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How To: Perform the Slow Flight maneuver

In this AeroCast episode, UND Aerospace discusses the Slow Flight maneuver as performed in the Piper Warrior (PA-28-161), referencing the procedures and standards outlined in the UND Warrior Standardization Manual. All performance tolerances are based on the performance standards set forth by the FAA Private Pilot Practical Test Standards. Since the most critical phases of flight occur at airspeeds less than cruise, a pilot must always be comfortable with his or her airplane’s handling charac...

How To: Write a great timed essay in class

Getting nervous about a timed essay coming up in school? In this six-part video of a writing class discussion, learn from Fullerton College professor Mark Fullmer some tips & tricks on how to write a "damn good" effective essay while being timed in class. Time management, essay structure, presentation, introductions, support, conclusions, vocabulary, and critical thinking are discussed over each of these six videos.

How To: Throw a cast net for live bait

The best way to fish is with live bait, but buying bait can be expensive and it isn't always guaranteed fresh. Once you learn how to cast your own bait you will be able to catch large amounts of bait fish on your own, and cut out the middle man. Happy fishing!

How To: Play one on one defense

John Gagliardi discusses and illustrates how to play one on one defense. He discusses positioning, footwork, defensive stick work, the v-hold and how to push out. These are summarized with a sidebar on the screen. If you are new to the game, or just need some tips or review, this video is sure to help.

How To: Shoot from the attack position

Jesse Hubbard discusses the mechanics of shooting and discusses and illustrates the different lacrosse shots. These are the sidearm shot, the 3/4 arm shot, sidearm shot, overhand shot and outside shot, and bounce shot. He also discusses how to shoot on the run. Tips appear throughout the video in the form of pop-ups and are summarized with sidebars.

How To: Plan for international travel

Betsy Sell and Tom Wilt of AAA Travel Services present this video to teach you how to plan for international travel. They teach you how to prepare the right documents, explain how to get a passport, and discuss travel insurance. They also discuss how to plan for emergencies and how to deal with different kinds of money such as travelers' checks. They also discuss how to pack, what to do when documents are lost, and safety tips. This video is the introduction in a series with this information ...

How To: Install Cairngorm in Adobe Flex 3 and use MVC

In this tutorial, Mike Lively of Northern Kentucky University discusses the MVC (Model Viewer Controller) architecture, installs Cairngorm into Adobe Flex 3, and discusses one of David Tucker's examples. The MVC model is comprised of a Model (encapsulates information from the d base (XML file), View (presentation layer that the user interacts with, and Controller (processes and responds to events and invokes changes to the model and viewer). See how to use the MVC model and install Cairngorm ...

How To: Do basic turns when skiing

Bode Miller discusses and illustrates basic skiing turns like the wedge turn. He begins by discussing starting positions. These are the parallel position and the wedge position. A recap is given at the end of the video.

How To: Hit an overhead smash

Tennis Pro Brad Gilbert discusses and shows techniques for hitting an overhand smash. The types of overheads discussed are the basic, scissor-kick, backhand, and bounce. They are summarized at the end of the video. Additional information is given in sidebars and popups during the video so it's easy to understand.

How To: Write a literature review for thesis writers

In this tutorial, we learn how to write a literature review for thesis writers. The three elements are: discuss the most relevant theory, introduce and define key terms, and discuss recent research in the field. You will need to include the most important literature, quote directly only if you discuss at some length, and use indirect quotes as well. Focus on notions you will use in your empirical study. It should be ten pages or less and sources of all quotes must appear in your works cited p...

How To: Choose the right saddle and tack for hoseback riding

Have you just bought your first horse and don't know the first thing about what else you need? This video discusses the different types of saddles, bridles, girths and other things you might need to get yourself and your first horse "in the tack". This episode also discusses styles of saddles and touches on saddle fitting for more seasoned equestrians!

How To: Play the drop shot

Tennis pro Brad Gilbert discusses and illustrates how to play the drop shot. The drop shots discussed are the forehand and backhand drop shots. Tips appear throughout the video in the form of popups. Easy to understand video.

How To: Manage your stress in five simple ways

Dr. Lin Morel discusses stress in an easy to follow format in this short OneMinuteU presentation from 2008. Her first suggestion is to breathe deeply. She follows that up with paying attention to your body and taking care of it. Then she discusses enlisting friends for support with the stress. Her second to last suggestion is to take time to be still and rest. Her final idea is to create a plan of attack for dealing with stress so that you are prepared when it comes up. These easy steps are g...

How To: Identify problems with pecans & pruning grapevines

Master Gardener Rosamarie Maddox asks John White, Doña Ana County Extension Agent, about problems facing her pecans, grapevines, and native shrubs. An unidentified insect found on her pecan tree is identified by John White as a Twice Stabbed Ladybug. This ladybug is a useful insect that often over-winters on the tree and helps takes care of the aphid problems faced by pecans. Pink fuzzy coating on pecan nuts is also brought up. The coating is normal for pecan and contains bitter tannin. Too m...

How To: Find statistical critical & p values in MS Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 89th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to use the NORMSINV function for critical values and the NORSDIST function for p-values.

How To: Find critical values with T functions in MS Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 91st installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to use TINV and TDIST functions to find critical values given an unknown sigma value.

How To: Obtain a neutral grip on your golf club

BPS golf instructor Steve Bishop discusses how to put your hands on the club properly to form a neutral golf grip. This grip video is different from his first. He goes into more detail about the function of the grip and some finer points not usually discussed.

