The Court of Master Sommeliers is one of the most exclusive organizations on Earth, having only inducted 158 Masters since it's inception in 1969. They are the kings of the wine-tasting world, and their wine knowledge and tasting abilities are unmatched. Does being an internationally recognized wine snob sound good to you? It does to us. This video features Master Sommelier Cameron Douglas giving a talk at Google about his life and how he came to be where he is, offering many tips and lessons...
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Curious about contour lines? Learn from a master! This tutorial on contour line techniques is hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien. This video takes you step by step through a contour line drawing of a dragon, with a time lapse demonstration along with a narration by Ed Beard.
One of the most annoying of the many annoying types of errors on Windows computers is when you computer won't recognize parts that have always been a part of it, like the drives or keyboard. If your computer has stopped recognizing your CD or DVD disc drive, watch this video. As long as the drive is still connected, the steps in this video should allow you to fix the problem and continue using your drive.
Whether your plane made a crash landing or your ship got lost on a three-hour tour, now you're stranded on a remote island. Here's how to get help.
Can you recognize the nuts after the flop in Texas Hold'em? If you are a beginner poker player this how to video is an excellent way to learn how to tell which poker hand is the best (the nuts) after the flop cards have been dealt. Learn to recognize the best possible hand and never be fooled again with this Texas Hold'em poker tutorial.
Determining whether someone is lying or whether they lie consistently is one of the most important skills that you can have. This video features two experts on lying: a Hastings University law professor and Scam School host Brian Bushwood, explaining all sorts of signs you can look for to determine whether someone is lying or experiencing a strong emotional response to what you're saying. These include facial expressions, tone of voice, and hand gestures.
Tattoo lady and reality TV star Kat Von D is obviously extremely talented with the tattoo needle. Creating interesting designs for clients that include celebrities, Kat Von D exudes a distinctive style that includes looking like a tougher version of a classic pin up.
This vinyasa yoga move is quite possibly the simplist yoga move out there, but that doesn't mean it isn't effective. In fact, the belly roll is one of the most effective exercises you can do to reduce stress, relieve menstrual cramps, get rid of insomnia, or just recover from a long and grueling workday glued to your chair.
The Nook from Barnes and Noble is a revolutionary new e-reader. Not only is the Nook slim, useful and touch screen, it is also the most inexpensive one on the market. This colorful, customizable reader is great anywhere in America, but what about if you live elsewhere?
Today with the help of the charismatic host, Gus Tselios, we learn to make beef stroganoff, a classic dish. We meet the chef of a restaurant that is internationally famous for their beef stroganoff. The chef first starts with tender cuts of beef that are put in the water and then over a stove. Thereafter, several ingredients are added to the boiling mixture and it is set to cook for thirty minutes. Then butter, milk, and cheese are added to the dish. Noodles are boiled and served on a plate s...
You can't play poker if you can't bluff—and can't tell when other players are bluffing. To make the big leagues and take home the pot every time, you need to be able to recognize tells that indicate a bluff. This short guide lays out the basics with advice from professional poker players.
UPS gives you all the tools you need to take away the complications and confusion of international shipping. UPS provides simple, step-by-step online instructions and helps guide you through the required documentation to reduce the likelihood of customs delays.
80-ball is one of the many great games that you can play of your pocket-pool table, and involves all the layers of strategy of it's more mainstream pool game brethren. This video for 8-ball beginners will give you tips for evaluating and recognizing problems in different kinds of racks, equipping you to make the shots and decisions that will win you games.
So the weekend's coming up sooner than you thought and you want to look great for when you go out with your female friends on Friday or Saturday but are really limited time-wise on prep. How do you get pimple-free glowing skin, chip-free nail polish, and expertly applied blush with minimal effort?
Curious about acrylic paints and how to apply them to your fantasy-inspired works of art? Get some tips from a professional! This tutorial hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien takes us through a quick step by step approach to "block-in" techniques with acrylic paints. "The Evolution of a Dragon Painting" is a great how-to video for those of you aspiring to be painters!
Need a little help on your shading technique? This tutorial on shading and shadowing techniques is hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien. This video demonstrates how to choose a light source when shading, the values of dark to light, and how to ultilize shadows to embelish the three-dimensional depth to your drawing.
This is a recording of a class lecture on Voltage Sources. The first part describes how mechanical friction can generate voltages.
If your pc doesn't recognize your TV, this is how to force it to recognize the device.
Determining whether your dog is sick is and how is seldom easy, even for vets. Canine kidney disease is a very serious problem for dogs, and recognizing it early is vital to successful treatment. Watch this video to learn how to diagnose the symptoms and get your dog the care they need.
