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How To : Hang Curtains Without Making Holes in the Wall

For anyone who lives in a space that may frown upon making holes in the walls, or for anyone who may not want to take on such a task, there's a simple alternative to hanging curtains or drapes. And the answer is brilliantly simple. Look no further than 3M Command hooks. Yes, ...more

How To : Make tortilla chips at home from scratch

This video shows you how to make tortilla chips at home. First, you will need to preheat your deep fryer to 375 degrees. Slice tortillas into wedges or whatever size or shape you want. You may stack them and cut several at once, if that makes it easier for you. Prepare a plate ...more

How To : Work with PVC pipes with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to work with PVC pipe. Steps: 1 Cut PVC pipe with handsaw, then deburr the inside of pipe to remove any roughness. 2 Dry-assemble the pipe and fittings. 3 Use felt-tip marker to draw positioning lines across pipe and fittings. ...more

How To : Apply false bottom lashes

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply false bottom lashes. First, make sure you have lashes that are meant for the bottom of the eyes, so they aren't too long and they don't stick on the wrong way. Now, brush brown eyeshadow onto the waterline of the eye, where the lashes ar ...more

How To : Create realistic looking drawings and paintings

Merrill offers up some of this best tips for making your works of art more realistic. There's three very important strategies for improving your the lifelike quality of your drawings and paintings, and in this video, he demonstrates them for you. Tip one is to eliminate lines ...more

How To : Get Pam's vampire makeup look from "True Blood"

We're addicted to "True Blood." And, if we're going to be honest here, it's not just because the show has labyrinthine plot lines and exciting vampire vs. human vs. werewolf action. With hot chicks and hot guys, the show seems to be a breeding ground of good looks. And we're n ...more

How To : Create colorful leopard print nails

This video is about how to create colorful leopard print nails. So the first thing that you will have to do is to choose any colors of the nail polish that you want. After deciding for the first color of the nail polish, apply it to your nails and let it dry. The next step is ...more

How To : Play "This Little Light of Mine" on the ukulele

To play 'This Little Light of Mine' on the ukulele you first will need to start with the chord G progression. Start playing this at the lyric Light and then switch to the chord G7 on the verse shine. On the next line, play the chord C at the verse light and then on the word sh ...more

How To : Perform CPR on a pet

Pets America demonstrates how to perform CPR on a pet. First, lay the animal on the right side to bring the heart up. Bring the animal's left elbow back to the heart. Locate the pulse point. You can also feel the pulse on the pet's wrist or artery on the inside thigh. After lo ...more

How To : Simulate a photo tear in Photoshop

In this video we learn how to make it seem like your photo is torn in half using Adobe Photoshop. The first step is to decide how you would like to have your photo "torn" up. The second step is to select the lasso tool and draw the tear line through the photo. The third step i ...more

How To : Improve your golf stroke with putting drills

PGA Professional Rick Sessinghaus discusses three different tips that can help all golfers, from the amateur level to the tour professionals, can do to help improve their putting. The first tip focuses on improving hand and eye coordination by simply looking at the whole the p ...more

How To : Take racket all the way back in a tennis forehand

http://www.fuzzyyellowballs.com The second thing that all high-level tennis players do when hitting a forehand is to take the racket all the way back using both a continued shoulder turn and their hitting arm. At the same time, they extend their non-hitting arm out across the ...more

How To : Hack Smart Cards for satellite TVs

Notorious hacker Chris Tarnovsky opens his underground laboratory to WIRED, providing a peek into the world of satellite television smart-card hacking. This complicated process involves nail polish, a pin head and various acids -- so don't try this at home (unless you're Chris ...more

How To : Use the sandbox tools in SketchUp 6

SketchUp 5 and up has a Sandbox. But there are a few rules to know before you're allowed to play. In this episode of The SketchUp Show, Alex leads you in creating a landscape from scratch, and a second way to model terrain from existing contour lines using the sandbox tools. L ...more

How To : Do a floor bridge hold

Learn how to do a floor bridge hold. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The floor bridge hold is an excellent core-strengthening exercise. Starting position In a prone position (face down), position yourself on the tips of your toes and elbows so that ...more

How To : Make Indian dum aloo (vegetarian)

Anuja and Hetal from Show Me the Curry! teaches how to make a vegetarian Indian dum aloo. 2 lbs. Baby Potatoes, boiled and peeled, 2 Tbsp Oil, 1 inch piece Cinnamon Stick, 1 Bay Leaf, 6 Whole Cloves, 1/4 tsp. Asafoetida, 2 tsp. Ginger, minced, Salt, Red Chili Powder, 1 tsp. Ro ...more

How To : Draw the differences between male and female faces

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to draw the differences between male and female faces. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. "Let's look at the differences of the male and female skull firs ...more

How To : Rescue someone in the water as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more

