This simple noose can be done quickly and is ideal for trapping small game. This video serves as a step by step detailed guide on how to tie it. Shown in two ways, a simple one and a more involved way that makes the rope and noose move more easily. Watch this video hunting tut ...more
Traps for Animals
Mike demonstrates this basic trap: Figure 4 Deadfall. The Figure 4 deadfall is similar to a Paiute Deadfall. Whether you are venturing on a rugged camping trip, or simply want to brush on your outdoor survival skills, this video will come in handy. Learn how to make a figure 4 ...more
Paiute Deadfall is a useful trap that employs sticks, string, and a rock. Whether you are venturing on a rugged camping trip, or simply want to brush on your outdoor survival skills, this video will come in handy. Learn how to create a paiute deadfall when out in the wild.
In this how-to video, Andrew Price of Dryad Bushcraft teaches methods of trapping animals in a survival situation. Learn methods of tracking animals as well as the West County trap and wire snare method. Watch this video hunting tutorial and learn how to trap animals like a re ...more
If you're going to survive in the wild you're going to need something to eat. This video shows how to build what's called an Asian monitor trap, ideal for catching small animals. With a few tree branches, some cord and bait, you could be dining on squirrel tonight!
This is an easy water based trap to trap monsters and animals in your Minecraft game, complete with a special loot collection drop. In addition, you're shown how to build an indicator light so you will know immediately when something has triggered your trap!
The animals in Minecraft can either be scarce or very abundant, but a cool way of cutting out the mundane process of searching for them are creating a pit trap. The easiest way to lure them using a path of torches that will lead them into falling into a deep pit that they can' ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. Gathering resources can be an exhausting business. Hours can be spent collecting feathers for arrows or in search of enough Ender pearls to find a stronghold. Luckily with e ...more
The worst can always happen. Even if you think you're absolutely prepared, you can somehow find yourself stranded in the middle of nowhere by yourself. It can happen. Without a map, without a compass, without a cell phone... without food and water. There are plenty of dange ...more
Control wild animals and pests with this system. This is designed and built as a simple live trap release system so one could safely open and release a live trap from behind the trap and away from the animal's exit from the trap.
This video tutorial shows how to hack FarmVille (07/02/10). When you FarmVille farm starts to get really vast, waiting for your avatar to walk to each plot in order to harvest it becomes a major hassle. But it need not be. This video will show you how to use a simple technique ...more
When you're surviving in the wild there's no running to 7-11 to grab some snacks. It's all up to you. This excellent instructional video teaches you how to build and set an Asian trail spring trap. Primarily, this trap would be used for medium sides animals as they make their ...more
Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more
When going into an area that you're unfamiliar with, the first thing you need to learn is where the animals are and what you can use to bring them in, trap them, and well, you know the rest. In this video you will learn how to create sign post traps that use visual and smell b ...more
Check out this how-to video to make non typical box traps and to catch wild ring necked pheasants (hens). These traps can be modified in size and bait to catch many different species of wild animals alive. This is an idea of a few animals that these traps will catch alive: ri ...more
This is a great glitch to help improve your planting and harvesting in FarmVille. Believe it or not, the fastest way to do this is to simply trap yourself. That's it. This video tutorial shows how to plant & harvest faster on FarmVille (08/14/09). Just make sure you trap your ...more
This video will show you how to build a clever trap for killing animals in Minecraft, using a dispenser, red clay, cake, and torches. This trap is a great way to get pigs and cows, it is very effective and simple.
Whether you are venturing on a rugged camping trip, or simply want to brush on your outdoor survival skills, this video will come in handy. Learn how to make a snare for trapping animals when out in the wild. While this trap is illegal in some states, the skill can be useful t ...more
A basic hog trap is capable of catching large wild pigs. Animals over 400 lbs have already been caught in this trap and it has proven itself as the trap use for wild pig removal. Watch this how to video and learn how easy it is to bait and set a trap for wild pigs.
This video will demonstrate how to properly set our Pipe Trap. Also known as a Tube Trap, this kill trap is effective for small animals like squirrels, rats and chipmunks. This clip will show how to use your foot or hands to set the trap. Learn how to bait the trap as well.
