If you know your internet history, then you fondly remember the Star Wars Kid and his epic lightsaber display on YouTube. Now, many years later, everyone is following in the footsteps of the Star Wars Kid thanks to the Lenovo Mirage and the new Star Wars: Jedi Challenges app.
One of the unique aspects to the game Mindjack is the ability to take control of someone else's mind - or mindjacking. This video is a great tutorial on how this mechanic works, and the best ways to make it work for you.
Apparently people play FarmVille and continue to play it because of the social obligations that tie you to it. According to SUNY Buffalo instructor (and student) A. J. Patrick Liszkiewicz:
Your mom probably told you not to play with matches, but now that you're a little older it's time to start breaking that rule. Watch this video to learn how to play a fun trick on / mind game with people at a bar or other social occasion using matches.
Not all Roman alphabet letters are created equal. Some are used much more than others, as becomes readily apparent in this mind game / brain teaser / scam. It involved compelling people to list words that lack certain letters, without which words all but cannot be made. Watch this video to learn how to play this trick on unsuspecting (and preferably pretentiously wordy) friends or enemies.
Most long-haired men and women in America have a hair tie on them most of the time, sometimes more. All you need are two different-colored ones to do this awesome mind game / bar trick on someone! It involves tying the two ties together surreptitiously, and you'll learn how to do it in this video.
In this three-part keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to play John Legend's "Ordinary People" on the piano. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate or advanced piano players, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this lesson to get started playing "Ordinary People" on your own piano or keyboard!
If there's a more fun song to play than "Flying Purple People Eater," then we havne't met it. Produced God knows how many years ago and now a classic Halloween party tune, "Flying Purple People Eater" combines kitsche with humor in a most delightful way.
In this keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to play John Legend's "Ordinary People" on the piano. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate or advanced piano players, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this tutorial to get started playing "Ordinary People"!
The computer represents a whole new frontier in prank technology, and if you've aren't computer pranking people you need to get with the times. Watch this video to learn how to send anonymous emails, make crank calls online, even send people a message saying they're about to be murdered!
Interested in playing Perfect People's "What You're Told" on your ukulele? See how it's done with this free video ukulele lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the ukulele, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "What You're Told" on your own ukulele, take a look!
To play "People are Crazy," you begin with what is called the intro. For this song, the intro includes playing the same group of notes or strings two times; this is called "repeat" on the sheet music. All of the these notes will be played on the B-string except for one. The exception is played on the G-string and this is just played open. Start on the 10 thread (fifth string capo) holding it with your ring finger, count to the fifth string and play it twice, pause, then play 5, 3, 1, and then...
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play "Two Less Lonely People in the World" by Air Supply on piano. Instruction includes names of chords and an overhead view so you can learn by watching. Intermediate pianists will have no trouble learning how to play Air Supply's "Two Less Lonely People in the World" on piano by watching this helpful how-to video.
The concept of video game etiquette is foreign to many people, including a disgraceful number of frequent gamers. The combination of anonymity and role-playing in online games can lead people to be dicks in all sorts of obnoxious ways, making a fun activity distinctly less fun for everyone. Watch this video to learn about proper online gaming etiquette in the context of Call of Duty Black Ops. These lessons extend to most games, however, and practicing them will results in people liking to pl...
"Don't Stop Believing" by Journey has enjoyed a massive resurgence in popularity since it was featured on Family Guy a few years back. You can play it pretty much anywhere and people will like it. Watch this video to learn how to play the classic song on piano, like Steve Perry wants you to.
In this tutorial, we learn how to play baseball with Goofy. First, you will need to play in a ball park and have players for each team. The pitcher will throw the ball and the hitter will hit the ball, then run to the different bases. The uniform will be loose fitting so it's easier for the player to run around on the field. Players will also have to practice holding the bat and playing against other teams so they know how to get along with other players. After the pitcher throws the ball, if...
In this video, we learn how to play a multiplayer game in World Golf Tour. First, go to main menu and then choose "play with a group". From here, choose the stroke play or match play game. Also choose the player rank, mode, and number of holes you want to play. Once you do this, click "continue" and invite people to play in your game. You can type in the username you want to play or choose people from your friend list. You can also click on the "anyone" button and then start the game when all...
The Bruno Mars single "Grenade" is taking him to a whole 'nother level of stardom, especially in light of his amazing performance at the Grammy's. This video will show you how to play a cover of the song on acoustic guitar and woo yourself some people.
Watch this 8-minute piano lesson tutorial video to learn how to play basic piano. The lesson includes where to find notes on the piano, what sharps go with which scales, and what the notes on the staff are. People who have never played the piano before will find this how-to video very helpful in learning how to play basic piano.
