Thai Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups sticky rice
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1-2 Mangoes
  • Sesame seeds (optional)
Directions
  • Rice rice until water clear
  • Soak rice overnight
  • Drain Rice and put in rice cooker
    • 3 cups water, cover rice cooker steamer basket with cheese cloth and place rice above
  • While rice steams
    • Heat up coconut milk (mid-low heat) and add/dissolve sugar
  • When rice is done, place in bowl and add half of the coconut milk mixture
  • Cut up mango and place on top

Review/Tips/Installation: Reverse/Backup Car Camera

I’m not great at parallel parking, and telling the dimensions of my car. After watching my brother effortlessly parallel park with his backup camera, I decided I needed one on my car. Unfortunately my car is an old 2007 Honda Accord that doesn’t have a camera by default, and a custom installed camera will be expensive. I decided to do some research on a backup camera and finally install one myself.

Camera:  Generic Camera and Display by seller DoHonestBest






Tips on installing!

  • Install a noise suppressor in case your car’s engine creates noise on the video feed. (Common for older cars) it’s easier to install as your are wiring everything else
  • Before Routing camera through car (this will save you a lot of time)
    • Install camera on license plate
    • Center/calibrate camera’s video feed with display (see video for details)
    • Go to a parking lot and park your car, using button on camera, align/adjust camera guides. You will have to have the display within reach of the cameras adjustment button.
    • Continue routing display wire through the car

How To and Review: Lightworks

Problems and solutions!

  • Multi Cam video out of sync (GoPro and phone video)
    • Convert using Handbrake to Constant frame rate
    • If you make proxies with variable frame rate and import your high quality video, the proxies will still be variable frame rate and wont edit correctly.
  • Constant loading of app, cursor turns to spinning wheel every other second when clicking through clips.
    • Right Click on clip>Media>Create Proxy
    • Click on
  • Switching camears in Multi-cam view not working
    • Switch to flexible layout, multi-cam functionality not possible in fixed layout
  • Move Lucy to a different spot
    • Move preference box to a location you want Lucy to be, right click Lucy and  drag to the place you want her, then let go and quickly click on the “save preferences” Button
  • Sync Multi-Cam video ( Make sure you have Constant Frame Rate on video first!)
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjpdVp11MsA
  • Cutting Clips
    • Place red cursor on video and press c or del, then right click and close gap, this doesn’t work on tracks with multiple video!
    • use in-point and out-point, place track where you want to make initial cut, then press “i” then take red cursor to last point and press “o” then press delete
  • Edit audio and adding keyframes
    • Hover over the audio track with your mouse and hold SHIFT. This will let you add keyframes to the audio in order to adjust the levels
  • Using Proxies (for lightning fast editing!)
    • Right click clip>Media>Make Proxies
    • Click on project title>Video>Playback Media Quality>Lowest available
    • https://www.lwks.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&func=view&catid=26&id=122511&Itemid=81

How To: Fix the Soldering Iron Error “S-E” or “5-E” (Kendal 852D++)

I took out my soldering iron ready to soldering random stuff and was very sad to find that it was displayed the error “S-E” or “5-E” instead of the temperature displayed. I quickly googled some stuff quickly realized that the soldering element had gone bad. I’ve had the soldering iron for about 4-5 years and it’s always worked great, never dropped it or was rough with it, but eventually the heating element will go bad.

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How to: Replace Serpentine Belt Honda Accord LX 2007

After getting a regular oil change at my local mechanic, they always check various other things and often things come up, which makes my wallet tense up as it will often mean spending more money. Last time I went I was told my serpentine belt needs to be replaced, I looked at estimates and found it would be about $100-150….As with any projects and jobs, I suggest doing some research to get a good estimate on how much work it takes, where most of the cost is spent, and how difficult of a job it is.

After looking at a youtube video and talking to a friend who is a mechanic, I decided “I can do that…”

Time Taken:

  • 20 Min

Materials:



Take a look at this very helpful video on how to change the belt!

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