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How To : Cut hard cheese

This cheese cutting tip is for optimal enjoyment and minimal crumb. Avoid massive hacking; slice the cheese up like a pro for your guests. Watch this how to video to learn how to cut hard cheese.

How To : Cut hard styrofoam

This tutorial video will teach you how to cut hard styrofoam. Extruded Styrofoam is available at most hardware stores or home building depots. It is different than regular "bead" styrofoam-- it is not composed of pinhead-sized spheres. It is very workable. I call it "hard styr ...more

How To : Use a chop saw the right way

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to use a chop saw. A chop saw is a power tool which is typically used to cut hard materials. This saw can cut pieces at different angles. When cutting any material, make sure it is pushed tight against the fence. Hold the material ...more

How to Play Dead Space 2 : Achievement & Trophy Guide

It's currently 2011, but when you fire up your game console, put your hands on the controller and play the new Dead Space 2 video game, you're warped into the future— into the year 2511— just 3 years after the events that took place in the first Dead Space. And it's sure to be ...more

How To : Sell at Your Local Farmers Market

Are you interested in selling your products at the local Farmers Markets? Many small mom and pop food crafters get started selling their artisan breads, homemade cakes, cookies, pies, biscotti, candy, seasoning mixes or regional barbecue sauces direct to customers who visit lo ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...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 : Cut a pineapple in the simplest way

Cutting fruits can be difficult if you don't know how to do it. Not only that, but it can result in you wasting precious fruit that you could have easily eaten. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to cut a pineapple using a simple and easy method. It's a fruit that looks ...more

How To : Cut up a cabbage

This video is a demonstration of the proper way to cut up a cabbage. Large vegetables like cabbage can be hard to cut up because they are so big and tend to move around on the cutting surface. The first thing to do is to create a flat surface, so make it safer to cut. Cut the ...more

How To : Cut a lime in half using only a cigarette

Normally we wouldn't tell you to emulate prisoners in jail, but there's one fun trick that we can pick up from the Texas State Prison system. In this video, you'll learn how to cut a lime in half using only a cigarette. It's no sleight of hand - instead, by lighting the filte ...more

How To : Peel & mince garlic

For anyone new to cooking, this basic tutorial shows us how to mince garlic, an ingredient often used in a variety of recipes. If you are going to mince a clove of garlic, you will need to separate the clove from the bulb. Before you mince your garlic, you will need to peel it ...more

How To : Make your own track dolly

Build a track dolly for about £80. This is great for getting professional dolly shots when making your own films. Total dolly size = 2ft wide x 3ft long. Type of pipe used for track = 32mm pvc. Angle aluminum width = 2in x 2in at 3mm thick. NOTE: Angle aluminum is a lot easi ...more

How To : Use buttonhole scissors

Couture designer Kenneth D. King is an expert in what you would need to fill up your sewing box. Here, he discusses buttonhole scissors. Buttonhole scissors are made for making buttonholes without stretching or damaging the fabric. By watching this video you can learn how to a ...more

How To : Passivate titanium metal for electrochemistry

If you want to make some electrodes for electrochemistry, titanium strips are the way to go. It's rather interesting metal, and it's really hard, but can be cut with standard metalworking tools. Titanium filings are highly flammable, just like iron filings. But not everything ...more

How To : Tear cloth in 3D Studio Max 2010

See how to take advantage of 3ds Max 2010's in-built tear modeling feature, which provides 3D artists to quickly cut a cloth as if due to a strong stretching force or a reaction to a hard collision with other rigid body meshes. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling ...more

How To : Create chiseled abs with fatiguing ab exercises

Due to natural fat storage patterns, a woman's middle section is one of the hardest to tone. Fat tends to aggregate at a woman's belly as a survival mechanism, making it difficult, even with diet and exercise, to cut chub and unearth a six pack. Watch this video for ab exerci ...more

How To : Weave paper for origami and other paper crafts

This video shows how to weave paper. This paper can then be used to make crafts such as origami. You may want some supplies: a cutting board, a paper cutter, scotch tape, and square origami paper (6"x6"). Start with two sheets of paper. Cut the paper into thin strips, 1/2" eac ...more

How To : String An Electric Guitar

A First Timer's Guide When some new guitarists break their first string they stash it in the closet and forget about it. Me, I put the sweaty axe back in its case and asked my parents to take me to the local music store. After a morning full of senseless racket emanating from ...more

How To : Make and decorate Rice Krispies monkey cookies

In this video, we learn how to make rice crispy monkey cookies. First, you can make your rice crispy treats like usual, just add some chocolate to melt with it! Lay these out into a baking dish and let cook until hard. Then, use round cutters to cut out a large round piece and ...more

How To : Divide the head of a cauliflower into florets

Have you ever tried oven-baked cauliflower before? Sprinkled with olive oil and a bit of sea salt, baked cauliflower is juicy, smoky, and makes a delicious side dish. But working with cauliflower can be intimidating, given that when you purchase it from the market it looks lik ...more

How To : Make homemade valentine's hot chocolate stones

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade valentine's hot chocolate stones. First, take 8 oz of a good dark chocolate and chop it up. Place this in a bowl, then add in 1/8 tsp of chipotle peppers. Also add in a pinch of salt, then add in 1/2 c of heavy cream to a skillet ...more

How To : Create a simple Christmas card using Cricut

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a simple Christmas card using Cricut. First, you will need to take your card stock and fold it in half to create your basic card, pushing hard on the crease. After this, place a green holiday print on top of the front of the card and ad ...more

