Empty Box

How To : 12 Crafty & Cool Uses for Empty Cereal Boxes

Here is more reason to eat cereal for breakfast. Once you have an empty cereal box on hand, you can use it as a DIY magazine organizer, emergency cupcake transport, cutting mat for arts and crafts, DIY holiday gift box and more. If you fancy eating from the smaller and single ...more

How To : Recycle an empty cereal box into a magazine holder

Start with a cereal box, then measure and cut away the top corner at a diagonal. Once you've cut out your magazine holder, you can further recyle magazines as decorations, or paint and stencil your own! Hold papers, books, magazines or anything else.

How To : Carry a heavy cardboard box

We can't actually lighten you load but we can make it seem that way. This simple trick of stacking your heavy box on top of an empty box will make it feel lighter. Moving a heavy box is a unpleasant so try this fun trick. Heavy box weighing you down? Put it on top of an empty ...more

How To : Use sidechain autofilter effects in Ableton

Open your program to a new live set. By using three keys (in Ableton Live), Command (Ctrl), Shift and t, you can create a short cut. Create two new midi tracks making one for (side chain) bass and one for (side chain) kick. To rename a track choose the two keys Command (Ctrl) ...more

How To : Do a 3 in 1 Restaurant City hack (05/12/09)

This is a Restaurant City 3 in 1 Hack (Working From 12th May 2009). Tools Needed: Cheat Engine 5.5 RC Tools V3 Flash Player 9 1st: Wait For One Customer To Eat The Food And Thumbs Up! 2nd: Open Cheatengine 5.5 3rd: Press The Process List (The Computer Logo) 4th: Click on ...more

How To : Make a three string guitar out of a cigar box

This video will show viewers how to simply make a 3 string guitar using an empty cigar box, a piece of oak, some string, and a few eyebolts. You start with a 1 by 2 piece of oak which is about 3 feet long. First, you should begin by making some markings along one side of the o ...more

How To : Booby Trap a Box of Detergent!

You will Need! 1 box of detergent (should be at least 3/4 full) 1 foot of string Cutting tool and sharp object, such as screwdriver Setting Up! Empty out the box into another container. On the bottom of the box, make 3 cuts to make a flap, bend that flap up and down to ma ...more

How To : Wrap Christmas or holiday presents creatively

This holiday season, become a wrap artist! Learn how to make every Christmas present look festive, no matter what shape or size. Wrapping Christmas gifts can be quite the bore, but when you add a little artfulness, it could be more fun than ripping it off and finding your pres ...more

How To : Perform a rigged impromptu matchbox game

This trick can be done anytime, anywhere, with one of the easiest props ever: a matchbox. The props couldn't be simpler: just find an empty matchbox that has the same design on both sides. Set it on the table with the inside tray facing up (we'll call that "right side up") an ...more

News : Pee-Pee Chug

You will need: 5 friends a large wall to hide behind 6 empty clear bottles a large carton of apple juice (warm) somewhere to hide said carton. Starting the prank Get all your friends over, making sure you've chosen one to be the victim, and informed the other 4 on the plan ...more

How To : Glaze oil paint over colored pencils

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much ...more

How To : Defrost your freezer

If you’re still living in the Ice Age—that is, with a non-defrosting freezer—you’ll need these ancient skills. Learn how to defrost your freezer. You Will Need: * Cardboard boxes * Newspaper or cloths * A pan that will fit at the bottom of your freezer * A towel Step 1: Empt ...more

How To : Make an animation resume at ani-jobs.com

This video teaches the simple steps to make an animation resume at Ani-Jobs. An excellent summary is given below. First click on the Resume cafe tab on the top menu, log in or create an account if you don't have one. Select a suitable category like 2d Artist, click the Storybo ...more

How To : Recycle paper towel rolls

Stop throwing out the rolls when the paper towels are gone. There are dozens of good uses for them. You Will Need * Empty paper rolls * Imagination Step 1. Make gift boxes Turn them into gift boxes. Paper rolls are great for holding small items, plus they’ll keep the recip ...more

How To : Use Windows Live Movie Maker

In this tutorial, we learn how to use Windows Live Movie Maker. First, open up Windows Movie Maker then find the section of the software where you can upload your photos or videos. You can also drag your media into the empty white box that's on the screen. After you have uploa ...more

