Here's a technique I used to whip up a batch of super cheap and easy to make smoke flares! WARNING: Ignition of an incendiary or explosive material may not be legal in your area, so check local laws before attempting. Use of this video content is at your own risk. Video: . Th ...more
The alluring and stylish GiannyL is the DIY fashion design guru of the web. Do-it-yourself has never been so sexy before. Her fashion design video tutorials make new outfits not only hot, but cheap and easy. And recycling and reusing old clothing is not only practical, but eco ...more
This instructional video series with expert Candi Cane-Canncel will teach you how to make your own flared miniskirt from scratch. You will learn to measure your hips and waist for the perfect, sexy fit. Part 1 of 29 - How to Make a flared skirt. Make a flared skirt - Part 2 of ...more
In this software tutorial you will learn how to create an island terrain in Unity 3D game engine. PART 1 covers creating a new project and exploring the interface. PART 2 covers terrain extrusion and texturing. PART 3 covers Trees and further environment topography. PART 4 cov ...more
Len's flare is more than little star-shaped rectangles appearing in backlit pictures. Even when you don’t see a starburst, you may be the victim of lens flare if you use inexpensive lenses. In this video tutorial you will learn to use the patch and sponge tools to remove lens ...more
In this video, I'll be showing you how classic black snakes work and how to make them at home. There are actually two methods covered in the video — one that uses fire and one that does not. So just choose the one that fits best for your situation. Video: . Black Snake Version ...more
Here's how to make a simple form of a slow burning fuse from materials around the house. WARNING: Ignition of an incendiary or explosive material may not be legal in your area, so check local laws before attempting. Use of this video content is at your own risk. Video: . I ma ...more
Double flared plugs are everywhere these days. So...how do I put them in? The most important thing is to make sure your ears are totally healed up before inserting double flares. If you try to get them in after watching this and they just won't fit, don't rush it, its better ...more
If you've ever had chickenpox, the virus still lives in your body and it can be reactivated to become a case of shingles — a painful rash that occurs in a band on one side of your face or body. A new study has shown that people who get shingles have an increased risk of heart ...more
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
The bus stop is definitely not a move you'll want to break out on your next clubbing trip with your gal pals, but it sure is a fun move to do when you're just goofing around with friends at home or going to a '70s theme party! Popularized in the disco decade, the bus stop con ...more
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
Ever wondered about the flare hitting your eyes from reflective surfaces (vehicle mirrors)? Let's create one. Open Adobe Illustrator with an image and embed it. Take the flare tool from tool palette. Draw the first shape and then second shape. To change settings, go to flare o ...more
Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to use the Knoll Light Factory Pro plug-in for After Effects. Knoll Light Factory Pro is the industry's favorite tool for creating lens flares, sunsets, photon torpedoes, stars and other effects. It offers a custom lens editor, auto trackin ...more
The big fireworks day is almost here, but most of you are limited in what you can do when it comes to celebrating the Fourth of July with a bang. Unless you live in a dry area prone to wildfires, one type of fireworks you can probably still legally buy are sparklers. But why ...more
Tim Carter of Ask the Builder demonstrates how to flare the end of soft copper tubing to produces leak-proof joints. Tim explains how soft copper can be bent without kinking. Great video with minimal use of tools.
The pumpkin is everyone's favorite cucurbit come Halloween time, and while there are only a few types of Halloween-friendly pumpkins out there, there is definitely no shortage of what you can do with them. You can carve faces into them, perform brain surgery, make them sing, ...more
Depending on the fabric you choose, this could be part of your Lolita costume or a professional skirt. Sew a skirt with one inch box pleats, without needing a pattern. Get your fabric, measurements and some basic sewing supplies together, and you're ready to go!
