How To: How This Newly Discovered Amazonian Bacteria Is the Secret Key to Biodegrading Plastic

Since the rise of private property and industrial production, modern capitalism has been on a undeniable crash course with Mother Nature. It's no so much that we'll end up murdering the entire planet, but just that the planet will quietly smother us with a pillow of famine, heat, cold and hurricanes. We over-farm land and replace the nutrients in the soil with oil. To package our oil-based produce, we wrap them in synthetic oil-based plastics, soon to be discarded in a trash heap or ocean.

How To: Hang a flat screen television

As you might very well have discovered if you're here looking at this video, mounting a flat screen television is quite possibly the hardest part of the set up process. You need to get your mount securely to the wall and make sure it's in a position you like. Then there's the matter of getting the tv up there. This video will show you how to hang a flat screen.

How To: Build an electromagnet

This video demonstrates the relationship between electricity and magnetism and shows how to construct an electromagnet using a 4 inch iron nail, 5 meters of copper wire and a 1.5 volt AA battery. Electromagnetism was discovered by the Danish scientist Oersted. Electromagnetism is the science behind electric motors, solenoids, speakers and electromagnets.

How To: Use a glitch to resurrect your party during open-area fights in Dragon Age 2

This is a pretty obscure Dragon Age 2 glitch that could save your life in some difficult battles. The video maker discovered it in Loose End, a sidequest, and it works in many other open combat environments in the game where there's somewhere to escape to. If you escape far enough (really not far enough) the game thinks the fight has ended and resurrects your whole squad AND brings them to your, all while the baddies are still on you. This video will demonstrate.

How To: Glaze oil paint over colored pencils

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much faster way to build a foundation for a painting (if you could still call it that).

How To: Make an amazing floating static orb

Learn how to make this spooky, amazing floating static orb. This is so simple, and so cool. It uses static electricity to make a tinsel orb levitate above a PVC pipe. We've gotten the orb to float for over 10 minutes. We just discovered you can use a regular balloon instead of the PVC pipe, but we like the pipe best. Watch the video, and then make your own!

Behind the Hack: How I Discovered the 8-Try Master Combo Lock Exploit

In my last guide, I showed how you could crack the combination of any Master Lock combination padlock in 8 tries or less using my online calculator. Now, as promised, I'll be showing you how I devised the attack, which is based off the well-known technique that reduces the 64,000 possible combinations of a Master Lock down to just 100. Here, I will be drilling open a Master combo lock to show you how the insides work.

How To: Multiply Any Number by 11 with a Super Fast Mental Trick

Most of the time, when I’m bored during math class, I play with my calculator to satisfy my boredom. Recently, I've discovered that when multiplying any number by 11, 111, or any number similar to it, that it has a pattern (though I guess everything in math has a pattern). I don't know if this technique is original, because I didn't read anything about this. It's just mere observation. If it’s a tried and true technique, let me know.

How To: Draw Gizmo from the "Gremlins" with Wizard

We don't remember much about the 1984 movie "Gremlins," but we do remember the adorable protagonist/lead Gremlin Gizmo! Who can forget his big, pleading eyes, doll-like stature and chubby tummy? Our four-year-old selves swooned over the fantasy that we could own our very own Gizmo as a pet. Unfortunately for us, our pipe dreams went bust when we discovered that Gizmo shockingly wasn't real, but at least we can still recall the tender days of yore by drawing this Gizmo character.

How To: Strengthen legs with a leg circuit workout

If you haven't discovered circuit training you haven't discovered how to lose weight and burn calories in half the time you'd usually take doing any exercise. By doing strength training exercises in circuits, or rounds of repititions, you keep your heart rate up and blood pumping to all of your muslces so they stay pliable and active.

How To: Draw Justin Bieber step-by-step

Justin Bieber is a Canadian pop/R&B sensation. Discovered on YouTube by Scooter Braun, who would later become his manager, Bieber was almost immediately flown out to consult with R&B hit maker Usher after being discovered. Beiber then went on to become one of the youngest artists to ever be signed to reputable record label, Island Records. Besides being known as a singer, Beiber has become quite the heartthrob amongst young tweeny bop girls!

