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How To: Practice your tennis serve swing

Welcome to a tennis lesson from FuzzyYellowBalls, the the best place to learn how to play tennis online. Our free video tennis lessons teach you how to play the game in a new way that combines technical analysis, visual learning, and step-by-step progressions.

How To: Create a sweet pink makeup look

This look is an interesting sweet pink makeup look that includes bright, light pink eyeshadow as well as a shiny pink lip gloss. Using mostly pink eyeshadow and applying them over the crease in your eyelid, you will be sure to bring more emphasis to your eyes. While most layers of the pink eyeshadow are initially hard to see, the various steps outlined in this video will be sure to give you a cute look involving lots of pink makeup which Aubrey calls the "Girl Next Door" look.

How To: Do the Scissors pilates move

The Scissors is an original pilates exercise that strengthens the abdominal muscles and increases hamstring flexibility. If your hamstrings are tight initially, decrease the range of motion so that you can keep your knee straight, otherwise your hamstring flexibility won't increase as quickly. The Scissors will deliver flatter abs and lean sculpted legs. Watch this fitness how to video and you will be strengthening your body with pilates in no time.

How To: 7 Things Every Steampunk Should Know for Making It Through Airport Security Stress-Free

There was recently a case that came to national attention where a gentleman was arrested at an airport for having a watch that looked like a bomb, among other things. As it came out, the watch was, in fact, not a bomb, and the man was just an artist who was probably trying to make a statement of some sort. Well, that message was lost amongst the hail of people shouting that either he had been stupid for bringing that watch on the plane and so deserved to be arrested, or that it's a free count...

How To: 21 Miraculous Uses for Coconut Oil

What can't coconut oil do? This edible oil, extracted from the copra or meat of a coconut, has done what most other food, beauty, and health trends have not: demonstrated real lasting power. Indeed, the "superfood" continues to make headlines, with its many uses the subject of debate, study, and fervent support. From the obvious (cooking) to the less so (home improvement), there are likely many coconut oil uses you're not yet aware of.

How To: Create an animated GIF for free

Initially, it is explained what an animated GIF is: a series of frames that are shown in sequence, and are looped 'forever'. There is an example of one of them in the background, and it is stated that it was created in around a minute, using nothing else than a webcam and a free software, found at TagJag.

How To: Make classic paper roses

This tutorial demonstrates how to make simple yet beautiful paper roses using only a few materials. The image displayed at the end of this video is just one example of how realistic a paper rose can look. In order to do this, you will need at least one sheet of plain or colored paper, tacky glue, wire and a pair of scissors. Initially, you must first cut your paper in to the shape of your pedals, then crumple them up. Crumpling your pedals not only makes them more flexible, but can also add a...

How To: Paint digital paintings in Photoshop

If you are looking to improve your Photoshop skills by learning how to digital paint in it, this video shows you how to do it. To do this, open a new Photoshop canvas and select your brush to paint with. In this example the author shows how to paint a pear for demonstration purposes. You start by drawing a rough sketch, just using your paint brush and reference an image of a pear that you find in this tutorial. Now do the dark textured work on the non lighting side as shown in the video. Now ...

How To: Store passwords with Password Keeper on a BlackBerry

Afraid you're going to forget the password to something important? Well worry no more. Blackberry expert Darci Larocque shows how to keep those passwords in a safe place in the unfortunate event that you manage to forget your passwords like your visa number or your passport number. All you need is your blackberry and a little program called password keeper. Open up password keeper and it will ask you for a password twice initially but only once in subsequent uses and that is all there is to i...

How To: Use a light meter to properly light a digital film

A light meter can prove to be an invaluable tool on any film set, allowing you to quickly and efficiently set lights and know the correct exposure values of those lights. Light meters were initially designed for still photographers and cinematographers can easily calibrate them to a given film stock speed for shooting film. But what about today’s digital cinematographer? I’m glad you asked. In this video tutorial you'll see how you can use a light meter to quickly and efficiently light a scen...

How To: Perform a varial kickflip

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to perform a varial kickflip. Varial kickflip is a combination of pop shove-it and kickflip. The video initially explains the position of both the feet by hands and the movement of the board is also explained by moving it with hand. Place your front foot like in kickflip, the position may vary from person to person, and the back foot like in a normal pop shove-it. You pop first and flip forward so it’s concave, comes around, spins...

