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News : Run Your Car With Wood Chips

Forget electric cars, quit mixing your at-home biodiesel; just attach one of Dutch John's handy wood gasification contraptions to the back of your car and fuel your transportation with backyard wood chips. Says DVICE, "This old Volvo modified by a guy calling himself Dutch J ...more

How To : Save gas by de-activating a fuel injector

This automotive customization tutorial shows you a method to try to save gas by deactivating a fuel injector. Get your car to run on three cylinders instead of four and save gas. Be careful, you will need to remap your vehicle's ECU or live with the check engine light being co ...more

How To : Improve the fuel economy of your car or truck

Your car needs care and maintenance to run properly. Let Firestone Complete Auto Care teach you the basics about keeping you automobile running smoothly. Check out this video tutorial for some helpful hints on improving the fuel economy in your vehicle. See how to improve the ...more

How To : Install a E85 flex fuel kit in a car

Ryan and Thomas aged 13 and 9 demonstrate how easy it is to install an E85 ethanol FlexFuel conversion kit in to a vehicle. This converter kit is a Full Flex Gold and will allow the car to run on E85, Gas, or any mixture of the two. Full Flex Gold is the only EPA compliant kit ...more

How To : Convince your parents to buy you a car

Tired of walking everywhere? Does your only ride have two wheels and a bell? Check out this video and learn tips and tricks for convincing your parental units to buy you a car. Pretty soon you will be cruising through town and the envy of all your friends. You Will Need * Gas, ...more

HowTo : Trigger Green Traffic Lights

Scenario: it's late at night, the roads are completely empty and you are stuck at the longest light ever. Solution: don't run a red- change it to green yourself. Avoid a ticket, save yourself some time (and perhaps a little gas). Many of you may have already seen Kipkay's ins ...more

How To : Watch the 2011 Super Bowl Commercials Online

It's that time of year again when pizza boxes line the room and buffalo wings stain the couch. When cases of beer sit in the cooler and the big screen TVs are fired up and properly calibrated. When two of the best football teams vie for the championship title and the Vince Lom ...more

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 : Hack Mega Drill with Cheat Engine (02/11/10)

In this tutorial, we learn how to hack Mega Drill with Cheat Engine. Start off by doing the first level and when you run out of gas you should have some money in your account to go buy new gas. Before you purchase it, go to your Cheat Engine and double click the Firefox browse ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Convert a propane grill to natural gas

Tim Carter, of AsktheBuilder.com, demonstrates the basics about converting your outdoor grill from propane to a natural gas grill. Propane grills have a hose that goes from the propane tank to the grill. Gas grills with have a fuel hose also. But this hose will run from the ba ...more

How To : Calculate the Cost of Driving

With gas prices soaring in the US and around the globe, the cost to drive to a vacation destination is becoming a much larger expense item in the overall travel budget. Although it's easy to see that gas prices have risen dramatically in the past several months, it's not nearl ...more

How To : Check and change the engine air filter in a car

Kim the in-house mechanic for Driverside shows you how to quickly and easily replace your cars air filter. The reason you would need to change your air filter is that over time the flow is reduced which consequently reduces your car's gas mileage. To change your air filter you ...more

How To : Plan a kid safe, very green baby shower

Julie Auclair introduces authors of a book called "Celebrate Green." This book shows you how to throw a baby shower the "green" way. Guests do not realize that some of the gifts they give can be harmful, toxic, or not recyclable. You start with the three "R's", reduce, reuse a ...more

How To : Make sulfuric acid - electrochemically

You already know how to make sulfuric acid with the metabisulfite and oxidizer method and you saw how to make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid, so now try making sulfuric acid with these two in mind… with sulfuric acid by electrolysis of copper using an inert anode ...more

How To : Install a stand-by generator with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a stand-by generator. Steps: 1 Install electrical sub-panel with transfer switch beside the main electrical panel. 2 Redirect critical circuits from main panel to sub-panel. 3 Prepare a level stone or concrete base ...more

How To : Install an instantaneous water heater

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an instantaneous water heater. Steps: 1 Use template to mark position of vent hole on exterior wall of basement. 2 Bore center pilot hole for vent using a 3/8-inch-diameter masonry bit. 3 Cut vent hole through wall u ...more

How To : Identify tree damage from a natural gas leak

In this how-to video, you will learn how to indicate if tree damage has occurred due to a natural gas leak. In this example, a Mexican Elder tree has been damaged by the gas leak. You can tell by the brown leaves. The plastic around the soil has trapped the gas in the soil, cu ...more

How To : Make your lawn more environmentally friendly

Eric with Real World Green explains how to make your lawn more environmentally friendly. First, let your grass go dormant in the summer and don't water it as much. When you mow your lawn, consider using a push reel mower. A mower with a gas engine pollutes more than modern car ...more

How To : Replace the gas tank on a Ninja 250R motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace the gas tank on a Ninja 250R motorcycle. First, inspect all the parts to make sure they don't have any cracks in them and everything is complete. After this, remove the gas tank off your bike and transfer the gas cap from the old to th ...more

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 : Be safe driving in the mountains

Worried about your driving on that next family trip through the mountains? If you love the mountains but worry about the dangers of driving in them, check out these ideas to help make your trip easier and more enjoyable. You Will Need: • Gas • Drinking water • Warm clothes ...more

How To : Pack or convert a bisque kiln with Simon Leach

Are you a budding potter who's looking for a skilled tutor but can't afford taking pricey classes every week? Then watch this kiln conversion tutorial by master potter Simon Leach. Leach will run you through the fun though demanding project of converting an electric kiln to a ...more

