Remember the last time this happened to you? You got home, put on a DVD to watch, and got stuck watching about 12 trailers and ads before you even got to the movie. Pressing the menu button didn't help, and you felt powerless against the MPAA. Well, check out this tip from CNET. All you have to do the next time you pop in your DVD is the following: 1. Play DVD. 2. When the trailer starts, click Stop twice. 3. Then click Play. Voila! The DVD will now play your movie.
Introduction So today and yesterday I was playing with TNT (as we all do at one point or another) and I was curious about a few things. From this curiosity, I went on to discover some of the science behind some things you may or may not have known.
Introduction So, today and yesterday I was playing with TNT (as we all do at one point or another) and was curious about a few things. From this curiosity, I went onto discover some of the science behind some things you may or may not have known.
Remember portable MP3 players like the classic iPod? Seems like forever ago that they were all the rage, and I don't think I've seen a real one in the wild for a good 5 years now. These devices died out so quickly as a direct result of the onset of smartphones, which allow us to do everything that an MP3 player could do and then some.
There are plenty of times when very aggressive poker players will make life difficult for you because they're always looking to put max pressure on their opponents to try and get them to fold out their medium strength hands. Knowing how to play against loose aggressive opponents is an important part of beating the games you play, especially the more aggressive online 6-max games. It’s important to know some fundamental strategies outlined in the video below. The common strategy used for each ...
Starcraft 2, like it's predecessor before it, has a very robust level editor that allows you, the DIY modder, to create nearly any scenario within the bounds of the Starcraft 2 engine that you could imagine. We have compiled videos on how to do all sorts of fun things with it, from making RPG's and Tower Defense games to just making you dream Starcraft 2 level. This video will teach you how to create a condition in a custom map where waves of zerglings will attack the heroes continuously. If ...
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and especially popular among young people in the United States. This video features a university soccer coach explaining several important drills for developing young soccer players, including two-touch passing and doing over-unders with the ball. Have you kid dominating the pitch in no time with these drills!
Blocking is the single most important part of offensive football. Before there was passing or catching, there was blocking, and it is the only thing that is a part of every single offensive play on the field. This video for youth football coaches demonstrates the fundamental of proper blocking and how to teach these fundamentals to young football players.
Tired of jet and helicopter campers in Battlefield 3? This guide will show you a surefire way to kill them before they can even get in the air, stopping them from becoming a nuisance later on. Learn how to camp the BF 3 campers.
After 12 years Starcraft 2 is finally here to blow your mind. If you're looking for help with the game, you've come to the right place. We have tons of videos about how to do just about everything in the game. We have strategies for winning campaign and multiplayer games. We have guides to using the immensely powerful level editor. We'll even teach you how to build a Terran Barracks out of Legos. This video will show you how to you can make a mobile wall of supply depots on your Terran base's...
For StarCraft II fans who want to get started playing with the map editor, this tutorial shows you how to set up a very basic map. Then you're shown how to set objectives for your players to complete, such as killing a certain amount of units or locating a particular NPC.
Traveling teams are becoming a larger part of the youth sports landscape for sports such as basketball, soccer, and, as discussed in this video, volleyball. The purpose of this video is to explain to parents and coaches what they can do with their middle-school-aged young volleyball players to prepare them for play on elite traveling teams once they reach high school. Presenters include a club team coach and a middle school coach, who explain the basics of how a traveling team works and what ...
All you beginning acoustic guitar players can learn to play the song "Lithium" by Nirvana. As you watch the video you'll be taken through the needed chords for the first riff. Then you can play that first riff along with the instructor. Next you'll learn the chords for the middle part. You can then play this part with the instructor. The last part is just repeating the first riff so continue to play along. If you follow this video and practice you'll be able to play it by yourself.
The shoulder pads and helmet are the iconic pieces of gear that every football player wears in every game. This video teaches you, as a football coach or parent of a football player, how to make sure your charge or charges wear properly fitting shoulder pad to maximize safety. As the video says, the shoulder pads are the easiest piece of football equipment to fit, but making sure they fit properly is still vitally important to prevent injuries to the chest and shoulders.
As anyone who's been around sports long enough knows, defense wins championships. This video features a middle school girls' volleyball coach explaining some techniques and drills for improving the defensive play of young female volleyball players. These include teaching your players to call for the ball and pass properly, and making players move around as much as possible during passing drills to get them used to covering as much ground as they can.
Softball is essentially the opposite of baseball… but not really. Softball is always associated and stigmatized with weaker pitching, but softball pitchers can pitch just as fast as baseball players. This video will cover the beginning fundamentals to help youth players develop a mean fast pitch in softball. There's tons of tips, techniques and drills to show young girls the fastball pitch.
Are you planning on buying your child a baseball glove? Finding the right glove with the best fit and feel can be tough, but there are a few things you should know before entering the baseball shop. In this two-part video, Craig Brooks of Jonquil Sporting Goods shows you how to choose different sized gloves for different sized kids. Great not only for parents and young baseball players, but baseball coaches, also.
One of the most overlooked aspects of the game of football is long snapping, despite the fact that its easy to learn, and its easy to perform correctly and consistently. Failure to properly long snap is what causes failure in most football games, so learning the technique in this video will help you coach your children youth players. Learning how to long snap is especially important for punting the ball.
Football is a dangerous sport, but playing smart and safe is the key to making sure you're not being hauled of the football field on a stretcher or in a neck brace. It's not one-hundred percent preventable, but how do you minimize the risk of potential deadly injuries to young football players? This video will show coaches a few drills to teach their young athletes to minimize catastrophic neck injuries. And the key is staying low at the line.
