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How To : Do the Land O'Lakes Indian Butter (Boob) Trick

The artwork for Minnesota's Land O' Lakes butter packaging is classic, dating back to 1928 when it was first created by Brown & Bigelow illustrator Arthur C. Hanson. The logo was updated ("modernized") once in 1939, again in the '50s, and has undergone minor modifications here ...more

How To : Make a Cheap iPod Projector and Screen

This article will teach you how to make an iPod video projector for about $6 (depending on what materials you have) that works pretty well. First off, you need to gather your materials. I had everything except the magnifying glass, which I bought for $3. Materials Cardboard ...more

How To : Make a Smartphone Projector for Less Than $5

There's nothing better than gathering up all the cushions, pillows, and blankets in your home and having a good ol' fashion movie night. But if you're still rocking the old 19-inch TV your parents gave you in college, you may want to upgrade to something bigger. If you've got ...more

How To : Say the names of school things in French

Watch to learn how to say the names of things that have to do with school, like books, paper airplanes, and soccer balls, in French. un abecedaire - alphabet book un avion en papier - paper airplane un ballon de foot - soccer ball une boite a compare - pencil box un cahier - w ...more

How To : Google Will Replace Your Damaged Nexus 5 for Free

If you purchased your Nexus 5 from Google Play in the United States, we've got great news for you. In an unprecedented move, Google has started offering customers the chance to exchange their broken or water-damaged Nexus 5 for a new or refurbished unit—free of charge. Not ma ...more

How To : Remove objects from photos using paint.net

In this video from solvingtime we learn how to remove objects from photos using Paint. To get this program go to to install it. He uses the clone stamp tool to remove things. First he zooms in on the object he wants to remove using the magnifying glass. ...more

How To : Detect bed bugs with tape

Rick Steinow shows how to detect bedbugs using tape. Rick shows that obvious signs would be fecal matter and blood stains. If you're still unable to detect bed bugs, you can purchase a roll of double-sided carpet tape. You're also going to need a roll of painters tape. Apply a ...more

How To : Lurk on Instagram Without Getting Caught

It might be difficult to admit, but a lot of us are probably guilty of lurking on Instagram profiles, whether it be an ex you've been keeping tabs on or someone cute you literally just met. Swiping through the various pictures, the last thing you'd want to do is accidentally ...more

News : This Year in Marijuana News

As a close to this year's marijuana law reform debate (Prop 19 flopped last night), Boston.com's The Big Picture examines "photos from the past year of marijuana in the news, for both medicinal and recreational purposes, and some of the legal entanglements involved." Some str ...more

How To : Make a DIY Photo Projector with a Shoebox & Smartphone

Want to show off vacation photos on the big screen or project goofy videos on the wall? Using a shoebox, magnifying glass, and a smartphone, you can make your own photo or video projector for super cheap. Read below for instructions. Click on image to enlarge.

How To : Start a Fire with Your Water Bottle

If you're ever lost in a survival situation, here's a little trick you're going to be so glad to know. Normally, we'd think of using water to put OUT a fire, but in this video I show you how I use water to START THEM. If you like survival and fire-making techniques, this vide ...more

How To : Open the Accessibility Shortcuts on Your iPhone X

If you've never used the Home button shortcuts on your iPhone before, you've been missing out. And no, I'm not talking about opening up Siri. By clicking the Home button three times, you could quickly pull up tools such as Magnifier, VoiceOver, Zoom, and Assistive Touch, but t ...more

How To : Make a Fire with a Magnifying Glass

Here is a video that shows 90 seconds that could save your life. How to actually MAKE A FIRE with a lens, rather than just burning a hole in a leaf. (Or frying ants, which seems to be the other thing that kids like to do with magnifying glasses.) By forming your target materi ...more

How To : "Find & Replace" Text Directly in Your Web Browser

I'm sure you've been there—halfway through typing something out, you realize that one word you've been using more than any other has been misspelled. Perhaps it's a single word, acronym, or line of code that you find yourself typing quite often at work, but this one requires c ...more

HowTo : Use Science to Decode a Credit Card's Secret Data

Tetherd Cow Ahead posts an interesting science experiment. All you really need is a little bit of iron powder and a magnet, and you can unveil the info behind the magstripe on a credit card.  You will need: A small amount of fine iron powder or iron oxide A magnet An old cre ...more

How To : Burn XBox 360 games with Stealth Patch

Need to back up all those XBox 360 games you've "purchased?" Hey, we're not gonna judge! Whatever your intentions, learn how to burn your precious games with Stealth Patch in this instructional video. Don't worry - your secret is safe with us. What You Will Need: +R Dual Layer ...more

News : Do Real Science. No Degree Required.

What's the next best thing to being an official scientist? Being a non-official one. A new website called Science for Citizens helps you find the science experiment of your dreams, hook up with the scientists involved, and actually take part in the experiment itself. Here are ...more

How To : Use a magnifying glass with Sid the Science Kid

In this video, Sid the Science Kid shows us how to use a magnifying glass. When you first grab it, look at your hands through the glass, and then your friends! Look at their hands, eyes, skin and explore the world around you. Look around at everything around you and notice if ...more

How To : Magnify to edit text on an iPhone

In this Electronics video tutorial you are going to learn how to magnify to edit text on an iPhone. This video is a part of a series of tips on iPhone finger tips. This is very simple and easy to do and takes practically no time to complete. If you wish to add something to a l ...more

How To : Follow people in TweetDeck

For anyone new to Twitter, this video tutorial shows how to utilize TweetDeck. Following a lot of people and having a lot of people follow you is the whole point of Twitter. On the top tool bar of TweetDeck, there is a magnifying glass tool, you can run a search of someone and ...more

How To : Repair your eyeglasses

Try these simple fixes to salvage your specs. Learn how to fix your eyeglasses with this helpful guide. You Will Need * Duct tape * Needle-nose pliers * An eyeglass repair kit * Superglue * A wooden toothpick * A paper towel * A miniature safety pin * All-purpose glue * A met ...more

How To : Use the keyboard on the Apple iPhone 3G

Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to use the keyboard on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mobile p ...more

How To : Remove a scar in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we learn how to remove a scar in Photoshop. First, select the magnifying glass to zoom in on the area you are working on. Next, select the paperclip icon, the select the second brush. Now, come to the edge of the scar and drag across the around the entire sca ...more

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