When a stuffy nose hits, it feels like breathing clearly and easily may never come again. Allergies, colds, and even changes in weather can leave our sinuses blocked, with medicine seeming like the only option. But don't break out the medication just yet — relieving the pressu ...more
You know that moment of slow motion when you realize your keys are still in the ignition while the car door is closing? If you've accidentally locked yourself out of your car, check out this tutorial. In this video, learn how to use nothing but a screwdriver and a steel rod t ...more
French fries, like mashed or roast potatoes, are the type O blood of the food world—they're compatible with just about everybody. That's why it's so sad to bring home leftover frites (that's French for French fries) and have to toss them out the next day because they don't tas ...more
Have an old bike combination lock that you can't remember the code for? If it's a simply four-digit cable lock, you can easily figure out the combination with a quick peck-and-go method. Best of all, this technique doesn't require any tools or special know-how, and let's you r ...more
With a root bounty of over $18,000 up for the taking, developers were highly motivated to get the AT&T and Verizon Wireless variants of the Samsung Galaxy S5 rooted. Legendary hacker George Hotz, aka Geohot, has won the race and can now step up to claim his prize. Hotz is not ...more
When it comes to squeezing as much battery life as possible out of our smartphones, most people aim for software solutions, or ones that can otherwise be easily managed right from the touchscreen. Managing Wi-Fi and data connections, fine-tuning screen brightness, and install ...more
Have you locked yourself out of your car? Well, as long as you have a shoelace, you may be able to get back in. Don't Miss: 15 Ways to Open a Locked House/Car Door Without a Key Don't Miss: 6 Easy DIY Ways to Open Your Car Door Without a Key Video: . Pull your shoelace out of ...more
When I got my first smartphone, it didn't take long before my friends and I created a game that we liked to call "Paste-Send." You see, instead of having to use T9 to type out text messages, the touch-based interface made copying and pasting incredibly easy. So that meant we c ...more
If you need to do some hardcore multitasking on your Windows PC, a second monitor can go a long way towards getting things done. If you opt to "extend" your Windows desktop across a dual monitor setup, it's as if you have two computers side by side, with each display getting i ...more
Cats. Whether you love 'em or hate 'em, you've got to admit—they've got minds of their own. While this makes them incredibly entertaining at times, it can also cause tons of issues for their owners. Trying to "train" a cat is usually an exercise in futility. This is because c ...more
This is a great con that you can use to impress your friends. Next time you have buddies over for a beer, goof on them with this funny trick. All you need is two bottled beers and a little preparation and you will be able to shock everyone. Learn how to immediately freeze som ...more
Did you know it was possible to peel a potato in just one second...??? This clip will show you that with a little steam and cold water, you can peel a potato in one second.
This how-to video will show you how to zap charge a non-rechargeable battery with only two wires and a car. Sounds cool, and fun, unless of course you zap yourself. Watch this video circuitry tutorial for more information on this simple, money-saving hack.
This how-to video shows to remove beer from a bottle in just one second, win free beers every time with this bar trick. Granted, you probably should just drink the beer instead of spraying it all over the place. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to pour out a beer bottle ...more
Every once in a while, Minecrafters want to create a simple hidden piston door to secretly hide all their valuable items. Now, it's possible with only 18 redstone, 2 repeaters, 12 sticky pistons, and ONLY 20 blocks of any kind! My personal record for building this is 35 secon ...more
This how-to video proves tai chi isn't just for old people in the park. You can learn how to subdue your enemy in four seconds from a tai chi master. There is a pressure point on the neck that you can press that will render your enemy unconscious. Watch this instructional mart ...more
Check out this video from CouponCodesHero on hacking a vending machine in no time. All you need is a little packing tape and some paper money, then fool the machine to either get free stuff, or use the "change" to get free money! Video: .
