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WTForeign Fridays: 9 Crazy Festivals from Around the Globe

In many ways, we center a large portion of our lives around festivals. They provide us days off from work, allow us time to be content with our families and loved ones, and a give us a chance to eat as much as we want without Aunt Carol saying something about our necks (it's thyroidal, Carol). However, some festivals are determined to push the needle to crazy. Here, for your consideration, are those offenders.

How To: Create a Diwali (festival of lights) greeting card in Microsoft Paint

It's time for the festival of lights— Diwali (aka Divali or Deepavali), which is a five-day festival celebrated in Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism. This festival usually occurs in October and November, and is an official holiday in India and other countries. But you can't celebrate Diwali without a greeting card! Luckily, this video tutorial will show you how to make on yourself in MS Paint. Finding one in stores can be tough, so it's necessary to resort to a DIY version in a program like Paint...

How To: Celebrate the Hindu and Sikh spring festival of color — Holi (or Holli)

Holli Holi. Nope, this isn't a Neil Diamond song ("Holly Holy"), but a colorful festival celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs to welcome the spring. Holi is the Hindu and Sikh festival of color, usually done in the first or second week of March. Holi is also well known for it's mischievous nature and merrymaking fun, so for all of you Good Indian Girls out there, this is the time to make your colors real shine! Watch this video to learn a little bit more about Holli and how to celebrate it.

How To: Light the Menorah on the eight days of Chanukah

When Christians are out celebrating Christmas this year, Judaists will be out celebrating Hanukkah, or Chanukah, which is a lesser Jewish festival that lasts eight days from the 25th day of Kislev (December), and commemorating the rededication of the Temple; it is marked by the successive kindling of eight lights.

How To: Get the Lucky/Unlucky Titles in Guild Wars (02/12/10)

This video explains how to get lucky or unlucky titles in Guild Wars. The way you get luck titles is to either to good or bad tasks which lead to getting tickets toward your titles. One step you have to take is by getting tickets from the festival ticket character in the game. After completing the shown tasks you will have a various degree of points leading towards your luck titles. The most rings you can use in a day is nine which costs around two million gold in Guild wars. Picking locks is...

News: As FTC Cracks Down, Instagram Will Start Letting You Know Who's Getting Paid to Post

Get ready IG influencers, the Instagram promotional world as you know it is about to change. Instagram is one of the top places for influencers to make money with product promotion. So, of course, it is to be expected that these IG dominators would run into their fair share of disasters. Especially since over 90% of celebrities and influencers on Instagram don't follow FTC guidelines.

News: Augmented Reality Surprised Sundance Film Festival with a Journey into the Human Brain

The largest and arguably most widely known event of its type, especially in the US, the Sundance Film Festival is an annual celebration of independent film—ones made outside the Hollywood system. This year, a new type of experience appeared at the Sundance Film Festival in an installation called "The Journey to the Center of the Natural Machine." This mixed reality presentation offered the user the newest type of storytelling in a long and important line—continuation of the species kind of im...

How To: Cook on the Playa at the Burning Man festival

Anyone who has been to Burning Man before can tell you that it is an extremely harsh and challenging environment physically, emotionally, and culinarily! Come hear two veteran burners/culinary team members talk about the best ways to set up your Burning Man kitchen/food plan. You'll come away with some useful recipes and vital Burning Man tips & tricks. Who knows, you may even find your playa carpool buddy!

How To: Making European chainmail

Watch this instructional metalsmithing video to weave a European chainmail pattern. You can expand this pattern to make a costume for your local Renaissance festival. This is also known as the four in one chainmail pattern.

How To: Make banana dosai

Banana Dosai is an Indian pancake with banana and is another Indian festival food. It can be used as a dessert or an appetizer (we think it sounds perfect for breakfast!) and is actually very healthy.

How To: Turn a Pumpkin into a Beer-Dispensing Keg (Perfect for Oktoberfest)

Despite the name, Oktoberfest is in full effect worldwide with its huge festivals and specially brewed beers drawing in brewski lovers of all shapes and sizes. If the festivals are out of reach, maybe you should bring the festival to you before it's too late. By taking advantage of the same watermelon keg idea that everyone knows all to well, you can easily turn a pumpkin into a beer-dispensing fruit.

How To: Origami a Milky Way ornament of papercraft

Watch this instructional video to learn how to make an origami paper Milky Way ornament. With one piece of origami paper and a pair of scissors, one can form a beautiful ornament that is sometimes used for Tanabata, the Japanese festival of stars. This and other paper ornaments can be combined to create larger decorative pieces.

How To: Origami a snail spiral of papercraft

With some origami paper, scissors and glue, one can make simple and elegant paper snail spirals. They can be used as decorations for events such Tanabata, the Japanese star festival. This instructional video allows you to make paper spirals that, combined with other origami shapes, can also become larger decorative pieces.

How To: Make a dog gate

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 top to help support the lattice wood that will face the outside. Once you have the entire gate built, you can use cut outs from a hobby store to make the gate more festival. Simply nail these to the outside of the gate ...

How To: Distribute a film and avoid the pitfalls of contracts

FreshDV had the opportunity recently to speak with Jerome Courshon on the marketing and distribution of movies and films. Jerome offers a full course in the “Secrets of Distribution” . If you are a filmmaker of any kind you owe it to your crew, your cast and yourself to watch this segment. From contracts, residuals, and pitfalls to avoid Jerome covers the 101 basics of film distribution and helps prepare you for what you need to know once the ink dries on the DVDs. In Jerome’s words:

How To: Make a homemade Diwali greeting card

For this Diwali, try making your own homemade greeting card for family members and friends. You don't need much to make your own card for Diwali (aka Divali, Deepavali or the festival of lights). Even children can make DIY cards with some raw or unused materials. Diwali is a five-day festival, celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, and usually occurs from mid-October to mid-November.

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