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How To: Prepare yourself and your home for a hurricane

Hurricanes can occur any time with out any warning. So it is prudent to prepare you self for disaster recovery in case of any hurricane. To protect your self from hurricane by staying at home or to flee from a hurricane you will need some items ready. The main thing is water. So arrange for one gallon of fresh water for one person per day. It is good to store water sufficient for one week. So store enough quantity of water for all the persons in the home sufficient for one week. Make sure tha...

How To: Clean your car windows so they are streak free

In this Autos, Motorcycles & Planes video tutorial you are going to learn how to clean your car windows so they are streak free. You will need ammonia solution and a mixing bottle. Mix one part ammonia with ten parts of water in the mixing bottle. Make sure you take sufficient quantity of ammonia. Then get a spray bottle and pour the solution into it. Get a piece of rag and a micro fiber towel. Spray the window liberally with the solution and wipe with the rag. Now wipe with the micro fiber t...

How to Make Indian food: Kulfi (ice cream)

In this video Sheeba is demonstrating how to make Kulfi which is an Indian ice cream. For this you need milk, sweetened condensed milk, powdered pistachio nuts, powdered cardamom , saffron and cornflour. Boil all the ingredients except cornflour for about 15 minutes. Once it begins to thicken add the cornflour mixed with little quantity of milk. With the cornflour the mixture will thicken all the more. Keep stirring. Then allow the mixture to be cooled. Put the mixture in Kulfi mould or any o...

How To: Do the coptic stitch to bind your own book

Want to learn how to bind your own books? For aspiring publishers, or artists and fashion designers looking to bind a small quantity of look-books for prospective retailers, this tutorial will be of use. Learn how to do the coptic stitch to bind a book in this two-part video tutorial.

How To: Mix the Margarita

The margarita is the most popular cocktail in the world and this video teaches you how to make a great one! This cocktail is perfect for cooling down in the summer and is super easy to make!

How To: Increase a number by a percentage in basic arithmetic

Need to know how to grow a quantity by a percentage? Learn how. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next big test). With this installment from Internet pedagogical superstar Salman Khan's series of free math tutorials, you'll learn how to increase a number by ...

How To: Recycle your t-shirt fabric scraps into new clothing

If you sew a lot, your probably have a massive quantity of old fabric scraps lying around. This four-part video will teach you how to recycle those strips into all sorts of fun textile projects. These include a quilt, tie-dye strips, and notebook covers for your children's (or your) books for school. No matter what your tastes, there is probably a cool fashion recycling tip for you in here.

How To: Test lawn irrigation systems

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to test lawn irrigation systems. John White presents this video. This is done by a simple can test. Take a few cans of the same size with vertical walls and flat bottom. Place them around the sprinkler head at different distances and make sure they are horizontal. This will show whether the sprinkler is spreading water evenly. Then you can time it and measure the amount of water. This way in future, you will know how long to run the syst...

How To: Install tile in your home

One way to update your living space is by installing new tiles. This video tutorial shows key strategies with tiling projects in your home. By planning material quantities you'll able to estimate the cost of your project. This instructional offers helpful tips on tile care, trimming and cutting, and how to safely use snap cutters and wet saws.

How To: Make ginger tea from fresh ginger

This video tutorial is going to show you how to make ginger tea from fresh ginger. It tastes much better than the packaged ginger. It is very good for colds and stomach. Wash the ginger properly, remove all the skin and cut the ginger into thin individual slices. Ginger being very fibrous, it is difficult for the hot water to penetrate. So, the thinner the pieces the better. Now take the ginger slices, put them in a cup and pour in the required quantity of hot water. Let it stand for about fi...

How To: Design with gold dusts when cake decorating

This is a video tutorial on how to design with gold dusts while decorating a cake. There are many different shades of gold available. Some of them are edible while some are not. The names of some types of gold color are Disco dust, Highlighter gold, Old gold, Sparkle gold, Aztec gold, etc. To intensify your colors, add some lemon extract or vodka to the color .When you use dry color, it looks a little lighter than when it is wet. The video will show you how to use different shades and types o...

