The cell phone may have replaced the pocket watch, but thanks to some clever mods and hacks, "old-fashioned" time telling is making a comeback. Smart watches that connect to your mobile device cannot only tell you what time it is, but also change the song you're listening to a ...more
In this Painting Metallic Surfaces Hall video tutorial, learn how to paint metal objects with oil paint. This is a good tutorial to learn how to paint metal surfaces so that it looks like real metal. The examples used in this video is the painting of a pocket watch, ornament, ...more
Whenever we make a homemade circuit, we use what are called through-hole components. Any components with long metal leads is a through-hole component. They are great for soldering to, but it's tough to fit enough through-hole resistors and capacitors into a smartphone. To get ...more
For those who don't know, LEGO recently came out with a new line called Monster Fighters. This set is about fighting monsters, sure, but it's about fighting classic monsters in a Steampunk universe. Just look at this promotional picture from the LEGO site: That LEGO dude (prop ...more
Nearly everyone of note in the Steampunk community has tried at one time or another to define what Steampunk is, myself included. Every time someone tries, it's met simultaneously with both backlash and support for either being too open or too closed. Half of the people seem ...more
Let's say that you've got the look down, and you have your Steampunk props all ready to go. Congratulations! You're a Steampunk! But now what do you do with yourself? You can sit there, patting yourself on the back, but that gets lonely after awhile. Your props will look nic ...more
Poker and video games go together great, not at the same time perhaps, but there is a lot of overlap between their fans. Show your love of both by watching this video and learning how to make a pocket aces Call of Duty Black Ops player card / emblem.
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to insulate the window weight pockets. Removing and replacing the window trim is the only hard part of this project. Insulate window weight pockets. Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com
You can learn to make birthday cards yourself using every day paper dolls cartridge, by watching the detailed instructions given by Mary. In this video, she uses the cutouts of a fisherman to make the card. Firstly, the outline of the body of the fisherman is cut out, followed ...more
There is no fan experience in professional sports quite like watching an NBA game live. Partly, this can be attributed to the combination of fluid teamwork and jaw-dropping athleticism the players exude in the form of size, speed, jumping ability, grace, and strength. What tru ...more
Portrait drawings are difficult for most artists, but one thing's for sure— drawing nerds is as easy as they come. Nerds are easier to draw because you can stray from the formality of portraits, putting your own spin on it, over-compensating the details, exaggerating the dorky ...more
This is a quick and easy tutorial, great for anyone interested in learning how to make their own designer handbag. Add in a zippered pocket to the inside lining of your handbag. You will need a window stencil and a craft knife as well as your notions. Add a zippered pocket to ...more
Get rid of your water-wasting sprinkler system— but not entirely! Keep your landscape and garden maintained by converting those sprinklers into eco- and pocket-friendly drip irrigation. In this how-to video, Paula Mohadjer from the Cascade Water Alliance explains how you can e ...more
June is graduation month, and while for a lot of youngsters that means leaving one phase of their lives behind in order to pursue newer and greater things at college/the workplace, for their relatives and friends that means cards, presents, and money. Watch this tutorial to l ...more
If you have a pocket door installed in your home, there are moments when it can become damaged and fails to work. If you're having problems with it and are finding a quick solution to replacing it or repairing it, this tutorial will be there to help. Check it out and enjoy! Re ...more
There’s nothing worse than grabbing a nice bottle of wine and realizing you don’t have a corkscrew. Don’t panic—we’re going to help you get into that sucker. You will need: a screw pliers or hammers optional: screwdriver a pocket or paring knife a towel Next time you have a ...more
Dollar bill origami is fun, simple & cute. All you need is a dollar bill and some origami folding skills. Spend your spare dollar on some creativity... and you will end up with a cute origami figurine. Watch this origami money tutorial to learn how to fold a heart with pocket.
