Thrift stores! As a Steampunk, they can be your best friend, but it's easy to make a tragic mistake. This hands-on guide will help you navigate the murky waters of successful thrifting in order to find the hidden gems that will make your Steampunk outfit complete! Thrift Stor ...more
Ever since the much-lauded effects of the Mediterranean diet became widely known, people have been buying olive oil by the gallon. A diet that prevents heart disease, is based on fresh, seasonal foods, and includes a tasty as hell fat like olive oil? Duh—that's a no-brainer. ...more
Doritos Locos Tacos were the brilliant concoction of a man named Todd Mills who never worked for Taco Bell, and never made any money from his creation. He originally pitched the idea to Frito-Lay, and when they said no, he took matters into his own hands by creating a Facebook ...more
Uh oh. With millions of devices already sold, Apple's latest blunder is bound to upset the owners of some of their brand new iPhone 7 Plus phones. [UPDATE: The issue is present in both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices, not limited to the iPhone 7 Plus model as originally re ...more
This video works. Watch this ordinary guy shovel mounds of bone-dry corn starch into his mouth. A combination of six step tutorial and gratuitous chestpounding, this video is a simple example of the cornstarch (or flour) bomb. A large suspension of combustible flour or corns ...more
For those needing to replace old controller hardware on cutting mills, those into native retro gaming, or for those who want to see what all the fuss was about in the 1980's, or for those who just want a play with old but great technology, this tutorial shows you step-by-step ...more
Just remember, for all powermoves, you have to get used to it. Train holding your body weight on the hand that you lift off with right hand for clockwise. You do not have to be able to balance a 1 handed handstand, just hold an L-kick or pike on that hand. This will strengthen ...more
This is a Q&A video with the question asking if glaze putty can be applied over primer or not. In this short Q&A video I am going to answer this question. Video: . If you have any problems viewing this video, then I have added the transcript to this video below. Video Transcr ...more
I became a big fan of polenta while studying Italian cooking. Previously, it never occurred to me that ground corn could create a dish that could rival the best pastas or potatoes. Those rich, golden bowls of cornmeal, cooked until tender and flavored with good olive oil, butt ...more
ELLE stylist Francesca Mills shows you what to wear with a drop-waist dress in this how-to video. Don't know how to make this dress shape look stylish or flattering? Watch this video fashion tutorial and learn how to wear a drop waist dress.
Gil Adam, a student of Industrial Design in Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, Israel, has created a 3:1 scale model of his favorite plastic camera, the Holga. While the camera is just a model (non-operational), it's pretty fun to see the oversized object next to ...more
Last week, I started a weekly feature on Scrabble World called Scrabble Challenge, where you can solve a few (hopefully) challenging word puzzles. Normally, these will be on Fridays, but today I have a potentially unsolvable puzzle for you to try and solve, in addition to the ...more
ELLE stylist Francesca Mills shows you how to stay warm while wearing a short-sleeved jacket. The right layers can help fight off the cold. Watch this video fashion tutorial and learn how to wear a short sleeved jacket in the winter.
Stylist Francesca Mills from Elle magazine shows how to find the right bathing suit for your curvy body type in this how-to video. Swimsuit shopping doesn't need to be stressful. Watch this video fashion tutorial and learn how to flatter curves with the right bathing suit.
Before you figure out how to strip the paint on your car to bare metal, you should should first ask the question, should I strip all of the paint off. Depending on the type of job you're doing, it may actually be better not to strip all of the paint off. This was a question I ...more
Want to play "Yellow Bird" on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much e ...more
Francessca Mills, Elle magazine stylists, shows some genius ways to dress down sequin dresses in this how-to video. Sequins may seem to flashy for daytime, but there are ways to make it work. Check out this video fashion tutorial and learn how to wear sequins during the day.
This is a medium difficulty juggling technique known as Mills' Mess. Always practice each step before moving on.
Although mainly demonstrational, this video shows you how to play the song "Whistling Rufus" by Kerry Mills on guitar. This video is aimed more towards advanced players who learn easily by watching or listening. Read the useful tips posted below: Kerry Mills was a prolific cr ...more
By Ethical Traveler As the world becomes ever more interconnected, being an ethical traveler becomes both easier and more urgent. Travelers today have access to far more information than we did even 10 years ago. We can observe–almost in real time–the impact that smart or sel ...more
Before attempting these tricks, master Mills Mess. Rubenstein's and Romeo's Revenge patterns are easily the most complicated 3 ball juggling patterns, but with a little work, anyone can perform them. Learn how to juggle the Rubenstein's and Romeo's Revenge patterns by watching ...more
Before you select a guard dog, find out what qualities to look for and what to avoid. You Will Need * Common sense * Internet access * A quality breeder * Close observation * An umbrella (optional) Step 1: Decide if you need a guard dog or watch dog Decide if you need a guard ...more
'80s denim is back and cooler than you think. In this how-to video, stylist Francesca Mills from Elle magazine offers some tips for keeping the look modern and not dated. Watch this video fashion tutorial and learn how to wear 80s style denim without looking like a fashion vic ...more
Check out this instructional juggling video to learn how to juggle the 4 ball mills mess. Some people out there like step by step instructions, some prefer just to see the trick in slow motion. This tutorial provides directions in both! In no time, you'll be juggling the 4 bal ...more
The book that started it all (published in 1967). When Virginia Harvey wrote this book, she remarked that macramé was almost a lost art... Video: . Today, thanks to Mrs. Harvey, there are few people who have never heard of macramé. Although many books on macramé have been publ ...more
Before last Sunday I hadn't been to a proper game store since I was in middle school. Over ten years ago. If you decide to stop reading right now because I obviously don't care enough about MTG to be writing this thing, I don't blame you. But I tell you, friends, as someone wh ...more
A juggling tutorial on how to juggle the Mill's Mess pattern with 3 balls.
The 531 Mills Mess is an advanced juggling move, but it isn't too complicated to understand. Learn how to juggle the 531 Mills Mess by watching this video tutorial and start practicing today!
Each year on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday, Ashbourne becomes a war zone! The majority of the ablebodied men, women and children take to the streets to play what is probally the largets football game in the world! - The two teams number in the hundreds, and the palying fiel ...more
Carol Platt was caught in the middle of the economic downturn with no backup plan. Searching for a stable job in an unstable economy proved to be difficult without a college degree. Her work history and past successes were overlooked. It had always been a dream of hers to comp ...more