Frosty the Snowman is a fairy tale they say, but this microscopic snowman is very real and just broke the record for the world's smallest snowman. (Though, it's not Guinness-official yet.)
Perry Watkins' clownish mini car, "The Wind Up", is officially the world's smallest street legal vehicle, standing at 41 inches high, 51 inches long and 26 inches wide. The wind up mechanism is purely cosmetic; the car operates as a regular-sized car does, with a tiny engine that can go up to 60kph (37mph).
Interested in planting potatoes? Start a self-sustaining garden full of veggies you can take from your garden, straight to your dinner plate. Plant potatoes 8 inches apart and about 4 inches deep. When the plants grow about 6 to 8 inches tall, start to hill up the sides. Learn more about how to plant potatoes yourself from this video presented by Homestead Acres.
Wheatgrass juice is an elixir like no other. If you want to know how to grow wheatgrass - this video will teach you. Remarkably easy to grow, and 9 days we go from dormant wheat berries, to grass that's several inches tall. During those 9 days we expend about 2 minutes of labor. It is truly that easy, Why bother with machinery when it's this easy?
Before you start this recipe, make sure you have the proper pan: You'll need a 9- or 10-inch cake pan with sides that are at least 2 inches tall. (Most standard 9-inch cake pans have 1-inch sides, which will leave you with overflowing batter.) If you strike out in the cake pan department, an ovenproof skillet with similar dimensions will work. This cake is so fabulous, I would strongly consider buying a 9 by 2-inch cake pan especially for this recipe. It's surprisingly easy to make, and as a ...
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Watch this video to learn how to build the plastic model rocket by Estes called the "Amazon". It's an easy to make rocket that is 36 inches tall and comes in the Tandem X Kit.
It is not that hard to make your own drill press table. Start with a 3/4-inch piece of plywood. Cut a 3/4-inch dado cut on both ends of the 3/4-inch board about two inches from the end. Top the 3/4-inch plywood with a 1/4-inch piece of oak cut into three pieces. When you cut the board into three pieces cut the center piece out with a 10-degree angle so that when you glue the two end pieces down the center piece will slide in and out but be held in place by the angle. This allows you to change...
Ok, shutterbug, you need to keep your camera from shaking, but there’s no tripod in sight. Relax--you can still get the perfect shot. Here a couple easy tricks to help you get a steady shot without a tripod.
Tall ceramic planters are perfectly shaped to hold a large sized plant on your front porch or in your garden. Learn how to make your own ceramic planter in this free ceramics video series.
Check out this ceramics video sequence to learn how to shape tall pottery using a potter's wheel. Follow these easy steps by Andy Ruble to create shapelier, taller pottery. This video is great for ceramics enthusiasts.
Duct tape is so versatile. You can make incredibly cool things out of tape. Duct tape is cheap, tough and sturdy. In this tutorial, learn how to make a very cool project - a top hat! Look just like a punk rock Abe Lincoln with this tall top hat made from duct tape. Get creative - try different colored tape and make fun designs!
Carving a net needle from wood is probably easier than you think as long as you have your trusty Swiss army knife at hand. It has a wide array of available tools in a small unit. First you will need a piece of balsa wood. It should be 1/8 of an inch thick by 3 inches wide and 8 inches tall. Using the sharp narrow blade of the knife, you will cut 3 reference holes in a triangular pattern. The points of the triangle should be 1 inch apart at the bottom and the triangle should be 2 inches high. ...
This is the ultimate guide to drawing correct human proportions. If you've always had trouble with it in high school art class or in art school, this video condenses all the information into a tight package that's fun and easy to understand. This will uncover all the tricks to human proportions for figure drawings.
Interested in learning how to play the tabla? In this installment from his video series of free tabla lessons, Debu Nayak demonstrates how to play the teen tall, or 16-beat, theka on the tabla. While these tutorials are geared towards absolute beginners, even seasoned percussionists are likely to pick something up. To get started playing the teen tall theka on your own tabla, take a look.
Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to throw a tall necked bottle using your pottery wheel. The detailed instructions in this helpful how-to video will allow intermediate potters to make nice tall neck bottles in no time.
Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to pull tall cylinders out of clay using your pottery wheel. This how-to video is not for beginners, but it features detailed instructions and explanations. You'll be throwing and pulling tall cylinders for vases and other types of pottery in no time after watching this instructional video.
Looking taller is always kind of fun for someone who's not so tall to begin with. Fortunately, looking taller is easy to achieve and gives you more flexibility in your dress and style. The primary way to look taller is with shoes; however, use discretion when selecting tall shoes. You want them to be high enough so it actually makes a difference, but you don't want to give off the wrong image or be completely useless for everyday activities (like walking). This is where taste comes into play?...
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.
Learn how to make an origami naga-kabuto tall samurai helmet. You need just one square piece of paper to make your origami naga-kabuto tall samurai helmet.
There is nothing like fresh vegetables from the garden. Dave Epstein shows us the secrets to planting peas.
