Impress your friends when camping by bringing your own makeshift oil lamp! Perfect for blackouts, camping, or even creating ambiance, keeping an oil lamp around is a handy idea.
Whether you're new to Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to work faster with everyday tools in Illustrator CS5. Additionally, you'll learn how to draw behind, disregarding stacking order, and draw or place an image inside, instantly creating a clipping mask.
Chef, Arthur Potts Dawsons shows us how to make barbecued pork ribs slathered in Dijon mustard, golden syrup and soy sauce. On the side? Tropical salsa. Yum! For this recipe you will need: ribs, Dijon mustard, a golden syrup like honey or maple syrup, soy sauce.. For the side salad you will additionally need ice berg lettuce, papaya, avocado, shoots, and olive oil.
Curious about all those jailbreak videos and what they mean when they say "SSH into your phone"? In this video, learn how to SSH into either an iPhone, iPhone 3G, or an iPod Touch. Additionally, learn how to download videos from Cycorder on an iPhone and iPhone 3G with Cyberduck. Links & codes you will need:
If you're using Adobe Illustrator CS4, you know that cropping an image can be less than a simple task. This how-to walks you through the steps, not only showing how to place and move the image, but also how to crop it to the desired sized. Unlike Photoshop which allows you to work directly with pixels, Illustrator treats all images as whole objects. SO, watch this video and end the frustration that Adobe Illustrator can bring when you're cropping an image.
A lot of women mistakingly think that they can't do arm exercises or lift weights because they will bulk up like a classic chunkhead. But this logic is extremely false. If you're trying to lose weight, muscle burns more calories per unit than fat, which means gaining muscle is to your advantage.
This video demonstrates how to make a variety of ghillie suits. You can adapt your camouflage to many different environments to make yourself more invisible. Additionally, this series shows you how to make multiple types: rifle covers, partial suits, equipment covers, etc.
This video shows the viewer how to make a UNA box from pieces of hardwood, and 2 pieces of dowel. The box is made by building the normal box from the wood. The lid is then secured using a large piece of dowel so that it can pivot. Additionally to the first large dowel another smaller piece of dowel is secretly added to stop the box opening this has to be removed for it to open so makes it harder for intruders to open. The box can then be sanded, painted and used to hide small objects!
QR codes allow you to quickly and easily store and retrieve data within a single image. Much like barcodes at grocery stores, QR codes are images that can be scanned to discover data, such as an online website URL. Additionally, they can also be created by inputting text data into a QR code generator. Try scanning some of the QR codes in this video with an app on your phone or tablet to see how they work!
When it comes to weights and lifting them, often people slack off or just forget about form because it's easy to do so. Additionally, it gets a little hard to think about sitting up straighter and rolling your shoulders down when you have a 100 pound weight above your head.
Why run in intervals rather than either slow, medium speed, or fast during your daily jog? Interval training, which alternates between slow, medium, and fast, surprises your body by constantly changing the pace. This makes your body work harder in the same amount of time as your usual run.
Being a professional DJ takes a studied ear and a technical mastery of your equipment. This video tutorial series covers beats, bars, and phrases, and how to incorporate beat and breakdown looping into your DJ set. Additionally, DJ Phil K shows how to insure audio frequencies blend together, and provides professional tips on how to approach your first DJ gig.
This video shows the viewer how to make Halloween style lanterns using commonly available items. The base lantern is a Chinese style paper lantern; these can be purchase from home retail stores. The general principal is too cut out the shapes of insects from black paper. These can then be fixed to the lantern to project the image. Additionally holes can be cut in the insects and covered with red tissue paper. The light will shine through the red tissue paper giving the appearance of blood. Th...
Watch as amazing make-up artist, Kandee Johnson transforms herself into Barbie with this step-by-step tutorial on how to apply the make-up and look of this famous blond bombshell doll! The following eyeshadows were used to achieve this look: MAC in Pen & Ink, Da Blng, Carbon, Vibrant Grape, Indian Ink, Fig 1, and Deep Damson. LARENIM mineral eye shadows in Bedazzle & Lust and Urban Decay's eyeshadow in Grifter were also used. Additionally used: Hot pink blush as eye shadow, Make-Up Forever ho...
