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How To : Use Your Kindle 3 eBook Reader Device from Amazon

According to Amazon.com, Kindle was their best-selling item this year, which means many, if not all of you are playing with a brand new Kindle on Christmas Day. Of all of Amazon's Kindle models, the Kindle 3 (6") will be the most common eReader in everyone's hands, either the ...more

How To : Copy a downloaded eBook to a Kobo Wireless eReader

Through Thursday, January 19th, Borders is offering the Kobo Wireless eReader for $99 with coupon—that's $40 off its typical retail price of $139! Though the Kobo Wireless eReader comes preloaded with 100 out-of-copyright classics, new users will nevertheless be interested in ...more

How To : Create a Mila Kunis makeup look with MakeupGeek

This beauty video demonstrates how to create a Mila Kunis makeup look. Marlena, aka MakeupGeek, is a freelance makeup artist living in Michigan. Marlena says "Makeup isn’t just paint for the face, something to cover blemishes, or even something fun to do in my spare time- it ...more

How To : Make Art Out of Everyday Objects

After taking a beginner’s art class at my local community college I realized two things: one, art supplies are extremely expensive, and two, I am not talented at painting. Although my painting skills are comparable to those of a five year old, I still enjoy art and being creat ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Apply leather dressing to a dry leather-bound book

Avid readers may be wearing out the covers of their leather bound books, but fret not, this video tutorial shows how to care for the leather bound covers. Learn how to apply leather dressing to leather book covers to preserve that binding and ready for another reading.

News : Bind your own Hardback Book

Thinking about binding your own hardback book? Although it might seem like a daunting task, it can be done! And with ease... once you get the hang of it. Luckily, there is a written tutorial floating around on the web to help get you started. Materials you will need to bind yo ...more

News : 15 ways to repurpose your Mom's gown

Ah, your mom’s wedding gown. You know – that 1980’s polyester monstrosity with poofy shoulders so large they’d darned near swallow your whole face that’s lurking in your folks’ basement? Yeah, that one. Well, kiddo, she kept that for you to wear on your big day. That’s right. ...more

How To : Make a glue bound paperback book

You Tube user go to guy enterprises teach you how to make glue bound paperback book. You will print you book on a4 paper, 2 pages per side, on each side. That means you'll have 4 pages in total on a sheet of a4 paper. Fold the paper in the middle and make stacks of the pages. ...more

How To : Make a black mojito cocktail

gotoguyenterprises teaches you how to make a glue bound paperback book. You will print you book on a4 paper, two pages per side, on each side. That means you will have the four pages in total on a sheet of a4 paper. Fold the paper in the middle and make stacks of the pages. Yo ...more

How To : Make a squash fold-out mini book

The narrator starts by explaining what a squash book is. A squash is designed to keep photos, journalling or what ever you like. To start we require a 4x4 pattern paper and 3x3 chipboard. We then glue the chipboard onto the pattern paper. We then cut the corners of the pattern ...more

How To : Make a bookstore quality book at home

The first step is to print 4 full sheets of paper, folded in half to make 8 physical sheets of paper, or 16 possible printed pages. In the video, the lady only prints on half the pages, and puts page numbers on the others. She then draws evenly spaced holes on the binding of e ...more

How To : Make a small stitchbound book

Interested in getting started binding your own mini books? In this video from TV Weekly, Tricia stitches together mini file folders for the pages and covers the book boards with lovely paper to create a professional looking bound book. Fill this journal with photos and memorie ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : APOLOGUE

APOLOGUE n pl. -S an allegory 61 points (11 points without the bingo) An apologue (or apolog) is an allegorical short story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning or principle, typically a moral or political one. It's very similar to a fable, bu ...more

How To : Do a "Downy dunk" on your American Girl doll

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a "Downy dunk" on your American Girl doll. First, take a small plastic container and pour some Downy into the container. After this, lay the doll down on some stacked up books and then dip the hair into the Downy. Avoid touching the Downy o ...more

How To : Draw a buxom Frank Frazetta style vampirella

Illustrator Frank Frazetta knew women. At least, he knew what men desired in the "perfect" woman physically: Sumptuous curves that made men weak in the knees with a single shake, deep-set eyes, and bombshell assets. His paintings have appeared as the cover art on many science ...more

How To : Make an ice cream cone punch using Stampin' Up!

