These cupcakes look a lot harder to decorate than they actually are. Using food coloring, icing, and clevery piping, you can herald the coming of summer with the pretty deliciousness of this sunflower cupcake.
Uncover the mysteries of working with JPEG, and TIFF images in Adobe Camera RAW. Warning! This is an advanced demo. Be sure to update to the current version of Photoshop and Bridge before attempting this process on your own. Watch this image editing software tutorial and improve your Camera RAW skills at adjusting jpeg and tiff images.
Want to play Canned Heat's "On the Road Again" but your harmonica's in the wrong key? No problem: in this elaborate instructional video you'll learn how to tune your harmonica to the key of A by raising the pitch in draw hole 6. And remember: before attempting to adjust the tuning on your favorite harp, it might be wise to practice pitch adjustments on an old, used, broken or cheap harmonica.
Other World Computing provides a guide for advanced users demonstrating the upgrade or replacement of a hard drive in a Mac Mini Server computer. This comprehensive video takes you through all steps from tool selection to re-assembling the Mac Mini Server and it is recommended that the video is watched right through before attempting the procedure. In particular, it demonstrates the difficulty of opening up a Mac Mini using a small putty knife. Once the case is off, the three wireless antenna...
In this how to video we show you how to utilize a pen and paper to conceal a small cheat sheet right under your nose but out of view from everyone else.
In this video we show you how to take a normal eraser and turn it into a cheating device. As usual, we will do this by taking a common object that no one will think twice about and altering it to fit our needs. Cheating on tests is a serious offense - be careful!
Melt some glass in your kitchen microwave. BUT WHY?!! Why would anyone want to DO such a thing?
Software manufacterers always advise you to read the instruction manual first before attempting to do anything on a new program. But who has the time to obsess over ever little boring detail in a 300-page tome when just playing around the controls on your own gets you attuned to the program immediately?
Solo camping is a scary and exciting prospect. Alone in the woods at night, no one can hear you scream. But for those who crave solitude and love the wilderness, there can be no greater thrill, no greater connection to the primitive part of yourself. In this nine-part video, we learn all kinds of useful survival and camping skills by watching our host Colhane experience a three-day solo camping trip in the Brazlilian bush. You will learn how to cook, how to make fire, how to prepare a campsit...
This automotive video tutorial will show you the steps on how to properly drive a manual transmission car.
Use geometry to make an adorable and fun heel klickin' friend using McCormick vertex elements! You will need:
The Wedge ROP is a render output driver, which can be used to change variables on the fly while rendering. This can be very useful when simulating, in that you can test out different parameters to see the different results. It's a relatively new feature in Houdini 9.5.
The camel pose will open up your throat, increase the blood flow into your brain and aid in your digestion. Make sure you have stretched adequately before attempting this pose, and pay attention to your breathing to make sure you are inhaling and exhaling at the right times.
Take classic origami moving cubes to the third dimension by attempting this box-like version of moving cubes, which moves on both the x and y axes. This amazing craft can be shaped into as many forms as you can make with Legos.
Just picked up a longboard? Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to perform the impressive look back trick. Be sure to wear safety gear when attempting this trick.
The Cross step is a great looking skateboard trick. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform the cross step on the longboard. Be sure to wear safety gear when attempting this board trick.
This video will show you how to pick up a fallen bike that's on its side. Video is brought to you by F650.com. They give you safety tips about how to deal with the crash or fall that caused the bike to be 'fallen'. They also show a light weight woman attempting the lift too.
One of the most integral parts to being a pilot is knowing when and how to land. And in short-field areas, some may find this tricky, depending on what type of aircrafts you're flying. This video features pilot Mike Lents, Lead Flight Instructor, shows you landing standardization by introducing the Short-Field Approach and Landing.
If you're having a hard time opening and closing the door to your dishwasher, you may have a problem with the hinge. This isn't a huge issue, but it can prevent you from loading and unloading any dirty or clean dishes.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a pop tornado free-run trick. The pop tornado is the same as a tornado kick except he pop tornado does not have that extra step. Because there is no step, this move is more difficult to perform. Users should learn how to do the tornado kick before attempting this move. Start with a wide leg stance and turn the body. Then do a hook kick and set the feet down. Now quickly jump as you pull your arms in and spin the body. Lift the knee up. This vide...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a palm flip. Before attempting to do the palm flip, viewers should first perfect and control a back flip. Instead of using the hands to flip on the floor, users will press the hands against the wall to flip. Begin practicing this technique with a mat or some kind of support that will prevent you from landing on the ground. Users should get used to pushing off the wall and landing on the back. This video will benefit those viewers who are interes...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a standing full (360 back-flip). Before attempting this trick, it is highly recommended that users have mastered a back-flip. Make sure that you can see he ground in mid-air. Bring your feet together and bend the arms back. Bend your knees and push up with your arms raised up. Then leap up high and twist you body in mid-air. Users may also start twisting the body as they leave the ground. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a Double Kong. Before attempting this technique, viewers should first be able to do a regular Kong vault. The Double Kong is basically the same as the regular Kong vault, except you leap over two objects in stead of one in a jump. They key to making it over to the second obstacle is to spring your legs up high on the first obstacle. When running, do not slow down. You need to keep the speed and momentum to be able to carry through the vault. Thi...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do an inward wall-flip. Before attempting this trick, users should be able to do controlled side flips and kick high off the wall. Run to the wall with momentum. When you push your feet off the wall, push upwards and out. Push the hips out as you tuck your arms in and kick the legs upward. Keep the legs together. Before you do the trick, look at the floor to see where you will land. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in aerobi...
