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How To : Make an origami wallet from an old book page

The video starts out saying that we will learn how to make an origami wallet made from a page from an old library book. You trim the page to the size of 8 1/2 x 11. You then fold the page in half and then fold each piece back up, on the front and on the back. Then unfold so th ...more

How To : Fold a frog using origami

Kevin demonstrates how to make a paper frog. Take a regular sheet of construction paper. Fold the outer ends towards the center forming a triangle. Fold a crease at the base of the triangle and cut it out. Open the folds and you can observe two creases. Create two X-shaped cre ...more

How To : Make a denim skirt from jeans

Vicky Taylor from The Crafts Channel teaches us how to transform an old pair of jeans to a trendy denim mini skirt. Get a pair of denim jeans and cut the front side from the end of the zipper downwards to the crotch. Do the same at the back making sure that it is at the same l ...more

How To : Fold an origami praying mantis

Fold an origami praying mantis! You need two sheets of paper to join to first sheet on square base. Start folding after making rectangle, after folding the rectangle again from the other direction grebe than on fold. Make a triangle than fold on other direction to make a trian ...more

How To : Fold a t-shirt

The T-shirt may be the king of casual wear, but take care of it like your finest dress shirt and you'll be able to stay casual a good long time. You Will Need: * A T-shirt in need of folding * And a clean, flat surface Step 1: Lay facedown On a flat surface, lay the T-shirt ...more

How To : Fix a bathtub drain stopper with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a bathtub drain stopper. Steps: 1. Remove the two screws holding the trip lever plate to the tub wall. Put screws in safe place, so they don’t fall down the drain. 2. Grasp the trip lever plate and carefully pull out t ...more

How To : Do a wall flip

A performer from the UK street stunt team 3Run demonstrates the wall flip. It's a simple but always impressive parkour move. The performer vaults off the wall and goes spinning back over himself, landing on his feet. The performer offers a lot of advice for how to do the trick ...more

How To : Do flip turn abs with jumps

Learn how to do flip turn abs with jumps. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This explosive exercise works you in every direction, combining an abs-crunching reverse tuck to squatted tuck with an explosive vertical jump for leg speed and power. Starti ...more

How To : Change a moped tire

Zach Levenburg of 1977 Mopeds in San Francisco shows us how to fix a flat on the rear wheel of a moped. * First, remove the rear brake cable with a wrench, and loosen the axle nuts using one wrench on each side. * Flip the chain tensioner out of the way, and push the wheel sl ...more

How To : Take Perfect Pictures of Your Handmade Projects

In order to take the perfect picture of your handmade wooden project, it's helpful to have a lightbox that's similar to what professionals use but definitely cheaper to make yourself. I was thinking about what project I was going to work on today. I decided to flip through so ...more

How To : Sing Without Straining

How To Sing Without Lifting Your Larynx I get asked a lot by singers about how to sing without your larynx shooting up really high behind your chin. This can be challenging to any singer – beginner or advanced. We naturally raise our larynx when we speak and swallow so it can ...more

How To : Make French tarte tatin (apple pie)

Tarte tatin is a very popular French dessert that is basically the French take on the American apple pie. The tarte tatin flips the traditional apple pie on its back, though, literally: instead of the apples being baked into the pie and then covered with a layer of pie crust d ...more

How To : Create big, voluminous Victoria's Secret hair

Flip open any major women's glossy - or just look at the covers - and you'll see that Victoria's Secret hair (i.e. full, voluminous waves that land somewhere between full-on curls and pin-straight hair) is the most common hairstyle used. Models, actresses, and singers all fal ...more

How To : Truss a chicken for beginners

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to truss poultry. Trussing is a technique that helps keep poultry in shape when cooking. To truss a chicken, begin by tucking the wing under the chicken and then flip it over. Wrap the string around the drumsticks, pull the string out ...more

How To : Truss a chicken for cooking

Leslie Green from the Hungry Housewife shows you how to truss a chicken for cooking. To begin, you need of course, a whole raw chicken. You will also need about 3 feet of twine or string. Fold the twine in half so it is even on both sides. Place the chicken on its back with it ...more

How To : Do the "impossible" card trick

In this Magic & Parlor Tricks video you will see the ‘impossible’ card trick. This card trick is performed by Andy field. First he removes all the 4 aces from the pack and puts them face up on the table. Then he chooses a card from the rest of the pack shows it to the camera w ...more

How To : Pack a skydiving parachute using the psycho method

A brief video that illustrates parachute packing using the 'psycho method'. Part 1 of 2 shows the steps of; Sorting the 9 cells, slider, stabelisers, wrapping of the tail, flipping the pack job on its back, untwisting d-bag and cocking the pilot chute. Part 2 illustrates the f ...more

