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How To : Make an origami wallet from an old book page

The video starts out saying that we will learn how to make an origami wallet made from a page from an old library book. You trim the page to the size of 8 1/2 x 11. You then fold the page in half and then fold each piece back up, on the front and on the back. Then unfold so th ...more

How to Make amazing book art : folded page art

Grand Illusions is a site for the enquiring mind. This how to video demonstrates how to make Folded Page Art. Your wonderful & charming host represents Grand Illusions, an amazing toy, magic & illusion web shop and gallery. Description from the amazing Grand Illusions site: ...more

How To : Turn an old book into a secret hiding place

Turn that dusty old tome into something you will actually use – a sneaky stash for your best stuff. You Will Need * A hardcover book * A paper clip * White craft glue * A foam brush * A spacer * A weight * A straightedge * A heavy-bladed craft knife or box cutter * Felt Step ...more

How To : Make a door wreath from antique book pages

Do you own a bunch of old looking books and have no idea what to do with them? Are you looking to spruce up a door in your home with some kind of decoration? Do you enjoy arts and crafts and want to tackle a project that is easy to make and results in something cool to look at ...more

How To : Make Paper Flowers from Old Books

Make flowers that don't fade and also expresses your love of books! What You'll Need Pages from a book that you don't mind cutting up Button Needle and thread Glue gun Pencil Optional: Tissue or colored paper Safety pin Wooden skewer or chopstick Make Flower Outlines Fin ...more

How To : Upcycle an old book into a planter

A planter from a book? Recycling - or, rather, upcycling - these days seems to get weirder and weirder, but hear us out on this one. After all, there's no need to purchase new planters for small house plants at Home Depot when you can make a super cool vintage book planter you ...more

How To : Layout a comic book page

Are you an aspiring comic book artist? In this two-part video tutorial, learn some skills on how to layout a comic book page. Different ways to layout your comic pages are gone over. Part 1 of 2 - How to Layout a comic book page. Part 2 of 2 - How to Layout a comic book page.

How To : Ink a comic book page with gel pen and sharpie

This four-part video series demonstrates how to ink a comic book. Inking is often thought of as a lesser comic art than drawing or writing, but proper inking is essential to creating a really beautiful final product. In the end, it is what the reader sees, not the pencil work ...more

How To : Make a decoupage antique book page as an accent

Add a literary accent to your boxes or other arts and crafts project. This tutorial shows you how to take a page from a book and artificially distress it to make it look antique. Then decoupage it onto the side of your box or anywhere else you want a little antique flair!

How To : Ink a comic book page traditionally & digitally

This video by Architectus777 teaches us how to ink comic book pages. Inking is simply another term for outlining or black lining. This first step is to find an image in black in white. Following this, you may edit the image to be as light or dark as you wish. Afterwards, the s ...more

How To : Remove old web page content from Google's index

Google is the biggest and best search engine on Earth, and if you are a webmaster and want your website to be a big success it would really behoove you to know as much about how it works as possible. The Google Webmasters series of videos and website were created to teach webm ...more

News : Search & Destroy (Punk Zines, Vol. 2)

What else is there to say about Search & Destroy other than it is the greatest punk fanzine to have ever lived? With $100 donated by beat poets Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, a Japanese American and English major at UC Berkeley by the name of V. Vail gave birth to ...more

How To : Make Art Out of Everyday Objects

After taking a beginner’s art class at my local community college I realized two things: one, art supplies are extremely expensive, and two, I am not talented at painting. Although my painting skills are comparable to those of a five year old, I still enjoy art and being creat ...more

How To : Keep your diary private

If you're serious about keeping your diary for your eyes only then you might have to take some drastic steps. There are some very clever ways to distract from, encrypt, hide, or disguise a diary if you're willing to put in the work. If you keep a diary, you’re likely to want ...more

Today's Tidbit : Why the World Is Full of Dirty Old Men

In yesterday's tidbit, we learned that across the planet women seek material wealth in their mates. This stems from our hunter-gather past in which females depended on male hunters to provide them and their children the meat necessary to support their large brains. Women beco ...more

Nostalgia Challenge : Ex Libris

When I see Kindles and e-readers, I can't help but get a little sad over all the things those e-books are missing. The weight of literature in your hands. The feeling of turning pages one by one. The texture of the cover. The wonderful smell of an old book that's been sitting ...more

E3 2010 : El Shaddai Trailer

Not enough bible in your games? Damn right! Until we get Grand Theft Moses this is the next best thing. Think of this game as the Old Testament + Acid Trip + Jpop Male Idols. From the Producers of Devil May Cry, Viewtiful Joe, and Okami. El Shaddai is a very unique looking gam ...more

Today's Tidbit : Money Can't Buy Everything

Legal Services A group of lawyers refused to provide legal services to needy AARP members for $30 per hour, but when asked to do it for free, they readily agreed. Nuclear Waste Storage The Swiss needed a place to store their nuclear waste. Lacking Yucca Mountain, they surve ...more

News : Write any good books lately?

