I always have fresh ginger around in my kitchen, but before I started to use it on a regular basis, I made a lot of mistakes when it came to prepping it. It has a very different texture from most other produce, and the thin, papery skin makes peeling it a little more difficult. Speaking of peeling, I learned the hard way that a knife is not a great tool for peeling ginger. I didn't have a peeler at the time, and I'd used a paring knife to peel potatoes and plenty of other vegetables, so I fig...
Many Minecrafters think that Minecart Traveling with many rails is the fastest (most efficient) way of travel. They are wrong. There is one other way of traveling with carts on rails, Forward, Backward, and Upward. And it can take you places up to 6X Faster than the traditional Minecart Design, and, its just as simple to make.
Termite poop and biofuels — what's the connection? New research into termites' intestinal comings and goings describes a process that may speed the development and lower the cost of fuels made from plant matter.
So I've been pretty busy with uni lately, but this was something I'd thought about a lot and I came up with a way to send an infinitely expandable chain of redstone with trip wires. Let me know what you think.
Omniscience is not required to make some really cool shit happen. Yes, it took a while, but we can make fuel from the Sun! Solar panels are basically our answer to God. And now that we can make solar electricity, finding the most efficient way to harvest it is tricky.
Greetings, fellow NBers! Welcome to my sixth iteration of my sorting series. Today, we'll be discussing a personal favorite: Quicksort, or Quick Sort.
The fridge is the heart of the kitchen; take it away, and the whole operation falls apart. Yet, despite this, the fridge is also one of the most overlooked appliances in any kitchen. Most people organize their drawers and shelves for maximum efficiency, while many others buy islands simply to make their culinary playground more space efficient. Heck, I know some people who have passed up on otherwise great apartments because the counter space simply wasn't large enough.
In the business world, it is always best to have the people you work with. For you to become the best you could give, here are at least 5 tips in using team building tools.
If you have an iOS device, chances are you've spent a decent amount of time in the App Store—without at least a few apps, smartphones are pretty boring. There's an app to do just about anything you could ask for, but the problem is finding them. Searching the App Store sucks.
While the new Google Inbox is currently invite-only, if you were able to snag one, you'll want to learn the best ways to navigate it. Google Inbox coins itself as "The inbox that works for you," and after a brief run through of it, we think it's definitely living up to that slogan.
How To: Add Thumb-Friendly Pie Controls to Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 for More Efficient Use with One Hand
With its awesomely enormous size, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 can at times be difficult to navigate when you only have one hand free—especially if you have really small hands.
Google Drive has been a gamechanger in the business world. First launched in 2006, Google Sheets has become much more than an alternative to Microsoft Excel. The powerful spreadsheet program is a boon for efficiency that's accessible wherever you have an internet connection—or when you have time edit offline.
Zynga's newest game is CityVille, where you build your own city from the ground up! This video shows you a few good strategies and tips that you can employ to build up your city without having to rely so much on friends who also play.
A fireplace is a great tool to use during the cold winter months. It can be used to help set a mood or just to keep you and others warm. But when the fire is out, it's important to close off the entrance to prevent any cold air from coming in and any warm air from leaving. The best, and cheapest, way to do this is by creating a fireplace insert.
If you're trying to save some cash, as well as help the environment, there are many things that you can do around your home that will help. One thing you can do is use plastic. There are many different uses for plastic and it comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. They are most commonly used in caulks and sealants and can help prevent any cold or warm air from leaving the home, saving you money and energy. If you're interested in finding out what else you can do, check out this tutorial abov...
Natalie Coughlin's strength and motivating voice guide you through 60 minutes of lap madness. iSWIM is broken into 3 20-minute sections: Warm up and drilling, an aerobic set, and sprints and cool down. Each workout includes freestyle, backstroke and kicking drills. Natalie's cues are golden in creating a more efficient stroke, kick and efficiency in the water. The champion guides you through each body part guarantees that your body is reshaping with every stroke. Get lean with Natalie! All le...
This video tutorial shows how to stuff your nursery barn in FarmVille (06/07/10). If you don't want to cheat at FarmVille, or already have and are just trying to manage your massive herd of livestock, this video is here to help! It will teach you how to stuff your nursery barn in the most efficient way for removing the animals later. Now get back on Facebook and farm more productively than ever!
Saving money is the name of the game during any rough financial period. There are many ways to do so, but one of the most obvious ways is by doing it in your home. Being energy efficient is a great way to not only save some green, but be green as well. So in this tutorial, you'll learn a few tips on how to make your home more energy efficient. Enjoy!
Do you have too little tobacco left to roll a whole cigarette, but want to smoke it efficiently? Then, Wonderhowto user, welcome to the world of hot knives. This video will teach you how knives and a stove can be turned into a wonderfully efficient smoking implement.
