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How To: Read treble and bass clef lines and spaces

Now that you know what a staff is, how many lines and spaces are in a staff, and what the different clef's are, it's time to learn where the notes go in each one. It's crucial to understanding note placement and everything else that involves using the staff to learn the sayings for each space and line. For the Treble Clef spaces, it's "FACE", for Treble Clef lines it's "Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge", for Bass clef spaces it's "All Cows Eat Grass" and for the lines he uses "Green Birds Don't ...

How To: Master the basics of Adobe Actionscript 3

Scripting languages, like coding languages, are among the most complicated and daunting aspects of computer use to master. If you can do it, however, they allow you to do nearly anything you want with a computer. This video will introduce you to the popular scripting language Actionscript 3. This language is crucial to using Flash successfully to create games, movies, and websites, so get this stuff down and then go watch our other Actionscript tutorials!

How To: Make an advanced fire starting kit and use it

A fire is the second most important thing you need to have in most survival situations, so having a good fire starting kit in your wilderness survival gear is crucial. This video will show you a variety of great fire starting tools you can include in your survival gear and how to use them best. These include tea light candles, waterproof matches, cotton balls, and ingenious combinations thereof.

How To: Play a Chicago Blues style twelve bar blues on the guitar with finger picking

It's extremely important as a musician to learn how to play the 12 bar blues. Understanding how to feel your way through all 12 bars without getting lost and staying in time is crucial to you succeeding in other styles of music. If you're looking to spice up your 12 bar blues with something a little more melodic, check out this great video lesson! You will learn how to play an Elmore James, Chicago Blues style 12 bar blues riff over the chord progression using finger picking.

How To: Apply a shape shifting technique to your solos one the guitar with Dave Hill

Soloing is something that every guitar player should learn. Being able to solo on command is crucial to being a great professional musician period! If you know all five of your patterns and are still just playing in the box patterns without much movement, then this video will help break you out of your cage! Dave Hill, a teacher at Musician's Institute, goes into great detail showing you how to use a technique called "Shape Shifting" by moving your lines through each of the patterns on the ne...

How To: Build dexterity and strength in your hands on the guitar to solo faster

A key element to making any guitar player, whether lead or rhythm, a great player is having good muscle memory and plenty of dexterity and strength in both your left hand and right hand. For those just getting started, or for those who have been playing for a while but are still having a hard time pulling off bends or holding down chords and barre chords, it's crucial to exercise your hands and build that dexterity and strength. In this fantastic video you will learn various exercises to help...

How To: Play the 12 bar blues on the piano in both major and minor tonalities

The 12 bar Blues is something that EVERY musician should know how to play. It may be "simple music" but as they say, "simple music is the hardest kind of music to play". Understanding the theory behind the 12 bar Blues is crucial to feeling measures and also gives you a chance to really make a very simple three chord phrase your own. In this video you will learn how to understand, play and feel the 12 bar Blues in it's various forms including the major, minor and dominant Blues.

How To: Convert a car LCD screen into a portable video monitor

When you're shooting a film, being able to see what you're shooting well and adjust on the fly is crucial. With the tiny screen on most cheap cameras, this is kind of a crapshoot. This video will show you a cheap way to solve this problem: converting a car $50 car LCD screen into a portable video monitor that you can attach to your camera and run off of batteries on set. The screen is probably bigger and nicer than the one on your camera, and will improve the quality and productivity of your ...

How To: Replace the drive board on a Hitachi XBox 360 drive

You thought that modding your XBox 360 was such a good idea didn't you? Well now look what you've done. You've screwed up the process of flashing your Hitachi disc drive at a crucial point and bricked it. Fear not! The ruined board within the drive can be replaced at home. This video will show you how to just that quickly and easily, giving your console new life and keeping your activities away from the prying eyes of Microsoft.

How To: Get infinite XP and Money in Dragon Age 2 with a glitch

Dragon Age 2 is the new benchmark in fantasy role-playing games, and like every Bioware title having enough money and XP is is crucial to your success. Enter this video, which will teach you how to use a glitch to get infinite money and XP! This has not been patched, doesn't mess up the game at all, and lets you play the game at whatever power level you want, essentially. It's brilliant.

