If you've ever performed before (really, any sort of performance where you're up on a stage with stage lighting counts), then you know there is a huge discrepancy between makeup you wear everyday and makeup you wear for the stage.
Sometimes while folding a particularly labyrinthine origami project you're just one crazy difficult fold away from paper perfection. Don't let that last swing strike out by watching this video, which shows you how to make a tessellation 60 degree pleat intersection.
This is one of the easier yet shocking magic tricks that can be performed by using a cigarette. With a little slight of hand, you can create the illusion of a cigarette disappearing.
Brian Brushwood reveals the techniques used to make super-realistic fake tongues, like those used in last year's Halloween Horror Nights show. Brian Brushwood on The Road shows how to make fake tongues to use for the magic illusion 'Sword through the Tongue' trick. He's performed this in his stage show at Universal Studios in Orlando.
Does this mean you're cheating? Not if no one finds out about it. After all, doing any sort of card trick is "cheating" in a sense, using either clever ruses, sleight of hand, or speed to deceive your spectator into thinking you just performed an astonishing, "impossible" card trick.
Paper. It's usually just for writing, but for origamists, there's no lead or ink involved. It's all about the precision of the hand, the delicate touch. It's origami, not hunting with buckshot.
You know how you come home from work everyday with a tension-filled back that you just can't seem to work out? The 9 to 5 grind and commute to and from work takes a lot out of all of us, but there are things you can do to improve your back pain.
When you do a magic trick, people will automatically try and guess your secret. This makes it difficult to do complicated tricks that must be performed from a distance to look real.
This video is part of an instructional series on salsa dancing. In this particular video, instructors Anthony Persaud and Julie Merrill indicate the proper way to execute windmill dance moves in salsa. These moves involve structured turning, with or without a partner. The arm is raised up and outward, turning in a clockwise, then counterclockwise motion to facilitate turning from one way to the other. The name windmill refers to the way the arm turns to allow the move. Anthony provides instru...
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make iodine from an alkali metal iodide, hydrochloric acid (HCI), and hydroxide peroxide (H2O2).
Try out this science experiment... demonstrate pressure and volume. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to create an explosion with liquid nitrogen and a plastic bottle. See the demonstration of the exploding reaction of the pressure build up in the bottle.
Starts with your hand placement on the wall edge. Get your palms on top. You need the right leverage to push you up. Torso and mid area should be tense.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform the long board trick chopping the wood. This trick is performed by jumping the heel side of the board with the front foot while kick the back foot out and then jumping back toe side. This is done while carving and you can set it up with combinations of other tricks such as walking the plank or the cross step. Be sure to wear safety gear when attempting this trick.
Ever wanted to perform a magic trick but didn't really have the hand eye skills most magicians seem to have? Always thought magic can be performed only by face-to-face and not long distance (say over the phone)? Well think again as I teach you how to do the Mathematical card trick "The Power of Three"
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episodes from this Revision3 show.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a lithium thionyl chloride battery, which is capable of generating 2.8v with enough current to power a LED.
Learn how to pull an awesome con in the bar with magician Brian Brushwood. Brian Bushwood is an American magician known for his bizarre magic and bar tricks. Watch this instructional video from Scam School to learn this con/magic trick. This magic trick is a sweet con. All you need is a bartender, a $20 bill, a pint glass, a lighter, a napkin, and a friend. You'll impress your friends with the sheer magic of it, and be $20 ahead.
With a little practice a cushion cover can be made at home easily. The materials/equipments required are as follows: fabric of your choice (having appropriate dimensions) to make the cover, scissors, measuring tape and ruler, needles, threads, sewing machine and an iron.
Remember Brian sticking a 4-inch nail up his nose at Diggnation New York? Want to do it yourself? This time he shows you how it works!
A truly mesmerizing trick if performed right, the "This 'N That" magic trick is a demanding trick that requires a great amount of technique. This video will go into great deal explaining each step of the trick and also breaks apart the way you'll be approaching the spectators and where to go with each step.
In this clip from Fine Living, learn how to get rid of tension in your head and upper body with simple neck exercises. These stretches are easy to do and can be performed at home. Check out this clip and get the stress out little by little. Relax!
Having a Nikon digital SLR means you take good pictures, no matter what. With 20/20 clarity and the ability to take awe-inspiring macro shots, a ditital SLR is a powerful tool but also extremely complicated to use.
Practicing softball by yourself can be a challenge, since the interplay between pitcher and hitter is the very heart of the game. This video demonstrates some softball hitting drills that can be performed without a partner. All you need is a tee and the motivation to go out and get the balls after you hit them.