Soccer is more popular than ever among young Americans, and teaching them the relevant skills can be difficult for parents raised on the big 4 American sports. This video is here to help. It features a university soccer coach outlining some drills for young soccer players to help them master that most fundamental of soccer skills: dribbling the ball. It covers learning to control the ball with both sides of the same foot, as well as stepovers and other basic dribbling techniques.
Learn how to layer your favorite REX loops by linking Octo Rex (OctoRex) instruments within Reason 5. This official video guide from James Bernard of Propellerhead will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Propellerhead's virtual music studio application, Reason, or their newer DAW app, Record, you're sure to find much to take away from this brief video software tutorial.
Recognize the calling station and avoid getting stung by a bad decision. Adjust your game to this person and stay away from bad decision making.
This is the easiest to recognize and one of the most dangerous to play against. They are tough to read, so pick your hands wiser and call less often.
You've been a little league baseball coach for years now, but now you're an all-star coach. Is there a difference? Yes, there is!
Pre-game eating… what's best for young sports players? For early morning games, the goal is to provide enough food for the child to prevent him/her from getting hungry and distracted, and to something that will give the child enough energy to make it through the game. It could be as simple as a glass of chocolate milk or a piece of toast with orange juice. Watch and learn the rest of the pre-game meal plan tips for child sports players.
This video explains how to burn DVDs that will play on a standard DVD player in Windows. The programs needed to complete this project include IMG Burn and DeVeDe which has been modeled for Windows. The final burn product created with this program will allow the DVDs to play on computers and actual DVD players. The first step is to hit open to select the file you wish to burn. You must then select burn ISO or Bin file in IMG Burn or DeVeDE. You can then select a title for your burned disk leav...
When playing sports, warming up is an integral pre-game must, and with kids, there's an entirely different approach to coaching them through warmup drills. This video will help coaches keep their team in good condition by talking about the process of teaching your youth players to successfully complete dynamic warmups. The biggest part is to prevent injury. The muscles have to be warm upped, the blood needs to flow, and the heart rate need to be up as well. See all of the necessary exercises ...
You don't need to be a professional sports coach to get your child geared up for basketball season. There's some simple basketball drills anyone can learn and teach to children playing basketball. Even if your child is prodigy or doesn't plan on playing for the school team, these are still worthwhile drills to use to help better your child's performance on the basketball court.
One of the most important and overlooked aspect of basketball is free throws. There's no reason a free throw can't be made every time, and this video will teach coaches and young children playing ball the best practices for getting ready for making the free throw. Shooting a free throw means repetition, it means practicing, because no matter where the team plays, the free throw line and the rim are always going to be familiar, so shooting a free throw shouldn't be a problem.
A walk through on installing a flash player on an Ubuntu system. Also, a tutorial on downloading and installing the Opera browsing software.
Kids love sports drinks, but are they healthy for them? This video answers that question, and dissects all of the information pertaining to the diet, nutrition and metabolism of a child playing sports. Healthy eating is important for any sports player, but there are some special considerations for young children. Variety is important, but you need about 40 different nutrients to keep the kid playing well. And believe it or not, chocolate milk is actually one of the best recovery foods.
With the game Crush the Castle, it is now possible to hack the game and get a high score. By following a few simple steps shown in the video, it is entirely possible to achieve a gold medal in the game quite easily. As simple as entering a sequence of number codes into a line will make it possible to do one shot and still win gold, as well as completely crush the castle. Just by putting in the code, you are able to start the game, and, with one shot from the catapult, you are able to complete...
In this series of home entertainment videos, our electronics expert Tony Ramirez tells you what you need to know about Blu-ray and HD DVD players. He begins his series with a discussion of the differences between these two formats and then explains the latest advances in high definition technology.
Why won't my recorded disc play in other machines? Check out this video tutorial on how finalize DVDs on Panasonic DMR-ES15 (ES25) for other players. This Panasonic DMR-ES15 (ES25) DVD Recorder is easy to operate and great to record with.
Why won't my recorded disc play in other machines? Check out this video tutorial on how finalize DVDs on Panasonic DMR-ES45V (ES35V) for other players. This Panasonic DMR-ES45V (ES35V) DVD Recorder is easy to operate and great to record with.
Why won't my recorded disc play in other machines? Check out this video tutorial on how finalize DVDs on Panasonic DMR-EH55 for other players. This Panasonic DMR-EH55 DVD Recorder is easy to operate and great to record with.
Staying in shape will give tennis players an edge over their opponents. Learn how exercises and increasing strength and agility will make you a better tennis player in this free workout video.
Playing in the paint… what does it mean exactly? Inside the paint means close up to the rim, in the area below the hoop that is actually painted a different color than the rest of the basketball court. This video will show young players and coaches how to effectively play inside the paint, with drills for layups, rebounding and more. This is the roughest and most dangerous part of the game, so knowing the best defense and offense is key to winning.
If you're a pee wee coach, you know that coaching kids is a tough job. Children can even be more difficult to work with than adults, but it's the best time to shape them into a great sportsman… and to get faster!
Young baseball pitchers aren't necessarily born with a gifted talent for strikeouts, most have to be taught and honed to develop those types of feats. And the best time to teach them is when there still on little league. We're talking about the 11- and 12-year-olds. Coaching them and preparing them for the next level of play requires skill, and with this video you'll learn some great pitching drills to use on your star pitcher. Also, it talks about pitch counts and injuries with pitchers.