Across the Universe is an iconic example of John Lennon's simultaneously simple, melancholy, and psychadelic songwriting style typical of his later Beatles work. This tutorial translates the song onto the piano, with the handy graphics illustrating the chords and making it very achievable to learn.
One of the many great things about Mumford and Sons is that many of their songs are achievable for all levels of guitar players to play. This video will teach you how to play their song "Winter Winds" on guitar, and don't be scared! You can do it.
Mimicking reality in Photoshop is a pain, but it's certainly achievable and quite laudable if you do a fine job. If you would like to create lifelike water reflections using Photoshop, this tutorial is the place to go. Check out the video to learn how to create photo-realistic light reflections in water.
In this cardmaking project I make a gorgeous and very elegant card using the DCWV Jet Black stack. I create a large card with embellishments all made fro m the stack with a touch of gold card to give it a touch of luxury.
Want massive, Arnold Schwartzenegger-worthy shoulders? Well, you'll have to work for it, but they're achievable with a few strategic exercises. Building muscle, especially big muscles like the deltoids, requires heavy resistance.
Taylor Swift looks an awful lot like the princesses she sings about in her rhapsodies about teen angst and finding your white knight. Which means, of course, that she's a makeup artist's dream.
Wolverine's claws are the most well-known hardware in all of comics, and making replicas of them for Halloween costumes and film shoots is a popular vocation. This video will show you one easy way to do it using only paper. They look pretty cool, although if you want them to look more real a little bit of paint would probably go a long way. Either way, this is a cheap and easy project that will make you Wolverine costume much more achievable.
Michelangelo once said that, "every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it." While this profound observation was about artistic endeavor, the same idea can be applied to old, seemingly worthless T-shirts.
There aren't any words in the silent instructional tutorial video, but if you watch carefully, you'll learn the exact steps necessary to create a phenomenal looking shooting star or comment with nice looking special effects that are achievable in Photoshop. First you'll select a circular region with the selection tool, then you fill it with white. Next you'll use brush settings to create a brush stroke that straight and fades over time to create the comet's tail. Then you'll use Photoshop's l...
Have you ever wanted Pantene commercial hair? You know, those glamorous shampoo and conditioner ads showcasing beautiful women with beautiful hair so devoid of common hair woes like split ends, raggedy texture, and frizz that it almost looks fake? We've always lusted for hair that brilliant, but thought up until now that such perfection was only achievable through having a hairstylist on call 24/7. But not anymore.
This prank should already be a classic, but you haven't heard of it check it out. The basic idea to this prank to to get your victims wet, by that I mean you get them to wet themselves. Yes it sound funny but it's achievable with a booby trapped water bottle which you will learn how to set up in the instructional video provided below. So much fun for April Fools Day!
Want massive, Arnold Schwartzenegger-worthy shoulders? Well, you'll have to work for it, but they're achievable with a few strategic exercises. Building muscle, especially big muscles like your biceps, requires heavy resistance.
Painting a portrait requires good brushes, many colors of paint, and a lot of practice in painting. Learn essential painting techniques to help you learn how to paint an alternative portrait in this free video series of painting lessons.
One of the best horror movies released in 2014 was The Purge: Anarchy, a sequel to The Purge. Although it didn't receive the best reviews (and was missing Ethan Hawke star power), it was still very profitable, somehow better than the first part, and best of all — spawned various new costume ideas for Halloween.
Watching a YouTube video while surfing the web is real multitasking, and easily achievable on the LG G3. Like the "Multi Window" feature on Samsung Galaxy devices, the G3 has the ability to run two separate apps simultaneously with its Dual Window feature.
Piano keytops can become worn or broken. Replacing them with new keytops isn't as difficult a task as some would think. In the demonstration video you can see how the keytops are replaced and the materials needed in order to complete the job. Having the right supplies and information can make this piano repair job achievable.
This video shows how to replace Adobe Acrobat Reader with FoxIt PDF Reader. Part 1 of 4 - How to Use Foxit PDF Reader as an Acrobat alternative.
Adobe Creative Suite is an expansive (and expensive!) array of programs for graphic artists of all kinds. However, you can assemble your own suite of completely free programs, like the GIMP, paint.net, Synfig, Komposer, PrimoPDF, InkScape, Scribus and Jahshaka - all freeware alternatives to Adobe programs.
Vietnamese Pho is fantastic, but if you don't have a lot of time to actually make it and are looking for a quick alternative, check out this video! You will learn how to make Xanthe Clay, a quick Pho that only takes five minutes to cook and is a great, quick alternative to going out and fast enough for those of you with a busy work schedule!
