See how to adjust a Rain Bird 5000 Series sprinkler spray arc with help from Sprinkler Daddy's Sean Stefan. Sean explains how to adjust the RainBird 5000 Series sprinkler head so it doesn't spray out into the street, into your house, or anywhere where it's not supposed to. Ju ...more
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It doesn't matter what type of weather it is outside when you shoot your film footage. Why not? Because you have After Effects! In this After Effects tutorial you will learn how to add precipitation and raindrop effects to your footage. Make it snow, rain and more with this Af ...more
This Adobe After Effects tutorial shows you how to create the Matrix raining code text effect. Learn how to use this motion graphics and 2D effects compositing software and the automation options available to easily create a Matrix raining code effect in After Effects.
Yiruma is one of the biggest names in contemporary piano composition. His song "Kiss the Rain" is guaranteed to make any listener reflect honestly on their life in a way that few songs ever have been, and in this video you'll learn how to play the whole thing on piano. It's no ...more
Check out this video tutorial to see how to adjust a Rain Bird 5000 Series sprinkler spray radius with help from Sean Stefan of Sprinkler Daddy. If you don't want your Rain Bird 5000 series sprinkler to spray water quite as far, just turn the radius adjustment screw clockwise ...more
Dupe your friends with this super simple prank. Trick them into holding a bowl full of water up against the ceiling with a stick. Then leave. They won't be able to move without dumping water all over themselves. It's a classic April Fool's Day prank, but can be done anytime yo ...more
In this Adobe Flash CS3 tutorial you will learn how to create rain. Chris Georgenes shows you how to create animated rain drops in Flash CS3. He also shows you how to create puddles and put everything together for one cool rainy watery effect in Flash. Create rain in Flash CS3 ...more
Adjust your Rain Bird Sprinklers with help from Sprinkler Daddy. Sprinklers should water your grass, not your driveway, house, car, or street. Use the tips in this video tutorial to make sure your Rain Bird Sprinklers spray water where they are supposed to, to keep your your g ...more
Avoid stripping the gears in your Rain Bird 5000 Series Rotor Sprinkler Heads by never turning the turret against the turn. Sean Stefan from Sprinkler Daddy explains in this video tutorial that if you start turning from the left fixed edge to the right, never go back to the le ...more
If you love origami and the PlayStation, you're in luck, because this video tutorial will show you how to fold the small bird (or pajarito) from the upcoming PlayStation 3 game Heavy Rain: Origami Killer. See how to make the origami pajarito (little bird) from the pig base (t ...more
Need to divert a little rain water fall from falling off of your roof? Let home improvement expert Danny Lipford show you how to install a rain diverter on your home's eave. Nothing is more annoying than having to walk through a waterfall coming off your roof to reach the fro ...more
In this project, you'll learn how to re-purpose low-cost sprinkler parts into a high-powered CANDY CANNON. Be the coolest person on the block by building a pneumatic device that will launch candy 100 feet in the air—you can make it rain down all kinds of sugary treats!!! It's ...more
Rain can make for an amazing photograph, but it can do disastrous things to your equipment. This super simple DIY cover from Purple Summit Photography will keep out the rain so you can capture beautiful shots no matter the weather, and it's made using things you probably have ...more
If, unlike me, you have stopped using crayons for your daily art endeavors (and light, yet nutritionally-bereft snacks), here's a reason to buy a new pack of rainbow glory. Buy a Pack of Crayons The bigger the better. Don't scrimp—get Crayola! In my humble experience, Crayol ...more
Using just a potato you can rainproof your car's windshield so the rain slides right off with no need to use your wipers.
