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How To: Cite your sources in different citation styles

In this Education video tutorial you will learn how to cite your sources in different citation styles. What does your professor mean when he or she says, "Don't forget to cite your sources"? Most citation styles require that you include intext citations, which may be footnotes or parenthetical citations. A footnote directs the reader to the bottom of the page for the source of the quotation or idea. A parenthetical note directs the reader to the bibliography at the end of the paper to see the...

How To: Build a pond with Lowe's

The Smart Pond system can be used to create a water feature in a backyard. Ponds can be made above the ground or in the ground using a preformed pond. Various types of ponds are shown, which would be appropriate for various locations. The location of a pond is discussed; it shouldn't be under trees to avoid debris and too much shade. Draw out the plan for your pond and dig one or two feet deeper than the depth of the pond. Determine the size of the liner, place it in the hole and anchor it wi...

How To: Complete a proof involving segments

This video from Yay Math! is a geometry lesson on how to complete a proof involving segments. He draws a line segment with four points labeled A, B, C and D. The problem is as follows: Given: AC is equivalent to BD. Prove that AB is equivalent to CD. The first statement of proof is the given. Next, you need to define the congruent segments and state that they're equal in measurement. Next, break down the segments: AC=AB+BC, and BD=BC+CD. This is called segment addition postulate. The end of t...

How To: Make a beautiful paper flower

You need several materials such as florist wire, floral tape, Styrofoam forms, and glue, to name a few. You must 1st obtain a pattern for the petals and leaves. Then you must cut out each individual petal and leaf. Each petal and leaf requires 2 separate cut outs. The video also directs you to the website where you can purchase one of several of their books for 19.95. There are two books to choose from one about the art of paper flowers and the other is a how ...

How To: Make a custom ASCII signature

In this tutorial the author shows how to make a cool ASCII E-mail signature. He uses Hotmail as an example. He directs how to find the options in the Hotmail email and points us to the location where we can make a Personal e-mail signature. Now he demonstrates how to make sample ASCII signature. As the signature allows only text the author advices to user a tool called JavE to make a good signature. He now shows how to download that software for free and how to use it. Now using this tool he ...

How To: Download a free beta version of Microsoft Office

This how to video describes how to download and install a free beta version of Microsoft Office. This video directs you to a Microsoft site that allows you to download the beta version of Office. The author warns you that this is the beta version of Office and that the software is still in the testing phase and is prone to many bugs and unknown problems and issues. This video is perfect for the penny pincher or those who want to be on the bleeding edge of technology.

How To: Watch movies for free on the Internet

PCRescue Repair shows you how to be able to watch movies on the internet. What's special about this video though, is that he shows you how to watch them for free. He directs you to a website that gives you the ability to watch a variety of movies for free, right from the comfort of your home. From his own personal experience in using this particular website that he sends you to, he can explain in detail where to go, and how to locate the movies that you might be interested in. If you're bored...

How To: Chiffonade

Chiffonade (pronounced chef-fon-nahd), a culinary term for finely slicing leafy herbs or vegetables, is easy to master and makes a simple garnish of basil look even more elegant. Here's how to do it: Stack clean, de-stemmed leaves of basil (or any other leafy green) in piles of three to six leaves and tightly roll them lengthwise into a cigar-like shape. Use a sharp knife to make thin slices across the rolled leaves. Shake the slices gently to unfurl the whisper-thin tendrils and then use as ...

News: Boring (Yet Mesmerizing) VR Experiences Could Calm Anxiety & Reduce Pain

Opioids, or narcotic painkillers, serve as our primary method for alleviating physical distress. They also happen to be a leading cause of death due to their addictive nature. AppliedVR hopes to introduce a safer alternative: virtual reality gaming. They utilize the existing Samsung Gear VR for the hardware, but provides specialized software that offers up a distracting experience that fosters greater pain ignorance.

How To: Hunt Down and Eradicate Post Profanity for a Squeaky Clean Facebook Profile

Being politically correct on social media sites is super boring. I've had my fair share of rage tweets and angry Facebook posts with some colorful wording, but sometimes using and F-bomb just gets the point across better. Now that Facebook is pushing out their new Graph Search, it might be time to clean up your profile. FaceWash is a web app that searches your Facebook profile for common bad words. You will need to give the app permission to access all of your wall posts (or course). Once acc...

How To: Ignore the Future to Make Smarter Decisions

The future: that time that lies ahead, unknown and overwhelming. Whether you're an obsessive planner or someone who can't think more than two days ahead, considering the future can be frightening with all of the "what ifs." Don't let the future keep you awake at night—in fact, the less you think about what life holds in store for you, the better off you'll be.

How To: Turn Your Phone into a Teleprompter to Record Selfie Videos Without Breaking Eye Contact

If you record yourself for a vlog or story post using your selfie camera, it can be challenging to stay on message. You might worry too much about the way you look or sound to focus on what you want to say. Using a script can help, but looking away from the camera to read is unprofessional, even on social platforms like Instagram. What you need is a teleprompter, and there are apps for that.

How To: Use SpiderFoot for OSINT Gathering

During a penetration test, one of the most important aspects of engaging a target is information gathering. The more information you have coming into an attack, the more likely the attack is to succeed. In this article, I'll be looking at SpiderFoot, a modular cross-platform OSINT (open-source intelligence) gathering tool.

How To: Access the Dark Web While Staying Anonymous with Tor

The dark web is an intimidating place for a newbie hacker, but it's a powerful tool once you've learned to navigate it safely. To help you out with that, this guide will cover some need-to-know information for traversing the dark corners of the internet while keeping your identity and data safe. (Hint: Using Tor is not enough.)

How To: The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Your iPhone

Cases and stickers are always great, but they aren't the only way to customize an iPhone. The software on your device is full of customization options, from a better-looking home screen and cooler lock screen wallpapers to app icon changes and a system-wide dark mode. There's literally over 100 ways to make iOS on your iPhone genuinely unique, some of which are hiding in plain sight.

How To: Agility train dogs

Elise Paffrath began her dog agility career in the early 1970s. Dog agility is a sport in which a handler directs a dog without a leash through an obstacle course in a set amount of time.

How To: Do drum music for the Chinese Lion Dance

In these lion dance video instruction clips, learn about the music of the Southern style Chinese New Year Lion Dance and how it influences and directs the ceremony. Listen to the cymbals and drums as the Buddha puts the lion through its paces, taunting him with his fan. Learn how the different instruments create emotional soundscapes related to the narrative of the lion dance. Get an in-depth look at Chinese lion dance drum music in this video series, a thousand years in the making.

How To: Reverse video in VirtualDub

Learn how to reverse video in VirtualDub. Start by going to windirstat.info, scroll down until you see the downloading and installing section and click winderstat1.1.2 Setup. The link directs you to SourceForge where it asks you to save the file, click yes. double click the saved file, run the security warning, accept the license by clicking next, click next again unless you want to customize your download. Click install. Click Next when completed and program will run when you click close. No...

How To: Do a Single Circle to Wave (Facing Lines) square dance

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more of an iconic dance there. Square dancing consists of 4 couples arranged in a square formation. This square dance lesson is clear and to the point. Search "square dance instructional animation" on Wonderhowto for more sq...

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