How To: Hack a remote Internet browser with XSS Shell

XSS Shell is a cross-site scripting backdoor into the victim's browser which enables an attacker to issue commands and receive responses. During a normal XSS attack an attacker only has one chance to control a victim's browser; however, the XSS Shell keeps the connection between the attacker and the victim open to allow the attacker to continuously manipulate the victim's browser. XSS Shell works by setting up an XSS Channel, an AJAX application embedded into the victim's browser, that can ob...

How To: Graft over an apple tree

Grafting, also known as "top working," is simple-but-essential technique that enables you to change the variety of fruit a tree bears. In this tutorial, Stephen Hayes of Fruitwise Apples Heritage reviews the essentials of top working while discussing an apple tree that was successfully grafted a year prior.

How To: Pull off a back roll catch out of a push up in freestyle soccer

If you can already do the push-up freestyle soccer stall, you're probably wondering how the heck you transition out of it without dropping the ball. Well here's how. This video will teach you how to do the back roll catch, which enables you to roll the ball down your push-up position back to your leg, where you catch the ball and get back up without letting the ball fall. And now you're up and ready to get back into your routine.

How To: Use Blender 2.5's external drag and drop feature

In this quick Blender 2.5 video tip, you'll see how to use the new external drag and drop functionality recently added to Blender. This feature enables you to drag and drop images and videos from your operating systems file browser into Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial from...

News: Have an NFC-Enable Phone? This Hack Could Hijack It

Some of us use our smartphones for almost everything. Manufacturers know this, so they try to make their devices as convenient as possible to use, but sometimes that convenience comes with a cost to security. The very same technology that allows you to easily share music with friends and make purchases can also put you at risk. Photo by sam_churchill

How To: Enable the Hidden 'Night Mode' Setting on Android 7.0 Nougat

When Google released the first Developer Preview build of Android 7.0 Nougat, users were happy to see that a new "Night Mode" was included among the changes. The feature would cancel out any blue light emitted from your screen to help you get to sleep a bit earlier, quite similar to f.lux for desktop computers, or Apple's Night Shift for iPhones. It could be set to turn on automatically based on time of day, or you could manually enable Night Mode with a Quick Settings toggle.

How To: Sack out and desensitize a horse

In this video tutorial from thinklikeahorse you will learn how to Sack out and desensitize a horse. It is about removing fear from the horse and not creating fear. By this the horse learns not to react instinctively to its fear. This also enables you to read your horse. You first got to look for things that create different kinds of noises that you can use to sack out your horse. The video demonstrates various kinds of tools made out of waste cloth, plastic bags tied to sticks, rope, whip etc...

How To: Reduce depth of field in Photoshop

This video tutorial, by photoshopuniverse, shows you how to reduce the depth of field after a photo is taken using Photoshop. This enables you to ensure that your main subject is clearly in focus while the background is out of focus or blurry. First duplicate the layer using the short cut that was mentioned and apply the filter lens blur to the new layer and adjust the radius so that an adequate amount of blurring is achieved. Add a layer mask and bring the subject to focus by selecting the b...

How To: Find webcams from across the world with Tekzilla

This video tutorial is about using Google Maps and the features in it. Google Maps help us to find the geography and even the traffic situations of a city. Google maps also provide a street view option that helps us to see how a place actually looks like from the ground. Neither of these views are real time. But now, Google Maps has added in a new option, which is the webcam. Just click on the more option in between traffic and map option. In the list that appears, just tick the webcam option...

How To: Remove the shakes in Shake

One of the best extensions for Apple's Final Cut Studio is the visual effects and digital compositing application Shake. Shake is an image compositing package used for post-production, and it enables complex image processing sequences to be designed through the connection of effects "nodes" in a graphical workflow interface.

How To: Solve a 4x4 Rubik's Cube by advanced edge pairing

Check out this puzzle video tutorial on how to solve a 4x4 Rubik's Cube by advanced edge pairing. This video goes over how to match up multiple edges at a time, allowing you to eventually become faster with practice. This will also allow you to understand the technique necessary for multiple edge pairing in bigger cubes as well, where it really becomes necessary in solving quickly.

How To: Rind graft an apple or pear tree

Grafting, also known as "top working," is simple-but-essential technique that enables you to change the variety of fruit a tree bears. In this tutorial, Stephen Hayes of Fruitwise Apples Heritage demonstrates the rind grafting technique, a useful method for grafting over a sound-but-unwanted apple or pear tree.

How To: Make your own decorative Christmas wreath

Of all of the different Christmas decorations, the Christmas wreath is one of the most well-known and inviting. While you can find many different Christmas wreaths available online, there's something special about knowing that you made your own, and if you want to make an event out of it, you can throw a Christmas wreath-making party, but before you start pouring the hot chocolate and turning up the holiday music, you need to know how to make a Christmas wreath.

