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### How To : Figure out the domain & range of a piecewise function

Need to calculate the domain and range of a graphed piecewise function? Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the In ...more

### How To : Draw basic figures for fashion design sketches

Consider a normal and ideal height for a girl in 5feet 8inches in height. The book of Andrew Loomis is a good guide for drawing realistic human figures. It explains the body proportions, techniques, drawing the parts, human movements, and poses of the body. These are the impor ...more

### How To : Find the Volume of Composite Figures (Also Called Composite Shapes)

Composite figures are composed of several geometric shapes and are three-dimensional shapes. The first composite shape is a combination of a rectangular prism and a pyramid. To find the volume of the entire shape you find the volume of each individual shape and add them togeth ...more

### How To : Make Lego figures fly using stop-motion animation

Stop-motion animation is somewhat out of favor in the digital age, but there will always be a demand for its timeless look. This video will teach you one important technique for making stop-motion animation out of Legos: how to make them fly. Or at least appear to by flying in ...more

### How To : Create fighting stick figure animations in Pivot

If for no other reason than the fact that you're bored beyond belief during spring break or holiday and you need something involved and fun to do fast, this tutorial shows you a great way to pass the time. And unlike simply sitting on the couch and pigging out or shopping with ...more

### How to Draw the human figure : 3D perspective basics

The foundation of most fine arts educations begins with the drawing of the human figure. These human figure drawing tutorials are brought to you by Cy Porter of solomation.com. Search WonderHowTo for more figure drawing tutorials by Cy. This tutorial introduces perspective te ...more

### How To : Draw sexy, hourglass shaped hips when drawing female figures

Improve your drawing from memory and your ability to sketch sexy female figures by mastering a few techniques to drawing hourglass hips. This easy tutorial shows you how to really master the technique of drawing sexy, feminine and curvy hips.

### How To : Do basic rave glove lightshow moves the figure 8 and finger roll

Rave light shows are one of the most intimate and enjoyable experiences that people can share at a rave, but getting started when you don't know what you're doing can be a scary thought. Watch this video to learn how you can perform some basic glove lighshow moves like the fig ...more

### How To : Figure out why your car A/C isn't blowing cold air

If your A/C in your car turns on but isn't blowing any cold air, you might have one of a few problems. In this video you will learn how to check the compressor, the pressure in the system, and how to add refrigerant if it's low.

### How To : Make hands for sugar paste figures in cake decorating

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make hands with modeling sugar paste. Begin by rolling a small ball of paste into a tear drop shape. Then flatten the end, making it look like a ping pong paddle. To make the thumb, use a knife and cut into the side of the flat end ...more

### How To : Find the perimeter & area of a complex figure

In this video tutorial the author shows how to find the perimeter and area of a complex figure. He shows that a complex figure can be subdivided into standard geometric figures. In the current example he divides the complex figure into a rectangle and a triangle. Now he comput ...more

### How To : Draw Luke Skywalker from Star Wars and complex figures

This video tutorial features all kinds of tips on drawing the human head; in this case you will learn how to draw Luke Skywalker and make starships out of simple shapes. Learn how to sketch Star Wars by watching this drawing video.

### How To : Carve a figure out of wood

Carved wood figures always present an aura of mystery. From the fearsome tribal masks of Africa to the towering totems of British Columbia, indigenous peoples have long created wooden guardians to channel their spirits and protect their peoples. Puppets can even move like us, ...more

### How To : Find how many toothpicks will be needed to form the nth figure in a sequence

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this installment from Internet pedagogical sup ...more

### How To : Google's Hidden Battery Tool Helps You Figure Out Why Your Phone Dies So Fast

Android's stock battery menu is pretty decent. You can see which apps have been using the most power, and you can tell when your CPU was awake or asleep, among other things. But a lot of times, battery-sucking services will get lumped under the generic "Android System" header, ...more

### How To : Make a figure four deadfall trap for wilderness skills

Learn how to make a Figure Four Deadfall trap- Wilderness Survival Skills, demonstrated by Paul Scheiter of Hedgehog Leatheworks. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival ...more

