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How To: Identify characteristics of a sample during a survey

To identify characteristics of a sample in your survey, there are many factors to consider of your samples. The first four characteristics you need to focus on are gender, age, income level, and education level. All four of these characteristics must be proportional to that of the population. You also need to consider the geographic location. Only take samples from the immediate geographical area. Finally, an important characteristic of the survey is the sample size. You do not want to ask to...

How To: Draw a bottlenose dolphin with Jan Brett

Learn how to draw the best known dolphin: the bottlenose, getting information on the animal at the same time! Jan Brett demonstrates how to draw a dolphin easily by breaking it down and beginning with simple familiar shapes. On the educational side, she tells you a ton of information about the dolphin, its mammal characteristics, the details of its body including its dorsal fin, well-developed beak-like jaw, size, and much more! A great how-to video, beautiful and informative.

How To: Manipulate time with elastic audio in Pro Tools 8

Want to speed up or slow down an audio region while leaving its timbral characteristics alone? Whether you're new to Digidesign's Pro Tools digital audio workstation (or DAW) or just want to learn how to take advantage of Pro Tools 8's new features, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from the folks at Lynda. Specifically, this software tutorial provides a complete overview of how to use Pro Tools' Elastic Audio feature to time warp audio regions.

How To: Poke holes in a bag of water while staying dry

This demonstrates the difference between hard polymers and soft polymers. The bag does not leak water as it molds to the softer polymer of the bag. If the pen had poked a harder polymer, most likely, there would have been leaking from the holes. This demonstrates characteristics of water, and how polymers can work. This also shows how certain leaks can be stopped.

How To: Diagnose adult dyslexia

Dyslexia is an inherited condition that makes it extremely difficult to read, write, and spell - no matter what intelligence level. Dyslexia is most often charactarized by reading and writing letters backwards. Watch and learn how to recognize the characteristics of adult Dyslexia.

How To: Adjust your resume to the job

Some people are hesitant about changing their resume and editing certain things in or out; they feel it's like cheating. It's not. Changing up your resume is perfectly acceptable as long as you don't lie or make false claims about your history. Tailoring your resume is about putting yourself in a context the company feels will suit them the best.

How To: List transferable skills on your resume

Learning to highlight transferable skills on your resume is good for recent college graduates or if you are new to a job field because it shows that you have good characteristics that can be applied to your new job. For example, showing your communication skills is very important. Research planning is also critical. Show that you set goals for yourself and that you have clear ideas. Also, giving examples of when you used teamwork in past work experience in your life or in your career is benef...

How To: Throw a cast net for live bait

The best way to fish is with live bait, but buying bait can be expensive and it isn't always guaranteed fresh. Once you learn how to cast your own bait you will be able to catch large amounts of bait fish on your own, and cut out the middle man. Happy fishing!

How To: Properly fish in a stream

Fishing is a great way of saving you money on having to pay for over priced pre-cleaned fish at the grocery store, it's also a way to relax and enjoy nature. If you're planning on heading on down to your local stream to get some fish, take these tips into consideration. In this video you will get some tips on what sort of physical characteristics of the stream are and also what sort of fish to expect in what types of waters.

How To: Perform a basic cardiovascular examination

Any medical student should be able to perform a basic cardiovascular exam. This medical how-to video tutorial outlines the guidelines to perform a basic cardiovascular exam. Always begin by by observing the patient from head to toe. Inspect the face for signs of cyanosis. Note visible scars or pulsations in the neck and edema in the feet. This video is intended for medical professionals only.

How To: Identify a mustang horse

This video is a tutorial on how to identify a mustang horse breed. The instructor begins by saying that it is not easy to identify a mustang horse because of the cross breeding characteristics of mustangs. The mustang shown in the video is larger then an average mustang. The instructor shows the mustangs white brand and all the different meanings along with age tagged along with the horse. The mustang is known for having feet that are larger then most other horse species. The most important s...

How To: Perform the Slow Flight maneuver

In this AeroCast episode, UND Aerospace discusses the Slow Flight maneuver as performed in the Piper Warrior (PA-28-161), referencing the procedures and standards outlined in the UND Warrior Standardization Manual. All performance tolerances are based on the performance standards set forth by the FAA Private Pilot Practical Test Standards. Since the most critical phases of flight occur at airspeeds less than cruise, a pilot must always be comfortable with his or her airplane’s handling charac...

How To: Origami a paper airplane "Nakamura"

Watch this visual demonstration on how to fold the paper airplane Nakamura. The Nakamura is a awesome plane. Do not squeeze the nakamura's keel together like you are throwing a paper dart or airplane. This nakamura does not have a trajectory. It follows a distinct and flowing flight path. With the nakamura at rest, and the keel in its natural 'V' shape, is the shape it must be flown in. Do not throw the nakamura. Gently push it on its way and if it is trimmed properly, it will find its glide ...

