We all love Tron. The more Tron the better. We learned how to make a Tron suit with the help of Adafruit, but here's a new rendition that substitutes the electroluminescent wire for LEDs. Instructables member sheetmetalalchemist says the LEDs are brighter, sturdier and lighter ...more
Playboy has launched a naughty Tron-inspired editorial entitled "Game On", starring Irina Voronina and Sasckya Porto. See more images and behind-the-scenes video at Playboy or learn to do it Tron-style with WonderHowTo's guide to Tron-a-Sutra (the more Tron-sexiness the better ...more
We've shown you before, but in anticipation of tomorrow's release of Tron: Legacy, we're going to show you again: The Art of Tron-a-Sutra. (P.S. You've officially been warned. Pretty damn NSFW.) Previously, Playboy Does Tron. HowTo: Make Your Own Tron Costume With Electrolumi ...more
"Tron" is a very cinematography-heavy film. While the story itself is interesting - Sam being contacted by his father who's stuck in a game he built many years after he's disappeared from the real world - the big draw is definitely the dark, glowing bodysuits and tracks in the ...more
The release of Tron: Legacy is just two weeks away, and if our in depth guide to Tron-a-Sutra didn't get you revved up, perhaps the street legal Tron Light Cycle will. Via Wired: "A Florida bike shop has put together 10 custom-built, street-legal Tron Light Cycle lookalikes. ...more
Love the retro Tron movie from Disney? Can't wait for the release of the new Tron: Legacy on November 17th? We've got something to bide your time— Tron: Evolution. Disney Interactive Studios launched the Tron: Evolution video game today, which connects the first film's storyl ...more
Are you a "Tron" fanatic? Then this laptop case will blow your mind. Styled after the streamlined, glow-in-the-dark "Tron" cinematography, this laptop bag looks like a "Tron" suit and will shine even at night. Tote your Thinkpad and port your Apple in style with our custom TR ...more
Okay, so it's a gigantic ad. It still looks amazing. Below, a Tron Legacy skate ramp in Melbourne, Australia, created by interactive agency ENESS: "Each rider is equipped with an ipod and our custom-built app to measure their air time and trigger graphics whilst in the air an ...more
Sorry Nissan Land Glider, the BMW Simple makes you look like a Granny car. This prototype truly feels like a car and motorcycle combined (plus it bears an amazing resemblance to the Tron light cycle). From BMW: "Simple is the acronym for sustainable and innovative mobility ...more
You know those cool skintight black bodysuits they wear in "Tron"? They seem like costumes only the best of movie costume designers - and CG artists - can produce, but you can make a pretty good replica at home. Just check out this video to learn how to make a "Tron: Legacy" ...more
This Halloween, enter The Grid by making your own Tron Legacy costume. This guide will show you how to make a cheap Tron costume for Halloween to impress everyone at this year's party. You can use EL wire to make the shirt get that blue outline.
These amazing reworking of the tron and tron legacy posters are the creations of this design master. Hats of for the great work, keep it up and please post your future creations here.
Everyone is excited for the newest addition to the TRON franchise, Evolution! This tutorial shows you everything that you need to know in order to get through the first level, Reboot, when playing this game. Best of all? You get your own light cycle! Part 1 of 2 - How to Get t ...more
All these tron posters and the following tron opening titles done Saul Bass style are from the designer mind of Hexagonall
Don't know about you, but I can't wait until the new movie comes out. This is a mashup of Daft Punk with scenes from Tron and Tron Legacy! Via Kottke.
Check out this instructional electric guitar video that shows you how to use the Electro Harmonix Q Tron Plus pedal. This demonstrational video is presented by Dave Weiner. With this tutorial, learn about all the functions and capabilities of the Electro Harmonix Q Tron Plus p ...more
Want to make your own sexy (or not) Tron costume like designer Syuzi's? All you need is a black body suit and some electroluminescent wire. The bodysuit is easy, but as for the electroluminescent wire, you'll need Adafruit for that: "EL Wire, also known as Electroluminescent ...more
"It seems that artist Iain Heath is quite enamored with her as well, as he’s decided to turn her Tron Legacy character Quorra into an awesome LEGO model. At only 12 inches tall and made of blocky LEGO bits, the model doesn’t exactly capture Olivia Wilde’s character in all her ...more
It doesn't take much to make "House" hottie Oliva Wilde look gorgeous. But she really does turn things up a notch in her new movie "Tron," in which she plays fierce warrior Quorra. While Wilde may be genetically blessed, we can steal her beautiful night out smoky eyes from the ...more
"Tron: Legacy" may have not been the most plot-driven movie out there, nor will it be an Oscar contender, but cinematography-wise it was truly a feast for the eyes. One of our favorite video game characters from the movie was Gem, one of the sirens who suit Sam up for the game ...more
Gem from Tron Legacy wears a lot of makeup, making her character a perfect candidate for a cool Halloween costume. If you want to look like Gem, take a look at this Halloween costume guide to learn how to apply makeup that makes you look like her.
I would love to see the entire world done in Tron 2.0 fashion. This was created by DeviantArt user known as iamclu
Here at Wonder How To we've seen a look of "how to look like so-and-so" makeup videos. Lots of them are good, but this one, which teaches you how to look like super sexy siren Gem from "Tron: Legacy," truly takes the cake. Few other Gem videos we've encountered get you to act ...more
How many times is the bracelet wrapped around jeff bridges arm in this scene from TRON Legacy?
Go back inside the grid and find all the hidden items (like files and Abraxas shards) in levels five through seven of the Tron game, Evolution. Some of the itmes are pretty easy to find, but a few are a bit tricky - and that's what this video is for!
Mike and Rajo saw Tron Legacy in Imax 3d at Aintitcoolnews' Buttnumbathon after being awake for 24 hours and it melted our faces off.
