How to Teach Drama Lessons

StarCraft 2 Drama : Eve - the First Female Pro

Wow, this story, written by Becky, is riveting. I know we've got some StarCraft 2 fans in here. I'm glad that Eve seems really stoked to be playing StarCraft 2, and I think a lot of the grief she's getting is from jealous players who are mad that they didn't get selected for a ...more

How To : Create drama with call and response in GarageBand

Your song is starting to take shape now. You can create some tension with your loops in GarageBand by varying how your song develops over time. So, rather than a simple repetition of loops, you can create what's called a call and response, where the tracks play off each other.

News : Apple Napoleon With a Splash of Drama

I love Luxirare. They always instill a sense of true decadence in their recipe photo essays. Their latest project, Apple Napoleon, is no different. This one has a real sense of drama - I love the smoke & the last shot is not to be missed!  AND the money shot!: Click through ...more

How To : Be Amazing at Improv Acting

Have you ever seen Whose Line Is It Anyway? Many people enjoy watching this show, where they can see people do comedy off the top of their heads. There's no prior thought involved and it can be a lot of fun to participate in. What is improv? Improv, which stands for improvi ...more

How To : Peel an Entire Bag of Potatoes in Under a Minute

Have a need for drama? Sick of doing kitchen prep and having no one appreciate just how much work you're doing? Then take a tip from a few seriously lazy cooks and peel a few pounds of potatoes in less than sixty seconds using a power hose, a bucket, a drill, and a cheap toile ...more

Hacking WhatsApp : How to See Messages That Someone Deleted

To help keep potential drama at bay, WhatsApp lets you delete questionable messages before the other person even sees them. If you're on the receiving end and you're curious about the deleted text, however, there's an Android app that lets you view erased messages. WhatsApp n ...more

How To : Make a cheap DIY camera slider for your film

Film and television cinematographers love sliding camera shots, especially since ER made them a standard device for television dramas. A professional sliding camera setup is expensive though. Why not make one yourself? This video will show you how to turn $20 into a high-quali ...more

News : Which Actor Is the Best Sherlock Holmes?

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most famous characters in modern history, and has appeared in film more often than any other character. No less than 78 different actors have taken their turn at portraying the enigmatic deduction machine in various mediums, and each has brought t ...more

News : People Are Pissed About the Lava Red OnePlus 5T

Drama seems to follow red smartphones. The internet nearly blew a gasket when Apple released a red iPhone 7 with a white front, and now OnePlus is taking some heat. The new Lava Red 5T comes with black bezels, not repeating Apple's mistake, so why are people mad at the Shenzhe ...more

How To : Make a time bomb prop and

Time bombs are a stimulating and ubiquitous part of action films. This video features a handy tutorial on how to make a realistic-looking time bomb at home out of basic, cheap materials that can be used to add tension and drama to any of your movies. Warning: do not let the au ...more

How To : The 5 Best Apps for Streaming Movies on Your Phone

There are more than a few subscription-based movie streaming apps available for Android and iPhone, each with different benefits and varying pricing plans. Needless to say, it can get expensive fast if you sign up for multiple services because you can't decide on what's best. ...more

How To : Deal with Toxic and Belligerent People

Unfortunately, toxic and belligerent people are not as avoidable as we would like for them to be. They show up in our work place, schools, neighborhoods—sometimes even within our own circle of friends and family members. The best we can do is minimize our interactions with the ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 5: Photography

There are seemingly endless photography apps for the iPhone—it is perhaps one of the most popular arenas for application developers. We've covered a few in Giveaway Tuesdays, but nothing comprehensive. We would be remiss to omit the two most popular frontrunners—Hipstamatic ( ...more

News : 100 of YouTube's Coolest Science Experiments

The X-Ray Vision-aries Blog has compiled a list of YouTube's 100 Coolest Science Experiments. I particularly enjoy their introduction to the selection: "Although YouTube has something of a reputation as a repository for the inane mental diarrhea of stunted man-children injuri ...more

How To : Use the Twixtor effect in Sony Vegas

Twixtor is a great plugin for Sony Vegas that allows you to create incredible looking slow motion. This visual effect will add drama to your video and make it truly awe-inspiring. Watch and learn how to make the most of Twixtor in Sony Vegas.

