Markings

How To : Mark a queen honey bee

Marking a queen bee will allow the beekeeper to locate her easily by the now distinguishing spot on her back. Specialty markers can be purchased from a beekeeping supplier, but similar ink can be found more easily at a local arts and crafts store. Just make sure to let the ink ...more

How To : Transfer pattern markings

In this how to video tutorial, learn how to transfer pattern markings. Get the basics on how to transfer sewing pattern markings. Different methods covered in the video include transfer paper, wheel and chalk, plus a couple of other sewing tricks.

How To : Use embroidery placement and marking techinques

Make a bold and beautiful statement with just one or two designs. Arrange and rearrange, repeat and repeat to carry a design up, down, and 'round and 'round a shirt, skirt, or dress. This instructional embroidery video demonstrates placement and marking techniques. A coordinat ...more

How To : Mark Out a Stud Wall

G'da,y Knuckleheads, Uncle Knackers here. In this Episode, we look at marking the wall studs. Making a stud wall is pretty straight forward but you just have to know a few basics first. This stud wall framing video looks at a few basic principles that will hopefully set you up ...more

How To : Apply and move a ball marker in golf

This video explains the importance of marking your ball on the putting green. If someone else is also playing golf, and theirs hits yours (and it isn't marked), its a two stroke penalty. In order to mark the ball, set a coin directly behind the ball onto the green. Then when y ...more

How To : Play a duet with dynamic markings

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels w ...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 : Save Your Tomatoes From Rats And Rot

Every summer my husband and I plant a tomato plant. We do this to enjoy the plump red tomatoes right off of the vine. This summer we have had a problem, which is that SOMETHING IS EATING OUR TOMATOES AND IT IS NOT US! The Beginning Let me start from the beginning. Purchase ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

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

How To : Make Dry Ice at Home Using a CO2 Fire Extinguisher

Here's how to make dry-ice at home, or wherever you feel like it! All you need is a pillow case, and a CO2 fire extinguisher. Video: . WARNING: Dry Ice is extremely cold! (-78C/-109F) and can cause instant frost-bite to exposed skin. This project should not be attempted withou ...more

How To : Sew a dress shirt collar

By using sewing pattern Simplicity 4670, the author of this tutorial video takes you through the steps needed to produce a great shirt collar. First you should attach interfacing to one piece of the shirt collar. Here you will be using fusible interfacing and taking the facing ...more

How To : Draw a sphere in 3D

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a sphere in 3D. First, draw a circle and a square around it with a light pencil. From here, you will use the side of the pencil to shade in the sides of the circle. Then, draw a half circle next to the circle to make it look like it's sha ...more

How to Make Coca-Cola : The Secret Formula Revealed

The battle between Pepsi and Coke has been a grueling one, with both sides securing their secret formulas for great tasting, addicting sodas behind lock and key. But even big time companies screw up every now and then, and one of the most guarded trade secrets in the beverage ...more

How To : Make an off the shoulder t-shirt dress

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an off the shoulder t-shirt dress. You will need: t-shirt, scissors, pins, and needle/thread. First, cut a wide scoop and cut off the bottom hem. Next, cut the sides and turn it inside out. After this, measure your bust, waist, and hips a ...more

News : Hak5 Just Released the Packet Squirrel

Hak5's products get a lot of attention. Popping up in popular shows like Mr. Robot, their hacking tools are bold proof of concepts with space built into the design for the community to add their own tweaks and modifications. On Friday, Oct. 27, Null Byte attended the Hak5 rele ...more

How To : Draw transparent objects

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw transparent objects. Start out using light pencil markings, and draw the basic shape of the bowl. After you have the round top and have make it three dimensional, add shading to the bottom circle in the bowl so that you can see the bottom ...more

How To : Remove a tile from your floor or wall

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to remove a tile from a floor or wall. Begin by marking the tiles with a hammer and punch. These marks are used as guidelines for the drill. Create an X shape with the markings. Now use a drill to drill through the tile holes, but not ...more

How To : Make a Scottish tam o'shanter figure with fondant

Lorraine McKay shows us how to make a Scottish tam o'shanter figure with fondant. First, take a hat shaped piece of cake with fondant, then take a smaller ball of fondant and roll it into a small sausage shape, then glue it onto the cake. Use a smaller piece of fondant for the ...more

How To : Build a retaining wall garden bed island

Chris from Backyard Gardening shows us how to build a raised island garden bed with retaining wall bricks. After drawing out the markings on the soil with spray paint, he loosened the sod with a special sod-cutting tool, which makes it easier to remove. Using a flat shovel ( ...more

How To : Reconstruct a t-shirt into an off the shoulder top

In this video, we learn how to reconstruct a t-shirt into an off the shoulder top. First, take a large shirt of your choice color and cut along the line on the shoulder, leaving a 1/4" seam allowance. Next, roll the hem and sew with a sewing machine. Next, cut a strap 4" wide ...more

Inventables : A Store for Superheroes & Hackers

Founded by Zach Kaplan, a "serial entrepreneur" with a B.S. in mechanical engineering, Inventables is a futuristic online hardware store based out of Chicago. The company sells innovative materials at much smaller quantities than typically available—largely to artists, invento ...more

How To : Draw a husky puppy

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a husky puppy. Start off by drawing the head, don't use a straight line at the top, make it look like it has hair. After this, continue and draw teeth and a tongue hanging out of the dog if you want it to look happy. Next, add ears to the ...more

How To : The FBI on How To Sniff Out Satanic Cult Members

Below, learn to detect the markings of a Satanic cult member. Hard to believe, but yes, this is a bonafide HowTo (truly, it's on the FBI's official list of resources on “Beheadings & Ritual Murders"). After that whole Christine O'Donnell thing, America's trust has been lowere ...more

