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How To: Suture a wound with a first aid kit in austere conditions

In a wilderness survival situation, someone in your group suffering a major laceration is a catastrophe. Achieving sterility and suturing the wound closed will both be very difficult to achieve. This four-part video series features a detailed explanation and demonstration of how to use a basic first aid kit to suture a wound closed in an austere situation, such as out in the wilderness. Suturing a wound closed in an austere setting is a last resort, but knowing how to do it could keep you or ...

How To: Create and build chords on the guitar

For beginners, you may learn a few basic chords here and there, but somewhere in your mind you must think about why do these chords sound like this, why is this an A chord and this a G chord? Well, wonder no more! In this video you will learn how the construction of a chord works, which is basically taking the root and adding a specific formula for what you're looking for. Let's say you want to build an A major chord. Well, you first have to build the triad which is the 1st note of the major ...

How To: Detect the symptoms of postpartum depression

It's not unusual to feel a little down after giving birth. You've been through a major life event, and your mind and body are recovering. Postpartum depression is more serious than the typical “baby blues” that can occur after childbirth. Learn how to identify this condition so you can treat it and spend more time enjoying your baby.

How To: Make USB air conditioning

Wondering how to most effectively combine ice cubes and a simple USB-powered computer fan into a fully functioning air conditioning system? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to hack a coffee can and USB-powered fan into a simple, but effective, air conditioning unit. For detailed instructions on hacking together your own tin-can AC unit, watch this über-short how-to.

How To: Prepare yourself for a major disaster

In this video, we learn how to prepare yourself for a major disaster. If you haven't planned ahead for storing water, you are going to be in big trouble. Your first option is to go purchase liters of water from the grocery store. The recommended quantity to store is 1 gallon per person per day. If you don't want to spend money at the store, you just need to fill up empty bottles with water from the tap and store these after cleaning. You can also fill the water in a large jug, just make sure ...

How To: Sell baseball cards

Tired of grandpa's baseball card collection rotting away in your attic? Well, unlike his pop bottle collection, baseball cards could yield a decent amount of income for you, if you know how to sell them. There are different outlets available for selling an individual baseball card or card collection. Know how to sell the fruits of your hobby and avoid getting ripped off.

How To: Make a homemade eco-friendly air conditioning

Fans do a pretty good job of cooling you down in the summer but sometimes only an air conditioning can do the job right. In this tutorial, SuChin Pak and Daniel Sieberg demonstrate how to make a homemade air conditioning system with a fan, coil and ice water. Save the environment while staying cool in the summer with this DIY air conditioning.

How To: Condition or knead polymer clay before molding jewelry

Art Jewelry Magazine associate editor Jill Erickson shows you a couple of ways to condition polymer clay. Conditioning, or kneading, is essential to drive out air bubbles and to better prepare clay for molding. Learn how to condition or knead polymer clay before molding or sculpting by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.

How To: Clean the A/C drain on your car with a ballpoint pen

Does your car A/C make a horrible smell when it's on? The most likely culprit is a clogged air conditioning drain. Fortunately for you, all you need to fix the problem are jackstands and a ballpoint pen. This video will show you how to combine the two to clean your drain and get your air conditioning back to cooling well and smelling good.

How To: Perform a standard non-precision approach and landing procedure in an aircraft

A pilot that earns an instrument rating is a pilot that's mastered his or her flight skills to a level or precision and accuracy needed to safely fly an airplane through clouds, fog, and other adverse weather conditions. While flying in these weather conditions, known as IMC, or instrument meteorological conditions, a pilot is tasked with flying an airplane solely by reference to flight instruments. The pilot needs to be able to go from takeoff to landing, without having any outside visual re...

How To: Study & practice triad chord construction

This is a video tutorial on how to study and practice triad chord construction. The video starts off with explanations on consonant sound which is a stable and relaxing sound like any major or minor chord. The other type of sound is the unstable kind of sound. There are 4 kinds of triad chords: major, minor, augmented and diminished. To construct a major triad, you take the 1st note, 3rd note and the 5th note from a major scale. For example, if we take a C major chord, then we use the C, E an...

How To: Play the major chords on your piano

This video shows the method to play the major chords on your piano. A chord is made when we play at least three notes at the same time. The video shows the playing of major chords. It starts with playing of C major chord. We play it by pressing C with your thumb, E with your middle finger and G with your last finger. F major cord is played by pressing F-A-C with alternate starting with the thumb. In the similar way G major chord is played . The keys pressed are G-B-D.

How To: Transpose a song from one major key to another

Knowing music theory never hurt anyone—not Bach, not Chopin, not Schoenberg. Even if you fancy yourself a musical iconoclast, the better you know the rules of music, the better equipped you'll be to break them down the line. In this free video music theory lesson, you'll learn how to do simple major-to-major transposition. For more information, including a very thorough overview, watch this helpful musician's guide.

How To: Play a G major chord on an acoustic or electric guitar

In this guitar lesson, learn how to play a G major triad on a guitar in standard tuning (EADGBE). With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar lessons like this one. For more information, and to learn how to play a G major chord on your own guitar, watch this video tutorial for beginning guitarists.

How To: Play the Ionian mode on the guitar

Ionian mode is the first of the modes, and in a way, is the major scale! It has the same steps as the major scale, for those of you playing from home that's whole step, whole step, half step, whole step, whole step, whole step, half step! In this video you will learn how to play and apply the Ionian mode on the guitar!

How To: Learn the major chords for the ukulele

In this Music & Instruments video tutorial you will learn how to learn the major chords for the ukulele. You number the strings on the ukulele going from bottom to top; bottom one being #1 and the topmost being #4. The frets are numbered 1st, 2nd, 3rd and so on starting from the headstock. The fingers are numbered starting with the index finger being #1 and #4 being the little finger. The ‘C’ cord is the 3rd finger on the 3rd fret of the 1st string; the other strings are played open. The ...

How To: Build a G major scale on an open G string

Check out this instructional guitar video that shows you how to play a G major scale and build on an open G string. Building a G major scale on the open G string is a good exercise to play to help improve your guitar skills. This short lesson is great for advanced beginners who need to practice on the acoustic guitar.

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