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
Disney starlet Selena Gomez was once called "the next Miley Cyrus," but over the past year or two she's really stepped out on her own as a bonafide movie star and pop singer. With recent hits like "Naturally" and "Round and Round" to add to her long list of accomplishments, th ...more
When you're shooting in the rain (or other extreme weather conditions), there's a lot more to think about since cameras and water don't exactly mix well. An umbrella will protect your gear, but unless you have someone to hold it for you, it can be a pain to use. Here's a simp ...more
A sphere of clear gelatinous goo may not sound all that appetizing. But to food fad fans on social media, the raindrop cake—a soft and lightly flavored edible blob—has gone insanely viral. The 'cake' finally made its first appearance in the U.S. this weekend, thanks to Darren ...more
Watch this music tutorial video that shows you how to play "Fool in the Rain" by John Bonham of Led Zeppelin on the drums. Led Astray drummer Fronzo breaks down the half time shuffle to help other drummers trying to play this amazing groove! It may not be exactly what Bonham p ...more
See how to install a Rain Bird 5000 Series Rotor sprinkler nozzle in this video tutorial. All you need is a screwdriver to get your grass watered in time for lawn competition. Installing sprinkler nozzles on a Rain Bird 5000 Series Rotor sprinkler is easy, and explained by Sea ...more
The rain of neon-green computer code that makes up the matrix in the iconic film The Matrix is a familiar image to anyone familiar with the film. Now you can make it yourself! This two-part video will teach you how to create this awesome effect using the Adobe Premiere Pro vid ...more
In 1782, an English plumber named William Watts came up with a clever method for making shotgun ammo. Watts constructed a six story "shot tower", consisting of a series of perfectly lined up holes, drilled into all six floors of the structure. Watts then poured molten lead thr ...more
This is a video about shelter cooking. We are shown how people who are hammock camping in the rain are able to cook under their tarp. This is important because you have to have some way to cook under your shelter when it rains, and there's no way you can have a fire under ther ...more
Bert is here to show us how to create realistic rain in Photoshop, specifically the ripples and splashes you get on a lake or pool when it's raining out, and then a general rainy window.
In this keyboard tutorial, you'll learn how to play New Edition's (as well as Boyz II Men's) "Can You Stand the Rain," in the key of F minor, on the piano. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate or advanced piano players, players of all skill levels can play along ...more
Learn how to make the green raining letters Matrix effect in Photoshop. This version is definitely a stylization.
Storm water runoff can cause damage to the foundation of your house as well as to the environment through soil erosion and water pollution. A great solution to this problem is a rain chain. This tutorial teaches you how to make and hang an unique rain chain from recycled mater ...more
Rain and snow will ruin your touchscreen device in no time. Want to protect it without spending a fortune on a bulky waterproof case? This video demonstrates a quick-and-easy expedient—a waterproof plastic bag!. For specifics, and to get started making your own plastic bag pho ...more
Hunter boots, also called Wellingtons, are super comfortable almost knee-high boots that are fully waterproof for those rainy fall or snowy winter days. If you happen to have a pair, check out this fashion vid to see what clothes and accessories to pair with these babies. The ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a rain diverter. Steps: 1. Sand underside of flashing with 80-grit sandpaper to help paint adhere; wipe surface clean. 2. Spray-paint bottom surface and up-turned edge of flashing to match color of roof. 3. Cut flas ...more
Learn how to create a simple raining animation for Photoshop.
"Rain-X" is a product that helps get your windshield clean. Get tips on properly applying "Rain-X" and "Rain-X Anti-Fog" from a automotive expert in this free car care video series. Part 1 of 6 - How to Apply "Rain-x" windshield treatment. Apply "Rain-x" windshield treatment - ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to identify and control problems with Ash and Golden Rain Trees. If there are discolorations in the tree branch, there may be a few problems. If you see a severe orange color, this will damage the tree. You can paint the tree with a whi ...more
Rain hampers many survival situations by making fires both more necessary and more difficult to start. This video will give you some expert advice on how to start a fire in the rain the woods, which has a greater chance of helping you survive than almost any other survival ski ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll find instructions on how to build your own barrel as well as learn about the benefits of water of conservation. Rain barrels reduce storm water runoff, provides healthy water for your plants, conserves water and, of course, to the extent that you ...more
Like a scene from Inception, professional hip hop dancer and choreographer Scotty Nguyen's latest video plays with gravity to the tune of Usher’s “There Goes My Baby.” Scotty performs with fellow professional dancer Tracy Shibata (who is currently on tour with Rihanna). *In c ...more
Have you played Heavy Rain on the PlayStation 3? It's an interactive drama with a film noir touch, where the four protagonists are on the hunt for a serial killer. And this serial killers name? The Origami Killer. No, he doesn't kill origami, he kills young boys, and leaves a ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make movie rain without getting wet. First, you will need to get a garden hose that has a spout on it and few pieces of PVC pipe. Connect the pieces of PVC pipe together, then stick the head of the hose to the pipe. Keep in mind that you will ...more
How do you add instant drama to your scenes? Rain and sappy music of course. Using some wood, rope and a garden hose Erik shows you how to make a "Hollywood rain machine" for less then $50 bucks.
