#36) Deadliest Weapon Made from Things Found in a Bolivian Market

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Time: 2 Hours Cost: $7.50 Difficulty: Easy Peezy Likeliness of Getting Arrested: Increased by 50%   No Hablo Mucho Espanol As a 22 year old individual who has never learned (or had the need to learn) another language outside of English, trying to pick up another language as been incredibly difficult for me. That said, even though my Spanish was far from perfect (or hardly recognizable to people outside of the tourist industry) I feel pretty good with the progress I’ve made. I’m able to barter in pretty much all situations, ask a taxi how long the ride is, tell […]

#28) The $10 Guitar (And Piano)

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Time: 2 Hours Cost: $10-$50 Difficulty: Easy as Pie Badassery: Not really increased, not sure why I wrote this here…WATCH THIS! A Skill 3 Years in the Making Almost 3 and half years ago I discovered a lonely old baby grand piano and an aggressively used tiger guitar in Value Village. As per the usual, they were both hidden underneath a pile of aggressively chewed up barbie dolls, booger incrusted hot wheels and popular play sets from the late 90s’s. Being a reasonable man, I dug through the mess, promptly grabbed the instruments, payed my $5, took them home and […]

#16) How to Turn Your House Into an Instrument

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Time: 8-14 Hours Cost: If you live in a house with things in it…$0 Difficulty: Editing Wise, Super Flippin Difficult Required Dancing Proficiency: High Wow! Those Are Amazing Dance Moves! Thank you, you are correct…they are pretty amazing. Unfortunately that level of dancing is something that cannot be taught. It can only be formed like water through a canyon… over many years of solitary bathroom jams to the spiciest of girls and the questiest of tribes. But what can be taught, is how to make sick beats with random stuff in your house. You will Need 1. A Decent Sense […]

#7) How to Rappel Down the Side of A Bridge

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Time: 2-3 Hrs Cost: $0-$450 Danger Level on a Voltage Scale: High Comments: “Holy Shit thats Badass”, “Take me now Stephen, you’re so cool” etc… etc…  Want to feel like James Bond? Of course you do. I’ve experienced few things that are more invigorating and terrifying then being strapped to the side of the bridge, hanging 40 feet in the air. You’re completely dependent on your equipment, nothing but your set up and the quality of your gear determines whether or not you’re gonna survive on the way down. I bet Mr. Bond might even hesitate to do something like […]

#6) How to Drift (In Super Shitty Cars)

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Time: 3-4 hrs Cost: $0-$1000 Badassery: 4 Million badass points Increase chance of building a relationship with the police: 65% Hysterical laughter Increase: 200%   First off, this is a disclaimer for all of those of look a this post and decide to try this out. This is something that can be very dangerous without the right training and knowledge, please don’t attempt this if it will A) Get you arrested or B) Get you hurt. There was quite a bit of ground work laid out before shooting this, so please be safe. Okay, with that out of the way…in […]

#5) How to Scare a Bunch of People (And Push Your Own Limits Too)

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Time: 15min-5hrs Cost: $30 Increased chance of getting punch in the face: 45% Probability of being scolded by an Engineer: 9 times out of 10 Increased Level of Confidence in Social Situations: The amount will surprise you…. “To be totally honest, I think doing this skill scared me more than it did the other people.” This skill was a ton of fun to film and put together, but holy man was it nerve racking… But before we get into this, here is a quick 3 question test to determine whether or not this post is for you. You’re a busy […]

#4) How to be Stoked at Any Time of the Day

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Time: 5-15min Cost: $0 Stokedness Increase: 65% Likeability Increase: 2 More Highfives/Day  Why Should You Care? Great question, why should you spend the next five minutes of your day reading this? As a reader you are probably saying” I have my paper work to do, people to call, tests to study for, facebook feeds to scroll on…. I don’t have time for your words Stephen!” And that’s when I would retort with, “You’re wrong!” And you would probably say “What? I’m never wrong!”, and then I would slap you and tell you to “Get it, together man!” Here’s Why…   […]

#1) How to Burning Man

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Time: 1-10 days Cost: $500-$1500 Baddasery: Ten Dust Storms out of Ten Increased Chance of Getting Laid When Experiencing this Skill: 200% Sexyness: 100% Sexy   I’ve had a lot of close friends and family ask me why I’ve chosen “How to Burning Man” as my first post, and how this is even a skill. I mean, how does one learn how to Burning Man? Let me break it down. You can’t. I will agree, Burning Man is not a skill… it’s an experience, a FUCKING CRAZY experience at that. It is something that through experiencing you will learn a […]