How to Detect a Air Leak

How To : Detect an air leak in a Nitro RC engine

In this tutorial, we learn how to detect an air leak in a Nitro RC engine. Air leaks damage your engine which will take your tuning and completely void it. Now, take some soapy water and apply it to your engine and anything that is connected in between. Block off one end of th ...more

How To : Detect a leak in the AC on your car

A leaking air conditioner in your car costs you power and money. Finding the leak can be tricky, but if you have a specially designed audio amplifier it's really easy, and this video will show you how to use it.

TSA : Useful or Useless?

Oh yeah, this is a big topic, at-least for me. All the frequent flyers will/should be interested in this topic. I'm sure all of you have heard at-least something about the TSA, and most of it should have been bad. Complaints, lawsuits and general disgust surround this organiza ...more

How To : Repair air conditioning leaks in your car

If the air conditioner in your car has stopped pumping cold air out, you probably have a refrigerant leak somewhere in the system. In this video you will learn how to find the leak in your A/C and fix it, keeping yourself cool and comfortable.

How To : Thaw meat and chicken safely

Looking for a fast way to thaw your meat without using the microwave? Thawing meat can be unhealthy if you do it without the proper care. Be safe! Here are two techniques that will give you great thawed meat that will be ready for dinner. Thawing meat and poultry can be a con ...more

How To : Bleed brakes on a 2008 Ninja 250R motorcycle

In this video, we learn how to bleed brakes on a 2008 Ninja 250R motorcycle. To do this, you will need: brake fluid and a Phillips screwdriver. To start, remove the bracket around your brake system, then spin the top of your brake reservoir open. When bleeding the brakes, you ...more

How To : Check and charge car air conditioner properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to check and charge car air conditioner properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly venti ...more

How To : Troubleshoot central heating problems

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to troubleshoot central heating problems. Step 1: If you have no heat at all, check that the thermostat hasn't been set too low. The boiler will only work if the heating has been set higher than room temperature. There may also be a prob ...more

How To : Service your vehicle's air conditioner

This video is regarding air conditioner services. Leaks are a major cause of problems. Water and air can leak into the system. Water damage, rust and refrigerant leaking all make the unti ineffiecient. You should evaluate the unit regularly and also run it periodically to keep ...more

How To : Apply exterior caulking

The purpose of exterior caulking is to apply a bead of flexible sealant to fill or cover cracks, seams and gaps where drafts or moisture might get into your house or conversely, where heated or air-conditioned air might leak out. Caulking helps keep your house weather-tight, l ...more

How To : Improve air quality in a basement

Winter and springs rains may leak into your basement and cause damp and moldy air. This how to video shows you the DIY basics on making seasonal improvements to your home. Watch and learn how easy it is to keep the water out and the air nice and clean.

How To : Become a paranormal investigator

Do you love a good mystery? Were you a huge fan of "The X Files" or any other freaky movie or TV show? If you are daring and not afraid of the unexplained, Paranormal Investigator may be the job for you. Check out this video to see if you qualify and exactly how you can get in ...more

How To : Defy gravity with a water trick

In this tutorial, we learn how to defy gravity with a water trick. First, you will need to fill a cup with water. After this, place a piece of plastic over the top of the cup. After this, push the plastic down, then turn the cup upside down. You will notice that the water does ...more

How To : Throw a wine-tasting party

There's more to hosting a wine tasting than putting out glasses and crackers. These guidelines will help make your party a soiree to remember. You Will Need * Wine * Wine glasses * Paper cups * Plain crackers or bread * Water * Tasting sheets * Pencils * Paper bags (optional) ...more

Oops : Some Security Doors Can Be "Picked" with Canned Air

Security researcher Samy Kamkar, best known for his MySpace Worm, and most recently for his online calculator that can help you crack any Master Lock combination, is at it again. This time he's figured out how to break into security doors that have a motion-sensing egress syst ...more

How To : Unlock Your Samsung Galaxy S3 with Magic

David Blaine has made millions off his magic tricks and mind-bending illusions, so why shouldn't we get in on the action, too? Well, your Samsung Galaxy S3 can do all kinds of things, but magic isn't one of them...yet. Thanks to Android developer Badea Bogdan of Binary Buildi ...more

How To : Test a nitro RC engine for air leaks

This video is on how to test an RC (radio controlled) nitro engine for air leaks and also gas tanks for leaks. You need to take care of your radio controlled vehicle just as you would your real car.

