After 3,000 man hours and $100 grand spent, 49-year-old Randy Grubb of rural Oregon turned this old junker long-haul truck... ...into this truly breathtaking beauty (who goes by the name of Piss’d Off Pete): Here are the specs, via PopSci: DESIGN "Grubb opted for thinner t ...more
In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt and team demonstrate the Pistol Pete ball handling drills. The Pistol Pete ball handling drills will help improve hand eye coordination in addition to ball handling technique. Follow along with this ...more
Learn to cook like The Naked Chef! Watch as Jamie Oliver shows you how to make his famous Pete Courgette chips. Be careful they are spicy. Make Jamie Oliver's Pete Courgette chips. Click through to watch this video on jamieoliver.com
James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Opportunity" by Pete Murray. If you want to learn how to play ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to play "Let My Love Open the Door" by Pete Townshend. The intro will start out with G, D, C, repeated until you start D, G, D. After this, you will start to add in the words to the song with G, D, C for the different words in the first sentence. ...more
Want to play "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" on your 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 i ...more
James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Better Days" by Pete Murray. If you want to learn how to play ...more
James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Saving Grace" by Pete Murray. If you want to learn how to pla ...more
Amazing actor who you know his face but most likely don't know his name. His latest role was the really mean boss man in THE TOWN. He was in Unusual Suspects, Amistad, and Alien 3 to name a few others. Check out many of his performances here.
By now, you probably know that your iPhone secretly tracks and stores the locations you've visited in a backup folder on your computer's hard drive. The files are unencrypted, which means anyone with access to your computer or device can retrieve the information, which is down ...more
As Google+ is still in its Limited Field Trial phase, joining can feel quite lonely. You can't exactly get all your friends and family in during the brief periods when the invitation system opens up. You can, however, add several interesting people to your "Following" Circle t ...more
CONTEST ENDED: WINNERS ANNOUNCED This contest has ended and winners have been announced. To see who won, check out our quick winners post. Thanks to everyone for submitting their ideas! ORIGINAL CONTEST Mad Science is back with another contest this month. This time, you've ...more
Sputnik, Apollo and the Space Race. If you watched the State of the Union address last night, you probably heard President Barack Obama mention those three things. The Space Race was an informal bout between the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (USA) over the ascenda ...more
One of the coolest things about Twitter is the fact that you can get direct access to some of your favorite celebrities, and have one-on-one conversations with them in less than 140 characters. With Google+, you can have the same advantage, but you don't need to feel constrict ...more
Painting the console case of your XBox 360, or any other console for that matter, is a great way to customize you favorite toy. This video will show you how to paint a XBox 360 properly with spraypaint, including sanding, priming, and painting. Off-white is so boring, give you ...more
In this tutorial, learn step by step how to assemble and tune your front and rear handbrakes. This video, hosted by Pete, will walk you through the process of assembling your brakes so you stay safe on the road. This how-to will work for beach cruisers, mountain bike and BMX b ...more
Make sure you keep your bike in top shape by tuning it every once in a while. In this video, learn how to properly tune your 3 speed beach bike so that it runs safe and smooth all summer long. In this clip, Pete, the Beachbikes.com mechanic, shows us how to tune a Shimano Nex ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to adjust multi-speed internal hubs on your beach bike. This particular video is for SRAM hubs, so make sure you are adjusting the right one. Pete from BeachBikes.com will walk you through everything you need to know to get started with your tune up!
