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How To: Open/copy/save files & create folders in MS Word 2007

When you're using MS Word you should be able to see a large Microsoft office icon in the top-left icon. Clicking it opens up a menu where you should be able to see the save button. Pressing this button will save your work or overwrite a previous copy. If you press 'save as' instead, you will have the option to change what format the file is saved as and what name it is saved under so as not to overwrite the existing copy. When you've decided on the name and format and where to save, just pres...

How To: Pull of the perfect pre-shot routine in golf

In this video, Tom Leese, Director of Instruction at Angel Park Golf Club, gives pointers for your pre-shot routine in golf. Important in the transition from the practice range to real games, your pre-shot routine helps you get situated and ready to play real competitive golf. Tom explains, first, how to set your lines, taking a straight and purposeful line down course where you want your ball to go, and remaining fixed on it, as you approach your tee. Then, when positioned at your ball, he t...

How To: Start a Thunder Tiger Ducati TT Nitro RC Bike

These little bikes can be rather fiddly to start, but are fantastic when they are going. This is one way of getting them going. (Of course the bike was playing up for the camera and decided to make life difficult for me, but I still got it going). Now all I have to do is learn how to pilot it. I used 25% nitro fuel (which is a little too "hot" for this bike), but for the next lot of fuel I'll buy will be 16%.

How To: Use a Tennis Ball to Unlock Car Doors Without a Key

The Next Three Days is the new film by Paul Haggis (Crash), which stars Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks. Laura (Banks) is accused of murder and sent to prison, and her husband John (Crowe) struggles to prove her innocence while taking care of their only child. But the system does not work for John, and he's forced to take extreme actions and attempt a prison break.

How To: Make buttercream frosting for decorative cakes

Edna shows us the basics of making buttercream frosting for professional, decorative cakes starting with the right ingredients. She uses a basic buttercream recipe, but makes sure that she does not over-mix the ingredients. She also explains how she used to use Crisco, but when the company changed its recipe to zero trans fat, she decided to started using real butter, which makes the frosting a lot less yellow. Additionally, use of Crisco, makes the frosting drier and much more crumbly. If yo...

How To: Create a lock for a door in Minecraft

In Minecraft, it's not just about making the building and leaving everything else open to the various creatures of the night to just waltz right in! You're going to need to make a door! But once you have it installed, what if they decided they wanted to open it? In this video you'll learn how to make a button that will allow you to lock the door and only be able to open it by pressing the switch!

How To: Power a computer with car batteries

The original idea was to turn a small home UPS into a giant UPS but because the UPS was only able to run the RAID-wielding desktop for three minutes before shutting down, he decided to add two 24V car batteries to the equation (the maximum that his UPS could tolerate). The good news: it worked, and will run his computer for an hour plus.

How To: Retouch old photos in Photoshop CS2

Terry White found an old faded, torn, scratched dusty photo in my grandmother’s house and while most would have just pitched it, he decided to see if he could resurrect it in Adobe Photoshop CS2. While the end result was not perfect (still a work in progress), it’s a million times better than it was and is now in a presentable condition.

How To: Draw manga basics

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw manga basics. First, you will draw a circle for the head, then make a point at the bottom for the chin. After this, draw in lines on the face so you can reference where the eyes, nose, and mouth will be. Then, you will need to decide what expression you're going to use. Once you have decided, you will need to draw in the eyes, creases of the eyes, and eyebrows. Then, you will draw in the nose and the mouth. The female eyes look different from the male's,...

How To: Walkthrough chapter 9 - Juggernaut in Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Xbox360

Spidey has moved on to the next fragment, and his search has lead him to a construction yard. He finds the fragment easy, but usually "easy" means "giant muscled moron with a hard head"...right? Right? No? Well in this case it does cause the Juggernaut makes his debut intro in a way that only Juggie truly can. And just to make matters worse, S.H.I.E.L.D. and Silver Sable have decided to join the fray, and they're looking to take down both Juggs and Spider-Man. In this video you will get a ful...

How To: Make a green bean casserole with bacon

This dish is perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas. It's a simple and easy to make side dish that goes well with any kind of meal, and is sure to keep others coming back for more. Now, although this tutorial doesn't follow the traditional methods of making green bean casserole, it doesn't mean that it's wrong at all. Everybody has their own unique style, and in this case the creators of the video decided to add some tasty bacon. So enjoy this tutorial and good luck!

How To: Breastfeed with a day-old baby

As Sarah Martin testifies to, breastfeeding can be difficult. Despite receiving lots of advice, after five unsuccessful days she decided she would not be able to breastfeed her son. Dr. Su Laurent suggests giving it two weeks before giving up on breastfeeding while making it clear that there is nothing wrong with bottle feeding. The breast bottle is introduced as a great alternative to mothers who want to breastfeed but cannot get the baby to latch. This bottle makes the baby work to get the ...

