Greetings, all ye happy miscreants! In my last article, I showed a certain technique for throwing a knife without spin. If you haven't read that article yet, do so now. This article will be useless to you if you have not read my article on proper throwing technique. Anyway, in ...more
This tutorial shows you firstly what a boffer spear is (and is not), and then goes over the basic stances and techniques you can use when you're on the battlefield and fighting with a foam spear. Learn how to overcome an entire phalanx with a ranged weapon!
Kick Ass Review Part 2: Gameplay and Design In the game, you can play as Kick Ass, Hit Girl, or Big Daddy. Each charater has a light and heavy attack that can be strung together into small combos. Each character also has three special attacks assigned to the Square, Triangle, ...more
Want to be the best spear fighter you can be? This tutorial show you two basic shots you can make when wielding a foam spear on the fields of battle at your next boffer larp. You're also shown how you can thwart a javelin shot with a spear.
Why the Love? Every one has a reason for loving something. Mine was that it was the only thing I had. That one sure thing. I loved it because I had nothing, and it cost me nothing. At times I had no idea what was going to happen to me, or where I was going to be. The shore is ...more
Spear fighters can be intimidating, especially if you have built up a reputation as being good. This tutorial shows you how to best help your side if you're a spear fighter, as well as how to go up against someone else who is also fighting with a spear.
Britney has her ups and downs but when she is hitting the high notes she is always stylish. In this tutorial, learn how to recreate Britney's makeup look from the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards. This simple, smokey look will turn anyone into a red carpet ready pop star, so follow ...more
Learn how to play "Womanizer" by Britney Spears, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Intro: C#5 Verse/Chorus: C#5… F#5 E5 Eb5 D5 Bridge: F#m A B (2x) Superstar Where you from, how’s it going? I know you ...more
This is a nice look. You will like it and it is inspired by Britney Spears. It is not that hard to do. It takes some time to do, but you just need to follow the steps. 1. First you will need a waver. It is adjustable. You will need to put heat protection product in your hair ...more
Yearning to know the secret behind a great homemade sandwich? This video claims they know how. If your growling stomach sounds like a caged animal, you can satiate that ravenous beast without having to scrub a bunch of pots and pans afterwards. What you will need: • A crusty ...more
Learn how to play "Circus" by Britney Spears, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Intro: F#m A G# G Verse 1 F#m A G# G There’s only two types of people in the world F#m A G# G The ones that entertain, an ...more
Miss Jessica Harlow replicates the makeup look from Britney Spears' music video "If U Seek Amy." This tutorial focuses on applying eye makeup. After applying primer, start your eyes off with black eyeliner. Put it on heavy and blend it up. Take a light, shineless eyeshadow an ...more
If you're fighting with a spear at a boffer larp, you'll eventually need to stage a retreat. This video shows you how to pull off a retreat that will hinder your opponent - make sure you have a sidearm or dagger to protect yourself.
Watch this how to video to learn how to get a Britney Spears "Toxic" video makeup look.
Although there has been much speculation about how much damage could be done if hackers were to take control of a country's SCADA systems, there have been few examples - until a few months ago, with the power outage in Ukraine caused by hackers. How? The attackers used a wid ...more
Steal Britney Spear's makeup look from "Womanizer" with the help of Pursebuzz. Pursebuzz is a YouTube makeup star. Her makeup tutorials are widely watched and favorited. Pursebuzz delivers beauty tutorials on makeup application and hairstyling. Search Pursebuzz on WonderHowTo ...more
Introduction to and history of the timbei (shield) and rochin (short spear or halbert), as well as stances and striking points.
Have you seen Britney Spears eye makeup from her "I'm a slave" video? Then you can learn how to recreate it by watching this how to video.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a human skull. Begin by drawing a circle shape and draw a center line to mark the symmetry. About half way through the circle, create an indent for the temple and arch out for the cheekbones. Now connect the bottom of the cheek ...more
Britney Spears' new track "Hold It Against Me," with its gyrating bass beats and trace influence, is the logical musical evolution for the greatest pop princess of all time. In the music video, she wears a very simple yet attractive makeup look featuring sculpted features, lon ...more
West LA Seido Karate-do embeds its personal protection program into its on-going classes. Private instruction in this aspect of Seido can also be arranged with Kyoshi on an individual basis. Personal protection, i.e. self-defense, at Seido uses a model of escalating stages of ...more
My message to Russian hackers is this: LEAVE BRITNEY ALONE! Russian hacking collective Turla has been targeting governments and military operations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East for the past decade. Now, it appears that the group is targeting everyda ...more
Does your child always come home with a full lunch box? Most likely they don't like what you've been packing. Give your children’s brown bag lunch a healthy punch – one they won’t trade away! You Will Need: • Your child's opinion • Flexibility • Flavored milk • Dips • De ...more
What's with all the candles? Make sure you conserve your ammo, there are a lot of necromorphs in this part of the game. This walkthrough by NextGenTactics shows you how to get through the strange church part of the station. Also, find the schematics for the javelin spear!
