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How To: Do an ROTC/US Military-style push-up

The Georgetown Army ROTC program first describes the benefits, and then demonstrates a proper army pushup to standard. Pushups are common in the army, they increase the strength and endurance of your chest, shoulders, and triceps muscle. The push up is also a part of the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT). In order to be contracted and received scholarship benefits male cadets in the age range of 17 - 21 must perform 43 pushups while female cadets in the same age range must perform 19 pushups.

News: A Theory of Holographic Music Synthesis

Are you ready for crazy, next-level music technology? I just completed a pretty fun introductory write-up on my new instrument called the Dub Cadet over at instructables.com. This is the first installment of a 3-Part series to explain how to build your own Dub Cadet or personally amalgamated hybrid.

How To: Play Randy Rhoads' intro from "Crazy Train"

Play Randy Rhoads' intro from Crazy TrainHere's how to play Crazy Train by Ozzy. Play the top two strings. Then play the second and fourth fret which is the power chord F sharp. Play the A chord twice and then F sharp, D and E twice. That's the first bit that he plays. The next part is the riff. He plays F sharp twice. Then, he plays the second string fourth bar and back to the second bar. Next, he plays the fifth on the second string. Then, he goes back to the second string. Next, he plays t...

How To: Master Newton's second law of motion with NASA

The second law of motion. Force equals mass times acceleration. F=MA. Learn the facts about Newton's second law of motion from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, otherwise known as NASA. The United States government's most infamous agencyand the powerhouse of space exploration explains motion theory.

How To: Fix a frozen iPod in 55 seconds

You can fix a frozen iPod fairly quick. All you have to do is hold the menu and action buttons until your screen goes black. The top button on the click wheel is the menu button and it says menu. The button in the center of the click wheel is the action button. When you hold both of those buttons the screen goes black after a few seconds. What it is actually doing is restarting the iPod. It will take about 55 seconds for the iPod to reboot and when it does it will work fine again.

How To: Lace up and tie your shoes to relieve pressure on foot

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to lace up and tie your shoes to relieve pressure on the foot. There are two techniques shown in this video. The first technique helps to relieve pressure on the top of the foot. If the top of the foot is under pressure, it can cause your toes to go numb. The second technique is the runner's knot. This technique will tighten the top of the shoe and prevent your heel from slipping. This video will benefit those viewers who have foot problems with ...

How To: Perform the Last 3 card trick

For this tutorial we are picking three Aces because they are the easiest to remember. Make 4 piles of cards. First pile is ten cards. Second pile is 15 cards. Third pile is 15 cards. The last pile will be 9. Take the Ace of Spades (the example card),put it on one pile and put any number of cards on top. Take the Ace of Hearts (another example card), put it on the second pile and put any number of cards on top. Take the last Ace put it on top and put the last pile on top of that one. Stack the...

How To: Do a lanyard twisted triangle stitch

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a lanyard twisted triangle stitch. Users will need 3 pieces of gimp with the same length. Take all 3 strings and tie a knot at the end. Now separate all 3 strands from each other and select one of the strands to be the top strand. Put the top strand over the second strand and bring the second strand over the third strand. Now run the third strand through the loop of the first strand. Pull on all 3 strands to make the stitch and repeat for the re...

How To: Bast a quilt for free-motion quilting patterns

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to baste a quilt for free-motion quilting patterns. This video is presented by craftygemini. This method of loading your quilt onto your quilting frame is known as floating where the quilt top and the batting are floated. Neither the top nor the batting are rolled and pinned onto leaders like a backing fabric. First go to the top center point of the quilt top, put the pressure foot down and take a stitch. Bring the bottom thread up, hold...

How To: Use your inhaler with a spacer properly

If you need to know how to use a spacer with your inhaler this might be for you. The first step of the process is to assemble the spacer, fit the bottom and top half together. Next take the cap off of your inhaler. Shake the inhaler well. After this insert the inhaler into the spacer. Seal your lips tightly to the other end of the spacer. Press your inhaler once. After this breathe in and out normally for ten seconds. Even though it seems long it is important to breathe for 10 seconds. If you...

How To: Do the 3-6-3 stack

The video shows you how to do the 3-6-3 cup stack. Beginning with a stack of six cups, create a pyramid using the cups. To begin, have two cups in the right hand and three in the left, and one in the center on the table. Stack one cup from each hand on each side of the center cup and then stack one cup from each hand in between each cup so that they are on the second level of the pyramid. Stack the last remaining cup in hand on the top level of the pyramid. To take down the stack, simultaneou...

How to Do card tricks: 190 Helix false cut

A tutorial on the proper way of doing 190 Helix false cut card trick. Hold the deck in your right hand. Take a small section of the top and lock it in between your left hand's thumb and index finger. Using ring finger, pull the first section back. Take a small section from the bottom part and lock it in between your left hand's thumb and index finger. Pull the first section back on top of the left hand. Split the remaining cards in Your right hand in two. Grab the second section from your lef...

