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How To : Put on a convincing Irish accent

Accents are not only fun but attractive too, when done properly, at least. Work on your Irish accent, practicing the inflection and sound of consonants and vowels. Impress your friends with your new accent. You may have the luck of the Irish, but you’d better work on getting ...more

How To : Design and draw like an architect

Take a lesson in architecture from renowned architect Doug Patt by watching this video tutorial. If you want to learn about drawing and designing, without going to school, Doug's just the teacher. Watch to see how to design and draw like an architect. In this episode, Doug th ...more

News : The $25 USB Stick Computer

Earlier this month, game developer David Braben and his Rasberry Pi nonprofit foundation revealed a $25 USB PC. The computer can connect to an HDMI monitor on one end, and a USB peripheral on the other (such as a keyboard or a USB hub). You can use the USB hub to connect multi ...more

News : Amazing Tattoo Art Revealed Through Stop-Motion

How do you show that you love your job? You get "sleeved", like photographer Dabe Alan who has lined his arms with tattoos of all his favorite things in life, with the help of Toledo-based tattoo artist Tony Touch. Every time Dabe visits Toledo, he gets another photography-rel ...more

How To : Keep Work Emails from Invading Your Free Time

These days, when you're setting up an Android device for the first time, you'll be prompted to add extra email accounts directly to the Gmail app. It's really simple, too—just sign in with your work or exchange account, then emails from those accounts will be mixed in with you ...more

News : Yoga Has Never Been This Sexy

IF you've got a thing for Star Wars nerds... Bonafide Star Wars nerd Matthew Latkiewicz posted a series of Star Wars inspired yoga poses on his site You Will Not Believe last year. The poses were picked up by Wired UK for this summer's July 2010 issue. From the magazine: "C ...more

How To : Escape vault 101 as a baby in Fallout 3

Fallout 3 is one of the first, if not the first, game to allow yourself to play your character when they are but a 1-year-old infant. The player is meant to be confined in a small area for this portion of the game, but need not be! This two-part video with instructions will sh ...more

How To : Fold a car shaped box out of origami paper

This makes a great gift box for your father or brother. You don't have to spend extra money on expensive wrapping paper - a few sheets of construction paper are all you need to craft this creative yellow car box. Part 1 of 3 - How to Fold a car shaped box out of origami paper. ...more

How To : Make the AA sound in American English

Learn how to pronounce the AA sound in American English with this ESL lesson. The aa sound is a front vowel, which for me means it feels like it comes more from here, aa, than from here, ah. It's a bit difficult to explain, so I am going to explain it in terms of another vowe ...more

How To : Play bossa nova like João Gilberto

Viva a bossa-sa-sa! In this three-part how-to series, you'll learn to use your right hand like João Gilberto, the father of Brazilian bossa nova. This tutorial, though best suited for intermediate guitar players, will get anyone started playing a bossa rhythm on guitar. Part 1 ...more

How To : Make a waterfall effect greeting card

Create a waterfall card using CTMH products for Father's Day. You will need a blank card, designer cardstock, a scoring tool, and a paper cutter. Watch this video card-making tutorial and learn how to craft a waterfall greeting card.

Understanding Electricity : Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla In my opinion, one of the most neglected inventors of all time. The names Edison and Marconi come to mind as familiar, but Tesla? Most think of a car. Few know that Tesla is responsible for alternating current, florescent lights, radar, remote control, generators ...more

Shortcut : Fix a Stripped Screw with a Toothpick

Don't you love those simple little tricks that just make life easier? Like quick solution for a pesky stripped screw? Apartment Therapy says, "Taking my father's advice, I unscrewed the hinge and placed a few pieces of toothpick in the screw hole. As I reinstalled the screw, ...more

Fallen Empires : The Worst Ever?

I started playing MTG in 1994, the same year that the Fallen Empires set hit the market. It was, in fact, the first new set released after I started playing, making me one excited nine-year-old. I harangued my father, he took my friends and I to Gameworks again and again, and ...more

Important Astronomers : Galileo Galilei

I'm starting a series on the top astronomers, with probably about eleven astronomers that I will be covering overall. So, let's start out from the top, with the top most important astronomer. In my opinion, Galileo Galilei is the top astronomer. Galileo Galilei (February 15, ...more

News : Friday Indie Game Review Roundup: Old-New School

This week's FIGRR is all about games that are old-new (or new-old, if you like) school. Each celebrates a different vital, yet largely taken for granted, aspect of video game history in the decidedly new-school world of indie games. Their titles betray them. Blocks That Matter ...more

How To : Play the Miley Cyrus song "The Climb" on piano

Miley Cyrus has already far surpassed the musical fame and talent of her father Billy Ray. For her legions of fans, this video tutorial is here to teach you how to play her song "The Climb" on the piano, based on the AOL live recording of the song that features a more prominen ...more

News : Rocket Power Your Lazy Boy

Since the days of Archytas, rocket propulsion has been the Holy Grail of aeronautics. Thanks to Galileo's inertia, Newton's laws of motion, and the "father of modern rocketry," Goddard, space is not a complete mystery anymore. Rocket-powered aircrafts have evolved from the fir ...more

Octodad : An Award Winning Game… From College Students

Fatherhood is difficult, especially when you're an octopus. That is the moral of the 2011 IGF Student Showcase winner Octodad, available for free from its website. This hilarious little title was created by a team of interactive media students at DePaul University in Chicago ...more

How To : Make a custom Lego Jango Fett minifigure

Jango Fett and his father Boba from Star Wars are arguably the two most famous bounty hunters in all of modern Western art. This video will teach your how to make a custom Lego minifigure of Jango, using only simple hobby tools and patience. This is one of the more difficult L ...more

HowTo : DIY Ginger Ale - But Does It Beat Vernors?

