### How To: Tie a necktie with the half-Windsor knot

Need to know how to tie a necktie for a formal event like a wedding or fancy job interview? Prefer that your knot not be too bulky? Try an old standby—the half Windsor knot (sometimes referred to as the "double" Windsor). This video tutorial presents a careful, slow-motion overview of the knot tying process and will have you tying perfect half Windsor knots in no time at all.

### How To: Fasten a tie with the classic full Windsor knot

If you're going to an event formal enough to warrant a tie, you might want to go with a conservative, traditional knot like the full or "double" Windsor. This video tutorial presents a careful, slow-motion overview of the knot tying process and will have you tying perfect full Windsor knots in no time at all.

### How To: Write an analytical proof of the quadratic formula

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 write a formal analytical proof of the quadratic formula.

### How To: Deal with a noisy neighbor

Is your neighbor creating a ton of racket? Suffering in anything but silence? It can be hard to approach a noisy neighbor without starting a big riff. Follow these steps to get the quiet you deserve.

### How To: Be a good party guest

A good party guest should live by this motto: Ask not what the party can do for you, but what can you do for the party!

### How To: Get a half up half down Jessica Simpson hairstyle

You'll never see Jessica Simpson wearing boring, flat hair. Usually, the bodacious diva can be seen sporting extremely pumped up, voluminous locks, whether they're pinned up in an updo for a formal event or grazing her shoulders loosely as big curls.

### How To: Tie a necktie with a double (or full) Windsor knot

Need to know how to tie a necktie for a formal event like a wedding or fancy job interview? Try an old classic—the full Windsor knot (sometimes referred to as the "double" Windsor). This video tutorial presents a careful, slow-motion overview of the knot tying process and will have you tying perfect full Windsor knots in no time at all.

### How To: Do a round-off back flip & backtuck street gymnastics

Epic from TRICKset breaking down in his words how he does a round-off back tuck and back layout. The layout taught in this tutorial is the street layout from parkour or freerunning. It is not a formal gymnastics layout.

### How To: Create a simple and romantic prom/formal hairstyle

You may be just recovering from a hectic - and binge-filled - holiday season, but prom season is just around the corner. Make sure you look like the belle of the ball by creating this simple and romantic hairstyle.

### How To: Address a literary agent in a query letter

Your manuscript is complete, and you have a list of your favorite agents and a strong query letter... but how do you properly address letters to agents? You neither want to be too formal nor too casual - strike the perfect balance.

### How To: Say and write the words for "you're beautiful" in Korean

In this free video language lesson from Sunny Park of Mahalo, we learn how to say, pronounce and write the Korean words for "you're beautiful" using both formal and informal language. For details, and to get started using this handy Korean phrase yourself, watch this guide for Korean language learners.

### How To: Wash men's dress shirts safely and without fading them

Men's dress shirts are arguably the most important part of their wardrobe, and washing them without shrinking, fading, or fraying is tough. This video will show you just how to do it, ensuring that you look sharp at work and formal events.

### How To: Style a funky hair braid

Can't decide how to style your hair for a date or formal event? Try the fancy, eye-catching braid demonstrated in this home beauty how-to. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this free video tutorial can present a comprehensive overview of the process in just under three minutes' time. For detailed instructions, as well as to get started sharpening your own knives, watch this helpful guide.

### How To: Measure your inseam

There are numerous events and occasions that require you to wear a formal outfit of some kind. Whether it be a tuxedo or just a business suit, looking your best can be important. Now, in order to look good, you need to know your proportions and what would and wouldnt fit. In this short video find out how to take an inseam measurement using a tape measure. Enjoy!

### How To: Make a Japanese obi belt

In this DIY clothes making tutorial, learn how to make a Japanese Obi belt, perfect to add to any little black dress. Traditionally, Obi refers to various Japanese belts and sashes used for attire such as formal kimonos and martial arts uniforms. Obi’s are often worn with kimonos to secure the robe in place as well for the purpose of decoration. In this tutorial, learn step-by-step how to make an Obi belt in the comfort of your own home.

