Want to know how to play a simplified version of Big Star's "Thirteen" on your acoustic guitar? While this free video lesson is best suited for intermediate players, guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little time effort. For more information, and to get started playing this Alex Chilton classic on your own guitar–a song famously covered by Elliott Smith—, watch this how-to!
In this tutorial, learn what to do with delicious little fingerling potatoes. All you need is salt and bay leaves and your healthy potatoes will be ready in about half an hour. These make a fantastic side dish or addition to other recipes, so follow along with Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli as she walks you through it, step by step.
Learn How to draw Alex from Madagascar 3 with the best drawing tutorial online. For the full tutorial with step by step & speed control visit: How to draw
Poker in SketchUp? But isn't SketchUp a 3D modeling tool? It sure is, and you sure will learn how to create a poker game (well the table at least) using SketchUp 6 in this tutorial.
On your mission to collect all 242 stars in Super Mario Galaxy 2 on the Nintendo Wii, this is your last World before moving on to the 120 green stars and bonus stars. World S is the key to get the rest!
There are a total of 242 stars in Super Mario Galaxy 2 on the Nintendo Wii — 120 normal stars, 120 green stars and 2 bonus stars. If you've already found all of the stars in Worlds 1, 2, 3 & 4, now it's time for World 5!
This video guide for Super Mario Galaxy 2 is from NextGenWalkthroughs and focuses on obtaining all 120 of the green stars. So, pull out your Nintendo Wii and get ready to collect all of those green stars! This is just part of the 242 stars in the game.
Need a place to store a few odds and ends? How about all of those little origami stars you like to make? In this video, you'll learn the folds for making a traditional origami paper sat box, perfect for all of your folded stars, or anything else! You'll start out folding this star box with the what's called the "star base."
If you like folding paper stars and think they're a cinch, this omega star should give you quite a challenge. This omega star is an intricate fold that looks beautiful when complete. Perfect atop that pine tree in your living room (during holidays hopefully). This step=by=step video takes you through each fold of the paper origami 3D omega star, so pay attention.
If you think you can get all 242 stars in Super Mario Galaxy 2 on your own, you've got another think coming. It's a lot harder than it looks. Sure, getting those first 120 normal stars seem like an easy enough task, but finding all of the remaining 120 green stars is the hard part. But then you have those last 2 that are even tougher.
The smaller your origami gets, the harder it is to fold, but not in the case of the lucky stars. The miniature 3D stars are easy to fold, and you just need a long strip of paper. You could buy pre-made strips of paper, or cut your own with scissors, box cutter or paper cutter. On you fold these mini stars, you'll have to fluff it out for that 3D look and feel.
This origami video shows how to make a 4 point star. This is the traditional "throwing star" or "ninja star." It can be made from two one dollar bills or a square sheet cut in half to make two rectangles.
This is a challenging though fun project to try once you've mastered folding your lucky stars (aka puffy stars). Though this origami project does include puffy stars, the stars are folded onto a six-sided star base.
This is a video showing how to reseal, or "recard" a vintage Star Wars action figure to a reproduction cardback. When finished, it looks like an original unopenend figure mint on the card. This video shows all the tools you will need and explains exactly how to recard the figure. If you've got vintage Star Wars figures, this is a great way to display them!
If you've ever wondered how to get more precise views of your model, The Sketchup Show episode #12 is for you. Alex covers the three basic "camera" tools in SketchUp, and explains how you can manually adjust view settings for the height and field of view of your SketchUp camera.
Want to know how to play the Star Wars theme on your piano or keyboard? Learn how with this free video piano lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, Jedi pianists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, and to get started playing this classic John Williams theme on your own keyboard instrument, watch this how-to!
It's time to boldly go where no man has gone before! This video walks you through the first few minutes of Star Trek Online, including how to customize both your character and ship, and a quick rundown on hand to hand combat in the game.
What's better than a paper ninja star, or shuriken? A shiny paper ninja star, of course! Leave those blase plain white paper stars in the recycling bin or toss them to a frenemy.
Project 5 from Popular Science's 5 minute Projects with Craftsmen Tool is 'Integrated Circuit Cufflinks'.
In this software tutorial, Mike and Alex discuss how to use three great Sketchup plugins. Learn how to download and install a plugin or ruby script. Then try out three different SketchUp plugins: Make Faces, Simplify Contours and Drop.
You're going to need a little money to make this pointed origami star, but not that much, unless you Mr. Moneybags or something. To keep this cheap, you can use dollar bills — five of them, which means five dollars. You can use five dollar bills, but that would mean you'd have a twenty-five dollar paper star, and unless you plan on selling it for fifty, you might just want to use some fake bills. Anything that is rectangular in shape will do. You can make a 5-pointed star or upgrade to the 6-...
