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How To : Do a hatha yoga spine stretch

Stretching the spine will help align back muscles. Learn how to stretch the spine in Hatha yoga with this video clip. Take action: begin in Table Pose, extend one leg back, lift opposite arm and reach, and exhale and stretch. Cindy Mastry, the instructor in this how-to video, ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 2

I assume at this point you have already completed your control panel using Part 1 of this How To guide. Now, if you are anything like me, you couldn't fight the urge to play, and you have your panel sitting on saw horses in the living room. Depending on your situation, your s ...more

How To : Change a moped tire

Zach Levenburg of 1977 Mopeds in San Francisco shows us how to fix a flat on the rear wheel of a moped. * First, remove the rear brake cable with a wrench, and loosen the axle nuts using one wrench on each side. * Flip the chain tensioner out of the way, and push the wheel sl ...more

How To : Open hips with prenatal yoga poses

This yoga how-to video tutorial demonstrates prenatal yoga poses to help open the hips. Prenatal yoga hip opening poses help to facilitate the opening of the pelvis to prepare for the baby to descend through the birth canal. They increase flexibility in the muscles that attach ...more

How To : Install RAM in a new MacBook Pro

It only takes 15 minutes to install new RAM in a Macbook Pro. Before starting, remember to make sure that the power is off. Turn it over and release the latch in the left hand side. This will release the door and expose the battery. Remove the battery. With a #00 Philips screw ...more

How To : Install new windows in a new construction project

Steve with Eikenhout Educational Video Series and Paul Griggs with PGriggs Construction demonstrate how to install new windows during a new construction application. You will need a level, a utility knife, a caulk gun and a hammer to install the windows. First, cut the house w ...more

How To : Make a Support Halter Top

To make a support halter top shirt, you will need: Pattern for a basic bodice Draft paper or newspaper Yardstick Pen or pencil Scissors Cotton fabric 2 foam bra cups Matching thread Watch the following video for visual instructions, and make sure to reference the text below. ...more

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How To : Pick a padlock and understand how it works

When picking a padlock, the only part you need to worry about is the part where the key goes into the lock. The locking mechanism has pins attached to springs. The key pins are on the bottom and the driver pins are on the top. The key turns when the pins of different heights a ...more

How To : Throw a Naked Sushi Party

The Japanese know how to party. Browsing the internet for my daily fix of Weird Asian News, I stumbled across this article on Cannibal Banquets. According to Steve Levenstein, Japanese Innovations Writer, "a pinata-like 'body' is carefully crafted, then stuffed with edible go ...more

How To : Build a garden bench out of cinder blocks

This video shows us how to build a garden bench out of cinder blocks. Before you get started, you need to refer to the How To sheet #320 for all your materials and make sure you have everything you need. Determine the location for the bench and lay out the first course (or l ...more

How To : Install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro

MacOSG demonstrates how to install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro. When performing this upgrade, be sure to take precautions for static by discharging static electricity before beginning. Shut down, unplug and place the Mac Pro on a static-free surface. To access the memory, you nee ...more

How To : Install and use the Zacuto Universal Baseplate

Zacuto Universal Baseplate V3, includes 12-inch rods and works with all cameras. Zacuto's Universal Baseplate allows mounting accessories off the front and the back of the rods. Our new version 3 Universal Baseplate is 22% lighter then Version 1 or 2. The baseplate measurement ...more

How To : Iron pants with Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE

Pay attention to these ironing tips to iron your pants perfectly. Crisply ironed pants help create a pulled-together look. Follow these simple steps for a quick, flawless press?with creases or without. Learn how to iron pants with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. ...more

How To : Read Guitar Tab

Guitar Essentials My friends and I would secretly scribble tab in the darkly lit practice rooms in our university even though we were educated musicians. So, being able to read tablature, or tab, is essential for beginning guitarists. Tab is a curious way to write down music ...more

How To : Fold a Textured Origami Ball

One of the most popular and basic origami geometric shapes is the "water bomb," which is a simple inflated cube. With a few extra folds and only a minor shift in approach, a more complex geometric shape can be achieved. This 24-faced, 3-dimensional object is formed using 8 id ...more

How To : Parallel park your car

Can you properly parallel park your car? Well follow along as we are given instructions on what to do. -It is best to begin practicing parallel parking when there are no obstacles and then trying with plenty of space between cars. -Eventually you will be confident enough to sq ...more

How To : Create a phenakistoscope (early form of animation)

