Learn how to play straight gin. Grab a friend, pull out a deck of cards, and get comfortable. Straight Gin is easy to learn.
In this video, our author, Jimmy Jacobs, shows us how to build a quarter pipe. He shows use many ways to grip the shovel to form our quarter pipe such as ‚Äúthe granny‚Äù or the ‚Äúrailroad‚Äù. Please make sure your shovel has a sharp tip, otherwise this will be difficult. From here, just repeatedly hit your pile of snow with the sharp tip of your shovel to smooth out the surface. It is important to note that you it helpful to build your pile first, instead of trying to smooth the snow before...
Use this rigged game to cheat your friends twice in a row! The game functions just like 31, only this time you'll always win if you follow the instructions in this video.
Brian Brushwood and Scam School give you another way to score free booze at the bar. Memorize a few configs and you'll hold the key to another unbeatable game and loads of free drinks!
It's universally known that broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and all cruciferous vegetables (also known as brassicas) are good for you—but you probably don't know exactly how good they really are.
The beauty of a grilled cheese sandwich is that even a mediocre one still tastes pretty good (I find the same is true with pizza). However, chefs and cooking pros have come up with some great tricks that will turn a regular grilled cheese sandwich into something sublime.
The microwave oven is a monumental technological achievement that's saved college students and single people from starvation for decades. Almost 97% of all American households have one, which makes it the most-owned kitchen appliance in US homes right after the refrigerator.
In order to perform a prediction card trick, you will need the following: a deck of cards, the box the cards came in, a pen or a pencil, and paper.
This video from Do as I do presents a simple card trick. Cut the deck in half.
These days, everything is about efficiency. We're always looking for the fastest way to do things, from producing faster cars to faster internet. This need to get things done fast also extends to home organization, where we basically have a "keep" and "toss" pile.
Want to learn how shuffle a deck of playing cards? In order to be a great dealer for poker, baccarat, blackjack, Texas Hold'Em or any other gambling card game, you're going to need to learn how to properly shuffle the playing cards.
Are you looking for a little microbe magic? Think composting. Composting is a great way to reuse food and plant waste that you would otherwise throw into the trash, which would just end up in a landfill somewhere. During the composting cycle, microbes reduce this organic waste until it can be fed back into the soil as rich, crumbly compost. When returned to the soil, compost feeds plants and improves the nature of life underground. Sound like a great idea? It is — and it's easy.
Make sure you have piles and piles of dirt before you start this project! Not for a beginner at Minecraft, this tutorial shows you how to build your own underwater base. All you have to do is drop dirt and stone into the water, and then hollow it out.
Start with a new project, and then use the curves toolbox to create a pile of guts sitting on the floor. Then you can go in and use all the texture editors to add that special offal texture and create a realistic looking pile of guts!
The one thing that can make your home garden flourish is by taking care of it and meeting the needs of your plants. One of those needs is great fertilizer. And the best fertilizer comes from the heart, not the store. Get great results in your garden by making your own fertilizer and compost at home.
This video describes how to make an asparagus dish. First, a frying pan is put on the stove over medium high heat. Secondly, olive oil is added to the pan. Next, pieces of prosciutto ham; the speaker suggests that other types of ham will do just fine in this dish. After a couple minutes of cooking, the asparagus is added to the pan and rolled around to coat in oil. The asparagus is cooked for awhile before water is added and the dish is covered for one minute to steam. Afterwards, the lid is ...
This how-to video shows you how to make boiled wheat. To do this, take some wheat and put it in a pot. Pour some water into the pot and put it on a stove in order to boil it. After about 45 minutes to an hour, you will now have lovely boiled wheat grains. You can use this dish as a side dish. You can also use it with natural yogurt, fruit, and cinnamon for breakfast. Another alternative is using milk, peanut butter, and honey. You can also use it with a salad. Just add lintels, parsley, salt,...
Matches may not be the ubiquitous part of every person's going-out equipment that they once were, but they are still useful both for lighting fire if you don't have a lighter and for pulling these two hilarious bar pranks. The first is a simple counting game where you manipulate your victim into making piles of matches of sizes you guess correctly, because you rigged the game. The second involves challenging the victim to make six equal half of eleven using a pile of matches. Both are funny, ...
Chances are you have a pile of old, unused clothing lying somewhere in your house. You're sure as hell never going to wear any of it, but you also don't want to throw anything away just yet. So how do you eliminate the unsightly pile without completely tossing it into a trash can?
Compost is a very important part of your garden. In order to create the compost you need five very important ingredients: air, water, heat, nitrogen and carbon. You can introduce air circulation by crossing branches. Water your pile so it does not dry out, but you do not want to water it too much so that it gets mushy. your compost pile has to be warm in order for it to compost. You can get nitrogen by using green things from your garden like weeds and grass, and you can get carbon by using h...
