Chinese chess is the world’s most popular board game. Chinese chess, also known as xiangqi, has been played throughout East Asia for over 1000 years. The playing pieces have traditionally been identified using Chinese characters, so only those who could read Chinese characters could play. Now, Chinese chess is available in a set in which the pieces are identified by symbols on one side and Chinese characters on the reverse side so that anyone can enjoy this challenging strategy game.
This two-part video introduces you to the breadboard, also called a protoboard, used to build electronic circuits without soldering. The first part of this presentation describes the features of a breadboard.
This is a step-by-step instructional on how to make a potato gun, otherwise known as the spud gun, potato launcher, potato cannon, etc. Although this can be a fun activity, it is still dangerous, just like a real weapon.
This is the same knot used for lassos. You can go wrangle some cattle or horses now, or if you not on a farm you can practice on your dog or cat, or better yet - you're neighbor's dog or cat.
Want to crack a bottle over your friends head, but you don't really want to hurt him? Okay, well, you won't learn that here, but you will learn how to make breakable glass to knock him over the head with a pasta dish. Sugar glass, yeah!
This video is an acoustic guitar lesson from TboneWilson1978. In this video, he teaches you how to play the song "I Should Have Known Better" by The Beatles. He begins by showing you which chords you need to know to get started on learning the song and demonstrates how to finger each of them. He then moves on to the progression of the chords through the song. With the help of this video you will be playing this song in no time at all.
Watch this video to learn to do power yoga. In Ashtanga yoga, also known as power yoga, the yoga postures flow with an emphasis on strength and agility. In this video clip learn step by step yoga moves that will help you unite your body, mind and breath. And remember each pose can be modified to suit the practitioner's level of skill.
What is the deadliest attack? Well, it's from a position from a game played by Duras and Spielmann. If you want to be a chess master, then you're going to have to learn the secrets of the game, the strategies, the chess maneuvers. Learn how to play the deadliest attack known in chess.
The reef knot is one of the best knots for joining ropes, also known as the square knot. What more could you want?
Interested in cutting up a dragon fruit? With the proper technique, it's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get cutting up your own pitahayas, watch this video guide.
Do you need an awesome costume for Comicon, or do you just need a giant prop revolver? Either way you can't miss with this episode. Erik shows you how to make your very own "Good Samaritan" revolver from Hellboy! This video will give you tips and tricks for making a great looking Good Samaritan for cheap.
This tutorial video will teach you to make Su Jung Gwa, a popular Korean dessert. This Korean dessert is delicious, but it takes some time to prepare. Su Jung Gwa is a Korean traditional beverage made with dried persimmons, ginger, cinnamon and sugar. It tastes sweet and a little spicy and when you serve this you usually sprinkle some pine nuts on it. You can drink this as a dessert.
Sprint has announced that it will be the first U.S. carrier to release Jelly Bean 4.1 for the Samsung Galaxy S III. The over-the-air updates have already started, with users receiving a notification on how to update on their phone. The reason Jelly Bean has garnered so much attention is due to several, well-known features like Google Talk, Project Butter and expandable notifications.
The year was 1947. Scientists had isolated a virus from a pyrexial rhesus monkey in Uganda and named it after the forest where the monkey lived — Zika.
If you consider yourself a regular coffee, tea, or hot chocolate drinker, you probably have a kitchen cabinet full of stained mugs that refuse to scrub clean. Thankfully, there is a better solution that doesn't involve continuing to fight those stains with a sponge, bleach, and elbow grease. The answer to your coffee or tea stain problems is Cafiza: an awesome espresso machine cleaning product that is popular amongst professional baristas... but also doubles as an extremely effective ceramic ...
Salt is one of my favorite ingredients, by far, and also one of the most overlooked foods in the kitchen. This is probably due to the fact that it's an essential component of almost any recipe; because salt is a necessity, it's easy to forget how dynamic and versatile it can be as well.
Welcome back, my nascent hackers! Earlier, I wrote a guide on finding operating system and application vulnerabilities in Microsoft's own security bulletins/vulnerability database. In this tutorial, I will demonstrate another invaluable resource for finding vulnerabilities and exploits by using the SecurityFocus database.
The vast majority of people involved in Steampunk are interested in history but, like with science, there's something about history that we don't talk about very often: The holes.
In this video the instructor shows how to allow email from people you know and block emails from all other users in AOL 9.0 for Windows. To do this, first open your AOL mail box. Go to the Mail Options menu and select the option "Block Unwanted Mail". This pops up an "AOL Unlimited Use Area" screen. You have to select "Yes" to proceed. This opens the Mail and Spam controls window. Now scroll down in the window till you find an "Additional Spam Filters" heading. Now there is a Select Filter ov...
