With the dawn of the digital age it possible to learn how to drive stick using video game as practice. This can be good for the beginner weary of the cautions of real street-driving in addition to preventing wear and tear on the car itself. The trick to manual shift driving i ...more
Get Moving in Stick Shift
In this online video series learn how to drive a manual transmission from retired New York Firefighter and hot rod enthusiast, Rob Albino. Learn important aspects of using a stick shift including: sequence of gears, getting moving, how to get going on an incline, how to handle ...more
More power and better gas mileage are just two of the reasons you might want to learn how to drive a stick shift.
This automotive video tutorial will show you the steps on how to properly drive a manual transmission car. This lesson is assuming that you already know how to drive an automatic transmission vehicle before attempting to drive a stick. Having made this assumption, it will mak ...more
In this video, Brandon will show you how to drive a stick shift safely and effectively. In a stick shift, there are three pedals, the gas, the clutch, and the brake, all of which will be used in order to drive the car. You should use your right foot for the gas and the brake a ...more
This video is of a minor showing how to drive a stick-shift with his wrecked '97 Nissan Maxima. He provides a step-by-step guide of how to hold the clutch to start the car, followed by a description of the different "speeds" (amount of gears), and how to shift up and down amon ...more
In the event that your manual transmission car is out of service, you may want to learn how to drive stick if given a stick shift car to borrow. In this video, learn about the basics for learning how to drive a stick/manual transmission car in minutes!
A funny video about the basics of driving a stick shift car.
This tutorial explains how to drive a stick shift (manual) car and also goes over how to start the car and start driving on an uphill.
This video gives a funny and down-to-earth tutorial on how to drive a stick shift without stalling it. Joseph, the teenaged narrator, demonstrates starting a jeep, shifting gears when in motion and stopping in two different ways, giving safety tips along the way. He makes sure ...more
Learn how to start a stick shift car, in this short video.
Fear the manual shifter no more after watching this instructional video on how to drive a stick shift car. John Friedrich teaches you step by step.
Video game controllers are our windows into the soul of the machine, our sole means of interacting with them. More often than not, consumers seem displeased by their controllers; it's comforting to blame sticky, poorly laid out buttons for messing up your game than your own la ...more
As sure as death and taxes, sitting at a wobbly table at one time or another is inescapable. With your weight on it, the table shifts from one end to the other, lifting one leg in the air and then the other; a parade of seesaws, especially if you have someone sitting on the ot ...more
You're never too young to start building your vast swarm of robotic minions. Taking over the world requires a whole lot of robots. The sheer volume of robots needed means your first wave will have to be made of cheap materials. After they take over key resources, you can upgra ...more
So You're New to Counter Strike Source? So you're new to Counter Strike Source and you want to improve your gameplay? Great. You've come to the right place. The first step to improving your game is to admit that you are a NEWB or NEWBIE. Do not confuse this with NOOB. A "new ...more
Just because you have two left feet doesn't mean you have to give up on impressing the ladies at the club. We get that getting your groove on can be intimidating, especially when all you know how to do is the John Travolta from "Saturday Night Fever," but there are easy steps ...more
Need to know how to drive a stick shift and have no time to learn? Simple, watch this quick automotive video tutorial to learn how to drive a manual transmission with ease. You will of course learn how to start the car, the clutch pedal, the brake pedal, the gas pedal, the tr ...more
Stick shift. Stick shift. Stick shift! See how to drive a manual 1988 Acura Legend by concentrating on the stick shift. Works on all cars.
Ever wonder if you could drive a stick shift? Well, wonder no more and get your ass inside that car. Just watch this automotive video tutorial on how to drive a manual transmission vehicle, car or truck. The basics are knowing the gear box of the automobile. Get used to your ...more
This video tutorial teaches you how to drive a manual transmission automobile. So, if you were ever curious about driving a stick shift vehicle, go no further, learn it right here. First things first, press the clutch. Then learn the gears of the car or truck. Put the car in r ...more
There are several steps required to successfully use a cotton candy maker. Start by preheating the cotton candy maker for five minutes. Turn the cotton candy maker off and pour the sugar into the machine. Turn it back on and as it begins to spin, take a stick and move it aroun ...more
This video will show you how to ride a motorcycle the first time you are using it both on the street and on the freeway. Before you begin, the left handle is the clutch, much like the clutch and changing gears for a car. Your left foot will be responsible for changing the gear ...more
This video on transmission operation by TOYOTA USA shows you how to use the transmission on a 2010 Toyota 4Runner. V 6 4Runner models have a wide ratio, 5 speed auto transmission with a gated shifter as shown. When shifting out of park the engine should be running and the brea ...more
By moving the spawn point in Minecraft, you're better able to control and destroy the zombies and other monsters that emerge at night. This tutorial shows you how you can locate and then shift the spawn point in your game.
