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How To : Use a wired XBox 360 controller to play PC games

The wired XBox 360 controller are almost unused since the wireless controllers came out, but they still have one useful feature: they can be connected to a PC without buying the XBox wireless receiver for Windows! This video will teach you how to connect your XBox 360 wired co ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Play "1234" by Plain White T's on ukulele

In the left side of your monitor you can see the brown color bar which shows the different strings sections of the Uke Player. When a particular note has to be played that shall also be displayed by blue buttons on the monitor. You have to observe these blue buttons and then f ...more

How To : Mod your NES controller to play on PC

This is a HouseholdHacker mod teaching you how to mod your old Nintendo controller to work with your PC computer games. Today we'll show you how to convert your old Nintendo controller into a retro gaming icon on your computer desk! You will need a few parts for this: NES Con ...more

How To : Play blues on an electric guitar like Peter Green

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Play various harmonics on the guitar

Various guitar players have made harmonics, and pinch harmonics, a popular guitar technique that has inspired a generation. Guitar players like Zakk Wylde, Andy McKee, Eddie Van Halen, and other amazing players have all contributed their own style of incorporating them into th ...more

How To : Fix an e74 error on your Xbox 360 easily

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix the E74 error on an Xbox360. Begin by unplugging all the wires on the console except for the power cord. Then turn the system on. Now wrap the Xbox360 with 1-2 towels and let the system heat for about 30 minutes. Make sure that ...more

How To : Change your NAT settings to OPEN on a PS3

This video shows how to change the NAT type on a PS3. Go to connection settings>network settings>internet connection settings>OK>custom>wired connection>auto detect>manual. Choose an IP address that is different from your router, any other consoles, etc. Click right>automatic> ...more

How To : Consistently Locate Hidden Wall Studs in Your Home

Wall studs are both critical for maintaining the structure of your home and supporting items of weight and function on the interior walls (e.g. cabinets, shelves, plasma TVs, etc.). With wall studs playing such a critical role, consistently being able to find them is important ...more

How To : Install No-Frills Drip Irrigation

Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more

How To : Sculpting fantasy miniatures

It can be intimidating to sculpt fantasy miniatures, even if you have some artistic experience. Working at that scale, every little mistake could be a disaster! But in this 15-part video tutorial, you'll learn how to make your mini figures turn out looking great, every time. ...more

How To : Take Perfect Pictures of Your Handmade Projects

In order to take the perfect picture of your handmade wooden project, it's helpful to have a lightbox that's similar to what professionals use but definitely cheaper to make yourself. I was thinking about what project I was going to work on today. I decided to flip through so ...more

How To : Make a Programmable Piano in Minecraft

There are many impressive accomplishments in Minecraft, too many to name in fact. Sprawling builds, complex machines, and massive servers are the hallmark of Minecraft and things keep getting bigger and better. No one doubts the epic scale Minecraft has reached, but every once ...more

How To : Turn a mint tin into a mini speaker

Entertain your friends by turning your traditional personal headphones into a mini loud speaker with just an old mint tin and a playing card. This might not be the most advanced or prettiest way of listening to music but sure is a fun way to kill some time. When it comes to f ...more

News : My Name is Kira, and I'm an Addict...

...a FarmVille addict, that is. Poor Kira is just one of many who pours way too much time and money into their virtual Facebook homesteads. Zynga’s FarmVille is the most popular of the many Facebook web games. In fact, it attracts more than 75 million players monthly. Wired ...more

How To : Play "Gitara" on the ukulele

First of all you have to watch the screen for two bars. One bar is situated in the right side of the screen and the other bar is on the bottom of your screen. First you have to start by following the ‘side bar’ which has the four strings separated by different sections. It als ...more

How To : Add movement to your still images in Final Cut Pro

In this how-to video, you will learn how to add movement to still images using Final Cut Pro. Click on the view mode button in the canvas window. Set the mode to Image and Wire Frame. Move the canvas play head to the clip you would like to affect, and select the time line. To ...more

7/8- Thurs Pick : Au Revoir Simone / Alexa Wilding / Ge

Pick of the Week: Au Revoir Simone / Alexa Wilding / George Sarah @ Echoplex ($14) I'll be at this show and can't wait to check out this all girl band from Brooklyn, NY. I've been following them for a while and really dig their electronic dream pop music. Admiral Radley / The ...more

How To : Make a mute plug for your computer or stereo

Learn how to make a mute plug for your computer by following the steps outlined in this tutorial. This plug can be used for anything, including computers, stereos, mp3 players, or anything else with speakers that has audio. A mute plug is useful to get back at someone that con ...more

How To : Easily make homemade playdough for kids

In the video 8-year-old Emma makes the play dough. The ingredients needed for the play dough are flour, water, salt, oil, cream of tartar, and some food coloring to give it the color. She places all the ingredients in a pan and mixes them together with a wire whisk. Then she ...more

Scrabble Cheats : The Guilt of Playing IWI

Confessions of an Online Scrabble Cheat This article from back in the days Scrabulous was rocking Facebook is a poignant exposé on the ethical dilemma bad Scrabblers face whilst using WORD GENERATORS!!! Scrabble Cheaters have been making online games terrible for years now.. ...more

How To : Make a cardboard sword for Cosplay

Check out this step by step instructional video to learn how to make a Cosplay Sword from cardboard and wood! Make sure you have all of the following materials to start making your Cosplay sword: spray paint, hard cardboard, wooden dowel, bendable metal wire, silver colored ta ...more