How To : Make French baguettes using a bread machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to make French baguettes using a bread machine. To make this, you will need: 2 c water, 5 c bread flour, 2 tbsp white sugar, 2 tsp salt, 1 tbsp rapid rise years, and 1 egg yolk whisked with 1 tbsp water. Place all of your ingredients except for t ...more

How To : Disassemble the Xbox 360 with simple tools

If you want to mod your XBox 360 at all, you're going to have to learn how to take your precious baby apart. This video will show you how to do so quickly and easily using only two simple tools: a flathead screwdriver and a Torx T-10 screwdriver. Now you can add a bigger hard ...more

How To : Make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake. Roll out the pliable edible cake clay so that it is about 1/4 of an inch thick. Cut out heart shapes with cookie cutters. Let them dry for a few hours. Attach the hard hearts to wire wi ...more

How To : Buy, store, & chop shallots

How to buy, store, and chop shallots When you buy shallots at the store make sure that they are nice and hard and that they skin is very papery and dry. To cut up the shallot you start by cutting the top off leaving the root end in tact. Cut the shallot in half and peel the sk ...more

How To : Split and clean rock shrimp

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to split and clean rock shrimp. The rock shrimp looks similar to the regular shrimp, except it has a hard outer shell. Begin by taking off the head of the rock shrimp. Now take a knife and cut down the middle of the shrimp to open the ...more

How To : Cheat with a lag switch for Xbox 360 Live

Zonealarm not working out? Is it slowing down your computer? Forget those programs and have a home made DIY lag/standby switch! Okay, when it comes right down to it, all you need is a 1$ switch and an Ethernet Cable. I assume you have a knife to splice the wires. Then just fo ...more

How To : Use the vector shape tool in Final Cut Pro 5

The application the makes Apple's Final Cut Studio is the film editing app Final Cut Pro. With its ability to log and capture video onto your hard drive for editing, you can easily edit and process your indie film, or maybe even a professional movie. Final Cut Pro is a non-lin ...more

How To : Change speeds with match frame in Final Cut Pro 5

The application the makes Apple's Final Cut Studio is the film editing app Final Cut Pro. With its ability to log and capture video onto your hard drive for editing, you can easily edit and process your indie film, or maybe even a professional movie. Final Cut Pro is a non-lin ...more

How To : Animate text highlights in Final Cut Pro 5

The application the makes Apple's Final Cut Studio is the film editing app Final Cut Pro. With its ability to log and capture video onto your hard drive for editing, you can easily edit and process your indie film, or maybe even a professional movie. Final Cut Pro is a non-lin ...more

How To : Dissect a human ear

Okay, the hard part of human dissection is here -- the ear. This is an unusual dissection because you get a de-calcified portion of the skull to work with, so you can even cut through bone with just a scalpel. This human anatomy video tutorial will show you how to dissect the ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

How To : Make a Paper Bag Princess DIY Halloween costume

The Paper Bag Princess is one of the most beloved children's books for girls of all time, and it's heroine is a great role model for young girls everywhere. If you love the book, watch this video to learn how you can make an easy, sexy Paper Bag Princess Halloween costume. Fr ...more

News : Truffle Shuffle Nut Shot

Whenever we get together and hang, my friends are always talkin' me into doin' the famed truffle shuffle from the movie 'The Goonies', made famous by the character Chunk. Well, this is where I got the idea for this prank. First, you would build a very interesting domino-type ...more

How To : Make a quick chocolate fudge in five minutes

Whether you've got a gaggle of kids coming over or a group of friends who's dropping by unexpectedly, it's often very hard to come up with a delicious snack on the fly, especially one that can be made by the time the guests arrive. While throwing your guests a few bags of chi ...more

How To : Make a paper mache baby elephant

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper mache baby elephant. To begin, you will need a pattern, which you can find at Ultimate Paper Mache. There is a grid on the pattern that you can use to expand onto a large piece of particle board. This will give you the entire body ...more

How To : Safely work with high voltage when pole topping

This educational safety video is geared toward public and private utility workers and linemen who need to remove pole tops while dealing with high-voltage electrical cables and electrical insulators. It discusses the proper pole topping removal procedure and demonstrates effec ...more

How To : Pick a lock easily with 2 paper clips

ZurplusFaction shows viewers how to pick a lock easily using 2 paper clips. First, you need to take your first paper clip and fold one end out. Fold it out again and straighten this out. Next, take the folded out in and fold in again so it forms boomerang shape with the paper ...more

How To : Distress a pair of jeans with household materials

Missa shows how to ‘Distress Jeans’ in this video. She lays a pair of jeans to be distressed on a table. Next, the creases near the top, which are formed by bending the leg portion of the jean, are marked with a white pencil or chalk. A hard rock is then placed inside the jean ...more

How To : Identify problems with snails & slugs

Snails and slugs can really be a problem sometimes if you are a gardener. They feed on plants and can be considered pests, sometimes even getting inside your house. They are identified by their tell-tale slime trails. A bad infestation can be very hard to deal with. However, s ...more

How To : Fake and pass the ball like LeBron James

How to do the Lebron James signature move fake & pass is as easy as a couple of steps. LB23 is a basketball / NBA legend and he's only 24 years old. He is the next Michael Jordan! Watch his Signature Move from Nike. Start by creating space, then crossover dribble, drive and p ...more

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