Eric with Real World Green explains how to make your lawn more environmentally friendly. First, let your grass go dormant in the summer and don't water it as much. When you mow your lawn, consider using a push reel mower. A mower with a gas engine pollutes more than modern cars do. If you are going to use a gas engine mower, keep the blades sharp for a more efficient job. Use a mulching mower, because yard waste takes up a lot of space in landfills. Consider tearing up some of your lawn and p...
Recycle plastic bags! Watch this video to learn from Threadbanger how you can turn those wasteful and polluting plastic bags into something useful. Upcycle them into a laptop case. It's convenient and something you'll always have a need for. So why not? Watch this video and you can see how to turn this toxic product into something beautiful and utilitarian.
Bet you never thought your surf skills may be polluting the planet. Educate yourself and recycle your board.
It's really easy to take lazy route and purchase fire starters at a grocery or hardware store to aid you in creating campfires, but storebought fire starters tend to have massive amounts of environment polluting chemicals and toxins that you probably shouldn't be anywhere near.
Look no further than Flint, Michigan, to discover the serious consequences of contaminated drinking water. Around the world, water polluted by pathogens and toxins sickens people or cuts them off from safe drinking water. Looking for a solution, researchers created tiny, swimming robots that pack a powerful punch against waterborne pathogens.
Shooting in water polo is a basic skill for attackers. Water polo shot requires good height out of the water, arm position, shoulder rotation, and head stall. Shot strategy is important to building your water polo game. Concentrate on improving your rotation to follow through and speed up the shot. This is an attack focused water polo drill.
Defending proper position in water polo is crucial in improving your water polo game. Establish your defensive position with your hips no lower than 18" in the water. This is so you don't get a penalty. This allows for optimal mobility. Keep a high hip and foot position to accelerate in any direction. Work to keep your hips up for the most time.
Protecting the ball in water polo is key to playing a solid game. This water polo instructional includes many drills designed to improve 1-1 play. It includes tips for both the water polo defense and attacker on how to protect the ball in play. This also refers to TV clips of league and pro games to connect it to actual game play.
If you want to learn how to do the Water Polo Position Drills this is for you. The water polo swimming position is important because it allows you to quickly and easily change your support in the water with little head movement. When you are swimming make sure that you are high in the water. When swimming make sure that there is a 180 degree parallel cycling. When the entry hand is about to enter the water the exiting hand should be about to exit. When the entry hand enters the water the exit...
Three time US water polo Olympian, Wolf Wigo, demonstrates some tricks he used over the years to improve his game. In this video he demonstrates head and foot juggling, picking up the ball with his head, around the world and the helicopter backhand. These are fun things players can do on their own to improve their game and have some fun. This is an excellent way to get conditioned for water polo. This also looks cool and might make you look like a water polo show off.
This is the classic water polo body position. You are in a seated chair position, sculling your hands while eggbeater with both legs. This is the position optimal for moving to and from the ball. This is also called the center forward position in water polo.
This is basic lesson and moving diagram showing the start of a water polo game, known as the sprint.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill that began on April 20, 2010, was the largest maritime oil spill in history. Killing 11 people and discharging 4.1 million barrels of oil and natural gas into the Gulf of Mexico, the event was an unparalleled personal, environmental, and business disaster. It was also the first major oil spill to take place in the deep ocean.
This water bottle prank is really ingenious. You split two water bottles and recombine them to form a new, weaker frankenwwaterbottle. You fill this with water and superglue the cap on. Now, when your victim tries to open the water bottle they'll push so hard on the unopenable cap that the weak bottle will break in two, soaking them and their friends. Brilliant, devious, and hilarious.
This swimming with the ball tutorial is a great lesson in moving with the ball in water polo. The idea is to keep it in front of you as you swim with your head up. Note the high leg kick to keep the drag low and create lots of white water to blind pursuing defenders.
Faking shots in water polo is a great way to keep defense off balance. Fake shots will often send defenders off to one or the other side. Losing the defenders during the fake allows you to get the open shot on goal. Water polo offensive techniques are designed to create more space between you and the defender.
In this episode of Pixel Perfect, Bert shows us how to create flowing water and a photo-realistic splash effect in Photoshop. Perfect for a water fall or other water features, you'll be able to use these flowing water and splash effects in many Photoshop works of art.
In this video tutorial, Greg Fraser demonstrates a few tactical pressure points that might be useful in competitive water polo. This video is a must-watch for all water polo players who want to improve their grappling skills and overall defense.
Water polo is a tough contact sport that entails good grappling techniques. Watch this video tutorial to improve your underwater combat grappling skills that will definitely help you become a better water polo player.
Watering is the key to getting your lawn, landscaping and flowers looking lush and healthy. First-time homeowners don't always get a lush lawn to begin with— it takes time and a little care to get there, and water is what you'll need! Lowe's has the advice you need for watering your lawn.