Looking for freeware alternatives to Photoshop? If you don't need all the bells and whistles of a huge program like Photoshop, this video shows you where to get free photo editing software with good developer support, like Paint.net, FotoFlexer or the GIMP.
Love Microsoft Excel? This clip contains a tip that just might induce you to. With this free video tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 106th installment of his "YouTubers Love Excel" or YTLE series of free video MS Excel lessons, you'll learn how to use two alternatives to pivot tables.
Chris Bailey of Creativity to Spare gives us a few alternative options for tripods.
Add a little animation to your live action shots! This tutorial shows you a few alternative techniques, such as adding in backgrounds using a greenscreen or incorporating light painting into your film. Make sure you shoot at the highest megapixel setting possible.
If you're trying to film on a budget, this tutorial is perfect for you. Instead of spending money on expensive professional lighting equipment, you can use these inexpensive alternatives (like using tin foil as a reflector or a shower curtain as a diffuser).
Household cleaning products are some of the most toxic things in your house. If you want to get them out and replace them with all-natural alternatives, watch this video to learn how to make alternative cleaning products yourself out of common household ingredients.
Meta CEO and founder — and Next Reality 50 member —Meron Gribetz unveiled a new operating environment for augmented reality called Meta Workspace for the audience at the Augmented World Expo (AWE) in Santa Clara, California, today.
Magnet therapy is a form of alternative healing that is meant to relax and rejuvinate your body. In this clip, Francesca will tell you all about this form of therapy so that you can decide whether this type of treatment is right for you.
EFT is an alternative healing method designed to bring you strength and change from within. You use simple exercises to relieve pressure in your body and your mind. In this video tutorial, Dr. Phillip Mountrose demonstrates some of the ways EFT can help you.
French braids are undeniably the older, more put together and elegant sister of regular braids. This makes French braids a beautiful alternative to normal braids for times when you want to look gorgeous with minimal effort.
When you think of burgers you probably picture a bun topped with a beef patty, ketchup, mayo, lettuce, and a slice of tomato, but there are so many different types of burger toppings you can try that you've probably never thought of!
Looking for a solid alternative to MS Windows' default Device Manager? This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over six minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
This is a great method to use squash as an alternative to pasta. Take spaghetti squash and slice it in half. Scoop out the inside and discard. You now season the two sides with butter and want ever other seasonings you like. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a baking dish place the squash upside down and add an inch off water in the bottom. Bake the squash for one hour. It will now be soft and the middle is easily scooped away from the skin. Just add some spaghetti sauce and Parmesan cheese...
Most shampoos and conditioners contain chemicals that are counter productive in your quest to grow longer, healthier hair. Learn a natural alternative to washing your hair.
Learn about some alternative stick ideas to use when playing the drums. Rather than using a traditional drumstick, you can try one of these examples! Alan Schechner shows you the tricks. He does not lie. Take his advice. You won't regret it.
Whether it's terrorism or brain-hungry zombies you're neutralizing, first-person shooters are an awesome way to immerse yourself within a new world and kill some time with your iPad or iPhone. And with so many games available in this genre, we wanted to show off ten of our absolute favorites.
In this video, we learn how to activate Linux windows without losing selected text. To avoid losing the texts, you can just click on the title bar so that the highlighted part doesn't remove. If you don't want to do this, there is an alternative. Simply mouse over the text that you have highlighted and scroll with the wheel that's on your mouse. After this, right click on the text and then you can copy what you need to. Now, you can go back to the other window you have open and paste it in, t...
When you're a vegan, meals must be pre-planned in order to ensure you're not using animal products of any kind. Make your next cookie recipe a little bit easier by learning what sorts of things you can use to substitute eggs.
It's easy braiding your friend's hair into a French braid (if you, well, know how to do a French braid), but doing it on yourself is another story. For many gals, not being able to see how the hair is coming together makes it that much more difficult to French braid your own hair.
A sweet yet tart accompaniment for early morning tea, blueberry pancakes are a lovely alternative to your standard dough and maple syrup pancakes. Served up with your favorite syrup, a fresh bowl of strawberries, and some Earl Grey, these pancakes will pique your appetite and set a wonderful tone for the rest of the day.
Learn how to use alternative coordinate systems in linear algebra. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next big test). With this installment from Internet pedagogical superstar Salman Khan's series of free math tutorials, you'll learn how to work with alternat...