This instructional painting video demonstrates how to prep and paint a room. First, go through the room and spackle any holes or dents in the wall. Sand it down after the joint compound dries. Paint the ceilings first. Follow these step by step instructions to paint a room; trim, window sills and all.
Take a look at how to successfully repair a hole in a drywall. This video how to video demonstrates how to use a utility knife and a drywall compound to seal it all up. You wont have to call a repair guy to patch any holes in your walls.
This is a tutorial video about compound circles (aka flowers) and freedom of expression. Hopefully you'll get some great tips on new ways to move your arms in conjunction with your poi. There is a quirky intro you may want to skip to get right to the instructional.
Despite legends to the contrary, it appears that the saliva of a Komodo dragon is not teeming with pathogenic bacteria that kills their prey. Its reputation to survive while colonized with lots of horrible disease-causing bacteria, true or untrue, has made it the subject of research in pursuit of natural antimicrobial agents and led scientists to some remarkable findings.
In the ongoing search to find better ways to use antibiotics, an extract made from maple syrup has some surprisingly important medical benefits.
A rose by any other name may smell as sweet, but one annoying invasive weed may hold the answer to treating the superbug MRSA. Researchers from Emory University have found that the red berries of the Brazilian peppertree contain a compound that turns off a gene vital to the drug-resistance process.
Our quest to find new antibiotics has taken a turn — a turn down the road, that is. A team of scientists from the University of Oklahoma is scooping up roadkill and searching for bacteria on them that might yield the world's next antibiotic.
Everyone can agree on one thing: mashed potatoes are delicious. But they can be kind of ticky to make perfectly. You can end up with gluey mashed potatoes, potatoes that don't taste quite right, or you could forget the cream. CHOW is here to help with their You're Doing It All Wrong series to help you rectify your mashed potatoes issues.
Watch this video and learn how to make the ultimate roasted chicken. The secret is a lemon, garlic and herb compound butter under the skin.
Natural remedies used through the ages abound, especially in Asian medicine. The willow-leaved justicia plant, found throughout Southeast Asia, has traditionally been used to treat arthritis, but scientists have just discovered it contains an anti-HIVcompound more potent than AZT. AZT was the first drug approved to treat HIV, and is still used in HIV combination therapy today.
Chris Giorni, Mr. Science with Tree Frog Treks, demonstrates how to make simulated frog skin. To make the simulated frog skin, you will need glue, water, borax laundry powder and food coloring. First, add a pinch of the powdered borax to water and dye it green using the food coloring. Next, water down the glue and place it on a plate. Add the borax solution to the plate. Mix the compound with your fingers. It will quickly form a long chain polymer or sticky frog skin. Frogs breathe through th...
In this Education video tutorial you will learn how to avoid wrong answers on the SAT critical reading area. Five principles to keep in mind are rephrase the question and predict the answer, answer the question being asked, find evidence in the passage, extreme answers are suspicious and finally remember a little wrong is all wrong. To rephrase the question, read 2 lines before and after, ask the question in your own words and find the answer choice that best matches your prediction. Now comi...
Chemguy AKA Rob reviews the various diagrams in organic chemistry. This is a 16 part series from this Canadian high school Chemistry teacher.
The video is a description of how to refurbish a brass door frame, and door knob that has gone dull due to the lacquer. Purchase lacquer and metal polish at a hardware store. Before beginning work, remove the circulate at the back of the door knob with circulate pliers. Take the component parts of the door knob apart and set the spring and clip aside to be replaced later. Take a clean cloth and put metal polish on it. Using the cloth, polish the knob. It may take a while to get all the grime ...
You may not believe it but there are right and wrong ways to wash and dry a car. Using the wrong soaps, sponges or dying materials can damage the paint, brakes, rims and more. This tutorial from Wolfgang shows you how to properly wash and dry your car to keep it looking new for as long as possible.
We've worked hard to reduce the flow of toxic chemicals into our waterways, which means no more DDT and other bad actors to pollute or destroy wildlife and our health. But one observation has been plaguing scientists for decades: Why are large quantities of one toxic chemical still found in the world's oceans?
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Transmitted by a sandfly one-third the size of a mosquito, parasitic Leishmania protozoa are responsible for a flesh-destroying disease that kills an estimated 20,000 people per year. Two new studies offer understanding of how the parasite provides immunity through persistence and why some people suffer more virulent forms of the disease.
A gold-medal winning entry into the iGEM synthetic biology competition could change the way we look at Esherichia coli, the bacteria better known as E. coli.
Removing the thin aluminum foil wrapping from a Hershey Kiss isn't necessarily a difficult thing, but even the easiest of things can be annoying sometimes. For instance, getting chocolate under your fingernail when you're trying to peel the wrapper off, or making a wrapper mess. To make this first-world problem go away, simply grab a Hershey Kiss in-between your index finger and thumb, then pull on the paper plume to yank the chocolate straight out of the wrapper. The plume was originally des...
How to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / Sheetrock. Everyone at some stage in their life will need to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / sheetrock. Instead of doing some dodgy patchwork, watch this video to see how simple the job is. The steps are as follow in point form. This method is particularly suitable for holes that are larger than about 100mm or 4 inch's in size.