### How To : Find the area of complex figures

In this tutorial the author explains how to compute the area of a complex figure. Now he first defines what a complex figure is by saying that a complex figure is a figure made up of two or more basic shapes. He uses an example to convey his idea and breaks that sample figure ...more

### How To : Add up a column of figures with Apple's Numbers '09

Apple's iWork '09 is full of great features, including a simple and elegant way to add up a column of numbers in a spreadsheet. This detailed video shows you just what to do to get down and add up. The simple task of adding a column of numbers in iWork Numbers can be done ele ...more

### How To : Make a life sized figure sculpture

Scottish sculptor and painter Alan Herriot shows how he made the life-size bronze sculpture of a man, titled The Ancient Mariner.

### How To : Turn old jeans into a figure flattering pencil skirt

We all know we should dress for our body type, and that there are different cuts and fits of clothing specifically tailored to enhance our shapes, but there exists one universally flattering piece of clothing out there that we believe flatters all: the pencil skirt. When purc ...more

### How To : Perform a figure 8 suture during surgery

There are a lot of different types of sutures out there, as any of your doctors, nurses, and medical students know, and performing them properly is a vital part of your job. This video details how to perform a figure of eight suture on a surgical patient. It is definitely made ...more

### How To : Assemble believable hair for gumpaste figures

If you want to make cakes that look professional and almost good enough to sell, then meet gumpaste, your new BFF. A mixture of sugar, water, egg white and gelatin, it's a sweet, pliable cake decorating material that's as easy to shape as polymer clay. Too see just how easy i ...more

### How To : Properly animate stick figures walking in Pivot

This video shows you how to correctly animate a walking stick figure in Pivot. It covers principles of animation and tips more than specifics of the software.

### News : Microsoft Has Figured Out How to Double Field of View on HoloLens

One of the most highly-cited drawbacks to the HoloLens is its limited field of view (FOV), but now it appears that Microsoft has solved that problem. Based on patents filed in April with the World Intellectual Property Organization and discovered via MSPoweruser, the method i ...more

### How to Draw the human figure : the 3/4 perspective from above

In this tutorial Cy starts out a human figure from above in 3/4 view. Some tips for putting the horizon line on the page. The foundation of most fine arts educations begins with the drawing of the human figure. These human figure drawing tutorials are brought to you by Cy Por ...more

### How To : Make cloth and foam puppets and ventriloquist figures

In this four part video series, Barbara Dewey teaches viewers how to make cloth and foam puppets and ventriloquist figures. Email her for free patterns. Part 1 of 4 - How to Make cloth and foam puppets and ventriloquist figures. Part 2 of 4 - How to Make cloth and foam puppet ...more

### How To : Create a string figure Jacob's Ladder in Cat's Cradle

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle. This string art video demonstrates how to make a Jacob's Ladder. Song by Alice Cooper. Browsing the International String Figure Association website, I came across Gadan Rock St ...more

### How To : Figure out a tip without a calculator

To figure out a tip without a calculator, first remove the pennies amount in the bill. For example, if your bill is \$23.76 becomes \$23.70. To figure out a 10% tip, move the decimal point one place to the left. So, 23.70 becomes 2.370 or \$2.37. Bump up that number to \$2.30 or \$ ...more

### How To : Improve figure skating spirals with a stretch routine

In this video, you will learn how to stretch your back to strengthen your spirals while figure skating. First, lay on your stomach. Next, lift your arm and opposite leg in the air. Hold this for a few seconds and then alternate. The next exercise involve bringing your back up ...more

### How To : Make a Figure 4 Deadfall for trapping wild animals

Mike demonstrates this basic trap: Figure 4 Deadfall. The Figure 4 deadfall is similar to a Paiute Deadfall. Whether you are venturing on a rugged camping trip, or simply want to brush on your outdoor survival skills, this video will come in handy. Learn how to make a figure 4 ...more

