Bioluminescence — the ability of an organism to produce and emit light — is nature's light show. Plants, insects, fish, and bacteria do it, and scientists understand how. Until now, though, we didn't know how fungi glow.
One of the most highly-cited drawbacks to the HoloLens is its limited field of view (FOV), but now it appears that Microsoft has solved that problem.
Researchers at Disney have demonstrated the ability to render virtual characters in augmented reality that are able interact autonomously with its surrounding physical environment.
Call them what you will—moss piglets, water bears, or by their real name, tardigrade—but these intriguing tiny creatures can come back from the brink of death. They can survive boiling, deep freezing, UV radiation, completely drying out, and even a trip to space—without the benefit of being in a spacecraft.
The year was 1947. Scientists had isolated a virus from a pyrexial rhesus monkey in Uganda and named it after the forest where the monkey lived — Zika.
Sadly we are not all size 00 runway models who fit into sample sizes made by designers for the catwalk and for their ateliers. But then again, who wants to be a dull, faceless clothing hanger?
Haven't figured out how to make a real butterfly yet? Well, why don't you just do this butterfly poker chip trick instead, until you can master the art of creating real life organisms.
Soap can be made from just about any kind of fat. Even though fat from bacon, called lard, isn't the finest of fats to use for making soap, it somehow seemed to be the most exciting. Why? Because bacon is amazing. It has an almost mystical power to it and is a food that can be craved to almost no end. I figured what better way use the extra grease I had from cooking bacon then to turn it into soap!
Learn how to build a remote controlled beer keg. Not only can you deliver beer to friends, but you can control the drinker's access to it. It's sort of like a remote control bartender!
If you loved The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown, then listen up— there's been a new discovery found hidden within Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting— the Mona Lisa.
If you have the Stylus Photo Printer (R2880) from Epson at home, you probably figured out how easy it is to load paper into the printer. But what about fine art paper? Paper such as Velvet Fine Art and Hot Press and Cold Press loads into the printer slightly different. This video, straight from Epson, will show you how to load these kinds of papers using the rear single sheet guide.
If you've forgotten your combination, or for some other reason want to get past a Brinks number lock, this tutorial shows you how to do it. All you need is a bobby pin. Slide the bobby pin down towards the lock wheels. Then spin the wheels slowly, from top to bottom. As you spin each wheel to the correct number, the bobby pin will slide down a little more. And once the bobby pin is all the way down, not only have you unlocked the lock, you've figured out the combination!
In this video we learn how to make a hip hop beat in FL Studio. First, load up your drum sounds from the browser to the interface. After this, change the hits on the drums to make the beat sound different. Edit how high the volume is on the snare drum and then change the ghost kick so it's not too loud either. Once you have this figured out, add in the high hat and the shaker patterns. Once you have these added in and you like the volumes that they are at, you will have your very own hip hop ...
If you've figured out your short-field approaches and landings, then it's time to tackle "soft-field" approaches and landings. As a pilot, you need to be able to perform all types of landings, and you have to be prepared for inadvertent reactions in the air and on the ground.
Movember is here, and if you haven't already started growing your moustache, then you still have time. Movember takes place during the entire month of November, and if you haven't figured it out quite yet, it is a portmanteau of the words moustache and November.
Lock picking is a great skill that takes lots of practice and patience to master, but some locks simply can't be picked, like a Master Lock combination padlock. With a combination lock, you'll have to do it the old-fashioned way—cracking combinations.
Learn how to play "Crazy For This Girl" by Evan and Jaron, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:
In this video, we learn how to wear a belt with Julie G. Try finding belts with different textures, which will add another dimension to your outfits. If you are full figured, wide belts work really well to give your body shape and hide a bigger stomach. Don't wear at your waist, wear at your bust or at your hips. If you have an hourglass figure, you can wear the belt around your hips or below your rib cage. For these body types, it's best to wear around the waist and will cinch it to give you...
Master knitter Judy shows you how to knit a picot cast on in this knitting video. If you haven't figured out how to cast on yet, you should probably watch her video on that first. This is a sweet edging for the bottom of a baby sweater or blanket. There are many other instances where you would want to use a picot cast on, as well. Learn it with this up close demonstration by Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars.
In this video we learn how to understand chemical change in Chemistry. When you start out, you must first figure out what your cathode and anode is in the equation. Then, read it out to find out if it's oxidized. Once you have this figured out, you can find the conditions of temperature you need to maintain the chemicals. You can figure this out b doing a basic equation for all of the chemicals. Fill this in with the correct information, then the answer will be done. Make sure you understand ...
In this video, we learn how to evaluate functions. When evaluating functions, you substitute in the variable to the input given. Once you do this, you will rewrite the equation filing in the appropriate spots with the numbers that you are given. After this, you will evaluate the equation with the proper steps in math. Once you have figured out the problem, you can do this in reverse to make sure you have the correct answer. This is a very easy process and it doesn't take that long. Just make ...
If you haven't figured it out by now, a foundation that matches your skin tone and skin type perfectly may not work at all for your friend, and vice versa. When it comes to makeup, customization is your best friend.
