It used to be that you only had to worry about maids rummaging through your belongings in your locked hotel room. But now anyone with 50 bucks of hardware and some programming skills can hack their way in—as long as it's locked by keycard. At the Black Hat security conference ...more
MAC addresses (not to be confused with Macs) are unique identifiers assigned to network devices in order to access the internet. Hotels use these Mac addresses in order to check if a registered patron has agreed to their terms and conditions, how much bandwidth is being consum ...more
Often times when staying at a hotel or anywhere for that matter, you'll whip out your laptop and check the local area for Wi-Fi. I know you've all been in my shoes when you find an unsecured network that appears to be public Wi-Fi belonging to the hotel or airport, and you con ...more
A couple of months ago at the Black Hat security conference, hacker Cody Brocious gave the hotel industry a nasty surprise when he figured out how to hack the locks made by Onity that are used in millions of hotels worldwide. The reason his hack is so impressive is because it ...more
There are so many things in life I wish I could've canceled without any repercussions, and I'm mostly talking about text messages. But nothing is more annoying than cancellation fees. Booking a hotel in advance is usually a good way to save some money and make sure all things ...more
Traveling can be pretty expensive, but your meals don't have to be. Though hot dogs made in the cheap coffeemaker of your hotel room probably won't be the best dinner ever, you can bet that it'll be oodles cheaper than ordering room service or going to a fancy restaurant. If ...more
Are you stranded in a hotel room with no kitchen, but craving the comfort of a home-cooked meal? Fear not, I have found some interesting ways to cook food without the luxury of an oven, stove, microwave, or even a toaster!—also known as "hotel room cooking." This information ...more
Check out this two part how to video and learn the solo to Hotel California by the Eagles. Hotel California is one of the most popular classic rock songs. This lesson is designed for the beginner to intermediate guitar player. With this tutorial you can impress your friends by ...more
After finding and monitoring nearby wireless access points and devices connected to them, hackers can use this information to bypass some types of security, like the kind used for Wi-Fi hotspots in coffee shops, hotels, and in flights high above the ground. By swapping their M ...more
Although lots of the bigger hotel chains are lessening the restrictions they put on their room TVs, some smaller ones are still taking measures to prevent you from plugging in computers or streaming devices into an HDMI port. However, there are a few steps you can take to bypa ...more
Want to play "Hotel California" by the Eagles? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and it chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill le ...more
Want to play the Eagles' "Hotel California" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much e ...more
This "Good Morning America" insightful video reveals the truth of hotels room, and what you can do to protect yourself. You'll meet those silent vampire'esque creatures known as bed bugs, you'll even see urine stains on the wall. But, of course you want to be able to travel an ...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
Sometimes, when it comes to Halloween costumes, the easiest ones to make are the best. They require little effort, but can pack a punch and look even more authentic than complex character replications. Recreating Agatha's look from Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel is p ...more
Jeff Kunard's 20 Min. hotel workout is demonstrated in this series, so that you can use it on your next hotel stay. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do a 20 minute hotel workout. Do a 20 minute hotel workout - Part 2 of 3. Click through to watch this video on yahoo.com Do a 20 minute hote ...more
In this episode there will be useful words you need when you check into a hotel and review of the passive voice in the English language. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
Edit: Some of the methods I show you may be difficult, or not work at famous or high quality hotels. Welcome back, my excited hackers! Right now I am on vacation in the wonderful city of Tulum, Mexico. I thought it would be a great idea to teach you guys yet another social en ...more
Check out this instructional Russian language video to learn Russian as Russians speak it. This is Theme 9, Lesson 2 in the series. Practice your Russian listening skills by listening to the dialogue presented in this language video. Learn Russian phrases when checking into a ...more
Here are 10 Spanish phrases to help you not only find a hotel room but to find one with all of the amenities you want. Subtitles are included for help with pronunciation.