The phenakistoscope is a predecessor of the flip book, but don’t worry: it’s easier to make than pronounce. Step 1: Sketch a plan of your animation Plan out your animation with sketches. There should be 8 to 12 steps, each representing a frame. Step 2: Draw a circle Anchor y ...more

How To : Perform a military push-up

In this how-to video, you will learn how to do a military push-up. This will work your chest muscles. Get into push-up position. Get on your hands and toes. Make sure the shoulder, elbow, and hand are aligned. Your back should be straight and your abs should be tight. When you ...more

How To : Work out your abs without hurting your back

Working out your abs strengthens your core, the center of your body that holds everything together. The stronger your core is, the stronger the rest of your body will be. But how do you perform killer core exercises without hurting or throwing out your back? Watch this video ...more

How To : Hold the cello in good posture

Watch this instructional cello video to learn how to hold the cello in good posture. When sitting down to play the cello, you want to sit at the edge of the chair keeping your lower back aligned with the rest of your back. This tutorial provides great tips for beginning cello ...more

How To : Use a resistance band to work out: your chest

Use a resistance band to work out: your chest There are lots of creative ways to use resistance bands. This video is about building stronger chest muscles with resistance bands. Resistance bands challenge your muscles in a different way. Movement 1- A front chest press Step ...more

How To : Do Hindu pushups

This video shows you how to do Hindu push-ups which have been used by wrestlers and martial artists for many centuries. It works all major muscle groups at the same time. You begin with the mountain pose, also known to yoga fans as the downward dog, with your hands and feet sp ...more

How To : Replace rollerblade wheels

In this how-to video, you will learn how to replace rollerblade wheels. You will need a skate tool. For each wheel, there is a place to put an Allen wrench. Undo these screws and make sure you do not lose them. Take the screws out, enabling you to also remove the wheel. Do thi ...more

How to Play pool : The Double Drifter

Use this tutorial for a simple and shot accuracy improving technique in pool! The steps for this tutorial are simple, yet effective in improving shot accuracy in pool. Align pool balls in a triangular formation at the far side of the table. Note that this is not the standard t ...more

How To : Sew and join the edges on a crochet ribbing

The Art of Crochet by Teresa explains how to sew together crochet ribbing. Thread a tapestry needle and align the edges of the crocheting project. Sew the first stitch together and secure with a knot. Sewing through the top of the stitch on the edge will help prevent distortio ...more

How To : Saddle a horse, English style

Whether you are out hunting or thinking about joining a derby, you will need to learn to ride a horse first. Before you can ride, you need to saddle the horse. Check out this tutorial for information on how to saddle your pony English style, and then head out and find yourself ...more

How To : Install kitchen cabinets with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install kitchen cabinets. Steps: 1 Mark cabinet layout lines onto the wall. 2 Locate wall studs using hammer and finishing nail. 3 Mark stud locations onto back of cabinet. 4 Drill four holes through back of cabinet, which ...more

How To : Make Recycled Deconstructed Roses

In this article, you'll learn how to create deconstructed roses in less than five minutes with your leftover fabric scraps. It's a great way to recycle your leftover fabric! Follow the instructions below and watch the videos for a demonstration. Draw the Flower Shape. Draw a ...more

How To : Make a notebook with ribbon binding

This video demonstrates how to make a notebook with ribbon binding. Take a stalk of plain white paper and it would be 5 1/2" long and 8" wide. Fold it in half. Trim off the excess with a ruler. Then align the edges of the white paper. Put this in a cardstock which is 8 1/2" wi ...more

How To : Get ripped abs with a bosu ball

Yuri Elkaim, personal fitness coach, shows you a five-exercise Bosu Ball workout that will tone your abs fast. The first exercise is a pushup on the Bosu Ball with the spherical side down. With your torso down, lift one leg up from the floor. Bring the torso down, then back up ...more

How To : Repack a Motorcycle Muffler

Periodically, motorcycle and ATV exhaust system can be rebuilt to maintain the proper performance and sound level expected from the exhaust system. My experience was with a dirt bike that had an aftermarket high performance exhaust installed.I bought my 99 XR400 second hand an ...more

Echoisms : How to Measure Your Own Attractiveness

Have you ever heard symmetrical is sexier? Yep, according to scientists, symmetry is inherently more attractive to the Homo Sapien eye. Back in the days of Helen of Troy, Phidias, Plato and other great philosophers all observed the golden ratio, "a sum where the quantities to ...more

How To : Keep your skirt clean while riding a bike

Your bike is your prized possession - it is your mode of transportation, your exercise and definitely your fashion statement. But, just because you love your bike, doesn't mean you want to destroy your outfit by riding it. Follow this tutorial and add a pretty mesh barrier to ...more

