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News : Using your Circles for other things

+David Yong-Mallo has some great suggestions for other uses of your Circles: "Circles are useful for more than just sharing with others I have a "Read later" circle and a "Drafts" circle, both of which include only myself. When I see a post I want to read later, I share it ...more

How To : Calculate the area of a circle given the radius

This video is about how-to calculate the area of a circle. It is in a very simple, and in an elementary school point of view. Of course, it can be done with either metric or imperial measures, as explained in the video. Only thing is that, it truly explains the simplicity of t ...more

How To : Get rid of under eye circles with a teaspoon

Puffy eyes and dark circles are two things that people don't want to see. They can make people look older than they are and can sometimes hurt. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to get rid of those issues using something that you may not have normally thought of: a teaspoo ...more

How To : Find the circumference of a circle quickly

In this instance we are going to Find the circumference of a circle by applying formula C=2pr where 'C' is circumference of a circle, approximate value of 'p' is 3.14 because it is irrational number and 'r' stands for radius i.e. half of diameter. So by applying this formula w ...more

How To : Draw a circle with a compass for Geometry

The first thing you have to do is draw a line of the same length as the radius of the circle you want to draw. Then, open the compass the same size as the line length you draw is. Rotate the compass and you will create a circle. Please note that drawing this on a single sheet ...more

How To : Manage Your Google+ Circles Without Going Crazy

Circles. They are both the best thing and worst thing about Google+. They're great because they allow you to fine-tune who you're following and who you want to keep in touch with, making it easy to keep your family and friends separate from each other. On the other hand, they ...more

How To : Grow Cold, Hardy Running Bamboo

Bamboo is easy to grow, but there are a few things you should know before starting. There are hundreds of species of bamboo and they can be roughly divided into either running or clumping bamboos. Almost all cold hardy bamboos are runners and almost all tropical bamboos are cl ...more

How To : Draw a glass of water with charcoal and pencil

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

How To : Repair a leaking pipe caused by a loose washer

Drip, drip, drip. Other than maybe a fly buzzing around your head in concentric circles, a leaky pipe is possibly the most annoying thing you can hear in the middle of the night when you're trying to get some sleep. Thankfully, though, a leaky pipe is one of the easiest plumbi ...more

How To : Draw an adorable cartoon turtle

In this video, we learn how to draw a cartoon turtle. Start by drawing a circle with two large circles inside of it for eyes and a head. Next, draw a long neck for the turtle leading into a small shell. Make the bottom of the shell flat and a small tail sticking out of the bac ...more

How To : Make retro 70's string art with ThreadBanger

This video is 70's string art tutorial, decor yourself. The way the women is describing, is that you can use anything to do this, get a piece of thick wood, paint it white, use a ruler, and measure halfway, draw a dot. Draw a circle around it, with the dot being in the middle. ...more

How To : Draw a nerdy guy with glasses, braces and big ears

Portrait drawings are difficult for most artists, but one thing's for sure— drawing nerds is as easy as they come. Nerds are easier to draw because you can stray from the formality of portraits, putting your own spin on it, over-compensating the details, exaggerating the dorky ...more

How To : Make a top hat out of duct tape

Duct tape is so versatile. You can make incredibly cool things out of tape. Duct tape is cheap, tough and sturdy. In this tutorial, learn how to make a very cool project - a top hat! Look just like a punk rock Abe Lincoln with this tall top hat made from duct tape. Get creativ ...more

How To : Keep your tree from dying

First of all you have to check the root which has started circling. Then notice that there is a dark portion at the bottom of the trunk. You can prevent this problem by avoiding to plant too deeply and not to leave in the pot for too long. You have to plant it at the right dep ...more

How To : Use a protractor in geometry

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

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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

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

Minecraft : I'm Going Home

Back in the Super Nintendo days, playing one RPG after the other, memorizing maps and mazes became second nature if you didn't want to look at the mini map or get lost often. I would make it a point to memorize corners and the overall structure of the dungeon or location, so t ...more

How To : Edit Your Google+ Account Settings

If you've gained entry into Google+, one of the first things you should do is adjust your Google account settings. Your settings will now look quite different, and you can adjust your notifications, password retrieval methods, and more. There are many settings that you may not ...more

News : So You Just Bought Photoshop. Now What?

