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How To: Transfer messages like a spy with dead drop devices

This video discusses Dead Drop Devices and how to use them to transfer messages. The video starts by explaining what Dead Drop Devices are. They are basically common everyday objects that are hollow inside to store a message. The video shows a large lag bolt and a spike that are actually Dead Drops. The head of the dead drop bolt screws off and reveals a hollow cylinder used to store something valuable. The second object is a spike that is supposed to be shoved into the ground so that it will...

How To: Rip DVDs onto your computer with Handbrake

After building up a DVD collection over the years can make you realize just how much you've invested in your movie collection. DVds are far from the sturdiest media for storing a valuable collection like that. Luckily, programs like Handbrake makes it possible to backup your valuable movies. This video will show you how to do it.

How To: Use a string trimmer (weed wacker) for professional looking edges with Lowe's

There are many tools that homeowners can use to help with the curb appeal of their own and landscape. One of those tools is a weed wacker or string trimmer. This device enables the user to get rid of weeds instantly and makes lines and edges look clean and finished. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to use one in your yard today. So good luck, be careful, and enjoy!

How To: 3D model a tire tread using Maya

Tire treads may not seem like a terribly important thing to model properly, but they are intricate and learning how to do it is a valuable experience. This video will walk you through creating a 3D model of a tire tread using Maya, specifically brutalizing a bend deformer.

How To: Use the skewer tactic in a chess game

Need some more chess tactics for your arsenal? Well, why not try out this "skewer" tactic from this video lecture. A skewer is an attack on two pieces on the same line. The opponent moves the more valuable piece exposing an attack on the second piece. The skewer is a reverse cousin to the "pin."

How To: Make a secret compartment in a book so you can hide valuable items

Have something expensive or personal to hide? Something you don't want anybody else to find? A secret book compartment is perfect for concealing your valuables in plain sight. And this video will show you how to make your own hidden recess for your very own book safe. Just grab your desired book, a razor knife and some other materials, like water, glue, a paintbrush, container, pencil, and straightedge (ruler).

How To: Model a stingray in Houdini 9

These two Houdini 9 lessons illustrate a valuable and efficient means of modeling an animated surface in a manner not generally considered. It provides an explanation of the advantages to this approach and compares it to a more traditional means of animating a surface. So watch the tutorial and learn how to animate a stingray in Houdini 9 using newer style animation methods.

How To: Program faster with some PHP speed tips

If you're looking to shave a few milliseconds off the Zend Engine's work load, check out this tutorial for some PHP programming speed tips. This efficency will pay off when you have tons of traffic to your site and save you valuable server resources.

How To: Change heads in Photoshop

Changing heads is a fun, easy, and valuable technique for beginners that can help build up their confidence in Adobe Photoshop. This Photoshop video tutorial will walk you through the process of extracting the head from one body, resizing it, and blending it on to the body of another picture. By the end of this tutorial, you will become familiar with some basic tools used in Adobe Photoshop, and at the same time, you will learn how to successfully switch heads from one body to another.

How To: Pitch correctly with a spinning rod

Pitching a spinning rod is one of the best ways to catch deep fish for those who use spinning rods. This video features a bass fisherman going through some tips on how to pitch correctly in order to catch the most bass. He may be doing it in his front yard, but the lessons herein are no less valuable out on the water.

How To: Write a bid letter for a job

Do you think you're well in your business venture but you can't get clients and don't know why? Perhaps the issue isn't in your work itself, but how you present it. Knowing how to write a great bid letter is a valuable weapon in that cutthroat business world. This video from Freelance Writing will show you how to write a bid letter for a job.

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