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How To: Overclock an Intel Core i7 processor

Check out this overclocking tutorial from HotHardware.com! Intel's Core i7 processor offers a significant performance increase over previous generation Core 2 processors. In addition, like the legacy Core 2 architecture, the new Core i7 also has a bunch more headroom for wringing upside performance out of the chip, maximizing value, power and return on your investment with overclocking. In fact, Intel actually built-in a predefined overclocking feature called "Turbo Mode". We explain how not ...

How To: Do knitting techniques spacing & marking buttonholes

Watch this knitting instructional video on spacing and marking buttonholes for knitting projects. This knitting demonstration uses the swatch of a right sweater front to show an easy way to mark the placement of buttonholes on your knitted material. Lily Chin attributes the method to Carol Anderson of Cottage Creations. You wil be working the button bands from the right side, from the bottom up, so you'll be marking the placement of the bottom of each buttonhole. If this was a boy's or man's ...

How To: Make a 3D lemonade cup card with Stampin' Up!

Dawn Griffith creates a cute card with a 3D lemonade glass embellishment from start to finish. Create a template by making a rough sketch of an 8 ounce paper cup onto a piece of white cardstock and cut it out. Take the template and either trace it onto a piece of vellum cardstock and cut it out, or use Dotto adhesive to attach the template directly to the vellum and then cut around the shape. Score each side at about 1/4", fold on the score lines and trim the overlap at the top. Apply sticky ...

How To: Make beef short ribs braised w/wild mushrooms & tomato

These lovely beef short ribs with wild mushrooms and tomato are just made for a cool fall or winter night. The succulent beef short ribs are slowly stewed in the earthy mushroom and tomato sauce until fork-tender, ready to then be piled on some mashed potatoes. Dried mushrooms are easy to find in any large grocery store, and just a small amount adds tons of flavor to this short ribs recipe.

How To: Fix, enhance, and retouch photos in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to fix, enhance, and retouch photos in Photoshop.

How To: Create a Times Square billboard in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to create a Times Square billboard in Photoshop.

How to Walkthrough Toy Story 3: The Video Game on Xbox 360

Disney's animated film Toy Story 3 beat all expectations at the box office, and is now the highest-grossing movie of 2010 in North America and second worldwide. Can Disney Interactive Studio's Toy Story 3: The Video Game match the success? Who knows, but no matter how successful it is, it's still a fun game full of animated delight, and this Mahalo video walkthrough series will show you the entire gameplay for the game on the Xbox 360.

How To: Make a tall balloon centerpiece for weddings & events

Judy demonstrates how to make a very tall, simple, yet elegant centerpiece for weddings and other events. You first need a tube and a base that it will fit into. Placing the tube in the base, use a hot glue gun to secure the tube into the base. You can then fill up the balloons with air, using an air pump and tie pairs of balloons together. Twisting together four balloons, place the cluster of balloons around the base of the tube. Repeat with an additional 8 balloons and place this cluster at...

How To: Use fill flash when taking photographs

In this Click Here Photography instructional video, learn how to photograph using a fill flash to produce a great photograph. Equipment, how to set-up, and additional props are gone over. Although a fill flash takes some time to set-up & is an additional item to carry, it will produce better photographic results in certain lighting situations. Learn how to experiment with your fill flash and maximize your photo's potential with the advice, tips, and information given here.

How To: Make a paper box as a gift

Learn how to make a paper gift box by following the steps in this video tutorial. The first series of steps shows you how to make the lid. Take an 11" by 8.5" piece of paper. You can use whatever color you want. Fold one corner toward the opposite end creating a triangular shape. Trim the remaining rectangular shape. Unfold the piece of paper and create another fold in the opposite direction. Take a marker to mark the center and bring all four corner to that dot. You will create an additional...

How To: Make creamy halibut pie, or fish pie

Make a hungry belly pleased with this recipe by chef, Simon Rimmer for creamy fish pie. In this cooking video, Rimmer makes a luscious Halibut pie with additional prawns and mini capers, the pie being topped with a layer of crisp sweet potatoes... Perfect for fall!

How To: Master the classic three light studio portrait

Watch this instructional photography video with Jim Talkington and learn how to light a studio portrait using three lights. This is the classic three light portrait technique using a main light, fill card, hair light and background light in the photo studio. Adding additional lights should bring out texture, extra detail, and three dimensionality. Practice these tips and improve your photography skills.

How To: Use the extract filter tool in Photoshop CS2

In this video tutorial you will learn to use the Photoshop extract filter to extract images from the background. The trick works best for erasing mostly solid-colored, contrasting backgrounds. Photoshop also does a nice job of getting rid of the color halo problem – but you may have to do some additional touch-up work at the end.

How To: Hit an overhead smash

Tennis Pro Brad Gilbert discusses and shows techniques for hitting an overhand smash. The types of overheads discussed are the basic, scissor-kick, backhand, and bounce. They are summarized at the end of the video. Additional information is given in sidebars and popups during the video so it's easy to understand.

How To: Draw a Chibi Orochimaru from Naruto

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a Chibi Orochimaru from Naruto. Start off by drawing the outline for the character, then add in the details for it as well. After this, you will start to draw in the shading and the additional lines to give it more details. Then, you will need to erase the background lines that you used as a guide to draw the final product. From here, you will start to shade in colors on the character and then draw in any additional details or facial features. To finish ...

