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How To: Do a standing back flip

In this tutorial, a young Englishman demonstrates how to do a backflip from a standing position (and on hard ground). As he explains, you want to resist the impulse to throw your head back. You keep your head and torso straight as you jump, curling your legs up to provide the momentum that will send you spinning.

How To: Control Your Buying Impulses by Window Shopping

Shopping: you either love it or hate it. With a tight budget, shopping can become a huge headache for even the biggest shopaholic. We've all been there, and we've all given in to our impulses and bought something we probably shouldn't have. Yet strolling through the mall doesn't have to require a strong will to keep your credit card from entering a downward spiral. You just need to keep your hands to yourself.

News: Sentinel Nerve Cells Spy on the Intestines, Linking Gut & Brain

If the all the fingerlike projections in our gut were flattened out, its surface area would be 100 times bigger than our skin's. It's so large that the actions of just a small part of it can impact our health. A new research study has found that enterochromaffin cells in the intestinal lining alert the nervous system to signs of trouble in the gut — trouble that ranges from bacterial products to inflammatory food molecules.

How To: Use sidechain compression in Ableton Live 8

In this video, we learn how to use sidechain compression in Ableton Live 8. First, set up your tracks on the software. Open up the compressor and select the sidechain so you can decide how the impulse will sound on the different tracks. From here, change the filter type and anything else you need to change. After this, go and mute your kick drum from the track so you can better hear with the sidechain that you have activated. Continue to play your tracks and play around with how they sound, t...

How To: Pan your drums in Ableton

In this video, we learn how to pan your drums in Ableton. First, load an impulse and lay out your drum pattern. Play it back to see how it sounds. Then, pay attention to panning the individual elements of your drum track. When you click on the bottom, you will be able to see where the panning is. Pan in a way so the sounds on the track play off of each other. They should be panned opposite of each other so when you play it back you will be able to hear how the track plays much more smoothly. ...

How To: Keep your cat off of your furniture

Cats are the most popular pets in America, and everyone loves a soft and cuddly kitten. But, one of the biggest drawbacks to having a feline friend is that where we see a brand new sofa - they see a scratching post. In this clip, get some useful tips for helping your cat stay away from the furniture and redirect their scratching impulses. In this pet video Marc Morrone will show you the best way to keep cats off the furniture so they don't destroy them with their claws.

How To: Make a dye-sensitized solar cell with titanium dioxide and anthocyanin

Discover the power of raspberries! Literally. In this NurdRage science video, learn how some crushed raspberries and some titanium dioxide (TiO2) can create a powered dye-sensitized solar cell. Inside a raspberry is something called anthocyanin, which is a flavonoid pigment. Commercially purchased solar cells are way more powerful than this DIY solar cell, but with a little improvement, who knows. Nurd Rage also lets you know how this works.

How To: Purchase WGT credits in World Golf Tour

In this video we learn how to purchase WGT credits in World Golf Tour. You can purchase credits or you can win them by placing in the top percents of tournaments. You can upgrade your equipment with the credits and out of the crowded free tournaments. In the Pro Shop, you can also buy new golf balls, gear, and clubs. Like in real life, having the right drive or putter can give you the advantage in tournaments. To see how many credits you have, go to the WGT website and go to your account. Fro...

How To: Craft a cute Christmas elf girl from polymer clay

Christmas means decorating trees with store-purchased ornaments and tinsel, decorating stairwells with store-purchased garlands, and decorating the exterior of your house with store-purchased lights. These days everything you need can be puchased pre-made somewhere, and while that saves us time, what happened to the good ol' days when we crafted ornaments out of popsicle sticks and strung cranberries on a string?

How To: Authorize and deauthorize computers in iTunes

Authorization allows you to copy your music store purchases to other computers and burn them to CD and protects the artists. Each computer you use to play your purchase must be authorized using your music store account. You can authorize up to 5 computers; yours is automatically authorized.

