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How To: Hack an LCD screen & overhead into a digital projector

Digital projectors can be prohibitively expensive, particularly for those who stand to benefit the most from their use—that is, young people who prefer watch television and movies on their home computers. No longer. This hacker's how-to demonstrates how to make a simple digital video projector out of an old LCD flatscreen monitor and a slide, or overhead, projector. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on fabricating your own LCD/overhead digital projector on the cheap, take a look!

How To: Hit an overhead smash

Tennis Pro Brad Gilbert discusses and shows techniques for hitting an overhand smash. The types of overheads discussed are the basic, scissor-kick, backhand, and bounce. They are summarized at the end of the video. Additional information is given in sidebars and popups during the video so it's easy to understand.

How To: Strength train with overhead cable triceps extension

Overhead triceps extensions are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do overhead triceps extensions with a cable machine. Before staring stand with your feet steady on the ground, pull your elbows straight in front of you, extend and pull your arms apart. Keep watching to learn more about proper form for doing overhead extensions.

How To: Do overhead dumbbell triceps extensions

The bicep and the tricep are like the yin and yang — if you overdevelop one and not the other, it looks weird at the beach. You will need a dumbbell and a padded weight bench. Warning: In case you drop the weights, make sure no one is standing behind you, other than a spotter. Always consult a physician when attempting any exercise program.

How To: Make an overhead storage rack

Tired of all that lumber on the floor of your garage? Need some innovative storage ideas that keep your stuff out of your way? In this tutorial, Danny Lipford teaches you how to create an overhead storage rack for storing lumber or any other long tool. With this step by step how to video you can store things in your new overhead rack.

How To: Do a proper overhead squat with a barbell

Proper form is very important to lifting weight and strength training. One wrong move could potentially lead to an injury. Follow along in this how-to video critique by Mark Rippetoe as he guides someone through the correct form for doing an overhead squat. Better posture can lead to more effective lifting. Learn how to do an overhead squat with proper form.

How To: Play the retrieval shot

Tennis pro Brad Gilbert discusses and illustrates how to play the retrieval shot. This is an important shot to know because it's the only option shot you have when you're surprised by an effective lob and can't hit an overhead. Tips are shown throughout the video in the form of popups. Easy to understand.

How To: Build a building in Google SketchUp

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...

How To: Make an electroscope for static electricty experiments

In this video, learn how to make your own homemade electroscope. An electroscope is an early scientific instrument that is used to detect the presence and magnitude of electric charge on a body and for static electricity experiments. They are easy to make. This electroscope is made from a binder clip and two sheets of plastic (or overhead transparency film), and scissors.

How To: Capture audio when shooting video

In this tutorial, we learn how to capture audio when shooting video. First, you will need to choose the location and survey the environment. Make sure you can control the noise outside. You will also need to close the gap between what you are recording and where the microphone is at. The closer you are to the camera, the better audio you will get. You also need to choose a great microphone for your camera. You can use a large microphone on top of your camera or have one that goes overhead and...

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