If you want to make a really powerful water rocket, one water bottle is not going to give you enough propellant. You're going to have to splice two or more bottles together and do it well enough that they don't come apart. This video will show you exactly how to do it step-by-step.
In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to winterizing your boat engine block. For this you will need some screwdrivers, compressed air and a flexible hose if you have a hot water heater system on the boat. First you got to drain out all the water inside the engine. Remove the two plugs from the block and one plug from the sea pot as shown in the video and drain out all the water. Be careful and don't drop the seals while removing the plugs from the engine. While the wate...
Mr. O shows his audience in this video how to make oobleck, a slime-like substance which has a variety of unique properties. For this project, you will need a mixing bowl, food coloring, corn starch, a measuring cup, and water. First, color the water with food coloring to a color which is much darker than the color you would like. You will need the correct ratio of water to cornstarch, in a 1 to 2 ratio. Add some water to the bowl and add the cornstarch, then add the rest of the water. Finall...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to unclog a toilet in 11 seconds. Users will need a plunger. It is recommended to use a pleaded plunger, instead of the regular plunger. When clogging a toilet, the rubber of the plunger is filled up with water, pushed down and squeezes out the pressurized water. The force from the pressured water will remove the clogging of the toilet. Slowly place the plunger into the water and let it be filled with water. Align it with the toilet hole and then push...
This video shows a tip on how to boil water on a leaf in the wilderness. If you are stuck out in the wilderness and you don't have a plastic bottle for water you can use a leaf to boil water for drinking. Build a fire first. Then find a large enough leaf you can hold it over the fire without burning your hands. Fill the leaf with water and hold it over the fire. Only let the flames lick up against the leaf so it won't burn. The edges will curl up closed but the water will boil in about ninety...
Tutorial on how to make a water bottle bong. This time I show you how to make a water bong the fast and easy way with materials you can find around the house.
Most people who are really serious about rocketry prefer solid-fueled rockets, but if your passion is for water rockets, then this video should help you with your advanced eater rocket project. It will show you how to construct and troubleshoot a 9mm Gardena nozzle to control water flow that costs much less than a storebought one.
Growing plants in the Southwest is different then other climates. We learn how to grow plants in water. Salt is a factor that we need to be cautious of. Salt is in soil and in water. Water, once absorbed leaves a layer of salt. It can be avoided by watering in a certain way. Changing the water frequently, a dish underneath a potted plant to drain the water and flushing out the salt and re-potting periodically. Sometimes extremes measures must be taken to hydrate a plant. In this case putting ...
Improve your acoustic and electric skills with this special Delta Blues piece. Watch the full video lesson to learn how to play Muddy Waters' "Can't Be Satisfied" on your blues guitar.
Learn how to play the Delta Blues with this great guitar lesson. You'll see how to play the blues song "Walking Blues", two different versions, in the style of both Muddy Waters and Son House.
If you had to answer the following statement, which answer would you choose? Water is:
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.
This video tutorial shows how fifteen dollars and a half an hour of assembly can produce a working bare-bones laminar flow nozzle that attaches to a garden hose for a makeshift fountain.
Somewhere between bartending and magic, this trick will transform water into whiskey, and fast! Watch them switch places as the video shows how you get whiskey into a glass full of water, without taking the water out off the glass. The whiskey and water trick is a fun bar trick to show your friends.
Spidering enables you to maintain a position of power, where you can pass, shoot or move quickly. Spidering is the position where one hand is sculling, and both legs are doing eggbeaters. This is a standard water polo position for both attack and defense.
Lesson for water polo spectators or new players about the 6 on 5 power play in water polo. Both the 4-2 and 3-3 power play are reviewed.
Solar Thermal Microgeneration may be used to reduce your hot water bill, fossil fuel use, and lower your carbon footprint. For water heating, water is collected from solar panels. It is used to heat the water, as it filters through the water heater. Some areas require all new homes to provide an energy rating to buyers. Solar thermal panels harness the suns energy and reducing the need for fossil fuels to heat water. You will need the combination of solar panels, a traditional water heater, a...
Grey water is the used water from your dish washer, washing machine, shower, but not your toilet. This grey water can be recycled to irrigate your home, without wasting clean water. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to choose a grey water system for you home.
You had better have excellent balance if you're looking to try slalom water skiing. The water sport is a lot like regular water skiing, except with one caveat: You'll be balancing on a single water ski. Both feet point forward and stand on the ski for optimum speed and control.
Thoreau said, “Water is the only drink for a wise man.” Here’s how to purify yours when you’re out in the wild. To purify water, you will need a camp stove or campfire, water purifier, water purification tablets, and a container to collect the clean water. Learn how to make safe drinking water while camping or out in nature by watching this video nature safety tutorial.