In this video, we learn how to play "I Don't Love You" by My Chemical Romance. The basic chords of this song are: C, C suspended, C7, A minor, G suspended, and many others. Once you learn how to do the basic chords in each of the different verses of the song, you will be able to star to play in one fluid song. The fret of the song is tricky to play, so this may take some getting used to. Once you have these figured out, start to add in the lyrics as you go between the different verses. When f...
This is a very popular brush right now and I figured that their may be some people out there who would actually like to see how they are made. So in this tutorial I show you how to create the starburst effect by itself then take it a step further and show you how to make it into a brush that you can use on other projects! Hope you guys enjoy and leave any comments that you might have... Thanks!
I was about to cut my hair, as I do about once/month or so, and figured I’d share some of my techniques. Cutting my own hair for roughly the last 10 years now has saved me time, lots of time, money, lots of money, and is way more custom. I have run into issues of bald patches here and there, but it’s always fixable for the most part. However, one time I did create a few too many patches that were too deep and had to have them filled in on a daily basis by my girlfriend for about a week with a...
Plug this baby into your FiOS-powered computer and simulate the real-time climate of any location in the country -- rain, lightning, fog, sunshine.
So, you've finally figured out how to stand up on your skateboard and ride it without having the thing fly out from underneath you. The only problem is, you don't know how to stop. Instead of jumping off when you're headed towards traffic, watch this video and learn how to stop your skateboard three different ways.
You've almost figured all of them out! If you're stuck somewhere on the ninth rift puzzle, check this video for the solution. Solve the photo puzzle, the chess puzzle, and then decrypt the phone records to hear another creepy call recording.
The Vigorous VanCleef Vindicator achievement is currently one of the most difficult to earn when you're playing World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. But this video has figured out a relatively painless way to earn it! The trick is making sure there's a shaman in your party.
You can throw your own rave right in MineCraft! No one has figured out how to make E yet, and you'll have to bring your own music. But when it comes to the flashing strobe lights, this is how you build them in MineCraft.
This is one of my favorite tricks. I still don't have it mastered yet, but figured I would put it out there to hopefully draw some advice or suggestions to make it better. Watch this magic tutorial to learn how to do the revolver magic trick.
Learn from those crazed coupon clippers who've figured out how to buy $500 worth of groceries for 50 cents. You will need Sunday newspapers, coupon websites, accordion folders to store the coupons in, and the store specific circular fliers. Watch this video budgeting tutorial and learn how to save money on food with coupons.
If you think you have all the essential tools figured out in Autodesk Maya 8.5, you probably don't. So, if you want to create awesome 3D animated characters, then maybe you should watch this Maya video to make sure you know how to keep faces together after you already know how to merge, merge duplicate, average vertices, and bridge.
If you're making tutorials or any full screen capture video and uploading it to YouTube and haven't quite figured out how to have it NOT be blurry, then PLEASE check out this video! It'll solve your problem and save your viewers' eyes!
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw an arrangement of flowers. To start this off, you will need to draw lines on the paper where you want each of the flowers to go. Once you get this figured out, draw on each flower individually. After this, add in the detail to the flower to make it look more realistic. From here, fill in the colors to the flowers and then color in the stems on them as well. After this, you will make a box that they are sitting in and color the bottom of it brown for dirt...
In this video, we learn how to conduct strategic planning retreats. When planning these, you need to make sure you have your priorities planned for the next year. Make sure you choose the right time to go and there are no big changes happening during that time. Pick who is going to go by taking a survey around the company. After you get this figured out, you will need to figure out your agenda. Ask yourself to find out how you are going to get goals accomplished and where you want the company...
In this video we learn how to understand the Rule of Vertically Opposite Angles. This says that when two straight lines cross it produces vertically crossed lines that must have congruent angles. Because the lines are straight this has to happen. Remembering the rule "supplementary" you will be able to calculate the angle of A and B in the equation. Prove what each of the angles are using the different rules and then move onto the other two angles. Angle C can be figured out by knowing that i...
In this video, we learn how to divide & multiply fractions with numerous examples. If you have a normal fraction, you will just multiply across the equation to multiply it. To divide the fraction, you will multiply it by the flip of the fraction. Once you do this, you will have both of these equations figured out. Make sure you reduce the fraction as much as possible by seeing what number goes into both the denominator and the numerator. After you do this, you will have the best possible answ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to simplify algebraic fractions. First you will need to simplify the fractions. You need to factor the numerator out, figure out what A is and what B is. Then, figure out what C is and what the products equal as well. When you have these, you will be able to fill these factorizations into the equation. Rewrite the equation with your figured out numbers inside, then you will be able to solve the equation. Use the rules of PEMDAS to figure out how to solve it, the...
In this tutorial, we learn how to play the "Nothing Else Matters" solo by Metallica. Start off with playing E, B, G, D, A, and E chords on the guitar. You can play these slowly so you get the hang of how they are supposed to sound. After you have these figured out, start to play them in sections and then together in one set. These are basically the only chords that you are going to use in the entire song, using some in minor or sharp as you continue through the song. Practice each section, th...