Being able to shoot a low free kick can lead to a lot of goals in Fifa 2009. This video will show you the various ways you can take a low free kick and gives you quick, to the point instructions on how to execute them. Keep in mind that not every player can do this, so be mindful that you have a skilled free kick taker before attempting. Watch this video, practice, and start crushing the competition!
Grafting, also known as "top working," is simple-but-essential technique that enables you to change the variety of fruit a tree bears. In this tutorial, Stephen Hayes of Fruitwise Apples Heritage demonstrates the rind grafting technique, a useful method for grafting over a sound-but-unwanted apple or pear tree.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform the long board trick chopping the wood. This trick is performed by jumping the heel side of the board with the front foot while kick the back foot out and then jumping back toe side. This is done while carving and you can set it up with combinations of other tricks such as walking the plank or the cross step. Be sure to wear safety gear when attempting this trick.
This stitch, called Every Which Way, can be used for sweaters, scarves, afghans or just as an embellishment for your project. This is about an intermediate stitch, so make sure you have some experience with crochet before attempting this for yourself.
It's time for another great grammar lesson with the Grammarian, Yossarian! In this tutorial, you'll actually be attempting to test your abilities and have to parse a sentence.
If you don't know much about engines, you may want to find out more before attempting this tutorial. Anyway, in the video you'll find out how to grind down a bell housing
Donnie Edwards is one of the premier linebackers in the NFL. In this video, he teaches some young linebackers how to take on a block from a offensive lineman properly, allowing you to get more penetration when rushing the quarterback or get to the runner if attempting to make an open field tackle.
Before you whip out your iPhone and call your neighborhood plumber for a job that's sure to cost you a pretty penny, check out this video to learn how to do some impressive plumbing yourself. Using a few tools you probably already have lying around your house, you'll learn how to install a shower base in your shower unit and then connect it with the drain - effectively, you'll be setting up a plumbing system.
In order to etch a drinking glass, you will need the following: a dremel or a glass engraver, a glass, and a template.
Faced with an "Unable to create directory" error when attempting to upload an image to WordPress? This clip offers instructions on how to fix it. Every version of WordPress brings with it new features, new functions and new ways of doing things. Fortunately, the very same technology that allows an open-source blog publishing application like WordPress to exist in the first place also makes it easy for its users to share information about its features through videos like this one. Take a look.
Opening and closing an oven door is quite possibly, one of the most important aspects to an oven. If you aren't able to do that, then it becomes useless. One of the main reasons for it being useless is that fact that it might need some new hinges. These can easily be replaced and save you quite a bit of money.
Just like windows and doors, using the proper insulation or seals can help prevent valuable cold or warm air from leaving your home. The same holds true for oven doors. If you have a worn or broken seal, your oven may not warm up like it should and you can be wasting energy.
Just like a car, a lawn tractor contains a battery that is used to help make the vehicle start and move. without it, you would have a very expensive mower that is pretty difficult to move. So if your battery were to ever die, you may need to replace it, or easily charge it up.
One great thing about cars, beside the fact that it can get you from point A to point B, is the fact thatyou can customize it to fit your personality. This can be done in a variety of different ways, but one of the easiest involved the head lights. Before attempting this tutorial, check your state laws on what kind of headlights you are allowed to have.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform a switch backside flip on a skateboard. Before attempting this trick, users should be able to do a switch flip. Begin by going into a switch flip position by covering the bolt with the right foot and cover the tail with the back foot. Ride the board at a moderate speed. As you ride, wind up your shoulder to the backside. Then pop the tail downwards and flick the board with your front foot. Keep your shoulder turning to allow the board to fo...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform back-flips on roller-blades. Before attempting this trick, users should be able to do a back-flip off the wall. For beginners, start by learning how to flip. Once you can flip, try flipping off the wall. Depending if you're right or left handed, run to the wall and push off with that foot. When you can wall back-flips, start trying to do them with roller-blades. Go on a ramp and launch off to the side. Once you can flip off the ramp, start ...