We all know we should dress for our body type, and that there are different cuts and fits of clothing specifically tailored to enhance our shapes, but there exists one universally flattering piece of clothing out there that we believe flatters all: the pencil skirt. When purc ...more
Check out this totally slick tutorial where the Breakdancing Ninja shows you the drills and strength excercises you need to do Breakdancing/Gymnastic Flares. Flares are essential to any good breaking routine. In this clip you will learn how to get started with the right workou ...more
NASA reports that the sun erupted late last night with a large solar flare—an M8.7 class flare. The classification is calculated according to the peak flux of 100 to 800 picometer x-rays near Earth measured from the GEOS weather satellite. There are 5 letter classifications fo ...more
Does size really matter in plugs and rings? If you don't want a blow-out, definitely. Be safe. Measuring plugs and body jewelry isn't the hardest thing to do, but some people get confused on certain aspects of measuring so I thought I would make a video explaining how plugs, ...more
This is a tutorial on doing a breakdance move called a flare. Part 1 of 2 - How to Breakdance a flare. Part 2 of 2 - How to Breakdance a flare.
Just remember, for all powermoves, you have to get used to it. Train holding your body weight on the hand that you lift off with right hand for clockwise. You do not have to be able to balance a 1 handed handstand, just hold an L-kick or pike on that hand. This will strengthen ...more
Want to add a lens flare effect to a video sequence? With Adobe After Effects CS5, it's quite easy. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with CS5's new features, ...more
Seeing an aurora in person is one of the most amazing spectacles you could witness in the skies above. But what about the skies below? The current space crew on the International Space Station experienced auroral activity from Earth's orbit, and were even able to fly directly ...more
It's September 1st, 1859, and the Earth looks more or less like something out of an apocalyptic movie or Sci-Fi novel. All communications have failed, it's so bright outside at midnight that people are getting up and making breakfast, and people all over the world are seeing a ...more
Learn how to breakdance a flare-windmill combo.
This video editing software tutorial shows you how to create a lens flare using Boris Continuum Complete plug-in with motion tracking in Final Cut Pro. Learn how to track the camera movement and composite the flare so it looks like it was shot in camera. If you have the Boris ...more
The majority of preventable residential fires start on the kitchen stove. OodleboxTV fire expert Captain Mike Baker demos how to make a quick and easy homemade extinguisher. The next time a grease fire flares up, open a can of “fire safety” and douse those flames.
Looking back on Alan Wake, more than a year and a half after its release, it's still one of my favorite games. The graphics and ambience have held up well in comparison to any other story driven game, and it's still the best third-person horror game out there, in terms of game ...more
Why can't Thanksgiving be a celebration of fireworks, too? This year, it can be with an innocent looking pumpkin pie that erupts an insane fountain of flames and fire! In fact, the pie filling is actually a flammable mixture of sugar and potassium nitrate, which was made usin ...more
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make strontium nitrate. They show you how to make strontium nitrate from strontium carbonate and nitric acid. Strontium Nitrate is used as an oxidizer in some types of pyrotechnic compositions to give a brilliant red ...more
Interested in adding lens flares and sunbursts to your photos? It's easy! And this clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the pro ...more
Photoshop allows users to create all sorts of cool text effects, some of the most popular of which involve creating firey or icey text for titles. This video focuses on the latter, teaching you how to combine several effects in Photoshop to create really cool letters that look ...more
Learn how to change a flat tire. Many people belong to a roadside-assistance service, but if you're stuck in a remote area, you'll want to know what to do. You will need: -a spare tire -a lug wrench -a jack -bricks or large rocks -roadside flares -reflective triangle -a tire p ...more
The great things about jeans is their durability and ability to easily be changed. Some of those changes can involve size, shape, and look. This video tutorial focuses on just that topic. You'll find out how to convert flare jeans into great looking skinny jeans in a snap. Enjoy!
Want to add an anamorphic lens flare to your digital footage? With Adobe After Effects, Video Copilot Optical Flares and, of course, the help provided by this video guide, it's easy! For step-by-step instructions, and to learn how to add anamorphic lens flares to your own digi ...more
Interested in creating a faux lens flare effect in Photoshop Elements? This clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program an ...more
This week, the Thread Heads teach us how to punk rock tie-dye our clothes. Punk rock means you don't use hippy colors, but hard core greens and blacks. Yeah, punk rock is hardcore.
