The arms are the part of the body most used by Westerners in fighting. As a result, targeting and disabling an opponents arms is a great way to end a fight quickly without the risk involved in hitting an opponent's head. This three-part video details pressure points all over t ...more
Pressure Point Striking
The neck is one of the most important and fragile parts of the body. It has few bones and muscles and very many blood vessels and nerves, making it a natural haven for pressure points. This video will teach you how to locate and strike many of these pressure points in order to ...more
This seven-part video series is absolutely a must-watch for anyone who regularly finds themselves in self-defense situations. Each of its parts details how to use a different pressure point on the human torso effectively and as safely as possible in hand-to-hand combat. It inc ...more
This martial arts/self defense video will show you how to break a choke hold using a pressure point, from a seated position. These are nerve points that you use to disrupt your attackers nervous system. Remember that in using these forms you must always keep a calm mind. It is ...more
In this video tutorial, Greg Fraser demonstrates a few tactical pressure points that might be useful in competitive water polo. This video is a must-watch for all water polo players who want to improve their grappling skills and overall defense.
Many people deal with motion sickness on a daily basis, and if you're reading this, chances are you're one of them. Kinetosis can make your stomach roll, your entire body sweat, and make you feel fatigued and dizzy at even the slightest movement, whether it's related to carsic ...more
This how-to video proves tai chi isn't just for old people in the park. You can learn how to subdue your enemy in four seconds from a tai chi master. There is a pressure point on the neck that you can press that will render your enemy unconscious. Watch this instructional mart ...more
There are 2 videos showing the different styles in Thai body massage: the northern style puts more emphasis on the stretching, while the southern style is putting more emphasis on pressure point work. No oil or other lubricant is used in this massage technique. This body massa ...more
How can hot water form beautiful quartz crystals? This mine is red Georgia clay, with veins of minerals running through it. The veins are hydrothermal. Hydro means water. Thermal means heat. So the veins were caused by hot water. But how could hot water form quartz crystals? ...more
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
This video describes problems with fruit trees and how to deal with them. One problem is Chlorosis, identified by yellowing leaves with green veins between the sections of the leaf. This is caused by a micronutrient deficiency (usually iron) that results when the tree roots ar ...more
Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more
If you want to make fantasy 3D games, and if you're watching this video there's a really good chance that that is the case, you are probably going to have to model an arrow hitting an object at some point. Do it right! This two-part video will show you how to 3D model an arrow ...more
If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more
This martial arts video is for those of you who are not able to use the pressure point way to break a choke hold. I am doing this in slow motion to allow you to see what I am doing. Once you have the moves, do them faster and they will work for you.
This video is a step-by-step analysis of each of the moves of the first bo kata, shu shi no kon, including what attack you are blocking and striking point on the opponent. A great way to learn these moves.
In this tutorial, we learn how to meditate for beginners. If you find it uncomfortable to sit on the floor, start out by doing yoga which will get you used to sitting in meditation. You don't have to sit on the floor, you can sit on the floor or anywhere the spine is straight. ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to bow the Erhu. When playing this instrument, keep the shoulders and both arms relaxed. The elbow moves the arm, the arm moves the wrist, the wrist moves the fingers and the fingers move the bow. There is a slight twitch of the wrist ...more
Stop that horrible sensation with a form of traditional Chinese medicine known as acupressure. Watch this video to learn how to relieve nausea with acupressure. You Will Need * Two hands * Acupressure wristband WARNING: If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediat ...more
Justin Cantor discusses how to develop a good tone on the cello. Several techniques to get a range of sounds are discussed along with the variables, bow speed, pressure and contact point.
An in-depth explanation of the structure of the hemoglobin molecule, the process by which it binds with the oxygen in the lungs, how it dumps the same oxygen molecule at the appropriate location in the body and how carbon-dioxide gets attached to the hemoglobin molecule are th ...more
Here's a fun experiment you can do that will demonstrate the effects that pressure has on the freezing point of a liquid. You will amaze your friends as you do what seems to be impossible, turning water into ice without sticking it in the freezer. See water freeze before your ...more
A classroom demonstration of the effects of lowering the air pressure on the boiling point of water.
