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How To: Make manganese dioxide electrodes

Various electrochemical reactions requires that anodes do not degrade when used. Carbon is cheap, but degrades easily and platinum is extremely expensive. In a previous video, you learned "How to make cobalt and manganese nitrates", and you saw that titanium could be used as a cathode, but not as an anode due to an effect called passivation.

How To: Style a Gokudera wig for a cosplay costume

One of the most distinctive parts of the anime-style characters that most cosplayer prefer is the spiky, multicolored anime hair. Most people need a wig to execute one of these styles in real life, and this video will show you how to do it! The example in the video is a wig for Gokudera from the manga Reborn!, but these lessons can be applied to lots of other anime wig styles.

How To: Create the Jumper disappearing effect in After Effects

The film Jumper may not have been critically acclaimed, but few can argue with how awesome the special effects that allowed the characters to teleport at will are. They looked great and were applied with great aplomb. This video will show you how to mimic that effect in After Effects, allowing you to make your own teleportation-happy films. I bet you can make one better than Jumper!

How To: Create a 3D model of a knurl using Maya

For those who aren't familiar with them, knurls (can also be a verb: knurling) are the textured parts on the end of screws and other metal pieces that make them easier to grab. This video will teach you how to use Maya to create 3D models of knurls. You probably won't need too many knurls in your 3D art, unless you work in industry, but the lessons learned here can be applied to all sorts of other 3D modeling projects.

How To: Do the Hip Roll Dance Move

This instructional dance video shows you how to do the "hip roll" dance move, which can be applied to several different dance styles, such as belly dancing, R&B, and hip hop. Just practice, practice, practice to add the hip roll move to your dance skills. This tutorial is great for beginners looking to practice their hip shaking moves.

How To: Create an overprocessed effect in Photoshop

This step-by-step instructional video shows how Photoshop can be used to purposely over-process a photo and give it a more gritty effect. First, a High Pass filter is applied to give the photo a gray buzz. Next, hard light blend layers are applied to give the photo more contrast. A few approaches for applying noise filters are described next. Finally, de-saturation is applied to produce an amazing finished product. A must-see video for anybody looking to add a fantastic grunge effect to a photo!

How To: Paint a prosthetic wound

This video describes the coloring techniques to make a realistic gelatine prosthetic wound. The presenter chooses to use grease paint as it applies easily to the rubber gelatine wound mold. First, apply a base color to mimic that flesh tone around the wound and blend it until it matches the skin tone. Next the presenter applies red and pink tones to the wound, the idea is to mimic the color of raw meat. Highlights are then applied inside the wound to simulate fat underneath the top layer of s...

How To: Apply false bottom lashes

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply false bottom lashes. First, make sure you have lashes that are meant for the bottom of the eyes, so they aren't too long and they don't stick on the wrong way. Now, brush brown eyeshadow onto the waterline of the eye, where the lashes are at. After this, use your fingers to measure the false lashes to where you are going to place them on the bottom of the eye. Make sure they aren't too long, and if they are, cut them until they are the right length. Aft...

How To: Safely lockout electrical disconnects during repairs

This video aimed at electricians, is designed to help employers and employees what is required in the standard that is applied for the control of energy during maintenance and servicing of equipment and machinery. Employers are required by law to develop proper lockout safety procedures and provide proper protection materials and safety training. This video is highly important for any electrician, apprentice or journeyman, because it will help prevent injury… or even death.

How To: Tie a Prusik knot

Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a simple Prusik knot. The Prusik knot is perfect for mountain climbers, as it tightens when weight is applied and slides when the tensions is released. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-to-follow, step-by-step overview of how to tie this useful fisherman's knot in a minute's time or less, watch this free video knot tyer's guide.

How To: Replace the side view mirror on a Nissan Altima

Someone has just smashed the side mirror off your perfect Nissan Altima that you parked on that busy road you know you shouldn't have parked on anyway, so now it's up to you to repair it— unless you want to pay an overpriced mechanic, who will charge you for parts, labor, and whatever else he thinks he deserves. If you're up for repairing your side view mirror by your lonesome, for cheap, then this video by Richpin will show you the exact steps required to fix your Nissan Altima's side mirror...

How To: Fix a broken, skipping CD with toothpaste at home

Those discs you thought were done for because of scratches and years of use now have a second chance at working and all you need to do so is get some things together from around the house. You'll need toothpaste most importantly, some tissues, water and the actual CD you want to try and fix. Apply the toothpaste on the side of the disc which is to be read and the spread it around using your hands. Once its applied over the whole disc, use water to wash it all off. Then use the tissues to wipe...

How To: Master weight and balance concepts with NASA

Join NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) as they give the basics on the concepts of weight and balance as applied to aerospace. There's no better place to learn about aviation theory than NASA, the United States government's most infamous agency--the powerhouse of space exploration.

How To: Pan fry sirloin steak with the BBC

In this video, from BBCFood, Chef Barney Desmazery shows us how to pan fry a sirloin steak to medium-rare perfection. First, of course, you need some sirloin steak, about 150 grams per portion. Look for a piece of steak that has some nice marbling of fat and nice color. The pan-frying method we're using to cook this sirloin steak can be applied to any piece of meat. You'll need a dry pan. Rub a bit of oil on the steak, and then add some salt (preferably sea salt) and pepper on both sides. Nex...

How To: Make a fish man movie or Halloween costume

The video is an episode of Indy Mogul. It opens with a man who tells us the topic of this show is to help people make fake prosthetics for a fish-man costume for Halloween. After an intro showing us that the show is about making homemade special effects and props on a cheap budget and a disclaimer the show tells us the ingredients we'll need to make the prosthetics. They are: clay, sunglasses, latex sheet, quarter-inch foam, styrofoam head and bald cap, and liquid latex. The show then demonst...

How To: Make your eyes look like big doll eyes with Kandee

The make-up artist Kandee Johnson demonstrates how to create a cute look of big dolly eyes for Asian girls. The first step is to make the eyelid look bigger and lighter by using a white eye pencil from Sephora. The second step is to use a light-colored eye shadow from Mac, which needs to be applied all over the lid and under the eyebrows. Then take a black pencil and accentuate the outer corners to make your eyes look bigger and rounder. Start from the outside and work your way in to create a...

How To: Season and prepare chicken for grilling

In this video from handmadetv we learn how to season and prepare chicken for grilling. You want to marinate your chicken before grilling. Marinades are made with a wide variety of seasonings. An Asian inspired one with ginger, garlic, red pepper flakes, sugar, sesame oil, and soy sauce, are mixed together to make a marinade. You don't have to worry about exact measurements. Change them up as you like. The container or bag can be left at room temperature for 30 minutes or 24 hours in the fridg...

How To: Tape an ankle to prevent an injury in basketball

This video demonstrates how to tape an ankle in order to prevent an injury in basketball. To do this, first it is necessary to start off with some ace pads. The foot should be in a neutral position at a 90 degree angle. The ankle must be pre-wrapped with tape high toward the shin. Anchors must be applied around the top up by the leg and then another anchor with tape around the foot. Then there must be stirrups applied from the medial to the lateral. 3 stirrups are applied. Then they are ancho...

How To: Sculpt fabric in 3D using Zbrush

Fabric is challenging to depict in art because of its many folds and the complex ways that light plays off of it. This video from accredited 3D art instructor Andrew Klein will teach you how to sculpt fabric using the popular 3D sculpting program Zbrush. He outlines the forces that can be applied to fabric and how to model those forces digitally in your art.

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