Over the course of the past century or so, media consumption has gone from a few readers enjoying their local print publication to billions of users viewing countless hours of video across the globe each day. This was a gradual evolution at first, but recent advancements in mobile connectivity have sent us into a climb the likes of which we have never seen before.
A man once told me to never complain about gas prices. With the average price of regular unleaded gas at $3.34 a gallon, it's hard not to, even if it is the holiday season. Since my car averages about 22 mpg, the man offered me this proposition: "If I offered you $3.34, would you walk 22 miles?"
Battery life on all cell phones is a problem. There isn't a cell phone on the market today that can satisfy everyone's power needs, but there are a few tips and tricks to making sure you have total control of your battery's lifespan on Droid smartphones.
If you love salad and greens that grow in the dirt, you should know how to clean them properly for consumptin. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to wash green vegetables. Watch and learn the proper way to clean spinach, lettuce, and leeks.
The Fish Contamination Education Collaborative (FCEC) has made this video to reach the public about fish preparation safety, to make su. It's important to prepare fish in a certain way, because some species of fish have contaminants that pose health risks. Those contaminants are stored in the fatty portion of the fish, so by cleaning and cooking the fish in a certain way, you can reduce your exposure to those toxins.
MSG is scary. MSG is often used as a flavor enhancer and is put into your foods to trick your brain into thinking you're happier while you eat them. MSG is very controversial and while it is still FDA approved, is not recommended for consumption. If you would like to get all the facts on MSG and know exactly which foods to look out for, watch this tutorial from Food Facts. You will learn all the secret names that MSG hides under and how to keep your kids away from this evil offender.
Hilah from Hilah Cooking mixes up a large gin sidecar, big enough for a thermos. The ingredients include two thirds of a cup of fresh lemon juice, two thirds of a cup of gin, and two thirds of a cup orange flavored liqueur. She squeezes the juice of four whole lemons for two thirds of a cup of juice. Then she pours the ingredients in a shaker that has already been filled with ice, and shakes vigorously to mix and chill the drink. She also pre-chills the thermos with ice. After removing the ic...
Make your router run on VTEC by injecting it with Tomato Firmware. Tomato Firmware gives you excellent tools such as being able to monitor bandwidth consumption, boost WiFi signal, track results with graphics and much more.
Watch this video to learn how to make a SoBe bottle gravity bong. You will need a SoBe bottle & cap, a knife, a phillips head screwdriver, and a wrench socket (of whatever size). Plain paper is used for making smoke. Obviously, you shouldn't smoke paper. Steel is recommended for the screen. Copper ionizes easily, and it's oxidation remnants are unhealthy for consumption. But depending on what you burn the copper is immediately coated with a resin skin, leaving you perfectly safe. Copper's mel...
This video shows you how to use the accessory meter on a 2010 Toyota 4 Runner. The accessory meter display is located in the center of the dash board. The accessory meter center includes a clock, average fuel consumption, range, compass, and outside temperature display. On models equipped multi terrain select, it shows which mode is selected. To cycle between fuel consumption and range, press the mode button. Pressing the set button resets the fuel consumption back to zero. To set the clock h...
Here are a few simple solutions to help you save money and reduce your water and energy consumption. By washing your clothes in cold water you can save ninety percent of the energy normally expended in doing a load of laundry. If you do laundry before 9am or after 9pm you can allow energy companies to utilize more efficient renewable energy.
In this tutorial, we learn how to read the information displays inside a 2010 Prius. There are a lot of features on the Prius that can improve your fuel economy. The energy monitor and hybrid system indicator can help you save gas and tell you how your car is running, along with what kind of power it's using. On the next screen, you can monitor the consumption of your gas so you can see what mpg you are getting in the last hour or five minutes you were driving! You can do this for a trip or f...
This video demonstrates various different tips which will help you to strengthen the stomach and thighs. First of all, you should make sure that you are eating properly by eating more vegetables, whole grains, and cut down on junk food. Next, make sure to do cardio exercises, at least 3 hours a week. This increased oxygen consumption will be able to increase fat burning to get rid of fat around the stomach area. Another tip to help with burning fat and toning muscles is to focus on different ...
Chicken is one of America's most popular foods, and tops beef and pork in consumption. Whether you're grill over gas or charcoal, perfectly grilled chicken is a delicious must-have at any picnic or family cookout.
When making Turkey, just like chicken or any other sort of poultry, you have to make sure that you clean it well. On top of that you have to make sure that the area that you clean it in as well as all the utensils and dishes that were used in the preparation. In this video you will get tips for cleaning and prepping your Turkey for consumption!
Sometimes pills aren't the best answer. Doctors do not need to prescribe medications for common health problems, such as high blood pressure. They can be helped by simple adjusting your lifestyle. If you have high blood pressure, you are more than twice as likely to develop heart disease and six times more likely to have a stroke than people with normal blood pressure. Manage your condition through diet.
This video describes how to create an easy glossy button in Photoshop. This is done by "simpleretouch.com" website. First select the "Ellipse Tool" from the Photoshop tool bar and then drag it on the layer; it will give the ellipse shape in the layer. Select the "Blending options" from the "Layers" Menu by double click on the layer which is right below corner. From the blending options choose only the "Gradient Overlay" and in that we can choose color and its gradient as your wish. Now take a...
