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How To: Perform the initial setup of your Mac Mini server

How to Use Your Mac as a Server: Turn your Mac Mini into a server! Yes, that's right, with a little know-how and a little spunk, you can turn an inexpensive Mac Mini computer into a server to provide services over you network. You won't even need the Mac OS X Server, just the Mac OS X Client, so there is no extra software to buy, just the Mac Mini and it's operating system.

How To: Get rid of a hickey

Ah the hickey, that red badge of passion! So spontaneous! So exhilarating! So erotic! So now what are you going to do to hide your love mark? This how-to video will show you what to do with an unwanted hickey. To make your conspicuous hickey less obvious you will need a spoon, freezer, comb, quarter, lipstick, pencil with erase, concealer, and a hot wet facecloth. With these tools your hickey is sure to disappear.

How To: Solve dog counter surfing with a clicker

It's a timeless doggie no-no, and one that has been paradied in numerous dog scenes in movies: A plate of delicious fried, steaming food is left by the owner on the table. The owner then leaves for a brief moment. His dog, smelling the delicious goodness, seizes the moment and quickly jumps up, snatches a piece of chicken, and devours it under the table.

How To: Get yourself out of thumbcuffs

Daniel Martin, a magician and escape artist, explains his technique for getting out of thumbcuffs. Disclaimer: We're pretty sure it's not illegal to know HOW to escape from thumbcuffs... but we're 100% sure it's illegal to actually escape when detained by law enforcement (just sayin').

How To: Solve the Rubik's Cube faster with shortcuts

As the best-selling toy of all time, the odds of you once playing with a Rubik's Cube are pretty high. And if you're like me, or even the cube's inventor Erno Rubik, your first attempts likely ended in futility. Every twist, every turn, the cube just gets more and more mixed up. Is there really a solution?

How To: Learn different key harmonicas

More often that not, beginner harmonica players will have to be told the key to use during a jam session. It's perfectly reasonable to ask the key, so long as it's before the song starts that you're asking. But if the answer is obvious, you're better off knowing than asking. You don't want to look silly by asking obvious questions. This video will show you to know the key without asking.

How To: Tune a Djembe African hand drum properly

Understand the concept of tuning a rope djembe. The proper sound is achieved with minimum effort for maximum effect. The key is to either focus or disperse the hand's energy, and position the hand in the correct place. The bass and tone notes require focused energy (a beginner will have the most success by holding their fingers firmly together), while the slap requires dispersed energy (fingers are relaxed).

How To: Speed up a function when programming in Clojure 1.1

In this clip from Sean Devlin's "Full Disclojure" series of Clojure video tutorials, you'll see how to measure and improve the performance of a function. One of the most obvious perks of using the Clojure is the user community organized around it, which make learning the language a pleasure (and a simple one at that). For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Use inversion of control (IOC) in Clojure 1.1

In this clip from Sean Devlin's "Full Disclojure" series of Clojure video tutorials, you'll see how to relate Java's inversion of control pattern to first class functions.. One of the most obvious perks of using the Clojure is the user community organized around it, which make learning the language a pleasure (and a simple one at that). For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Solve problems with infinite sequences in Clojure 1.1

In this clip from Sean Devlin's "Full Disclojure" series of Clojure video tutorials, you'll see how to use infinite sequences in Clojure to solve mathematical problems. One of the most obvious perks of using the Clojure is the user community organized around it, which make learning the language a pleasure (and a simple one at that). For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Easily unclog a kitchen sink

Prepare to get messy! In this helpful home tutorial, you'll be finding out how to unclog a kitchen sink. One of the most obvious reasons for a clogged sink is because if leftover food. But there are other things that can clog a pipe, so check out this tutorial on how to easily unclog you kitchen sink today. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make your home more energy efficient

Saving money is the name of the game during any rough financial period. There are many ways to do so, but one of the most obvious ways is by doing it in your home. Being energy efficient is a great way to not only save some green, but be green as well. So in this tutorial, you'll learn a few tips on how to make your home more energy efficient. Enjoy!

How To: Cheat with botton dealing in poker

This video tutorial belongs to the Gambling category which is going to show you how to cheat with bottom dealing in poker. This needs a lot of practice so that the trick is not visible to the onlookers. For example take the four kings and place them at the bottom of the pack. Now split the pack in half and shuffle. While shuffling make sure you do not shuffle the bottom four cards of the stack containing the kings. But, you do it so fast and smoothly, it is not obvious to anyone. Now while de...

How To: Not answer the "How do you stay current?" question

In this tutorial, we learn how to not answer the "How do you stay current?" question. When you are asked this question on an interview, it's important to know how to answer it without looking crazy. To answer this correctly, do not answer what you "want" to do, employers are not interested in this. Also, hinting that learning is a low priority is not impressive to your interviewer. You want to be more specific when stating the obvious, so they completely understand what you are trying to say....

How To: Create the illusion of 3D shapes in Flash

Want to create 3D shapes in flash easily, without doing any real 3D modeling work? Watch this video and learn a few basics. An Adobe Flash tutorial video that is essentially divided into three sections. The 1st section teaches how to create a rounded filled circle with spherical effect and depth. The second part teaches the same thing with rectangular objects while the third teaches how to create a cylindrical effect using a rectangle. The obvious uses of these methods is to create your own 3...

How To: Use the glottal stop in English

In this tutorial, we learn how to speak English: The glottal stop in place of the true T. When you are saying a word like "fountain" you are using a word that has a glottal stop. If you can say two common expressions "uh-oh" and "uh-uh", then you can make a glottal stop. You need to use your throat to make this sound, it's like holding your breath but using the back of your throat to do it. Try to break the word "fountain" into two different parts so you can hear the different in your voice a...

