Aliens… do they exist? Can anyone say for sure? No, but some do swear of their existence, and some swear on a more personal level, although some say that alien abductions are going a little "too" far in proving aliens exist. But a more common staple of proof of aliens are UFOs ...more
How to Fake Videos
Here is a supernatural how-to for all you spirit lovers. This is a step-by-step guide to create a fake ghost video with free software. The initial technique is simple, but with a few more tweaks, you can get video that can fake at least your grandmother. Use this as inspiratio ...more
This video show you how you can add a fake ghost to an amateur film or home video.
When the "Just another day in the office at Magic Leap" video was released last year, it was called a mind-blowing, stunning, and breathtaking take on mixed reality gaming. It was a great presentation of what the technology could be, but not for a second did I think it was any ...more
What's a yoga master do when she gets pregnant and has a baby? Teach it yoga, of course. This brings a whole new meaning to beautiful bouncing baby. [skip down for the actual baby yoga tutorials] Lena Fokina believes yoga for babies can help children be better prepared for l ...more
SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more
In this episode of Indy Mogul's "YourFX", two great tutorials are gone over on how to make fake zits and fake robots. Indy Mogul's Backyard FX features cheap, DIY filmmaking tips and tutorials including special effects, props, and camera equipment. Be sure to search WonderHowT ...more
The best evidence that UFOs represent spacecraft from other worlds consists of grainy photographs, blurry videos, and anecdotes about things that go bump in the night. In this episode Michael Shermer shows how easy it is to fake UFO photographs, enlisting the help of children ...more
There are a lot of videos out there that offer instructions for creating all sorts of fake wounds. Most of them, however, focus on cuts and gashes rather than that other devious and action-packed type of wound: the burn. This three-part video features detailed instructions for ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform different soccer skills in the game FIFA 10, part of Electronic Arts' series of football games. The video shows a variety of different skills to perform followed by a controller that reveals the button sequence. The skills i ...more
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to perform three cool science experiments with Dr. Lithium. Follow the vid and you'll now have more than one example of an investigatory project! These three experiments were too small to make into their own videos, so t ...more
Social Profile Change the privacy settings on your social profile (Facebook, MySpace, Friendster, Twitter, etc.) so that the following information can't be found by a random person who you didn't accept you as a friend: Birthdate E-mail address Hometown Pictures A hacker ca ...more
Can't afford a high-speed camera? Fake it! In this clip, you'll learn how to achieve a slow-mo frame-blending effect with Adobe After Effects CS4 or CS5 and two digital photos of your choice. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a s ...more
Aprils Fool's Day is, as the creator of this video so insightfully points out, the only day of the year where you can make up something completely outrageous, tell everyone it's true, then laugh and tell them that it's fake later. This video will show you how to take advantage ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the "Jacks would be Queens" card trick. This trick begins with a story of 4 jacks who all want to become women. The magician begins with 4 identical jack of diamonds. The first jack is the bravest. He goes under the knife and end ...more
Remember Michael Jordan? He may not be in the news as much today, but he's still one of the greatest basketball players that ever existed — nobody can doubt that. Professional basketball just isn't the same without MJ, but if you'd like to see him in action again, all you have ...more
Create some cool comic vectored effects! Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to make some comic styled text. You will learn how to break text down and add gradients. You will also learn how to create a fake 3D effect as well as some stroke options. All of these ...more
This video shows you how to make a fake "virus" that shuts down the computer of your victim when they open it. This video also shows you how to email or AIM this prank virus to a friend. If you need clear-cut instructions on performing this computer prank, then this is the vi ...more
Get ready to gore it up this Halloween with some gruesome make-up, shown in this how-to video! In no time you'll have some bloody scars that are sure to give everyone a fright! You will need tissue paper, corn syrup, spirit gum, a rubber scar, some make up (to match skin tone) ...more
The video is an episode of Indy Mogul. It opens with a man who tells us the topic of this show is to help people make fake prosthetics for a fish-man costume for Halloween. After an intro showing us that the show is about making homemade special effects and props on a cheap bu ...more
The creative Suzy Banyon describes in detail the process of applying a leopard print manicure in this easy to follow step by step video. She details the process vividly, from applying fake nails and filing them into shape, to what type of base to use and how to go about creati ...more
This tutorial video will show you how to make fake blood that looks great as a movie prop, or a Halloween costume. This is a great video for amateur film makers and costume enthusiasts alike.