Over years of almost-daily orange eating, I have developed a 90% effective workflow for removing the peel from an orange in one piece. While this might not seem important, people who see me do it generally ask about it, so I thought it would be cool if you would illustrate the ...more
Pixelated photos are always a site for sore eyes. When you crop your photos in Photoshop you can keep your aspect ratio to stay wayward of the "pixelation desecration". When you hold down Shift during your crop it will retain the aspect ratio so you have nothing to worry about ...more
It's been a long journey for Netflix users. At first, it was a rough ride as Netflix struggled to find its place in the homes and hearts of movie watchers everywhere. Once monthly subscriptions bumped off the pay-per-rental charges, Netflix soared to great heights, known for t ...more
Here is one technique to wrap your hands for boxing, as recommended by an instructor. You'll need a wrap that has a thumb loop and Velcro on the other end. While you're doing this, make sure that it's comfortable and not too tight. First, stick your thumb into the loop and wr ...more
Childhood obesity is becoming a national epidemic. If we don't improve what our kids eat soon, the next generation will have a significantly shorter lifespan. Instilling good eating habits when kids are young makes it much easier for them to stay healthy as they grow older. Yo ...more
When you don't have anyone to play with in the flesh, nothing beats a round of competitive online Scrabble. If you're constantly on the move, the Scrabble app developed by Electronic Arts (EA) for Android and iOS mobile devices is probably your favorite way to play. But let's ...more
This colorful image may look like a miniature set of model cars, foam buildings and painted grass, but it's nothing of the sort. It's a still photo from a time-lapse video that Stu Kennedy shot in his hometown of Lincoln, England. But it's not your ordinary time-lapse. Kennedy ...more
Fads, Fiascoes and Good Stuff in FrontierVille This Week The second in a series of weekly columns. Fads first It’s still St. Patrick’s Day in FrontierVille, but it looks as though its days are numbered. I give it 'til the end of the month. Trees are in full summer leaf and ...more
A match stick puzzle. Can you make the matchstick cow look the other way by only moving two sticks (not the tail) and the eye. This also makes a good bar bet. Solve a match stick cow puzzle. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
Driving a car equipped with a manual transmission is the topic of this video. There are 3 pedals on the floor. From left the right, the three pedals are clutch, brake and gas. Study the diagram on the top of the gear shift. It looks like a three legged "H". Gears 1,3,5 are on ...more
Most days, getting through an eight-hour work shift is a struggle. There are a million places you'd rather be, and none of them include your desk. It's difficult to find the motivation to tackle the growing number of emails in your inbox when your mind is back at home, comfort ...more
It's a controversial headline, I know, but bear with me and I'll explain in due course. Disclaimer: I was once a child, and I played lots of video games. I didn't look anything like this child. Are Video Games Good or Bad? Ah, video games: that perennial time-waster that chi ...more
Would you exercise more if you were constantly running from zombies in a post-apocalyptic world where hundreds of people are depending on you to not get eaten? If your answer is yes, then you really need to snap out of your sedentary lifestyle ASAP and install the Zombies, Run ...more
Welcome to the final tutorial of the series on standard C. This article will cover the linked list abstract data type (ADT). There will be a lot of abstraction to try to deliver the understanding in the most basic way for easiest interpretation of what they are and how they wo ...more
Welcome aboard my inquisitive comrades. I am starting a new series that nobody expected coming. It may not seem very exciting at first, but await the last few parts as many startling discoveries will be made. This is a series which I plan to continue after the completion of N ...more
While numerous startups are competing to convert the AR Cloud from a pie-in-the-sky to a reality, Wikitude is thinking smaller with the latest edition of its augmented reality SDK. At the Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara on Thursday, the company launched the beta version o ...more
The Galaxy S9 didn't even hit shelves before fans were already musing about its followup. It's no secret Samsung's newest device, as impressive as it is, is little more than an upgrade to last year's S8. As a result, excitement has begun brewing for what Samsung has in store a ...more
When there's a crappy stock app you want to hide, the easiest thing to do is just bury it in the back of a miscellaneous folder. But what if there's an app you want to hide on your home screen that you actually use? For instance, what if you don't want everybody in eyeshot to ...more
