Think you can't play any modern songs (i.e. the ones you hear on the radio) just because you're new to the piano? Well, we're here to tell you that mentality is SO five seconds ago. Because now that you've stumbled upon this piano tutorial, you'll learn all the essentials you' ...more
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This video will teach you how to poledance. Wendy Dayle will focus on climbing moves in pole dancing and provide step-by-step instructions on how to climb the pole and perform a variety of sitting and standing moves. Part 1 of 15 - How to Do pole dancing climbing moves. Do pol ...more
In this clip, Adam MC from UrbanCurrent gives you a detailed and easy walkthrough on how to perform super high wall ups. A wall up is basically climbing up a flat, vertical wall like Spiderman without any support or gadgets. This move can be done really well with practice. Che ...more
This video explains how to cut a hole large enough to fit your whole body, in a small piece of paper.
Big fan of Miley Cyrus? Learn how to play the Miley Cyrus song, "The Climb" on piano with healp from this great video tutorial.
Miley Cyrus is a polarizing figure. You either love her or you hate her, and she's always doing something to reaffirm your particular bias (like pole dancing on an ice cream stand, for instance). But there's little debate that she knows how to belt out a good ballad. Check ou ...more
Great controls are the most important and difficult part of game design. Games with vector graphics and non-existent stories are classics because their creators managed to create a system where using buttons to control a shape on a screen was intuitive and fun. This is the tra ...more
This beer how-to video is important on the off chance that you have a beer to open but a bottle opener is not around and a carabiner is. Daniel Duane opens a bottle of beer with a piece of rock-climbing equipment. Follow along and learn how easy it is to open a beer bottle wit ...more
The Girth Hitch or Lark's Foot knot is only suggested as a means of attached slings to a harness while rock-climbing. As the knot reduces the strength of the sling, it's not intended for attaching two slings together. Watch this video rock climbing tutorial and learn how to ti ...more
Generations of Americans have struggled to climb up normal ropes in gyms across the nation. If only they had this stuff. Fast rope is a thick braided rope that makes climbing a hell of a lot faster and easier. This video will show you how to make it in three parts: first makin ...more
Miley Cyrus has already far surpassed the musical fame and talent of her father Billy Ray. For her legions of fans, this video tutorial is here to teach you how to play her song "The Climb" on the piano, based on the AOL live recording of the song that features a more prominen ...more
This is part of the 'How To Big Wall Book' series on rock climbing. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates basic jumaring technique for rock climbing overhang or low angle terrain. This technique for over hanging terrain called jumaring is to reduce arm strain and ascendi ...more
As of right now, Guinness World Records claims that the highest human flight with a rocket belt is 152 feet, accomplished by Eric Scott in 2004. But they may need to update their records soon thanks to Martin Aircraft Company in New Zealand, whose Martin Jetpack finally showed ...more
Want to perform an unplugged version of "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and it chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, pl ...more
Learn how to tie a release-hitch knot! The release hitch knot was developed to overcome the shortcomings of the Prusik knot, making it perfect for rock and mountain climbers. For an easy-to-follow, step-by-step overview of how to tie this useful climber's knot in a minute's ti ...more
Back in 2000, photographer Vincent Laforet scaled the Empire State building, a 1250 foot journey that would make me wet my pants. As Laforet describes his one time incredible experience, he points out that some people do this for a living...every day. Watch below for a fasci ...more
Via Urlesque, "Designed by New Zealand inventor and mechanic Rudy Heema, the fiberglass WIG is all hover, all the time, until it hits 70kph at which point it starts to fly... The auction runs through next Saturday, so act quickly if you want to be ready for church." Currentl ...more
This is a really cute origami toy - watch the monkey climb the mountain! Simple to make, and the kids love it! Learn how to fold this origami monkey climbing the mountain by using the Japanese art of paper folding as shown in this video tutorial.