How To : Light a Cigarette with an Empty Lighter

Need a smoke, but no one has any matches and your lighter is fresh out of fuel? This how-to video has got a cool trick you can perform to light your cigarette if you ever run out of lighter fluid. Despite the lighter being out of gas, you can still make a fire to light your ci ...more

How To : Start a diesel engine on a 2008 Ford F350

With technology nowadays, cars are able to go much faster and use different sources of energy to do so. Gas in a car is a common source, but with some trucks, they have the capability to use diesel fuel, which can be much better than regular gas. So in this quick tutorial, you ...more

How To : Make ethanol/alcohol fuel

Gas prices haven't significantly lowered for some time and it looks like they won't either. So some people are trying to find another way to fill up their cars in order to get to work or wherever else they need to go. One way is by making ehtanol fuel or gas. This is a great w ...more

How To : Build a go-kart

As kids, we couldn't wait to drive drive a car and the best way the ahcieve that was by driving a go-kart. Although it's not exactly a car, go-karts are one of the closest things to cars that kids have to drive. It all all the basic fundamentals of a car: steering, the gas nd ...more

How To : Start up a gas jet turbine go kart

A reasonably in depth Talk & Walk around and eventual start up and run of my DIY Jet Turbine Go Kart. Please excuse my mistake when I stupidly say that Jet engines don't 'Squeeze' the air - of course they 'squeeze' the air !! The compressor wheel within the turbocharger see's ...more

Altruistic Hacking : The Rise of the DIY Radiation Detector

Understandably, the tragedy in Japan has substantially risen the level of worldwide radiation-related hysteria. So much so, as an alternative to stampeding health food stores for iodine tablets, crafty individuals and organizations are hacking together personal radiation detec ...more

Make Your Own Nitrous Oxide : Hilarious Science

If you've ever had teeth removed/minor surgery, you most likely received some laughing gas, or nitrous oxide. This gas creates a happy, lightened feeling, and causes instant laughter. In this article, I'll show you how to make some. BUT BE CAREFUL!!! DO NOT proceed in this exp ...more

How To : Winterize your gas-powered tools & machines

Live in an area where you won't be needing your gas-powered tools for the winter? Such as your lawnmower, trimmer, and any other tools you need gas to operate. If you store them away for the winter and come back to use them during the spring time and realize your tools are act ...more

How To : Help your RV water heater run more efficiently

RV water heaters can be easily made more efficient by loosening one or two screws that hold the U-tube tight. Sometimes the orifice that connects the gas valve and the U-tube is not aligned properly with the U-tube, and the loosening of one screw or the other will allow the st ...more

How To : Open a champagne bottle like a pro

Chef Jason Hill tells us how to open a champagne bottle without much noise safely. Before opening the bottle make sure it is chilled to about 45 to 50 degrees. You can fill a bucket with half ice cubes and half chilled water and chill it for 30 minutes or you can refrigerate t ...more

How To : Build a mini hovercraft with household items

Learn how to build a mini hovercraft. With a few items found in almost any desk or tool drawer, you can make your very own mini hovercraft capable of gliding over any flat surface. You Will Need * A spill-proof sports cap from a plastic water bottle or sports-drink bottl * A ...more

How To : Walkthrough Shank on the PlayStation 3

If you like 2D side-scrolling video games, then Shank's your man. Shank is full of "beat 'em up" action and combat, perfect for any gamer addicted to the old style of play. Shank is available on both the Xbox Live Arcade (Xbox 360) and PlayStation Network (PS3). But this Mahal ...more

News : Scrabble Dumbs Down Its Game with 3,000 New Words

Remember the firestorm SCRABBLE Trickster caused nine months ago? SCRABBLE enthusiasts across the world were outraged when Mattel created a game that would allow proper nouns to be acceptable words of play. Essentially, it was a dumbed down, youth-friendly version of the class ...more

How To : Make your bike sound like a motorcycle

This how-to video shows how to man up your possibly new way to save gas money or just try to be more noticed by cars or pedestrians. Whichever it is you can do this to any bike with spokes and with stuff you see about everyday. Watch this video tuotrial and learn how to make y ...more

How To : Sell more cars by sending out junk mail

In this tutorial, we learn how to sell more cars by sending out junk mail. First, you will staple your business card to the ad you run in the newspaper. After you do this, place the ad in an envelope and hand address it in blue ink to people in the phone book. This will show p ...more

How To : Problem solve with begining MIG welding

Watch this instructional welding video to solve some basic problems you may run into with beginning MIG welding. This video provides tips and solutions to initial clogging issues. Set your voltage and wire feed speed correctly to avoid problems when beginning metal inert gas w ...more

News : The Escapee (A Must Read)

Get a white van, maybe block out the windows except for the front, have two Jackass members driving the van, stop at a stop light or a stop sign in a busy residential area where there are lots of pedestrians and cars. then have a single person in the back of the van break out ...more

News : Where's The CRASH

This prank has to be where people walk all the time.... You start off by putting portable or wireless speakers that would play a playback of car tires skidding on the ground, in cylinder shaped trash cans right by a busy street full of cars and where a lot of spectators would ...more

News : Taken Hostage

Step 1. Have the victims of the prank just engaging in a normal everyday activity such as going out to eat at a restraunt or whatever. Step 2. Stage a police situation in view of the prank victim but dont make it a spectacle. (traffic stop) whatever Step 3. When you arrive t ...more

News : English Ladies Knit Entire Village

According to the UK's Daily Mail, a group of ladies have lovingly knitted their entire village. "...A small group of very twinkly ladies started 23 years ago with a couple of cottages and some pigs, and ended up creating more than 60 properties, complete with wheelie bins, ou ...more

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