You've worked hard to get your garden in shape— the tilling, the planting, the watering, so when pests and weeds threaten your garden, you'll want to take action. But if you don't want to use chemicals, there are effective organic alternatives. Lowe's has the advice you need for keeping those unwanted enemies out.
It doesn't matter if you can do 1,000 classic situps in one go if you're not doing them correctly. Additionally, if you're trying to lose weight or firm up there are ab workouts significantly more effective than sit ups for toning your abs. Doing just a few of these ab exercises gives you the results equivalent of lots of sit ups.
Katy Perry doesn't leave the house without first filling in her eyebrows. Why? Well, other than curling your eyelashes, it's the one big - yet easy - thing you can do to instantly make yourself look more awake and youthful. Additionally, drawing in your brows makes your face look more structured as it adds face-framing and slimming lines.
Elementtatootech explains the various tools of the industry and their uses to novice tattoo artists and interested viewers. In this tutorial, Elementtatootech focuses on the old school tattoo tool known as grommets or nipples. Utilizing a single close up shot, the instructor quickly educates viewers on the purpose of the grommet in addition to the most common users of the device. The instructor additionally shows viewers how to set up and assemble using this tool and a simple trick utilizing ...
While printers are not normally considered to be at the leading edge of computer technology, these devices have evolved at a lightning pace over the years. Before today's low cost, high-quality inkjet and color laser printers, we used low-quality dot matrix printers and slow laser printers where quality and performance of printing was often questionable. Additionally, documents that looked correct on screen often came out looking differently on paper, due to differences between what the scree...
In this software video tutorial you will learn how to soften skin feature in Lightroom 2 in Yanik's Photo School. Select a photo and zoom in to the skin area. Click on the adjustment brush, or ctrl K. Here you can adjust 7 features; exposure, brightness, contrast, saturation, clarity, sharpness and color. But, if you click on the other 'exposure' dropdown menu, you will get these 7 options and additionally a 'soften skin' option. Click on 'soften skin' and it gives you the options to add nega...
The Wicca stones in question may be dried in either sunlight for a full twenty four hours, or the item may be wrapped in a dark black cloth to dry. The stones may also be cleaned in water as well. Another method would be bury the stones in a pot covered with dirt. If unsure if water would damage the stone, however do not submerge the item in water if you are unsure Additionally salt water may be used to cleanse the stone.
Looking to open an .exe file? In this video, learn specifically how to extract an exe file onto your desktop, but additionally where to find & download the free 7-zip file archiver.
Profisher has a rather unique method of ridding your kitchen of fruit flies. Make sure you start this after you have cleared your countertops of all food. Place any kind of juicy fruit on foil on the open rack of your oven. Leave open overnight. In the morning, close the oven door, set the temperature to 400 degrees and flies will be no more! This can, additionally, be performed in the microwave oven. Set plate of fresh fruit in the open microwave for about an hour. Close the door and set tim...
Ever since Google CEO Sundar Pichai took the helms of the world's most valuable brand, he has made it his mission to bring smartphones to lower-income communities. Born in India, Mr. Pichai has created several programs to address the needs of the Indian market, particularly the lower income families.
After years of struggling, it appears BlackBerry has finally figured out how to update its iconic design for modern times. The BlackBerry KEY2 pays homage to past devices such as the Bold 9000 while adapting to modern times with the Android OS. The result is a device that might be the best BlackBerry to date.
Scanners are much too cumbersome to fit in a pocket, but with the use of just one application, you can replace all that bulky hardware with your Android smartphone and take it with you wherever you go. All you need to do is find the scanning app that fulfills your needs. Here are our five favorites that are good for business pros and average joes alike.