It's a futuristic getaway vacation spot under the ocean! (Kind of the reverse of a fallout shelter :) Replete as usual with silly signs. Redmechanic (also known as my son) helped with the redstone contraptions for insta-new items. woodspeople
In this video, get real travel tips from a professional flight attendant. If you travel as much as a flight attendant does, you are bound to wind up in some horrible motels along the way. In this video, learn fleabag motel survival skills from a pro. This clip focuses on cook ...more
Bed bugs are brown and creepy. Could you spot one in your hotel room? A new study reveals most people are freaked out by bed bugs, but only about 35% could identify one. In a new study published in American Entomologist, scientists from the University of Kentucky examined how ...more
If you're traveling to China, you'll probably staying at an airport. And that means you could run into some trouble when communicating with the hotel's desk receptionist, who may not speak any English. This video will help you learn some essential words in Mandarin Chinese whe ...more
Traveling for Christmas? You don't have to forego holiday decorations just because you're celebrating from a hotel room! This tutorial shows you a few tips, like window decals and tabletop Christmas trees, that you can use to maintain the festive spirit while traveling.
Back to the Future Part II missed wildly on many technological advances for the year 2015, such as flying cars and rehydration ovens. However, it connected on several predictions, such as video calling and biometric security, and it was in the ballpark (pun intended) on others ...more
If you're anything like me, every time you travel you end up in a desperate panic for a decent W-Fi connection. Whether you want to post your photos, research the best beaches, or kill time during an overnight layover, a hotel's Wi-Fi quality is of paramount significance in ma ...more
Here are some yoga moves you can do in your hotel room to keep you feeling great during your travels! Just because you're on vacation or on a business trip doesn't mean you can't practice a little bit of yoga to keep yourself fit and healthy. Watch this video fitness tutorial ...more
If you know where you need to book a hotel for traveling but aren't too picky about the hotel brand or exact neighborhood, book a hotel room for a discounted rate at Hotwire.com or Priceline.com. Once you book the hotel, then the exact hotel name and location is revealed to yo ...more
When we think of yoga, the image of a lanky hippie toting a sticky mat in one hand and POM juice in the other usually comes to mind. But in reality, everyone can do yoga and a sticky mat is not always required. If you're traveling a lot for your job and your back is sore from ...more
Hotels are anonymous and while this is a great thing, you should also be careful about the nameless folks who've used your room before you. Follow this tutorial to make the most of your hotel and ensure a great vacation experience. You Will Need: * Inquisitiveness * Knowledge ...more
Check out this instructional Russian language video to learn Russian as Russians speak it. This is Theme 9 in the series. Practice your Russian listening skills by listening to the dialogue presented in this language video. Learn words related to hotels. It aims at improving ...more
If you're booking a trip to Poland, you'll need to reserve a hotel room. This tutorial goes over several questions and phrases you'll want to ask when you book your room, such as pricing, meal availability and directions. This video teaches you how to spell as well as pronounc ...more
There's all kind of bandits in L.A. Noire. If you're looking to catch the hotel bandits, from the Hotel Bandits Street Crime mission, check out this walkthrough video. Get the tips and tricks you need to know to solve this case on PS3 or Xbox 360.