Continued from Organize Yo'sef Part One! Clean Up! Once you have some boxes, bins and assorted storage ‘units’, mercilessly clear out the clutter. Be swift and meticulous (like a tidy ninja). Make four piles on the floor: Keep, Store, Toss, Donate. Keep the piles well separat ...more
Dress up like a raccoon, and wait for people to take out their trash. When ever they put the garbage can on the curb, run out from where you were hiding and spear the trash can. Then whenever they turn around to see what is going on, start hissing and growling at them like y ...more
Try using proper chopstick etiquette next time you are in a situation in which chopsticks are involved. If chopsticks are not a utensil you are used to using you may not realize that you are being rude or using them incorrectly. Avoid embarrassing mistakes by practicing prope ...more
A Way Out of the Overload How do we simplify? There's a welter of information, advice, techniques, schools and every imaginable video tape available on the market to answer that question for you. In making a selection from this movable feast you'd want to take into account th ...more
We see Steampunk props all the time and wonder where the maker found all their pieces. In fact, for some people it's almost like a game to examine each prop and see if they can name all of the original parts. However, for a newcomer (or a novice at prop-making), it may be rea ...more
If you've run out of time for all of our more time-consuming Halloween costume ideas, here are some places on the web for free, downloadable paper masks. There must be at least 100 options among these links to satisfy your last-minute costume needs! Just download, print, and c ...more
Usually when a hacker takes control of a system, they use it for a good purpose (on their end, anyway). But some hackers have made jokes or pranks with their hacks. Here is a list of the top of them... AC/DC at the Power Plant When some hackers took control of a power plant, ...more
A salad can mean everything from fruit to meat and everything in-between, but it never means finger food. Forks are required. So that means that even though salads are versatile, delicious, and customizable, they are hell at cocktail parties. How do you hold your glass and tak ...more
While walk-in closets are nice, not many of us actually have one. Instead, we're stuck with tiny wall closets or those oddly-shaped spears. Add a roommate or girlfriend and you have yourself a classic dilemma—"Where in the French toast do I put all my damn clothes?" No matter ...more
Christmas trees, once decorated and brightly lit, are the penultimate holiday decoration, but authentic pines loose their brilliance fast if you're not giving them any nourishment. Plus, they are major fire hazards without regular hydration. However, watering one requires a lo ...more
Coco Chanel once said that fashion fades but style is eternal. So even with Lady Gaga's new single "Born This Way" catching fire and Britney Spears in the midst of her pop comeback, time and time again we still go back to perennial favorites like Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, an ...more
U.K. department store Debenhams has pulled back the curtain on the reality behind swimsuit modeling. As expected, the standard model goes through quite a bit of "Photoshop magic". Debenhams makes a statement by going au naturale this season. Au naturale on the left, retouched ...more
Four years ago Mind Candy was a pretty small game company. They were best known for their revolutionary but short lived ARG Perplex City, and had no other successful franchises to fall back on when that ended. Their plan to save it? Start a free online social game for children ...more
This video is about how to make a puppet dragon out of household items. First, a piece of card stock paper is cut in half the long way. Next, you must take an empty 18-pack egg carton and cut off a strip of egg slots. Using a stapler, the two pieces of paper are connected long ...more
If you've ever wanted to make a homemade collection of karaoke songs or belt out your own version of Britney Spears over her own song, then this video might come in handy. Learn how to remove vocals from a stereo recording in Reason/Record with help from Reason expert, James B ...more
You wouldn't think that something so simple as a "suggested users" list would create so much controversy, but Google+ seemed to have accidentally ignited a firestorm when they introduced a new feature over the weekend: the "Suggested People to Follow" list now appears when a n ...more
Your sewing machine needs bobbin thread to create overlock stitches, so keep your machine going by learning to fill your bobbin. You Will Need * Thread * A sewing machine * A bobbin * Scissors * Your sewing machine manual * A bobbin winding machine Step 1: Place thread on spo ...more
As November was coming to an end this year, the "6th Robo-One Gate in International Robot Exhibition 2009" dance competition took place. The contenders are just a little bit creepy, to say the least. Particularly exhibit A, Britney Spears wannabe, "LOVE & JOY, Yuhi Kimura", b ...more