How To: Use a can to boil water while camping

Two cans are shown to demonstrate how they can be used to boil water. The first can has a hole cut out of the bottom and one for the top. The second can is cut at the top like a cup and the bottom left whole. Its placed on top of the first can. Cotton balls and petroleum jelly are inside of the bottom can, then lit with a match. Several sticks are used as kindling to keep the fire going. After about five minutes the heat of the flame on the bottom of the top cup causes the water up top to boil.

How To: Lose your chubby cheeks with face exercises

This video is a tutorial on how to lose cheek fat by doing facial exercises. The exercises in the video focus on the orbicularis oris muscles in the cheeks, the zygomatic arch muscle above your cheekbone, and both modiolus muscles on both sides of your mouth. To begin, close your mouth and blow air under your top lip. The second step in the exercise is to move the air to your left cheek and hold it there for about ten seconds. Move the air to the right cheek and hold it there for about ten se...

How To: Make an easy and simple wallet out of paper

In this video, you will learn how to make a wallet out of paper. First, you will need a piece of paper, a pen, a straight edge, and something to cut the paper. Place the paper on a flat surface. Fold the paper in half, hamburger style and unfold. Fold the bottom half up to the middle crease. Now fold the top half to the middle crease. Fold this in half again and fold it in half one more time in the hamburger style. Now, unfold the paper. Draw lines where you need to cut the paper. Once this i...

How To: Play the notes B, A, and G on a recorder with Mrs.Hill

How to play the notes b, a, and g on a recorderHillary Hill demonstrates to us how to play a mouth piece. Note b is played by completely covering the thumb hole in the back and the thumb hole in the front. Remember to cover the hole completely to avoid squicky sounds. Note a is played by covering the thumb hole in the back, the first hole at the top and the second hole. To play g, its the thumb hole and the top three holes on the piece. Its important to use the left hand because when we learn...

How To: Perform the Glimpse Second Deal card trick

An expert on card tricks demonstrates this trick. Fan out the cards on the table and ask a spectator to pick a card, and then put that card in the center. He explains that he forced that card by demonstrating to the spectator that he should pull a card out, and actually taking a different card than the one the spectator chooses. He puts the spectator's card second from the top and holds his hand in such a way that he makes it look like he's taking the second card. This video should be watched...

How To: Pour a perfect pint with the makers of Guinness

In this tutorial, we learn how to pour a perfect pint. This beer is the beer of Ireland that is served most popular at the pubs in Ireland. To pour the perfect pint, first grab a clean glass and pour the beer in at a 45 degree angle until you almost reach the top, then pour the beer straight. Let the beer sit for a couple seconds, then pour the beer with the tap away from the glass. Pour until you reach the very top, then serve the beer to friends or family. After this, drink your delicious b...

How To: Weave paper for origami and other paper crafts

This video shows how to weave paper. This paper can then be used to make crafts such as origami. You may want some supplies: a cutting board, a paper cutter, scotch tape, and square origami paper (6"x6"). Start with two sheets of paper. Cut the paper into thin strips, 1/2" each. Reassemble one of the squares. Carefully align the pieces close together. Place a piece of tape on the top, and tape it to the cutting board. Take a strip of the other color paper, and weave it through every other str...

How To: Tape drywall and prep for painting

Taping drywall requires a spreader or a spatula, compound and drywall tape. Spread the compound over the nails and the seams smoothly to apply tape over later. Next, the tape is applied to the wet compound on the wall directly over where the seams were. Then, another layer of compound is placed on top of the tape. After it is dry, a second layer of compound is placed on top of this layer. This process will continue until all the seams are covered with the compound, taped over the seams on top...

How To: Use implicit differentiation

Taking this formula 9x²+y²=9 your instructor shows you how to find the solution for the variable y. Finding a second derivative is no more difficult that finding the first derivative, you only have to do the problem equation through twice. The derivative of 9x² will be 18, of y² will be 2y [this is the same as 2(y), 2 x y or 2 * y]. The problem now goes -18x + 2y dy/dx=0. This equation is solved for dy/dx making the next step in the problem go -18x 18x+2y dy/dx=0-18x, 2y dy/dx= -18x. The next...

How To: Tie the triple goddess knot

Learn to tie the triple goddess knot with this video tutorial. First you will need a nice size piece of string. Make a small loop with one side of the string close to the middle. Second, make a second loop with the other side of the string close to the middle. Third,cross the right hanging part of the string over the left string to form a small circle under and between the two bigger loops. Insert the end of the left string into the underside of the left loop to form a split loop. Do the same...

How To: Draw a fun Christmas tree

Start by drawing a triangle at the top of the tree. This will act as your first part of your tree. Then draw the second part of the tree. To do so draw another triangle that is bigger than the first. Then you will need to draw a third and final triangle for the bottom of your tree. Make sure that this triangle is bigger than your first and second triangles. Make the bases of the triangles wavy so that they resemble branches. Add the base by adding a small rectangle and a circle for the stand....

How To: Fold origami set of boxes

This video shows you how to fold origami boxes. You will only need a single square piece of paper. The process requires simple folds. This project can be done by people of all ages. The video has both audio and video instructions and is very clear about what needs to be done. The final product is a box with an open top. In order to create the lid, you repeat the process. It is suggested that you use a different color or patterned paper for the second box. The second box just gets tucked over ...

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