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How To: Want to Appear Smarter? Stop Using Impressive Vocabulary

We've all been there: facing a lengthy, complex word that ignores the phonics we were taught in elementary school, unsure of not only its pronunciation, but also its meaning. These words, from autochthonous to esquamulose, are both terrifying and impressive. After all, if someone knows how to use them—and even say them—they must be quite smart. Yet before you begin stuffing every email and presentation with verbose prose, you might want to reconsider what others perceive to be intelligent.

How To: Do the impressive super fast color change card trick

Hey folks, learn how to perform one of the fastest (not to mention easiest) card tricks in the world! See how to do the super fast color change card trick. There's no real magic here, just a little sleight of hand, or a lot of it. If you're fast enough, this color change will amaze anyone. Magician or no magician, anyone can do this impressive color changing card trick.

How To: Play an impressive C Lydian riff on electric guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, that they are not so much about rote repetition as making available to the guitarist new and different ways of playing. Every new riff you learn will make you a more able and versatile guitarist and better equip you to st...

How To: Perform an impressive wall flip

Want to perform a wall flip? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to do a wall flip. It would help if you knew how to back flip already, but that's not a prerequisite. To perform this you'll want to run at the wall in a normal running speed. Then jump and place your foot high. Afterwards, you have to rotate. To achieve rotation you must kick up with your other leg that was not planted on the wall and swing back by leaning your head backwards.

How To: Create an impressive photo slideshow online with Roxio

Why let all the photos you've taken over the years with your digital camera sit on your computer in loose piles, forsaken? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use Roxio's free photoshow application to create impressive photographic slideshows. For more information on photoshow, or to get started creating your own slideshows, watch this Internet how-to!

How To: Perform an impressive handstand press in gymnastics (for kids)

Show off your im-"press"-ive handstand moves with this pressed handstand. If you can't seem to perfect the handstand press, then these girls will show you how to do one like a professional gymnast. Learn how to pike up, straddle up and other ways of getting into a handstand. Knowing these handstand exercises can help you improve your balance and ability to do advanced gymnastics tricks.

How To: Do a simple but impressive card trick

To set yourself up for this trick you must first take a plain deck of cards and slit it anywhere. Then flip the top card on the bottom half from the bottom half of the deck. Memorize the card and put it back into the deck. Keep cutting the deck several more times. Once you are ready, with the deck face down, pick a number between one and ten. Then draw that many cards and then flip your spectator's card.

How to Win a game of Magic: The Gathering before the first turn

This might be the most impressive feat of Magic: The Gathering deck building available on Wonderhowto. Jedi1josh has created deck that allows you to win a game of Magic not in one turn, but in zero turns. Yes, if you let your opponent have the first turn, this deck allows you to kill them, with 32 damage no less, before their first upkeep. This video will show you how to make it.

How To: Open a bottle using a CD or DVD

Have you ever seen someone open a champagne bottle with a sword? It's pretty impressive. If you're more of a beer-and-CD person than a champagne-saber person, you can do something almost equally impressive and very similar in technique by opening a beer bottle with a CD or DVD, and this video will show you how to do it.

How To: Turn and solve Rubik's Cubes one-handed faster

Okay, solving a Rubik's Cube one-handed in 15 seconds is pretty impressive. If you find solving a Rubik's Cube with two hands to be lacking in challenge and flair, try doing solves using only one hand. There is a technique to it, and this video will teach it to you. Basically, you just turn R and U a lot and rotate the cube.

How To: Perform the "Flip the Winning Hand" card trick

Aspiring card shark? Sink your pearly whites into this easy, impressive illusion. In this free video magic lesson, you'll learn how to perform the "Flip the Winning Hand" using sleight of hand. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of this no-gimmick trick, watch this prestidigitator's guide.

How To: Cook Quail Egg & Smoked Salmon Toast

Is your kitchen suffering from a serious lack of equipment and supplies? Well, that's no excuse to not make impressive gourmet appetizers. This video from Eric Ripert will show you how you can take a simple toaster oven and make a dish to impress the most cultured of crowds. All you need is some bread, smoked salmon, and quail eggs.

How To: Perform a thumb fan card flourish

Card flourishes are more of an art form, not really necessary for your magic card tricks and illusions, but really cool to impress your friends. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform a thumb fan card flourish, which shows you how to fan a deck of playing cards with... obviously your thumb. This thumb fan card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

How To: Perform a blue moon fan card flourish

Card flourishes are more of an art form, not really necessary for your magic card tricks and illusions, but really cool to impress your friends. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform a blue moon fan card flourish, where you fan two decks of cards at the same time in the shape of a moon. This blue moon fan card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

How To: Perform a companion fan card flourish

Card flourishes are more of an art form, not really necessary for your magic card tricks and illusions, but really cool to impress your friends. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform a companion fan card flourish, where you fan two decks of cards at the same time in the same hand. This companion fan card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

How To: Perform a fan spin card flourish

Card flourishes are more of an art form, not really necessary for your magic card tricks and illusions, but really cool to impress your friends. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform a fan spin card flourish, which shows you how to fan a deck of playing cards and have them spin in place. This fan spin card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

How To: Use a health glitch to beat the Ancient Rock Wraith in Dragon Age 2 easily

The Ancient Rock Wraith in Dragon Age 2 is a really impressive boss, and will probably beat you mercilessly the first time you fight him. Especially if you're playing on Nightmare. This video demonstrates a successful pwning of the Ancient Rock Wraith on Nightmare so you can learn from the creator's success. You'll also see how to use a health glitch in the game that allows you to make this fight a lot easier by taking advantage of teleporting enemies.

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