Steganography is the art of hiding information in plain sight, and in this tutorial, I'll show you how to use Steghide — a very simple command line tool to do just that. In addition, I'll go over a bit of conceptual background to help you understand what's going on behind the ...more
Have you ever wanted to have a drink while relaxing in the TV. room? This video will show you how to make a delicious alcoholic drink that is extremely easy. Take a bottle of Vodka and a bottle of Sprite. Open the vodka and pour as much as you want into the glass. It really ma ...more
A weak password is one that is short, common, or easy to guess. Equally bad are secure but reused passwords that have been lost by negligent third-party companies like Equifax and Yahoo. Today, we will use Airgeddon, a wireless auditing framework, to show how anyone can crack ...more
As we all know, our attention spans are much shorter now that we're accustomed to getting information and news in tiny snippets via text messages, tweets, instagrams, and other constant updates. With that in mind, it makes sense that a social media platform for videos would i ...more
Here's a simple bar trick that you can pull off at your next alcohol-fueled gathering. Tap one beer bottle against another to freeze both beer bottles into solid ice in 2 to 3 seconds. So how does this work? All you need to do beforehand is place both beer bottles in the fre ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to unclog a toilet in 11 seconds. Users will need a plunger. It is recommended to use a pleaded plunger, instead of the regular plunger. When clogging a toilet, the rubber of the plunger is filled up with water, pushed down and squeeze ...more
Does the idea of peeling potatoes deter you from cooking them as often as you’d like? Try the trick in this how-to video. You will need a pot of boiling water and ice water. The skin will fall right off. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to quickly peel a potato.
Precise drawing, as needed in fields like comic book art and architecture, forces you to really perfect your draftsmanship and get every last line and dot down to perfect scale. But art also requires a bit more looseness, especially if you're sketching at a museum or doing a f ...more
Dr. Michael Pound, a computer science researcher and professor at the University of Nottingham, uses hashcat and 4 GPUs in parallel to go through 1o billion hashes a second in this Computerphile video. He calls his deep-learning server the "Beast." If you're new to cracking pa ...more
Your new LG G3 is fast, no doubt about it. With a state-of-the-art Snapdragon 801 processor and 3GB of RAM (dependent on model), there is more than enough under the hood for blazing fast speeds. The problem is, the device actually slows things down on purpose. This is meant so ...more
Amaze you friends and family with this neat shirt folding trick. The video, without narration, walks you through folding a t-shirt in only 2 seconds.
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Our previous workshop on building an automatic boat dock went really well. A lot of Minecrafters showed up and everyone got right to work on their own versi ...more
If you've just done a beer run for a party and come back with a bunch of beer that isn't cold, forget the bathtub, toilet tank, freezer or whatever method you use to quick-chill your brews and try this super easy fix instead. You can have ice cold beers in seconds by using a ...more
This hacking how-to video focuses on the art of lock picking in less than half a minute. It will teach you the mechanics of cylindrical lock so that you will be able to take advantage of the lock's poor design without any lockpick skills. Follow along with this hack tutorial t ...more
It seems impossible. Ripping one piece of paper is effortless. Ripping a small stack of papers takes a little force. But ripping a book? No way! Actually, it can be done, but only with a telephone book. This tutorial will show you how to rip a phonebook in half, quickly and ea ...more
Introduction In the competitive world of today's video game scene, PC gamers are known to squeeze out the best possible visuals in their games. Every few months a new video card rolls out, and RAM is ever increasing; constant upgrading is the norm of staying ahead the curve. ...more
Learn how to Beat Super Mario Bros. on the NES in 5 minutes 10 seconds. The trick is to find all the right warp rooms to skip past most of the levels.
How To Chill your favorite drink instantly using household items. Need an ice cold beer. Craving a cold glass of water? This is easy to chill your beer using air dusters. Chill your beer by inserting the can into a plastic jug and then filling the plastic container with the co ...more
Whether it's because you travel quite often or have loved ones in another part of the country, Android makes it easy to place dual clocks on your home screen using a widget. While there are several other widgets you can use to tell the time, that's pretty much the only way you ...more
This tutorial shows us how to split up your iTunes Library to make multiple libraries for your music collection.
