With the microwave oven transformer (M.O.T.) salvaged in a previous project, a simple electrical circuit can be rigged to get high voltage arcs to fly outward and upward along a "V" shaped spark gap. You can look, but don't touch! These arcs of plasma are lethal enough to kil ...more
The airline is not your friend. It will do anything it can to gouge your dignity, time, and most of all, money. One of the biggest scams to get a few extra bucks out of you are those dreaded baggage fees. If the lines, security, "random" screenings, and unwanted fondling aren' ...more
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add animated travel maps in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managing ...more
Many Minecrafters think that Minecart Traveling with many rails is the fastest (most efficient) way of travel. They are wrong. There is one other way of traveling with carts on rails, Forward, Backward, and Upward. And it can take you places up to 6X Faster than the traditiona ...more
Super Fly Life brings this iPhone, three-part, traveling video tutorial to teach you how to ease travel with iPhone travel apps. You could even double your dating experience with these time saving applications on the Apple iPhone. Some of them are free from the Apple Store and ...more
This DVD was created to assist in focusing the spirit and intent of the rules as well as an aid to the training of all involved in FIBA basketball including: coaches, players and referees. In this video learn how and when to make a traveling call.
If you ever need to make calls and/or send texts to the U.S. or Canada from abroad, or even just receive them from those locations, there's an easy way to do so without breaking the bank. In fact, it's free, and all you need is a smartphone, computer, and some free tools. A l ...more
ACMG Ski Guide Cliff Umpleby discusses various aspects of roping up for glacier travel. Learn how to space out your party and keep everyone at safe distances.
With all the stress that goes into booking flights and lodging, packing (and not forgetting) everything you'll need, finding pet sitters, and everything else that goes with a trip overseas, there's the added stress of staying connected while abroad. Don't Miss: 11 Tips to Mak ...more
Today is the anniversary of George Harrison's death nine years ago in 2001, and we thought a commemorative music lesson was in order. And instead of the usual Beatles fare, we thought we'd show you something a little less known, but just as good— "Handle with Care" by the Trav ...more
Hitting the friendly skies? Not bringing a lot of stuff can save you the hassle of checking in a luggage or being searched at the airport. Watch this video tutorial by Better TV for tips on how to pack light and tight for your next trip.
Check out this video to learn how to turn a squiggly line on a map into a straight distance that is easy to measure. This is an excellent video to help you improve your map skills.
How to sew your own shoe bag and luggage tag; get professional tips and advice on sewing methods and techniques in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make sewing pattern & designs for travel accessories. Make sewing pattern & designs for travel accesso ...more
Not that long ago I wrote an article discussing what it would be like, realistically, if you were to accidentally travel back in time to the Victorian era. At the end of that article, I mentioned that the best thing you could bring with you on a time-traveling adventure is a K ...more
News : Malaria Eliminated in the US, but Causing a World of Hurt — Know What You Can Do to Protect Yourself When Traveling
While no longer native to the United States, hospitalization from malaria occurs in this country more than most would believe. Why is that, and what can you do to protect yourself when you travel abroad to regions where malaria is active? Today, we associate malaria with trop ...more
See how to make a ring travel up a rubber band with trickery. Yes, that's right... trickery. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to perform an anti-gravity magic trick. No real magic here, it just looks like it. It's a complete illusion. See for yourself. It's as easy as ...more
Dream of traveling the legendary Tran-Siberian railway, but can never quite get a trip together? Well, now you can do it from the comfort of your living room. Google Maps offers a virtual journey of the 5,752 mile trek from Moscow to Vladivostok. Via The Guardian, "The multi ...more
If you're in China, then getting back home might seem like an impossible task, simply because you don't know the local language. Well, this video will help you learn some very essential words in Mandarin Chinese useful for air travel. Learn the essential words and phrases in M ...more
It's not cheap but it's the ultimate travel destination. Check out Virgin Galactic's space port website. Also, a pretty interesting video about the spaceport with interviews.
