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How To: Make shingles for a Tudor style roof on a dollhouse

There are many different styles of dollhouses out there, and they are all beautiful. In this tutorial, learn how to make shingles and put the finishing touches on a Tudor style house. There is a great sense of accomplishment when you make one of these classic toys from scratch. This video will take you step by step through the shingles, and you will have a fantastic toy or collectible in no time.

How To: Know when to use the "functional" resume format

In this video, Steven Chong teaches you about when to use the "functional" resume format. In this video you will be introduced to the "functional" resume format, and when to use it. The Functional Format Resume lists your employment history into sections. These sections highlight areas of skill and accomplishment. Reasons to use this type of format include: When you are overqualified. If you have gaps in your employment history. When you are going to a completely different industry. If you fo...

How To: Hack a Wii firmware v. 3.2 or higher from any region

Hacking the Wii is a fun and not-too-challenging way to have a lot of fun with your console and give yourself a geeky sense of accomplishment. This video will show you how to hack a Wii from any region and with any firmware version between 3.2 and 4.2 using these files for versions 4.1 and below and these for version 4.2. If you've already upgraded to 4.3 that's too bad, because as yet 4.3 is hackproof. You'll just have to wait for the hackers to figure it out.

How To: Properly paint your home using a roller brush

Owning a home can be a great accomplishment for many men and women. Once you own it, you can do almost anything you want with it, even give it a new paint job. Now, painting is a fun and easy way to customize rooms in your home that may lack character, but it can be a tough job. This tutorial, presented by Lowes, will help show you how to properly paint your room using a roller brush and the right equipment. So good luck and try to stay clean. Enjoy!

How To: Replace a Nintendo DS Lite case

The Nintendo DS Lite is quite the handheld device. It has two screens, one being a touch screen, great sound quality, and a great selection of games. It is also a great accomplishment for Nintendo comparing the original Game Boy to the tech they have now. But despite its technological advancement, things can break, especially handheld devices like the DS Lite. In this tutorial, find out how to replace the original casing to a Nintendo DS Lite. Be aware that if you open your DS Lite, you may v...

News: This Levitating Light Bulb Defies Gravity (And Ditches Unsightly Power Cords)

Helping to prove that science is way awesome, an 18-year old electrical engineering student has successfully made a light bulb float. His name is Chris Rieger, and he's been working on his "LevLight" project for about six months now, with pretty amazing results. This feat of ingenuity was accomplished by using magnetic levitation, although that over-simplification masks how considerably difficult this undertaking was.

How To: Why Keeping Good News to Yourself Is a Good Thing

Can't stand seeing your Facebook news feed full of peoples' good news and awesome accomplishments? Those oversharing friends are, in a sense, hampering their great news simply by sharing it. If you hold back and keep your accomplishments from friends, you might find even more success than if you'd shared with your support network.

How To: Achieve Your Goals by Changing Your Password

Finding the motivation to make a change can be tricky. It's difficult to resist the urge to procrastinate, or even give up when goals seem distant and difficult. If you wish you could stick to your New Year's resolutions, or maybe even just commit to pursuing smaller goals, you might want to consider making a small change to start: just create a new password.

How To: Break Your Bad Habits Without Getting All Stressed Out

Old habits die hard. It may be a cliché, but it's undeniably true, especially when it comes to the bad ones. Nail-biting, fidgeting, and overspending can label you as someone who is obsessive-compulsive, overly nervous, and routinely stressed out, but you can make the break less painful with a few simple tweaks to your routine and by understanding how your habits work.

