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How To : Change the pivot point position in Flash

This simple video tutorial teaches you how to change the pivot point position when using Flash. The tutorial handles drawing basic shapes, such as squares and rectangles and converting them to movie clips. Then, through the use of the free transform tool and by manually movi ...more

How To : Perform a simple thumb fan card flourish

Here is a video tutorial for the simple thumb fan card trick and flourish. The pivot point with the middle finger is very important. So to be a good magician with cards, this thumb fan is an important card flourish to learn to mesmerize your spectators.

News : Simply Ingenious Snow Plow Hack

Tricycle + simple plow blade = true yankee ingenuity. (Who needs a pricey snow plow vehicle?) Craig Smith recently submitted his custom contraption to MAKE: "The custom 3-wheel bike with sidecar was made years ago, a replica of a bike my childhood friend had. Last winter I a ...more

How To : Do an external shoulder rotation arm exercise

External shoulder rotation exercises are done to work the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff consists of four muscles. They include the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor. Each muscle works to rotate the arm externally (laterally) and internally (medially ...more

Sorting (Part 6.0) : Quick Sort [Sorta Efficient]

Greetings, fellow NBers! Welcome to my sixth iteration of my sorting series. Today, we'll be discussing a personal favorite: Quicksort, or Quick Sort. Quick Sort: The Algorithm Under the Hood Quick Sort is what's called a "divide and conquer" sorting algorithm. It takes a p ...more

How To : Work you abs and core with cable Russian twists

Learn how to do cable Russian twist. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Starting Position Attach a doubled-handled rope attachment at the top stationary setting. Take a handle in each hand and stand at right angles to the machine or the fixed point of attachment ...more

How To : Box model a jet in 3DS Max for PaperVision3D

This software tutorial series teaches you how to box model in 3DS Max. Specifically, you will learn the basics of box modeling in 3D Studio Max, then box model a jet and animate it for PaperVision3D. PART 1: covers the basics of shapes and objects and do a review of keyboard s ...more

How To : Tone abs with a barbell torque exercise

This basic workout from Men's Health is a great way to build up your abs. You can do this in a corner or at the base of a weight machine. Load a bar-bell lightly on one end. Wrap the other end in a towel and place it in the corner of a room or wedged under a bench. Once this ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with a short spear

Live action role-playing. LARP. LARPing. The battlefield. Boffer. Sword fighting. DEAD. Do these terms ring a bell? They should, if you're anywhere but heaven. This video tutorial from the Knights of Gray shows you how to use a boffer spear and why. This foam boffer weapon i ...more

How To : Boffer sword fight with two-handed long weapons

Boffer. You've heard it, you've used it, you've died by it, but have you done it well? The Knights of Gray teach you in this video tutorial, how to use a boffer weapon that needs two hands. So, if you're a LARPing wannabe, or a LARP professional, then you need to watch this. ...more

How To : Master your topspin tennis forehand progression

This video series thoroughly lays out topspin tennis forehand progression. Be sure to click on every video chapter to see the full tennis lesson series. INTRO VIDEO This video introduces the topspin tennis forehand progressions series. These videos will build you a fundamenta ...more

How To : Do a low single cable squat power cross punch

Learn how to do a low single cable squat power cross punch. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Squat, twist and punch. Squat, twist and punch. This combination exercise works the legs and the shoulders by combining one of the greatest leg exercises—the ...more

How To : Do a Teacup Chain square dance step

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

How To : Do a sexy upper body roll sequence

If you're dancing at a club and your usual hip shaking and grinding with that cute guy at the bar you've just met are getting, well, boring, then bust out this dance move for major cool points. Check out this dance video to learn how to do a sexy upper body roll sequence. Sim ...more

How To : Identify whether your golf swing plane is correct

Golf Link demonstrates how to identify whether your golf swing plane is correct. The swing plane is the path described by the golf head that controls the direction that the club head is traveling through when it impacts the ball. An on plane swing will have the club head direc ...more

How To : Find mean, median, & mode (averages)

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's Excel ...more

How To : Practice away from the golf course

This Sports video tutorial will show you how to practice away from the golf course. This video is from Golf Link. Sandy LaBauve presents this video tutorial. You can work on your grip while watching TV. Sitting on your sofa, take your golf club and keep on practicing on the co ...more

How To : Master basic mobility on your snowboard

In this video we learn how to master basic mobility on your snowboard. Look and point in the direction you want to travel then transfer weight onto your back foot and slide the snowboard forward. Transfer weight onto your front foot to enable the board to glide forward. Change ...more

How To : Power dribble in basketball

Worried about messing up your power dribble in your next basketball game? This 5-minute MetaCafe how-to video features an expert coach telling you everything you need to know about commanding the key. It covers proper crossover and pivoting techniques, and shot options, includ ...more

News : Dented, but Undaunted

Nana korobi ya oki (resilience, unflagging effort) is the core belief of Seido Karate. It assumes that life is challenging and that we sometimes fall, unable to meet the challenge. Still we get up, undaunted, embracing our own spirit, our own capacity to prevail. The alternati ...more

How To : Build a solar death ray

Let's build a SOLAR DEATH RAY!!! Step 1: Remove the screws along the edges of your TV making sure not to miss any. (Refer to YouTube repair videos for your model if there are any.) continue to remove screws until you've cleared out enough to remove the screen, and then clear o ...more

How To : Use piano pedals

Everyone remarks upon the hands of the skilled pianist, but even the most dexterous keyboard artist couldn't pull off Schubert without using some fancy footwork. Familiarize yourself with the names of the pedals. There’s the damper pedal, the soft pedal, and the sostenuto. F ...more

How to Hack Windows 7 : Sending Vulnerable Shortcut Files

Welcome back, my greenhorn hackers! After the disaster that was Windows Vista and the limited and reluctant adoption of Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows 7 has become the de facto standard operating system on the desktop/client. Although the most valuable information to the hacker ...more

News : White House Hacked by Russian Hackers!

Yesterday, April 7th, it was revealed that the United States White House had been hacked by allegedly Russian hackers. According to reports, the Russian hackers used social engineering/phishing to get a foothold in the U.S. State Department and then pivoted from that system/ne ...more

News : Ukraine Power Attacks; How, Who and Why?

Although there has been much speculation about how much damage could be done if hackers were to take control of a country's SCADA systems, there have been few examples - until a few months ago, with the power outage in Ukraine caused by hackers. How? The attackers used a wid ...more

Sorting (Part 7.0) : Merge Sort

Hello everyone! This is part 7.0 of my Sorting series. I know, I said last time that there would be a 6.1, but not just yet! So, anyway, here we are at 7.0 -- and I'm wondering about how long I can drag this whole thing out... Merge Sort: The Algorithm Under the Hood Merge ...more

How To : Make a Spot Welder for Cheap!

A typical resistance spot welder can range in price from about $200-$800, but with a little resourcefulness and a bit of free time, you can make one like this for about $10 or less. Before starting on this project, there are a couple of videos you should check out, because yo ...more

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