The fan stroke is often admired for it's visual effect and the apparent skill of the player. This tutorial shows you how to learn the fan stroke, first by learning the motion and fingering and then by getting the timing right. Make sure you know how to do the "split stroke" first.
Lots of people have problems with XBox Live matchmaking due to the NAT for their network not being Open. It's not readily apparent how to make your NAT open, but this video will show you how to do it.
Not all Roman alphabet letters are created equal. Some are used much more than others, as becomes readily apparent in this mind game / brain teaser / scam. It involved compelling people to list words that lack certain letters, without which words all but cannot be made. Watch this video to learn how to play this trick on unsuspecting (and preferably pretentiously wordy) friends or enemies.
Has your 8GB iPod Touch frozen or otherwise stopped working with no apparent physical cause? It may be corrupted, and you may have to restore it to factory settings if you want to keep using it. This video will teach you how to do just that.
Soccer is often referred to as the beautiful game, and that is never more apparent than when watching excellent freestyle soccer players at work doing their tricks. Make your game more beautiful by learning the trick this video has to teach: the behind the back leg catch. It looks really hard, but with a little practice you should have it down. Not so useful in matches, unfortunately.
Solving 6 math problems using different methods is the idea behind this video. First, you make three rows of numbers vertically from 1-9. All the numbers match across for example, 1 1 1, 2 2 2, 3 3 3, and so on. Each set of numbers creates a mathematical problem who's solution is the number six. These problems require some thinking to solve. The only one that is immediately apparent is 2 2 2=6 which is, of course, 2+2+2=6, (3x3)-3=6, the square root of 4 =2. This done on all three of the four...
If there's a sudden hearing loss without an apparent loud noise cause, an ear inflammation may be the culprit. Doctor Katz, Surgeon Director of Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, explains the varying causes of hearing loss such as inflammation, bacteria, and a virus, and the corresponding treatments for each cause. Watch this video tutorial to learn how a sudden hearing loss without a loud noise cause is treated.
In this video, Dan and Jennifer answer a 71 year old woman's question about her relationship. The asker has been staying with an 80 year old man that she met online, for three years. Throughout the duration of the relationship, the man has not told his family (which comprises of his two children) about the relationship. The woman is unsure about what exactly this means. In addition, the man has been over to the woman's house multiple times, but she has never been to his house. Dan and Jennife...
The science-fiction author, Arthur C. Clarke, once said, "That any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic". Who would have thought that we could create a wave of air with a piece of cardboard, and fly a folded sheet of telephone book paper on the wave of air? With this three-part video tutorial, you can find out how you can fly a piece of paper, making it surf on a wave of air. See how to make an origami tumblewing glider.
In this tutorial, we learn how to walkthrough Imperial Raxus Prime - The Force Unleashed. While walking through, you want to jump through on a platform and go to the other side. Find the hidden path until you see a holocron. Continue to keep going through the levels until you see holocrons in different areas. Most of the ones will be apparent but some will be slightly hidden from view. Work your way around and as you pick these up it will show you a count of how many you have on the lower rig...
Stuck in the Sands of Time? Fear not, son of Shahraman: This exhaustive, thirty-part guide presents a complete walkthrough of the fourth installment of Ubisoft's perennially popular Prince of Persia – from the opening cutscenes to the final showdown with the Vizier.
Learn how to find south, your latitude, and your longitude with only a few household items and some know-how, just by watching this science video tutorial. However, if using the homemade quadrant cited, the precision of your findings will be rather low. Don't worry, you'll be within a few hundred miles though.
Learning new drum beats and variations is a great way to integrate new ideas to music composition. Learn the half-time shuffle beat and several variations from our drumming expert in this free video clip series.
Stuart Dennison demonstrates how to put on a bicycle chain back on and it can slip off for no apparent reason. Sometimes the chain gets jammed, so you should loosen the quick release. Put on a bicycle chain.
Watch this instructional video with ceramics expert Simon Leach to learn how to trim and glaze Hakeme tea bowls. Leach uses a groggy, toothy clay which contains high iron content. He then adds a white clay slip with Hakeme grass brushes, which provides a thin layer of natural white clay texture, using a scratching technique. The white slip should be applied when the clay is still quite soft. The striking effect of Hakeme ceramics becomes more apparent as the clay dries.
Getting nervous about a timed essay coming up in school? In this six-part video of a writing class discussion, learn from Fullerton College professor Mark Fullmer some tips & tricks on how to write a "damn good" effective essay while being timed in class. Time management, essay structure, presentation, introductions, support, conclusions, vocabulary, and critical thinking are discussed over each of these six videos.
"Magic the Gathering" uses timing and turn sequences along with spatial zones to organize gameplay. Learn "Magic The Gathering" rules from a certified judge in this free magic cards video.
In this video, we learn how to draw a swan. First, draw the head and the neck, then draw an egg shape for the body. Next, draw in the wings for the swan and erase any background lines to make it look more realistic. From here, add in details to the face and make the beak more apparent. Then, you will color in the background and color the swan white, adding in lines for the feathers. After this, use white and grays to create a reflection underneath the swan. Then color the swan with light brow...
