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How To : Origami a paper one piece a-line Japanese dress

These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper a-line dress. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper dress. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional origa ...more

How To : Cheer for The Philadelphia Flyers

This is one of my previous posts that was initially rejected by WHT. So I'll post it here: Okay Flyers fans, it been way too long since the Flyers have won the coveted Stanley Cup. The cup belonging in Philadelphia is long overdue since its visit in the 73-74 and 74-75 season ...more

How To : Do the limbo dance

The limbo. Everybody knows what it is, but amazingly, only a small percentage of the population has actually participated in a limbo dance. Most think it's a thing for a huge party, but you only need a few to have fun with it. Find out just how low you can go by dancing the li ...more

How To : Perform a "needle" dance move (for kids)

A needle is when one foot is on the ground (flat) in-line with the shoulders, and the opposite leg is kicked back, reaching for the sky. This puts the dancer in a "needle" position, with the straight legs forming a straight line, from head to toe. In this dance lesson, you'll ...more

How To : Dance a simple version of the "Cotton Eye Joe"

The "Cotton Eye Joe" is one of the most famous American folk dances. In this tutorial you will learn how to do this country western style line dance, the "Cotton Eye Joe." The version of "Cotton Eye Joe" in this video is by the Rednex.

News : A Free Steampunk Horror Short Story

Sometimes I forget that I'm also a fiction writer, so I thought it might be a nice change of pace to share one of my stories with you. I wrote this piece awhile ago for an anthology that never came together and I'm tired of just sitting on it. It's one of the more odd stories ...more

How To : Dance with sexy booty shaking moves at the club

Let this video be as integral a part of your pre-club prep as hairstyling and putting on makeup. After all, we know that even if we're looking our sexiest in our six inch Blahniks, once we actually hit the dance floor it becomes Awkward Central. Some gals find their groove nat ...more

Weds Night Pick : Hot Hot Heat @ Bootleg Theater $12

Hot Hot Heat / Voxhaul Broadcast / The Union Line @ Bootleg ($12) Hot Hot Heat continues it's Wednesday residency at the Bootleg Theater and the shows are so good. I went last week and had a great time dancing to songs like this one! And yes, they played Bandages for the enco ...more

How To : Do the Shim Sham dance

The Shim Sham or the Shim Sham Shammy is a line dance with many different variations in choreography. This version may be different from the one you may have already learned. This version is credited to Leonard Reed and Willy Bryant of the Apollo Theater. Learn how to do the S ...more

News : Robot Dance Off Gets Creepy

As November was coming to an end this year, the "6th Robo-One Gate in International Robot Exhibition 2009" dance competition took place. The contenders are just a little bit creepy, to say the least. Particularly exhibit A, Britney Spears wannabe,  "LOVE & JOY, Yuhi Kimura", b ...more

News : Rihanna’s “Who’s That Chick”

Time to welcome back that wacky David Guetta! He's back on the scene (if you can say he actually left) with his first release from his Crimbo Cash-In album, a re-issue of the very successful 'One Love', innovatively titled 'One More Love'. Usually, when things go dark and sli ...more

News : The 15 Most Viral Costumes for Halloween 2015

If you don't want to dress up as a vampire, witch, werewolf, or zombie again this Halloween, step things up a notch and go viral. There have been a ton of funny memes and absurd news since last October, so the only hard part is settling on the right one for inspiration for you ...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 : 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 Play Dead Space 2 : Achievement & Trophy Guide

It's currently 2011, but when you fire up your game console, put your hands on the controller and play the new Dead Space 2 video game, you're warped into the future— into the year 2511— just 3 years after the events that took place in the first Dead Space. And it's sure to be ...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 : Read treble and bass clef lines and spaces

Now that you know what a staff is, how many lines and spaces are in a staff, and what the different clef's are, it's time to learn where the notes go in each one. It's crucial to understanding note placement and everything else that involves using the staff to learn the saying ...more

How To : Do a quick lyrical dance combo

Lyrical dance is one of those art forms that's just so pretty. You'll always have more postmodern dance forms that operate on the premise that anything can be art, thereby producing funky hand and leg movements, but watching lyrical dance is like hearing the sweetest love song ...more

How To : Perform the "dyslexic queens" card trick

In this Magic & Parlor Tricks video tutorial you will see the "dyslexic queens" card trick. The 4 queens are laid out on the table face down; three in one line and the 4th below the top line. To each queen 3 red cards are added. These cards are between 1 to 10; no jacks or kin ...more