How To: Flirt in class, in bars and other situations

The Wing Girls teach us how to flirt in class, in bars, and other situations. If you're in any kind of school, it's a great place to meet girls. The girl has to stay in class, so you will have a certain amount of time to interact with her during class. Make sure to borrow something from her so you can forget to return it, then get her number. If you are in a bar, ask to buy her friend a drink and be nice to both of them. Make it obvious which one you are interested as well. Girls like to feel...

How To: Use a humidifier during winter

It may not sound like an obvious solution, but using a humidifier during the cold winter months, can actually be more efficient and make your home more comfortable. Having low humidity levels inside your home cause several things to occur, but one being the use of your furnace. This can raise prices and cause you to waste more energy.

How To: Detect bed bugs with tape

Rick Steinow shows how to detect bedbugs using tape. Rick shows that obvious signs would be fecal matter and blood stains. If you're still unable to detect bed bugs, you can purchase a roll of double-sided carpet tape. You're also going to need a roll of painters tape. Apply a strip of the double-sided tape all the way around the mattress. Place another strip of tape around the head board. Make sure to add a strip of painters tape first when doing the headboard. You'll do this because the dou...

How To: Identify if you are using too mcuh fertilizer

In this video, we learn how to identify common tree problems. If you use too much fertilizer you can find a burn scar that is left on the bark of the tree. You can avoid this by making sure fertilizer spikes are placed away from the tree. Tree splitting is also an obvious sign that a tree is in bad shape and needs to be cut and taken down. A common leaf problem is Pear Slug Damage. A great way to help this to use wood ash on the tree, which will kill the insects that cause this and it's safe ...

How To: Make a factor tree for the numbers 12 and 5

Making a factor tree is useful for us to see the factors of those numbers. Here we will take 12 and make a factor tree of it. Now we have to see those numbers with whom multiplication 12 comes. We will not take 1 and 12 here that is a obvious answer. We will take 3 and 4 there multiplication is 12. It will make the first branch of the tree now for the next branch we will take 3. 3 is a prime number 4 is not a prime number but multiplying 3*2*2 gives 12.

How To: Make a halter top out of an old t-shirt

In this video, Agnes Rose turns an old t-shirt into a gorgeous halter top. It is obvious to the viewer that only a little bit of ingenuity, apart from the regular tailoring equipment, is needed to achieve this goal. Each and every step in this process is clearly mentioned and it is very easy to follow. Agnes has included every little cut and stitch in this video and nothing is left out. The result is that one can make a halter top out of an old t-shirt while watching this video, needing to pa...

How To: Identify aphids or whiteflies on your ash tree

County expert John White determines how to solve some pesky plant problems for the area. The first problem - cutter bees on Crepe Myrtle - is an obvious one, with the deep curved "bites" showing on most of the leaves. He suggests using an insecticide but then points out the signs of a second problem - beetle damage. Crepe Myrtle is prone to beetle infestations and he advises to get out a flashlight and look for them at night when they are at their worst. A problem with heat scorching on Euony...

Walkthrough The Saboteur: Act 2, M4: Jailbreak

This is a great playthrough of The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. In the fourth mission in Act 2: Jailbreak, you will need to do the obvious… jailbreak. Once you acquire the papers to enter Area 2, you'll be able to start this mission by visiting the resistance in the Western District. They will charge you with freeing a man named Bryman from a Nazi prison. Grab a car and follow the GPS to the destination. Here you'll find a heavily occupied Nazi area. Bryman's cell is within the courtyard surrou...

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2: Glyph Puzzle 9

Execute the 9th puzzle, called Hat Trick, in Assassin's Creed 2. Image 1: Move the cursor onto Houdini’s torso. Image 2: Move the cursor over Gandhi’s heart. Code wheel puzzle: Your hint here is pretty obvious; there’s a big, glaring “6=1” next to Oswald’s picture. So move the red wheel so that the 6 is over the gray 1, and plug in the corresponding numbers. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

How To: Fix a dryer that won't heat

The most obvious reason for the use of a dryer is to obviously take wet clothes or garments and dry them in a certain amount of time. But, what if your dryer isn't drying? This can be an early sign of a problem that needs to be addressed right away.

How To: Grow potatoes in a bag

There are many benefits to growing your own vegetables and fruits. One of the most obvious is the fact you'll be saving money and preventing any harmful chemicals from entering the body. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to grow one of the most commonly eaten foods out there: potatoes. This time, it's not in a box or planter, but instead in a bag. Check it out and enjoy!

How To: Tie a scarf into a large flower bow

The great thing about scarves is, not only do they keep you warm, but there are so many different ways that they can be worn. From the obvious bow method to the European look, scarves can be fun to stylize. In this tutorial find out how to tie a scarf in a large flower bow. Make yourself stand out in a crowd by wearing this great looking accessory. Enjoy!

How To: Make vintage-looking pendants out of polymer clay

As lovely as vintage jewelry may be, there's only so much of it out there in the world to be had. As a result, nice vintage accessories tend to be prohibitively expensive for most. One obvious solution to this dilemma is to make your own faux antique jewelry. And this free video tutorial will teach you how to do just that, using polymer clay to fashion a vintage-inspired pendant for a necklace.

How To: Resize text in your web browser

If you are finding it difficult to read certain text when viewing a web site you can scale it up and down to suit your needs. However, by default, many web browsers (e.g., Internet Explorer and Firefox) do not make it obvious that you can do this; effectively, they hide these useful controls. In this helpful video tutorial, you'll learn how to find these constrols and change the display size of the text on most any web page.

How To: Fix the dings on a surfboard

So you've been hitting the waves, but it's pretty obvious that your surfboard has been suffering from your enthusiasm to shred. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to repair the dings on your surfboard and get it looking brand new.