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How To: Use chord families when playing the ukulele

If you want to get really good at playing the ukulele, it stands to reason that you'll need to practice. Happily, the Internet is awash in high-quality video lessons like this one from the folks at Ukulele Underground. For more information, including a step-by-step overview, watch this free video ukulele tutorial.

How To: Create and use face based families in Revit

This CAD software tutorial covers how to make face based families, change a family category, and make voids in Revit Architecture. Face based families are pretty handy for a few reasons. a big one though is that they do delete when you erase the host object (this is not the case with wall based and floor based) families. Also face based families are easy to move around, re-host and rotate. See how to create and work with face based families in this Revit Architecture tutorial. Create and use ...

How To: Wash hands before eating bread, as per Jewish law

This animated video, produced by Jewish Pathways, demonstrates how to wash your hands in accordance with Jewish law before eating bread. Besides cleanliness and holiness, the instant reason the rabbis call for washing before bread is to keep alive the memory of the proper treatment of teruma (the first priestly tithe that may be eaten only by kohanim and their instant families, and that must be eaten only in the absence of any tum’ah – ritual defilement).

How To: Adopt and take care of your guinea pig

Guinea pigs are adorable. They are cuddlier than mice and easier to control than a dog, and for some families these little guys make the perfect in-between pet. Before you adopt one of these furry friends, check out this tutorial for all the advice you will need to care for it. In this pet video Marc Morrone will show you the best way to care for guinea pigs and find out why they make great pets.

How To: Pronounce "Tha'a" "Zay" "the-al" & "'6a'a" in Arabic

In this tutorial, we learn how to pronounce "Tha'a" "Zay" "the-al" & "'6a'a" in Arabic. Start by taking a look at the families of letters that have similar pronunciations. From here, you will want to practice saying each of the different letters out loud and then start to use them in sentences. After you do this, take a look at four main pronunciations, the "tha'a", "zay", "the-al" and "6a'a". These will sound different depending on the words that they are used in. Make sure to get the accent...

How To: Use heavy & light pronunciations in Arabic

In this tutorial, we learn how to use heavy & light pronunciations in Arabic. As you practice doing these pronunciations, you will need to watch the video where the letters are drawn out for you. It will also help you to hear the pronunciation done by a native speaker so you can get an idea of exactly how to say each letter. The letters differ greatly between how you say it in English and will change depending on what words you are using them in. As you learn how to pronounce these, you will ...

How To: Use noodle-based compositing in Blender

Conceptually, what is node-based compositing and what do nodes do? This clip uses the factory analogy to convey the concept. Blender can process video, images, sequences, and families of images in a directory. Then you'll fire up Blender and talk about threading nodes and how images are duplicated and routed through the compositing network ("noodle"), how threads are created between sockets. Creating threads, cut threads. The clip also points out common threading errors and misrouting threads...

How To: Slow smoke beef brisket

Beef brisket is a delightful tradition that all families will love. But, brisket can be one of the hardest things to BBQ. Check out this tutorial if you are having trouble. This recipe works very well.

How To: Find the most nutritious frozen foods in your market

Frozen foods are becoming more and more popular dinners for busy families. These microwave meals can be a great alternative to cooking when you are short on time, but sometimes they pack hidden unhealthy additives like sodium, and excessive calories. Check out this tutorial from Ask Amy and know which frozen meals are the best for your family. Learn to keep an eye on things like preservatives, sodium, calories and fat, and to stay away from artificial junk foods. This way, you will not only b...

How To: Make an origami water bomb to soak your friends

In this tutorial, we learn how to use the ancient and honorable craft of origami paper-folding to make a water bomb we can then employ to soak our poor, unsuspecting friends and families. The materials are very simple, just some printer paper and water. But the results can be devastating. (Of course, you could also just make a paper balloon without filling it with water and throwing it at somebody. But where's the fun in that?)