In this tutorial, professional referee, James Armstrong teaches you all about two of the most commonly forgotten rules of basketball. In the NBA, you rarely, if ever, see violations for things like traveling and lane violations. In this clip, you will learn about what these a ...more
Backpacking through Europe is a great way to see a new country. This video tutorial shows male travelers what to include in a travel backpack and offers insightful tips on enjoying a trip through Europe. As a general rule, you'll want to reach a balance between light packing a ...more
Can't figure out how to make a travel matte in Final Cut or aren't even quite sure what a travel matte is? Never fear. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're su ...more
Check out this instructional climbing video that demonstrates how to daisy chain a Prussik to a harness for glacier travel. Setting your prussik up for glacier travel is the flavor of today. Paul shows us a quick simple way to daisy chain off your spare prussik cord. This stuf ...more
Sow your wild oats! In this video, Jody Fath shares the expertise she gleaned from her eleven months backpacking around the world. In this video, you'll learn to plan for a long-term trip abroad. Learn how to determine what type of traveller you are, how to budget for your tri ...more
In this video, you will learn how to wear your White + Warren Cashmere Travel wrap. There are four different ways to wear this wrap. The first way involves placing the wrap around your neck. This is similar to a scarf. The second way involves wrapping the cloth around the back ...more
Link: http://www.getyourguide.com/en/travel-photo-contest-2011/ Details: The competition will begin with uploading and voting on August 1st and run until September 30th. During these two months, ten photos can be uploaded onto a personal profile page where information on the ...more
Hate paying for the check-in luggage fee while flying? Slim down your bulky suitcase to a carry-on luggage size and use the following tips below to lighten your load without lightening your wallet. Make a list of your barest essentials before packing to avoid the temptation o ...more
Mike and Rajo from the SubStream's "Film Lab" have some tips regarding production, specifically... cinematography. Traveling Shots: Sam Raimi Style You know those shots from Evil Dead where the camera is the POV of an evil force chasing Ash through the forest? Well, Mike sho ...more
Don't leave anything at home! Before you head out of the country you have to make sure you have the essentials packed. You will learn tips on how to keep your valuables safe and how to meet airline regulations. Be aware that you will have to show your passport so you will have ...more
The folks over at Patently Apple have uncovered some very promising looking plans for a future iPhone app called iTravel. iTravel plans to cover ticket-buying, electronic check-in, car rentals, and possibly even Apple designed airport kiosks. Fingers crossed it comes out soon. ...more
Health, safety and security are three main issues which determine if your cruise is a successful vacation. Health Health is a big issue because if one person gets sick, the entire ship can become infected. Gastrointestinal illness is the most common illness aboard cruise sh ...more
Backpacking through Europe is an exciting and affordable way to see a new country. This video tutorial shows female travelers what to include in a travel backpack and offers insightful tips on enjoying a trip through Europe. Create a packing system based on item demand, dividi ...more
Betsy Sell and Tom Wilt of AAA Travel Services present this video to teach you how to plan for international travel. They teach you how to prepare the right documents, explain how to get a passport, and discuss travel insurance. They also discuss how to plan for emergencies an ...more
The Charleston was a dance invented in the 1920's in Charleston, North Carolina. Although the Lindy Hop developed from this popular swing dance, today the Charleston is an important dance in Lindy Hop dance culture. In this how to video, Mike and Tina from Head Over Heels demo ...more
In this video, we learn how to keep your backpack safe while riding on trains in Europe with Scott Dean. When you're on a long train ride, there are high chances your bag could get stolen while on a train. If you have to leave your bag in the back, make sure you use a bag lock ...more
Learn simple Japanese phrases today in this video series with expert Yuu Asakura. Yuu gives you demonstrations for speaking and recognizing Japanese words in print. You will be able to arrange subjects and verbs in sentences, say "Please," and get around in Japan. Part 1 of 14 ...more
Interesting read and an even more interesting itinerary. This guy flew the world for $418. Most people don't have the time to pull off what this guy did, but awesome none the less. “I have to tell you sir, this is easily the most ridiculous itinerary I’ve ever put together,” ...more
In this clip, we learn how to reduce sway and control tongue weight when using a travel trailer. Specifically, you'll learn about loading to the tongue — tongue weight should be 10-15% of your overall trailer weight. For more information, watch the clip.
In this video, Jeff gives some tips to frequent travelers on how to avoid bringing bed bugs home with them. First, you should begin with inspections of a hotel room, making sure to bring a flashlight and looking carefully in the bed for any bugs. After a stay at a hotel, you s ...more
Uber has recently been updating their app on a weekly basis to ensure that users have the smoothest travel experience possible. The entire UI was recently redesigned to increase user-friendliness, the total app size was reduced to improve performance, and an intelligent shortc ...more
Strapped for time? If you're rushing to the airport but you need to pack your surfboard quickly, take a look at this instructional video and learn how to pack a surfboard bag in about three minutes.
