This week: a rigged game of skill & a simple sucker bet! Check out this video if you want to learn how to beat anyone in a simple game that can be played anywhere with coins and a napkin. Some might call it magic, others call it skill. From Revision3: First off, our main even ...more
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Without looking, peeking, or even cheating, you will be able to figure out who will win in a virtual game of rock-paper-scissors. Method: This is a brilliant trick developed by Robert Neale and can be found in his book "Tricks of the Imagination". Start by grabbing three mark ...more
If you're a believer in the power of logic, may as well skip the game tomorrow. Two math professors at the University of London have supposedly determined who will win the World Cup, and have displayed their findings as a sophisticated infographic: The short and simple explan ...more
Air New Zealand is looking for a spokesperson for the Antarctica: No Ordinary Place, No Ordinary Assignment project, a two-week adventure in Antarctica, where the chosen candidate will join National Geographic photographer Jason Edwards to document environmental issues and imp ...more
This League of Legends: Dominion spotlight from Riot Games explains how to win a match of Dominion by providing an overview of all of the mechanics in the game. Phreak discusses capturing towers, obtaining buffs and health packs, and where to find speed shrines on the Crystal ...more
Every time you see one, you just have to put a quarter in an try your hands at the CLAW! But WTF? You never win anything from those darned claw machines! You can waste ten bucks in quarters and still come out empty handed. But wait— instead of cursing at the claw and kicking ...more
In the United States, slot machines are the biggest and easiest form of gambling. If you think there is any actual "skill" to playing a slot, you're wrong. Slot machines are purely luck, but there are some tactics to make sure you are playing on the highest paying slots. This ...more
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teaches you how to... you guessed it, play a game of chess. This chess video tutorial will show you how to take the initiative in a chess game to win. This chess problem is from the game Danielian vs Kosteniuk, in the European Team Championship ...more
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to play a magnificent game of chess in this chess video tutorial on the very difficult Rook and Bishop against Rook endgame. See how to use the Philidor's position to win the endgame of chess. The Philidor position is one of the k ...more
Let Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teach you how to play a game of chess in this chess video tutorial. This chess position is from the game Radjabov vs Anand of the 2006 Blitz World Championship. White wins in the Poisoned Pawn Sicilian Defense. To do this chess move, there ...more
If you have yet to check out the Secret Tips from the Universe DIY Contest, now's the time! The clock is ticking—you only have until Sunday, 11:59 p.m. to enter for a chance to win original artwork by Yumi. It works like this: Submit Come up with a great idea for a DIY proj ...more
Here's a cool and easy bar trick to win yourself a free drink. You'll need a glass, a cigarette, a business card and a coin. Stack a business card, a cigarette and a coin on a glass. Now remove only the business card and the cigarette so that the coin falls into the glass. Thi ...more
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In this video, we learn how to win over her friends. One thing you can do is to pay for drinks or buy a meal when you are out with the friends. Ask them questions so you can get to know them and they think you care about them. Do not touch them and give half hugs if you have t ...more
Some say Nigel Richards is to SCRABBLE what Garry Kasparov is to chess, but that doesn't make him perfect. The New Zealender lost on Sunday to Pakistani scrabble champion Muhammad Sulaiman, in the Malta International Scrabble Open Championship 2010, played in Qawra, Malta (So ...more
This is an automated video on how you can win your ex girlfriend back. It tells you what you should do in this situation. This video also tells you how to be thoughtful during this time and how you can possibly go to far. It also tells you how you may be able to get her back w ...more
The three gentlemen in the video show the viewer what it takes to win a 2 vs. 1 fight. They show multiple angles and scenarios for how the fight could pan out, and give advice accordingly. The "good guy" as he is called, informs the viewer on many ways to take out assailants a ...more
Suckers bets are the easiest way to makes some money. You only need to be able to do something that seems impossible, but is exactly the opposite. In this con video tutorial, you'll see how to win a sucker bet by walking through a sheet of paper. Just bet your friend that you ...more
Help yourself win that must-have item with these tips. You Will Need: a computer with internet access, money, & patience. Create an account. Browse the categories to familiarize yourself with the site, especially if you don’t have a specific item in mind. If you know what you ...more
