With the recent death of Osama bin Laden near Islamabad, the whole world has gone crazy for Navy SEALs. Everybody wants to know what it was like for SEAL Team Six to carry out their heroic mission last weekend. Others want to know what it takes to become one. Navy SEALs are t ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. So you have a deep mine, an epic home, a bountiful farm, and mob traps galore, but have you ever considered linking them together into one cohesive unit? With the use of a minecart ...more
In 2 minutes you can make a stove from household materials that you probably already have. Learn this great survival trick by watching this how-to video. You will need rubbing alcohol, a soda can, a sharp knife, and a food tin. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to build ...more
Kind lady at CoolKarma.com teaches you how to toilet train your cat in four steps with this instructional video. Her delivery sounds like a joke, but the content is rich and I'd imagine it works. Watch this video pet training tutorial and learn how to teach a cat to use a regu ...more
If you're ever lost or hurt out in the middle of nowhere with a dead cell phone, you might be able to "flag" down help as long as you're near some railroad tracks. Some train tracks carry a small electric charge as a means of detecting other trains for signaling or for detect ...more
Welcome to another Community Byte announcement! For the past few Community Bytes, we coded an IRC bot, and hacked it. Then, we created a web-based login bruteforcer! This week we are going to start something a bit different. We are going to start going through the missions at ...more
Want the best view of Los Santos in Grand Theft Auto 5 without having to purchase a plane or steal a chopper? You can enjoy the sights of the Los Angeles replica by hopping on one of the trains rolling around the city—and forget about riding in one of the cars, we're going str ...more
Tips on starting contortion training with extreme stretching.
Train your pet rat to shoot hoops! This rat training instructional video demonstrates the steps you need to teach your pet rat this fun trick. All you need is a "basketball hoop", rat treats, a ping pong ball and an inquisitive pet rat. Video: .
Interested in learning why cockatiels bite? Expert parrot trainer, Chet Womach, shows why Cockatiels are so prone to nibble on their owners, and a quick technique to help you stop being bitten. Learn how to prevent a pet cockatiel from biting you by watching this video trainin ...more
Want to play Train's "Hey, Soul Sister" on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more f ...more
First Part of the Drum and Bass Tutorial 1 - X-Step Training. (Video Chapter 1) - Learning Step - Basic X-Step - Front/Back Movement - Leg Lift Movement Click on Video Chapter 2 for step 2: - Learning Step 1 - Learning Step 2 - Movements - Another Move Have fun and keep ste ...more
Don't let that tomato plant go too wild! This how-to video shows how to transform a wily tomato plant into a well-pruned plant. This video also shows how to train the plant to grow up a string. Start eating better tomatoes, even in a smaller space.
Flat bench dumbbell flys are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to strengthen your muscles with dumbbell flys on a flat bench. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, and ...more
35,000 times smaller than an actual train, David Smith has likely roped in the world record for tiniest model train. Unfortunately the train's motor does operate externally, but very cool nonetheless. More images below the video. Previously, World's (ex) Tiniest Electric Train ...more
Recently I've been looking around our wonderful community and I've seen some absolutely hands-down fantastic python scripting articles. But, in the end, these series weren't very extensive. I've been wanting to do a series on teaching python for a while now, and I don't mean j ...more
This video demonstrates how to spray paint realistic rock faces on hills and mountains using acrylic paint washes. The process is easy and enhances model train track backgrounds.
