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How To: This DIY Soft-Circuit Military Tech Lets You Power Electronics Using Your Clothes

It turns out that the popularity of soft circuit electronics has leaked out of the interwebs and into the hands of the U.S. military. Soft circuit electronics allow you to literally sew electronics circuits into fabric using flexible conductive thread instead of wire. Soft circuits can be used for all sorts of fun projects, like the TV-B-Gone Hoodie and the Heartbeat Headband.

How To: Clean gold jewelry

Looking to polish up some old jewelry? Your skin, soap, and even the air can dull your gold jewelry. Bring the luster back with a few household items and these five steps.

How To: Clean your shoes with a banana

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean their shoes with a banana. The materials required are: a banana, dirty shoes and a soft cloth. Begin by peeling the banana. Users will only need the skin, so eat the banana. Rub the banana skin all around the dirty shoes. The natural oils of the banana will soak into the leather, helping the shoes to last longer. The banana skin also contains potassium, which is a key ingredient to commercial shoe polish. Then take a soft cloth and buff the s...

How To: Clean chrome

If you like things shiny and bright, you're probably a fan of chromium, a metal used to plate other metals, commonly known as chrome. Watch this Howcast cleaning guide to learn how to clean chrome. Keep your chrome nice and shiney.

How To: Clean a hummel figurine

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean a Hummel figurine. The materials required for this task are: light fluid or ammonia, warm water soft cloth and a toothbrush. Begin by mixing the fluid into some warm water and dipping the cloth into the water. With the wet cloth, apply it onto the figurines and rub it gently. If you can't remove the stubborn spot, use the toothbrush and clean in a back-and-forth or circular motion. This video will benefit those viewers who collect Hummel figu...

How To: Clean an LCD screen

Is your computer's LCD screen getting so dirty you can barely make out what you're typing. Use a few household ingredients to keep a clear, sharp image on your LCD screen without clouding or scratching it.

How To: Clean leather seats in a car

Leather seats are expensive. Keep them looking that way with a little cleaning and conditioning. You will need a hand-held vacuum (or one with an attachment nozzle), a bottle of leather cleaning solution, a soft, dry sponge, clean, dry cloths, a spray bottle of water, a bottle of leather conditioner with sunscreen, lemon juice, and cream of tartar. Watch this video car care tutorial and learn how to clean the leather seats in a car.

How To: Clean an Apple keyboard with Mr. Clean Magic Eraser

Keyboards get really dirty from your hands, food, spilled drinks, pens, pencils and everything else that winds up on your desk. This video will show you a great way to clean you white Apple keyboard (wireless or wired) so that it shines like you just bought it. All you need is a handy cleaning product called Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. This will get all of the dirt off of your white keys that come with Mac computers. Make sure to clean the keys and the inside between all of these keys as well. Ma...

How To: Effectively remove CD & DVD scratches with toothpaste

In this tutorial, we learn how to effectively remove DVD and CD scratches by using toothpaste! First, you will need to grab the CD or DVD that is scratched and then grab a tube of toothpaste. Next, rub some toothpaste onto the middle of your item. Now rub your finger on the toothpaste until the toothpaste covers the entire DVD or CD. Now, let the item sit for just a few minutes, and grab a clean, dry, and very soft wash cloth. After a few minutes, gently rub off the toothpaste with the soft w...

How To: Make & cook fresh homemade pumpkin puree

This video is about making homemade pumpkin puree. You will want to make sure to use a sugar pie pumpkin. One sugar pie pumpkin will produce around 16 oz of pumpkin puree. Begin by carefully sawing your pumpkin in half and remove the seeds. Place the pumpkin halves face down on a piece of well oiled parchment paper. Bake at 425 degrees for an hour, or until the flesh is very soft. When the pumpkin has cooled remove the flesh with a spoon. Place the flesh in a bowl and mash it up with a fork o...

How To: Make char cloth to start emergency fires

Jason shows you in this video tutorial, how to make char cloth to start emergency fires. Making your own emergency fire-starting material could someday save your life! Making char cloth is an easy way to make an emergency fire starter with materials you already have lying around the house, for use in camping, backpacking, hiking, and survival in the wilderness.

How To: Make char cloth with found materials

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a char cloth. The materials required for this process are: cloth, container and tinder. The cloth must be made of any woven, cotton material. Begin by placing the cloth into a container. The container should be a metal material. Then close the container and make a while on top to allow the smoke and flames to escape. Leave the container in some fire and wait for it to finish. Then take it to cool and take out the cloth. Now strike some spark o...

How To: Work with cloth in 3DS Max

If you want to model a character in 3DS Max and don't want them to be nude, you are probably going to have to work with 3D cloth. This three-part video will teach you how to create cloth in 3DS Max (without using Reactor), attach it to your character, and make it animate properly with the character. It makes use of the Garment Maker mod for for 3DS Max, and should have your characters clothed realistically in no time.

How To: Create a cloth cape for a superhero in 3ds Max

In this Autodesk 3ds Max video tutorial, you'll learn about a cool plugin that can create cloth-like animations. 3ds Max does have a built-in cloth simulation, but it's rather complicated to work with. The alternative to using the built-in feature is using the plug-in SimCloth 3, a free modifier. It works very easily and creates a smooth flowing cloth effect. This video is specifically working with a cloth cape on a superhero (if you could call it that). But this cloth-like effect could be ap...

How To: Start a fire with char cloth

This video shows the viewer how to start a fire using char cloth and a fire steel. Char cloth is a fabric which burns/smolders very slowly. This makes it very useful for starting fires. The video suggests gathering dried grass. The smoldering chard cloth should then be placed in the middle of the grass. Blowing gently on the char cloth will increase the oxygen reaching the flame so will increase the chances of success. Waving the bundle of straw should also help. Remember to always wear glove...

How To: Use the cloth reactor in 3ds Max

This 3D software tutorial will show you how to use the cloth reactor in 3D Studio Max. Learn how to animate a cloth swinging over an object in 3ds Max. This concept can be used to create a table cloth spread over a table, clothes for characters and much more. It's best to view this 3ds Max tutorial full screen.

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