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How To : Fill a cone

This is a very interesting instructional video on how to fill a cone. Pour oil into a cone of diameter 30 inches and depth 40 inches. Now find the volume of the oil as a function of its depth. Volume = 1 over 3 phi rsquare h. We don't know the height and depth of the oil poure ...more

How To : Make an origami paper cube with 6 sheets of paper

Origami is the art of folding paper into cool things. Watch this video to learn how to make an origami paper cube! Start with a full sheet of regular 8.5 by 11 inch paper. Then fold one corner over to make a triangle and a rectangle. Fold the rectangular part of the triangle. ...more

How To : Defrost your freezer

If you’re still living in the Ice Age—that is, with a non-defrosting freezer—you’ll need these ancient skills. Learn how to defrost your freezer. You Will Need: * Cardboard boxes * Newspaper or cloths * A pan that will fit at the bottom of your freezer * A towel Step 1: Empt ...more

How To : Fold a blow up origami paper cube

First of all you need a standard paper of size 8 by 11.5 inches and a scissors. Step1. Take one corner of the paper and then fold it to meet the other side. Now press the diagonal and then crease it. Step2. Use the scissors to cut off the extra portion from the bottom of the ...more

How To : Make Nested Cube and Octahedron Boxes

These boxes are inspired by a comment from Imaatfal Avidya on a corkboard post on Platonic polyhedra from sonobe units. Imaatfal was commenting about how the cube and octahedron are related to each other. "There is something cool and special about the platonic solids—there is ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube puzzle with Dan Brown

Erno Rubik's Magic Cube is a puzzle that's been frustrating people since its release in the early seventies. Erno's mystifying three-dimensional puzzle cube consists of 6 faces, 26 cubes and 54 stickers of solid colors (traditionally white, red, blue, orange, green, and yellow ...more

How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Pull the April Fool's Day Shower Head Prank

For the dedicated prankster, April Fool's Day is no joke. Nothing will stop them from coming up with the cleverest, most elaborate prank the world has ever seen. Or at least—their victim. The hardcore mischief-makers start planning out their ingenious prank the day after Apri ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Turn and solve Rubik's Cubes one-handed faster

Okay, solving a Rubik's Cube one-handed in 15 seconds is pretty impressive. If you find solving a Rubik's Cube with two hands to be lacking in challenge and flair, try doing solves using only one hand. There is a technique to it, and this video will teach it to you. Basically, ...more

How To : Make a crazy star cube

Watch this video to make a crazy cube or 2 crazy stars. You can see that one cube includes exactly 2 stars. Try it! The film's worth seeing.

How To : Make an origami Kusudama Venus

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make an origami Kusudama Venus. For this project, you need square sheets of paper of different colors. First you fold a sheet diagonally across to form a triangle. Then fold it again to form a smaller triangle. Open up ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with Shepherd stickers

Learn how to master the Rubik's Cube puzzle... watch this two-part video tutorial to see how to solve the Shepherd Rubik's Cube. You don't have to be a genius to accomplish solving the 3x3 Classic Rubiks Cube, but you may have to be one to solve one with stickers invented by A ...more

How To : Deauthorize all computers in iTunes

You may not realize it but when you buy music or movies from iTunes, you have to authorize it to be used on a computer and you can only authorize five computers. It's pretty easy to buy and replace computers and if you don't de-authorize the old ones, one day you will download ...more

How To : Build a worm composting bin

Leigh Ramsdell and Hal Brindley with The Environmentals discuss how to build a worm composting bin. To build a worm composting bin, you will need a plastic tub or a box with a lid. Calculate one square foot of surface area per pound of worms. A pound of worms can process a hal ...more

How To : Origami an orizuru Japanese crane

Orizuru quite literally means "paper crane" in Japanese, and has become the ultimate origami project. This video slide show allows the user to click at their own pace, clarifying the process of folding an orizuru paper crane into 9 simple steps. All you'll need is one single s ...more

