How To: Trick Your Twitter Followers into Thinking You're Verified (By Hacking Your Header Photo)

Have you ever wanted to be famous? Of course you have! Now you can make your Twitter profile look like it's verified, just like professional skater Lil' Wayne. With Twitter's new header, you can now upload a cover photo onto your profile to be seen online and on mobile devices. Just click here and change your header with the images below to get "verified" in seconds! Note that this will not work on the newer Twitter profile designs, since the verified symbol is located outside of all images.

How To: Use the Easy Magic Square trick to prank people into thinking you're a genius

Most bar tricks involve establishing your dominance over your fellow patrons by beating them at pool or hitting on their significant other. Tired of those? Why not try one upping them with math? This video will show you how to pull a great trick / prank called the Easy Magic Square Trick. All you need is a napkin, victims, and a pen. The trick allows you to make a magic square very quickly, and will make you look like a math savant and win free drinks.

How To: Prank your friends into thinking their computer has had a major DOS error

DOS may be a distant memory for most computer users at this point, but for many it will always be the first thing that pops into their head when they ponder PC computing. Nowadays, the only time most people see anything that even looks like DOS is if they're playing old PC games in a shell or something has gone very, very wrong with their computer. With this prank, you can make your friend believe that the latter has happened to them! All you do is open the DOS command program (Windows XP or ...

How To: Use Thinking Particles in Cinema 4D

Learn how to use Thinking Particles in Cinema 4D. Working with these programs could be pretty complicated if you're not sure what you're doing, but this two-part tutorial covers some important topics when using Thinking Particles. As the name suggests, it is a particle-based system, just so you know.

How To: Morph objects with Thinking Particles in Cinema 4D

Learn how to morph one object into another using the Thinking Particles module of Cinema 4D. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjoy this free video software tutorial. For more information, and to get started using this trick in your own Cinema 4D projects, watch this 3D modeler's guide.

How To: Trick Verizon into Thinking You Never Modded Your Samsung Galaxy S III

One of the main reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S III has dethroned Apple's iPhone 4S as the best-selling smartphone in the world is due to Android's open-source operating system. The vast spectrum of customization that comes with Android has become one of its focal points, allowing n00bs and programmers alike to build and destroy. The open-source OS has allowed rooting and modified ROMs to flourish within Android community. The only problem with this is that rooting and installing your own RO...

How To: Brainstorming Is Draining Your Brain: Go Solo for More Productive Thinking

How many times have you heard someone utter the phrase, "Now, let's break into groups"? From classroom discussions to workplace think tanks, gathering into groups to generate ideas is common practice. These forced get-togethers are intended to encourage creativity and unique thought, but they can actually do the opposite. More often than not, group brainstorming is annoying rather than encouraging, and these group sessions can actually be detrimental to your productivity. Getting together har...

How To: Trick Websites into Thinking You're on a Different OS or Browser

There are a number of reasons why you might want to trick a web server into thinking you're on a different operating system (OS) or web browser. One might be that you want to test the mobile version of your website from your computer. Or perhaps for some reason a website is restricted to a certain OS or browser and you wish to circumnavigate that barrier. Today's guide shows you how to do just that!

How To: Trick someone into thinking their LCD monitor is broken

For many young people, their computer is the most expensive and cherished thing that they own. If you want to pull a prank of them, why not hit them where it hurts? This video presents a novel idea for a computer prank: loading an image of a cracked LCD screen full-screen on their monitor and unplugging their keyboard and mouse. When your victim returns to their computer, it will seem very convincingly broken.

How To: Prank someone by thinking their computer is unresponsive

If you'd like to play a nice little prank on someone, this next tutorial will show you a quick and easy one. This involves messing around with someone's computer and in no way will it harm or crash the computer. But, if the person you are playing the prank on gets mad easily, then you might think twice. It involves taking a picture of the shut down, restart, standy-by screen and placing it as the desktop screen. Check out the video and enjoy!

How To: Trick Your Twitter Followers into Thinking You're Somewhere Besides Where You Really Are

There are plenty of reasons not to use location information when you tweet, whether you're trying to stay safe or just don't want your crazy ex showing up while you're in line at the grocery store. But a new website called 'Please Don't Stalk Me' could actually make broadcasting your location work to your advantage—it lets you tag your tweets with any location you choose, anywhere in the world. Playing hooky? Send a tweet from 'home' to take care of any suspicion from your boss and coworkers....

News: You Have to Ask, "What Were They Thinking?"

There really are depths of dumbth up with which I will not put, so I won’t be spending nine coins to build a Detective Agency in FrontierVille.Historically, the Pinkerton National Detective Agency was started 1850 but came into its own working for Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War (1861 to 1865, for foreigners and the home-schooled) catching Confederate spies and running their own networks in the South. The US didn’t have a national police force until the Bureau Of Investigation started up...

How To: Understand how women think about men

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand how women think about men. When a woman walks by you, if she's smiling the whole way you have to think about how she feels when you approach her. Women think the same exact way as men do, they're equally as nervous and scared. If the girl is laughing and giggling, this is not a blow off. Look for a girl that is animated and wants to talk to you. Stop thinking that women are different from you and they don't think like you, then you will be able to ...

How To: Quiet an Overthinking Mind

We all carry a bit of anxiety around with us. Is our boss still annoyed because we could barely stay awake in yesterday's pre-dawn meeting? Will our friend hate us forever because we forgot to call them back two weeks ago? Whatever worries pop up in your mind, whether they're monumental or insignificant, it can be hard to quiet those nagging voices, but you can shut down your nonstop mind with a bit of relaxation, distraction, and action.

How To: Buy and care for used reloading dies

Purchasing used products for guns is an economical but possibly dangerous activity if you don't know what you're doing. If you've been thinking about or already have bought used reloading dies, watch this video to learn some simple steps you can take to care for used reloading dies to make sure they work properly and safely.

How To: Be Snooki from Jersey Shore for Halloween (hair, makeup & rhinestone glasses)

Snooki and her Jersey Shore castmates have taken over reality television, and for better or worse, their New Jersey-ness is spreading like wildfire. If you're thinking about dressing up as Snooki for Halloween, you've found the right video! It will show you how to get the right skin tone, makeup, hairstyle, and the iconic rhinestone sunglasses to make your Nicole Polizzi costume as awesome as possible.

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