Panoramic live wallpapers for the iPhone? If the first beta version of iOS 7 is indicative of the imminent public release of Apple's revamped mobile operating system, the answer is a resounding yes. UPDATE: The final build of iOS 7 does not have this feature anymore. Hopefull ...more
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Love or hate 'em, you've got to admit that cupcakes really had their moment. They started rising in popularity back in 2003 with the opening of Crumbs Bake Shop in Manhattan, and quickly became one of the most annoyingly ubiquitous food trends to date. Seriously. Type "cupcake ...more
You're in the middle of cooking and a car alarm, cute kitten, or neighborhood brawl made you step away from the stove for a few minutes longer that you should have. It happens to almost every home cook. Most of the time, nothing dramatic happens, but every now and then, you en ...more
Cast iron is one of the best surfaces to cook on, but taking care of it is a whole 'nother story. It's not as simple as just washing it in soapy water like all of your other pans, and everyone has different ideas about how it should be done. It seems intimidating at first, but ...more
Mark Donovan is remodeling a ceramic tile shower, and shows how to install a mortar shower pan. First consider the framing of the shower. Plywood, 2x4's and 2x6's provide a good foundation for the weight of the tile. Then remove the cover from the drain. Use duct tape to cover ...more
I don't deep fry food that often, mostly because it uses a ton of oil, which is expensive, and the cleanup is a son of a mother. (That oil really splatters everywhere.) Plus, no matter how careful you are, you will get hit by hot oil at some point and it will not be pleasant. ...more
Live wallpapers are part of what make Android's features so unique and wonderful, making your homescreens come alive and much more interesting. The wallpapers are extremely customizable and interactive, many times sensitive to swipes, finger-tapping, and other multi-touch gest ...more
When it comes to making pancakes in the morning, most of us probably follow the instructions on the box. Mix all the ingredients together, pour onto a hot greased pan, and form perfect circular flapjacks one by one. But pancakes are so much more than that. You can turn them i ...more
There are a lot of techniques out there for how to cook the perfect steak, from flipping it multiple times to applying a spice rub or dry brine to aging the beef. But it turns out that there's a super-easy way to make a great steak at home, and all you need is a good cast-iron ...more
You only need eggs and bananas to make these tasty pancakes that fit almost every hyphenated category: dairy-free, Paleo-friendly, grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb, and high-protein. It sounds too good be true, but these pancakes are easier to make than traditional pancakes a ...more
Want to have super smooth pan shots? Yes? Well, all you need is some simple, stretched out, rubber bands. That's it.
To make yourself a tasty meal during a camping trip, all you need are chopped up raw meats and vegetables, glowing embers, and a roll of heavy-duty aluminum foil. Simply place ingredients in a tightly wrapped aluminum foil packet, place on hot embers, and wait until everything ...more
I love my cast-iron skillet, but I never seasoned it properly. Instead, I took that sucker out of its packaging, wiped it down with a damp cloth to remove any factory dust, and started cooking with it ASAP. And you know what? It works just fine. Here's the thing: if you have ...more
Grilled or breaded? When asked this question at most fast food joints or restaurants most of us would answer "breaded" because of the oil-soaked, fluffy goodness, but in truth grilled chicken is a LOT healthier for you. Grilled chicken soaks in less oil and, since it's not co ...more
You must ONLY conduct this experiment if you are experienced in using combustibles and understand the risk. Fire is very dangerous and can seriously burn you. Seems harmless at first, but believe me, these are bubbles turned evil. When ignited, the bubbles pop almost instantly ...more
Nothing's better than frying up some eggs over the morning fire when you're camping. The smell of the outdoors, the heat of the fire, the bubbling of the eggs as they sit in that hot pan. But wait, what if you don't have a pan? If you don't have one, or you'd like to save the ...more
Cast iron pans are a timeless treasure—they're an essential kitchen tool that will stand the test of time, and no home kitchen is complete without one. However, they do have a reputation for being difficult to care for... with arguments both for and against regular seasoning. ...more
We made this pan fried scallops recipe in celebration of the movie No Reservations, starring Catherine Zeta Jones and Aaron Eckhart. This video will show you how easy it is to make a top-notch, quick recipe just like in the film.
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace a shower pan. This project requires advanced plumbing skills and demolition work. Install a shower pan. Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com
Need a broom and a dust pan to clean up your living space? Look no further than your recycling bin and upcycle some of your empty drink containers to make new cleaning tools for your home. Using 3-5 empty 2-liter bottles (labels removed), a wooden dowel, and a few tools from ...more
This tutorial covers just the basics of using Pan & Zoom in Sony Vegas. One of the tricks covered is unchecking resampling to make zooms smoother.