How To: Use the Finder buttons in Mac OS X

This video instructs you how to use the "Finder" Button if you own a Mac on OS X. The "Finder" window shows the Mac user the contents of the hard drive. It describes functions of the Finder folder: i.e., adding an untitled new folder in the Finder file. It also discusses how you can view the "Finder" in a variety of layouts: grids, lists, etc. The video shows you how to use the buttons on the upper left hand corner of the "Finder" screen to maximize, minimize, or close the window. It also dis...

How To: Say basic greetings & more in Haitian Creole

In this video from pxmedia Lisa and Lionel teach us how to say basic greetings and more in Haitian Creole. Some basic greetings that are gone over here are "Hello", "How are you", and the various responses to that question. "What is your name" is another question they translate. And "My name is". "Please" and "thank you" are next to be discussed along with "You're welcome." "Excuse me", and "bye" are next up. Two important things are "I cannot speak Creole" and "Do you speak English?" Next to...

How To: Craft brass stampings and select plating finishes

Interested in getting in on the vintage jewelry trend? Then consider this video the introduction to the rest of your jewelry-crafting career. This jewelry tutorial focuses on brass stampings, which are intricate, almost filigree-like floral patterned rounds that you can string onto necklaces or pin onto earrings.

How To: Pronounce phrasal verbs in English

This instructional video provides insight into the English language to teach people who are learning to speak English how to pronounce phrasal verbs. A phrasal verb is a verb + a particle, such as "drive up", "end up", and "drive back". The video shows viewers how these phrasal verbs are used in a sentence as well as what these phrases mean. In terms of pronunciation, there are three basic patterns which are discussed to show where the words are stressed in the context of a sentence which are...

How To: Sharpen a pocket knife

This is video is a tutorial on how to sharpen a pocket knife. It is filmed as a man sits at a dining room table discussing points and demonstrating how to properly sharpen the knife. He makes several points about different ways on how to sharpen knives. He is careful to explain why you sharpen the knife during each step in the process. This video would be great for people who have never sharpened a knife before because he discusses a lot of information. However, if you're just looking for a n...

How To: Make gloves for giving lighshows and decide what parts to use

Light shows are one of the best parts of raves, bringing people together to participate in a whole new type of social interaction. Gloves have become the most popular tools of the lightshow trade, and this video will teach you how to make your own custom set exactly how you want them. It discusses types of lights, batteries, and everything else you need to know to make your first set of gloves.

How To: Use the Scale Node in the Blender 2.5 Compositor

In this tutorial, you'll see how to use the Scale Node in the Blender Compositor to manipulate an image. You'll see how to stretch it, spin/rotate, and have all sorts of fun with uniform linear distortion. The clip discusses the difference between resolution handling between the renderer and the node system. Hence we have the scale node to scale an input image at one resolution to match the render resolution. I discuss using Absolute scaling, and relative/percentage scaling, relative aspect r...

How To: Use tritone chord substitutions in jazz guitar

This free video guitar lesson discusses tritone chord substitution. In short, when a dominant 7th chord is functioning, it can be substituted by a dominant chord that is a tritone or augmented fourth away from its root. For more information, and to get started playing tritone chord substitutions on your own guitar, watch helpful jazz tutorial.

How To: Cram & study effectively for a test

Chau-Minh, a private tutor, discusses cramming and how to do it effectively. This video does not intend to endorse cramming, but if you are probably screwed then you might as well see it. When you cram, don't expect to get a high grade because you lack time. To pull out a high grade, we need to do deletion. Deletion is just like chopping a branch to make the tree smaller. The tree would signify the lectures of your professor. Crossing out the topics that are discussed rarely by the professor ...

How To: Stage your bathroom & bedroom to sell your home

Ilyce Glink discusses the way to make your house more marketable by improving the look of your bathroom through furnishings and potentially coordinating this with your bedroom. She also proclaims that this can be done with small purchases! She discusses how the bathroom can be an easy sale to a potential buyer but purchases like small decorative soaps or matching towels can go a long way. Matching items like your floor rug and shower curtain can catch an eye. As for your bedroom, adding lamps...

How To: Understand why you cannot divide by zero

This video discusses the number zero in division. When dividing numbers, there are ways to check your math, like multiplying the two numbers. When you multiply zero with any other number, it still is zero. The video goes on to discuss indeterminate answers. If you were to divide a zero by a zero, your calculator would come up with an error message. But there are real results to these odd equations and they are indeterminate. The indeterminate doesn’t really show up in everyday living, but in ...

How To: Identify the numerical coefficient of a monomial

In this tutorial the instructor discusses about the numeric coefficients that we come across while we work with polynomials. He goes on to discuss the numerical coefficient of a monomial stating that it is the number that is present before the variable in the monomial. He states that the numerical coefficient can also be negative or if there is no number present in front of the variable, it indicates that the numerical coefficient is one. This video helps in understanding what the numerical c...

How To: Edit image color in Photoshop

This video will discuss how to implement color changes in Photoshop editing. This step by step approach will tutor the novice Photoshop user how to utilize the various tools and applications to achieve, colorization in photos, swap select and hue, colors and backgrounds of photos, describes layering using saturation and blend techniques. This video tutorial will describe and demonstrate the correct settings and tool usage for easy application of each editing and color manipulation.

How To: Transfer a patient from a chair to a walker in nursing

Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to transfer patient with a total hip replacement out of a chair and into a walker. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to help a patient progress from sitting into a walker. These medical tips are sure to help you pass your nursing exam with flying colors. Hear them discusses three major hip precautions, correct walker position, use of safety belts and discuss...

How To: Diagnose and treat hemorrhoids

Around half the UK population will develop piles at some point in their life. In this exclusive guide, Dr Jessen explains the causes of hemorrhoids and dispels some myths along the way. He also discusses treatment options – from over-the-counter creams to surgery – and advises on the best way to prevent piles occurring in the first place. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to diagnose and treat hemorrhoids.

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