Photoshop. It’s like a mountain to climb. You can chug up to the top, working hard, never letting up, or you can just go part way up and scoot around the side of the mountain and still get to the other side. Not everyone needs to be a Photoshop guru, or ninja pixel punisher. T ...more

Kick Ass Review Part 2 : Gameplay and Design

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

News : The 2010 World Cup is upon us.

The 2010 World Cup is upon us and there isn't much that hasn't been said already. All the leagues around the world are finished and champions have been crowned. The media has covered every angle imaginable. Or have they? Or should they? Is this about the sport anymore? What wi ...more

How To : Make Crop Circles or Are Aliens Among Us?

Does this video prove that otherworldly intelligent life has visited Earth? No. It does not prove anything other than there are designs ‘etched’ onto the surface of a field. Does the video immediately above prove that otherworldly intelligent life hasn’t visited Earth? Yeah, y ...more

News : Google Plus Translated

Circle = List Share = Post Share = Repost Reshare = Repost Sharing = Following Plus One = Appreciate Plus One’s = Things you have appreciated Friends = Acquaintances Acquaintances = People you met once and don’t remember who you are Privacy = How public your posts are ...more

How To : Swim the basic breaststroke

Breaststroke is a traditional stroke popular with people who like to swim for fitness. It is the slowest stroke, but that does not mean it cannot be swum powerfully and at speed. Follow along in this how-to animation to learn the basics of doing the breaststroke. Step 1: The ...more

How To : Learn about circular motion

Learn about movement in circles, and how to relate circular motion to the orbit of the moon, and other things in the universe. Learn about circular motion. Click through to watch this video on learner.org

How To : Test Drive Gmail's New Interface

Google's hard at work beefing up their new Google+ social network, and while they continue to improve new features like Circles and Hangouts, they haven't lost track of their other online features already widely in use. If you're already a part of the Google+ project (currentl ...more

DEBUNKED : 3 Viral Google+ Myths

It's only been a few weeks, and already there are a lot of misconceptions and myths floating around Google+. Let's take a deep breath, and tackle some of the more prominent ones. Myth #1: Google+ is Sexist At the onset, many respectable media outlets were reporting that most ...more

Minecraft : My Uncle, the Serial Killer

Do you ever really know someone? I mean really really? Super really? Sometimes we can talk and be with people normally for years and then bam: five people dead, house on fire, dog missing. All the while people shake their heads and regret that if they had just put the little ...more

News : Top Vegetarian Spots near Santa Monica, CA

Samosa House This southern Indian market and restaurant is a stellar choice for any veggie. Their jackfruit is superb! If you've never tried it, please do. It looks like pulled pork, tastes like a seitan or chicken and is a great natural alternative to meat. Lucky you, they j ...more

How To : Adjust eye color in Adobe Photoshop CS3

This video is about how you can change someone's eye color. The first thing to do is to load up a picture in which you want the eye color to change. The next step is to zoom in the eye that you're interested in working on. Just simply press "D" button on the keyboard and draw ...more

How To : Change eye color in Photoshop

This video shows “How to change eye color in Photoshop CS3” First open the eye picture you want to change. Now select brush tool by pressing "B" or select from the toolbar. Make sure there should be black & white color set in foreground & background. Now set "Quick mask mode" ...more

How To : Deal with Toxic and Belligerent People

Unfortunately, toxic and belligerent people are not as avoidable as we would like for them to be. They show up in our work place, schools, neighborhoods—sometimes even within our own circle of friends and family members. The best we can do is minimize our interactions with the ...more

News : Troops needed for crowd control..

