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How To : Solve percent proportions

A percent problem is one in which you are given a quantity and asked to compute the value of a percent of it. You may also be given the whole quantity and a part of it and asked to compute the percentage of the part in the whole. To do these kind of problems you need to use th ...more

How To : Play Killzone 3's Online Multiplayer Mode for PS3

Guerrilla Games' Killzone 3 (PS3) opened strong in its first week, topping the charts as the best-selling game worldwide, as well as in the Americas, beating out Bulletstorm (Xbox 360) and powerhouses like Wii Sports (Wii) and Call of Duty: Black Ops (Xbox 360). In its second ...more

How To : Draw the double team with Lebron James

LeBron is a threat, no matter what the defense throws at him. See how he uses the art of deception to find a way to score even when he's not shooting. First ask for the ball. Second make a move to draw the 2nd defender. Third pass the ball to the open man. When you're hot, th ...more

How To : Perform a rigged impromptu matchbox game

This trick can be done anytime, anywhere, with one of the easiest props ever: a matchbox. The props couldn't be simpler: just find an empty matchbox that has the same design on both sides. Set it on the table with the inside tray facing up (we'll call that "right side up") an ...more

News : A day at the fair ground!

Everybody loves a good fair ground ride and so why not give them something to panic about more than a few bloody pranks? Pranks: 'The water, it burns!!' : Two friends or one person will go on a water ride, preferably in a carriage with other people they don't know or if they ...more

How To : Sprout a home terrarium

You can use either an open or a closed container for your terrarium. Because there is no drainage hole in the container it's really important to have a false drainage system. So you can add river gravel or rocks to the bottom of the terrarium as a drainage level. Put about one ...more

How To : Master your topspin tennis forehand progression

This video series thoroughly lays out topspin tennis forehand progression. Be sure to click on every video chapter to see the full tennis lesson series. INTRO VIDEO This video introduces the topspin tennis forehand progressions series. These videos will build you a fundamenta ...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 : 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 Get Better at Halo : Reach

Introduction Halo: Reach is Bungie's latest and final addition to the franchise. Microsoft has claimed the title and from now on 343 Industries will be working on the Halo franchise. In my opinion, Bungie's last game is the best out of all of them. These are some tactics and ...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 : Play Your Kit in Battlefield Bad Company 2

Are you having problems because the game was released a long time ago and the more experienced players are better than you? Then you should be very excited to find out that I will be giving you some general tips & tricks about the different classes that I have learned the hard ...more

How To : Shoot close-up pictures with a Panasonic G1 or GH1

Learn how to optimize a G1 or GH1 camera for macro shooting. Whether you're the proud owner of a Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 or DMC-GH1 micro four thirds digital camera or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to like this free video tutorial, which presents a comple ...more

How To : Do high key video lighting for product photography

This video shows you how to do video lighting for product shots. In order to do this the presenter begins by putting the product on a plate. He has three lights that are placed around the product. 650 watt shooting onto the background. The second light is 1000 watts, with an o ...more

How To : Apply the fundamental rule of proportions

Learn how to apply the fundamental rule of proportions just follow simple few steps. First step is take two fractions and equate them. For example (Top/Bottom)=(Top/Bottom). Second step is to take left hand side fraction. From the top, multiply with bottom of right hand side ...more

News : Jackass 3D Prank Contest

Welcome to the Official Jackass 3D Prank Contest Submission Page Think you've got the wit and imagination to be a Jackass? Well, here's your chance. Johnny Knoxville and Jackass 3D crew are hosting the first ever Jackass 3D Prank Contest to celebrate the upcoming release of t ...more

How To : Play the basketball game 21

Often used to settle scores, 21 is a continuous, fast-paced version of basketball with few rules and little room for error. You Will Need * Three players * A basketball * A hoop or half of a court Step 1. Decide who starts with the ball Decide who starts with the ball. Fli ...more

How To : Play Gaelic Football

The ancient sport of Gaelic football. This is a basic video covering passing, shooting, drills, rules and other introductions to the sport of Gaelic Football. This sport is a hybrid of football (soccer), basketball, rugby, and American football.

How To : Prevent a scratch in pool using follow

By using the 90 degree rule when shooting pool you can make the cue ball follow along a tangent line to determine perfectly where the ball will go and prevent scratch. The cue ball follows the path of the object ball and is deflected off the rail setting up the next shot. Prev ...more

How To : Make a stun shot

This is a quick demonstration of the "stun" shot. This shot uses the 90 degree rule to pocket the object ball when it isn't lined up with the pocket and predict the path of the cue ball. Make a stun shot. Click through to watch this video on colostate.edu

How To : Make an object ball carom shot

This video show how to use the 90 degree rule to plan an "object ball carom shot." This type of shot will deflect the object ball off 2 balls before making it into the pocket. An object ball carom shot requires a decent knowledge of geometry. Make an object ball carom shot. Cl ...more

How To : Make an orgasm mixed drink

Learn how to make an orgasm mixed drink. An orgasm shooter is a layered shot made with coffee, cream and almond liqueurs. It's a rich and creamy drink that's sure to please! You Will Need * A shot glass * Coffee liqueur * A bar spoon or other long-handled spoon * Irish crea ...more