A prolific travel writer can always consider starting his own travel site. If you know a country or a city inside out then you really can start your own site, work on drawing traffic and make money from ads. Not much money, maybe but something. And you get read. Right now not ...more
Santiago de Guayaquil is the largest city in Ecuador. Watch this travel video by Delta Airlines to learn more about Guayaquil and catch a glimpse of the various sights and tourist attractions this South American city has to offer.
Check out this instructional Russian language video to learn Russian as Russians speak it. This is Theme 8, Lesson 3 in the series. Practice your Russian listening skills by listening to the dialogue presented in this language video. Learn words related to visiting another cit ...more
This video tutorial teaches you how to use Traveling Luma Matte in Final Cut Pro 6. To do this, you have to go to custom gradient. Open the "Find" option and type Custom Gradient or Gradient in the search field and click Find All. This will bring up a separate search window wi ...more
Searching for some new new in Augmented Reality Apps I came across Augmented GeoTravel. I would have loved to have this app when I went to Europe. Being able to travel and hold up the camera & get more information on cool places I was seeing would have been awesome. It is like ...more
Take a folder and organize documents based on the actions required. Actions: Personal folder: social security cards, Passport, visas, air ticket Read: organize visiting cards, Write & Mailing: thanking mailing list after you return References- insurance policies, credit ...more
Toby's seeking his adventurers further from home. A lot further. He's heading off to the landlocked Laos - a 13 hour journey from London via Bangkok. Watch this travel video to learn more about Laos.
Here is the movie trailer for the feature film "Gulliver's Travels" Here are a collection of movie clips from the motion picture "Gulliver's Travels" cast: Jack Black Jason Segel Romany Malco T.J. Miller Emily Blunt Amanda Peet Joe Lo Truglio Chris O'Dowd Billy Connolly ...more
Heres a quick video on tips for packing your makeup products when flying to a gig, specially if you're a makeup artist, or just plain Janes (and Joes) traveling with loads of makeup.
Want to learn the Bachata? All you need is some space, a partner and some Bachata music! In this dance tutorial, learn specifically how to do traveling steps which follow a four beat pattern. Get on your way, learning the most basic of Bachata moves with help from this video t ...more
Check out this instructional Russian language video to learn Russian as Russians speak it. This is Theme 8, Lesson 2 in the series. Practice your Russian listening skills by listening to the dialogue presented in this language video. Learn travel related words in Russian. It ...more
Walter Biscardi demonstrates the basics of travel mattes in this Apple Final Cut Pro Video Tutorial. Learn what travel mattes are and the difference between alpha mattes and luma mattes. In part two we'll learn some simple animation and drop shadows. In part three Walter will ...more
The next time you plan on going on an adventurous road trip, get paid for it! With the the new mobile app called Roadie, from developer Marc Gorlin, you can get paid to go where you're already going. Essentially working as a Lyft- or Uber-like service for people's possessions ...more
The hardest part about going to Rio, Brazil is leaving it at the end of your trip. In this South American travel video, Toby Amies soaks it up in a Rio beach, before visiting a favela, tries out at Samba School and samples one of the local Brazilian delicacies - a caipirinha!
One of the coolest jobs on Earth is probably a travel filmmaker, right? You get to go around the world and video tape it for all to see! In this video, learn the best tips for making a professional level video that you can show to all your friends. Never bore your family with ...more
It seems like there's never any breaks in air travel when it comes to money. The airfares just keep rising, and now most major airlines charge for all checked baggage, so carry-ons are the way to go. But you need to know how to take it easy with your packing list. Pack light a ...more
This is an electronic travel authorization system used to gain travel authorization to the United States. There are certain countries that fall under a visa waiver program, meaning that you do not need a visa to enter the US to visit. In that case you use the ESTA system. The ...more
Make cheap phone calls while traveling in Europe or South America. You may want to call TMobile. Ask for a representative to make your phone call.
Public meltdowns are never easy, but handling one on a crowded airplane can feel like immanent disaster. Watch this how to video to learn how to avoid and also handle airplane outbursts and temper tantrums with ease. Video: .