How To: Buy the right jumper cables and jump your car

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to jump start a car. When purchasing a jumper cable, don't purchase the cheapest set. It is also not necessary to purchase the most expensive. Begin by connecting the black cable on the negative terminal of the healthy car. Then connect the positive side of the red cable to the positive terminal of the healthy car. On the dead car, connect end of the cable to the positive side of the battery again, except this time you connect the negative end to a so...

How To: Make a Christmas wreath with poinsettias

To make a Christmas wreath with poinsettias, by using synthetic materials you will need a Christmas wreath, pine cones, ribbon, berries, poinsettias, and any other picks you may want to use. You can purchase these items at any craft store. First, shape wreath, make bow out of Christmas ribbon (or pre-purchase bow), and attach on wreath. Next, wrap excess ribbon around Christmas wreath and align evenly poinsettias around wreath. Then, wrap around wire from the ornaments, pine cones, berries, a...

How To: Use sidechain autofilter effects in Ableton

Open your program to a new live set. By using three keys (in Ableton Live), Command (Ctrl), Shift and t, you can create a short cut. Create two new midi tracks making one for (side chain) bass and one for (side chain) kick. To rename a track choose the two keys Command (Ctrl) and r. Next, you can load up the presets, located on the side bar list, one a bass, and, then a basic kick drum by opening up impulse, electronics and Tremor 1994. Now create a couple of patterns. To do this go an empty ...

How To: Tame frizzy hair with hand cream

You can of course purchase the super expensive waxes, balms, and texturizers at the store to tame frizzy, unruly hair. But why spend $20 on a teeny bottle of product when you can get the same results for about $3? All you have to do is purchase some hand cream and rub it anywhere you need extra hold.

How To: Purchase virtual golf clubs in World Golf Tour

In this video we learn how to purchase clubs in World Golf Tour. Go to the pro shop and upgrade the golf equipment your player uses. To access this, click on the pro shop link on the top of the main menu. You can search by your favorite brand or just browse by the item that you need. Pay attention to the benefits panel when you are searching for different products. When choosing clubs, consider the club's cost and then buy it by clicking on the "buy now" button. You will be prompted to confir...

How To: Implement an in-app purchase feature in an iPhone or iPod Touch app

In this clip, you'll learn how to add an in-application purchase feature within your app. Whether you're new to the Objective-C operating language and Xcode IDE or are a seasoned developer merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to be well served by this tutorial. For more information, including a complete overview and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video Objective-C programming lesson for iPhone & iPod Touch developers.

How To: Stage your bathroom & bedroom to sell your home

Ilyce Glink discusses the way to make your house more marketable by improving the look of your bathroom through furnishings and potentially coordinating this with your bedroom. She also proclaims that this can be done with small purchases! She discusses how the bathroom can be an easy sale to a potential buyer but purchases like small decorative soaps or matching towels can go a long way. Matching items like your floor rug and shower curtain can catch an eye. As for your bedroom, adding lamps...

How To: Use the ProvoCraft YuDu home screen printing machine

Margot Potter, otherwise known as The Impatient Crafter, provides a thorough examination and demonstration of the ProvoCraft YuDu home screen printing machine from start to finished product (in this case a screen printed tee-shirt). This video is effective both as an introduction to the product and what comes with your purchase as well as tips and tricks as to how to work with home screen printing. The 6+ minute video is entertaining as well as informative and keeps your attention in an irrev...

How To: Redeem a code for Microsoft Points (Xbox 101)

In this tutorial, we learn how to redeem a code for Microsoft Points (Xbox 101). First, you will need to log onto your Xbox Live account on your console. From here, pick a game that you want to purchase. Make sure you research the information about the game and you really want it, because you cannot return it. After this, choose the option to redeem a code and then type in the code for your Microsoft Points. After you do this, you will be bale to purchase the game that you want and you will h...

How To: Return and get a refund for a song or App in iTunes

One of the best (for Apple) and most dangerous (for you) features of the iTunes media distribution system is that it allows you to buy things with a click of the mouse that are delivered to you instantly. The potential for making rushed buying decisions that you'll regret later is massive. Fortunately, and not many people know this, you can actually return content that you've purchased from Apple to them for a refund! This video will show you the process for returning and getting refunds for ...

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