You've worked hard to get your garden in shape— the tilling, the planting, the watering, so when pests and weeds threaten your garden, you'll want to take action. But if you don't want to use chemicals, there are effective organic alternatives. Lowe's has the advice you need f ...more
Build a tree string noose trap Materials needed: five feet of rope, knife, various size sticks and a sapling tree. Stretch sapling to the ground. Take two sticks with hoods to act as hammer sticks and place them into the ground. Place a straight stick under the hooks on the ...more
If you're out in the wild and hope to capture something, the best way to do so without using any bullets or a knife is by capturing it. You can do so by making a great trap using mother nature and some other manmade parts. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to make a ...more
This video illustrate us how to prepare snares. Here are the following steps:Step 1:Take a wooden block and drill a hole in the corner of the block.Step 2: Now take a metallic wire and make a loop out of the metallic wire .Step 3: Now bind this loop with a binder and hook the ...more
See how to make a figure four deadfall trap. This is a great survival trap that can be easily constructed (with practice) out of very basic materials that in most environments can be easily found. The trap can also be made with very limited, or primative tools. This trap is a ...more
Robert Xyster, submitter to Love.Earn, shares a military-grade formula for avoiding starvation in the wild. There are several deadfall trap tutorials on the web, but this HowTo is particularly unique because of its context. Using the Iraq terrain as a backdrop, the war vetera ...more
Enjoy rolling around at night in the sleek luster of silk? Also afraid of a mobster finding out you're rolling around with his cousin's wife? Solution: bullet-proof silk sheets. All you need is the strongest biomaterial ever found--Darwin's bark spider silk. So, grab a loom an ...more
PETA wouldn't consider James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau's ingenious flypaper clock very eco-friendly, but I might beg to differ. The clock doesn't require any electricity or batteries. Instead it captures flies and converts the bodies of the dead insects into energy. Eight dead f ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. No self-respecting Minecraft house is complete without a state of the art automatic cobblestone generator. But what does the average Minecrafter need with a bunch of cobblestone? To ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. One of the newest features to be added to Minecraft is the hunger bar. Since the final 1.8 update, players go hungry over time if they don't replenish themselves. Hunger is also det ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the Inspiration board, and come play on our free server! HELLO, FELLOW MINECRAFTERS. Pmaguire here, bringing you my favorite idea for a competition so far! I hope that you will come to love it as much as I do! Well, ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Hello, it's iDwarf again! Last week's redstone trap competition was a HUGE success. We had at least 30 entries! But before we get to showing off the winners ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Hey, it's iDwarf bringing you another redstone competition! The last one was fairly successful for being new. As you all know, I will be running these compe ...more
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
Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more
There's a lot that you can do in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Sure, you can do the predictable thing and be a gay cat-man that shouts at dragons to death. But you can also take on even the most mundane of tasks. Want to make pies for twenty hours? There's an oven right over th ...more
Kruder, from The Pathfinder's school, teaches you how to make a spring spear trap with almost all natural materials. This is a very dangerous trap so be warned and be very careful if you practice this. By using any springy tree (he uses a Maple), and a toggle tied to another t ...more
News : Bloodsucking Flies Act as 'Flying Syringes' to Detect Malaria & Other Emerging Diseases in Wild Animals
Researchers have been studying the blood meals of flies to understand the flow of infectious pathogens in wild animals. Prior studies have shown that DNA from animals hosting pathogens like malaria and Zika are preserved in the blood meals of flies, so scientists are using th ...more
With a predicated increase in the number of Lyme disease cases in the coming spring season, new research endorses the use of bait boxes to control ticks on the rodents that serve as their hosts. With cases spread across the country from coast to coast, Lyme disease is particu ...more
Seagrass may help your favorite beach stay a little less toxic. A new study, led by Joleah Lamb, a postdoctoral researcher in the Harvell Lab at Cornell University, found that coastal seagrasses reduce levels of pathogens dangerous to humans and marine organisms in near-shore ...more
Technology and nature, typically thought of as opposites, are coming together in a new London exhibit. The exhibition is aptly named "WILD LIFE." It's located in London's Broadgate and was created by animal conservationists, the Aspinall Foundation, who partnered with a desig ...more
A dangerous bacterial disease is infecting dogs in northern New Jersey, forcing owners to keep their pets inside. The dogs came down with leptospirosis, a potentially fatal infection found in at least five dogs in the Paramus borough in northeastern New Jersey so far. NBC rep ...more
The future of forests looks dreary in the face of a warming climate, but scientists are exploring the relationship between soil microbes and the ability of trees to move to higher altitudes, a key component of their survival. With the rate of ice melting and sea level rise ha ...more
Tardigrades are some of the toughest but least well-known creatures on our planet. These tiny animals, also called moss piglets or water bears, are definitely of this earth, but some can boast that they've also traveled to space. They have been found in the fossil record as l ...more
Every year, 100-200 people in the US contract leptospirosis, but usually 50% of the cases occur in Hawaii where outdoor adventurers are exposed to Leptospira bacteria found in freshwater ponds, waterfalls, streams, and mud. That's why it's so alarming that two people in the Br ...more
A promising new antibiotic has been discovered in, of all things, another bacteria. Burkholderia bacteria live in diverse habitats, including soil, plants, and humans where they thrive by knocking out other microbes that compete with them for resources or threaten their existe ...more
Call them what you will—moss piglets, water bears, or by their real name, tardigrade—but these intriguing tiny creatures can come back from the brink of death. They can survive boiling, deep freezing, UV radiation, completely drying out, and even a trip to space—without the be ...more
Tell the truth. The bat picture creeps you out. You are not alone. But in reality, bats truly are some of our best friends. They gobble thousands of disease-spreading bugs a night. But they also carry viruses that can be deadly to humans. So, bats — friend or foe? There are o ...more
During the millions of years they've been on earth horseshoe crabs have developed a trick that can save our lives even now — and may be especially useful in the fight against healthcare-associated infections. The living fossils we call horseshoe crabs are not real crabs, and ...more
If you have encountered bed bugs lately, you are not alone. While the pesticides used to fight these pests are losing effectiveness, a fungus shows promise in knocking the bugs out of beds everywhere. Bed bugs, or Cimex lectularius, are parasitic arthropods, part of a broad g ...more
A PirateBox creates a network that allows users to communicate wirelessly, connecting smartphones and laptops even when surrounding infrastructure has been disabled on purpose or destroyed in a disaster. Using a Raspberry Pi, we will make a wireless offline server that hosts f ...more
Once upon a time in America, there was coffee and there was decaf. That's it. No capuccinos. No espressos. And certainly no Starbucks. Coffee was just coffee, something that you bought at a gas station or donut shop. If you made it at home, it was either in a metal pot or inst ...more