Phantom loads are what happens when you leave electronic devices plugged in when they are not in use. Even if you do not have your electronics turned on, they are still putting out an electric charge. These phantom loads can be prevented with a few simple changes. In this tut ...more
How to Lower Electric Bill
Many ways to help the environment are costly, but using less electricity is one measure that will save you money. Learn how to lower your electric bill with this how to video. You Will Need * Awareness of how you’re wasting electricity * Self-discipline Step 1: Turn it off G ...more
Lowering your bill during the cold months is easy! Just follow these 10 simple steps and watch your bill shrink and your pockets swell!!
When it comes to your cell phone, do you feel like you’re paying more and more for less and less? Get the upper hand with these tips. You will need: -a group discount rate -bulk rates for texting -a pre-paid phone -a basic plan -plan adjustments -good negotiating skills -paren ...more
Happy Valentine's Day from Bounce Energy. If you love to save money, check out our video- 10 Ways To Lower Your Electric Bill and Save Money!
Looking for a way to save on your energy bills at home? How about line drying your clothes? According to the Energy Information Agency, clothes dryers account for 5.8 percent of home electricity usage. Line-dry your washed clothes and linens to keep them from wearing out, and ...more
Nikola Tesla. He was the man behind some of the greatest inventions of all time, including radio and alternating current. But perhaps his most visually fascinating invention is the Tesla coil. While maintaining a low current, it can produce dangerous high frequencies and volta ...more
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more
Sputnik, Apollo and the Space Race. If you watched the State of the Union address last night, you probably heard President Barack Obama mention those three things. The Space Race was an informal bout between the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (USA) over the ascenda ...more
When it comes to winter weather, the garage should not be neglected, especially if you have a room directly above it. Neglecting to properly insulate and seal your garage doors will create a constant rush of cold air inside, making the garage really cold, in turn making the fl ...more
Did you know that 40% of the energy consumed in your home is from appliances that are off? Learn how to eliminate this "Vampire Power," save energy, and lower your power bill.
This makeup tutorial makes sea dragons - fuzzy, funnily finned fish that are in desperate need of an appointment with a waxer - look like aquatic goddesses. Resembling floating seaweed as a way to fend off bigger predators that could inhale a whole colony of them whole, sea d ...more
Inspired by the glittery, flickering lights she saw as she drove through the city at night, Michelle Phan came up with a luminous and sexy makeup look, which she presents here in this tutorial. This unbelievably gorgeous look focuses on the eyes, which are liquid lined into a ...more
By far the best and most accurate way to tune your guitar, leaving your guitar with perfect pitch and tune. Start with the lower E string. Learn from master, Charles Sedlak.
Power the clocks at your home with the sun! With a solar cell that costs around $5, you can convert a clock to solar power and avoid buying batteries or running up the electric bill. Instead, connect a rechargable battery to the solar panel with a few wires and some adhesive a ...more
If you are concerned about your electric bill, you might want to take control by installing a programmable thermostat. This will allow you to manage the temperature- and amount of electricity being used- in your home. The installation is simple and requires almost no tools.
Chrome yellow and electric combine to create a ravishing, attention grabbing makeup look. PRODUCTS USED --FRACE-- Clinique Perfectly Real Makeup - Shade 18 (G) Clinique Blended Face Powder - Trancparency 03 MAC Global Glow Mineralized skinfinish (contouring) MAC Nothern Light ...more
If you want to save money on your electric bill, try building some of these solar panels using solar cells wired in a series. You can save money by using extra glass you or a friend may already own if it isn't being used. Soon you can harness the power of the sun by creating y ...more
Having a problem keeping your beer cold? Ditch the regular fridge and use a kegerator! And don't buy an overpriced piece of junk -- make on yourself, right out of your old fridge. A kegerator is a modified refrigerator that keeps a keg of beer cool while dispensing the beer on ...more
So my next project is how to video. How to make your home Energy Efficient for the Summer Months. Its gonna be filled with tips and ways to lower your electricity bill and make your home more energy efficient!
Here are some easy ways to lower your summer electricity bill and make your home more energy efficient!!
