HowToBasic is an Australian YouTube channel with over 10 million subscribers that gained popularity between 2012 and 2013. It shows bizarre visual gags disguised as how-to tutorials. wikipedia.org
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HowToBasic is a tutorial YouTube web series featuring instructional videos on how to complete basic tasks. Although a handful of these videos actually complete a task, most of them are parodies of standard tutorial videos featuring over-the-top actions that often will involve smashing ingredients, especially eggs, creating large messes.