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Papercraft guns are the new origami. The new origami for boys, that is. WonderHowto and YouTube are chock full of paper gun tutorials. Many models are simple, but some are impressively realistic, not to mention functional. My personal favorite (unfortunately no tutorial) is t ...more

How To : Make a Balloon-Powered Paper Plate Racer

With a little spare time and and a few items you can find around the house, you can make your own balloon-powered paper car. This is a great and easy DIY project that's perfect for competitive kids. All you'll need to get started is: Cardboard Straws Scotch tape Marker Paper ...more

How To : Race cars on the streets of Willow Springs

Streets of willow springs instructional video goes over protocol and instructions to racing on Willow Street. He goes over all the turns and when to accelerate and turn. This discusses the surfaces and sections of the track. This is a great overview on how to start racing on t ...more

How To : Build a car racing scene from photographs

In this great, albeit long, tutorial Nick from Greyscale Gorilla shows you how to create a car racing scene from a series of photographs in After Effects. It's very kinetic and looks great. Go here for the PSD file: greyscalegorilla.com/blog/2009/04/15/after-effects-tutorial ...more

How To : Draw a racing car

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to draw the character Lightning McQueen from the Disney movie Cars. Begin by drawing a 3D rectangle. Make it rounded. Add the wheels and windshield. Draw the mouth on the bumper and the eyes on the windshield. Draw the spoiler and ...more

How To : Pimp your ride for under $500

In this episode the team from Mighty Car Mods show you just how easy it is to turn your own everyday car into a sleek, sporty headturner. Working on a Daihatsu Cuore, this episode they are racing against the clock with only 8 hours and limited funds.

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How to Walkthrough Toy Story 3 : The Video Game on Xbox 360

Disney's animated film Toy Story 3 beat all expectations at the box office, and is now the highest-grossing movie of 2010 in North America and second worldwide. Can Disney Interactive Studio's Toy Story 3: The Video Game match the success? Who knows, but no matter how successf ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

News : StreetRally

Play the most exciting street racing game on Facebook! Choose a car, upgrade and pimp it up, beat the clock on tons of different tracks to unlock hidden bonuses, challenge your friends to one-on-one duels, drift around on thrilling tracks and build your reputation. Move up in ...more

News : Hands on with Modnation Racers

It's been a long time. The console HD gaming era started with the 360's release in 2005. Until now, the only true kart game to be released till this year was, believe it or not, Burger King's Pocketbike Racer released in November 2006. Five years of HD console gaming and that ...more

How To : Drift a car

This how-to video takes a look at the automotive sport called drifting and what it takes to become a drifter. Not all cars can be modified for drifting; you'll need a model with rear-wheel drive and good suspension. Check out this video racing lesson and learn how to drift a car.

News : $500 Craigslist Car Beats $400K Rally Racers

Bill Caswell, we salute you. You bring true glory to the D.I.Y. world. Jalponik reports: "This is the multifaceted tale of Bill Caswell, a man who bought a crapcan off Craigslist to run against $400,000-plus rally cars in a World Rally Championship race. It is a tale of a gu ...more

How To : Properly shift when racing

Lucas Colin teaches students the proper way of shifting gears while racing to prevent damage to the gearbox. * Firstly, remember to use only two or three fingers when shifting down (towards the back of car). * If you need to apply more pressure than that, something could be w ...more

How To : Tell the difference between LPR and VTR tires

People who may be getting into the hobby of building RC vehicles, need to know which is the best fit for their cars. Purchasing the wrong tires can lead to unnecessary damage and a waste of money. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out the difference between LPR and VTR tire ...more

How To : Buy and sell a used RC vehicle

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

News : Piss’d Off Pete, the $100K Super Hot-Rod Hauler

After 3,000 man hours and $100 grand spent, 49-year-old Randy Grubb of rural Oregon turned this old junker long-haul truck... ...into this truly breathtaking beauty (who goes by the name of Piss’d Off Pete): Here are the specs, via PopSci: DESIGN "Grubb opted for thinner t ...more

How To : Make a basic rubber band car

To make a rubber band car you will need one sheet of card stock, four paper clips, two binder clips, one plastic straw, 8 inches of dowel that fits into the straw, two pencils and one rubber band. You will also need four CDs or round pies of cardboard, tape, a ruler and a mark ...more

How To : Find and replace your fuel pump

If there's one thing in life you should know, it's how to take care of your car. Getting around town is one of this hardest things to do unless you have a car. Automobiles transport us to work, to school, to shopping centers and they even take us to our impossible in-laws, but ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Prologue, M2: Better Days

Prepare yourself for more info than you need for winning The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. See everything involving the second mission in the Prologue: Better Days. Sean will flashback to 3 months prior to the opening mission. After the cutscene introduces some new characters, ho ...more