With the rather large success of the Community Byte activities, both programming and HackThisSite, I have decided to continue to do both activities every session! With that said, when programming sessions occur, they will be lead by Sol Gates in Gobby. Also, the programming mi ...more
The trick in the video is that the magnets are made of a conducting material and they connect the battery terminals to the copper wire, so the battery, magnets and copper wire make a circuit that generates a magnet field just in the vicinity of the battery. The geometry means ...more
Check out this model train tutorial video that demonstrates how to build the trestle bents of an HO model railroad. This is just an instructional video about how trestle bents were made for a particular model railroad. Make your own model train set with this video. Part 1 of 3 ...more
Those shiny new model train cars might not fit in with the elaborate and realistic look of a model train layout. They're easily weathered to look like they've aged from years of work. Watch this hobby how to video and learn how to create a vintage look on a model train diesel ...more
in this video Evan Burse teaches us an easy way to draw Toothless from the 3D cartoon how to train your dragon. first you need supplies, an eraser and 3 pencils, an H pencil (the light one), an F pencil (medium) and HB pencil (very dark). You start sketching with the H penci ...more
Does the new plastic shine on your model train cars ruin the overall effect of a realistic model train layout? Turn minutes into years, by creating an aged finish on that fresh plastic surface. Watch this hobby how-to video and learn how to age and weather rolling stock model ...more
Fold an origami train. Origami Club in English is a free origami information site, with origami animations and origami diagrams. Diagrams for each origami works are printable on B5 and A4 paper. These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a train Japane ...more
Start training your pig to do pet tricks. Watch this how to video as our host piggy shows you what he can do. Just as his owner uses treats as a positive reinforcement, you too can teach your hog to sit and do other tricks.
Null Byte is looking for forum moderators! Last Friday's mission was to accomplish solving HackThisSite, basic mission 9. This mission delves a little further into Unix commands and remote directory traversal (which is just a fancy term for going through folders blindly). Th ...more
Welcome to the Goodnight Byte for HackThisSite, Basic Mission 4. In Friday's session, we tackled some coding in Gobby. Nothing special, just a few modifications to the NullBot script we made a few session ago, and some education on regular expressions. Apart from coding, we di ...more
Bird speech CDs may not be as effective as intended as the repetition may actually bore the bird. Cockatiels are receptive to learning, but need to be approached correctly. This video tutorial covers some simple basics of how to train a cockatiel to talk by following the "heig ...more
Sick of those training wheels on your bike? Take the next step and get rid of them! Check out this video tutorial on how to ride a bicycle without training wheels (for kids). Ann-T shows you how to learn to ride your bike solo easily and quickly without those learning stabili ...more
Train your pig using all positive reinforcement. Break training into five steps: the first step is the treat.
In python, or any scripting language for that matter, there are certain things that you will carry with you throughout your entire scripting career. Some of the most basic things that you will keep with you are output, variables, and their value types. We'll start by going ove ...more
Warm up your pitching arm and be patient—you might just be playing “Throw” for a while before your dog catches on. You will need: a dog somewhere big enough to play a tennis ball dog treats optional: a tshirt or dish towl with a knot tied in the middle, a leash, and a helper ...more
Who wants a great tip for training a parrot to talk easier, more clearly, and on cue? Chet Womach shares a quick tip on how to use 'heightened state of emotion' responses in parrots to get them to talk faster and more intelligibly. Learn how to teach a pet parrot to talk on cu ...more
Birds can be taught to perform tricks, just like dogs. This video tutorial shows techniques for how instruct a pet cockatiel to follow simple commands. Learn how to train a Cockatiel to do tricks by watching a professional parrot trainer show you step-by-step how he taught his ...more
Whether you're in track, football, soccer, or a marathon runner, this HowTo video is sure to help you out. Learn how to use proper techniques for speed and acceleration so you can run faster. Increase your agility and coordination to accelerate your speed to the max with Coach ...more
Who could forget the spectacular conclusion to the "Back to the Future" trilogy? The scene where Marty and Doc Brown use a train to push the DeLorean to 88 miles an hour so Marty can return to the 1980s has become iconic. With this tutorial, you can recreate the scene in minia ...more
Minecraft presents a vast, seemingly never ending landscape for exploration. How do you cover all of that ground? This video will show you how to build a train station, including a minecart call button and automating station. Watch this video to learn how to make a minecart tr ...more
Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a whole room of exercise equipment or a gym to get in a good workout or warm up. In fact, for the most part all you need to lengthen and tone is a resistance band and your own weight. Learn how to warm up for exercise at home! This d ...more
Want to play "Hey Soul Sister" by Train? See how it's done with this free video piano lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and it chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the piano, players of all skill level shou ...more
In this series of model train layout videos, our expert diorama builder will share his experience of building his re-creation of Verde Valley. Part 1 of 17 - How to Create model train layouts. Create model train layouts - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on expe ...more
Your man will be putty in your hands after this session of Love U! Learn how to train your man.
