Want to impress your friends by whipping out your guitar and strumming some of their favorite tunes the next time you are at a party? This two part guitar lesson teaches you how to play the Roy Orbison song "Pretty Woman." Once you get a hang of these popular guitar chords and ...more
Learn how to produce Roy Lichenstein style Pop Art from your photographs using GIMP image editing software. This is based on several Photoshop tutorials, but is 'translated' for the Gimp, which doesn't have the 'new adjustment layers' or 'filters-sketch-halftone' options that ...more
Want to go as a comic book character this Halloween? Then forget about the cheesy spandex pants and ridiculous headpieces. Dress up as a comic book character literally ripped off the pages by creating this comic book look inspired by artist Roy Lichtenstein's "Crying Girl." A ...more
Learn how to make a Roy Rogers drink. Treat your kids to a taste of the Wild West with this simple Roy Rogers recipe. It’s non-alcoholic – and a real crowd pleaser. You Will Need * An 8-ounce beverage glass * Ice * 6 oz cola * 2 to 3 teaspoons grenadine syrup * Maraschino c ...more
The drinking continues! Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy gives a little history on Scotch and shows how to make the Rob Roy. You'll need scotch, vermouth, Angostura bitters, and a cherry on top. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to make a Rob Roy cocktail, the Scottis ...more
Learn how to play the worldwide hit song "Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison on the bass guitar. Play "Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison on the bass guitar. Click through to watch this video on ultimate-guitar.tv
Halloween costumes have gotten pretty boring. Most women dress up as a "slutty (insert occupation here)" and the costumes have started to all look alike. Not that there's anything wrong with wearing something skimpy, it just feels like somewhere along the line we lost all crea ...more
The subject at hand takes the prize for the best girl costume of 2009. Classy, pretty, and comic book related. Check out this Roy Lichtenstein-esque makeup job. Amazing.
When I was younger, my family would go to fancy restaurants and I would invariably order a Shirley Temple. (Ironically, the real Shirley Temple actually didn't like it much.) But it's hard to really find anything offensive in this kiddie cocktail: It's ginger ale with a splash ...more
If you have some photos, videos, and documents that you want to keep completely hidden and encrypted on your Android device, Andrognito is the app you need. We showcased this app in the past, but since then, CODEX has rebuilt it from the ground up with new and improved feature ...more
Need to find some directions? No problem, use Google Maps. Want to find some spy photos of yourself? No problem, use Google Street View. Beginning in 2007, hordes of Google hybrid electric vehicles have stormed the streets, each equipped with multiple cameras attached to a la ...more
Lost the product key for your game? If you have to reinstall the game and don't have that key anymore, you're out of luck, especially if you didn't "buy" the game. But never be in fear of losing product keys again with today's Null Byte, where we'll be practicing a little bit ...more
When was the last time you took some time out of your day to play with your favorite action figure? Or build an entire town of Legos? Well, it’s time for you to dust off that old toy chest for this week’s Phone Snap challenge! To kick off Phone Snap’s very first weekly photo ...more
San Francisco writer Jimmy Chen over at HTMLGIANT cleverly composited the beloved filmmaker/artist/furniture designer/transcendental meditation expert David Lynch next to the likes of Cy Twombly, Vincent Van Gogh, John Singer Sargent, Roy Lichtenstein, Claude Monet and Katsush ...more
Two wonderful, wonderful things converge! Minecraft Forum's rushone2009 introduces the Bladecraft Project, a melding of Blade Runner and Minecraft. The current texture pack and map downloads contain no adventure or goal, just exploring and discovering movie references. Downloa ...more
You can do a lot with liquid nitrogen, including freeze and shatter gummy bears, make homemade Dippin' Dots, and scare the crap out of your friends by dipping your hand in it! If you can't get your hands on any, you can even make it yourself. Or, if you want to try something a ...more
All those early prototype images Magic Leap is so fond of showing off are great, but they rank a far second when compared to a new set of images just revealed by Microsoft in relation to the HoloLens. In a blog post on Tuesday, Microsoft's Bay Area Team posted images of the e ...more
Radar Roy demonstrates in this video tutorial how to hard wire a dash-mounted radar detector. The advantage of direct wiring your radar detector is getting rid of that wire mess going to your cigarette lighter. So, if you don't want another speeding ticket again, install your ...more
CARRION n pl. -S dead and putrefying flesh 59 points (9 points without the bingo) The word CARRION refers to the dead and putrefying flesh on the carcass of any dead animal. Yes… humans are animals. Carrion differs from plain old dead bodies (cadavers, corpses, LICH, etc.) b ...more
Is it possible that creativity in the kitchen could be accredited to marijuana use? Stoners are certainly known for relishing the art of yummy food. Certainly not all chefs are potheads, but the New York Times presents an interesting portrait of those who are. Check out their ...more