Learn how to do mountain climber exercises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Simulate the physical challenge of Everest without the cold or the oxygen deprivation. Use your hands to support your upper body as you take big, explosive steps with altern ...more
Ascenders are one of the types of equipment used in aid climbing. Ascenders allow the climber to maintain his progress when taking a break. Learn how to use ascenders in this climbing video tutorial. Take action: consult your local store, attach with carabineer, and use teeth ...more
Learn how to tie climbing knots and how to care for climbing ropes in this free mountaineering video. Part 1 of 13 - How to Tie knots and coil climbing rope. Tie knots and coil climbing rope - Part 2 of 13. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Tie knots and c ...more
This is a very useful belay knot. I have seen people wandering around with 3 or 4 belay devices on their harness and could never figure out why. It is like technology is going to solve eveything for you. Get back to basics and learn the fundimentals of climbing. This knot is c ...more
I'm not sure about the who, what, where, when or how...but man, this mountain climbing car is cool. More car customizations/mods: (HowTo).
This is a must know knot for any climber. Used for everything from self belay to crevasse rescue. Try this hitch out. It is real easy but believe me you can be really hooped if you don't know it. On the other hand this will get you out of a bind when nothing else will. Common ...more
You can tye in or clip into the rope for glacier travel. It doesn't really matter it is your choice. You may as well know both methods. The tie is great if your short of gear or you don't want your guests getting away. Clipping in eases the process of getting in and out of the ...more
Wanting to kick out the Miley Cyrus jams at the next party? How about a cover at your next gig? In this guitar tutorial, learn how to play "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus on acoustic guitar.
Learn how to tie the One Handed Bowline Knot for climbing. The animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the One Handed Bowline Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn to tie knots for your next cli ...more
If you've ever tried to climb a rope before, you know it's not easy. Learn how the Navy SEALs do it. This video shows you how to climb a rope for fitness and strength, along with a couple other exercises that develop extreme stamina and power.
We prune roses for several reasons. Regular pruning helps to keep their size under control, though we must remember that all roses have a predetermined 'ideal' size. We also prune to shape the plant. We take out dead stems to prevent the dead area spreading back into healthy s ...more
This knot is common in the climbing world. We use it to secure two ropes together. Often used to form a loop on a prussik (cordalette) to construct an anchor. Can also be used to connect two ropes to rappel. This knot has many applications in the real world not just climbing.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), provides this educational video on how Isaac Newton's three laws of motion apply to aerospace and the climb and descent of an aircraft. The powerhouse of space exploration is one place you should learn these concepts fr ...more
It is ideal to tie your climbing plants against a wall in order to train it to grow up. In this how to video, Martin Fish from Garden News demonstrates how to use a new product called Soft-Tie to tie his climbing plants.
Make a vehicle that can climb up walls and jump over gaps in Little Big Planet. This tutorial shows you how to start from scratch and assemble this video using the creation program in the game. It's not complicated, anyone can do it!
Want to play "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more f ...more
Learn what a climbing ratchet is and how to use one when climbing.
This is part of the How To Big Wall Book. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates basic racking when cleaning. This rock climbing technique is important for safe and effective big wall rock climbing. He is climbing El Capitan in this video. You should clean gear in a certa ...more
Tension traverse is demonstrated in this climbing video.
Quick draws link the climbing rope to the rock wall. Numerous quick draws are used during any climb. Learn how to use quick draws in this climbing video tutorial. Take action: climb with caution, use 6 to 20 quick draws, and solidify the climbing route. Josh, the instructor in ...more
Learn how to tie the Figure Eight Follow Through Knot for climbing. The animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Figure Eight Follow Through Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn to tie knots ...more
A fixed rappel station is an important part of climbing, and there are a lot of ways to make one. This video will show you how to use a two-anchor system with a redundant backup for maximum saftey. It also has a hip-seat rappel with a safety prusik. Go here for more info on t ...more
Learn how to tie the Double Fisherman's Bend Knot for climbing. The animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Double Fisherman's Bend Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn to tie knots for you ...more
Glitches are everywhere in the video game world, and you can call them what you want... glitches, cheats, cheat codes, hints, secrets or tips. In order to find a glitch, you have to keep your eyes open or follow a recommendation from a gaming friend. Either way, to catch a sec ...more
This is part of the How To Big Wall Book. In This segment Chris McNamara demonstrates how to set up ascenders before jumaring. This is an important rock climbing technique when climbing big walls outdoors.
