Lock screen notifications can sometimes be overwhelming and difficult to manage, especially in the morning when I receive a massive influx of emails, texts, reminders, and social media alerts. At some point it's not even worth scrolling through all of them on your lock screen ...more
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How To : Privacy? What Privacy? Quora Now Publicly Shows the Posts You View: Here's How to Disable It
In an effort to help posters see the various ways that people discover their posts, Q&A site, Quora has decided to make who views each post, public, along with information on how each viewer came to see the question (ex: through an email, a followed tag, or other public stream ...more
iOS 5 introduces an incredible feature that isn't very well known called "Shortcuts." It allows you to use automatic text expansion for whatever abbreviations you want. This is a great way to type several letters into your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and have them immediately ...more
How is it even possible to expand your shoe collection without actually buying new shoes? Well, it's not so much expanding as redoing your old, plain shoes. If you've got some uniformly colored black, brown, or even red heels that need some new life, check out this video for t ...more
You can make jewelry out of chainmail! It will be bulky, unless you use incredibly tiny rings. This tutorial shows you how to make the box chain out of many small metal rings, which you can expand to a necklace, bracelet key chain or any other type of jewelry you can think of.
Learn how to create your own card game using Adobe Flash and ActionScript 3! This tutorial shows you how to code a Flash version of blackjack, but you'll be able to expand on the principles taught in this tutorial to make your own card game in any style.
Before you endeavor to make these stylish sunglasses, you should note that they're intended more for decor and play (think Lady Gaga's memorable smokey cigarette glasses in her music video for "Telephone") than for actual wear. After all, if you slip these on you won't be abl ...more
Grafting plants together is the oldest and thus far most important kind of genetic engineering practiced in the world. This video features a farmer demonstrating how to graft plants together, using a tomato and a eggplant as an example. He aims to create an eggplant that will ...more
Not 100% familiar with all the awesome features that make facebook a great storytelling medium? Check out this instructive how-to video from the cast. Setup a Facebook profile to expand your network and keep in touch with friends and family. Check out this official video on u ...more
In this video, US Memory Champion Chester Santos teaches you how to expand and improve your memory by using a few simple techniques. Word visualizing allows you to create associations which help to remember individual words. Memory can be increased in a fun and easy way by tak ...more
Expand your filming range by waterproofing your video camera! Learn how to create an inexpensive underwater camera housing. It is a good video, but it moves a bit too fast for the viewer to learn clearly.
With so many samples floating around the internet its a shame more people don't know how to loop an instrument sample so that it can play a note as long as you want it to play. Well, look know further than this tutorial to learn how to loop instrument samples in FL Studio (Fru ...more
Paul Jackson demonstrates how to fold an abstract flexible shape through origami. This shape can expand, compress, and it looks beautiful in the light. You need to help the paper by working between your two hands.
This lesson takes the mystery out of reading tablature. We also expand on the Forward\Reverse Roll and play it with three chords.
This how-to video will help you expand your iPod library. Rockbox turns your iPod into a FLAC- and OGG-playing, open-source monster. Learn how to install this custom firmware on your iPod to enable it to play all sorts of audio file types and even games. Watch this video tutor ...more
Here they are used to find anime episodes and movies, but you can use advanced Google commands to perform more dynamic searches on Youtube. Learn how to narrow or expand your searches and search for multiple items simultaneously.
10 self-explanatory project ideas you can expand on to bring your kids fun for less!
Expand your arsenal of Table Tennis serves. Watch this video to learn the technique behind many of the most effective serves in Ping Pong. This video will show you how to put topsin, backspin, spidespin, all kinds of spin on the Table Tennis ball.
You need an app to be competitive, but you don't know any code. Don't let that stop you. Watch this video and learn about buzztouch a website that will make your app for you. Expand your presence with an app in the App Store or Android Market.
If you've got video games that have been sitting on the shelf for months, or even years, you might be interested in selling them. Or maybe, you want to expand your collection by picking up some vintage Nintendo or PlayStation games. This video is a helpful guide to buying and ...more
Here's a handy guide to unlocking all of the alternate costumes available from the Krypt in Mortal Kombat 9, on the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles. Expand your Mortal Kombat wardrobe by exploring the Krypt and purchasing the alternative costumes for your favorite characters.
