Life Like a Boat

News : Larger Than Life Origami Boat

Artist Frank Bölter created a life-sized origami boat to sail up the Elbe. The boat cost £110 to construct back in '97 (today's conversion rate would put that at $175). The boat is 30 feet long, and weighs 55 pounds. It took 2 hours to construct, using a 170 square meter sheet ...more

News : Origami Boat

Artist Frank Boelter created a life size paper boat: 9-meter-long, 25-kilogram using 170-square-metre piece of 'Tetrapack' paper normally used in milk packages.

How To : Power wash your boat

This video is led by Eddie from Long Island Boaters Club. As the boating season ends, Eddie explains, it is very important to clean and prepare your boat for storage for the winter. An important part of this process is to power wash the algae growth and barnacle debris that ca ...more

News : Jump the Shark!

This prank/stunt pays tribute the original Happy Days episode that started the phrase, "Jump the Shark". The elaborate prank involves setting up a ski ramp to an ocean buoyed caged (a la Happy Days). The shark is a realistic animatronic rental (I looked into it...they do exist ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

News : Massive Origami Boat Floats Down the Thames

Everybody has some kind of calling in life and it looks like artist Frank Bölter's is the construction of life-sized origami boats. He's done it before, and he's at it again. His latest creation recently set sail on the Thames as a part of London's Drift10 art exhibition.

How To : Water ski barefoot

Getting up for barefoot water skiing is made much easier with a boom pole. Learn how to get to your feet with the help of a boat boom in this barefoot water skiing video tutorial. Take action: keep holding the boat boom, don't get on feet too fast, and stand into position slow ...more

How To : Cross wake on water skis

Learning to cross the boat wake on water skis can be difficult and scary but is also very fun. Learn how to cross the wake on water skis in this water skiing video lesson. Take action: keep knees bent and arms straight, focus on boat, and pay attention to direction. Paul, the ...more

How To : Cross wakes on one water ski

Crossing boat wakes on one water ski can be very difficult and takes a lot of practice. Learn how to cross wakes on a slalom ski in this water skiing video lesson. Take action: keep balanced, avoid leaning to the side, allow rope to move you around wake, and avoid big bounces. ...more

How To : Play "row, row, row your boat" on the piano

In this video, Nate Bosch from PianoLessons.com shows viewers how to play "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" by ear. This simple song is built around the G-major scale and the chords D and G. For those that are not familiar with a "scale", Nate explains that it is 8 notes all in a row ...more

How To : Survive a white-water rafting accident

Know what to do before you find yourself tossed around by a raging river. Step 1: Wear your life jacket Wear your life jacket. Make sure it’s snug, and keep it completely buckled at all times. It’s also a good idea to wear a helmet, and absolutely necessary in strong rapids. ...more

News : Top Movies 2011

TOP MOVIES 2011 The Artist (2011) Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.Dir: Michel Hazanavicius With: Jean Dujard ...more

News : 1,200 Hot Wheels in Perpetual (NOISY) Motion

Chris Burden's latest piece is a portrait of L.A.'s hot mess of traffic, entitled Metropolis II. The artist has constructed a miniature highway system, complete with 1,200 custom-designed cars, 18 lanes, 13 toy trains and tracks, and a landscape of buildings made with wood blo ...more

Tweens 'n' Teens : Charlie St. Cloud

Hey editor Mike here from thesubstream and I would like to welcome our newest contributor to the site, our tweens 'n' teens cinema specialist, my little sister Amanda. We're going to make her go watch all the movies that we don't want to see ourselves and then make her tell us ...more

How To : Create magnetically controlled gadgets

Make your gadgets magnetically controlled with everyday things. People often take for granted the common items and devices they use in everyday life. Looks can be deceiving. It's not what things appear to be, it's what they can become. Milk can be turned into plastic; with th ...more

How To : Write the Action/Adventure Screenplay: Act 2

So our GUY has traded wallets with a gangster, met a beautiful Grocery Store cashier, and used the Gangsters credit card. Act 2 Now that GUY has used the gangster's credit card, this is a great time to show MUGGER (the villain). Let's say some things about MUGGER in the foll ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/04 - 04/10)

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. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

News : Colombian Coke Transporter Seized

This weekend in a jungle estuary, the DEA and local Ecuadorian police seized a prototype narco sub that may be the most sophisticated one yet. Complete with air conditioning and periscope, this 100 foot creation would have carried a more cocaine tonnage than any previously cap ...more

News : Corks Clipper returns home.