If you like arts and crafts then this video is for you. Watch and learn how to make a simple, creative, and fun paper ice cream cone with strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate ice cream scoops. Great for scrap-booking, covering diaries, keeping children (or anyone who is bored) b ...more

How To : Pack boxes for a move

There’s an art to packing boxes without breaking your good china—or breaking your back. You Will Need Sturdy boxes Duct tape Bubble wrap A permanent marker Newspaper (optional) Ink-free packing paper (optional) Step 1: Buy boxes Buy new boxes from a moving supply store. Disc ...more

Google+ Pro Tips Round-Up : Week 3

Now that you can invite anyone you want to Google+, the floodgates are open. If you've been bummed out about not being able to share the joys of Google+ with your friends and acquaintances, make use of that handy envelope icon the right side of your stream page. Just enter the ...more

News : Final Fantasy 14 Special Edition Unboxing

Final Fantasy 14 the MMO is now live. The special edition priced at $75 enables people to play eight days earlier than people getting the regular edition, which comes out on September 30th. Mine arrived yesterday and here are some pictures of what's inside the special edition ...more

How To : Play the "On Top of Spaghetti" song on the ukulele

Want to play "On Top of Spaghetti (All Covered with Cheese)" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to ...more

How To : Make a tag book using Tags, Bags, Boxes and more

Instead of buying a pre-made album at a crafts store, crafter Mary shows how to create custom miniature albums that make excellent gifts. You just need Tags, Bags, Boxes, and More to create the tags that will be used as the album pages. A flattened toilet paper role covered w ...more

How To : Understand Tagalog grammar terms

This how to video describes how to understand and use Tagalog grammar terms properly. The author suggests reading the book "Conversational Tagalog" to help increase your basic understanding of the language. He then covers the use of verbs and other grammatical devices in the T ...more

How To : Play music on your iPod Classic and iPod Nano

This video demonstrates how to play music on your iPod Classic and iPod Nano. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to play music on your iPod Cla ...more

How To : Make a DIY whiteboard on a white wall

This is a short video that shows how to transform any white wall into a dry-erase whiteboard in less than five minutes. Whiteboards are handy to leave messages on, or to work out simple problems, that can be erased, so the surface can be used over and over again. Cut down on p ...more

How To : Keep your SketchUp model organized

This video series explains how to keep your SketchUp model organized. The videos correspond to Chapter 5 of the book Google SketchUp for Dummies. PART 1 explains how to group things together. PART 2 shows you how to select and replace instances. PART 3 covers making new compon ...more

How To : Make a scrapbooking boo book

Making a boo book scrapbook is covered in this series of videos. Part 1 of 5 - How to Make a scrapbooking boo book. Part 2 of 5 - How to Make a scrapbooking boo book. Part 3 of 5 - How to Make a scrapbooking boo book. Part 4 of 5 - How to Make a scrapbooking boo book. Part ...more

How To : Become a professional club DJ

You already know the mechanics of DJing, but you want to be an international celebrity -- or at least drink for free while showing off your music collection. Here's how to spin your hobby into a career. Watch this video to learn how to become a professional club DJ. You Will ...more

How To : Make an origami book

Another video in which the presenter Ngai Chen Cheung demonstrates his Origami skills. Again all you need is a blank sheet of paper. The first step is to create pre-creases which makes the later folding maneuvers a bit easier. The paper is then folded along its length give i ...more

News : I Love Books

I love books. I've loved books before I could even read them. I remember spending any free moments poring over the pictures, trying to pick out the words. I can recall the first triumphant moments when words began to make sense to me. I grew up in a house filled with books and ...more

News : Comic Book Instructions Make Arduino Hacking Easy

If you didn't think you could make a high speed photography trigger or hack together some creepy googly eyeballs for Halloween, then you've got another think coming, because learning how to use Arduino just got easier thanks to Jody Culkin and her wonderful comic book introduc ...more

News : Color Your Life

Want to be happy every day? here is some tips and techniques to help you keep the good mood using some Colors =). Step 1 The Green House Have you ever felt happy when you go out to nature, watching trees and flowers, smelling good , adding to that the fresh air. Im not going ...more

