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News: How to Better Your English (For Foreign Speakers)

Hello! I'm newbie at Null Byte and I want tho share some of my thoughts with you guys, hope you like it. I've been inspired by 3 facts for making this: 1- The post 'How to write better code', 2- A few illegible comments at some posts, 3- I myself have never written such a long text in English, this will be my first one!

How To: Use Google Earth and explore the universe

This video shows how to download and use Google Earth. To download it, go to earth.google.com and click “Download Google Earth”. Then follow the directions according to where you want to save it, and it will automatically be installed. You will see an icon pop up on your desktop. Double click on the icon to open Google Earth.

How To: Properly break in a baseball glove

This video gives you four steps on how to properly break into a baseball glove. If a glove isn’t correctly broken into, it may affect a player’s performance. The first step is to condition the leather, softening it by adding either glove oil or cream. Remove any excess oil with a paper towel. Make sure to repeat this step throughout the year. The second step is shaping your glove by placing a ball where you would normally hold a baseball and then tying two large bands around the glove in ...

How To: Make butter chicken on the stove

First of all you have to arrange the ingredients that are two chicken breasts which you have to cut into chunks, two tbsp of vegetable oil, two tbsp of butter, one chopped onion, a quarter of a tsp cinnamon, one tsp of crushed garlic, one tsp of crushed ginger, half tsp of ground turmeric, one tsp of chili powder, two tsp of ground almonds, a can of 225 gm of whole peeled tomatoes, one tsp of tomato paste, one tsp of natural yogurt, two tsp of fresh coriander or chopped spinach, and salt & pe...

How To: Tie up or truss a chicken for roasting

First of all keep the chicken under the running water and then pad it dry. Then you have to remove the neck, inner portions and the fat from the abdominal cavity. Now season the inside of the chicken with salt and pepper by standing it up inside the bowl. You can now add the desired spices. In this case you can use garlic cloves and lemon pieces. Now close the abdomen cavity and lay the chicken on the cutting board. Wedge the wing tips under the wings. Close the neck cavity by wrapping the sk...

How To: Make healthy baked beans

The tutor advises that the beans are high in protein and fiber but the problem is that when you buy it from the market they are high in sugar and also have artificial colors. So to make healthy beans first of all you need to take a can of 'cannellini organic beans'. You can also use any other type of beans. Now you need some water and some salt to go with it. Add these beans in a pan. You can also add some left over beans. You can now add some 'organic strained tomatoes' which is just like a ...

How To: Plant garlic in your garden for a plentiful harvest

David Epstein provides tips and shows garlic lovers how to plant garlic in their very own garden. It is best to grow garlic in the fall season from the months of September to November when the temperatures are cooler. Some people grow garlic in the spring, but it’s been found that growing garlic in the fall time will give a better crop. To begin, gather some plantable garlic bulbs making sure that you find ones that are either organic or from a seed catalog. At all cost, avoid conventional ...

How To: Make a favicon for your site in Photoshop CS3

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to make a favicon for your site in Photoshop CS3. A favicon is a little symbol that shows up on url bars and also on browser tabs. Open a new project in Photoshop by pressing ctrl+N. Select height and width to 64 pixels and click OK. Now open the title tool and type in whatever you want. In the video, it is ‘F’. Open the background layer and do a color overlay of black. Now change the color of the title to white so that it ...

How To: Make and decorate a making her entrance doll cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a Making Her Entrance Doll Cake. To make the cream cheese pound cake, cream together some cream cheese, butter and sugar, then add eggs and vanilla. In another bowl mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients alternately with the milk, and blend well.

How To: Make spiced tapioca sago

This video describes how to prepare the tapioca sago. First take 2 cups of tapioca and wash, drain and soak in ¬O cup of water. Soak it for two hours minimum. Then the tapioca will become softer and become larger in size. Next take a pan and take 2 table spoons of oil and one table spoon of oil in that heat it for a while. Next ¬O teaspoons of cumin seeds then add green chilies and then add 2 table spoons of peanuts. Once the peanuts are fried, add the slices of potato. Next add the ¬º spoons...

How To: Make three-minute vegan chocolate truffle cookies

Candace Braun shows how to make vegan’s cookie and cream truffles. You will need a silicone spatula, a spoon and a resealable bag, along with a baking sheet, wax paper and a mixing bowl. Vegan chocolate chips, oreo cookies and vegan cream cheese are also required. First, take a sandwich bag and place some oreo cookies in it. Seal the bag, ensuring that the air has left the bag. Use a spoon to smash the oreo cookies into pieces. Repeat if necessary. Place the smashed pieces into a microwave ...

