In this project, you'll learn step by step how to modify a microwave oven transformer into a high-current device that can pump out 800 amps of electrical current, which is enough amperage to melt metal. If you liked the Metal Melter you saw in my previous project, here's how y ...more
Make your own Optimus Prime out of paper. It even transforms!
First of all, please DO NOT attempt to open any power supply and tweak what's inside unless you know what you're doing and/or are a professional. With that said, this circuitry video will teach you how to crack open a wall transformer power supply without destroying the transf ...more
Watch this video a few times to learn how to make a paper toy transformer. Although this video is fast paced, the text will help you follow along.
In a previous project, I showed how to build an electrical Jacob's ladder using an old microwave oven transformer (MOT). In this project, I modified the secondary coil on the MOT, which converts it from a high voltage/low current device into a low voltage/high current metal me ...more
Jiiang Chen and Yang Junlin, of the Wing Wah metalcraft factory in Huizhou, China, forged together a 10,000-pound replica of the Megatron tank as seen in the movie Transformers 2. The tank is from a series of other massive works from the company's "Legend of Iron" project (see ...more
If you're a little boy (or a little kid at heart), then Transformers are like the coolest thing ever. They're super hot cars, trucks or bikes that then transform into super hot robots with missles and impenetrable armor and all that jazz. Make your son's favorite transforming ...more
This video presents a simple setup for imitating the Transformers title text effect in Cinema 4D using Explosion FX. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions ...more
The new Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet can do it all. It's so powerful you can hook it up to a mouse and keyboard and use it as your primary computer. Check out this video to learn how to use a mouse and keyboard with the Asus EeePad Transformer.
You can use your iPhone as a Wi-Fi hotspot to tether your Asus Transformer to it. Watch this video to learn how to set up wireless tethering on your jailbroken iPhone, and then surf the web with your Asus Transformer tablet.
Big fan of Transformers? Learn how to draw Bumblebee, a yellow autobot with the altmode of a compact car, with help from Drawing Now. Search WonderHowTo for more videos from Drawing Now to learn how to draw a variety of characters and cartoons!
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Optimus Prime, leader of the Transformers. First, draw the outline of Optimus Prime, use basic lines and circles to show where the joints are going to go. After this, draw the full outline around the character, using a dark line to make i ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Optimus Prime of Transformers. Start off by drawing the outline of the entire body of the character. Make sure to add in the large arms and feet as well. Next, draw over this to make a more elaborate outline including the details for Opti ...more
Real life transformer, OmniZero, can climb a ladder, perform somersaults, jump rope, crack eggs, battle other robots, and best of all, carry a person. Witness all of these actions of the various OmniZero prototypes in the video gallery below.
The Autobots and Decepticons are back as Transformers: Forged to Fight has soft-launched for both iOS and Android. Help Optimus Prime fight corrupted Transformers one on one to save them from their ruthless overlords, and have them join your cause, regardless of which side the ...more
We've had the pleasure of test driving the ASUS Transformer Book T100T for the last couple of weeks, and for a $400 Windows 8 machine, it's impressive to say the least. Now don't get me wrong, a Surface Pro this is not. But unless you plan on heavily gaming or doing other pro ...more
In this video, we learn how to look like Megan Fox in Transformers 2. First, apply a think layer or eyeliner to the top of the eye on the waterline. After this, take a black shadow and brush it over the eyeliner to set it. Then, apply bronzer to your cheeks and on the jaw line ...more
Balloons in skilled hands can be used to model your favorite cartoon characters as well. Watch this video to learn how to create the leader of the Autobots Optimus Prime with balloons. The presenter Michael Floyd uses the model 260 variants of cylindrical balloons of various ...more
A "voice changer" can be rewired so that you can play a pre-amped instrument through it like an effects pedal. It makes some relatively freakish sounds and is much more interesting this way. You can still use a microphone to talk through it but now you can rock out through it ...more
Make up artist Katie teaches viewers easy to follow techniques in achieving a Megan Fox make up look. Using a make up brush, apply concealer below the eyes and areas all over the face. Use a sponge to apply the foundation and gently blend it with the concealer to achieve a fla ...more
This next tutorial takes place in the hit game, Transformers: War for Cybertron. The achievement is called Grimlock Smash! and it requires you to find and destroy all 25 Decepticon symbols throughout the Autobot campaign. A great thing about this game is that you're able to c ...more
It's time to rollout! This achievement tutorial is for Transformers: War for Cybertron and is called Beak Breaker. It requires you to shoot the 3 hidden laserbeaks throughout Kaon Prison. They're small little guys to spot, so this video is going to help show you where they ar ...more
Just as the Transformers animated TV series of the '80s were basically half-hour commercials for toys, a new Transformers AR app for iOS similarly functions as a promotion for the latest installment in the film franchise. Paramount Home Media Distribution has published an ARK ...more
Well, both the Transformers movies and Call of Duty: Black Ops are into big explosions (thank you, Michael Bay!). Learn how to use the playercard emblem creator to create the Transformers logo and use it as your own personal emblem!
