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How To: Create an elaborate cucumber tomato border garnish for a salad

Let's face it: When it comes to most elaborate food garnishes at restaurants, we go "Oh! How pretty!" and then toss it aside so we can chow down on the food, the beautiful adornment forgotten forever. Not so with this salad food garnish. Made from fresh cucumbers and tomatoes, this salad border is both beautiful and delicious. Easy to make yet impressively placed, it'll definitely garner you garnish compliments at your next soiree.

How To: Cut cards (shuffle cards) with one hand

Want to look totally pro when you deal blackjack, or even just when you're playing Go Fish with your friends? Then check out this easy yet super impressive card shuffling trick. Cutting cards can either be boring or a spectacle, so add some spice to your card game by shuffling it impressively in one hand.

How To: Make a "Black & Blue" layered shooter

Watch this video to learn how to make a “Black and Blue” layered shooter. The ingredients are Hypnotiq, Blue Curacao and Jagermeister. Mix 1/2 oz of hypnotiq and 1/2 oz of blue curacao. Fill ice to the top of the shaker. Shake it and pour it into a cup. Top it off with 1/2 oz of Jagermeister. The resulting shot is blue on the bottom and black on top. The layering is impressively fine. The line should be perfectly floating on the top. The taste should be tropical and herbal. You have to really...

How To: Make a fast paper airplane with origami

Are you an origami master? Add one more origami project to your impressive list of projects completed with help from this video. In this origami tutorial, learn how to fold an impressively fast paper airplane. Wow your friends with this speedy creation sure to outfly regular folded paper planes!

How To: Read people's minds just like a psychic

We can’t really tell you to become a mind reader. But we can teach you how to make some impressively accurate guesses, based on psychics’ tricks of the trade. You will need a pleasant demeanor, a keen eye, leading statements, listening skills, knowledge of the human nature, and the ability to read body language. This instructional tutorial covers tricks like the Barnum Reading and interpreting body language. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to read people's minds just like a psychic, o...

Ranked: The 3 Best Gaming Phones

Mobile gaming still isn't on par with video game consoles or PCs, but we've come a long way from Snake. Modern games running on the latest smartphones boast downright impressive graphics—even more so when you consider how compact the system has to be in order to fit in people's pockets.

News: All Hail Street Fighter

As a tribute to video game classic, Street Fighter, Hongkiat has compiled a collection of impressively done artwork on the theme. My favorites below; click through for the whole series of 60 (and artist credits).

News: This Will Blow Past Airport Security

Papercraft guns are the new origami. The new origami for boys, that is. WonderHowto and YouTube are chock full of paper gun tutorials. Many models are simple, but some are impressively realistic, not to mention functional. My personal favorite (unfortunately no tutorial) is the homemade Desert Eagle .50 cal by YouTube user Changmobile.

News: Indestructible iPhone 4 Case Inspired by Shark Eyes

It's not uncommon for nature to inspire technology and innovative products. Airplanes were inspired by birds, Velcro by burrs and dog fur, bullet trains by owls and kingfishers, and gecko tape by... well, you can probably figure that one out. And one of the deadliest fish ever to swim the oceans has also influenced its share of merchandise; Sharks made humans faster in the water with Fastswim Suits, and now they've helped make one of the most rugged smartphone cases in the world—SharkEye's Ru...

News: Android App Solves the Unfathomable Mexaminx (Think Rubik's Cube on Steroids)

The Android Megaminxer is mind-bogglingly elaborate, impressively combining multiple geeky mediums to solve an incredibly complex puzzle. ARM, the genius behind the stunt, uses LEGOs (a Mindstorms NXT kit to be exact) to build a robot responsible for the mechanics; they then employ an Android app as the brain, which solves a Rubik's Cube—oh wait, not a simple Rubik's (that would be too easy), but a Megaminx, which is a dodecahedron with 12 faces, each face containing 5 edges. Like the classic...

News: 20 Amazing Minecraft Costumes at MineCon 2011

MineCon 2011 (held at the Mandalay Bay in Vegas) was in a word, awesome. The crowd was overwhelmingly young, the vibe was fun and nerdy, and best of all, the costumes were inspired. Below are my favorites, which unfortunately aren't of the best quality (lighting was low and super yellow, which wasn't helped much by my standard point-and-shoot). If you happened to attend Minecon as well, post about your experience to the community corkboard... if you're pictured below, please comment!

Dungeon Defenders: Heaven for Hardcore Gamers

Dungeon Defenders is the most exciting craft game on the Fall 2011 release schedule. I got a chance to play it at PAX in August and interviewed developers Trendy Entertainment last month. After more than a year of publishing difficulty and delay, the game finally came out on PSN, XBLA and Steam. I put about 20 hours into the XBLA version over the past weekend, beating all the campaign maps and racking up a huge pile of in-game money. It is not a perfect game. But it is a huge, challenging, an...

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