Here's another news clip on the Texas Kite Festival. Everything should be OK, right? Apparently, it was so important that police dressed in army uniforms had to force the attendees to buses. Of course we don't know how to go home, right? In addition, there was a helicopter cir ...more

News : Google+ Pro Tips Weekly Round Up: Refining Sharing

One of the primary goals of a social network is for you to share what you find interesting with your followers and friends, but on Google+, sharing has so many layers that it can be confusing for most people to really take advantage of it properly. Some of the tools in place t ...more

Google+ Pro Tips Round Up : Week 5

Last week's round up was all about third party services that sprang up to fill any Google+ voids. This week, I'll let you know how to keep up with the latest Google+ updates, and give you some great tips for interacting with your followers. Although Google+ updated its naming ...more

How To : Get More Followers on Google+

If you want more people to follow you on Google+, you'll have to work for it. Not everyone can be +Tom Anderson or +Robert Scoble overnight, you know. Invite People The first thing you should do when you get into Google+ is to invite people to add you to their circles. After ...more

How To : Make Gluten-Free Macaroons

Things you'll need parchment paper baking sheet 4 egg whites 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups sweetened coconut 1 tsp vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Separate four egg whites into a large bowl. Beat egg whites with 1/2 tsp salt until stiff peaks ...more

How To : Create the illusion of 3D shapes in Flash

Want to create 3D shapes in flash easily, without doing any real 3D modeling work? Watch this video and learn a few basics. An Adobe Flash tutorial video that is essentially divided into three sections. The 1st section teaches how to create a rounded filled circle with spheric ...more

How To : Make a dainty victorian hat from a lampshade

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Victorian hat from a lampshade with Gwen. You will need: a lampshade, scissors, acrylic paint, paint brushes, glue, a compass, and cardboard. First, take the compass and make the circle as wide as you want your hat to be, then trace you ...more

How To : Highlight your mouse pointer in Camtasia 7

If you're into screencasting, then you know all about Camtasia. But there might be a few things you're not well-versed in, like the mouse pointer. That little arrow could be constantly eluding you in Camtasia, but you can fix that! This video will show you how to highlight the ...more

How To : Draw a simple dragon

Dragons are one of the most fun, traditional, and challenging things an artist can draw. Fortunately, Drawing Now is here to help you get started with this tutorial on how to draw a cute, simple, Western-style dragon. Here are their step-by step instructions: 1. Draw circles ...more

How To : Draw the face of Bowser Jr. from Mario

This video helps to draw Bowser Jr. First draw a half circle and join the ends by drawing two curves as shown in the video. Continue the left line, to draw a mouth and end it with a small arc to look like a smile. Then close the line by joining it with the right end. On the to ...more

How To : Build a punching bag out of trash

In this video, Danny Lipford will show you how to make a punching bag with trash found at a construction site. First, a circle of plywood is cut out about one foot in diameter (in this video, a bucket is traced in pencil over the plywood). This is for the base of the punching ...more

How To : Draw Handy Manny

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw Handy Mandy. This is a close up, which means it’s easier to draw. Sketch a large circle for Handy Manny's face and box in his body. Flesh out the arms, draw in gloves, sketch in the T shirt, draw the cap and put details on the ...more

How To : Build a punching bag from trash

Follow along as Josh Gardner gives us step by step instructions on how to build a punching bag from trash. -First, cut out a foot of plywood (in a circle). -Attach the PVC pipe to the plywood. -Then begin to roll the PVC pipe with foam, and continue rolling until all of the f ...more

How To : Make a Cricut popsicle birthday card

Cardcrazy09 teaches you how to create a popsicle birthday card using Cricut. You'll need the Doodlecharms cartridge for this. Start with a white piece of card stock, then apply an orange piece on top, slightly smaller than the one below. On top of that add a smaller piece of c ...more

How To : Make soup dumplings

In this video, Andrea Nguyen of CHOW goes to Shanghai Dumpling king to see the perfect soup dumpling which is called xiao long bao. Here the chef, Lu Kuang, takes the dough and rolls it into a long snake likes thing and then breaks nuggets out of it. Then he uses the rolling p ...more

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