How To: Build a Bomb-Defusing Robot Tank for the Revolution

War leaves a lot of stuff behind. Torn families, delegitimized institutions, mass graves, and unexploded ordinances litter the post occupation landscape. Whether or not you have driven the imperialist out, or are still in the phase of armed resistance, you will need the ability to safely diffuse bombs. My bomb defusing Silvia-bot can do it all. She can catch grasshoppers, cut wires, collect samples, tase enemies and even play chess! Materials

News: Magic Leap Made Me Cry, Probably for the Last Time. Here's Why That's the Good News

A lot of digital ink has been spilled heaping scorn on Magic Leap. Much of that media schadenfreude was due to what some believed were unmet promises versus some of the early hype around the product. Others just seemed to be rubbed the wrong way by the startup's Apple-esque secrecy and penchant for attempting to coin new terms and frameworks for things that were, mostly, already in play.

How To: Crimp beads on soft flex wire for jewelry

Throughout the meticulous and dexterous process of jewelry making, when you get to the end of your bracelet or necklace, there's a feeling of accomplishment and satisfaction. But to seal the deal, you need to crimp. Crimping is a necessary process for the ends of your homemade jewelry. This demonstration video will help walk you through the process of this crimping end beads on soft flex.

News: Lisa Nichols, Contributing Author of The Secret Discusses Continuing Education

Lisa Nichols, contributing author of The Secret and one of the great inspirational speakers of our time, believes the best way to stay motivated when continuing your education is to “begin with the end in mind.” Pushing forward through challenges is what makes accomplishment so gratifying. Every accomplishment leads to personal growth. Nichols believes that making the completion of your degree “non-negotiable” means that you will not settle for anything less.

News: Olympic Training with Silver Medalist Apolo Anton Ohno

Olympian speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno won a silver medal this past weekend, his sixth medal in the past eight years. This recent accomplishment now ties him with Bonnie Blair as the most decorated Winter Olympian in American history. How does such an incredible athlete keep up to par, year after year? Watch as Time Magazine reveals the HowTo behind Ohno's grueling Olympic training routine.

News: The Buddha With 1,000 Hands

Incredible dance production, Thousand-Hand Guan Yin, performed by China's Disabled People's Performance Art Troupe. All of the performers are deaf, which makes the choreography quite an amazing accomplishment. 

News: Are You HARDCORE?

Notch recently noted a possible end to the currently-frozen scoring system: experience orbs may begin counting towards a score total in the near future! The recent screenshot also reveals another likely addition, in the form of Hardcore Mode - death means world deletion. At the moment, Minecraft only offers item loss as a potential deterrent from death; the inclusion of an optional Hardcore Mode would certainly provide a new sense of danger and accomplishment to an already excellent game!

How To: Make an Electric Cigar Box Guitar for $25

A large number of the greatest musicians to ever shape the history of sound first learned to play on cheap, dirty, and often times even homemade instruments. There is a very unique atmosphere that comes about when creating music with something made by your own hands—out of what was no more than garbage at the start. There is a sense of accomplishment that inspires the maker, and gives motivation to learn the limits of their creation. Those who have the desire to build an instrument are often ...

News: Art is A Language

As I sit in the office surrounded by creators and great imaginative minds I wonder what can I do to make my project an exciting activity and at the same time how to help the Theater I currently intern at. Well it has occurred to me that I am able to do the thing I love the most: Art. I cannot just sit somewhere and do tons of paperwork because that would be horrid and there is no way I could survive one entire year doing it, but I am good at running activities and events, I am good at teachin...

How To: How high is your landfill?

Think about how many things you truly throw in the trash, and how many times you empty your trash, only to be taken away by the garbage man and out of your sight. Well, the truth is that its not exactly out of your life. Statistics show that on average each person uses 350 trash bags each year, thats 100 billion all together, and the worst part aboput this fact is that it takes up to 500 years for each of the bags to decay. Thats right in your city at your landfill, bags pileing up, polluting...

How To: Organize a Halloween Scavenger Hunt

An alternative to trick-or-treating every Halloween is to have kids participate in a scavenger hunt. The activity provides the same excitement and still allows you to be with your kids while they participate. A scavenger hunt can be easily organized – here are some steps in preparing for a Halloween scavenger hunt:

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