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How To : Make Pakistani style lamb chops

Try making an Indian cuisine inspired lamb chop masala. You will want to season your lamb with a combination of yogurt and masala spices. This can then be cooked up over the stove for tender and flavorful meat. 8 Lamb Chops 1 tbsp. of Fresh Mint Leaves (Podina) (chopped) 1 bu ...more

How To : Make traditional Indian chicken biryani

Spice up dinner tonight and try making Chicken Biryani! Chicken Biryani is a traditional Indian dish that is packed with flavor. This dish is good for you and tastes amazing, so why not give it a go? You Will Need: * 6½ tbsp. vegetable oil * 4 potatoes, peeled and halved * 1 t ...more

How To : How & Why You Should Make Your Own Protein Powder

Protein powder is a fad in the same way that Justin Bieber's music is: you either love it, or you hate it. Everyone I know has a strong opinion about protein powder, ranging from "daily necessity" to "utterly useless." The funny thing about protein powder is that these opinio ...more

How To : Why You Should Be Making Your Own Spices at Home

In my opinion, spices are the key to a successful kitchen. With a healthy array of spices and spice mixes, you have the foundation for nearly any dish that you want to make; the culinary world is your oyster. With a depleted cupboard of spices, however, nearly every recipe loo ...more

How To : 6 Hilarious Anti-Valentine's Day Treats

Valentine's Day can seem like Singles Awareness Day if you're newly broken up, but that's all the more reason to treat yourself on this pink-and-red consumerist holiday. Whether you're happily single or bitter and bitchy, there's definitely something on this list of Anti-Valen ...more

News : Steampunk Bottle (a Red and Malevolent Glow)

Thought I would cross-post a piece I did a while ago. So here is a piece I made a while back. I found this brass and glass bottle at the thrift store. At the time of purchase it had a broken music box on the bottom. I actually was able to fix the music box and it plays "How D ...more

How To : Steampunk an External Hard Drive Case

There's something about the world of steampunk that fascinates me. WonderHowTo has plenty of steampunk projects, like the hardware chess set, binocular goggles, and even a lesson on fashion. But nothing screams steampunk more than nevets_mcd's hard drive case. This case proj ...more

How To : Bake Apple Crunch Muffins

These muffins are a quick, yummy breakfast or a light, delicious mid-afternoon snack. This easy recipe provides you with moist, light muffins every time! This recipe makes 12 large muffins. Ingredients Muffins: 2 cups flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tea ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How to Make Indian food : Fried fish

If you are looking for a new take on regular fried fish then try this Indian inspired pan-fried fish dish. You will make a fantastic past of Indian spices which you will stuff and cover cleaned the Indian Pomfret fish with. This video shows you how to make a delicious Indian d ...more

How To : Program in Context Free

In my free time, I like to program in an image programming language called Context Free. You can download it at www.contextfreeart.org for free. The first thing to know about Context Free is that there are three basic shapes to which the program will understand and respond. T ...more

How To : Clone Taco Bell's Meat (AKA 'Taco Meat Filling')

Taco Bell's in the news for umpteenth time, and today the controversy is over their infamous beef taco meat. Gizmodo leaked a picture of Taco Bell's "Taco Meat Filling" and surprise, surprise— it's missing a lot of the "meat" that it claims in its advertisements. Taco Meat Fil ...more

How To : Make silver nitrate from silver and nitric acid

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make silver nitrate from silver and nitric acid. They show the chemistry of making this cool chemistry, colorless solid. WARNING: This reaction produces toxic nitrogen dioxide gas. Do not perform this reaction indoors ...more

How To : Make blue phosphorescent glow-in-the-dark powder

Making a blue glowing substance is easy, as long as you already know the secret to making green luminescent phosphorescent glow powder. By watching the green glow-in-the-dark procedure, you know that you will need strontium nitrate, aluminum nitrate, europium and dysprosium ni ...more

How To : Make shrimp with grits and red eye gravy

Looking for a unique Cajun dish that isn't gumbo or jambalaya? You found it - shrimp with grits and red eye gravy! For the grits, you will need: 1/2 pound butter, 1 cup grits, 1 quart milk, salt and pepper. For the gravy, you will need 1 1/2 pounds andouille sausage, 1 onion, ...more

How To : Reduce depth of field in Photoshop

This video tutorial, by photoshopuniverse, shows you how to reduce the depth of field after a photo is taken using Photoshop. This enables you to ensure that your main subject is clearly in focus while the background is out of focus or blurry. First duplicate the layer using t ...more

How To : Sear jumbo scallops

Chef Tony Miller walks us through making his Seared Jumbo Sea Scallops with Black Thai Rice, Spinach, Mushrooms, in a Coconut Curry Sauce in the kitchen at Latitude 41 in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

How To : Make Indian masala French fries with Manjula

Tired of the same old French fries? Then watch this cooking how-to video as Manjula shows you how to masala French fires. Masala French fries are in interesting twist to the classic recipe. You'll love the spicy flavor these Indian style fries have to offer. Masala French Fri ...more

How To : Purify aluminum nitrate by recrystallization

There's a few reasons why you might want to purify chemicals by recrystallization, but the best one could be luminescence glow-in-the-dark dust. Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to purify aluminum and strontium nitrate by recrystallization with Dr. Lith ...more

How To : Create a sexy Medusa makeup look for Halloween

Despite how she's usually portrayed in popular culture, Medusa (the lady with snakes growing out of her head) was once a beautiful woman. She was cursed by Athena, however, to spend eternity as a horrid snake monster, ergo the nasty scales and snake crown. Fuse Medusa's snake ...more