### How To: Say a few greetings in Russian

Check out this instructional language video to learn how to say a few greetings in Russian. This tutorial also explains the difference between formal and informal exchanges, as well as introduces a few basic phrases in Russian. This lesson is a great way for beginners to establish a foundation for developing your Russian language skills.

### How To: Do a curly updo hair style

This tutorial hair styling video will teach you to do your hair in a curly updo. This updo will be great for formal occasions and other events.

### How To: Fold a rectangular tablecloth

Whether it's a free-for-all picnic buffet or a formal 12-course dinner, your table should be notable for its abundance, not for the tablecloth's abundance of wrinkles. This step by step tutorial teaches you how to fold your tablecloth so it will not wrinkle.

### How To: Use lines to create a more interesting image

This Israel Hyman's video demonstrates how using lines can create a more interesting image. This technique is an easy one to learn, and it’s one you can immediately use whether you’re shooting home or formal video. The principles of cinematography are universal.

### How To: Turn your basic standby ponytail into several super sexy hairstyles

We love ponytails - for yoga class. They're ridiculously easy to throw together, which is why they're great for on-the-go hair management. But just because the ponytail is a practical, functional look doesn't mean you can't dress it up and wear it to formal occasions like cocktail parties and work.

### How To: Create a Beyonce inspired elegant high bun

Beyonce makes just about any hairstyle look damn good and worthy of imitation. While she generally rocks a glamorous loose mane of hair, sometimes curled, sometimes not, when she hits up more formal events she likes to style her locks into a bun.

### How To: Create a side curled ponytail wrapped with braids

What we love about braided an/or curly hairstyles is that they're so romantic and make us feel like princesses. What we don't like is the fact that they take forever plus a day to do, which doesn't make us happy when we're in a rush to go to school in the morning.

### How To: Create an elegant low side French braid updo

Once you've mastered French braids you've opened yourself up to an entire universe of hairstyling options you never had before. Take the elegant low side French braid updo in this hairstyling tutorial, for instance.

### How To: Create a fierce makeup look inspired by Greek god Ares

For those of you who need a little brushing up on Greek history, Ares is the god of war. He represents bloodlust, brutality, violence, and civil order. As such, he's usually depicted as a strong, mature warrior with a shield and golden armor.

### How To: Add rhinestones to your hair for a special occasion

Prom and wedding seasons are fast approaching and there will soon be a ton of occasions where you will need to dress up. In this tutorial, learn how to take some normal craft rhinestones from Michaels or any craft store and velcro them into your hair. By using velcro, you will guarantee the stones stay put in your hair for the entire evening. Adding stones to your hair creates an ethereal, starry night hair look that is perfect for any formal event!

### How To: Do a Vanessa Hudgens inspired twisted ponytail

Vanessa Hudgens is the paragon of a bohemian girl, sporting messy, wavy locks, natural/nude makeup, and flowing maxi dresses wherever she goes, whether it's to Starbucks or a premiere.

### How To: Do a Blake Lively Teen Choice Awards braided hairstyle

In this two part tutorial, learn how to recreate Blake Lively's boho chic braided look from the Teen Choice Awards. This style is very versatile. You can wear this style for everyday, work, school or formal occasions like prom, weddings, etc.

### How To: Make an elegant 3D origami white paper swan

Would you like to craft perfect 3D origami works of art? In this helpful tutorial, Jewellia7777 demonstrates how to use recycled paper to create your own elegant "green" works of art in no time. Learn to easily construct a stunning table centerpiece of paper that would let you contribute your own artistic touch to any special event, formal or informal. This great video will have you stunning your guests in no time with the impossibly beautiful flair of this fun project.

### How To: Make Indian malai kofta (dumplings)

Forget the Indian take out tonight, watch this how to video and learn how to make a delicious Indian dish. In this video Manjula shows you how to make malai kofta. Malai kofta are dumplings in a creamy gravy, they make a good side dish for any formal dinner party.

