Is your dad's favorite pastime taking his boat out from the dock at Marina del Ray and just sailing into the sunset, staying out on the broad ocean for hours at a time? Then he will most definitely dig your gift for him this Father's Day when you create these adorable origami sailboats.
This plump goldfish requires even less maintenance than the real things, and will look adorable as a conversation piece on your desk or a countertop. Composed of orange origami tissue paper, this fish stands up all on its own despite its rotund belly.
Whether you love her or hate her or just don't understand her, Lady Gaga is a phenomenal performance artist who accomplished exactly what she wanted with her music video for "Telephone": shock and offer the grotesque.
Due to natural fat storage patterns, a woman's middle section is one of the hardest to tone. Fat tends to aggregate at a woman's belly as a survival mechanism, making it difficult, even with diet and exercise, to cut chub and unearth a six pack.
If you own any bored reptiles and want to zest up their terrarium environment on a budget, this video will teach you how to make a cool waterfall for their terrarium using basic materials. It should take a couple of hours, and the results are very pretty (depending on your painting skills) and sure to entertain any small-to-medium-sized lizard. Not recommended for dinosaurs.
The right handed version of the Catherine wheel stitch creates a fabulous pattern of pinwheels and undulating borders, but be warned: the crochet pattern is for intermediate to advanced crocheters only.
For all you origami fanatics out there... Why not try this project on for size? In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to origami a pretty impressive snowflake designed by [www.origamidennis.co.uk/ Dennis Walker]. For this project, the recommended paper size is a hexagon with a side length of 10cm (approx. 4in).
Why buy pricey ointments when you can easily whip up your own custom-made lip balm? You will need: beeswax
Jim Twamley, Professor of RVing, shows you how to do essential RV maintenance by cleaning out the hot water tank. It is recommended that the hot water tank is cleaned at least once a year, or more if it is more heavily used. This procedure will remove dirt and scale that can shorten the life of your tank. Follow the simple instructions outlined in this instructional RV maintenance video to learn how to flush the RV hot water tank.
This video is for educational purposes only! Cheating is bad and it is not recommended. If you get caught, you support the consequences! If you "steal" want to cheat (ha ha, get it?), you can at least see a good way to do it.
Flowers actually have a great impact on mood. Some flowers make you happy, like bright white and yellow daisies, while others, like deep crimson roses, make you feel romanced and lovely dovey. So if you're ever feeling down for some reason, cheer yourself up by making this beautiful origami daffodil. With a sunny yellow stamen and bright white petals, this daffodil will certainly perk your day up.
Usually there's no going back after you've baked something. Did your chocolate souffle come out bad because you didnt add enough sugar? Too bad, because you can't remix the results and then bake it again.
We promise that even the wimpiest of lightweights can lift these weights. So small they can fit into the palm of your hand, these "weights" are actually made out of polymer clay. While they won't give you quite as intense a workout as your typical gym weights, they're awfully cute and a sweet gift for a friend who's a gym buff.
Inside out French braids are not nearly as complicated as they sound. Basically, creating an inside out French braid involves leaving the top, visible portion in a braid and the bottom portion in a flat weave. Learn how to create an inside out French braid and then tie it into a romantic side braid by watching this hairstyling tutorial.
Got a niece who loves playing make believe in her doll house? Then she'll get a kick out of this project. After all, every doll house needs a set or two of furniture. Make her a furniture piece that's unique and can actually hold a few light objects (like fake food) by watching this origami tutorial.
Psst. Want to know a little secret? When it comes to beginner origami, if you know how to fold a crane then you can fold a variety of other animals/creatures, including a frog. By adding one extra step, you'll be able to turn a crane into a cute frog that stands on its own.
Are you still one of those boring folks who use duct tape only as it's recommended, i.e. for taping stuff together? Well, get ready to be enlightened - while organizing your life a little bit - by watching this innovative duct tape tutorial.
Origami seems super complicated if you're just starting out. After all, with projects like 30-sided modular spheres and magic cubes, it's easy to find your beginner level crane a bit pathetic.
Bunny rabbits don't only have to be reserved for Easter. In fact, bunnies are pretty darn cute all year round. While real bunnies, with their fuzzy fur and floppy ears, are the most cuddly and endearing, for those who can't raise one in their homes, this origami bunny is the next best thing.
In order to sand and repair drywall, you will need the following: 100 grit sanding sponge. After you have applied mud to the walls evenly, you will need to sand the walls until they are smooth. Hopefully, you minimized or mitigated most of the need for sanding in the application of the mud, by using feathering and thin layering. When the mud is completely dry, you will need to choose a good sander. It is recommended that you use a 100 grit sanding sponge. Place the sponge against the wall, an...
MSG is scary. MSG is often used as a flavor enhancer and is put into your foods to trick your brain into thinking you're happier while you eat them. MSG is very controversial and while it is still FDA approved, is not recommended for consumption. If you would like to get all the facts on MSG and know exactly which foods to look out for, watch this tutorial from Food Facts. You will learn all the secret names that MSG hides under and how to keep your kids away from this evil offender.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to upload large files online for free. The website recommended in this video is Load2All It does not host any files, but it provides a interface to upload the file to several other sites at once. If the file exceeds the limit for any given site, Load2All will automatically split the file into RAR files, upload it into several mirrors and provides one download link. This video will benefit those viewers who have a large file...