Learn how to create realistic rain for animation or stills, how to add droplets to the camera lens, reduce your render time and create a glowing sky with this clip. from Blender Guru. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics appli ...more
Want to know how to play "The Rain Song" by Led Zeppelin on the guitar? Learn how with this free, three-part video guitar lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For mor ...more
Whether it's forgetting your driver's license or misplacing your cell phone, forgetting things at home can be a pain in the butt. Car keys, wallet, purse, papers, sunglasses—the list can go on. Sometimes I even surprise myself at the important things I forget... Oops. One of ...more
Worried about getting your camera wet or planning to shoot in the rain? Alan K. from Indy Mogul teaches you how to make a camcorder rain shield from a detergent bottle.
Learn the first rules of survival and avoid panicking. Ray Mears from the BBC gives rain forest survival tips including how to use a machete and to build a shelter from available materials.
Nasty weather is bad enough when you drive, but if you ride your bike to school or work, it's really not a pleasant way to start the day. And if getting soaked isn't sufficient, a wet commute means your bike chain is going to be caked with mud and all kinds of other gross stuf ...more
We girls certainly like our neutrals. They never fail us, right? We can swipe on some brown and nude eyeshadow for the office and then wear the same look out at night for hitting up the newest lounge on Melrose, albiet with an extra swipe of red lipstick to up the glamour fact ...more
Learn how to make a rain poncho out of an old shower curtain.
A specialty among select Miami bars, Purple Rain is a sweet martini with a layering technique that gives the drink its signature purple glow. You will need vodka, wild berry martini mix, cherry juice, a shaker filled with ice, a spoon for layering effect and a purple orchid to ...more
Turf dancing (Acronym: Taking Up Room on the Floor) is a form of street dance of similar vein to krumping. Basic dance elements include mimeing and popping & locking; and the free-flowing style is intended to portray a narrative- not totally unlike Gene Kelly's intention in Si ...more
Back at the club, you meet a sexy girl, but is that a good thing or a bad thing? Who is the killer? Still don't know? Well, just remember, in Heavy Rain, when it rains, it pours, meaning, don't trust anyone. See how to beat Chapter 4 - Sexy Girl. Origami makes it to the video ...more
Learn how to breakdown a game level for assets for you maps in Gears of War using the Unreal Engine 3. This example will show you how to create rain.
This version of "The Rain Song" by Led Zeppelin is a wee bit shorter than their original (I left out the G F and C chords played in the middle ). I play it on my 2004 Jay Turser through a 1989 Boss ME-5 Guitar Effects Unit.
Learn your way around the saccharine and bloody land of the sugar mill in L4D2. See the whole gameplay for Campaign 4: Hard Rain - Sugarmill. Stock up on weapons and head down the stairs to open the door of the safehouse. Clear out any zombies on the street and go across throu ...more
You need a rain barney among other items before you go out there and record the world's end. Shooting in extreme weather conditions? Heavy rain or snow and high winds can pose quite the obstacle, but with a little bit of foresight, a few tips from Matt, and the right equipment ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to make a rain gauge. First, you will need a 2 liter bottle to collect the rain. You will also need scissors, a ruler, and a permanent marker. First, take the bottle cap off of the soda bottle. Next, cut the top of the bottle off. Now, ...more
To be honest, Selena Gomez is the only Disney machine product that we love. Rather than resorting to the pole dancing and face punching tendencies of her Disney peers (Cough, Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato, cough), she has made an image for herself based solely on her work and he ...more
This guitar lesson shows how to play Guns and Roses' "November Rain" from the album "Use Your Illusion" . In this three part lesson you'll learn how to play the chords in the verses, bridge and chorus. Soon enough you'll be playing just like Slash himself on the electric guita ...more
You know how sometimes you'll wake up in the morning gunning for a fabulous hairstyle, then spend an hour curling your strands to perfection only to find that when you step outside it's raining? Rain literally rains on your hair parade because it brings lots of frizz-causing h ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to build your very own rain gauge. You will need tape, scissors, rain gauge ruler, and a jar. First, go to the website shown and print and cut out the ruler on the screen. Next, cut the tape strips. You will need them to be about 5 inch ...more