Ever notice how some augmented reality apps can pin specific 3D objects on the ground? Many AR games and apps can accurately plant various 3D characters and objects on the ground in such a way that, when we look down upon them, the objects appear to be entirely pinned to the ground in the real world. If we move our smartphone around and come back to those spots, they're still there.
Although mowing is key to keeping your lawn healthy and good looking, it isn't anything worth jumping up and down for when it comes time to doing it. As it turned out, the first time I mowed my lawn wasn't nearly as fun or exciting as Hank Hill made it out to be. Maybe it was the beer.
One of the most annoying things about summer is mowing the lawn. Depending on how big your yard is, it can mean spending hours out in the hot sun while you could be doing something a lot more fun like watching the Olympics or making giant soap bubbles. Reclaim your summer with this remote control lawn mower that does all the hard work for you.
The weather widget on the main home screen of a fresh-out-of-the-box Galaxy S5 is meant to show off the screen. Super-high contrast and crisp definition on the individual blades of grass in the background let you know that the phone you're holding has one helluva display.
Want greener and healthier grass around your home? With some care and a little work, you could have the greenest landscape in the county. Lowe's has the tips you need in this five-part video series on lawn maintenance.
Farming in Minecraft isn't the most exciting part of the game, but it's essential for making the high-level food items like cake so you'd better get used to it. This video will walk you through all aspects of Minecraft farming, including getting seeds, using your hoe to til the soil, planting the crops, and then using bonemeal to make them grow fast.
Planting a little lawn in a coworker’s keyboard is a nice way to welcome him back from vacation.
Unfortunately for the greater portion of gals who live in or close to cities, we aren't blessed with idyllic, wide open spaces filled with green meadows, wildflowers, and perfect clouds in a perfect white sky. Uncommercialized or used spaces are hard to find, which is why getting a taste of green scenery is so important for our well being (it's easy to feel overwhelmed by city life!).
Have a beautiful photo that needs some help? In this video learn how to correct grass and sky color and contrast with a little revolutionary software program called Adobe Photoshop. Transforming brown/yellow grass to bright saturated grass and converting a dull sky to a bright blue wonderfully vivid sky with help take your photo from "just okay" to "superb".
This video shows us several types of ornamental grass that can be used in landscape projects. Although none of these grasses are appropriate for use in lawns, they are great options for those who are concerned about water conservation. Ricegrass is a bunch grass with long stems and silver heads. It is a cool-season grass and will go dormant in hot weather. Little Bluestem grows quickly in the Spring and is known for its variety of colors including blue, green, and yellow. Giant Sacaton is a g...
Just beating Fangroa alone is easy, at least, easier than you think. But getting a gold medal for beating him? That's a little trickier. Check out this video for a quick tutorial on how to beat the boss Fangora in the Grass Lands chapter in Kirby's Epic Yarn and get a Gold medal and the Mole Patch!
The fourth and final level of the Grass Land chapter is the Big Bean Vine and introduces a newer element to work your way through with some clever sections to have fun in! Check out this video for a full walkthrough of the level with secrets included for Kirby's Epic Yarn on the Nintendo Wii!
In this tutorial, you'll see how to create a grass scene using the stock modeling tools within 3ds Max 2010 and 2011. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started creating your own 3D grassy landscapes, take a look!
Check out this instructional tennis video that demonstrates a few techniques on how to play tennis on a grass court. There aren't a lot of grass courts around, so if you are lucky enough to do so, you're in for quite a treat. The game of tennis is played on many surfaces from concrete to clay to grass. Learn tips for playing on grass tennis courts in this video tennis lesson.
Adrian Higgins is the extraordinary garden writer for the Washington Post and shares with us his tip for cutting back ornamental grass. Spring is late in Washington this year which is good because we haven't gotten around to cutting back our grasses. This is a vital late winter chore because if it isn't done before new growth emerges, cutting could damage the new growth. Different people have different techniques depending on the grass and tool. Adrian doesn't like to use pruners for this tas...
One of the most common things about summer isn't only the sun, heat, and need to get into a pool, but stains. Grass stains, ketchup stains, and mustard stains can all ruin a perfectly good day. Sometimes they are difficult to wash out, but with this tutorial they won't be anymore. Check out the video from Good Housekeeping magazine to find out what you'll need to eliminate these stains. Enjoy!
Watch Southwest Lawn and Garden's John white and Dr. Bernd Leinauer Discuss the importance of Bermuda grass lawn fertilization and the correct techniques involved. You'll learn how to interpret the meaning behind the fertilizer label, and why a complete fertilizer, including nitrogen, phosphorus and Potassium. Along with how to calculate much fertilizer to use per square foot, You'll learn how each important nutrient helps your lawn, and why having the correct balance is so important. Most im...
In golf, chipping is an important technique that's used to attack the pin from all areas around the green. Learn some tips for chipping out of the rough from a professional golf instructor in this free golfing video.
Next time you're outside, pluck a blade of grass for an easy way to entertain yourself – and annoy your friends.
