Wanna know how to get a shot at any bar for just a dollar. Mr. Magicpants gives a wealth of barroom strategy. You gotta botch the first bet. Wager a $1 on a drink. Then lose the bet. The mark gets to drink it. Walk away and he's left paying the bill!
In this video, one of the gentlemen from the London stunt team 3Run shows us how to do a front flip. This is a very impressive trick that sends the performer spinning forward over the ground. Common sense would lead you to think that this trick requires a lot of strong, fast movements, but as the performer demonstrates, it's all about a light, delicate touch.
In some places, it's illegal to ride your bike at night without lights or reflectors, so if you plan on going for a joyride on your street bike, then you need to be prepared to share the road with vehicles and be seen. Appropriate gear and lighting are essential for safety when riding a bike at night.
There's nothing natural about doing a parkour-style wall flip. The voice in your head telling you not to run at a wall and flip yourself away so you're spinning through the air high above the ground, that's your common sense talking. But like the old saying says, no guts, no glory. In this pretty thorough introduction to the basic wall flip, you'll learn how to do this trick like a pro.
Check out this three-part video tutorial on how to solve the Rubik's Cube intuitively and without algorithms. With this method there is no need to memorize complicated algorithms. Crack the Cube with sheer brain power, if you can. No one said you had to be a genius to solve a Rubiks Cube, you just have to have a little common sense and patience.
Unless you're making a one layer cake, which doesn't seem to exist all that often anymore, putting together double, triple, and even quadruple layered cakes requires that skill we learned by trial in error when we were wee little toddlers playing with legos: stacking.
Like most of life's great pleasures, riding bicycles becomes more fun when you do it with groups of people. For road bikers, however, riding in groups presents its own set of challenges. This video will give you some common-sense rules to bear in mind when road riding in groups that will keep you and your friends safe and having fun.
Performing sutures properly is one of the most important and basic parts of being a successful doctor, especially in a hospital environment. This two-part video features an overview of proper suture technique, from how to hold the needle to some common sense advice for avoiding mistakes.
Balance almost anything small on the tips of 4 knives. No glue, not tape just common sense... See for yourself.
This trick is so simple yet many people will be fooled by it! Setup: In any restaurant with a tablecloth, set a dime between two nickels, and set an upside-down glass balanced on the two nickels.
Made by our abrasive friends at Spike, this tutorial is actually well researched and happens to employ plain old common sense. (Ummm...common sense, being an attribute you are lacking if you are in handcuffs.)
A birdcage is your bird's home, and if you want them to be happy members of your family you should follow some common-sense guidelines for positioning the cage. This video will introduce you to these rules and show you how to make your bird a little happier.
It doesn't make common sense for most people to use irons on anything other than cloth, but if you'rea (really) careful you can actually employ irons to flatten and straighten paper products, as well.
Are you having trouble sleeping? Do you toss and turn every night? Are you waking up cranky every morning? Dr. Rizan Hajal has some great common sense tips for helping you get control of your sleeping habits. Once you put these tips into practice, you'll be fast asleep in no time!
Benjemorawr has just the right advice to discover if a guy really likes you or not. He gives several tips, all of them easy to execute and really just common sense when you think about it. He tells us to note his body language, pay attention to his eye contact, and see if he's trying to impress you. By following the tips and advice in the video, one can become an expert in knowing just what's on your crush's mind.
Your home security systems may not work for you if you don't turn it on. To top it off some of your bad habits can invite thieves in to your home. This how to video reviews some common sense steps to protect your home from burglars.
Whether you’re headed for a half-pipe or your driveway, always be safe. Wearing protective gear and taking a few precautions can help prevent you from landing in the ER. Watch this video to learn how to practice skateboarding safety.
Losing weight can be a battle, but why not be realistic about your goals rather than kill yourself striving for a size 0? A happier alternative to the cycle of weight loss and gain is to achieve a weight you and your doctor can both live with. In this tutorial, learn how to calculate your BMI and ways to figure what your "happy weight" is.
This is a cool science experiment to show what a great heat conductor water is. You'll need some balloons, a candle and some water. Check it out and be amazed! Common sense tells you that it's impossible to boil water in a paper bag, but this classic parlor trick was a favorite of the Victorian magician. The real difficultly in performing this effect is making it look harder than it is! As you might imagine, the secret lies in yet another amazing property of water - it's ability to conduct he...
In this clip, you'll learn how to complete disable HTC Sense on an HTC Evo 4G Google Android smartphone. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started turning off HTC Sense on your own Evo 4G, take a look.
Looking for an easy way to polish your digital images in Photoshop? Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Photoshop CS5, you're sure to find something of value in this free video tutorial.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to locate and remove spam accounts from a WordPress blog. Begin by logging on your blog and select the User tab. Search through the user list and look for suspicious email accounts. Some keys that reveal spam accounts are: emails that have .ru, poker, Viagra, pharmacy and accounts with more then one dot. Use your common sense to find spam accounts. Select the account you want to delete. Select Delete and click on Apply. This video tutorial will benefi...