The Achievement Hunter demonstrates how to find all of the various collectibles in the Xbox 360 game Transformers: Dark of the Moon. These collectibles are necessary to unlock the 'Completionist' achievement and are scattered throughout the various levels of the game. Part 1 o ...more
Get ready to transform and roll out! This next achievement tutorial takes you to the planet Cybertron, where two groups of robots are waging war against each other. This acheivement is called Scavenger Would Be Proud! and requires you to destroy all the hidden Autobot symbols ...more
If you recently purchased the game Transformers: War for Cybertron, prepare to spend many hours playing this game. Not only does it have a fun and exciting campaign mode, but the multiplayer mode is also very exciting as well. There are various classes that you can choose fro ...more
If you're a huge Transformers fan who has been waiting for a game that captures the essence of the popular franchise, then Transformers: War for Cybertron may be it. The game takes place many years before either Autobot or Decepticon take one step on planet Earth and it tells ...more
News : Snapchat Lens Brings Bumblebee Transformer into Your Home & Baidu's Facemoji Keyboard Lets You Become the Robot
Fan favorite Transformer Bumblebee returns to theaters on Friday in a spin-off of the film franchise, so Paramount Pictures is bringing the car-robot back into the homes of fans via augmented reality. On Thursday evening, Snapchat launched a Sponsored World Lens featuring Bum ...more
Augmented reality is quickly becoming a popular tool for marketing use cases, as demonstrated by new projects serving the automotive, entertainment, and tourism industries this past week. Blippar Cranks Up Automotive Recognition to Deliver AR Content Last week, Blippar intro ...more
Achievement hunters, listen up! It's time to head into the Transformers' world with Transformers: War for Cybertron. This game takes place on the planet to both the Autobots and Decepticons and it gives you a first hand experience of what happened on that planet. The tutorial ...more
Here is the movie trailer for the feature film "Transformers 3 The Dark of the Moon" This looks like its going to be the most high concept transformer movie. Please have a story.
Macrame Transformer Necklace - Wrap Bracelet (idea). This transformer necklace is made by a lot of patterns. Video: .
hello my dear colleagues, I made a visit to nullbyte and found that there is not a complete tutorial about the google dorks, so I felt the need for this tutorial, and seeing that there are many newbies around, so here's a tutorial that will teach you how to use google to hack. ...more
Back in 2007, YouTube user HouseholdHacker posted a parody video on how to make a high-def speaker for under a buck. MythBusters took on the challenge and busted it. Although that particular method doesn't seem to work, that doesn't mean you can't make your own speaker for le ...more
Welcome to Microwave Energy—the next part of my Making Electromagnetic Weapons series. For the Electromagnetic Pulse Generator, check out the last three articles (One, Two and Three). I'm sure almost all of you have used a microwave at some point in your lives. As a child, I ...more
In this series, I'll be exploring electromagnetic weapons, how to build them, their function and application to the future, and the amazing possibilities electromagnetism has to offer. First, the electromagnetic pulse generator, or EMP. You've probably heard of these before, a ...more
Everyone has a favorite superhero. It doesn't matter how old or young you are, there are probably some heroic characters out there that you wish you could be. And in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, you can be them, as long as you've got some emblem editing skills. As every yin nee ...more
In this article, I'll show you how to build a simplistic circuit to generate negative ions. Negative ions have been known to contribute to fresher air, happier mood, and general health benefits. However, they also look amazing in the dark (check out the photos below, purple pl ...more
In this article, I'll show you how to built a Wireless Transfer of Energy Transmitter. Simply put, this device will send electricity to a florescent light bulb and light it up, from up to three feet. The idea originally (at least, prominently) came from Nikola Tesla (read more ...more
In a previous article, I demonstrated an Arc Welder made using parts from old microwave ovens. Video: . Here is part 1 of 2 on how that arc welding machine was made, and how you could make one too! This is the first of two parts on building it, focusing on the modification of ...more
