Things to Do on WonderHowTo (07/18 - 07/24)
WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the communities. But don't wait—start submitting your own projects to the most appropriate World now!
Below are the how-to highlights from the last week, as well as any current activities going on this week in the World communities.
What can you do with all of that random junk lying around your home? Turn it into something useful! In the MacGyverisms World, you'll learn how to make use of those odds and ends. Christian Miller and the community share their favorite MacGyver-friendly hacks and crafts, including cool ways to declutter your closet, making a DIY spice rack, recycling crayons, and cooling off with a homemade air conditioner. You can even see how to start a fire with pee, thanks to The King of Random.
- 10 Beautiful DIY Ways to Declutter Your Closet
- Spice Up Your Kitchen with This DIY Magnetic Steel Rule Spice Rack
- How to Light a Fire with Your Pee!
- Recycle Your Kid's Crayon Nubs into Bigger, Cleaner Pushup Crayons
- Summer Heat Sucks! Here's How to Build a Personal A/C for Under $15
Have a MacGyver hack of your own? Share!
Amazingly, there's a lot you can do with soda besides drinking it. Don't believe me? Then take Yumi's word for it instead. Click on the images below (or hit up the links underneath) to see some unthinkable ways to use soda, how to brew some sun tea, and cool uses for rubber bands.
- How to Brew Your Own Sun Tea
- 13 Cool Ways to Use Rubber Bands
- 14 Weirdly Useful (And Non-Drinkable) Uses for Soda Pop
Have an idea for an article you'd like to see Yumi illustrate? Share your ideas in Secret Tips from the Yumiverse! You can even illustrate your own how-to guides!
This week's main Minecraft Challenge tests your ability to hold your breath while you build the most interesting underwater city that you can. Think you've got the coolest design? Submit and you could win some server perks. Challenge ends on July 22nd.
Need some last-minute help on your underwater palaces? Join this week's Minecraft Workshop on Saturday, July 21st at 1pm PST to learn how to effectively build under the deep blue sea. Click here for the full details.
- How to Stack Three Pistons in Minecraft and Become King of the World
- Minecraft Melodies: How to Recreate the Zelda Secret Chime
- Show Your Guests Around in Style with Redstone Guide Lights
- How to Make a Chicken Cooker & Egg Farm
Have a tutorial you'd like to share? Maybe just a screenshot of one of your coolest builds? Share in Minecraft World!
In the Sandwiches World, Ryan shared the secret behind McDonald's recipe for their Big Mac. He also posted to the Smartphones World a way to score some free in-app purchases on your iPhone. Joe Bradley gave some great tips in Null Byte on remaining anonymous online. Samimy posted his latest video in his World, which shows a cool method for binding PDF books. And in the Entrepreneurism World, Gabrielle told us how we can start making bank by renting our vehicles out!
There's a place for you here! There's tons of Worlds to submit content to and engage with. You can submit a photo editing how-to to the Photoshop World, a gun disassembly article in the Firearms World, or some cool paper folding instructions to the Origami World.
But it doesn't end there. There's literally a World for everyone here on WonderHowTo, so search for your community and get involved with other like-minded individuals. Can't find a World that meets your interests? Then create your own and start sharing your passion with the rest of us.