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How To: Play a jazzy chord vamp in G on the guitar

See how to play a fun, fast-paced R&B chord vamp in the key of G. With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started playing this chord vamp on your own guitar, watch this tutorial.

How To: Create an animated ring of text around an object in AE

Instructor Brian Maffitt gives a fast-paced recipe for creating a Saturn-like ring of text around an orange. Brian gives the Stroke, Path Text, and Basic 3D filters a good workout, stresses the importance of pre-composing, and tops it all off with an inverted mask. This is a great "fake-3D" effect you'll be glad to add to your arsenal. So come on...orange you going to watch this clip?

Slow Down: Too Much Productivity Can Be a Bad Thing

Our workdays are typically filled with one thought: get as much completed as possible. Whether you face an inbox filled with tasks or just a project or two, both our bosses and our inner workhorses encourage us to knock out as many tasks as we can each day. But is being super-productive the best course of action for our minds and our employers?

How To: Optimize and speed Up Windows 7

If you're all about fast boot times and computer speed, check out this video for a tutorial on how to increase the speed of Windows 7. This video covers the tweaking of the UI, optimizing the computer for best performance, and reducing the amount of time it takes for the computer to start up or shut down. Doing this will make it easier to do the things you love to do on your Windows 7 at a fast pace.

How To: Play roller derby for beginners

Roller derby is a sport (kind of) that involves two teams skating rounds around an oval track and trying to get ahead of one another. The fun, of course, is that there are "blockers" who try to prevent the "jammers," or scoring players, from getting ahead.

How To: Easily swing dance at home

Swing dance is an energetic and fast paced dance that's sure to get your blood flowing. When doing it, the leader will always start to the left. It's something that many can follow, but requires practice. So check out this tutorial from professional instructor Nina Ortega and see if you have what it takes to swing. Enjoy!

How To: Crochet the ends of a granny square

Watch this instructional crochet video to finish off the basics of a granny square. Once mastered, this process moves fairly quickly. A granny square blanket is popular because this crochet method is both engaging and fast paced. Once you can crochet around a corner, many of your projects can take on a new decorative complexity.

How To: Get tight and toned legs

Jenny Lynn goes through a very fast pace workout with Charles Glass as she prepares for the 2006 Figure Olympia. Watch and learn how to do some weight training exercises that will keep your legs tight, toned and sculpted without the bulk. Be patient with this video, the exercises come in the later part.

How To: Reduce puffiness under your eyes

Joanna Schlip is a professional make-up artist who focuses on how to deal with puffy eyes. Prevention is always better than cure and making sure that you get enough sleep, staying well hydrated, treating any existing allergies, avoiding known allergens are just a few ways you can avoid your eyelids from getting puffy. In today's fast paced day and age where we don't have time to call up a loved one, let alone get eight full hours of sleep a night, there is precious little one can do to avoid ...

How To: Use the XPS Document Writer function in Windows Vista

While printers are not normally considered to be at the leading edge of computer technology, these devices have evolved at a lightning pace over the years. Before today's low cost, high-quality inkjet and color laser printers, we used low-quality dot matrix printers and slow laser printers where quality and performance of printing was often questionable. Additionally, documents that looked correct on screen often came out looking differently on paper, due to differences between what the scree...

How To: Design a head table flower centerpiece for a wedding

This is a short, very fast paced (6x normal speed) demonstration of how to arrange a floral and green head table piece. The 54 seconds shows the designer how to complete an arrangement from beginning to end. It is difficult to see what the shape of the base is, but it is fresh flowers going into the design. The designer places long greens into the center of the base, adding some long white stemmed flowers. Red carnation heads are then placed around the base along with some additional greenery...

How To: Do a wrist warmup drill for softball pitching

This drills is great for those who are knew to softball pitching or for those who have started fast paced pitching. In this sports how-to video, Farmington (MN) HS assistant softball coach Melissa Langer demonstrates a wrist warmup drill for pitchers. Follow along in this sports tutorial and learn more about the wrist snap, stride, rotation, and balance.

