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How To: Use the SUMPRODUCT function in Microsoft Excel

Are you looking for a way to make your Microsoft Excel formulas more efficient? If so, you're in the right place. With this free video lesson from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the very first installment in his "Excel Formula Efficiency" series, you'll learn about the basics of Excel's SUMPRODUCT function — why some people use double negative and why other use times one.

How To: Make a polymer clay charm bracelet

kriquit describes how to make a PacMan charm bracelet in this video. She uses various colors of polymer clay to make Mr.. and ms. PacMan and the little ghosts. The color she uses are red, blue, pink, orange, yellow and white and black for the eyes. She also says that you need some hardware tools: a poster roller, wire tools, quick drying glue, needle tool, a flexible razor blade (to cut the polymer clay), chain for the bracelet, 24 gauge wire and a lobster clasp. She makes the shapes using th...

How To: Install snap tile for your bathroom floor

This is a video which shows how to install snap tile on a bathroom floor. The snam tile has plastic tabs that interlock. First he measures the lengths. Then he takes the tiles outside to be able to use the saw to cut lengths. Next a mark is drawn. The square is used to make straight lines. Make sure to measure twice and cut once. Use the guard on the wet saw so that water doesn't splash. Use the saw gently so as not to damage the tile. After the floor has been snapped into place, the grout is...

How To: Quick roast chicken and potatoes with Gwyneth Paltrow

"Fast food" can be healthy and gourmet! Foodie Gwyneth Paltrow hosts this quick cooking show to take you through the steps of a roast chicken and potato meal. You'll need a chicken, a couple lemons, garlic, rosemary sage, thyme, pepper, olive oil, and fingerling potatoes. You don't need to be a fan of Gwyneth Paltrow's to enjoy the tasty meal prepared in this mini cooking show from her website GOOP.

How To: Levitate a poker card

This video is a tutorial on how to perform the illusion of a levitating card magic trick. This video demonstrates how to perform this magic trick, and how to create your very own levitating poker card. By attaching a flexible clear plastic strip to the back of the poker card, you can create the illusion that the card is actually levitating right out of the palm of your hand. You will need a poker card, a clear, flexible strip of plastic approximately 1/2" - 1" wide, cut to the length of the c...

How To: Turn an Old Scanner into a Keyboard Light

Do-it-yourselfer Kipkay salvaged parts from an old parallel port scanner and made a flexible, super-bright light in this how-to video. The modification is done by extracting the lamp and running it through clear tubing. He mounted the new lamp above his keyboard for night typing. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to turn an old scanner into a keyboard light.

How To: Do the magic loop knitting technique

Knitting blogger Sapphires'n'Purls provides step-by-step basic instructions of the magic loop knitting technique. To begin Magic Loop knitting, you will need the following supplies: One circular needle with flexible cable, skein of yarn of your choosing. To begin, you will cast on 12 stitches onto the circular needle. Next you will slide all your stitches onto the flexible cable. Once all your initial 12 stitches have been cast, divide the stitches in half, putting six stitches on the left si...

News: Living Bacteria in Clothing Could Detect When You Come in Contact with Pathogens or Dangerous Chemicals

While at work, you notice your gloves changing color, and you know immediately that you've come in contact with dangerous chemicals. Bandages on a patient signal the presence of unseen, drug-resistant microbes. These are ideas that might have once seemed futuristic but are becoming a reality as researchers move forward with technology to use living bacteria in cloth to detect pathogens, pollutants, and particulates that endanger our lives.

How To: Start a home-based business and be your own boss

Many people think that once they start a business of their own they'll be cruisin' through life. No set hours, no boss to insult you, and no getting up at 6 AM to commute to work. But being your own boss comes with a lot of responsibility. If you're ready to take the good with the bad, check out this video to learn how to begin a home-based business.

How To: Measure for a custom tailored dress shirt

In this tutorial, we learn how to measure for a custom tailored dress shirt. All you need is a flexible measuring tape. First, take your tape measure, and wrap it around the neck, then add 1/4". To measure the chest, wrap the tape measure under the armpit and over the blades of the shoulders. You will go across the nipple line with this measurement. When you do the waist measurement, you want to go around the widest part of the midsection. Take your tape measure and don't squeeze around the w...

How To: Make ravioli shrimp scampi

Just like Bubba said in Forrest Gump, "Shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbeque it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it." Bubba couldn't have said it any better. Shrimp is one of the most flexible dishes out there that can be eaten on its own or added to make more flavor. In this tutorial, find out how to make ravioli shrimp scampi with a very well known chef. Hope you have an appetite for seafood because if not, you'll defnitely have one after this. Enjoy!

How To: Make Playdough Christmas cookies with your kids

Childcareland demonstrates how to make Play dough Christmas cookies with your kids in this video. You will need play dough, cookie cutters, something to roll with and a baking sheet. Take the play dough and manipulate it until it is soft and flexible. This is good for developing children's hand muscles. Place the dough on the baking sheet. Use a roller to roll out the dough until it is thin. Then the child gets to choose which cookie cutter to use. It doesn't have to be a Christmas cookie cut...