How To: Drain down central heating in your home

First of all the tutor advises that this is a good idea to do it regularly. It is advisable to drain it out otherwise it shall stop the boiler from working. Before starting your work you have to switch off your boiler. Now allow the water to cool down because it is very hot. First find out the radiator and the drain valve attached to it. Now take a hose pipe which is long enough to drain the water from the radiator to your backyard. Slide the pipe over the inlet and then secure it the link. S...

How To: Mix a dirty vodka martini

Theo explains how to make martinis that you’ll like. He starts with vodka, preferring Grey Goose or Smirnoff. He explains that basic vermouth is fine in a martini; expensive vermouths don’t do much for the flavor. He uses a standard martini glass for serving and suggests chilling them in the freezer, and the stainless steel part of a Boston shaker and strainer for mixing the drink. He suggests having olives on hand for a dirty martini, and picks to hold the olive garnish. He starts by fil...

How To: Prepare homemade toffee

David L. Spies shows us how to make the best toffee in the world. It only takes four ingredients - butter, sugar, Macadamia nuts and semi-sweet chocolate chips. Chop or crush the nuts and have them ready for the final step.

How To: Make a handkerchief mouse

First of all you need a handkerchief or a cloth napkin. Make sure that it is clean for use. Now start by folding the two opposite corners together. This shall make a triangle. Now you have top fold the two middle bits so that they overlap at the center. Now start rolling them together upwards. It is very important that you are rolling them very tightly. This shall make the body of the mouse solid otherwise it may fall apart. When you have made a solid roll then fold the two ends upwards as sh...

How To: Make butter

This video demonstrates two different ways to make delicious butter. For the first method, take some whipping cream and whisk in a couple of scoops of plain yogurt. That’s all there is to it. Then let it sit unrefrigerated for six to eight hours. The yogurt culture will grow in the cream and add delicious flavor to the butter.

How To: Make a five-minute vegetarian vegetable soup stock

You can use the ingredients of items that are leftovers and not usually eaten. You can use a bunch of parsley stems, the insides of the onions, ends of mushrooms, a leftover piece of escarole, ends of potato, ends of carrots, pieces of celery and some parsnip. You can store these leftovers in a plastic bag and refrigerate it. However you have to use this in for days. Use a large pot and fill it with one third of this stuff. You can add all kinds of leftover pieces except Cruciferous vegetable...

How To: Buy a used or second-hand camera lens

First of all you have to search for a reputed dealer. Then ask him all necessary questions like what sort of lenses shall fit in your camera, what shall be the size of the lens to fit in your camera. If you are going to purchase it online then you have to ask whether the surface of the lens is scratched and marked in any way. Make sure that three is no mould or scratches on the lenses. You can also hold the lens towards the sun or a light source. Do not hold it directly against the sun. Now y...

How To: Make a graveyard dirt cake

This video is showing how to make a dirt cake. In a food processor blend together a whole package of Oreos. The Oreos will resemble the dirt. In a mixing bowl mix one stick of butter and one package of cream cheese. These two items will mix easily if they’re at room temperature. In a large bowl add two packages of instant vanilla pudding and three and a half cups of milk. Mix these two ingredients until the pudding mix is fully dissolved. To the pudding mix add a whole tub of wipe cream and...

How To: Spin a basketball on your index finger

First of all you need to know that if you are a right handed person then the rotation of the basket ball must go to the left. Now hold the basketball in your right hand and place your left palm over it. Now give a very strong spin using your right hand to the basketball. You have to make sure that you get a good first spin on it to get a good rotation going.

How To: Use a kayak rudder

First of all you have to understand that if you don't have a rudder in you kayak, still you need not worry. The rudder is far from being any essential piece of the kayak. However if you still decide to want one then you can add one later. Rudder is placed on the side of the kayak. When you want to lower it then you have to pull the chord to move it down from its stored position. You have to control the rudder with foot pedals. The main purpose of the rudder in a kayak is not to turn a kayak. ...

How To: Whistle very loud using 4 fingers

First of all you have to wash your hands thoroughly so that they are nice and clean. Now take your middle finger and your index finger of your both hands. Now open your mouth and roll your tongue upwards. Place these fingers on your rolled tongue inside your mouth. Now blow very hard. If you can whistle then you have done it. Otherwise the tutor suggests that you must practice a lot to learn this. You only have to keep following the steps mentioned. It needs a lot of dedication. You will not ...

How To: Find light photons with LEDs & photosensitive paper

In this video Dr. Carlson demonstrates the properties of light. Light is like a wave and it is also like a particle, which means that it comes in small packets. To demonstrate how we know that light behaves like packets of energy, he uses LED’s in different colors and a sheet of phosphorescent paper. When light with a high enough energy shines on the paper it will cause the paper to glow.

