I was in college, and my 15-inch Sony Vaio laptop was my prized possession. It was my first PC and probably the most important thing I brought with me to my dorm — it was both how I completed my assignments and my primary source of entertainment. How could it turn its back on ...more
It may sound irrational, but I bet a lot of you actually avoid doing any work at work—but not on purpose. You might be simply struggling with motivation, or you might just be overdosing on the caffeine. Whatever the issue, getting focused takes lots of time and effort. But we ...more
With the amount of time we spend glued to our smartphones, they could be considered a second job (if only we got paid). I spend a large part of my day scrolling through Reddit, Facebook, Instagram, and countless other apps, and burn through hours and hours without even noticin ...more
Whisking liquids seems somehow quaint, especially since there are good, cheap devices out there like immersion blenders and hand mixers that can whip cream, turn egg whites into meringue, and mix batters for you. However, I still love my whisk and use it often, and here's why ...more
For people that like to get things done, Android's home screen widgets are almost indispensable. Rather than packing your launcher with a bunch of icons, you can utilize widgets to get quick information in a beautiful package or provide one-tap access to a particular functiona ...more
Your freezer is no one-trick pony. While it does excel at keeping your food fresh for as long as possible, it has a few secret talents it doesn't want you to know about. Like making soda slushies and pyro-friendly smoke mix, as well as reviving dead hard drives. Even better—it ...more
Coffee is a topic that everyone has a strong opinion about, especially when it comes to brewing the perfect cup. Even if you buy the best beans and grind them yourself, chances are you're skipping one necessary step to make sure your coffee tastes the best it can: cleaning you ...more
When I first started cooking, there were a few steps I always skipped in recipes. I never added zest to anything because it seemed like too much trouble, I rarely separated wet and dry ingredients in baking recipes because I was lazy, and I never let meat rest after it was don ...more
Apple is putting their Workflow acquisition to use with the new Shortcuts feature, integrated right into Siri. It allows you to connect commonly-used actions to a phrase that you activate with Siri. In addition to some of the other speed improvements in iOS 12, Shortcuts helps ...more
Let's take a minute and talk about something you're doing wrong — using the restroom. Many view the subject as improper or even taboo, but why? Thanks to your upbringing, you've assumed you know the basics... But you don't. Avoiding discussion on the subject has led many of us ...more
In my opinion, there is nothing in the culinary world as satisfying as cutting into a steak, and seeing that you've cooked it to perfection. Even if you're one of those bizarre people that prefers their steak medium or well done (hey, no judgement... okay, fine, a little bit o ...more
I have a theory that chocolate chip cookies are the gateway drug to cooking. The recipe is easy, no special equipment is required, and at the end, you get warm, fresh-from-the-oven cookies that are simply irresistible. It's how I got hooked on baking and cooking, and anecdotal ...more
This video will show you with long hair how to go from wet hair to done hair in 5 minutes. All you need is a rat tail comb, mousse, wet hair and a butterfly clip.
The noodle is a noble thing. And while I love ramen and pasta, I have a real soft spot in my heart for macaroni salad (especially the kind that comes with Hawaiian plate lunch) and the type of pasta salad that's dished up during picnics and barbecues. Traditionally, the only v ...more
What to do when your motivation is running low and you absolutely don't want to do something that needs to get done? If nothing is working for you, hack your brain with the following techniques to motivate yourself. Soak in your super-enthusiastic, go-getter friend's energeti ...more
What would happen to your productivity if you had a way to block Internet access to your favorite time-wasting websites like Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia and trashy celebrity gossip blogs? If you are like most people, you would probably get a lot more work done. Listed below ...more
Some of my tips and stretches that helped me do the splits and be more flexible for my pole dancing. And remember flexibility takes TIME.
There are many hacks for increasing productivity, but so many depend on tricking your own mind or behavior. When it comes to motivation in the workplace, though, sometimes the space within which you work dictates how you behave and the work you produce. So if you want to incre ...more
As a contact lens wearer, are you using the same contact lens case you've been using for years? Do you ever use tap water as emergency cleaning solution overnight? Do you shower or sleep in your contacts? If you do any of those aforementioned things, stop right now. These bad ...more
Here is the animation created by music video director Gary Shore. This looks quite nice considering its all done with stills. Learn After Effects and you to can create such splendors.