Friday's Community Byte was weird. The intent was to do a HackThisSite mission, but upon time to begin, everyone in there was programming without my assistance, with the help of Sol Gates. This is great! It's really awesome that everyone enjoys programming that much and will m ...more
Arguably, "Stay" is the most important command you can teach your dog. When you train your dog to stay, be low to the ground and eye-to-eye level with them. Zak George show how to use a clicker and food treats to demonstrate how to teach a dog to stay. Also learn how to correc ...more
Welcome to another Community Byte announcement from Null Byte! The goal of the Community Bytes is to teach people in a co-operative, hands-on manner. Learning from experience and immersing yourself in a subject is the best way to learn something foreign to you, so that is exac ...more
Welcome to the closing of the second HackThisSite and programming Community Byte. First and foremost, I would like to ask that people start showing up on time to the Community Bytes. If you need help converting your time zone to PST, go to Time Zone Converter. When users do no ...more
Learn how to train for the 100 meter sprint with expert tips and advice on Olympic races in this free training video series on running the 100m sprint.. Part 1 of 10 - How to Train for the 100m sprint. Train for the 100m sprint - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video ...more
Cheers to another completed Community Byte project! Things went well regarding timeliness and being friendly to the other coders and students. If you've got ideas for our next mission, or an idea for a tutorial, submit them to me. Friday, our mission was to take out HackThisSi ...more
In this series of hobby videos, you will learn how to create your own model trail village. Our expert will help you to create a styrofoam base for your landscape, then suggest how to add buildings, cars, even sidewalks and roads to your model train layout. Watch this series to ...more
FOX heats things up tonight in House, making Amber Tamblyn's second episode on the series one to remember! It's called "A Pox on Our House"— and no, we're not talking chickenpox— we're talking smallpox, a serious, contagious and sometimes fatal infectious disease. But smallpox ...more
Want to play Train's "Hey, Soul Sister" on your ukulele? See how it's done with this free video ukulele lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song as played in the key of C. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the ukulele, ...more
The HoloLens is a natural medium for 3D data visualization, which offers a far more ideal approach over 2D screens to managing multiple resources simultaneously and grasping the bigger picture. We've already seen how management is using holograms to oversee cities, firefighter ...more
Tired of cleaning up after your cat after she goes to the litter box? Why not take that litter box outside? In this video, you'll be shown how to train your cat to go outside. The only thing you have to do is slowly move the location of her litter box until it's outside!
Cable crossovers are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to lift weights with cable crossovers. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, and arms in this weightlifting video.
Allegedly the world's smallest model train, Stan's Trains' TY-Scale train is built at the scale of 1:900. Note the tape dispenser and dime (in video) for reference. The obsessively small scale truly demonstrates the hobbyist's technical mastery. Interested in venturing into ...more
Friday's mission was to accomplish solving HackThisSite, basic mission 7, which required us to learn some basic Unix commands. If you have any prior experience using Unix commands, this should be a breeze for you if you sit and think for a second. These missions are for every ...more
Another Community Byte announcement from Null Byte! The Community Byte projects serve to teach people in a co-operative, hands-on manner. Learning from experience and immersing yourself in a subject is the best way to learn something foreign to you. In our sessions, we have st ...more
Last time in how to train you python, we covered the basics of variables and output. While we were covering variables, we talked briefly about strings. "String" is just a fancier way of saying "Word". A string is simply a set of characters encased in quotations, this lets pyth ...more
Welcome to the fifth Community Byte for coding in Python and beating the challenges given to us from HackThisSite. These sessions are created to bring our community together, to learn from each other, and essentially grow together. Everyone is welcome, from novice programmers ...more
Belly dance is originally a form of traditional Arab dance. Most of the techniques of belly dance demonstrate circular motions in the core area of the body (the belly, the hips). Belly dancing is a fun, sensual dance that also builds & strengthens abdominal muscles. In this be ...more
Welcome to the eighth Community Byte for coding in Python and completing the challenges presented to us by HackThisSite. These sessions are created to bring our community together, to learn from each other, and grow together. Everyone is welcome, from novice programmers to asp ...more