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How To: Play various harmonics on the guitar

Various guitar players have made harmonics, and pinch harmonics, a popular guitar technique that has inspired a generation. Guitar players like Zakk Wylde, Andy McKee, Eddie Van Halen, and other amazing players have all contributed their own style of incorporating them into their songs. It's a simple technique of holding your finger over the fret wire without pressing down. It has to be over the fret wire, not while your finger is actually in the fret. In this fantastic video you'll learn how...

How To: Run multiple applications on Android phones (1.5/1.6)

The Android operating system for cell phones from Google lets you run multiple applications at the same time! By long pressing your home key (touching and holding) you can easily go back and forth between your most recently used apps. When you listen to music, you can easily switch to other apps while still enjoying your tunes! This video shows you the gist of it. Learn to run multiple apps on your Android-powered phone.

How To: Make a Scottish tam o'shanter figure with fondant

Lorraine McKay shows us how to make a Scottish tam o'shanter figure with fondant. First, take a hat shaped piece of cake with fondant, then take a smaller ball of fondant and roll it into a small sausage shape, then glue it onto the cake. Use a smaller piece of fondant for the nose, pressing it in with a knife, then use the knife to create a smile on the mouth. Push into the mouth to smooth out the cut. Then use a ball tool on the bottom of the mouth to create lips on the figure. Use a piece ...

How To: Make custom shortcuts for Blender mesh selection modes

Tthis Blender 2.5 video tutorial goes through the steps needed to create custom keyboard shortcuts for changing mesh selection modes (vertex, edge, face). This allows you to very quickly switch between modes by simply pressing 1,2,3 on your keyboard. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial...

How To: Play a Bo Diddley beat on the ukulele

This how to video shows you how to play the Bo Diddley beat on a ukulele. You will need a tuned ukulele and basic knowledge of chords to do this. First, form a D chord. That is, place your fingers so that the first string first fret, second string first fret, third string second fret, and fourth string third fret are pressed. Use your right hand go up and down. Do not place your fingers all the way on to the fret. Only press down at the right times to create the beat. You will be making muted...

How To: Skip previews and ads on your DVD players

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.

How To: Use a TI-89 to calculate nCr

This video shows you how to do a mathematical representation on computing the nCr function using a TI-89 calculator. You can write the nCr notation in different forms. It can be simplified from nCr to C(n,r). The symbol can either be read "n choose r" or "n taken r at a time" which are from it's probability applications. On the example to find "26 choose 17", go to the Home screen of the TI-89 calculator and then go 2nd 5 which is Math. Go choose probability and then to nCr to type in (26,17)...

How To: Get infinite XP and Money in Dragon Age 2 with a glitch

Dragon Age 2 is the new benchmark in fantasy role-playing games, and like every Bioware title having enough money and XP is is crucial to your success. Enter this video, which will teach you how to use a glitch to get infinite money and XP! This has not been patched, doesn't mess up the game at all, and lets you play the game at whatever power level you want, essentially. It's brilliant.

How To: Use caret browsing

This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category where you will learn how to use caret browsing. Caret browsing is a method of selecting text on any web page. You can activate caret browsing by pressing the f7 button on your computer. It is available in Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers. Normally, for selecting text on a web page, you highlight the text by clicking and dragging the cursor and then you can copy and paste it in to a text editor. While doing this, if there are...

How To: Iron a dress or sport shirt

Need to iron a shirt for an important occasion? Smooth out your ironing technique with this housekeeper's how-to, which demonstrates the proper technique for pressing a men's dress or sport shirt using an electric iron and ironing board. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the process, watch this free video tutorial.

How To: Adjust the mirrors in a 2010 Toyota Prius

In this tutorial, we learn how to adjust the mirrors in a 2010 Prius. The interior rear view mirror will dim automatically if it sense a glare coming into it. You can turn this function on and off by pressing the buttons on the mirror. There are also outside mirrors that have controls to the left of the steering wheel. Press the buttons to adjust the area the lens is at. There is also a defroster that will activate when you turn on the front or rear defroster. This will loosen any ice from th...

How To: Open & utilize the trunk area of a 2010 Prius

In this tutorial, we learn how to open & utilize the trunk area of a 2010 Prius. To access the cargo area, open the rear hatch by pressing on the release above the license plate. To keep items out of sight, there is a sliding cover that you can pull back and hook into slots. To open, pull towards you slightly, then reel it in. There is additional space under the floor which can be accessed by twisting the locks and removing from the vehicle. Underneath this, there is a cargo bin, and undernea...

How To: Play the ruan, a Chinese Lute

In this tutorial, we learn how to play the ruan, a Chinese Lute. First, sit on 2/3 of the chair, then rest the ruan on the lap, slanting it 45 degrees to the left. For the left hand position rest the thumb at the back of the neck and allow the other fingers to curve into a ball shape. use the fingertips to press into the strings. Do not pull the strings when pressing or the pitch will be messed up. Also, do not rest the palm onto the neck of the ruan. Use the pick between the thumb and pointe...

How To: Find hidden taskbar shortcuts

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to find hidden task-bar shortcuts in Windows 7. Begin by pressing the Windows and T keys on the keyboard. The will focus on the task-bar, allowing the user to navigate through using the arrow keys. Users will be able to move between different icons. If the application has a window open, it will show the thumbnail. Then press the up arrow key to sort through the thumbnails. Press the down key to focus back onto the task-bar. This video will benefit tho...

How To: Bring back the "show desktop" button in Windows

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to add the "Show Desktop" button in Windows 7. This task is very fast, easy and simple to do. Users will need to download the freeware from this site: German freeware. Once downloaded, users will then need to extract the file and pin it into the task-bar. Users may also use the keyboard shortcut by pressing the Windows button and M. This video will benefit those viewers who use a Windows 7 computer, and would like to learn how to have a Show Desktop b...

