The Minecraft 1.8 pre-release is out, and it's now possible to play Minecraft 1.8 beta on a Mac computer. Unfortunately, the installation process isn't very simple, so if you want to learn how to download and install the pre-release of 1.8 on your Mac, take a look at this tutorial.
Notch posted the pre-release of Minecraft 1.8 before it got an official release. If you want to install Minecraft 1.8, take a look at this tutorial for instructions on adding the update to your Minecraft folder in Windows on your PC. You can download the pre-release on the Minecraft forums in this post.
In this quick clip from Lifehacker, you'll see how you can skip pre-video commercials on YouTube by hitting your web browser's Refresh button. For more information, including a complete demonstration of this simple technique, and to get started annoying skipping pre-roll ads on YouTube yourself, take a look.
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this pre-algebra two-part lesson on scientific notation. Find out what scientific notation actually is, and see how to work with it.
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this pre-algebra two-part lesson on conversions. Need to convert inches to feet? Feet to miles? Feet to yards? Well, check out how.
The Minecraft 1.9 pre-release is out, and Jeb has recently tweeted a link to version 2 of the 1.9 pre-release. If you're interested in downloading and installing it, take a look at this guide to learn how to update your Minecraft to the 1.9 pre-release.
Check out this guide to installing the Minecraft 1.9 prerelease update to your Minecraft folder. After replacing your Minecraft.jar file with the new one that you'll download from the link below, you'll be able to play with the snow golems and try the Minecraft 1.9 pre-release for yourself!
In this video series, learn how to create a simple dynamic simulation by creating a procedural pre-vis avalanche in Houdini 9. Rigid body dynamics (RBD's) are a powerful and important part of creating visual effects in 3D. This tutorial shows you how to use them in Houdini 9 to create a procedural pre-vis avalanche.
The Minecraft 1.9 prerelease beta has begun. This guide will help walk you through the process of downloading, installing, and upgrading your version of Minecraft to the 1.9 pre-release so that you can try out the new biomes and snow golems for yourself.
Need to install a pre-hung door? Lowe's has your back. A quality front door makes a positive first impression on guests... not to mention, a weathered and worn door can compromise your family's safety and security. In this video, learn how to install a new pre-hung exterior door with the following instructions from Lowe's.
Using morphs to pre-process UVs is a great trick for any version of modo. You can leverage the embedded morph data to massage a model in 3D prior to UV projection. If that doesn't make sense, watch the video and learn how to pre-process UVs using morphs in modo.
Looking for a bunch of mods to pump up your new installation of the Minecraft 1.8 pre-release? Try the Zombe modpack featuring awesome mods such as:
Pre-production is a much less complex process for an indie film than a big-budget one that needs stars and permits and such, but it's still vital to shooting a good film in a timely fashion. This video will walk you through Ryan from Film Riot's entire pre-production process, including script breakdowns, free casting calls, budgeting, getting a crew and locations.
If you're interested in running the Minecraft 1.9 pre-release on your server and giving it a spin (or letting others with the Minecraft 1.9 pre-release client give it a spin), take a look at this guide to setting up and installing the server. This guide will also help people who are getting stuck on the loading screen in the 1.9 prerelease as well.
If you want to play the Minecraft 1.8 pre-release you can try it out on a test server. This guide shows you how to download and install the Minecraft 1.8 pre-release and try out the beta on a server before the official release comes out. It also details how to uninstall Minecraft 1.8 so that you can play Minecraft 1.7.3 instead if you have problems starting or playing the newer version.
If you're in a swamp biome in the new Minecraft 1.8 pre-release, and you happen across a mushroom or too, why not make it giant? This guide will show you how to make giant mushrooms in the Minecraft 1.8 pre-release. If you're interested, you could even turn them into a giant mushroom house!
In this clip, you'll learn how to set up and use USB Internet tethering on a Palm Pre mobile phone. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using USB tethering on your own Palm Pre, watch this hacker's how-to.
String a Tennis Racket. Check out this instructional video and learn how to pre-stretch your tennis strings by one method. The reasons why someone would want to pre-stretch his tennis strings are to maximize tension life and to get rid of coil memory. The strings' coil memory makes it harder to string a tennis racket.
