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How To : Make a light box for growing seedlings indoors

The big problem with sowing seeds indoors is that the light comes from one side and your seedlings will get 'drawn' (stretching towards the light). You can help to get healthy, sturdy seedlings and increase your chances of success if you make a simple box to reflect the light ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Build a very inexpensvie grow light system

Jack takes you throught the steps of creating a plant light. Begin with a large sterolight container, all thread,bolts, nuts and washers, and a power strip with tie wraps to hold it togethers You'll use flourescent lights and two pieces of plywood. Two nuts are used to hold th ...more

How To : Do a simple, quick light painting with flashlights

Light painting (or light writing) is a relatively new art form combining flashlights and long camera exposures to create amazing still images with designs literally drawn on them in light. This video features an experienced light painter teaching you the basics of the at in on ...more

How To : Fold a simple origami lampshade fairy light cover

You know those pretty twinkle light covers you can buy at Urban Outfitters or Home Goods? You can actually make them cheaply - i.e., with almost no money involved - at home. Simply check out this origami video to learn how to fold an easy origami fairy lampshade light cover. ...more

How To : Make a frozen banana daiquiri

The average American consumes 27 pounds of bananas every year. If you're not getting your fair share, try this classic drink—you'll catch up in no time. Chill the cocktail glass by filling it with ice and water, and set it aside. Crush the ice in the blender. Peel the banana a ...more

How To : Deal with spindly seedlings

The Survival Podcasting present how to handle leggy or spindly seedlings that have grown too fast. Potted swiss chard seedlings are used as examples. The seedlings are growing well but are a bit floppy or spindly. This happens because the warmth from being started indoors enco ...more

How To : Make an LED or a light emitting diode

Take a tour through the world of the light-emitting diode. Learn - who invented it, how to use it, and how to make your own. A light-emitting-diode (LED) (pronounced /??li?'di?/),[1] is a semiconductor diode that emits light when an electric current is applied in the forward ...more

How To : 16 Tips for Staying Awake When You're Tired

While there's an art to surviving the all-nighter, there's also an art to staying awake throughout the day when you're operating on little to no sleep. In 1964, the record for sleep deprivation was set by 17-year-old Randy Gardner, who stayed awake for an incredible 264 hours ...more

News : Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival Guide, Part 3

Earlier we've looked at starting off in Survival mode, plus simple combat. Now we look at a more refreshing aspect of Minecraft: Food! Food Ever since the hunger bar was added to Survival mode, food has tripled in its role. Having no food will slowly decrease your hunger bar ...more

How To : 3 Tips to Better Tasting Beer

We are living in a golden age of craft beers. Originally invented by the ancient Egyptians, every culture now has its own tastes regarding beer. The process of making beer is so multi-faceted, it's a miracle that any gets made at all. However, there are lots of steps along th ...more

How To : Make Maryland crab cakes

Crab cakes are best when kept simple and light. Try the recipe in this video for an authentic Chesapeake Bay taste. You'll need to gather these ingredients: two eggs, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, lemon, bread or cracker crumbs, seafood seasoning, baking pow ...more

How To : Test the instrument cluster on your BMW E38

This automotive video tutorial will show you how to test an instrument cluster on a BMW E38 car. IT will show you how to activate an instrument cluster test on a 1995-2001 BMW 7 Series (E38). First, you'll need to turn the headlight switch to any position, and hear the sound ...more

How To : Divide and re-pot onions and herbs

How to divide and re-pot onions and herbs Take some green onions from your garden and bring them inside. If there are any dead or dry leaves on the onions that you bring in clean them up so that you have nice clean onions. Herbs are also good to grow inside during the winter a ...more

How To : Create 3D wrapping light streaks in Photoshop

Looking to jazz up your Photoshop creations? Learn how to create 3D wrapping light streaks in Photoshop with help from this video. By starting with a simple 3D object created in Photoshop, "wrap" the object with light, specifically these light zips or bands to create this effe ...more

How To : Use gobos in photography

Here is a Harper Point Photography video on gobos for fashion photography. Nathan gives a simple but effective photo tip for creating dynamic light with a cardboard 'go-bo.' The gobo is a lighting element that texturizes lighting by blocking in strategically. Apply these direc ...more

