food, and there's nothing cheaper than beans and rice, but you don't have to sacrifice taste and quality to eat on the cheap. Adding some vegetables like onions and peppers adds a great deal to an otherwise bland dish. Rice and beans are an ideal meal ...more

News : Make your own vintage-inspired brooch bouquet

This tutorial is brought to you by http://oops-im-in-love.blogspot.com "This was originally going to be a test run but it turned out SO good that I had to share it with you because I think it's the perfect DIY for a brooch bouquet! Must have: green pipe cleaners (77 cents a p ...more

News : Help Planet with DIY Laundry Detergent

The Recipe A quick search online will show you that there's no shortage of homemade laundry soap recipes: Here's one from The Simple Dollar. And we've got 10 more at Money Talks News. But below is one that seems to work pretty well. You'll need: • 4 cups of water. • 1/3 bar ...more

News : 6 DIY Materials for Solar Powered Night Illumination

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

News : My deck sends all the boys to the graveyard

Here, ladies and gentlemen, is my main deck. The youngest card in it was printed in 2000. It makes me feel a little crusty and old for one of the first times in my life. But it does mob pretty well against all of the mostly pre-2000 decks I've played it against (none of my fri ...more

HowTo : Top 10 Avatar Halloween Costumes

Below, 10 step-by-step instructional videos for transforming yourself into a Na'vi being this Halloween. Step 1: Choose your favorite Avatar look from the list below. Step 2: Apply your chosen look. Step 3: For the dedicated fans with (more than a little) time on their hands, ...more

Last-Minute Halloween Quickie : 100+ Free Printable Masks

If you've run out of time for all of our more time-consuming Halloween costume ideas, here are some places on the web for free, downloadable paper masks. There must be at least 100 options among these links to satisfy your last-minute costume needs! Just download, print, and c ...more

How To : Avoid Computer Fatigue (As Best As You Can)

I don't know what I'd do without my computer. I can't do my job without the internet. I communicate with employers, friends, and family through emails, video chat and Twitter. I schedule meetings and plan deadlines. I bank. I shop. I read the news. I play games. I watch my fav ...more

How To : Make a HHO hydrogen generator

Welcome to Green Power Science! In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to make a HHO hydrogen generator. This is a very simple hydrogen generator. Watch the end, for there are some cool ignitions. These is a great way to get cheap alternative power sources.

How To : Improve your green screen skills

Having trouble with your green screen? You may not have it lit right, or it may not be secured properly, or you might not be using your editing software right when using chroma key. If you want to learn a few tips on how to fix a bad green screen, this is the place. Watch this ...more

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