How To : Make a swing (or flip) card

This video shows how to make a swing or flip card. These are called swing or flip cards because when you open them the middle swings out to show the message. To make the card, you need a piece of cardstock that measures five inches by seven inches. Stamp or emboss the card whi ...more

How To : Install shelves in your closet

Installing shelves in a closet turns dead space into useful storage. You Will Need: * A tape measure * Shelving * Studfinder (optional) * A pencil (optional) * Leveler (optional) * Brackets (optional) * Drill and bits (optional) * Wall anchors (optional) * Screws (optional) ...more

How To : Make a three string guitar out of a cigar box

This video will show viewers how to simply make a 3 string guitar using an empty cigar box, a piece of oak, some string, and a few eyebolts. You start with a 1 by 2 piece of oak which is about 3 feet long. First, you should begin by making some markings along one side of the o ...more

How To : Play poker dice using poker hands

The object of Poker Dice is to get the best possible five-card poker hand. You Will Need * Five poker dice * A dice cup * Two or more players * A dice tray Step 1: Put dice in cup Put the poker dice in the dice cup. The six faces of each die simulate a playing card deck’s top ...more

News : See the future

With palm reading! Think it's hokey? We were skeptics, but found out that palmistry is actually founded in science. Think of it as an anatomical fortune cookie! "Medical researchers studying skin patterns (dermatoglyphics), have discovered a correspondence between genetic abn ...more

How To : Thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin

In order to thread your sewing machine and wind a bobbin, you will need the following, a sewing machine an empty bobbin, thread, and a pedal control for your sewing machine. Choose a good quality thread. Place the thread in the holder on top of the machine. Place the cap on th ...more

How To : Remove tracked changes from a Word document

Leaving visible revision marks and comments in a document that you thought was "final" can be embarrassing. In this instructional video, a Microsoft employee demystifies what's going on with those tracked changes that you thought were gone from your Microsoft Office Word 2007 ...more

How To : Read a tape measure

If you don't work in construction or are a woodworking master, you probably aren't entirely sure what all those marks are on a tape measure. Sure, you probably know the basics, like there's 12 inches to a foot, but what are all those little tick marks for? Don’t let all those ...more

How To : Adjust your Zacuto Letus35 Elite Backfocus DOF

Zacuto Letus35 Elite Backfocus DOF Tutorial Upgrade your Letus35 Extreme by adding a back focus adjustment ring. By adding the back focus adjustment ring, you can quickly and accurately adjust the distance between the rear element of the prime lens and the ground glass (film ...more

How To : Make & decorate a bearing birthday balloon cake

In this video, we learn how to make & decorate a bearing birthday balloon cake. Use a three dimensional pan to make this and use pound cake for a more firm cake. Start with outlining the mouth and doing the facial features. Then, fill the ears in with pink and place stars with ...more

How To : Jump Start a Car

We've all been there before: We're in a hurry to get somewhere (often in bad weather), so we get in the car, turn the key in the ignition and.....WHUH! WHUH! WHUH! The darned battery is dead! After a stream of choice expletives (that is, if you're anything like me....;o)), we ...more

How To : Navigate with a compass

Learning how to read a compass might just save your life one day! Know how to use a compass and you'll never get lost in the wild. Follow these simple steps & you'll learn this valuable skill. What you will need: • A compass • A map • A baseplate compass (optional) • A co ...more

How To : Identify fall web worms in trees

Curtis Smith (Extension Horticulturist) and Rick Daniell (Bernalillo Co. Horticulture Agent) examine the bark of a poplar tree. The young bark is smooth and will furrow as it grows older. There are straight horizontal lines on the bark that look like sap-sucker damage but in t ...more

How To : Read a tape measure like a professional

In this tutorial, we learn how to read a tape measure like a professional. Rulers are awkward and you can't measure something over 13 inches with them. A retractable tape measure will measure as long as you would like and it has different markings on it. It has an inch, half i ...more

How To : Draw a Final Fantasy character

In this video, we learn how to draw a Final Fantasy character. Start out by drawing a rough outline of the entire body, starting with the head then doing the rest of the body and ending with the hands and arms. After this, draw over the initial markings with a black paint brus ...more

How To : Follow a sewing pattern

You don't need to be an expert designer to make your own clothes, only the patience to work step by step. This video will show you how to follow a sewing pattern. You Will Need * A flexible tape measure * A sewing pattern * Scissors * Straight pins * Patience Step 1. Take y ...more

How To : Stretch a painting canvas

This video begins by showing what a folding painting canvas looks like and what the final stretched canvas should look like. The first step shown is to make sure the bars are measured and marked with a simple A and B for easy measurement recall. After a wood frame is added ove ...more

How To : Build Wonder Woman's Armor for Halloween

Wonder Woman has always been a Halloween and cosplay staple. It's a costume that's both dependable and stylish — just like the Amazon who wears it. This year's reprise with Gal Gadot offers a fresh take on the old standby, with more muted colors, a tougher demeanor, and a deci ...more

How To : Tweeze, shape & groom eyebrows

In this video from kandeejohnson we learn how to tweeze, shape, and groom eyebrows. Must have tools for this are tweezer, a curved pair of cuticle scissors, an eyebrow brush, and mini razors. First find the dimensions of your eyebrow. Take the eyebrow brush and using the stick ...more

News : Tesla Says New Autopilot Is Now as Good as Old One

Tesla says the new version of Autopilot is now as good as the previous one, after having completed over-the-air updates of the driverless software during the past few days. Model S and Model X Tesla models the electric car firm began to make October 16 last year lacked certai ...more

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