Welcome to the sequel to the latest post on writing 64 bit shellcode! This tutorial will assume that you are aware of everything mentioned in the last one, as I will try to make this tutorial void of formalities and straight to the point! If you have not read the last one, I s ...more
It feels like someone just overheard me talking shit about my iPhone. I really hate when I need to edit an email, text, iMessage, or whatever because of the way you have to select words and phrases. You either hold down on the screen where you want to bring up the menu, or do ...more
Night Shift is arguably the biggest feature found in iOS 9.3, but if your phone is in Low Power Mode, you can't use it. Some users have also reported that Night Shift causes battery drain, so using Low Power mode when you don't have access to a charger could be necessary when ...more
I've been using the Photo Sphere Camera from Google on all of my Android devices ever since it came out on Jelly Bean 4.2, which lets me create riveting 360° panoramic images. Apple has its own built-in panoramic mode, but it only takes 240° images, and I've never found any s ...more
Most people wouldn't think of butter as a flammable substance, but in this project—it definitely is! We're making emergency candles that burn for hours using just some toilet paper and a bit of butter! Video: . WARNING: An open flame poses a fire hazard. Do not use near any fl ...more
Looking for some new tricks to perform on the pogo stick? Start off in bus driver (twisted hand) position, then while jumping high do a backward 360 reverse, and graduate to a reverse leapfrog done between the legs. That's called a v-wrap. Learn how to do a v-wrap move by watc ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to change the location of an audio track within an Audacity session with the Audacity Time Shift Tool. Whether you're new to the Audacity DAW (digital audio workstation) or are simply looking to pick up a few new and useful tips and tricks, you'r ...more
For all brainteaser fanatics, this one is for you. Challenge yourself to move four matches to form three equilateral triangles. Press pause to think about it before you find out the answer. Are you stumped yet? Can you figure out this brainteaser in less than ten minutes? You' ...more
Robotic Rubik's Cube solvers are nothing new. We've seen ones that are run on Android, made of LEGO Mindstorms, and faster than the world record holder. The most recent Rubik's Cube robot making the news was made by high school student James Watson as a school project, but it' ...more
Welcome to the first annual Next Reality 30, our list of people who've made the biggest impact on the augmented reality space in the last 12 months — and what a 12-month roller-coaster ride it's been. Apple introduced ARKit-powered apps last fall, Google launched ARCore for An ...more
Feeling unprepared for the next earthquake? In this tutorial, learn what to do and what not to do to survive "the big one". You'll be surprised to learn that hiding in a doorway is a myth! You Will Need: • A safe place • Sturdy shoes • A fire extinguisher • A flashlight ...more
Welcome to my very first tutorial ever. Today I will be teaching you how you can use Arachni to scan vulnerabilities of web applications. I welcome all criticism good or bad as a teaching method for myself. Most of my experience I have acquired using the trial of fire method, ...more
In a surprising twist of expectation management, Magic Leap managed to not only ship but deliver the Magic Leap One I ordered on Wednesday by 4 p.m. PT on the same day. After spending about an hour with the headset running through set up and poking around its UI and a couple ...more
Popular Mechanics' Senior Auto Editor Mike Allen shows you how to safely stop your car if you become the victim of sudden unintended acceleration. DO • Brake. Brake once, don't pump or ride the brakes. This will only heat up the brake pads, potentially overheating them and ma ...more
So, you just bought Photoshop. It's time to familiarize yourself with the rudimentary tools. Let's start at the very beginning! File: That’s your picture! It’s called a file because that’s how it exists in the digital world, as a file on your CF card, your flash drive, your h ...more
It looks like the dust is finally starting to settle on Google's POLED PR nightmare. The Pixel 2 XL — one of the most hotly-anticipated phones of the year — has been plagued by screen issues and worries. While it is certainly not without its faults, Google has created several ...more
When a stuffy nose hits, it feels like breathing clearly and easily may never come again. Allergies, colds, and even changes in weather can leave our sinuses blocked, with medicine seeming like the only option. But don't break out the medication just yet — relieving the pressu ...more