Get All the Money Out of Soda Machine

How To : Construct a working LEGO miniature soda machine

Even LEGO people get thirsty, and what better to quench the thirst than a nice cool can of soda pop? And what's the perfect way to get that cola to your LEGO men quickly? A LEGO soda machine! And believe it or not, this soda dispenser actually dispenses miniature soda cans! Wa ...more

How To : Make a working soda machine out of Legos

If you've played with Legos for long enough, you know that there are few things in this world that cannot be replicated in the medium. This video is a demonstration of how to build a working replica soda machine out of Lego blocks. While you may not be able to serve guest in y ...more

How To : Hack a Soda Machine to Get a Drink and a Refund

You'd like to treat your friend to a drink from the vending machine, but you only have enough cash for one soda. What do you do? Learn this new Coke vending machine hack! It only works on the newer style vending machines, which use a conveyer belt to deliver your drink to yo ...more

How To : Make a $1 soda can popcorn machine

For your next home movie night, pop some fresh popcorn without using those microwave bags. Learn how you can build a simple popcorn popper made from a soda, beer, or any aluminum can. You can use this in a camp fire, on top of a candle or simply on your stove. Check out this h ...more

How To : Make a BB Machine Gun from a Soda Bottle

In a previous article, I showed how to make a powerful airsoft BB machine gun with a portable air supply using about $50 worth of PVC and air fittings. For this project, I have simplified the design to make a machine gun out of only 4 parts totaling about $15 that runs directl ...more

How To : Remove money from the cash box in a slot machine

If you have a casino, or maybe just a single slot machine, chances are you're making money. But how do you actually get the money from the slot? All of that cash will sit in there for ages if you don't retrieve it, and it could cause a malfunction if not removed in a timely ma ...more

How To : Buy a can of soda

In this video, we learn how to buy a can of soda. First, you want to find a soda machine that accepts dollar bills or change. After this, you want to find the soda that you want to purchase and see how much it costs. Next, you want to insert your money into the machine and pre ...more

How to Make Coca-Cola : The Secret Formula Revealed

The battle between Pepsi and Coke has been a grueling one, with both sides securing their secret formulas for great tasting, addicting sodas behind lock and key. But even big time companies screw up every now and then, and one of the most guarded trade secrets in the beverage ...more

How To : Maintain the feed dog area on your own sewing machine

Save money by performing your own sewing machine maintenance! While there are differences between a Singer sewing machine, a Brother model or a Janome machine, there are many similarities. This video shows you how to maintain and clean the feed dog area on your sewing machine.

How To : Make a miniature fog machine with dry ice

For great looking fog, you no longer need to go to the local film prop store or Halloween store (which is almost always closed 11 months of the year). You can make your own homemade version of a fog machine. Okay, it's not as strong as a electric-powered fog machine, but if y ...more

How To : Make a cheap funnel using a soda bottle

Funnels are necessary for a bunch of different types of food prep, but that doesn't mean you have to blow your money on one at the grocery store. If you're trying to feed your family on a budget this holiday season, simply craft the funnel yourself! Check out this video to le ...more

How To : Make your own water color paints at home

Teaching your kids to paint with watercolors is a great way to help them learn their colors. Watercolor paints are fantastic because they are less messy and last a long time. In this clip, learn how to save some money and make your very own watercolors at home with common hous ...more

How To : Build a 3Ghz Core 2 Duo PC for under $450

When you buy a computer, you aren't just paying for the machine's constituent parts but the cost of putting all of those parts together. Building your own computer, then, can be a great way to save a little money for the technically savvy. And if you're not savvy, get savvy wi ...more

How To : Get Free Drinks from a Vending Machine

Thirsty? Forgot your wallet? Well if you have one arm, you will be able to get a drink from a vending machine for free anytime you want! Well only if you can find the type of vending machine shown in the video. Watch this conning how-to video to see how easy it is to con a sod ...more

How To : Get a Free Soft Drink from a Vending Machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to get a free soft drink from a vending machine. First, you will need to find one of those old vending machines, not one of the new and high tech ones. From here, you will need to sit down and lift the hatch up from the machine. Then, reach up in ...more

