Summer is here, and with the season comes more freedom and searing heat. It's the ultimate between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place situation. You want to be outside and enjoy the sun, but you don't want to be over-powered by it. Thankfully, you can create makeshift misters on the cheap to enjoy the summer heat right on your deck.
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!
Curious about rockets? In this seven-part tutorial hosted by a science teacher, learn how to build your very own overhead water rocket launcher with simple tools you could find around town.
Filming can get REALLY expensive, especially if you're just out of film school and starting on your first major short. It requires not only a camera, but a crane for swooping panoramic shots, a mounted camera rig for overhead shots, lens filters, and moving ground camera mounts, among other things.
To do this tricep and arm toning exercise, just think of the way you take a back scratcher to your back, moving your arms up over your head and then up and down until you finally scratch that itch.
Check out this instructional tennis video that demonstrates how to hit an overhead shot in tennis. The serve is one of the most important shots in the game of tennis. In this video lesson, learn how to hit an overhead smash.
A (harmless) explosion a day keeps the police away. Indulge your rambunctious little boy in some scientific fun by helping him build an overhead water rocket launcher, which shoots recycled plastic bottles.
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This is the correct way to block an incoming high ball with proper overhead batting in hurling.
This is an introduction to overhead batting, i.e. blocking an incoming high ball. This is a defensive move in hurling.
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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.
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.
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.
Move away from the line of attack. Get to the outside of your attacker with a parry and deliver a hard strike. Learn how to defend against an overhead attack with an edged weapon in this free martial arts video.
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.
An overhead projector can easily be used to transfer high-end graphics onto a concrete floor in preparation for saw cutting or coloring. Watch this video from the Concrete Network to see how.
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.
Watch this video to learn how to say "overhead projector" in German.
Overhead camera boom made with PVC pipe, from Dino at Hack a Week:
Learn how to exercise by doing the crunch on bosu with your arms overhead and a medicine ball. EXERCISE DETAILS:
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Learn how to exercise by doing the overhead tricep extension with V bar. EXERCISE DETAILS:
This video shows how to do overhead tricep extensions with a dumbbell. You sit on a chair or a angle bench. You lower the dumbbell behind your head in a slow and controlled manner. Do overhead tricep extensions with a dumbbell.
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.
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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 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.
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...
LeBron is a threat, no matter what the defense throws at him. See how he uses the art of deception to find a way to score even when he's not shooting. First ask for the ball. Second make a move to draw the 2nd defender. Third pass the ball to the open man.
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When it comes to filming a great movie, having a great creative vision is just as important as more practical aspects of cinema, like how to employ film editing programs for the perfect widescreen shot or a camera jamb arm for stunning overhead shots.
Looking to make a homemade movie projector but don't have much cash? In this video, learn how one person created a video projector with $60 and some old cardboard.