gimme! gimme! gimme! more? This isn't a britney spears song, pffft. Greed: the sin of excess. glamour, glitter, glitz, and gold. Learn how to do a makeup look inspired by the deadly sin of greed with Petrilude. Petrilude (aka Josh) is a guy that does makeup. You may think t ...more
News : Scientists Are Using the Special Physics of Dragonfly Wings to Create Surfaces That Shred Bacteria on Contact
As drug-resistant bacteria become more commonplace, researchers are looking for new antibacterial strategies to disrupt disease-causing microbes. Some scientists are working to create new drugs, while others are trying out drug combinations. Another group, however, are ditchin ...more
Okay, you're ready to go out and kick some serious ass with you boffer? But wait... you don't even know what a boffer is? This video tutorial from the Knights of Gray will give you the information to succeed, even if you are a LARPer. A boffer sword is PVC pipe, foam insulat ...more
Most get their pickles from the grocery store shelf, but for those of you daring for better pickles, it's time to make your own, right in your own kitchen! It's even better if you use fresh cucumbers out of your home garden. Watch the magic of pickling spices and vinegar with ...more
Puzzle games are great at giving your brain a workout while keeping things fun and killing time. They stimulate your noggin as you strategize and plan your next move, whether it's to keep your character from getting killed, or to get that special item to finally complete your ...more
These dance steps were created by Darren, an artist, dancer, and choregrapher who has worked with N Sync and Britney Spears, for his Dance Grooves video. This video showcases one particularly routine, slowed down to allow for easy repetition. Watch, follow along, and learn how ...more
Remember Britney Spears pre breakdown, when she first debuted on the music scene with knee highs and pigtails for "Hit Me Baby, One More Time"? Spears was pretty and very cute as is, but the knee highs really took up the sexy school girl bit to an explosive level. But if you' ...more
Are you a young aspiring actress? A triple threat? Many top singers and entertainers today got their start on the Disney Channel. In this video, learn how to get that audition with the Disney Channel... Who knows, it could be your big break! You Will Need: • Acting, singing, ...more
Here we are again. This time, however, it's not Britney Spears that's being uke-d, but the delightfully infamous Lady Gaga. The wicked (we-can't-help-but-look-watch-listen) Lady Gaga. The ukulele brings out the sweet. Of course, it also helps (and one just cannot deny it!) th ...more
Jennifer DiDonato of MadeFit TV shows how she makes ham wrapped asparagus. Asparagus is one of the super foods, full of antioxidants, low in calories and high in fiber, vitamin K and folic acid. Last but not least, it is an anti-aging vegetable. First of all you need to remov ...more
From Instagram bot farms in China all the way to vending machines in Moscow that promise to sell you fake followers — the Facebook-owned empire is attracting the attention of the world around. When it comes to Russia especially, the country seems to be developing a little crus ...more
BoA is sort of like the Asian Britney Spears. Many years ago, the now twenty-something Korean singer launched herself into KPop superstardom with hits in many languages (she speaks Korean, Japanese, and English) and an effervescent style every girl wanted to emulate. She's si ...more
Asparagus is the vegetable for everything. No matter what you do with it, it always tastes great. And this leek soup is no exception. With wild leeks and spinach, this soup is sure to be added to your listed of healthy and yummy recipes. This is a seamy, healthy soup rich wit ...more
Nothing compares to this scene from 1941 film Hellzapoppin' starring the legendary Whitey's Lindy Hoppers. Whitey's Lindy Hoppers was a professional performing group of Savoy Ballroom swing dancers, started in 1935 by Herbert "Whitey" White. The group took many different form ...more
There are zillions of fun and cool things you can do with guitars, including riffs, hammer down, and so on. But in order to unleash the rock star that we know is hidden deep within you, you have to start with the basics first. About half of all pop and rock songs are based on ...more
This is a great instructional video on how to make sauteed garlic asparagus. The main ingredients required to make this wonderful food are three table spoon unsalted butter, two cloves garlic chopped,one bunch fresh asparagus, quarter teaspoon kosher salt and quarter teaspoon ...more
In Aikido a Jo is a long staff that is used for spearing, hitting or deflecting a strike from an opponent. Learn tips from an Aikido expert on what this weapon is used for and a history on it. Learn about the long Aikido staff Jo - Part 1 of 7. Click through to watch this vide ...more
You either hate Avril Lavigne or you love her. A few years ago, she wore all baggy pants and baggy shirts with punky ties and black nail polish and said she never wanted to be like Britney Spears. And today, she's grown into a much more mature woman who has her own perfume lin ...more