This video speaks to everyone who has ever bought anything online, or in fact, anyone who has ever bought anything period. How do you know what you're getting is genuine? Is it a fake product? Is it stolen goods? Is it impure? Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage ...more
If you think about it, your face is just another canvas, with makeup being the paint. You add highlights here to bring parts you want to emphasize forward, bronzer there to create fake shadows, and draw on patches of color (lips) or lines (eyes) to make things either pop or re ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to look good naked. To ensure a healthy body; drink at least 2 liters of water a day, exercise 10 minutes a day, exfoliate once a week and moisturize often. Shave your legs, armpits and bikini area. Fake tanning will boost your confide ...more
Learn how to use the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom graduated filter tool to create fake light leak. This clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint you ...more
Pirouettes aren't soley dance moves for wannabe ballerinas and National Ballet regulars. Patrick Vieira is a midfielder who invented a move called the Vieira pirouette, which involves faking the direction you're dribbling and spinning 360 degrees around to keep the ball going ...more
This is a debunk video to show how Michel Gondry faked a video to look like he solves a Rubik's Cube with his feet. There are camera tricks and visual cues you can find to solve this trick. Part 1 of 3 - How to Reveal how Michel Gondry solves Rubik's Cube with feet. Part 2 of ...more
In general, no one actually WANTS a black eye. But if you're filming a movie, in a play, or just want to freak out your mom and dad or friends, it's nice to know how to "put on" a fake one. Check out this props and SFX video to learn how to give yourself a black eye using new ...more
Spammers are the bane of every email user. No matter what you do, junk mail always breaks through the spam filters. And some of the best ones seem to come from legit companies, and that's because they aren't legit companies— they're spammers masquerading as legit companies. W ...more
Enjoying the many benefits of Facebook Places? But what if you want to check in somewhere you're not? Your smartphone can automatically detect your geographical location, preventing you from just checking in just anywhere, but like all technology… it's a long way from perfect, ...more
You will need to create some time lapse footage first. Then, you can use the Magic Bullet software to edit in a fake tilt shift look for your time lapse film. This technique will work on most other video editing programs as well.
Use After Effects to simulate a 3D stereoscopic effect, and remap time to speed up and slow down footage (a popular video effect used throughout the 2007 movie '300'). This tutorial from motion graphics designer James Zanoni shows you how. [dl.dropbox.com/?u/?6092444/?03%20-% ...more
Ronaldinho's combination of speed and deceptive footwork have made him a football legend, and his heel toe fake pass is a great way to misdirect defenders. Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to warm up for the trick and then how to actually do it.
