You're in the middle of cooking and a car alarm, cute kitten, or neighborhood brawl made you step away from the stove for a few minutes longer that you should have. It happens to almost every home cook. Most of the time, nothing dramatic happens, but every now and then, you en ...more
How To : Are There Bedbugs in Your Library Books? Here's How to Spot and Destroy Those Bloodsuckers!
Of all the places you'd think to check for bed bugs, I doubt that library books would be at the top of your list. As odd as it sounds, though, libraries and library books are some of the most common places for bed bug infestations. Libraries all over the country have reported ...more
Are you an aspiring actor with a crying scene in a play? Or are you a shameless manipulator who will need some cheap sympathy from the jury during a court case? You never know when the ability to shed fake tears will come in handy. If you need to pop a few tear drops for a co ...more
If you watched the presidential debate last night, then you might recall Mitt Romney's remark on the fake Apple Store in China "selling counterfeit goods". That store actually sells real Apple products, only it isn't licensed to sell them, so it was a little misleading. Not to ...more
While text messaging has become one of the most frequent ways we communicate with our friends, the missing body language, tone of voice, and eye contact can make it difficult to tell when someone is being dishonest. That said, it's not impossible. There are a number of subtle ...more
So, here's the scoop, ladies (via legitimate news source ABC news, nonetheless!): "We all know what the little blue pill can do for men, but now ladies, meet the G-shot... Doctors say the reality is about 40% of women have never had an orgasm during intercourse. And although ...more
A typical resistance spot welder can range in price from about $200-$800, but with a little resourcefulness and a bit of free time, you can make one like this for about $10 or less. Before starting on this project, there are a couple of videos you should check out, because yo ...more
In this video, we learn how to remove water spots from chrome. This is one of the hardest surfaces to get water stains off of, but it can be done easily. First, grab an empty spray bottle, vinegar, water, a rag, and a paper towel. Now, mix two parts of vinegar to one part of w ...more
A lemon a day keeps the skin doctor at bay. You're probably more than familiar with a lemon's antibacterial, antiviral (and even weight loss-promoting!) properties as a foodstuff, but did you know they can also lighten, brighten, and bring a youthful glow to your skin? Full o ...more
Use the Spot Healing Brush Tool in Photoshop Elements 9 to remove power lines, trees, cars, even your Aunt Marge. If it's in the picture and you want it out, this simply tutorial will show you how to do it. This easy, yet powerful photo retouching tool allows you to remove el ...more
You've found the perfect tree—or so you think. As hard as we try to display an ideal tree each year, both plastic and pine can disappoint, especially when you're shopping on the cheap. Whether you use an artificial or authentic Christmas tree, sometimes you discover gaping, b ...more
If you've ever used a custom ROM on one of your devices, chances are it had a built-in feature that allowed you to kill any app by long-pressing the back button. This function comes in handy quite often, especially in situations where an app is acting up, since it stops all as ...more
How To : Automatically Connect to Free Wi-Fi Hotspots (That Are Actually Free) on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2
A free Wi-Fi hotspot can be a lifesaver. Whether it's because you have shitty reception, need faster connectivity, or just don't want to go over your monthly data plan, free Wi-Fi in public areas is greatly appreciated. While connecting to these free hotspots is fairly easy, f ...more
If you're feeling stressed, there are many home remedies you could use for relief. Meditation, yoga, acupressure, an ear massage, more sleep, shower soothers, playing video games… the list is endless. But a lot of these methods require a significant amount of time, so what do ...more
One of the coolest new features available on HTC's new EVO 4G cell phone is the ability to create Sprint Hot Spots with your phone and tether other devices to it. In this clip, you will receive a great step by step tutorial on how to set up your Hot Spots and use it to tether ...more
Seeing that you probably can't go ten minutes without lying (according to this study), you're probably interested in becoming a better liar. The best way to do so is to learn what makes a bad liar, and then do the opposite. 1. Liars Have Revealing Micro Expressions According ...more
It's a tired expression that men are dogs and women are cats, but there is definitely some truth to the saying. Women who are feline are a bit stealthy, sexy, and enter a room when THEY want to, not when you want them to. They're very independent and are in tune with their ins ...more
Taking care of your car requires effort, whether you take it to the pros for washes, waxes, and detailing, or you spend time to make it shine yourself—and it often seems that, right after your car is sparkling again, rain or midnight moisture appears to cover its surface in wa ...more
Have you ever been lied to? This video by Steve Van Aperen shows you how to analyze content & structure and what signs to look for to spot a liar.