Even expert piano players have to practice in order to consistently bring their game to concert hall performances. Practice does indeed make perfect, and in origami practice makes neat - neat folds, crisp edges, and a better overall finished product.
Tutus aren't the only dance prop... Belly dancers often times dance with swords! Sword belly dancing is performed with a special dancing sword that is balanced on the head or belly. Learn about novice-level sword techniques from this expert: Sahira began her career as a Middle Eastern dancer in Houston, Texas under the direction of Thalia and Shakira Masood-Ali. Get advice & more belly dancing lessons by searching Wonder How To!
Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fit and replace your Hotpoint carbon brushes in your washing machine's motor. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your Hotpoint carbon brushes. Please note that all work should be performed by a qualified engineer. Make sure to take the necessary precautions to ensure a safe removal of your Hotpoint washing machine's carbon brush.
Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fit and replace door hinges to your oven. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to replace your cooker's door hinges. Please note that all work should be performed by a qualified person. Make sure to take the necessary precautions to ensure a safe removal of your oven's door hinges.
Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to replace your grill element in a Neff and Bosch cooker. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your Neff or Bosch cooker's grill element. Please note that all work should be performed by a qualified person. Make sure to take the necessary precautions to ensure a safe removal of your cooker's grill element.
Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to replace the thermostat in your oven. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your cooker's thermostat oven. Please note that all work should be performed by a qualified person. Make sure to take the necessary precautions to ensure a safe removal of your thermostat oven.
In this acoustic guitar tutorial, you'll learn how to play the introductions to "Across the Universe," by the Beatles, and "Scarborough Fair," as performed by Simon & Garfunkel. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced guitarists, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this lesson to get started playing "Across the Universe" and "Scarborough Fair" on your guitar!
Watch this instructional science video to learn how to create hydrogen from water, salt and electricity, for only a few dollars. This is an experiment that produces explosive gases, involves electricity and water and a number of risks so please be careful. Not an experiment to be performed by idiots. Create exploding water with this educational tutorial.
This video explains how to get a powerful in home arm workout. The video begins with a quote by Peter Carvell and shows adds from the company producing the tutorial. The first workout structure shown is bicep curl and triceps kickback combo, these moves are accomplished by using a rubber band hold told and pull using your bicep and triceps as shown in the video. The next move shown is the bicep isometric curl, this move is performed by holding onto a rail and doing a lifting motion with your ...
This video describes a Taylor Swift inspired updo performed by a hair stylist. It shows the specific tools and other products that the stylist uses to get a woman with longer hair. The video suggests having a friend help, though the style could be performed by yourself. This video also shows a great way to increase the body of long hair and how important that is to create the style. One could definitely learn some hair styling tips and tricks from this video and is a great step-by-step video ...
If you've never performed any maintenance on your bike, it may be long overdue. This not only will help with the life of your bike, but prevent any injury from occuring.
In order to stump drunk people with a cork trick, you will need the following: 2 corks per person. Tuck the cork between the thumbs and forefingers. The rules are that you have to switch out the corks without using any other fingers, besides the thumbs and forefingers, and the exchange must be simultaneous.
In this two part video, learn how to build a scaffold or a bridge between two glasses that is strong enough to support another glass on top of it.
If you are looking for a way to kill time while waiting in a restaurant, why not check out this magic trick?
Learn how to do a glissade with help from this free ballet lesson. Sometimes known as a side glide, this is a classic ballet move and is performed by sliding from first position into a demi-plie in second position and back to first position. Understand the steps that go into a glissade with help from an expert: Lynda DeChane-Audette is the founding artistic director of the South Florida Ballet Theater and was born in Boston. Learn more ballet from this expert by searching WonderHowTo! You're ...
One of the most important features on the jerk bait is the front end diving lip which is used to make the lure dive deeper in the water when the jerk bait is pulled by the fishing rod. There is one more very important feature involved in using this jerk bait. It is the "pause" and "jerk" motion of the lure. This action should be performed after the line is fully cast out and fully under the water and all of the slack left in the fishing line is reeled in and gone. The reason for the "pause" i...
In this video the instructor shows how to use the Auto play feature in Windows 7. Auto play is an old feature which was also available in Windows XP and Windows Vista. When you insert any removable media into your computer like a CD, DVD or a USB thumb drive, Windows automatically pops up a Auto Play window where it gives you various options that can be performed on the recently inserted media. This feature is very helpful and helps you open your media very conveniently. The Auto play window ...