The Ancient Paper shows you how to make a paper Colt 1911 slide mechanism for his paper gun. Check out his Colt 1911 paper gun. His cool replica Colt paper gun is easy to figure out, but to get it working, this video will help you through the difficult task of the slide mechanism. You can't have a paper handgun without it.
This science video shows how to estimate the diameter of the Sun, including step-by-step instructions for constructing the equipment needed and an overview of the geometry of similar triangles. If you like space and science experiments, you can't miss this one.
If you're interested in learning how to cook asparagus, check out this video. Asparagus can be quite tasy when cooked right!
Imagine a game almost anyone can play that combines the best of skee-ball, bowling, and shuffleboard. Welcome to the ancient sport of bocce.
Muay Boran is the ancient relative of modern Muay Thai boxing. This clear how-to video shows the correct method of wrapping your fists to prepare for a match or training.
Blacksmithing is an ancient art of metalsmithing that has never gone away and is still done today! Knowing about heat and what sort of metals to use is good, but if you are just whacking at the metal wildly without any sort of form, you're doing it wrong. In this video you will learn the eight basic hammer strikes in blacksmithing that you will need to know to do any sort of blacksmithing.
The History Channel features great fighting tutorials on their show Human Weapon. Here they go into the ancient Israeli art of Krav Maga. Bursting will counter a surprise attacker by hurling your power into their core and blocking their weapon from striking you.
Board game enthusiast Scott Nicholson reviews a new game each week showing you the pieces and rules of play, as well and demonstrating the game with friends. This weeks game, Mah Jong, is an ancient Chinese game about collecting sets. Don't confuse this with the tile picking game on your computer of the same name!
What did ancient cultures use to sweeten their food? Pressed grape must, of course! Grocer Rick Mindermann recommends a spoonful of Saba as an interesting alternative to sugar.
If you aren't familiar with Illustrator software it is very similar to the photo-editing software Photo Shop. This video is a guide on how you can make a paper scroll by using Illustrator. You can follow along with the video and make the basic shapes and then re-size the pieces to look almost exactly like an ancient paper scroll. This would be something really neat to make if you needed a background for an old-timey looking photo or if you needed to make up invitations for a church function.
Shanckthetank teaches you to make an “open box thing” using nothing but folded paper. Origami is an ancient Japanese craft using nothing but paper to make objects from the simple to the incredibly complex.
Temperatures plummet... a shelter, an igloo, can be built out of nothing but snow. It has to be the right kind of snow, cut from a well packed snow drift. The best snow is laid down in one single storm, it's hard and compact.
"Shamanism: Other Worlds" explores the ancient spiritual Amazonian enlightenment drug Ayahuasca. This documentary investigates Ayahuasca and its use largely as a religious sacrament. Those whose usage of ayahuasca is performed in non-traditional contexts often align themselves with the philosophies and cosmologies associated with ayahuasca shamanism, as practiced among indigenous peoples like the Urarina of Peruvian Amazonia. The religion Santo Daime uses it. While non-native users know of th...
Grave rubbing is more than just an art. It's a record of the past, one that so many people would just rather forget. And graves are the one way to reconnect with that world. Discover the ancient art of gravestone rubbing to record beautiful headstone images or to enhance your genealogy studies. It only takes a few simple tools and you’re on your way.
Modern milking parlors use machines, but milking a cow by hand is an ancient art. Here’s the "udderly" perfect way to do it.
Do you often end up with slimy salad greens after just a day or two? Here's how to keep greens fresh and tasty for a week.
Lure luck your way at your workplace by arranging things according to the ancient Chinese design philosophy known as feng shui. De-clutter your desk and workspace, which is the most important thing you can do to balance the _chi_—or energy—in your office. Repair or get rid of anything that’s broken—like a pen that’s out of ink or a flickering desk lamp. They block your chi. The placement of your desk and chair should allow you to see who’s coming into the room. Business and opportunity symbol...
Ancient Greece was a goldmine of beautiful buildings, some of which we still luckily have preserved today. Which makes Greek temples and other civic structures the perfect model for some fun origami folding.
The sewers of Paris are among the most ancient of the Western World, and now you get to race in them in the game Hyrdo Thunder Hurricane. This video from Rooster Teeth shows you where to find all the packages in this level.
This clip presents an introduction to the ancient Japanese technique of square lashing. Once you get the hang of it, you'll find it's quite easy. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started doing square lashing yourself, watch this video tutorial.