How To: Core and cut tomatoes

In this video, we learn how to core and cut tomatoes with Skinny and Mini. First, you will need to rinse off your tomatoes and then pop the tomato corer into the core of the tomato. Give it a twist, then the core will pop right out of it. Once you do this, you will cut the tomato into slices. First, cut off the top of it to throw away, then use your knife to cut additional slices out of the tomato. This will make the perfect slices for a sandwich or a dish. From here, you can cut the rest int...

How To: Draw a wild magical flower

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a wild magical flower. Start out by using a pencil with a light touch to create the outline for the flower. Make wispy lines to create the leaves and the flowers. Also, draw in the middle of the flower to create additional details. Then, draw in the leaves with the middle vine going down off the page. Continue on the draw in additional flowers off of the vine. Use the wispy edge of the pencil to create a more majestic and magical type of flower. Color in...

How To: Draw a Harley-Davidson V-ROD

In this video, we learn how to draw a Harley-Davidson V-ROD. First, draw the outline of the vehicle using a light pencil. After this, start to add in the details of the wheel and front of the motorcycle. From here, add in shading and additional details to make it look more realistic. Make sure you draw on the small details of the motorcycle because this will make all the difference. Shade in additional details on the drawing and then erase any lines that you don't need. Use the eraser to crea...

How To: Draw wolf paws

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw wolf paws. First, draw a rectangle on the paper and then draw in curves inside the rectangle that will give you a base for the paw's features. After this, draw two lines coming up from the paw and then draw claws on the bottom of the paw. After this, erase the sides of the rectangles. Start to add in additional lines for the claws on the paws and then add in details for the knuckles. To finish, draw in lines for the hairs and then finish off the paw with...

How To: Move from notes to rough drafts of research papers

In this video, we learn how to move from notes to a rough draft of a research paper. First, you need to place all your notes in order and create an outline for your paper. Find out what important information you need, and filter out all the information you don't. After this, you can begin to fill in your outline and add any additional information into your outline. After you have this completed, you can start to write your rough draft using the outline you just created. Keep your notes around...

How To: Add custom buttons to a Thunderbird Toolbar

In order to add additional buttons to your Thunderbird Tool Bar, you will need an add-on called "Custom Buttons". It will allow you to add additional buttons to your tool bar. You will need to give instructions for the buttons, which you will use Java Script in order to set it up. Otherwise, the button will not have a function.

How To: Install a star-drip irrigation system

A drip irrigation line is placed around the base of a tree in a ring. A section of the ring is cut open and made into a T shape with the addition of another piece of drip emmiter wire going from the ring outwards. The next end of the additional wire is bound to the ground with a pin. An additional wire is placed at the irrigation ring and the opposing end bent,covered and also pinned outward from the ring. Holes are pierced into the plastic bedding of gravels on the ground to allow water to p...

How To: Use online messaging programs on the Nokia N900

This is an Electronics video tutorial where you will learn how to use online messaging programs on the Nokia N900. This video is presented by all about maemo and it will show how to add MSN, ICQ, Yahoo, AIM etc to the Nokia N900. Officially the N900’s IM and VOIP system has built-in support for Skype, Google Talk, Jabber/Facebook.Ovi and SIP. You can activate a service using the settings section on the N900. Click on ‘VOIP and IM accounts’ and select. But, unofficially, you can use AIM, Gadu ...

How To: Ice & decorate cookie pops

If you want to know how to ice & decorate cookie pops, you should watch this video. To ice and decorate cookie pops: Spread your pan with a non-stick spray first before putting the refrigerated dough in the cookie pop pan so that it doesn't stick when you take it out. Position cookie stick, slightly pressing into dough. If desired, place a little additional dough over the top of stick to secure. Bake cookie following pan instructions. Normally, it takes 10 minutes for it to be baked. If you d...

How To: Paint a cabbage rose using the one stroke technique

In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a cabbage rose using the one stroke technique. Start out by mixing together white and red with your paint brush. After this, add yellow to the tip of the brush and paint it onto the paper using your hand to move the brush gently up and down. Do this in a circle to make several petals into one single flower. Then, paint on petals around the inside petals to create a larger flower. Add in additional color to the center of the flower to make it pop out mor...

How To: Crochet a left handed large size beanie cap for a man

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a left handed large size beanie cap for a man. For the first round, you will work 10 single crochets through the loop, not joining. Then the cap will be worked into a spiral or round shape. Next, you will work in two single crochets in each single crochet. Then, you will do 20 single crochets total. For round three, you will work one single crochet for 20 more total. For round four, you will do the same for fourty more single crochets. For round five ...

How To: Draw a tree in moonlight

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a tree in moonlight with Bruce Blitz. Start out by using a gray piece of paper. Then, draw arrows on the page towards the top that will act as your mountain peaks. Draw in additional lines to show that the mountains are towards the top. Shade in the tops of them and then draw a river with water at the bottom of the page. After this, draw in trees at the bottom of the mountain and a moon in the upper right hand corner. Use white chalk to create the effect...

How To: Build a Cheap Waterproof Flashlight for Diving Depths Past 80 Feet

The pressure underwater is undeniably strong. If you were to fill a balloon with water and take it underwater, it would not burst but would stay the same size because liquids are not compressed. The pressure is the same, inside and outside of the balloon. If you were to fill that same balloon with air instead, the lower it dives into water, the more it shrinks, until it eventually can't take the pressure anymore and bursts.