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How To : Use the Free-form Tool in Fireworks 8

The Free-form tool in Fireworks to automatically add points, deletes points, or changes point type along the path as you edit the path. In this Fireworks 8 video tutorial you will learn how to use the Free-form Tool. Learn how to reshape areas, amd use path scrubbers. Use the ...more

How To : Remove Evidence from Your Computer

Do you have a file (or many files) that, in the wrong hands, may cause you trouble? Don't worry about it, because I'll show you how to wipe it (or them) from your computer in order to leave no trace behind. When you delete a file with the remove command (rm <file>), you're no ...more

How to : Scripting with Python - A Backup A Day..

Welcome, in this tutorial we shall we looking at creating a safe(r) way to back up your important files. The contents we will be covering are as follows; Creating a partition Updating the /etc/fstab file Mounting a file system with Python Copying the contents of a file system ...more

How To : Setup an Asterisk Server

Over the years, I have enjoyed playing with Asterisk. I have found Asterisk to be extremely powerful and fun to play with. There are several books and many scattered how to articles out there, but most are outdated and the information required to build Asterisk from beginning ...more

How To : Revise Body Paragraphs

Summary Revising body paragraphs requires you to know the mission of your thesis. Body paragraphs are the center of your essays. Without them, you would just have introduction and conclusion paragraphs, nothing else to support your purpose for writing. I use the word "mission ...more

How To : Protect Your PHP Website from SQL Injection Hacks

As a web developer, I often read articles about hackers (from the lowly to the knowledgeable) infiltrating websites via the dreaded 'SQL Injection' method and completely taking control, changing, gaining access, or destroying the owner's data. As a fellow web developer, I'm su ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Create a simple movie poster in Photoshop

This video tutorial from TutVid shows how to create a simple movie poster text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS4. * First create a new file by clicking File-New. Set Width to 650 , Height to 960 and Background Contents to White. Click OK. * Press the 'G' button to grab the gradie ...more

How To : Hack paw points and EXP in Pet Society (09/26/09)

How to hack Pet Society! Pet Society cheats, tricks, hacks. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to hack paw points and EXP in Pet Society (09/26/09). Needed: Cheat Engine 5.5 Patiniox's PS Level Maker PAW Hack Adobe Flash Player 10 Mozilla Firefox Steps: 1) Go into Pet So ...more

How To : Use embroidery scissors

Kenneth D. King of ThreadBanger demonstrates one way to use a scissor known as an embroidery scissor, which is a very tiny scissor with a slightly curved blade. The curved blade prevents the points of the scissors from poking through the fabric, which is very important when yo ...more

How To : Convert between fraction, decimal & percent

This video is very informative in explaining the different ways to convert. The man in the video makes key points about the rules to make these conversions. He is also helpful in explaining how to convert from every type of number. A viewer watching this video will be able to ...more

How To : Apply a pink leopard print nail manicure

The creative Suzy Banyon describes in detail the process of applying a leopard print manicure in this easy to follow step by step video. She details the process vividly, from applying fake nails and filing them into shape, to what type of base to use and how to go about creati ...more

How To : Install a XAMPP testing server on a PC

If you have a website or do any type of web development you have probably needed a server at some point. Not everybody has a full blown commercial web server at their disposal for development, experimenting, and testing their site, so try this solution: an XAMPP open source bu ...more

How To : Use three point lighting

Does your video look flat? By using Three Point Lighting, you will be able to give your flat video more dimension. In this tutorial, Israel Hyman demonstrates the effects of the key light, the fill light, and the back light. This is a long standing lighting technique that you ...more

How To : Use Blender's curves tools

Blender’s curves tools are quite a powerful and convenient way to model all kind of things. Tubes, lathe-objects, logos, tentacles and much more. This tutorial shows you how to use the different types of curves, control-points and handles and how to use them. You will learn ho ...more

How To : Calculate the Cost of Driving

With gas prices soaring in the US and around the globe, the cost to drive to a vacation destination is becoming a much larger expense item in the overall travel budget. Although it's easy to see that gas prices have risen dramatically in the past several months, it's not nearl ...more

How To : Choose the correct size for your snowboard

In this video, Sierra Snowboard gives us some tips on how to select the snowboard that's right for you. Each board comes in a number of different sizes, and most boards come with a size chart specific for that board. These charts can be vague, but are good starting points for ...more

How To : Redeem a code for Microsoft Points (Xbox 101)

In this tutorial, we learn how to redeem a code for Microsoft Points (Xbox 101). First, you will need to log onto your Xbox Live account on your console. From here, pick a game that you want to purchase. Make sure you research the information about the game and you really want ...more

How To : Make a miniature vortex cannon

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to make a miniature vortex cannon. For this you will need normal plastic drinking cup, punching bag type balloon, black electrical tape, lighter, candle, scissors and a drill. Drill a hole in t ...more

