How to Make the Lighter Mini Cannon

How To : Make Ninja Darts for the Lighter Mini Cannon

In my recent article, How to Make a Mini Cannon with a Lighter, I demonstrated how to make a powerful combustion cannon out of parts salvaged from a standard BBQ lighter. The mini cannon was originally made to fire airsoft pellets, but I felt it was time to revive the project ...more

How To : Make a Mini Cannon From a Lighter

I love this project. It involves fire, projectiles, electricity, and is easy to put together from commonly available parts. This mini cannon fires airsoft pellets, is fueled by alcohol, and is made almost entirely from parts found in a standard BBQ lighter. The total cost is u ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/21 - 12/27)

WonderHowTo is made up 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. This week: A holiday-themed cell phone photogr ...more

How To : Make a Canon Shutter Release Cable

This article will show you how to make a shutter release cable for a Canon camera. It took me about half an hour once all of my materials were gathered. I came in at a total of about eight dollars. It has three switches and buttons. The black button on mine triggers the auto f ...more

How To : Make a miniature vortex cannon

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to make a miniature vortex cannon. For this you will need normal plastic drinking cup, punching bag type balloon, black electrical tape, lighter, candle, scissors and a drill. Drill a hole in t ...more

News : Brain-Defying Explosive Balloon Photography

What is it about exploding balloons that is so incredibly satisfying? (Exhibit A: today's lethal mini cannon). DIY Photography features London based photographer Edward Horsford and his process on photographing balloons, mid-explosion. Click through to pick up some tips and s ...more

How To : Make a flamethrower out of a lighter

Watch this video to learn how to make a mini flamethrower out of an everyday cigarette lighter. Could be an awesome prank on your friend or just a great way to support your band. So, if you want that flame to be high, then just modify the cigarette lighter to your little heart ...more

How To : Overclock a lighter

This instructable will tell you how to get a 3 in. flame out of a lighter, and turn it into a mini flamethrower without breaking it or anything.

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/28 - 01/03)

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. This week: A New Year's Eve cell phone phot ...more

How To : Hack a cigarette lighter for super flames

This is the best way to hack your lighter to increase the fire it puts out. With a simple modification, you can have a mini flamethrower in your hands, or in your friends hands, if you want to play a cruel lighter prank. This can be dangerous though; the flame could travel bac ...more

How To : Make infant mini clip hair bows

This video shows us how to make infant mini clip hair bows.This requires a high temperature hot glue gun.Three ribbons of the length 4",3" and 1.75" are required.Also needed are an alligator clip,sharp scissors and a lighter.Take the ribbons and seal it with a lighter just eno ...more

News : Deviously Clever Prison Contraband

We've featured Temporary Services before, but we thought they deserved a full spread. In this post, we've included some of their How-To drawings and examples of recreated prison art. Temporary Services is: "... a project in collaboration with Angelo, an incarcerated artist. ...more

How To : Make a Mini Grill Out of a Wire Hanger & Foil Pans

It is a beautiful, yet scorching day here in Los Angeles, and the only reason I would ever step outside from my air-conditioned castle would be to grill out by the pool. There's just one problem: backyards are few and far between here in The City of Angels. But not having spa ...more

How To : Make a mini bike light

Sometimes knife handles break or just become old and a new handle would be nice. This video is going to show us how to replace a old handle with a new one. For this project you will need: Mahogany board from a used pallet Jigsaw Backsaw Sandpaper Steel file Drill Brass ...more

How To : Gamify Diagnostics on Your Android Phone

Running diagnostics on your Android phone can be a very tedious process. More often than not, you need to key in dialer codes to see if your device's hardware is functioning properly, though you can also download apps — but these are often hard to understand for a layperson. W ...more

How To : Watch the 2011 Super Bowl Commercials Online

It's that time of year again when pizza boxes line the room and buffalo wings stain the couch. When cases of beer sit in the cooler and the big screen TVs are fired up and properly calibrated. When two of the best football teams vie for the championship title and the Vince Lom ...more

How To : Watch the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Online

The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards take place this Sunday, January 16th, 2011 between the hours of 5 and 8 PM PST — that's 8 & 11 PM for those of you on the East Coast (and Somewhere in the Middle for those of you Somewhere in the Middle). Can't make it to the Beverly Hilton ...more

How To : Make a super cannon arm movie prop/effect

This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to make a super cannon arm. The first thing you need is a plastic jug, a switch, a wire, a wooden dowel, spray paint, a tap light, nick nacks, foam lining, and a pin light. The plastic jug will be the casing, cut out a ...more

How To : Hack together LED candles

Ah, the alluring glow of the LED light. Whether you're looking to create a bit of romantic (albeit extremely geeky) ambiance, or you just want to have some extra emergency lighting around the house, a set of mini LED candles is a great thing to have. They also happen to be qui ...more

How To : Build a personal weather machine

Plug this baby into your FiOS-powered computer and simulate the real-time climate of any location in the country -- rain, lightning, fog, sunshine. Get creative -- got any new weather effects you've figured out how to add to your Personal Weather Machine? We'd love to hear ab ...more