### How To : Make a replica FG-42 machine gun for Lego figures

The FG-42 machine gun is one of the many brilliantly-designed weapons the Nazi war machine produced during its misguided attempt to take over the world. If you want to make a WWII battles set out of Legos, having some tiny versions of these guns will make your Nazi pieces much ...more

### How To : Tie a Double Figure Eight Loop knot aka Bunny Ears

Learn how to tie the Double Figure Eight Loop Knot (aka Bunny Ears) for climbing. The animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Double Figure Eight Loop Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn t ...more

### How To : Set up and configure a Linksys wireless router

Wrestling with the whys are wherefores of WiFi? Can't figure out how to secure your network? Take heart: This remarkably thorough, seven-part home networking tutorial will get you up and running faster than you can say `Wireless G.' This video shows how to set up a Linksys wi ...more

### How To : Do the Figure 8 rave dance

Love rave music? Get your rave dance on with help from this free lesson. All you will need to complete this tutorial is your dance shoes and your glow sticks. Learn how to do the figure-8 rave dance with help from an expert, Cedric Turner. Turner has been a professional hip-h ...more

### How To : Draw the figure of the female form

A female body is the most beautiful body in the world. Let's try to draw a female figure. First draw the basic shapes of the female posture. A good body is generally in 'S' shape. The curves have to be drawn properly like the legs, breast, stomach and then the face. When one f ...more

### How To : Figure out what's draining your car battery and fix it

Figuring out what was causing your old car battery to drain power was easy, but on modern cars it's more complicated due to their large number of electrical devices. In this video you'll learn how to find out what's draining the battery on your new car and fix it.

### How To : Begin figure drawing

Use everything you've ever learned about drawing inanimate objects to draw the human figure. You will need to use efficient lines and accurate perspective to draw a number of basic shapes that will come together in the shape of a human body. Watch this instructional drawing vi ...more

### How to Draw the human figure : figure standing, from the front

The foundation of most fine arts educations begins with the drawing of the human figure. These human figure drawing tutorials are brought to you by Cy Porter of solomation.com. Search WonderHowTo for more figure drawing tutorials by Cy. In this figure drawing tutorial, Cy dis ...more

### How To : Tie a figure eight suture in someone's mouth

This how-to video shows you how to tie a figure eight suture. This is useful for finishing up oral surgery dealing with things such as tooth extraction. First, pull the string through one side of the gum with your tools. Next, take the end and pull it through on the other side ...more

### How To : Make a Scottish tam o'shanter figure with fondant

Lorraine McKay shows us how to make a Scottish tam o'shanter figure with fondant. First, take a hat shaped piece of cake with fondant, then take a smaller ball of fondant and roll it into a small sausage shape, then glue it onto the cake. Use a smaller piece of fondant for the ...more

### How To : Draw a figure proportionally

One of the hardest things in figure drawing to master is proportion, but in this video Sheldon shows you how to the draw a figure proportionally. Using the head size as unit of measure, Sheldon will teach how many heads there are in a human figure drawing, a cartoon figure dra ...more

### How To : Make a figure four deadfall trap

See how to make a figure four deadfall trap. This is a great survival trap that can be easily constructed (with practice) out of very basic materials that in most environments can be easily found. The trap can also be made with very limited, or primative tools. This trap is a ...more

### How To : Create a string figure Crow's Feet

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure Crow's Feet. Song: Stuzz (DJ Deep Jr.) - Punk's Life Browsing the International String Figure A ...more

### How To : Construct an improved figure four deadfall trap

Learn how to construct an improved version of the figure four deadfall trap. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedgehog Lea ...more

### How To : Widen a LEGO mini-figure's arm motion for brickfilms

If you're into animation, you can't pass this up... see how to widen a LEGO mini-figure's arm motion for brickfilms. Brickfilms are animated films using LEGO, Mega Bloks, or other plastic construction building block toys. Most are stop motion, but some brickfilms are even made ...more