How To : Get rid of any odors coming from your washer

If you've bee washing your clothes and have noticed a faint odor coming from inside of your washer, you may have a problem. Overloading a washer can produce an odor that is warning you to stop adding clothes to an already tired machine. By continually overloading your washer, ...more

How To : Care for and maintain a front load washer

Caring for your front load washer is important for ensuring that it will work for years. Improper care and maintenance will result in a constantly broken machine that will eat up your money. In this helpful tutorial, find out what you need to do in order to make sure your mac ...more

How To : Beat the stuffed animal crane game

Tired of loosing your money on the stuffed animal crane machine? Beat that carnival crane game and get the stuffed animal you want once and for all. Frustration no more! This conning how-to video will show you the physics behind the stuffed animal crane and how you can beat it ...more

News : SCRABBLE Hits Casinos

SCRABBLE is taking the world by storm. It's everywhere. You can play it on Facebook, iPhone, iPod, Nintendo DS, PSP, mobile phones... you name it, it's there. And you can even gamble online, like with SCRABBLE Cubes on WorldWinner. But now SCRABBLE gambling has a new face and ...more

How To : Replace burnt light bulbs in casino slot machines

Running a casino can be a pain, especially if you have to call the maintenance guy to come repair all your slots. When they break, you lose money each minute, but you can save the time and save the money by repairing the broken slot machine yourself. One of the easiest slot re ...more

How To : Get All the Change Out of Vending Machine

This instructional video will show you how to get all of the change out of a vending machine! Who needs Coke or Pepsi when you can have coins? Then, you can get all of the soda you want out of that vending machine. Don't Miss: 9 Vending Machine Hacks for Free Drinks, Snacks, ...more

How To : French press a faux latte

Do you want to have the latte experience without having to buy an espresso machine? Follow along with this coffee how-to video as Alton uses the French press to create the perfect faux latte. You'll love this latte technique, and you won't be shelling out money to go to Starbu ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/22 - 02/28)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Make a basic single holiday bow

There's no better time than the holidays to whip up a batch of beautiful decorative bows. This instructional video teaches you how to tie your own bows for embellishing any holiday themed item. Once you've mastered this technique feel free to experiment with other sizes and st ...more

How To : Make a $4 BB Gun and Airsoft Flamethrower

Last week, I introduced a project that demonstrated how a BB machine gun could be made out of a soda bottle using only a handful of readily available parts. If you missed it, you can check out that project here before reading on. While the first version of this machine gun re ...more

How To : Choose the best sewing machine

Whether you want to save money by making your own clothes or you just enjoy working with fabrics, choose the best sewing machine so your projects turn out great. You Will Need * A sewing class * A budget Step 1: Check out machines at local shop Visit your local sewing or fabr ...more

How To : Fix a leaky washing machine valve

Suffering because of a leaky washing machine valve? It may be easier to fix than you think so, before calling a plumber, watch this DIY instructional video from handyman Hub Kirkpatrick. For step-by-step instructions on repairing your own leaky washing machine valve, take a lo ...more

How To : Get your front load washer to start

If you're experiencing a problem with your washer and it won't start or run, there may be an electrical problem that needs to be fixed or it may be your machine. Before you head to your phone book looking for a professional, check out this tutorial. In the video, you'll find ...more

News : Is Your Dream Gaming PC Worth It?

The last week has been a trying one for me. On Sunday, there were four computers in my office, three of which were broken. The fourth was not really a computer, but more of a collection of parts that were cobbled together for the purpose of constructing a PC that would sneer d ...more

How To : Clean your coffee maker

Make your coffee maker sparkle with these easy tips. This Howcast video presents a helpful guide on cleaning your coffee maker. You Will Need * A drip coffee maker * White vinegar * Ice cubes * Table salt or rock salt * Dishwasher detergent * A dish brush * Baking soda * Alka ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/15 - 02/21)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Carbonate water aesily and for little money

Have you ever wanted to make your own carbonated beverages such as soda and carbonated water?t costs very little and can be made with stuff found around the house. It's great for making homemade sodas, seltzer water, and even re-carbonating flat beverages. Carbonate water aesi ...more