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How To : Give someone a headache in Photoshop

Use two photos, a main image and a photo of a cracked egg which will be your source of the headache. Drag the egg into the main image by holding down the shift key. Resize the egg. Change the opacity down to 50%. Zoom out. Command T flips the image. Hold option and right click ...more

How To : Make tea (or coffee) and toast with fondant

To start making your tea and toast, roll about a section of white fondant about four inches by six about 1/8th inch thick. Now take a one inch circle cutter and cut out one circle. Now taking a half inch circle cutter, make an impression in the center of the first circle being ...more

How To : Install memory in a 13" MacBook Pro (2009)

This video demonstrates the installation of memory in a 13” Macbook Pro (mid 2009 model). It’s easy to perform and takes about 10min time. You’ll require a #00 Philips screwdriver (available in the Newer Technology 11- piece tool kit). Take care to work in an anti-static work ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 13" MacBook Pro (2009)

To install a hard drive in a 13" (13 inch) Macbook Pro laptop computer released in 2009 you will make sure to first transfer all data off the drive then discharge any static electricity from your hands making sure your are in a static free work environment. Next you will remov ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 15" MacBook Pro (2009)

In this video from MacOSG we learn how to install a hard drive in a 15" Macbook Pro from around 2009. For this you need a #00 Phillips head screwdriver and a T6 Torx screwdriver. Make sure you use proper anti-static precautions with this. Transfer your data to the new drive be ...more

How To : Turn four queens in to aces magic trick

This is a slight of hand magic trick. You show four cards. The top card is a Queen of Spades. Place the Queen of Spades on the table. The bottom card is a Queen of Hearts. Shake the cards. The four cards are now Aces. To do this trick, you need a gimmick card. Use double stick ...more

How To : Polish an Andersen door handle using Simichrome

Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to polish an Andersen Door Handle using Simichrome. In this demonstration we use Simichrome to polish an Andersen Perma-Shield Frenchwood hinged patio door’s brass entrance handle. The tutorial includes a detailed work i ...more

How To : Build a stylish bar cabinet with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to build a stained-glass bar cabinet. Steps: 1. Cut the cabinet's 1x preprimed pine sides to the length of the glass door. The ends and shelves should be 1½ inches smaller than the window's width. (You can also have the wood c ...more

How To : Sew a zipper front dress inspired by Max Azria

First of all you need some basic tools like sewing machine, scissors, pins, ruler, measuring tape and thread. You also need a printed knit of size 1.5 yard or 1.4 meters ad a separating zipper of size 18 inches or 46 cm. First you have to start by making the straps and bodice. ...more

How To : Cook braised lamb shanks

Lamb shanks are very easy to cook. Take 6 lamb shanks and put them in a bowl. Put some olive oil, salt, pepper, rosemary, and thyme on them. Make sure you coat every shank with the seasoning as you turn the shank in the bowl several times. Put them in the oven for 30 minutes a ...more

How To : Iron pants with Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE

Pay attention to these ironing tips to iron your pants perfectly. Crisply ironed pants help create a pulled-together look. Follow these simple steps for a quick, flawless press?with creases or without. Learn how to iron pants with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube faster with shortcuts

As the best-selling toy of all time, the odds of you once playing with a Rubik's Cube are pretty high. And if you're like me, or even the cube's inventor Erno Rubik, your first attempts likely ended in futility. Every twist, every turn, the cube just gets more and more mixed u ...more

How To : Do the faced upside down card trick

Spiderman demonstrates how to do the faced upside down card trick. The card you choose will be turned upside down. You turn the very bottom card upside down, make a person pick a card, flip the deck, get the card back, and flip the deck again.

How To : Half cab flip on a fingerboard

A half cab flip is a combination of a half cab and a flip. Knowledge of the back hand flip is helpful. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to half cab flip on a fingerboard. There's apparently real technique to it.

How To : Run Windows & Mac side-by-side with Parallels

The video shows you how it is possible to be running windows and mac in parallel. Both operating systems, mac and windows, are installed in the computer and the video shows us how one can flip back-and-forth between operating systems. First the video shows us the desktop for m ...more

How To : Easily do a back handspring

To do a back handspring, raise your hands over your head in a standing position. Then, stretch your arms out in front of your while lowering yourself, with knees bent, to a simulated sitting position. Use propulsion from your legs to jump into the back handspring. If you don't ...more

How To : Do the blink card trick

Ever heard of the Blink Card Trick? Well, it's an easy way to impress your friends, without having to know much about card tricks. Learn how to perform this card trick, step by step, in this tutorial. You Will Need: • A deck of cards • Glue Step 1: Fold two cards Fold two ...more

How To : Find someone's card in the middle of the deck

J.P. Laramy demonstrates a great card trick. You have an entire set of cards and you put the last card upside down. You get somebody to pick a card, you flip the cards upside down, put that person's card back, and then flip the cards over again.