### How To: Become a wedding DJ

Do you love music and need a little extra cash? Do you think you have a knack for entertaining others with your rockin' playlists? Check out this video and learn how to turn that musical mind into a career as a wedding DJ. The most memorable part of the wedding reception is the music and dancing and you could be a part of it! Follow these steps and have people complimenting you on your awesome tunes as they leave the reception.

### How To: Use the subjunctive with verbs of volition in Spanish

In this video, we learn how to speak Spanish: Subjunctive with verbs of volition. Volition is requests when someone asks, needs, or wants something. To form these, you must first take the "yo" form and remove the final "o". Then, you will add in the opposite vowel endings. For example, with "yo hablo" you would say, "yo hable" or "hables". This will change if you are talking about a group of people, one person, or a formal group of people. A verb with the "er" ending will change to "a" or "es...

### How To: Tie a bowtie for a fancy event

If you are planning on attending a formal or fancy event, wearing a tie is almost a given. Not only does it show you have class and a sense of style, but it will make sure that you won't offend anyone as well.

### How To: Align & group objects & use gridlines in MS Word 2007

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to align and group objects, and use gridlines. Begin by clicking the Insert tab and select a shape from Shapes. To align the object, go to the Format tab and select the Align menu. From there, users are able to align the selected object in any direction. In the Align menu, users are also able to add gridlines by selecting View Gridlines. To configure the grid-line options, click on gridlines Settings. This video will benefit those viewers who use Micr...

### How To: Wear the new NWU (Navy working uniform)

In this video tutorial viewers learn how to wear the National Working Uniform. This uniform has a strict policy and all must follow the uniform rules. The basic components of the uniform are: an eight point cap, blue cotton undershirt, shirt, trousers, belt with closed-faced buckle, black boot socks, blousing straps, black 9" steel-toed leather boots, embroider rank insignia and service & name tapes. This video is very detailed and clearly explains all the uniform expectations. This video wil...

### How To: Tie a necktie with the four-in-hand knot

Need to know how to tie a necktie for a formal event like a wedding or fancy job interview? Try an old standby—the four-in-hand knot (sometimes referred to as the "simple" or "schoolboy" knot). This video tutorial presents a careful, slow-motion overview of the knot tying process and will have you tying perfect full four-in-hand knots in no time at all. Tie a necktie the easiest way with this handy how-to.

### How To: Customize an XBox 360 Avatar that looks like President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama is proving to be just as polarizing as the last president, but if you still love him after his nearly two years in office (has it only been that long?) pay tribute to him by creating an XBox 360 Avatar in his likeness using the steps in this video. This is a pretty young Obama, if you want a more presidential look age this by about 30 years.

### How To: Create a simple casual updo with a messy side bun

Messy hair is not sexy. Especially not when you've just rolled out of bed with teeming array of hair mats and a piece of gum stuck to a few strands.

### How To: Create a versatile braided hairband for summer

The great thing about braids is that they're so incredibly versatile. Spin a single braid through the crown of your hair and let the rest of your locks loose and you've got a pretty Lauren Conrad, girl next door look going on. Or add a few curls using a curling iron and tie your hair up into an updo to create an elegant look befitting of a formal affair.

### How To: Wear a wrist watch

This video tutorial belongs to the Beauty & Style category which is going to show you how to wear a wrist watch. These days not many people wear watches. They find out time with their cell phones. If you want to improve your image, wearing a watch will help. If you are going for a job interview or on a date, you should wear a watch. Because watches co-relate to responsibility and hence project a better picture of yourself. A solid stainless steel watch is universal and matches with formal as ...

### How To: Tie a tie on yourself

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie a necktie. Begin by placing the tie around your neck, with the wider end 2 times lower than the narrow end. Then cross the wider end over and under the narrow end. Now bring the wide end through the V gap between the neck and . Wrap it once more over and under. This time, create a small loop. Bring the tie through the V gap and through the loop. Finish by tighten and adjusting the tie. This video will benefit those viewers who are attending a s...