Edit: Some of the methods I show you may be difficult, or not work at famous or high quality hotels. Welcome back, my excited hackers! Right now I am on vacation in the wonderful city of Tulum, Mexico. I thought it would be a great idea to teach you guys yet another social en ...more
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This instructional painting video demonstrates how to prep and paint a room. First, go through the room and spackle any holes or dents in the wall. Sand it down after the joint compound dries. Paint the ceilings first. Follow these step by step instructions to paint a room; tr ...more
Fable 3 has not been out for very long and had a massive budget, but of course there are still hidden areas in the 3D modeling that you can glitch into. Watch this video to learn how to glitch in to a useless but pretty secret room in one of the game's many caverns.
Complex games in mixed reality require a pretty detailed scan of the room, and getting this process right can be both time-consuming and annoying. Computer science students at the University of Washington decided to fix that by turning it into a game. Video: . It's hard to kno ...more
Do you have an extra room in your home? Watch this video tutorial from an interior designer to learn how to make that extra house space a home office by day and a guest room by night.
The uses for Telnet are nearly limitless. Even joining chat rooms are in its repituare of purposes. This video will show you exactly how to Telnet into a chatroom. To send a message grooms name#a#whatever you want to send To send a message through PM hpersons name#1#a#Whateve ...more
Free Drawing Lessons has this video on how to draw rooms using colored art markers. This is the process to draw rooms using imaginary box and art markers - interior perspective. Free Drawing Lessons has more great online drawing tutorials and tips.
Salvador Dali was a crazy old man, and we mean that in the most respectful way possible. He was, of course, the artist who painted the back of his wife's head exploding like a nuclear mushroom bomb. Exploding heads aside, he created some groundbreaking, ingenious works of art ...more
Who knew playing SCRABBLE could lead to something like this?!? Nearly four years after he was convicted of seven counts of Internet luring, a Winnipeg man's online activities have landed him back in court. James Glenn Horeczy admitted he made sexually suggestive comments to ...more
Bed bugs are brown and creepy. Could you spot one in your hotel room? A new study reveals most people are freaked out by bed bugs, but only about 35% could identify one. In a new study published in American Entomologist, scientists from the University of Kentucky examined how ...more
Keep a high traffic floor evergreen using replaceable carpet tiles. All you need is a straight edge, measuring tape and a utility knife. Watch this how to video and grab your equipment to give your living room an entirely different feel.
In this clip, we are going to talk about how to create a room in your home for a massage. You don't necessarily need a table if you want to use your dining room table as long as it's sturdy. Don't get anything flimsy in it and of course it shouldn't be a round table, something ...more
In this video series, professional painter Grady Johnson teaches how to paint the living rrom in your house. Grady covers how to pick paint, what tools and materials are needed to paint a house, how to clear a room, how to lay drop cloth, how to cut in and roll walls and ceili ...more
This video demonstrates perspective and how to use it to make your drawings more realistic. In this time lapse video, the pencil drawing slowing completes itself. The artist uses many different vanishing points to create the drawing. The drawing consists of several different r ...more
A video walkthrough of room 18 on Portal for the PC and XBox 360. This game is part of the Half Life: Orange Box.
In this tutorial, we learn how to install crown molding to your room. First, choose the right size and style of molding for the room, then measure your room to find out how much you need. After this, you will need to buy a saw to cut the molding when you're ready to install. A ...more
How to solve the Spike Room puzzle in God of War II (2) for the PS2.
Miandza teaches you how to draw a complex room. You will start with two rectangles, one smaller than the other. Also draw 3 perspective lines - one horizontal and two diagonal, meeting in the middle. After that, start creating objects and pieces of furniture. Also add walls, d ...more
This medical how-to video demonstrates an open emergency cricothyrotomy. A cricothyrotomy is an emergency incision made through the skin and the cricothyroid membrane. This emergency procedure is performed to ensure that a patient is receiving air. Watch and learn how this pro ...more
This only works for the PC version of the game, since you will need to enable the dev console to be able to get it. Once you do, you can use a console command to get access to a room that gives you all the items in the game.
Traveling for Christmas? You don't have to forego holiday decorations just because you're celebrating from a hotel room! This tutorial shows you a few tips, like window decals and tabletop Christmas trees, that you can use to maintain the festive spirit while traveling.