Check out this how to video on carnival games. Some of the local carnies offer tips on how to win the games along the midway at the Lorain County Fair. That doesn't mean you have to go to Lorain though, this applies to all carnival games, including One In Wins, Bust One, The G ...more
Effect: a hard-as-balls puzzle, that will drive everyone nuts and win you some free booze! Start out with four quarters set up in a diamond pattern. The mark's goal is to get the quarters in the correct pattern...WHILE FOLLOWING THESE RULES: #1: Only slide one quarter at a ...more
A redstone clock is a pretty easy mechanism to make. A digital readout for that redstone clock is a little harder, and that's what Lesnoydude has made that won him the staff choice award. However, what I liked most about this build wasn't just the redstone. There are plenty o ...more
Coin toss. It's an equalizer. 50/50. Heads. Or tails. Well, not if you cheat. This is a magic trick of finger finesse. The head feels much different than the tail. To pull this off successfully, concentrate on the finger tip swipe to get an accurate feel. In ancient Rome, t ...more
The latest video game developer to hit the scene is a hotel chain, and they're offering big prizes for high-scorers. That's right, the W Hotels released a free game that can be played on your desktop, tablet, or smartphone called Belle the Bear. A Frogger-style game, Belle th ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to win at Chess in two moves. First, you will need a chessboard. Pawns go up twice at the start or once. They attack diagonally. Otherwise they just go up once. The castle, or rook, go up and down or side to side. The bishop goes diagon ...more
Make some new bar friends (or enemies) and win yourself some free drinks with Scam School's two new tricks! All you'll need is a box of matches, a flat surface and a couple of willing bar folk to pull off this trick. Mmm, nothing tastes better than free beer! Puzzle 1: You've ...more
Minions are computer generated NPCs that spawn from the base nexus and attack enemies. You can't control your minions, but you can influence them by using smite and heal on them. Use your minions well and you'll win your games on the Fields of Justice! Become a champion at Le ...more
Heartbroken? If your girlfriend threw in the towel before you were ready, there are a few ways you can try to win her back. Follow along with this tutorial and try to mend your broken heart. You Will Need • Empathy • Professional help • Friends • Pen and paper • Patience ...more
Darnit! Are you tired of getting slammed in arm wrestling matches? Before you switch to thumb wrestling, take a little time to hone your technique with this video including tips on how to win your next arm wrestling match. You Will Need: • Weights • Practice Step 1: Train ...more
Is your girlfriend or boyfriend always right? No matter what you say, they will always be right? Well, in this tutorial learn how you can win in an argument fair and square with a few simple techniques. You Will Need: • The focus of an attack dog • A good memory • Humility • ...more
It can sometimes be difficult to win a solo queue game in League of Legends when paired with players you don't know. Here are a few tips and hints when you pick your champion in a way to compliment what your teammates are playing. Become a champion at League of Legends. Leagu ...more
So, the in-person conversations between you and your friends has slowed down to a near halt, thanks to everyone's obsession with texting, Facebook, and over-uploading pics to Instagram—socializing at its best. It could also be that you're just not interesting enough anymore in ...more
Bastion has several different challenges that are accessible via the proving grounds in the game. If you happen to venture to Zulwood Grove, try your hand at the Scrap Musket challenge after taking a look at this tutorial. It contains information on all the useful upgrades nec ...more
The Eagles may very well be the most played team in the Madden NFL 12, and for good reason--they're the strongest team in the game. Don't worry about forfeiting games when you see them on the other side, with this guide from EA Sports you'll learn how to slow down Michael Vick ...more
The last proving ground in Bastion can be a little tricky. It requires you to use the calamity cannon weapon to stop invading enemies from destroying statues. One little trick to earning first prize in both the XBLA and PC versions of the game is grabbing the 'increased blast ...more
Bastion is an indie game available via the XBLA or on the PC. If you're trying to earn first prize in the Slinger Range proving ground challenge for dueling pistols, you may be having a hard time. It's fairly difficult, but by spamming the mouse button and shooting fast, you s ...more
OK, here's another bar trick that will have you sipping free suds in no time. You'll need a box of wooden matches, a piece of paper, a pen and a ruler. This simple game of skill looks completely fair, but always leaves the sucker short.