How To : Do a "Vampire Diaries" Nina Dobrev makeup look

Even if your body doesn't melt at the thought of Edward Cullen and you think the vampire fad is the most malicious prepubescent girl malady since N'Sync, you have to admit the CW drama "The Vampire Diaries" is pretty addicting. That, and that main character Nina Dobrev is as ...more

How To : Create a soft fade around an object in Photoshop

We don't know why exactly, but somehow fading the edges of a photograph makes it look more sentimental. Maybe it's because faded edges remind us of old timey photographs that have yellowed and softened with age, or maybe it's because faded eges endow a sort of dream-like atmos ...more

How To : Watch the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Online

The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards take place this Sunday, January 16th, 2011 between the hours of 5 and 8 PM PST — that's 8 & 11 PM for those of you on the East Coast (and Somewhere in the Middle for those of you Somewhere in the Middle). Can't make it to the Beverly Hilton ...more

How To : Create the perfect bob hair style

The bob is a historical beautiful hairstyle that has never gone out of style and it seems like it will not go out of style anytime soon. This video is about how to create the classic bob. To begin creating this style the hair is given volume first by parting it on the side and ...more

How To : Find a Stud in the Wall. Amazing Method!

How to find a stud in the wall. How would you like to be able to find a stud in a plaster wall / drywall wall, easily and every time without an expensive stud finder? Let's look at how to find a wall stud using three conventional methods then l'll explain my foolproof method o ...more

How To : Draw a gymnast on the balance beam

This video tutorial from Drawing Now demonstrates the drawing of a gymnast doing a routine on the balance beam. Her look of concentration evokes the drama and strength of both will and body required by this ancient sport. Learn to evoke that same feeling in your drawing by wat ...more

How To : Setup Rembrandt lighting for a film shoot

This is The Substream's "The Film Lab" series on lighting basics. This episode covers Rembrandt Lighting. Mike and Rajo teach you how to light like an old dead Dutch dude (who was really good at lighting dudes, to be fair). This is a common drama lighting. This is Rembrandt ...more

HowTo : Watch TV and Movies on the Web for Free

Prepared to transition into watching TV and movies for free? Whether you're interested in using apps like Boxee and Hulu or set-top devices like Roku and TiVo, LifeHacker offers an exhaustive guide to ditching your cable bill. Check out the pros and cons of switching to web on ...more

How To : Use Rembrandt lighting for images in Photoshop

This Photoshop video series is going to explain how to create a chiaroscuro lighting effect on an image. This art form was made famous by the Italian artist Rembrandt. Part one covers the origin of terms and how to create chiaroscuro dramatic lighting. Part two has instruction ...more

How To : Do a Gene Simmons KISS makeup look

No one's done glam quite like those boys from KISS. Gene Simmons is the inspiration for the high drama eye makeup in this video. Watch, follow along with this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to create a Gene Simmons dark glam make up look.

How To : Tango (for beginners)

As one of the sexiest, most passionate things you can do while still standing upright, the tango takes romance. It takes drama. And it definitely takes two. You will need a dance partner, patience and melodrama! Did you know? Buenos Aires is credited as the birthplace of tango ...more

News : Paper Gun Bloodbath

WonderHowTo loves paper artillery. More sophisticated in construction than Box Wars, plus tense on-camera drama to boot, Cardboard Warfare is a tight homage to the paper gun. Not completely sold on the acting, but I'm really digging the mise-en-scène. Says creator Clinton Jone ...more

How To : Pitch a Reality Show Idea to a Network Executive

This how-to is aimed at the uncynical, bright-eyed outsider who wants to become a television producer…the talented person who believes he or she has the ‘it’ to crack Hollywood. The ‘Sammy’ who just arrived in 90210. Hollywood is a land of dreams and riches. It is true that n ...more

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