How To : Race at Laguna Seca raceway

Collin teaches us how to race at Laguna Seca raceway in this tutorial. When coming out of the pit lane, wait for the workers to wave you on. Make sure there is not traffic around you because you will be doing over 100mph. Once you are sure there is no traffic, turn in the late ...more

How To : Heel toe shift when racing

In this video, we learn how to heel toe shift when racing. Many people do this wrong because they will put the front of the foot on the brake, then twist their entire foot sideways. This will result in a jerky motion in the car and is not the correct way to do it. To do it pro ...more

How To : Build a table out of LEGOs

In this tutorial from brickboy518, viewers are shown how to construct a table out of fourteen LEGO bricks. The following bricks are required: 4 1x1 spokes, two 4x1 strips, a 4x6 thin, a 2x4 thin, two 4x1 thins from the LEGO Racing Legacy sets, and 4 1x1 spokes. First, the buil ...more

How To : Get the most out of your RC vehicle LiPo battery

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

News : foraging for food

Are you hungry? One of the great things about Los Angeles is the abundance of food. I'm not just talking about restaurants. You need to get out of your car, and walk around your neighborhood. You could make a great meal just from what you find out on the streets. It's free, a ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M20: Repo Man

Make a mad escape at the end of the quest in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The twentieth mission in Act 2: Repo Man is where only an asshole gets killed over a car. Vittore gives you this story mission. Get into disguise before you get to your destination, because the place i ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M9: Rolling Thunder

You'll need to head back to the prison car at the end of this mission in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The ninth mission in Act 2: Rolling Thunder is where you need to talk to Bishop, and then find Skylar near the Arc de Triomphe. This is a big mission. First, Skylar goes wit ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1, M12: Red Wedding

There will be blood at this wedding on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. On the twelfth mission in Act 1: Red Wedding, pick off all the Nazis at the ceremony. Time to finish Father Denis' story. The wedding is way in the east. You'll have to park the car on the far side of the br ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M4: Jailbreak

This is a great playthrough of The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. In the fourth mission in Act 2: Jailbreak, you will need to do the obvious… jailbreak. Once you acquire the papers to enter Area 2, you'll be able to start this mission by visiting the resistance in the Western Dist ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Prologue, M6: A Sunday Drive

Drive your way to success on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. You need to floor the pedal in order to follow Dierker in the sixth mission in the Prologue: A Sunday Drive. It's payback time. Hop into the car with Jules and follow Dierker. Don't get too close to him or his paranoi ...more

How To : Clean an RC vehicle kit, engine and air filter

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

How To : Waterproof a remote controlled vehicle

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

Beat the turismo races in GTA : Vice City Stories

Video walkthrough guide for the tourismo car races in Grand Theft Auto (GTA): Vice City Stories for the Playstation Portable (PSP) from gtamissions.com. Part 1 of 9 - How to Beat the turismo races in GTA: Vice City Stories. Part 2 of 9 - How to Beat the turismo races in GTA: ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1, M6: Liberty or Death

It's a jailbreak in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. You need to free your fellow resistance fighters and escape the Nazis in the sixth mission in Act 1: Liberty or Death. Speak with Luc in the slaughterhouse HQ. He needs you to free some fellow resistance fighters. Jump into a ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 1, M2: Bottle Shock

Champagne is great, rare champagne is even better in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. Prove yourself and find the bottle in the second mission in Act 1: Bottle Shock. Luc needs antibiotics for his wounds. Luckily, Santos can provide them if you do him a favor. You'll need to ste ...more

News : An Illuminated Glossary of Video Game Genres

Like the press covering film and many other specialized fields, video game journalists use all sorts of jargon to convey to their knowledgable readers as much information about a game as quickly as possible. For non or newbie gamers, this can be extremely confusing. Those of ...more

News : The Simpsons Family Gets Scrabbled!

My JO was watching The Simpsons on FOX the other day, like she wholeheartedly does every evening, and I joined her, much like I always do— though I must admit, I'm not as obsessed with the cartoon family as much as she is. Just like she isn't as obsessed with SCRABBLE as I am. ...more

How To : Fix squeaky bike brakes

If you're racing for time or taking a leisurely ride by the beach there's little that's more annoying than a squeaking sound every rotation of a wheel. Don't let a squeaky break ruin your biking fun when those brakes can be as good as new in no time. An idyllic bike ride can ...more

How To : Keep your battery in good condition

If there's one thing in life you should know, it's how to take care of your car. Getting around town is one of this hardest things to do unless you have a car. Automobiles transport us to work, to school, to shopping centers and they even take us to our impossible in-laws, but ...more

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