Your Mac's clipboard is great when you are just copying and pasting a phone number or address, but sometimes you end up having to re-copy the same thing over and over every day. To make those phrases a lot more easily accessible, the people over at Tiny Robot Software have released Pasteomatic. With this app, you will be able to use a hotkey to bring up a collection of your most commonly used text snippets and paste them into any text field or document.
There's no getting around it: if you want to get good at playing the ukulele or any other instrument, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in free, high-quality uke lessons, like this one from YouTube's preeminent tropical tutor, Ukulele Mike. This particular tutorial provides a detailed, step-by-step overview of how to play some of the most commonly-used ukulele chords. For more information, and to get started playing these useful chords on your own uke, watch this hel...
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect.
If you use Office 2008 for Mac and all its applications (Word, PowerPoint, Entourage, Excel), than you need to know about the predefined workflows available using the Script menu that uses Automator to help perform mind-numbing tasks. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to save time by using predefined workflows in this how-to video.
Once you've reached an age where sparklers are no longer fun, it's time to upgrade to science and steel wool. It may be basic chemistry, but as you'll see in the video, simplicity can amaze more than complexity, as well as create some really impressive fireworks that are perfect for the Fourth of July.
C++ is one the most powerful and fundamental languages commonly used to computer programming. If you've ever wanted to get started using, then please watch this video series. It's 29 parts will teach you everything you need to know about coding in this magnificent language, allowing you to create your own fairly full-featured computer programs. Honestly, if you have any questions about C++ at all, or want to learn it and don't think that you can because you've tried programming before and fai...
SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble."
Glow sticks are one of the few things used commonly by ravers and military personnel, but their uses extend far beyond dancing and illuminating. The juice contained in blue glow sticks can be used to make an organic LED (OLED) test board, and this video will show you how to do it.
Making baked goods with marijuana begins by making butter infused with the marijuana, commonly referred to as cannabutter. In this three part video series, learn how to render cannabutter and then use your newly made ingredient to bake delicious cannabutter cookies.
Well, you're all ready to play basketball, or dodgeball or football or kickball, but, your ball is flat. To make matters worse, you don't have a pump. To make matters even worse, you don't have the needle you'd normally use to inflate your flat ball. Well, this how to video shows you a simple life hack to get your balls up and bouncing again in no time. What you'll need is a can of compressed air, commonly used for cleaning keyboards, or other tech equipment. These cans come with plastic 'tub...
You may not recognize the term "checker plate", but you've more than likely encountered it many times before. It's more commonly referred to as "diamond plate" and is the hardwearing, lightweight, non-slip metal stock with raised diamonds (or lines) that frequently adorn flight cases, stage decking and metal stair treads. This video will show you how to recreate that grungy look in After Effects.
One of the new areas that you can access in Dwarf Fortress 2010 is Hell itself. This video will show you how to get there and what to do when you do.
This video will show you how to build and use hospitals to take care of your dwarves in Dwarf Fortress 2010. It also discusses what happens when you abandon and then reclaim your fortress.
In this video, you'll learn about the basics of using your military to defend your fortress, in this case against a dinosaur attack, in Dwarf Fortress.
This Dwarf Fortress 2010 video will show you how to design a basic, effective fort, and also explain how channeling and farming work.
The release of Dwarf Fortress 2010 introduced many great changes to Dwarf Fortress, and this video will bring you up to speed on them. It also covers the beginning of a game, including preparing your dwarves, choosing a fortress site, and getting into caves.
This video will give you an overview of a successful endgame fortress from Dwarf Fortress, giving you tips on achieving a similarly successful fortress throughout.
In this video you will see the results of the creator's preivous attempts to use a cave-in to trap demons in their peculiar chamber, then learn how the Justice and Economy systems work in Dwarf Fortress.
The best way to deal with demons in Dwarf Fortress in to seal them in their peculiar chamber by creating a cave-in above it. This video will show you how to do just that.
This video will show you how to make and use siege weapons and disarm enemies in Dwarf Fortress. It also includes an arena battle at the end for kicks.
Magma is valuable but dangerous stuff in Dwarf Fortress, and this video will teach you still more about how to handle it. It also covers how to build bridges, floodgates, and levers that will link up and create effective dwarven infrastructure.
Water and magma can both destroy even a sturdy dwarf fortress very quickly. This video is all about liquid safety, teaching you how to channel water and magma using u-tubes and other tools without flooding your fortress and killing your dwarves.
This video starts with a new Dwarf Fortress fortress, and will show you how to deal with underground rivers and magma pipes.
At this point in the game, Dwarf Fortress is starting to get serious. This video will show you how to defend against a goblin ambush and deal with graveyards and coffins, the resting places of your dead dwarves.
In this video you'll learn how to make a wide variety of leather items, including bags, waterskins, backpacks, and quivers, as well as dig wells for your dwarves drinking water in Dwarf Fortress.
This video covers a wide variety of Dwarf Fortress topics, including moods, making crossbows, smoothing stones, herbalism, and engraving.
This video will show you how to set up an effective fortress defense, deal with Elven traders, and make use of your migrants in Dwarf Fortress.
In this video, you'll learn how to use military patrols to repel invaders, make secure entrances to your fortress, and create bins in Dwarf Fortress.
In this video you'll learn how to have your dwarves make crafts, how to encrust those crafts with gems, and then get them to the trade depot so you can sell them in Dwarf Fortress. It also discusses the game's many hot keys.
After you generate the world and choose a location for your fortress in Dwarf Fortress, it's time to prepare your party of seven dwarves to journey there. This video will show you how to assign their skill points and choose the right items to help you reach the fortress and succeed there.
If you've never played Dwarf Fortress before, you've come to the right video. It will show you how to start the game, generate the world on which you will play, then choose a good location for your fortress.
Learn what happens during an aircraft rollout from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, more commonly known as NASA. They spill the goods on Newton's three laws of motion and how they affect the rollout phase of landing airplanes. Learn from the master of space exploration -- NASA!
Okay, a blunt is usually a cigar that's size fits right in-between a traditional cigar and a cigarillo, but in today's world, it's more commonly referred to as marijuana rolled up in tobacco product wrapping, like a cigar shell.
There are about fifteen states of matter: solid, liquid, gas, plasma, et cetera. Plasma is commonly found in stars, and is a rare natural phenomenon here on Earth. In this video, I show you how to make artificial plasma in your microwave.
You can capture almost any enemy in Dwarf Fortress, and there are all sorts of creative ways of dealing with them once you have them. This video will show you some cool ways of killing and otherwise killing your captives.
Late in the Dwarf Fortress game building machinery can allow you to pump water around the map and power mill stones to make more advanced food. This video will show you how to build and use machines safely, without destroying your fortress and the lives of your dwarves.
The siege is on! This video will show you how to defend your fortress against a human siege and also explain the most-used and best traps in Dwarf Fortress. The second part is not a how-to, but shows the defense against a human siege playing out so you can understand it better.
Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to polish a stainless steel roller using Autosol. In this polishing tip we polish a stainless steel roller using Autosol Metal Polish. The tutorial includes detailed work instructions and best practices.
Finding all of the rare trade objects in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood can be infuriating, what with random item drops and quests to juggle. Watch this video for a guide to farming trade objects by killing bandits along a particular route.
Learn how to pronounce the OUGH sound in American English. This video language lesson from Rachel's English provides a basic guide for pronunciations for ESL students. Say "ough".