Here is a basic technique in pool cue stick grip, stance and stroke. Reinforceable basics for beginners and advanced players. These are great tips to use before you walk into the billiard room. So, watch this video tutorial to see how to use proper pool cue stick grip, stance ...more
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Nearly everyone of note in the Steampunk community has tried at one time or another to define what Steampunk is, myself included. Every time someone tries, it's met simultaneously with both backlash and support for either being too open or too closed. Half of the people seem ...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
After the launch of Google+ and its ensuing attendant fanfare and rave reviews, Facebook seemed to undergo an identity crisis. On July 6th, Facebook failed to make waves with its "awesome" announcement - the new group chat and video chat features felt lame in comparison to the ...more
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to mount and unmount an .ISO, .bin and .cue image with daemon tools. This is useful because when you download a game, movie or an application, you usually get an .ISO, .bin or .cue file. 1. First you must search in Google "Daemon Tool ...more
This tutorial presents a guide to quickly setting up beat grids and cue points inside Traktor, formerly known as Traktor DJ Studio. In particular, you will look at setting up grids and cue points with hotkeys. Refine your loops with this how-to.
Improve you crocheting skills by learning decorative stitches. This how to video is a tutorial that will show you how to crochet a curly cue with single crochet stitches. Watch and see how simple it is to add even more personal touches to your work.
Improve you crocheting skills by creating fun shapes. This how to video is a tutorial that will show you how to crochet a curly cue using half double crochet stitches. Watch and see how simple it is to add even more personal touches to your work.
Check out this instructional turntable video to learn how to cue your vinyl records. It's not scratching, but it is cueing. This takes some skill because you want to align two songs perfectly in sync. Remember, this only works if the stop and start time of your platter are the ...more
This video demonstrates how to cheat! It is possible to make a fast, hard shot, following through with the cue stick and simultaneously hitting another ball with the stick pocketing a previously untouchable ball. This is illegal, but it pockets the ball... Cheat at pool with a ...more
Practice this drill in order to improve your control of the cue ball. This will help you place the cue ball where you need it to be for your next shot.
This pool shooting tutorial demonstrates how to control the cue ball using reverse English, opposite to the one that seems obvious. This will help line the ball up where you want it, preventing it from going too far down the table and allowing you to win the match.
Determining whether someone is lying or whether they lie consistently is one of the most important skills that you can have. This video features two experts on lying: a Hastings University law professor and Scam School host Brian Bushwood, explaining all sorts of signs you can ...more
Controlling the cue ball in a game of billiards is very important for standard and safety shots. Get expert tips and advice on pool tables, cues, and skills in this free video. Part 1 of 11 - How to Control the cue ball in pool. Control the cue ball in pool - Part 2 of 11. Cli ...more
In a difficult shot in pool, the video suggests visualizing a helper or "ghost" ball to determine where to aim. The centers of the ghost ball and the object ball should be in line with the target pocket. When hit the cue ball should stop in the place of the ghost ball for a su ...more
In this video tutorial you are told how to use the Wagon Wheel Cue Ball Control training method. This is called Wagon Wheel because each target ball is aligned to RESEMBEL the spokes of a wagon wheel. Set your cue ball and your object ball in the same position each time. The o ...more
This video demonstrates how you can tell if someone is lying using visual accessing cues. This is a sample video of Kelley Moore teaching for a breakthrough collaborative application. She uses basic psychology terms to aid in understanding when someone lies. A sample visual cu ...more
Interested in jockeying discs? Compact discs? If so, you'll want a CDJ, which will permit you to do with your CDs what your turntable permits you to do with your records. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to set cue points using the Pioneer CDJ1000. For more, and to get start ...more
This pool shooting video shows a way to use a cue ball that is frozen against the rail to hit the object ball directly into the opposite corner pocket without scratching. Hit with a high left English with an elevated cue, to deflect the cue ball off the rail just enough to hit ...more
This video illustrates an example of using the 30 degree rule and the path the cue ball will take. It shows the anticipated path when the ball is hit with medium speed, and it demonstrates the curve effect when the ball is hit hard. Use the 30 degree rule to determine cue ball ...more
In this video, Dr.Travis Fox explains how you can tell if your partner is cheating through eye cues. Many people will search and hire even private investigators to find out the truth. Dr. Fox in this video says to "save your money." He tells you about certain indicators that a ...more
This video shows viewers how to cry at any time they want. This is helpful for those who want to get into acting. First, relax your eyes for a few seconds. Next, massage your eyelids (with your eyes closed) with your fingertips for several seconds. Last, open your eyes and do ...more
This video makes you aware of the possibility of curving the ball slightly with an elevated cue stick. The elevated cue stick striking down on the cue ball will cause a very slight curve in the direction of whichever English technique you use. This video is good for those who ...more
In this clip, we learn how to add closed captioning to an Adobe Flash Professional project through use of ActionScript cue points. Whether you're new to the Adobe's popular Flash authoring application or are a seasoned Flash developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself ...more
Positioning in all important in billiards. Get expert tips and advice on pool cues and billiards tables in this free video. Part 1 of 10 - How to Position the cue ball in billiards. Position the cue ball in billiards - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on expertv ...more
Learn some correct ways to grip a pool cue that are comfortable but still good for your technique.
