Fitting a Suit

How To : Properly fit a blazer or suit jacket

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly fit a blazer or suit jacket. First, try the blazer on and make sure it is not too baggy or too tight. You want the buttons to be able to close and you want the sleeves to be long enough to reach your wrists. If you need to get it alte ...more

How To : Score Big with Simple 2-Letter Words in Scrabble

No matter what word game you're playing, whether it's Scrabble or one of its near-homogeneous counterparts like Lexulous, Wordfeud or Words with Friends, one of the easiest ways to stay on top of your opponent is knowing all of the legal two-letter words you can play. You're n ...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 : Swim a proper freestyle

New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-me ...more

How To : Hack together a DIY portable recording studio

Insipired by Harlan Hogan's Porta-booth, here's a video showing you how you can get a great sound booth that fits in your suit case and goes anywhere. The video shows you how to build the booth and a convenient way to pack it for travel. Details on where to get the parts are h ...more

How To : Weave a suit of dragonscale style chain mail

No, it doesn't use actual dragonscales. This technique actually uses two different sizes of rings with the proper aspect ratio (at least three of the larger rings have to fit through the smaller ones). If you have enough rings, then just follow along to master this challenging ...more

How To : Pack for mountaineering & backpacking trips

In this tutorial, we learn how to pack for mountaineering and backpacking trips. You will need a large backpack that fits your body, then lay out all of your items in front of you. Place your sleeping bag on the bottom of the backpack first, rolling it up tightly. Next, place ...more

How To : Adjust your resume to the job

Some people are hesitant about changing their resume and editing certain things in or out; they feel it's like cheating. It's not. Changing up your resume is perfectly acceptable as long as you don't lie or make false claims about your history. Tailoring your resume is about p ...more

How To : Make a Mermaid Tail Costume

Make your underwater dreams come true by turning yourself into a bona fide swimming mermaid. If mermaids did exist, you would be the perfect candidate to transform into the mythical creature. So check out this video tutorial form Little Orca to learn how to make your own merma ...more

How To : Choose & Buy a Guitar

Choose and buy a Guitar - A beginners guide to the Guitar. The guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments there is, appealing to both the young and the not so young and spanning different musical genre's such as blues, pop, rock, classical and many more. So, Im gu ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Measure your arm length

You will need to measure your arms if you are being fitted for a suit or dress shirt. In this tutorial, learn how to take a fast and accurate measurement of your arm using measuring tape. If you find it difficult to measure your own arms, grab someone else to help you. This tu ...more

How To : Play The 13 Cards Game "Ramee"

A 13-cards Ramee game is usually played between 2 players with one pack of cards. If three players are playing, then a 9-cards Ramee is played with one deck. For 4-players and more 21-cards Ramee is played and two or more decks are needed. In this article I'll explain how to ...more

How To : Measure your pant waist for custom suits and pants

It's important to know where your pants will fall on both men and women when being fitted for a suit. In this tutorial, learn how to take the measurement of your natural pant waist, with measuring tape. This video will show you very quickly, step by step how to take accurate m ...more

How To : Measure the trouser waist for women suits

Women typically wear pants much lower than their true waist. In order to be fitted properly for a pair of trousers, you will have to find the size of your trouser waist. This is an area a bit above your hips and below your true waist. For a suit, this is typically where your p ...more

How To : Select a winter coat that fits your body type

During the dead of winter when it's 20 degrees below freezing and you can barely feel your own eyes you really don't care that much about the style and fit of your coat. You just want something warm, thick, and cuddly and you want it FAST. But if you want to stay fashionable ...more

How To : Easily measure waist size

If you are looking to purchase a new pair of pants or suit, you will need to know how to measure your waist size. In this quick tutorial, learn exactly how to use a piece of measuring tape to take your measurements and ensure your new outfit fits you perfectly. This won't take ...more

How To : Measure your inseam

There are numerous events and occasions that require you to wear a formal outfit of some kind. Whether it be a tuxedo or just a business suit, looking your best can be important. Now, in order to look good, you need to know your proportions and what would and wouldnt fit. In t ...more

How To : Measure a woman's hip circumference for a suit

If you're interested in making a woman's tailored suit, chances are you will be taking some measurements beforehand.... and important ones. With the slightest centimeter or milimeter, a tailored suit can fit incredibly different than it's supposed to. In this video, learn how ...more

How To : Measure male chest girth for suits

Are you an aspiring fashion designer? Or how about just someone who loves to sew and make clothes? If you're in the market to make male dress suits, it is a must that one learns how to properly measure a man's chest girth for the proper suit jacket fit. Learn how to take this ...more

News : Iron Man Played with 1,000,000 Volts of Electricity

Iron Man. What could be a more fitting song for 1,000,000 volts of electricity? It's the perfect Vegas act, so it's shocking to hear that ArcAttack is yet unsigned. With their high-tech, custom-made music equipment, homemade chain mail suits and... LIGHTNING!... they put on o ...more

