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How To: Draw shoes with a pencil

Even the greatest comic artist of the last two decades, Bill Watterson, had considerable trouble drawing shoes. Calvin's feet always looked like dinner rolls. Here, you will learn how to sketch some realistic shoes in pencil. Practice this, and you will be well on your way to drawing feet that are made for walking rather than appetizing.

How To: Get rid of indoor gnats

Indoor gnats, which are also known as fungus gnats, are not only annoying. Their larvae feed on plant stems and roots and can cause considerable damage to seedlings and small plants. Luckily, you can get rid of these obnoxious little pests without using harsh chemicals.

How To: Get Siri to Play Music for You on Spotify—Without Jailbreaking Your iPhone

While Siri's integration with the iPhone is becoming increasingly substantial, restrictions with the intelligent personal assistant are apparent when it comes to third-party apps like Google Maps, Netflix, and Spotify (unless your iPhone is jailbroken, of course). As an avid Spotify user, it's distressing that I can't use Siri to navigate through the music streaming service's extensive library. In the car, I use Spotify about 90% of the time and it can become increasingly frustrating to chang...

How To: Check and replace belts in your automobile

Many of your cars engines critical components are driven by belts. Belts operate in tough conditions, such as high heat, high speed, and are under considerable tension. Since rubber is an unpredictable material, even under ideal conditions, belt failure is one of the most common causes of auto breakdowns on the road. Vehicle belts are easy to check, like serpentine, drive, and multi rib belts, and to replace them at home is relatively easy and inexpensive. This is the best way to take care of...

News: This Levitating Light Bulb Defies Gravity (And Ditches Unsightly Power Cords)

Helping to prove that science is way awesome, an 18-year old electrical engineering student has successfully made a light bulb float. His name is Chris Rieger, and he's been working on his "LevLight" project for about six months now, with pretty amazing results. This feat of ingenuity was accomplished by using magnetic levitation, although that over-simplification masks how considerably difficult this undertaking was.

How To: Solve a problem that asks you to identify percent, amount and base

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this installment from Internet pedagogical superstar Salman Khan's series of free math tutorials, you'll learn how to solve simple percent problems in basic arithmetic.

How To: Find the percent change using proportions

In this video, the instructor shows how to identify the percentage change using proportions. When a given quantity increases or decreases by certain amount then we can calculate the percentage change in the quantity, which can be either increase or decrease based on the new value of the quantity. To solve these kind of situations you should know that the ratio of amount of increase (or decrease) of an amount to its original amount is equal to the ratio of percentage increase (or decrease) to ...

How To: Derive the annual compound interest formula

In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to derive the formula to compute interest compounded annually. He starts with explaining the basic concepts like principle which is the amount you borrow and the rate of interest or annual percentage rate (APR), which is the rate at which you pay the interest up on the borrowed principle. He shows that the amount after the end of one year is amount A = P(1+APR),and he goes on and generalizes how to compute it for n years. This video shows how to...

How To: Calculate compound interest in math

In this video, we learn how to calculate compound interest. Start with your example of investing $2000 at 3% interest over four years. Now, write down how much you have at the start of year one. To find the percent of this you will need to simply do the amount divided by one hundred and times it by three. Then, you will find the number for the amount of interest you had for that year. Continue to do this for each year and the amount of money you will increase each year. Do this until you reac...

How To: Hack Dragon Slayers 2 with Cheat Engine (12/10/09)

Users will need to use Cheat Engine version 5.5. This hack will increase the gold and food amount. Begin the game and play at least 2 levels to earn some gold and food. Open Cheat Engine, click one the computer icon and select the internet icon. Multiply the amount of gold or food by 8. Type the number in the Value bar and click First Scan. Buy anything in the game, multiply the new amount by 8 and put the number in Values. Check the frozen box below and add a new value (should be a divisible...

How To: Test for boron with curcumin

Want to test whether the soil sample or a water sample contains boron, watch this video. As shown in the video, the first step is to create test specimens of various concentrations using a simple turmeric and ethanol solution as a base for comparison. The basis of this experiment is the fact that curumin present in turmeric reacts with boron to form a reddish compound and so the result of this reaction can easily be verified visually.

How To: Test lawn irrigation systems

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to test lawn irrigation systems. John White presents this video. This is done by a simple can test. Take a few cans of the same size with vertical walls and flat bottom. Place them around the sprinkler head at different distances and make sure they are horizontal. This will show whether the sprinkler is spreading water evenly. Then you can time it and measure the amount of water. This way in future, you will know how long to run the syst...