This video tutorial explains how to strip insulated wire the right way. You'll learn how to adjust your wire strippers to make the process easier. Some people don't even use wire strippers, they use a knife or maybe even their teeth, but this causes nicks in the copper. To get the insulation off with ease and without gouges in the copper wire, use the proper sized wire strippers and adjust them right to fit the gauge of your wire. It's as simple as that. You don't need to go to vocational sch...
The Arduino Ethernet Shield is a wonderful device for DIY electronics projects, and this project is really creative and awesome. In this video you will learn how to use an Arduino, a promixity sensor, and some LED lights to make a proximity-sensing, LED-lit, evil Jack-o'-Lantern that will terrorize your neighborhood and probably get stolen if you don't watch it like a hawk.
In this video, we learn how to win a fight. First, don't be stupid when you fight. Look straight up and use your brain. It's not all about punching someone out, it's about using deception while fighting your opponent. Try tricking them and say you're giving up, then backhand them. Also remember that you need to protect yourself as often as possible. Be loud while you're fighting, especially when you're getting hurt, this will help protect you so you don't get permanently hurt. Also remember t...
This video describes how to find the area of a circle given a radius of 4cm. The video begins by describing the formulas needed to find the area of the circle. The narrator cautions the viewer on a few common mistakes that people frequently make while using these formulas, such as not properly squaring the radius of the circle. The solution to the formula for a 4cm radius is 50.24 cm^2. The video then demonstrates that this value makes sense by overlaying a grid onto the circle and visually s...
So you want to get a piercing but you don't want to get impaled and infected. This video walks you through the do's and don'ts when looking for a great piercer.
Playing the drums can be pretty easy, all you need is a drum set, a decent sense of rhythm and a lot of practice. In this how to video you can learn how to play a basic rock groove using the hi hat and the snare drum. This basic rock groove is a pretty common drum rudiment. It is necessary for the beginner drummer to learn this basic rock groove with the high hat. Watch this how to video and you will be able to play a basic rock groove with a high hat on the drums.
Do you like biology class? Do you like dissecting things? Well, this is the video tutorial for you. Check out this three-part anatomy of a sheep's brain educational video to know everything you need to know about the thoughts of a lamb. You'll get all of the names associated with the sheep brain, but don't think you'll remember them in one sitting, there's too much for even the über-science nerd.
Do you want to be able to play games for free on your XBox 360? If you have some time and patience, hacking the console is probably the next step for you, and the first step in that is flashing your disc drive. This will delete it's native firmware, which does not recognize burned discs, allowing you to load your own custom firmware that does. This video series will teach you everything you need to know to flash each of the major types of disc drives used in the XBox 360, and have you well on...
Mousey the junk bot is a light sensing robot made out of an old computer mouse. Bre Pettis of Make Magazine goes over how the pieces are installed and talks about some mistakes that he wishes he could have avoided. This project requires a drill, a dremel, and soldering skills.
In this tutorial the instructor shows how to calculate the greatest common factor, or GCF. While computing greatest common factor, you are pulling out the smallest exponents of any common factors along with the factor. Finding the greatest common factor is similar to finding the least common multiple. When given any numbers to find the greatest common factor, the first step in the general procedure to be followed is to break each number down into its factors. You need to break down the number...
Watch this video for a look at some common fashion mistakes that women make, and some suggestions for remedying them.
Life hacks are tips and tricks to help make life easier. Shortcuts and clever workarounds for life's daily problems. Sometimes common sense isn't so obvious until you've actually seen it. In this video, I'll be sharing with you 10 life-changing hacks you can use right now, from finding your lost smartphone to sleeping better at night.
Before you select a guard dog, find out what qualities to look for and what to avoid. You Will Need
Learn how to practice proper etiquette on a BlackBerry, smartphone or PDA. Make sure your love for your BlackBerry or other PDA device isn't making you obnoxious.
After all the leaks and peeks of the HTC One M8, it has finally been officially introduced to the public, available for purchase at most U.S. carriers. HTC also unveiled Sense 6 during the launch event, the newest iteration of its operating system, and thanks to their new Advantage Program, the update shouldn't be too far behind for the older One (M7).
Don't be a tourist. Learn some common French phrases to help you learn the language and navigate Paris.
Check out this fishing tutorial video that demonstrates how to tie a Common Snell fishing knot for Line to terminal tackle knots. Just follow the simple steps as outlined in this instructional fishing video and learn how to tie a common snell fishing knot. Tying knots is a breeze with this tutorial video. So start reeling in the big fish!
In this video, Amy R. Hughes shows you how to breathe new life into a salvaged urn by creating this easy water feature in 5 quick steps.