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How To : Wire a Trailer on a Nissan X-Trail 2005

Hi there, first I'm canadian and my SUV so. I'm a hobbyist doing his best, not a mechanic, I don't take charge of other people's installation issues. Anyway, I decided to buy a SUV some months ago, and it comes without the wiring harness for the trailer and the hitch. I made i ...more

How To : 15 Tips & Tricks for New Pixel 3 Users

The Pixel 3 runs stock Android, so you might think that since you've used an Android device before, you should know your way around the new phone by default. But Google has actually added several great Pixel-exclusive software features to its flagships, and not all of them are ...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

How To : Change your car's headlights and taillights

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to change a car's headlight and taillights. There are 3 types of headlights for a car. The 3 types are: sealed beam, halogen bulb and HID lights. This video shows viewers how to change halogen bulbs. Begin by opening the hood of the ca ...more

How To : Check and replace the fuses on a car

Kim, a staff mechanic of Driverside, demonstrates how to check the fuses in a car. In majority of the cars the main fuse box could be located on the left side of the kick panel situated near the driver seat. Inside the car, he opened a cover stating fuse box (near the driver s ...more

How To : Use the navigation system in a 2010 Prius

Learn how to use the navigation system in a new 2010 Toyota Prius in simple steps. It has DVD based navigation system with easy to use touch screen display. All the navigation routes of USA, Hawaii and parts of Canada are available in it supporting English, French and Spanish ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...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 : Pass a California DMV Driving Test

If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

News : Reverse Submarine

Simple concept, hillarious results.One of the members of the Jackass crew (or several) are all outfitted with scuba gear and climb into a large SUV which is modified to be completely filled with water.Then, after everyone is settled & the car is full, they drive to a 5 star re ...more

How To : Install a garage door opener for your car

Having a garage door opener installed makes life much easier for you and your family members. With so many garage doors out there, opening it by hand can be difficult and result in serious injury. Having an opener installed, helps prevent any injuries from taking place and won ...more

How To : Make chrome paint on black cars using Photoshop

The first step is to select a photo of a black, glossy car. Using the Lasso- polygonal tool, select the outline of the car. Once the image outline is complete, the dots animate around the image. The next step is to deselect the areas on the car where the chrome paint is not re ...more

How To : Replace the windshield washer pump in a Saturn car

This video demonstrates how to replace the windshield washer pump in a Saturn S series car. Remove the reservoir by unscrewing the bolt and lift the reservoir and slide it back to take it off the mount. Disconnect the electrical connector by squeezing the clips and pull the co ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Prologue, M2: Better Days

Prepare yourself for more info than you need for winning The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. See everything involving the second mission in the Prologue: Better Days. Sean will flashback to 3 months prior to the opening mission. After the cutscene introduces some new characters, ho ...more

How To : Replace a brake light

You can get an expensive ticket for driving with a busted tail light. But that's not all. Driving with a faulty brake light can be dangerous. Replacing the bulb is a simple task that takes only a few minutes. You Will Need *A screwdriver *A replacement bulb *A friend’s help ...more

How To : Build a mini hovercraft with household items

Learn how to build a mini hovercraft. With a few items found in almost any desk or tool drawer, you can make your very own mini hovercraft capable of gliding over any flat surface. You Will Need * A spill-proof sports cap from a plastic water bottle or sports-drink bottl * A ...more

News : F.A.T. Lab (Free Art and Technology)

F.A.T. Lab (Free Art and Technology) is a network of artists, engineers, scientists, lawyers, and musicians dedicated to the research and development of new technologies and creative media. They are "committed to supporting open values and the public domain through the use of ...more

How To : Install a hood strut kit on a Mustang

In this video, we learn how to install a hood strut kit on a Mustang. Start by opening up the hood and removing the sound tube locator. After this, cut 1/2" from the middle to make space on it for the bolt. Reapply this, then bolt it back into place. Next, install the body bra ...more

