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How To: Shield your pickups cavity on your electric guitar

Single coil pick ups are notorious for being noisy and for having a lot of buzz. One way that you can get rid of the buzz and save yourself from sounding annoying and unprofessional on stage without messing with your volume knob or buying expensive noise gates is putting in copper shielding in your pick up cavities and on the pick guard! In this video you will get a complete walkthrough of how to install the shielding and rewire your guitar back to normal!

How To: Earn the "Banshees, Fast and Low" achievement in Halo: Reach on the Xbox 360

One of the tougher achievements to get in Halo: Reach is the "Banshees, Fast and Low" achievement. To earn this one, you don't have to be "hero" or a "legend", but you can't be vapid either (easy mode), so stick with normal difficulty and you'll be fine. This video will show you the best way to hijack the banshee in the campaign mode on Halo Reach (Xbox 360) for those 25 Gamerscore points.

How To: Exporting a Lowpoly Model to Unity 3D

This clip offers instruction on how to export a model from Blender to Unity 3D and import it into a game. The tutorial also demonstrates how to bake a normal map and a color map from a highpoly model to the lowpoly counterpart, real-time display of the color/normal maps in the Blender viewport with GLSL shading, and real-time updating of assets in Unity. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely ...

How To: Perform a basic cardiovascular examination

Any medical student should be able to perform a basic cardiovascular exam. This medical how-to video tutorial outlines the guidelines to perform a basic cardiovascular exam. Always begin by by observing the patient from head to toe. Inspect the face for signs of cyanosis. Note visible scars or pulsations in the neck and edema in the feet. This video is intended for medical professionals only.

How To: Find a z-score for a normal distribution in statistics

Need help figuring out how to determine a z-score for a normal distribution (or bell curve) in statistics? From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just finish your homework or study for that next big test). With this installment from Internet pedagogical superstar Salman Khan's series of free math tutorials...

How To: Fight as Amaterasu from Okami in Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Okami was one of the best games of the last decade, perhaps Capcom's finest, and it's heroine Amaterasu makes a much-deserved appearance in Marvel vs. Capcom 3. She isn't quite as powerful as you'd expect the God of Everything to be, but she kicks serious butt and this video will teach you the basics of fighting with her, including tips on all her normal attacks and special moves.

How To: Solve the classic wooden ball puzzle

Brainteasers can be a lot more than a tease, they can be downright frustrating! If you own the mind bending wooden ball puzzle and are about to toss it in the trash, don't despair, this how-to video takes you step by step through the process to help you put the ball back together and return your sanity to somewhat normal. So sit down, breath easy, pick up your wooden ball and figure out how to solve this puzzle and find some peace.

How To: Solve a 3x3x4 Rubik's Cube

If you've watched our video on solving a Domino Rubik's Cube, you know that asymmetrical Rubik's "Cubes" exist and are readily solvable. If you haven't, go watch that video and come back, because this one is going to teach you how to solve the mother of the domino cube, the 3x3x4 MEGADOMINO (not it's real name). It takes a while and requires some pretty sophisticated Rubik's skills, but if normal Rubik's Cubes are too easy for you go buy one of these!

How To: Sew a felt geisha flower embellishment

Cat Morley and her adorable Scottish accent show you how to make a decorative square geisha flower that can be made into a pin or sewn onto clothes or accessories for extra embellishment. For this crafting project, you will need some felt, a square template of paper, a pencil, embroidery thread, normal thread, a needle, a yarn needle, sharp scissors, beads, and a button. Watch this video sewing tutorial and learn how to stitch a pretty felt geisha flower.

How To: Perform the torn and restored bill magic trick

This is a sweet little magic trick that has you tearing a bill then magically restoring it to it to normal after. Follow the video and see if you can do it yourself! All you need is a normal bill and to know this magic secret! A great Easy Magic Trick. Use this Easy Magic Trick to impress anyone. This Easy Magic Trick is not hard to do.

How To: Apply normal maps in 3D Studio Max

In this video, we learn how to apply normal maps in 3D Studio Max. First, go to the cylinder button and name it. Then, change the radius and height how you would like them. After this, select "extended primitives" from the drop down menu on the top. From here, enter in the diameter and sides for the round hose and then select the diameter of the cylinder. This will create a cylinder but with the look of a hose instead. Use the bottom toolbar to edit the sizes of the map and then save this whe...

How To: Slip stream while cycling

In this tutorial, we learn how to slip stream while cycling. The normal air flow around a single cyclist is broken at the front, then circles around the person and goes back to normal behind the person. While slip streaming behind another cyclist, your effort can be reduced up to 30%. To get the full effect, you will need to follow the other person very closely. You must be very careful and make sure you never hit their wheel. If there is a side wind, set to the side of the person by you so y...

