This video shows the viewer how to make their own organic lip balm. This is a good idea as many commercial lip balms contain preservatives designed to preserve the balm – these preservatives can have detrimental effects. The ingredients used are 2oz of bee’s wax and 1oz of coconut oil. Grate the bee’s wax into a Pyrex boil, add the coconut oil and lower the Pyrex bowl into a saucepan of water. The water should be at a low heat. Gently stir the mixture until it has melted. Allow the mixture to...
The video starts out with the narrator explaining the benefits and uses of a compost pile. He then begins to demonstrate the steps to start a compost pile. He lists the ingredients and demonstrates how to mix it up with a pitchfork and shovel. He advises to put brown organic matter such as wood chips, leaves, sawdust, etc. as the first layer in the pile. Then add a layer of green organic matter such as grass clippings. A layer of kitchen scraps or manure can be added. He then shows how and wh...
This video describes how to make a cheap and effective furniture polish from scratch. To start, you should find some sort of dispenser to put the polish in. The video suggests an oil and vinegar dispenser because it works effectively with the furniture polish. Put a funnel in the container to make pouring easier, and add 1/4 cup of organic olive oil (make sure it is organic for cleaning). Then add 1/4 cup of vinegar and 20-30 drops of essential oil. The olive oil will keep the wood looking ni...
Glow sticks are one of the few things used commonly by ravers and military personnel, but their uses extend far beyond dancing and illuminating. The juice contained in blue glow sticks can be used to make an organic LED (OLED) test board, and this video will show you how to do it.
Nick from Greyscale Gorilla shows you how to use primitives, splines, nurbs, deformers, and Mograph in order to model in Cinema 4D. It's not necessarily great for organic modelling but is wonderful for inanimate, non carbon-based objects.
This how-to video by the nonprofit group Kitchen Gardeners International shows you step-by-step instructions for successful organic composting.
Smoking is proven to be unhealthy in a myriad of ways, but nicotine is a difficult addiction to overcome. Use these self-improvement tips (like offering incentives) to not only help your partner overcome the habit, but you might even improve your relationship!
Long-haired dogs require extra attention when grooming. Thick fur can become matted, which not only looks messy, but can actually be painful and even unhealthy for the dog. Watch this video pet grooming tutorial and learn how to style and trim a long-haired dog's coat.
Coleslaw recipes can often be heavy and unhealthy - but not this tropical herbal coleslaw recipe. In this video, Rita Heikenfeld from Love Starts in the Kitchen shows you how to make a light coleslaw recipe with a tropical flare. You won't find any mayonnaise in this crisp and light cabbage salad.
Luci Lock shows you how to avoid the heavy price tag and unhealthy processing of commercial flavored olive oils. You'll love this simple and delicious recipe for garlic chili olive oil.
Just because it's barbeque doesn't mean it has to be unhealthy. In this video Bethenny Frankel shares with you her recipes for a great post-skiing barbeque including: grilled turkey sausage with dijon dipping sauce, grilled goat cheese and sundried tomato pesto, panini's and grilled cilantro pesto chicken quesadillas.
Can't seem to go five minutes without checking Facebook, or has your T Mobile Sentio phone made a permanent imprint in your hand? Then it's probably time to disconnect.
Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, describes how to grow an olive tree in a patio container garden. She will be able to bring the trees indoors for the fall and winter. If the sapling comes in a 4-inch pot, plant it in a 10-inch container. If your container does not already have drainage holes, use a hammer and nail to poke holes in the container bottom. Put a layer of crushed stone in the bottom of the container for drainage. Fill the container with organic soil and a trowel full of organic fert...
Does size really matter in plugs and rings? If you don't want a blow-out, definitely. Be safe.
Some bacteria can already do it—generate electric current, that is—and those microbes are called "electrogenic." Now, thanks to the work of a research group from the University of California, Santa Barbara, we know how to easily turn non-electrogenic bacteria into electricity producers.
Are you an avid gardener who tends to your plans on a daily basis? Then before you step foot outside the door today, check out this video to learn a plethora of tips for going green with your gardening.
Krazyboytx shows viewers how to make Wiccan offering stones. These can be used for when you take something for nature and you leave the Wiccan offering stone. Everything in these need to be organic so they will break down easily. You can add anything to the stones you would like such as crystals and glitter. Mix 2 cups of organic flour, 2 cups spring water, 1 cup sea salt, 2 tablespoons of organic oil and 1 tablespoon of cream of tartar. Mix this up in a pan. Cook it until all the wet ingredi...
This video will show you how to choose the right mulch for your garden. The first thing to learn is that you have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting a garden mulch. The first type is organic mulch. Organic mulch is a kind of mulch that will break down into the soil over a period of time. Wood chip is an example of organic mulch. You can put a weed mat down under the mulch to keep the weeds from growing up. A second way to mulch the garden is with a decorative pebble. They come a wide...
Most people (who have never done tie dye before) think that tie dye is simply squirting a bunch of psychadelic colors onto tied up fabric and going crazy with it. But there's more to tie dye than trippy rainbow hues and organic designs. There is more than one way to add a tie dye effect to a shirt or scarf.
Concerned about the unpronounceable chemicals you see on tubes of toothpaste? Clean your tetth and keep your breath fresh without having to introduce unpleasant chemicals to your system! All you need is some baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, essential oils (mints are best) and a few drops of stevia (optional). Combine together, and smile! You have homemade toothpaste!