Explore with Dave the beauty -- and utility -- of Climbing Hydrangea. He explains the best types of places to plant it and what to expect.
An effective warm up is essential for climbing: you will climb better and are less likely to sustain an injury. With no warm up, performance is compromised, fatigue comes quickly, and injuries are more likely. All together: Not Good! A warm up doesn't take a long time and shou ...more
Adopting a style that favours the body's stronger muscles is important when climbing. On steep rock, the most effective way to increase your performance may well be to change the way you climb. When climbing slabs and vertical walls it is not uncommon to be face-on much of th ...more
How to tie a Eight Figure Knot. The demonstrator states that a figure eight is most common in mountain climbing and mountaineering knots for tieing into a rope system it is stong and hold most people of its type. Take one end of the rope, make sure you leave enough to work on ...more
This is part of the How To Big Wall Book. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates bounce testing when leading. Bounce testing is important because it gives you a margin of safety with placements. You can confidently climb and move faster for the better climb. You can bounc ...more
Patti, the Garden Girl, host of the national PBS show Farmers Almanac TV shows how to brighten up your home and keep it secure with climbing roses. Part 1 of 2 - How to Care for climbing roses. Part 2 of 2 - How to Care for climbing roses.
Augmented reality (AR) generally exists through the lens of our smartphones as information layered on top of what the camera sees, but it doesn't have to. Developer Jon Cheng worked with an indoor climbing facility in Somerville, Massachussetts, called Brooklyn Boulders, to tu ...more
If you are looking to add excitement to the traditional abdominal crunch, consider rope climbers. In this exercise, the abs go through a similar range of motion as the classic ab crunch. However, two things make this exercise unique. The first is the "rope-pulling" motion. The ...more
An overview of how to tie into the middle of the rope when ice climbing.
Really nothing more then a slightly more complex single fishermans knot. I know of no research stating that one knot is stronger then the other. You are more likely to use this when hooking two climbing ropes together to rappell. You would also use this for joining cordalette ...more
In these rock and mountain climbing instructional videos, learn how to set anchors for lead and top rope climbing. Having strong anchor points is crucial to a safe and successful climb. Get professional tips and techniques on using strong rope knots to secure your climb. Learn ...more
It may have been tricky when you did it in gym class, but rope climbing is a great way to develop upper-body strength. Learn how to climb a rope. You will need a sturdy hanging rope, athletic clothes and athletic shoes. Tip: Wearing comfortable shoes and clothes will make clim ...more
Grip savers, or finger-strengthening devices, help prepare a climber for the strength and endurance challenges of climbing. There are a variety of devices and exercises that can strengthen a climbers hands. Learn how to use grip savers in this climbing video tutorial. Take act ...more
If you want to add a fresh touch of elegance and beauty to your home garden, consider planting a few climbing roses along your yard walls or fences. Learn the proper techniques for training, pruning and supporting your climbing rosebush.
This is part of the How To Big Wall Book. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates how to use back up knots when jumaring. This is a technique video for summitting or sending problems on big walls outdoors. The knots are crucial for safe and effective rock climbing techniqu ...more
Cordelletes, slings and prusicks are three of the more specific-use elements of rock climbing equipment. Learn how to use prusicks, slings and cordelettes in this climbing video tutorial. Take action: slings can be used to clip gear or set up anchors, prusicks are back-up desc ...more
Dan Osman was a real life Spiderman. This wild man did not die recklessly, but due to unfortunate equipment failure in Yosemite in 1998. This week is the tenth anniversary of his death. This is archived footage of his record breaking ascent of Lover's Leap. He climbed 405 fee ...more