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How To: Use a body powered prosthetic hook for arm amputees

A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to don and operate his body powered prosthetic hook. This video is made to help individuals use adaptive equipment and prosthetics for getting around with one arm. This is an equipment overview for amputees or individuals that have single limbs and need a hook prosthesis to enable them. It's equipment for handicapped or disabled individuals as taught by a man with a below elbow amputation.

How To: Setup your HP TouchPad using the initial webOS wizard

If you were one of the lucky individuals to score a TouchPad before HP discountinued them, you will need to proceed through the initial setup wizard when you turn on the device for the first time, or after performing a data wipe and reset on the tablet. This guide will walk you through everything from accepting the terms & conditions, connecting to a Wi-Fi network, and creating a webOS account for the first time.

How To: Open bottles with one arm without prosthetics

A below elbow arm amputee shows how to open bottles one handed, without a prosthetic device. This technique is also great for people with arthritis pain, cerebral palsy, weak joints, stroke, and people who want to be ready for the worst-case-scenario that they suddenly have only one free hand and have to dismantle a bomb that is hidden inside a bottle! This is a great tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost a limb to amputation.

How to Spy on Tweeters: Viewing Someone Else's Twitter Timeline with TwtRoulette

In today's world of social media, there's really only two powerhouses—Facebook and Twitter. And those of you with Twitter accounts know the power of a Tweet. Getting more followers means reaching more people, but the vast majority of Tweeters are following only a handful of Twitterers themselves. Do you ever wonder why them? What's so special about these selected followed users? Is it worth it to follow them, too? That's up to you, but if you're searching for more people to follow, then it's ...

How To: Cook classic grilled chicken with the BBQ Pit Boys

This video teaches individuals how to cook classic grilled chicken using a BBQ pit. The first step is to begin mixing one cup of vegetable oil and two cups of vinegar. The next step is to add your favorite chicken rub and mix it all together with a pinch of pepper. The instructor marinates his chicken for four hours before cooking. The next step is to put the marinated chicken into the BBQ pit grill to begin cooking. The instructor notes it only takes about 10min to seer both sides of the chi...

How To: Measure your foot & calves for proper shoe fit

This is a video guide for measuring your foot and calf size correctly. This is important in order to properly fit shoes. It's a video intended for athletes and individuals sensitive to their foot and leg health. This is brought to you by a retailer that fits wide or narrow feet with proper shoes. You'll need a wall and a measurement guide. Measure for both feet and sometimes you have two different sized feet.

How To: Use Rubik's Cube notation and terminology

Since its invention in 1974, the Rubik's Cube has become a favorite pastime among geeks, puzzle lovers, and other similarly unique individuals. It is currently available in four basic flavors; Rubik's Mini, Rubik's Cube, Rubiks Revenge, and Professor's Cube. This video tutorial will cover the basic terminology and notation used in solutions for each.

How To: Measure pH levels with paper and meters

If you want to know the best way to get an accurate pH measurement, this shows the lab equipment needed and the processes used. When doing chemical reactions, sometimes the acidity or the basicity is important. This is usually defined as pH and measuring it can be very useful for getting the reaction right. There are a few ways to measure pH, and the simplest, cheapest, most reliable method is paper. But that's not all. See a whole lot of ways in this two-part video.

How To: Curve or hook a bowling ball

In order to curve-hook a bowling ball, you will need the following: a bowling and a bowling lane. You should start by buying your own custom ball to fit your hands. The balls available in bowling alleys aren't designed to curve-hook.

How To: Open cans as a one arm amputee with prosthetics

How to use a can opener with one hand or without a prosthesis. This is an adaptive equipment tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost limbs to amputation. This trick is important to ensure healthy living and daily tasks like opening food in the kitchen. Live without limits!

How To: Tie a shoelaces with a prosthetic arm for amputees

A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to tie a shoe with his prosthetic hook. This is an adaptive equipment tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost limbs to amputation. The prosthetic arm outfitted with a hook or hand can be body powered or myoelectric. The operation is important to ensure healthy living and daily tasks like dressing yourself.

How To: Hold a knife with a prosthetic hook for amputees

A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to hold and use a knife with his prosthetic hook. This is an adaptive living video that helps handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost a limb due to amputation. Using a prosthetic hand or hook can be challenging in the kitchen. Using a hook to hold and use a knife is an important skill to learn when using prosthetic limb adaptive equipment.

How To: Do a wet foot fit test to fit shoes

This video demonstrates how to do a wet foot test and how to choose running shoes with the results of a wet foot test. The wet foot test is simple. Get your foot wet and place it on a piece of heavy duty paper which will create a foot print. The foot print shows what type of arch you have. There are three types of arches: high, medium and low. High arches require a lot of cushion for running. Medium arches require a reasonable amount of cushion for running. Individuals with low arches or flat...

How To: Program a quiz engine in ASP.Net

This video series is designed specifically for individuals who are interested in learning the basics of how to create dynamic Web applications using ASP.NET 2.0 and Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition with the Visual Basic programming language. In this lesson, you will begin to see the creation of the Quiz Engine. This will allow you to exercise the skills developed in the earlier videos.

How To: Extend and customize an ASP.Net server control

In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to extend a standard ASP.NET server control and customize it for a specific purpose. Specialized controls provide an convenient way to implement standardized user interface elements for multiple web sites for individuals or teams of developers. In this example, see how to extend the DropDownList control to create a special purpose year selection control. Learn how to add properties for custom attributes that control the behavior of the range of...