Everyone is looking for a way to reduce their energy bill when it comes to heating and central air conditioning. The key to a low bill is to make sure your house's system is running efficiently. Check or replace your filters, regularly clean vents and maintain your thermostat at a reasonable temperature.
Want to find the most efficient way to spend your resources mining in Minecraft? This two part tutorial shows you how you can set up easy and efficient systems for mining the caves and mountains on your game of Minecraft.
This tutorial shows you how to improve your digital asset management. Once you have recorded your digital audio and video footage, you'll want to import it and edit it as efficiently and quickly as possible. This video shows you the most efficient workflow set up to use.
This video home and garden tutorial explores the financial advantages of making your home energy efficient. Learn how to make an eco-friendly home that will help save money and the environment.
Are your electricity and water bills comparable with that of Raging Waters? Then it's probably the right time to consider how to save on your energy and water bill by taking small steps like assessing where you're at in your home, having an energy audit, and eliminate leaky faucets.
If you're wondering if your home is energy efficient, there is an easy way to check. For some cities in the U.S., you can actually call people to come over to your house and test the efficiency of your home. It's a great way to tell if you're saving energy and what you need to work on.
RV water heaters can be easily made more efficient by loosening one or two screws that hold the U-tube tight. Sometimes the orifice that connects the gas valve and the U-tube is not aligned properly with the U-tube, and the loosening of one screw or the other will allow the straight alignment of the orifice and U-tube. After loosening the screws and realigning the U-tube, simply tighten the screw and the water heater will be more efficient because the perfect gas and air mixture will be present.
Want to crush the golf ball as far as you can? Four-time Long Drive Champ Jason Zuback knows all there is about how to crush a golf ball. Listen to his advice and in no time you'll add yards and tear up the golf course. Learn how to use efficient power to crush a golf ball.
Is the Hunter your favorite class? This video is for you, then! This tutorial shows you a few useful macros (like how to transfer aggro to your pet) you'll definitely want to set up when you're playing a Hunter in World of Warcraft: Cataclsym.
Want to make sure your homestead is running as effeciently as possible? This tutorial takes you on a tour of a thriving FrontierVille homestead, and explains why everything has been set up to maximize production and earning experience points and bonuses.
You can save up to seventy five percent on energy bills by using CF light bulbs and energy efficient light fixtures. This DIY how to video provides tips on buying and installing efficient light fixtures. Make your home more green and eco friendly by following these helpful tips.
Did you know you fireplace is very inefficient? It takes conditioned and treated air and pushes it out of your home. This tutorial video will teach you how to make your fireplace more efficient.
Tabs are a beautiful thing. Without them, web browsing can be an incredibly tedious task. Tabs help organize all of your open pages in one window, saving you the time of constantly switching back and forth. And honestly, who wants to look at this? Want to add the convenience of tabs to Windows Explorer? The aptly named TabExplorer can help.
This how to video shows you some easy ways to make your home energy efficient. Save money on your energy bills with this great tutorial.
How many gallons of gas does it take to get from Kansas City to New York? Depends on what you're driving. In this custom-modded Indy race car designed by students at the DeLaSalle Education Center? About four.
If you're having trouble with the Act 1 quest 'Act of Mercy' in Dragon Age 2, or just want to bask in watching a really good gamer discuss his craft while he pwns, watch this video walkthrough, watch this series of three videos and take them to heart.
Bento Boxes might be the most esthetically pleasing and efficient means of lunch storage on Earth. Part of this is the awesomely shaped food within, originally shaped to fit into the bento boxes but now done with creativity and flair. This video will show you how to cut a hot dog into an octopus or a squid that will fit into a bento box, ensuring extra enjoyment for whoever will be eating your bento.
Organic LEDs (OLED) are even more efficient than their standard LED cousins, but does that mean they're harder to make? Perhaps somewhat, but no excessively. Watch this video to learn how to make a DIY OLED at home, allowing you to make really cool light-up displays.
XML video players are the most efficient and accessible type of video player that you can put on your website from both a user and a web designer standpoint. This video will teach you how to create one and put it on your website using Flash CS4 and Actionscript 3. After your do this, you will have saved yourself many future headaches by making it easier to modify and add videos in your player.
A rocket stove is a "rocket" combustion approach to preparing meals, which provides high combustion efficiency and efficient heat transfer to the cooking pot. Research suggests (through practical experience) that by using a rocket stove, you could save at least 50% of fuelwood, which is a significant savings for anyone's financial situation.
In Minecraft, one cool way of getting around those larger fortresses and bases is to set up a minecart. If you're looking for fun or efficient new ways of setting up your minecart station, adding booster carts to make it faster, and adding floor tile switches, check out this video series! There's a plethora of information in here that'll give you the inspiration to have more fun with your base building!