How To: Fix the battery length problem on a jailbroken iPod

This video demonstrates how to fix the batter length problem on a jailbroken iPod. First, make sure that you have a Wi-Fi connection so you could download the necessary files. Turn your iPod Touch on and locate the Installer icon. Wait until the installer program loads. Then, on the bottom portion of the screen, select the icon Install. In the Packages section, scroll all the way down to letter S and look for Services. Select it and install it. After the installation completes, go back to hom...

How To: Propagate raspberries and blackberries

In this video, an expert gardener explains how to propagate raspberries and blackberries.To propagate, you normally need a small rooted cutting. The expert recommends that you soak the roots in water with a bit of root stimulator for about 15 minutes. Also, he says that the cutting should be planted in earth with compost and phosphorous fertilizer to help to roots grow better. When the earth is well mixed, you make a small hole, place the root in side and bury it, pressing the soil around the...

How To: Fix an iPhone or iPod Touch that won't open apps

This video is about how to fix an iPod Touch that will not open applications. You fix it by pressing and holding the power or home button which will restart your iPod that will only take a few minutes. If this does not work, fix it by uninstalling or deleting all the applications and re-installing it from the Appstore for it to work again. If both these two methods will not work, then you can restore your iPod through iTunes by clicking the button "restore". The whole process takes for just a...

How To: Add symbols and emoticons to your text on Facebook

Here we learn how to insert secret symbols from your keyboard onto Facebook or any other regular program. This only works on PCs, sorry Mac users! By holding down the alt key and pressing numbers on the keypad from 1-9 and beyond, we discover there are many different symbols that pop up. There are smiley faces, arrows, numbers, punctuation marks, and various other random symbols. Exploring these on your own is simple and will show you everything there is to choose from. You can get creative w...

How To: Work out your butt with Brooke Burke

Brooke Burke and Autumn Calabrese walk the viewer through a super-effective, targeted butt workout, doable in your living room in only 5 minutes. The first exercise, a "Heel Press", is done from your hands and knees. Keeping your head in line with your spine and your belly button tucked in, press one heel toward the ceiling, then bring it all the way into your chest. Brooke recommends 15-20 reps on each leg. The next exercise, "Crossovers", builds on the Heel Press. After pressing your heel t...

How To: Make your own origami magic ball

Tutorial of how to quickly make and Origami Magic Ball! Get a piece of 20x40cm paper. Fold along side in 32 equal parts, by repeatedly folding the paper in half - using genderless folds. Fold the short side in 8 equal parts- using valley folds. Turn the sheet over and start diagonal folds - using valley folds into 32 parts. Roll paper out flat, and fold it zigzag following previously made genderless folds. At corner of paper, create a "water bomb" by pressing together previously made folds fo...

How To: Make a flower arrangement using old CDs

In this video, Steven Marin shows us an interesting method to recycle old CDs to make beautiful flower arrangements along with other recycled materials. In order to make the flowers, you need to take your old CDs and heat them up in a toaster oven. As demonstrated in the video, the CDs are very hot when they are taken out and should be handled with care. They are easily molded into the interesting flower shape by pressing them down over the neck of a bottle or by holding them in a cloth and s...

How To: Pair your bluetooth phone to Ford SYNC

Sometimes pairing your mobile phone with your car is a difficult and unwritten chore to accomplish. But now with Ford's new SYNC system, you can easily pair your cell phone. It's as easy as pressing the Phone button. Let it search for already stored bluetooth devices, and if none are stored, simply press the Arrow buttons until you see the Add Bluetooth Device option. It's that easy!

How To: Create a writing effect in Flash

First type your word and set the font. Now select the word and break it apart by pressing the ctrl+B twice. Now select the erasing tool and erase the letters in reverse order like when you write that word, you write it in a order but you need to erase it just reversal of it as you can see in the video. Now press the F6 button, it will create a keyframe, select

How To: Cook with cannabis

This video is about cooking with cannabis. Look through the marijuana and pick out any parts that you would not want to eat. Add your choice of cooking oil to the marijuana. If you want to use butter, melt the butter at a low temperature, then add the herb. Any kind of oil will work. Add enough oil to just cover the level of the cannabis and heat on a low temperature, stirring constantly. Use a candy thermometer to monitor the temperature. Make sure the tip of the candy thermometer is down in...

How To: Make a favicon for your site in Photoshop CS3

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to make a favicon for your site in Photoshop CS3. A favicon is a little symbol that shows up on url bars and also on browser tabs. Open a new project in Photoshop by pressing ctrl+N. Select height and width to 64 pixels and click OK. Now open the title tool and type in whatever you want. In the video, it is ‘F’. Open the background layer and do a color overlay of black. Now change the color of the title to white so that it ...

How To: Install new windows in a new construction project

Steve with Eikenhout Educational Video Series and Paul Griggs with PGriggs Construction demonstrate how to install new windows during a new construction application. You will need a level, a utility knife, a caulk gun and a hammer to install the windows. First, cut the house wrap away from the area where the window will be placed. Next, properly flash the opening to protect it from water by starting at the window sill. Next, verify that the sill is level. Next, caulk around the window opening...

How To: Pair a phone through Bluetooth with a 2010 Prius

Learn how to pair a phone through Bluetooth with a 2010 Prius in simple steps. 1. You can connect your phone to the vehicle through Bluetooth without using any wires. 2. Press the 'Info Phone' button on the right side of the display screen, press 'Phone' now and press 'Yes' when prompted. 3. Now enter the pass code when prompted on your phone to pair it successfully. 4. You can pair more than a single phone by using the same process but you can use only one at a time. 5. You can also transfer...