Perhaps the two oldest and most-used computer pranks in the book are presented is clear, easy-to-understand language in this video: the printscreen frozen desktop trick and the fake shutdown virus icon trick. If you don't know how to do either of these easy and devestatingly e ...more
Greek gods and goddesses look like they glow from the inside. While we don't exactly wake up in the mornings looking like we just came back from summer vacation, it's easy to fake this Greek goddess glow with the right (shimmery) products. If you're in the mood to look perfec ...more
One of the reasons that MMA is cooler than boxing is the abundance of different moves and strategies that can be used in any situation. Take this video for instance. In it Hillary and Joanne of MMA Girls will teach you how to go from a gi collar choke to a fake scissor sweep a ...more
In this amazing, live tutorial (recorded obviously) Nick goes into great detail creating fake 3D text through creating multiple layers (without a script), as well as other great methods! This was a great video and even goes through some minor problems that you'll face when doi ...more
Boils are the most visible symptoms of many nasty plagues. They make a person look pretty monestrous and will pretty reliably keep other people at arm's reach. This video will show you how to make a latex appliance of a skin boil, paint it to make it even more boilish, then ap ...more
The human body is full of different kinds of fluids, most of which are either gross or dangerous to remove from a person for use in one of your films. Fortunately, most of them are pretty easy to replicate using household materials. This video will show you how to make edible ...more
Shooting good footage with handheld cameras that wiggle, bounce, and fall onto rocks on a regular basis is tough. Sometimes, though, you may want to make it appear as if film that you've shot with tripods and such was actually shot with a handheld, like in some horror films. T ...more
This clip presents a guide to faking ambient occlusion (AO) using vertex colors and nodes with glsl in Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new ti ...more
Finally, the professionals are weighing in on how to create fake wounds! This video features a makeup artist from the BBC demonstrating how to make a really realistic fake cut on the hand of an actor using theatrical makeup. The plastic pieces from a CD jewel case that resembl ...more
Fake wounds are one of the most popular makeup elements to include in Halloween costumes, and are also very useful in making films. This video will teach you how to create a realistic open facial wound using makeup. It looks so real, any doctors that you run into will probably ...more
There are few celebrities who dare attend a movie premiere or other industry event without a full head of hair...fake hair, that is. Like the rest of us, many celebrity babes weren't born with naturally lush locks, so they turn to extensions to boost their volume. If you use ...more
Can't afford a DSLR? Fake it! In this installment from his series of free Adobe Photoshop tutorials, Justin Seeley shows you how to simulate depth of field using the Lens Blur Filter. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this eye-catching effect yo ...more
Lady Gaga rocks some very strange, fashion forward looks sometimes and this one is no exception. In this tutorial, you will learn how to make her cigarette covered goggles from the prison exercise yard scene in the "Telephone" video. This is actually quite easy to make and wil ...more
In this acoustic guitar video lesson from TboneWilson1978, you will learn how to play the song "Fake Plastic Trees" by Radiohead. He starts you out by showing which chords you need to know to get started on learning the song, and demonstrates how to finger each of them. He the ...more
L.A. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant shares some tips with TIME Magazine's Sean Gregory on how he puts his best foot forward everytime he steps onto the court. Areas gone over in this video include: The proper grip & shooting form, attack the foot & sell the fake, the pull-up jum ...more
Attention aspiring horror movie makers! Have an interest in making fake heads to use as your gory extras? BITY Mold Supply has supplied the world with this great tutorial on how to cast a silicone head or face from Gel-10 and Polyfoam. In the later half of this video, BITY len ...more
Jason Kidd shows you how to do the fake and finish! Use the in and out move to pick up the second defender to drive for the layup or pass it out. This is a Nike Signature Moves video.
This how-to video shows how to make your very own realistic UFO encounter. Learn how to make your own fake UFO picture and trick your friends. This can be a funny prank, if any of your friends think aliens exist.
Learn awesome freestyle basketball tricks, passes and shots from Professional basketball trickster, Q-Mack! In this video Q-Mack teaches you how to do the freestyle trick called 'the disappearing ball.' Really it is just a fake pass!
Setting up fake doors in FPS Creator. Create a fake in FPS Creator. Click through to watch this video on msn.com
Here are some tips on how to create the most natural looking fake eyelashes you've ever seen. Create the most natural-looking fake eyelashes. Click through to watch this video on marieclaire.com
This video describes how to create convincing poop out of cocoa, honey and milk. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
FlowRider generates a thin sheet of rushing water that flows over a stationary form allowing riders to drop in on their own unbroken wave, slide down, carve a turn, cut back and ride up the padded surface. Surf a fake wave. Click through to watch this video on flowrider.com.au
Prank your friends by hacking some ordinary bubble gum to ooze fake blood when someone chews it. It can take 3-4 days for the "blood" to disappear. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks! Make bloody prank bubblegum. Click through to watch this video on ...more
This video gives incredibly detailed visuals and instructions on how to cast hard molds for creating fake wounds and scars. Great for movie special effects!
Ever wonder how actors get bruises that look so real? Learn how to make these bruises and start your own visual effects for movies. Perfect for beginners or advanced make up artists, create real looking bruises for your next Halloween costume. Make convincing fake bruises. Cli ...more