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How To : Stop Tossing Food—Expiration Dates Mean Nothing

I'll admit it: I ignore expiration dates. No matter if it's a sell-by date, "best if used before" date, or even a use-by date, I don't care. I just check for signs of food decay and keep on eating. Not everyone is as lax as I am about expiration dates, though. Some people tos ...more

How To : Tell if Your 'Expired' Eggs Are Still Good to Eat

A lot of people rely on the date on the packaging to tell them when food has gone bad, even with eggs, but the sell-by dates are often somewhat arbitrary and are not expiration dates. If you've been tossing your eggs based on the dates on your carton—you could be wasting perfe ...more

How To : The 4 Best Apps for Downloading Movies & TV Shows

Streaming movies and TV shows on phones is more popular today than ever, but what about when you're on a plane, have a limited data plan, or will be in a no-service area? You'll want to download your movies and TV shows instead. While Netflix is excellent, you can't rent or do ...more

How To : Block Someone from Calling You on Your iPhone

You'd think the ability to block calls from certain numbers would be built in to most phones by now, but that's certainly not the case with the iPhone. After dropping a few hundred bucks on a device, it'd be nice to be able to choose who you want to talk to, but beyond screen ...more

Ingredients 101 : How & Why You Should Clarify Butter

Unless you're vegan or lactose intolerant, butter is an indispensible ingredient. However, butter is no one-trick pony. It can take many forms that make it even more versatile and useful in the kitchen. Clarified butter has many advantages over regular butter—but there are cer ...more

How To : Redeem Gift Card Balances for Cash

I've never understood gift cards. Aside from being severely restricted as to where you can use them, they're also a strange gift, especially if you don't shop at that particular store. Some even have expiration dates and service fees. The biggest problem I have with gift card ...more

How To : 10 Paper Towel Hacks for Your Kitchen & Beyond

The paper towel is a wondrous invention. It allows cooks to wipe up really gross stuff without having to constantly do laundry and drain fried foods so they're crunchy and crispy instead of oily and heavy. But did you know that your humble paper towel has several other uses be ...more

The Hacks of Mr. Robot : How to Send Ultra-Secure Emails

Welcome back, my nascent hackers! Although my favorite TV show, Mr. Robot, had completed its first season already, I have not completed demonstrating the hacks that Elliot used in the show. (By the way, I can't wait for season 2!) In several episodes, Elliot was seen sending ...more

How To : 40 Damn Cool Things You Can Do with Eggs

All day I dream of eggs: scrambled, poached, over easy, hard-boiled, fried, baked, raw... Okay, the last one is a joke (unless you're Gaston, which means that you eat five dozen of them and you're roughly the size of a barge). But eggs are freaking good in just about any cooki ...more

Uncrackable : Secure Your Secrets with 4096-Bit Encryption

As you progress in the world of information security, you'll find yourself in situations where data protection is paramount. No doubt you will have files to hide and secrets to share, so I'm going to show you how to use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG for short) to encrypt ...more

How to Hack Netflix : Free DVDs and Money Saving Tips

I remember a time when I had to rent a VHS from the local video rental store. It wasn't all that bad, with the only real annoyances being the trip to and fro, having to rewind the movie and the possible malfunction of my VHS player, which liked to eat tape from time to time. ...more

How To : Keep Your Lemons Fresher, Longer

Lemons are often displayed as a bright and beautiful pop of color in many home kitchen displays. They lend a lovely scent to the air and an aesthetic sense of freshness to any setting. Therefore, it would be easy to assume that lemons are best left at room temperature. Don't ...more

ProtonMail 101 : How to Send Self-Destructing Emails

When you're sending sensitive information via email, it's best to do so with end-to-end encryption. Even better, set the email to destroy itself after a set amount of time for a little piece of mind. Sending a self-destructing email message is a cinch in ProtonMail for Androi ...more

How To : Get Google Music in Canada Without a VPN

In this how-to I will show you how to get Google Music in Canada (or any other country) without a VPN or Proxy. And it will only take 5 minutes What you'll need: Google Chrome Hola Better Internet Extension A valid credit or debit card Step 1: Get the Hola Better Internet Ex ...more

How To : Your One-Stop Guide to Secure, Encrypted Messaging

Now that smartphones have ensured that we're connected to the internet 24/7, online privacy has become more important than ever. With data-mining apps hoping to sell your information for targeted ads, and government agencies only one subpoena away from knowing every detail of ...more

