One feature of Samsung devices that's less useful than I had expected is S Voice, the voice assistant that ships with all new Galaxy devices. The voice is annoying, the features are lacking, and it's an all around subpar product. With Google Now, Siri, and now Microsoft's Cort ...more
Indy Mogul shows you how to create samurai armor for your films for under $50.
The katana (also known as the samurai sword) originated in Japan's Muromachi period (1392–1573). These curved blades are known worldwide for their elegance and craftsmanship. But if you can't afford your own antique model you can create your own reproduction using junk you've ...more
In this tutorial, Akemi Solloway Sensei teaches a young samurai audience how to tie an obi (belt) in a butterfly knot on a kimono. This is a great decorative version of the normal obi tie. Watch this how to video and you can tie an obi in a butterfly knot.
If you're looking to play a samurai or other Japanese inspired character at your next boffer larp, this tutorial is for you. You're shown how to build a foam katana using duct tape, a razor blade, measuring tape, cloth athletic tape, DAP contact cement, liquid craft latex, fab ...more
Are your high resolution photos taking too much space on your hard drive? Tired of getting file too large error when emailing photos? Don't worry Photoshop Samurai will help you batch resize your photos as fast as a ninja! You will need: Photoshop (Not Elements version), photo ...more
Adam shows you how to make samurai armor and a ninja death star for filmmakers on a low budget. You'll need spray paint, cardboard, scissors, and masking tape.
There's a couple things you can do to prepare for New Year's Eve this year: stock up on your cocktail recipes, make black-eyed peas (AKA Hoppin' John), or find some fireworks to enjoy. Now add one more tradition to the list: sabrage. The practice dates all the way back to the ...more
As some of you may know, contemporary king of kitsch Jeff Koons exhibited at the French palace of Versailles last year. While the exhibition was embraced by many as an exciting context for contemporary art, predictably old fogies and critics of the art market balked. Jeff Koon ...more
The company behind Japan's beloved Gozilla, Japan's Toho Studios, has for years tried to give fans the sense of what a giant, nuclear-powered lizard invading Tokyo might feel like. Until now, those attempts have been limited to the movie theater, but now, with the help of the ...more
The war between horror movie monsters has been going on for the better part of the last century. We're talking vampires, werewolves, ghosts, zombies and mutant flying creatures, each of which has had their fair share of the limelight in film. But it comes and goes. Once movieg ...more
Learn to execute a Hiteo (or samurai) Jiu Jitsu throw. This is a classical Japanese Jiu Jitsu Throw that can be used for modern side arm weapon retention. It was originally used to protect the samurai's sword.
Watch this instructional origami video to fold an origami Samurai helmet. Kabuto is the Japanese word for a traditional Samurai helmet. You will need one small piece of origami paper to complete this project. Or, fold your origami kabuto out of newspaper so you can really wear ...more
Fold an origami card case with a Samurai Hat. Origami Club in English is a free origami information site, with origami animations and origami diagrams. Diagrams for each origami works are printable on B5 and A4 paper. These instructional animated slides teach you how to eas ...more
Learn how to play "Departure" from the anime series Rurouni Kenshin or Samurai X on the piano or keyboard. This piano lesson is split up into two parts. In the first part Part 2 of the tutorial where you can learn this song by following the onscreen keyboard. The song is playe ...more
Learn how to make an origami kabuto samurai helmet. Though complicated, the project is not too difficult, so intermediates and maybe even beginners who pay close attention can make the origami kabuto samurai helmet.
See how to make a Samurai Sword on a low budget. You'll need duct tape, cardboard, and silver spray paint. It's pretty simple, indeed.
Japanese samurai warriors weren't all ferocious. In fact, many warriors prepared for battle by taking long, luxurious baths in concoctions of steamed rose petals so that in combat, their enemies would be taken off guard by the delightful scent just long enough for the samurai ...more
The Power Rangers universe is massive, spanning numerous shows and movies that feature different heroes — from the original dinosaur-themed Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, to Power Rangers Samurai, and so on. To tie it all in, Nexon has soft launched Power Rangers: All Stars in ...more
Follow these guidelines to fold an origami Samurai helmet. Kabuto is the Japanese word for a traditional Samurai helmet. You will need one piece of origami paper to complete this origami project. Or, you can fold an origami kabuto out of a sheet of newspaper so you can actuall ...more
Learn how to make an origami naga-kabuto tall samurai helmet. You need just one square piece of paper to make your origami naga-kabuto tall samurai helmet.
Watch this instructional origami video to fold an origami samurai helmet. Kabuto is the Japanese word for the traditional Samurai helmet. You will need one sheet of newspaper to fold an origami hat big enough to wear.
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper samurai hat Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper samurai hat. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the ...more
This is a very easy tutorial showing you how to fold your own tsuno kabuto, or samurai helmet, out of origami paper. This makes a great decoration or gift for a samurai lover, and can be folded with any size square paper.
This is a DrawingNow.com video tutorial of how to draw Kenshin from the "Samurai X" anime series ("Rurouni Kenshin" is the title in Japan). The tutorial begins with a blank page and demonstrates, stroke-by-stroke, how to sketch out the basic structure, and then builds on this ...more
When a man does this he is known as a sabreur. Watch this video as this sabreur cuts a bottle of champagne open with a samurai sowrd.
Microsoft is bringing its developer incentive challenge Dream.Build.Play. After a five-year hiatus, Microsoft has announced the 2017 edition of the game development contest with the largest prize pool yet of $225,000. What was once an annual contest that started back in 2007, ...more
The samurai were half warrior half artist. Learn the first character of the word "aikido" and some Japanese samurai history in so you too can write the name of the Japanese samurai martial art form.
The kabuto, or Japanese samurai helmet, is a helmet worn by the ancient samurai to protect themselves in battle. It was also used to wordlessly display rank and title on the battlefield. Learn how to fold one of your own in this video tutorial
In this tutorial, Akemi Solloway Sensei teaches a Young Samurai audience how to bow correctly in Japan. This is a very important way to greet Japanese people. There are different ways for a man and a woman to bow. Learn how to greet and bow when greeting Japanese friends with ...more
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Watch to learn how to fold an origami Samurai hat out of paper.
In another tutorial from the people at cnet, you'll find out how to pick up the samurai army in the popular PC game, Black and White 2. This little tip will not only ensure that you have some of the most powerful fighters at your disposal, but you'll be able to have an army th ...more
To do the samurai chop grab a medicine ball with both hands. Put your feet adjacent to each other (keep them very close). Lift the medicine ball up and to the left of your body. Then bring it down and to the right of your body. After this you can do it on the others side, up t ...more
We are embarking upon a new year. As usual, some of us will make "resolutions." There isn't anything wrong with setting goals for the year. It's actually a good idea. It may help focus the energy we bring to life. A karateka may be excused if he or she makes only one resolutio ...more