There's a right way and a wrong way to get the Schrodinger's Catch Achievement in Portal 2. Would we every steer you wrong? This video will explain how to get the achievement so you can continue on your way to beating Portal 2 100%.
Eva Holz with SAT Confidential demonstrates how to use the right words in the SAT comprehension section. Don't confuse similar words like affect which is a verb and effect which is a noun. The words imminent and eminent may also be tested. Note also the words inferred and implied which also get confused with each other. Also, don't use the wrong idiom. A wrong idiom may often be paired with a preposition. Finally, don't use the wrong verb. Similar words, idioms and verbs are tested most often...
In this video tutorial, Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus.com walks us through how to install baseboard trim. Baseboard trim can make a big difference in a room, if you do it right. Of course, if you do it wrong, it can make the wrong kind of difference!
Let's talk for a second about compound butter. No, scratch that, let's not. Because compound butters are too much work. You have to shape them and roll them and tie them and cut them... no thank you.
We've all been there: you're staring at a fantastic-looking salad or sandwich full of your favorite ingredients. You take a bite, and you taste only one thing—raw onion. A glass of water, a toothbrush, and an hour later, and your breath still tastes like only one thing—raw onion.
In this video, we learn how to easily balance a chemical equation. In a balanced equation, there should be the same number of atoms on both sides of it. There are no rules that explain how you get a balanced reaction from expression. First, start on the molecule or compound that is the most atomically complex. After you look at this, you can learn how to make the rest of the equation equal to each side. This is a complex process that you must walk through to figure out, but it will result in ...
Learn how to balance chemical equations with MyTutorBuddy. Learn about this in this video tutorial. There are four easy steps to do this. Step #1 – place 1 by the most complex compound. Step #2 – balance anything that is not an element. Step #3 – balance the elements. Step #4 – multiply by the lowest common multiple. The 4th step doesn’t always come in to play. The video demonstrates with an equation: C3H8 + O2 -> H2O + CO2. But, this equation is not balanced. Using the 1st three steps, the v...
A young hippie discusses the use of Salvia Divinorum, which is a federally legalized psychedelic. Some states, however, do not abide by the federal standards and it is cautioned that you should check with your states ruling on the substance before using. Salvia Divinorum can be purchased online and ingested via inhalation (through smoking) or by chewing depending on the intensity and duration of the experience you wish to achieve. Smoking's effects can last for about 30 minutes while chewing ...
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.
Want to test whether the soil sample or a water sample contains boron, watch this video. As shown in the video, the first step is to create test specimens of various concentrations using a simple turmeric and ethanol solution as a base for comparison. The basis of this experiment is the fact that curumin present in turmeric reacts with boron to form a reddish compound and so the result of this reaction can easily be verified visually.
In this tutorial, we learn how to repair cracks and holes in drywall with Lowe's. Drywall can be damaged in a number of ways, but can be fixed easily. If you have a medium size hole in the wall, first place caulking on it and then smooth it out. If you have a larger area, you will need to use a sanding strip around it to smooth out the area and all around it. Use drywall compound to fill in the area that is empty. Then, smooth over it with a flat tool then paint over it with the same color pa...
Getting your tenderloin steak trimmed at the butcher is what most of us do when we're craving steak for the night, but why spend the extra bucks when you can trim that tenderloin at home?
This After Effects user's guide takes you from nothing to a finished broadcast slate in 24 minutes? Yes. Along the way, you'll learn about compound blur, shape layers, repeaters and more. Sounds like fun right? Then come on down! Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For m...
This video is about Annual percentage Rate(APR) and the Effective APR rate.The video begins with an example of a credit card which has a APR rate of 22.9% and daily periodic rate of 0.06274%.You can get the APR rate by multiplying the daily peiodic rate with 365, which in this case will be 0.06274*365 which is equal to 22.9.If you convert the daily periodic rate into decimal values , it will be 0.006274.So for example, if you have 1 dollar in your balance on day 1, on day 2 you will owe 1.000...
Check out this walkthrough of Killzone 2 : Take Visari's compound and eliminate General Radec. Machinima.com presents their video game cheat series: Killzone 2 Walkthrus. Machinima.com is the premier online entertainment network showing trailers, gameplay, montages & original series created in video games. This is their walkthrough / walkthru of hit game Killzone 2.
Need to protect a section of your overall flash content (say movie or slideshow) from unauthorized access, learn how to do so in this video.
The summer sun can wreck havoc on your automobile. Use this tutorial to keep your paint job shiny and your interior bright in the scorching summer sun.
Organic fertilizer is based of natural occurring compounds instead of chemical based compounds. With healthy, natural soil, learn how your plants and the environment can thrive in this free gardening video series about how to use organic fertilizers on plants. The following clips illustrate:
If you've lived in your house for a number of years, chances are you got yourself a drywall patch, which when sanded, will create a lot of dust in the room. Watch this video tutorial from home improvement expert Danny Lipford to see how to sand a drywall patch with a wet sponge to prevent dust.
Somewhere around 600–800 million people in the world are infected with whipworm (Trichuris trichiura), an infection they got from ingesting soil or water contaminated with feces of infected animals or people containing the parasite's eggs.