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How To: Make conventional shadow puppets

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make shadow puppets. Users will need a good, strong light and good positioning of the light. It is recommended to use white or any bright colored walls. Users learn how to do 2 types of shadow puppets in this video. The first type is a swan. Simply hook the arm out. The forearm will be the neck and the biceps will be the body and feathers. Then flap the 4 fingers and thumb like a beak. The second type can be a variation of animals. Simply stick out...

How To: Clone any plant for hydroponic or conventional gardens

In this video gardening tutorial, you'll find step-by-step instructions for cloning any plant from a clipping (or "cutting"). Plant propagation is very simple and can save you a lot of money in the long run. To learn more about the cloning process, watch this cloning how-to. (NB: Do NOT, as the video suggests, put freshly cloned plants in direct sunlight while in a hot house or you will have steamed plants!)

News: 10 Unconventional Hangover Cures

For most Americans, the bane of the hangover is typically remedied by lots of water, painkillers, greasy food, and a day wasted on the couch. But if you're tired of potato chips and fried eggs, perhaps it's time you enter unfamiliar territory. Below, a combination of unorthodox methods for taming the beast, derived from science, sparkly Whole Foods new ageism, and the far East.

How To: Build a tin can Stirling engine

The Stirling engine is a relatively old type of external combustion engine that has never really found a niche despite its unique advantages over conventional internal combustion engines. This video for the DIY-inclined will show you how to make your very own small Stirling engine out out of a tin can and some other basic materials. It may not power your house, but you will be able to amaze and educate your friends with this awesome little device.

How To: Plant garlic in your garden for a plentiful harvest

David Epstein provides tips and shows garlic lovers how to plant garlic in their very own garden. It is best to grow garlic in the fall season from the months of September to November when the temperatures are cooler. Some people grow garlic in the spring, but it’s been found that growing garlic in the fall time will give a better crop. To begin, gather some plantable garlic bulbs making sure that you find ones that are either organic or from a seed catalog. At all cost, avoid conventional ...

How To: Build a basic starting home in Minecraft

When starting out in Minecraft, the first thing you focus on is creating a shelter to seal yourself into to make it through the first night without getting eaten by a zombie or shot to death by a skeleton. But if you want something a little more conventional, try building a house to start in instead of a hole in a hillside! In this video you will get a quick walkthrough of building the house with a working door and a roof.

How To: Use out-of-the-box workflows in MS SharePoint 2010

This guide will show you how to use a number of less conventional SharePoint workflows. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular content management system (CMS) or a seasoned MS Office professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the SharePoint 2010 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Operate dynamic radar cruise control in the 2010 Toyota Prius

In this tutorial, we learn how to operate dynamic radar cruise control in the 2010 Prius. This supplements the conventional cruise control with a vehicle to vehicle cruise control. The radar system sees the car ahead and is less effected by bad weather conditions. The driver can select short, medium, or long driving distances. When cruising at a set speed that is faster than the car ahead, the vehicle will slow down to the speed of that car. A warning will be sounded to tell the driver to tak...

How To: Do the ab twist to tone the obliques

The truth is, it's not about how many repititions of an exercise you do; it's about how well you hold the form and what kind of exercise you do. Heck, you could probably do 1,000 sit ups a day and still have some extra flab on your belly. That's because sit ups only tone the upper portion of your core, making the rest liable to grow chub.

How To: Identify the different parts of a fishing rod

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to identify the different parts of a fishing rod. This video introduces 2 types of rods, spinning rod and conventional rod. The spinning rod is used for light tackle fish. The line comes off from the bottom of the rod. The rod is designed to bend flexibly. The conventional rod is used for bigger fish. The line comes off from the top of the rod. The rod bends more stiffly. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy fishing and would like to learn ...

How To: Grow tomatoes upside down in a bucket

Interested in less-conventional container gardening methods? Say, growing tomatoes upside-down in a bucket? This video will show you how it's done! It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the process in about 7 minutes' time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Make Marvel superhero Daredevil out of Legos

Daredevil is one of the least conventional and most popular Marvel superheroes, having been played by Ben Affleck in a recent Hollywood movie. This video tutorial will teach you how to make a Daredevil Lego minifigure using only simple hobby tools. He looks very cool, and should be more than a match for any Lego villain that you can throw at him.