I started writing when I was around 12 years old, beginning with stories around 11 pages long. Then I graduated to 40 page stories. I even sent one to Lucasfilm, my suggestion for the next to be made film in the Star Wars series, Revenge of the Jedi. Yes, I said "Revenge". I d ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/14 - 03/20)

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 : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

Review : Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Image via Tiger Mom Says. Amy Chua didn't realize what she unleashed when the Wall Street Journal published a string of excerpts from her book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, and titled it "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior". The article sparked a lot of interest and anger, ...more

How To : Write Your First Script

Hello! My latest interest is screenwriting. I would like to share a few hints I find quite useful. I am a newbie, so the following post will not be taken from the treasury of many years of experience. Just plain facts,.. Thanks for reading! Step 1: In the Beginning At first, ...more

How To : Turn Your Computer into an Android Tablet

There are tons of good reasons that you might want to use Android on your desktop. Perhaps your favorite game is only available on Android, or maybe you use a messaging service that doesn't have a Windows companion app. Whatever the reason, if you've ever found yourself wishi ...more

Cook Like a Chef : Use Ratios, Not Recipes

Recipes are invaluable to cooks who are just starting out, but what if you want to get to the next level? Then it's time you learn how to apply simple math to food. In other words, learn how to cook using ratios, not recipes. Fortunately, there's a great book by cookbook auth ...more

Night People : A Bad Vibes Label Profile

Night People: A Bad Vibes Label Profile Shawn Reed is one of our favorite people, not content with making music with Wet Hair, he also runs 'Night People' - an almost complete DIY record and tape label operation in Iowa - a label which has consistently put out and introduced ...more

News : A Brief History of Hacking

Welcome back, my fledgling hackers! Hacking has a long and storied history in the U.S. and around the world. It did not begin yesterday, or even at the advent of the 21st century, but rather dates back at least 40 years. Of course, once the internet migrated to commercial use ...more

How To : Make an origami star from a magazine page

Convert old magazines into luck with this video guide! This video tutorial will show you how to create lucky stars from strips of old magazines using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For a step-by-step overview of the entire folding process, and to ...more

How To : Draw a hand making a "peace sign"

Hands are a tricky thing to draw. Not everybody can get them right. It takes times and practice to draw hands realistically. This particular tutorial will show you how to draw a hand making a "peace sign". Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen eve ...more

How To : Create a Facebook badge for a website or blog

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a Face-book badge for a website or blog. Begin by going to your Face-book profile. Scroll down the page and click on Create a Profile Badge. Then click on Create Badge and select the layout, format and information that you wa ...more

How To : Implement URL writing in ASP.Net

In this video tutorial, Scott Golightly shows how to create an ASP.NET HttpModule to “rewrite” the URL when a request for a web page comes in. You may want to rewrite URLs to create friendly URLs or to direct an old URL to a new URL. We will look at the code needed to implemen ...more

How To : Turn pages on your Nook e-reader by swiping

Swiping is a fun and fast way to get from page to page while reading on your Nook. Instead of using the page turn button you can simply swipe your finger in one fluid motion to move the pages along, just like a real book! Some people have trouble with the swipe motion and if y ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Export LinkedIn contacts to an address book

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you are going to learn how to export LinkedIn contacts to an address book. LinkedIn is great for keeping your contacts in your professional network. To export your contacts go to home page and click on ‘contacts’. Now your full ne ...more

How To : Use a melodic-percussive strumming style on guitar

In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn how to play guitar with a melodic/percussive strumming style reminiscent of old Neil Young. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no bet ...more

How To : Create and improve an About Me page on eBay

New to eBay? Don't worry, setting up an account and buying and selling doesn't take that much effort at all. Everyone who has an Internet connection has at one point come across eBay, to find the perfect gift for their loved ones, to find the cheapest deals on plasma televisio ...more

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