This chess lesson will show you the king pawn openings, not to mention some general ideas and strategy to make you the perfect chess master. What, you're already a master? So you don't think you need this? Everybody needs it.
Do you like chess? How about Japanese chess? Aren't there different chess variants in Japan though? Maybe, but this specific chess variant is called Shogi. The chess-like game Shogi is won by capturing the king, just like chess, but defeat is conceded at mate, or when mate becomes unavoidable.
Here, we explore the Alekhine's Defense, played by Black in countering the king's pawn opening, one of the most common openings used by White in online and over-the-board play.
This is a look at the book lines for the Scandinavian Defense played by Black, exploring variations, and also including a grandmaster game between Karpov and Larsen for illustration.
This is an introduction to the Veresov Attack 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nc3. It features a game in which Matt crushes a reasonably strong guest who only makes 2 very natural looking errors (...O-O and ...c4). Try it out for yourself.
This is a trap in the Torre Attack (1.d4 2.Nf3 3.Bg5). It's a favorite in opening traps, so watch and learn. You'll need it someday.
After using the kings-knight opening, you can learn the Giuoco Piano, so you're not the weakling your opponent always thinks you are.
See how to operate the French defense and Caro-Kahn defense in your opening chess game.
This explores Bobby Fischer's strategies in, and versus, various openings. This video looks at Fischer's play in the King's Gambit Accepted opening (ECO C33). The match was played in 1968 against Minic Dragoljub at the Vinkovci tournament. Learn from the masters!
This is a discussion of Lasker's Trap, which shows up in the Albin counter-gambit to the Queen's gambit.
An opening strategy used by Black to have a strong attack against White queen/pawn openings. The Benoni Defence and variations have been used by the likes of Bobby Fischer and Kasparov, to name a few. Learn it!
This explores Fischer's opening strategies versus various openings. This video looks at one of his defenses against the King's Pawn Opening. The match was played in 1966 in Santa Monica against Wolfgang Unzicker.
Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to polish a chrome car rim using Flitz Polish and a buff ball. In this polishing tip we polish a Jeep wheel using Flitz Metal Polish and a Flitz BuffBall. The tutorial includes detailed work instructions and best practices.
After 12 years Starcraft 2 is finally here to blow your mind. If you're looking for help with the game, you've come to the right place. We have tons of videos about how to do just about everything in the game. We have strategies for winning campaign and multiplayer games. We have guides to using the immensely powerful level editor. We'll even teach you how to build a Terran Barracks out of Legos. This video will show you how to use some basic build orders for Protoss and Zerg to improve you o...
This is a special four-part series on the human head, neck and skull. Medical students can greatly benefit from watch this anatomy video series. Dr. Gita Sinha "dissects" all of the information pertaining to the head and neck. Dr. Sinha is Assistant Professor for the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology at Dalhouse University. Each of these videos cover a different topic:
Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to clean and polish Ford Ranger alloy rims using Autosol Polish. In this polishing tip, we polish an alloy wheel on a 2004 Ford Ranger 4X4 pickup truck. The tutorial includes detailed work instructions and best practices.
This video series takes you through every step of building a building in SketchUp and is taken from chapter 4 of "Google SketchUp for Dummies" in case you want to follow along. PART 1 explains how to switch to a 2D view to get you ready to build the floor plan. It's a good idea to have accurate measurements of everything you want to build before starting this project. PART 2 familiarizes you with the tools available in SketchUp to help you create your floorplan. PART 3 shows you how to draw t...
In this tutorial, learn how to make a traditional Southern apple pie with Granny Smith apples from scratch! Betty will show you a favorite recipe that she has used for over 40 years and never disappoints. Enjoy this delicious American favorite any time by following this clip from Betty.
You will be shown how to use rice water to nourish and fortify your skin. You will be using just the rice water.
In this how to video, you will learn how to build a patio enclosure with seating walls. You will need measuring tape, a level, a dead blow hammer, a square, masking tape, safety glasses, and work gloves. You will need the courtyard collection as well. First, draw out a plan for the enclosure. Mark the locations of the posts and panels with tape. Openings should be three to four feet wide. Start building walls at posts. Adjustments must be made at corners. Start by placing four corner blocks. ...
The video is an episode of Indy Mogul. It opens with a man who tells us the topic of this show is to help people make fake prosthetics for a fish-man costume for Halloween. After an intro showing us that the show is about making homemade special effects and props on a cheap budget and a disclaimer the show tells us the ingredients we'll need to make the prosthetics. They are: clay, sunglasses, latex sheet, quarter-inch foam, styrofoam head and bald cap, and liquid latex. The show then demonst...
Add a party favor to your next hosted New Year's Eve bash. Ring in the New Year wearing personalized party glasses! It's a fun project for kids and adults.
Paint can do wonders to not only walls in a room, but certain furniture items as well. In this case, wicker chairs. These may be a bit more difficult to prep and paint since there are so many little cracks and openings that you have to get. So check out the tutorial above from Danny Lipford on how to paint a wicker chair easily. Good luck and enjoy!