Interested in peeling a dragon fruit by hand? With the proper technique, it's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video lesson can present a complete overview of the peeling process in about a minute's time. For more information, and to get started peeling your own pitahayas, watch this video guide.
This video is of the German. The German is a combination of comedic games and dancing. This video is only a demonstration, and unfortunately it does not give step by step instructions.
Having trouble with something on Google+? It may already be a known issue (with a possible work-around). Double-check here before hitting that "Send Feedback" button.
Being in the IT field I have used Microsoft products for a long time. One of the secrets I have found is Microsoft's TechNet Subscription. With the TechNet subscription you get learning material, articles & news, but the biggest benefit is the software you have access to. For about $350 a year you get access to almost all of Microsoft's software in a demo form (non-expiring). You can't necessarily use this for production use in a business, but you can use it for "Testing purposes". I typicall...
Whoever said crime doesn't pay? Norway's luxury Halden prison may very well be nicer than your home.
Calculator applications are standard on almost every computer and mobile device now, but they can be a pain to use. If you're performing longer equations, it can be really annoying to not be able to see the trail that shows how you got there.
Hello everyone on null byte this is my first tutorial This Tutorial Is on Useful Lesser Known Commands on Linux
Facebook recently revamped its Newsfeed in order to save us some time when scrolling around the website. But an even cooler, more underground time-saver are these super legit keyboard shortcuts. Facebook actions have been around forever, but I bet you never even knew about them. I sure didn't.
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Paul Onorato shows us how to cut wheel wells in lexan bodies. Scissors can mar and warp the edge of the lexan plastic body, try an Xacto knife instead. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to cut the wheel wells from the lexan body for a remote control car.
Gambling. In Wizard101. That's what it's coming down to. Watch to see about the possibilities of the new game push.
In this video you'll learn how to make a wide variety of leather items, including bags, waterskins, backpacks, and quivers, as well as dig wells for your dwarves drinking water in Dwarf Fortress.
We don't spend much time thinking about bicycles today, do we? Sure, they're a "green" alternative to driving everywhere in cars, but the vast majority of America has dismissed them as simply being too much work, or more importantly—too slow. That wasn't always the case, though, I assure you!
If you've got oil leaking into the spark plug wells on your Honda Accord, you're not alone. This a pretty common problem, and fortunately for you this video is here to show you how to fix it, assuming you're decent at auto maintenance already. Make sure you line everything up when you reinstall the rock assembly!
Want to learn how to improvise and play jazz piano? Well first you have to learn techniques from the jazz greats of yesteryear. This two part piano lesson teaches you how to play "The Christmas Song" by Mel Tormé and Bob Wells. With some practice and basic understanding of music theory and harmony you will soon be able to improvise jazz solos over basic chords. Soon you will be able to play along with any tune with this jazz piano lesson. Check out this jazz piano how to video and you will be...
If you get stares from guys while walking down the street in this get up, it's probably not because hearts are welling up in their eyes and popping out of their head like in cartoons. Not that this look isn't gorgeous; it's just that you may be a wee bit overdone.
Selecting orchid plants takes more than just admiring an orchid's flowers, but with the right information it can be quick and easy. To find the expert's secrets on orchid selection, Meghan Carter visited award winning orchidist Dick Wells of Hilltop Orchids and got to the bottom of how to pick out the best orchid flower.
Dawn Wells, aka Mary Ann from Gilligan's Island, demonstrates a unique way to peel an Idaho potato...without the use of a potato peeler! Watch this video tutorial from Idaho Potatoes to learn how to use a knife to peel a potato, but not just a knife... you'll boil the potato then dunk it in ice cold water. Then the peel just slides off!
Orchid care isn't as difficult as you think, and to discover the orchid care secrets, Meghan Carter visited award-winning orchid breeder Dick Wells. There she discovered the best technique for growing orchids.
A wider wheelbase will improve handling and make your vehicle look more aggressive. Here they show you one option to fill out those wheel wells: wheel spacers. Check out the before and after shots. Such a small change makes a huge difference!
Learn how to use dowsing rods for ghost hunting. Actually, dowsing rods were more commonly used to find hidden water wells in the ground, or for finding unmarked graves. This video tutorial will show you the basics of dowsing rods.
This how-to video is about how to color correct photos using Photoshop levels.