How To: Do Chris Jericho's CodeBreaker wrestling move

This video tells us the method to do the CodeBreaker move in wrestling. You may or may not run forward. You can jump using your right or left leg. Bring the knees below your opponent's collar bone and keep them close together. Wear knee pads for safety. Hold your opponent's head below the ear or above the ear. Keep your body tight and together during this move. As a defender, do not resist the opponent. Fall down with their weight. If you are taller, you should spread out your feet more than ...

How To: Do yoga exercises when pregnant

Cindy Mastry explains how yoga exercises can help with the union between mother and child for a woman who is pregnant. The word yoga translates to "union." The first exercise demonstrated is the Hindi Squat. While working strength and balance, the woman holds herself in the perfect position for giving birth. The next exercise Cindy calls "Cat Circling." The woman stands on her hands and knees and rotates her body in a circular motion, anchored my her limbs. This is supposed to put the baby in...

How To: Make classic paper roses

This tutorial demonstrates how to make simple yet beautiful paper roses using only a few materials. The image displayed at the end of this video is just one example of how realistic a paper rose can look. In order to do this, you will need at least one sheet of plain or colored paper, tacky glue, wire and a pair of scissors. Initially, you must first cut your paper in to the shape of your pedals, then crumple them up. Crumpling your pedals not only makes them more flexible, but can also add a...

How To: Do the "kettle ball swing" for fast weight loss

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the kettlebell swing exercise. The "Kettlebell Swings" Exercise is a vital part of getting a rock hard midsection as well as building your hamstrings and your glutes. Kettlebell swing training preps the body to endure the stress of sports and physical disciplines, as well as produce power from the core body muscles. Begin by bending knees and swing the weight with both hands in between the legs towards the back of you. While rising up, user...

How To: Use date fields with FileMaker Pro 10

Whenever deciding to use fields in FileMaker Pro 10, some fields require special handling like the date field. Date field is able to store any date between 1/1/0001 to 12/31/4000. It stores dates in the form of whole numbers. Now, to create a date field, it shows at the bottom of your data and date can be stored. The format of the date can also be changed. One can add dates as well as get the number of days elapsed. This is quite flexible in terms of format as well as keeping records.

How To: Do basic hand & arm movements in belly dancing

The movements of your arms in this dance allow your hands to become more flexible. Movements will also tone and strengthen your arms. First, you lift your arms up and then bring them down in a curvy manner. Then raise them back up to release the energy. You then repeat bringing your arms up and bringing them down in a curvy way. Snake arms, start with you hands and make them form a wave, then let the movement go into the arms also. For the snake arms, you need total concentration. Then, move ...

How To: Make crunchy vegetable nuggets

How to make crunchy vegetable nuggets! This is a quick, inexpensive, delicious recipe which is perfect for kids. This meal is even great for kids that are fussy about eating vegetables. All you need is: some potatoes, frozen vegetables, plain flower, 2 eggs and cornflakes. The nuggets can be fried or baked. The recipe is flexible and can be made with different kinds of vegetables, Tuna or even cheese and bacon. The final product looks absolutely delicious!

How To: Perform a "needle" dance move (for kids)

A needle is when one foot is on the ground (flat) in-line with the shoulders, and the opposite leg is kicked back, reaching for the sky. This puts the dancer in a "needle" position, with the straight legs forming a straight line, from head to toe. In this dance lesson, you'll learn how you can do a needle yourself. You need to be extremely flexible before trying this dance move, so don't over-exert yourself.

How To: Do a cool diagonal finger tutting combo

Finger tutting is one of the coolest techniques for giving lightshows at raves or spicing up a hip-hop routine. This video will tech you a cool finger tut combo that involves a lot of back-and-forth and diagonal finger connections. If you don't have strong, flexible fingers, move on. You'll need them here.

How To: Make homemade playdough

Playdough is one of the best types of toys that any kid can play with. Not only is it flexible, but it's also non-toxic. In this video tutorial, you'll find out the recipe for making your own homemade Playdough from scratch. It's easy to do and will save you money. Good luck!

How To: Use a jig saw

In this video presenter Dominic shows you how to use a Jig Saw correctly. Dominic suggests that if you are going to make a tight turn then you should use a skinnier blade in order to avoid banging up the wood or breaking the jig saw blade. He adds that you should be patient and try not to go too fast. With the jig saw you first have to drill a hole in the wood and then put the jig saw through as the blade is flexible and cannot be pushed through by itself. He suggests trimming off the first p...

How To: Tie a slip knot

The slip knot, also called a running knot, is a very diverse knot. It's practical application ranges wildly from crochet and knitting to building a noose. The basic function of a slip knot is to create a flexible knot, with one end tied to the middle for greater mobility. Check out this how to video and learn how to tie a slip knot, because you never know when you might need it.

How To: Crack a computer running a telnet daemon with Brutus

Brutus, first made available in 1998, is one of the fastest, most flexible remote brute-force password crackers you can get your hands on - it's also free. It is available for Windows 9x, NT and 2000. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use Brutus to crack a Linux box a running telnet daemon. For more information, and to get started hacking with Brutus yourself, watch this video tutorial.