Learn how to cure a headache with acupressure. Instead of reaching for a pain pill, massage away a headache using acupressure, the traditional Chinese curative technique of applying pressure to certain points of the body. If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediat ...more
This how to video explains how to induce a still point on yourself to alleviate the pain and pressure of a headache or migraine. Still points allow the cranio-sacral system to come to a complete stop and rest and start again. This small exercise is not intended for anyone who ...more
Learn how to improve your point guard skills on the basketball court with the help of this pressure sprint dribble drill.
A trigger point is a group of knots in your muscles. When using a trigger point release you use firm pressure and have the person inhale and then slowly exhale. That allows the muscles to contract when they inhale and then relax as they exhale through their mouths. As they rel ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to baste a quilt for free-motion quilting patterns. This video is presented by craftygemini. This method of loading your quilt onto your quilting frame is known as floating where the quilt top and the batting are floated. ...more
In this video, we learn how to do a toeside pendulum in snowboarding. Start by sideslipping on your toe edge. Take note that tapping on one leg represents increased pressure on that foot. Look and point in the direction that you want to travel, then tap on both legs to get eve ...more
First of all you need to place your palms on the floor and place your feet upside and touch the wall. Now start walking on your hands backwards towards the wall and at the same time moving your legs higher on the wall. Try to get as close as to the wall. Once you are into the ...more
Learn how to employ a 3 point bounce moving dribble exercise for your basketball team in order to improve your players' control of the ball under pressure.
Do you play basketball? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to steal the ball on the court with Kansas senior point guard Russell Robinson. To this you, first you need to apply pressure. As you do this you force your opponent to make mistakes and this will gi ...more
This video shows us the method to do a 360 flip on a tech deck fingerboard. In a 360 flip the board rotates and exactly flips once before landing. Put your middle finger slightly of the side at the tip of the tail of the tech deck. Put your index finger between the tech deck l ...more
In this video we learn how to do a heelside pendulum in snowboarding. Start by sideslipping on your heal edge. Then, tap on one leg to increase pressure on that foot. Reduce the angle and then you can slide your board down where you are facing. Look and point in the direction ...more
Learn how to stop a cough with acupressure. The next time you're hacking up a lung, try stopping it with the ancient Chinese healing art acupressure. You Will Need * Two hands * Friend WARNING: If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediately. Pregnant women should ...more
Law enforcement can make a lot of folks cringe. Too often do we hear on the news, and even experience in our own lives, the unjust way that an unacceptable portion of law enforcement treat the very citizens they are supposed to protect. People's rights are violate each and eve ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to perform a wrist lock with Jared Fell. First, place your thumb on the other person so it's web against web. Next, use your pointer finger and point at the other person's face. The pinkie finger and index finger should both be pointing at the pe ...more
To correctly provide nostril to nostril irrigation, first fill the Neti pot with warm water or water a little warmer than body temperature. Mix one level teaspoon of salt into half a liter of water. Taste and spit the water to check the correct salinity. Place the nose cone in ...more
One of the key fundamentals to playing a successful game of golf is to master your grip on the club. Stand in front of the club with your hands relaxed at your sides and let the club fall into your hands. Next, bring the club around front and set it down. When you position the ...more
Check out this short video to see the amazing Kenny create a balloon blaster, projectile weapon. By inserting one balloon inside another, you can use the use the air pressure to fire your projectile. Remember, never point a weapon, even a balloon weapon at anyone.
