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How To: Raise well-behaved children

Are you a mom or a dad that has run into a road block with your kids? Are they out of control disobedient? Follow this advice on how to raise well-behaved children and raising your children will be much more rewarding.

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: Pick the right tool for weeding the garden

This is a "Southwest Yard and Garden" episode that details the proper selection of gardening tools for fighting seasonal weeds. Horticulturist and host Curtis Smith takes us to meet with Ron Jobe, an Albuquerque Master Gardener, to discuss the options available for such a task. Ron covers the various conditions a gardener is faced with, including the soil and the weeds themselves. Some suggested tools are: the Wing Hoe, Skimming Hoe, Raker, Pointed Hoe, and Stirrup Hoe. The use of each is off...

How To: Fertilize bermuda grass lawns

Watch Southwest Lawn and Garden's John white and Dr. Bernd Leinauer Discuss the importance of Bermuda grass lawn fertilization and the correct techniques involved. You'll learn how to interpret the meaning behind the fertilizer label, and why a complete fertilizer, including nitrogen, phosphorus and Potassium. Along with how to calculate much fertilizer to use per square foot, You'll learn how each important nutrient helps your lawn, and why having the correct balance is so important. Most im...

How To: Identify problems when your wisteria is not blooming

On Southwest Yard & Garden, John White, a Dona Ana County Extension Agent, gets together with Master Gardener Virginia Podmenik to discuss some common problems with typical garden plants. Having trouble getting your Wisteria or Bouganvia to bloom? John White has several solutions. Baffled when your Dianthus and Artemsia grow into beautiful green mounds, then split and turn brown in the center? John White will help you find out why and what you can do to help. Not sure if it’s the right time t...

How To: Kayak without back pain

We caught up with Doctor David Lorczak to discuss the benefits of proper outfitting and posture to promote a long and healthy kayaking career. In Dr. Lorczak’s opinion the advancements in the Bad-Ass outfitting allows the kayaker to maintain better posture while allowing slight movement of the lower torso. This movement is key to maintaining a healthy spine in a sport that is brutal to that area of the body. Have a listen to Dr.Lorczak as he explains the relationship between proper posture, g...

How To: Use Advanced Techniques to Improve Softball Hitting

This video features softball coach Crissy Rapp explaining some of the advanced techniques of softball hitting. Working with a tee, the presenter and her discuss different contact points, and how to practice using the proper contact point to hit the ball where you want it to go. Never hit a weak grounder to third again! Well, there is no training technique that can promise that, but you should be hitting those a lot less after practicing these techniques.

How To: Make a fast, healthy sauerkraut

On this episode of The Renegade Health Show, our host Kevin and his guest Rene Oswald present us with a recipe and demonstration for how to make delicious, healthy sauerkraut quickly. They discuss many alternative healthy ingredients in addition to the ones they use, so that you can customize your meal to your heart's content!

How To: Use the ultimate opening line with women

In this video from DavidWygant he teaches about using the ultimate opening line with women. He talks about approach anxiety and how you can talk to women about that very thing. He also talks about the 10 PM rule. Talk to the girls before 10 pm because by around 10 she will be so annoyed by being hit on all night. You can even approach her early in the night and discuss about maybe who she is meeting up with. Make a joke about your phones! Maybe you both receive text messages from your friends...

How To: Build a habitat for your Leopard Gecko

Do you know what part of the world the Leopard Gecko comes from? Does it like its home to be dry, wet, or somewhere in between? Do they like to climb trees and plants? Follow Host Hillary Dupont and ReptilesTV's Senior Herpetologist Ron Dupont as they discuss the environmental and habitat needs of your Leopard Gecko.

How To: Design an African spur-thighed tortoise habitat

Join Host Israel Dupont with herpetologist Hillary Dupont as they discuss creating a habitat for your African spur-thighed/G. Sulcata tortoise. Hillary explains the tortoise's natural geographic location, its environmental requirements. And she and Israel begin designing the habitat with the substrate (bedding) and décor/enrichment elements.

How To: Check the health of your bearded dragon lizard

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is certainly the case with your Bearded Dragon. In this program, Host Israel Dupont and Herpetologist Hillary discuss the most important aspects of your dragon's health, including proactive suggestions for maintaining your pet's well-being and avoiding those costly visits to the veterinarian.

How To: Buy a TV

With all of the new technology out there, consumers have a lot to consider when buying a new television. The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers discuss the pros and cons of LCD, plasma, and projection TVs.

How To: Identify wave types

Phil Macdonald and Trent Munro discuss how you can identify wave types for surfing. There are two types of waves: rolling and clenching waves. Rolling waves break far from the shore while clenching waves are more dangerous.