Slash chords sound like jammin' rock'n'roll riffs that are much easier to admire than to actually play. But in piano, slash chords simply delineate what chord you play on your right hand versus what note you play on the bass with your left hand.
Dr. Preis has received Top Doctors recognition in the last 10 years of Castle Connelly's Directory. This video is perfect for parents and gives advice on recognizing if lack of eye contact may be a sign of Autism.
In this tutorial, we learn how to recognize a backwards knitting stitch. Sometimes if you have to undo stitches, you may need to recognize where the stitches are so you can fix the problem. The front leg will be sitting in front of the one in the back when it's done correctly. If done backwards, you will be able to see the front leg in the back of the back leg. To fix this, you can simply take the stitch off, turn it around, and orient it correctly. Or, you can knit through the back loop to t...
If you've had an iPod for long enough, chances are you've had issues with iTunes recognizing it at one point or another, and the threat of having to delete all of your MP3s and other files has loomed large. Well worry no more! This video contains instructions for how to make iTunes recognize the device again without having to delete all of your files! All you need to do is gain access to your hidden folders, get into the iPod's folder, and replace the firmware. Brilliant!
Compulsive gambling is a recognized addiction, just like alcoholism or chemical dependency. Follow these steps to see if you might fit the profile. Recognize the signs of compulsive gambling with this guide from Howcast.
There are some words that Swype has trouble with. While Swype will still be able to recognize these words, it will make you choose from a list of options. For example, you will run into this problem with the words "put" "pit" and "pot" because on a QWERTY keypad the letters "TYUIOP" are all in a line. In these situations, you may want to "hop" so that your texting stays up to super speeds. Check out this clip for an explanation of "hopping" from the makers of Swype and keep on texting!
Appendicitis is one of the most painful and potentially dangerous maladies that can afflict a modern Western person, and recognizing the symptoms early is key to treating the disease and ending the pain. Watch this video for signs to looks for to tell if you or someone else is suffering from appendicitis. If they are, get them to the hospital now.
When the iPhone first came out, using them seemed like an impossibility to the visually impaired. Luckily, the iPhone now provides a multitude of resources to make sure that the visually impaired have accessibility to the phone.
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to recognize hip dysplasia in dogs. Learn about Hip Dysplasia in dogs. Dr. Anthony Cambridge, who is board certified in veterinary surgery, talks about what Hip Dysplasia is and how to recognize if you dog has this problem.
Need a little help solving the last part of the Rubik's Cube puzzle? Permutating the last layer could be tricky, and could get you back to square one if you don't know what you are doing, but don't worry, you'll be able to solve that Cube in every possible PLL situation.
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...
Watercress is an extremely healthy plant when consumed, however it can also be deadly if you select the wrong plant! How exciting. This video will teach you how to recognize the good and bad kinds of Watercress in the wild and use them as an effective wilderness food source.
No one in their right mind would ever volunteer to be one of the Red Shirts, the security officers from Star Trek who so often died during the crew's away missions. Well, it is a pretty easy-to-make and easy to recognize costume, so it might be a good choice for your next nerdy Halloween party or other get-together. This video wills show you how to make a Red Shirt shirt of a long-sleeve shirt and paint.
Old camera equipment like flashes and lenses are often praised by modern photographers, but getting them integrated into new digital photography setups can be a challenge. This video will show you some tips for using old flashes with new digital cameras, including a great trick for making your digital camera recognize the flash by covering one specific contact. Don't get a new flash, use an old one with the skills you learn in this video.
In this clip, learn all about prosopagnosia, otherwise known as "face blindness". This condition is rare and occurs at different levels of severity, usually as the result of autism or brain damage. Recently, Amanda Green graduated from high school in Minnesota despite her inability to remember or recognize people.
Dan and Jennifer tell us how to deal with passive aggressive behavior with relationships in this video. Being passive aggressive is not really being open with what your feelings are, this ends up ruining the relationship. This will create a growing distance between people, because they won't have a way to talk about it. To get rid of this behavior, recognize that you have a problem. Then, recognize that you are feeling angry. Own your anger and then come up with ways to talk to your partner w...
In February of this year, the Higher Court of Berlin ruled that Facebook must follow strict German data protection laws, which Facebook's terms of services and privacy policies circumvent.
Limit asthma attacks by learning how to anticipate and prevent them. You will need: a medical doctor, knowledge of symptoms, warning signs, and triggers, preventive measures, a peak-flow monitor.
November 11th isn't just Veterans Day— it's Origami Day in Japan, where they celebrate the traditional art of paper folding. November 11th is also the last day of World Origami Days, a 2-1/2 week celebration held internationally.
Shazam has ushered in an age where any song we like, but don't recognize, can be almost instantly identified. While the whole process is easy enough—just pull out your phone and hit a button—there are still moments where we might miss those quick and fleeting tunes.