This video with Bill Myers shows how to create lower thirds for your video projects, using Alpha CG.
Bill Myers gives a quick guide to creating lower thirds for video using Photoshop Elements.
Solar Thermal Microgeneration may be used to reduce your hot water bill, fossil fuel use, and lower your carbon footprint. For water heating, water is collected from solar panels. It is used to heat the water, as it filters through the water heater. Some areas require all new ...more
WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more
Sometimes your bill may not be correct- your TDSP may record your usage either higher or lower than it really is. In some cases the mis-read may not be noticed right away but sooner or later you'll get a usage adjustment. This video will explain to you what usage adjustments a ...more
Learn how to quickly add text titles and lower third graphics to your video editing or motion graphics projects in Sony Vegas and Movie Studio with this tutorial from Bill Myers.
In this video, Bill shows us how to make a prawn stir fry. First, heat up an electric wok and add in 2 tbsp of canola or peanut oil. Then, add in a small bag of frozen prawns and cook until thoroughly cooked. Once finished, remove the prawns and place into a separate bowl. Onc ...more
In this video, we learn how to make creamy sweet potato soup. Ingredients include: 2 sweet potatoes, 2 c pumpkin, 2 carrots, 1 celery root, 1 large chopped onion, 2 garlic cloves, 1/2 c rose wine, 1/2 c cream, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, salt, pepper, and 2 tbsp olive oil. First, peel the ...more
Put some spring into your step - or at least into your makeup look - with this eye-opening look inspired by peacocks. Instead of using typical teal and electric blue, however, this look concentrates on the other colors on the eye of a peacock feather: yellow and lavender. A s ...more
You may love your old electric kiln like a child, but it's time to get in touch with the times and update that sucker! Watch this ceramics tutorial by potter Simon Leach to learn how to turn your old electric kiln into a snazzy new propane gas kiln. The conversion takes a bit ...more
Congrats to WonderHowTo Jackass 3D prank contest winner Grayson Robison! His winning idea: Connect Knoxville to a real life Operation game with shocking devices. Every time a player screws up and the buzzer goes off, the "patient" gets a burning shock to the correlating body ...more
In these music lessons on video, learn what equipment you need to sound like a rock guitar hero. Get tips on what amplifiers to play through, like the classic Marshall JCM Series, and what electric guitar settings work best for that raunchy, crunchy rock or metal guitar tone. ...more
In these music lessons on video with Bill Macpherson, learn what equipment you need to sound like a blues guitar hero. Get tips on what amplifiers to play through, and what electric guitars work best for that smooth, warm signature blues guitar tone. Find out what amp settings ...more
Cruise Automation follows Waymo's and Uber's lead with its debut of a beta version of an app-based driverless ride-hailing service for its employees in San Francisco, ahead of a possible launch of a full-fledged commercial offering within four years. Cruise CEO and founder Ky ...more
Cellular carriers like to nickel-and-dime us out of every bit of money they can feasibly justify, so as consumers, we owe it to ourselves to make sure that we're getting our money's worth. There are several under-advertised freebies and discounts that come included with a con ...more
You may not have heard of visceral leishmaniasis, onchocerciasis, or lymphatic filariasis, and there is a reason for that. These diseases, part of a group of infections called neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), impact more than a billion people on the planet in countries othe ...more
The guitar is a double-edged sword. I've played all my life, and though I love the act of guitar playing, there are quite a few people I could live with never hearing play again—ever. Paradoxically, it seems that the less dexterous and committed to practicing are the more lik ...more
If you're on the hunt for a profitable side-gig, or even a completely new way to to make money, you'll want to take a look at Upwork, a leading freelancing platform that connects skilled freelancers with clients from all over the world. Upwork allows you to build your own onl ...more
This video is about how to create a low cost teleprompter using your computer, a long vga cable, and your LCD or Plasma TV Find more videos and more info like this at my site at http://www.bmyers.com
If you can make yourself a cup of tea just by turning on your faucet, you need to lower your water heater. You’ll help the planet and save money on your heating bills. You Will Need: * A meat thermometer * A water heater blanket * And a water heater timer Step 1: Check the t ...more
