This Null Byte is the first part in a mini-series on the art of Social Engineering. I will be teaching you how to effectively defend yourself against it. What is Social Engineering? Social Engineering is the art of hacking humans. It's when a person is manipulated into doing ...more
Mice, cute as they may be, are an unwelcome visitor in many a home. This video tutorial provides step by step instructions on how to hack a wireless electronic laser mouse trap from an automatic garage door opener and a computer mouse. Find out where those little pests are goi ...more
These days, pennies are useless when it comes to buying things, and that's why Canada doesn't even have any anymore. But, there are a lot of cool things you can do with those worthless pennies, and what's better than a good old-fashioned prank? If you live in a college dorm, ...more
We've already shown you how to dunk a regular-sized Oreo cookie while keeping your fingers pristine, how to upgrade Oreos into different desserts, and even make them into lazy ice cream sandwiches. Now we're going to introduce you to a few other essential Oreo hacks that will ...more
Sushi rolls, known as makizushi in Japanese, are only limited by your imagination—and your ability to roll them neatly, of course. While it may seem like a lot of effort, rolling sushi is a snap if you have the right tools. If you plan on making sushi rolls a lot at home, a b ...more
Is your shower draining slowly? In this home plumbing tutorial, you'll learn how to clean and unblock a shower waste trap. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on the rather unpleasant business of clearing blockages in your shower, watch this how-to.
This is second post in my series of posts for finding hacked accounts online. Please do read the part 1 of the post at http://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/find-hacked-accounts-online-part-1-0164611/ In this post we will explore more about finding hacked accounts online, w ...more
If you're going to build a coyote trap, you want to make absolutely sure you get it right. After all, the last thing you need to deal with is a furious coyote getting loose after you've trapped him! In this video you'll learn how to make a cheap and effective coyote trap.
Puzzle games are a great way to kill time and exercise your brain in one fell swoop. They challenge you to think strategically and plan ahead, whether that's to create killer chain combinations for maximum points, or to plain old keep from getting killed. But with so many puz ...more
In this how-to video, Andrew Price of Dryad Bushcraft teaches methods of trapping animals in a survival situation. Learn methods of tracking animals as well as the West County trap and wire snare method. Watch this video hunting tutorial and learn how to trap animals like a re ...more
Waze is the go-to navigation app for millions of drivers, and it's easy to see why. Benefits such crowd-sourced traffic data, police trap locations, and road work avoidance are just the tip of the iceberg. It can almost be overwhelming, but with these simple tips, you'll maste ...more
You don't have to be a frequent flyer to know how indispensable navigation apps have become. Many of us rely on these apps for traveling from state to state and getting around in foreign cities, but even more of us count on these apps to beat rush hour traffic and find the qui ...more
This video will demonstrate how to properly set our Pipe Trap. Also known as a Tube Trap, this kill trap is effective for small animals like squirrels, rats and chipmunks. This clip will show how to use your foot or hands to set the trap. Learn how to bait the trap as well.
These are 5 simple yet effective booby traps you can set up on friends and family. Not much is needed, you already pretty much have the household items so just follow the instructions and you'll be on a prank spree this April Fool's Day! Booby Trap a Video: . Door Booby Trap ...more
Maybe "thirst trap" should remain dead, but in the meantime, let's go over exactly what this term means when it comes to Instagram. I've heard a few different variations, but according to Urban Dictionary, thirst trap is when a person actively posts provocative images of thems ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Long ago some smart folks figured out how to make water, lava, and some blocks do the mob killing for them. More recently, with the addition of redstone, these mechanisms for resour ...more
Your brain holds a lot of precious information and is capable of great feats. However, there's one quality that doesn't lie among its strengths—memory security. Yes, that's right, your brain can be hacked, and it doesn't take a psychologist to do it. Anyone with the right know ...more
Even the best-maintained kitchens occasionally get a fruit fly infestation. These critters descend, lay eggs (up to 500 at a time!), and then disappear usually only after extreme cleaning efforts (i.e., finally attacking that weird puddle of goo behind your refrigerator). And ...more
Cleanliness is next to godliness. My interpretation of that age-old adage means that keeping your house clean is just as un-fun and boring as being a goody two shoes. That's why they call things like laundry and doing dishes "chores," I assume. Yuck. Lucky for you, though, we ...more
As someone who never uses Newsstand, it's pretty frustrating to have it clogging up the home screen on my iPad and iPhone. It's one of those applications that Apple doesn't allow you to delete, like Passbook and Nike + iPod. Why? Simply because Apple wants to make more money. ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. There are many ways to get around in Minecraft, from boats to mine carts, but did you know that you can travel even faster on foot? That's right, by creating a running track, player ...more
Tomorrow's the 1st of April which means it's the one day of the year you can put aside the daily grind, and go at it Dwight Schrute and Jim Halpert style. Yes, there are easy apps to do your dirty work, but if you're old school and you like to do it the old fashioned way, here ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Oh, the power of redstone! But, what good is any technology if it can't be harnessed for killing? Here's a redstone build for the mad scientist in each of us. Building the Death Ma ...more
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
We've all seen how Diet Coke explodes when you put Mentos in it, but Gianny L has a way to rig a bottle of Diet Coke so that it explodes when you unscrew the cap—the perfect prank! Video: . Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fool's Day pranks!
