Get Moving in Stick Shift

How To : Drive a stick shift

In this online video series learn how to drive a manual transmission from retired New York Firefighter and hot rod enthusiast, Rob Albino. Learn important aspects of using a stick shift including: sequence of gears, getting moving, how to get going on an incline, how to handle ...more

How To : Drive a manual transmission (stick shift) car

This automotive video tutorial will show you the steps on how to properly drive a manual transmission car. This lesson is assuming that you already know how to drive an automatic transmission vehicle before attempting to drive a stick. Having made this assumption, it will mak ...more

How To : Drive a stick shift safely

In this video, Brandon will show you how to drive a stick shift safely and effectively. In a stick shift, there are three pedals, the gas, the clutch, and the brake, all of which will be used in order to drive the car. You should use your right foot for the gas and the brake a ...more

How To : Drive a 97' Nissan Maxima stick shift

This video is of a minor showing how to drive a stick-shift with his wrecked '97 Nissan Maxima. He provides a step-by-step guide of how to hold the clutch to start the car, followed by a description of the different "speeds" (amount of gears), and how to shift up and down amon ...more

How To : Drive a stick shift/manual transmission car

In the event that your manual transmission car is out of service, you may want to learn how to drive stick if given a stick shift car to borrow. In this video, learn about the basics for learning how to drive a stick/manual transmission car in minutes!

How To : Drive a stick shift without stalling

This video gives a funny and down-to-earth tutorial on how to drive a stick shift without stalling it. Joseph, the teenaged narrator, demonstrates starting a jeep, shifting gears when in motion and stopping in two different ways, giving safety tips along the way. He makes sure ...more

News : The Good and the Ugly of Console Controller Add-Ons

Video game controllers are our windows into the soul of the machine, our sole means of interacting with them. More often than not, consumers seem displeased by their controllers; it's comforting to blame sticky, poorly laid out buttons for messing up your game than your own la ...more

How To : Play Better in Counter Strike Source

So You're New to Counter Strike Source? So you're new to Counter Strike Source and you want to improve your gameplay? Great. You've come to the right place. The first step to improving your game is to admit that you are a NEWB or NEWBIE. Do not confuse this with NOOB. A "new ...more

How To : Drive a manual transmission car or truck

Need to know how to drive a stick shift and have no time to learn? Simple, watch this quick automotive video tutorial to learn how to drive a manual transmission with ease. You will of course learn how to start the car, the clutch pedal, the brake pedal, the gas pedal, the tr ...more

How To : Drive a manual transmission motor vehicle

Ever wonder if you could drive a stick shift? Well, wonder no more and get your ass inside that car. Just watch this automotive video tutorial on how to drive a manual transmission vehicle, car or truck. The basics are knowing the gear box of the automobile. Get used to your ...more

How To : Drive a manual transmission automobile

This video tutorial teaches you how to drive a manual transmission automobile. So, if you were ever curious about driving a stick shift vehicle, go no further, learn it right here. First things first, press the clutch. Then learn the gears of the car or truck. Put the car in r ...more

How To : Use the Top Lighting Cotton Candy Maker

There are several steps required to successfully use a cotton candy maker. Start by preheating the cotton candy maker for five minutes. Turn the cotton candy maker off and pour the sugar into the machine. Turn it back on and as it begins to spin, take a stick and move it aroun ...more

How To : Ride a motorcyle for the first time

This video will show you how to ride a motorcycle the first time you are using it both on the street and on the freeway. Before you begin, the left handle is the clutch, much like the clutch and changing gears for a car. Your left foot will be responsible for changing the gear ...more

How To : Use the transmission on a 2010 Toyota 4Runner

This video on transmission operation by TOYOTA USA shows you how to use the transmission on a 2010 Toyota 4Runner. V 6 4Runner models have a wide ratio, 5 speed auto transmission with a gated shifter as shown. When shifting out of park the engine should be running and the brea ...more

How To : Move the spawn point in your Minecraft game

By moving the spawn point in Minecraft, you're better able to control and destroy the zombies and other monsters that emerge at night. This tutorial shows you how you can locate and then shift the spawn point in your game.

Contest Idea : How to peel an orange in one piece

Over years of almost-daily orange eating, I have developed a 90% effective workflow for removing the peel from an orange in one piece. While this might not seem important, people who see me do it generally ask about it, so I thought it would be cool if you would illustrate the ...more

How To : Retain aspect ratio when cropping in Photoshop

Pixelated photos are always a site for sore eyes. When you crop your photos in Photoshop you can keep your aspect ratio to stay wayward of the "pixelation desecration". When you hold down Shift during your crop it will retain the aspect ratio so you have nothing to worry about ...more

How To : Wrap your hands for boxing when training

Here is one technique to wrap your hands for boxing, as recommended by an instructor. You'll need a wrap that has a thumb loop and Velcro on the other end. While you're doing this, make sure that it's comfortable and not too tight. First, stick your thumb into the loop and wr ...more

How To : Put your child on a diet and keep them healthy

Childhood obesity is becoming a national epidemic. If we don't improve what our kids eat soon, the next generation will have a significantly shorter lifespan. Instilling good eating habits when kids are young makes it much easier for them to stay healthy as they grow older. Yo ...more

News : The 5 Best Word Game Mobile Apps Besides Scrabble

When you don't have anyone to play with in the flesh, nothing beats a round of competitive online Scrabble. If you're constantly on the move, the Scrabble app developed by Electronic Arts (EA) for Android and iOS mobile devices is probably your favorite way to play. But let's ...more

News : What, Again?