How To : Play Your Kit in Battlefield Bad Company 2

Are you having problems because the game was released a long time ago and the more experienced players are better than you? Then you should be very excited to find out that I will be giving you some general tips & tricks about the different classes that I have learned the hard ...more

How To : Wire an LED Police light bar system

This is my homemade led light system. The main unit has a total of 228 LED's, the corners are using super wide angle LED's to maximize visibility. There are also 48 LED mini lightbar, 5x 16 LED mini modules. The main controller is controlling the light bar as well as the indiv ...more

How To : Make a 200mw burning laser

Don't use a perfectly good DVD burner to get your laser that will pop balloons, light matches, and burn stuff. Just buy a laser diode at mfgcn.com and also a laser housing, and you won't be tearing a computer DVD player apart. This is the easy way to make a 200mW burning DVD l ...more

How To : Light a camp stove

Join Scoutmaster Houts as he demonstrates how to use a backpacking mini camp stove. Detailed step by step instructions are given for setup and use.

How To : Make a mini banana polymer clay bead

Translucent, yellow and brown clays are needed to make the banana. For the covering mix the translucent and yellow clays. Another translucent mixed with a little yellow is needed for the flesh of the banana. The seeds are made with the brown mixed with translucent rolled out v ...more

How To : Make a mini loaf of bread for a dollhouse

Garden of Imagination shows viewers how to make realistic looking bread loaves for a dollhouse. First, you need a beige ball of clay or a color that looks like that of bread. Take your ball of clay and warm it up in your hand. Lay it on your table. With the center of your palm ...more

How To : Walkthrough Halo Wars - Mission 6: Dome of Light

Beat Halo Wars now! Check out this walkthrough of Halo Wars - Mission 6: Dome of Light. This is a quicker way to make it through the game and beat Halo Wars. This is a production from Mahalo Gaming. Halo wars is a real-time strategy (RTS) game that takes place in the Halo uni ...more

News : Super Sleek Apartment on Wheels

The economic mini-camper isn't a particularly new idea, but German designer Cornelius Comanns' Bufalino concept is about as sleek as I've seen them. The ultra-light and fuel efficient camper boasts an Ikea-esque minimalist, functional aesthetic, as well as the following featu ...more

How To : Create edgy, romantic corset lace nails

Your nails looking a little chubby lately? Rein them into shape with mini nail corsets! Watch this tutorial to learn how to paint very sexy lace corsets on your talons for nails that become their own fashion accessories. The nail look is slightly bondage inspired and 100% rom ...more

How To : Boil water using an almond

With the use of these items: an almond, a wired, tin foil filled with water, and matches, it is possible to boil water and cook over an almond. A wire is needed to tie around the almond so the almond is above your work area. Then, light the almond on fire using the matches. Ho ...more

How To : Set up a 4x6 Profoto softbox

Mike Wallace is going to show you how to set up a softbox in order for a photo shoot. First, you are going to need an 1200 watt generation and with the Profoto one it comes with a pocket wizard built into it so it allows the photographer to meter and trigger with a pocket wiza ...more

How To : Make a mini cucumber for a doll & dollhouse

Showing how to make of a cucumber out of polymer clay. The instructor begins with the color of clay she is going to be using, greens and translucent. She makes six inner 'seeds', then she shapes them around a core piece. Around the middle, she wraps 2 layers of translucent cla ...more

How To : Make a mini burrito for a doll & dollhouse

The first step in making burritos for a dollhouse is to take some off white clay and roll it as thin as you can get it. After that, take a small circle using a small circular cutter of some sort. Next, make the "beans" with translucent liquid sculpting clay and some red clay b ...more

How To : Make a Lego minigun

This is a Hobbies and Toys video tutorial where you will learn how to make a LEGO mini gun. For making this toy, you will need the LEGO mini gun kit. The mini gun consists of eight parts. Probably the pieces do not have names. So, the kid who is demonstrating in this video kee ...more

How To : Travel light to avoid baggage fees

It seems like there's never any breaks in air travel when it comes to money. The airfares just keep rising, and now most major airlines charge for all checked baggage, so carry-ons are the way to go. But you need to know how to take it easy with your packing list. Pack light a ...more

How To : Choose an indoor plant

Learn how to choose an indoor plant. You don’t need a green thumb to have houseplants that flourish; you just need to know which ones will thrive in your home. You Will Need * Informed purchases * Hardy varieties Step 1. Consider your schedule Consider your schedule. If yo ...more

How To : Trick YouTube Into Being a Decent Video Editor

Today I'll be detailing how to use the two YouTube Video Editors to enhance the quality of your work, as well as going over a simple workaround to save time uploading the variety of clips you'll need to assemble a more complicated piece of filmmaking. While the tools YouTube ...more

Minecraft : I'm Going Home

Back in the Super Nintendo days, playing one RPG after the other, memorizing maps and mazes became second nature if you didn't want to look at the mini map or get lost often. I would make it a point to memorize corners and the overall structure of the dungeon or location, so t ...more

News : PSP2 (Next Generation Portable) or NGP

It looks like Sony is adding some cool features to their upcoming portable game system called NGP (Next Generation Portable). It will have a front and rear camera & Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Three-axis electronic compass. ...more

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