This video will show you how to make a mouth organ from markers.
In this tutorial Bill Myers shows you how to use Pan & Crop to zoom into or add motion to photos in Sony Vegas Pro or Movie Studio.
This video is all about pan and crop in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. There are two video clips and the top clip is to be put into the other clip as in this case. First of all select the pan and crop button and the pan and crop window appears on the screen. From the window that app ...more
Even the most seasoned kitchen cooks experience the annoyance of accidentally burning food on their pots, pans, and casserole dishes. When dishwashing soap and water doesn't work, what is the best way to remove burned-on gunk from your cookware? For the simplest method that r ...more
Watch this winds tutorial video to learn how to play the pan-flute. This instructional video covers the tuning and some basic techniques for beginners who have never played the pan-flute before. This helpful how-to video will help you get started playing the pan-flute.
Nothing makes my stomach growl and my mouth water quite like the smell of roasting chicken. It's a pretty universal reaction, too—there's a reason every grocery store places its rotisserie grills and delis near the entrance, after all. The appeal of the grocery rotisserie chi ...more
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. In this video he shows you how to perfectly pan fry seabass with a sorrel sauce. Pan fry sea bass with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay. Click through to watch this video on tastyfood.tv
Check out this Scam School video on leanring the ultimate strength tricks. Bend frying pans and horseshoes with your bare hands! Watch Brian make you think he can use his bare hands to bend a horseshoe and to roll a frying pan! Welcome to your Junior year of Strength School, ...more
To remove a fiberglass shower pan you will want to start by removing excess water in the drainpipe. Take a turkey baster and put it down in the drainpipe to siphon out the water. Use a knife and cut along the edge of the fiberglass panel where it meets the linoleum. Put a rag ...more
It's time to discover how fun art and drawing is! Learn how to draw the cartoon character Tinkerbell from Peter Pan. Drawing is a way of creating and expressing ourselves, and therefore the result is always beautiful. Drawingnow.com brings you step-by-step drawing tutorials o ...more
Using GPU processing, Photoshop CS4 does things like never before. Colin Smith shows you the new viewing options available in Photoshop CS4. Smoothly zoom, pan and move around your image with complete freedom. Discover how to use the Flick-Pan and pixel grid tools in Photoshop ...more
Valentine's Day is right around the corner... which is the perfect excuse to ignite your inner cupid and bake a heart-shaped cake. If you have a heart-shaped cake or springform pan, you're all set. If not, don't worry—you don't need one! With a little ingenuity, you'll have a ...more
This is a helpvids video that demonstrates how to use the pan and zoom features in the Pinnacle Studio. By clicking on the video camera icon above the time line, you will see the special effects options. First select the scene you would like to add the effect to. Then chose th ...more
There's still a ton of gold to be had out there, you just need to know how to find it. There a certain spots to look for, like ancient riverbeds and high benches. This video will show you where and how to pan for gold in ancient riverbeds and high benches. Learn how to find th ...more
If your market carries regular halibut fillet or steaks, ask the fish person to get you some cheeks and try this unusual seafood recipe, halibut cheeks with a warm pancetta vinaigrette sauce. These are actually sweet, succulent pockets of meat found in the cheeks of the fish. ...more
Filet mignon is always a treat. This delicious cut of beef is so tender, you can often cut the filet with a fork. This how to video shows you how to cook a pan roasted filet mignon. Start the filet mignon in a skillet to sear in the flavor and then move it to the oven for abou ...more
The Leidenfrost Effect: “a phenomenon in which a liquid, in near contact with a mass significantly hotter than the liquid’s boiling point, produces an insulating vapor layer which keeps that liquid from boiling rapidly”. It looks pretty spectacular captured at 3000 frames-per- ...more
Watch this instructional cinematography video to learn a cheap and easy method of creating your own time-lapse footage with a motor controlled hacked clock. This is an excellent way to generate fast forward effects in film (think of the famous scene in Garden State). This is a ...more
Cake pops are generally made in a circular shape from vanilla or chocolate cake, then dipped into chocolate or candy melts and sprinkled with adornments, but that doesn't mean you can't have some fun tweaking the shape a bit. Check out this cake decorating tutorial to learn h ...more
If you've ever stumbled through Pinterest's boards, you'd know that Pinners have quite a penchant for aesthetically beautiful desserts. You can find a whole spectrum of "huh?" recipes, from pumpkin zebra cheesecake to sorbet terrine with plum compote. As an amateur cook, I'm ...more
