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How To : Fold a reliable paper plane

Origami artist Ana Maria shows us how to fold a reliable paper plane. Start off with a rectangular piece of paper and fold it down the middle. Then take one the of the edges and fold it in a way that it makes a triangle. After that repeat the process again folding the edges ev ...more

News : Feather Nails

Start with clean nails. See How to Give Yourself a Manicure. Add a base coat. Add a base coat of any color. I chose green. Draw a line down the middle. Using whatever tool your comfortable with, paint a straight line down the middle of the nail. The color of this line sho ...more

How To : Do the Hey Moshi dance

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the Hey Moshi dance. For the first movement, place both hands up to the mouth while popping in the right knee. Then bring the right arm straight up down the middle while popping in the left leg. Now switch to the opposite side by ...more

How To : Craft a mobius strip out of paper

Mr. G shows us how to craft a mobius strip out of paper in this video. First, take a sheet of copy paper and fold it in half length wise and crease it down the middle. Now, cut the paper on the crease so you have two strips of paper. Next, lay the papers end to end and tape th ...more

How To : Practice Advanced Skills for Softball Pitching

Fast-pitch softball is fast becoming one of the most popular youth sports in America. This video features softball coach Cirssy Rapp demonstrating some advanced techniques for developing athletes fast pitch softball skills. These include learning how to throw hard before worki ...more

How To : Draw a Manga Girl in a Cape

Video: . Step 1: The Face Shape Draw a circle Draw line down the middle And draw the chin Add in eyes, mouth and nose Step 2: draw neck and ears. on the forehead draw the cape and draw the hair around it

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 : Make Ebenezer Scrooge using Stampin' Up punches

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Ebenezer Scrooge using Stampin' Up punches. First, you will need to grab the guide that tells you which punches to punch out to make the character. Once you have all the colors and shapes punched out, then you will be able to put them tog ...more

How To : Carve a whole roasted chicken

In order to Carve a Whole Roasted Chicken, you will need the following: a cutting board, a fully cooked roasted chicken, and very sharp knives. Cut away the strings. Begin by slicing away the thigh joints. Then, cut away the oysters. Cut down the middle (slightly off center). ...more

How To : Fix a frozen iPod Classic or Nano

This video describes the procedure of how to unfreeze, or reboot, an iPod Nano or classic. When an iPod of the Nano or classic design is frozen (not in temperature), and has a stuck screen, the procedure of how to unfreeze the iPod Nano or classic requires the user to press do ...more

How To : Create an origami bird

In this tutorial, we learn how to create an origami bird. Start with a rectangle, then fold a triangle into the end of it. After this, fold a crease down the middle of the triangle and tear it off. Next, fold this triangle in half, then in half on the other side. Push down in ...more

How To : Turn leggings into a bikini with sexy Gianny L

Leggings are comfortable and casual with tunic tops in cooler days, but with warm weather around the corner, you can give them a rest until the fall or turn them into a bikini! Learn how to turn a legging into a bikini with Gianny L. The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY clos ...more

How To : Do cowgirl pigtails on American Girl doll Nicki

In this video, we learn how to do cowgirl pigtails on American Girl doll Nicki. First, brush the hair out and then make a part down the middle so you have hair on both sides. Then, put one of the pigtails to the side. After this, go to the other side and brush it out again. Ma ...more

How To : Do a double twist flip on your American Girl doll

In this video, we learn how to do a double twist flip on your American Girl doll. First, part the hair down the middle and then brush it out. From here, pull out the rubber band one side and then split the middle of the hair in half. Push the rubber band with the hair through ...more

How To : Make a hair bow with and without a tail

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a hair bow with and without a tail. First, take a long and thick ribbon in your choice of color and a thin ribbon in your choice of color. After this, grab a needle and thread and set it aside once it's threaded. Then, take your thick rib ...more

How To : Double french braid your American Girl Doll's hair

In this tutorial, we learn how to double French braid your American Girl Doll's hair. First, part the hair right down the middle so you have the left and right side. After this, pull one of the sides into a pigtail. Next, go to the other side and grab a small section from the ...more

How To : Make fursuit eyes for a mask

In this tutorial, we learn how to make fur suit eyes for a mask. First, grab a simple paint pallet that has dips down in it for the paint. Then, cut the dips out of the tray they come in with a small saw. Then, grab a hot glue gun and melt down the middle of the dip so it's ho ...more

How To : Make a mobius loop or strip

This video will show you how to make a 2 dimensional object in a 3D world. A well-known example of this is a mobius strip, which can be made with a strip of paper, scissors, and some tape. After cutting out a long strip of paper, you should take the strip of paper, give it a h ...more

How To : Draw a cartoon ladybug

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a cartoon ladybug. Start out by drawing a circle, then draw a line down the middle. Next, draw and color in some dots all over the circle. After this, make a head by making a half of a circle over the straight line. Now, add antennas to t ...more

