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How To: Play "Supermassive Black Hole" by Muse on the piano

Want to know how to perform Muse's "Supermassive Black Hole" on the piano? Learn how with this free video piano lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, pianists of all skill levels can play along given a little time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "Supermassive Black Hole" on your own keyboard instrument, watch this how-to!

How To: Perform a "black hole" magic trick with cards

Aspiring card shark? Sink your pearly whites into this easy, impressive illusion. In this free video magic lesson from YouTube user experthowto, you'll learn how to perform a "black hole" card trick using simple sleight of hand. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the trick, watch this prestidigitator's guide.

How To: Perform the Black Hole card trick

A magician demonstrates the "Black Hole Card Trick", Elmsley count, and Ascanio spread. Cards Required: 4 kings, 4 aces, 2 black nines, 1 black eight. Top Stack: Black ace, red ace, then black king, red king, black king, red king (black ace should be on top). 2nd Stack: 8, 9, 2 aces, and other 9. Delivery: Flip top stack. Only show kings. Place top stack back. Lay face-down top 4 cards, which are actually 2 aces and 2 kings. Take side "black hole" stack and do an Elmsley count, only revealing...

How To: Build a durable bottle rocket using common items

Benson Trenh and Mark Norris show viewers how to build a bottle rocket using common household items. To build this creation you will need tape, a hole puncher, scissors and string. Also use a black plastic bag, or any color, for the parachute! Cut the black plastic bag into a square, any size you would like! Next, take the square and punch a hole at each edge of the square and string the string through the hole tying a knot. You should now have the parachute! For the body of the rocket, get a...

How To: Make eyes for clay animation puppets

In this tutorial, we learn how to make eyes for clay animation puppets. First, drill a hole inside of a block of wood, then insert a bull so it fits snug inside of the hole. After you have done this, use a drill to make a hole that goes half way down through the pupil. Now, use paint to fill in the hole where the pupil would be at. Push the balls into clay to hold them in place while painting. Make sure the dots you have on both eyes are even. When finished, paint a black circle around them, ...

How To: Convert a matchbox into a camera

In this tutorial, we learn how to covert a matchbox into a camera. First, take your matchbox and cut out the bottom, then cut out a square piece. After this, paint the inside of it black with a marker. Next, cut a small hole in the top of the box. After this, cut a small square out of a soda can and hammer a small hole in the metal square. Now, tape the metal to the match top box, then cut the excess tape off. After this, take the bottom off of the top and place it over the metal hole in the ...

How To: Make a pinhole camera

In the age of digital cameras and instant gratification, make the simplest camera ever invented using just a light proof box, a hole, and paper. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to make a pinhole camera.

How To: Make organic pot roast

The secret to making a good pot roast is to start with a good organic roast. With the meat at room temperature and sprinkle both sides with salt. Next chop a whole clove of garlic, put it in a bowl, and add some oil, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Cut several slits or holes in the pot roast and poke the pieces of garlic into the holes on the top and bottom and sides. Put some of the vegetables in with the roast at the beginning of the cooking time: a leek, an onion, a carrot and a couple s...

How To: Make an empty can full again

You can learn a magic trick that will make an empty can full again, just watch this how-to video. You need a can of soda, piece of paper, black texta, scissors, and a marker. You trim the paper to best fit the can's mouth, insert a hole behind the can's mouth, and squeeze about 2/3 of the can out. Check out this video magic tutorial and learn how to create the illusion of filling up an empty can.

How To: Make an index card fingerboard

Fingerboards are miniature skateboards that have become popular collectibles. They first hit stores in the 1970s, and today there are fingerboarding contests, fairs and workshops all over the world. You can buy fingerboards, or you can get creative and make them yourself. In the following video, you'll learn how to make fingerboards using simple index cards.

How To: Make a miniature vortex cannon

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to make a miniature vortex cannon. For this you will need normal plastic drinking cup, punching bag type balloon, black electrical tape, lighter, candle, scissors and a drill. Drill a hole in the bottom of the cup and cut off a big circle at the bottom. Cut the punching bag balloon in half and stretch it over the mouth of the cup and tape it up nicely. The cannon is ready. Now light the candle, hold the cup aw...

How To: Create dotted lines in Photoshop

In this tutorial Photoshopuniverse describes how to create dotted lines in Adobe Photoshop using the brush palette. First create a new blank document in Adobe Photoshop. To open brushes palette, go to menu Window - Brushes. By adjusting spacing and hardness of brush under Brush Tip Shapes menu you can draw desirable dotted lines. To get uniform circled dots uncheck Shape Dynamics box. By holding the shift key click and drag to get a straight dotted line. To create bullet holes or perforated h...

