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How To: Evaluate expressions involving absolute value

Need to know how to evaluate expressions involving absolute values? It's an absolute cinch. Learn how with this free video math lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next big test). With this free math tutorial, you'll learn how to solve problems with ab...

How To: Multiply fractions

Doug Simms gives a demonstration of multiplying fraction in a simple and easy manner. The simplest problems have proper fractions to be multiplied by proper fractions, and the answer can be arrived at by simply multiplying the numerator (upper value) of one fraction with the numerator of the other, carrying out the same operation with the denominators (lower values) of the two fractions, and finally, reducing the resultant fraction by a common factor, if any. Doug also gives three other examp...

How To: Edit clips into movies as a newcomer to digital video

Learn the basics of video editing in this funny and informative clip from Vimeo's excellent Video 101 series of tutorials. This video provides a handy overview of the steps involved in editing video, including transferrring footage, organizing clips into video bins, editing using the timeline, trimming the footage & using transitions, saving frequently, and exporting videos to be viewed on various sites with various compression settings.

How To: Preserve your Halloween Jack-O'-Lantern to keep it looking fresh

Carving Jack-O'-Lanterns is actually one of the safest parts of Halloween, despite the sharp knives involved. There are all kinds of techniques and styles, and this video will give you some great tips to help your pumpkin carving. It includes tips for keeping your pumpkin from getting mold and making it smell nice, and also advice on the use of foam pumpkins for those who want to eschew the mess of using the real thing.

How To: Make an ice text effect using Photoshop

Photoshop allows users to create all sorts of cool text effects, some of the most popular of which involve creating firey or icey text for titles. This video focuses on the latter, teaching you how to combine several effects in Photoshop to create really cool letters that look like blocks of ice. Give you titles some flair! But don't get flares anywhere near them...

How To: Fold a floating origami boat

You may know how to fold an origami paper boat, but chances are you don't know how to origami a paper boat that can actually float. This video tutorial will show you the step-by-step instructions for each fold involved in the boat building process. You only need on sheet of paper for this floating boat, which means it's actually really easy to fold.

How To: Perform the clock card trick

Is your bag of tricks missing a certain essential je-ne-sais-quoi? This free video magic lesson will teach you how to perform a world-class "clock" card illusion, a trick which involves no sleight of hand whatsoever. For a complete overview of this card trick, including step-by-step instructions on how to perform it yourself, watch this magician's guide.

How To: Teach your dog the perfect "STAY"

This is the most important thing that a dog should know. In this video will learn the fundamentals of how to begin to teach this. It is by no means entirely conclusive to the training that is involved in teaching stay. Tab with his German Shepherd "Solea" demonstrate the do's and don't when training your dog to "stay". You'll also learn the importance of this command for the dogs safety.

How To: Heat up & serve warm brandy

In this video from ExtremeBartending, you can learn how to heat up and serve warm brandy, a classic drink, which is particularly nice to sip on a cold night. The video offers three separate ways to achieve your warm brandy, using hot water in a brandy snifter to warm the glass, and then pouring in the brandy, putting hot water in a separate glass, and then resting your brandy snifter on that, or finally, a bold method that actually involves setting the brandy on fire!

How To: Perform a thumb fan card flourish

Card flourishes are more of an art form, not really necessary for your magic card tricks and illusions, but really cool to impress your friends. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform a thumb fan card flourish, which shows you how to fan a deck of playing cards with... obviously your thumb. This thumb fan card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

How To: Perform a blue moon fan card flourish

Card flourishes are more of an art form, not really necessary for your magic card tricks and illusions, but really cool to impress your friends. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform a blue moon fan card flourish, where you fan two decks of cards at the same time in the shape of a moon. This blue moon fan card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

How To: Perform a companion fan card flourish

Card flourishes are more of an art form, not really necessary for your magic card tricks and illusions, but really cool to impress your friends. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform a companion fan card flourish, where you fan two decks of cards at the same time in the same hand. This companion fan card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

How To: Perform a fan spin card flourish

Card flourishes are more of an art form, not really necessary for your magic card tricks and illusions, but really cool to impress your friends. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform a fan spin card flourish, which shows you how to fan a deck of playing cards and have them spin in place. This fan spin card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

How To: Perform a synergy card trick with sleights

Amaze your spectators and learn a new magic trick! This is a video tutorial that will show you how to perform a synergy card trick with sleights. The card trick illusion involves a little sleight of hand, so make sure you have great manual dexterity to do the palming. Sure, this synergy card trick might not fool the best of us, but it's great for kids.

How To: Perform a slap card trick with an Elmsley count

Amaze your spectators and learn a new magic trick! This is a video tutorial that will show you how to perform a slap card trick with an Elmsley count. The card trick illusion involves a little sleight of hand, so make sure you have great manual dexterity. Sure, this slap card trick might not fool the best of us, but it's great for kids.

How To: Solve inequalities by using addition and subtraction

Khanacademy teaches us how to handle simple inequalities (less than or more than). In an equation, we usually have one solution. In problems involving inequalities, there is a whole set of answers. For instance, x minus five is less than 35. The answer for x is a whole series of numbers that when five is taken away from it, is less than 35. This equation is handled like any other equation involving an equal sign. We add five on both sides of the equation and the answer for x is any number tha...

Make friendship bracelets: The four basic knots

Have you ever given your friend a friendship bracelet? Well, the best kind is a homemade kind. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically the four basic knots involved in making a friendship bracelet. These are the four knots involved in nearly all bracelets.

How To: Fake a Loch Ness photo

This video will show you some methods to create a fake Loch Ness monster photo. You will need a camera or a camera phone for this project. One method of faking a sea monster picture involves creating a clay model of a head and a neck of a sea monster and holding it underwater. The outline of your hand holding the clay will serve as the body of the monster. Another method which can be used to fake a sea monster can be done using a clothes hanger and holding it underwater. The hook of the hange...

How To: Prank someone by thinking their computer is unresponsive

If you'd like to play a nice little prank on someone, this next tutorial will show you a quick and easy one. This involves messing around with someone's computer and in no way will it harm or crash the computer. But, if the person you are playing the prank on gets mad easily, then you might think twice. It involves taking a picture of the shut down, restart, standy-by screen and placing it as the desktop screen. Check out the video and enjoy!