Turn an inexpensive RC (remote controlled) helicopter into a flying spycam! Grab their cash and GO! Or just spy on your sister's sleepover party.
How to Be a Pimp
If your bicycle's feeling a little dull these days, then give it some personality! Using the crafty ideas below, you can transform your two-wheeler in a unique work of mobile art that will have everyone jealous. You can simply add some colorful postcards between the spokes of ...more
The lock screen music player in iOS 7 has all the controls you'd ever need from a lock screen, but it's not as visually appealing as I hoped it would be. Yes, it does show you the album cover art, but the way everything is presented makes it feel cluttered. Good news is you d ...more
Insane, extreme Japanese custom vans. Click through to Pink Tentacle for links to more image galleries.
Tom Wiggins from Stuff.tv shows you how to pimp your PS3 in 3 easy steps. Here's 3 ways to get the best out of it. First up upscale to make sure you are getting 1080p. Second, change your audio output settings to get premium sound quality. This will change your output to CD qu ...more
Yes, there's bling in Fallout: New Vegas! And no, it's not a fan mod. You can get the Pimp Boy Three Billion in Fallout: New Vegas. Make sure you go to the right store, and then here are the right dialogue options to unlock a hidden quest.
For those times when you can't get something done by clicking a few buttons with your mouse, the Windows command prompt has always been an indispensable tool. But as much as advanced users have relied on this useful utility, it hasn't seen a significant update since the Window ...more
Everyone's been in the following situation. You're sitting there at a nice bar, chatting up a smoking hot member of the opposite sex when all of a sudden they drop this bomb: "Can you engrave on wood in Photoshop?" The next thing you know, the night spirals into blackness and ...more
London based company CrystalRoc was commissioned by Microsoft Australia to fully Swarovski crystal-ize an XBOX console for a PR campaign. The console took more than 11,520 individual Swarovski crystals and over 70 hours to produce. That sure makes one expensive console ...more
Aside from media, there's not a whole lot you can do in 140 characters to make your tweets stand out. You can use emojis, but they aren't exactly ground-breaking. However, now you can use Bedazzle, a Chrome extension from Gordon Zheng that'll allow you to add "rich text" to yo ...more
Err, I'd say "inspired" is putting it lightly. A recent Google Profiles redesign reveals a new profile page that looks nearly identical to the current Facebook profile page. Launched back in 2007, Google Profiles is a centralized feature connected to Gmail accounts that allows ...more
That's right, cars aren't the only mode of transportation worth customizing. Dekochari, the Japanese art of pimping your bicycle: "Dekochari is a form of art bike indigenous to Japan dating back to the mid 1970s. 'Deko' in Japanese is short for decoration and 'Chari' is slang ...more
A fabulous mink wrapped notebook? Automotive paints, laser etching and water bubble finishes? It's one of our odder episodes of Systm. Learn how to customize your laptop. Part 1 of 2 - How to Pimp your laptop with paint, lasers and fur. Pimp your laptop with paint, lasers and ...more
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to pimp up your Pioneer CDJ-400 mixer. ...more
Ever seen the MTV show "Pimp My Ride?" Well now with these free motorcycle video clips you can pimp your own one seater ride. This motorcycle expert will show you over a dozen great ways to spoof up your two wheeler and catch a few more stares on the road. Part 1 of 20 - How t ...more
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.
This was a cool video to watch because you get to see how a car is repaired after minor scratches and dents without having to get a new paint job on the whole car. It's not a how to do it yourself video but shows you can pimp your ride at a resonable price. It also gives out h ...more
Make your iPod do so much more than carry tunes. An individual iPod can keep your iPod from getting mixed up with someone else's. Cases and skins can offer protection from damage. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to customize your iPod.
Main ideas to have random characters driving pimping cars. Dress up as random characters from anything that would be funny e.g Santa, Ronald McDonald, Chicken form Family Guy etc. Hire or do up a car so it is noticeable with stickers, sound system etc. Go around the middle of ...more
One nice little feature built into Microsoft Windows, since Windows 95, in fact, is the ability to dock the quick launch bar on the side of your screen. While this feature has been removed in Windows Vista, in this video tutorial, you'll learn how to create something comparabl ...more
found a pattern for a tea cosy on ravelry and used it to make the basic drawsting type of tea pot cosy, added a big snazzy daisy for extra bling! :)
We use smartphones for just about everything, and while that may be beneficial to us in our day-to-day lives, it can also be used against us in the court of law. Law enforcement officials can seize smartphones and give warrants to Apple, Google, your cellular provider—whoever ...more
WonderHowTo loves gadgets. We also tend to enjoy getting our hands (just a little bit) dirty. So, naturally, Brando's Wall Hook Coat Hanger Camcorder is the latest gadget to excite. Disguised as a coat hanger, the device is actually a camera triggered by motion detection. And ...more
Snapchat offers a rich experience for anyone looking to communicate with pictures in addition to (or instead of) words. There are many ways to share your snaps, from Memories to My Story. You can even draw all over your snaps, creating a unique experience that hinges on your o ...more
Kip "Kipkay" Kedersha is known for his intriguing and clever how-to and prank videos, even when he teams up with MAKE Magazine. He will show you how to tweak, hack, mod, and bend any technology to your hacking needs. No electronic device, gadget, or household item can stand th ...more
It's time to step up your selfie game, especially if all of your selfies tend to have the same vapid look and feel. There are plenty of techniques for better selfie-taking, and I've already shown you a few iPhone tricks, like making yourself look thinner and using hand gesture ...more
The spraycan is the most important tool in most graffiti artists arsenal, and is often depicted in the tags themselves. This video from graffiti master Wizard demonstrates how to draw a skull / spraycan / pimp character with a menacing sneer on its bony face and a cane in its ...more
How To : This DIY Arduino Bicycle Safety System Includes Turn Signals, Brake Lights, Strobe, and More!