This is something every pilot should know: tailstrikes. What are they? It's when the tail of your aircraft smacks (strikes) the runway, either during landing or takeoff. During takeoff with a fixed-wing aircraft, it could happen because of a pilot pulling up too rapidly. Durin ...more
Don't worry, while this episode of "Whitney Sews" does indeed teach you how to create a bubble skirt, we're not talking about the haute couture kinds featured on Alexander McQueen's last runway show (God rest his soul) and on other catwalks, ballooned out like a pure sphere an ...more
This is a simple and quick flare tutorial for breakdancing. With flares, depending on how you practice, it could be either a difficult or easy move. Be consistent with it--don't overtrain on flares. Enjoy the tutorial and good luck. This guy is awesome and very helpful.
Compositing and color correction are important and integral steps in processing a 3D render after it is generated in Cinema 4D, 3D Studio Max or any other 3D package. Compositing transforms simple renders and provides them with life, vibrancy and atmosphere. In this demonstrat ...more
This is a subtitled flare tutorial. Hope this helps a lot of you. Sorry about the white font. This shows you all of the moves you must learn in order to perfect flare and airflare in break dancing.
Don't drink it all. When your battery is dead, add wine. Now, thanks to video creator Kipkay, we learn a very unconventional hack. The acid in the red wine reacts with the acid in the battery to give it just enough of a boost to start the car. Sounds like we should start pack ...more
All you need is a match, two pint glasses and a quarter, and you'll be drinking free all night! Just follow the steps in this how-to video. The tricks win you goodwill, but the puzzles win you good beer! The Setup: turn an empty pint glass upside down, and place a "treasure" ...more
Want to create butterflies and lens flares in Apple Motion? Learn how with this free video software guide. Whether you're new to the Apple's popular motion graphics editor/compositing application or simply wish to get better acquainted with the program, you're sure to find val ...more
Camera flare is often responsible for the urban legend behind fire angels. CaptainDisillusion explains this camera trick and how people fall for the myths it creates.
Steampunk music is an oft-debated genre, full of bands playing all sorts of different sounds. While this can make it difficult to generalize about the genre as a whole, it means that the average person is bound to like at least some Steampunk bands. That's why it's a great ide ...more
In this clip, we learn how to create Knoll lens flares with the Knoll Flare plugin when using Adobe After Effects. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the ...more
No one wants or needs a flat tire. If you do get one, however, don't get all flustered — changing a tire is as easy as buying groceries or going to the gym. How do you know you’re losing precious air pressure or if the tire’s already gone?! 1. Your car’s computer system info ...more
This Halloween, Belle costumes will be out in full force as devoted Beauty and the Beast fans represent the tale as old as time. Not only was the live-action version of the animated classic the top-grossing film of 2017 (so far), it's also likely to be a contender during award ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to do a big anime inspired hairstyle for cute pictures. First, part your hair slightly to the side of your choice. Next, tease your hair in the back and then straighten your bangs with a flat iron. After this, comb your hair so it flares out on t ...more
Andrew Price of Dyad Bushcraft demonstates a variety of signals that can be used in a surivival situation. Techniques include signals using whistles, mirrors, and flares.
This instructional video shows how to do some basic break dancing moves. For all dancers who would like to learn how to break dance, here is a video which teaches you in simple steps how to do flares. The video is an easy watch and learn dance process which can be mastered wi ...more
Learn how to add special lens flare effects to a logo in Pinnacle Studio with this tutorial. You will select the picture to be edited and drag it to the video screen. Select the lens flare effect from the Studio Plus RTFM which is standard with the program, you don't need to p ...more
Want to add a lens flare to your current animation or film? You can manipulate the picture using Adobe After Effects, and this tutorial shows you precisely how. Play around with the light, brightness settings and other tools to get a lens flare effect.
Want to correct for lens problems after the fact? With Adobe Photoshop CS5, it's easy. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Photoshop CS5, you ...more