Transform a piquant herb into a creamy, sweet paste by oven-roasting garlic with the help of these tips.
Whether you use electricity, natural gas or heating oil, there are many practical steps you can take to reduce your overall heat consumption and energy bills. In addition, multi-fuel stoves and fireplaces are fast gaining popularity as alternatives to traditional heat sources. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to lower the cost of home heating.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn about nutrition that will help lose fat and gain muscle. Users learn about the meal they should consume after a workout session. The meal should be predigested to help recover muscles rapidly after a workout. The meal advised to digest is whey protein and a banana. The amount of protein consumption depends on the weight of the user. Users can choose to simply consume the protein with just water or by blending it with other nutritional sources such as the ...
In this video, Yuri Elkaim will teach you how to get six pack abs using cardio and strength training. He breaks down the discussion of cardio vs. strength training for burning fat and building muscle. In the video, Elkaim stresses high-intensity interval training (HIIT), in which he says you will burn more calories, and therefore lose more fat if that is your aim. Furthermore, working at a higher intensity for longer periods of time increases your cardiovascular strength to an even higher deg...
Good Housekeeping reports that despite many people believe the new drinking energy shots is healthy as it contains B vitamin, caffeine, and few calories, it might not be the case. Samantha Cassetty from Good Housekeeping Institute suggests that there is no added benefit by taking B vitamin since people are talking them from daily diet. Health experts also suggest 300 mg/day is the optimal caffeine consumption level but not all energy drinks reveal their caffeine amount on the labels. Natural ...
Some hate the idea of sashimi, but others love it. If you love sushi, this is the dish for you. It's a Japanese meal of bite-sized raw fish, usually eaten with soy sauce and horseradish paste. And sashimi can be a very simple dish to create, but there are important things to learn about cutting the fish fillet, so check out these tips.
With the growing popularity of digital downloads, it's important for aspiring musicians to have some sort of download available of their music. If you're an unsigned musician, selling your music on iTunes might seem daunting, but it's actually very easy! Learn how to do it in this video.
Looking to make a nutritious change in your life? By choosing the right foods in the right amounts, you can reap rewards that will benefit you in all aspects of your life. In this tutorial, learn how to eat healthy and make positive changes in what you consume.
When it’s that time of the month and a heavy period interferes with your lifestyle, it’s time to take action.
It's easier than you'd think to prevent hemorrhoids. With a little exercise, attention to diet, and a change in habits, you can become hemorrhoid-free.
Spread the word: It's easy to reduce energy consumption! By sharing these tips, you'll help friends and family use less energy and save money.
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It's easy to find out if your eggs can be scrambled, fried, or used in a recipe - or if they need to be tossed in the trash. Watch this video to learn how to test eggs for freshness.
Whether it's for health reasons or just to look better, many of us want to get in shape. It's a long process that starts with nutrition, and dieting is never easy. Fortunately, there are some great food-tracking apps that will make it a lot easier to become a healthier version of yourself.
With their first attempt at the mobile market, Razer introduced a device that looks at the smartphone differently. Instead of focusing on minimal bezels or an amazing camera, Razer decided to make a phone for gamers. So how could Razer target the growing mobile gaming market, which is projected to generate $40.6 billion in global revenue in 2017? It starts with the IGZO LCD Display.
For many, phones are starting to replace televisions as the primary device for watching videos. Thanks to their portability and easy to use apps, it's often simpler to watch Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, or Prime Instant Video on the smaller screen. But not every phone is suited to fit this need, so we did some testing to find the best of the best when it comes to streaming videos.
Sometimes you like your salsa chunky, and that's fine. Of course everyone does salsa their own way, but it's always good to see what recipes are out there. Variety is the spice of life, and salsa is the spice of tortiall chip consumption. This video tutorial demonstrates how to make a great quick and simple, chunky salsa recipe.
Watch this video to see Owen Bailey show you how to install a low-flow shower head to reduce water consumption and energy use.
Chipmaker Qualcomm introduced the second generation of its Qualcomm Spectra image signal processor (ISP), which has gained capabilities that will enable smartphones to facilitate augmented reality apps.
Micronutrients are essential to our health. Unfortunately, many of us aren't getting enough of each nutrient from our diets. It isn't that the food we're eating is bad, but rather we are not eating enough of the right food to get our recommended daily allowance. But with the help of a micronutrient tracker, we can change this.
Whether you call 'em soda, pop, fizz, or coke, carbonated soft drinks are among the least healthy beverages out there, yet they're consumed by millions of Americans every day. For those of you worried about your health, there are diet and zero-calorie options available, but are they really better for you?
Smartglasses maker Vuzix rushed out of the gate to be the first company to announce hardware powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 for augmented reality wearables, but now the company is buying time until the product is ready to ship.
When it comes to global warming, most of us think of carbon dioxide emissions. While carbon dioxide is the most important greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide emissions have stayed constant for the last three years. On the other hand, methane, the second most important gas, has been steadily rising since 2007.