Ginger ale is an American classic, particularly beloved by native Michiganders, home of the popular Vernors Ginger Ale. Recently, my family stocked the pantry top to bottom with the soda for my father's birthday. Growing up in Detroit, Vernors is without fail, always his drin ...more

How To : Build a wood flag and certificate display case

Eagle Lake Woodworking, hosted by John Nixon, offers great do-it-yourself guides for building your own furniture, especially in the American Arts and Crafts style, and turning your garage into an amateur woodshop. Search Eagle Lake on WonderHowTo for more carpentry tutorial vi ...more

Walkthrough DarkStar One : Broken Alliance on the Xbox 360

DarkStar One: Broken Alliance is an updated version of the space flight simulation video game DarkStar One (2006), and was made exclusively for the Xbox 360. It features updated graphics and presentation, making it the perfect space flight game for you wannabe astronauts. "In ...more

News : A Quick Homage to Our Benefactor

Without Richard Channing Garfield the world would be a much grayer and less interesting place today, at least for all of us. He created Magic in college, playtested it throughout, accidentally found a publisher for it, and wound up the the most well-known and successful paper ...more

How To : Understand the DNA Phantom Effect

A short video dedicated to the DNA Phantom Effect and how it might be related to human emotion. The DNA Phantom Effect is a questionable discovery by Russian scientist and "father of Wave Genetics", Peter P. Gariaev. In 1985 the very first evidential proofs of DNA being able t ...more

Chess : The Ultimate PvP On-the-Go

Sitting in the dentist’s waiting room, I found I couldn’t browse the internet on my smartphone anymore. My eyes were tired from reading and there were no headphones to listen to music. There are no magazines at this dentist’s office, just an old TV playing Russian music videos ...more

How To : Do a Salah Prayer

See how to do Salah Prayer for Muslims by Sheikh Adly, with instructions in English. Sunni way! Holy Quran 22.78: And strive in His cause as ye ought to strive, (with sincerity and under discipline). He has chosen you, and has imposed no difficulties on you in religion; it ...more

How To : Conduct a magic floating boat science experiment

Check out this video tutorial to see how to conduct a magic floating boat science experiment. Two little mad scientists investigate Helium and Sulfer Hexafluoride. Rosie and Anna study Helium, a gas that is lighter than air, and Sulphur Hexafluorid (SF6), an inert gas that is ...more

News : Modular Origami

Cory has posted some great picture of Father Magnus' intersecting cubes (the great man is holding one in his right hand) - well the above is what happens when five tetrahedra intersect. It is modular origami and made from just ten sheets of origami paper. technically in a fold ...more

News : A Brief History of Hacking

Welcome back, my fledgling hackers! Hacking has a long and storied history in the U.S. and around the world. It did not begin yesterday, or even at the advent of the 21st century, but rather dates back at least 40 years. Of course, once the internet migrated to commercial use ...more

How To : Make the AH sound in American English

The ah sound. The jaw drops more on this sound than it does on any other vowel sound. Ah, ah. And as you can see, the tongue is laying there on the bottom of the mouth. Ah. So, the jaw drops here, make the sound, ah: pretty basic, simple, and straightforward. Ah. Sample words: ...more

How To : Install your own home exaust fan

Toologics editor Jude Herr hosts this kitchen remodel series! Jude and her Father, from American Builders, outline the project. First, see the tools. Second, build the attic frame. Third, hook it up! Lastly, install the exhaust conduit. That's it! Part 1 of 4 - How to Install ...more

News : PornHub Knows if You Watch Elf-Themed Porn

To celebrate its tenth anniversary, PornHub has just exposed all of our porn habits. All. Of. Them. Before you panic, no individual information has been released. Instead, PornHub has exposed the adult video trends and preferences of a variety of demographics. According to Ru ...more

How To : Pronounce OUGH in American English

Learn how to pronounce the OUGH sound in American English. This video language lesson from Rachel's English provides a basic guide for pronunciations for ESL students. Say "ough". The letters ough, when together in a word, are quite an interesting case in American English. So ...more

Food Tool Friday : One Knife to Rule Them All

When I was a senior in college, I shared a two-bedroom, one bathroom, microscopic kitchenette suite with three other girls. We all loved to bake and cook but were fully aware that we were in for a crowded year. We needed to use space efficiently, which meant carefully picking ...more

Kick Ass Game Review Part 3 : Conclusion

Kick Ass Review Part 3: Conclusions [Spoiler Alert! Plot points are discussed from the movie and comic in this section!] Big Daddy as a selectable character presents problems for the story in the game. In the movie and in the comic, Bid Daddy dies. As a playable character th ...more

How To : Make delicious homemade donuts

Lexi and her chef father are going to show you how to make your very own homemade donuts. All you are going to need to create your donuts are a frying fan, thongs, frosting, vegetable oil, and any kind of packaged biscuits. First, you are going to take the biscuits poke a hole ...more

News : A Free Steampunk Horror Short Story

Sometimes I forget that I'm also a fiction writer, so I thought it might be a nice change of pace to share one of my stories with you. I wrote this piece awhile ago for an anthology that never came together and I'm tired of just sitting on it. It's one of the more odd stories ...more

How to Act Like a Food Snob : Molecular Gastronomy Edition

I first heard the term molecular gastronomy while watching an episode of Bravo's Top Chef a few seasons back. Intrigued by the concept, I sought to find out more about this modern, deconstructed type of cookery. If you happen to be around foodies and the topic of molecular gas ...more

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