A common problem for many guitarists is what I call the intermediate plateau. As a beginner, you improved rapidly. You got faster and more fluid almost on a daily basis. Then it stopped. However hard you practice, you don’t seem to get any better. The solution is simple and o ...more
You can't catch a fish if you don't have the bait… and a buzz bait are great for snagging bass. So, if you're a bass fisherman, you can't not know this information. Get the scoop on buzz baits. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows you how buzz baits are good lures for catching bi ...more
You don’t need a camera to recreate a picture you see. Choose and object and with only a pen and pencil you can recreate that object as a sketch. Take your time, and choose somewhere quite where you can focus on your creation. “Less is more” is the idea behind line drawing. C ...more
The gag reflex: it can interfere while in the dentist's chair, upon seeing another person throw up, or even just getting a whiff of a disgusting, stomach-twisting scent. Every time this reflex kicks in, it stops us immediately, inducing a choking, gagging, coughing fit. To ge ...more
When a stuffy nose hits, it feels like breathing clearly and easily may never come again. Allergies, colds, and even changes in weather can leave our sinuses blocked, with medicine seeming like the only option. But don't break out the medication just yet — relieving the pressu ...more
The new Samsung Galaxy S4 has something no other phone has ever had before—weather sensors. Older devices like the Galaxy Nexus, S3, Note, and Note 2 do have a atmospheric pressure sensor, aka a barometer. However, they do not have a thermometer or hygrometer like the GS4 does ...more
No one ever wants to experience pain, whether it's as small as a stubbed toe or as great as recovering from surgery. Yet so much of our lives causes pain, lasting or brief in its form. With a few mental tricks and unusual home remedies, you can relieve some of the most common ...more
How To : Turn Your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 into a Personal Ambient Weather Station with These Apps & Widgets
The majority of Android devices have built-in sensors underneath the hood that measure motion, position, and several environmental parameters that provide data needed to monitor your movements and adjust accordingly. When the Samsung Galaxy S4 came out, they included for the ...more
Checking the weather ranks among the most mundane but essential tasks you can do on your smartphone. Thankfully, both the iOS App Store and Google Play are loaded with weather apps that add some much needed spice to this daily routine, giving you less of a reason to be caught ...more
Kitchen tools are a personal thing. One hard lesson for me to learn is that just because something is popular doesn't mean that it's right for me. Take the slow cooker, for instance. Many rave about it, but I never cottoned to the thing. However, the more research I do, the mo ...more
In my last quick clip, I demonstrated how to take a bottle of soda and freeze it on command. I received many requests for a more detailed article on this, so here we go. This "super cool" trick works with cans of soda too, not just bottles! Video: . This project was inspired b ...more
Sure it's been done before, but it never gets old. There's something magical about dry ice, bubbles, and especially the result you see when they're combined! Video: . For this experiment, I filled a bowl about half full with warm water, and placed a few chunks of dry ice insid ...more
Life has many perils: parasites, predators, and pitfalls. Eventually, any organism will succumb, and if that organism has not first passed on its genes, those genes will face extinction. So, we are designed to procreate while young. Some genes will help us early in life, but ...more
News : Five Windows Holographic Mixed Reality Headsets Have Now Been Seen, but Most Have Not Been Touched
Some of the products I have been looking forward to seeing the most during CES 2017 has been the upcoming Windows Holographic virtual reality headsets. These are VR headset that will run a version of the Windows Holographic platform, which will allow users to have a similar ex ...more
Bone loss and belly fat may no longer be certain fates of menopause, thanks to new research from an international team of scientists. Researcher Mone Zaidi from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sina and colleagues describe the discovery of an antibody that reduced fat and in ...more
We already know that Samsung's Galaxy S7 is one of the most versatile smartphones ever made, complete with edge-to-edge displays, water resistance, and a huge battery. But what's versatility without durability? How much punishment can the Galaxy S7 take? Let's play a game of S ...more
This video shows you how to hold a bo and the striking points - these are the basics, known as "kihon".
Disabling your opponents legs is the fastest way to make sure that you can get away from a fight situation without killing your opponent. Attacking the pressure points associated with the large blood vessels and nerves in the legs is an effective way to do that. This two-part ...more
The face is generally considered the most effective place to punch someone if you want to put them on the ground. This video demonstrates how to use the face's many pressure points to hurt it more efficiently and end your fights more quickly. This is for self-defense only, so ...more
Glen Levy teaches you some pressure points in this martial arts video tutorial. The human body just takes a little pressure to bring somebody down to their knees. By learning how to properly apply these pressure points, you'll be the person nobody wants to fight.