How To: Pull some easy household pranks on your spouse, child, or parent

This video made by a loving wife while her husband is at work outlines three fun, safe, easy ways for families to prank each other without risking damage, injury, or rage. She starts by taping the laser on the bottom of her husband's mouse so it won't work. Then shut puts toothpaste under the light switches in dark rooms so that her hubby will get a sticky finger when he turns on the lights. Lastly, she put flour on the inside of his beloved window fan so that it will shoot out when he turns ...

How To: Get an Ivy League scholarship

Ivy League schools are a students wet dream, but not everyone can get into them. Even fewer get scholarships for them. But in recent years, Ivy League universities have raised the number of scholarships they award to students. More students are seeking awards, making the application process for these scholarships very competitive.

How To: Pronunce "Ta'a" & "6a'a" in Arabic

In this tutorial, we learn how to pronounce "Ta'a" & "6a'a" in Arabic. First, become familiar with the families of letters by their pronunciations. It will be helpful to hear the audio of how these sound so you can match the letter with the sound. As you learn the "ta" and "a" sounds, you will see how they change in different words, so they aren't always the same. The pronunciation will sound more heavy in some words and lighter in others. Once you have learned these, you will be ready to lea...

How To: Pronounce Arabic

In this video, we learn how to pronounce Arabic. There are families of letters to learn, that all have similar pronunciations. You will want to start out slow to learn how to say the different letters. Each letter can be pronounced up to three different ways. You will want to either have someone that already speaks Arabic to help you, or listen to audio so you know the sound. When you are reading these words, you will want to know what they sound like so you can completely understand the word...

How To: Preload geocache data to improve your vacations

Geocaching is one of the many fun ways that internet technology has improve our lives, allowing people to leave essentially buried treasure anywhere in the world, then post GPS coordinates on the internet to allow other travelers to find it. This video offers a tip for geocache enthusiasts traveling with their families: download the coordinates for geocaches near your vacation destination before you leave, so that while you're on your trip you can geocache to you heart's content without havin...

How To: Get a general overview of the Dutch language

Polyglot Alexander Arguelles presents a series of videos to provide introductory overviews of the languages of the world. Working diachronically through various language families in turn, he demonstrates how to identify each language, translates a text sample to show how it works, and discusses its genetic affiliation and cultural context. Watch this video language tutorial and learn how to get a general linguistic overview of the Dutch language.

How To: Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 DLC: Battle of Forli

The Battle of Forli: This is downloadable content that fills in the missing pieces and has Ezio defending the town of Forli from the Orsi Brothers. There are six new memories and Leonardo's flying machine makes a return allowing players to fly it across Romagna. Ezio is joined by Machiavelli and Caterina Sforza to protect a Piece of Eden from the Templars. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 20

No need to figure out the 20th puzzle, entitled "The Origin of the Species", in Assassin's Creed 2. Here's the answers! Puzzle wheel: Start by turning the fifth ring right ten times, then turn the fourth ring left twice. Then rotate the third (and first) rings right twice, the second ring right five times and the first ring left three times. Image 1: Highlight the eye at the top of the painting. Code wheel puzzle: Ignore the numbers and focus on the Assassin motto: “Nothing is true, everythin...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 19

Here's the answers to the 19th puzzle, titled "The Fourth Day", in Assassin's Creed 2. Image set: What used to be worshipped by every primitive culture under the…? That’s right, the sun. Pick the five images that focus on it. Image: Find the tiny image of Earth in the lower-left quadrant of the sun. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 18

The 18th puzzle is called "Synapses". See how to solve it in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle: Your first clue is to line up 5 with a single tree-looking symbol. The key here is the weird-looking equation on the left, which offers a hint as to the progression of the symbols.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 17

Figure out the 17th puzzle, entitled "The Bunker", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle: Here’s a tricky one; your clues are “<” and “2,” and the only advice you’ll get from your handlers is that maybe there’s “something we can count” on the strange symbols. In this case that “something” is the number of times each symbol bends sharply. Don’t expect consistency across the wheel on this one; just take a look at what symbols flank the blank spaces and pick a shape with the number of bends t...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 16