How To : Hack a toy slot machine

In this video, we learn how to hack a toy slot machine. If you time it right, you can win the jackpot yourself. You can slot the parts of the slot down with your just finger by pressing on them. You can also press down on the side of the slot just hard enough so you can press ...more

How To : Use your Cricut to save money on scrapbook paper

In this video, we learn how to use your Cricut to save money on scrapbook paper. First, place the mini monogram cartridge into your Cricut machine. Then, place your paper onto the 12x12 cutting mat. Now, load your paper into the machine, then press the scalloped circle and the ...more

How To : Use CuttleKid dies in a Cuttlebug machine

Die-cutting and embossing machines may be marketed to be used in the specific machine they were designed for, but are actually multi-purpose. This allows the user to choose from a greater variety of die-cutting and embossing equipment, as well as saves money on buying unnecess ...more

How To : Make your own homemade tapping machine

If you have some parts hanging around your work station and need to do something with them, why not try and make a tapping machine. Sure you need certain parts, but if you got almost everything you need, you can go out and buyt the rest without spending a ton of money. In thi ...more

How To : Hack a Pepsi Machine

Learn how to con a vending Pepsi machine and access a secret (but benign) debug menu with this hack how-to video. While this hack won't get you any free soda, you might, at the very least, impress your friends with it. For complete instructions for this simple, pushbutton hack ...more

How To : Fix an Xbox 360 with E74 and RROD damages

When the interior of your Xbox overheats, damages to your GPU can occur, resulting in various errors. This video tutorial shows how to fix an Xbox 360 gaming machine that exhibits E74 and Red Ring of Death symptoms. Opening your Xbox 360 voids the warranty, but this method cou ...more

How To : Make the pot that cannot spill

Ever worked on a painting project and had the paint spill everywhere? This quick and easy pot made from a plastic soda bottle and tape will not spill, even when it tips over. Learn how to make this pot that does not spill(for paint, glue, machine oil, etc.) by watching this vi ...more

How To : Make a Cricut card for dad

Use your Cricut machine and the cartridge "Beyond Birthdays" to create Dad an original Father's Day card or Birthday card. Making cards on the Cricut machine is great because you can use scrap paper and different shapes and really make it your own while spending almost nothing ...more

How To : Get grease stains out of fabric

Don’t panic if you spill grease on your clothes or the couch. Start tackling it instead. Learn how to get grease stains out of fabric with this how to video. You Will Need * Salt, baking soda, cornstarch, or talcum powder * A gentle brush, like a pastry brush * Colorless dish ...more

News : Amazon Mechanical Turk

It's really a shame that it is so hard for people to make money on the internet these days. The dot com bubble has receded and scams are plentiful on the web. There are, however, a couple of legitimate ways to make a few extra bucks online, Amazon Mechanical Turk, or MTurk for ...more

How To : Win playing slot machines

In order to win at playing slot machines, you need to keep a few things in mind. Slot machines are not random. They are programmed to pay out at certain times, in certain amounts, and at certain intervals. Most states have laws stating the number of times or the amount of mon ...more

How To : Make seltzer water

Sick of spending your hard earned money on the bourgeois bubbly water? Why spend extra money on bottled seltzer when you can make it at home? Plus, by using fewer plastic bottles, you can reduce your carbon footprint. You Will Need: • Water • A seltzer bottle • And a soda ...more

How To : Use Boss Kut dies in a Quickkutz Revolution

While embossing and die-cutting machines are marketed to be used brand specifically, but they're surprisingly compatible. This saves money on having to buy too much equipment, and also allows the user to pick from a greater variety of embossing and die-cutting supplies. Watch ...more

How To : Turn bootcut jeans into skinny jeans with ModCloth

Skinny jeans are by and large the most popular cut of jeans in the fashion world right now, but purchasing a solid pair (from JBrand or William Rast) could set you back upwards of $300. And really, who wants to drop $300 for a few strips of denim that happen to have a name bra ...more

How To : Make a scarf out of an old t-shirt

If you have a stack of old t-shirts that sit in your dresser, unworn, why not get some use out of one of them by transforming it into a scarf? Save some money... You'll have scarves for days with this technique! You Will Need: • An old T-shirt • A yard stick • Chalk • Sew ...more

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