The Juggernaut armor is the best armor in the entire Dragon Age: Origins game, especially when you have the full suit! Three pieces are easy to find - disturb the Ancient Tombstones in the Brecilian Forest, and then defeat the monsters that spawn. But the fourth piece is a little trickier - here's where to find it in the ruined temple.
You can only unlock the Reaver specialization while at the ancient temple to Andraste, and you can only do it by obeying Kolgrim and defiling Andraste's Ashes (what, you thought reavers were nice people?) And of course, there's more blood for you to drink.
You can play beautiful, traditional music on an elderberry flute, just how the Native Americans have done since ancient times. Crafting a flute out of elderberry wood is a quick and easy project.
In this video tutorial, you'll learn the ancient art of clay tablet making. Back in the old, old, days, before paper and pencil, there were clay tablets. Sumerians used these clay tablets to communicate, record business expenses and more. In this video, you'll learn how to make your own cuneiform clay tablet magazine! Spread the word!
Tracing sheets are an important part of Chinese calligraphy, especially if you plan on using calligraphy to write rather than as a purely artistic exercise, as they enable you to create characters more quickly. This video demonstrates one technique for creating the sheets using pencil, copying the characters from models available for free online here and here, among other places. Refine your calligraphy and increase your speed until you can write whole practical messages in this ancient and d...
Looking to add a rare and ancient specimen to your paper menagerie? Make a paper dinosaur with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own miniature brontosaurs from folded paper. For more information, and to get started making paper dinos yourself, take a look!
The kabuto, or Japanese samurai helmet, is a helmet worn by the ancient samurai to protect themselves in battle. It was also used to wordlessly display rank and title on the battlefield. Learn how to fold one of your own in this video tutorial
Origami is the ancient Japanese art of folding paper into three-dimensional sculptures. In this video, learn how to fold a crane wielding a gun or a sword
Learn to roll joints - Bringing together decades of joint rolling experience, here is a joint rolling video that shows both the technical, and the artistic side of rolling. Learn the secrets to the ancient art of rolling. You can become an expert in a matter of minutes. Pay attention & roll a flawless joint.
An ocarina is an ancient instrument similar to a flute. It has an oval-shaped body with four to twelve finger holes and a mouth tube projecting out from the body. This tutorial teaches you how to tune an ocarina. You will need a needle tool, a cutting tool or small sharp knife and a drill bit. With this how to video you will be able to tune your ocarina.
Watch this instructional voice video for dummies that breaks down the basics of throwing your voice. This humorous tutorial reveals the ancient secret techniques you will need to be able to throw your voice. Fool your friends into believing your hand can talk. This video is great for aspiring ventriloquists and puppet enthusiasts.
In this language tutorial, you will learn how to use the present middle indicative form biblical Greek (Koine). The Greek middle expesses the subject as participating in the action. This is a perfect lesson for the scholar looking to study the ancient language of Greece. Watch this how to video and you will be speaking the biblical Greek language in no time.
Bharatanatyam dance is an ancient, traditional dance from India. "Ardhamandala" is the most important and frequently used leg posture in Bharatanatyam. Learn how to perform this essential dance move with this Indian dance tutorial.
Do you want to learn what your hands can tell you about your personality with the ancient art of palmistry? Take a look inside palm reading with Per Hogseth the acclaimed psychic palm reader from Norway as he explains how to explore the universe residing within your own hands.
Grandmaster David Harris shares the secrets of the Shun Shen Tao by teaching how to bless and deposses objects with the ancient technique of dowsing.
Want to make your own jewelry? Watch this video and see how you can make your own loop in loop chain necklace using an ancient Roman technique.
A step-by-step instructional video starring Patricia Fahie, Kirsten Pearson, and Elsje Dijkman. Tie a toga correctly and you'll be oh so fashionable whether you're in ancient Rome or the college quad.
With this how-to on the ancient Japanese art of paper folding, you'll learn how to make a strikingly beautiful water lily from a paper napkin. For complete, step-by-step instructions on assembling your own paper lotus flower, watch this origami how-to and, if you like, read along below.
Love dinosaurs, or have kids who think they're just about the coolest things ever? Then revel in your dino fever on a lazy afternoon when you're snowed in by folding this origami pteranodon, which was an ancient flying dinosaur.
In this tutorial, we learn to know the differences in quinoa. Quinoa is a complete protein that's very mineral rich. There is a tan and red variety, both are delicious. This is an ancient South American grain that is gluten free for the wheat intolerant. When prepping this, you will first need to rinse it off thoroughly. Cooked quinoa can be mixed with toasted sunflower seeds, lemon juice, sea salt, and olive oil for a great taste that is full with nutrients. It's a great replacement for rice...