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube faster with fingertricks

Learn how to master the Rubik's Cube puzzle... watch this two-part video tutorial to see how to solve the Rubik's Cube faster with fingertricks. You don't have to be a genius to accomplish solving the 3x3 Classic Rubiks Cube. You just need some limber fingers, and maybe some h ...more

How To : Make tea (or coffee) and toast with fondant

To start making your tea and toast, roll about a section of white fondant about four inches by six about 1/8th inch thick. Now take a one inch circle cutter and cut out one circle. Now taking a half inch circle cutter, make an impression in the center of the first circle being ...more

How To : Make an origami ninja star

This origami video shows how to make a 4 point star. This is the traditional "throwing star" or "ninja star." It can be made from two one dollar bills or a square sheet cut in half to make two rectangles.

How To : Fold the iconic origami crane

Simple and easy way to fold an origami crane from paper! Use a flat sheet of paper. Fold into a triangle then into another triangle then open it up. push up on the one side so it turns into a square. Push up on the one side. Fold it in the opposite direction. Push it over. you ...more

How To : Knit double motifs

In this video, we learn how to knit double motifs. First, make a grid so that you have an even number of stitches all the way around your motif. After this, cast two colors onto the needle, making sure they stay in order. Cast on a total of twenty stitches, which will be just ...more

How To : Fold a jumping jack origami paper toy

Paper. It's usually just for writing, but for origamists, there's no lead or ink involved. It's all about the precision of the hand, the delicate touch. It's origami, not hunting with buckshot. If you're a beginner origami maker, then plain old folding instructions aren't goi ...more

How To : Make a dancing snowman puppet

Have a blast with puppeteer John Kennedy in this how-to video, as he shows you how to create the coolest guy in town, Dancin' Snowman! He'll dance his way into your heart in no time. You will need white felt, 1 six foot feather boa, 6 paper plates -2 small, 2 medium, 2 large, ...more

How To : Use a framing square

Tim Carter of Ask the Builder demonstrates the basics of a framing square. Tim shows how to make the marks for a simple roof rafter. A simple tool like a framing square can help with laying out cuts for building a swing set or play house. The framing square is good for making ...more

How To : Solve a 2x3x3 Rubik's Domino Cube

There are all sorts of crazy Rubik's cubes these days, from the gargantuan 7x7x7 models all the way down to the 2x2xx2. Whatever happened to the plain old 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube? Whatever the case, this video is about one of the weirder styles of cube, the 2x3x3 "Domino". It's not ...more

How To : Use a square lashing

Square lashing is a knot-making technique that has been made famous by the Boy Scouts of America's massive pioneering projects, and is really integral to any structure made out of poles like the one you see in the thumbnail. This video will teach you how to use square lashing ...more

How To : Solve a 5x5 Rubik's Cube

Finally, learn one of the biggest Rubik's Cubes around, or better yet, learn the 5x5 Eastsheen Cube, because it's smaller and more reliable. Watch this in two parts, if you can handle it. Part 1 of 2 - How to Solve a 5x5 Rubik's Cube. Part 2 of 2 - How to Solve a 5x5 Rubik's ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube faster with F2L techniques

Solve a Rubik's Cube faster with F2L techniques This video is created to improve solve time on the cube. There are two qualities used toward improving solve time. One is physical-lubrication of the cube, quality, speed and finger tricks. The second is mental which includes un ...more

How To : Cut a deck of playing cards for poker

Want to learn how shuffle a deck of playing cards? In order to be a great dealer for poker, baccarat, blackjack, Texas Hold'Em or any other gambling card game, you're going to need to learn how to properly shuffle the playing cards. This "How To Shuffle" video tutorial will s ...more

How To : Solve the six problem solution

Solving 6 math problems using different methods is the idea behind this video. First, you make three rows of numbers vertically from 1-9. All the numbers match across for example, 1 1 1, 2 2 2, 3 3 3, and so on. Each set of numbers creates a mathematical problem who's solution ...more

