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How To: Do a cool coin flip switch magic trick

This video will show you how to perform a really cool, easy coin trick with only two different coins and your hands. The effect is that you throw one of the coins up in the air, catch it, and reveal the other coin, which the audience has not seen yet. You accomplish this by switching the second coin from one hand to the other while the first is in the air, then stashing the first coin in your pocket while showing your audience the second. Easy and impressive.

How To: Create fire and smoke using Pyro FX in Houdini 10

The new Pyro FX in Houdini 10 are very impressive with improved workflow. The Pyro FX are great for creating 3D fire and smoke effects. And in this video tutorial series, you will learn the Pyro FX workflow in-depth and the parameters used to create fire and smoke effects. You will also see how volumetric data is created and recorded, and how to visualize it.

How To: Make an origami flapping bird

The famous origami crane is an impressive design, but it's even more impressive when you can bring it to life and make it flap its wings. Surprisingly enough the origami flapping bird is actually slightly easier to make than the crane, involving fewer folds. Even beginners shouldn't have too much trouble creating this interesting, animated work of art.

How To: Cut a pretty flower food garnish from a carrot

You want to know the real reason you pay so much money to dine at four and five-star restaurants? Well, the quality of the food is obviously a factor. But the biggest discrepancy is quite simply the presentation. Order something as simple as pan-seared tuna with sesame seeds and it'll come drizzled in a posmodernist Pollock-esque pattern of soy sauce and a miniature dragon made out of a carrot. It's pretty impressive stuff, almost as impressive as what your bill will be.

How To: Perform the "slap it" card trick

Aspiring card shark? Sink your pearly whites into this easy, impressive illusion. In this free video magic lesson from YouTube user experthowto, you'll learn how to perform the "slap it" card trick using simple sleight of hand. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the trick, watch this prestidigitator's guide.

How To: Origami a snowflake designed by Dennis Walker

For all you origami fanatics out there... Why not try this project on for size? In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to origami a pretty impressive snowflake designed by [www.origamidennis.co.uk/ Dennis Walker]. For this project, the recommended paper size is a hexagon with a side length of 10cm (approx. 4in).

How To: Draw a Hummer

Whatever your views on the environment and fossil fuel emissions might be, you have to admit Hummers are pretty complicated looking vehicles. That's why it will be all too impressive when you show your friends how to draw one. You'll some skills and, I hate to say it, a good amount of patience, but an awesome Hummer drawing in just eight steps away! This video will show you the best way to draw a Hummer.

How To: Do a wall flip

A performer from the UK street stunt team 3Run demonstrates the wall flip. It's a simple but always impressive parkour move. The performer vaults off the wall and goes spinning back over himself, landing on his feet. The performer offers a lot of advice for how to do the trick, making it (almost) look easy.

How To: Do a front flip

In this video, one of the gentlemen from the London stunt team 3Run shows us how to do a front flip. This is a very impressive trick that sends the performer spinning forward over the ground. Common sense would lead you to think that this trick requires a lot of strong, fast movements, but as the performer demonstrates, it's all about a light, delicate touch.

How To: Make an origami paper butterfly

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use the ancient Japanese art form of origami to make a butterfly. This is a fairly simple design that's good for beginners, taking only a few minutes to learn. But the results are impressive, making for an elegant decorative item or small gift.

How To: Perform a riffle 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 riffle fan card flourish, which you can use to either fan your cards out, or as a riffle by itself. This riffle fan card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

How To: Create pagination in Adobe InDesign

If you're creating a document and with Adobe's InDesign and would like to learn how to number your pages, look no further. This video will show you what to do to make sure you get the numbers you want, where you want them. Though this seems like a simple task, it can prove frustrating to someone unfamiliar with the program. This how-to clears up some of the mystery and lets you get your 1,2,3 on. Adobe InDesign can be an impressive document or presentation tool and this tip will help you get ...

How To: Form a tomato rose salad and food decoration

Tomatoes have long been salad staples, but never have they adorned your salad quite like this before. Turn your daily salad from ordinary to sexy fabulosity by cutting and folding up this beautiful tomato rose. Excellent as a garnish on most food dishes as well as a bowl of salad, this tomato rose is easy to make and impressive in show.

How To: Cut cards (shuffle cards) with one hand

Want to look totally pro when you deal blackjack, or even just when you're playing Go Fish with your friends? Then check out this easy yet super impressive card shuffling trick. Cutting cards can either be boring or a spectacle, so add some spice to your card game by shuffling it impressively in one hand.

How To: Make a high heel shoe from gumpaste

Cake decorators adore gumpaste because it can not only be formed in just about any imaginable shape out there, but also because it hardens to a consistency that can easily hold these shapes. Take this intricate, Cinderella-inspired high heeled slipper, for instance. Perfectly shaped and sturdy, it would serve well for topping a vanilla buttercream cake or red velvet cupcakes.

How To: Take evenly lit professional high definition photos

You can take high resolution photos with just about any digital SLR, but whether these high resolution photos turn out impressive depends on setting, lighting, and the compliance of your subjects to pose. While photographing your friends and family in everyday life has these aforementioned conditions already set for you, if you take photos in the studio many factors can be adjusted to your liking.

How To: Make an advanced one balloon horse

Attention advanced balloon artists! Learn how to make a one balloon horse that involves a difficult balloon shape and a tricky air bubble situation. Learn how to make this impressive balloon animal with help from one ballooning expert. Your Balloon Man, Mr. Fudge, is full of balloon tricks! Be sure to find other balloon videos on WonderHowTo from Mr. Fudge teaching everything from animals to planes! In a few twists and a few ties, you'll be an expert balloon artist in no time!

How To: Cook delicious stuffed flank steak for Moms

The Family Circle Test Kitchen brings us this demonstration of how to prepare a delicious Stuffed Flank Steak. The stuffing is made by combining a package of frozen spinach, thawed and drained, some crumbled blue cheese, a jar of roasted red peppers, drained and chopped, some bread crumbs, an egg yolk, and some garlic salt and black pepper.