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How To : Learn to set Type on a Letterpress

Check out this 1959 instructional film on how to manually set type on a letterpress. You can use these techniques to create posters, chapbooks, artist prints, and all kinds of D.I.Y. old school printing fun. All graphic designers and anyone working in the printing should check ...more

Protect Your Facebook Profile : 10 Ways to Increase Privacy

Don't want one of your Facebook "friends" knowing your status updates? Prefer to keep a few of those "friends" out of your photo albums? Would you like to prevent a few "friends" from accessing your address? The simple answer would be to remove all of those so-called friends— ...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 There are several books and many scattered how to articles out there, but most are outdated and the information required to build Asterisk from beginning ...more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 : Reverse Check a Phone Number

Prank Calls, Masked NumbersWho is calling your phone or your child's? Pranksters use a lot of tricks to make sure they can get on your nerves. Being able to trace prank calls is important because you're not going to learn much from your Caller ID, since most prank callers use ...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 : Root the Motorola Droid X smartphone with ADB

Yes, the Droid X from Motorola can be rooted, and yes, you can do it at home. Just make sure you follow the directions precisely. If you succeed, you'll have a completely rooted smartphone. eFuse doesn't matter. If you want to expand your options on Verizon Wireless's Droid X, ...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 : Change your NAT settings to OPEN on a PS3

This video shows how to change the NAT type on a PS3. Go to connection settings>network settings>internet connection settings>OK>custom>wired connection>auto detect>manual. Choose an IP address that is different from your router, any other consoles, etc. Click right>automatic> ...more

How To : Shoot in a film noir setting

Film Noir, or black film, is a type of film that can easily be attributed to classics such as the Humphery Boggart films of old (Maltese Falcon, King of the Underworld, ect.). If you're looking on how to create the effect yourself without a big budget, check out this video! Jo ...more

How To : Take multiplicity or sequence photographs

Multiplicity photography is a type of photography where you take multiple images of the same subject in different parts of the same frame, then combine them digitally to create a photo with multiple different images of the same person, animal, or object in the same setting. Th ...more

How To : Crochet a double lattice stitch for left-handers

The left handed version of the double lattice stitch looks exactly like it sounds--lattice stitching sets up a feminine, lacy motif with lots of space between stitches. Because the crochet pattern for the double lattice stitch is so open, it is great for making light garments ...more

How To : Set up butterfly lighting for photography

Mark Wallace explains how to set up butterfly lighting (AKA Glamour Lighting; AKA Paramount Lighting)with three light sources. This video shows a nice soft lighting underneath the nose. Used if you want to create a strong powerful look, or if your subject has strong cheekbones ...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 : Wire a solar cell into an electrical circuit

The Solar Schoolhouse presents this video tutorial on how to use the Solar Cell Classroom Set. The purpose of this set is to give students hands on experience making electricity using sunlight. See what's inside the set, and then see how to wire three different types of electr ...more

News : Truffle Shuffle Nut Shot

Whenever we get together and hang, my friends are always talkin' me into doin' the famed truffle shuffle from the movie 'The Goonies', made famous by the character Chunk. Well, this is where I got the idea for this prank. First, you would build a very interesting domino-type ...more

How To : Create a writing effect in Flash

First type your word and set the font. Now select the word and break it apart by pressing the ctrl+B twice. Now select the erasing tool and erase the letters in reverse order like when you write that word, you write it in a order but you need to erase it just reversal of it as ...more

How To : Get Started with Microsoft Expression Web 4

Getting Started Steps for Beginners If you are brand new to Expression Web 4, then read the following guide to quickly set up your web site and web pages. Set up an Empty Web Site Click Site and choose New Site. This will open a new dialog window. In the dialog window, Choo ...more

How To : Use clip playback in Ableton

In Ableton, you can set follow actions to tell clips to do something on a timed basis. The time can be immediate or random, but it is automated. This is more efficient than doing the follow actions manually. Go to clip view, type "L". This launches the settings which gives the ...more

How To : Make a blog website on Blogger

In this video, we learn how to make a blog website on Blogger. First, go to Blogger and set up your account. Make sure to enter in all the correct information, then at the end you will be sent a confirmation e-mail. Once you verify your e-mail and information, you can get star ...more

How To : Set up a tacticle rifle and shotgun

In this how to video, you will learn how to set up your tactical rifle and shotgun. There are many types of platforms to choose from when choosing your guns. A shotgun with a shorter barrel allows for faster transitions from target to target and to get in and out of tight situ ...more