Oh bar tricks, who can ever get enough? Well, in this simple trick, you'll bet someone to see if they can balance two forks on one toothpick. Watch this video and see how the trick is done, so you can enjoy the sweet taste of victory!
In this bar trick, you'll ask someone to remove a dollar bill from underneath an upside down beer bottle without knocking the bottle over. Follow this little video and see how it's done. Next thing you know, you'll be drinking free beer!
Tennis is much more tiring than players of other sports often give it credit for. A match is most often won by the more agile player. If you need to work on your footwork and movement to improve your tennis game, watch this video for drills that will help you do it.
Monday Night Combat might be the surprise hit XBLA game of the summer, but it can be very hard to get going in the game's two main multiplayer modes. The competition is fierce and the help sparse. Fortunately for you, this video is here. It will show you a pretty foolproof str ...more
It's a movie! No, it's a book! First word sounds like... does any of this sound familiar? Either way, check out these tips and you can be a pro at the world's quintessential party game: charades.
Learn how the pro's play no limit Texas Hold'em. This Texas Hold'em how to video gives tips to improve your poker strategy and increase your bankroll.
Whether you want to prove that you would be an awesome GM, or you’re just in it for the money, here’s how to improve your odds of winning a fantasy basketball league.
An easy coin toss magic trick involving palming that will allow you to manipulate the outcome of a coin toss.
Tennis pro Brad Gilbert discusses and illustrates baseline strategy. Strategies covered are positioning, moving your opponent and how to finish both at a beginning and advanced level. Summaries and tips are given throughout the videos with sidebars and popups respectively.
Mad Science is looking for more hackers, makers, and DIYers to participate in our community madness. If you've recently designed or made a project, we want to see it! Share with the other Mad Scientists out there by posting up a how-to of your pet project on our community cork ...more
You're at the bar with an empty bottle and really wish you had a full one. Well, this super easy bar trick by Mr. G will show you how to turn your frown upside down. You'll need a nut, that empty bottle of yours and someone willing to bet you they can blow a nut into the bottl ...more
As any NASCAR fan worth his beer and fried food knows, drafting is the key to achieving high speed and ultimately success in NASCAR. If you're having trouble with the NASCAR Special Race in Gran Turismo 5, watch this video for a demo of how to run it perfectly, with tips on pr ...more
Chess is an amazing game of strategy, albeit pretty tough if you're playing against a good player. With the right strategies, however, you can become a pro in no time. This video will teach you some basic moves and strategies, as well as a way of thinking while playing, that w ...more
Want to get started winning mayorships and badges on Foursquare with the Apple iPhone Foursquare application? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about two and a hal ...more
An interesting look at external factors that influence the players during the World Cup. I'm definitely getting this book!
USPTA instructor Shirley Mendoza helps you get the most out of your five-minute pre-match warm-up. Source: Tennis.com
Enter the game and select Stage 1. Click on the rock above you to make a snake come out. Click on the cactus and drop it on the snake to make a hat. Stage 2: Click and drag the trash to the right and click on the lamp. Click on the taxi that will appear to pass Stage 2. Stage ...more
Find out more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/realhustle VOTE for the best hustle of all time! Pick your favourite scam and cast your vote at http://www.bbc.co.uk/realhustle/besth... The top ten will feature in our Real Hustle Christmas special on BBC Three. It is the turn of Dick and D ...more
Short on cash? Why not trick someone into buying you a free drink if they can't do everything you do. Learn the simple trick to this mirror bet. Watch this video magic tutorial and find out how to do the mirror bet bar trick.
This tutorial video will show you pin your fingers in the opposite direction. It's almost impossible. Trick your drunk friends in a bar with this nifty finger trick for free drinks. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
Learn how to cheat at Blackjack by counting cards. Beat the casino with this scam.