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News: Origami Sierpinski Tetrahedron Constructed with 250+ Modules

I've already posted a brief roundup of interesting models folded by Michal Kosmulski, expert orgami-ist and IT director at NetSprint. However, I didn't include my favorite model, because I felt it deserved its own post. Kosmulski folded an elaborate and large Sierpinski tetrahedron, which he deems "level 3" in difficulty. (Translation: hard). It is constructed with 128 modules and 126 links, based on Nick Robinson's trimodule.

How To: Make fireproof gloves

Learn how to make your own pair of fireproof gloves for magic tricks or movie special FX. Fireproof gloves let you cover your hands with flammable butane & play with fire like never before. They will not damage or incinerate your hands because they are constructed of several layers.

How To: Use an Eco-san toilet

In this tutorial, we learn how to use an Eco-san toilet. These have been designed to protect and preserve the environment. The excrement are disposed of separately and do not use water for flushing. The structure is above the ground and has a concrete slab on the bottom. Platforms are constructed on top of this, then there is a room built above this. There are three parts, the shallow for urine, the middle for excrement, and the last part for cleaning. The user must know how to do use the toi...

How To: Build a wooden house with a concrete wall that is safe from hurricanes

Hurricanes are a constant threat to many Americans, and many homes are not constructed properly to be safe from hurricanes. In other countries with less money, these problems are even worse. This video from the International French Red Cross will show you how you can construct a cheap, effective shelter against hurricanes out of concrete and wood. If your home is unsafe and you don't want to retrofit, you might want to consider one of these.

How To: Repair and assemble a V-Cube 6 puzzle

The V-Cube 6 puzzle is a uniquely designed and constructed skill game. V-Cube 6 is a multi-colored, multiple-layered cube, rotating smoothly on based axes. The player is required to discover a strategy to achieve uniform color sides on her or his V-Cube, but in this process, the Rubik's Cube-like puzzle may break, especially if you're in the process of speedsolving.

How To: Massage data in Houdini 10

Get a crash course on HScript Expressions, Variables, and Attributes in Houdini 10. If you don't even know what this means, then you probably need to check this video tutorial series out. Understanding how to massage data in Houdini is key to giving yourself the creative edge and allowing you to unleash mind-blowing visual effects. This 18-part video series covers a variety of simple yet essential weapons in your arsenal including Global, Standard and Custom Variables to Math and String Modif...

How To: Create a neon light text effect Photoshop CS3 or CS4

In this video tutorial, learn how to create a really beautiful, eye popping, neon light "magic effect". Brighten up your asthetic presentation with this cool Photoshop trick, originally found on this blog. This tutorial is constructed using Adobe Photoshop CS3, but please note: This trick does work with CS4, but yields sightly different results. One can download the font used in this tutorial, here.

How To: Install and run Google Chrome OS with Virtual Machine

At the end of last year Google released Chromium OS, the source code to their soon-to-be-released operating system Google Chrome OS. This has allowed millions of people to preview the new OS and make suggestions. Do you want in on that action? This video will show you how to install and run Google Chrome OS on a Mac using a virtual machine like VMWare or Virtual Box. Now you can be a part of the future of operating systems. Maybe.

How To: Work with WoW alpha channel textures in 3DS Max

Alpha channels are powerful tools for creating low-space 3D images, but 3DS Max cannot work with them properly. This is a major problem if you are working with World of Warcraft characters since they are largely constructed of alphas. This video will teach you how to work with alpha channel textures in 3DS Max and Photoshop in tandem. This will improve the look of your characters immensely, especially their hair.

How To: Origami a heart with rectangular paper

Check out this how-to video if you want to origami a model constructed by using a rectangular paper. Maybe you are an expert at origami or maybe you don't know the first thing about origami; either way, check out this fun, origami instructional video for mastering an origami model constructed by using a piece of rectangular paper.