How To : Litter train your cat or kitten with Dr. Garrison

To help litter train your cats you want to have one more litter box than you have cats. So if you have two cats you want to have 3 litter boxes. You want to have the boxes in locations where it is easy for the cats to see what is going on around them. When they are using the l ...more

How To : Survive and master slides in whitewater kayaking

No matter how you cut it, slides are tons of fun. There are all types of slides, and while some are big and scary, many are not. Regardless of whether you are having a blast on some mellow slides or trying to set a world speed record on something large there are a few techniqu ...more

How To : Create Your Own Minecraft Server on Windows

Have you ever wanted to make your own Minecraft server on Windows? This tutorial will teach you how, without having to download Hamachi. The whole process is a lot simpler than you might think, and it will only take a few minutes! You will need: Firefox web browser Computer ...more

How To : Tie dye the spider design like a pro

Tie dying a spider design on a t-shirt starts by folding the t-shirt in half vertically. Between one quarter and one half of the way down the shirt grab a piece of the shirt and spin around the table to create a coil of the shirt. Tie a string around the outside of the coil to ...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 : Make an Infinity Scarf/Circle Scarf

Circle or infinity scarves became really popular this year, and this little how-to shows you how to knit one up yourself. Knit 1, perl two. You can do it! Follow the steps and fight that cold neck feeling! Ever wanted to pick up an awesome AA Circle Scarf, but didn't wanna sp ...more

How To : Use sidechaining in Logic Pro

In this video, we learn how to use sidechaining in Logic Pro. The idea is that one sound will cancel out another. For example, when the kick comes then the bass will disappear. To do this, first set up an ultra beat using a multiple out with the preset kit. From here, you can ...more

How To : Use sidechain compression in Ableton Live 8

In this video, we learn how to use sidechain compression in Ableton Live 8. First, set up your tracks on the software. Open up the compressor and select the sidechain so you can decide how the impulse will sound on the different tracks. From here, change the filter type and an ...more

How To : Make Jell-O shooters in less than 60 seconds

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Jell-o shooters in less than 60 seconds. First, you will boil 1 c of water, then mix it together with your choice of Jell-O. After this, stir for two minutes that add in 1 c of vodka. Next, fill your cups up with the liquid, then add caps ...more

How To : Throw a Naked Sushi Party

The Japanese know how to party. Browsing the internet for my daily fix of Weird Asian News, I stumbled across this article on Cannibal Banquets. According to Steve Levenstein, Japanese Innovations Writer, "a pinata-like 'body' is carefully crafted, then stuffed with edible go ...more

How To : Draw a very curvy female superhero with a cape

Who says you can't be feminine and powerful at the same time? This female superhero, equipped with a skintight bodysuit that leaves little to the imagination, a cape, and belt, also posses a nice set of...muscles. Not the type of gal you want to mess with, she's uberfeminine y ...more

How To : Delete your YouTube account

In this tutorial, we learn how to delete your YouTube account. First, log into your account on YouTube, then delete all your videos. Next, click on "account" at the top of the screen. Next, click on "manage account", then find where it says "delete account" and click on that. ...more

How To : Prepare a subcutaneous fluids bag for your pet

In this video you are going to learn how prepare a subcutaneous fluids bag. . There are different types of fluids and different size needles. Your veterinarian will prescribe the proper setup for your pet. Dr. Mike, takes you step by step on everything you'll need to know and ...more

How To : Perform the mind blowing trick "card text"

First of all you need to a set up deck. You need to learn about two things. First you need to learn about calculating the numerical value of the card and also work out the suit the card. First take out a card and lay it face up. This is 4 of clubs. The rule here is that next c ...more

How To : Throw a cast net for live bait

The best way to fish is with live bait, but buying bait can be expensive and it isn't always guaranteed fresh. Once you learn how to cast your own bait you will be able to catch large amounts of bait fish on your own, and cut out the middle man. Happy fishing! Cast netting liv ...more

How To : Use the sparkline function in Microsoft Excel 2010

There is a new function in MS Excel 2010 called ‘Sparkline’ which helps you quickly find trends associated with a set of data. To create Sparkline, you can go to ‘Insert’ tab and then select ‘Sparkline’ section and then select the graph type. After you enter the data range and ...more

How To : Use a light meter to properly light a digital film

A light meter can prove to be an invaluable tool on any film set, allowing you to quickly and efficiently set lights and know the correct exposure values of those lights. Light meters were initially designed for still photographers and cinematographers can easily calibrate the ...more

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