How To: Make beaded jewlery

The author of this video demonstrates how to make beaded jewelry by using simple household items. The materials she uses are assorted beads, crimping beads, string, leather, and earring hooks. First, the author plans her design before she starts creating any jewelry. Once she has decided what she wants to make, the author cuts off a piece of string that is the desired length of the item. Then, she adds a clasp to make sure all the beads she plans to add stay in place. Next, she slides the des...

How To: Make a Word-A-Day journal

I have always loved the idea of faithfully keeping a journal with something written or drawn for each day of the year. In practice it has never worked. I decided that I might have a chance if I only had to write one word a day and that it was important to keep it small and simple so I wouldn't be tempted to start more elaborately and then quit because I couldn't live up to the expectation. I designed a series of small books, one for each month, that go in a box made from a cereal box. Learn h...

How To: Remove old car window tint

If you've decided that you want to scrape the tint off of your vehicle's windows, you're going to want to watch this video tutorial. In order to strip the tin from the windows, you'll need a single-edged razor, a cleaning rag and an all-purpose spray cleaner. Scrape at the corner of the tint film with the razor and peel it off. Spray the cleaner on the glass , then put back the film onto your automobile's window. Wait about twenty minutes and pull it of again. Now, spray off more cleaner and ...

How To: Build a breakaway tombstome prop

Are you doing a graveyard shot and decided it would be cool to throw someone through a tombstone? This video tutorial will show you how to make a breakaway tombstone. It can also be used to make a cool fake graveyard. You will need foam insulation, a tape measure, sand paper, a utility knife, a marker, string, and paint. Watch this video prop-making tutorial and learn how make a breakaway tombstone for your next scary movie.

How To: Solve common SketchUp problems

The guys at the SketchUp show have received some great SketchUp questions recently. After a careful board meeting with lots of people in suits and ties and plenty of donuts and coffee, they decided to answer those questions in this podcast. In this video, they tackle the following beginning and advanced SketchUp topics: Getting a grasp of your Keyboard Shortcuts, Optimizing Print Quality, and creating Tensile Structures using the famed Soap Skin Bubble plugin. So if you need any help with Ske...

How To: Replace your iPhone battery

Apple has locked down the iPhone battery, which means that once it can’t hold a charge, you need to send it in. If you’d rather just buy your own battery and replace it yourself, we’ve got your hookup. Nate and I got together to film this this tutorial, which shows how to replace your iPhone battery. Heck, even if you have decided that you will never open up your iPhone on your own, we think it’s still pretty cool to see the process - so just hit play, okay?

How To: Make a flavorful and spicy chai tea latte

Go above and beyond tea bags and enjoy the spicy taste of a chai tea latte. It's a combination of spiced chai tea with milk that's usually steamed from an expresso machine, but there's no reason to get all fancy with your chai. This video will show you how to make some flavorful chai tea lattes without special equipment. You can easily adjust the spices to suit your taste buds.

How To: Use marine VHF radio

Radio communication is one of the oldest and most effective means of communication via technology, so it's no wonder it's still a popular way to send and receiver signals, especially on the water. Having a Marine radio can be critical when operating a boat on any type of water. There are many uses for a Marine radio, but the most important is to send a distress signal — here’s how to do it.

How To: Grill Argentine filet mignon

In this video, Steven Raichen demonstrates how to make a quick and delicious meal of Argentine "gaucho grilled" filet mignon with grilled eggplant and peppers. In his travels around the world, Raichen became fascinated with the rich, slightly smoky flavor of steak cooked in the traditonal Argentine method, and decided to find a way to replicate that flavor quickly and easily. To do this , Raichen uses a traditional wood-burning grill from Grillworks (to purchase, contact Grillworks at 202-758...

How To: Shrink a Windows Vista partition and install iATKOS

This video presents how to defragment and shrink a Windows Vista partition using Perfect Disk 2008 Professional program.First you need to download and install software application named Perfect Disk 2008.Type Perfect Disk 2008 into Google search engine, choose first link from the list.On the Raxco software home page choose Free Evaluation option from the list to the right.Download and install Perfect Disk 2008 Professional.Once it is installed, run the application. From Menu choose Analyze op...

How To: Make wool mittens

Olivia shows how to make ‘Woolen Mittens’ in this video, by recycling an old sweater! She begins by washing an old sweater in cold water. After washing, she puts the sweater in a dryer at high heat mode, to shrink it. The washed, dried and shrunk sweater is then placed on a table. The required length of the mitten is decided, taking care that the bottom end of the sweater shall be placed at the point where the mitten ends on the arm. The arm is then placed on the sweater and a mark is made ab...