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How To: Play xiangqi, also known as Chinese chess

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.

How To: Play Beatles "I Should Have Known Better" on guitar

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.

How To: Do power yoga also known as Ashtanga yoga

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.

How To: Cut and serve a dragon fruit (also known as pitahaya)

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.

How To: Make a Korean dessert known as Su Jung Gwa

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.

How To: Make Coffee Mugs Gleam Like New with This Little-Known Cleaner

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 ...

How To: 7 Little-Known Food Hacks Starring Salt

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.

How To: Allow emails from known people in AOL 9 & block others

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...

How To: Peel a dragon fruit (also known as a pitahaya)

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.

News: Little known secret about TechNet Plus Subscription

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...

How To: Play "The Christmas Song" by Mel Tormé on piano

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...

How To: Select orchids

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.

How To: Peel a potato with Mary Ann from Gilligan's Island

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!

How To: Care for orchids

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.

How To: Install wheel spacers

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!

How To: Use dowsing rods

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.

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