LEGO Batman is one of the most popular of the surprisingly fun LEGO movie games (LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Indiana Jones...) and its challenge belies it's childish appearance. THe game has 25 hostages / civilians for you to rescue scattered throughout the levels. This two-part video will show you how to find all 25 of them.
The runways are not the likeliest of places to look for makeup trends that are immediately wearable (think the recent fashion show in Spain where models went bald and wore thinning gray beards), but this fall the overall makeup trend has been one that's surprisingly translatable off the runway.
Rainbow cupcakes sound, er, complex, to say the least, given that for those of us who consider heating up a tv dinner in the microwave cooking, even successfully baking a boxed cake mix without something catching on fire is something we can only dream about. If you have two left hands when it comes to baking, really all you need to improve your kitchen skills is practice.
If you're anything like us, you hated your name for a good three or four years during your childhood, occuring probably not so surprisingly around our awkward puberty years. Whether you like your name or not, putting it in graffiti - transforming it into art, if you will - puts a whole new spin on things.
In this clip, learn how to make a surprisingly delicious recipe that is great for Halloween or April Fools Day. These "puke puddles" or "vomit cookies" spread out into a disgusting looking puddle and look like..well.. throw up. If you can stomach the sight of these little buggers, you will be glad you did, they taste great! This is a great activity to do with kids, too. Have fun!
If you're a fashionista, then Sarah Jessica Parker is God, and that's no overstatement. With impeccable taste and a dancer's body, Parker can pull off the most scandalous outfits (remember that lingerie piece she wore on the runway in season 5?) and most daring couture.
Having downloadable files on your website is often an essential. It is an easy and fast way to share programs via the web and allow your visitors to experience software and files that you enjoy. In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a file downloadable for you website, so your visitors can easily download any file. This process is surprisingly straight forward and easy. You can follow this same process whether it is a text file, image, movie or music file. You will also learn how to tu...
Lego owners sometimes decide to personalize their Lego pieces by drawing on them with permanent marker. If you've ever needed to remove permanent marker from your Lego pieces, here's a surprisingly easy way: You'll need a toothbrush, toothpaste, and a small bowl of water (only about an inch of water will be needed), and of course your marker-covered Lego piece. First apply toothpaste to the toothbrush. Next dunk the Lego piece in the water. Then place the Lego piece in your hand and lightly s...
Mike Kraft of Lowe's shows you how to keep your outdoor gas grill working properly all season long. He shows all the parts that make up the grill and how to maintain them so that it continues to work in good order. It can be surprisingly easy. Much of what you have to do is simply keeping it clean, tightening fittings, and replacing old worn out parts. If you follow all the steps in the video, you will enjoy your outdoor grill all summer long.
Everybody needs a little dating advice, especially the men… or boys! Alec Greven, the nine-year-old author of "How to Talk to Girls" shares some of his successful tips on talking to girls. And surprisingly enough, this dating information can be applied to all ages. Are you smart enough to take over a girl's heart? See how to talk to girls!
James shows us how to prevent stinky pits without using deodorant, but instead the Japanese Urawaza secret of baking soda and lemon.
Melissa shows us how to get rid of unwanted beer foam using the Japanese Urawaza method of olive oil. This is a great bar trick that makes it easier to down a lager fast.
Watch this visual demonstration on how to fold the Mirage. The Mirage is an excellent paper airplane. I was amazed the first time this left my hands and sailed -- nay -- floated to a perfect landing. The large wing area makes this glider easy to trim and especially graceful in the air. The "landing gear" helps the aircraft stay graceful during landings and on the ground, but I've surprisingly noticed that it seems to fly better with the landing gear "down and dirty" than with those tabs tucke...
Want to know the easiest way to get eggs in Minecraft, the popular cube-based sandbox game? It's surprisingly logical: Build a pen, put some chickens in it and wait! This gamer's guide presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of the process.
Pinball has been cool since before The Who immortalized the game in "Pinball Wizard" and will be for years to come. It's an unforgiving game, but playing it well is surprisingly impressive at the bar. Watch this video for tips on improving your game and racking up billions on points.
Ikebana flower arranging might be the most sophisticated of the surprisingly diverse and deep flower-arranging arts, and takes a lifetime to master. If you want to use some of the basic principles to make your own flower arrangements look distinguished though, watch this video. It will show you the basics of beginners Ikebana
We're betting that after baking this spaghetti and meatballs cupcake you'll accidentally bite into it expecting savory meat, spices, and palate-warming spaghetti.
In this video, Yanik Chauvin will show you how to create an HDR image in Lightroom without ever leaving the program with a plug-in called Enfuse. This plug-in is fantastic and will save you tons of time and frustration. Follow along with Yanik as he walks you through this surprisingly easy process.