How To : Sit cross-legged for meditation

In this video, we learn how to sit cross-legged for meditation. Meditation in this pose will cause you to be far more relaxed and calm then if you were in an uncomfortable position. If your rear end hurts while you are sitting down, try putting padding underneath you so you ar ...more

How To : Adjust and align the brakes on a Nitro RC car

In this tutorial, we learn how to adjust and align the brakes on a Nitro RC car. It's very important to adjust and align your brakes so your RC car stays in top shape and doesn't get ruined while you are using it. Take the caliper out and see what the strength of it is, if it ...more

How To : Use clear stamps & make a card

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to use clear stamps & make a card. You will need acrylic stamps for this project. The products used in the video are from papertrayink.com. The stamps are clear and have a sticky back with which you can attach them to an ...more

How To : Pick a door lock

Arthur Cavallin demonstrates how to pick a door lock. To pick a lock, you will need to push up the pins and align them so that the mechanism will open. You will need a tension wrench which you can make with an alan key. You will also need a lock pick which you can make out of ...more

How To : Avoid slicing with your driver off the tee in golf

In this Golf video tutorial you will learn how to avoid slicing with your driver off the tee in golf. First and foremost make sure that your grip is correct. The next point is allowing the club to sit on the ground the way the manufacturer wanted it. The next important lesson ...more

How To : Draw the ball in golf

This involves a golf tip in how to draw a ball. He is on a golf course and is explaining that a draw is different then a hook. He explains that when you draw the ball you don't change the swing you change the way you align your feet. To make the proper draw is to simply drop t ...more

How To : Install mosaic tiles in your bathroom vanity

In this Home and Garden video you will see how to install mosaic tiles in your bathroom vanity using mesh pack sheets of 1 inch mosaic tiles and cap edge tiles. Hold a cap tile against the edge of the vanity and draw a line along the edge of the vanity. This will be the first ...more

How To : Create a simple swatch in Illustrator

This video tutorial by Tasktutorial shows you how to create a simple swatch in illustrator. Select the star tool, draw a star and select the path and scale it down as shown. Change the fill color to white, the stroke color to black and the stroke weight to 2 points as indicate ...more

How To : True your bicycle wheels

Whenever you're out cycling, you may hit a pothole or some obstruction and bend your rim or take your wheel out of true. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to true your bike wheels. By adjusting the spokes, you'll be able to bring your wheels back to true an ...more

How To : Install commercial grade carpet in your home

Home improvement expert Danny Lipford discusses installing commercial grade carpet. Watch this video tutorial to see how to install commercial grade carpet in your home. This small room is perfect for a piece of low pile commercial carpet we picked up for $100. Start by align ...more

How To : Do the pedestal pose to increase strength

In order to do the increase your strength, through the Pedestal Pose Routine, you should begin in a modified pushup position. Resting on your elbows and looking down at the ground/floor, while you rest on pointed toes. Hold each pose for 20 seconds. Next, rotate over to one si ...more

How To : Make a YouTube subscribe button in Photoshop

This video shows how to make a YouTube Subscribe button with Photoshop. First go to File>New, or ctrl + N. Make the size 960x150. Set the resolution to whatever you like. In this case we set it to 300. Go to the Rectangle Tool, and go to the Rounded Rectangle Tool. Make a Subs ...more

How To : Make a flash banner in Adobe Fireworks CS3/CS4

First of all open adobe Firework CS3/CS4. Open the 'file', then 'new' and set a banner with 'width' as 900, 'height' as 100 and ‘resolution’ set as 72. It shall open a banner for you on the screen. Now from the side bar underneath the vector, select the 'ellipse tool' and then ...more

How To : Fix squeaky bike brakes

Squeak, squeak, squeak… SQUEAK! How annoying. Squeaky brakes on your bicycle. An idyllic bike ride can quickly be ruined by those squeaky bike brakes. Here’s a checklist of common squeaky brake culprits and how to fix them. You Will Need * Clean rags * An oil-free cleaner * A ...more

How To : Create bevels in Xara Web Designer

The video shows us how to create bevels in Xara web designer. Firstly using the rectangle tool hold down the Ctrl key to create a square. The problem with the Xara web designer is that it hasn't got a convert to edit the shape features which actually means that you cant select ...more

How To : Cut a rotor

Before cutting the rotors select a centering cone that fits about halfway through the center hole of hub-less rotor or bearing spacer to center the rotor to the spindle. After select two identical clamps that fit the rotor without interfering with the machined surfaces of the ...more

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