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Ever wonder how so much rock ‘n roll can come from one tiny Fender guitar? Check out this lesson on the anatomy of an electric guitar. It’s very similar to that of an acoustic guitar, only with added amplification! You’ll learn the importance of pickups, knobs, switches, and extra electronics. Plug in and shred up and down the neck
You've bought a bouquet of flowers at the store, but how do you take that jumble of stems and turn them into a beautiful flower arrangement? In this lesson, uBloom teaches a very literal shortcut: cutting the stems short to fit in a low vase, bunching all the blooms together and inserting stems at angles to support one another. This technique makes it easy and fun to arrange flowers nicely, and the lesson includes tips on tools you'll need and how to prepare the the water and flower food.
Find out how accessible reading music can be. This lesson on how to read tabs will cause you to pick up that old guitar and learn a few new songs. First, you’ll see how the strings are positioned in a tab image and learn to identify fret numbers. Then, learn whether to play notes simultaneously or in a series. Before you know it, you’ll be fluent in guitar tabs.
Don't just sit back and watch the clouds go by. Learn how to control their movements (and those of any other object) in Adobe Muse CC using parallax scrolling. In this web design lesson, Joseph Angelo Todaro shows you how to link an object's motion to a user's scrolling activity with the scroll motion palette.
Want to get rid of dead skin and reveal smoother, softer, younger looking skin, but don't want to spend a fortune on beauty products? Taste4Beauty shows you how to make a DIY homemade sugar scrub that's cheap, quick, and easy to make- it only has two ingredients! This scrub will exfoliate and moisturize your skin, and improve blood circulation. You'll be revealing a glamorous new you in no time!
Add some cheer and some cheers-ing to your garden party by serving champagne cocktails! Learn how to concoct this classy cocktail by combining sugar, bitters, and champagne. This video also teaches you how to peel a lemon in order to create a lemon twist that can be used to garnish this (or any) cocktail. Champagne cocktails are a great alternative to a mimosa at a tea party or special shower!
What’s your name? Want to be able tell us in Spanish? In this scene, Eli invites Gracie into his Pequeña Casa Mágica and introduces her to his mother and dogs. With the help of fun graphics and quizzes, you’ll memorize important phrases like "¿Cómo te llamas?"; review possessives like “mi,” “tu,” “mis,” and “tus”; and learn a couple more common vocabulary words.
Hydrangeas are not just gorgeous blooms perfect for cutting—they also provide the framework needed to create a unique, beautiful, and stable floral arrangement! In this lesson from uBloom, learn how to use a hydrangea bloom as an “armature,” a structure that will hold other flowers in place. J Schwanke demonstrates how to create a bouquet made from hydrangeas, carnations, and daisies before showing you how to bind the stems together, using craft wire, pipe cleaner, or a simple piece of ribbon.
Le homme or l'homme? Learn French Now! makes learning conversational French easy by teaching basic grammar. This lesson focuses on when to use the ‘l apostrophe’. During this online tutorial, you will also be able to practice your pronunciation of French words.
Bonjour! Learn French Now! makes learning conversational French easy by teaching common French words and phrases like ‘hello’, ‘goodbye’, and ‘how are you?’. Whether you're going on a trip to Paris or just want to learn French for fun, this lesson will teach you the vocabulary to get the conversation started.
You don’t have to pay for an expensive case to protect your glasses. Make one yourself with this lesson on how to make a glasses holder out of a tie. Even if you’re prone to losing them around the house - use a bright patterned tie and your glasses will never be lost. All you need is needle, thread, scissors, a button and a cheap old tie! It’s a quick and easy do-it-yourself craft that you’ll be telling your friends about.
Breakfast is almost over and the boys are ready to start their day. Review the Spanish words and phrases you’ve already learned and pick up a few new ones along the way with this scene from Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids. Simple graphics, demonstrations, and quizzes will help you memorize everything in minutes. Perfect for kids (and kids at heart)!
Are you having trouble knitting in the round? Learn how to make a smooth color change in circular knitting - known to the experts as a jogless color change. Use a knitting marker and learn to knit your first color change row into the previous color to disguise the knitting spiral. Tie up loose ends sooner than later and thread them to duplicate the back of a stitch for a smooth seam. Here’s to a seamless change!
Are you interested in playing guitar? Check out this lesson for advice on posture and picking techniques. First, you’ll learn the details of folk posture and classical posture; both have their own advantages. Next, find out how to properly hold a pick. Before you know it, you’ll be picking comfortably all the time.
Need a cute and light dessert for a tea party, bridal shower, or picnic? Honeysuckle Catering shows you how to transform a classic dessert into a bite-sized treat by making miniature strawberry cupcakes. They only need to bake for fifteen minutes, and both the batter and the frosting contain real strawberry puree. These mini cupcakes infuse a fresh strawberry flavor with a delightful bite of pure scrumptiousness. The recipe shown in this lesson is adapted from Sprinkles Cupcakes.
Are you a seasoned guitarist always on the lookout for advice? Or maybe you’re a frustrated beginner? Here’s a small tip that will last a lifetime of guitar playing: curl the last knuckle of each fretting finger. This helps you to strum chords efficiently and hit every necessary note. Check out this lesson to fully comprehend the importance of the curl.
Chili peppers often appear in salsas and other dishes, and add a heat that you might love or hate. But do you know why chili peppers are hot? After all, they are a fruit—what could be the evolutionary benefit of making someone blush and sweat, or setting their heart racing? In this chemistry lesson, learn about the varying heat levels of peppers, the chemical reactions behind the hot and painful sensations they produce, and why high levels of heat can mean protection for a pepper plant.
Does DNA sometimes seem imaginary, like the Tooth Fairy? Everyone learns about it in high school biology, but have you ever actually seen DNA? Well, with Myles Power’s help you can. In this lesson, learn how to extract DNA from a strawberry. Using only common household items like dish soap, table salt, and paper towels, you too can draw out the genetic material that makes a strawberry a strawberry. This experiment is easy, but amazing, and proves that science is totally fun.
Do we have free will, or do we just boil down to particles following the laws of physics? Professor Massimo Pigliucci from Plato Footnote leads us into a world where science and philosophy collide by discussing the concept of reductionism. This lesson also includes an explanation of the difference between ontological and epistemological reductionism, and how these debates come to bear on ideas of emergent properties, morality, and free will.