Tornados are a force of nature, and very fun to draw. This tutorial from the fine folks at Drawing Now demonstrates how to draw a tornado surrounded by flying cars and trees. Here are their step-by-step instructions:
This left-handed crochet tutorial teaches you how to complete a Catherine wheel stitch, which consists of a row of vibrant pinwheels surrounded by an undulating, wavy edge.
The oyster stitch is an isolated stitch. It is a combination stitch using the twisted detached chain stitch which is "surrounded" by an "open" chain stitch, or even a fly stitch. The oyster stitch makes a filled oval shape, suitable for flower petals or individual buds and accents. Watch this video from Needle 'n Thread to see how it's done.
Google is the biggest and best search engine on Earth, and if you are a webmaster and want your website to be a big success it would really behoove you to know as much about how it works as possible. The Google Webmasters series of videos and website were created to teach webmasters, SEO professionals, and others how Google works by answering their questions and giving them insights into how they can best integrate and utilize Google's functionality to improve their business. This video will ...
Photoshop might be the best software out there for creating effects on text and other still images. This video will show you how to create one really cool effect in Photoshop on a title. The creator calls this a glowing particles dust effect, and that sounds about right. The end result is words that are surrounded by a unique cloud of glowing particle dust. It looks really cool, and should really spice up your website or film titles.
If you ever find yourself surrounded with a bunch of bored people (jury duty anyone?) this trick may be a perfect way to break the ice. In this tutorial, you'll discover how to perform a simple four aces card trick using a simple deck of cards. It's easy to understand and with enough practice, will make you look like a pro in no time at all. So sit back and enjoy!
Toss aside that Sudoku. Take a stab at the new craze to hit the Times: KenKen. New York Times puzzle editor Will Shortz introduces KenKen and gives a brief play-by-play demonstration of this new puzzle craze.
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect.
The hot, crisp skinned salmon tops a warm, soft, earthy mushroom and potato salad; both are surrounded by a cool, tangy tomato citronette (vinaigrette made with citrus instead of vinegar). You'll be amazed how delicious the skin of the salmon gets when cooked this crisp!
The Middle East is well known for entrees filled with a deeply marinated, spice-ridden flavor that really sinks in and takes your taste buds for a spin. But Middle Eastern desserts are just as savory, though obviously at the opposite spectrum of flavor.
Facebook is the number one Social Networking site that hosts the number way farming game, FarmVille! This video will give you a few basics to bring you back to your farming roots! Your game screen will show your plot of land surrounded by some neighbor's farms. Using your click took, plow tool or shovel tool you can plant, delete, move and plow your plots of land. The market shows you the crops that are available to buy as well as buildings, animals and decorations too! Watch the rest of the ...
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We know it feels like you're surrounded by a wall of pink and red on Valentine's Day, especially when you enter any retailer, but you have to admit these two colors evoke quite the aura of romance.
During the holiday season, we're surrounded by naturally vibrant, jewel-toned colors. From your robust evergreen Christmas tree to the sparkling purple and red ornaments on it, bright and bold make the holidays beautiful.
The esteemed tradition of Chinese watercolor goes back thousands of years and hasn't changed much in terms of composition, subject matter, and materials used. So back then as much as today sky dieties and kings would sip green tea outside pagodas perched high above the clouds, surrounded by monumental mountains and far removed from mortal space.
Grab your acoustic guitar, strap, and your pick and check out this free guitar lesson. This video tutorial will teach you country rock guitarists how to play a Blake Shelton song. Not just any Blake Shelton song, but one of his greatest: "Home." And just so you know, here are the lyrics to go along with this instructional guitar lesson:
In the war-torn urban map of Crash, you have a crashed helicopter surrounded by multiple vantage points. Do you know where they're at? If not, you need to be aware of your surroundings. The easiest way to get kill in multiplayer mode in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is by being a newbie. And this video will show you the way around the multiplayer map Crash in MW2, so you don't get owned.
In this tutorial, we learn how to do a "fast food" card trick. You will need three blue jokers, and a regular orange deck with the jokers removed. To begin, have someone remove to cards from the deck and flip them over. Now, take these two cards and remember both of them. Now, put the blue jokers out and put the chosen cards into the deck between them. Now, set the jokers with the selection cards to the side. Now show the spectators that their card are in the deck and then hide the cards so t...
This is how to solder wires properly and then heat shrink them in order to insulate them. Firstly upkeep of the soldering iron is required to keep it from oxidizing. Portable versions of the iron are also available to make work more convenient. A solder sucker is required to suck up and solder left behind by the iron. Alternatively you could use a solder wick which when used with the solder iron can absorb all the solder over the circuit board. Onto the actual process, strip off some of the w...
This Easter Egg isn't new, it's found in the Wrath of the Lich King expansion. Deep in the sewers of Daloran, you can find a reptilian creche surrounded by mysterious glowing ooze... it's just a matter of time before they become martial arts masters!
This is a lovely idea that allows you to celebrate the whole year on your Christmas tree! These cute handmade paper ornaments feature a tiny calendar surrounded by flowers, beads, accents and symbols of the season the month falls in.
