If you're anything like me, you probably think it's borderline sacrilege to even think about a sandwich or a burger that doesn't have a layer of smooth mayonnaise. But I don't just keep a jar of it in my fridge for lunch—it's also there for practical purposes. I learned this ...more
Plunk! When your mobile device takes a swan dive, act fast with this Tech Triage first-aid guide to cell phone revival.
Android Oreo may not be the flashiest release, but it's got tons of under-the-hood changes. We recently discovered documentation in the AOSP source code that outlines one of these understated features, which has been dubbed "Rescue Party." According to Google, Rescue Party wi ...more
As a Boy Scout, when the First Class rank is attained, a scout has learned all the basic camping and outdoors skills of a scout. He can fend for himself in the wild, lead others on a hike or campout, set up a camp site, plan and properly prepare meals, and provide first aid fo ...more
The archenemies of cell phones— puddles, toilets, swimming pools— can cause serious damage to your gadgets. And if your mobile phone has taken the dive, don't panic— there's hope for recovery. CNET has some ideas for saving your wet electronic devices, so try these drying-out ...more
Handy technique for search & rescue, learn how to tie a hasty webbing harness with this knot tying animation. This animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Hasty Webbing Harness Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every s ...more
Whether your plane made a crash landing or your ship got lost on a three-hour tour, now you're stranded on a remote island. Here's how to get help. You Will Need * A freshwater source * Some dry sticks * Rocks and leaves * Clothing * A mirror or a reflective object * Cell pho ...more
It's Friday night, you're in the kitchen, and your guests are arriving way sooner than you want them to. The soup is not thickening like it's supposed to, the salad still needs dressing, and the pine nuts for the salad are... wait, what's that smell? Crap, the pine nuts! No, t ...more
Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more
LEGO Batman is one of the most popular of the surprisingly fun LEGO movie games (LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Indiana Jones...) and its challenge belies it's childish appearance. THe game has 25 hostages / civilians for you to rescue scattered throughout the levels. This two-part vide ...more
If you and your 4WD Jeep or other offroading vehicle venture far enough afield, you will probably find yourself stuck in mud, sand, ruts, or some other sticky situation. This video will teach you how to use a wheel winch to self-rescue your vehicle from all sorts of situations ...more
Whenever I went to the grocery store on a mission for blueberries, I'd inevitably find myself staring at these weird little tomato-looking berries... and wondering what the hell they really were. Tomatoes? Berries? A weird science experiment? Then, I'd set a pint of blueberrie ...more
Looking for instructions on how to rescue a Windows installation using a Trinity Rescue Kit Live CD? It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over nine minutes. For more inf ...more
We've seen lots of methods of CD/DVD scratch removal here on WonderHowTo- bananas, toothpaste, even eggs. Now Instructables member gpotvin suggests another method to throw in the mix: vaseline. No reason to throw away those damaged CDs! Save 'em - it's as easy as Step 1, 2, 3. ...more
In this video TIAT shows you how to make a rescue belt. Begin by making a basic knot in the center, holding that knot on the top of your ring finger and between your thumb begin making loops. To create these loops extend the strand to the right side of the knot straight out pa ...more
Looking for instructions on how to create custom boot discs and bootable flash drives? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over eight minutes. For more information, includi ...more
A sea kayak self-rescue video from Water Walker Sea Kayak, LLC
This is a must know knot for any climber. Used for everything from self belay to crevasse rescue. Try this hitch out. It is real easy but believe me you can be really hooped if you don't know it. On the other hand this will get you out of a bind when nothing else will. Common ...more
It's time for Kratos to rescue Pandora. But is she dead or alive? Once you reach her, can you both survive the challenges of the Labyrinth and all its traps? If you need help, this guide should help. Watch the walkthrough for Rescuing Pandora in God of War III on PS3. Mahalo' ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to utilize Paragon Rescue Kit 9.0 to resolve tricky boot errors on your Microsoft Windows desktop PC or laptop. It's a cinch! It's such a cinch, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of ...more
In this how to video series, learn about swift water rescue and how to wade and swim through white water, from white water rescue technician Fergus Coffey. Fergus will teach you invaluable tips on swift water rescue and how to swim in and swim out of swift water. He will teach ...more
Oh, no! There's a little robot dog in trouble, and he needs your help! This video is a short walkthrough on how you can complete this level of the indie game Machinarium. Rescue the dog and earn a friend for life!
