Even with unlimited resources and a serious case of wanderlust, it's unlikely that you or I will be able to see all of the most famous structures in the world in person.
Arduino is a language that's easy to learn and supported on many incredibly low-cost devices, two of which are the $2 Digispark and a $3 ESP8266-based board. We can program these devices in Arduino to hijack the Wi-Fi data connection of any unlocked macOS computer in seconds, and we can even have it send data from the target device to our low-cost evil access point.
How to Hack Radio Frequencies: Building a Radio Listening Station to Decode Digital Audio & Police Dispatches
On April 7, 2017, residents in Dallas, Texas, woke to the sound of emergency sirens blaring all over the city. No one could shut them off, and after repeated efforts to contain the situation, the city had to shut down the entire system. While the media reported a sophisticated computer hack was responsible, the truth was much less high-tech.
As I said in this earlier post, there's no easy way to explain or define the Steampunk aesthetic. There are a large number of Steampunk tropes or "cues", as I call them, that bring to mind the feeling of Steampunk. These cues combine to push past the "not-Steampunk" threshold into firmly "Steampunk" territory.
One of the hardest, most intimidating parts of making your own Steampunk guns from scratch is the wooden stock of the gun. To be fair, it's probably the hardest part. It requires the most artistry, and is the easiest to mess up.
This video series takes you through every step of building a building in SketchUp and is taken from chapter 4 of "Google SketchUp for Dummies" in case you want to follow along. PART 1 explains how to switch to a 2D view to get you ready to build the floor plan. It's a good idea to have accurate measurements of everything you want to build before starting this project. PART 2 familiarizes you with the tools available in SketchUp to help you create your floorplan. PART 3 shows you how to draw t...
Building a house in Minecraft is easy, but what if you want to build that house or building underwater? This guide will take you through the process of constructing a building underwater using the Poncho Pack mod in Minecraft 1.8
Learn everything you could possibly want to know about the internet, multiplayer game Evony with tutorials from EvonyTutorials. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to play Evony - advanced prestige building. See exactly what the game Evony is!
So, you're into LARPing? Need a new foam boffer? The Knights of Gray show you in this two-part video tutorial, how to make a simple and basic boffer sword.
In this video, learn how to build your own mini-terrarium at home and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors from inside your own home. This is super easy and only requires items that you probably already have at home, so it's cheap too! Enjoy your little terrarium everyday with help from Elizabeth Gleeson. Elizabeth teaches you how to build a garden inside a soda bottle, aluminum can, wine bottle and jar! Beautiful!
Autodesk Maya, affectionately known as just Maya to its users, is a 3D computer graphics software that makes it easy to create impressive, realistic models of real-life - or imagined - objects. Super useful for graphic designers, film makers and web designers, the program is one that you should study if you're looking to go into one of the fields above.
Ever wonder how to measure the height of a building, without using a tape measure? Well, this crazy science experiment will show you how. Just watch and you'll see how to measure the height of a building with a CRT monitor, gravity and math.
In order to make A Building Block Birthday Cake, you will need the following: a 13 x 9‚Äù cake, marshmallows, scissors (pre-treated with nonstick cooking spray), and bright colored frosting.
Pergolas make a lovely addition to any home. They offer shade and interesting shape to where you live. In this two part tutorial, learn how to build your own pergola for your home. Follow this step by step video and soon you'll be on your way to relaxing in one of your very own!
As a Boy Scout, when the First Class rank is attained, a scout has learned all the basic camping and outdoors skills of a scout. He can fend for himself in the wild, lead others on a hike or campout, set up a camp site, plan and properly prepare meals, and provide first aid for most situations he may encounter. A First Class scout is prepared.
Whether you're just embarking on a new exercise regimen or are a seasoned weight-lifting chunkhead who needs a little extra cardio to get that last amount of fat off, training using stairs is effective for everyone.
In this how to video, you will learn how to build a patio enclosure with seating walls. You will need measuring tape, a level, a dead blow hammer, a square, masking tape, safety glasses, and work gloves. You will need the courtyard collection as well. First, draw out a plan for the enclosure. Mark the locations of the posts and panels with tape. Openings should be three to four feet wide. Start building walls at posts. Adjustments must be made at corners. Start by placing four corner blocks. ...
Need a general introduction on how to get started creating your own Flex-based web applications in Adobe Flash Builder 4? This clip will show you what to do and introduce you to the general architecture of Flex apps. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash IDE (previously titled Adobe Flex Builder) or simply wish to become better acquainted with the program, you're sure to find benefit in this free video software tutorial. For more information, including specific, step-by-step instruction...