How To : Fix a bricked XBox 360 hard drive with a mod disc

Whether you're just starting out modding your XBox 360 or mod a lot of them, there is a good chance that you are going to brick one at some point, rendering the hard drive and console itself completely unusable for practical purposes. Well now you can even fix that! This three ...more

How To : Pickle peppers

Patricia Aaron shows us how to safely pickle peppers. Pickling is one of the earliest known methods of preserving food. She starts by describing the various types of peppers. To pickle peppers you need a brine made with vinegar, water, sugar, canning salt (not table salt), and ...more

How To : Magnify to edit text on an iPhone

In this Electronics video tutorial you are going to learn how to magnify to edit text on an iPhone. This video is a part of a series of tips on iPhone finger tips. This is very simple and easy to do and takes practically no time to complete. If you wish to add something to a l ...more

How To : Open a can using a knife instead of a can opener

This video is how to open a metal can with the corner of a knife. First, you must find a knife that has a ninety-degree angle where the corner is a sharp point. A cleaver, like the one shown in the video, type of knife would be best. You use the corner to puncture the can and ...more

How To : Use a machete modified with a "scandi" edge

On this video from Bushcraft Machete, he explains the purpose of a scandi edge and how to use it. He uses the machete as a planer, stripping the bark from a log by holding the machete almost flat against the log and tapping the back of the blade with a stick. He explains that ...more

How To : Locate a Certified Provider on eBay

New to eBay? Don't worry, setting up an account and buying and selling doesn't take that much effort at all. Everyone who has an Internet connection has at one point come across eBay, to find the perfect gift for their loved ones, to find the cheapest deals on plasma televisio ...more

How To : Hack money and points on Arcuz online (12/22/09)

If you want more money, character points, and skill points on Arcuz online, then this video should solve your dilemma. Just use Cheat Engine. Play Arcuz online with this video tutorial. See how to hack money and points on Arcuz online (12/22/09). Download Cheat Engine 5.5 and ...more

How To : Control Running Bamboo

Most bamboo in the United States is running bamboo, because nearly all cold hardy bamboo is the running or invasive type. The tropical bamboos are mostly "clumpers" and stay in a nice, tight clump. Running bamboos spread far and wide and can be very invasive. I grow many kinds ...more

How To : Fix or Retrieve Data From A Bad Hard Drive

This is an intermediate guide on how to easily fix or retrieve data from a bad hard drive. What we're trying to do: 1. Fix a hard drive with a corruption problem (i.e., blue screen) or that is full of viruses to the point of being inoperable. 2. Retrieve data from a hard dr ...more

How To : Recover Lost Files and Images

You've had a massive hard disk failure.. ...in your PC or laptop and like a large number of people who think it will never happen to them...you did not have a backup of those 2000+ family pictures, those hundred of important Word documents, those family videos that you downlo ...more

How To : Turn Kinect Snapshots into 3D Statues in MineCraft

Since the release of Microsoft's Kinect, there's been no shortage of useful and fun hacks. In the past, we've seen the Kinect modded for things like x-ray vision, World of WarCraft gameplay, air guitar and 3D video. And now there's even a use for all of you MineCraft gamers! ...more

How To : Use micro-misters for drip irrigation systems

Micro misters allow for low volume of water over a wide area. They give good moisture coverage. Systems can be pulled up, changed and made into what you need it to be. Keep potted plants separate from other plants. They should have their own system. There is a system to encour ...more

How To : Flash LiteOn DG-16D2S XBox 360 disc drive firmware

So you've watched this video, done your research, and decided that you want to flash the firmware on your XBox 360 with a LiteOn DG-16D2S rev. 7485 disc drive. Good for you! This video will walk you through the whole process. Be very careful, as messing up in small ways at any ...more

How To : Dual boot Windows 7 & save YouTube videos

Patrick Norton and Veronica Belmont from Tekzilla will show you how to dual boot Windows 7 and download videos from YouTube. The hosts show viewers how to dual boot Windows XP Pro32 bit and Windows 7 RC 1 64 bit. In the first step as always you will want to back up your hard d ...more

How To : Tie a necktie from a first person point of view

Windsor knots are among the most well-known type of knot. They look wonderful and they just seem to radiate talent and professionalism. However, the process is painless and takes only minutes to learn. You should watch this if you want to learn how to make Windsor knot. 1. Dra ...more

How To : Play Better in Counter Strike Source

So You're New to Counter Strike Source? So you're new to Counter Strike Source and you want to improve your gameplay? Great. You've come to the right place. The first step to improving your game is to admit that you are a NEWB or NEWBIE. Do not confuse this with NOOB. A "new ...more

How To : Glaze oil paint over colored pencils

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much ...more

How To : Create a Times Square billboard in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Change the engine oil in your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to change the engine oil in your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilat ...more

How To : Build a RanDome Geodesic Emergency Shelter

This method is easy, intuitive and requires very little math. You will need: Any flat flexible sheet material (ex. paper plates for this how-to) Pencil or pen Scissors Stapler, tape, glue or fasteners Ruler or straight edge Protractor Flatten Plates Flatten the paper plate ...more

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