How To : Repair shingle siding with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to repair shingle siding. Steps: 1 Make a story pole from a straight 1x3; mark locations of shingle courses on pole. 2 Use pitchfork to remove all damaged shingles from house. 3 Peel off any paper or housewrap; inspect the con ...more

How To : Draw the human skull in frontal view

Halloween is the holiday of goblins, ghouls and witchcraft, and also death. So, what better way to celebrate the spooky season than with a skeleton drawing? More specifically, a human skull? Merrill K has you covered with this drawing tutorial. He'll show you the trick to sket ...more

How To : Make an Escher-esque tessellation

In this video, we learn how to make an Escher-esque tessellation. Start with construction paper, then make an equilateral triangle onto it. Next, make a shape on one end of the triangle, making any shape you would like. Now cut your shape out, then trace it onto another piece ...more

How To : Tie the Arbor fisherman's knot

No, the Arbor knot isn't named after Ann Arbor, Michigan or Arbor, California. The word "Arbor" refers to the central post of a fishing reel to which the fishing line is attached. It's a typical fisherman's knot, and Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV is going to show you how to tie i ...more

How To : Sketch a human hand holding a pencil drawing

You may not know how to draw, but but don't let that discourage your from trying. This video will take your fears away and prove to you that anybody can draw if they want to! A little instruction is all anybody needs to succeed. But drawing hands is difficult, right? Sure, han ...more

How To : Con a free meal from the drive-thru at McDonald's

Want a free meal at McDonald's restaurant? Forget those money-saving (supposedly) weekly coupons, that's nothing compared to an actual free meal. Coupons won't get you that. But this method of free food, perfect for the freegan or the poor (or maybe just the rude). This would ...more

How To : Build a BBQ grilling station

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to building a bbq grilling station. The tools needed are a measuring tape, square, hammer and chisel, safety glasses, a deadblow hammer and work gloves. Select the location and measure the dimensions of the grilling stati ...more

How To : Build a fire pit out of cinder blocks

In this how-to video, you will learn how to build a fire pit. This will be useful if you want to enhance your backyard. You will need the required fire pit tools such as 55 york blocks, 25 wall caps, two tubes of masonry adhesive, ten 50 pound bags of crushed rock, 6 50 pound ...more

How To : Bake an easy date and walnut cake

Titli Nihaan shows us how to make Date and Walnut Cake. The ingredients are 200 g. of pitted dates cut in half, 100 g crushed walnuts, 100 g of brown sugar, 100 g of white flour, 100 g butter, 1 tsp. baking power, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. nutmet, 2 tsp. honey and 2 eggs. ...more

How To : Make a fire truck birthday cake

In order to decorate A Fire Truck Birthday Cake, you will need the following: 3 chocolate cakes baked in loaf pans, Oreo type sandwich cookies, candies, and brightly colored icing. Level off the cakes, by cutting away the beveled tops. Place one of them onto a your serving tr ...more

How To : Install memory in a 13" MacBook Pro (2009)

This video demonstrates the installation of memory in a 13” Macbook Pro (mid 2009 model). It’s easy to perform and takes about 10min time. You’ll require a #00 Philips screwdriver (available in the Newer Technology 11- piece tool kit). Take care to work in an anti-static work ...more

How To : Make an origami wallet from an old book page

The video starts out saying that we will learn how to make an origami wallet made from a page from an old library book. You trim the page to the size of 8 1/2 x 11. You then fold the page in half and then fold each piece back up, on the front and on the back. Then unfold so th ...more

How To : Install memory in a 17" MacBook Pro

This video from OWC presents how to install memory in a 17" Macbook Pro.The operation will take about 15 minutes and doesn't require an experienced user.First you need to provide all necessary anti-static precautions - discharge static electricity, use static-free surface.You' ...more

How To : Fold an origami praying mantis

Fold an origami praying mantis! You need two sheets of paper to join to first sheet on square base. Start folding after making rectangle, after folding the rectangle again from the other direction grebe than on fold. Make a triangle than fold on other direction to make a trian ...more

How To : Make Thai spring rolls

Place 2 Tbsp. oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium to high heat. Add garlic, galangal (or ginger), shallots, and chili. Stir-fry until fragrant (about 1 minute). Stir-frying Tip: Add a little water to the wok/pan when it gets too dry instead of more oil. Add cabbage, ...more

How To : Tone abs with a side-pillar bridge exercise

Men's Health shows you a great exercise to build your core. A well built core equals toned abs. Lie on your side with your forearm on the floor under your shoulder with your feet stacked together. Push your hip off the floor creating a straight line from ankle to shoulder, ke ...more

How To : Handle and restrain a rat for injections

This Animal Welfare Foundation two-part video tutorial is from expert veterinary staff demonstrating the correct procedures for handling small mammals for clinical examination and medication. Its aim is to show that the primary consideration should be for the the welfare of th ...more