At times during the last nine months the crew of Cork might have thought this moment would never arrive but on Sunday evening at 1947 local time (1847 GMT) they crossed the finish line at Kinsale; an emotional moment as they led the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race fle ...more

How To : Prepare the right safety gear for kayaking

This video will show you the right and proper safety gear for kayaking. Kayak safety gear is one of the most important aspect of kayaking. The most important kayak safety gear is the life jacket. It should be short torso so you can move freely and it does not rise up. Make sur ...more

News : Floating to Space

Some Background Floating to Space - The Airship to Orbit Program by John M. Powell is the fascinating account of "America's other space program". Since 1993, John Powell of JP Aerospace and a large group of volunteers have been sending balloons to the edge of space, 100,000 fe ...more

News : Getting Started

Starting off on Your Journey So, you've decided to learn a language, eh? First off, let me congratulate you. Why? Well, language learning is looked upon by many people as a complicated and difficult task. Unfortunately, this outlook deters many people from even thinking about ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/28 - 04/03)

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. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Kayak

Be it the ocean, a lake or a river, there is no better way to enjoy the water and nature than by kayaking. Like all outdoor activities, being prepared and knowing how to use your equipment will help insure you have a great time. Kayaking is both great fun and great exercise. ...more

How To : Use a motor to create a fan or speaker

Use a motor to make a fan and a speaker. People often take for granted the common items and devices they use in everyday life. Looks can be deceiving. It's not what things appear to be, it's what they can become. Milk can be turned into plastic; with the twist of a screw any ...more

How To : Sail a boat

Sailing is a popular pastime in the coastal areas around the world. It is a skillful hobby where a person controls the motion of a sailboat in a race, on a cruise, or on a day sailing course. Maneuvering the sailboat can be tricky and movement is controlled by arranging sails ...more

How To : Sail a sailboat

Sailing is a popular pastime in the coastal areas around the world. It is a skillful hobby where a person controls the motion of a sailboat in a race, on a cruise, or on a day sailing course. Maneuvering the sailboat can be tricky and movement is controlled by arranging sails ...more

News : This Weekend, 40 Foot Marionettes Invade Berlin

This past weekend Berlin celebrated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall with a visit from France's Royal de Luxe street theatre company. Royal de Luxe creates insanely amazing large scale, mechanical street marionettes. Founded in 1979 by Jean Luc Courcoult, t ...more

News : 'Pilotless' Commercial Ship to Set Sail by 2020

A Norwegian shipping company says it will launch an unmanned container ship within four years, as the shipping industry begins to apply driverless technology to commercial sea transportation. Norway-based Yara International ASA claims the vessel will be the world's first auto ...more

News : Waymo's Move to Trucks Should Be a Smooth Ride

Waymo's transfer of its driverless car know-how to commercial trucks will likely pose few challenges for the self-driving unit of Alphabet, which owns Google. That's because the sensor, deep machine learning, mapping, and other technologies underpinning its driverless cars ar ...more

How To : To Boost Your Caprese Salad, Just Add Fruit

We like to think of ourselves as caprese connoisseurs. When we made our first batch of the iconic tomato salad, we became obsessed with the classic combo of fresh basil, sweet tomatoes, and creamy mozzarella cheese. But after a while, we wanted more than just the basic, layere ...more

How To : Hack Your Brain to Stop Motion Sickness

Many people deal with motion sickness on a daily basis, and if you're reading this, chances are you're one of them. Kinetosis can make your stomach roll, your entire body sweat, and make you feel fatigued and dizzy at even the slightest movement, whether it's related to carsic ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/20 - 06/26)

Last week, we rolled out a major site-wide update on WonderHowTo, making it even easier to follow the subjects you're passionate about—and easier to share your creations with people who'll give you the kudos you deserve! Like any major update, there will be some bugs and ques ...more

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