Granny squares are not in fact grannies who can't think out of the box. When it comes to knitting, granny squares is the terminology for a knit square project. They're termed "granny" because they look old and soft and remind us of that stereotypical image of an old cat lady k ...more

Granny squares are not in fact grannies who can't think out of the box. When it comes to knitting, granny squares is the terminology for a knit square project. They're termed "granny" because they look old and soft and remind us of that stereotypical image of an old cat lady k ...more

Are you old enough to remember crocheted Granny Squares? If not, tjw1963 shows left or right handed crafters how to create a unique square that starts as a circle. The viewer can click the video to change the orientation, from left handed to right handed, to view the presentat ...more

In this video the instructor shows how to calculate the area of a circle using squares. She starts with the formula of the circumference which she says is circumference C = Pi * D, where D is the diameter of the circle. Now she says that you can turn the shape of circle into a ...more

Add to your crocheting skills by creating fun shapes. This how to video shows you how to turn a circle into a square. This crocheting technique is great for making granny squares.

This tutorial shows you how to crochet a circle that eventually turns into a square. Other than being visually trippy (in a good way), these double crochet stiches build a very densely packed project and create cool looking shapes. For this crochet project you'll need two typ ...more

Granny squares are a basic crochet project, which you can use to make doilies, coasters or even connect together to make an afghan or blanket. This tutorial shows you how to make a basic granny square with two separate colors and a circle in the center.

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

This how-to video demonstrates everything you need to know for lanyard needs. Follow along and find out how to start and finish a lanyard using the square of box stitch (or the circle stitch) throughout. All you need is two lengths of plastic thread. Use your lanyard as a keyc ...more

If you want to try out some of the new features in Android L, but can't run the developer preview on your Nexus—or simply don't want to—there's still hope. You don't actually need to be running Android L to try out some of the new improvements. We've already shown you how to ...more

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the first Samsung flagships to use virtual buttons, which means this is the first time we're seeing Samsung's design style applied to Android's software navigation bar. Even though the on-screen keys look fairly different from what other OEMs have put ...more

Google's own devices have always been the first to get new Android features — but unlike the Nexus series, last year's Pixel phones have a handful of exclusive tweaks that were never intended to trickle down to other devices once the newer Android version rolled out to them. T ...more

It's official — the newest version of Google's mobile operating system is called Android 8.0 Oreo, and it's in the process of rolling out to many different devices. Oreo has plenty of changes in store, ranging from revamped looks to under-the-hood improvements, so there's tons ...more

Super Mario Brothers! No, wait... Super Meat Boy! Yep, that's right. Meat. As in "cube" steak. As in a square piece of beef with eyes and a shitty grin, who just happens to be in love with a band-aid. I have no idea why. And no matter how shocked you are to see your dinner on ...more

The Invulnerable Achievement / Trophy (depending on your console) in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game requires you to play through a whole level and reach the boss without taking any damage. This might seem like a challenge, but there's a very easy trick to doing it. This ...more

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

Drawing a glass of water is one of the most basic things you'll ever learn in art class, but it is also one of the most important studies you'll ever make about form, color, tone, and shape. This drawing tutorial runs you through how to perfect a drawing of a glass of water u ...more

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

This square dance video teaches the following plus level square dance calls: Track II, Single Circle to an Ocean Wave, Spin Chain the Gears.

This square dance video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Back Track, Lead Right, Circle to a Line, Bend the Line, All Around your Left Hand Lady, See Saw

The following square dance video teaches these square dance calls: Defines Heads, Sides, Positions 1,2,3,4; Learn to Circle Left/Right, Do Sa Do, Forward & Back, Swing, Promenade, Promenade 1/2, Single File Promenade.

Take a man down with a single shot in Rainbow Six Vegas, be the hero and get the hot chick. During gameplay press L3, R3, L3, R3, X, Circle, L3, R3, L3, R3, Square, Triangle.

This is a complex process, but the guys at Graffiti Research Lab have armed you with detailed written instructions and this video on how to create a night writer. This is a more complicated version of their LED throwies that allows you to catch a tag in lights. You'll never ne ...more

You know how people who proclaim they can't draw always muddle through drawing assignments by piecing together a couple of stick figures? Well, that's because stick figures are the absolute easiest figures to draw. And stick figures (and circles) are you need to know how to d ...more

This video shows how to make buttons from paper scraps. You need some patterned paper scraps left over from scrapbooking. The best working surface is a Teflon sheet. You also need some shiny glaze product, a pin, and a punch, for example a circle punch, but square, hearts or f ...more

Watch this tutorial to learn how to draw a screaming angry mouth. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. "Step 1- Draw a big U shape but make the two lines at the top of the U point slightly outwards and aw ...more

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

Materials: Scrap fabric, elastic thread, cardboard, scissors, cellophane tape, and other bits and bobs ie feathers, buttons Draw around a cellophane tape three times. Cut out the three circles. For the rim: Take a circle. Place a notch on top of the circe. Place the circle at ...more

Forget the callsigns and titles from previous Call of Duty video games, Black Ops gives you something new to play with— playercards. Playercards allow you to create virtually any emblem you can possible think of because they're fully customizable, and emblem images can be colo ...more

