Devastating and deadly, land mines are a persistent threat in many areas of the world. Funding to clear regions of land mines has been decreasing, but new research may offer a less dangerous method of locating hidden, underground explosives by using glowing bacteria.
Uber as a service is great, but using it requires you to hand over your location data to the company. What's worse is that you may be giving them precious access to your GPS even when don't have the Uber app open. This is both a major privacy issue and a drain on your battery. Fortunately, some of you can fix this.
Welcome back, my tenderfoot hackers! Have you ever wondered where the physical location of an IP address is? Maybe you want to know if that proxy server you are using is actually out of your local legal jurisdiction. Or, maybe you have the IP address of someone you are corresponding with and want to make certain they are where they say they are. Or, maybe you are a forensic investigator tracking down a suspect who wrote a threatening email or hacked someone's company.
I recently had my iPhone stolen at public park and did everything I could to locate it, but with Find My iPhone disabled (I know, what an idiot) and no exact address to give to the police, I had about a .00000001 percent chance of getting it back.
In many urban areas, GPS doesn't work well. Buildings reflect GPS signals on themselves to create a confusing mess for phones to sort out. As a result, most modern devices determine their location using a blend of techniques, including nearby Wi-Fi networks. By using SkyLift to create fake networks known to be in other areas, we can manipulate where a device thinks it is with an ESP8266 microcontroller.
Pets America demonstrates how to perform CPR on a pet. First, lay the animal on the right side to bring the heart up. Bring the animal's left elbow back to the heart. Locate the pulse point. You can also feel the pulse on the pet's wrist or artery on the inside thigh. After locating the pulse, start CPR. Give the pet four quick breaths by having the head in line and tilting it back to open the airway. Close the lower jaw with your hands and hold the mouth shut. Bring your mouth down to the no...
In these days of mobile technology, losing your iPhone or iPod Touch is almost worse than losing your car keys. It becomes one of the most frantic searches you've ever had to endure. But you can relax now, because you can use Apple's Find My iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch service to locate your lost device.
In the first chapter of Alice: Madness Returns, the player is tasked with finding 'pig snouts' and 'memories' scattered across the level. Thankfully, this achievement hunter video is available to assist in the locating and retrieval of each of the collectibles.
The Geminid meteor shower 2010 is tonight, climaxing sometime between midnight and dawn Tuesday. Usually, the Geminid meteor showers in December are awesome spectacles, one of the most intense meteor showers of the year, but this year the moon will be out until after midnight, lessening visibility. But just because you can't see the meteor shower this year, doesn't mean a meteorite or two didn't sneak into Earth's atmosphere, hurdling to the ground, waiting for you to find it. So, get your me...
Grenade rifles are an awesome concept, and locating the rare weapon version, Thump-Thump, will greatly increase the fun and ease with which you play Fallout New Vegas. Watch this video to learn how to get it in the Nellis Array Generators.
For StarCraft II fans who want to get started playing with the map editor, this tutorial shows you how to set up a very basic map. Then you're shown how to set objectives for your players to complete, such as killing a certain amount of units or locating a particular NPC.
If you, for some reason, damaged the pad on your orbital sander, it's not the end of the world. The pad can easily be replace by just locating and removing the screws on the sander. Once that's done you can easily screw a new one in without much of a fuss.
Have you found a dungeon in your Minecraft world yet? There are a lot of great items and resources in dungeons, so if you are having a hard time locating one, consider using the X-ray texture pack and the technique demonstrated in this video.
This is a how-to video demonstrating the procedure to change the battery of the car PT Cruiser from Chrysler.
In this tutorial we learn how to change a flat tubular tire. First, grab your tools and remove the tire from the wheel. Do this by locating the stem and finding the spot across the other side from it. Once you have take this off entirely, you can move onto the next step. Once finished, replace the new tire back onto the wheel. Start with the same area and make sure to push the stem through the hole. Use your body weight to stretch the tire around. To finish this process, you will simply need ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to rip a DVD with the program, Handbrake. Begin by opening the video in the program by clicking on Source and locating the DVD drive. Handbrake will start scanning the all the titles of the DVD. When finished, it will automatically select the correct title for the movie. Under Destination, click on Browse to select your saving destination. You are also able to change the name of the file. Now select the video format and aspect ratio. When finished, cl...
Mary from VLine industries shows up how to Install a wall safe into a closet wall. For this example, she used a DOJ approved Wall Safe from VLine. The first step to the installation is to find where the studs are in the wall and make sure there is no electrical or plumbing behind the wall. Next, after locating the studs with a stud finder or by knocking on the wall, you measure and mark the space you will need for the wall safe. Use your dry wall knife to cut the space for the wall safe out b...
If you want to know how to make a bibliography master list for your research paper, this video is made for you to watch. At the center of the first line of your index card, write the title of your research paper. Make a list of all your references. It can help you save time locating the source of your notes. Take note of the Bibliography Code number, author, and the title of the material used or needed. Highlight important texts for you to see it easily. Compile your working bibliography alon...
Richpin shows the proper way to replace an engine coolant temperature sensor on a Saturn S series. Before he explains the steps of replacing the sensor, Richpin covers the tools to use. Also, Richpin illustrates the types of tools to avoid before beginning the replacement process. First, remove the cap from the expansion tank and then tighten it the way it was before. Next, Richpin shows the procedure for locating the temp sensor. Then, remove the connector from the sensor. Afterwards, Richpi...