Real UGG boots or fake? You can tell if your Uggs are authentic by looking for the authentic sheepskin interior. It should have a creamy color and a full texture. Fake Uggs use an artificial fur interior that is grey in color and feels thin. Real Uggs say they are made in Chin ...more
Carnival games can be tough to beat - they are usually rigged so most people lose. If you would like to know how to win a big teddy bear, check out this tutorial. In this video, you will learn how to beat the popular game "Cover the Spot". This clip will show you step by step ...more
Kerry Garison demonstrates a quick tip of healing tool (Lightroom 2. 0), which is situated on the upper right hand corner of the screen, with the help of lady's image. Click on spot removal tool which can be used for cloning and healing. In order to change the brush size, scro ...more
If you live in L.A. or New York, you simply will not survive unless you know how to parallel park. That's beccause in big cities finding any sort of parking spot at all is a miracle, and often the spots that are open are also tiny slits of parking spaces, requiring more than a ...more
If you're careless and tend to leave your knives lying around or in the sink, chances are you've struggled with rusty blades. Water, as it turns out, is enemy number one when it comes to keeping your knives in mint condition. To be more specific, leaving water on them for a p ...more
A small scrape or spot on your car where the paint has been removed can hurt the value of your car and lead to rust. This step-by-step video will walk you through touching up the paint on your car in a safe and easy way. Take a look at how they manage to repair the scrape in t ...more
Do you have brown spots on your lawn? There are several reasons you might have bald or brown patches in your grass. Diagnose and cure those dry patches of grass with this how to video. You can have a green, healthy lawn with the tips found in this tutorial.
This video shows you how to properly park your car in a parking spot when the space in on the left and the spots are perpendicular to each other.
Spammers are the bane of every email user. No matter what you do, junk mail always breaks through the spam filters. And some of the best ones seem to come from legit companies, and that's because they aren't legit companies— they're spammers masquerading as legit companies. W ...more
Learn how to tell if someone is lying to you by reading their body language and tone of voice. With these simple tricks, it's easy to spot a liar.
Did you know that your face shows others how much alcohol you drink? Whether you've never had a sip of booze with those around you or you're known as the party animal of the group, the genes that shape your appearance also show others just how much you enjoy liquor. Pinpointin ...more
How many times have you thrown out the remaining cardboard tube from an empty roll of toilet paper? Most of the time, they don't even make it to the recycling bin, and with the average American using over 20 rolls each per year, that's over 6.4 trillion tubes being wasted each ...more
In screen printing, Photoshop can be a powerful tool. If you have a jpg, tif, eps, or other type of file in which you can't alter, printing from Photoshop will give you too many separations. Here is a way to take a simple design in Photoshop and convert it to spot colors in or ...more
One of the coolest features we've come across so far in iOS 10 is a parking spot reminder. Go for a quick drive (making sure to take your iPhone with you), and when you arrive at your destination, you'll get a notification that tells you where you parked. Don't Miss: Better L ...more
Relieve foot pressure with this shoe lacing technique. It is a great way to eliminate hot spots for those who have high arches.
Humans in general are great at keeping things about themselves private, from feelings to personality traits. While smartphones and social networks are making these secrets more open, narcissists have and always will love being out in the open with everyone's attention on them. ...more
Another elegant and informative infographic (previously, The HowTo Behind an Exploding Grenade). This news graphic was created by Megan Jaegerman, while working for the New York Times in the 90's. Jaegerman's reporting behind the infographic is quite interesting. She intervie ...more
Easy way to test for fake currency. This is a quick way to find out if a dollar bill or paper currency is fake or counterfeit. Counterfeiting is rampant. Don't get scammed.