How To: Make Pakistani peas pilaf or pulau

In this video the recipe of Peas Pulao has been demonstrated. Peas pulao is made out of Basmati rice and it has to be soaked for about 30 minutes. For this, you need to first add oil in a pan and add bay leaf and seeds. Then add some sliced onions and fry till golden brown. Next add the peas and fry further. Then add water. Water has to be double the quantity of rice. So if 1 cup of rice is taken, then 2 cups of water would be required. Add the rice and salt. Then cover the pan and cook on hi...

How To: Make a 3D origami teddy bear

In this video, Jewellia describes how to create a 3 dimensional origami teddy bear. First, she lists the materials needed and the quantities necessary. She then begins the actual process of building the teddy bear, which is broken into steps. Step 1 is "creating the base". You will create 18 "pairs" out of origami paper which you then put small blue origami triangles on top. It looks circular. She then demonstrates how to repeat this circular pattern of triangles upward until you have a cylin...

How To: Blend in long hair extensions seamlessly

There is not an actress who walks the red carpet without a quantity of hair that her mother didn't give her (we know that's a lot of negatives, but hopefully you get our gist). While it's true that many actresses are genetically blessed, that doesn't mean that each and every one of them was born with thick, Victoria's Secret hair.

How To: Make a sweet puffy glazed fig tree dessert

These Mediterranean fig tree desserts are what Fig Newtons wish they could be. Crafted out of puff pastries wrapped around figs and then stuffed with mascarpone cheese, these babies are a wonderfully delicious way to end your meal. Also, spices like nutmeg and cinnamon add a sweet flavor as well as antioxidants to the dessert dish.

How To: Check your brake fluid

In this Autos, Motorcycles & Planes video tutorial you will learn how to check your brake fluid. There are two things that you need to check; the quantity and the quality of the brake fluid. Locate the reservoir for the brake fluid and check the level of the brake fluid inside the reservoir. The level should not be low. If it is low, fill in more fluid to bring it up to the max level. It also has a sensor that will tell you when the fluid level is getting low. To check the quality of the flui...

How To: Use LightScribe with a Nimbie NB11 disc burner

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to light-scribe with a Nimbie BB11 disc burner. This device is an auto disc loading system that allows the user to light-scribe multiple disc without manually inserting them one-by-one. Simply load the disc into the machine with the labels faced down. On your desktop, double-click on the Q-Q-Box icon to start the program. Start up the labeling function, select a desires image and quantity up to 100. Then click on Print. The machine will then product l...

How To: Use SUMIFS or SUMPRODUCT to get invoice info in Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 497th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll see a formula that uses SUMIFS or SUMPRODUCT functions that will take invoice information for inventory quantity sold and update inventory records to show correct amount on hand (in stock) for each store or branch of the company.

How To: Simplify square roots in less than a minute

A square root of a number is a value which when multiplied to it self gives you the original number. The square roots of perfect squares are whole numbers. Like square root of 9 is 3, because 3 times 3 is 9. Similarly square root of 81 is 9 because 9 times 9 is 81. Others numbers do not have a perfect square root and in those cases you can only simplify the number to an extent. So to find out the square root of any number first you need to factorize that number. Factorize the number into smal...

How To: Calculate percent yield

This video shows you how to calculate the percentage yield in chemistry. To find the percentage yield, you will need to divide the actual yield by the theoretical yield. Then, multiply it by 100: i.e. % yield = actual yield/theoretical yield x 100. An actual yield is the amount of a substance produced in an actual laboratory experiment. It is based on an actual physical measurement of a quantity. The theoretical yield is the yield as is calculated on paper: i.e. through calculations. Therefor...

