How To: Get the Farrah Fawcett hairstyle look

The 70s will never die, and with your own Farrah Fawcett inspired hair style you can make sure! This how to video guides you through the steps necessary to get that great, feathery look. You're going to need some layers in your hair, so don't even attempt this if that's not the case. Also, you'll want the following products: hairspray, heat protectant, a brush, a straightening iron, a comb and a little bit of patience! Once you're done you'll have a hairstyle that Bosley would definitely appr...

How To: Perform commercial eights on pylons when flying

This video, brought to you by UND AeroCast, will teach the fundamentals of commercial eights with pylons when flying. The objective of eights on pylons is to develop the ability to maneuver the airplane accurately, while dividing attention between the flight path and selective pylons on the ground.

How To: Flash an XBox 360 Hitachi 78FK disc drive

Flashing the disc drive on the XBox 360 is the first step of truly hacking your XBox 360, enabling it to run whatever discs you like but also putting you at risk for being banned from XBox Live. Microsoft has used several different kinds of drives in the console over the course of its lifespan, so you have to check what type of drive you have before you attempt to flash it. This two-part video will show you how to flash the Hitachi 78FK drive used in many XBox 360's.

How To: Use Vonage anonymous call blocking feature

If you are looking for a way to prevent telemarketers and nothing else is working, consider signing up for Vonage's call blocking feature. In this tutorial, brought to you straight from the professionals at Vonage, learn how to set your phone to block any incoming call without a number attached to it.

How To: Burn mercury thiocyanide, "the rock from Mars"

Students show how mercury thiocyanide or "rock from mars" burns. First and foremost, make sure you are outdoors and with a considerably large space. Spread a non-flammable material over the space you decide to work on and place a small fragment of the mercury thiocyanide in the center. Keeping a respectable distance from the "rock" touch the "rock" with a lighted match. Watch as a substance oozes out from the rock. Make sure that the process has ended or that no movement can be seen from the ...

How To: Avoid phishing attempts

See what phishing (attempts to steal your online information with fraudulent email and webpages) is all about and read the tips on how to avoid becoming the next victim. In this example a HSBC bank phishing attempt is displayed.

How To: Perform an arm bar off a flower sweep attempt

If you are interested in learning submission moves, but have no idea what to do, this next video should be of some help. In the tutorial, you'll find out how to perform an arm bar off a flower sweep attempt. It's not too difficult to recreate, but if done incorrectly, can result in some serious injury for you and/or your practice partner. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Solve the 4x4 Rubik's Cube Revenge puzzle

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.

How To: Wind a sewing machine bobbin right every time

Ruth demonstrates how to wind a bobbin successfully every time you attempt. Place the spool of thread on the machine and wind the thread between the two disks on the spindle (found in all machines). It is better to wind the thread twice to avoid the thread come off the spindle. This does not damage the machine in any way. Pull the thread towards the bobbin and pull it through the hole in thy bobbin inside-out. Place the threaded bobbin into the winder making sure the extra thread is on top an...

How To: Do a backflip

If done wrong, a backflip could be devastating. But if done right, a backflip just might make you the coolest person ever. This is a unique backflip tutorial that uses both video examples and instructional text. See how to do a backflip. Follow these steps, one by one, to see what you're doing wrong.

How To: Install memory in a 2009 Mac Mini

This video demonstrates how to install memory step by step in a Mac mini (2009), as it is a complicated method; it is advisable to watch through the process then attempt to do the same. First step is to remove the old memory from the Mac Mini. Shut down and unplug the Mac mini and place it on a soft cloth to prevent any scratch. Turn-over the mini to get into it using a small buddy knife. Carefully place the buddy knife between the inner and the outer case. Try to detach the inner clips using...

How To: Play the Comets and Craters iPhone tower defense game

Need a new iPhone app? Check out Comets and Craters, a new iPhone tower defense strategy game. These ten video tutorials cover all of the gameplay troubles you may have. Steve explains the features and gameplay to help you get the most out of playing Comets and Craters on your Apple iPhone. For those more seasoned Tower Defense players, the video's also provide some insight regarding scoring, upgrades, plus Tower and Enemy capabilities.

How To: Make an origami paper dragon

In this video, we'll learn how to make a little dragon using the ancient Japanese art of origami. This is rather complicated projected for beginners to attempt, but if you've already made origami cranes and other relatively simply shapes, this is a good project to take your skills to the next level. All you need is some printer or origami paper, and you're ready to get started.

How To: Make cable knits

Cable knits are sometimes considered too complex for hobbyist knitters to attempt, but this video tutorial from the folks at Make Magazine will introduce you to this classic technique. Pioneered in Ireland by the wives of fishermen, the look of cable knits actually reflects fishermen's ropes and other aspects of their lives. While cable knits look complex, in this video you will see that they really don't have to be that much more complicated to create then the patterns you're used to working...

How To: Create frilly bits on typography in Photoshop

There is an awesome typography design from Ginger Monkey Design called Compassion. What is really great about that design was how they mixed some "frilly bits" with the typeface to create an outstanding piece of work. This Photoshop tutorial will attempt to create a similar typography from scratch. If you like or need fancy artistically frilly looking text, check out this video and learn how to make your own.

How To: Fold a modular origami butterfly ball

First of all, we're not going to lie: This butterfly ball origami project is not a simple one to fold. In fact, you should only attempt it if you're an intermediate or advanced origami student. Second, we have no idea why this star-like object is called a butterfly ball (perhaps because it looks like a cacoon?), but either way it's a very cool modern shape.

How To: Create a romantic inside out French braid hairstyle

Inside out French braids are not nearly as complicated as they sound. Basically, creating an inside out French braid involves leaving the top, visible portion in a braid and the bottom portion in a flat weave. Learn how to create an inside out French braid and then tie it into a romantic side braid by watching this hairstyling tutorial.

How To: Make a replica FG-42 machine gun for Lego figures

The FG-42 machine gun is one of the many brilliantly-designed weapons the Nazi war machine produced during its misguided attempt to take over the world. If you want to make a WWII battles set out of Legos, having some tiny versions of these guns will make your Nazi pieces much more historically accurate and intimidating. This video features detailed instructions for modifying one of the Lego Storm Trooper guns as common as raindrops to look like a FG-42 using only some common hobby tools.

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