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News : Flickr Photos Reveal Harvard's True Colors

Cartograms are usually pretty mundane, but throw in Flickr, Photoshop, and a well-known public place and you have an artistic representation of popular colors. Much more eye-grabbing than your common map. The colors represent what people on the ground are looking at in the sp ...more

How To : Apply "Fire starter" eye makeup

Eyes: MAC Paint Pot - Base Study Bare Minerals - Tiger's Eye L'Oreal HIP - Flare MAC - Fab & Flashey Avon - true color (Angel Food palette) Urban Decay - Big Fatty Mascara

How To : Revise Body Paragraphs

Summary Revising body paragraphs requires you to know the mission of your thesis. Body paragraphs are the center of your essays. Without them, you would just have introduction and conclusion paragraphs, nothing else to support your purpose for writing. I use the word "mission ...more

How To : Add extreme contrast in Photoshop

Oftentimes, a photo may not capture the true vibrancy of color in real life, but Photoshop can fix that. Photos with lots of color can be given even greater hue saturation by adding extreme contrast in Photoshop. By using multiple effects, including overlay blend modes and noi ...more

How To : Color copper metal with color pencils for jewelry

It seems contrary to what you instinctually believe is true, but you can actually mix two modes of art - coloring pencils and metal from jewelry making - and fuse them into one work of jewelry. Follow along, start to finish, as Art Jewelry magazine associate editor Jill L. Er ...more

How To : Color correct the midtones in Photoshop

Correct the midtones (the coloring) of your photos with this easy to follow guide on using the Photoshop program. Make the true colors shine through and brighten those washed out photos with just a few simple steps. He shows you how to make the improper colors show themselves ...more

How To : Create a tie made out of duct tape

Maybe you're a big fan of duct tape. Maybe you're a big fan of ties. Maybe you're a big fan of duct tape ties. If any of these three things is true, maybe you should check out this guide to making a tie using only duct tape. You can even decorate and color your duct tape tie u ...more

How To : Pull three fun computer pranks on n00bs, PC or Mac

The personal computer is a strange and powerful entity, capable of bringing great joy. Just as often, you probably want to chuck the damn thing at the wall because it doesn't work right. If you want to pull a prank on a friend that will really upset them, messing with their co ...more

How To : Refinish exterior lights

Are your exterior lamps looking totally out of place? Bring them back into the fold with a simple spray paint face lift. As every fashion-conscious gal knows, accessories make all the difference. The same is true for your house: the decorative touches, accent pieces, and color ...more

How To : Make the legendary golden phoenix origami Pokemon

Most of us are familiar with the names Pikachu, Jiggly Puff, and Maril. If you grew up during the late nineties, then it was virtually impossible to get away from Pokemon fevor, and these were the chubby and cute crowd pleasers that everyone loved. But, if you were (or are) a ...more

How To : Get "True Blood" vampire queen Sophie Anne's look

Hey there True Blood fans! With season three of this highly acclaimed and highly addictive show in full swing, we're more anxious than ever to steal the looks of our favorite actresses. Whether you dig Sookie Stackhouse's girl next door glam or Tara's minimal neutral tones, th ...more

How To : Make a Mermaid Tail Costume

Make your underwater dreams come true by turning yourself into a bona fide swimming mermaid. If mermaids did exist, you would be the perfect candidate to transform into the mythical creature. So check out this video tutorial form Little Orca to learn how to make your own merma ...more

How To : Do a Christina Aguilera hollywood glam makeup look

This beauty video demonstrates how to do a Christina Aguilera hollywood glam makeup look. Marlena, aka MakeupGeek, is a freelance makeup artist living in Michigan. Marlena says "Makeup isn’t just paint for the face, something to cover blemishes, or even something fun to do in ...more

How To : Create the makeup look of Bella Swan from Twilight

Twilight, that steamy, dreamy love story between teen Bella and heartthrob vampire, Edward Cullen. This love story is based on a series of vampire novels (Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn) by Stephenie Meyer. True love, handsome boy, and vampire danger = perfect ...more

How To : Make Buttercream Icing Cherry Blossoms

Make Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Out of IcingDecorating a cake or cupcake with cherry blossoms is easy - I'll show you how. First gather what you need: STIFF icing (see below for icing recipe) STIFF icing in brown for stamens, MEDIUM icing in brown for branches (see step #7 belo ...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