How To: Identify symptoms of recent HIV contraction

It's sometimes possible to recognize when you've recently contracted HIV from signs and symptoms such as fever, rash, or swollen lymph nodes. This video will teach you how to recognize signs and symptoms of primary HIV infection that are experienced by between 40 and 90% of individuals after they are first infected with HIV. Primary HIV infection occurs during the first few weeks or months after a person first becomes infected with HIV. Symptoms include rash and/or fevers, possibly in combina...

How To: Treat strains and sprains [signed] (British Red Cross)

Everyone should be able to perform basic first aid, even those with hearing impairment. Deaf individuals are just as likely to save a life as anyone else, but they need to know how, just like everyone else. This video is signed to help those with hearing problems learn about strains and sprains treatments. Although strains and sprains are not a serious injury, they are still very painful for the sufferer, and the only way to make sure they heal properly is to make sure they get immediate atte...

How To: Remove a tattoo

There comes a time in many tattooed individuals when they want to remove their tattoos. There are a lot of different ways to remove tattoo but they all cause scar. Dr. Neal Schultz explains only laser tattoo removal will not leave a scar and give a cosmetically-superior result. Laser energy is specifically targets the colored pigment of the tattoo so it only damages the colored pigment. It does not damage any of the surrounding skin. When people are treated for tattoos, it can take 8-12 treat...

How To: Tie a tie and dress with a prosthetic arm for amputee

A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to put on a dress shirt, fold the collar and tie a tie with his prosthetic hook. This is an adaptive equipment tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost limbs to amputation. The prosthetic arm outfitted with a hook or hand can be body powered or myoelectric. The operation is important to ensure healthy living and daily tasks like dressing yourself.

How To: Open a jar with a prosthetic arm

A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to open a jar with his prosthetic hook. This is an adaptive equipment tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost limbs to amputation. The prosthetic arm outfitted with a hook or hand can be body powered or myoelectric. The operation is important to ensure healthy living and daily tasks like opening jars, bottles and lids in the kitchen.

How To: Use myoelectric hook and hand prosthetic for amputees

A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to don and operate his myoelectric prosthetic hook and hand. This is a first hand account of what goes into using prosthetic hands and hooks for individuals with arm amputations. This video is an overview of adaptive equipment for handicapped or disabled persons to assist them. The myoelectric hook and hand are very helpful in assisting persons with arm amputations or otherwise missing limbs.

How To: Explore prosthetic options for the gym as an amputee

A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates the device he uses in the gym. He shows you how to use a prosthetic for working out at the gym when you've suffer a limb amputation. This video is very helpful in describing utilities available for enabling individuals with amputations to workout or get around and function in a gymnasium setting. This is a video that addresses adaptive equipment for handicapped or disabled people.

How To: Tie your shoes with one hand.

An amputee shows the way to tie shoe laces with one hand or one arm. He has no prosthetic help meaning he doesn't use a hook. This can be a huge challenge in life for persons with missing limbs or in need of adapted living situations. Shoelaces are tough enough with two hands, let alone one. This is a great first hand account of the strategy in tying one's shoes without a prosthetic. This is an adaptive equipment tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost limbs to amputa...

How To: Avoid aggressive driving when on the road

One of the most common things when somebody is driving is they can experience aggressive people at any time. These individuals can be harmful to themselves and to others as well. But sometimes, you yourself can become fall into the category of being aggressive and that's no good. So in this tutorial, you'll find out some ways to help avoid aggressive driving when on the road. Good luck and breathe!

How To: Obtain letters of recommendation after your internship

Internships can be a time when you obtain a vast amount of knowledge in a field that is close to what you wish to do in the near future. You come across many individuals who are able to teach you the tricks of the trade and can become very helpful allies. In this video, find out how to obtain letters of recommendation after your internship is long and over. So sit back, take notes, and enjoy!

How To: Complete a cryptic crossword puzzle

This video tutorial may be incredibly boring for individuals who dislike the daily challenge of the local newspaper's crossword puzzle, but for those who rack their brains wishing they were cryptically minded need not worry, because this instructional video will help you get started in decoding the world of cryptic crossword puzzles.

How To: Change Your Voice from Male to Female

This sequence of instructional videos provides a near comprehensive lesson on how you can change your voice from that of a male to that of a female. This video series is aimed at aiding transgender individuals, but is also useful for people who want to learn to do really great voice exercises and impersonations.

How To: Understand rheumatoid arthritis

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand rheumatoid arthritis. This concentrates by attacking the joint spaces and causing a reaction. This doesn't happen for an exact reason, but it usually occurs in older individuals between 40-60 years old. This also occurs in young children rarely. The symptoms are when the joints become inflamed and painful. This happens around the knees, ankles, neck, and more. This attacks both sides of the body and the same body parts at once. Fatigue, fevers, mor...

How To: Get rid of acne with 5 easy steps

Acne is a problem for many individuals and by following these 5 simple steps, you can be on your way to nice, acne-free skin. First, cleanse your face gently and not more than twice a day. Do not pop your pimples, which could spread the bacteria and allow them to get deeper into your skin. Avoid using too much acne medication, which could cause your skin to become too dry and irritated. Also make sure that you use noncomedogenic products. Finally, a healthy diet that has the correct blend of ...

How To: Make a homemade shotgun bong

In this video made by the 420 Ganja Channel, two individuals demonstrate how you can make a homemade shotgun bong. The materials they used were 2 plastic soda bottle, scissors, a can opener, an X-acto knife, and a smoking pipe. First, they took the paper of the first bottle and cut the bottom off around the lower line. They took the paper off the second bottle and cut the bottle in half with the knife. Then they put the bottle together by the two parts they cut off so that the tops were facin...

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