How To : Seal an RC engine from air leaks

This video is on how to seal a radio controlled engine against air leaks in the back plate, carburetor, and needles. So, if you want the best RC engine around, you might want to do this.

How To : Service a Porsche 944

This video gives a step by step tutorial how to service a Porsche 944. The service is demonstrated on an S2, but most steps are very similar for other versions. The video has a German soundtrack but English subtitles are available at YouTube. Working under the car Remove engi ...more

How To : Service a Peugeot 206 Compact Car

This video gives a step by step tutorial how to service a Peugeot 206 with the 1.4 liter engine. Please note that the video is not in English, but you can follow along by watching the video and following the written instructions below. Work under the car. Change the oil and r ...more

How To : Prevent frozen pipes with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to prevent frozen pipes. Steps: 1. Seal air-leaking holes and cracks around home with expanding foam sealant or silicone caulk. 2. Use foam-rubber pipe insulation to protect exposed pipes from cold. 3. Slip foam-rubber insulat ...more

How To : Get a balanced air flow in your home

This is a common problem that all homeowners have faced at some point or time: lack of air flow. There can be rooms that get way more air than others and this can be a sign of a problem. If your air system isn't working properly you can lose out on a lot of money and energy. ...more

How To : Caulk your home to save money on energy bills

All around your house there small cracks and spaces that are letting air out of the house. You can stop the air leaks through an inexpensive way saving money from being wasted, it's called caulk. You have to select the right one for what you need, there are many different type ...more

How To : Winterize your car engine & fuel system

In this video, Ed Kriston from AAA-Midatlantic explains how to winterize your car. He first talks about the fuel systems. The fuel pump and fuel filter are inside the tank, and lines and hoses run from the tank to the engine. He points out the fuel lines and injectors in the e ...more

News : Air Guitar + Kinect Hack = Pure Awesomeness

Thanks to Microsoft’s XBOX 360 motion-detecting system, Kinect, the world is becoming a play place for sci-fi style virtual reality. One of the latest hacks demonstrates the next best thing to regular old air guitar... virtual reality air guitar: Artist Chris O'Shea explains h ...more

How To : Lower your electric bill

Many ways to help the environment are costly, but using less electricity is one measure that will save you money. Learn how to lower your electric bill with this how to video. You Will Need * Awareness of how you’re wasting electricity * Self-discipline Step 1: Turn it off G ...more

How To : Test your home for evidence of meth production

This video shows you how an investigator would examine a home for evidence of methamphetamine production. They would examine the air vents, ducts, tops of doors, ceiling fans and window casings swiping with drug detecting wipes.

How To : 9 DIY Tips for Staying Toasty in the Winter

How do you stay toasty warm for the winter season without having to overexert your heating bill? First thing's first—wear a lot of layers. An extra layer of tights, a thick pair of socks, an additional sweatshirt or a wool beanie on your head can go a long way in retaining yo ...more

How To : Properly clean a bong

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly clean a bong. You will need: kosher salt, rubbing alcohol, and paper towels. First, pour salt into the mouthpiece, then pour salt into the top of the bong. Next, pour rubbing alcohol in the top and through the mouthpiece. Now place a ...more

How To : Build a cardboard subwoofer for your stereo

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a subwoofer out of cardboard. You will need to buy SonoTube, which is giant cardboard tubing. It comes in a variety of different sizes, so you can find one that will be around the same size as your subwoofer. To make the casing, you will ...more