Brooke Burke shares a personal mini tip. According to her under eye cleansing is important because usage of different shadows cause some spillage. She used a cotton bud to apply cleansing cream in her under eyes area. She applied little cream on her hand and then with the help of cotton bud, she applied it on her under eye. She shared with her viewers that during a busy working day, she always keep eye buds and eye cream in her purse and clean her under eyes. This ensures to keep wrinkles hid...
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk gives you one hell of a chess lesson in this video tutorial for the determined. This chess game will show you how to perform a tricky checkmate in one move with a useful moral, presented by guest star Almira Skripchenko.
This video walkthrough guides you through the "Temple of Time" chapter of Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for the Nintendo Wii including the boss fights and locations of any heart pieces, golden bugs, and poe souls.
Learn how to ride a motorbike for the very first time in this two part series. Learn how to get the bike started and moving, without stalling it. Video Part II teaches how to acutally ride it.
Watch this three part video sequence to learn basic Japanese time expressions and basic Hiragana characters.
Peggy Erbison shares her knowledge of palmistry in this video. The heart line starts under the pinky and moves across and up towards the middle and index finger. The next line she talks about is the head line. This line is the center line that explains how your thinking is. The line that rounds out and wraps around the base of the thumb is the life line. This line connects to the head line at the beginning. These are the 3 main lines on the palm. Contrary to popular belief, the life line does...
Having a congo drum there for those impromptu African dance groove sessions at your pad is a smart idea, but authentic drums are quite costly.
Learn how to juggle three balls by taking it slowly and learning how to do one ball at a time. Part 1 of 3 - How to Juggle 3 balls, 1 ball at a time.
Acuras, like their Honda brethren, are blissfully easy cars to work on. If the timing belt on your 2001 MDX has gone bad, you've come to the right place, because this two-part video will show you how to remove the broken one and install a new one.
Add a chat program to your website and allow the logged in users to talk to each other! You can write this program using Adobe Flash CS3, PHP and MySQL. This tutorial shows you how to write your own Flash chat program incorporating all three systems.
This year's Biennial of Photography and Visual Arts in Belgium presents work by photographer Thomas Lailaender. His whimsical series entitled 'The Acrobatic Squad' shows "a special motorcycle unit of the Préfecture de Police de Paris in full acrobatic mode as they were practicing their hobby at the Bourget military base".
Have you ever had your car electronics stop functioning for no apparent reason? This probably occurred due to a blown fuse. In this video, you will find an easy process to replace your blown fuse. Replace a blown fuse.
This tutorial by preeminent Tarot card reader John Ballantrae is a great demonstration of how to foretell the future with the Tarot cards. He also stresses the great responsibility with which this skill must be used.
Russia’s top military officer warned Thursday that Moscow would strike NATO missile-defense sites in Eastern Europe before they are ready for action, if the U.S. pushes ahead with deployment.
Machinarium is one of the best point-and-click adventures in a long time, and it's budget price makes it a must-buy for most gamers. This eight-part video series is a walkthrough of the entire game, which doesn't always have distinct levels. If you're looking for a particular area, click the video section that corresponds to the part of the game you're on.
Time lapse is a great, transcendent storytelling device that can be used for transitions in narrative, documentary, and corporate work. Watch as this series of videos help you set up and execute a proper time lapse sequence.
Preparation and planning are the keys to travel satisfaction. Learn how to plan and pack for a trip in this free travel tips video from an experienced traveler.
In this tutorial, we learn how to kiss a guy. First, make sure he's into you before you kiss him. Guys will be more willing to kiss someone, but it will be better if you both like each other. Then, make it apparent that you want to kiss him by flirting and having a lot of physical contact with him. If he doesn't try to kiss you, show him with body language that you are into him. Touch his arm or his shoulder and joke around with him to show him you want him. After this, look into his eyes and...
In this tutorial, we learn how to remove stretch marks with lasers. The laser treatment is the most effective for removing stretch marks. This will turn the purple marks lighter, and once they are silver/white, they will make those less apparent. The Affirm laser treatment is proven to be extremely effective to remove the stretch marks, and make them only noticeable under a microscope. It will take several sessions to drastically remove the stretch marks, but it will be worth it in the end. D...
This video tutorial teaches you how to make an origami mandala, which looks very much like a many sided star. The tutorial requires 16 pieces of paper. First, it starts out teaching you how to fold a single piece of paper into one of the many sides of the mandala. She provides a tip on how to make the folding creases more apparent by using pointy objects and scraping it along the folds. After repeating the other 15 pieces of paper in the same way, she teaches how to assemble each of the 16 pi...
When you decide its time to retire, you will most likely need to cash in your Social Security benefits. In this official two part tutorial, presented by the American Social Secuity Administration, learn exactly how to use their website and apply online. Applying online is very easy, and takes a lot less time than applying in person. By applying online for social security, you will bypass all of the long lines and waiting that usually happens in one of the offices. Plus, you won't ever have to...
It's time to solve that Rubik's puzzle of yours, but how do you do it? Erno Rubik designed these three-dimensional mechanical puzzles to be precariously difficult, unless you know a little about mathematical algorithms, then it's just a matter of time and determination.