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Real Life Cyborg: Man Plans to Implant Camera in the Back of His Head

Professor Wafaa Bilal of New York University plans to soon undergo a surgical procedure that would temporarily implant a camera in the back of his head. The project is being commissioned for an art exhibit at a new museum in Qatar. The Iraqi photographer will be a living, breathing cyborg for an entire year, during which the implanted camera will take still photos every minute, simultaneously feeding the images to monitors at the museum.

How To: Chest exercises, Hindu push up

The best way to make sure you don't throw your back out when moving a heavy television and that your body stays lithe and strong even as you age is to do push ups, chest exercises that work out your entire body at once while focusing on strengthening your back and core.

How To: Do chin ups

Watch this instructional exercise video to do chin ups. Chin ups are different than pull ups because you use an under hand grip on an overhanging bar. Exhale on the way up and inhale on the way down. Chin ups work out your back and your biceps.

How To: Do proper step ups for working out

Step ups are an important part of working out. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do them. Begin the step ups by placing your foot on the step, push up with the heal of the front leg and bring yourself up and right back down. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing step ups.

How To: Do pull-ups

Find a fun environment and get ready to work out the chest, back and arms with pull-ups. Learn how to do pull-ups to improve overall health in this fitness tutorial. To practice pull-ups you should grip shoulder-width, contract arms, and pull shoulder blades together. With this how to video you can learn to do pull-ups more effectively.

How To: Do improv warm ups

Struggling with improvisational skills? Looking for some helpful tips and exercises to improve your improv? Learn more than 30 improv warm-ups from a professional instructor in this free arts and entertainment video series.

How To: Build your upper body with standard push-ups

In this tutorial, we learn how to build your upper body with standard push-ups. Start off on the ground with your hands down directly underneath your shoulders and your feet drawn back without the knees bending. Keep this position for several seconds if you are new to working out and then bend down if you feel you can do controlled push ups. Push up and down slowly, because this won't use momentum to lift you back up. Make sure your body doesn't touch the ground, this can hurt your hands if y...

How To: Build chest muscles through chair push-ups

In this tutorial, we learn how to build chest muscles through chair push-ups. To begin, you will need to set up three chairs in a pyramid shape that will fit your body laying down. To begin, place both of your feet on one chair and then push each of your hands laying on a chair. After this, do as many push ups as you can. If you want a more challenging work out, you can wear a backpack that is filled with weights. You can also stay at the bottom for a couple seconds while you are doing the pu...

How To: Practice a proper up-right push up

Up-right push ups are an important part of working out. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do them on a bar or on the wall. Begin the up-right push up by placing your hands should width apart in front of you, feet back and on your toes, keep the body straight and lower yourself keeping your elbows out. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing up right push ups.

How To: Do a workout for teens

In this video, we learn how to do a teen workout for ages 10-17. The first exercise you can do to warm up is lift a barbell on both arms while leaning down. Then, do sets of twenty push-ups and go back to dumbbell arm raises. After this, use push-up stands to do more push-ups, going slowly and keeping the body stiff. Next, lay down flat on the ground and raise up two dumbbells with each hand above you, going slowly and keeping arms straight. Next, using a wide grip, do pull ups on a bar for a...

How To: Shield your pickups cavity on your electric guitar

Single coil pick ups are notorious for being noisy and for having a lot of buzz. One way that you can get rid of the buzz and save yourself from sounding annoying and unprofessional on stage without messing with your volume knob or buying expensive noise gates is putting in copper shielding in your pick up cavities and on the pick guard! In this video you will get a complete walkthrough of how to install the shielding and rewire your guitar back to normal!

How To: Power a computer with car batteries

The original idea was to turn a small home UPS into a giant UPS but because the UPS was only able to run the RAID-wielding desktop for three minutes before shutting down, he decided to add two 24V car batteries to the equation (the maximum that his UPS could tolerate). The good news: it worked, and will run his computer for an hour plus.

How To: Perform a military push-up

In this how-to video, you will learn how to do a military push-up. This will work your chest muscles. Get into push-up position. Get on your hands and toes. Make sure the shoulder, elbow, and hand are aligned. Your back should be straight and your abs should be tight. When you go down, breathe in. Your nose will hit the floor. Breathe out when you go back up. The motion should last for about a second. Do these for as many push-ups as you can do. Your chest should be over your hands while you ...

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