Grass is one of those things you'd think would be easy to replicate in icing, but actually end up becoming your worst nightmare. The problem that most cake enthusiasts have is that they think grass can be made from just about any piping tip, which is not the case as the result is usually a tangled, uneven mess.
Gardener P. Allen Smith give us some tips on how to care for our lawns during the hot summer months. You need to choose the correct type of grass seed and soil to suit your area and local weather conditions. In the summer, let your grass grow a little longer so that the blades of grass can shade the roots. Watch this instructional gardening video to learn how to maintain a fresh summer lawn, without dumping unnecessary fertilizers onto it or over watering the brittle grass.
Turn a patch of dirt into a gorgeous green lawn by planting the seeds correctly. Learn how to plant grass seed with this how to video.
You can grow grass underground! This quick and easy tutorial shows you how to cultivate an underground lawn. Build a deep staircase down to your chosen piece of land, then follow the rest of the tutorial to make the grass grow!
Any dog and lawn owner is familiar with the ugly yellow stains that come from your dog peeing on your grass. It's bad for the grass and for your state of mind, so watch this video to learn how you can get rid of those stains on your beautiful lawn.
After rolling down the hill or sliding into second base, it's time to tackle those grass stains. With summer coming up, this Howcast guide is helpful for moms wanting to get rid of those pesky grass stains. How to remove grass stains:
Here's how to place grass into your diorama scenery. These tactics may be familiar to model train builders, but there are endless fibers that can create texture for miniature landscapes. Make grass for dioramas, Warhammer, architectural models and other miniatures.
Even golf tour players would rather be in a bunker than face one of the most troublesome shots in golf: a chip from tall grass. Once you understand the basics of chipping in tall grass, though, your shot will become much more effective.
A gin based recipe with a bit of cointreau, pineapple juice and some grenadine. This drink is a bombardment of flavors all exploding in your mouth at the same time.
How to tie a Grass Bend - A good knot for joining together two ropes made of stiff material - seat belt webbing, for example. This knot can be used in sailing, boating, general use, camping and bondage.
Checkers anyone? Better TV shows you how to make an eye-catching landscape feature that's quick, easy and lots of fun. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to do a grass checkerboard landscape.
Trying to remove a grass stain? These complex stains can be a pain to kick, but this surefire cleaning method will have your clothes looking good in no time.
In this video, Shirley shows her viewers an effective way to multiply your red fountain grass in order to create more grass from a single plant. After the growing season, find a large, overgrown patch of grass and use a shovel to dig out a section by the roots. After planting the grass in a pot, it is crucial that you shear the top of the plant so that the grass is only 4 to 5 inches tall. This will ensure that the plant focuses on growing roots rather than its blades at the moment. This meth...
In this video, we learn how to do a grass silhouette effect in GIMP. First, draw a black mound and then close off your selection. After this, turn the path into a selection and fill it in with a black color. Next, select your smudge tool and use a small circle brush. Set the rate up to 95, depending on the length of grass you want. Now, use your mouse to push up on the mound and you will see wispy pieces of grass form where you are moving your mouse. Cross them over and cover as much of the a...
Grass fed beef can be a healthier alternative to regular beef. In this how to video the Podchef shows you how to cook a Thai style grass fed flank steak with noodles. Try this spicy flank steak recipe for dinner tonight.
If your golf ball is nestles down in deep rough around the green, the easiest way to recover from this nasty lie is to play the shot as if you would a splash from sand. Open up the clubface of your sand wedge, splash through the grass and watch as the golf ball pops up easily into the air and lands softly on the green.
This is an instructional video on how to hit a golf ball out of thick rough. The major issue that most people have with hitting the ball out of the rough is that they end up smothering the ball when they swing. This is caused by the grass catching on the shaft and closing the club face. They way to fix this is, at address you need to open the club face a slight amount. When you swing the club will catch and your club face will be positioned perfectly and the ball will shoot out of the rough l...
In this how to video series, learn how to propagate ornamental grasses, from horticulturist and gardening expert Amanda Kantor. Amanda will teach you all the steps of ornamental grass division propagation. She will demonstrate how to reduce trauma to ornamental grasses when transplanting, how to trim and prune ornamental grasses.
If you want to grow your own grass you should first get some hard winter wheat berry or grass seeds to begin to grow. You should sprout your seeds by measuring out 1 pound of seed that will be grown in a 17 x 17 inch tray. Fill a jar with a mixture of water and a solution for ocean minerals and 1 lbs of grass seeds and let them sprout. This will expand in the jar. This should take about 12 hours. Now, drain the water from the seeds, let this dry for 6 -8 hours, rinse the seed. Now, put half a...
These grass seed heads make great miniature cedar trees when painted. They are a little fragile for wargaming but great on model railroads. Watch this video miniature-making tutorial and learn how to make a mini trees out of grass heads for dioramas, models, and terrains.
Check out this beginner ukulele lesson of "Little Grass Shack" in the key of G.