Chris Barnes (8 PBA titles) and Chris Paul (NBA Rookie of the year 2006) on the pre-shot routine; also features Kim Terrell.
The Minecraft 1.9 Pre-release is now available to download for those who wish to upgrade their current Minecraft 1.8 and Minecraft 1.7 games. If you're running Minecraft on a Mac, and want to download and install the 1.9 prerelease, make sure you catch this tutorial.
If you're playing Minecraft multiplayer and trying to figure out how to switch between either the creative or the survival modes in the Minecraft 1.8 pre-release, take a look at this walkthrough to find out which options to tweak so you can fight creepers or just build!
Having a hard time finding those endermen and creepers in the deep, dark caves of your Minecraft world? This guide will help you adjust the brightness settings in the Minecraft 1.8 pre-release and help you access the different world options.
In the pre-release version of Minecraft 1.8, it is possible to craft iron bars from iron ingots and use this to create iron fences for your buildings and creations in the game. This tutorial will show you what you need to do to craft them and what it looks like when it's installed.
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this pre-algebra lesson on the metric system. If you want to know all about that glorious metric system, well, need I say more?
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this pre-algebra lesson on metric prefixes. There's kilo, and deci, and centi, and well, you get the picture.
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this pre-algebra three-part lesson on metric conversions. Why can't we all use the same system of measurement, who knows? But until we see this day, you'll need to know how to do this.
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this pre-algebra lesson on adding negative numbers together. You'll learn the easiest way to do it, and maybe even freshen up on your subtracting skills. Don't waste your time in summer school, learn it here.
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this pre-algebra lesson on finding volume with the help of a few rectangular solids. Length times with times height is all you need to remember to get this stuff down.
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this pre-algebra lesson on adding numbers on a number line. This is basic arithmetic here, so, if you want to get into algebra, start with the basics.
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this pre-algebra lesson on subtracting negative numbers. Don't get confused with those minus symbols. Learn how to manage them correctly, and with ease.
Lawrence Perez, from Saddleback College, and his assistant Charlie, give this pre-algebra lesson on finding the volume using rectangular prisms. You'll learn the formula for volume, and how to apply it. Get out your best pirate suit, and learn some math.
If you're a Harry Potter fan who has ever wanted to have your own Hogwarts adventure, you're in luck — Jam City is close to releasing "Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery," a mobile game that allows you to attend the magical school yourself. In fact, it's so close you can pre-register for the game right now.
In this video, Tom Leese, Director of Instruction at Angel Park Golf Club, gives pointers for your pre-shot routine in golf. Important in the transition from the practice range to real games, your pre-shot routine helps you get situated and ready to play real competitive golf. Tom explains, first, how to set your lines, taking a straight and purposeful line down course where you want your ball to go, and remaining fixed on it, as you approach your tee. Then, when positioned at your ball, he t...
This tutorial is helpful for those who enjoy the old fashioned way of sending mail. The video focuses on making your own envelopes using a variety of different papers including wallpaper, regular paper, and even designer paper. You'll also find out how to make pre-made envelopes to fit card. Enjoy!
Alex Oliver demonstrates how Art Directors and Cinematographers can use the Film & Stage plugin in SketchUp to explore the use of different camera lenses and aspect ratios on location or on a production set. The Film and Stage plug-in is a great way for film makers and directors to pre-visualize shots and scenes in SketchUp, a software you may only have thought useful for architecture and product pre-visualization. Learn how to plan shots and do animatics in this SketchUp tutorial.
This video tutorial offers a demonstration of how to install a Mojo pre-wired guitar assembly on a Gibson SG guitar. The installation will show how easy the Mojo assemblies drop in without modification.
Check out this tutorial and learn the pre-swing fundamentals of golf. This instructional video covers the three different types of grips, stance, posture, and ball position.
Instructions for how to make Crowding Butterflies, an origami tessellation design by Shuzo Fujimoto. You can download the crease pattern with instructions for the pre-creasing part of this video from www.marigami.com. The pre-creasing is easy so this video moves quickly through that part. Visually seeing how the model collapses and finishes up should be helpful for anyone trying to fold this model.
This tutorial goes over more basic features of Google SketchUp and helps you learn how to use pre-made 3D models.
Update: this article is referring to the 1.9 pre-release beta version, which is now commonly referred to as 0.1.9, released in October of 2011.