How To : Photograph from the sky with a homemade balloon

In this video, you will find some tips on making an aerial camera to take footage from the sky. To make your own aerial camera, you will need to follow these steps: Buy some metalized nylon from balloon kits.com. Use a hot iron to see the nylon pieces together. Check for any a ...more

How To : Install foam gaskets under light switch plates

To install foam gaskets under light switch plates and outlet covers you will need a screwdriver. Installing foam gaskets under light switch plates or outlet covers on an outer wall is a great way to stop air leaks in your home. First, use your screwdriver to remove the light s ...more

How To : Roll up a cross joint

This video shows how to roll two joints and put them together. First you have to crush up the bud so it can be rolled easily. Then you have to roll the first joint. When rolling this joint be sure that it is fatter on one end, looking like a funnel. Roll the second joint much ...more

HowTo : Write in Midair with LEDs

Hacked Gadgets recently featured Csaba Bleuer's LED wave display, a device that projects LED messages midair. Bleuer had also previously created a similar device that spins on a fan motor. "Csaba Bleuer sent in some pictures and a video of his new creation. It is a LED Wave D ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : CREMAINS

CREMAINS n/pl the ashes of a cremated body 62 points (12 points without the bingo) Perhaps one of the creepiest portmanteau words out there, CREMAINS combines CREMATED and REMAINS to clearly describe the leftover ashes from a dead body that was burned. When you're grieving, ...more

News : Department of State - Pets and International Travel

Tips If you are taking a relatively uncomplicated flight to post, it may be to your advantage to take your pet along as excess baggage. Ask the travel agent to provide you with a cost comparison of excess baggage versus air freight shipment.(Remember also to save your receipt ...more

How To : Make a silicone ring mould

In order to make a Silicone Ring Mold you should first get a small plastic container. This will be your mold box. First, you should cut the bottom out of the container. Next, use double sided tape to stick the ring down to the base of this. Next, secure the mold walls to the b ...more

How To : Bleed a heating radiator

Is you radiator acting up and making impossibly loud noises? Does banging in the pipes sound like someone's running a sledge hammer? Try this easy do-it-yourself fix with this video on how to bleed your radiator. You Will Need: • A radiator • A towel • A bleed key Step 1: ...more

How To : Drain and fill the coolant in an Infiniti G35

Infiniti is like no other car, it has emotion, it has soul, it inspires. There's a difference between being physically transported and emotionally moved, and you can tell them apart when you sit inside this magnificent automobile. Although the Infiniti is like a dream car, it ...more

How To : Make Your Own Photo Snow Globe

As the holidays draw closer and closer, stores are getting more and more crowded, and of course, many have put off their Christmas shopping until the very last minute. Why not avoid the mall rush this holiday season and make a personalized do-it-yourself snow globe to gift to ...more

How To : Snorkel

If you love the ocean and love swimming, it's time you step up to the next level… snorkeling. Snorkeling is one of the best ways to explore the underwater life, without fancy equipment or expensive training. And all you need is a snorkel. If you want a better look at what’s un ...more

How To : Use the Enchantment Table in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. For about the past month, the folks at Mojang have been leaking pre-releases of Minecraft 1.9 and they've added many exciting things. Additions to the game include: potions, new mob ...more

How To : Build your own hovercraft

How a Hovercraft can be build.Brittany is demonstrating how to make a Hovercraft. Since hovercraft needs a base she is using plywood for it. She takes square plywood of 48*48 and finds out its center to cut plywood in circle. Don’t forget to wear safety goggle while cutting th ...more

How To : Evaluate a rental apartment

Make sure your next apartment rental goes smoothly by properly checking the property before signing a contract. This way you will avoid unexpected disappointments or problems that you were not aware off. Moving is hard enough, give yourself all the advantage you can by going i ...more

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