In this tutorial, we learn how to build a simple mouse trap car. To do this, you will need: a ruler, two records, a thin metal rod, and a mousetrap. First, you will lay the ruler down to measure out where you are going to place the records. Next, you will hold these into place ...more
Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to do a sputum specimen collection vie a mucus trap. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to collect a sputum specimen for a tracheal evaluatio ...more
This video, incredibly short for it's massive content, will teach you how to make a laser tripwire that, combined with a photoresistor, can trigger just about any device. You can make traps, alarms, awesome party decorations, and all sorts of other awesome things with this eas ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Hello, it's iDwarf again! Last week's redstone trap competition was a HUGE success. We had at least 30 entries! But before we get to showing off the winners ...more
I sometimes play on a survival server where griefing is not only allowed, but almost encouraged. Keeping yourself safe and other on their toes is important. :) So, I came up with this simple TNT + pressure plate trap. I know what you are all thinking at the moment. "Aaaw, no ...more
Minecraft Beta 1.3 has introduced some awesome elements to the game, foremost among them for all you Redstone heads out there is the Redstone Repeater. It's a new block you can craft that allows you to adjust the delay on the redstone circuit passing through it, allowing more ...more
This simple noose can be done quickly and is ideal for trapping small game. This video serves as a step by step detailed guide on how to tie it. Shown in two ways, a simple one and a more involved way that makes the rope and noose move more easily. Watch this video hunting tut ...more
Need to catch a bird? Only have sticks? This is an intricate method of trapping birds using stick weaving arrangements. This trap is common in Brazil and can be made quickly without tools and only using material on hand. It will result in the live capture of a bird.
You know the drill. It's time to d-d-d-duel! This time you're a part of the Shadow Games in a way you've never been before, thanks to Micorsoft's HoloLens. YouTube user MicrowaveSam posted a taste of what fans will one day be getting in terms of an augmented reality Yu-Gi-Oh ...more
This instructional video demonstrates a technique for building a fire structure that will burn continuously and does not require ANY managing. This is a great method to know if you need the heat from a fire while you are sleeping, but do not want to wake up repeatedly during t ...more
Saw is no longer just a movie, it's a video game, and you can play it on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows. With this video walkthrough series from Committed Gamers, you can BEAT IT (for the Xbox 360). Saw: The Video Game is just like the films— horror-filled. In the g ...more
Welcome to WonderHowTo's first Weekly Community Roundup! Each week we will be featuring the best projects from the community, as well as ongoing challenges and activities you can partake in. WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds, so if you've yet to join one, ...more
The worst can always happen. Even if you think you're absolutely prepared, you can somehow find yourself stranded in the middle of nowhere by yourself. It can happen. Without a map, without a compass, without a cell phone... without food and water. There are plenty of dange ...more
John Cornwell gives us great instructions on how to make a booby trapped diet coke bottle that could be unleashed on friends, roommates, or office workers. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Learn how to do reverse flys on a pec deck. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Fans of the pec deck machine should realize that the pec deck machine's name only gives it half the credit it deserves. Reverse your position and face inward toward the weig ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Hey, it's iDwarf bringing you another redstone competition! The last one was fairly successful for being new. As you all know, I will be running these compe ...more
Simmering or poaching food is a total pain sometimes. The problems are numerous: a layer exposed to air often dries out and creates a gross skin that can ruin the texture of the sauce, the poaching liquid evaporates too quickly and causes the poached protein to burn, and so on ...more
Ever want to learn how to set up a mouse-trap car? No? (Are you sure?) If you change your mind, check out this video.