How To : Solve a sudoku game

Sudoku is a one-rule puzzle game that can be either satisfyingly simple or deceptively difficult. Step 1 Cells where an individual number goes are called squares; squares are then sectioned off in groups of nine to create boxes.They create a three-box-by-three-box grid. Step ...more

How To : Make rabbit toys

There’s nothing a rabbit likes more than toys they can climb inside, shred, and drag around. With a good pair of scissors, you can make a steady supply of bunny-pleasers that won’t cost you a thing. You Will Need: * A rabbit * Heavy-duty scissors * Clean, old towels of any si ...more

How To : Make a juice box for your American Girl doll

Avoid having to spend a lot of money on additional accessories for your American Girl doll. This video tutorial outlines the steps to make a juice box for your doll. You will need an empty juice box, unfold the tabs of the box, and then flatten the box out (so that it is no lo ...more

How To : Hide things from burglars

Put yourself in the shoes of a burglar so you can anticipate where they'd look for your valuables. You Will Need * A home safe * An empty cereal box Step 1: Understand the burglar's motivation Understand that the burglar has two goals: to find your valuables, and to get in an ...more

How To : Recycle a plastic CD spindle into various uses

What can you make from an empty CD holder? Check out this how-to video to make something amazing from those old plastic crappers... see how to recycle a plastic CD spindle into various uses. With this disc box, you can make a flashlight or torch, a food container, a string, ya ...more

How To : Build a magnetic stirrer from computer parts

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a magnetic stirrer from computer parts. This is a simple thing to make, and is great if you are going to be mixing chemicals and don't want to get your hands dirty. First, you will need to create a wooden box with the top empty. Then, pl ...more

News : Organize Yo'sef! Part One

It’s that time of year (in the U.S. anyway) when people are focused on getting organized -- or rather wishing they were organized. Being organized is great, it affords physical space, mental space and all but insures higher efficiency. But wishing and doing are two entirely di ...more

HowTo : Get Paid To Be a Total Lazy Ass

Eric Abrahamson, a professor at Columbia University, writes in to Forbes on how to be the Michelangelo of work shirking. The article is intended to help managers better understand their team's lack of productivity, but it also provides 10 simple tactics for all the lazy asses ...more

How To : Make a homemade pinhole camera

Want to create your own camera? The simplest one that you can create is a pinhole camera which can be constructed from everyday household items. The items required are: a knife, a pen, a pair of scissors, a black insulation tape, a normal tape, a juice box (one that is cuboid ...more

How To : Create a 3D sphere & reflection in Illustrator

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a 3D sphere and reflection in Adobe Illustrator. Begin by using the ellipse tool and create a circle. Select the black and white gradient, and drag the colors that you want into the gradient panel. Now hold the Alt key and dr ...more

How To : Create a Basic Attendance Sheet in Excel

If you're a teacher in any type of school, whether it's high school, college, or middle school, it's imperative that you keep an attendance sheet. The paper and pen route can get pretty messy, and very disorganized, and that's where Microsoft Excel comes in. With this software ...more

How To : Clear Your Browser's Cache History and Cookies

In this video from FLPCNERDScom we learn how to clean your browser's cache and cookies on Internet Explorer 7. Click Start, right click on Internet Explorer, and choose Properties. Or go to Internet Explorer, go to Tools, and click Internet Options. Click delete in Browsing Hi ...more

How To : Make soda cake

In this tutorial, Chef Doug teaches us how to make soda cake. First, take a box of chocolate cake mix and a soda can. Empty the cake mix into the bowl and then open up your soda and whisk it inside. After this is combined and there are no lumps, spray cooking spray into a cake ...more

How To : Install VMware and Windows XP in Ubuntu

Software expert David Steinlage guides the viewer through the step-by-step process of installing VMware and Windows XP on a computer driven by Ubuntu Linux. The first step is to get a serial number, which can be obtained free by visiting the site www.vmware.com and filling out ...more

How To : Create pressed lettering in Photoshop

Melvin from QZPStudios takes you on a quick tutorial in which he creates an embedded text effect in Photoshop. This could be a useful trick for website designers who want to create banners containing text which have a shadow effect. 1. Create a new photoshop document and unlo ...more