Not only will you be able to drive your own light cycle when playing a program in TRON: Evolution, you also get your own tank! This video goes over the basics of driving and maneuvering your tank through the game.
Now, you can ride your own light cycle! This tutorial shows you the basics of driving, handling and maneuvering a light cycle in the newest addition to the TRON franchise, the Evolution video game. Make sure you don't crash or destroy a program!
If the old tron was re-cut as a trailer for modern audiences it might look like this. Quite awesome.
Kipkay is at it again with his pranks. In this video, he shares four fun and easy pranks that anyone can do to drive their friends (or victims) crazy! Their all very simple. They include a cell phone prank, a floss prank, and more! #1 - Confetti Kablooey For this prank, you ...more
Almost everything we saw in the new movie "Tron: Legacy" made our jaws drop to the floor. From the amazing light cycles which carved beams of light wherever they drove to the awesome dueling between the "programs" and user Sam, there was much coolness to be seen. But we were ...more
You don't have to go the boring route with Christmas lights this year. Try hacking them, or better yet see if you can replicate this Tron-themed optical illusion made by WonderHowTo favorite Brusspup. Good luck... looks like it took some serious time and patience to get it rig ...more
Whoa. Look what we found in the mainframe. Let's say you're a 15-year-old boy nerd looking to SCORE. Real life experience has been... limited. (Ok, you're a virgin.) Lara Croft was inspired (nine years ago when you were six-years-old!). So, where are the sex-ed tutorials that ...more
The key to this lamp is creating the luminescent shapes which represent electronic circuits or magic spells on the lamp surface. You could also do this on coffee tables or other objects you can make out of plexiglass - get creative!
Looks like Disney's next nerd blockbuster will come with some pretty cool action figurines. These figures have "impulse projection technology", which means that when you make the figures talk, an image of the actor's face is projected onto the figurine helmet. Interesting! Vi ...more
Darth Vader guides us through a 42-movement Tai Chi sword form (or rather light saber form) in this CGI video created by John Leo. (BTW, speaking of schooling with nerd appeal... have you seen the NSFW Tron-a-Sutra?) Previously, SCORE With Tron-a-Sutra (NSFW).
Watch as Kipkay from MAKE Magazine shows you how to make something really cool for the office, with parts from RadioShack. One of the original practical jokes is the gravity activated subwoofer simulator, or better known as the Whoopee Cushion. See how to make a high tech pran ...more
Instructable user samsmith17's solution for riding in the dark is a lot snazzier than your typical bicycle light: "This summer I realized that you don’t need a driver to run your el wire if you’re putting it on a bike. I hooked a stepper motor up to a transformer from an old ...more
If you've seen the new Disney movie "Tron," then you know that black and white is a beautifully futuristic, if stark, combination that works well for creating a visual masterpiece. The same thing goes with nail looks. Check out this nail tutorial to learn how to create a funk ...more
Are you obsessed with bobs now after watching bombshell actress Olivia Wilde donning one (albiet it was a wig) in the futuristic action film "Tron"? If you're serious about taking the plunge into short hairhood, then check out this video for your introduction to cutting and st ...more
Arguably one of the most influential futurists, Syd Mead has given us icon designs for everything from Blade Runner, Tron to Alien. Below is embedded a 7.5 minute short film that is a featurette providing great insight into the nature of his creative process and what he feels ...more
If you're still obsessed with Olivia Wilde's blunt-cut bob in "Tron," then why not get the cut for yourself? We know it's a really big change, especially if you have long hair, but if you're ready to take the plunge, then check out this video to learn how to cut an assymetrica ...more
This batch of live action reenactments of classic disney movie moments features Olivia Wilde as the Evil Queen from Snow White and Seven Dwarfs. In this frame there is also Alec Baldwin as the face in the magic mirror. Beauty and the beast features another Tron 2.0 actor, Jeff ...more
With Disney's futuristic video game movie "Tron" arriving in theaters this December, the call for an edgy, avant garde makeup look is now stronger than ever. Take inspiration from Olivia Wilde's warrior woman look and create your own graphic eye. Take a look at this video to ...more
Video games and movies have a history of interaction dogged by failure. Video game movies and movie video games both tend to be terrible. There has never been a good feature film based on a video game franchise. Even documentaries about games, which should be rife given the ra ...more
Think beautiful bokeh photography + just a hint of TRON sensuality and you have photographer Audrey Penven's lovely series entitled "Dancing with Invisible Light: A series of interactions with Kinect's infrared structured light". Penven's process is quite interesting: "With ...more
Riding your bicycle at night is dangerous on busy streets, especially if you've got no bike lights. In most states, it's illegal to ride your bike at night without any lights because drivers on the road won't be able to see you until it's too late. Plus, how is anybody going t ...more
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
Xiaomi phones run a skinned version of Android known as MIUI, which, over the years, has been a popular custom ROM. One of the standout features Xiaomi has added to the mix is something called Quick Ball, which lets you navigate your phone by swiping inward from a small circle ...more
Take one down, pass it around, 99 bottles on which to play classical music? As someone who has studied music extensively, I've seen many interpretations of famous pieces of music played on glass bottles, but hearing these four interpretations of famous pieces (not all classic ...more
Virtual reality is all the rage these days, especially with devices like the Oculus Rift, Gear VR, and HTC Vive hitting shelves lately. But before any of those fancy, expensive headsets ever made it to the market, Google came up with a thrifty and inventive substitute in the f ...more
Sometimes an iDevice is best used for idle, pointless fun. Today's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Deviceis a mixed bag of time-wasting cool effects and random, but useful art-making tools. Below, 10 apps for creating anything from erratic hand-shaken digital effects to your ...more