This guy does an awkward job of showing you how to set up two prussiks to ascend a rope. However you can take what you need to the climbing gym and have some thing to practice. Remember you have to practice this stuff a bit at least. Out on a glacier it is no longer crevasse r ...more
Look no further than Flint, Michigan, to discover the serious consequences of contaminated drinking water. Around the world, water polluted by pathogens and toxins sickens people or cuts them off from safe drinking water. Looking for a solution, researchers created tiny, swimm ...more
Looking for instructions on how to use an AntiVir Rescue System boot disc to remove viruses on a Windows PC. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over five minutes. For more ...more
Knowledge of first aid procedures can save lives. Watch this first aid video tutorial to learn how to perform rescue breathing on an adult whose heart is working.
ACMG Ski Guide Cliff Umpleby discusses how to build a T-Slot anchor using ice axe and skis. Once you have your anchor, learn how to use it to rescue someone from a crevasse. Part two demonstrates transferring the load onto the anchor and escaping the system. Part three demonst ...more
If you've dyed your clothes in the wash, re-wash the clothes immediately. Separate the whites and as a last resort add a cup of bleach to the washing machine. The dyed clothes should be back to there original whiteness. Rescue clothes you've dyed in the wash. Click through to ...more
If you are a firefighter in Alameda, California, chances are you already saw this video tutorial. If not, you're in luck. This will show you how to rescue a downed firefighter out of a window. This is a step-by-step training video for removal of a downed fireman out of a windo ...more
Rescue the sky in your pictures. Sometimes, the blue sky and the white clouds are the most exhilarating part of a photograph, so making sure it's as vivid as it is in real life is key to having a good pic. To do this, you'll need to do some touchup work in Photoshop. This vid ...more
News : Sexually Confused Fish Are the Canary in the Coal Mine of Water Pollution—But Bacteria Could Come to the Rescue
Exposed to hormones, pharmaceuticals, and other chemicals, the beautiful wild fish in Canada's Grand River have taken on some pretty odd characteristics—they're turning into females. A long-term study suggests using bacteria to manage polluted water could turn the tide for fem ...more
A kayak rescue video from Water Walker Sea Kayak, LLC
House training your dog consists of two parts - teaching your dog where it is okay to go, and preventing it from going where you don't want him to go. This tutorial shows you how to use click training to house train your new dog.
Learn about water safety and river rescues with this free how to video on life jackets and throw bags with tips from an expert. Part 1 of 15 - How to Use kayak river rescue gear & techniques. Use kayak river rescue gear & techniques - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this ...more
Sea kayaking scoop rescue is demonstrated in this video.
Snowmobilers make a lot of noise and annoy a lot of people (like me). So it is with some glee that I recommend this video on how to rescue a submerged snowmobile. That said, there is a leisurely beauty to this 8 minute and 37 second piece. It takes the appropriate time to tell ...more
Check out this instructional climbing video that demonstrates how to set up the ascent system for crevasse self rescue. Hooking up the prussik is the subject of this video and stops at the second ascender required for upward mobility. Watch all the crevasse self rescue series ...more
This video shows you how to use John Martin's Bow Roll Rescue Technique when kayaking.
The three minutes it takes to watch this video may save you hours upon hours of heartache if something goes awry with your Mac or Windows PC down the road. This home-computing how-to will show you how to create and use recovery discs to restore your computer to an earlier stat ...more
This video demonstrates how to reverse the rescue system so that you can lower a victim to safety.
This is just a short climbing tutorial that demos what happens just after you go into the crevasse. Ditching the pack is easy if you have pre-hooked the pack to harness. The nest step is securing yourself with a prussik and getting it ready to use as a stirrup. But as we see, ...more
This walkthrough shows you how to beat the Outpost Rescue mission (level 11) on Perfect Dark Zero for the XBox 360.