This explores Bobby Fischer's opening strategies versus various openings. This video looks at his tactical use of the King's Indian Defense against a Queen's pawn game. Of particular interest is Fischer's strength in maintaining the tension of the position until an opportunity arises. The match took place in 1971 against Mark Taimanov, with Fischer winning.
A great defense against the popular semi-open openings, learn how to use the Sicilian defense in chess.
Congratulations! You're the proud new owner of an Xbox 360. But before you can play, you need to hook it up.
There are varied approaches to using SketchUp with CAD files. This video series presents one method we suggest as it is quick and creates a good clean SketchUp model.
In this tutorial, Jenny Jones invites you into her bedroom to show you how to give yourself an easy, 6 step at-home facial. Keep your skin young and bright with these fantastic tips from America's favorite talk show host.
In this video we learn how to infight the "shoe shine" in boxing. The shoeshine is when you have two hands to the side of the body and are moving very quickly. This will make you a great fighter and will also create openings for you to throw good shots. The other person will have no alternative but to defend themselves from all the throws that you are shooting at them. While they are doing this, you can use it as an opening to hit the other person in the face or knock them out. Practice doing...
This video shows us how to make a DIY long vest out of a scarf in no time! You will need: a wide scarf, matching thread, other colored thread, safety pins, needles, and scissors. First, measure yourself shoulder to shoulder and add 15cm to that number. Next, measure 30cm on each side from the very middle of the scarf. Now, mark that spot with a safety pin and measure out another 30 cm on both sides, marking those spots as well. Now, bind the last two safety pins and sew from the bottom up to ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to develop an elevator speech. An elevator speech is a short prepared speech in which you "sell" yourself to others. The average elevator ride is no longer than 20 seconds, so your speech should be no longer than that. Your speech should describe who you are. Your name, if your meeting a new contact. It should explain what you have to offer, the skills that are relevant to the job you are seeking. What benefit will you provide. This video will benefit...
This video from "Whitney sews on a budget" shows how to make a Valentine's Day purse or gift bag using a bandana. Begin by folding the bandana in half on the diagonal with the right sides together. Cut it into the shape you would like your bag to be. Pin the pieces together and sew along three sides and turn right side out. Clip out notches from each side so that there will be openings on each side of the casing that you are about to make. Fold the top down about an inch and iron, then fold d...
Dr. Steven Jepson explains what you can do to shrink your pores. Pores are small openings in your skin that can become infected or get clogged with makeup or dirt if they are too large. In order to shrink the visible appearance of skin pores you need to clean the dirt and gunk out of the pore. First you need to cleans and exfoliate your face twice a day using a cleanser designed for the face. Exfoliators are mildly acidic and help to dissolve the dirt so that it can be removed. Dr. Jepson war...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a Halloween lanterns. Users will need to visit this website: jennadeangeles/] and download the Halloween template. The materials required for this project are: download template, vellum, poster, rubber stamps, metal ruler, glue and orange card stock. Begin by cutting out the lantern with the openings as well. Now stamp the vellum with some black acrylic paint. Finish by closing the lantern with glue. This video i...
In this video, instructed by Michael Weisner, of Hawk vs. Pigeon Productions, we learn how to draw ballet slippers effectively. Starting by showing us the basic shape and outlining it in pen over top previous sketches and other general attempts, Michael then shows us how to add dimension, by outlining the shoe openings, and how to put in the laces. Always better to work with a sketch, and then fill it in over top with pen for the final product, Michael gives us a terrific primer, and for anyo...
In order to prepare Pastrami and Smoked Gouda Stuffed Chicken, you will need the following ingredients: 4-6 large boneless chicken breasts, 2-3 slices of smoked gouda cheese, 4-6 green onions, zesty Italian dressing, Jack Daniels honey mustard, Hillshire Farms thin pastrami, and Jacks Old South Original dry rub.
Learn to use solar heat to kill bedbugs with this video! 1. Take a dark plastic bag or a vacuum bag. 2. Make sure it is intact. Don't use bags with holes! 3. Place a piece of clothing or bedding in it. Don't over fill the bag! 4. Close the bag. 5. Make sure that it is firmly closed and has no openings. 6. Place the bag on a hot surface under the direct summer sun, preferably on a concrete surface which was already heated by the sun (terrace or a balcony), but you can also put it in a car. 7. ...
Tired of having carpet beetles? And no, we're not talking lady bugs! Check out this video for a tutorial on how to rid of them once and for all!
News: New York Times Leads Readers on an AR Journey Through the Cave That Trapped the Thai Soccer Team
One of the more compelling human interest stories of the summer has been the plight of the Thai Wild Boars soccer team, who were trapped in a cave for weeks.
I record close-cropped videos and take macro still shots with my smartphones on a daily basis, so as you would expect, I spend a lot of time cleaning these devices. Over the course of a couple years, I've fine-tuned my cleaning regimen, and at this point, it's down to a near-science.