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News : Jennifer Love Hewitt Vajazzles Her Vajayjay - t.m.i?

Jennifer Love Hewitt kick starts a new trend that involves swarovski crystals and, ahem, the bikini line. The name for it is vajazzling (definition: bedazzling your...lady parts, aka vagina adornment). Watch below as Hewitt explains it all to George Lopez. "After a breakup, a ...more

How To : Create an Epic Build in Minecraft

Minecraft is not just a game. It is a creative tool. Over the past year and a half countless epic builds, servers, and community projects have been undertaken. I'm sure some of you have seen the one-to-one scale recreation of the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek or the epic ...more

How To : Watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade online

For those of us living in any of the 49 states other than New York on Thanksgiving Day, checking out the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade at New York is more a dream than reality. While the parade airs every Thanksgiving on television, it's also possible to catch the fest ...more

News : April Fool's Gets Butt Naked on the Subway

This past April Fool's Day, practical jokesters Improv Everywhere sent over 1,000 people to ride the subway without any underwear or pants in New York City. The joke? All participants wore skin colored underwear that was blurred in a way to suggest real nudity. Scroll down for ...more

How To : Make Cereal Milk—A Momofuku-Inspired Drink

If you have satisfying memories of slurping up the sweet milk left in the bowl after eating your cereal, then this cereal-infused milk will make you feel like a kid again. Although people have technically been enjoying cereal milk since the invention of cereal, it was recently ...more

News : Trip Out On This (Perhaps NSFW)

Far-out animation entitled "Love and Theft" by Andreas Hykade of Germany. Careful - there's some slightly risqué imagery in there (depending on how liberal-minded your boss is). Apparently Hykade was inspired by Bob Dylan: "And I'm still carrying the gift you gave, it's a par ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/07 - 12/13)

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 double exposure cell phone photog ...more

How To : Do a chest circle in belly dance

Check out this dance tutorial video that demonstrates how to do a chest circle in belly dance. The chest circle of belly dancing is an important move to study. Learn to belly dance for fitness or art in this belly dancing video. Take action and remember these tips: -Begin in ...more

How To : Do a "swipe" breakdance move

Breakdance, or breaking is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement in Manhattan and the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970s. In this breakdancing tutorial, you will learn how to do the "swipe" move. You have to practice these a lot in ...more

How To : Do the shimmy in belly dancing

Check out this dance tutorial video that demonstrates how to do the shimmy in belly dancing. The shimmy is a move fundamental to belly dancing that all dancers must master. Learn to belly dance for fitness or art in this belly dancing video. Take action and remember these tip ...more

How To : Dance the Cha-Cha-Cha with Jules Helm

Check out this instructional dance video that demonstrates how to dance the Cha-Cha with Jules Helm. The Cha-Cha (or Cha-Cha-Cha) is a dance from Cuba popular among ballroom dancers. Learn to dance the cha-cha, the moves and steps, in this ballroom dancing video. Take action ...more

How To : Play Lil' Wayne's hit song "Lollipop" on the piano

"Free Weezy" is the catchphrase no longer necessary, unless you're talking about making November 4th Free Weezy Day, to celebrate Lil' Wayne's release from Rikers Island in New York City. But another way to celebrate the rapper's release from prison is to play one of his song ...more

HowTo : Spot a Hidden Handgun

Another elegant and informative infographic (previously, The HowTo Behind an Exploding Grenade). This news graphic was created by Megan Jaegerman, while working for the New York Times in the 90's. Jaegerman's reporting behind the infographic is quite interesting. She intervie ...more

How To : Do the "Kip up" breakdance move

Breakdance, or breaking is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement in Manhattan and the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970s. In this breakdancing tutorial, you will learn how to do the "Kip-up" move. This move takes a lot of upper arm ...more

News : 1,000,000 Spiders Weave Rare Silk

A rare textile woven from the silk of more than one million spiders is currently on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The incredible textile measures 11 by four feet, and is the largest piece of spider-woven textile in the world. Woven by gol ...more

How To : Take a Screenshot on Your Amazon Fire Phone

Screenshots are all the rage. From sharing high game scores with friends to placing conversation threads online for the world to see to secretly capturing Snapchats, this function of smartphones is prevalent through modern society. Samsung has their palm swipe gestures, and j ...more

How To : Do a "turtle" breakdance move

Breakdance, or breaking is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement in Manhattan and the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970s. In this breakdancing tutorial, you will learn how to do the "turtle" move. You have to practice these a lot in ...more