News : Lipstick for Dummies

Jezebel is back with another beauty basic: how to achieve a flawless, perfectly applied lipstick look. Lots of questions were posed, and hundreds of user answers sifted through. Sampling below, click through for all of Jezebel's selected tips. Prefer to learn via video? Scrol ...more

How To : Craft a dual-colored origami wreath for Christmas

While it's true that Christmas wreaths are traditionally meant to go on your front door, you needn't think so inside the box when it comes to the donut-shaped Christmas decor. Check out this crafting video to learn how to make a dual-colored origami wreath that you can hang a ...more

How To : Shade and contour graffiti characters with Wizard

Maybe it's just us, be we think that graffiti characters that aren't in some way colored or shaded in just look like drawings from a coloring book. Of course, if the coloring book were rated R. True art spawns, though, when these interesting, animated graffiti characters are ...more

How To : Create a style for tall and petite women

For all you women out there who do not fall into the normal categories, Anna Saccone offers some styling tips for both tall and petite women. For petite women, Anna suggests that you should wear just one color in order to elongate your body and fool people into thinking that y ...more

News : NAB 2010 - Panasonic 3D VariZoom for the AG-3DA1

Adjust the convergence while your 3D camera is on a boom.  Then watch on a Panasonic Bt-3DL2550 - 3D monitor to see if your convergence is correct. Panasonic introduced the new BT-3DL2550, a 25.5-inch 3D LCD production monitor with full 1920 x 1200 resolution. The BT-3DL2550 p ...more

How To : Make a Chartreuse and Hot Pink Eye makeup look

This video will show you how to use your makeup to apply a very colorful eyeshadow look. This look is great for going out at night, or when you just want to be festive with your makeup. Products used: on Eyes: UDPP MAC Rubenesque paint pot NYX jumbo pencil in Horseraddish NY ...more

How To : 7 DIY Cures for Headaches

What can you do when you're suffering from a pounding headache and you're in too much pain to drive to the nearest drugstore? Fill a large plastic bowl with hot water, add one tablespoon of dry mustard powder, and soak your feet for twenty minutes. No, really—it's true. Givin ...more

How To : Draw video game characters like Mario

The video begins by explaining the characteristics of the video game character Mario. The narrator begins by finding a sample picture to use as a starting point to mirror for accuracy. The first part of the character Mario drawn is the head and facial features. After finishing ...more

iPad Fingerpainting : Museum Worthy?

Representational painting requires great skill and practice. The best examples aptly capture light, breathing life into the work. Accurate proportion and perspective is an asset. Matching what you perceive as the correct color to what actually is the correct color requires a h ...more

How To : Use a Japanese painted fern in your garden

In the plant world, not all things are green. This also is especially true for ferns. These plants can grow in a variety of different colors and differ from many other types as well. In this tutorial, you'll find out about the Japanese painted fern and how you can use it in y ...more

How To : Fold a triangle origami box

The Amazing Origami channel takes you through step by step instructions of how to build a triangle origami box in this video. Six pieces of origami paper, three different colors, are all the supplies you will need to make your very own box! First, separate the origami paper in ...more

How To : Recognize when a papaya is ripe

Papaya's are a tropical fruit that is very healthy and a little sweet. But knowing when it's ripe is the true challenge. It boils down to a few factors that include color, smell and other visual cues. In this video you will get tips on what to look for as well as alternatives ...more

How To : Create peacock feather eye look

Learn how to apply a peacock feathers eyeshadow look. You will need Covergirl True Conceal Concealer, Jesse's Girl Sparkle eyeshadow in Black, Jesse's Girl Eye Dust in Gold, Jesse's Girl Eye Dust in White, Jesse's Girl Eye Dust in Purple, Jesse's Girl Eye Dust in Blue, Avon Bi ...more

How To : Apply a MAC makeup rainbow eye look

This how-to video shows a colorful rainbow look, for high drama or even just for cheer and kicks. Use these cosmetics or similar colors and textures for comparable results: MAC shade stick beige-ing, MAC pro pigments: true chartreuse, primary yellow, chrome yellow, genuine ora ...more

How To : Trick YouTube Into Being a Decent Video Editor

Today I'll be detailing how to use the two YouTube Video Editors to enhance the quality of your work, as well as going over a simple workaround to save time uploading the variety of clips you'll need to assemble a more complicated piece of filmmaking. While the tools YouTube ...more

How To : Automatically color alternating rows in Excel

This video is a tutorial on using the Conditional Formatting function of Excel to automatically color alternating rows, which helps your eye to follow across the row. This can be done manually with the “Fill Color” button, but if you add or delete rows after applying the s ...more