Let's face it, ladies: Salsa dancing is a guy's dance. By that we mean that whether or not you have a thrilling time dancing and look professional depends on how good your male partner is, since he's the lead. So the next time you hit a salsa club looking for a good salsa dan ...more
Watch to learn how to do stop shots and stun shots in pool by making the cue ball stop and stun at the right time. Part 1 of 2 - How to Stop or stun action on a cue ball in pool. Part 2 of 2 - How to Stop or stun action on a cue ball in pool.
In a special case of the 90 degree rule where there is no cut angle, the cue ball will transfer its speed to the object ball on impact. The cue ball will push the object ball into the pocket, but stop before falling in itself. This is known as a "stop shot" or "stun shot". Mak ...more
Crying on stage, crying at films, crying at funerals. All can be tricky if you aren't genuinely sad and emotional. Fake crying though could be your answer. Tears can be produced with lots of techniques, from onions, to Stanislavkian theory. Learn how to cry on cue, and you cou ...more
Upload your footage to Adobe After Effects (make sure it has been set to 3-D), and then apply the effects you want, such as fog. Then, you can use the Depth Cue setting to change the depth of your picture to really make it look 3-D.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to set up Windows 7 that system alerts will come up as images rather than sounds. First, go to start, control panel, and click on ease of access. Next, at the top of the window, click replace sounds with visual keys. Check the box that ...more
The Professor of Silliness returns with some paper. All you need to do is draw or fold a bow out of a piece of paper. You can then act out an old favorite amongst silent movie fans, "The Rent." You can say the lines yourself, or have someone hold up cue cards for the audience. ...more
This video demonstrates the usage of several techniques to achieve a seemingly difficult side pocket shot. The rails are used to prevent a scratch. By going over all the different techniques, this video ensures that you will always have a way to sink a pocket shot. Position th ...more
Cue ball draw refers to the way a cue ball strikes a rack of balls. In particular, if the cue ball is hit low on the ball, when it strikes a rack of balls, for the break, it will have enough backspin to wind its way back to the shooter. The draw, or the backwards spin of the ...more
This video shows how to shoot the target ball with enough strength to pocket the ball and set the cue ball up for the next shot. Hitting low on the cue ball with a good follow through will position the cue ball for the next shot. If done correctly, you can end the game! Make a ...more
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how you can cue a tune on the Gemini CDM-36 ...more
The most important thing when crying on cue is to make sure that the audience can see your face. Don't just bury you face in your hands. If you do that, you communicate less emotion to the audience. To produce tears, keep your head up, but widen your eyes and strain them. If y ...more
A cue shows an entrance for a player or whole section. Learn about ways in which conductors cue orchestra members in this free conducting lesson from an experienced conductor. Know the cues in conducting an orchestra - Part 1 of 30. Click through to watch this video on expertv ...more
Version Cue is tightly integrated into the Adobe Bridge and the CS2 Applications. In this video you will see how to set up a Version Cue project and how to save multiple versions of a Photoshop document into your project. Then you'll see how to revert back to a previous version.
