11 things you can learn to do in 6 seconds or less

Need to learn how to tie a Windsor knot? There's a vine for that. 

 

Kris Holt

Internet Culture

Published May 15, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 3:55 pm CDT

The easiest way to learn how to do something is often by seeing how it’s done. But what can you really teach someone in just six seconds?

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Plenty.

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Vine, the rising video-sharing network, is full of short tutorial videos that illustrate everything from how Wiz Khalifa sleeps on planes to how to “drive with a death wish,” according to Noah Sebastian. Some viners have adopted Tuesday as the de facto day to post such videos, using the hashtag #HowTuesday.

Much of the advice is hilariously useless, but there are a few gems out there. We’ll leave it to you to decide which is which. Here are some fun, strange, and insightful tips offered on Vine.

1) How to remove a stripped screw

2) How to do your makeup before date night

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3) How to tie a Windsor knot

4) How to rearrange your roommate’s den

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5) How to paint the deck and get a tan

6) How to smile

7) How to grill steaks

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8) How to not pay attention

9) How to be honest when ordering Taco Bell  

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10) How to shop for rainbows with a baby

11) How to vine without using your hands

Photo by @k_rose_walk/Instagram

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*First Published: May 15, 2013, 9:00 am CDT