Don't like mincing garlic into tiny pieces with a knife? No matter how you mince garlic, it will never be as easy as this kitchen trick. You won't even need a knife—just a fork! It's a great hack for kids just learning how to cook or if you only need about one or two cloves fo ...more
Do you remember how to work a pair of scissors from 5th grade art class? Then you can definitely make this unbelievably easy sleeveless draped cardigan. Taking less than 30 seconds to make, all you have to do is trace two circles the size of your upper arm onto a piece of fabr ...more
For most street artists, it takes a considerable amount of time to paint large art installments on the walls of urban structures. The more time it takes, the better chance there is of getting caught, since nearly all of the rogue artwork is slapped on the sides of city and pri ...more
Many Minecrafters think that Minecart Traveling with many rails is the fastest (most efficient) way of travel. They are wrong. There is one other way of traveling with carts on rails, Forward, Backward, and Upward. And it can take you places up to 6X Faster than the traditiona ...more
What's cuter than a puppy? Not much, especially when you omit all the peeing, barking and furniture chewing, as Remedie Studio did with this sweet time-lapse homage to their beloved pup. Below, watch Dunder the German Shepherd grow from 8 weeks old to 1 year in 40 seconds. Ins ...more
If you want to beat the worlds hardest game in a few seconds this is for you. The first step is to load the worlds hardest game. After the game is loaded right click on the pane and scroll down to the settings tab. Select the settings tab. After the setting tab is selected cli ...more
I recently wrote about Twitter's super now app called Vine, which lets people create 6 second video clips that can be embedded in a tweet. Those videos have their own proprietary extension, but if you want to turn those 6 second videos into an animated GIF, you can now do so t ...more
Have trouble peeling those hard boiled eggs? This video will show you how to put a crack in the egg and blow the whole shell off. Audio is rough so pay attention.
The misconception that macOS is more secure than the Windows operating system is far from the truth. With just one small command, a hacker can completely take over a MacBook and control it remotely. The sheer volume of Windows computers currently in operation around the world ...more
This two part tutorial explains how to work with Zbrush and Second Life. You'll learn how to create textures in Zbrush and export them directly into Second Life. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version of the first 5 minutes of this 60+ minute tutorial. A download link is provi ...more
Bottled-beer chuggers the world over already know that letting air into your beverage with a straw makes it pour faster into your mouth. Did you know, however, that the same technique can be modified and used to empty a fluid into another container (or onto the floor) even mor ...more
Shrimp is one of my all-time favorite foods. It's versatile, delicious, and incredibly fun to use in the kitchen. That said, if you buy fresh shrimp, you're probably used to getting them with their tail, shell, and sand vein still intact. The tail and shell are inedible, and ...more
Snapchat is rolling out some awesome new features in their update today. The major update comes just two weeks after the company's premiere of backdrop, snap shopping, and voice clip features. They rolled out two new features this time, Multi-Snaps and the Tint Brush. The fir ...more
As technology continues to advance, we as consumers are privileged enough to be able to take higher quality photos and videos and listen to clearer and better-sounding music on our mobile devices. But sometimes we forget that there's a price to pay for that awesome content—eno ...more
Is a squeaky door in your house bringing you down, and making the house seem haunted? Well, it's a simple solution to fix. As Phillips Woodworking shows us, it's merely a matter of greasing the hinges. Once you get some WD-40 and apply it correctly, your door will make no more ...more
Setting up Face ID is simple, but getting it to work correctly every time is a different story. While there are numerous tips for getting Face ID to work every time you need it on your iPhone X, XS, XS Max, or XR, Apple has added a better option in iOS 12 that lets you add an ...more
The Leidenfrost Effect: “a phenomenon in which a liquid, in near contact with a mass significantly hotter than the liquid’s boiling point, produces an insulating vapor layer which keeps that liquid from boiling rapidly”. It looks pretty spectacular captured at 3000 frames-per- ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how set up and use a Wacom 12WX tablet as a secondary monitor on a Microsoft Windows PC. Happily, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over three minutes. For more ...more
The iPhone XR is the best bang for your buck option among the 2018 iPhones. Splitting the XR and XR Max right in the middle with screen size, it makes small compromises to to keep the price low. However, with the release of the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung has their own formidable m ...more
After your homemade beer has finished its brewing in the first fermenter you may want to transfer to a second fermenter. The second fermenter will precipitate some of the solids in your beer and will improve the clarity of the beer. Also, if you are not going to bottle it for ...more
Understand how binary numbers work, including how to read binary numbers, and create your own. This mathematics or computer programming tutorial is a zip to get through. It covers practical and theoretical use and need for binary code understanding. Binary means zeroes and one ...more
Gut a rainbow trout in under 30 seconds. This fishing guide shows you the easiest way to kill and gut this fish.
Google just makes everything easier! This video shows you how you can find a theme for your copy of Google Chrome, download it and install it in less than twenty seconds. It's incredibly easy, and there are so many themes to choose from!