Learn how to properly hit a cue ball while playing pool by learning what NOT to do. This video shows how a miscue happens from an off-center hit or no chalk. Avoid a miscue when playing billiards. Click through to watch this video on colostate.edu
There are many options for pool cues and cases. This video tutorial will give you some advice on which ones to choose. Does the case fit your cue properly, or does it put unnecessary pressure on the cue stick? This is just one of the questions involved. For clarification, che ...more
In the instance of all shots being blocked, you can place the cue ball near an object ball, as is shown in this video. This is a safe shot that can potentially make your opponent's next turn very difficult. Freeze a cue ball on an object ball for safety. Click through to watch ...more
This tutorial shows two different ways to shoot a combination in pool where one element is a couple of balls that are frozen together. You can shoot the cue ball so that hits the lone ball, then deflects off the rail to hit the frozen balls, or you can do it in two shots. Usin ...more
In another shot from the film "Pool Hall Junkies" the cue ball is frozen to the object ball. However it is demonstrated how to deflect the cue ball off the opposite rail to pocket the object ball. Shoot a frozen cue ball kick shot. Click through to watch this video on colostat ...more
Protein powder is a fad in the same way that Justin Bieber's music is: you either love it, or you hate it. Everyone I know has a strong opinion about protein powder, ranging from "daily necessity" to "utterly useless." The funny thing about protein powder is that these opinio ...more
One of the best features on the new Moto X is Touchless Control, which lets you verbally ask the device questions or perform tasks without ever touching or turning on the display, a feature that would do quite nicely on the Nexus 7, if it could handle it. Video: . Touchless Co ...more
Welcome back, my nascent hackers! In the conclusion of the Mr. Robot television series, Elliot and fsociety successfully completed their mission of encrypting all of Evil Corp's data with AES-128 encryption and destroying the key. Now that all of the data on Evil Corp's serv ...more
After upgrading to a new system, video games for old consoles are usually forgotten about, wasting away in the back of a closet somewhere. Just recently, I found an old stash of PlayStation 1 games boxed up and hidden beneath a pile of clothes. I thought it was about time to t ...more
The producers of this film should be applauded for their sensible approach in teaching parents how to talk to kids about sex. The awkward reading of cue cards and embarrassing situations will produce nervous giggles among even the most jaded audiences. This film was produced b ...more
Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a gallery space or expensive art education to share your art with the rest of the world. Take a cue from today's innovative artists who share their creative experiments directly out on the streets and in public spaces for the everyday ...more
This pool shooting tutorial demonstrates how to pocket an object ball that is frozen between a rail and the cue ball. A right English technique on the cue ball will transfer as a left English on the object ball, freeing it from the rail and helping it go into a pocket.
Facebook just released its new "home on Android" last Friday, appropriately called Facebook Home. Taking a cue from Amazon's Kindle, Home serves as an "operating system" that runs over Android. While the HTC First will be the first smartphone to ship with Home out of the box, ...more
This pool shooting tutorial illustrates the 90 degree rule, which states that when the cue ball hits the object ball straight, the two balls will separate at 90 degrees. This is true regardless of the "cut angle," or angle the balls are apart from each other. Use the 90 degree ...more
The electric air freshener is one of those devices that seems like it could only have one possible function, but can actually be repurposed in a few different ways. If you're looking for a practical use, you can turn it into a bug killer, but it's also perfect for pranks. Wit ...more
Want to scare the living daylights out of all your friends and family this Halloween? Then dress up like a clown or a doll. Either one will do. Watch this makeup tutorial to learn how to get a "sexy" doll/clown look that's reminiscent of those creepy dool eyes crafted so exqui ...more
This hobby how-to video shows how to build a Paper Plane Model that is 2.5 by 3.5 inches. You'll need the back of a cue card, a hobby knife, paper glue and a kebab skewer. It takes about an hour to make, and a little longer to clean up the rough edges. Watch this instructional ...more
Wheels of Steel is a virtual browser-based turntable emulator created by Scott Schiller, a Canadian developer who works on Flickr at Yahoo. This project will appeal to those who A) dig turntablism and B) are knowledgeable in web development. I know nothing of the latter, but f ...more
Making fancy pool shots that send balls careening around the table may be impressive, but more often than not it's making short, easy shots consistently that will win you the game. This video will teach you an easy drill that you can use to improve your short-range cue control ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a toy parachute. The materials required are: lightweight fabric, ruler, scissors, string, 4 hole button and a toy army man. Begin by measuring a 10x10 inch square on the fabric and cut it out. Fold over each of the 4 corners an ...more