We've all been there. Channel surfing lazily whilst reclining on the sofa—then all of a sudden, the remote stops working. Out of frustration, you hold the remote up higher, press the buttons harder, or maybe a even give it a good smack hoping that will fix it. Right around thi ...more
Sometimes an "analog" result is highly satisfying when the means for producing it is just the opposite. Enter Niklas Roy's "Electronic Instant Camera" project. The endeavor combines an analog black and white videocamera with a thermal receipt printer. The outcome is something ...more
Salad isn't very exciting—and neither is salad dressing. You're either eating rabbit fodder drenched in a too-sour vinaigrette or too-heavy, leaf-wilting dressing like Thousand Island or French. Don't Miss: Make Soggy, Wilted Greens Edible Again However, thanks to the exper ...more
Eating out is great, but being able to cook the delicious ethnic foods you eat at restaurants is even better. It may seem daunting to put together a bunch of ingredients with which you might not be familiar (some with names you've never even heard of!), but with the guidelines ...more
Trimble is integrating its mixed reality applications into the DAQRI Smart Helmet to enable outdoor and on-site support for design, construction, and heavy industry as part of a collaboration the companies announced today. A provider of advanced solutions for industrial compa ...more
Today is the anniversary of George Harrison's death nine years ago in 2001, and we thought a commemorative music lesson was in order. And instead of the usual Beatles fare, we thought we'd show you something a little less known, but just as good— "Handle with Care" by the Trav ...more
Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy and guest co-host Jill Collins bring you another fun dessert drink. You will need creme de menthe, creme de cacao, and milk. Learn how to make this sweet minty grasshopper cocktail.
Willpower is a pretty significant word. It's the difference between sticking with a clean eating diet and diving face-first into a plate of brownies. It's what drags you out of bed on Monday mornings and into work rather than letting you stay snuggled under the covers asleep. ...more
America is in danger, and our leading secret agent has come to Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy for help. He'll be giving her the B-51, B-52, B-53, and B-54. You will need Frangelico, Grand Marnier, Sambuca, Creme de Menthe, Kahlua and Irish Cream liqueur. Watch and follow along to learn h ...more
Enjoy a St. Patty's Day treat with the Irish Mule and Irish Flag. You'll need Irish whisky, ginger, lime juice, brown sugar, ginger ale, lime, and mint. Follow along with Riki Tiki Roy the bartender and learn how to mix up an Irish Mule cocktail.
Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy finally brings you a tiki drink for your imbibing pleasure. You will need light rum, dark rum, coconut rum, spiced rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, and a banana. Learn how to mix up the fruity and tropical Rum Jungle tiki drink by watching this video bev ...more
In this video series, watch as farm animal and husbandry expert Dr. T. K. Roy teaches how to raise baby chicks. Learn how to protect baby chicks from predators, how to select eggs for incubation, how to build a baby chick brooder, how to use a chick feeder, how to transport a ...more
New to electric guitar? You needn't sound that way. This nine-part video guitar lesson series is aimed at those who have never played electric guitar before and would like to try it for the first time. By the end of this series, you'll be playing the main riffs from Deep Purpl ...more
Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy mixes up another cocktail, with fire! You will need sugar, Bacardi 151 rum, floral tea, amaretto, Grand Marnier, white creme de cacao, and whipping cream. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a blackout cocktail.
How can a small curtain cover a window three to four times its own size? With a motor and a robot brain, that's how! Creator Niklas Roy explains his "little piece of privacy": "My workshop is located in an old storefront with a big window facing towards the street. In an att ...more
This is a very simple, classic cocktail recipe. It can be made with bourbon, rye or whatever your favorite happens to be. If it is made with scotch whisky, then it is a Rob Roy, but to make the traditional Manhattan, use bourbon whiskey. Watch this video mixology tutorial and ...more
In this video series, watch as poultry animal expert Dr. T. K. Roy teaches how to raise chickens. Learn the different breeds of chickens, how to care for laying chickens, how to de-worm a chicken and check it for lice, how to make a chicken nest, and how to sell pant hens. If ...more
Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy shows you how to make a collection of shots. In this episode, you get the Irish Car Bomb (with Irish whisky, Bailey's and Guinness), the Chocolate Cake (with sugar, a lemon wedge, Frangelico and vodka) Shot, and the Tequila Body Shot (with tequila, lime, sa ...more
This two part tutorial shows you how to take an image and turn it into a piece of Pop Art with a Roy Lichtenstein style. Part 1 of 2 - How to Turn David Beckham into Pop Art in Photoshop. Part 2 of 2 - How to Turn David Beckham into Pop Art in Photoshop.
Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy takes the amateur bartender through the steps of making the Screwdriver, the Sloe Screw, the Sloe Comfortable Screw, the Sloe Comfortable Screw Up Against A Wall, and the Harvey Wall-Banger. Also, a Hanukkah treat! You'll need vodka, sloe gin, Southern Comf ...more
Blast off into outer space with this fiery concoction. You will need vodka, Galliano, lime juice, Bacardi 151 rum, and a sugar cube. Watch and follow along with Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy and learn how to mix up the Rocket Man cocktail.
No more hauling that bulky ladder around. A simple push of a button will do the trick. Remote Controlled ladder by Niklas Roy. Previously, Remote Control Your Lawn Mower.
Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy goes back to the U.S.S.R. with these tried and true favorites: Black Russian, White Russian, and the Colorado Bulldog. Put on the Big Lebowski and drink like the Dude. You will need vodka, coffee liqueur, milk, Coca Cola, and a cherry garnish.
Roy Masters demonstrates the hypnotic process behind effortlessly quitting smoking. He explains that if one can meditate and come to a conscious level of smoking, one can realize the harmful effects of smoking. One technique he employs is having a person take a puff on a cigar ...more
Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy is bringing you class, people! This dessert drink is tasty and perfect for cocktail parties, drinking with friends, and any other time you choose. You will need brandy, dark creme de cacao, milk, and grated nutmeg. Learn how to mix up the Brandy Alexander b ...more
Dr. Roy Cruzen, an exotic veterinarian, examines Skyler, the rabbit, for Pasteurella. Do this if you are a veterinarian.
Thanks to pop artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, hallucinogenic geometric shapes and psychadelic use of color dominated absolutely everything in the '60s, from lunchboxes to earrings to dresses. Celebrate the beginning of the hippie era by making cute melt and pou ...more
In this video, we learn how to insulate an attic pull down with Roy Honican. Doing this can help keep your home warmer and more energy efficient. First, measure around the top of the attic so you can build a box that will stand on top of it. To build the box, use foam board th ...more
American Bartenders School shows you to make a Dry Rob Roy or Dry Scotch Manhattan cocktail.
Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy takes a vague request and brings about a classic. All you need is whiskey, sweet and sour mix, and a cherry for garnish. Sweet and sour mix can be added to any liquor to create a something sour cocktail. It's so easy.
In this videos series, our expert Alexson Roy will show you how to give a lower back massage. He will teach you how to tel the difference between the lower and upper back, how to do circular motions, horizontal strokes, vertical strokes, stripping, and cross fiber friction. Pa ...more
In this videos series, our expert Alexson Roy will teach you how to give a scapula massage. He will teach you how to warm up the muscles, how to do outward strokes, how to massage and separate the muscles from he scapula, and how to work out the knots. Part 1 of 15 - How to Gi ...more
This ain't your mother's long hippie skirt from the '70s. While a few months ago we would have never thought we'd wear a dress longer than our knees, fall fashion is dictating that the long skirt - and by long we mean down to the ankles - is back in style. But given that we h ...more
John Roy demonstrates the tutorial to view or retrieve layouts that ens with .swf. SWF files can be viewed by pasting the url in the address box. 1.Fist we need to have an Swf file as sample. Then, copy the code and paste in Notepad. The code will be as follow: <html> <a h ...more
Augmented reality headset maker DAQRI today named chief product officer Roy Ashok as the company's new chief executive officer to accelerate the company's growth. Stepping aside as CEO, company founder Brian Mullins will continue to serve in an advisory capacity and as a memb ...more
Enjoy a special Valentine's Day treat from Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy and Bottom's Up. You will need vodka, dark creme de cacao, Kahlua, Magic Shell, and a Hershey's Kiss. Mix up a sweet chocolate martini by following along with this video cocktail-making tutorial.
Want to mix a virgin Shirley Temple or Roy Rogers? This clip will show you how it's done. Interested in trying your hand at bartending? With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartenders' guide can present an over ...more
Obviously, it's evolutionarily advantageous for us to remind ourselves of tasks we have yet to finish, and experimentally it has long been observed that unmet goals keep popping into people's minds. This is know as the Zeigarnik effect. For example, when students are asked t ...more
With the recent popularity of the mojito, Rob "Riki Tiki" Roy bring you a Brazilian variation, the Caipirinha. You will need lime, Cachaca Brazilian sugar cane liquor, and sugar. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a Caipirinha cocktail.
Evidently, when you are thinking about a problem, you use up glucose. This can be seen by monitoring blood glucose as people work on math problems and the like. Roy Baumeister conducted an experiment where the subjects solved math problems. Just before solving some of the pro ...more