How To: Use a damper pedal whle playing piano

Enthusiastic, young David Yzhaki teaches you how to play the piano with a damper (sustain) pedal. Get to know the pedals on an upright piano. The right pedal, which is the primary focus of the video, is the sustain pedal, which creates a sustaining note when pressed. The left pedal is called the "una corda," which modifies the tone quality by softening the note when pressed. The middle pedal is called the sostenuto pedal, which enables the piano player to hold a note longer than usual. To use...

How To: Install the sunkey lite wii modchip for a Wii

In this modding video, you'll be finding out how to install the Sunkey lite modchip for the Nintendo Wii. Once installed, this enables users to play backups of Wii games easily on the console. In order to do this, though, you would need to know how to open up a Nintendo Wii, so check out the other tutorials if needed. But if not, check out the video above, and enjoy!

How To: Use Camera Raw 6 in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Learn how to use Camera Raw 6, the CS5 component that enables photographers to open and manipulate images in non-destructive and now even more efficient ways. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Photoshop CS5, you're sure to find something of value in this free video tutorial.

How To: Make Portuguese chicken and rice

Watch this video tutorial to see how to make Portuguese chicken and rice. Not only is this a delicious soul-satisfying one-pot meal but it's also very inexpensive (under $10) and easy to make. Cooking all the ingredients together enables the wonderful garlic and onion flavors to permeate both the chicken and the rice. This is a go-to dish you can make any time.

How To: Use the online discussion site Voice Thread

This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to use the online discussion site Voice Thread. Voice thread enables you to create an online discussion with your students. In this video you will learn how to open an account, how to open a thread and how to post a comment on it. Go to the site. On the right hand top corner you will find a coffee cup. If you click on that, it will ask you for a username, password and email for opening an account. After you...

How To: Mask a domain with GoDaddy.com

Ken Appleby demonstrates how to mask a domain with GoDaddy. Masking a domain enables the domain owner to customize what appears in the viewer's address bar. First, log in to your GoDaddy account. Then, click on the domain manager function located on the left hand side of the page. Next, choose the domain that you would like to work with in the domain name list. Click the forwarding option. In the next window, click on the masking tab. Tick the enable masking function. Choose a masking title. ...

How To: Create a neon style text effect in Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator enables you to add a multitude of effects to your texts. One of the options available to you is to add a neon-style effect to the text. This video tutorial will take you through the steps needed to add this effect with detailed instructions from start to finish. You will learn which menu options to employ, how to properly select your layers and which effects to apply to your text to get the neon style you are looking for.

How To: Use the replace color command in Photoshop

The replace color command is a nifty tool in Photoshop that enables you to change a color in an imagine very quickly and effectively. The tool requires that you make a copy of the original layer, as the replace color command is a destructive function. It requires parts that you want replacing to be selected first, to change the color of the desired areas. The result is a very realistically edited image, that is extremely fast and easy to accomplish.

How To: Smart zoom on Firefox using the QuickPageZoom add-on

Bored of using complicated keyboard shortcuts to zoom in and zoom out of web pages? This simple, yet useful Firefox extension (QuickPageZoom 1.6.2) adds two icons to the status bar and two context menu items that enable quick access to the Full Page Zoom feature (Page Zoom In, Page Zoom Out and Reset Page Size).

How To: Make an educational podcast

Many educators and institutions are already integrating podcasting successfully into their curricula — with great results. Podcasting enables educators to use music and recorded audio to enhance learning. The addition of photos and video to podcasting allows educators to add a wide range of visual content to their teaching and address even more learning styles.

How To: Pair your bluetooth headset with the HP TouchSmart PC

HP TouchSmart is a powerful PC with innovative features. Using the HP TouchSmart Recipe box you can set up the blue tooth headset. The recipe box provides an easy way to work with you recipes using voice commands. You can set up your blue tooth head set to use the voice command feature of the recipe box. This gives the freedom to walk around your kitchen while cooking. The microphones embedded in the TouchSmart can also be used for this purpose but the blue tooth head set gives a better voice...

How To: Dye and marble Easter eggs

During Easter, everybody stocks up on the eggs because dying eggs is a great Easter activity. But there's something else you can try… dying and marbling. Watch this video recipe to learn how to dye and marble Easter eggs. A new twist to Easter eggs.

How To: Add effects while recording with Pro Tools 8

Pro Tools 8 enables you to add all kinds of effects to all of the audio you are recording and working on. Music producer and musician David Franz has taken on the role of educator to share the knowledge that can only come from his years of experience to demonstrate some of the many things you do in audio editing. In this video, David Franz shows you how you can add effects while recording with Pro Tools 8.

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