In this pool shooting video proper stance is demonstrated, from angle of approach to follow through. First visualize the impact line from the object ball to the pocket, then create an aiming line, take some practice strokes, and finally shoot, keeping your head down. Adopt a p ...more
This pool shooting video shows how to use a parallel line to bank the object ball off the rail and into the pocket. Visualize a line between the two balls and the line parallel to the midpoint of the first line will be the aiming line. Shoot a bank shot in pool with a parallel ...more
This pool shooting video demonstrates how to bank the object ball off the rail into the pocket, when the object ball is at an equal distance from three rails. It also shows how to gauge the shot using the diamonds on the rails. Bank the ball when it is equidistant from the rai ...more
This pool shooting video shows an inside cut angle and how to bank off the rail to pocket the ball. An inside cut will give the ball left-spin, a natural left English, which will increase the rebound angle allowing you to set up a wider variety of rebound shots. Bank inside a ...more
In pool a combination shot involves shooting the cue ball at one ball in order to hit and pocket another. Approach a combination shot by visualizing imaginary aiming lines and finding the imaginary center of a ghost ball next to the first ball you want to hit. The cue ball sho ...more
This video shows how to check for and prevent a scratch in pool by utilizing the 90 degree rule and sending the object ball into the correct pocket. Two techniques shown to are "follow" and "draw," hitting the cue ball above or below the center. Prevent a scratch in pool using ...more
A pool shooting tutorial. Using a slight right English in this example, the cue ball bypasses an obstacle ball and kicks off the rail, sending the object ball into the pocket. The use of reverse English reduces the rebound angle as the object ball is deflected off the rail whi ...more
In a difficult shot in pool, the video suggests visualizing a helper or "ghost" ball to determine where to aim. The centers of the ghost ball and the object ball should be in line with the target pocket. When hit the cue ball should stop in the place of the ghost ball for a su ...more
This video demonstrates how to cheat! It is possible to make a fast, hard shot, following through with the cue stick and simultaneously hitting another ball with the stick pocketing a previously untouchable ball. This is illegal, but it pockets the ball... Cheat at pool with a ...more
This is a quick demonstration of how to pocket a ball with a shallow angle range. Use the rails to help guide the ball, hitting the cue ball softly. If you hit the ball with speed, the rail will impart English on the object ball, and the ball will rattle away from the pocket. ...more
This video demonstrates the usage of several techniques to achieve a seemingly difficult side pocket shot. The rails are used to prevent a scratch. By going over all the different techniques, this video ensures that you will always have a way to sink a pocket shot. Position th ...more
This video shows how to shoot the target ball with enough strength to pocket the ball and set the cue ball up for the next shot. Hitting low on the cue ball with a good follow through will position the cue ball for the next shot. If done correctly, you can end the game! Make a ...more
If you think pool only involves "four ball, corner pocket", this video is for you. Impress your friends with this simple video. Learn how to make a rail cut shot with natural English. Make a rail cut shot with natural English in pool. Click through to watch this video on colos ...more
Former "Hills" hottie Lauren Conrad is the type of girl you'd bring home to your parents. With girl next door wholesome looks, a can-do attitude, and charming demeanor, Conrad has undoubtedly been the most successful "Hills" star, garnering a book deal and a Kohl's clothing li ...more
A wallet is something everyone carries around. Stand out with this wallet which you can make yourself! Start with a regular eight and a half by eleven inch sheet of paper. Fold it in half width wise. Then open it out again. Next fold the paper into fourths by folding the halve ...more
This pool shooting video demonstrates two different ways to pocket a ball. In the first, the cue ball hits the object ball in and is deflected away from a scratch. In the second, the cue ball hits another ball in order to tip the object ball into the pocket without a scratch. ...more
This pool shooting video shows a way to use a cue ball that is frozen against the rail to hit the object ball directly into the opposite corner pocket without scratching. Hit with a high left English with an elevated cue, to deflect the cue ball off the rail just enough to hit ...more
This video shows tips on how to avoid hitting the near rail when shooting pool in order to put the ball into a corner pocket. Aim away from the rail that near the ball, toward the inner wall of the pocket. However, even if you accidentally hit the near rail, hitting the ball a ...more
This video demonstrates good technique for planning and executing a pool shot, beginning with the 90 degree rule or the 30 degree rule. First visualize the aiming and impact lines, then the tangent line where the cue ball will go. Decide how fast to shoot depending on how far ...more
Rickard Strongert explains that the secret to using a backspin trick shot is hiding a golf ball in your pocket. You must put two balls together in a bunker and line them up in the direction you are planning to hit the shot. You have to use your sand wedge, take a full swing, a ...more