Wizard is in the house, drawing a half-bullhorn half-man creature surrounded by spraycans. The level of fantasy in this design is unusual for Wizard, but like every other time he draws anything he draws it with great aplomb and a clean, traditional style. Beginners, copy this thing down and your skills will improve dramatically.
Learn to create color exclusion effects (ie a colored object surrounded by black and white objects) in Photoshop.
This is a great playthrough of The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. In the fourth mission in Act 2: Jailbreak, you will need to do the obvious… jailbreak. Once you acquire the papers to enter Area 2, you'll be able to start this mission by visiting the resistance in the Western District. They will charge you with freeing a man named Bryman from a Nazi prison. Grab a car and follow the GPS to the destination. Here you'll find a heavily occupied Nazi area. Bryman's cell is within the courtyard surrou...
Make sure the bike is properly fit to the child. She should just be able to stand over the top bar of the frame without touching.
In this tutorial, we learn how to check the brake pads on a 2008 Kawasaki Ninja 250. First, check the thickness of the brake pads on the car to see if they are thick enough. The rear pad is surrounded by a gold piece called the "shoe" and the rotor. The front pad has to be inspected by laying on your back and looking for the pad to see how thick it is. If the thickness is not enough, you need to replace it as soon as possible. Make sure the brake pads are up to the standards of the owner's ma...
In this video, we learn how to make a snowboard box. The box will be 10 ft long by 1.5 feet wide and 2 feet tall. For the box structure, make small cube like structures that are surrounded by large boards holding them up. Screw all the pieces of wood together, then cut out your plywood and place it on the wood to make a shell. Check to make sure the box is sturdy by standing on it, then place plastic on the bottom of the wood to keep it away from snow or rain. When finished, use the board to ...
In order to make a floral ribbon corsage, you will need the following: floral tape, leaves, springs, flowers, wristband, and clippers
An atom is a basic unit of matter consisting of a dense, central nucleus surrounded by a cloud of negatively charged ions. The nucleus itself is a mixture of positively charged protons amd electrically neutral neutrons. Different groups of elements have respective atomic numbers. You can use the periodic table as a tool to draw atoms of elements. The periodic table is organized into periods, groups and families. This video is a tutorial that reviews the subatomic particles found in an atom. I...
In this instructional video we can easily learn how to apply a mysterious bird lady makeup look for Halloween.
One way for a middle-aged person to look better than ever is to sit on a patio surrounded by well-aged pots. Flaking, lichen-covered clay pots give the impression that they’ve been around a lot longer than you have. And because antiqued pots look expensive, everyone will think that your investments are doing well and your children have moved out. There are three methods of giving your pots the beauty of antiquity. Two of these techniques take minutes, and the other one takes months.
A Turducken is a partially de-boned turkey stuffed with a de-boned duck, which itself is stuffed with a small de-boned chicken. Each layer is surrounded with a bread type stuffing. We used a cornbread, jalapeÃ±o, smoked oyster stuffing and a sage, onion, celery stuffing. The turducken was roasted in the oven and served with mashed potatoes and green beens with cracklin Cracklin is the rendered duck fat cooked to a crunchy bacon like state. This video will show the tools you will need to debon...
Cactus can do very well in containers if attention is paid to several things. One, use terracotta, it breathes well. Also, make sure there is a hole in the bottom because the soil shouldn't be sitting in water. And importantly use a Cactus soil mix, a mix that has a lot of sand, a lot of perlite. Although most plants don't thrive in mixes with a lot of sand, because it dries too fast, Cactus requires this condition. In fact, over watering is the number one way to kill a Cactus. To place the C...
This video shows some you how to get nails with designs using glitter and rhinestone. • Nails are painted with different colors, glitters & stones.
Learn how to play "Black" by Pearl Jam, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:
This video describes how to cook a dish called, 'tuna curry in a hurry,' which is a curry flavored tuna dish that is quick and easy to make. The ingredients are described first: 3 cans of 130 grams of tuna fish, 1 and 1/2 sliced medium onions, two green chili peppers, 1/2 teaspoon of red chili powder, 1 teaspoon of turmeric, 1 tablespoon of ginger, 1 tablespoon of garlic, 1 teaspoon of coriander, 1 teaspoon of cumin, 6 or 7 cherry tomatoes, 1 small lime, 1/2 cup of chopped coriander, 1/2 cup ...
Why buy an ant farm? It’s simple and fun to make one from a few items you have lying around the house.
Othello, also known as Reversi, is played with two players, each representing a color on the board. The rules are simple, but strategy is what will help you win. Watch this video to learn how to play Othello or Reversi.
The last time The Weather Channel showed off its broadcast augmented reality, the internet couldn't stop talking about how immersive the presentation looked, despite being shown on a 2D display.
Gnats are disgusting little bugs that make life a living hell on Earth. When surrounded by an entire swarm of them, they can be around your face , going inside your nose, ears, mouth and be really big pests for such tiny insects. This tutorial will show you how to get rid of the gnats using some vinegar. So sit back and enjoy!