Archery is a sport that requires a lot of skill, and it takes even more skill to make your own longbow. Luckily, you have this nine part series to guide you. This tutorial will take you through ever aspect of making your own longbow and teach you how to do it yourself. Your unique, handmade bow is sure to impress even the worthiest opponent.
Transport yourself in no time to the 70's and chill out with your homemade lava lap. This five part series takes you step by step with everything you need, from wax, to food coloring to make a cool lava lamp. It's great activity for the whole family to enjoy.
United Arab Emirates is the cosmopolitan country that offers various attractions for tourists across the world. This country has buildup its image as one the fastest growing country of this region. Besides visiting worth seeing places, travelers can also enjoy tasty traditional food of UAE across the country. Whether you have chosen Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman or Ras Al Khaimah, you will get the chance to enjoy best traditional food everywhere.
We here at Food Hacks are all about saving you, our wonderful readers, time and trouble in the kitchen. So when I saw that Barilla had come out with their Pronto line of "One Pan, No Boil, No Drain" pasta, I had to give it a try. While no-boil lasagna noodles have been around for a while and allow the pasta to essentially cook en casserole, this relatively new addition to the pasta scene includes elbow, penne, spaghetti, and rotini varieties that allow for usage in a greater variety of pasta ...
The newer HTC One is arguably the best smartphone yet in terms of hardware, but its software moves considerably farther away from the stock Android experience. Even more so from HTC's own Sense.
In this cardmaking project I make a pretty pink floral card that has embossing and floral embellishments. The items are mainly used from Anna Griffin Floral Impressions card kit, which is a impressive kit full of gorgeous florals and there is more then enough to make over 48 cards with so many embellishments left for other projects.
Opinion: Google Glass Patent Reveals Traditional Frames, but Design Isn't Only Challenge Facing AR Smartglasses
Just when you thought Google Glass was dead, it turns out there may be a second life for the often ridiculed device that won't relegate it to the staid confines of factories and repair jobs.
When it comes to Thanksgiving, some people live for stuffing (or dressing, if that's what you call it). Personally, I love all stuffing, even the boxed kind. However, even the classics can start to feel a little staid and dull after a while.
If you've ever browsed a restaurant menu and wondered what a particular dish looks like, then the augmented reality mobile app from Kabaq was made for you.
The concept and structure of Christmas hasn't changed much since its inception. In its infancy, Christians recruited Roman pagans by associating Christmas with the Saturnalia, an ancient Roman festival in honor of the deity Saturn (also held in December). The pagans had long worshiped trees (as did other historical cultures) and would bring them into their homes and decorate them, something that influenced our modern holiday decorations. While certain things such as gifts and ornaments have b...
For traditional Muslims fasting during Ramadan brushing the teeth is a controversial issue. Unless, that is, one uses the traditional Islamic toothbrush called a Miswak. It looks like a stick when you first get it, but this video explains and demonstrates how to properly use a Miswak to clean your teeth surprisingly well.
Pho (pronounced Fa) is a fantastic traditional Vietnamese dish, a little on the spicy side, but oh so good! Instead of going out to a Vietnamese restaurant to buy some, why not make your own!? In this video you will learn how to make a traditional version of Pho that will be searing your tastebuds in no time!
This film was awarded the Green Ribbon in Itami Film Festival, 1993. Learn how various techniques of animation work and see some amazing examples- including an animated pin up girl! The film is in Japanese dialogue with English subtitles.
Everybody loves dogs, but not everybody can own one. Although… everyone can own and enjoy a painted dog. And if you want to learn how to paint a puppy dog yourself, this is the video tutorial for you. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing.
There are certain tasks that adults are simply expected to know how to perform: opening a bottle of wine with a traditional-style corkscrew happens to be one of them. Happily, the sommelier in this oenophile's guide provides a complete walkthrough of the process. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
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."
Learn how to eat sushi the traditional Japanese way. This tongue-in-cheek video quite accurately describes how to enter a sushi restaurant, and also describes many unique aspects of Japanese culture.
Get rid of your water-wasting sprinkler system— but not entirely! Keep your landscape and garden maintained by converting those sprinklers into eco- and pocket-friendly drip irrigation. In this how-to video, Paula Mohadjer from the Cascade Water Alliance explains how you can easily convert your sprinklers into a drip irrigation system.
Pesto sauce is a staple of Italian cooking and makes any type of pasta taste fantastic. But instead of going to your neighborhood Olive Garden, make it yourself at home! Just make sure you have a food processor lying around! In this video, chef Jason Hill shows you how to make a traditional pesto sauce from the Cinque Terre region. He will show you how to harvest and toast the pine nuts and shows you how he uses his food processor to create the sauce. Bon Appetite!
Forget Goldfish Crackers and the actual living, swimming ones. They both, one day, will disappear. The crackers will only last as long as your hunger, and the living goldfish will eventually die (or also last as long as your hunger— or your cat's hunger). But there's one goldfish that can survive the test of time— an origami paper gold fish.