How To : Dye and marble Easter eggs

During Easter, everybody stocks up on the eggs because dying eggs is a great Easter activity. But there's something else you can try… dying and marbling. Watch this video recipe to learn how to dye and marble Easter eggs. A new twist to Easter eggs. Yvette Taylor demonstrates ...more

News : Mmmmm... Deliciously Deep Red Velvet Cake

I love red velvet cake. The deep, vibrant color. The faint taste of cocoa. The legendary myth behind the recipe. I also love Bakerella. True treasure trove of recipes for dessert lovers. Check it out. Red Velvet Cake recipe, courtesy of Bakerella: 2 1/2 cups all purpose flo ...more

How To : Use professional makeup artists' top tricks

Good makeup isn't when others notice you're wearing makeup, it's when they complement how beautiful you look today. You can enhance your own beauty by executing a couple tried and true makeup tricks. A little bit of makeup can go a long way. You don’t need a personal makeup a ...more

How To : Make a paper water lily

1) Make sure the paper used to make the origami water lily is a true square. One can use the paper one happens to have on hand, but anything heavier than lined notebook paper is best. 2) Work on a flat and hard surface so that all creases and folds are precise. 3) Place the pa ...more

How To : Make a Caffe Macchiato

Learn to please a true coffee connoisseur with a hand-crafted caffe macchiato. Watch this recipe video to learn how to make your own Caffe Macchiato at home. You Will Need * 2 fl oz Of Cold milk * A stainless steel steaming pitcher * A thermometer * An espresso machine with a ...more

How To : Make a butter sculpture

Don’t laugh—butter sculpture is a true art form that originated in Tibet in the 7th century. It is now one of the highlights of many American harvest fairs. Learn how to make your own butter sculpture. You Will Need: * Butter * A cool room * Ice water * Materials for the fram ...more

Blue : The Color of Schadenfreude

Does the above card seem a bit unfair to you? I see that Bacheeze has already poisoned your minds with his anti-blue propaganda. These are the words of one who has had his 7 mana-Force of Nature Unsummoned one too many times. He seems to think that those of us who play blue ar ...more

How To : Do Lorena's vampire makeup from "True Blood"

Are you a true "True Blood" fan? Then you probably recognize this evil vixen makeup look as that of Lorena, AKA Bill's maker, from the hit HBO series. This look was inspired by her character and not a recreation of what she has worn on the show. Although she has rocked pretty ...more

How To : Do Sookie Stackhouse's minimal "True Blood" makeup

The third season of "True Blue" just kicked off last week, which means hot chicks and shirtless guys. Though many of the character spend most of the show rather, um, naked, which takes up most of our attention, next time you watch the HBO series you should also pay attention t ...more

How To : Apply a purple and gold makeup look

Purple and gold make for an eye catching color combo in the eye look in this how-to video. The cosmetics used by the demonstrator are: MUFE HD Foundation #110, MAC - Select Cover Concealer, MUFE HD Powder, Bare Essentials - Thistle Blusher, Bare Essentials - Heaven Blusher, St ...more

How To : Clean a Flag

We hang flags to proclaim our patriotic spirit. This is especially true for retired veterans or those who have loved ones serving in the military. Others hang flags representing the seasons, important events, favorite teams or just a cute and whimsical design as decoration. An ...more

How To : Make blobs in a bottle with a Lava Lamp effect

The World's Easiest Lava Lamp! This is an easy, fun science activity that is great for any age. In fact, our video crew ended up taking the extra bottles home to show their friends. It is also a great demonstration of liquid density, the release of gases in a chemical reaction ...more

How To : Make gooey slime for kids

Make Slime! This one is easy. Just mix equal parts of glue and water and then add an equal part of liquid starch. Just like that you have gooey slime. The more you play with it the more fun it becomes. This acclivity causes the polymer chains in the glue to cross link with che ...more

News : Three Days Without You Activity

Three Days without You Poem Description: This is a sequence poem that will help students transition from one setting and time into another. Pacing will also be another aspect to this poem. Comas will be used as pauses in the poem. Each setting will be divided into separate s ...more

Link Roundup : 15 Guides To Pumpkin Carving

Halloween just isn't Halloween without Jack O'Lanterns. Below, anything and everything you need to know on the art of pumpkin carving. 1. Prepare a Pumpkin for Carving Serious Eats' video demonstration is for true novices: "This video is for you unlucky souls who never got t ...more

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