How To: Do a retrograde tracheal intubation

This video demonstrates how to insert an RTI to establish an emergency endotracheal airway. This procedure is done if intubation is necessary and one of the following is true: failure of conventional intubation, vocal cords are not visible, existence of upper airway pathology or the patient has severe kyphosis or cervical spondylosis.

How To: Make a "no sew" bag out of an old t-shirts

This video shows the viewer how to turn an old t-shirt into a tough bag that can then be reused many times. This is done by first cutting the sleeves off. This creates a top that resembles a tank top. The t-shirt should then be turned inside out and then covered completely in duct tape. The bottom of the bag is then stapled closed and another layer of duct tape then covers this up. A line is then stapled across each corner to change the angle and create more conventional corners. When the bag...

How To: Install a deadbolt lock with Lowe's

This video from Lowe's will show you how to install a deadbolt lock in just a few easy steps. You can install a deadbolt lock on almost any exterior door, including those made from wood or steel. Deadbolt locks come in several types including the conventional ones requiring a key or the newer ones that have keypads. Whichever type you choose, the principles of installation are the same. This video will show how to a drill in your door and chisel out material in your door jam. Once this is don...

How To: Fold a tiny origami giraffe from a dollar bill

We all have a favorite animal, right? While most of us like conventional animals like dogs and cute pandas, others like more exotic, safari-esque animals like giraffes. If you know a giraffe lover, check out this video to learn how to give him/her the perfect "just because" gift - an origami giraffe.

How To: Remove a bolted hub wheel bearing

In this video Richpin explains how to remove a bolted hub wheel bearing that has gotten frozen onto the car and cannot be removed by conventional means. He explains how to recognize the problem, presents the homemade tool he uses in the repair, briefly explains how to make the tool, and then uses it in conjunction with a sledgehammer to break the bearing off of the car.

How To: Fry fish in the oven

Oven frying is technique that really works. In this how to video Chef Paul explains oven frying with fish. Oven frying is not like deep frying at all, but the food tastes just as great. Watch and learn how simple it is to cook your food in the oven with less oil than conventional frying.

How To: Deep fry a delicious turkey

Forget the same old method of making a Thanksgiving turkey. Watch this how to video and learn how to deep fry a your bird. Don't roast your turkeys the same old fashion way. Deep frying a turkey actually leaves it much more moist than other conventional cooking methods.

Walkthrough The Saboteur: Act 2, M3: Whisper or a Roar

Check out this mission on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The third mission in Act 2: A Whisper or a Roar is where Santos is looking for help again. When you get to the convoy, Sean points out that there are two very different ways to complete this mission. You can get a disguise, sneak up close to the convoy, and plant some dynamite, which would be the conventional route.

How To: Make a "hobo" stove

In this tutorial, learn how to make a lightweight stove for camping and survival. You will learn how to make an ultra lightweight alcohol stove. This stove weighs only one ounce and has no moving parts. It only takes a few short minutes to make and will outlast most conventional stoves. This video will show you everything you need to know to get up and running with this mini stove. The stove boils in under five minutes and the fuel is super cheap. This is the perfect stove for hiking, backpac...

How To: Fold a fitted sheet for perfect storage

Folding fitted sheets is always trickier than folding a conventional rectangular sheet. First, throw the sheet onto the bed. Then use your hands to tuck all the corners in on themselves. Then lay the sheet back down and straighten it. It makes a horseshoe shape with its elastic. Then fold one corner over the top so that all your elastic hangs over one hand. With the other hand grab the other corner so you can lay it down flat in a half moon shape with all the elastic together in one place. Th...

How To: Build a Newman cool motor

In this three-part video tutorial, learn how to build a "Newman Motor". From the website of Joseph Newman, this motor is an "electromagnetic motor that runs cool (unlike all conventional motors) and harnesses the

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