This one's pretty easy. Here's the solution to the 16th puzzle, entitled "The Cavalry", in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Just move the cursor to the word “Tunguska.” Image 2: Move the cursor onto the staff and drag it onto Tesla’s photo. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 15

Get all of the info on the 15th puzzle, entitled "Guardians", in Assassin's Creed 2. Puzzle wheel: Seemingly every other ring is linked here, so we’ll cut straight to the chase: Turn the third (and fourth) rings right twice, the fifth (and first) right four times, the fourth (and first) right five times, the fifth (and first) left five times and the second left five times. Finally, move the fifth (and second) rings right five times. Image: Another gimme – just move the Assassin logo over the ...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 13

Solve the challenging 13th puzzle, entitled "I Am Become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle: This one’s even trickier than the last one; starting with the hint that 9 (next to the tower) equals “triangle” (up and to the left from the bomb), you need to figure out which symbols would fill in the blank spots on the wheel, going by the symbols next to them. Image 1: Just hit the button. It’s not hard. Image 2: Use the Geiger-counter clicks to guide you. For...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 12

This is the 12th puzzle, entitled "Titans of Industry", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle 1: The key here is in the “4=1” on the blueprint at the left of the screen. Line up the red 4 over the gray 1 and input the following code: 917240. Image 1: This one’s the opposite of the light-bulb “puzzle” from before – just move the dollar sign over the bulbs to extinguish them. Image 2: Highlight the glowing ball at the center of the image. Code wheel puzzle 2: Your hints here are the “2” on t...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 11

Find out how to solve the 11th puzzle, entitled "The Inventor", in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Just move the lightning bolt over the bulbs to bring them to life. Image 2: Highlight the area just at the base of the tower, between the two windows, to find this hidden image. Image 3: Move the pointer onto Tesla’s lap. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 10

Figure out the 10th puzzle, Apollo, in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Highlight the lunar lander just down and to the left of the moon. Puzzle wheel: Another linked-ring rotation puzzle. Your job here is to align all the channels; do this by moving the fifth ring to the left six times, the second ring to the left four times, the fourth ring to the right three times and the third ring to the left five times. Then snap the first ring into place. Image 2: Move the cursor down between the flag and ...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 9

Execute the 9th puzzle, called Hat Trick, in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Move the cursor onto Houdini’s torso. Image 2: Move the cursor over Gandhi’s heart. Code wheel puzzle: Your hint here is pretty obvious; there’s a big, glaring “6=1” next to Oswald’s picture. So move the red wheel so that the 6 is over the gray 1, and plug in the corresponding numbers. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 8

Learn about the 8th puzzle, titled Martyrs, in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Highlight Czar Nicholas’ staff. Image 2: Highlight Joan of Arc’s sword. Image 3: Move the fireball to Joan of Arc’s portrait. Image 4: Move the photo of Rasputin onto Czar Nicholas’ portrait. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 7

This is about the 7th puzzle in Assassin's Creed 2. Keep on seeking, and you should find… in the first image set, the key word here is "red", so pick the images in which that color shines the brightest. In the second image, highlight the area to the right of Jesus’ hips to reveal a Piece of Eden. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 6

See the key to the sixth puzzle "Brothers" in Assassin's Creed 2. This is where things start to get tricky; while the first batch of ring puzzles were simple, these link some of their rings together, so that you can’t move one without moving another. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 5

Find out the solution to the 5th puzzle in Assassin's Creed 2. For set one, the hint here is “cut,” so pick the five paintings that feature swords. For set two, what do the people in these paintings lean on? That’s right – pick out the images that feature staffs. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 4

Get the answers to the 4th puzzle in Assassin's Creed 2. This is just another hidden-image puzzle. Find them in the barrel of the bazooka, on the helmet of the soldier crouching in the background, on a rifle held up just to the left of the officers, and in the hand of one of the monsters. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

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