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.
Sure, you've probably seen a million YouTube videos that feature the impressive schemes of 2,000-sided modular origami balls that seem to defy gravity as well as patience. But sometimes the simplist origami craft is the most striking.
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.
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.
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.
Already mastered folding a crane? Congrats, you're already halfway there to becoming a veritable origami master! Harder origami projects take more time and patience to perfect, but you can begin making impressive origami projects now even if you're just a beginner.
When you have to use 18 individual pieces to create an origami project, you know it's going to be hard. Thankfully, with this video you'll be guided through exactly how to maneuver every crease and fold.
We know that there is some seriously impressive origami out there. From 30-sided modular origami spheres to magic cubes and advanced, rounded figures like dragons, the world of origami offers so much to create if only you practice.
This is quite possibly the most awesome origami project we've ever seen, and trust us, we've seen A LOT of origami tutorials.
FLoorwork is half of the equation for really impressive break dancing. While your floorwork itself might be wicked cool, it's going to look unrehearsed and sloppy if you can't transition smoothly from dancing standing up to the floor.
Making fancy pool shots that send balls careening around the table may be impressive, but more often than not it's making short, easy shots consistently that will win you the game. This video will teach you an easy drill that you can use to improve your short-range cue control, which you can then use to set up combos and make sure you don't miss easy shots.
There's nothing more exhilirating on a summer day than going out to Venice Beach and watching a skateboarding competition. Whether the skater kids are doing olies or 360s, skateboarding is impressive to watch but almost impossible to photograph.
In this video, learn how to decorate a cake that looks like a perfect soccer field. This is a great way to celebrate the upcoming World Cup game and includes everything from grass to players to goal posts. This adorable little cake will make an impressive - and delicious - addition to any event!
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Just picked up a longboard? Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to perform the impressive look back trick. Be sure to wear safety gear when attempting this trick.
Using a balloon, magnet, and wire, you will see how to make a speaker. The sound quality is impressive, and volume can be increased with stronger magnets.
A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to perform flag. Learn proper hand positions for this impressive feet of strength
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 ...
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.
This camera won't be able to take any pictures, but we can bet that after you make it you'll be taking lots of artsy pictures of it and posting it to your indie craft blog! Made from a dollar bill, this digital SLR camera is super cool and mighty impressive.
Before you start rolling out fondant to assemble a fantastical, impressive swan and before you even slather on that top coat of icing, you have to know how to assemble your cake and insert icing between layers of cake.
The Windmill is the move most people think of when they contemplate break dancing. The famous move consists of balancing on your hands, head, and chest while spining your legs around and around in a circular motion.
Thanksgiving is coming up within a matter of weeks, which means soon enough you'll be gobbling down truckloads of turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and stuffing. Not to mention copious amounts of butter, which is used to add flavor to nearly every dish.
Do you want to look like a high roller the next time you're playing the slots at Mandalay Bay? Then checkout this awesome coin roll trick that's impressive for gamblers and magicians alike.
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.
If you're a knitting beginner who wants to challange yourself with an impressive looking project, then you've hit the right how-to video. While there are many different ways you can knit a hat, the method presented in this tutorial is one of the simplest. You can simply vary the yarn color to produce different effects.
Want a knitting project that looks really impressive and complex but is actually much simpler than it appears? Then this hexagonal illusion cube blanket, made with an array of variously colored hexagons. The blanket is made of 100% wool, so it's perfect for covering up and then snuggling with your partner during cold winter nights.
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.
With the "Thor" movie coming out in 2011 and the actors recently debuting a five-minute trailer at Comic-Con, fanboy buzz about this Norse comic book hero has officially reached fever pitch. Guys like the story - the son of a king cast down to earth as punishment, who seeks to redeem himself while falling in love with a human nurse - while gals like the fantastically ripped men.
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.
In this in depth, 7 part tutorial, learn how to dance Michael Jackson's routine from "Dangerous". This dance is impressive and with a little practice you, too, will soon be grooving like the King of Pop.
This is an impressive bar trick to do, but since it involves fire and huffing you should not attempt it if you're a lightweight or new to absinthe.
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!
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.