For a fun novelty project, try making a zoetrope at home. * A plastic coffee can lid
In this tutorial from the Scrollsaw Workshop, Steve Good demonstrates how to cut a tall clock using a pattern available at Steve's blog, scrollsawworkshop.blogspot.com. For this project, you'll need a clock face, wood of your choice (two 5" by 10" pieces and two 3" by 10" pieces) and a piece of contrasting wood for use around the border. Make time for this time-making tutorial; you'll be glad you did.
This video shows how to plant an iris. Be sure to select a spot that gets about six inches of sun a day to plant an iris. When planting more than one iris, be sure to space them about a foot apart. This will encourage them to grow tall. When you dig the hole, don't dig it too deep. Also, make a little mound in the center of the hole. Spread the roots of the iris over the little mound so that the hole drains and the plant doesn't rot. You want about a third of your rysem sticking up out of the...
Fall is a great time to fertilize your lawn, especially cool season grasses like Bluegrass and Tall Fescue. By fertilizing in the fall you're building up the root system but because it's cool the top won't grow as well so you won't need to mow as much. Before spreading your fertilizer you want to top dress with compost. Compost is a great additive for the lawn, especially if you sprinkle a quarter to a half inch layer on top of the lawn. It will work its way down and when down there will feed...
Judy demonstrates how to make a very tall, simple, yet elegant centerpiece for weddings and other events. You first need a tube and a base that it will fit into. Placing the tube in the base, use a hot glue gun to secure the tube into the base. You can then fill up the balloons with air, using an air pump and tie pairs of balloons together. Twisting together four balloons, place the cluster of balloons around the base of the tube. Repeat with an additional 8 balloons and place this cluster at...
For all you women out there who do not fall into the normal categories, Anna Saccone offers some styling tips for both tall and petite women. For petite women, Anna suggests that you should wear just one color in order to elongate your body and fool people into thinking that you are taller. If it is not possible to wear simply one color, it is suggested that you have a 2 to 1 ratio of color in your outfit and that the colors do not clash too much, as this will seem to cut your body in half, e...
This instructional ceramics video teaches you how to throw a tall cylinder with clay. This video is designed to help the beginning through advanced ceramic student improve their throwing skills.
Let's face it, not everybody's perfect. But that doesn't mean that everybody is special or beautiful. But for those of you without the thin, lengthy legs, there's hope for beating your insecureness. Lengthen the look of your legs with your attire and show off your bashful thick legs.
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...
The economy is down, so what's one way you can save money? Build a vertical axis wind turbine! This eco-friendly four-part video tutorial will show you just how to make one so you can save money. These are detailed steps for making the vertical axis wind turbine. The blades can be easily interchanged offering different shapes and materials to experiment with. This design can create turbines up to 90 inches in diameter and up to 15 feet tall.
Is That All Duct Tape demonstrates how to make a duct tape wallet. You will need a knife, duct tape of any color and measuring tape. First, rip off a piece of tape about 10 inches long. Put the tape sticky side up. Attach another piece of tape sticky side down on top of it half way down. Fold the first piece of tape on top of the second piece of tape. Add more pieces using the same technique until it is 8 inches tall. Trim the sides so it is even. Fold the piece in half. Seal the side seams w...
Maybe it's just us, but this city reminds us a lot of the dreamscape Parisian city from Cristopher Nolan's mind heist movie "Inception," aside from the whole city folding back over itself thing and whatnot.
There are lots of techniques you can use to throw a pot and to sculpt and mold it, but when you get a big order for a batch of pots, the best technique you can use is the technique that will produce the largest quantity in the least amount of time.
To make your own Golden Mojito at home, you will need the following: a tall glass, mint leaves, lemon wedges, sugar syrup, Brugal Anejo, ginger ale, a straw, and ice.
This is a complex process, but the guys at Graffiti Research Lab have armed you with detailed written instructions and this video on how to create a night writer. This is a more complicated version of their LED throwies that allows you to catch a tag in lights. You'll never need an airpline skywriter again!
We next try some staking, because this garden has tall plants. Tall plants add verticality to the garden, but they only stay tall until a thunderstorm hits. They need staking if for no other reason to keep them out of the mud. Dahlias definitely need staking because their flowers are enormous and bend easily. Plan for this ahead of time. For staking there are lots of possibilities. You can use bamboo and string or you could use multi-purpose stakes. This metal stake is ideal for a single stem...
This is a Hobbies and Toys video tutorial where you will learn how to use a Micrometer. Micrometers are precision measuring tools and they can be calibrated in inches or in metric system. There are also digital micrometers available where the reading switches back and forth. Generally they are right handed. The micrometer shown in the video is calibrated in inch. Each division is one thousandth of an inch. A whole rotation of the knob is 25,000 and one division is seen on the bell. Two rotati...
In the lead up to the Magic Leap One launch, Magic Leap has been coy about what the actual field of view (FoV) is for its first commercial product.