LEGOs are more than just a toy for young children— it's an emerging art form combining photography, stop-motion (i.e., brickfilms), and imitative models that portray today's pop culture as it is. It's something visual culture analysts are sure to be studying over the next decade, and Chris McVeigh, from Halifax, Nova Scotia, is sure to be studied for his LEGO mastery.
Braid is a pretty short game. If you've beaten it and want some more gameplay, you really need to get the 8 secret stars, some of the best-hidden and most rewarding collectibles in recent gaming memory. This video helps you find them in three stages of spoilerdom: the first only tells you what levels to look in, the second the first step to getting each star, and the third a step-by-step guide to grabbing each one.
New Super Mario Bros Wii is a return to the roots of a classic, and collecting all of the Star Coins and other random hidden loot is as fun as ever. Watch this video to learn the locations of all the Star Coins in World 2-5 of New Super Mario Bros Wii.
Finding all of the Star Coins and other hidden collectibles in Mario games is half of the fun of the title and their main source of enduring replayability. Watch this video to learn how to get all three Star Coins in World 2-6 of New Super Mario Bros Wii.
If you play Mario games and don't try to collect all of the collectible items like Star Coins, you're really not getting your money's worth. Watch this video to learn how to get all three Star Coins in World 2-End Castle of New Super Mario Bros Wii.
Mario games were some of the first to take advantage of gamers' compulsive desire to collect items, and in New Super Mario Bros Wii the Star Coins are the most important of several types of collectibles. Watch this video to learn where to find all three Star Coins in World 1-1.
No one in their right mind would ever volunteer to be one of the Red Shirts, the security officers from Star Trek who so often died during the crew's away missions. Well, it is a pretty easy-to-make and easy to recognize costume, so it might be a good choice for your next nerdy Halloween party or other get-together. This video wills show you how to make a Red Shirt shirt of a long-sleeve shirt and paint.
There's no doubt about it: Uhura from "Star Trek" is one hot, fiery femme fatale. Played by Zoe Saldana in the movie version, she's an intelligent babe who sticks with flattering but minimal makeup and form-fitting dresses.
Convert old magazines into luck with this video guide! This video tutorial will show you how to create lucky stars from strips of old magazines using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For a step-by-step overview of the entire folding process, and to get started creating your own lucky stars, watch this free video origami lesson.
Feeling ambitious? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a 3D star with five intersecting tetrahedra using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own paper awe-inspiring paper stars, watch this free origami lesson.
This is a crochet super star featuring 10 points to the star. This video will take you through this crochet tutorial teaching you what to look for and how to make it. Going step by step, you will be great. This is a wonderful afghan, doily, table setting, baby mat and more. Good luck and enjoy this crochet tutorial.
Artist Matt Busch shows how to render a full value monotone comp for his STAR WARS 30th Anniversary movie poster. In addition to getting into the nitty gritty of light and shadow in sketches, see Matt show you how to draw Stormtroopers, as well as busting out his killer happy dance! Learn how to sketch Star Wars by watching this video drawing tutorial.
Fighting in space is one of the aspects of Star Trek Online, and how you fight will depend on what strategy and tactics you employ. This tutorial goes over a few options and tricks to help you fight your best as a ship.
Space combat is one of the major aspects of Star Trek Online. This video walks you through one of the introductory missions of the game, and shows you how to use your ship to fight, pick up passengers and even fight the Borg!
If you've already mastered the crane and the basic origami lucky star, then this five-pointed star is the next logical step to take. Made from a dollar bill, this origami project doesn't even require special materials to assemble.
Decorating Tips demonstrates how to use the star tip to decorate a cake or cookies. Use a medium consistency icing and position the bag at a 90 degree angle. Hold the tip 1/4 of an inch above the surface of the cake or cookie. Use the count squeeze, stop squeezing and stop to create a delicate star look with a size #13 star tip. With a size #18 star tip, shorten the count and put the icing stars right next to each other to fill in a cake. Use different colored icings as accents. You can also ...
The star stitch is a great crocheting pattern that works well with single colored or multicolored projects. Learn how to crochet the pretty star stitch by watching and following along with this how-to crafting tutorial.
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category which will show you how to make a faux suede looking card with Stampin' Up! Take the creamy caramel card stock and punch out a large star using the large star punch. Now use the bone folder to curl the star you punched out. Flip the star over and repeat on the other side as well. You will see the edges coming apart. Then peel the star apart and what you will get is a piece of card stock that looks like suede and is really soft. Now you can ...
Are you passionate about both Star Trek and Apple products? It's indeed possible to run Star Trek Online on an Apple Mac! This shows you how to download two separate mods that will allow you to play Star Trek Online on your Mac.