How To : Do a magic flip or a kick flip

Start out with your foot on the back of your skateboard where you would flip an ollie. Put the front foot a little bit behind the front vault of the wheels. When you first start, you might want to have your foot back even a little more to make it easier. Pop and slide your foo ...more

How To : Do the Brainwave Deck card trick

With quick preparation you can perform a mind boggling card trick for your friends. You Will Need * A deck of cards all one color * One card of a different color * Glue * An audience * Two heavy books (optional) Step 1: Make the gimmick card Place the glued cards between two ...more

How To : Fold a cloth napkin into a flower

In this Hosting & Entertaining video tutorial you will learn how to fold a cloth napkin into a flower. First fold the napkin in half. Then lift one corner and fold it back up to the center fold line and do the same for the other corner also. Now fold the center point back up t ...more

How To : Create a classic updo hair style

Add instant elegance to your look by pulling your hair into a classic updo. You Will Need: * Unwashed, ponytail-length hair * A comb * A teasing comb * An elastic band * Bobby pins * Hot or Velcro rollers, or a curling iron (optional) * A bristle brush (optional) * Decorativ ...more

How To : Take apart a computer's keybaord & clean it

In this video, we learn how to take apart a computer's keyboard & clean it. First, turn the keyboard upside down and remove the screws from the side with a screwdriver. After this, flip it back over and remove the keys from the top. Put the keys into a bowl of soap and water a ...more

How To : Fix a wobbly chair

In this video, we learn how to fix a wobbly chair. First, you will need to flip the chair upside down to see what the problem with it is. After this, you will need to apply wood glue to the inside of all the joints on the chair. Next, you will need to push the pegs to the insi ...more

How To : Make a neat paper hat

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper hat easily with only one piece of paper. First, take a piece of paper and fold it in half. Once you've done this, fold two triangles on both sides of the paper. Now, flip the bottom flap up. Next, flip over the hat and flip the ba ...more

How To : Do the Dream Queen card trick

Looking to wow the next party you attend? How about a card trick? Leave your friends begging for your secrets by performing this bit of sleight of hand. Learn how to do the "Dream Queen" card trick with help from this video. What you will need: • Two double-backed cards, red ...more

How To : Do the Cheek To Cheek Card Trick

Show off your magic skills with a little preparation and an easy trick to execute. You Will Need * Two identical decks of cards * Glue * An audience * Table Step 1: Glue one deck face to face Take one whole deck and glue each card face to face so you have half a deck of doubl ...more

How To : Hardflip à la Tony Hawk & Erick Koston

Tony Hawke and Eric Koston both define a hard flip and then demonstrate it. It is a flip of the skateboard while going on a flat surface, like a parking lot. Push down with your back foot, apply pressure on one side, then get your feet out of the way (by jumping) to allow the ...more

How To : Do the back handspring in gymnastics

In this video, we learn how to do gymnastics with back handsprings. First, you want to stand straight and bend your knees slightly. Point your arms out in front of you and tense your body up. Back up a little bit, then swing your arms and jump backwards, landing back onto your ...more

How To : Embellish with flat back crystals

Watch this two part video series to learn how to flat back a gift box, organza bag, flip flops and a votive. Part 1 of 2 - How to Embellish with flat back crystals. Part 2 of 2 - How to Embellish with flat back crystals.

How To : Easily install a toilet seat

In this tutorial, we learn how to easily install a toilet seat. First, unscrew and remove your previous toilet seat. Next, take the two plastic bolts and remove the nuts and washers. Then, install these into the proper spots in the seat. Then, flip the seat back over and slide ...more

How To : Quickly make an origami kusudama

In this video, we learn how to quickly make an origami kusudama. This only requires six pieces of paper to make. First, fold one piece of paper into a triangle, then open it up and fold it in a triangle on the opposite side. Open this back up then flip over. Bend in the edges ...more

How To : Use the Samsung Galaxy I7500

Follow this video to learn some basics on how to use a Samsung Galaxy I7500 mobile phone. Switch on the phone by pressing the power key in the bottom right corner. To navigate around the screen press with your finger on the touch screen and swipe to the left or right. If you w ...more

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