How To : Burn a playable CD using iTunes

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to burn a CD using iTunes. Begin by opening iTunes and create a playlist. To create a playlist, click on the + sign at the bottom left corner and name it. Then drag the desired song(s) into the playlist. Now insert a blank CD into the ...more

How To : Execute the Ping Pong Ball Tsunami Prank

Acquire over 500 ping pong balls. Acquire the keys to your friends automobile. Find out block of time that your friend is away from their automobile. Unlock friends car when they are at work. Fill front seat below window level with the acquired ping pong balls. Hide with camer ...more

How To : Use camera stabilization equipment

In this episode, we dive into the expensive, or, at the least, tedious realm of camera stabilization equipment. This ranges from the all-powerful, all-knowing fluid tripod head, to the much used and often abused dolly. We don't own and operate an actual Steadicam or a jib or a ...more

Altruistic Hacking : The Rise of the DIY Radiation Detector

Understandably, the tragedy in Japan has substantially risen the level of worldwide radiation-related hysteria. So much so, as an alternative to stampeding health food stores for iodine tablets, crafty individuals and organizations are hacking together personal radiation detec ...more

News : MacRecipes Catalogs All 313 of MacGyver's DIY Hacks

Can you really make an explosive from salt, sugar and weed killer? Does glycerol and water actually recover text from burnt paper? Is it possible to develop film with a first aid kit and some orange juice? MacGyver says yes. Want to know more of MacGyver's ingenious household ...more

News : 1. Smile

Beauty is skin-deep. But truth is, a lot of people will also judge you by how you look. There are people who don't necessarily look striking but still manage to be a knockout. How do they do it? Read on. Before you approach, meet or talk to anyone, SMILE. It's a very simple ...more

How To : A Self-Protection Guide

A Self-Protection Guide 1) You can help protect yourself from violent crimes. Self-protection involves:Avoiding crime * Without a doubt prevention is your best prevention against crime.Knowing what to do in case of an attack* An attack can happen despite your best efforts to p ...more

How To : Change the oil on a Kawasaki Ninja 650R motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to change the oil on a Kawasaki Ninja 650R motorcycle. First, find the oil can on the car and use a socket wrench to remove the drain plug. Let the oil drain into an oil pan until there is no more left inside of it. When finished, replace the plu ...more

How To : Bleed rear brakes

In order to bleed your breaks, you will need the following: break fluid, a 10 mm socket wrench, and a wrench. First, find the brake reservoir and open it, removing the cap. Add fresh break fluid to the reservoir. You may need 2-3 containers of break fluid. You will need to ha ...more

How To : Change the brake pads on your car

In this video, we learn how to change the brake pads on your car. First, raise your car up on a jack, then remove your caliper. Set all the bolts aside, and make sure not to lose them and remember where each bolt goes. Now, pop the caliper lose with a screwdriver to pop it ope ...more

How To : Drift using the handbrake

In this tutorial, we learn how to drift using the handbrake. First start off by driving and then pull the emergency brake and use the steering wheel to guide your car and drift. There is a sequence to using the gas and brake petal while you are doing this, to keep an even bala ...more

News : "Writing for Television" Class

I took a class in the fall entitled Writing for Television at Bentley University in Boston. Much of what I learned has helped me through my first year of creative writing. One of the keys to writing television that we learned in the class was that a television show follows the ...more

How To : Change the oil on a riding lawn mower

It is very important to change the oil on your lawn mower just as important as changing the oil in your car. The oil liberates, cools and cleans the engine. It is best to check your manufacturers information to know how often to change the oil. To change the oil you will need ...more

Red Dead Redemption : An introduction to the times

Here is the introduction sequence for the game, it's one of the best for this generation: The arrival of the player is mirrored by the arrival of the riverboat, as if the player is getting off the boat to a new location just like the characters. The piano music at the beginnin ...more

News : iPad Jailbroken Within 24 Hours of Release

Congrats to MuscleNerd, the first to jailbreak the almighty iPad. Via DVICE: "The iPad has only been out since Saturday and already a member of the cheekily-named iPhone Dev Team (who have nothing to do with the iPhone's development, par se, and everything to do with making ...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

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