How To : Paddle a whitewater kayak with awareness

Whitewaterinstruction.com presents a lesson on Paddle Awareness by Shane Benedict. Rocks aren’t always getting in the way of your kayak, occasionally they’ll do a number on your paddle as well. That’s why this post is devoted to paddle awareness. This particular skill may seem ...more

How To : Perform a frontside 720 on a snowboard

Snowboarding: Hit the Slopes With Style There was a time when simply riding a snowboard made you the extreme guy on the slopes. But now, with more people strapping on a board instead of skis, the stakes have been raised. Fortunately, we've lined up this video tutorial to keep ...more

How To : Do the speed Davies test exercise

Learn how to do the speed Davies test. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Test your shoulders—literally. From a plank position, you'll use each hand to tap the back of the other, alternating at top speed. Keep count as you go, and try to beat your own ...more

How To : Do Superman holds with freestyle kicks

Learn how to do superman holds with freestyle kicks. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The Superman hold is a lower back flexion; you lie facedown on the floor with your arms, shoulders, chest, and legs off the floor in the style of the flying superhe ...more

How To : Do one arm medicine ball push ups

Learn how to do one arm medicine ball push ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Push-ups with one hand on a medicine ball work your chest and shoulder muscles especially hard on the lowered side. The effort required to keep you from tilting is a ful ...more

How To : Installl a stair handrail with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a handrail. Steps: 1 Stand 4-foot level on first step and hold it plumb. 2 Mark the level where it meets top of second step. 3 Calculate height of handrail and mounting brackets; mark bracket height on level. 4 Use ...more

How To : Plant a tree with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to plant a tree. Steps: 1. Measure width of tree’s root ball; multiply times three to calculate tree-hole diameter. 2. Mark the tree-hole diameter onto the ground with line-marking spray paint. 3. Use shovel to remove grass fr ...more

How To : Pop Delicious Popcorn on the Stove

Remember the oh so delicious buttery popcorn you could only get at the movie theater? You can actually make popcorn that tastes this good right in your own home. All you need are the right ingredients and a little practice. Once you try this delectable snack, you will never ea ...more

How To : Draw the beautiful Megan Fox with pencils

Megan Fox. She's one of those girls you love and hate, because she's just so damn hot! You may not like her acting skills, but her beauty makes up for it all. But the closest you're ever going to get to Megan Fox is with this drawing tutorial. Merrill Kazanjian shows you how t ...more

How To : Use a gas smoker with tips from Lowe's

In this video from Lowe's we learn how to use a gas smoker. This tip comes from Lowe's. You can cook with a smoker anytime of year. He is using a gas smoker. Keep this away from siding. The fire source heats the moist wood chips, which release the smoke that flavors the food. ...more

How To : Draw cartoon pirates

Webcartoonist shows us how to draw cartoon pirates. Begin with crown of the hat (based on Long John Silver from "Treasure Island"). Start with half-moon shape. The pirate carried a parrot on his shoulder. Begin the parrot's comb, eyes, & head about level with the brim of the p ...more

How To : Change a moped tire

Zach Levenburg of 1977 Mopeds in San Francisco shows us how to fix a flat on the rear wheel of a moped. * First, remove the rear brake cable with a wrench, and loosen the axle nuts using one wrench on each side. * Flip the chain tensioner out of the way, and push the wheel sl ...more

How To : Master your serve progressions

Master your tennis serve progressions. Be sure to click on all the video chapters to view the entire tutorial. INTRO This video introduces the tennis serve progressions. SWING ON THE EDGE The first step of the tennis serve progressions is to swing up on edge. Once you master ...more

How To : Make homemade paneer ( Indian cheese)

Paneer is an Indian cheese which is used in many recipes for appetizers, main courses and desserts. It does not melt when heated. paneer is very easy to make at home. Watch this how to video and try this easy to follow homemade cheese recipe. Ingredients: Whole Milk - 8 cups ...more

How To : Hack Flash Games

This is a tutorial showing you how to easily hack flash (.swf) games! You only need two things: A flash game (in .swf format) and Flasm (an amazing flash disassembler). Getting Flasm Download Flasm Flasm can be downloaded from the no|wrap.de website. Save & Extract Save ...more

How To : Create a Tangent Line with Excel

Given a function, you can easily find the slope of a tangent line using Microsoft Excel to do the dirty work. That is to say, you can input your x-value, create a couple of formulas, and have Excel calculate the secant value of the tangent slope. This is a fantastic tool for S ...more

How To : Read Guitar Tab

Guitar Essentials My friends and I would secretly scribble tab in the darkly lit practice rooms in our university even though we were educated musicians. So, being able to read tablature, or tab, is essential for beginning guitarists. Tab is a curious way to write down music ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Be Amazing at Improv Acting

Have you ever seen Whose Line Is It Anyway? Many people enjoy watching this show, where they can see people do comedy off the top of their heads. There's no prior thought involved and it can be a lot of fun to participate in. What is improv? Improv, which stands for improvi ...more

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