In this tutorial, get some helpful hints that will help you maximize your space and create an elegant design scheme for your home. This video from Fine Living will show you how to spruce up your dining room/kitchen combo so that it really stands out.
Measuring a room has never been so easy thanks to Apple's ARKit. SmartPicture 3D is known for its quick measurements based on pictures from your smartphone. Recently, they released a video of the company measuring a room using the ARKit. The video shows SmartPicture 3D using ...more
You have to give Amazon credit where it's due. Aside from being a retail powerhouse, they're not averse to dipping their feet in new and sometimes strange areas. Take Fresh, the first major effort at bringing your local goods directly to you in same-day fashion. Or Amazon Dash ...more
Don't let the prison cell dimensions discourage you. There are ways to carve out a little personal space. Curtains, space dividers, and even loft beds help. Watch this video interior design tutorial and learn how to arrange a dorm room for privacy.
Escape rooms, those real world puzzle games that challenge teams to solve a mystery and gain their freedom from a locked room, are all the rage right now. But augmented reality games such as The Lockdown could make them obsolete. Available now via the App Store and Google Pla ...more
A small living room doesn't have to feel cramped. There are lots of simple tips to make the most of the space available. Watch this video interior design tutorial and learn how to furnish a small room comfortably.
Developers across the U.S. and Canada have started getting their augmented reality headset packages from Microsoft, and so far, everyone's raving about one gaming experience that shatters all doubts of just what the HoloLens can do... RoboRaid. Video: . In the video from Fun W ...more
Once mixed reality technology is more widely available and realistically priced for consumers, using the tech to create the illusion of a larger space, will likely be a favorite use for mixed reality in places where real-estate is expensive, people tend to live in smaller home ...more
If you're anything like me, every time you travel you end up in a desperate panic for a decent W-Fi connection. Whether you want to post your photos, research the best beaches, or kill time during an overnight layover, a hotel's Wi-Fi quality is of paramount significance in ma ...more
In its continued pursuit to elevate retail technology, Amazon has been awarded a patent from the US Patent and Trademark Office for a digital mirror that lets customers virtually try on clothes with different backgrounds. According to US Patent No. 9858719 (as originally disc ...more
A few years ago, the Hilton hotel group unrolled the Digital Key, a feature of the Hilton Honors app that allows you to unlock your hotel room with your smartphone. While there may be concern that this technology could be hacked and thus give others access to your room, Hilto ...more
Here are some yoga moves you can do in your hotel room to keep you feeling great during your travels! Just because you're on vacation or on a business trip doesn't mean you can't practice a little bit of yoga to keep yourself fit and healthy. Watch this video fitness tutorial ...more
This is a great video for interior designers or those who love to draw! This is a wonderful tutorial on how you can draw a split-level room. Split-level rooms are rooms in houses where you can either go upstairs or you can go downstairs. It's like the middle level. By drawing ...more
Check out this cool cork board idea I found! How to Make a DIY Pinboard: Tutorial With Stylist Megan Morton | The Stir. Pinboards, inspiration boards, bulletin boards, they are a simple, fun way of personalizing and organizing an office space or children's room, an ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw and color a room with art markers. Start off by drawing a basic room, using a vertical vortex as your map of where everything goes. Draw in the stairs as you see them, then draw the hallways, windows, picture frames, and more. Draw in the ...more
Got a niece who loves playing make believe in her doll house? Then she'll get a kick out of this project. After all, every doll house needs a set or two of furniture. Make her a furniture piece that's unique and can actually hold a few light objects (like fake food) by watchin ...more
One of the first things you'll do with the HoloLens is place little holograms around your room, and it'll look like you have a large figurine collection. Ralph Barbagallo, Edward Dawson-Taylor, and their HoloHacks team decided to take that a bit further and created an app that ...more
Wallpaper is so retro, but what if you want to add a little bit of extra color to a room? Wall decals are the answer! They're a great idea for renters or people who cannot make other permanent changes to their home.
Feng shui can supposedly do everything from relax to rejuvenate. At the very least, it can de-stress the mess of your living room. Watch this video interior design tutorial and learn how to feng shui your living room and create a more relaxing environment.
Do you have a really small room? That sucks. All is not lost though, there are some easy, cheap ways to make small rooms seem bigger. Watch this video to learn how mirrors, wall paint, and furniture choices can all make your room look and feel bigger.