There's more to earning someone's trust than simply shaking their hand, especially if you're not particularly trustworthy. Your body language doesn't reveal your thoughts, it reveals your intentions, and sometimes intentions are better left unrevealed. Psychopaths, take note.. ...more
If you have recently ordered a new bike online, or purchased it at a store where it is not fully assembled, check out this clip. In it, Beachbikes.com mechanic Pete assembles a sixthreezero Classic Edition 3 Speed from start to finish with no pauses breaks or cuts. This is a ...more
Make sure you take good care of your new bike. Just like a car, every once in a while you will need to tune up your bicycle. In this tutorial, Pete, the mechanic at Beachbikes.com, explains how to tune a multi speed bicycle. In this video he properly tunes a Shimano 7 Speed D ...more
Iowa firefighter Pete Lilja has modded the software of a Canon powershot to record images of Earth, from as high as 85,000 feet! Lilja's hack requires the following: 1 basic point-and-shoot consumer camera attach camera to a GPS transmitter (+ a phone number just in case the ...more
A couple weeks ago, I attended Photo LA with my mother, a photographer. On our way out, we came across a blind man with a seeing eye dog. It begged the obvious question-- "blind photographer" is about as oxymoronic as it gets-- but, then coincidentally, this morning I came acr ...more
Pete Sears shows you how to play the C minor chord perfectly on your piano or keyboard. It's derived from the major chord, so if you know how to play major chords, it's easy! Part 1 of 2 - How to Play a C minor chord on the piano. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play a C minor chord on ...more
In this video tutorial, compositor Pete O'Connell explains a few of the techniques he uses to rotoscope in After Effects. Not many people enjoy rotoscoping but it almost always needs to be done and is a good thing to know. Rotoscope in After Effects. Click through to watch thi ...more
If you've ever lived in an area that gets ridiculously cold during the winter, you know that it's not so much like this... But usually a little more like this. So...cold... And don't even get me started on digging your car out of the snow. Once you're past the age where snow ...more
We're on sheet, tab, filter. We want to talk about filter, but we also want to talk about an Excel table or list. It is simply a data set with field names at the top, records in rows, no blanks anywhere and no other data sets touching this data set. When we convert to a table, ...more
I had the opportunity to speak with the COO of Osterhout Design Group, Pete Jameson, shortly before the announcement of the company's R-8 and R-9 smartglasses models at CES in January. And while I sadly could not make it to CES to test the smart specs out right away, ODG invit ...more
In many ways, we center a large portion of our lives around festivals. They provide us days off from work, allow us time to be content with our families and loved ones, and a give us a chance to eat as much as we want without Aunt Carol saying something about our necks (it's t ...more
Not stretching after a good run will definitively set you up for injury or muscular pain. While stretching before a workout lubricates your joints to prepare them for work, stretching afterwards helps prevent you from building too much bulk so you get long, lean muscles, and s ...more
A family vacation to Mars might be in the not-too-distant horizon, with the first successful manned solo flight of Virgin Atlantic's VSS Enterprise this past Sunday morning. Taking off from the Mojave Air and Spaceport in California, the commercial spaceship separated from its ...more
Welcome to a tennis lesson from FuzzyYellowBalls, the the best place to learn how to play tennis online. Our free video tennis lessons teach you how to play the game in a new way that combines technical analysis, visual learning, and step-by-step progressions. This video intr ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to install and use a quick release wheel on your new beach bike. This front wheel is pretty easy to install and shouldn't take long, so follow along with Pete as he shows you the ropes.
Before you can start playing piano, you need to understand how the piano is set up, and how to read music. Pete Sears explains the alphabetic representation of the different piano notes, and discusses octaves and the relationship between notes. Then he teaches you everything a ...more
Update 6/16: This number is now way higher. In just the first two days of this sale, over 350,000 people have pre-registered for the phone. The OnePlus 5 is being majorly hyped, and people — including myself — are itching to get their hands on it. Although it's official June ...more
In this clip, learn how to mount a wire basket to the front of your beach bike so you can carry your towels, suit and whatever else you may need to bring with you this summer. Pete from BeachBikes.com will show you the quick and easy way to hook up a basket for all your carryi ...more
Earthworm Jim is a classic SEGA video game from the early nineties that made its way to almost every conceivable gaming console known to man. Now, the Xbox 360 gets it chance. The remake is entitled Earthworm Jim HD, and has been available on the Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) since ...more
Are you an avid runner who's jogged almost every day since your twenties but have found recently that you just can't run as long, or that you start to feel pain more easily? Then check out this running video for a helpful series of technique drills that will help you strengthe ...more
Here is a shoulder lock from the open guard (basically an ude garami or maki hiji lock) that Frank Mir pulled of against Pete Williams. This is a very helpful and effective martial arts technique.