I don't know how many of you had this experience in your youth, but when I was a kid, I used to actively think about what would happen if I suddenly woke up in a fantasy land, or were to pass through a portal into another space and time. I knew it wouldn't really happen, but w ...more
Ever since high school, I've been preparing my own taxes. Each year it gets more and more complicated, which results in me filing later and later, avoiding it until I have the time or just can't wait any longer. I even resorted to using TurboTax online to help do some of the g ...more
In a recent arbitrage tip, we showed you the secret to making money fast by buying and selling the same thing over and over again on eBay. But there's one thing you need to know about the buying part—get the lowest price possible! This article aims to show you some of the best ...more
Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more
Are you under a backbreaking amount of debt? In this economy, we don't blame you. If credit card bills, mortgages, and bank loans are making you want to crawl into bed and pull the covers over your face, then check out this video to learn how to consolidate debt. You'll need ...more
Everyone wants to be a rock star! Grab your electric guitar and get ready to rock. This guitar lick is in the key of D. The tuning is "Drop D", just tune your low E to D. Hit the low D twice. Next slide from the third fret to the fifth fret. Now go down to the A string and the ...more
Choosing the right axe for you There are many choices and factors when it comes to buying a new electric guitar. Price, style, quality and comfort are major players. Many new guitarists start off with a box set, one that includes a guitar, amp and cable. These are good for t ...more
Angus Young of AC/DC is one of the true icons of rock guitar, both for his style on stage and for his amazingly simple but awesome-sounding blues rock licks. This video teaches you how to play six very cool such licks on electric guitar (did you think you were going to play An ...more
This video describes the process of tuning the E string on a guitar down to D. The presenter explains this is a great effect for heavy metal and hard rock and makes playing power chords much easier. The method is to listen to the open D string on the guitar and then tune the E ...more
Need to eliminate those pesky leg hairs but want to bypass the credit card bill? Then read below for a homemade sugar wax recipe and watch the video to learn how to rip off your hair! This particular method of making a sugar wax involves a gas stove, sugar, lemon juice, and w ...more
Fourth of July is near, which means we'll soon be seeing an influx of red, white, and blue flags, banner, and of course patriotic sweets for those who indulge in the foodie side of the holiday. Bake your own red, white, and blue treats by watching this Fourth of July-themed e ...more
Don't wait for a full moon to unleash your inner beast. Get your growl on with these tips on creating the ultimate werewolf mask. You Will Need * Petroleum jelly or lotion * A wig cap * Gauze suitable for plaster work * Plaster * Hot glue * A small sheet of craft foam, cut int ...more
What could be better then macaroni and cheese as a finger food? Liven up any party with these delicious bites of baked mac and cheese. You Will Need: *8-oz. package uncooked elbow macaroni *3 tablespoons of I Cant Believe Its Not Butter! *½ cup flour (all-purpose or self-risin ...more
General Electric isn't known for their Christmas lights, but maybe they should be, because their GE Color Effects are pretty awesome. Especially the LED Color Effects G-35 String sets. And especially when someone named Darco hacks them. Darco, whose real name is Robert Sun Qu ...more
The video gives a step by step tutorial on how to replace the water pump, all belts and the shaft seals on a Porsche 944 S2. The video has a German soundtrack but English subtitles are available at YouTube. The repair is shown for a S2, but most steps are the same for other mo ...more
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
This video shows you how to play "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne on the electric guitar. The first step is to strum the second fret of the low E chord twice. Then move your ring finger to the fourth fret of the A string. Go back to the second fret of the low E. Strum that twice ...more
Whether you use electricity, natural gas or heating oil, there are many practical steps you can take to reduce your overall heat consumption and energy bills. In addition, multi-fuel stoves and fireplaces are fast gaining popularity as alternatives to traditional heat sources. ...more
Spread the word: It's easy to reduce energy consumption! By sharing these tips, you'll help friends and family use less energy and save money. You Will Need * An energy-saving checklist * The willingness to help others Step 1: Get the facts Download a full checklist of energy ...more