Check out this instructional video to learn how to use hotel room safety tips. Make your vacation or business trip uneventful when it comes to staying safe in your hotel. Check out these tips for keeping you, and your stuff, safe when you're sleeping away from home. Hotel Room ...more
Learn how to play "Black" by Tokio Hotel, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Tuning: Eb Intro: E|———————————————/ B|———————————————/ G|———————————————/ D|—5—————————————–/ A|-6—65-5————————————/ E|———–665/33—————————-/ ...more
Barely able to lift your head off your bed to do exercise? No problem, the exercise can come to you! This yoga tutorial shows you how to do a few yoga poses on your own bed. Exercises like hamstring stretches and the pigeon stretch relax your muscles from a long day of back-b ...more
Staying at a hotel for business? You probably think that traveling means you can't cook, right? Wrong. There are lots of ways to make delicious dishes if you're inventive (and we're not just talking about heating things up in the microwave, guys and gals). For instance, check ...more
Okay, Mr. Thrifty, you reserved the least expensive hotel room that you could. But your inner Donald Trump doesn’t want to settle for low-frills. Go ahead, it never hurts to ask. Watch this video to learn how to get a hotel upgrade. Step 1. Check rewards program Before you b ...more
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to book the best hotel room for your money. You've spent all year saving up for your dream vacation. The last thing you want is to end up in a hotel room that ruins the whole trip. You Will Need * Time to research * A computer with inte ...more
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to use basic hotel vocabulary in Japanese. With Japanese, as with any other language, a few key nouns and phrases (and knowing how to properly pronounce them) can go a long way. For more information, and to get started speak ...more
all the jackass guys take laxative and then make ther way to a hotel and everyone takes a huge sloppy shit and then run off, and keep cameras by the pool so everyone can see the halarious reaction. Warnings dont get caught
Learn how to play "Final Day" by Tokio Hotel, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Intro & First Verse E|------------------------------------| B|------------------------------------| G|------------------------------------| D ...more
Eating well at home is actually rather easy if you pre-plan what you're going to eat, prepare your own food, and control where you get that food. But once you start traveling the food available to you becomes much more limited, mostly to vending machine gummi bears and chips. ...more
Warnings This prank was thought out to be performed by people such as the Jackass crew and on another Jackass member. Rent a couple of hotel rooms for a weekend You and some other friends plot who you will make a prank on. Designate people that will bring that friend to a ...more
Last week's tech roundup featured iPhone 6 clones, an all-in-one sleep tracker, Xbox One updates, and other cool gadgets. This week, there's a lot more to show off, and a bunch of stuff that I need to get my hands on! Everything from app updates to putting stickers on your fav ...more
Learn how to say "Can you drive me to the train station or airport or hotel?" in Polish.
Build a fake hotel bed that is entirely hollow. Have it look like it’s just a normal bed with sheets on the side and everything. Fill the hollow bed with snakes (like in Indiana Jones: last crusade) Rig the sheets on a pulley system to rip in the center and pull off to the ...more
Expensive hotels are frequented by business travelers who charge everything to their companies, and therefore don't care about the cost of incidentals. Inexpensive hotels are frequented by customers who pay themselves and therefore are attracted by free incidentals. And this ...more
Via NOTCOT. I'm not familiar with Haze's work, but I thought this was really playful and cute.
Call into a fancy hotel, that allows pets. tell them you have two animals that need to stay one night with you. If they ask you have two little dogs. when you get to the hotel and walk in with two donkeys, and try to register. No matter what they tell you you think they are ...more
Now more than ever, families are including their furry friends on vacation. So, to ensure a safe and fun-filled trip, we'll prepare you for things you need to plan ahead for when staying in a hotel with your dog. This segment will review necessary items to bring, and important ...more
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Located about 40 minutes from Quebec City, this enchanting crystalline palace is something out of a dream. It's worth spending a night at least once in a lifetime.
This is a weird article. What about the other teams? I feel like they're picking on us. But that's fine, at least we can have all the Ice Cream we want to feel better about it.
Apple Pay has been available to use in stores and select apps and websites ever since its first appearance in iOS 8.1. Now that iOS 11 is out, there are currently ten different iPhone models that support Apple Pay functionality without the use of an Apple Watch, and the list o ...more
How To : Install the Sony Xperia Z2 Camera on Any Android Phone for AR Effects, Motion Shots, & More
One of the most feature-packed camera suites out there resides on the Sony Xperia Z2. Along with the regular camera and video modes, it comes with Motiongraph, AR Effect, and Social Live. Up until now, most of these features were exclusive to the Xperia Z2, but XDA user Vipul ...more
Welcome back, my rookie hackers! So many readers come to Null Byte to learn how to hack Wi-Fi networks (this is the most popular hacking area on Null Byte) that I thought I should write a "how-to" on selecting a good Wi-Fi hacking strategy. Many beginners come here looking t ...more
Welcome back, my greenhorn hackers! In previous Wi-Fi hacking tutorials, I have shown you ways to create an Evil Twin, to DoS a wireless AP, and to crack WEP and WPA2 passwords, but in this tutorial, I will show you something a little bit different. In many restaurants, hote ...more