How To: Hack Space Attack with Cheat Engine (01/26/10)

Trevor4Ever595 teaches you how to hack the game Space Attack using Cheat Engine. You start the game, select a level and pause it using P. Open up Cheat Engine, open the process list, select Firefox or whatever internet browser you are using. Then you will want to use the search box to search for the amount of money you have in the game. A lot of values will come up to the left of the search box. Go back to the game, earn more money and then search for that new amount. Cheat Engine will only r...

How To: Wear a scarf as a colorful accessory

First, remember not to be afraid to experiment. A scarf is not a big investment. Once you have a scarf, you can proceed to tie it on a handbag in a knot. Next, you can get another scarf and use it in place of a belt around your waist. To do so, just run the scarf through each of your belt loops like a belt, and continue until you have reached the front belt loops. Tighten up the scarf so it is taut. Then, you run both ends of the scarf through opposite ends of one of the two front belt loops,...

Mario Live Wallpaper: Classic Side-Scrolling Action for Your Home or Lock Screen

Nothing else quite sums up my childhood like Super Mario, the Italian plumber who constantly had to defeat Bowser to save Princess Peach (aka Princess Toadstool) from danger. While it's easy to relive the classic gameplay on your Android with Nintendo emulators, not everyone has time for lengthy quests. Instead, you can get your Mario nostalgia fix with a live wallpaper for your home and/or lock screen.

How To: Win playing slot machines

In order to win at playing slot machines, you need to keep a few things in mind. Slot machines are not random. They are programmed to pay out at certain times, in certain amounts, and at certain intervals.

How To: Use the reverse auction site Dubli

This will illustrate us how to use the reverse auction site Dubli. Here are the following steps.Step 1: First of all enter the link and log onto the official website of DubliStep 2: Now you will find various options on the homepage of Dubli.Step 3: go and click the option of auction option.Step 4: The various product that are for auction will be displayed.Step 5: Search for the product that you want to auction for and enter the amount that you pay for the product and press the go button.Step ...

How To: Find density using the water displacement method

To find out the density of any given object there is a simple equation, mass divided by the volume equals the density. In this video a lady is showing how to get the volume of three objects using water. First the objects are measured on a scale to find out how much they weigh, the mass. Next each one of the objects is placed into a measured amount of water to find out the volume. Before you place the object into the water you will want to know just how much water in there. That way when the o...

How To: Find the percent increase or decrease in a quantity

This video shows us the method to find the percent increase or decrease in a quantity. This can be done in 30 seconds. The formula states that the percentage increase or decrease is equal to the product of the ratio of amount (increase or decrease) and the original amount and 100. This is explained by two examples. In the first example the amount of increase of the price of groceries is found by taking the difference of the new price and the old price. This is divided by the original price an...

How To: Dry Fruit in Your Oven—No Dehydrator Required

Dried fruit makes a great, healthy snack by itself, and it's a nice addition to both sweet and savory dishes. Most people assume you have to have a dehydrator to make it at home, but you don't really need one unless you plan on drying fruit pretty frequently. Your oven does the job just fine. Drying fruit in an oven is a pretty simple process: just bake it at a low temperature for a long time. It's usually cheaper than buying dried fruit from the grocery store, and a great way to use extra fr...

How To: Hack Age of War 2 with Cheat Engine (01/08/10)

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to hack the flash game, Age Of War 2. Users will need to download the Cheat Engine program for this process. Begin by starting the game. The game should start with 2500 gold. Then pause the game and open Cheat Engine. Click on the Process computer icon and select the current web browser. Now type "@500" into the Value box and click First Scan. Then deduct your amount of gold, type in the new value and click on Next Scan. There should only be 1 result ...

How To: Hack Mega Drill with Cheat Engine (02/11/10)

In this tutorial, we learn how to hack Mega Drill with Cheat Engine. Start off by doing the first level and when you run out of gas you should have some money in your account to go buy new gas. Before you purchase it, go to your Cheat Engine and double click the Firefox browser that has the game open. Now, type in the amount of money that you have and then buy something. After this, click on the bottom check mark next to frozen and change the value to 99999, then press "ok". Now when you buy ...

How To: Take basic photos in daylight

While achieve beautiful images shooting with ample amounts of natural daylight can be done with little work, if you're willing to invest a just a small amount of additional effort, you can achieve shots to rival those of any professional photographer. This free video photography lesson, which discusses concepts like exposure balancing, will walk you through how to take beautiful daytime shots.

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