How To: Draw video game characters like Mario

The video begins by explaining the characteristics of the video game character Mario. The narrator begins by finding a sample picture to use as a starting point to mirror for accuracy. The first part of the character Mario drawn is the head and facial features. After finishing a simple outline of Mario's Face is to begin the outline of the characters body. After the basic outline of Mario is finished the excessive lines must be erased to give me lively hood to the drawing. One of the last ste...

How To: Write a vision statement

In this video, we learn how to write a vision statement. A vision statement answers the question "where" and explains where the organization is headed. The characteristics include future casting. Which include where you will be, what you will create, and how you will move forward. It's clear and "visible" so you should be able to see yourself accomplishing the goal. The team should be able to see your vision too, go big! Be descriptive, by having a vision statement that is a single statement ...

How To: Check for fake Uggs

In this video, Yourpick09 shows viewers how to distinguish real from fake Ugg brand shoes. The characteristics of a real pair of Ugg shoes include real Ugg fur, which is fluffy and has thick fur. Real Ugg shoes are made in China and has tags stating so. Another indication of an authentic pair is to look at the Ugg logo, which should have an encircled "R" next to the name brand. This apples to the label tag as well as the imprint of the brand name. Fake Ugg shoes have fur that is thin and skim...

How To: Deal with on again, off again relationships

Youtube user Vanae, the self-proclaimed love and dating coach, answers subscribers relationship questions with passion and careful insight. This near four minute edition focuses on the oh so complicated on again, off again relationship. Vanae instructs participants in these arrangements to seriously consider the pros and cons of continuing this indecisive coupling. She addresses common characteristics of participants in on again off again couplings. Vanae also counters fears that often encour...

How To: Get a general linguistic overview of Frisian language

Polyglot Alexander Arguelles presents a series of videos to provide introductory overviews of the languages of the world. Working diachronically through various language families in turn, he demonstrates how to identify each language, translates a text sample to show how it works, and discusses its genetic affiliation and cultural context. While Frisian is spoken in parts of the Netherlands and Germany, and is in the same language family as both, it has it's own distinct characteristics. Watc...

How To: Choose a hand plane for woodworking

Learn about the most common, and popular, hand planes used by crafts people today. At first glance, the whole subject looks complicated, because there are dozens of major plane types and many different variations within each of those categories. But most accomplished woodworkers agree that there is a core list of planes that any woodworker should consider for their toolbox. This video introduces and demonstrates how to choose and select, and use five of the more useful handplanes used by cont...

How To: Make your garden interesting throughout the year

If looking for a way to make your garden interesting throughout the year don't just concentrate on the flowers, look at other parts of the plant. An example is a Rose bush. After the Roses are finished many have beautiful leaves. One plant has beautiful hips, large seeds pods. They add interest during the summer, then in the fall they'll turn a ruby red creating interest throughout the entire season. Consider the whole plant and its' characteristics during different seasons.

How To: Identify problems with a silver berry & tomato plant

The video answers questions on whether containerized tomato plant need to be replanted, problems with yellow tips of an oleander and spots on a silver berry shrub. The tomato plant may be replanted in a bigger container and staked/caged to avoid wind damage. If planted in the ground, it is recommended to plant it at an angle, up to the first branches because tomato plants are able to set out adventitious roots. The yellow and brittle leaves of an oleander is also identified as the result of f...

How To: Read an Italian wine label

Supple Wine demonstrates how to read an Italian wine label. Reading an Italian wine label can be tricky because in Italy there are more grape varieties grown than the rest of the world put together. The first thing to note on a wine label is the producer. Then, note the vintage year. Research what years are good for the different regions. Then, see the name of the wine like Chianti Classico. Chianti is a region within Tuscany. There are sub regions within Chianti that have specific characteri...

How To: Select the right wine to go with a meal

There are basically three kinds of wines; reds, whites and sparkling. A red wine typically is usually a heavier and more complex wine, where a white wine is typically considered a lighter and sweeter wine. Sparkling wines, called Champagne if they come from a particular region in France, is a wine where the fermentation process causes the wine to bubble. Sparkling wines are unique and I will not go into too much detail with them other to say that they tend to go very well with appetizers or w...

How To: Port scan with Nmap

Nmap ("Network Mapper") is a free and open source (license) utility for network exploration or security auditing. Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime. Nmap uses raw IP packets in novel ways to determine what hosts are available on the network, what services (application name and version) those hosts are offering, what operating systems (and OS versions) they a...

How To: Choose a dog

Bringing a pet into your household is an important decision. Consider these factors when choosing a breed. Watch this video to learn how to choose the right dog breed for you.

How To: Create Packets from Scratch with Scapy for Scanning & DoSing

By using almost any packet-crafting tool, a hacker can perform denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. With the power to create just about any packet with any characteristics, a hacker can easily find one that will take down a host or network. Nmap and Hping are effective packet manipulation tools, but there's also Scapy, which is almost infinitely customizable.

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