How To: Maintain and troubleshoot your home garbage disposal

In this video tutorial from RenaissanceRentals you will learn how to maintain and troubleshoot your home garbage disposal. First thing to do is to keep the water running during garbage disposal. Ensure that the leftovers are cut into small pieces and you put only small quantities for disposal at a time. Things like plastics, glass pieces, rocks and food items like egg shells, starchy foods like pasta or rice should not be put into the garbage disposal system. If you follow these simple tips, ...

How To: Solve word problems with proportions

In this video the instructor shows how to use proportions to solve fractions. When you have a proportions problem with an unknown term, cross multiply and divide it to get the value of that unknown term. For example if given 7/8 = m/4, cross multiply 7/8 with 4, giving 7/2 which is the value of the unknown variable m. So if two quantities are proportionate then you can equate them as shown in the video and cross multiply to get the value of any unknown variable. Proportions are just fractions...

How To: Calculate percent error in chemistry lab activities

If you want to know how to calculate percent error easily, you should watch this video. Error is the amount of deviation from accurate values. Error calculation is not possible, unless you make a quantitative measurement of the various quantities involved in your experiment. Measurement can help us in calculating errors and knowing how right we are in our theoretical models. In calculating percent error, We need to get the experimental value and the value which you are aiming at, which is the...

How To: Make a tasty meatloaf

In "Making Meatloaf with Simone and Danny" you will learn how to make a classic comfort food main course. You will need a combination of ground meat (could use beef, pork, turkey or veal), onion, garlic, both store bought ketchup and a homemade ketchup, butter, Worcestershire sauce, eggs and breadcrumbs to complete this recipe.

How To: Make Filipino-style cashewed chicken

This is a very useful instructional video on how to cook Cashew Chicken. The ingredients required to make cashew chicken are chicken pieces, corn flour, cashew nuts, black pepper, green onion, onion, egg, green leaves and cooking oil. Now add corn to chicken pieces and put them in the frying pan. Fry it for a few minutes and then add cashew nuts, green leaves and egg and a little quantity of oil. Now add black pepper and onion and pepper and fry it until it becomes golden brown color. Now the...

How To: Make raw veggie wraps & onion crisps

This is a great instructional video on how to make raw veggie wraps and onion crisps. You should chop onions into round pieces. Now put them into frying pan. You can add pepper and a little salt to it. Now fry them by adding a small quantity of oil. Fry it until it is just adequately fried. You can take three or four vegetables and chop them to small pieces. You can add pepper and salt to it. You can add the green leaves too. You can use cabbage. Now you can roll the vegetables with the green...

How To: Understand the basics of velocity & acceleration

The video Understand The Basics of Velocity & Acceleration (301974) is a tutorial into the physics of position, velocity and acceleration. Each concepts are explained in terms of physical properties for the purpose of mathematical equations. Acceleration for instance is the increase in speed of an object in time. It is important to understand how these words are defined then translated into mathematical quantities in order to do problems in physics. With the correct understanding of forces an...

How To: Roll a cigarette with a filter inside-out

First of all take a filter tip and a cigarette roll paper. Now take out some tobacco from the tobacco pouch. Put ample quantity of the tobacco on the paper. Spread out the tobacco evenly on the paper in the middle. Put the filter tip at one of the paper. Make sure that the there is no gap left between the tobacco and the filter tip. Start rolling the paper from one of the longer end. Use your fingers to rotate the cigarettes so that no tobacco is evenly rolled in between. Lick the paper roll....

How To: Peel, Clean, and Devein Shrimp with a Knife

Generally, we hate putting in extra effort to prepare a food (waiting four hours for a stew to finally marinate and for all the beef to soak in the garlic, onions, and spices we tossed in? Boring). But we're willing to make that extra effort when it comes to shrimp because we love our shrimp recipes.

How To: Make compost for an organic garden

Watch this 2 part video tutorial on how to make your own garden compost. Garden Organic shows you the right way to make your compost, store it, and know when it's ready to use. Your plants will thank you for your efforts. Watch these videos in order to get your compost efforts just right.