How To : Dance the Mambo with Jules Helm

Check out this instructional dance video to learn how to dance the mambo. The mambo is a popular dance of Cuban origin, a favorite in ballroom dancing competitions. Learn to dance the mambo, the moves and steps, in this ballroom dancing video lesson. Take action and follow th ...more

How To : Make red velvet cake

Bake a red velvet cake whenever you want to serve a dessert that’s as beautiful as it is delicious. You Will Need: * 2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour, sifted * 1 tsp. salt * 2 tbsp. cocoa powder * 2 1-ounce bottles of red food coloring * 2 sticks of softened unsalted butter, divid ...more

News : Video Games vs. Real Life

Alex Lewis imagines what the world would look like infiltrated by video game characters in his digital montage series “Video Games vs. Real Life”. (P.S. If you like what you see, check out Lewis' t-shirt designs at Threadless). Previously, Evil Pixels Demolish New York City. ...more

How To : Make iced hot chocolate

Enjoy hot chocolate during the stifling summer months by putting it on ice. To make iced hot chocolate, you will need: 3 3/4 cup whole milk 1/3 cup water 1/3 cup sugar a saucepan 6 oz bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped ice whipped cream (optional) chocolate shavings (optio ...more

News : 8-Bit Your Browser with Pixelfari (So Awesome)

Love, love, love it! Pixelfari converts Safari to 8-bit, turning everything into old school Nintendo-style pixely fonts and graphics. Here's what the front page of WonderHowTo looks like... ...and here's the homepage of good ol' Nintendo... and Google: And here's how to do ...more

How To : Do a R&B partnering dance combination

Do you think you can dance? In this how to video, Kelly Peters, a teacher at New York City's Broadway Dance Center, teaches an R&B partnering combination with his students. This R&B dance routine demonstrates some great moves that you can incorporate into any modern dance rout ...more

Grow While You Go : The Bus-Top Gardens of New York City

If you were to look on the roof of your local city bus, what would you find? A little bit of dirt, most likely, and a whole lot of space. Precisely the stuff you'd find in an empty container garden! Enter NYU graduate student Marco Castro Cosio's Bus Roots, a project which, th ...more

News : Everything You Need to Know About Bed Bugs

If you've ever had even the slightest encounter with bed bugs, you know they are the most feared, nastiest vermin in New York City, as well as other closely populated spaces (re: college dorms). The latest nasty bit of news on the topic concerns clothing retailer Hollister- th ...more

News : Grand Theft Auto-Style Car Chase Via Google Maps

Fun little animation from Honest Directors, in which Google Maps hi-res satellite footage of New York is used to create a faux car chase through the streets of Brooklyn. Previously, Evil Pixels Demolish New York City. Sick. Decapitating-Head-Exploding Paper Animation (NSFW!)

How To : Mix a Reggaeton beat

Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to mix a Reggaeton beat. Reggaeton is a ...more

News : The Man Behind MacGyver

MacGyver. How can he not be a WonderHowTo hero? The ultra resourceful secret agent, always handy with his Swiss army knife, is inspiration to all tinkerers, hackers, and DIYers across the world. But who's the real man behind MacGyver? Lifehacker recently interviewed the man ...more

How To : Make a gay pride flag

this tutorial video from Threadbanger will teach you how to do a little DIY exercise to get ready for Gay Pride in New York City. This video will teach you how to make a DIY flag and hit the Gay Pride parade in Manhattan. You can now bring your pride home with your own flag.

News : If the World Were Made of Pixels...

Texas based artist Shawn Smith brings the digital world to reality with his woodcut pixelated sculptures. The combination of a traditional material (wood) with a contemporary concept results in surprisingly fresh work. Plus, the craftsmanship appears to be impeccable. Check ou ...more

News : NYC's Secret Video Game World

While it's unlikely you'll encounter this caliber of insane pixelated madness in real-life, everyday New York City, you might be lucky enough to walk past a tangible "portal" of sorts. Below, images from Pixel Pour 2.0, an installation on Mercer Street in Soho. Previously, Ev ...more

News : Bodies in Plain Sight

Choreographer Willi Dorner's curiously charming “human sculptures” invade New York City as part of the French Institute Alliance Française’s Crossing the Line festival. More images of Dorner's Bodies in Urban Spaces at the Wall Street Journal photography blog.

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