How To : Purchase and hook up an Atari 2600

In its heyday the Atari gaming console was the Playstation of the 80s. Sure, you could download some wannabe emulator, but why not go a step further and purchase an actual Atari. They're still floating around and just think how cool it'll be to play pong in hi-definition. Cla ...more

How To : Play "Light On" by David Cook on guitar

Learn how to play "Light On" by David Cook, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Am Never really said too much C Afraid it wouldn’t be enough G Just try to keep my spirits up Dm E When there’s no point i ...more

How To : Create Automated Redstone Games in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. You may know that Minecraft is an excellent creative tool, but perhaps less well known are the fascinating array of redstone powered games that have been made by players like you. ...more

How To : Layer video clips in Final Cut Pro

In this how to video, you will learn how to layer videos in Final Cut Pro. First, open Final Cut Pro. Get your original clip and then put the clip that you want in the clip and drag it in over the top in the time line. Change it to image and wire frame. Grab the corner of the ...more

How To : Play Luke Bryan's "Country Man" on acoustic guitar

Grab your acoustic guitar, strap, and your pick and check out this free guitar lesson. This video tutorial will teach you country rock guitarists how to play a Luke Bryan song. Not just any Luke Bryan song, but one of his greatest: "Country Man." And just so you know, here are ...more

How To : Fix an Xbox 360 Phillips Benq Drive

In this tutorial, we learn how to fix an Xbox 360 Phillips Benq Drive. First, you will open up the broken drive using a Philips head screw driver. Next, desolder the chip from the broken drive with a soldering iron. After you do this, you will be able to slide out the motherbo ...more

How To : Make a homemade anti gravity toy

Make an antigravity toy with just some magnets, a pyrex bowl, coper wire, a playing card and some aluminium foil. This is really cool! You can even interact with the flying card when the bowl is shut! Put 3 magnets somewhere, making a circle,over them, place a bowl, then wrap ...more

How To : Hook up a headset microphone to your Xbox 360

This video is for XBOX360 users, and includes general suggestions for the types and models of headsets to use for the gaming system. The man on the screen giving advice is Michael Weezner, who says he is an "avid video gamer" and who has much experience about selling, buying a ...more

News : The Soft Fur Rat

The African Soft Fur Rat though new to the pet trade is a unique little rodent with unusual qualities. Not only is this little rat a great step up for people who feed reptiles it is virtually odorless and that is definately a plus for those who would like to have a pet rat or ...more

News : 3 Unique Alternative Web Browsers for Your iOS Device

A few weeks ago I wrote about Atomic Web as the best web browser for iOS devices, and while I believe it is a superior option, Atomic Web is not the only alternative web browser you can use on your iOS device. There are three more—Dual Browser, iCabMobile, and iSwifter—that ar ...more

How To : Create a Redstone Clock in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Real time redstone clocks are a marvel of redstone technology. Not only can they keep track of time, they are capable of powering other more complicated redstone machines. Regardles ...more

How To : Create Redstone Combinations Locks in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. During last Saturday's Weekly Workshop, we played with redstone combination locks. A redstone combination lock is a redstone device that relies on logic gates in order to power a do ...more

How To : Pick a cylinder door lock with a wire

In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a cylinder door lock with a wire. These types of locks are very easy to get open because they have an easy turn inside to push them. First, take your wire and fashion a loop at the end of it. After you do this, stick it into the door lock ...more

HowTo : Play With Fire on Camera

Here at WonderHowTo, we appreciate the fine art of photography (including its extensively vast bag of mind boggling tricks). We also enjoy playing with fire. Sorry, most of us are little boys at heart, and we can't get enough tutorials that fall within the playing-with-matches ...more

How To : Digitize VHS tapes to burn to a DVD

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to convert VHS tapes to DVD. Users will need a computer with an analog input or an external converter. If the computer has an analog converter, simply connect the RCA cord from the VCR to the computer. If the computer does not have an ...more

How To : Network computers in your home or office

Whether you are sharing an internet connection, working together or just playing group video games, you will need to network your computers. Check out this tutorial and learn just how easy it is to create a home network. You Will Need: * A broadband internet connection * A rou ...more

How To : Change a guitar string on a Stratocaster

In this how-to video, you will learn how to change a guitar string on a Stratocaster. You need a guitar, a new set of strings, and a diagonal wire cutter. You might also need a string winder. You will need a guitar tuner and a guitar cable if you have an electric guitar. First ...more

How To : Make DIY guitar pick earrings

In this video you learn to make earrings out of guitar picks. You will need round nose and regular pliers, wire cutters, 2 regular picks, bead reamer, earring hooks, jump rings, and long silver strands. Use the bead reamer to make a nice clean hole on the top edge of the guita ...more

How To : Change the actives pickups battery on a guitar

The guy in the video starts out explaining that, over time, his guitar has started to sound a little funny. He thought maybe it was a cord or wire shorting out, but it turned out to be the battery. He shows us how to change that battery. You are going to need a Philips head sc ...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 : Electron Spirographs with a Cathode Ray Tube

In this article, I'll be showing you how to make a cool visual representation of sound using an old cathode ray tube (CRT) television, a stereo, and a sound source. You'll also need a pair of wire cutters, and a few screwdrivers. To properly understand this project, it's a goo ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/01 - 02/07)

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 moderators and contrib ...more

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