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How To: Do a cohesive personal statement

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a cohesive personal statement. If you are a student and need to write your personal statement, get started on it early so you have a while to work on it! Start out by working backwards, which means to start with your life now and then building up to how you plan to achieve further goals. You need to make sure this is short and you also need to make sure you don't brag about yourself. If you are wanting to travel abroad, make yourself stand out from other p...

How To: Jet ski safely

Check out this tutorial jet ski video that provides several safety tips on riding your personal water craft with caution. Personal Water Craft (PWC), also called Jet Skis and Wave Runners, are the fastest growing watercraft on the waterways. Along with their popularity has come increasing numbers of injuries and deaths. Commander Tom Martin of the U.S. Coast guard says riders need to follow the rules of the road, as well as wear life jackets and have other safety equipment on board. John Birk...

NR50: Next Reality's 50 People to Watch in Augmented & Mixed Reality

Throughout this NR50 series, we have talked about the incredible growth the augmented and mixed reality space has seen in the last year. More devices, software, developers, and use-cases seem to arrive daily. For this growth to have occurred, it took the work of many people, from many different backgrounds and skill sets — and Next Reality wants to recognize them for all that they have done and are doing.

How To: Side load private files (music/photos) onto your Nook

In this clip, learn how to add your own personal files to your Barnes and Noble Nook and make it a portable carrying device. This tutorial will show you all the steps you need to get anything from photos, videos, music files and personal documents onto your e-reader. This process is pretty easy and once you view the clip, you should be all set to start side loading. Who needs an iPad when you have a Nook?

How To: Style very short hair for the busy mom

For a mom, there is always so much to do that your own personal care routine may take a back seat. But in this video, top hair stylist Gary France offers tips on how to style very short hair for the busy mom. France shows us his process on a busy working mom. The client receives a lighter color to brighten up her look, a trim to texturize her hair and styles the hair without using a blow dryer, which is great for saving time. France shows us that just because you have kids to take care of doe...

How To: Write a personal statement to finish your application

In this video we learn how to write a personal statement to finish your application. This should not be a listing of all your qualities, it should be a story. This should have a lot of information about yourself to show how great you are. Write about anything that makes you different and focus on a strength you have. Think about everything you do outside of the classroom and be honest, because these people don't know you. Write with your heart and don't brag about yourself. Think about your a...

How To: Protect your privacy on Twitter

In this video, we learn how to protect your privacy while using Twitter. Your personal information can get stolen in an instant with the internet. With Twitter, when you are doing updates showing where you are and what you are doing, someone could try to find you and potentially create harm to you. To help you avoid situations like this, you need to go to the security settings of your Twitter account. When you go here, you can change the account so that it only allows people you want to follo...

How To: Stop your friends from sharing your personal information on Facebook

In this clip, you'll learn how to adjust your privacy settings to prevent your friends from sharing your personal information on Facebook. Share pictures with your friends by making photo albums on Facebook. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're completely new to the Facebook's popular social networking site or simply require a small amount of clarification on how to perform a particular task on Facebook, you're sure to benefit from this helpful video guide. For more informati...

How To: Install the Java Development Kit to start programming

If you want to learn how to program in the Java language, then the first thing you're going to need to do is download and install the JDK. That stands for Java Development Kit, and is the basis for anyone begging in Java, and you need it to get the Javac (Java compiler) running. This video will show you what to do, and will show you how to set a new variable name and value in the Environment Variables under Advanced System Settings on your Windows PC.

How To: Subnet an IP address on your PC

This 5 part video tutorial series will show you how subnet an IP address on your personal computer. It's a thorough, detailed walkthrough of each step, with explanations on things as basic as "what's an IP address?" Watch the entire series to learn thoroughly about subnetting IP addresses on your personal computer.

How To: Do pelvic tilt exercises

Work out the pelvis with pelvic tilts. Learn about exercises for strength and flexibility in this training video. Take action: keep your back flat, this is a high repetition exercise, and keep feet flat on floor. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enjoys training aspiring female ...

How To: Do lying skull crusher barbell extensions

Increase muscle strength with barbell exercises done while lying down. Learn about muscle training, fitness, and growth in this fitness video. Take action: do not rock arms and keep core tight. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enjoys training aspiring female body builders as sh...

How To: Do quad extensions to strengthen the legs

Exercise the quadriceps muscle with quad extensions. Learn about increasing leg strength in this training video. Take action: keep core tight, squeeze legs at top of movement, but only legs will move. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enjoys training aspiring female body builder...

How To: Do standing dumbbell curls to increase arm strength

Working out the arms with standing dumbbell curls. Learn to increase muscle strength in the arms with dumbbells and curl exercises. Take action: start with feet shoulder-width apart, palms face forward, keep elbows at sides, and do not rock. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enj...

How To: Do weighted diagonal lunges

Gain muscle strength and flexibility with diagonal lunges. Learn about dumbbell exercises to promote fitness in this weightlifting video. Take action: maintain balance, keep back leg straight, and increase difficulty by adding dumbbells. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enjoys ...

How To: Do weighted sumo squats with a barbell

Sumo squats will help to strengthen the legs. Learn how to properly do squats in this workout video. Take Action: hold in squat position to increase difficulty, feet wider then normal squat, and keep chest and head high. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enjoys training aspiring...

How To: Stretch the triceps

Increase flexibility and prevent injury by stretching the triceps. Learn how to do stretches and arm exercises in this video. Take action: hold stretch for 20-30 seconds, stretch when muscles are warm, and hold stretch at point of mild discomfort. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and s...

How To: Do dumbbell rear lunges

Increase muscle strength and flexibility with dumbbell rear lunges. Learn about dumbbell weight training and exercises in this video. Take action: keep chest high, shoulders back, core tight, raise knee to increase difficulty, make sure back step is big, and add hop to increase difficulty. Michelle is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting ...

How To: Do deadweight standing crunches

Increase muscle strength with dead lift exercises. Learn tips and techniques for proper weightlifting in this fitness video. Take action: keep bar close to legs, don't round the back and use proper form. Michelle is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enjoys training aspiring female body builders as she is one herself. She focuse...

How To: Make deep dish personal pan pizza at home

Everyone's favorite chefs from Show Me The Curry are here to walk you through baking a thick, deep dish pan pizza at home. You will make everything from scratch including the dough. This is no flimsy, crispy New York pizza but a thick, juicy Chicago style dish. If you are serving pizza at a party or craving a pie of your own check this out and whip one up!

How To: Create a GUI Jbutton for Java game development

Want to write Java games and applications but don't know beans about object-oriented programming? Never you fear. This free video tutorial from TheNewBoston will help you on your merry way to accomplishing just that. Specifically, this lesson will demonstrate how to create simple GUI JButtons when coding in Java. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this programmer's guide.

How To: Give a good, personalized head massage

Head massages are great releases after a long day. They are easy to learn and easy to give once you know how. When giving a head massage, it's important to remember that personal preference for the amount of pressure used varies greatly from person to person. Learn about giving a good head massage with help from Gretchen Rivas, a massage therapist from Relax Wilmington in Wilmington, NC. Learn these professional secrets from a masseuse in one of America's loveliest cities.