How To : Draw manga mouths in four different ways

Characters in Japanese manga tend to have very expressive mouths, ranging from a smirky little line on one page to a giant "O" mouth on the next page. In this video, "Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley shows how to draw mouths the manga way. And we won't just learn to draw ...more

How To : Do a hip-hop dance to the song "Krazy" by Pitbull

The Pitbull song "Krazy" is a club dancing classic, and many people have choreographed their own dances to the song. This video will show you, in great detail, how to do one cool dance to the song choreographed by the maker of this video. It should look good any time you have ...more

How To : Booty dance

Your body language tells a lot about yourself...No hiding or excuses anymore when da beat drops...Learn the A-B-C of urban dance moves with Booty Basics and feel more confident on the dance floor! Every one CAN dance: just follow the step to step guide, add your special touch, ...more

How To : Build a RanDome Geodesic Emergency Shelter

This method is easy, intuitive and requires very little math. You will need: Any flat flexible sheet material (ex. paper plates for this how-to) Pencil or pen Scissors Stapler, tape, glue or fasteners Ruler or straight edge Protractor Flatten Plates Flatten the paper plate ...more

How To : Draw an anime ninja cat

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw an anime ninja cat. Start off by drawing a circle at the top of the page, followed by two cat eyes, one going into the left side of the face. Next, draw a cat ear on the side of the face on both sides, then remove the head line from one e ...more

How To : Do the Whipped Running Stitch

Another hand embroidery stitch that's great for beginning embroidery - the whipped running stitch. It's a simple, quick stitch to work. This stitch is one of many line stitches that can be used for bold or delicate outlines, depending on your choice of thread. Watch this video ...more

How To : Tie the trucker's hitch knot for boating

Learn how to tie the trucker's hitch knot. The trucker's hitch knot is one of those boating knots that once you learn it, you wonder how you ever got along without it! Use this knot to cinch down a load on you car top, boat, horseback, you name it. This combination of knots al ...more

How To : Play the bassline for "Soul Man" by Sam & Dave

"Soul Man" was one of the biggest hits of 1967, and still holds its ground in success. Sam & Dave's hit single, written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter, will forever live on in the music world, and through you… if you play bass. This video is a beginner's lesson to bass guitar ...more

How To : Tie the perfection loop for fly fishing

Learn how to tie the Perfection Loop knot for fly fishing, with this helpful instructional video. 1. To start the perfection loop, hold the standing line in one hand, and with your other hand create a loop about one-and-a-half inches in diameter that crosses behind the standi ...more

How To : Do the dropper loop fishing knot

Learn how to tie the dropper loop fishing knot with this instructional video. The dropper loop fishing knot forms a loop anywhere on a line. Hooks or other tackle can then be attached to the loop. 1. Form a loop in the line at the desired location. Pull line from one side of l ...more

How To : Tie the slip knot for boating

This version of the slip knot is basically a uni knot tied with rope and with just one or two wraps around the double line. It does the trick and is easy to tie. Watch the demonstration diagram & follow these steps. How to tie the slip knot for boating: 1.Run line through o ...more

How To : Glide as part of your hip-hop dance

Gliding is one of the most important parts of hip-hop dance. It basically means sliding around the dance floor in a rhythmic, stylish way, and this video will show you how to do it like a pro. You don't have to be advanced already, it breaks it down real slow so you can make s ...more

How To : Make a clear silicone rubber mold

This is an excellent video that covers creating a clear silicone rubber mold to deal with a complex parting line or irregular shape. When a project requires a complex parting line, it is often easier to pour the entire mold in one process with clear rubber, then cut your parti ...more

How To : Perform a rhythmic rock step variation in tango

Tango teachers perform a didactic demo to highlight and integrate some concepts in this video. It is about refining the rock step in tango. There are some basic rules; >While walking in cross or parallel way of walking, the hips should be cross way to each other. >While rotat ...more

How To : Do the Ends Cross Fold square dance step

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

How To : Get Lady Gaga's American Flag Inspired Makeup Look

In her "Telephone" video with Beyoncé, Lady Gaga wears many different styles. One of the most popular is her American flag, patriotic get up. She wears this outfit during one of her big dance numbers. If you would like to achieve this stars and stripes style for your next Hal ...more

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