If you're a fan of Sicilian foods, you might also like these chickpea fritters. They're crispy golden triangles of fried chickpea dough. Yum! These crispy chickpea fritters, known as panel, are crunchy and salty Sicilian street treats. And it only takes a few ingredients! This ...more

To start making your tea and toast, roll about a section of white fondant about four inches by six about 1/8th inch thick. Now take a one inch circle cutter and cut out one circle. Now taking a half inch circle cutter, make an impression in the center of the first circle being ...more

Omar, Hayley, Gary, and Autumn teach us how to use a protractor. They give a bit of information from About.com on the history of protractors. They are used to measure angles. The first protractor was used to help with navigation and invented in 1801. To measure an angle, line ...more

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

Dawn Griffith creates a cute card with a 3D lemonade glass embellishment from start to finish. Create a template by making a rough sketch of an 8 ounce paper cup onto a piece of white cardstock and cut it out. Take the template and either trace it onto a piece of vellum cardst ...more

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

This article will teach you how to make an iPod video projector for about $6 (depending on what materials you have) that works pretty well. First off, you need to gather your materials. I had everything except the magnifying glass, which I bought for $3. Materials Cardboard ...more

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

First, draw a medium sized circle. Then, draw a triangle on top of the circle, with the top of the circle acting as the bottom of the triangle. Next, draw two half circles on the sides of the triangle. After that, draw two small shaded circles inside the medium sized circle. T ...more

In geometry class you learn that circles most definitely aren't squares. But in the crochet world, circles can become squares, triangles, and even hexagons. How, you ask? Well, just watch this video to learn how to begin crocheting a circle that eventually flares out into a s ...more

In this video, it is shown how to calculate the area of a circle where the diameter is given. The formula for calculating the area of a circle is pi multiplied by square of radius. Radius is actually half of the diameter. In this video, the diameter is given as 10.6 meters. He ...more

This video shows how to find the area of a circle using a formula. The formula for area of circle is pie multiplied by square of radius. Pie is actually an infinite number but for the sake of convenience we consider the value of pie as 3.14. So we multiply the square of radius ...more

This 3D modeling software tutorial shows you how to make a squirkle in Zbrush 3.1. What's a squirkle? it's a square circle divided down once - perfect for faces! Sculpt in Zbrush with this piece of geometry and you can never go wrong.

A Mandala is a sacred part of meditation. Instead of searching everywhere to purchase one, this tutorial will show you how to make your own, and feel spiritually closer to your creation. Used in Hindu and Buddhist meditation, a Mandala is a geometric sand painting whose patter ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to find the area of a circle. First, you will need to know the formula for finding the area of a circle, which is Area=Pi(r)squared. Now, find the radius of the circle in question. After this, fill in the radius to the equation and start to do th ...more

This video describes how to find the area of a circle given a radius of 4cm. The video begins by describing the formulas needed to find the area of the circle. The narrator cautions the viewer on a few common mistakes that people frequently make while using these formulas, suc ...more

Last Thursday's post demonstrated how to Make Yin-Yang Pillow boxes, which were based on equilateral triangles and squares. The units for making these boxes were created by Phillip Chapman-Bell, who runs an amazing origami blog and has a spectacular flickr photostream. Using t ...more

You can do some pretty cool stuff with the golden ratio. The image above is made from taking each quarter-circle in the golden spiral and expanding it into a full circle. In the second image, the spiral and the golden rectangles are overlaid on the the first image, showing how ...more

Can you dissect an equilateral triangle into pieces that can be rearranged into a square? If you think you can, you may have mastered the Pythagorean theorem. Can you figure out how to draw a straight line without a reference edge? If so, you might just be the pioneer of the ...more

If you want to know how to make a circle skirt easily, you should watch this video. To make an easy circle skirt: Lay out the square of fabric and use the measuring tape to make a circle as large as your hips. Trace another circle around the edge of the fabric. Trace the large ...more

It's Monday, and once again it's time to highlight some of the community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. In addition, I thought we'd take a look at having fun with the geometrical properties of polygons and circles by using one of the best circles I know, the p ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Tractor using Stampin' Up punches. First, you will need to punch out a black scallop circle, another black circle, two yellow circles, a yellow square, and four green square shapes. After you have these cut out, you will glue the black ...more

In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to draw with basic shapes and apply them. The four basic shapes are spheres, cubes, cylinders and cones. A sphere is a three dimensional circle. On paper it will look flat without shading. Make sure you practice all kinds of c ...more

Forget circle and square-shaped wedding cakes - pillowy clouds of icing and cake are the way to go! Be original without compromising your unique style by learning how to bake and decorate this lovely stacked pillow cake. Reminiscent of the pillow that bears the ring, you can ...more

In this tutorial, we learn how to find the area of a circle. The line from the middle to the edge of the circle is called the radius. Find what this is in your equation, then multiply (3.14 X radius x radius). This will always work out the area of a circle for you. So, do this ...more

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

Rayann shows us techniques to make macrame designs using hemp for the creation of fun, interesting jewelry designs. She shows us four techniques. First she introduces us to the half-knot using four strands of hemp. The right-hand strand is brought across the others in the shap ...more

In this how to video, you will learn how to create a little chick with punches. You will need a 1 3/4 circle punch, a 1 1/2 circle punch, a 1 1/2 circle scallop punch, and a small square punch. You will also need a pink and yellow material to cut from. Cut out one piece from t ...more