How To: Help babies fall asleep

In order to help a bay to fall asleep you will need to establish a routine. The first step of a sleep routine is a warm bath. After you bathe the baby, you'll need to give the child a massage. Massage one body part at a time with baby lotion. To engage the child, you can name the body parts, as you massage them. Next, you should transition into quiet activities. This is a good time to read to the child or discuss the day. Even very young toddlers benefit from being read to. When the child app...

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: Import photos and Photoshop documents into Adobe Flash

There are a few ways to bring pictures into a Flash file. This tutorial shows one simple way to do that. You can work with the photos in many ways, which will be discuss in later tutorials. Importing a .psd directly into Flash can be very useful because it maintains the layers in CS3, making it easy to animate or apply action script later to the layer. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash CS...

How To: Convert a VW Beetle from a 6 volt to a 12

If you own a VW Beetle Bug, listen and watch. In this tutorial, you'll find out about everything you need to know about the car's voltage. Whether certain myths are true and how to convert a Beetle that has only 6 volts, into one that has 12. So pay attention, take notes, and good luck. Oh and be careful when dealing with voltage. Enjoy!

How To: Locate VIN ID numbers in a classic VW Beetle Bug

Knowing all the information about your car is important for many reasons. Some being for the fact that the government needs it and another being it can help with trying to find parts for the car. So in this very helpful tutorial, you'll find out how to locate the VIN ID numbers on a classic VW Beetle Bug. It's easy to follow and will make life easier for you. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Break up with a man who loves you

Dan and Jennifer discuss the best way to break up with a man who loves you. First of all, do it sooner rather than later. Most importantly, be honest about your feelings and how the relationship isn’t working for you. If you make it seem like it is his fault, it will only make it that much harder. Be sure he understands that he did nothing wrong, otherwise he will try to fix it. He needs to understand that it is about you and your feelings. Let him know that you enjoyed the time you had tog...

How To: Know the best age for the first committed relationship

Dan and Jennifer discuss the best age for your first committed relationship. People in their mid-teens are too young to be in a long distance relationship, a committed relationship or any kind of serious relationship. People aren't ready for serious, committed relationships until they're in their late twenties. At that age, people's bodies are finished growing, their brains are finished developing and they're more emotionally mature. People in their late twenties know what they want and who t...

How To: Not respond to her messages when online dating

Dan and Jennifer discuss not responding to messages in a timely manner when online dating. A lot of men are terrified and want to play it cool so they don't come across as desperate when dating online. If a woman writes you a message, don't hesitate to immediately respond to her message. A woman who sends you a message is interested and you should take advantage of it. Don't listen to what your buddies say. If you want to date a woman and don't respond to her message, some other guy might and...

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: Meet women & stop being so uptight

David Wygant and his students discuss how to meet women and stop being so uptight. Enjoy being with your group of friends when you go out. Women will be attracted to men who are laid back and having a good time. Enjoy life by relaxing and stop being so uptight. Create positive energy because people are naturally drawn to that. Listening to a woman is also really important. Finding out what a woman wants is the key to what a lot of men are missing. Meeting women when you are relaxed and having...

How To: Increase male fertility

Daddy Clay and Daddy Brad discuss how to increase male fertility. The best way to increase your fertility is to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Exercise regularly and stay hydrated. Eat food high in antioxidants and take a multi vitamin. Refrain from heavy use of alcohol, marijuana and tobacco, which will reduce your sperm count. It is recommended that you have on ejaculation every 24-48 hours. Try to limit your time in the hot tub, sauna, steam bath, or hot bath, because it decreases your sper...

How To: Get over a crush who doesn't like you

"Euchante", the narrator of this video, shows you how to get over having feelings for ("a crush") on someone, specifically a boy (it's geared for girls). She begins by talking about a personal experience where she was rejected by a crush. She proceeds to discuss how actually, even though it hurts at first, if you get rejected at the "Crush stage", you are better off because the guy is being honest with you. It has nothing to do with you, it has to do with him. She recommends not wasting time ...

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: Calculate your BMI with a formula

Knowing your BMI, or Body Mass Index, is a great way to see if you are at a healthy weight. In this simple and short video provided by Children's Hospital Boston, you will figure out how to calculate your BMI by taking your weight (in pounds) and multiplying it by the number 703 and then dividing it by your height (in inches) squared.

How To: Spin wool

In this episode of Growing Wisdom, Dave Epstein and fiber sculptor Susan Barrett Merrill discuss how to spin wool. Barrett Merrill demonstrates the spinning wheel and explains how wool is transformed into yarn. She also shows some of her own work and explains her artistic process.