How To : Make a notebook with ribbon binding

This video demonstrates how to make a notebook with ribbon binding. Take a stalk of plain white paper and it would be 5 1/2" long and 8" wide. Fold it in half. Trim off the excess with a ruler. Then align the edges of the white paper. Put this in a cardstock which is 8 1/2" wi ...more

News : Search & Destroy (Punk Zines, Vol. 2)

What else is there to say about Search & Destroy other than it is the greatest punk fanzine to have ever lived? With $100 donated by beat poets Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, a Japanese American and English major at UC Berkeley by the name of V. Vail gave birth to ...more

How to Walkthrough Darksiders : Crossroads

This lengthy walkthrough covers a lot of ground in the Xbox 360 game Darksiders. Learn all you need to know about the Crossroads, including the Seraphim Hotel, the Crossroads, and the Library. War and the Watcher land in the parking garage of a hotel. Smashing cars and other o ...more

Budget Astronomy : Resources for Making Your Own Equipment

For newbies to astronomy, expensive equipment is an understandable deterrent. But with some thorough Google searching, you can find plenty of How-To's for making your own tools for less. Below are a few sites with several cool projects to offer. Sky & Telescope Sky & Telesco ...more

Night People : A Bad Vibes Label Profile

Night People: A Bad Vibes Label Profile Shawn Reed is one of our favorite people, not content with making music with Wet Hair, he also runs 'Night People' - an almost complete DIY record and tape label operation in Iowa - a label which has consistently put out and introduced ...more

How To : Make a pop-up card

Need a way to keep the kids busy on a rainy day? Making a pop-up card is quick, easy, and will entertain them for hours! Watch this video to learn how to make a pop-up card. You Will Need * Imagination * Colored construction paper * A pencil * A ruler * Safety scissors * Mar ...more

Books : Digital vs. Analog

Since the invention of the printing press, books have been a dominant and iconic paradigm in our culture and throughout the world. During my years in elementary and high school, the digital world was on the rise sparking the conversation: Are Books Obsolete. Over the last year ...more

Nostalgia Challenge : Ex Libris

When I see Kindles and e-readers, I can't help but get a little sad over all the things those e-books are missing. The weight of literature in your hands. The feeling of turning pages one by one. The texture of the cover. The wonderful smell of an old book that's been sitting ...more

How To : Make a pop-up book

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a pop-up book. First, take a piece of paper and fold it in half. From here, take another piece of paper that is the same size and fold it in half. Then, cut small slits in the middle where you folded it. Then, fold these slits into the mi ...more

How To : Straighten American Girl Doll Julie's braid

In this video, we learn how to straighten American Girl Doll Julie's braid. First, you will need to take the hair out of the braid and then separate that area. From here, cover the doll with a towel and brush her hair out. Wet down the area by dipping the comb into the water a ...more

How To : Submit a children's book manuscript to publishers

In this video, we learn how to submit a children's book manuscript to publishers. First, you will want to type your manuscript oh white paper and make sure it's double spaced and indented at the beginning of each paragraph. Use one inch margins on each side as well. Make sure ...more

How To : Make a pretty journal out of watercolor books

Blogs are a great way to both jot down your thoughts and share them with the rest of the world to build a community based on common interests, but we yearn for the days of good old journal writing on real, actual paper. Whether it's the smell of newly pressed pages, the beaut ...more

How To : Wrap a textblock for protection

Learn how to wrap a textblock in this video tutorial. Wrapping the block allows you to protect the book's inner pages while you are working on the outside of the book. All you need to do is use some butcher paper, or any other kind of heavy duty paper you may have on hand. Lay ...more

How To : Make mini polymer clay pot pies for a dollhouse

Garden of Imagination demonstrates how to make miniature polymer clay pot pies. Find miniature bottle caps in the scrap booking section of the craft store. You can use a regular sized bottle cap to make a big pie. Roll a piece of ecru clay into a ball and mold it into the bott ...more

How To : Design a professional looking resume

In this video, groddin99 describes the correct way to write a resume and fashion a cover letter. Groddin99 knows the importance of a clean and formatted resume, and he gives advice and tips on formatting your resume properly, and how to list your previous jobs and your skill s ...more

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