According to University of Minnesota scientists, "Harmonious sleeping is an acquired skill". If you're a spooner or hands-on cuddler, you know nothing is less romantic than getting dead arm. VideoJug had it with their cuddling qualms and made this great video to help rescue t ...more
Procuring food in the wild is key if you're going to survive. The bigger your catch, the longer you'll be able to survive. This instructional video shows how to build and bait an Apache foot trap, for catching large game such as deer, moose, elk, or bear. You'll need a hatchet ...more
Learn how to find dry materials in wet conditions and successfully build a fire in a wilderness survival situation. This is a Two part video, be sure to click on Chapter Two for the entire wilderness tutorial. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be st ...more
What's a proton pack without a ghost trap? Useless, that's what. Don't pay megabucks for some fake Ghostbusters costume when you can build your own with household materials. This is a perfect movie prop for your indie Ghostbusters fan flick. Watch this video from Parker's Tut ...more
So during your time creating mines and exploring various cave systems you probably have discovered a few hidden coves with strange flaming cages in them. Those are creature spawners, they create zombies, skeletons, creepers and more. If you destroy it they stop coming out, but ...more
With a predicated increase in the number of Lyme disease cases in the coming spring season, new research endorses the use of bait boxes to control ticks on the rodents that serve as their hosts. With cases spread across the country from coast to coast, Lyme disease is particu ...more
Despite being disgusting, houseflies are actually beneficial to humans in a few ways. As scavengers, they help the environment by eating rotting organic matter, and make great food for pet tarantulas. Regardless of the advantages to their existence, having them in your home ca ...more
Pranks are fun, but finding a way to maximize the affect of a prank can be tricky. Toilet papering the whole campus or repainting all of the parking spaces slightly smaller can take a long time and a lot of resources. A better plan of attack is to booby trap the choke points w ...more
Annoyed by summertime wasps? This how-to video will show you how to assemble a humane wasp trap in under one minute using marmalade, water, a disused plastic bottle and a pair of scissors.
I have an absolutely wonderful time making projects and writing articles for all of you mad scientists! Today, I will bring you behind the scenes for a look at the workbench, tools, and software that make the Mad Science World possible. Above is my beautiful workbench! My who ...more
There are a lot of ways to booby trap a door, but this one might be one of the least offensive and most terrifying. This video will teach you how party poppers and a napkin will allow you to scare your friends without soaking anything in water or smashing someone's face. Video: .
War leaves a lot of stuff behind. Torn families, delegitimized institutions, mass graves, and unexploded ordinances litter the post occupation landscape. Whether or not you have driven the imperialist out, or are still in the phase of armed resistance, you will need the abilit ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to set a spring loaded snare trap. First, find a sapling with a larger tree next to it, then bend the sapling down and wire on a stick to this. This stick will have a small nub on it that will hook onto a stick that you will prop up on the back o ...more
Sometimes taking the route where you don't fight at all in Minecraft is the best plan of attack! If you're looking for a clever way to take down almost all types of creatures (well, except for spiders), check out this awesome video! You'll learn how to make a crafty water trap ...more
Using a dish, measuring cups, liquid dish soap, a towel, a lamp, and a spoon, you can get rid of fleas in your home with barely any effort. A well placed flea trap can be the answer to all of those annoying fleas your pet may be bringing inside.
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Have you ever fallen victim to a redstone trap? Well, this week's Saturday workshop will give you the confidence you need in order to make your own! This workshop will be centered a ...more
Learn how to make a primitive fishing hook / fishing gouge from completely natural materials in a wilderness survival situation. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, ...more