How To: Use cards as Tarot cards with Peter John

In this Magic & Parlor Tricks video tutorial you will learn how to use normal playing cards as Tarot cards with Peter John. The diamond cards are used for money or finances in Tarot cards. Spades are known as swords in Tarot cards. Hearts are called cups, Clubs cards are recognized as business in Tarot cards. Hearts cards represent home, love, relationships and family. Spades are akin to problems, difficulties and dangers. The worst card is the 10 of spades. So, when you don't have Tarot card...

How To: Get infants and toddlers to sleep

Dr. Jodi Mindell teaches us how to get infants and toddlers to sleep. Night wakings are normal, all infants and toddlers will wake between 6-10 times at night. Self soothers will put themselves right back to sleeps and the others will wake someone up to put them to bed. To have a child more likely to become a self soother, then have them go to bed by themselves instead of rocking themselves to sleep. Refusal for children to go to bed is normal, but the child needs to learn how to fall asleep ...

How To: Do a purl increase stitch in knitting

In this video, we learn how to do a purl increase stitch in knitting. First, make sure your yarn is in front, then do a normal purl stitch. Before you take your yarn off the left needle, go into the back of that stitch and pick it up from behind. Then, do a normal purl loop. After this, take the needle off. This is all you have to do to do a purl increase while you are stitching. If you don't understand it at first, then keep practicing and you will eventually learn how to do this. When you l...

How To: Trance dance

A few steps are given before the dance moves are shown. These steps are: Go easy on yourself. Practice with an easy song first before attempting a fast hard one. Wear comfortable clothes. Clothes that fit your body and that won't be slipping off as you dance. make sure the fabric is breathable for your skin. Practice. The more you practice the more stamina you will have to last longer and dance harder.

How To: Transform a hoodie into a strap bag

This video visually explains how to convert your hoodie into a strapped bag. First lay the hoodie face-up onto a table or other flat surface. Then you take a normal belt and, holding it in one hand, feed it in from one sleeve all the way through to the opposite side. Once the belt is peeking out through both sleeves, buckle it together. You can then place the items of your choosing inside the hood, tying it shut, while using the belt as a strap that you can hang around your shoulder like any ...

How To: Use Vibration Reduction or VR on a Nikon DSLR lens

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use Vibration Reduction (VR). Vibration Reduction is the name if an image stabilizer engine that helps estimating unwanted blurriness when using slow shutter speeds or panning shots. VR has two modes: Normal and Active. Normal mode is designed for hand holding or panning shots where it estimates camera shakes when holding at a slow shutter speed. Active mode is designed for using on rapid moving surfaces. This video is very descriptive and gives gr...

How To: Map a network drive in Windows XP

In this video the instructor shows how to map a network drive in Microsoft Windows XP. Network drive is similar to the disk drive that is present on your computer like C drive, D drive but instead of pointing to a hard disk on your computer it points to a server that has enabled shares. Shares allow you to create or edit files and folders. By mapping that server share to a folder in XP you can use that share as a normal drive. To do this go to start menu, right click on My Computer and select...

How To: Play Wii ISO's without burning disks (USB Flash Drive)

In this video the author shows how to play Wii ISO's without actually burning them do disks using the USB flash drive. A normal DVD disk's average capacity is 4.7 GB, but a normal Wii Play game takes about only .09 GB space. In a DVD we will be wasting a lot of space when you burn the games to it. Instead of DVD disks if you use a flash drive you can store huge number of games on a single drive and also use the USB drive as an other storage device. In this lengthy video the author shows how t...

How To: Apply texture maps to a creature in Zbrush 3

This four part tutorial is Lesson 11 in the Zbrush series from Jason Welsh. It explains almost everything you need to know to texture a 3D creature in Zbrush. Part one teaches you how to produce a color map, part two goes over 32 bit normal maps and Displacement maps, part three covers 16 bit displacement and normal maps, and the last section covers spectral maps.

How To: Make Jello shots

Deceptively tasty, jello and alcohol makes for a potent combo. Spice up your next party by serving chilled Jello shots. These flavorful treats are sweet and easy to make. But watch out! They are sweet and potent, so it can be easy to go overboard and not realize quite how much alcohol you have consumed.

How To: Do Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" makeup look, horns and all

If you're a Little Monster, than surely you've seen the single cover art for Lady Gaga's new hit "Born This Way". On the cover, she looks as crazy as ever, and in this makeup tutorial, you'll learn how to mimic the look, right up to the protruding horns. Surely, this is a look for the stage and not one you're likely to wear outside on a normal day—but it's fun to play around with and perfect—Gaga-style!

How To: Clean your PC and remove malware

If you're concerned that your computer has been infected by spyware and other malicious programs, watch this informational video and find out how to clean and restore your computer back to a normal bill of health. This informative tutorial shows various methods that can be used to disinfect your computer and rid it of those nasty viruses once and for all!