In this tutorial, Pete the bike mechanic, explains how to install a back rack to your bicycle. Especially if you are taking your ride to the beach or around town, you will need to carry things with it. Whether it is lunch, towels, groceries or whatever else, make sure you have ...more
You've never had mayonnaise like this before. Watch this video to learn how to make homemade mayonnaise from scratch. The secret ingredient is a few drops of hot sauce, to add a nice, fresh spicy kick to your sandwiches or potato salad. Yields: Approximately One Cup Ingredie ...more
The water levels in Mario games are as controversial to their fans as Pete Rose is to baseball, but yet they endure because not every level can be a straight platformer can it? This video will show you how to get all three Star Coins in World 1-4, the first water level in New ...more
Pete Sears shows you how to style and harmonize major scales to perfect your piano playing.
How To : Home Brew Like the Commander-in-Chief: How to Make President Obama's White House Honey Ale and Porter
There's a lot of firsts that President Barack Obama can claim, like being the first POTUS from Hawaii, the first to publicly support same-sex marriage, and of course, the first African American to hold office. One of his coolest firsts, though, is that he's the first American ...more
Firecrackers are one of the greatest noisemaking implements ever conceived, and have formed the basis of great pranks for generations. This video will show you how to pull arguably the most classic firecracker prank of all, the firecracker wakeup call. All you do is put firecr ...more
Pete Sears gives you a lesson on blues scales for the piano. Get ready for the blues! You should have a good understanding of regular scales first.
And so it begins... CES 2017 is upon us! This is a very exciting time for those who are looking out for the newest innovations and releases from the world of technology. I said this was going to be a fun week, and here we start it with a bang from smartglasses developer Osterh ...more
If you're not into making your own Scrabble coasters out of Scrabble tiles, these are the next best thing (though a little more complicated). And better than having tons of tiles on the same coaster is just being one tile itself, so you can make words out of the coasters! Thou ...more
Pete Sears discusses pentatonic scales. He will begin by covering the C major pentatonic scale and playing it on the piano.
Pete Sears teaches you about melodic minors - how to play ascending and descending melodic minor scales on the piano. He demonstarates with C, but you can do the same in any key.
Minor modes use the same set of key signatures as major modes; whichever signature corresponds to the step pattern of the natural minor scale is considered the key signature for that minor mode. Here, Pete Sears explains how to play minor scales on the piano.
Pete Sears covers different chord variations in the key of C for playing the piano or keyboard.
Warm up those fingers and get ready to practice! Here Pete Sears teaches you about playing nine chords and intervals. The second video continues with variations on practicing the C9 chord. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play nine chords on the piano. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play nine chor ...more
Pete Sears guides you through minor pentatonic scales for playing the piano or keyboard.
Former Jefferson Starship bassist and keyboardist Pete Sears shares some great tips on playing in a band.
Pete Sears teaches you all about the chords you'll be using when playing the piano or keyboard. This is a great beginners video.
Now that you've mastered your chords, Pete Sears gives you an excellent exercise to practice with.
Pete Sears shows you how to improvise a blues scale in A. Great practice for aspiring blues pianists!
Prime Directive : How NASA's Planetary Protection Officer Keeps Our Germs from Contaminating Other Planets (& Vice Versa)
On July 20, 1969, humans set foot on the moon for the first time. But some say our microbes beat us there. With the Space Age came new questions about microscopic invaders from outer space and concern about where we are leaving our microbial footprints. The questions are even ...more
Getting weird looks from the other dudes at the bar? Maybe because you're ordering a sex on the beach like the other women. Spit out that tropical drink or wine spritzer and throw away your stemware. It's time to put some hair on your chest, hoss. You Will Need: • Testostero ...more