How To: Create the beehive hair style

First of all you need a long hair brush and a teeth hair brush. You may also use a band for adding glamour. Start by spreading the hair on the front of the head. Now go one inch behind and then take a lock of hair and then comb it and then start back-combing it to the front. Repeat this process taking different locks of hairs at the top and then back-combing them in sections. So you get a hair line on the top of the head which divides the hair into two parts. Now you have to comb the back por...

How To: Distress a tag using Tim Holtz distress inks

First of all you have to arrange for materials like ink blending tool, ink blending foam, some tags to be used as practice surface and a distress ink pad. The tutor advises that you must not use a blending tool like a stamp and never make a lot of impressions using it on any surface. Instead of stamping the ink on the surface like a stamp you have to be careful while using it. Use a blending tool in such a way that the whole ink goes slowly onto the tag. Start by working the blending tool on ...

How To: Draw a face in graphite

First of all you need to draw the complete outline sketch by drawing very light color rough lines. Now you have to take your pen to start sketching the outline. First you have to start by drawing the sun glasses. Now draw the left eye. Now you have to draw the right eye, nose, the lips and the teeth. Now you have to draw the hair. Make the hair long. Then you have to darken the eyes and the eye lines. Now darken the eyebrows. Then draw the screws of the sunglasses at the side and then shade t...

How To: Properly thread your eyebrows

This Yasmine’s World video demonstrates eyebrow threading. Use standard sewing thread for the process. Take a piece approximately two to three feet long. Tie the ends in knot. Hold the large thread loop in both hands. Twist it six or sent times, so there is an X shape in the middle. Working on the right eyebrow, pull the right hand in a tweezer motion. For the left eye, make the motion with the left hand. This motion moves the thread. Working on the right eyebrow, place the left vee of the ...

How To: Draw Master Chief from the video game, Halo

First of all you have to draw the rough sketch using light color lines. You have to draw blocks to the size of helmet, chest, two arms, legs and boots. Now start from the helmet and draw the outline. Draw the glass for viewing. Draw the lines as shown on the helmet. Also darken the spots as shown. Now draw the chest guard. Draw the lines to make all the different straps and marks over the armor. You also have to draw a tank at behind. Make the arm and the gloves. Now draw the outline of a gun...

How To: Make a mini book out of a 12x12" piece of paper

First of all you need a single sheet of paper 12 by 12 inches to make a mini book with four pages and measures 6 by 3 inches. You also need a tool for making creases and a knife to cut the paper. Start by folding the paper in half and then crease the middle line. You must always try to make the crease line as crisp and sharp as possible. Now open it out and then again fold it in the middle in the other side. After this step you have to place the paper with the length facing towards you. Now f...

How To: Make pastrami & smoked gouda stuffed chicken

In order to prepare Pastrami and Smoked Gouda Stuffed Chicken, you will need the following ingredients: 4-6 large boneless chicken breasts, 2-3 slices of smoked gouda cheese, 4-6 green onions, zesty Italian dressing, Jack Daniels honey mustard, Hillshire Farms thin pastrami, and Jacks Old South Original dry rub.

How To: Read a balance sheet in accounting

In this Business & Money video tutorial you will learn how to read a balance sheet in accounting. Yu can learn to read it quickly and easily as to where the company’s came from, where it went and where it is now. There are four main financial statements; balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements and statements of shareholder equity. In the balance sheet, under assets are listed things that the company owns that have value. Liabilities are amounts of money company owes to other...

How To: Make Thai-Lao chicken curry with bamboo & long beans

In order to prepare Manivan Larprom‚Äôs Thai-Lao Chicken Curry with Bamboo and Long Beans, you will need the following: ¬º cup of bamboo, ¬º cup of long beans, 1-2 sprigs of Thai basil, tomato, 1 cup of chicken, ¬O cup of coconut milk, 1 T. of chopped garlic, 1 T. of vegetable oil, 2 T. of fish sauce, and 1 T. of curry paste.

How To: Make your own Journaling line stamp

First of all you need an acrylic block, stamping pad, packet of rubber bands and a piece of paper. Open the rubber band packet and then you have to choose several rubber bands which are of same size. Now you have to get these rubber bands on your acrylic block. You can also use a wooden block or an old stamp instead of acrylic block. Now you have to sort out the rubber bands so that they are placed in order with a gap of around a quarter of an inch between each one. You also have to adjust th...

How To: Draw a raven

First of all you have to draw the outline using light color rough lines. Draw the face with beak and then draw the two wings hanging down. Also draw a tail at the back of the bird. Now you have to draw the outline by using a pen. Start by making the beak of the bird at the front. Make the wings with the feathers. Also make the outline of feathers to make the tail. Once the main outline of the bird is ready then you have to erase all the previous rough lines. Now you have to darken the body wi...