You will be sure to win over anyone with some decadent homemade chocolate truffles. These are so impressive and rich and the best part is they’re surprisingly easy. Chef Alex will show you a few professional tricks to make this a sensational dessert.
Really add some interest to your bread by making this surprisingly easy recipe for sun-dried tomato and pepper bread. This video shows you how to make a simple bread and then how to add your sun-dried tomatoes and prepare to make a beautiful loaf.
Burning mouth syndrome is not very common, but if you get it it really, really sucks. Symptoms include an extreme, burning sensation in your mouth, including on your tongue and gums.
Rocket Racer was the lead bad guy in "Lego Racers", a 1999 video game where players could race Lego go-karts. You faced off against him in the game's final race, and he was surprisingly tough to beat. But no matter how many times he beat you, you had to admire his cool car. This short video uses stop-motion to teach you how you can use Lego bricks to make Rocket Racer's go-kart.
Learn how to make your own oil paints. Making your own oil paints is a lot like growing your own vegetables – homemade is always better than store-bought.
Watch this video tutorial to find out how to turn unwanted magazines into practical, creative drink coasters. These coasters last surprisingly long and are easy to make! This crafty project is eco-friendly, and reduces waste in your home. Check out this how-to video and find out a way to recycle old magazines into coasters.
While embossing and die-cutting machines are marketed to be used brand specifically, but they're surprisingly compatible. This saves money on having to buy too much equipment, and also allows the user to pick from a greater variety of embossing and die-cutting supplies. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to use Boss Kut dies in a Quickkutz Revolution machine.
It is estimated that 6 million people in the UK suffer from urinary incontinence, and it is twice as common in women as men. In this exclusive guide, Dr Harper explains the causes of this surprisingly common, but distressing, condition and advises on the exercises, techniques and surgery that can help alleviate the problem. Suffering in silence is the only option no longer available. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to treat urinary incontinence.
Learn to make wild rice in a rice cooker and white rice pilaf on the stove top with Professional Chef Gordon Drysdale. Rice is surprisingly easy to burn, but when done right, wild rice flavored with butter, broth and spices. Learn how to prepare wild rice either in a rice cooker or on the stovetop as a pilaf by watching this video cooking tutorial.
Ever wonder about the abacus? This venerable classic is surprisingly easy to use. Check out this brief demo on various abacuses.
For a dish that looks and tastes so sophisticated, this quiche is surprisingly quick and easy to make. Who knew?
ANG Food Editor Jenny Slafkosky shows you how to use a salt crust to create moist fish that surprisingly doesn't taste salty!
Chances are you could probably fold a paper plane with your eyes closed. A paper plane is one of the first crafts a boy learns, usually followed by smoke bombs and paper guns that shoot paper bullets (surprisingly these guns really do work, and the bullets can hurt).
Art enthusiast Bob Davies demonstrates how to use charcoal pencils in your drawings. Bob explains that charcoal pencils are useful when you simply want to experiment with a new idea without getting too detailed. What makes charcoal useful is that a wide range of shades, tones, and textures can be produced simply by smudging it with your finger! Bob goes on to show how to draw a quick, simple, yet surprisingly realistic tree using charcoal! This video is a great introduction to an easy, yet ve...
This video tutorial teaches you how to create a sexy eye makeup look like seen on celebrity Kim Kardashian. This video is specifically to enhance brown eyes, but it can be used on other color eyes as well.
The spooky Halloween prop in this how-to video is a great addition to a haunted house or a front lawn display. Scare kids and trick-or-treaters with this surprisingly life-like for the undead looking zombie corpse. This prop may be a little time intensive, but the finished product is worth the effort. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a zombie corpse for Halloween.
Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner and intermediate techniques. You can learn how to play "Highway to Hell" by AC/DC with this guitar lesson. "Highway to Hell" by AC/DC is surprisingly easy to play. You can be jamming on the electric guitar to your favori...
Lisa shows us how to clean up spilled candle wax using an iron and a paper towel, a trick from Japanese Urawaza.
This how to video shows us how to clean up spilled egg yolk using salt. Avoid a slippery sticky mess with these great cleaning tips.
Joy and Gracie show us how to make a newborn infant stop crying and sleep in peace using a wine tasting secret. This is a Japanese Urawaza trick that uses the white noise of a gurgle to ease a baby's cry.
This how to video shows us how to fix a scratched cd or dvd using toothpaste. Don't throw out that scratched cd or dvd, just fix it with this DIY home project.
The Tesla CD Turbine (the little turbine made from recycled CD's and magnets) is used as a magnetic test bed for this SinkScience experiment. Here, six 3/16 inch diameter neodymium ball magnets are placed in a plastic bowl above the CD Turbine.