This clip presents detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to create an organic surface with a Metaball Object in Cinema 4D. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjoy this free video software tutorial. For more information, and to get started using this effect in your own bio surfaces, watch this 3D modeler's guide.
Surface tools are a powerful part of 3D Studio Max, allowing the creation of more realistic textures for organic and natural forms. This video demonstrates how to use them as a part of the process of modeling a human leg. The legs may not be as important as the face models, but they are still essential to creating a good-looking figure and are a good tool for practicing the use of surface tools.
Yoginis have the best balance, able to balance an organic fruit basket on their heads while juggling hammers and riding a unicycle. Absorb this zen-centered bliss by watching this yoga routine.
Nick from Greyscale Gorilla demonstrates how to master the Ambient Light and Area Light feature in Cinema 4D. These are great tools for creating believable and organic lighting effects.
Using HDRI Lighting and Particles in Cinema 4D, Nick from Greyscale Gorilla gives a great tutorial on creating a black and white balloon animation. These tools give a very slick and organic look to your projects.
ets face it: modeling in polygons in Maya is a rough way to make organic objects. In comes the smooth player: subdivision proxy objects. Learn how to model with the least amount of detail, but see your Maya model in all of it's quad-faced glory by using the subdivision proxy objects tool.
This software tutorial shows you how to mirror geometry when modeling in Zbrush. This is a more non-organic method of sculpting in Zbrush but it allows you to duplicate details on both sides of an object without having to redo the details. Learn how to mirror geometry in sections using masks, and how to make sure the seams line up and keep your scuply accurate in Zbrush.
This is a tutorial in Adobe Photoshop CS2 demonstrating primarily the use of the quickmask tool to make precise selections of organic shapes. Other topics covered include adjustment layers and layer masks. So watch and learn how to enhance photos using quickmasks, layer masks and adjustment layers in Photoshop CS2.
This week Kim Hall, a teacher at the EtsyLabs and an Etsy Seller (nottene), came by to show her technique for dyeing natural fabric with organic ingredients. Kim has worked with many different dyeing and printing methods. If you've always wanted to dye your own fabrics or yarn, this is a great video to get you started. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to use cabbage, onion, or tumeric to make a natural fabric or yarn dye.
Is that itchy bug bite bugging you? Watch this video on how to soothe bug bites using natural and organic remedies.
If we lived on a diet of Moroccan food, we would become rotund piggies in no time. Not that Moroccan food is unhealthy (okay, maybe the sweeter dishes are), but with such scintillating deep flavors we'd never be able to stop nomming.
As far as Chinese food goes, lo mien is the most requested complement to more savory meat and vegetable dishes. While clearly much more unhealthy than steamed rice (and maybe even friend rice), lo mien is oily, salty, and overall yummy.
Frozen foods are becoming more and more popular dinners for busy families. These microwave meals can be a great alternative to cooking when you are short on time, but sometimes they pack hidden unhealthy additives like sodium, and excessive calories. Check out this tutorial from Ask Amy and know which frozen meals are the best for your family. Learn to keep an eye on things like preservatives, sodium, calories and fat, and to stay away from artificial junk foods. This way, you will not only b...
Curtis Smith, Extension Horticulturist, and Rick Daniel, Bernalillo County Horticulture Agent, demonstrate how to prune a peach tree and trim raspberry plants. If a branch is in the way and causing problems or if it is unhealthy, cut it off at anytime. Cut outside of the bark collar when pruning branches. Make three cuts by first making an undercut on the bottom side so the bark doesn't strip off too far. Put on gloves when working with raspberry bushes. Cut the bushes down to the ground each...
Corn dogs are a great staple of boardwalks and summer. Unfortunately, they're also incredibly unhealthy. If you're on a diet but simply cannot live without corn dogs, make this healthier alternative from Rachel Ray.
Watch this video to learn how to make a SoBe bottle gravity bong. You will need a SoBe bottle & cap, a knife, a phillips head screwdriver, and a wrench socket (of whatever size). Plain paper is used for making smoke. Obviously, you shouldn't smoke paper. Steel is recommended for the screen. Copper ionizes easily, and it's oxidation remnants are unhealthy for consumption. But depending on what you burn the copper is immediately coated with a resin skin, leaving you perfectly safe. Copper's mel...
Besides crushed velvet clothing and accessories and anything with a lot of sparkly sequins, tribal jewelry is very in this holiday season. While it isn't necessarily as festive or as glitzy as the other fashion trends, it's uniquely, naturally beautiful and really makes a statement.
"Scene" bangs is just a fancy way of saying cool-looking, hipster bangs. You can't rock the hipster trend the way it was meant to be rocked if you only have the skinny jeans, loose organic cotton top, and bangles, right?
In this free video chemistry lesson from Salman Khan, we learn about specific heat capacity and vaporization. Whether you need help studying for that next big test or could just use a hand finishing your homework, you're sure to be well served by this video lesson. For all of the details, take a look.
In this free video chemistry lesson from Salman Khan, we learn about amines and SN2 reactions. Whether you need help studying for that next big test or could just use a hand finishing your homework, you're sure to be well served by this video lesson. For all of the details, take a look.