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How To: Build with wild cards in GREP using InDesign CS4

This Lynda tutorial goes over the various GREP meta characters that can be found in InDesign CS4. These characters describe a variety of things, including specific characters, how often characters may repeat in a text document, location, or conditions to searches (for words or characters within a text). The meta characters outlined in this tutorial can be found in the special characters menu of InDesign, the first grouping of which are called the wild cards. To find this group, you will need ...

How To: Mark a queen honey bee

Marking a queen bee will allow the beekeeper to locate her easily by the now distinguishing spot on her back. Specialty markers can be purchased from a beekeeping supplier, but similar ink can be found more easily at a local arts and crafts store. Just make sure to let the ink dry before releasing her, otherwise her colony will clean it right off. Watch this video beekeeping tutorial and learn how to mark the queen honey bee.

How To: Ask a girl out for Valentine's Day

This video will help you feel more comfortable approaching someone new to spend Valentine's Day together. It can all start with a simple and innocent question. "What are you doing on Valentine's Day?" This really will work equally well for men asking women out or women allowing men the opportunity to ask them out. This could be just the encouragement you need to take the first step in starting a new relationship or just getting to know someone whom you have found interesting. The best part to...

How To: Eat foods high in potassium

Potassium is an important metal for keeping your cells alive and can be found in many foods, including fruits, vegetables, and meats. Potassium is a mineral that helps maintain normal fluid balance in your body, helps control blood pressure and reduces your risk of kidney stones. Potassium is particularly high in foods like bananas, sweet potatoes, yogurt, yellow fin tuna and soy beans. Try these tips for buying foods rich in potassium in this healthy nutrition how-to video.

How To: Optimize performance on your Windows Vista PC with CCleaner

There is a built-in tool in Windows Vista that allows you to clean up your hard drive and system, and it could be found by simply searching for "disk cleanup" in the start menu. But this provides a really basic cleanup, so for all of you who want something more extensive, there are free alternatives available on the web. Once is called CCleaner, which is a lot better. It's the number-one tool for cleaning your Windows PC.

How To: Use a health glitch to beat the Ancient Rock Wraith in Dragon Age 2 easily

The Ancient Rock Wraith in Dragon Age 2 is a really impressive boss, and will probably beat you mercilessly the first time you fight him. Especially if you're playing on Nightmare. This video demonstrates a successful pwning of the Ancient Rock Wraith on Nightmare so you can learn from the creator's success. You'll also see how to use a health glitch in the game that allows you to make this fight a lot easier by taking advantage of teleporting enemies.

How To: Prevent road rage

The road can sometimes resemble a battle field. Tailgaters, horn-honkers, and jerks who cut you off are enough to drive any driver batty. Here's how to keep your cool behind the wheel and stay calm during moments in which you'd like to explode.

How To: Exploit Remote File Inclusion to Get a Shell

A simple security flaw can allow an attacker to gain a strong foothold with little effort on their part. When a web application permits remotely hosted files to be loaded without any validation, a whole can of worms is opened up, with consequences ranging from simple website defacement to full-on code execution. For this reason, RFI can be a promising path to obtaining a shell.

How To: Insert images with links into your signature on Gmail

If you're getting bored of the same old same old in your e-mail messages, or if you're looking for an easier way to show off each of your social networking, as well as personal websites, then you will be happy to hear that Gmail has finally introduced rich text signature lines that'll allow you to hyper-link your images in your signature via HTML. All this can be found in the Labs section of your settings in Gmail. In this video you will learn how to set up the signature with the images and h...

How To: Tether iPhone 4 using HANDYLIGHT without jailbreaking

If you ever wanted to tether your iPhone but found your carriers’ prices ridiculously high, then meet HANDYLIGHT. This $0.99 iPhone app has a nice hidden feature. It will allow you to connect to the internet using your iPhone (i.e. tether). There’s no guarantee that this app will stay in the app store much longer (or even on your phone after you purchase it), so use it at your own risk.

How To: Instant streaming Netflix on PS3 with a Netflix disc

There is now a way to watch and stream Netflix movies to your PlayStation 3 (PS3). Netflix will give you a free disk to do this and you are able to choose from thousands of titles to watch instantly as long as you maintain a minimum $8.99/month Netflix membership. Once you receive your disk, insert it into the PS3 and enter your provided code to integrate your particular PS3 with your online account. This brings up your instant watch queue and allows you to browse the Netflix inventory of new...

How To: Use the levels and histogram in Photoshop

Deke McClelland explains what the Levels and Histogram commands can do in Photoshop in this video tutorial. Levels allows you to adjust the luminance levels allowing you to adjust the contrast and colors within each color channel of an image. Thus, Levels allows you to adjust the individual colors that can be found within a gradient. This command is very similar to the curves command but to a less powerful extent. It is also more efficient than the curves command. The Histogram is another col...