Coffee shops are great places to unwind and get some free Wi-Fi, but all the bandwidth in the world can be ruined by someone being a noisy jerk. I usually start blasting music through my headphones whenever that happens, but that isn't always the most ideal situation, especial ...more
Walls looking a little drab and dreary? Try color washing your walls, a two-step process that'll give your walls a vibrant look. Pick out your color, prep your walls, do a base coat of the walls, and then apply glaze. It's very simple, and at the end of it, you'll have amazing ...more
If you know where you need to book a hotel for traveling but aren't too picky about the hotel brand or exact neighborhood, book a hotel room for a discounted rate at Hotwire.com or Priceline.com. Once you book the hotel, then the exact hotel name and location is revealed to yo ...more
In this clip from IGN, learn how to dominate the challenge room in Batman: Arkham Asylum. This video will give you some essential do's and don'ts to survive Story Mode in this game. You won't be able to complete the game 100% until you've completed all 16 maps and in this clip ...more
Have a boring fireplace that seems to be a sight for sore eyes in the living room? Build a mantle or change the facade to make your fireplace the focal point. Watch this how to video and get a few tips on how to spruce up a drab looking fireplace.
Pottery Barn has teamed up with Google to create 3D Room View, a new mobile app to allow all wannabe interior designers (like me) to pick out the perfect couch, table, or whatever, and then overlay it onto a spot in his or her house. I used to obsess over the Pottery Barn Tee ...more
When we think of yoga, the image of a lanky hippie toting a sticky mat in one hand and POM juice in the other usually comes to mind. But in reality, everyone can do yoga and a sticky mat is not always required. If you're traveling a lot for your job and your back is sore from ...more
If you've been longing since the '90s for the total Clueless experience of virtually trying on clothes, you missed out by not attending London Fashion Week earlier this year. Designer Sabinna Rachimova is known for her "see now, buy now" business model that allows clients to ...more
There's nothing like buying an awesome new gadget, but it leaves you with one problem (besides an empty wallet)—what do you do with the ones you already have? There are plenty of ways to put your old gadgets to use, but if you'd rather get rid of them, you may as well get some ...more
If you're running out of room to store your records, buying a cabinet can be a smart idea. What's an even better idea is building one yourself. Not only are you able to make your own style, but you can build it to whatever size you need. With this next video tutorial, you'll ...more
This video shows how to improve light in a room for different moods and effects. You will see how the lighting will fit the design of different rooms and still fill the basic needs of the light. A dining room with a dimmer switch will focus on the dining room table with ambien ...more
If you've seen, heard, or even tried the latest virtual reality headsets, you've probably heard about something called "room scale." It's why the HTC Vive suddenly usurped the reign of the Oculus Rift while no one was looking, and it's exactly where Oculus hopes to catch up. H ...more
With the advent of ARKit, apps that can place virtual furniture in a real room have become nearly a universal practice for furniture retailers, with Pottery Barn being the latest to join the fray. While it might seem as though Pottery Barn is playing catch-up with the likes o ...more
Yea, you enjoy weed, but haven't you ever thought it would be so much easier if you could grow your own? Now now, don't go out and buy a pot and just start growing them in your back yard, there's a process! In this awesome video you will learn how to set up your own massive gr ...more
If you want to quickly understand EtherWars, imagine a game like StarCraft where you build out your base on your living room floor instead of on a computer screen. Before we had computer games to help us imagine what space wars might feel like, we played with toy ships and use ...more
If you already have a stereo or receiver and want to increase your sound by buying stereo speakers, picking the right ones can be confusing. This video offers tips for choosing what sort of stereo speakers are right for the room, sound system, and purpose you need them for.
Have you ever secretly pined away for a career in interior design, even though you're currently stuck in law school because, well, your parents forced you and gave you no other option? Because law school can be a bit rigid in terms of what you learn (pretty much it's just fact ...more
Antrim Escape is a popular game available for the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. You're trapped in a room and need to use what's around in your environment to solve all the puzzles so you can get out of the room. This tutorial shows you how to solve both the basic exit and the se ...more
In this clip, learn all about interior decorating for parties and see how you can put a fabulous finishing touch on your dinner party. In this clip, you will learn what to display, what to serve and how to organize your room so that your dinner party goes off without a hitch.