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News : Human Powered Ferris Wheel

According to Google's (albeit rough) translation from French to English: "A big wheel in India that does not work with an engine but using human power. Men throw themselves in front of the wheel to rotate due to their weight." Nuts. I want one. Hmm...how to make it... Previo ...more

News : India's Human Powered Ferris Wheels

We have seen it before (previous post: Human Powered Ferris Wheel), but it never gets any less amazing. Talk about resourcefulness. No need for electricity. Use humans to power your ferris wheel (if you had one sitting around... I wish I had one). Via Make, "At the Hindu Swas ...more

How To : Perform the "Ferris Wheel" Zippo lighter trick

In this clip, learn how to perform the "ferris wheel" with your Zippo lighter. You will learn how to toss an unlit Zippo into the air and spin it, and then catch it lit. You will fully rotate your lighter just like a ferris wheel and look totally rad, from now on, everytime yo ...more

Exclusive Footage : Ferris Wheel Nut Shot

Only two weeks left to submit your pranks to the Jackass 3D Prank Contest. Don't miss the chance to pull pranks with Johnny Knoxville himself! To inspire you, a video. Straight from the source.... Never before seen footage: The Ferris Wheel Nut Shot.

News : World's Most Badass Swing Set

My stomach is doing somersaults just watching this. Looks fun, albeit incredibly dangerous. Take it down a notch (or fifty) and build an indoor swing this winter. Previously, Deeply Trusting Female Volunteers Bod to Redneck Science: First Human Slingshot. Human Powered Ferris ...more

News : Wall of Deaaaaaath (Indian Style)...is AWWWWWESOME

Uh...I'll say it again. One word. Awesome.  Via YouTube, "From my trip to India: The Diamond Maruti Car Circus in Delhi. These death defying bad boys drive a wonky Nissan all over your foolish health & safety regulation..." Apparently, the Wall of Death is nothing new (the ...more

News : India Soaked in Holi Colors

Thinking of planning a trip to India? Better wait 'til next year. Holi, the festival of colors, looks absolutely breathtaking. Via Boston.com: "Last Monday (March 1st), people in India and other countries with large Hindu populations celebrated Holi, the Festival of Colors. ...more

How To : Find the rubber ducky easter egg in Crackdown

In this video from Achievement Hunter, you'll be going after the rubber ducky easter egg. Alas this won't net you any points for your gamerscore, but what it does do is give you an awesome weapon that you can use against bad guys. Although it's not very powerful, it's still fu ...more

How To : Build a hamster wheel to power your PC

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more

News : And the Winner of the Camera Phone Challenge Is...

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

How To : Get the 'Catch' Achievement in Batman: Arkham City

This is probably the weirdest, most vague achievement in all of Batman: Arkham City. So don't feel bad consulting a guide to find it, I did. In order to get the 'Catch' achievement, you have to play a game of catch with your remote controlled Batarang. To do this, you'll need ...more

News : Go Ahead, Play With Your Food

Jim of Jim's Pancakes sure does. His site is full of cool pancake creations, all constructed for the enjoyment of his three-year-old daughter, Allison. Love the more elaborate structures (like the amazing ferris wheel pictured below). Scroll all the way down for a gallery of ...more

News : Jackass 3D Prank Contest

Welcome to the Official Jackass 3D Prank Contest Submission Page Think you've got the wit and imagination to be a Jackass? Well, here's your chance. Johnny Knoxville and Jackass 3D crew are hosting the first ever Jackass 3D Prank Contest to celebrate the upcoming release of t ...more

How To : Use a one-plane and two-plane golf swing

PGA member Jay Goldman teaches us the difference between a one plane and a two plane golf swing. He explains how a one plane golf swing is like a Ferris wheel that has been slanted whereas a two plane golf swing is where your upswing and your downswing are in different motions ...more

News : 2009's Most Amazing Scientific Images

Popsci has posted 2009's most amazing scientific images, and there's quite a few great ones in there. A few of our favorites below, click through for all 62. In short, Cow Farts. "Scientists measure methane at the source: In a lush pasture near Buenos Aires, this cow and its ...more

News : 11 Awesome Features Siri Gained in iOS 12 for iPhone

Since its humble beginnings on the iPhone 4S, Siri has come a long way. While each iteration of iOS sees new features for the iPhone assistant, iOS 12 offers users some of the best advancements in Siri we've seen in a long time, not the least of which is support for Shortcuts, ...more

Waymo Was Right : Why Every Car Maker Should Skip Level 3

Most carmakers now agree with Waymo that piloting driverless cars is best left to the machine — with no meddling from the human. In Waymo's case, this assumption dates back years ago. More recently in 2014, Google's driverless arm (before it became Waymo) shocked Detroit when ...more

News : The World's Biggest Machine

Introducing the Bagger 288, built by Krupps in Germany. Weighing in at 45,000 tons, this bad boy is the biggest moving machine on the planet. According to Dark Roasted Blend, "If you discount CERN's Large Hadron Collider (which is officially the Largest Machine in the World) ...more

How To : Collect the final Soul Element in Ghost Rider

Johnny Blaze has a really cool curse. Whenever he's in the presence of evil, he transforms into a leather clad demon with a burning skull for a face riding on top of a demonic motorcycle with fireballs for wheels. Now that the video game is out, you can take control of Ghost R ...more

How To : Build a sumo robot

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episode ...more

News : Team Building

10 years already... I think it's time for some teambuilding, Jackass-style! An easy 3 step program to tighten up those bonds amongst the Jackass team members... 'Towel-Tag ALONG': Before we can start a decent teambuilding journey, we need to set up some teams. With this li ...more

How To : Create Realistic 3D Shadows

Setting up shadows takes just as much time and attention as setting up lights. You can think of all of your illumination as one half of your lighting design, and shadows as the other, equally important half. Shadows can add richness to the tones and shading of your image, tie ...more

News : Newton's Cradle (Silver Balls)

Picture that swinging silver balls game that people sometimes have in their office (see picture). Only in this giant version, each of the guys is put into one of those giant human hamster wheels and then a crane pulls one end up and drops it and the dudes get jolted around.

News : Honda Sets 2025 Target for Level 4

Honda president Takahiro Hachigo has just announced that Honda will complete development of fully self-driving cars by 2025. While the company aims to have level 3 — or conditionally autonomous cars requiring human intervention only in emergencies — on the road in time for the ...more

News : 4 New Updates to Tesla's Autopilot

It's been an exciting week for Tesla. First, Elon Musk offered a preview of the nearly complete Model 3, then China tech giant Tencent invested $1.78 billion in the company. Now, Tesla has officially updated its Autopilot software today for Tesla owners with Autopilot 2.0 hard ...more

Robot Basics : Using an H Bridge to Move Your Bot Backwards

I love robots. They have the potential to evolve into Asimovian destroyers of the human species, but have only just mastered the art of cleaning my rug. They have an ever increasing cool factor and a growing number of cheap and simple components that let the hobby roboticist r ...more

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