Ink stains are a very common stain that people get from an accidental pen mark on the clothing or when an ink pen bursts in a pocket or a purse. Start by putting a little cloth in between the ink stain and another part of the clothing. Get some glycerin and dab some of it on t ...more
Check out this interactive video tutorial from Verizon Wireless on the Samsung i730 mobile phone. If you have just purchases this sleek cell phone, here's your chance to learn everything you can possibly know about it. The versatile Samsung i730 is the ultimate multitasker. I ...more
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
Pay attention to these ironing tips to iron your pants perfectly. Crisply ironed pants help create a pulled-together look. Follow these simple steps for a quick, flawless press?with creases or without. Learn how to iron pants with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. ...more
Looking for a hearty and healthy weekend breakfast idea? Look no further, we have a great egg recipe for you. This wonderful Indian recipe for masala egg paratha is perfect. Watch this how to video and learn how make this egg paratha for your breakfast. Ingredients: Basic Cha ...more
These days, eReaders are everywhere. For die-hard book nerds, eReaders offer the convenience of a full library without having to sacrifice shelf space. Sure, there are the paper buffs who swear that you just can't take an eReader with you into the bathtub, but when's the last ...more
Learn how to make different types of pockets for garments and clothing in this free how-to video series on stitching, making, and attaching pockets to clothing. Part 1 of 20 - How to Make pockets on garments & clothing. Make pockets on garments & clothing - Part 2 of 20. Click ...more
We've all heard that death comes in threes. In our tireless hours of prank research here at Wonderhowto, we've observed that pranks often do as well. By stringing three simple pranks together, you can achieve all of the annoyance and laughter of a much more elaborate / expensi ...more
Too lazy to take your phone out of your pocket? If so, then here's a must-have: a customizable inPulse wristwatch that can check into Facebook Places. Created by inPulse designer Eric Migicovsky, the hacked watch uses Bluetooth to pull Facebook Places from a connected Android ...more
Make someone write something on a note without you watching. Bet that person you have a note in your pocket saying the exact same. Great for Bets. Win Beer.
This video crafting tutorial shows how to assemble a knitted tote bag with pockets from pre-knitted pieces. The process of putting the bag together is demonstrated step by step. Learn how to construct a knitted tote bag by watching this instructional video. Part 1 of 2 - How t ...more
Pill pockets are cat treats with a specially designed hole the fits a pill to stuff inside. Giving a cat medication doesn't need to be a battle anymore. Learn how to give a cat a pill the easy way by watching this video tutorial.
Pockets are handy, but not all clothes come with them. Make your own pockets to add them to wherever you need. Learn how to sew pockets by watching this video crafting tutorial.
Learn live saving techniques by watching this how to video. This video teaches you how to use a pocket mask and perform CPR on a baby. Because babies are much smaller than adults it is important to follow specific guidelines to save their lives.
Marti Swanson will demonstrate how to iron inside pockets, how to deal with fabric stains when ironing, how to iron khaki pants inside out, how to iron the leg cuffs, how to iron the outside of khaki pants, how to iron the pleats of khaki pants, how to iron the waist of khaki ...more
Do you have an old pair of jeans that you don’t want to throw away but aren’t sure what to do with? Learn how to make a multi-pocket, hanging organizer and a peek-a-boo mat from recycled jeans in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a recycled jeans organi ...more
Duct tape isn't only good for making sure your items don't fall out of your eBay shipments and for securing a rear view mirror in place after your drunken cousin knocked it off one night during a temper tantrum. In fact, duct tape has as many uses as you can imagine. Come tak ...more
Balisong knives, or butterfly knives, are folding pocket knifes with two handles that can counter rotate. People love performing tricks with them because of the balisong butterfly knife's flipping ability. Since knives aren't toys, make your balisong butterfly knife out of Leg ...more
For the technique in this how-to video, you need: smoking papers, receipt or any thin paper and a hard surface like a cd case or book and a piece of paper on top for friction. If your lighter runs out of gas you can still start a fire with these items from your pocket. Watch t ...more
With the Kodak Zi8, the power to capture razor-sharp, full 1080p HD video fits in the palm of your hand. Its easy, one-touch operation and incredible versatility make it the perfect camera for beginners, experts, and everyone in between. Step 1: Get started Get started in a s ...more
Strait pool, or 14.1 continuous, is an older form of pocket billiards. Get expert tips and advice on pool cues and billiards tables in this free video. Part 1 of 20 - How to Play straight pool. Play straight pool - Part 2 of 20. Click through to watch this video on expertvilla ...more
Watch to learn how to play a hanger (a shot that has a high margin of error) and cheat a pocket in pool. This video is meant for beginning pool players.
Watch to learn how to cut shooting frozen to the rail and pocket a ball that is frozen to the rail.