Ralph Waldo Emerson once observed that "the seed of science" was "wonder," and taking a look at this nine-layer liquid tower from Steve Spangler's Sick Science! channel, one can't help but do just that — wonder. How is this possible? Is this magic or what? While it's not exac ...more
Frozen fruit is always in season at your local grocery store, so you don't have to wait until the farmers market starts again to enjoy delicious baked fruit desserts. Peach pie, blueberry muffins, raspberry scones... all of these delicious baked goods can be just as delectable ...more
Looking to get super creative with your shoelaces? In this video, fifteen different shoelace styles are gone over with diagram as to how they were done. Such styles include the checkerboard, the double back, loop back, sawtooth, riding bow, twistie, lattice style, footbag, lad ...more
If you're not an everyday woodworker, then building a deck may be a challenge for you. But it's not as hard as it might seem. If you follow all of the required steps for deck building, you'll have one of the best ones on the block, and be pretty darn proud of it, too! So, che ...more
A few years ago I went hog-wild trying to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle. I didn't succeed, but the experiment taught me that we throw away things we could—and should—be using more. In ye olde days of our forefathers, people generally used every part of the animal in cooking. ...more
As most of you already know, the White House is the seat of the Executive branch of government in the United States. Constructed in 1792, it is one of the oldest buildings in the U.S. During the War of 1812, it was burned down and later rebuilt. The White House was inspired by ...more
Lattice work is used as filling or for backgrounds. Worked on a plain ground (with only the fabric behind the lattice stitches) it can be easily managed by beginners. Adding a colored background (for example, a background worked in satin stitch) kicks the stitch up a notch to ...more
It's Monday, and once again it's time to highlight some of the community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. In addition, I thought we'd take a look at having fun with the geometrical properties of polygons and circles by using one of the best circles I know, the p ...more
Replicate the famous double helix structure of DNA using the 3-D modeler Autodesk. This tutorial shows you how you can create your own 3-D model of a strand of DNA by applying the lattice modifier and then twisting and coloring it.
The great thing about a double lattice stitch is that it looks a hell of a lot more complicated than it actually is. With small, lace-like holes and intricate designs, it's great for lightweight scarves and also fuzzy table runners. The crochet lesson is suitable for crochet ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a custom DIY dog gate. Tools you will need are: lattice and wood, hinges and screws, saw and power drill, cut outs from a hobby store, and a closure. After you gather all the parts, start to build the dog gate. Use the wood on the bottom and ...more
Want to add tasty chocolate flare to your fare? Dress up your desserts with these decorative chocolate lattices.
More handy shelving ideas from home improvement expert, Danny Lipford. See how to expand your garage shelving in this video tutorial. While the garage is a great place for storage, it often becomes cluttered, making it hard to find what you need. Here are some easy projects t ...more
As Theo Gray of Gray Matter demonstrates below, contrary to what the ads may say, diamonds CAN expire. Especially when attacked with a blow torch and liquid nitrogen. Gray says: "Diamonds are neither rare nor intrinsically valuable nor uniquely romantic. Those are ideas inven ...more
Maybe you just bought a new home. Maybe you've lived in your house for years. But if your deck looks like it's seen better day and needs an update to whip it back in shape, that doesn't necessarily mean you have to tear down and replace it. This two-part video from Lowe's wil ...more
What Is Graphene? Graphene is a very thin layer of graphite. Graphite is made out of carbon (the mother of all elements), and is normally used in pencils. Graphite is also used for brake padding in larger vehicles, the batteries in laptops or portable gaming systems, and in t ...more
A mathcast done by a 5th grade class in Detroit, Michigan, USA on an alternative way of doing multiplication.
This tutorial shows you how to use the lattice tool, which is one of the geometry manipulator methods, in Blender.
Something that's particularly useful in Autodesk Maya 8.5 is masking. Check out this video tutorial on masking for your animation. There's going to be all kinds of nasty little things in your character development, like bones, curves, geometry, and a lot more. This video will ...more
A lattice crust adds a polished look to fruit pies. Watch this how to video and try these step-by-step directions on how to weave a lattice crust on a pie. Bon Appetit Magazine makes it very simple to do.