In this food tutorial restauranteur Charles Phan shows you how to make his all-time favorite dish, steamed ground pork with salted fish. Simple and quick enough to whip in a time pinch, this Asian dish is flavored with water chestnut, red onions, mushrooms, and ginger for an interesting texture.
Everyone's favorite chefs from Show Me The Curry are here to walk you through baking a thick, deep dish pan pizza at home. You will make everything from scratch including the dough. This is no flimsy, crispy New York pizza but a thick, juicy Chicago style dish. If you are serving pizza at a party or craving a pie of your own check this out and whip one up!
Chicago is famous for their deep dish pizza... but what happens if you don't live in Chicago? Make your own deep-dish stuffed Chicago-style pizza with help from this cooking tutorial. Master the art of pizza making and never call out for delivery again!
There are many ways to recycle a satellite dish and this is one of them. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to hack an old satellite dish into a biquad WiFi antenna. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on building your own audio signal booster, take a look!
While it is easy to create and maintain your compost pile, you can enjoy it more knowing a few basic tips.
Clay pottery is a fun and creative art form that anyone can do. This free video clip series will show you several tips on how to construct a chip and dip dish and open a world of design ideas for you.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a ribbon rose. Users will need approximately 60 cm of 16 mm of satin ribbon. Begin by folding your ribbon in half and then pinch fold the end. Now fold the front half sideways and pinch it in place. Then turn it over and fold the ribbon to the opposite side. Keep folding until there is only about 1 inch of ribbon left. Users should end up with a pile of little folds. Pinch the two ends together and let go of the pile. As you pinch the ends tog...
Paula Deen of Get Cooking will show us how to make peach cobbler. Ingredients are as follows: 1 1/2 cup self-rising flour; 8 tablespoon or 1 stick of butter; 1/2 cup of water, 2 cups sugar, divided; 4 cups peeled sliced peaches; 1 1/2 cup milk; ground cinnamon
There are good magic tricks, and there are bad magic tricks. The host of this video tutorial might not be the most skilled magician around, but he's a pretty good judge of card tricks. Check out how to perform the prediction card trick. With just a little ESP and a little magic, your spectators will be astonished. See the reveal and explanation. Have the spectator cut the deck into three piles and you will predict the top card of each pile.
Follow along with the steps in this how-to video and find out how a magnifying glass can be used to start a fire.
This is how to use a magnesium fire stick. Steps:
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a winning spicy country shrimp and grits dish. This is a classic southern dish with a Latin twist with some heat! To start, take your shrimp and peel and de-vein them. Add some Cajun seasoning and set aside. Then, grab some cream and pour it into a pan with salt, pepper, hot sauce, chili flakes, and salt. Then, heat up a pan with some Andouille sausage and let the grits thicken up. Pour the shrimp into the pan with the sausage and then heat up together. ...
Nim is one of the oldest games in the world, and also one of the easiest to rig. Usually it is played with piles of objects from which players take turn removing objects until none are left. This hilarious video will show you two ways you can play the game with no props of any kind and win every time, earning you free drinks and grudging admiration from your friends.
Noodles are the basis for many a Chinese dish, including the Americanized chow mien (or "cooked noodles" in Chinese), noodles in broth, noodles with wonton soup, noodles with air. After all, with a light, airy consistency they're the perfect complement for savory dishes like kung pao chicken and beef and broccoli with soy sauce.
Isn't it great when magicians do that trick where they appear to be spitting a pile of cards out of their mouths? Have you ever wondered why they always have the hands right next to their mouths "catching" the cards? Well wonder no more. This video will show you how to do this classic card magic trick. It turns out your hands have to be there since they're holding the cards!
Chinese food is delicious, but it isn't very healthy and can be quite expensive. In this video, Betty adds a Southern touch to a traditional Asian dish and makes vegetables with a soy sauce gravy. The veggies are good for you and filling, and the gravy gives them a nice, hearty texture. Enjoy this dish anytime, and if veggies aren't enough for you - toss in some chicken or seafood, or even noodles and create your own delicious meal!
Stay tuned for the always enjoyable Cooking With Dog. This cooking show is hosted by a DOG named Francis! The show currently focuses on how to make popular Japanese dishes. This video demonstrates how to make Yakibuta Ramen (Japanese Noodle Dish with Roasted Pork Ribs).
Seriously, what's with all of the candy corn hate? I don't care what anyone says, candy corn is and always has been the perfect Halloween snack for me. Only recently did I realize that not everyone gets as hype as I do about small, sugary vegetables.
Cheesecake is pretty awesome. It's super versatile, allowing you to change crust bases and toppings quite dramatically and still end up with something that's elegant and delicious. Which is why it's a great dish to add to your dessert repertoire! There are a number of approaches to making a cheesecake base: classic, new york style and no-bake. Today we're going to go down the more classic route.
The classic Indian dish chicken tikka masala is a great dish to make for your family tonight if you're looking for a healthy and delicious entree to serve. If you've never heard of it before, chicken tikka masala is a curry dish made with chicken chunks (tikka) and a creamy orange-red colored sauce.