Rumors have had Google making a foray into the mobile carrier world for quite some time, but today, the Mountain View tech giant finally made things official. The new service, dubbed Project Fi, will be a Mobile Virtual Network Operator, or MVNO, that uses existing Sprint and T-Mobile cell towers.
Watch out Samsung (and you too, Pebble, Sony and the still unrealized Apple), your hold on the smartwatch market is about to get a lot less firm. Announced today, Google has released Android Wear, their platform for developing smartwatches, along with a preview of the Moto 360 smartwatch from Motorola.
Edna shows us the basics of making buttercream frosting for professional, decorative cakes starting with the right ingredients. She uses a basic buttercream recipe, but makes sure that she does not over-mix the ingredients. She also explains how she used to use Crisco, but when the company changed its recipe to zero trans fat, she decided to started using real butter, which makes the frosting a lot less yellow. Additionally, use of Crisco, makes the frosting drier and much more crumbly. If yo...
When it comes to the sub-$250 price range, the new Nokia 5.1 might be the perfect phone. Of all the new models announced at Nokia's event in Moscow, the Nokia 5.1 offers the most with the least compromises. For a third of the cost of a flagship, you get a phone with a premium build, solid specs, and good battery life.
After two years of poor sales, LG decided to shake up its mobile division. New executives are at the helm, and changes to their flagship lineups are already underway. Specifically, the V series is expanding, as LG announced the second new device in the series, the LG V35 ThinQ.
HMD (the company currently making Nokia-branded phones) only released one flagship device last year, with the rest of the phones falling in the mid-range and entry-level tiers. However, at Mobile World Congress 2018, HMD announced their ambition to become a top five smartphone maker in 3–5 years. Meeting this goal will require penetration in all markets — especially the United States — and it looks like Nokia will get the ball rolling early this year.
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to use ICE Resin to make resin jewelry. ICE resin should be used in a well ventilated room and be sure to follow manufacturer's recommendations. The kit comes with mixing cups and sticks. Additionally you will need a paint brush, scissors, sponge and needles. Once you mix the resin and the hardener, you got to use it within 30 minutes. Curing time is 24 hours at 72 degrees Fahrenheit, which is the room temperature. You can make it faster...
In this video Krazyboy shares his method of creating a spiritual bath. Krazyboy suggests that while spiritual baths are often known to help cleanse the soul, you can also imbue it with an intent (such as love, luck, success). The idea behind a spiritual bath is cleansing and white. A nice feature of spiritual baths is being able to customize it, including ingredients that feel right to you. To begin, fill a large bowl about half way with holy water/new moon water/spring water. Next, add a cou...
Huawei's push into the US market has by no means stopped, even despite the recent US government pushback. Huawei has already released their top-notch flagship device from 2017, the Mate 10 Pro, and a couple great budget and midrange devices. Their latest release offers an upgrade to a past release.
Samsung and Apple are the two titans of the mobile phone industry. After Apple deployed the iPhone X in November, Samsung had three months to brood until Mobile World Congress, where they unveiled the Galaxy S9. Now that both phones are out, it's time to put them head-to-head.
Move over whole wheat — white bread may be back in style after a new study shows that it may be your gut microbes that decide what kind of bread is best for you.
News: 14 Types of Bacteria & 10 Strains of Fungus Are Responsible for All the Delicious Flavors of Cheese
If you want to appreciate the value of microbes, look no further than a chunk of cheese. Because cheese roughly traces back to the Neolithic Era, we might say the earliest cheesemakers were the first humans to manipulate microbes—without even knowing it. Now, thanks to microbiologists and the long tradition of cheesemaking, we know a lot more about the microbes that make our favorite types of cheese possible.
Simmering or poaching food is a total pain sometimes. The problems are numerous: a layer exposed to air often dries out and creates a gross skin that can ruin the texture of the sauce, the poaching liquid evaporates too quickly and causes the poached protein to burn, and so on.
The standard way to make pasta requires a lot of water, and it takes a long time for that big pot of water to actually start boiling. For these reasons, as well as my hatred for washing large pots, I don't cook pasta at home very often—at least not the traditional way.