If you go over to the Iphone store and download social haven rescue. You will see a cute little space app and the fish under the sea secret water world is adorable. Its a free good attempt. What games are there out there that also have fish like graphics? We want to know... A ...more
You're in the middle of cooking and a car alarm, cute kitten, or neighborhood brawl made you step away from the stove for a few minutes longer that you should have. It happens to almost every home cook. Most of the time, nothing dramatic happens, but every now and then, you en ...more
Frozen meat is a saving grace for weeknight meals. Whenever I crave a certain protein, all I need to do is defrost it. Sometimes, I don't even need to defrost it in order to use it. But every once in a while, I would pull a frozen chicken breast out of my freezer only to see ...more
There's something extremely satisfying about hunting down your online adversaries and knocking them out with a well-placed shot, which probably explains why shooting games are still one some of the most popular time killers for iOS and Android. Shooting games for mobile come ...more
Chances are you've got a bunch of wooden takeout chopsticks doing nothing but cluttering up your utensils drawer. That's a darned shame, considering that chopsticks aren't just for shoveling food into your mouth—they're actually the best cooking tools a cook can have (plus the ...more
Steam has been a game-changer in the PC indie game market over the last eight years, making smaller games available to millions of users at lower prices than ever before. And few times in those eight years have there been as much indie awesomeness on sale for as little money a ...more
The indie game scene is constantly expanding, but in 2008, Minecraft, Braid and Angry Birds had not been released, along with all of the other indie games that established the financial viability of the format. Indie games were the all-but-exclusive purview of free Flash game ...more
If you're between the ages of 20 and 40, then video arcades probably hold a special place in your heart. Whether you all but lived in one (me), wished you could, or detested those with a liking for them, there's no denying that arcades were a ubiquitous part of American cultur ...more
There are literally hundreds of granola recipes floating around the internet—but I can tell you right now that they're all completely unnecessary. You don't need a recipe to make granola; I've been making granola for years and have never once used one! Just as with any good c ...more
In our media-enriched world, past and present, SCRABBLE has made a name for itself, whether deliberately, subconsciously, or influentially. You may have a read a book that had the popular word game within a chapter, watched a movie that showed your favorite characters bringing ...more
The latest film addition in the American-produced Millennium series, The Girl in the Spider's Web, was just released on Blu-ray a few days ago. As you could expect, the movie has many hacking scenes throughout, just like the previous English and Swedish language movies centere ...more
China is a hot mess of traffic and is stereotyped for spawning some of the craziest drivers in the world. The traffic jams are known to be so bad, drivers have been gridlocked for 9 straight days. A truck driver washes himself after waiting more than two days in the jam on an ...more
Make your way through Year One of LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 with the help of this walkthrough series from NextGenWalkthroughs. Each year of the LEGO Harry Potter video game covers a corresponding book in the Harry Potter series from J. K. Rowling. This video guide is for Y ...more
Nowadays, it feels like you can't talk about eating healthy without bringing up quinoa. Quinoa (KEEN-wah) has been the "superstar" of the health movement for a while; 2013 was declared the International Year of Quinoa by the United Nations, and has only continued to grow in po ...more
There are many PC gamers out there who enjoy killing badies and rescuing princesses on their high powered laptops. So, just like most of the major titles, you need a disc in order to play many of the games out on the market. In this tutorial, though, you'll be finding out how ...more
So far in this game, my score card: 0-1 from saving a guy from coyotes. My first ever fail in the game. 0-7 from saving a woman being attacked by coyotes. I don't even try anymore. 0-2 from saving someone hanged by bandits. 1-3 from saving a person being tied and dragged out ...more
Why role play online with an avatar when you can live out your princess-rescuing and spellcasting fantasies in real life? Amtgard is a real life, live action RPG in which people roleplay in set up situations. If you play Amtgard and would like a shiny new shield to tote aroun ...more
Rescuing wounded soldiers in a war zone is extremely dangerous. Again, (previous entry, Futuristic Warefare), the Pentagon turns to scifi technology and robotics for the answer. The current solution is to develop robots that perform as "combat casualty extraction system[s].” A ...more