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How To : Make a duct tape wallet with credit card holders

Check out this video for advice on how to build a brand new wallet out of duct tape. These aren't just ordinary wallets, either, they have slots for credit cards and everything! These are complete billfolds and can be made into plenty of different style depending on your prefe ...more

How To : Make a web credit card holder with duct tape

Duct tape artists are known for their adherence to straight lines due to the difficulty of making more elaborate shapes in the medium. For advanced duct tape artists looking for a challenge, this video will teach you how to create a spider-web-like design as part of a credit c ...more

How To : Decorate a credit card holder with duct tape

Most of the duct-tape aficionados out there who are watching this video are probably familiar with duct tapes incredible versatility as a material for making backpacks, tuxedos, and other accessories and clothing items. What many don't realize, however, is the extent of the de ...more

How To : Craft funky woven duct tape credit card holders

Wallets are our least favorite item to purchase. Why? Well, they're either super crappy in quality and looks (think a pleather wallet you can purchase at the clearance bin at Wal-Mart) or gorgeous but out of this world expensive (Dior, anyone?). There's selmonly a space in bet ...more

HowTo : Use Science to Decode a Credit Card's Secret Data

Tetherd Cow Ahead posts an interesting science experiment. All you really need is a little bit of iron powder and a magnet, and you can unveil the info behind the magstripe on a credit card.  You will need: A small amount of fine iron powder or iron oxide A magnet An old cre ...more

How To : Get credit cards, credit scores, and credit

American economy is based on credit in the form of credit cards, loans and debt management. Learn about credit and credit cards from a credit counselor in this free personal finance video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Get credit cards, credit scores, and credit. Get credit car ...more

How To : Make guitar pick earrings out of credit cards

We've all heard of and seen guitar pick earrings. They're really rock'n'roll and show you've got an indie, alternative edge to your style. But sometimes we need to use those guitar picks for, well, guitar picking, so is there any other way to get the same look without sacrific ...more

Google Is in Your Pocket : Android to Replace Credit Cards

The future of technology promises more and more seamless daily interactions. Pee on your phone, test for STDS. Or perhaps more widely appealing, ditch your wallet for all-in-one easy mobility. The New York Times reports: "The newest version of Android, Google’s mobile phone ...more

How To : Reuse outdated or old business cards in fun ways

If you've changed jobs or transferred your old Rolodex onto the computer, you will have a ton of left over business cards. Why not go green and reuse the cards as something unique? Check out this video for tips on what to do with all those tiny squares of paper. You Will Need ...more

How To : Make a guitar pick from credit or gift cards

Reuse an expired credit or empty gift card to make a guitar pick instead of buying a brand new pick. You will need a pick, nail file (or sandpaper), card, and sharp scissors. Each card will probably yield about four or five picks. With a pen or Sharpie, outline your pick onto ...more

How To : Organize Your Chaotic Cable Clutter

If you are like most people, you probably have a discordant mess of cable and computer cords in your workspace or living room snaking all over the floor or against your desk. Though you can buy various cable organizers at the computer store, you can also organize them the DIY ...more

How To : Make a swap tool for a Playstation 2

This will show you how to make a swap card for your Playstation 2 (PS2) so that you can play custom, backup, or burned game discs. All you need is an old credit hard or a hard piece of plastic.

How To : Clean vinyl LP records with Titebond II wood glue

This video shows how to clean old records using Titebond II wood glue. He has the record turning slowly on the turntable, and while it's turning, slowly squeezes a line of glue around and around onto the surface of the record, starting from the middle. He explains that it take ...more

How To : 6 DIY Ideas for Keeping Your Earbuds Tangle-Free

If you always carry earbuds with you in your purse or backpack, you can use simple household objects to prevent the cords from tangling up into knots. For a super-easy solution, simply place your earbud cords in a prescription bottle, a travel-sized Q-tip container, or an emp ...more

