How to Be a Cheerleader

Any spectator that sees a halftime show may think that cheerleaders have it easy. They may feel that cheering takes no skill at all because the best cheerleaders make it all look effortless. This is totally untrue. To the contrary, cheering takes a lot of effort. It’s important to know that cheerleaders give their all, and every routine gives you a small glimpse of their hard work. To become a cheerleader you have to be cheerful. That’s a requirement. This is essential for cheering and working as a team. There’s nothing worst than having a team member with a spirit that’s totally the opposite of cheerful. Cheerleaders work together. A cheerful demeanor motivates and inspires others. This is needed in practice and during performances as well. You can’t get a crowd,...

How to Change Drum Brakes

If you have an old car, you know the best way to keep it running smoothly is by repetitive maintenance. Drum brakes are found in older model cars and are a cheaper alternative to replace them instead of upgrading to newer brake systems. Changing the brakes is fairly simple, and here’s what we do: Required Materials New brake shoes Required Tools Pry bar and hammer Jack and jack stand Pliers Wrenches Screw drivers Car lift Some brake retainer tools Brake spring pliers Anti-seize Brake clean White lithium grease Gloves and a mask Instructions Put your car on the car lift or jack up the front end of the car so you can have access to the master cylinder. The first thing we need to do is release some of the brake pressure. Open up the master cylinder of the car and drain the brake fluid...

How to Carve Bone

Many cultures around the world have used bone in their quest to becoming a higher and more sophisticated society. You can trace back the art of carving bones to the early Stone Age as bones were used as tools, jewelry, weapons, needles, and other various devices like boxes and figurines. Bone carvings can be valued treasures, their pristine beauty and flawless quality is unparalleled by even granite statues. They are light weight, but sturdy and can be shaped to fit your needs quite easily as described below. Required Materials Animal bone Required Tools Some engraving chisels An etching knife A scraper A leather mat A course triangular and a course round file A coping saw Sandpaper Small hand drill or dremel tool Eye protection and a mask Background Information When you think of bone carving,...