In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to build a landscape retaining wall in a weekend. This video is from www.allanblock.com. You can do it by using the Europa collection from Allanblock. Get the installation details and the location of the nearest dealer from the website. Tolls you need are a shovel, hand compactor, wheel barrow, measuring tape, level, hammer, rake, broom and gloves. This project will require the AB Barcelona, AB Palermo and AB Dover blocks. The first step...
blockvideos shows how to build a cinderblock compost bin for recycling needs. The builder will need 20 corner blocks, 36 AB York blocks, 12 AB Dublin blocks, 17 wall caps, 5 fifty pound bags of crushed rock, and and 2 tubes of masonry adhesive. To begin, find a location to build the compost bin and lay out the first layer of back wall and side wall blocks, lining them up straight. Check the dimensions of the layout. Once confirmed accurate, use a shovel to mark the grass around the blocks. Re...
Papa Tom teaches veiwers how to easily make a terra cotta roof for a realistic looking house for a diorama or school project. This is easy to do and provides incredibly realistic finishing touch to any plain old miniature building.
If your fortress is pretty big and advanced, watch this video. It will give you some advanced tips on building a nearly complete fortress, then show off the creator's beautiful, 20-tutorials-in-the-making fortress.
Need to catch a bird? Only have sticks? This is an intricate method of trapping birds using stick weaving arrangements. This trap is common in Brazil and can be made quickly without tools and only using material on hand. It will result in the live capture of a bird.
Papa Tom teaches viewers the basics for building realistic miniature buildings using Scene-A-Rama Building and Structures Kit. This is great for school or art projects.
Fear the blank page no longer. With the new building blocks feature in Word 2007, you can create sharp-looking business documents more easily than ever. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to assemble your document from galleries of predesigned parts, add your business information, and save the building blocks to use again.
Watch this video walkthrough to learn how to earn the Team Building achievement in Portal 2. If you are playing co-op mode and want to learn how to earn this achievement, pay attention to this Portal 2 guide video and follow along.
Make a toy house out of wooden building blocks. You'll need one square block for the body of the house and a triangular prism for the roof. You'll also need paint in several colors and a paint brush, as well as glue and a black marker.
In this clip, you'll learn how to implement an administrative back end when building a PHP-based content management system. Whether you're new to the PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor scripting language or are a seasoned web developer merely looking to improve your chops, you're sure to find benefit in this free video programming lesson. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look
Here are some of necessary the tools for hobby crafting and diorama making. This model maker uses wood rasps, sanding pencils, wire cutters, small pliers, a box cutter, a wood carving knife, and a Japanese pull saw. When building miniatures you may find yourself making your own tools or finding useful sculpting aids around the house. Occasionally, a wood burning gun can help you achieve detail for tiny window shutters and other fine work.
In this video you will learn how to adjust the valve lash - one of the necessary steps of building an engine. You want to leave as much of the internal lubrication in place as possible. If you follow the firing order of your motor, you'll only have to turn the crankshaft one complete rotation. This section has some of the more detailed 3D models to show you the internals of a working motor.
This video shows you how to create a building explosion (more specifically, the Statue of Liberty) in Adobe After Effects in less than ten minutes. The smoke and fire are downloaded separately, while the shattering of the statue is created in After Effects. First, duplicate the layers into what will and what will not explode, then create a mask around each one. Then, set the shatter effect to the exploding layer. Set the shape pattern to glass to make it more realistic. Also, you can raise th...
The video is about the basics of building a kite. The wind takes up the kite up. The first is a slate kite. A stable kite capable of flying in very light winds. The wind lifts the kite. The lift acts against the gravity. The tension on the string resists the drag by the wind. To construct such a kite, you need a plastic bag, scissors, some string, sticks. The dimensions are important. It need 45 cms length and 50 cms width in a specific dimension. The all project can be found in website hilar...
This video will show you a clever strategy for creating a mob trap in the lava level of Terraria. By luring mobs into the lava you'll earn lots and lots of gold in very little time. This is so easy, you can watch a movie while you rack up the gold and silver.
This technique is a simple way to get easy, perfect circles when trying to build in MineCraft. You can make a good template or stencil just by using the circle tool available in MS Paint. Then transfer the pixel data from Paint to MineCraft!
In this computer builder's guide, we learn how to go about installing an Intel i7 quad-ore CPU on your system's motherboard. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete overview of the process in about four minutes. For more information, including detailed instructions, watch the clip.
In this computer builder's guide, we learn how to go about installing an ATX motherboard. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete overview of the process in about four minutes. For more information, including detailed instructions, watch the clip.
If you're halfway through making a chainmail shirt, and confused on how you can join the front and back pieces together (or any two large pieces of chainmail), this tutorial gives you a few hints on how you can seamlessly bring two pieces together.
Turn a left over wooden block into a sailboat! To make this craft, you'll need four rectangular wooden blocks and one triangle, three foam leaves, a BBQ or bamboo skewer, glue or a glue gun and scissors (and paint, if you want to paint your blocks a different color).
Add to the functionality and user interactivity of your website or other project constructed in Adobe Flash CS4 by incorporating the Label component. By using this component and Action Script 3, you can allow visitors or users to interact with graphics and images on your website.
The Text Area Component is a tool available to website developers who are using Adobe Flash CS4 to build their website, and it designates a specific area of your field as text-based. You can also set up these fields as either editable or non-editable.