How To : Avoid Naked Surfing

Bikini vs. The Wave I have always been a fan of the bikini, but it hasn't always loved me back. My private bits have often been left alone after even the most shallow dives into a pool. While swimming pools allow for re-adjustment or retrieval of your lost swimwear the ocean ...more

How To : Make fur suit hand paws

In this tutorial, we learn how to make fur suit hand paws. First, take your fabric that looks like fur and has a cotton lining. Then, cut out the different pieces you need to create the paw shape. Now, sew the pieces that you cut out onto the fur and then cut it into the shape ...more

How To : Build rhythm in your golf swing

One size doesn't fit all when it comes to the pace we play at. Swing tempo varies greatly from player to player, from the slow, easy tempo of golfers like Ernie Els, to the rapid-fire action of guys like Lee Trevino. The fact is, both tempos work. The secret is to simply find ...more

How To : Choose the right pilates class for you

Pilates is fantastic exercise. If you are a beginner, though, it can be confusing to choose the right type of class. Check out this tutorial before you head to the studio and ensure you get the most out of your exercise routine. You Will Need • Mat or reformer class preferenc ...more

How To : Turn old magazines into a coiled blanket

Have a bunch of old magazines sitting around the house you'd like to recycle? Use old magazines to make a cool basket that suits your more eco-friendly side. Learn how to make a coiled basket out of magazines with help from this how-to video. What you will need: • Old magazi ...more

How To : Measure men for suits

Most clothes men own can be tailored or customized to look twice as good. Learn to measure a man for a suit accurately and how to fit a suit or tuxedo from a fashion designer in this free fashion tailoring video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Measure men for suits. Measure men ...more

How To : Pick the right clothes if you're top-heavy

Congratulations! You have the potential for a killer hourglass figure, if you know how to work it. You Will Need * A well-fitting bra * Dark, plain, fitted tops * Flared skirts * Collarless, belted jackets * Clothing containing Lycra * Medium-size purses * Good posture Step 1 ...more

How to Play gin rummy : knocking variation

Learn how to play gin rummy: knocking variation. In this version of Gin, you can end a game by "Knocking." You Will Need * Deck of cards * 2 players Step 1. Deal Draw a card to see which of you will be the first dealer. The high card deals. Then shuffle the cards and deal ...more

How To : Dress appropriately for a job interview

How to dress for a job interview is important to know before you go in. Watching the video will establish ways to assess company culture, exceptions, accessories to dress at a job interview and how to play it safe and professional.   1. Dressing for Company Culture in a Job I ...more

News : Team Building

10 years already... I think it's time for some teambuilding, Jackass-style! An easy 3 step program to tighten up those bonds amongst the Jackass team members... 'Towel-Tag ALONG': Before we can start a decent teambuilding journey, we need to set up some teams. With this li ...more

How To : Improve Architecture and Style in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Minecraft is all about big ideas, but we all too often forget the details. Small changes in block type, positioning, or layout can transform builds from mundane to beautiful. Wheth ...more

News : Wood Blinds vs. Faux Blinds? That is the Question.

People ask me all the time, "Nick, what are the best blinds for my home in terms of Wood vs. Faux Wood?" Well the answer to that question is not so cut and dry. However, I can help steer you in the right direction. In this post, we will examine the pros and cons of both wood a ...more

News : going on a trip

first you have a member of jackass suit up in an old mans out fit. prefferably johnny knoxville. and in a busy area of town where there is a decent amount of steps. have the old man aproach the steps while reading a news paper or magazine and have him trip and fall down the st ...more

News : Google Can Now Help You with Your Job Search

A new Google Search update lets job-seekers streamline their search process. Searches like 'jobs near me' are now designed to show relevant opportunities from multiple sites. Previously, searches like that mostly brought up links to various recruitment sites that would have t ...more

News : Can't Sleep? This App by US Navy Veteran Can Help

Despite what you may have heard, sleep is NOT for the weak. It's essential, not to mention it makes us feel a hell of a lot better in general. But for some, getting to sleep is easier said than done. In fact, about 50 million to 70 million people in the US have a sleep or wake ...more

How To : 6 Delicious Twists on the Classic BLT Sandwich

When I get struck by a craving for something SCJ (savory, crunchy, juicy), nothing fits the bill better than a BLT. But why settle for the sandwich form when there are so many other possibilities? Some of my favorite alternative ways to serve up a BLT are 1) as a salad, 2) in ...more

How To : Theme the Fingerprint Scanner on Your Galaxy S5

The Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner feels like something straight out of a sci-fi movie. Giving you the ability to lock your device without having to fuss with a PIN or password every time you go to use it, the feature is definitely one of the device's main selling points, esp ...more

Ranked : The 3 Best Gaming Phones

Mobile gaming still isn't on par with video game consoles or PCs, but we've come a long way from Snake. Modern games running on the latest smartphones boast downright impressive graphics—even more so when you consider how compact the system has to be in order to fit in people' ...more

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