How To: Build a handheld version of the TSA's microwave-based body scanner

With the TSA's full-body scanners occupying a great deal of airports nationwide, the debate remains as to whether air travelers should continue to be subject to immoral security techniques and possible health risks due to the x-ray scanning devices. The "advanced imaging technology" may help keep obvious weapons out of major airports, but scanning naked bodies seems more voyeuristic than crucial to national security. But while the argument continues, one woman is taking a stand… well, not rea...

How To: Untethered jailbreak any iDevice with Spirit (<3.2)

Now that you're officially allowed to do it, jailbreaking your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad is a better idea than ever before! This video will show you everything you need to jailbreak a wide variety of Apple devices, including the iPhone 3G and 3GS, the iPod Touch 2G and 3G, and the iPad wifi or 3G model. All you need is a program called Spirit, iTunes version 9.2, and you device and you're good to go! This particular method is great because the jailbreak is untethered, meaning that you can t...

How To: Check and replace the fuses on a car

Kim, a staff mechanic of Driverside, demonstrates how to check the fuses in a car. In majority of the cars the main fuse box could be located on the left side of the kick panel situated near the driver seat. Inside the car, he opened a cover stating fuse box (near the driver seat), by turning a small lever, he dispatched the fuse cover with ease. A pilot map can be found behind the back of the cover panel. The Map elucidates all kinds of fuses distributed in the car and their amperages. Then ...

How To: Make TCPO (for making glow sticks)

How to make TCPO or bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl) oxalate, used in glow stick reactions. WARNING: This procedure should only be performed by, or under the direct supervision of, an experienced chemist. Please refer to the material safety data sheets of all chemicals for their hazards. Synthesis must be performed in a fumehood.

How To: Print images in Aperture

Instead of using Photoshop, why not give Apple's Aperture a try? Aperture is designed more for post-production work for professional photographers, letting you cull through shoots, enhance images, manage massive libraries, and deliver stunning photos.

How To: Be over 40 and fabulous with a cougar makeup look

Kandee is a makeup artist who takes us through this great youthful looking cougar makeup look. First put a primer all over the face. This is great to fill up any wrinkles or lines. Areas to highlight are the eyelids, underneath the eye, and all areas around the nose. Take the powder and only place it on the key areas which include the eyelids and gently underneath the eyelid, and around the forehead. Next pick an eyeshadow and was the entire lid in that light color. Then choose a dark eyeline...

How To: Survive in a Falling Elevator

The tragedy of a falling elevator is not unheard of. This could happen to you at any time, and you will most likely not be expecting it. Who would step into an elevator if they had an idea it might plummet to the ground? The best thing you can do is be prepared. First you want to stay calm. Next you want to lie, belly down, on the elevator floor with your hands behind your head. Make sure you do not panic. This is crucial in times of crisis. When all is over, you'll notice that you're still a...

How To: Change color of specific objects in Photoshop

Adjusting the color of specific objects within your images in Photoshop is crucial. Sometimes fine tuning the color of just one component in an image is required. While an image may be adjusted globally at once, this approach lacks flexibility. This tutorial will show you the proper steps from the creation of an adjustment layer to the appropriate and functional calibration of the hue and saturation options. Get the most out of these tools and maximize your productivity in Photoshop.

How To: Do the Nike soccer drill Shoot with Andrés Iniesta

A soccer ball. A 60 metre course. Nets at either end. And an instinctive hunger for goals. That’s all you’ll need for ‘Shoot’ – the latest Nike Bootcamp Drill of the Week. Watch a maestro at work, as Barcelona’s Andrés Iniesta shows how to shake off those tired legs and fire your team to glory in the dying seconds of a crucial match. Nike Bootcamp brings you this pro soccer drill training video. Brush up on your soccer skills with Andrés Iniesta and learn how to do the soccer drill Shoot.

How To: Big wall rock climb with proper back up knots

This is part of the How To Big Wall Book. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates how to use back up knots when jumaring. This is a technique video for summitting or sending problems on big walls outdoors. The knots are crucial for safe and effective rock climbing technique. When you are following in traversing terrain so that you are attached to the rope at more than one or two points. He is climbing El Capitan in this video.

How To: Do a sports massage

There are 8 short videos all together to show you the 8 different therapies of sports massage. Sports therapy massage is an integral part of athletics. Massage can be a very crucial aspect to an athletes performance and competition.

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