How To: Build storage shelves

Nine inch storage shelves are spaced and constructed in a practical way. It shows the right screws. This requires a drill some wood. The viewer is shown how to make a good back brace for the shelves. It shows how to make the shelving unit level. You learn the screw head must be flat. You are also shown how to put in a good support for underneath the shelves. It shows the center support being constructed. He shows how to set the shelves up so there is support from all sides and to make the she...

How To: Build a raised flower or garden bed with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a raised flower or garden bed with Lowe's. First, you need to decide what you want your bed built with. There should be enough support for the soil and plants, along with being in a good place so it will reach the sun all over. Make sure there is 6" of soil at the bottom so there is enough room for the plants to grow. Once you have everything constructed, you will be able to plant in your flowers or vegetables. Make sure you pay attention and water them...

How To: Draw up a VFR flight plan

When flying, having a well constructed flight plan is the key to flying safely and effectively. This video will teach you how to calculate the perfect flight plan, research flight paths, traffic, and calculating fuel flow and flight time. There's so much in this video it'll make your head spin!

How To: Print and bind your own paperback book

Here's how to print, bind and publish your own paperback book. You need a color or B&W printer, a hot-melt glue gun, a clamp, and a thermal binding device. This instructional video will allow you to organize all of your downloaded files into neatly constructed books for an enjoyable reading experience.

How To: Create good flowing geometry in Maya

This two part Maya tutorial explains many elements of modeling and how to make sure you create geometry that is well constructed with good flow. It covers cutting holes in objects / Flowing one weird form into the next and still maintaining uniformed polys across the 3d surface.

How To: Build a pool table

Eagle Lake Woodworking, hosted by John Nixon, offers great do-it-yourself guides for building your own furniture, especially in the American Arts and Crafts style, and turning your garage into an amateur woodshop. Search Eagle Lake on WonderHowTo for more carpentry tutorial videos. From Eagle Lake Woodworking on this specific lesson:

How To: Build your K'NEX Starburst Spinner Thrill Ride

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: 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: Build your K'NEX Shark Run Roller Coaster

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: Build your K'NEX Vertical Vengeance Roller Coaster

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: Intersect roofs on Google SketchUp

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to intersect roofs on Google SketchUp house. This demonstration tutorial opens up a project where the building is already constructed and slanting roof is to be added. The building is in 'L' shape. Hence, the slanting roofs are in different directions and both have to intersect at one point on the center line. First the roof of the longer section of the house is made. Then that of the shorter section is made with a gap between ...

How To: Levitate a poker card

This video is a tutorial on how to perform the illusion of a levitating card magic trick. This video demonstrates how to perform this magic trick, and how to create your very own levitating poker card. By attaching a flexible clear plastic strip to the back of the poker card, you can create the illusion that the card is actually levitating right out of the palm of your hand. You will need a poker card, a clear, flexible strip of plastic approximately 1/2" - 1" wide, cut to the length of the c...

How To: Create an Ojibwa bird trap

The Pathfinder School offers bird enthusiasts this video tutorial that shows how to construct an Ojibwa Bird Trap. Using a series of sticks, anyone can learn how to create this bird trap, which works when a bird's weight triggers a snare. Learn the tips and techniques of what works and what doesn't in terms of materials to create a successful Ojibwa bird trap. The tutorial will explain what size sticks you need and how the trap should be constructed to successfully catch a bird.

How To: Loom knit a solid-striped scarf

Have a passion for crochet or knitting? This video is perfect for you! The free tutorial offers splendid advice and instructions about making a beautiful solid-striped scarf. Sit down and gather your supplies and prepare to make a cleverly constructed scarf while watching this video. Follow the instructions as precise as you can. Within the hour or so, you can loom knit your own scarf and maybe even a few other items using techniques and skills acquired from this video!

How To: Play "Then" by Brad Paisley on acoustic guitar

Eran is teaching in his video how to play the song “Then” which was played by Brad Paisley. He is offering a well constructed lesson, offering a lot of tips about positioning the fingers on the guitar, string picking and taping. The video is offering a lot of details for every verse of the song, teaching every aspect about the song including notes, rhythm speed and right hand movement. The lesson not only includes guitar singing but also voice singing along with it.

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