Titli Nahaan shows us how to make a traditional dish known as Haleem. This dish is made with cubed beef, dried wheat, yellow split peas, red lentils, garlic and ginger paste, chili powder, turmeric, garam masala, coriander, cumin, black pepper, salt, ground cloves, and curry leaves.
First of all you shall need ingredients that are one 28-oz can sliced peaches, 1/2 cup brown sugar, dash of salt, 1 tbsp cornstarch, 1/4 tsp mace, 1-1/2 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 cup flour, 2 tbsp sugar, 1-1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 cup butter, 1/2 cup milk, butter & brown sugar. Start by draining out the juice from the peaches and collecting in a large cup. Now cut these peaches into half inches and then transfer into a casserole dish. To make the syrup you have to tak...
Michelin-starred chef, Tom Aikens shows you how to cook quintessential fish and chips with traditional accompaniments. You will need cod fillets, flour, English mustard, salt, ground black pepper, eggs, vegetable oil, water, lemon juice, white wine vinegar, gherkins, capers, parsley, shallots, peas, butter, mint, white pepper, beer, and sparkling water. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a traditional yet gourmet English fish and chips.
Like it or not, there's a very set idea of how a woman should do her hair on her wedding day. Usually we don't see permutations beyond either down and curly or up and curly.
If you've ever read the "Harry Potter" series before than you know that the phoenix symbolizes rebirth and rejuvenation. They've been positive beacons for ages, so why not see the glass half full by making your own mini phoenix?
What better way to finish off your Thanksgiving meal than with a nice hot slice of apple pie? As Thanksgiving as Thanksgiving desserts come, apple pie has mesmerized our collective taste buds since it was invented because of its perfect balance between tartness and sweetness.
One of the most traditional foods that one can enjoy at a Guy Fawkes Night celebration is the Lancashire Parkin. It's a relative of gingerbread made with treacle (molasses) and oatmeal to give it a distinctive color and flavor. Watch this video to learn how to make a Lancashire Parkin from an old British gran named Hilda.
In this recipe, you will learn how to make traditional spaghetti carbonara. This dish may not be exactly what you expect it to be - there is no cream involved, and it is essentially spaghetti with eggs and bacon. Follow along with this tutorial from Chef John and make your family a healthier and much tastier carbonara.
In this video, learn how to make traditional Irish comfort food; shepherd's pie with creamy potatoes, cheddar cheese, corn and ground beef.
Let's face it: Martha Stewart is the queen of the kitchen... and of decor, crafts, and a billion other things. In this video tutorial, learn how Martha and her niece Sophie take the kitchen by storm to make a wonderful, traditional pumpkin pie, perfect for fall holidays.
Watch this video tutorial as artist Merrill Kazanjian show you how to combine traditional and digital media in art drawings.
Once you start making your own scones you'll never go back. While those hardened, several days old scones you get in packs at Costco are great if you're running low on time in general and just need a flaky doughy thing in your mouth fast, the best scones are fresh and homemade.
In this video, we learn how to tie a shemagh in a traditional way. First, you will place it behind your head and then wrap it between your mouth and your nose. Now, wrap the other side of the scarf around the forehead and to the back of the head. Wrap the scarf on the side in a couple of knots. Then, adjust the scarf according to how hot or cold it is outside and if you want to attract attention from other people. Wear sunglasses to complete this look, then you are done. This will become easi...
We don't know about you, but we're getting a little tired of baking the same old sugar cookies and fudge brownies over and over again. So we were really excited to find this recipe for baking a traditional Moroccan treat that's been around for centuries.
Snowballs are usually associated with the winter holidays and Christmas (who could forget the most famous snowball of all time, Frosty?). But that doesn't mean you can't enjoy their plump, cute round shape the rest of the year?
Tired of the same old family recipe? Then spice up your family lasagna with a new twist — béchamel sauce. Adding béchamel sauce (a rich white sauce made milk, herbs, and other goodies) will satisfy you family's craving for a new tasty dinner dish. The OriginalNakedChef shares his recipe for his lasagna with non-traditional béchamel sauce and beef. If you're a pasta and lasagna fan, it's definitely worth trying out. Watch the video for the full recipe and ingredients.
If you want to serve some absinthe at home, you'll be surprised at how delicate the process is! It involves a specially slotted spoon, a sugar cube and a slow-drip absinthe fountain. It's a mysterious process which clouds the alcoholic drink, resulting in a milky opalescence which is referred to as the louche. Watch the video for the full bartending secret to serving absinthe traditionally.
Dave cooks us up the classic British fish and chips.
In this tutorial, Betty shows you how to make her sister's famous lasagna. This meaty, cheesy pasta is very filling and the perfect dish to make for large gatherings or family dinners. Follow along and make this easy recipe that is full of flavor. Delicious!
We all know one of the most beloved family dinner favorites is pot roast! But, did you know it is also one of the easiest to make? In this tutorial, learn how to season and prepare your roast for a nice long simmer in a Crock Pot. All this recipe takes is about 10 minutes of prep, and some patience while it cooks. No family table is complete without this American tradition!