News : Giving Your Fridge a Mind of Its Own with RIFD Tags

What if your fridge knew your food and expiration dates? What if your fridge could tell you which ingredients are missing and where you can get them the cheapest? "In My Fridge" is a project designed to simplify the process of food management. Our focus was on the technical ...more

News : Google Authenticator Is NOT the Best 2FA App Anymore

If you want the best two-factor authentication app out there, our pick is Authy. A close second is LastPass Authenticator. If neither of those is to your liking, try Duo Mobile or Microsoft Authenticator. But if you're fine with missing out on great features, then and only the ...more

How To : Read, write, and delete cookies in ASP.Net

In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to read, write, and delete cookies in an ASP.NET application. First, learn the basic operations for manipulating cookies. Then learn approaches to storing multiple values in a single cookie using name-value pairs called subkeys. ...more

How To : Blow up and explode a condom in the microwave

If those condoms don't get used by the expiration date, maybe have at least a little bit of fun with them before throwing them a way. Learning how to blow up a condom in the microwave is an easy practical joke or trick to do; just follow along with this prank-pulling video tut ...more

Alan Wake : Captain Obvious

In Alan Wake, there are hidden messages hidden throughout the levels that are only visible with a flashlight. If you don't flash the light at a particular spot, you will not be able to see the message. These messages are left by a mysterious entity trying to give hints to Ala ...more

How To : Advanced Cryptography - Total Guide

Hello people again, I wrote my last post about crypto about 10 months ago, now I will introduce something not fresh for the science, but fresh for the people who wants to learn. In my http://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/forum/cryptography-0161538/ post of crypto concepts, there i ...more

How To : Test eggs for freshness

It's easy to find out if your eggs can be scrambled, fried, or used in a recipe - or if they need to be tossed in the trash. Watch this video to learn how to test eggs for freshness. You Will Need * Cold water * A large bowl * And eggs Step 1. Prepare your testing bowl Fil ...more

How To : Save $20 on Your Amazon Prime Subscription

Amazon Prime is a yearly subscription service that offers free two-day shipping as well as free streaming of Amazon's movie and TV show catalog. If you're a member, you probably got a not-so-fun email this morning saying that the price of the service would increase from $79/ye ...more

News : Apple's iOS 12 Developer Beta 11 Released for iPhone

Apple released the eleventh developer beta for iOS 12 to registered software testers on Monday, Aug. 27, only four days after the company unexpectedly released both dev beta 10 and public beta 8. Apple has ramped up its beta release schedule as of late, offering minor updates ...more

How To : Prepare for a hurricane or typhoon

This video on typhoon preparedness comes from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, where typhoons are common. The key to surviving a typhoon or other disaster is preparation. Stock up on enough food and supplies to last your family for about a week. Routinely check expiration date ...more

News : Fantastic Food Deals for Super Bowl 50

The big day is nearly here... Super Bowl 50 kicks off this Sunday, February 7, at 3:30 p.m. PST (6:30 p.m. EST). And whether you're having a giant party or watching the game on your big-screen TV by yourself, there's one thing you probably won't be doing: cooking food in your ...more

How To : Get the most out of blood glucose meters

Monitoring your blood glucose level is absolutely essential to your health if you suffer from diabetes. You need to keep track of your blood sugar or you could be in danger. This video tutorial will show you the proper way to use a blood glucose meter and give you helpful tips ...more

How To : Clean your makeup & kill germs

It is important use a 70% or 90% volume alcohol that you can find at a local pharmacy. For lipstick: Fill alcohol lid with alcohol, and dip the top part of the lipstick into the alcohol. Use a tissue to wipe off the excess alcohol on the lipstick, and its ready to use. You ca ...more

How To : Store baking ingredients correctly to keep fresh

It is important to know how to keep your cooking and baking ingredients fresh. Many have either an expiration date or a "use by" date on the containers which should be followed. Shortening can turn rancid if it is kept in a warm environment. To keep it from going bad it can ei ...more

How To : Apply for ESTA registration for travel to the US

This is an electronic travel authorization system used to gain travel authorization to the United States. There are certain countries that fall under a visa waiver program, meaning that you do not need a visa to enter the US to visit. In that case you use the ESTA system. The ...more

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