The biggest complaint of most people listening to the bodhran is, "is that ALL the sound it makes?" Well, this video will help you put all those drum doubters in their place, by teaching you how to play the bodhran with dynamics.
This origami piece is a classic. Scissors, paper, a pen, and a pair of folding hands is all you need. Decorate your cootie and write fortunes to be revealed on the inside. Be sure to give each fortune a color, so people playing can choose one, then give ambigious fortunes to keep people playing again and again.
Learn how to win the lottery. That little ticket may seem like a long shot, but simple statistics can help you maximize your chances of winning a small fortune.
Anyone can play chess if they have the right training and in this three part video series The Grob Chess Club shows you how to move up to Class E (rated 1000-1199). This tutorial is great for everyone from beginners through people rated under 200.
Mumford and Sons have exploded in popularity since their Grammy performance, and as such lesser-known tracks like "White Blank Page" are entering the public consciousness finally. This video will teach you how to play "White Blank Page" on acoustic guitar, which is a great idea for any of you out there who like to seduce people with your guitars.
The Sony PSP is one of the most useful little pieces of video game technology to hit the market in some time. It has pretty sweet graphics, can play music, and store some of your favorite videos. In this tutorial, the people from cnet will show you how to convert videos from your computer to play in your Sony PSP. Good luck and enjoy!
Learn how to play hide-and-seek. If you need a rainy day activity for the kids, or just want to relive your childhood, hide-and-seek is a great game for everyone.
Funk music is about the pocket and about the groove. As a guitar player, your job is to try to fit in the best that you can with the rest of the rhythm section, which means not stepping on other peoples toes. But when it's your time to shine, being able to use a little melody in your funk rhythms can go a long way! In this amazing video, Dave Hill, a teacher at Musician's Institute, goes into detail on how to not only play the three note triads of the chords you're playing over but also all t...
If you told people you played folks songs even a decade or so ago, you could be sure that they would think you sat around outside a trailer park, a piece of hay stuck between your teeth and your fingers picking a banjo.
By now, most people have seen Charlie Schmidt's Keyboard Cat video. This viral YouTube phenomenon has been uploaded and e-mailed and tweeted millions of times.
Many people try to play blues harmonica without understanding the blues. This video describes blues music in terms of a modified major scale and then shows how this can be applied to both keyboard and harmonica.
Reversing the image on a CRT computer monitor can be a great joke to play on your coworker, if you have the time to play a prank like this. If you have a lot of spare time on your hands, and love to see people miserable, then this is perfect for you. This also works with television sets.
This is a two part video. The first part of the video shows you a bunch of people playing shoverboard, a combination of hoverboards and shuffleboards. However, if you skip to a little less than halfway down the video you will see some of the process involved in creating hoverboards, the interesting part. Yet another fantastic time spent with Bre Pettis and Make Magazine.
The Assault class in Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam is a nice simple class that can kill people quickly and support your team by providing them with extra ammo packs. This video will teach you some strategies for dominating as the Assault and also analyze the different weapons you can choose for the class.
If you're going to be playing cards with some people you don't like any time soon and providing the deck, please do this trick to them! This video will show you how to perform this awesome, easy, self-working gambling magic trick whose only required setup is alternating the cards in a deck by color.
Gus shows us how to do all of the executions in Godfather II in this video. First, run around and try to kill as many people as you can. Use different execution styles so you aren't doing them all the same way. Use choking, hitting, punching, kicking, and anything else to help you execute the people around you. After you kill them, you will learn how to do all of the different executions in the game. Use these while you are playing all the different levels so you can kill people different way...
Chico Marx was the oldest of the Marx Brothers, but is not as well-remembered as some of his younger brothers. Apparently, he liked this trick, and now you can too. It works great for tricking people at bars. It involves a circle of dollars and a game of removing them that you can win every time with a simple trick.
This video tutorial will walk you through the basics of mahjong. Mahjong is a popular gambling game that is played all over the world. Once you pick up the basics, you can play against people who've been doing it for years. It's as much a game of luck as it is skill. With this video, you'll learn how to play mahjong Hong Kong style like a pro.
Watch this winds tutorial video to learn how to hold and play the tin whistle. This video is intended for people who have never played the tin whistle before. This helpful how-to video will teach you all you need to know to get started playing the tin whistle.
If you've been playing the Minerva's Den DLC for any period of time, you may have noticed that there is one secret achievement in your list that doesn't really make sense. But, if you've been scanning the forums, you will have noticed some people talking about a secret arcade game called Spitfire. In this video you will discover its location and also watch how to play the game and how the achievement works.
If you've watched any of Tasselfoot's game walkthrough videos, why not give him a shoutout by playing his game Ditloid? This video will show you how to beat all 100 levels.