As dedicated bicyclists are well aware, riding can be very dangerous. Now that daylights savings time has ended in the United States, darkness appears quicker, and the night is especially dangerous for cyclists because of the low visibility that drivers have. Not only is darkn ...more
National Lampoon, Pimp-It-Yourself! The new book that teaches you to do all the cool stuff to make your crappy life better. This is a quick lesson on bonging a beer. Bottles are hard to drink quickly because there isn't a way for the excess air to escape the bottle as you drin ...more
What's better than yummy gummi bears? Giant gummi bears, of course. Pimp That Snack user Steve McCue posts instructions for making massive gummi bears, using honey bottles as molds. You will need: lots of gummi bears, sorted by color honey bear bottles (search on Google) pot ...more
Take some tips from the masters themselves. Kotaku interviews game developer Zynga, "who has generously offered to help, by sharing FarmVille strategy tips on how to make the most of your land, your crops, and your livestock". 13 Steps to Mastering FarmVille: Make The Most O ...more
How To : Cycle Safer with This DIY Turn Signal Backpack, Complete with Accelerometer-Activated Brake Lights
If you ride your bike or motorcycle a lot, especially in a large city, you've probably had a few close calls. No matter how safely you're driving, you never know what other people are going to do, and being on a smaller vehicle makes you difficult to see. Most bicyclists rely ...more
Shinya Kimura is an artist. And his art is the motorcycle. Though a legend in Japan for some time now, the motorcycle engineer first came into the American public eye as a contestant on Biker Build-Off, a Discovery Channel channel show featuring custom bike builders. Kimura h ...more
Ian, Ann, Andy, Dan, Josh and Lucy of Pimp That Snack go BIG with their ginormous Kit Kat recipe. Approximately 2 feet in length, 45,888 calories, 1860 grams of saturated fat, and almost $75 bucks in ingredients. Oh, and this monster takes about 6 days to make. Diabetes here ...more
In this episode of "Pimp My Crib - Campus Cribs" we will be examining how to give your 'Pad' a nice little touch up that everyone can enjoy, a lot. We will be making a 3 story tall beer bong. You will need the following items: A piece of string, about 20 feet of tube, a funnel ...more
So says the Original Scraper Bike Team, founded by Tyrone Stevenson (aka Baybe Champ, the Scraper Bike King). The Oakland, California based team is quite an amazing collective. The group achieves a great deal with cheap materials, an abundance of style, and most importantly: ...more
In a park on a park bench is a girl talking to a rainbow drop. She says that she loves the rainbow drop but wishes it was bigger. You hear a sound, and 'poof' a pimp appears. He tells the girl that he can make a bigger rainbow drop for her. In a instant we find ourselves in a ...more
Pimp my text!! We've all seen those car and videogame ads with the pimped out chromed text effect. Guess what? You don't need to go out and pay professional designers thousands of dollars for it. All you need to invest is about 10 minutes and watch this episode of Pixel Perfec ...more
Manu Ginobili shows how to do his PimP fake! This is best when you're on fire and got the defender worried about you getting three-pointers. If he falls for it, draw the contact and it can make your jumper from 2 to an and 1 situation. This is a Nike Signature Moves video. Cr ...more
OK, you love your chapstick, but you don't love the generic look of it's container. Well, grab that handy duct tape and pimp that chapstick holder out! In this short, simple tutorial you can create a decorative chapstick holder that's sure to impress back at the ski challet.
Pimp out your favorite pair of slippers to be as useful in the night as they are in the day. This is a fun and cheap little project for making headlight slippers, that way you don't trip and fall down the stairs at night, or stub your toe.
This video outlines the process of building your own floating island inside of Terraria, the hottest new indie game on the market. Just build a platform using stone blocks and then start building the island with dirt blocks. Then pimp it out with some grass seeds (or jungle gr ...more
Stand out from the high street fashion clones with stuff you’ve fashioned yourself. It’s easy to take old pieces of electronic junk and transform them into all sorts of fun ‘n’ funky geeky accessories. Like a totally useful tote bag, a what-on-earth-is-that wallet and a bedazz ...more
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
go to a empty field anywhere and all the cast members pimp out there weird chair with take tires or camafloge seats or even fireworks or something and then play bumper cars with wheel chairs
Crafting is an important aspect of Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, as it helps you get animals to come to your campsite. However, it's also one of the best ways to get ahead in the game, and there are a number of reasons for this. Crafting serves as a necessary step in getting ...more
Jeez, Microsoft is really pulling out all the stops lately. First, a whole lotta bling, and now they celebrate their millionth console sold with this limited edition Halo Xbox 360, designed by Richard Taylor and the Weta Workshop. The one-of-a-kind console is being auctioned o ...more