In this article, I'll be covering Triggers and Coils, part two of the series (see part one here). Generally, a simple EMP generator consists of four components; a capacitor, a transformer, a trigger and a coil of copper wire. The transformer component can be varied, but the co ...more
Lurking inside your old junk microwave is an abundance of useful parts that can let you melt metal, spot weld, and make electrifying Jacob's ladders. You can even make a powerful AC arc welder, perfect for making hard-to-solve puzzles and even makeshift weapons for the zombie ...more
Defined by Urban Dictionary, Nerdtastic: Something generally not cool, but to a nerd it's freakin' fantastic. Below, a collection of WonderHowTo's top 10 favorite, utterly nerdtastic Halloween costume tutorials. The clock's ticking, so if you don't have your costume yet, perus ...more
Smartphones and tablets have become so powerful in recent years that they're now approaching PCs and game consoles in terms of gameplay and graphics. Thanks to sharper and more responsive touchscreens along with powerful processors, iOS and Android devices like the OnePlus 5 h ...more
Last time, I showed how to start putting together an AC arc welder from scavenged microwave parts, focusing on the transformer modifications. Now, I'll show you how to finish up your DIY stick welding machine by fixing up the electrical system and performing the finishing touc ...more
Papercraft + Transformers = Fanboy nirvana. Papercrafting is enjoying a renaissance thanks to its nerd-love. Popularity of card modeling boomed during World War II when paper was one of the few items whose use and production was not heavily regulated. Micromodels, designed an ...more
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
Optimus Prime is one of the most famous and highly respected of all cartoon robots. Express your admiration and demonstrate you skill with Legos by using the instructions in this four-part video series to build a model of the leader of the Transformers. It is very elaborate, a ...more
Nikola Tesla In my opinion, one of the most neglected inventors of all time. The names Edison and Marconi come to mind as familiar, but Tesla? Most think of a car. Few know that Tesla is responsible for alternating current, florescent lights, radar, remote control, generators ...more
Learn how to draw and use the Autobot logo from Transformers as your playercard emblem with the Call of Duty: Black Ops Emblem Editor! Call of Duty 7 (COD: BO) is the seventh installment in Activision's popular Call of Duty series of military-themed first-person shooter video ...more
I was big into comic books when I was younger. I'd even create my own, though my drawing skills were not as good as the greats, such as Kirby or McFarlane. Hell, I still even have a couple DC and Marvel comics laying around somewhere, though I'm more likely to go watch a comic ...more
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
Bounty paper towels claim they can absorb up to 3X more than ordinary paper towels, but they can't transform into cutesy little snails unless you lend them a helping hand (or two). Make Optimus Prime from "Transformers" look like kid's play by watching this tutorial on how to ...more
Learn how to recreate the Decepticon logo from Transformers as your playercard emblem with the Call of Duty: Black Ops Emblem Editor! Call of Duty 7 (COD: BO) is the seventh installment in Activision's popular Call of Duty series of military-themed first-person shooter video ...more
Every summer, I pick one or two films I can't wait to see. Some of them are conventional blockbuster choices (Transformers, Star Trek) and others are guaranteed to deliver (Dark Knight, etc.). The obvious choice for this summer is Chris Nolan's new epic "Inception". But if you ...more
Looking for last-minute Christmas gifts? Give the gift of mobile gaming! Electronic Arts (EA) and Gameloft are having their annual holiday sales just in time for Christmas. If you've got a gamer on your shopping list with an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, a mobile game will make ...more
In this clip, Sin City's Visual Effects Supervisor, Stu Maschwitz, shows you how to get the Summer Blockbuster look seen in Transformers 2, Terminator: Salvation, and The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 using Magic Bullet Colorista & Magic Bullet Looks within Adobe After Effects. Wheth ...more
Jam City's Panda Pop was a great success that helped millions of users waste vast amounts of precious time with its bubble-popping panda cuddliness. Not wanting to mess with success, Jam City has now simply re-skinned the game to feature all the beloved characters from Charles ...more