How To : Sew a buttonhole pattern

This video will show you how to use your sewing machine to create a buttonhole stitch. The buttonhole patter is very useful when making clothing because it does exactly what it’s name implies. It is the stitching used to sew a hole for your button. The pattern is not as hard a ...more

How To : Draw the Clone Troopers from Star Wars

In this video, you can see how to easily draw the Storm Troopers from the Star Wars movies. Start out with the feet, which are a couple of easy circles. Then draw the lower half of the legs, with basic shapes again to form up to the knee. For the knees themselves you draw a sh ...more

How To : Straighten frizzy hair with a flat iron

To straighten frizzy hair with a flat iron, first wash your hair and towel blot it dry. Then, part your hair down the middle. Massage a product like Chi Silk Infusion through your hair by first applying a little bit to your palm and then working it into your hair. Use a flat r ...more

How To : Make Pollo Relleno (chicken and stuffed chile)

This video shows how to make this spicy chicken dish. The chicken breasts are marinated in advance for 24 hours. They are grilled with the skin down first, which helps preserve the moisture and flavor of the chicken. Each grilled breast is sliced down the middle and topped wi ...more

How To : Make a lucky scarf

Chantelle Fashion demonstrates how to make a lucky scrap scarf. First, cut out a four inch by four inch square template. Gather all of your fabric scraps and put them in a bag. Close your eyes, think thoughts of luck and pick out a color. Use the template to cut the scrap fabr ...more

How To : Fold an origami paper flag

The man describes and demonstrates how to create a paper flag using basic paper folding methods. You need an oblong piece of paper. Then fold the paper in half the long way and crease it down the middle. Then fold it the same way in half again and recrease then open the paper ...more

How To : Add hemp twine to accent your scrapbook photo

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to add hemp twine to accent a scrapbook photo. Users will only need a line of twine and tape. Put the twine on one side of the picture and tape the back to hold it. Now wrap the twine in a diagonal pattern (right and left). Then wrap i ...more

How To : Make camp fire lobster tails

Dan "The Lobster Man" Zawacki demonstrates how to make campfire lobster tails. First, quarter lemon halves. Then, butterfly the lobster tails by pushing on the tail. Use shears and cut the underside of the lobster down the middle. Flatten the tail a little more and use a knife ...more

How To : Cook collard greens quickly

In this video, Kemp Minifie, Executive Food Editor from Gourmet Magazine, explains a quick and easy way to cook collard greens. Southern style cooked greens are cooked for a long time. She is demonstrating the Brazilian method of cooking collard greens. She cuts the stem the l ...more

How To : Cook lobster tails at home

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cook lobster tails. Users can choose to bake or broil the lobster tail. Begin by cutting the outer shell of the lobster tail. Users should cut vertically down the middle and horizontally at the bottom of the tail. Take the tail meat ...more

How To : Build a perfect burger

Sonya McDaniel is showing you how you can make that perfect hamburger you always want to make. Its very easy first step is get all the ingredients you would in your hamburger. Put your hamburger in a good block. Then you take your hand sideways and cut it the hamburger down th ...more

How To : Make delicious garlic bread

Tony D'Angelo shows us how to make delicious homemade garlic bread. The ingredients you will need are 2 tbsp diced garlic, 1 tbsp parsley flakes, 2 tbsp oregano, ¼ teaspoon salt, a stick of softened butter, ¼ cup of olive oil and a loaf of bread. Combine all the ingredients in ...more

How To : Seed and eat a pomegranate

The best time to get a pomegranate is October to late January. The first thing in seeding and eating pomegranate is cutting it in half. Hold it on a cutting board and with a knife, cut it right down the middle. When you open the fruit, you'll notice that there are a lot of see ...more

How To : Cut cucumbers for use in sushi

This video explains how to cut cucumbers when you're using them in sushi. Begin by peeling the cucumber. Cut off both the ends then cut it right down the middle so you have two pieces. Hold the cucumber in one hand and skin it with the other hand. This is to be done in one, lo ...more

How To : Steal Kim Kardashian's pin curls & bangs

Learn to steal Kim Kardashian's pin curls and bangs with this video tutorial! Items needed: curling iron, straightener, blow dryer, hair spray, mousse, dual prong clips or bobby pins, comb and medium length bangs. Starting with freshly washed hair, part your hair down the mi ...more

How To : Make a steamboat with copper, a candle, & a bottle

First, cut a plastic bottle down the middle the long way. Next, put a little candle in one of the halves. Then, using 1/8 inch copper tubing, make the engine by bending the middle of the tubing around a nail a few times, then removing the nail. Use the nail to poke two holes i ...more

How To : Reset and restore an Ipod nano to remedy freezing

In this tutorial, we learn how to reset and restore an iPod Nano. First, take your Nano and hold down the center button and the menu buttons down simultaneously. Continue to do this for several seconds until the device turns off. After this, hold down the middle button and pau ...more