How To : Make a Phone or Tablet Stand

How to make a simple yet effective stand for your phone or tablet / iPad. Great for watching films or reading recipes whilst you cook. What you need: Cardboard Scissors Maybe an old credit card or store card Step 1: Watch the Video for Full Instructions Video: . Step 2: Cut ...more

How To : 7 Tips for Booking a Cheap Hotel Room

If you know where you need to book a hotel for traveling but aren't too picky about the hotel brand or exact neighborhood, book a hotel room for a discounted rate at Hotwire.com or Priceline.com. Once you book the hotel, then the exact hotel name and location is revealed to yo ...more

News : Moshi Monsters Rise from Indie Game to Kiddie Empire

Four years ago Mind Candy was a pretty small game company. They were best known for their revolutionary but short lived ARG Perplex City, and had no other successful franchises to fall back on when that ended. Their plan to save it? Start a free online social game for children ...more

News : A New Deck, and an Old One Revived

Ladies and gentlemen, I have a confession to make, in case you haven't noticed already: I'm a little reticent about building decks. I've only posted two on this blog, one of which was made by someone else. I have a few thousand cards. Why not make use of a few? Well, why not, ...more

News : A Brief History of Hacking

Welcome back, my fledgling hackers! Hacking has a long and storied history in the U.S. and around the world. It did not begin yesterday, or even at the advent of the 21st century, but rather dates back at least 40 years. Of course, once the internet migrated to commercial use ...more

How To : Create Strong, Safe Passwords

Movies like to show hackers breaking passwords with fancy software and ludicrous gadgets. The reality of busting passwords open is much more mundane. Simple as it may sound, most passwords are broken purely by guesswork. Check out this infographic from ZoneAlarm, as well as th ...more

Apple Pay Cash 101 : What You Need to Get Started

Move over Venmo, Apple Pay Cash is here, and it's built right into iMessage. If you're like us, you've been eagerly waiting to give this new feature a try on your iPhone ever since Apple announced it during WWDC 2017 back in June. While it was never released in the main iOS 11 ...more

How To : Pack your wallet for an itnernational trip

With all the documents ready, we need to fill our wallet with money for the travel. This video discusses various ways of filling the pocket. That is how to prepare the money for international travel. Over the years credit cards have been widely used by many travelers, which is ...more

How To : Perform the Tenkai palm to make a card vanish

One of the most soothing card trick videos we've seen yet, follow along and try your skill at Tenkai palming. Learn how to use the palm to vanish cards (or credit cards, when you get good enough). You might have to crank the volume all the way up on your speakers, but it's wor ...more

How To : Snooper-proof your RFID chip loaded wallet

Did you know that malicious people can use scanners to read the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips in your credit cards and identification documents and steal your personal information? Learn to protect your personal information from hackers and scammers with this sim ...more

How To : Install memory in a 17" MacBook Pro laptop

The geniuses at Other Word Computing (OWC) show you how to install new memory cards in your 17" Macbook Pro pre-unibody, only by using a screwdriver and a little elbow grease. The only thing to keep in mind is that your laptop must be an older model, created prior to February ...more

How To : Make an executive tower wallet out of duct tape

Sometimes you just have too much cash to fit into a small, purse-sized wallet and need a much bigger one to hold in all your dough. If you're one of the few lucky lads who are making lots of money in our gloomy economy and need a larger wallet, then watch this video to learn h ...more

How To : Work at home with Amazon's Mechanical Turk

Mechanical Turk is a cool work from home website to help you make a little extra cash. The website offers simple little jobs that anyone can do and pays you for them. It is a scam-free site, and requires no credit cards or fees or money of any kind, but legitimately pays out. ...more

How To : Craft adorable yarn cards with Martha Stewart

Whoever said that pretty has to be complicated hasn't taken a glimpse at these adorable cards decorated with glued-on yarn motifs. A simple craft for kids and adults, yarn art creates homespun cards that evoke a whimsical, old world charm. Learn how to make yarn cards by watc ...more

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