If you are looking to expand your inventory of cartoon characters, this video will show you how to draw everyone's favorite great ape, the gorilla. Gorillas make a great addition to any scene in a comic strip or single panel cartoon. Happy drawing!
Looking to expand your extreme crochet technique? This tutorial shows you how to do the triple crochet stitch when you're working with extreme crochet. You will need a size P hook for extreme crochet, and more yarn than you normally would use.
Dowel rods really are the last things we'd imagine using in cake decorating, but when it comes to cake pops, or lollipops with cake on top rather than a piece of candy, dowel rods can help expand your oeuvre of shapes. Wilton dowel rods are the ideal size for molding your pop ...more
If you'd like to use your Firefox or Chrome browser bar for more than just navigating to websites, this little how-to from lifehacker will show you what you need to know. It's a handy trick that can expand your browser's functionality.
If you want to expand your storage capacity in your new Samsung Galaxy Tab, it's easy thanks to the microSD slot on the side. Installing your microSD memory card is as easy as removing the slot's cover, inserting the microSD card in, pushing to make sure it locks, and recoveri ...more
In this video, you'll learn how to knit a picot cast off, or a picot bind off from expert knitter Judy. This sort of casting off is great for things like baby blankets, and you can expand your repertoire with the picot cast off to other projects.
A knitting loom is a small tool you can use to expand your repertoire of crochet stitches. It's not difficult to master the trick. Watch this video and learn how to string your own knitting loom with a styler pen.
Shake is a great add-on you can install to your version of Final Cut Studio, and while it can be pricey, it's going to expand your ability to work and composite with Final Cut. This tutorial shows you how to use the plate technique in Shake.
This two part tutorial is all feet, all the time. Done in the comic book style, this tutorial shows you how to expand on the basic triangle to draw realistic and proportionate feet, as well as avoid some of the pitfalls new artists encounter when trying to master feet for them ...more
Expand the depth and complexity of your Flash Catalyst project by adding animations (.swf files), videos (.flv files) or music (.mp3 files). This tutorial shows you the easiest way to add extra content to your project depending on the file type.
In this clip, you'll learn how to expand the context window a Windows PC. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at TekZilla can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For more information, including step-b ...more
Hi Katie, My horse stable has an expand button but it does not work. Is this something they will allow in the future? By the way great site. janice
Tired of forgetting important details? Want to increase your recall capability? The memory palace technique is an approach you can practice to improve your memory, increase your awareness and expand your conciousness. These are powerful visualiztion techniques to ensure improv ...more
fill up someones car with hella lots of expanding foam while they go to the shop or what not, wait for their return and voila; the foam will expand, blow out the windows and ruin the car.
Rihanna is quite the trendsetter. Check out this tutorial from Evelyn-Mitchell Irby and learn how to create, cut and style your 'do just like the princess of pop. This video takes you step by step for African American hair - from extensions to cutting to heat styling. So, fol ...more
Expand your card-making horizons and make a paper frame with Stampin Up! afficiando, Dawn. Go from start to finish creating this beautiful card perfect for any occassion from birthday to spring greeting! Get crafty this weekend with help from this card making tutorial!
Expand your dinner table selection, with help from ths wonderful and easy recipe for stuffed cabbage. Include this as a side dish to a main meat dish, and nobody will leave your dining table unsatisified. For this recipe you will need: cabbage, white wine, chicken broth, carro ...more
Are you a crochet junkie? Expand your crochet knowledge with help from this video hosted by Crochet Mania. In this video, learn how to crochet a left-handed puff stitch and create a puffy crochet creation!