Fads, Fiascoes and Good Stuff in FrontierVille This Week The second in a series of weekly columns. Fads first It’s still St. Patrick’s Day in FrontierVille, but it looks as though its days are numbered. I give it 'til the end of the month. Trees are in full summer leaf and ...more

How To : Solve a match stick cow puzzle

A match stick puzzle. Can you make the matchstick cow look the other way by only moving two sticks (not the tail) and the eye. This also makes a good bar bet. Solve a match stick cow puzzle. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Drive a car equipped with a manual transmission

Driving a car equipped with a manual transmission is the topic of this video. There are 3 pedals on the floor. From left the right, the three pedals are clutch, brake and gas. Study the diagram on the top of the gear shift. It looks like a three legged "H". Gears 1,3,5 are on ...more

How To : The 4 Best Phones for Privacy & Security

Smartphones are inherently bad for privacy. You've basically got a tracking device in your pocket, pinging off cell towers and locking onto GPS satellites. All the while, the handset's data connection ensures that tracking cookies, advertising IDs, and usage stats follow you a ...more

How To : Security-Oriented C Tutorial 0x21 - Linked Lists

Welcome to the final tutorial of the series on standard C. This article will cover the linked list abstract data type (ADT). There will be a lot of abstraction to try to deliver the understanding in the most basic way for easiest interpretation of what they are and how they wo ...more

Dissecting Nmap : Part 1

Welcome aboard my inquisitive comrades. I am starting a new series that nobody expected coming. It may not seem very exciting at first, but await the last few parts as many startling discoveries will be made. This is a series which I plan to continue after the completion of N ...more

How To : A Better Way to Select & Edit Text on Your iPhone

It feels like someone just overheard me talking shit about my iPhone. I really hate when I need to edit an email, text, iMessage, or whatever because of the way you have to select words and phrases. You either hold down on the screen where you want to bring up the menu, or do ...more

How To : Do a v-wrap pogo stick move

Looking for some new tricks to perform on the pogo stick? Start off in bus driver (twisted hand) position, then while jumping high do a backward 360 reverse, and graduate to a reverse leapfrog done between the legs. That's called a v-wrap. Learn how to do a v-wrap move by watc ...more

How To : Survive an earthquake

Feeling unprepared for the next earthquake? In this tutorial, learn what to do and what not to do to survive "the big one". You'll be surprised to learn that hiding in a doorway is a myth! You Will Need: • A safe place • Sturdy shoes • A fire extinguisher • A flashlight ...more

How To : Scan Websites for Vulnerabilities with Arachni

Welcome to my very first tutorial ever. Today I will be teaching you how you can use Arachni to scan vulnerabilities of web applications. I welcome all criticism good or bad as a teaching method for myself. Most of my experience I have acquired using the trial of fire method, ...more

How To : Stop sudden unintended acceleration by your Toyota

Popular Mechanics' Senior Auto Editor Mike Allen shows you how to safely stop your car if you become the victim of sudden unintended acceleration. DO • Brake. Brake once, don't pump or ride the brakes. This will only heat up the brake pads, potentially overheating them and ma ...more

News : A Glossary of Essential Photoshop Tools for Beginners

So, you just bought Photoshop. It's time to familiarize yourself with the rudimentary tools. Let's start at the very beginning! File: That’s your picture! It’s called a file because that’s how it exists in the digital world, as a file on your CF card, your flash drive, your h ...more

News : 5 Things We Learned from the Pixel 2 XL POLED Debacle

It looks like the dust is finally starting to settle on Google's POLED PR nightmare. The Pixel 2 XL — one of the most hotly-anticipated phones of the year — has been plagued by screen issues and worries. While it is certainly not without its faults, Google has created several ...more

How To : Essential Minecraft PVP Tips

In Minecraft, a large aspect of the game is PVP (Player vs. Player Combat). A hardcore Minecraft fan will remember that back in Beta 1.8, combat was switched up, and it really changed the game around. Here are some tips on what a two-year Minecraft player has to say. Step 1: ...more

How To : Root Your Nexus 5—An Easy Guide for First-Timers

It's time. You've experimented with apps from the Play Store, you've switched your lock screen, and maybe you've taken different launchers out for a spin. If, throughout your tinkering, you've found yourself chanting, "More. More. Give me more!" then now is the time. It's time ...more

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