### How To : Origami a cool Superman figure

This particular Superman, unlike the real crime-fighting hero, isn't impenetrable and made of brawny, rippling muscles, but is just as fascinating and deserving of praise and awe. Devised by the ingenious mind of origami folder Jo Nakashima, this origami Superman is based on ...more

### How To : Figure out and calculate sales tax

Video describing about how to calculate a sales tax price based on purchase price and sales tax percentage. There is one example which is described as below: Purchase price is 125.73 and sales tax is 6.5 %. To calculate a sales tax price we need to move sales tax percentage t ...more

### How To : Do the Figure 4 leg-lock wrestling move

Professional Wrestler John will show you how to perform a Figure-4 leg lock, step by step. He first leads in with a Snap Suplex to put his opponent on the ground, and then demonstrates a proper Figure-4 Leg Lock. John then talks you through the entire process, while demonstrat ...more

### How To : Style a figure 8 bun

Learn how you can create a figure 8 bun hair style with this tutorial. You will need long hair for this hairstyle. Watch this video demonstration and you can create a figure 8 bun hair style with your own hair.

### How To : Recard vintage Star Wars action figures

This is a video showing how to reseal, or "recard" a vintage Star Wars action figure to a reproduction cardback. When finished, it looks like an original unopenend figure mint on the card. This video shows all the tools you will need and explains exactly how to recard the figu ...more

### How To : Draw an anime/manga figure in motion

"Miki Falls" creator Mark Crilley presents another drawing demo, this time with an emphasis on rendering clothing and using lines to suggest a three-dimensional surface.

### How To : Draw a figure in motion

Learn how to draw a moving figure. This helpful video is a bit fuzzy, but still informative.

### How To : Figure out if an eggplant is ripe or rotten

Eggplant is a great summer vegetable that's hearty enough to replace meat in some dishes! They are big and odd-looking though, and most people don't know how to tell if they're ripe and delicious. Watch this video to find out how.

### How To : Make soft sculpture puppets and ventriloquist figures

In this four part video series, Barbara Dewey teaches viewers how to make soft-sculpture puppets and ventriloquist figures. Email her for free patterns. Part 1 of 4 - How to Make soft sculpture puppets and ventriloquist figures. Part 2 of 4 - How to Make soft sculpture puppet ...more

### How To : Practice a variety of figure skating jumps

Learning to do ice skating jumps can be a little frightening. This how to video tutorial will help you learn a large number of the basic jumps that are part of figure skating. Watch and learn how to mastered the following ice skating jumps: 1) Ballet 2) Half-flip 3) Loop, toe ...more

### News : Disney Has Figured Out How to Make AR Content React to Real-World Obstacles

Researchers at Disney have demonstrated the ability to render virtual characters in augmented reality that are able interact autonomously with its surrounding physical environment. So imagine that you have a virtual porg placed on your living room floor. Based on the research ...more

### How To : Make a Lego minifigure of the Terminator

The Terminator is Arnold Schwarzenegger's most famous character, and arguably the most popular cinema cyborg of all time. This two-part video features detailed instructions for making your own very small terminator out of two Lego figures, one skeleton and one normal, and some ...more

### How To : Skin highlight and ink a warhammer 40k figure

From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter, an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Ork to a tabletop standard. This sequence covers how to do skin highlighting and ink washing. Part 1 of 3 - How to Skin highlight and ink a warhammer 40k figure. Part 2 of 3 - How to S ...more

### How To : Cast on stitches using the figure 8 method

Figure 8 method of casting on creates a seamless cast on. Watch this knitting how to video to learn how easy it is to cast on stitches in knitting using the figure 8 method. Once you have mastered this style of casting on you can move on to your favorite knitting project.

### News : In a Rare Moment, Pixel's Sales Figures Are Revealed

Savor this moment: we've got a confirmed number of sales for the Google smartphone. We say this because unlike most hardware manufacturers, Google refuses to share official sales numbers for their phone. Instead, during earning reports they simply bundle the product under Alp ...more

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