How To : Make a prank Rubik's Cube 4x4

If you and your friends love to solve different kinds of Rubik's cubes, and you want to play a prank on one or more of those friends, this video will show you how. It will teach you how to take apart a 4x4 Rubik's Cube with a core and put it back together without the core, so ...more

How To : Solve a 3x3x4 Rubik's Cube

If you've watched our video on solving a Domino Rubik's Cube, you know that asymmetrical Rubik's "Cubes" exist and are readily solvable. If you haven't, go watch that video and come back, because this one is going to teach you how to solve the mother of the domino cube, the 3x ...more

How To : Solve a 4x4 Rubik's Cube

Solve the 4x4 Rubik's Cube, finally! Part one demonstrates how to solve the centers and pair the edges. This second part is pretty self explanatory from the first, and it demonstrates the various types of parity. Know your algorithms! Part 1 of 2 - How to Solve a 4x4 Rubik' ...more

How To : Ride switch on a snowboard

Doug from Sierra Snowboard demonstrates how to ride switch on a snowboard. As you approach riding switch, do not think about riding backwards. Rather, consider using the strength in your riding to riding with a new foot forward. Take a stance where you can drive from one end o ...more

How To : Fold a very simple origami cube from a dollar bill

Want to hone your origami folding skills but don't want to go through the monetary trouble of purchasing (sometimes pricey) origami paper? Then worry not; simply watch this easy origami tutorial to learn how to fold a basic cube using a single dollar bill (which we hope you ha ...more

How To : Solve the 4x4 Rubik's Cube Revenge in seven steps

Solving the Rubik's Revenge Cube is similar in concept to solving the original Rubik's Cube. You still match colors and replace one piece with another, but there is an added level of complexity. Where the classic Rubik's Cube has fixed centers that determine the color of each ...more

How To : Tie a Japanese MKII method of square lashing rope

Square lashing is a great way to hold two things together at a perpendicular with rope or cord. Like most any knot, there is more than one way to tie it, and in this video you'll learn how to tie the Japanese MKII version of square lashing.

How To : Solve the Rubik's Cube with the 2-Look PLL

This two-part video tutorial is for beginner puzzlers who are getting more advanced in their speedsolving of the Rubik's Cube. When solving the Rubiks Cube, there are these mathematical equations called algorithms, which I'm sure you already know. With an endless supply of the ...more

How To : Fold an elegant origami butterfly

This video explains how, with the help of paper, we can make a beautiful butterfly. Now take a square paper; you can have a nice one so that it looks beautiful. Now fold the paper into half and again fold the paper in half. Now make triangles by folding again. Now open from be ...more

How To : Make a Cheap iPod Projector and Screen

This article will teach you how to make an iPod video projector for about $6 (depending on what materials you have) that works pretty well. First off, you need to gather your materials. I had everything except the magnifying glass, which I bought for $3. Materials Cardboard ...more

How To : Draw Ferb of Disney Channel's Phineas and Ferb

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Ferb of Disney Channel's Phineas and Ferb. First, draw a thin rectangle, then two large eyes, one bigger than the other. Draw aw square nose with a tiny mouth that has a neutral expression. Draw three spikes on the hair, then small ears. ...more

How To : Make an adorable inflatable origami bunny cube

Just when you thought bunnies couldn't get any more adorable comes this chubby wubby inflatable bunny cube. It's like the love child of a bunny and a square! Cute drawn-on beady eyes, a button nose, and perky pink ears that shoot up from its body only add to its sheer adorable ...more

How To : Use the ZBF2L algorithms to solve the Rubik's Cube

This video tutorial is for beginner puzzlers who are getting more advanced in their speedsolving of the Rubik's Cube. When solving the Rubiks Cube, there are these mathematical equations called algorithms, which I'm sure you already know. With an endless supply of them out the ...more

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