Zipped files are the most popular way to transfer scattered or large amounts of files in a compact and economical way, and in this video we learn how to go about unzipping these sometimes tricky storage files. After locating the exact .zip file you wanted unzipped, so to speak, the video tells us, you then right click on it. There should be a list of options, unzip this file being one of them, click this. You must also decide, then, what folder to place the unzipped files in. Quick and easy, ...
Charles M., an attorney and bonsai cultivator, demonstrates how to transfer a field grown Japanese Black Pine that is ready for training. A 5-gallong nursery specimen was purchased and planted in the ground with a bonsai compound soil to keep its roots close and compact during trunk thickening. The tree was allowed to grow for three years, with the main foliage under four feet, but with two “sacrifice” branches allowed to shoot out without trimming. One sacrifice branch at the top of the tree...
This video shows how easy it is to jump start a car properly. Locating the car manual is the first thing to do. It will help for that particular car. Inspect the dead battery. If the battery is cracked or if the liquid inside of it is frozen, don't jump the cars. The battery could explode. Position the cars so that the batteries are as close as possible. Connect the positive cable (red) to the positive terminal (+) of the dead battery. Connect the other positive cable to the positive terminal...
Want to know how t o find that file you've been searching for on your Mac? Apple computers are renowned for being simple to use, as this exercise in searching for a lost file demonstrates.
While building a deck may not be the easiest DIY project, it can be done with proper planning and execution. In part one of this five part series, learn about decking material options, deck style options, building codes restrictions and much more.
In this how-to, you'll find instructions for programming with the Python programming language. More specifically, this tutorial addresses everything from locating and installing Python to running it and writing your first programs. If you're interested in learning more about the Python programming language, watch this helpful video tutorial.
There are 3 steps involved in patching a bike tube: 1. Locate hole in the tube.
How To: Track Your Lost iPhone, iPad, or Mac Even When Its Offline — As Long as This Feature Is Enabled
Apple's latest updates to its operating systems add another security feature to its Find My service, so you have an even better chance at locating your lost iPhone, iPad, or Mac should it ever happen. As long as you have the option enabled, you can leverage other Apple users' devices to find yours on the map.
The first few minutes after gaining access to a MacBook are critical — but where do we begin? Using tools built into macOS, we can develop an in-depth understanding of running background processes, detect antivirus software, locate sensitive files, and fingerprint other devices on the network. All of this can be done without installing additional software or modifying any files.
Businesses leave paper trails for nearly every activity they do, making it easy for a hacker or researcher to dig up everything from business licenses to a CEO's signature if they know where to look. To do this, we'll dig into the databases of government organizations and private companies to learn everything we can about businesses and the people behind them.
When you misplace your Android device, finding it with the Android Device Manager, or even better, Whistle Me, can help you find it no problem. But what about when your phone is not just hiding under the couch cushions? Your worst nightmare just came true. It's officially gone.
In this series of video clips you’ll learn how to replace a valve cover on the engine of your car. Expert mechanic Nathan McCoullough shows you step-by-step instructions, from locating the valve and determining whether or not it’s leaking, covering and protecting the electronic components of your engine, and removing the necessary parts, such as the valve cover and bolts.
When it comes to finding lost things, the joke goes that it's always in the last place you look. With an assist from ARKit, Pixie can make your iPhone the first and last place you look for that missing item.
If you've ever wondered how to import your photos in Snapseed, then you've come to the right place. Snapseed is a wonderful photo-editing app and will provide you with many tools to take your photos to the next level. But you can't get to that next level if you don't know how to get your images into Snapseed in the first place.
Automator takes the work out of common repetitive tasks. I don't enjoy compressing videos for quick sharing or uploading to the web, so I created an Automator action to handle the process for me.
Jotting quick notes can be a pain. There have been countless occasions where I've needed a pen and paper to quickly write something down, but either didn't have them near me or was doing something on my phone and neglected to remember.
One of many cool features in iOS is the ability to listen to your Music app and have the player options, as well as album art, available on your lock screen. While that's super convenient, it's not all that easy on the eyes. The player is placed over a blurred version of whatever your lock screen wallpaper is.
When money's tight and you're tired of re-watching and re-watching your gigantic DVD collection, there's always live television. Of course, you probably don't have cable, which means you're resorting to a homemade antenna like this to get broadcasted channels in your area. But, let's face it—it's just not good enough.
How to adjust a sliding door. Sliding doors are great when they are sliding but can be a real pain in the bum when they don't. Today's video will concentrate on adjusting the wheels to help alleviate some of these annoying issues. It doesn't matter if it's a robe sliding door, a closet sliding door, a glass sliding door or a patio sliding door, the principle is still the same. Obviously there can be other factors like the sliding door track or the sliding door wheels being in a state of disre...
Many popular IoT devices have terrible security. For instance, a hacker who's on the same Wi-Fi network as a Sonos speaker can assume direct control over the device's behavior. If an IoT device doesn't secure the messages used to control it over a network, it's easy for somebody to write a few Python scripts to make it do whatever they want.
Facebook has grown into one of the central hubs of the internet where ideas are shared with others. But with the rise of brand development, individuals and companies need to get their messages out beyond their group of Facebook friends so it can be seen by more of the world.