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How To : Create Parabolic Curves Using Straight Lines

Curve stitching is a form of string art where smooth curves are created through the use of straight lines. It is taught in many Junior High and High School art classes. I discovered it when my math students started showing me the geometric art they had created. The process of ...more

News : Different Types of Photography

Aerial- standing tall above the subject, or shooting from a tall building, plane, etc... Architecture- shots of buildings (no people) Artistic- any shot of a subject where creativity is the number 1 goal. Black and White - aka... B&W, working with no color. Camera Phone- low q ...more

How To : Fold a JKF-18 Hornet jet paper plane

This aircraft origami masterpiece is a JKF-18 Hornet, which is modeled after the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet] supersonic fighter jet used by the United States Navy and Marine Corps, along with the Royal Australian Air Force and Spanish Air Force. It's a fantastic plane—but ...more

How To : Hack Your Brain to Stop Motion Sickness

Many people deal with motion sickness on a daily basis, and if you're reading this, chances are you're one of them. Kinetosis can make your stomach roll, your entire body sweat, and make you feel fatigued and dizzy at even the slightest movement, whether it's related to carsic ...more

How To : The 4 Best Apps for Downloading Movies & TV Shows

Streaming is all the rage these days. But what about when you're on a plane, or have a limited data plan? You probably want to download your movies and TV shows instead. While Netflix is great, you can't rent Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and download it yet. What you need is an a ...more

How To : 9 Tips for Overcoming Jet Lag

Jet lag is inevitable when you're traveling long distances by plane, and it can leave you feeling completely wrecked for several days to a week after you arrive at your destination. For people who simply cannot afford the few days to completely recover from the physical and m ...more

How To : Make a Hyperbolic Paraboloid Using Skewers

In Monday's post, we created a sliceform model of a hyperbolic paraboloid. In today's post, we will create a similar model using skewers. The hyperbolic paraboloid is a ruled surface, which means that you can create it using only straight lines even though it is curved. In fac ...more

How To : Set up image planes in Maya

If you plan to do a lot of modeling in Maya, you will find it is easier if you set up reference images on image planes. This tutorial shows you how to create and set up image planes in Maya.

How To : Make a paper airplane that flies far and fast

1. First, fold paper hotdog-wise. 2. Next, unfold paper and fold each corner of one end of the paper inwards toward the center fold to make the point of the airplane. 3. Again fold each side inwards toward the center fold to make the point even sharper. 4. Now fold paper in ha ...more

How To : Make a simple airplane glider

This video is based on similar ideas from Dr. Ken Blackburn's world record paper airplane. You will need a sheet of paper and a flat surface. After you have completed the plane throw it over your head to get a smooth and slow glide. Your will find the video easy to follow and ...more

How To : Create the farthest flying paper airplane

In this video, we learn how to make the farthest flying paper airplane. First, you will lay the paper flat and fold in two sides on the top. Then, fold it in half and keep folding the plane in. After this, you will see the wings become smaller and smaller. Once you fold this u ...more

News : An Illuminated Glossary of Video Game Genres

Like the press covering film and many other specialized fields, video game journalists use all sorts of jargon to convey to their knowledgable readers as much information about a game as quickly as possible. For non or newbie gamers, this can be extremely confusing. Those of ...more

How To : Make a cool trick paper airplane

Make a paper airplane that can act like a boomerang or do flips or just soar for a long long time. This Paper trick plane is the best kind ever! Watch this how to video to learn how to make a paper airplane of your own.

How To : Adjust the Alignment of Cabinet Doors

Poor alignment of cabinet doors will cause a kitchen to look run-down and may be embarrassing to the homeowner. Luckily, with a single screw driver and a little ambition, the door alignment can look brand new. European-style hardware (which is pictured throughout this article ...more

How To : Create Amazing Tiny Planet Photos with Your iPhone

In photography, stereographic projection is a geometric technique that projects a sphere onto a plane, which is mostly used in the mapping of spherical panoramas. The most popular type of stereographic panorama is the "tiny planet," where the center view of a panoramic image ...more

How To : Model a low poly character in Blender 3D

This tutorial uploaded from Stage6 shows you how to model a low polygon character in Blender 3D. Low poly characters may have less details than higher poly count characters but they will move faster in video game engines and are easier to work with. So watch and learn how to m ...more

How To : Pick up airport passengers in Microsoft FSX

FSx tutorial, shows us how to drop off and pick up passengers and theirluggage. The first thing you must do is bring the jetway and that is(ctrl + j), then open the luggage bunker which is (shift + e + 2).now you need fuel to make the fuel truck and fill you up press the follo ...more

How To : Fold a paper JKF-168 jet plane

Learn how to fold a paper Jet plane. Materials : A4 size paper (type 80gsm or lower). A pair of scissors and a pencil (optional). Please note that this plane is a variations of JKF-188 Jetplane.

How To : Make paper airplanes

For those of you who make paper airplanes, this video will show you different types of airplanes. From upgrading the basic paper plane, to showing you how to make the "tube plane" and "the swallow," Bre Pettis is obviously a paper airplane master.

News : Techniques for Creating Architecture in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. In the past, we've gone over how to improve the architecture of windows, doors, walls and other such structures. In last Saturday's workshop, we looked into some specific te ...more

How To : Fold a JKF-188 jet paper airplane

Admit it, you want to fold a JKF-188 jet plane (It's not really origami, because you need scissors). This video tutorial shows how to take an ordinary piece of office paper and create a really fancy paper airplane: the JKF-188 jetplane.

How To : Make a fast paper jet

Paper airplanes are awesome! You can have a lot of fun and impress your friend if you know how to make the right model. This tutorial teaches you how make very cool paper airplanes (jets). These fantastic paper airplanes are called "The Thunder Bomber". The plane looks aweso ...more

How To : Set up image reference planes in Maya

Learn how to setup a Reference Plane to use for modeling objects in Maya. A reference plane or image plane in Maya is used as a template to make sure the proportions and surfaces of a model look the same as the original design. This is an important part of any 3D modeling. Wat ...more

How To : Port Forwarding for Newbies

I have came across a lot of members on the forum that didn't have a clear idea of what port forwarding is and what it does. So...Let's get started... Your router is blocking outside traffic from coming inside the network for security reasons (Kind of, like, a firewall level), ...more

How To : Fold a JKF-117A Nighthawk paper jet plane

Learn how to fold the JKF-117A Nighthawk from Fighter Plane Origami. It's a look alike of the F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Fighter plane. Materials:- An A4 size paper (best with paper type of 140gsm) amd a pair of scissors.

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/28 - 04/03)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Make a paper airplane fly farther

In this video, you are shown how to create a paper airplane and most importantly, how to make it fly farther. You will need a paper airplane, a stapler, and some tape and scissors. You staple the paper airplane all the way to the back without hitting either wing. You create th ...more

How To : Origami a F-117 Nighthawk fighter plane

This video origami tutorial shows how to fold an ordinary piece of paper into a F-117 Nighthawk fighter plane. This is no ordinary paper airplane. Learn how to impress school and office mates by folding the fanciest paper airplane they've ever seen: the F-117 Nighthawk fighter ...more

News : World's Largest RC Model Airplane

Built by three Belgian guys, this bad boy holds the Guinness Book of World Records for largest RC plane. It has a span of 8.9m, 4 X 160cc engine, it weighs 210 kg and is built on a scale of 1/5 of the B29. This RC plane is so large it takes three people to fly it!

How To : Make the Medicinal Aphrodisiac Snake Wine

Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more

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