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How To: Choose the Right Water Feature for Your Garden

Adding water features to your garden can help to create an enviroment that more closely resembles nature. The sound of a trickling fountain can make your garden feel more peaceful and relax. Paul Tamate, a leading landscape designer working with water features and Asian-inspired garden designs in San Francisco says, "design spectacular water features as the centerpiece of gardens that serve as retreats from modern life."

How To: Bring more life into your photos using Photoshop

Clicks are made on "Image",then "Adjustments", followed by "Brightness/Contrast" ; contrast is set to 30 and brightness is set to 60 to add more light to the picture. "Adjustment", "Variations" are clicked in that order and both yellow and red are increased. "Filter", "Render", "Lightening Effects" are chosen in that order and a new window appears; within which the style is set to "Soft Omni". The brightness is decreased ;similar to the way it was increased, and contrast is increased to 60. T...

How To: Shoot in water polo

Shooting in water polo is a basic skill for attackers. Water polo shot requires good height out of the water, arm position, shoulder rotation, and head stall. Shot strategy is important to building your water polo game. Concentrate on improving your rotation to follow through and speed up the shot. This is an attack focused water polo drill.

How To: Open a stubborn jar

Want a quick meal, but the jar won't open? Here are some tips: try slamming it on your kitchen counter-top upside down, but not with enough pressure to break the jar. Another option is running hot water over the lid of the jar, to loosen it up. You can wear rubber gloves to give yourself a better grip, as well. This should solve any hurdles in the way of last-minute dinner preparations.

How To: Pick out an ornamental grass for landscape

This video shows us several types of ornamental grass that can be used in landscape projects. Although none of these grasses are appropriate for use in lawns, they are great options for those who are concerned about water conservation. Ricegrass is a bunch grass with long stems and silver heads. It is a cool-season grass and will go dormant in hot weather. Little Bluestem grows quickly in the Spring and is known for its variety of colors including blue, green, and yellow. Giant Sacaton is a g...

How To: Protect the ball in water polo

Protecting the ball in water polo is key to playing a solid game. This water polo instructional includes many drills designed to improve 1-1 play. It includes tips for both the water polo defense and attacker on how to protect the ball in play. This also refers to TV clips of league and pro games to connect it to actual game play.

How To: Recycle your old electronics

Have a computer too old to sell? A hopelessly dated phone? Don’t just toss them into the garbage, where they will leach toxic materials into the soil and water. Recycle them. You need to research recycling options, and you will need a delivery method. No reason to toss old electronics, recycle them!

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: Clean your coffee maker

Maria Cleaveland shows us how to clean a coffee maker in this tutorial. It's important to clean out your coffee maker because calcium and lime can build up throughout regular use. One option is to use a cleaner liquid that you brew just like coffee, but is cleaning solution. You will then run two water coffees after this to make sure all the solution is out. Vinegar and water also work to clean out the coffee maker in case you don't have the cleaning solution. If you do this regularly, your c...

How To: Swim like a water polo player

If you want to learn how to do the Water Polo Position Drills this is for you. The water polo swimming position is important because it allows you to quickly and easily change your support in the water with little head movement. When you are swimming make sure that you are high in the water. When swimming make sure that there is a 180 degree parallel cycling. When the entry hand is about to enter the water the exiting hand should be about to exit. When the entry hand enters the water the exit...

How To: Fake shots in water polo

Faking shots in water polo is a great way to keep defense off balance. Fake shots will often send defenders off to one or the other side. Losing the defenders during the fake allows you to get the open shot on goal. Water polo offensive techniques are designed to create more space between you and the defender.

How To: Practice scullling, juggling & headers for water polo

Three time US water polo Olympian, Wolf Wigo, demonstrates some tricks he used over the years to improve his game. In this video he demonstrates head and foot juggling, picking up the ball with his head, around the world and the helicopter backhand. These are fun things players can do on their own to improve their game and have some fun. This is an excellent way to get conditioned for water polo. This also looks cool and might make you look like a water polo show off.

How To: Make (non-Newtonian) Oobleck from corn starch & water

Mr. O shows his audience in this video how to make oobleck, a slime-like substance which has a variety of unique properties. For this project, you will need a mixing bowl, food coloring, corn starch, a measuring cup, and water. First, color the water with food coloring to a color which is much darker than the color you would like. You will need the correct ratio of water to cornstarch, in a 1 to 2 ratio. Add some water to the bowl and add the cornstarch, then add the rest of the water. Finall...

How To: Boil water on a leaf in the wilderness

This video shows a tip on how to boil water on a leaf in the wilderness. If you are stuck out in the wilderness and you don't have a plastic bottle for water you can use a leaf to boil water for drinking. Build a fire first. Then find a large enough leaf you can hold it over the fire without burning your hands. Fill the leaf with water and hold it over the fire. Only let the flames lick up against the leaf so it won't burn. The edges will curl up closed but the water will boil in about ninety...

Bottled vs. Tap: 5 Reasons Why You Should Choose City Water Over Plastic

There is a huge myth that most Americans believe, and it might be the marketing triumph of the 20th century. We pay an absurd markup (Zero Hedge says as much as 280,000% for "designer" water) on something we can get for free because most of us believe that bottled water is healthier than tap water. But is it? Here are 5 reasons why tap water is probably better than that bottled stuff you drink. 1. It's Not Cleaner (& Might Be Dirtier) Than Your Tap Water

How To: Winterizing your boat engine block

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to winterizing your boat engine block. For this you will need some screwdrivers, compressed air and a flexible hose if you have a hot water heater system on the boat. First you got to drain out all the water inside the engine. Remove the two plugs from the block and one plug from the sea pot as shown in the video and drain out all the water. Be careful and don't drop the seals while removing the plugs from the engine. While the wate...

How To: Unclog a toilet in 11 seconds like a pro plumber

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to unclog a toilet in 11 seconds. Users will need a plunger. It is recommended to use a pleaded plunger, instead of the regular plunger. When clogging a toilet, the rubber of the plunger is filled up with water, pushed down and squeezes out the pressurized water. The force from the pressured water will remove the clogging of the toilet. Slowly place the plunger into the water and let it be filled with water. Align it with the toilet hole and then push...

How To: Clean your oven and microwave

In this video, Charlie from Mr. Appliance shows us how to clean ovens and microwaves. When any cook top becomes stained, it's always best to clean it right away or it will stain easily and be harder to clean later on. When you use the self-clean option in your oven, make sure you remove the racks as well as any big fool spills that exist in the oven. Microwaves should be easy to maintain and the best way to clean is with soap and water. You can also place a bowl of water and microwave it for ...

How To: Care for house plants growing in water

Growing plants in the Southwest is different then other climates. We learn how to grow plants in water. Salt is a factor that we need to be cautious of. Salt is in soil and in water. Water, once absorbed leaves a layer of salt. It can be avoided by watering in a certain way. Changing the water frequently, a dish underneath a potted plant to drain the water and flushing out the salt and re-potting periodically. Sometimes extremes measures must be taken to hydrate a plant. In this case putting ...

How To: Do the whiskey and water swap bar trick

Somewhere between bartending and magic, this trick will transform water into whiskey, and fast! Watch them switch places as the video shows how you get whiskey into a glass full of water, without taking the water out off the glass. The whiskey and water trick is a fun bar trick to show your friends.

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