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How To : Make decorative graffiti letters from duct tape

This is a tutorial on creating graffiti letters from duct tape to decorate and stick anywhere you like. Not your everyday graffiti, but if you have a lot of duct tape lying around the house, this project's an interesting way to spend an afternoon and stay out of trouble. Start ...more

How To : Generate your own chess candidate move orders

These two videos focus on analyzing chess positions, and generating candidate move orders from the position without moving the pieces or using computer analysis. The goal is to improve the ability to generate lines and variations mentally during a game, and to try to come up w ...more

How To : Draw a surfer

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a surfer on the computer. The drawing has a surfer crouched on his board, under the curl of a high wave above him. Take the drawing step-by-step, and you can draw your own surfer. The animated pencil is easy to watch and follow ...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

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/09 - 05/15)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Hack together the DIY video chat robot

Sparky is a wireless, web-based video-chat robot from the Gomi Style crew. You can learn how to make your own Autonomous Telepresence robot using spare computer parts, some old toys and a bit of custom software (that we provide at gomistyle.com). This robot is operated with a ...more

How To : Make baby food

Making your own baby food is easier than it sounds—and it’ll save you money, too. You will need fresh fruits and vegetables, lean beef, lamb, poultry, or pork, a vegetable brush, a vegetable peeler or paring knife, a chef's knife, a cutting board and a food mill, processor or ...more

How To : Make a floating illusion necklace

Those interested in learning how to make their own jewelry, can learn how to make a floating illusion necklace by following the steps in this video tutorial. You will need a beading board, beading wire, crimp beads, beads of your choice, a barrel clasp, wire cutters, and crimp ...more

How To : Install a metal peg board

Tim Carter gives a few tips on how to install a metal peg board. These steel modular panels have holes like regular pegboard, but it uses these new fantastic pegboard hooks that interlock into vertical slots. So when you put a tool on or take it off, the hooks do not come off. ...more

News : Poetry March For Community Peace and Justice Event

Sunday, April 29, 2012 2:00pm until 6:00pm "A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it from going to sleep." -Salman Rushdie Hey Folks:) Hope your year has been fulfilling and poetic...I Just wan ...more

How To : Make your own photo album with a paper bag

In order to make a photo album with a paper bag, you will need the following: a bone folder, paper bags, decorative paper, hole punch, matte board, adhesive, and paper fasteners. Scallop the top of the bags. Attach the matte board to printed paper with adhesive. Miter the cor ...more

How To : Build a drill press table for your woodshop

It is not that hard to make your own drill press table. Start with a 3/4-inch piece of plywood. Cut a 3/4-inch dado cut on both ends of the 3/4-inch board about two inches from the end. Top the 3/4-inch plywood with a 1/4-inch piece of oak cut into three pieces. When you cut t ...more

How To : Hem pants easily

Pants too long or too short? Skip the cost of a tailor – hemming your own pants is "sew" easy. You Will Need * A pair of pants * Scissors or a seam ripper * Shoes * A friend * Pins * An ironing board * Measuring tape * An iron * Thread * A needle * A dry or damp cloth (optiona ...more

News : The Simpsons Family Gets Scrabbled!

My JO was watching The Simpsons on FOX the other day, like she wholeheartedly does every evening, and I joined her, much like I always do— though I must admit, I'm not as obsessed with the cartoon family as much as she is. Just like she isn't as obsessed with SCRABBLE as I am. ...more

How To : Build cornhole boards

If you want to play some beanbag games try making your own cornhole board. With wood and a few tools you and your friends can enjoy endless fun with your very own homemade cornhole board. Now all you need are some beanbags. Follow these tips and you will toss your bags in no ...more

How To : Make rice paper yourself for watercolor painting

In this two part video artist, Henry Li, shows you how to make rice paper shikishi board yourself for watercolor painting. You'll learn and quick and easy way to create your own material to eventually paint with watercolor. This is a great tutorial for all artist maybe looking ...more

How To : Craft a large paper apple tree

This is a perfect craft project for the classroom or to do with the family. Have fun designing your tree and use it as colorful decoration, help learn about trees, tell tails, or as a fun prop to make play theater really come alive. Celebrate Johnny Appleseed or Arbor Day and ...more

How To : Play the board game Go

If your looking for a break from monopoly and checkers, try your hand at the ancient Chinese board game Go. Go is a strategic board game in which you must try to surround a vacant point on the board with your stones and avoid getting your stones tied up by your opponent. Go h ...more

How To : Break the ice at a party with game

In this video series you will learn several game ideas that don't involve a board, dice or cards and can be played by any group virtually anywhere. They can give you and your group or party hours of entertainment and possibly help you design your own game to play in the future ...more

How To : Play games at a baby shower

In this video series you will learn several game ideas that don't involve a board, dice or cards and can be played by any group virtually anywhere. They can give you and your group or party hours of entertainment and possibly help you design your own game to play in the future ...more

How To : Make a Perched Nighttime Owl Prop for Halloween

Afraid of the dark? You're only afraid of things you can't see. Just like an owl, see through the darkness, light up your imagination, and use your own owl eyes to make your very own Halloween hoot. To make this owl, you'll need black foam board, an X-Acto knife, LED lights, b ...more

News : Spy With Google Street View

Need to find some directions? No problem, use Google Maps. Want to find some spy photos of yourself? No problem, use Google Street View. Beginning in 2007, hordes of Google hybrid electric vehicles have stormed the streets, each equipped with multiple cameras attached to a la ...more

How To : Make Halloween Brownie Cake Pops

Tired of the same old brownies? Instead of just making brownies, why not kick up the creativity a notch and make some halloween themed brownie pops. They are really easy to make, and sure to impress your family and friends. Not too mention they are delicious! Enjoy! Follow the ...more

How To : Make Your Own Illuminated Vintage Movie Marquee

Watching movies will always be one of my favorite forms of entertainment. I can spend an entire day watching movies and not feel the slightest bit guilty about it. You can learn from movies, so don't ever let anyone tell you that you're wasting time. Now, if I was über rich a ...more

How To : 5 Cool DIY Calendar Ideas for 2013

If the annual tradition of buying a new wall calendar at a heavily discounted price at some mall kiosk by the end of January is not exactly your scene, then how about making your own nifty DIY wall calendar for 2013? Depending on what you'd like your blank wall to look like a ...more

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