How To : Remove household odors

Life stinks. Literally. Daily living leads to lots of lingering smells. Household odors from cooking, kids, pets, bathrooms, and guests can accumulate. Get rid of them with some simple remedies. You Will Need *Baking soda *Essential oil *Cotton balls *Plastic containers *Lem ...more

How To : Make a digital television antenna

Analog TV will stop all broadcasts on June 12, 2009. If you're not ready yet for the transfer from analog to digital, you bet get ready. You can buy a digital convertor box and a digital antenna for your analog television, you can but a digital antenna for your DTV-enable tele ...more

How To : How high is your landfill?

Think about how many things you truly throw in the trash, and how many times you empty your trash, only to be taken away by the garbage man and out of your sight. Well, the truth is that its not exactly out of your life. Statistics show that on average each person uses 350 tra ...more

How To : Make a dragon puppet out of recycled materials

This video is about how to make a puppet dragon out of household items. First, a piece of card stock paper is cut in half the long way. Next, you must take an empty 18-pack egg carton and cut off a strip of egg slots. Using a stapler, the two pieces of paper are connected long ...more

How To : Embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint 2007

This video shows how to embed a YouTube video in a PowerPoint presentation in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. First you want to copy the URL of the YouTube video that you want to embed in your PowerPoint. Then, open PowerPoint 2007 and click the office button in the top left ...more

How To : Make your own kitty litter

Hard economic times making it tricky to buy all that cat litter? Now you can make your own using old newspaper and baking soda. It might be a little time consuming but if you have an evening to kill, spend it making some homemade cat litter. Why buy the stuff when you can whi ...more

How To : Create a data disc in Windows Vista

This video shows us how to burn files to a disc using Windows Vista. Insert the blank disc in your computer's recordable disk drive. Autoplay will automatically appear. Choose "Burn Files to disc using Windows". Click next when "Burn a disc" dialog box appears. Empty folder wi ...more

How To : Increase virtual memory on a PC

In this tutorial, learn how to increase the speed of your computer by incresing the virtual memory stored on your PC. Virtual memory is simulated by RAM and at times, when the RAM has been used up by your computer, your computer will slow. In this video, learn how to increase ...more

How To : Use pipetting techniques in the lab

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta brings you this video tutorial specifically relevant to your student laboratory courses, specifically microbiology. If you're a student at any school of biology, this information will be helpful for learning ho ...more

How To : Clear Your Flash Cache and Browser Cache

Sometimes you come across problems and glitches when you're playing FarmVille, FrontierVille, any of your facebook games, or even just using the internet for ordinary purposes! It might just be getting really slow, or you might start losing data or in-game items. As the Zynga ...more

How To : Clean out your attic

If even the bats are intimidated by the clutter in your attic, it’s time to tackle the mess. Watch this video to learn how to clean out your attic. Step 1. Review Empty the contents of every box and bag in your attic. Put aside anything you can’t imagine you’ll ever again us ...more

News : Organize Yo'sef! Part Two

Continued from Organize Yo'sef Part One! Clean Up! Once you have some boxes, bins and assorted storage ‘units’, mercilessly clear out the clutter. Be swift and meticulous (like a tidy ninja). Make four piles on the floor: Keep, Store, Toss, Donate. Keep the piles well separat ...more

How To : Make bath bombs that fizz in water

In this video, GoPlanetEarth.com shows viewers how to make bath bombs. The ingredients needed are: a half cup of Epsom salt, a half cup of citric acid, one cup of baking soda, one teaspoon of liquid glycerin, one teaspoon of water, three teaspoons of oil (the fragrance for you ...more

Hack Logs and Linux Commands : What's Going On Here?

This morning, I received a message from a friend who was reading a hack log, and she had some questions about the commands used. This got me thinking, as Linux has a ton of commands and some can be archaic, yet useful. We are going to go over everything you need to know to rea ...more

How To : Create a Partition in Windows 7

This tutorial will be based on creating a partition in Windows Seven. I have seen so many people attempt to do this themselves without guidance. Ultimately, they end up with a corrupt system. The aim of this tutorial is to make sure you don't corrupt your system. What does th ...more

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