The left handed version of the double lattice stitch looks exactly like it sounds--lattice stitching sets up a feminine, lacy motif with lots of space between stitches. Because the crochet pattern for the double lattice stitch is so open, it is great for making light garments ...more
If you've ever found yourself staring at intricately woven pastries at your local bakery and wondered how they do it, you'd be surprised to know it's not all that difficult. Those pastries with differing shapes and lovely lattice work may scream endless preparation and meticul ...more
This is Vedic multiplication or Waving multiplication. It also covers Fibonacci's Sieve or Lattice Multiplication, and John Napier's Bones multiplication.
It always looks different when it's not about you. The Internet is our world's Alterego. Those many bits don't really make sense unless we want them to be valuable, to mean something. Our rush to the future is too fast to keep up with. Denying technology is ignorance, isolat ...more
This video features an image from Squizzlefly. The card is Spring suite 2. Use a regular A2 size card. Cut 8 1/2 x 5 1/2. Score in the middle. Go down another 1/2 inch and score. Take a ruler across the top of the fold. Make a pencil mark at every 1/4 inch. Should be 21 small ...more
Blender’s curves tools are quite a powerful and convenient way to model all kind of things. Tubes, lathe-objects, logos, tentacles and much more. This tutorial shows you how to use the different types of curves, control-points and handles and how to use them. You will learn ho ...more
A tutorial on creating 3D iron gates, window panes, and stained glass frames with a symmetrical lattice in Bryce.
You really don't need to have a bunch of cash to have a beautiful Christmas tree. In fact, all you need are a few pins, a few syrofoam balls, and some creativity to spice up your douglas fir. Check out this crafting video to learn how to build a pretty gold and green lattice ...more
This clip will walk you through the process of modeling a pumpkin in Blender. This tutorial uses a combination of mirror and lattice modifiers to create a model that can easily be shaped without disfiguring the original mesh. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popu ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make a traditional Southern apple pie with Granny Smith apples from scratch! Betty will show you a favorite recipe that she has used for over 40 years and never disappoints. Enjoy this delicious American favorite any time by following this clip f ...more
How to build a sword (with an asymmetrical lattice) using Bryce.
In this clip, Betty will show you how to make a beautiful lattice topping for your fruit pies. Don't leave a boring plain pastry topper on your masterpiece, make an easy basket-weave pattern instead. Nothing is more delicious than a pie for the holidays. Enjoy!
How come every time you go to an old diner or truck stop, there's always a perfect and nicely shaped cherry pie sitting in a display case? It's because it's an American classic. The perfect pie for any dessert craving. A lattice-topped cherry pie may seem like a daunting task, ...more
This video shows you how to prepare Peach Cobbler. To begin, prepare the crust. Stir together flour, salt, and sugar. Add cold butter and butter flavored Crisco shortening. Mix together with a fork or a pastry blender. Add cold water. Stir with a spoon. Place dough in plastic ...more
In this demonstration I show you how to make card/paper lattice for your cardmaking, scrapbooking and paper projects. The technique I show you is a very basic technique and idel for anyone that does not have a lattice die or for anyone that just wants to add a bit of interest ...more
In this project I have use a die from the Tim Holtz range of Frameworks dies, in the standard lattice style and I show you how I use the Lattice and the throwaway pieces to make a great background for your cardmaking, scrapbooking and paper projects. Step 1: Now Watch the Tuto ...more
A lattice pie crust is a lovely way to top a fruit pie. This technique will work with almost any sweet pie. Lay strips of crust on top of the filling in a lattice pattern, and June the Homemaker shows you how!
This card is so easy to make and very eyecatching with its sparkle, not to much but just enough to give it a good twinkle. This cardmaking tutorial shows you how to make a gorgeous Sparkly Poinsettia Christmas Lattice Card, ideal for someone special. This card looks like it is ...more
How to Make a Lattice Top Pie Once the base of your pie is made, roll out a thin, circular piece of dough. This circle should be just a bit larger than the base of the pie. With a pizza cutter, cut 1-inch wide lines through the dough. Starting with the longest strips, place o ...more
This cardmaking project uses the lattice background that I made in technique 138 The card is a really pretty project using pink floral embellishments and embossed card to create a stunning backdrop to a sentiment and flowing ribbon. Step 1: Now Watch the Tutorial Video: .
This card tutorial shows you how to make a floral lattice card that is based on a previous lattice card that was made with Poinsettias. This demonstration shows you how to use lattice die cuts with frames and making it a gorgeous floral delight. Step 1: Items Used Stix 2 Anyt ...more