How To: Use location and security settings in Android

Many applications, especially those found in the Android Market are more effective when they know your physical location; like an app that's going to find the nearest gas station, restaurant or ATM. One of the salient advantages of a Google Android smartphone over, say, an Apple iPhone, is the inherent extendibility of the open-source Android mobile OS. There are a seemingly infinite number of settings to tweak and advanced features to discover and use. This free video tutorial, in particular...

How To: Make char cloth with found materials

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a char cloth. The materials required for this process are: cloth, container and tinder. The cloth must be made of any woven, cotton material. Begin by placing the cloth into a container. The container should be a metal material. Then close the container and make a while on top to allow the smoke and flames to escape. Leave the container in some fire and wait for it to finish. Then take it to cool and take out the cloth. Now strike some spark o...

How To: Create a watermark or background in MS Word 2007

This video shows you how to change the background color and watermark in your Word 2007 document. Both settings are found on the Page Layout tab. The background color can be chosen from a wide palette. The most frequently used colors are immediately applied to the current page as a preview. You can also choose to add a fill effect, like a color gradient, by clicking the Fill Effects item in the Page Color list. The watermark feature allows you to add either a predefined notice, an image or a ...

How To: Completely Customize the LED Notification Colors on Your Nexus 5X or 6P Without Rooting

The notification light on phones and tablets is slowly disappearing. The once staple feature is now only found on a few devices, and a bevy of other notification systems have sought to fill the gap. The most popular of these systems is Ambient Display, which has grown in popularity with OEMs over the last couple of years; even Google's own Nexus line of phones have made the plunge.

How To: Craft and use the Redstone Repeater in Minecraft

Minecraft Beta 1.3 has introduced some awesome elements to the game, foremost among them for all you Redstone heads out there is the Redstone Repeater. It's a new block you can craft that allows you to adjust the delay on the redstone circuit passing through it, allowing more finesse in timing your traps and other Redstone circuit contraptions and allowing you to save space by not making unnecessarily long circuits for the sake of timing.

How To: Use the Sticky Keys feature in Mac OS X

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the Sticky Keys feature in a Mac OS X computer. The Sticky Keys feature is found in the Keyboard tab in the Universal Access menu. To turn on the sticky keys, check the On option. Underneath, users are able to set some options for how the modifier keys are treated. Sticky Keys will allow users to press the keys in a sequence, instead of all at once. This video will benefit those viewers who use a Mac computer and would like to learn how to conf...

How To: Make a cheap studio light with soft box for under $20

This video shows how to make a studio softbox light for under 20 dollars. It is made with items found around the home or easily acquired. The author takes us through the process in a step by step manner. It starts with a cheap camera tripod upon which a plastic electrical outlet strip is attached using either a screw or strong plastic adhesive. An electrical plug with a light socket attachment is plugged into the strip to allow the light to be attached. A small cooler with a hole cut in the b...

How To: Recover a deleted file from NTFS drive on Ubuntu

For anyone who has accidentally deleted a file, follow the steps in this tutorial to learn how to recover the file on Ubuntu. Learn what commands to type to run a search that will allow you to undelete a deleted file. This tutorial shows you letter by letter what command to type and in what format it should be typed to scan your hard drive for the deleted file. Once your search has found the file, the tutorial also shows how it can be recovered and then saved back onto your hard drive.

How To: Eat foods high in electrolytes

Electrolytes are solutions containing ions usually found in sports drinks that help maintain proper hydration during extreme physical activity. A balance of electrolytes is important for the normal functioning of the cells and organs of our body. The most popular electrolytes are sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate. Try these tips for buying foods rich in electrolytes in this nutrition how-to video.

How To: Install virtual console games on your Wii for free

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to load virtual console games onto your Nintendo Wii. You'll need the Twilight Hack and an SD card for this process. The Twilight hack allows you to run unofficial software through the SD (Secure Digital) card inserted into your Wii. Since the Twilight hack was found through the lastest Zelda game Twilight Princess, the game needs to be loaded every time before you can run any "homebrew" software.

How To: Play "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" by U2 on guitar

Want to master "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" by U2? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete (and we mean complete) breakdown of the song and its constituent parts. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "ISHFWILF" on your own guitar, watch this video g...

How To: Hunt Down Social Media Accounts by Usernames with Sherlock

When researching a person using open source intelligence, the goal is to find clues that tie information about a target into a bigger picture. Screen names are perfect for this because they are unique and link data together, as people often reuse them in accounts across the internet. With Sherlock, we can instantly hunt down social media accounts created with a unique screen name on many online platforms simultaneously.

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