This is your basis step by step on how to do graffiti on walls - in your house for decoration, of course, not on the streets for vandalism! The best spray paint is made with krypotnite added into the paint. While you will want to paint directly on the surface, you don't want t ...more
We've all been there. Stranded in a large lot or parking garage, braving the rows upon rows of identical cars in an endless concrete landscape because, for the very life of us, we can't remember where we stashed the very ride that brought us there. Smartphones do almost every ...more
While last year's revelation that Apple slows down iPhones with aging batteries left a bad taste in users' mouths, the company's $29 battery replacement program was a step in the right direction. However, all good things must come to an end; Apple will soon shut down the progr ...more
Without explicit cooperation between Apple and the US government, authorities could still be monitoring Apple users. According to The Information, Apple is worried the servers it has been using might be bugged. We already know the NSA intercepts equipment to install backdoors, ...more
In this song tutorial, you'll learn how to play the introductions to two popular songs, "The Needle and the Damage Done" by Neil Young and "Homeward Bound" by Simon & Garfunkel. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced guitarists, players of all skill l ...more
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask how someone is in perfect Spanish: "¿Cómo estás?" Interested in learning Spanish but haven't got the time to take a weekly class? No problemo! The Internet is awash in free, high-quality video lessons like this one. F ...more
All these tron posters and the following tron opening titles done Saul Bass style are from the designer mind of Hexagonall
Kipkay demonstrates how you can make five dollars by doing a bar trick and you bet your friend that you can lift a half full shot glass up with the palm of your hand. You have to use 100 percent liquor and when the flame goes out the glass will stick to your hand.
Fish is delicious, and as the Harvard School of Public Health points out, incredibly good for you. There are many studies that show regularly consuming a couple of servings of fish per week can help prevent heart disease and may well reduce your chances of stroke, depression, ...more
When Apple announced their ARKit platform in June, they immediately staked the claim to the largest augmented reality hardware platform, with millions of iPhones and iPads compatible with iOS 11 becoming AR devices this fall. Not so fast, says Google. Today, Google revealed t ...more
If you're a steampunk enthusiast looking to give your bathroom an extra kick, this just might be the project for you. This stylish and functional "vintage" toothbrush timer knows when you've grabbed your toothbrush, and will visually count down two minutes before alerting you ...more
Learn how to hold plank position while doing a cross kick under. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This core-busting exercise demands balance and strength. Start with a basic plank position and attack it from both ends, bringing your foot up to meet t ...more
Don't get chained to the wall when you want to come out of a headstand. It is time to let go. Watch this yoga how to video to learn how to practice headstands off the wall. Face your yoga headstand fears and learn to fall with grace. Never be stuck on the wall again after prac ...more
This video shows you how to dry-mount a painting done on rice paper with silicone release paper. This method is to transfer the silicon adhesive film to the backing material first, then take the release paper off and mount the painting on. Artist, Henry Li gives you everything ...more
In this video, we learn how to lose belly fat without doing sit-ups. First, you will want to compare full body exercises to crunches to see which one will make you work harder and cause you to burn the most calories. It's obvious that the full body work out is going to cause y ...more
Does this mean you're cheating? Not if no one finds out about it. After all, doing any sort of card trick is "cheating" in a sense, using either clever ruses, sleight of hand, or speed to deceive your spectator into thinking you just performed an astonishing, "impossible" card ...more
This video shows the method to make multiple backups while restoring a iPhone. See ' iPhone and iPod touch : About Backups' on your iPhone. Scroll to the bottom and see the location of the backup. You can rename the backup folder so that the device thinks there is no backup an ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to jump higher and run faster doing plyometric exercises. Start out with an alternating exercise that you will rotate through all of and get progressively stronger within 10 weeks. In week on, start out with 15 speed squats. Then you will have 30 ...more