For little girls, Hello Kitty is one of the first and most easy to love cartoon characters they encounter, and this is a love affair that continues the rest of their life. With multiple incarnations like the punk Hello Kitty and the summer fun (tanned) Hello Kitty, this is one pussycat that stays current with the times.
This origami tutorial is called "how to fold a vixen," but we're not giving you instructions on how to fold a miniature Megan Fox (sorry, dudes).
About to attend an Easter bash or baby shower but don't have enough time to pick up a present (or simply getting tired of cliche pastel pink and blue teddy bears and microsized baby clothes?).
Get ready for Teacher's Day or simply show your teacher how much you care by making one of these cute as a button grannysmith apples. Apple-shaped pencil holders and notepads are sweet, but these origami apples show you took a bit of time out of your busy day to really make something special.
Fold your own gift boxes with this tutorial on how to origami a collapsible box. Traditionally known as a water dish or orisue, this box is a cute way to box up small presents like earrings and necklaces.
This is one water bomb that's more postmodern art than scary - though fun - splashy summertime weapon. Using intricate tessellated origami folds and a drawn-on grid you'll learn how to create this interesting shape.
Watch this four-part tutorial to learn how to solve a 6x6x6 V-Cube 6. This is a rather advanced cube, so it's recommended that you already know how to solve both a 4x4 and 5x5 cube first. If not, you might end up getting just a little bit lost. This detailed instructional video tutorial will leave you eager to get started on your own cube!
In this how to video, you will learn how to turn off the Windows firewall in Windows XP. This is useful if you would rather use a third party firewall to protect your computer instead. First, go to start menu and click run. Type in firewall.cpl and press okay. The firewall will now open. You will see that the firewall is on. To turn it off, select off. It will say it is not recommended, but if you must turn it off, this is the easiest way to do it. Click okay to complete the process. Your Win...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a dirty martini. Begin by filling your shaker with ice. Then pour in 3-4 4 oz of vodka and add 1-3 tsp of olive juice. Put your glass in the freezer with water to cool it. Then take it out and dump out the water. Now shake the shaker to mix the mixture. It is recommended to shake between 5-10 seconds. Now pour the mixture into the glass and add some olives. This video will benefit those adult viewers who enjoy drinking alcoholic beverages and ...
This video shows you how to make compost from organic debris in the garden and leftover food.To make compost, you must add organic debris or scraps of food to such as pine needles, leaves or fruits to your compost bin. You should use horse or cow manure to speed up the process. You can also use nitrogen fertilizers as long as they do not contain herbicides. Then add water to the whole mixture.It is recommended that the compost bin should be about 3 feet high and 3 feet wide in order to insula...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a standing full (360 back-flip). Before attempting this trick, it is highly recommended that users have mastered a back-flip. Make sure that you can see he ground in mid-air. Bring your feet together and bend the arms back. Bend your knees and push up with your arms raised up. Then leap up high and twist you body in mid-air. Users may also start twisting the body as they leave the ground. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested ...
This video describes the procedure of making "sloppy joes." It is recommended to use ground turkey because of the texture and even the health factor of the meat. He uses pork and beef and adds a little bit of oil to a pan and browns the meat. He uses both of those meats for the texture of the fat and flavor. He lets the meat get brown and then adds the vegetables. He says to save the fat from the meat to cook the vegetables in. He adds red onion and green peppers so the colors are bright and ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to repair a broken Les Paul Guitar Hero guitar controller for the Xbox 360. Begin by unscrewing the screws in the neck of the guitar. It is recommended to detach the neck from the guitar for easier access. Now open the top part of the neck and carefully remove the green chip from the tab. Then put the green chip in front of the original tab. Now screw the neck back together and attach it to the guitar. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy a...
To do the samurai chop grab a medicine ball with both hands. Put your feet adjacent to each other (keep them very close). Lift the medicine ball up and to the left of your body. Then bring it down and to the right of your body. After this you can do it on the others side, up to the right and down to the left. For beginners 6-10 repetitions recommended for each side and for the more advanced 11-14 repetitions. If this is too easy lift your left food up and then bring your medicine ball up and ...
In this video, viewers learn how to create augmented reality applications, using Papervision 3D version 2.0. Augmented reality is a term for a live direct or indirect view of a physical real-world environment whose elements are merged with virtual computer-generated imagery - creating a mixed reality. To create augmented reality applications, users require the following programs and software: Adobe Flex Builder 3, TortoiseSVN and FLARToolkit. This video tutorial is not recommended for beginne...
This video shows you how to install OSX on a Windows Netbook. They create a "Mini Mac" and show you what the steps are. This is a good thing to do for someone who is used to a Mac but wants the portability of a Netbook, which weighs only 2 pounds. They start with a Dell Netbook that has Windows XP on it, which they covert. One thing that you need to do is to increase the memory in order to install the new operating system. There is an informative website called MyDellMini that has helpful inf...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to set a guitar's intonation. Studying the intonation of the guitar is making sure the guitar is in tune. To check intonation, it is recommended to use a guitar tuner. The video provides step-by-step instructions for viewers to properly check and set the guitar's intonation. Users need to check each string for equal pitch. This will benefit those viewers who play guitar and need to learn how to intone their guitar.
In this video, we're instructed in the art of a Valentine sushi roll, a perfect little gift that's easy to prepare, and sweet even in non-Valentine's Day circumstances.