How To: Build your K'NEX Pirate Ship Park

K'NEX is one of the most popular construction toys on the market, right next to Lincoln Logs and LEGOs, but what makes K'NEX stand out is the fact that children can build mechanically derived toys. Instead of blocks or little logs, kids use interconnecting plastic rods and connectors, which give them tons of contraptions to build and play with. Today, K NEX has even more possibilities with wheels, pulleys, panels and flexi-rods to make amusement park roller coasters, airplanes, animals, bikes...

How To: Use barn door lighting in your studio

Ben for Mechanical Mashup demonstrates how to build a barn door halogen light system for a studio and how to establish right triangles and parallel lined without a square. It is quiet expensive to buy a barn doors according Ben, so it could be built by us. These barn doors can be adjusted anyway we want to. So the barn doors are to be fixed to a halogen light. First thing done is to unscrew the frame of the halogen light. The glass is removed by just bending the frame. Next thing to do is to ...

How To: Make a pinhole lens for a digital camera

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a pinhole lens for a digital camera. The materials required for this project are: a camera body cap, X-acto knife, black tape, small drill bit, sewing needle and sand paper. Begin by marking the center of the body cap . Then drill a hole in the center and punch a tiny hole in the center of the sheet metal. Now cut around the sheet metal and sand it flat. tape the metal piece inside the cap and darken it with ink. This video will benefit those ...

How To: Tag your name using LED light throwies

This is a complex process, but the guys at Graffiti Research Lab have armed you with detailed written instructions and this video on how to create a night writer. This is a more complicated version of their LED throwies that allows you to catch a tag in lights. You'll never need an airpline skywriter again!

How To: Grow a fig tree in southern New Mexico

In this segment of Southwest Yard and Garden, John White and Bill Alford are going to be talking about fruit production and how to harvest figs in southern New Mexico. Bill starts off by talking about his nine year old Black Turkey tree. He says he digs holes and arbor each spring, then uses half a cup of fertilizer per hole. The roots of a fig tree usually grow out past the outer parts of the tree so it's important to make sure you plant has adequate room to grow correctly. A person can mayb...

How To: Apply half dead zombie makeup for Halloween

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply half dead zombie makeup for Halloween. First, clean off your skin completely and then dry it. Next, apply glue to the skin while using a sponge, then apply toilet paper on the forehead skin and layer it with glue. Next, apply more glue to the skin and then make a hole in the toilet paper. Following this, apply foundation on top of it, then set with powder. Next, apply red, blue, black, and purple eyeshadow to make a bruised look on the face. After this,...

How To: Make a DIY violin music themed party centerpiece

This do it yourself centerpiece is brought to you by A-Bnc parties and more. This starts of by making the bow, shown by painting a dowel and letting it dry. Then glue the 'frogs' at the ends of the dowel and glue fishing line to both frogs and trim to fit. Next take a polystyrene cut out of a violin and seal it. This helps paint stick to the surface of the cut out. The violin is painted brown to replicate an actual violin. Using black paint you detail the 'f' holes and allow to dry before pro...

How To: Make Halloween lanterns

This video shows the viewer how to make Halloween style lanterns using commonly available items. The base lantern is a Chinese style paper lantern; these can be purchase from home retail stores. The general principal is too cut out the shapes of insects from black paper. These can then be fixed to the lantern to project the image. Additionally holes can be cut in the insects and covered with red tissue paper. The light will shine through the red tissue paper giving the appearance of blood. Th...

How To: Reduce depth of field in Photoshop

This video tutorial, by photoshopuniverse, shows you how to reduce the depth of field after a photo is taken using Photoshop. This enables you to ensure that your main subject is clearly in focus while the background is out of focus or blurry. First duplicate the layer using the short cut that was mentioned and apply the filter lens blur to the new layer and adjust the radius so that an adequate amount of blurring is achieved. Add a layer mask and bring the subject to focus by selecting the b...

How To: Draw a guitar

In this how to video, you will learn how to draw a guitar. First draw the body of the guitar. This should have an hour glass shape with a rounded top and bottom. Next, draw the neck of the guitar from the top of the body. Next, add in the details of the body such as the sound hole in the center and the bridge near the bottom. Next, draw the headstock at the end of the neck. Draw six tuning pegs, with three on each side of the headstock. Now you can shade in the guitar body with a light brown ...

How To: Look like a broken doll for Halloween

Cover brows with wax or glue stick and concealer that is a lot lighter than your skin). Place some of the much lighter concealer under your eyes. Stroke concealer all over face for an extra layer. Apply full coverage foundation. Set makeup with powder. Use something that'll look very fake when done. Add cream blush product in bronze shade. Apply with finger to warm it up; apply to cheeks, forehead & nose. Use mineral type skin highlighter all over face. Paint on eyebrows with black liquid eye...

How To: Install motion detector lights

Looking to take some safety precautions for the exterior of your home? Motion detector lights are a good way to ward off unwanted intruders. Installation of motion detector lights isn’t as difficult as it sounds, since most are pre-wired and preassembled.

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