Expand your belly dancing horizons by exploring the world of Saidi style belly dancing! The Saidi style of Egyptian belly dancing often incorporates a cane in many of the dance moves. Practice dancing with a cane in Saidi belly dancing with help from an expert: Sahira began he ...more
Expand your catalog of fonts and text effects with help from this tutorial on how to create a beam-like text effect in Photoshop! Enhance your school project or work presentation with unique looking text and take your work to the next level! Create a beam text effect in Photos ...more
After you have mastered going forward and forward gliding you may want to expand your skill set and start skating backwards. You will use a simple undulating motion that will allow you to propel yourself backwards. Reverse skating is not recommended for beginner skaters as it ...more
Looking to expand the storage capacity for your PS3? Look no further. This video will show you how to upgrade your Playstation 3 harddrive. So, if your Playstation 3 is starting to run out of space, it is time for an upgrade. Follow along with this step by step tutorial and le ...more
This is episode 18 of the Frame Drum Video Podcast. Using shakers, jingles, rings and chains in lapstyle frame drumming can expand you sound. FramedDrums.net show you how to add these noise and sound makers to your percussion set.
Learn how to proof yeast. Yeast is used in baking as a leavening agent, which is what makes bread and pastries light and airy. Yeast reacts with moisture, sugar, and heat to create tiny bubbles of carbon dioxide which cause the dough to expand and rise. To proof yeast, you'll ...more
Recipe for making "the perfect" Mai Tai. If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowledge. Watch this mixed drink recipe video to learn how to mix a Mai Tai. Mixing drinks is easy. By widening your breadth of bartending knowledge, you can throw some great parties or b ...more
Here is a quick tutorial on how to install Perian video decoder on OSX. This is a plugin that you install through Mac OSX utility. This will expand the video codecs and formats you can play via QT Quicktime.
This Adobe Illustrator tutorial demonstrates the basic shape modes in path finder (add, subtract, intersect, and exclude), and shows how to use the direct selection tool and expand features of Illustrator. Finally, a bubble box is created (for the Yahoo Map project) with the a ...more
Watch this instructional metalsmithing video to weave a European chainmail pattern. You can expand this pattern to make a costume for your local Renaissance festival. This is also known as the four in one chainmail pattern.
Want to make sure that a document isn't accidentally edited or overwritten? It's easy; you just need to lock the file. All you need to do is right-click on the file, expand its general information, and check the Locked box. For a video walkthrough of the file locking process i ...more
If you enjoy using the Bevel Tool in modo and you have a predilection for edges you will LOVE "Edge Bevel". This sparky little production examines the heartfelt story of edges who strive to be more than a single edge. Follow their story as they expand their horizons thru the u ...more
Check out this flute lesson on breathing techniques by Nina Perlove who teaches at Northern Kentucky University. This unconventional breathing method was taught by Alain Marion in Paris. The end goal is to allow your lungs and chest cavity to expand. You will have more breath ...more
Fashionable and luxurious, leather embroidery will expand your project ideas to an exciting new level. This leather embroidery instructional video discusses design choice, needle choice, stabilizing, and hooping tips. Plan your next project, whether it be an embroidered leathe ...more
Want to improve your pen spinning? Check out this instructional magic trick video that will show you how to perform a backaround trick. This tutorial is great for pen spinning aficionados and anyone looking to expand their knowledge and skills of magic tricks. Practice the mot ...more
If you are dedicated Warhammer painter, you know that you need a small, but extremely tidy workspace. Watch this instructional video for tips on setting up pallets, choosing brushes and painting mediums. Expand the limits of traditional Warhammer paints by mixing colors and us ...more
For those doll makers out there who want to expand into the art show and markets scene, sculpting one of a kind pieces may be too time consuming. This video will hopefully help these artists will to stretch their expertise into making limited edition dolls. Watch this video do ...more
Your toddler’s comprehension almost doubles by the time they get to a year-and-a-half and the number of words they know will expand daily. You can help your toddler to talk by starting early and giving them lots of your time and encouragement. Teach your toddler to talk. Click ...more
Non-woven wallpaper is easy to install and it's reusable. Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com explains how this cool wallpaper is different because it doesn't expand when the adhesive contacts the paper backing. These new non-woven wallpapers are huge time savers because there is ...more
Dave demonstrates how to create an offset stroke around your subject by defining a pattern, making a quick selection, and using the minimum filter to expand the area around the subject. Create an offset stroke around a subject in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on ...more
By default Windows doesn't offer a lot in terms of customzing hot keys. Thankfully Tekzilla has a great little tool that lets you expand on and customize your own Windows hotkeys.