How To : Light the Menorah on the eight days of Chanukah

When Christians are out celebrating Christmas this year, Judaists will be out celebrating Hanukkah, or Chanukah, which is a lesser Jewish festival that lasts eight days from the 25th day of Kislev (December), and commemorating the rededication of the Temple; it is marked by th ...more

How To : Take Perfect Pictures of Your Handmade Projects

In order to take the perfect picture of your handmade wooden project, it's helpful to have a lightbox that's similar to what professionals use but definitely cheaper to make yourself. I was thinking about what project I was going to work on today. I decided to flip through so ...more

How To : Do the Horse Stable glitch in FarmVille (03/09/10)

This is a recent glitch, similar to the chicken coop glitch, where you can make your horse stable completely ready. Just watch this brief video tip to see how to benefit from the Horse Stable glitch in FarmVille (03/09/10). It's a simple glitch in the game that allows you to u ...more

How To : Crochet a double lattice stitch for left-handers

The left handed version of the double lattice stitch looks exactly like it sounds--lattice stitching sets up a feminine, lacy motif with lots of space between stitches. Because the crochet pattern for the double lattice stitch is so open, it is great for making light garments ...more

How To : Make simple lanterns

Sarah McColl teaches us how to light up a room or backyard with homemade lanterns. As she shows us, lighting is one thing you never want to neglect. Electricity is not required.

How To : Use farmhands and arborists in FarmVille (7/2/10)

This video tutorial shows how to use arborists and farmhands in FarmVille (07/02/10). Farmhands and arborists are two of the most powerful helper tools that you can employ on a large FarmVille farm, allowing you to take care of all of your plants of a particular type with a si ...more

How To : Use the biplane in FarmVille (06/07/10)

This video tutorial shows how to use the biplane to increase your mastery in FarmVille (06/07/10). The biplane is one of the most fun tools available to the FarmVille player, causing all of your crops to become ready for harvesting instantly. This video will teach you how to ...more

How To : Stuff the nursery barn efficiently in Farmville

This video tutorial shows how to stuff your nursery barn in FarmVille (06/07/10). If you don't want to cheat at FarmVille, or already have and are just trying to manage your massive herd of livestock, this video is here to help! It will teach you how to stuff your nursery barn ...more

How To : Stack crops in FarmVille (02/16/10)

This is an easy glitch in FarmVille that's been around for a long time. Stacking crops. If you want to learn how to stack your crops in FarmVille, just watch this video tip on how to do it (02/16/10). This glitch allows you to grow many more crops than usual, using your limite ...more

How To : Copy links in FarmVille

If you're not sure how to share links to your building expansions or golden eggs in FarmVille, to others, you have to watch this. To get the link to publish it, all you have to do is watch and learn. Share your mystery eggs or barn raising links in FarmVille with everyone! Thi ...more

How To : Get mystery eggs from chicken coops in FarmVille

Has Zynga changed the way you get mystery eggs from chicken coops? There's only one way to find out—by trying out and seeing for yourself, but this video does it all for you, plus shows some tips on chicken coops and eggs. See how to get mystery eggs from chicken coops in Farm ...more

How To : Put trees on top of crops in FarmVille (12/13/09)

Everybody wants to find out the answer to "How do I put trees on my crops?", but it's a tricky one to figure out. But this video walkthrough will show you the steps necessary to finally Put trees on top of crops in FarmVille (12/13/09). Just watch and learn. It's a little tri ...more

How To : Make your farm look 3D in FarmVille

Is your farm looking a little bland in FarmVille? Using a basic optical illusion, you can make what appears to be hills! This video tutorial shows how to make your farm look 3D in FarmVille. With a little visual trickery, you can make a hill. Just the thing to show off your h ...more

How To : Save time harvesting in FarmVille (12/08/09)

Harvesting your crops taking too long? Use this quick trick to make your life easier! This video tutorial shows how to save time harvesting in FarmVille (12/08/09). Instead of waiting for your little farmer to walk all the way across your farm to harvest that last crop, why n ...more

How To : Use fertilizer in FarmVille

Like most living things, your plants in FarmVille will always enjoy a good meal. Understanding the types and effects of fertilizer will help you level up quicker! This video tutorial shows how to use fertilizer in FarmVille. From regular fertilizer to Super Grow, fertilizing ...more

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