How To: Put PS3 controller on a PC

Initially, you are directed to the control panel where you will navigate to your existing connected devices. You are then directed to the appropriate software to install the PS3 controller to your computer. Daddyezee then shows how once the appropriate driver is installed, you will see the program in your start menu program groups. If that does not work, or the controller freezes, you are presented with another program to facilitate the original install. You are then presented with an illustr...

How To: Get back with your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend

Have you ever wanted to hook back up with your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend, but aren't sure of how to do it? Vanae has some words of wisdom to share with you, as well as some great tips on how to get back with your ex. In her video, she explains the importance of self acceptance and being happy with yourself initially. Then, she adds that it is a good idea for you to write down a list of the problems you and your ex had during the relationship. This list is important because it can give you an...

How To: Graph half an ellipse

If you are given an equation of ellipse in the form of a function whose value is a square root, you may need to simplify it to make it look like the equation of an ellipse. Now equate the function to a variable y and perform squaring on both sides to remove the radical. Now simplify the equation and get it in the form of (x*x)/(a*a) + (y*y)/(b*b) = 1 which is the general form of an ellipse. Now you will have the x and y intercepts which are a and b respectively. Using this values graph the eq...

How To: Multiply rational expressions

The video describes the basic process of multiplying two rational expressions. The problem illustrated in this video involved multiplying rational expressions of monomial terms with integer coefficients. As with the other example problems, we follow the steps of: factoring, canceling, and multiplying. Because these terms are monomials, no factoring is required (but we still state it as a step for similarity to solving other problems). We then find the greatest common divisor for both terms to...

How To: Mask & replace skies with Photoshop

Learn how to combine images with a mask in Adobe Photoshop by opening the same raw file twice and applying separate exposures. This technique is used to perhaps mask out the sky or the windows. Using the negative exposure making the initially over exposed sky black and the dark parts white which is what the mask feature operates on. Then the designer selects cuts out the sky in the mask layer and makes it invisible so that the second layer or underlying picture shows through.

How To: Unblock a toilet with dish soap, hot water and no plunger

This is a great video about how to unclog your toilet without a plunger. The author of this video explains which ways she tried to unclog her toilet initially, and how they failed without any results. She then tells you how you can unclog your toilet with dish soap and some hot water, which actually works. If you are facing the same problem with your toilet, just try the method explained in this video and see if it actually works or not. Also, use this method to unblock a sink without a plung...

How To: Texture in 3ds Max

The third dimension has finally arrived to internet browsing! Be sure to catch the wave of innovation with this series of tutorials. Initially, we'll be examining the importance of texturing basic 3D objects. Watch as the almost magical effects of texturing in 3ds Max transform a simple cube into a trendy clothes dryer. Polygons are saved, browsing is made speedier, and clients are bound to be happy. Next stop, bring it into Papervision3D! If you wish to learn about using 3D elements on the i...

How To: Produce a resonant sound with the flute

Many young players have a too tight, smile embouchure with the flute high on their lip and the hole almost entirely covered. Some were initially taught the coke-bottle method of blowing straight across the hole. This video addresses these common problems that many flutists have. This flute playing method is based on the techings of Bradley Garner, who teaches the lower roll out into the flute technique. The angling the air toward the crown idea was taught by Alain Marion. It may feel very str...

How To: Use panels in Ubuntu for quick access to applications

Ubuntu Linux offers panels that you can create and customize to launch your most commonly used programs and applications quickly and with ease. Ubuntu panels and the applications launcher are found at the top of your screen–at least initially. This video tutorial offers step-by-step instructions for customizing your own Ubuntu panels. For more information on using panels within Ubuntu Linux, take a look!

How To: Distress a pair of jeans with household materials

Missa shows how to ‘Distress Jeans’ in this video. She lays a pair of jeans to be distressed on a table. Next, the creases near the top, which are formed by bending the leg portion of the jean, are marked with a white pencil or chalk. A hard rock is then placed inside the jean, near the knee area. That portion of the jean is graded using sand paper to make holes. The pocket areas are graded next, using a nail file. A pair of scissors is scraped along the edges of the pockets to make cuts. (Al...