Archive for the ‘Hobbies and Crafts’ Category

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How to Control Your World

Do you want to have a say in what YOU do, and become the one who rules your choices, your life, and your mind? Follow these steps, and you’ll be control of your world in more or less time. 1 Make your own choices. Do NOT let anyone else influence your life, leave your choices for you to make, not the world. Your mind is YOURS, not Jenny’s, Mike’s, or whoever else in the world will make choices for you. 2 Get a grip of yourself. Look around you, are…

postheadericon How to Always Win Chopsticks

How to Always Win Chopsticks

Chopsticks is a commonly played two player traditional Japanese children’s hand game. However, it has spread to many other countries such as the United States. Chopsticks is a solved game in which the second player can always force a win when playing with the original rules and splits. The following instructs you how to Always Win when Playing Chopsticks when you are the second player. 1 Learn how to Play Chopsticks. 2 Understand that this strategy for how to win only works with the form of the game “Splits”. In…

postheadericon How to Continue to Learn Drawing Skills

How to Continue to Learn Drawing Skills

At times drawing may seem frustrating or even embarrassing when you don’t want to show other people your art work. Every artist goes through this ‘phase’ everyone, yes everyone, starts off pretty bad or common. But those who carried on practicing no matter what got there. Those who gave up however didn’t get there, and are still bad artists. You need to learn to overcome embarrassment or fear of failing. Once you overcome this phase you will enjoy drawing, people will look at your drawings in jealousy. If you follow…

postheadericon How to Construct a Hex Board

How to Construct a Hex Board

There are many ways to construct a Hex board. Any method that results in the appropriate pattern of hexagons will do. If you don’t like this method, you can always print one out, play online, or build a board your own way. This is primarily a straightedge-and-compass method, with some suggestions for other approaches. 1 Decide how large your hexagons will be and plan your space. Hex is most frequently played on an 11 x 11 board, but any size can be used. According to John Nash, co-inventor of the…

postheadericon How to Construct Your Own Tomahawk

How to Construct Your Own Tomahawk

Constructing a tomahawk is quick, easy, and very fun too. 1 Find a good rock for the head. this rock should be no larger than 1/2″ thick, and should taper at both ends. 2 Find the stick to be the handle of your tomahawk. it should be comfortable to wrap your hand around. 3 Use a knife, split the top of your handle so that the rock fits in very tightly. 4 Tie on the head of your tomahawk with string, and secure the string tightly 5 Have fun with…

postheadericon How to Construct a Golden Rectangle

How to Construct a Golden Rectangle

A golden rectangle is a rectangle with side lengths that are in the golden ratio (about 1:1.618). This article also explains how to construct a square, which is needed to construct a golden rectangle. 1 Draw a square. Let us name the vertices of the square as A, B, C and D. 2 Locate the mid-point of any one side of the square by bisecting it. Let us pick the side AB and call its mid-point as point P. 3 Connect the mid-point P to a corner of the opposite…

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How to Construct a Color Wheel

This article will teach you how to make a full 12 color wheel with only 3 transparent primary colors, yellow, magenta and cyan. This is wikiHow to construct a color wheel. For information on how to use a color wheel, visit wikiHow to use the Real Color Wheel. 1 Make a circle and divide it into 12 parts. Click on the image for a larger version, or go straight to ‘this link’ for a printable size. 2 Fill the top wedge with transparent yellow. In oil use transparent Nickel complex…

postheadericon How to Connect Tamagotchis

How to Connect Tamagotchis

Connecting your tamagotchis is easy once you get used to it but here is a guide on how to do it! 1 Make sure your Tamagotchi is a version 1 or higher. It also has to be an officially licensed Tamagotchi and not a fake! 2 Select the correct setting for connecting. If you are unsure which to choose check below. Hold the Tamagotchis close together pointing the infrared areas together and press the B button (middle button) until they connect. If they fail just try again. 3 If you…

postheadericon How to Connect a Gopro to a Computer

How to Connect a Gopro to a Computer

Two Parts:Connecting the GoPro to a ComputerAccessing the ContentsCommunity Q&A The GoPro gadget is a great HD camera that will let you take stills and video recordings with the camera mounted easily on something. Connecting it to a computer can be troublesome for some users, but it is actually very easy to connect the camera and access its contents. Part 1 Connecting the GoPro to a Computer 1 Switch off the camera. Before you can connect the camera to a computer, you will need to turn it off first. Hold…

postheadericon How to Conduct a Stake Out

How to Conduct a Stake Out

A stake out is the surveillance of an area, building, or person, especially done by the police. Even if you aren’t part of the police, you still may need to go on a stake out. Read this article to find out how. 1 Be unnoticed. Conduct the stakeout from a rented car. If you use your own, you may be noticed. Try to find one with tinted windows. 2 Conduct a “spot check” of the location by driving by once, and get a perspective of the area before permanently setting…