Imagine your own time-lapsed footage in a 360 degree pan. You don't need an expensive Hollywood-style pan mount to get this effect. You can easily do this rotating pan mount on the cheap, with something you would never suspect— a kitchen timer. This DIY kitchen timer hack wil ...more
A stack of light-as-air pancakes can make a weekend morning truly golden. While fluffy pancakes may not seem like rocket science, the reality is that there are many little details that can contribute to a pancake fail that's either too dense or too crumbly. Luckily, there are ...more
brusspup has tons of ingenious tips and tricks for everybody! In this video tutorial, he shows you how to achieve smoother pans on a camera with a rubber band. This has to be the best camera tip of all time! If you want to improve the quality of your video, this is a must see ...more
We've all been there. You wake up early, hungry for breakfast, but not just any breakfast will do. You want bacon and eggs. So, you blindly stumble into your kitchen, underwear-clad, and begin fumbling about with pots and pans. After a few minutes, you fill your pan with delic ...more
It happens more times than it should— negligent oil changes. This happens most often with aluminum oil pans on cars and trucks, because aluminum is fragile and should be treated with care and a gentle hand, not a torque power wrench. Using an air-impact gun will only cause dam ...more
In this video, from BBCFood, Chef Barney Desmazery shows us how to pan fry a sirloin steak to medium-rare perfection. First, of course, you need some sirloin steak, about 150 grams per portion. Look for a piece of steak that has some nice marbling of fat and nice color. The pa ...more
Love cooking desserts with caramel but dread cleaning up the hardened caramel left on the pot? Then watch this Cooking Light magazine how-to to learn the quick and easy way to clean your pan. All you'll need to do is add water to the pan and bring it to a boil. For step-by-ste ...more
Watch this winds tutorial video to learn several different ways to play sharps and flats on your pan flute. You can push the flute into your lip, tilt the instrument, lower your jaw, or push your top lip out to cover part of the opening. These four methods allow even beginners ...more
Check out this how to video to learn how to make pan fried whole trout. Experience a new video cookbook with delicious summertime recipes, perfect for your picnic basket or backyard BBQ table. Pan fried trout ingredients: 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup cornmeal 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cayenn ...more
How to use the new hex gold pan. Gold panning or gold prospecting is the hobby of finding gold in mud and rivers.
Eggs bring life to almost any dish. Toast with avocado? Put an egg on it. The same old salad you eat for lunch everyday? Put an egg on it. Stir fry leftovers? Put an egg on it. Don't Miss: How to Make Heavenly 'Eggs in Clouds' Better yet, put a crispy battered poached egg o ...more
If your cast iron pan is sticky, you will need to place the pan on top of the stove. Turn the heat on high for 30 seconds to less than one minute. Then, turn it down to medium heat. This will loosen up the oil. Then, you'll need to buff out the creases and the spots. Place a l ...more
At this point, you probably think that you've read everything there is to read about different ways to prepare eggs. There are the usual ways (scrambled, soft-boiled, hard-boiled/steamed/baked, sunny-side up, poached, the "overs") and the more unusual ways (in clouds, crispy p ...more
Check out this video cooking tip from The Chef's Toolbox in Australia. Watch this tutorial to learn how to poach eggs in a pan like a chef. Poaching eggs is easy with a little know-how, see how to do it right here. Points to remember for poaching eggs: A. Fresh eggs B. Salte ...more
Learn how to use Boris Continuum Complete's Pan and Zoom filter in Final Cut Pro for easy, documentary-style animation! BCC Pan and Zoom filter will allow you to create Ken Burns style effects on still images in Final Cut Pro. The BCC plug-in is available for other motion grap ...more
Way too much to explain here but, here is a quick overview so you can see where I'm headed with this new head. This tutorial video will give you an idea of how to make a camera attachment that will allow you to pan in two axes and take time lapse shots.
Onion scrubs, salt and olive oil blends, a baking soda slurry... despite the many methods already out there to clean your (old or brand-new) cast iron cookware, there's one you may not have considered: using a potato. Don't Miss: The Ultimate Potato Cheat Sheet According to ...more
Everyone's favorite chefs from Show Me The Curry are here to walk you through baking a thick, deep dish pan pizza at home. You will make everything from scratch including the dough. This is no flimsy, crispy New York pizza but a thick, juicy Chicago style dish. If you are serv ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make Japanese beef yakisoba noodle dish. First, cut cabbage leaves into strips, then take the strips and cut into 1 inch pieces. After this, use a handful of bean sprouts and peel a half of a carrot stick, then chop into thin strips. Next, cut ...more