Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
EMMY NOMINATED SERIES directed by and starring Steve Buscemi is back for a second season!!! Park Bench is a local's take on the special people, places, and spirit of New York City. Through unscripted moments with average New Yorkers and Steve's celeb friends, Buscemi takes viewers on a funny, first-hand journey/misadventure, told in his unique voice.
Journey to the Draft is an organic, unscripted, docu-series that follows three college football players, all with promising professional careers. These young men attend different schools across the country and play a variety of positions on the field, but at the end of the day they share one goal:to play in the NFL. The AOL docu-series follows players Leonard Williams, Kevin White and Marcus Peters.
Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
"Stricly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly and The Saturdays' Rochelle Humes talk to mums about their experiences of being mum. Whether the daughter of a Rolling Stone, in one of the most famous girl bands the world has ever known, or a parent coping with disability as well as family life, each mother in Being Mum shows that the feelings, challenges and rewards of motherhood are universal no matter the surroundings you find yourself in."
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
A circular saw is more versatile than you might think. These tips from Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com will help you get ...
more out of your circular saws and make better cuts. You can get a smooth line if you cut along with the grain of the wood.
Tags:Circular Saw Tips,ask the builder,askthebuilder,circular saw,home improvement,saws,tim carter
Grab video code:
Just about everybody I know uses a circular saw to cut wood but a lot of times they struggle with it because maybe the wood splinters or you cannot keep a straight line as you cut. I am going to show you some tricks today. It is going to turn you into a professional.
The first thing you need to know about circular saws is which way the blade rotates. I know you are thinking that it does not make sense but I will show why.
Most circular saw blades rotate this direction so that the blade is cutting up towards you is the front of the blade moves through the wood. Here is why it is important to know which way that saw blade spins. Look at this piece of wood. You can see the graining in a wood. The grain runs this direction. So if I am cutting parallel with the grain, I am not going to have too many problems with splintering but if I decide to cut this piece of wood this direction, I am going to have big problems unless I take a couple of steps.
Look at all these splinters, what a mess. I am going to show how to avoid that. The thing I like to do is cut along the line where you are going to cut with a razor knife and actually prescour that grain and then when you cut with a saw cut slowly. Notice on this side of the line there is no splintering but over here with the saw blade was not against a cut line, you can see the splinters that I have got over here.
The final thing I would like to show you is how to cut curves with the circular saw, really simple. First thing you need to know is what is the thickness of the material you are cutting through. This is like half inch plywood but look at the way the saw is set up right now. Look how deep it is cutting. The trick is to adjust the depth of the cut so that it is just a fraction on an inch over the thickness of the material.
Check out that curved cut with the circular saw. Maybe that is why they call it a circle. I am Tim Carter, ask the builder.
If you want to discover more home improvement tips, go to askthebuilder.com.