How To: Improve softball pitching with a leg warmup

An important part of pitching for softball games should always include properly warming up the legs. Legs are an important asset to doing the fast paced motion in pitching. In this sports how-to video, Farmington (MN) HS assistant softball coach Melissa Langer demonstrates a leg warmup drill for pitchers.

How To: Tie a quick clove hitch knot

While the clove hitch is not a particularly secure knot, it's useful in situations when the knot requires a little bit of give. The steps to tying this knot are demonstrated in this how-to video, and are shown at a fast pace so you can see how quick and easy it is to do. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn how to tie a clove hitch knot quickly.

How To: Do basic and advanced steps in Tecktonik dance to electro house

Tecktonik dance combines aspects of disco, glowsticking, and hip-hop dance to create a funky, fast, futuristic hybrid style that has become quite fashionable in the electro house scene (which has itself become very fashionable over the same period). This pair of videos will teach you many of the basic and more advanced steps to Tecktonik dancing at a very manageable pace, and should help you sharpen your moves before your next big Dirty South or D Ramirez party.

How To: Pace yourself during a marathon

Matt Fitzgerald on the difficulty of Marathon pacing. Pacing yourself in a marathon is an extremely difficult task, even if you're a competitive distance runner. The important thing for your first marathon is to finish without focusing on time. Learn some more tips to pacing yourself when running a marathon with Matt Fitzgerald.

How To: Swim a proper freestyle

New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-meter Olympic-size pool is best, but not everyone has access to that. "If you're going to become a lap swimmer," Kirkpatrick-Reno says, "you can't go any shorter or you'll be constantly turning." An outdoor pool is prefera...

How To: Paint a little girl's tea table

This how-to video is a vibrant and animated tutorial on how to paint children’s furniture: in particular, a little girl’s tea table and chairs. It’s fast paced yet easy to follow. The video couple takes you from the taping and preparation of the table and chairs to the completed and professional quality finished product, which would thrill any little girl. Their method of communicating the most important steps is to race to the camera and speak to the audience, in an amusing sort of wink, whi...

How To: Play "Sitting, Waiting Wishing" by Jack Johnson

In this video, we learn how to play "Sitting, Waiting Wishing" by Jack Johnson. Start of on an A, then A7, the rhythm will be fast paced and go from up to down while playing. Now move to the G, F7, C, C7, A7, G, G7, F7, and C7 chords. As you continue to keep playing the song, you will keep the same rhythm all throughout the entire song. Play the entire song without lyrics first, so you can get a feel of where your fingers go. Then, add in the lyrics and speed up or slow down the song to fit i...

How To: Speed train for a marathon to improve time

Dave Campbell shares some tips to speed-train for marathon running. All runners should develop their speed-skills to enhance recovery and as well enhance efficiency. As a warm up, start an easy run, do some active stretches and drills like low-skip, high-knees, butt-kickers to emphasize different parts of the running form. You can also do short fast sprints to emphasize perfect form and technique. After an extensive warm up, you would run 800 at a prescribed pace and then jog a 400. Being abl...

How To: Change fractions to decimals to percents

If you're looking for a quick way to refresh your memory or that of your students regarding percents, decimals and fractions then this video is a sure fire way. While it is a bit fast paced, this tutorial offers a step by step reintroduction to the math part of ourselves that we each adore. Infused with minor comedic scenes to keep the viewer interested Roadside Ron does a thorough job in teaching the most basic of math steps which opens the window for other math problems. Clear and concise t...

How To: Choose a hand plane for woodworking

Learn about the most common, and popular, hand planes used by crafts people today. At first glance, the whole subject looks complicated, because there are dozens of major plane types and many different variations within each of those categories. But most accomplished woodworkers agree that there is a core list of planes that any woodworker should consider for their toolbox. This video introduces and demonstrates how to choose and select, and use five of the more useful handplanes used by cont...

How To: Play the finger shooting baseball game

A fast-paced, high-strategy baseball game two people can play anywhere, any time, whether your hanging out in Folsom Prison or camping in the Great North Woods. It might seemed old fashioned when Playstation, Wii and Xbox dominate the game world, but this is a game you can play while drinking a Coke or a Bud. If you don't like getting flipped off, then what more can I say?

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