In this clip, you'll learn how to turn your laptop PC into a WiFi hotspot. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started turning your own laptop into a wireless hotspot (or hot spot), watch this handy home- ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to prune roses. Users will need a pair of garden trimmers or cutters. Observe the rose stem and check to see if there are any thorns and if it has a black color. If it does, it needs to be cut. Then remove the mulch around the canes. W ...more
How To : The Easiest Way to Find a Halfway Spot Between You & Someone You're Meeting Using Your Nexus 7
Back in college, there were many instances where I'd have to meet up with a partner that I was randomly paired with in order to work on a project or to study for an exam. Besides the awkward interactions, the most difficult part was always figuring out where we would meet off- ...more
It's time to go hunting! In this tutorial from the guys at Achievement Hunter, you'll be finding out how to find all the Own the Spots challenge in the Xbox 360 game, Skate 3. It may be a little difficult to find, but this video gives you a great understanding of where each on ...more
This video demonstrates how to connect your laptop to the internet from a WiFi spot. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to connect your laptop ...more
Don't freak out when your hair starts to thin, there is help available! Check out this video for information on how to hide that pesky bald spot. You Will Need: * A barber * A new hairstyle * A hat * Self-confidence * Bald-spot spray concealer (optional) Step 1: Go to a barbe ...more
Have you ever gotten a friend request on MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter from a hot girl and thought, "Wow! This is almost too good to be true!" Well, chances are, it is. In this short tutorial, learn some tricks and tip-offs to spot a fake. Including: - Check and see ...more
Most of us are well familiar with toons, after sitting in front of the boob tube most of our childhood life, watching cartoons like Mickey Mouse, SpongeBob and even The Simpsons. But for Canadians, as of 1996, "toon" means something entirely different. Actually, it's shortene ...more
You can gain even greater precision on the Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera by using Spot AF or AF Point Expansion. When you manually choose one AF point, you also have the option of changing its size. You focus point will be exactly what you want. Very specific. Spot AF or AF ...more
There's many times when you're improving your home that you'll find yourself in a tight spot when driving a nail. Don't hit your thumb. Let home improvement expert Danny Lipford show you how to use a nail holder to hammer a nail in tight spots. When nailing in a tight spot, s ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to spot bed bugs in your hotel room. Take the headboard off of the bed to see if you can spot the bedbugs and black flecks, which are blood specks from the bugs. You should also be able to see the bugs walking around, although they will be very s ...more
Parking spaces are scarce in most urban locations. But can a DIY sensibility change the rules. Other drivers might fall for it? On the other hand, it is hard to imagine that a local cop could be duped by this makeshift parking spot. Gotta be fake. What's your opinion? Thanks ...more
Cheap Chinese knockoffs have been around for ages, but recently, skyrocketing demand has led to a massive influx of counterfeit smartphones. Sellers on Craigslist seem to have no trouble getting ahold of these fake devices, then passing them off as the real deal and turning a ...more
Sometimes we have great individual sounds and we put them together in a mix but they don't gel as good as they should. You might need to find the sweet spot or sour spot in the frequency spectrum. This tutorial shows you how to use the EQ to find the sweet spot when working in ...more
In this tutorial, we learn about treating pimples overnight with toothpaste. This should only be used as a spot treatment overnight to dry the pimple out. Remember not to put this all over your face, or your face will become irritated and extremely dried out. Only put the toot ...more
Ordering your Uggs online? Our Ugg expert explains top tips for buying genuine Ugg Boots! There are easy ways to spot pirated or counterfeit designer gear. This Ugg expert delivers the insiders' tricks for spotting authentic gear.
If you're getting started in the beekeeping business, or as a hobby, the first thing that you will want to know is how to spot the queen bee of the hive. And also, a technique called "Splitting the Hive" so you can begin an entirely new hive out of the one you already have. In ...more
Determining whether someone is lying or whether they lie consistently is one of the most important skills that you can have. This video features two experts on lying: a Hastings University law professor and Scam School host Brian Bushwood, explaining all sorts of signs you can ...more
This video demonstrates how to determine if your Ugg Boots are counterfeit. If you purchase Ugg boots on the Internet and you are wondering if they are fake, you should examine the box closely. Uggs are made in Australia. If there are any labels affixed to the side that indica ...more
Spotting is incredibly important in gymnastics or dance. By spotting, you keep your focus steady so that you avoid dizziness or falling. In this tutorial, learn how to start spotting and how to use this technique for back handsprings or back walkovers in gymnastics or tumbling ...more
In this video, we learn how to remove brown spots from your skin. These develop over time on your hands and face. First, you will need to buy sunscreen and use this as often as possible when you go outside. Next, you need a bleach cream that will stop the body from making extr ...more
How do you know that your "used" DS game is actually real? What? There are fake DS games out there on the market? Unfortunately, yes, there are. And this two-part video will tell you how to spot a fake Nintendo DS game. Don't get screwed. You're game may not work properly, may ...more
Jake Gyllenhaal recently told a reporter that he buffed up for his role as a streetrat turned prince in "Prince of Persia" by shampooing and conditioning his long hair, claiming the shampooing worked the biceps and the conditioning worked his triceps. Jokes aside, what Gyllen ...more