How To : Make campfire lobster tails with The Lobster Man

In this video, Dan the Lobster Man instructs on how to make "Campfire Lobster Tails." Dan starts out with two New Zealand coldwater tails. First, he instructs us to quarter some lemons. To open the tail, take the tail and push down on it - you should hear the shell crack. Take ...more

How To : Use and understand Rubik's Cube notation

Solving puzzles can be hard, especially when it comes to Rubik's Cube. Erno Rubik's puzzles are extremely difficult, three-dimensional mechanical cubes, unless you're determined and can handle a few mathematical algorithms, then they're easy, or at least not impossible. Watch ...more

How To : Make a junk journal out of random items

To make a journal made of junk you're going to need a couple of things. First an unbleached linen thread because it doesn't bleed out into your work, you'll need a candle, a binder clip and a stack of papers. The papers you need to fold down the middle and put in four evenly s ...more

How To : Style your hair in a doll-like 'hair bow' style

The Pin-Up Sweet Shoppe teaches how to do this cute hairstyle. Start by parting your hair down the middle and make an angled part from your ear to the back of your head. Tie all of your ponytails tightly. Combing your hair into a smooth, even ponytail, use a hair-tie the color ...more

How To : Make a paper lily pad with a cool pop up flower

In this video, we learn how to make a paper lily pad with a cool pop up flower. First, take a piece of paper and fold it in half, then unfold it and fold the bottom half up to the middle, then fold the top half into the middle. Now take the scissors and cut off the edges, leav ...more

How To : Do a line drawing of a Scotty dog

You don't have to be the greatest artist to draw a Scotty dog. As a matter of fact its very easy. You'll begin with the nose. Draw the nose in the shape of a pebble. Draw a line across and shade underneath. The eyes are exactly the same, but slightly turned up. The cheeks are ...more

How To : Knit a Seed and Garter Stitch Potholder

Potholders are a good way to practice stitches and they make great gifts. Here's a nice seed and garter stitch potholder to make. You need to know only two stitches for this project - the GARTER STITCH and the SEED STITCH. Photo below is my potholder in progress. The white thr ...more

How To : Make Deviled Eggs with Hubert Keller

Deviled eggs are the classic American picnic dish, and Chef Hubert Keller has just the perfect recipe. Try it out! Ingredients 7 hard cooked eggs, completely cooled 3 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 1/8 teaspoon Kosher salt 3-5 drops Tabasco® ...more

How To : Color with oil pastels

If you want to color with oil pastels you should first make sure you have a sketch book, oil pastels, cotton swabs and an eraser. First, you should place a banana or your choice of object on the sketchbook paper and trace the outline. Next, you should color in the banana or ob ...more

How To : Make Super Bowl mini burgers

How to make Super Bowl mini burgers Take an electric griddle and plug it in but don't turn it on. Take one pound of ground sirloin and put it on the griddle. Use you hands to lightly spread the ground sirloin out on the griddle. Once you have spread it out cover it with a pie ...more

How To : Make sushi like a master

This video is about making sushi. Ingredients: rice, sushi vinegar, filling, nori and bamboo mat. After cooking the rice, add vinegar for flavor. Cool rice. Cut nori skin in half. Place the nori, smooth side down, on a bamboo sushi mat, leaving a gap of 5 mm from the lower e ...more

How To : Make a Christmas tree pop-up card

Show someone you care about them by spending a little extra time on their Christmas card... and in the process, save some money. In this tutorial, learn how to make a pop-up three-dimensional Christmas card for your loved one. You Will Need: • Two sheets of card stock • Sci ...more

How To : Pour the perfect beer

There's an art to getting that perfect pour to maximize your beer experience. You Will Need * A glass or cup * Beer from a can, bottle, or tap WARNING: Don’t drink unless you’re of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink and drive. Step 1 Tilt your glass at a forty-fiv ...more

How To : Play with a Mobius Strip & topology tricks

This was a three flip mobius strip with one surface that yields a loop with 8 twists. It takes 6 lines to flatten it which leads to 7 zones, one less than the number of resulting twists. I tend to flatten mobius strips as fast as possible and the solution that I get. My rule ...more

How To : Draw a cartoon face with an angry expression

Don't be upset, all you need to create this angry expression is a piece of paper and a pen. To spice it up you can use markers and colored chalks or colored pencils. Start by loosely drawing a teardrop shape, with a pencil. Then, draw a line going across where the eyes would b ...more

How To : Cut up a Kat Von D inspired t-shirt

This video shows the method to cut a Kat Von D inspired t-shirt. You will need a t-shirt ans scissors. Cut out the seams of collar and sleeves. Cut both the sleeves into strips making it thin or thick according to your preference. Now flip the t-shirt so that its back can be s ...more

How To : Make an Awesome $7.50 Planter Box

How to build a simple planter box from reclaimed pallet wood and hardwood fence palings. Planter boxes come in all shapes and sizes and mine is a little different than most. It's taller and narrower than many of the ones you see. I really like the design because it's a bit di ...more

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