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How To : Identify wire colors and do some basic home wiring

If you have never dealt with wire color-coding then Old64goat takes you through a very elementary tutorial that will give you the helpful aid needed to deal with common household wires. The first cord that is reviewed is the three pronged cord. The color wires contained within ...more

How To : Use a breadboard, also known as a protoboard

This two-part video introduces you to the breadboard, also called a protoboard, used to build electronic circuits without soldering. The first part of this presentation describes the features of a breadboard. The second video continues by showing you how a breadboard is used ...more

How To : Play blues on an electric guitar like Jimi Hendrix

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 : 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

How To : Build and use a voltage divider

A voltage divider is one of the easier-to-understand pieces of circuity in use in modern electronics. They divide voltage, and are crucial to most modern electronics. This video will show you how they work and how to build one yourself for your circuits.

How To : Modify a solar yard light into electronic crickets

Create a nighttime chorus of insect sounds by modifying a solar yard light! You'll need some components, and the circuit board is not for the timid. It's pretty complicated with resistors, capacitors, thermistors, amplifiers, and some transformers. If you can manage all of thi ...more

How To : Make an evasive beeping thing

This video shows you how to make a prank toy called "The Evasive Beeping Thing." You will need: a 555 timer, a couple of 3904 transistors, a couple of capacitors, some resistors, a 9-volt battery clip, a small speaker, and a small piece of circuit board to settle everything. F ...more

How To : Build a Leyden jar and use a capacitor

Simple yet effective, capacitors come in a dizzying array of forms and materials, vital to so many circuits for storage, timing, and filtration - the mighty capacitor! In this installment of the MAKE presents series, Collin Cunningham explains - how to build a Leyden jar, how ...more

How To : Use switches safely for your electrical needs

In the first video, it introduces the principles and terminology of mechanical electrical switches. It covers terms such as contacts, normally open, normally closed, poles, and throws. The second describes toggle switches, including different configurations and terminology. Y ...more

How To : Repair common problems with garbage disposals

Harry shows ways to fix common garbage disposal problems. First he shows if it hums use a crowbar to break free what is stuck. If you flip the switch and nothing happens it may be the red reset button on the bottom has popped out. He enplanes it may even be a bad wall switch o ...more

How To : Simply read palms

In this video the instructor shows how to do a ice breaker by offering to palm read. He shows you the figure of a palm with various curves and labels them with different names. He claims that these various lines relates to the facts of our life and we can easily read them. He ...more

How To : Break in pool with help from Ralf Souquet

World 9 Ball Champion Ralf Souquet explains how to break with his X Breaker Cue. Power is meaningless without precision. Cue ball control and accuracy is the foremost priority. The X-Breaker is engineered to provide Xtreme accuracy in breaking and jumping. This video tutorial ...more

How To : Jump a pool ball with help from Ralf Souquet

World 9 Ball Champion Ralf Souquet explains how to jump with his X Breaker Cue. Power is meaningless without precision. Cue ball control and accuracy is the foremost priority. The X-Breaker is engineered to provide Xtreme accuracy in breaking and jumping. This video tutorial s ...more

How To : Make sodium bromate & potassium meta-periodate

This video tutorial is in the Education category which will show you how to make sodium bromate and potassium meta-periodate. This experiment uses toxic chemicals and releases harmful gases. First you have to make a saturated sodium bromide. To this solution then add a small a ...more

How To : Initiate a relationship when you're a woman

This video shows you how to initiate a relationship when you are a woman. When you are interested in a guy it's okay to let him know. You should ask him to hang out with you. The first step you should take is approach and converse by making eye contact and use ice breakers and ...more

How To : Construct a "rumble mouse"

This video demonstrates a project taken from "Make" magazine. Viewers will learn how to modify an ordinary computer mouse with a vibration unit for use with PC games, similar to the rumble controllers sold for video-game consoles, to make gaming more fun. Step by step, the vi ...more

Friday Fresh : Make Your Own Electroluminescent Ink & More

Turkey's been consumed, you've awakened from the food coma, and you've escaped the madness of Black Friday. Isn't it about time you tackle a new project? We've got some great new projects for you to help illuminate the darkness of winter. Make your own electroluminescent (EL) ...more

News : Can someone help me?

Hi everyone! I love the ideas what you showed us and the how to make does electric stuffs, but I had some ideas: How can I make a good power-plant at home so that I wouldn't need to pay taxes on electricity(like in my basement)? How to build robots or just machines that coul ...more

How To : Make a pirate cake

This video shows us how to make and decorate a cake that looks like a pirate. You will need 1 baked 9' round cake, 2 1/2 cups of white frosting, 1 1/2 cups red frosting, 1 TBSP. brown frosting, chocolate cookie crumbs, mini jaw breakers, fruit leather, an M & M, a peppermint ...more

How To : Get a Lot More Use Out of Printer Ink Cartridges

This video reveals to us about the secret of ink cartridges. It is a very common problem faced by those people with ink printers that run out of ink, but this video shows us that even though it signals that we are running out of ink, do not throw the ink cartridge into the was ...more

How To : Make Your Own USB Keylogger Hardware

Keyloggers are a must-have tool in your arsenal. Hardware keyloggers have the advantage of being undetectable through anti-virus or other protection programs. They also capture keystrokes before the OS even boots up, so they are pretty handy tools. The only issue with these t ...more

How To : Build a Laser Trip Wire Alarm System

Building a DIY Alarm System: The Concept So, you want to protect your property, or maybe a room, car, or even your backyard. The concept of an alarm system is to notify the "alarm administrator" that there is an intruder entering the previously designated boundaries. The trig ...more

How To : Make an LED light brick

This video by makemagazine demonstrates a weekend project on how to make a LED light brick. The materials required for this project are listed on the link to the make magazine page in the info box or it can be orders as a kit from the make magazine store. Take the PCB (printed ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/09 - 05/15)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

Master the Power : How to Shock People with Your Fingertips

In this article, I'll be showing you how to make a simple yet effective static electricity generator. Basically, this device allows you to carry a constant static charge on your body and discharge it on anything grounded or of opposite polarity. The electricity generated is ar ...more

How To : Build a Bedini motor

This two part video shows you how to build a Bedini motor. If you get bored of the endless ranting about the motor in part one, jump to Part 2 where they start building the bedini circuit. Part 1 of 2 - How to Build a Bedini motor. Part 2 of 2 - How to Build a Bedini motor.

How To : Measure RF in circuits in Bluetooth

Intersil's Don LaFontaine shows a quick tip on how to measure your circuits susceptibility to RF signals. This design idea is another in Intersil's Whiteboard Wizard series focusing on analog semiconductors.

How To : Do a circuit training workout when traveling

The fitness gals of Diet.com bring you a heart pumping circuit workout you can do anywhere while traveling for the holidays! This exercise video shows you how to hit all the major muscle groups giving you a total body workout in just 18 minutes.

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/06 - 06/12)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Replace a three-way light switch

Versatility and convenience - two of the greatest watchwords for a comfortable home. Fortunately, installing a 3-say switch can add versatility and convenience to your home's lighting system. There are many reasons to replace a light switch. For example, your current switch m ...more

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