How To: Knit a Möbius strip scarf

In this video, noted knitting writer Cat Bordhi ("A Treasury of Magical Knitting") will walk you through the cast on and first round of how to knit a scarf based on the Möbius strip. This strange and confusing shape was discovered by German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius. It looks complicated, but even beginning knitters can figure it out with a little practice.

How To: Knit a Möbius scarf

Learn about math and knitting at the same time, in this video video about making a scarf based on the Möbius strip discovered by German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius in the 19th century. Popularized by the work of artist M.C. Escher, the Möbius strip is a curious shape that folds back on itself. It makes for an unusual and eye-catching scarf design.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines: Mission 10

Mission 10 on the Sony PSP takes you through finding the ship for Kyrenia to deliver Alexander's message to the crewmen without being discovered. The path to the Crewman is relatively free of guards if you stick to rooftops as much as possible. Then, leap down to the docks below. The manifest is located on the big ship docked at the Port. Take the ladder down to the deck below and follow your nose to the manifest. With it now in your possession, take it to Alexander. For more info, watch the ...

How To: Knit a pentafold Möbius scarf

The Möbius strip is a perplexing shape discovered by German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius. In this video tutorial we learn how to make a scarf based on the Möbius strip, but with a few extra twists. The pentafold Möbius design loops back on itself five times, making it one of the more confusing-looking things you'll ever wear. (Fortunately, it's not that confusing to knit!)

How To: Making a Möbius scarf

When German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius (also known as Moebius) discovered the weird, seemingly parodoxical shape that would later be known as the Möbius strip, he surely never imagined it would go on to be featured everywhere from the work of artist M.C. Escher to the recycling logo we now see on the back of milk cartons. In this video, we watch as a scarf is knitted based on the Möbius strip. This interesting and eye-catching scarf design looks more complicated than it really is.

How To: Care for orchids

Orchid care isn't as difficult as you think, and to discover the orchid care secrets, Meghan Carter visited award-winning orchid breeder Dick Wells. There she discovered the best technique for growing orchids.

How To: Choose kitchen lighting

Kitchen lighting is vital to having a beautiful and functional kitchen, but even knowing where to start when choosing the type of lights for your kitchen can be confusing. To find kitchen lighting ideas, Meghan Carter visited Kichler Lighting where she discovered the three different types of kitchen lighting you need to make the most of your kitchen.

How To: Organize your office

Office organization is that task we all know we need to do but always put off. Well, you'll be buying office organization supplies once you see what Meghan Carter discovered during her interview with the organization experts at White Space, a Chicago-area organization firm. Your desk will never be the same.

How To: Create a drowning trap for a creature spawner in Minecraft

So during your time creating mines and exploring various cave systems you probably have discovered a few hidden coves with strange flaming cages in them. Those are creature spawners, they create zombies, skeletons, creepers and more. If you destroy it they stop coming out, but, if you leave it alone, they continue to spawn, now wouldn't it be great if you could create a way of being able to harvest the loot drops from them with little to no effort? Check out this video, in it, you will learn ...

How To: Draw a large room with sectioned off spaces

When vanishing point perspective was first discovered in the early Renaissance, artists were astounded by how the draftsman tool was able to transform a flat, 2D space (that until then always looked like a flat, 2D space without perspective) into a believable 3D image. We've been using vanishing point perspective ever since, and architects would die without it.

How To: Get Perfectionist achievement in Dragon Age: Origins

Attention all achievement hunters! It's time for, yet, another achivement tutorial. This time the game is Dragon Age: Origins. For this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to get the Perfectionist achievement in the game. This can only be obtained after you've played across all the playthroughs and discovered all the possible endings.

How To: Make all Facebook emoticons

Facebook is a wonderful website where you can connect and keep up to date with your friends. Facebook has some useful features like chat. Facebook chat can be used to chat in live with your online friends. The chat also supports smileys. Using different character combination you can create different smileys. To create the happy smiley type :). To create sad smiley use :(. Use :P to show a funny smiley. These are the basic smileys. There are many more smileys present like the one showing teeth...

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