How To : Blend images together in Photoshop

This video tutorial by photoshopuniverse teaches you how to blend two images seamlessly using Photoshop. For this you need two or more images that need to be blended together. Using the move tool in Photoshop move one image over to the other image. Open the layers window and m ...more

How To : Create a split negative motorcycle card

Taking the negative of an image in photography brings out its major contours and creates a powerful graphic contrast between white and black. The same sort of effect happens when you construct a card using only the "negatives" and no other colors. In this card making tutorial ...more

How To : Make beer can chicken on the grill

To add flavor and moisture to your chicken, beer can chicken can allow you to cook a whole chicken on the grill. This tutorial outlines how you can do it to get moist, flavorful chicken. It also ensures that your meat cooks evenly. To begin, combine 1 teaspoon of sugar and sal ...more

How To : Use proportions to solve application problems

In this video they are showing how to use proportions to solve word problems. In the first example they used 2/3 is equal to x/6. To solve for x, you begin by cross multiplying setting up and equation 3x=12. Next, divide 12 by 3 which equals 4. So x equals 4. In the next examp ...more

How To : Make spicy potato wedges

In this video, we learn how to make spicy potato wedges. The ingredients you will need are: salt, 1/2 tsp dry mango powder, 2 medium wedged potatoes, 1 tbsp olive oil, 2 cloves smashed garlic, 1/8 tsp black pepper, 1 tsp Italian seasoning, 1/2 tsp red chili flakes and 1/4 tsp ...more

How To : Make delicious cocoa from scratch

Cocoa is a great cold-weather dessert beverage, but many store bought powder mixes are too sweet. Making your own homemade cocoa lets you adjust the recipe until it's just perfect for your palate. And it makes a great gift for the holidays!

How To : Make Glow Powder Out of Household Chemicals

Glowing substances have always held a powerful appeal to people, and making new ones can be a lucrative business. If you need some glow powder for a project of yours, watch this video to learn how to make DIY glow-in-the-dark powder out of normal household chemicals. Video: . ...more

How To : Make bulgar wheat vegetarian tacos

If you're not a vegetarian, but one of your family members is, or perhaps a dinner guest, you're going to have to give in a little. Realize that they eat vegetables, you eat vegetables, so it's not that big of deal to exclude the meat for one sitting. Something easy to make is ...more

How To : Make Indian vegetable biryani rice

Vegetable biryani is an Indian rice dish bursting with flavor. With so many layers of delicious spiced vegetables and rice and so many levels of flavor, it is definitely a satisfying meal all by itself. Watch this how to video and try this vegetable rice recipe for a very popu ...more

How To : Properly trim your dogs nails for their comfort

In this Pets & Animals video tutorial you will learn how to properly trim your dogs nails for their comfort. Materials that you will need are a high quality trimmer, nail file and styptic powder or pads. Begin by making yourself and your pet comfortable. Have the pet lay on th ...more

How To : Make barbecue championship ribs

Skip Steele and Terry Black of the award winning Super Smokers BBQ Team share their method for making championship barbecue ribs. Starting with a large slab of ribs, they apply a dry rub, which is a blend of spices. They explain that the resins in the spices combine with the ...more

How To : Make a Jason Voorhees Call of Duty Black Ops emblem

Jason Voorhees has made the old-fashioned hockey goalie mask synonymous with psychotic violence, and his image is perfect for a Call of Duty Black Ops emblem. Watch this video for a guide to making one using the in-game emblem / playercard editor.

How To : Create a New Year's harlequin mask makeup look

Traditional makeup is too boring for special occasions, so why not try something a little more fun to ring in the new year? This how-to video goes through the intensive process of applying a vibrantly colorful and ornate harlequin mask, using just makeup. The cosmetic products ...more

How To : Create a sexy peacock makeup look for Halloween

Just because it's Halloween doesn't mean you have to dress up as something gory or creepy. Inject some pretty into the spooky holiday by donning a peacock costume, and check out this makeup video to learn how to create a lovely peacock makeup look. This look is basically an e ...more

How To : Create a rusty red and sienna makeup look for fall

During the fall, warm and comforting colors like brown, red, and sienna abound. Embrace the natural richness and beauty of fall by incorporating these colors into your next makeup look. Take a gander at this makeup tutorial to be guided through how to apply a rusty red and si ...more

How To : Make a latte with microfoam

This video tutorial is going to show you how to make a latte with microfoam. Dan takes some freshly ground coffee powder and taps it down. The most important thing about making microfoam is to keep the milk very cold about 34 degrees. Dan then first works on the top of the mil ...more

How To : Get "True Blood" vampire queen Sophie Anne's look

Hey there True Blood fans! With season three of this highly acclaimed and highly addictive show in full swing, we're more anxious than ever to steal the looks of our favorite actresses. Whether you dig Sookie Stackhouse's girl next door glam or Tara's minimal neutral tones, th ...more

How To : Create a sexy vampire look

This video shows the user how to give a woman a 'sexy vampire' look. The video shows this in distinct steps. Step 1: Apply a light but natural foundation to the face and neck, and to the shoulders if a strapless top will be worn. Step 2: Apply large false eyelashes. Step 3: Da ...more

How To : Do a sexy yet creepy clown/doll look for Halloween

Want to scare the living daylights out of all your friends and family this Halloween? Then dress up like a clown or a doll. Either one will do. Watch this makeup tutorial to learn how to get a "sexy" doll/clown look that's reminiscent of those creepy dool eyes crafted so exqui ...more

How To : Convert photos to black & white in Photoshop CS3

In this tutorial Lindsay Adler will teach you how to do exquisite black and white conversions in Photoshop (cs3 and newer). Using the black and white adjustment layer tool in Photoshop, photographers are given complete control and simplicity for converting images to black and ...more

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