How To : Take a fashion portrait photograph

A fashion portrait should convey emotion and follow a story line. Delightfully, besides these two rules, it doesn’t have to make sense. Art photography can be dramatic or goofy. Make sure you don't just leave it all for Photoshop. Make an effort to get the right lighting befor ...more

How To : Shoot Professional Movies with Your iPhone

Yesterday we showed you 10 different ways to make the most of your iPhone's front facing camera, but today's app takes shooting video with your iPhone to a professional level. Highly recommended by our resident filmmaker, Mike Goedecke (see his RED ONE camera tutorials here), ...more

How To : Understand a securitization

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand a securitization. This is a type of structured finance that has three key elements. the first is that there is a pooling of credit sensitive assets. In pooling the assets, you introduce diversification. The second element is to tran ...more

How To : Make a toilet paper wedding dress

The video gives tips to participate in a toilet paper wedding dress making contest. It gives the participant tips on how to make a winner's dress. Contestants are asked to begin with some inspiration by looking at previous winner's dresses, going through real dresses or by usi ...more

Adrenaline Rush vs. Death : The Science of Risk

For some, adrenaline beats out every time. Though I've seen countless videos of base jumping, the sport never ceases to amaze. The video below, Last Walk Around Mirror Lake – Boom Bip (Boards of Canada Remix), is no exception to the rule. Shot in Norway, FroschYankee's footag ...more

Hardest Feat in Sports : The Science of a Penalty Kick

What's harder than returning Nadal's serve, hitting a Clemens fastball or tossing a Manning bros. level touchdown pass? The scientist prove, no matter how you slice it, saving a penalty kick save in soccer may be the most improbable feat in all of sports. The numbers don't al ...more

News : Color Correct in Camera w/ Shane Hurlbut, ASC

Color Correction: Put Your Best Foot Forward via Hurlbut Visuals My first experience with the 5D DI color correction was for the Terminator Webisodes produced by the Bandito Brothers through Wonderland Sound and Vision.  McG asked me to be the Director/Cameraman for these al ...more

How To : Play Diwaniya, Iraq on Splinter Cell: Conviction

Take a trip into the past as Sam Fisher gets captured by terrorists in the Iraq War. Instead of playing as Sam, you'll be playing the part of Victor Coste — the only man Sam trusts. Find out how Coste saved Fisher's life in this walkthrough for the Diwaniya, Iraq (Mission 4). ...more

How To : Understand time travel

Has time travel always sparked your interest? Are you weirded out by wormholes? Flummoxed by your flux capacitor? Strap yourself in for this time-travel primer. You Will Need: •A basic knowledge of the theory of relativity •An open mind •A PhD in Physics (optional) Step 1: U ...more

How To : Shoot and dunk in basketball

Shooting and dunking are some of the most exciting things you can do on a basketball court. Get expert tips and advice on basketball rules, shoes, and history in this free video. Part 1 of 15 - How to Shoot and dunk in basketball. Shoot and dunk in basketball - Part 2 of 15. C ...more

News : Johnny Mac, the Almighty Trick Shot Quarterback

Johnny McEntee, a UConn football player, uploaded yet another trick shot compilation to YouTube. So what if the junior third-string QB has yet to make a pass in a collegiate game? He has successfully ranked in the eyes of all-powerful Google, raking in nearly 1.5 million views ...more

How To : Follow three rules to balance chemical equations

In this video, we learn how to follow three rules to balance chemical equations. The first rule is that you need to start by balancing elements that appear in only one reactant and one product. The second rule is that you need to multiply through by common factors. You must re ...more

How To : Understand exponents

To understand how exponents work, you will need to think of simplification. There are ways to simplify equations, and using exponents is one of those ways. 3 x 3 x 3 can be simplified by raising the number 3 to the third power. There are also rules for exponents. There are or ...more

How To : Simplify expressions with different exponents

This video shows the method to simplify expressions with different exponents. The video starts with the explanation of 16 raised to the power 1/4. This can be solved by taking the nth or the 4th root of 16 where n stands for the denominator of the fraction. Then the video expl ...more

How To : Write a haiku

In this video, Robert will teach you how to write a Japanese poem called a haiku. First, you will learn a bit about what a haiku is, as well as its structure. A haiku is a poem with three lines: the first is five syllables long, the second is seven syllables long, and the thir ...more

How To : Describe a linear system without graphing

This tutorial looks at how to describe a linear system without actually graphing it. In order to do that, you will need to convert both equations of a problem into the Y=mx+b format. Once you have done this, you will be analyzing the m and b values. There are a few rules to fo ...more

How To : Hit your approach shot close in a golf game

Golf champion Bob Broman gives tips on how to make a third shot on a par five with the green being slightly upward. The pin is on the back part of the green on an upward angle at about 90 yards. He explains hitting a lower shot using a pitching or sand wedge. He uses the pitch ...more

How To : Trim a hedge with This Old House

In this video from This Old House, Roger explains why pruning with electric shears can inhibit interior hedge growth, and how to repair the damage with pruning shears. Steps: 1. Pull back outer branches to access the inner recesses of the hedge. 2. Use bypass pruning shears t ...more

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