This shows us how to run faster by following a few tricks which we neglect without knowing them. This would help the athletes to run faster without wasting much of their energy with wrong postures. By taking care of these little things shown in the video one can make proper us ...more
How you work out your abs determines how they'll appear in the long run. Not only are the type of ab exercises you do important, but also the frequency with which you do them. If you want lean abs without the hulking six pack then working on two sets of crunches almost daily ...more
Want to know how to play "The Needle and the Damage Done" by Neil Young on your acoustic guitar? While this free video lesson is best suited for intermediate players, rock guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, and ...more
First of all you need to place your palms on the floor and place your feet upside and touch the wall. Now start walking on your hands backwards towards the wall and at the same time moving your legs higher on the wall. Try to get as close as to the wall. Once you are into the ...more
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 guitar lesson teaches you how to play the intro to the Neil Young song "Needle and Damage Done." Once you get a hang of these popular guit ...more
This video shows the method to simplify rational expressions. The example used in the video is multiple of 4 and x square plus multiple of 4 and x plus 1 or (4x^2 + 4x + 1)/(2x^3 + 11x^2 + 5x). As the first and last term is a perfect square we get the simplified numerator as ( ...more
Push ups not only give you sculpted, toned shoulders and pectoral muscles, but they also keep your shoulder bone, or scapula, in place and moving around your ribcage without popping up. Heal shoulder injuries and align your shoulderblades for optimal health when you perform p ...more
Doing the laundry uses a lot of water and energy. Here’s how to wash your clothes with a clean conscience. This video will show you how to conserve energy when doing laundry. You Will Need * 1 Eco-friendly laundry detergent * 1 A laundry line * 1 An energy-efficient washing ...more
Quality is not the best but what an effort.
Here are a few simple solutions to help you save money and reduce your water and energy consumption. By washing your clothes in cold water you can save ninety percent of the energy normally expended in doing a load of laundry. If you do laundry before 9am or after 9pm you can ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to lose belly fat without having to do crunches. The exercises provided in this video are: push-ups, squats and dumbbell squat raises. These exercise don't just work on the abdominal muscles. It is recommended to do each exercise until ...more
Via Next Movie The guys at Next Movie have made these awesome LEGO Summer Movie Posters.
Sometimes a person can feel life is getting you down - you don't feel productive, or there's not enough hours in a day to do everything you need. You might not feel motivated to get up in the morning or to go to work anymore, and sometimes one might ask oneself "Is this all th ...more
From the iPhone to the HomePod, Apple has revolutionized the tech industry. The company has changed the devices we use and how we use them, creating a new reality for all of us. As Apple continues to innovate, there's no guessing what the company will do. In fact, Apple's newe ...more
If you start to feel sluggish and tired, don't worry it's temporary. Your body is going through withdrawl! Not from drugs, but from carbohydrates. Kent tells you how to combat the induction flu and to be happy, it means the diet is working!
You can get strong ripped abs by letting your inner child loose! By combining playground exercises and cardio you can have washboard abs that you are proud of. This video shows how to properly execute playground type exercises such as pull-ups to strengthen your arms and push ...more
Waymo and Lyft have remained highly secretive about their driverless car programs, but may be forced to reveal a lot about their plans after a judge in a US federal court granted Uber's request to review documents about Waymo and Lyft's partnership. Waymo and Lyft haven't rel ...more
Want to learn how to flip. This video will show you the difference between urban and gymnastic based front flips. Tuck properly while doing front flips. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
In this video, learn how to check your turkey for doneness using a thermometer.
Verto Studio 3D is a 3D modeling package that has been in the works for a while now by Michael Farrell, the owner of Verto Studio LLC. Farrell has been working toward bridging the gap between XR 3D modeling and what we have become accustomed to with desktop 3D modeling package ...more
See all the amazing creations of Sir Nadroj of flickr here.
In this video, we learn how to save your marriage by doing the opposite of normal. If you are married to someone, chances are you will have lots of things that are opposite of each other. To help out your marriage, you should start doing the opposite of what you normally do. T ...more