It's easy to find yourself drowning in a pile of papers and nick-nacks if you're not armed with a good organization system. By taking the time to set up a system where everything is condensed and has a place you'll find it much easier to keep it that way.
News: Microbes Are Everywhere—But Those on Your Cell Phone Can Be Dangerous, Especially During Cold & Flu Season
It won't come as a surprise to hear that your cell phone, tablet, and laptop are loaded with bacteria and other organic material. While most of these bacteria are harmless, there are good reasons to reduce the capability of your mobile devices to infect you—or other people.
If you've ever attended school or held a job, you're probably well familiar with Microsoft Office, whether you used it or not. It's the most popular office suite available, and has been for some time. Apple does have its own suite of productivity apps (iWork), but Microsoft Office has always been the industry leader for word documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.
Clip Art from Microsoft Office allows you to insert stock photos into you PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Entourage documents easily. You can gain access to the Office Clip Art site easily in any of the mentioned applications. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to download and use clipart from Office Online in this how-to video. You can get free stock images of low-priced professional quality photos.
If you use Office 2008 for Mac and all its applications (Word, PowerPoint, Entourage, Excel), than you need to know about the predefined workflows available using the Script menu that uses Automator to help perform mind-numbing tasks. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to save time by using predefined workflows in this how-to video.
The Toolbox in Office 2008 for Mac is more than just a simple formatting palette. There's so much you can do, so much you accomplish, but you need to know how to take advantage of everything offered in the Office Toolbox, whether in PowerPoint, Entourage, Word, or Excel. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to format, insert, research, and clip with the Toolbox in this how-to video. Check out all of the things it can do!
If you've ever had to work with documents written in other languages, you know how painstakingly difficult it can be if you're not a fluent speaker of the language. But now, with the help of Office 2008 for Mac, translating those documents is easy. You can know easily translate a PowerPoint presentation in almost any language to almost any language! And you can also translate Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and even emails in Entourage! This translator is available right in the reference ...
Watch as a seasoned professional demonstrates how to use the Polaris 180 Pool Cleaner, including how to install the rebuild kit and each component, in this free online video about home pool maintenance.
We all want to spic and span our kitchen countertops, our tile floors, and our bathrooms. But for the most part we can bet you've been unwittingly using storebought detergent cleaners or bleach. While these cleaners are in fact excellent at removing grime and buffing your dirty floors to a Midas touch perfection, they also come filled to the brim with known cancer-causing agents, synthetic chemicals, and other gnarly, hard to pronounce crap.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make sodium silicate from drain cleaner and gel beads with Dr. Lithium.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to dissolve glass with drain cleaner. They show you how to dissolve that glass with sodium hydroxide (drain cleaner).
Fitlers are very important when it comes to using vacuum cleaners. Not only do they prevent damage to your cleaner's motor, but they can also prevent any dust or other debris from being layed out onto the floor.
Has your child been in love with fish since "Finding Nemo?" Learn how to make pipe cleaner fish from a professional art instructor in this free crafts video series.
Everything you ever wanted to know about making arts and crafts projects with pipe cleaners in this free arts and crafts video series for kids taught by and expert.
Word 2008 for Mac is jam-packed with tons of cool and useful features and tools that you can use to make a great looking document. Starting with the pre-made templates is the best way to go, and from there, customize it the best you can, anyway you can. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you all the great features in this how-to video.
Watch this automotive video tutorial to see how to clean the mass air flow sensor in a Toyota FJ Cruiser. These detailed instructions will show you exactly how to remove and clean the MAF (mass air flow) sensor in the FJ Crusier, to ensure that your engine runs at peak performance.
If you're having a problem with your vacuum cleaner's motor, don't bother taking it to a repairman. This can be a very costly repair and can take some time to repair.
This video will show you how to make flowers out of pipe cleaners. To start you'll need five pipe cleaners. The video shows the basic steps of connecting the first two pipe cleaners by twisting together the ends. Then pipe cleaners are bunched together and wrapped by another pipe cleaner. This creates the petals and the stem that extends downwards. After the petals and stem are shaped correctly, a green pipe cleaner is wrapped around the yellow stem to give it a realistic green appearance. Fi...
In this video, we learn how to get rid of bed bugs using a steam cleaner. First, you will need to purchase a simple steam cleaner, which will produce steam that is hot enough to kill bed bugs. Now, take your steam cleaner and let it heat up for twenty minutes. Remove all your bedding items, including sheets and mattress covers. Grab your steam cleaner and steam all around the side of the bed until you have reached all of the spots. Go around the entire mattress as well as the box spring and t...
One of the most common problems that vacuum cleaners can have is the belt that drives their brush. They are actually pretty cheap and easy to fix yourself, and this video will show you everything you need to know to remove the old belt and install the new one quickly and easily.
The vacuum cleaner is the most elaborate piece of cleaning equipment many people have, and they should last a long time. Their power cords, however, are generally not very durable. If yours have gotten worn out or actually broken, it's not too challenging to replace it yourself. This video will show you exactly how to do it on a Hoover WindTunnel vacuum.
Replacing cigarettes with a pipe? Let's learn how to clean the pipe so the tobacco will be fresher tasting.
Accidents happen all the time. When these accidents happen, things tend to break. When an accident happens with a vacuum cleaner, it's usually the handle or bin lid that becomes damaged.
In this tutorial, we learn how to craft a penguin out of pip cleaners. First, grab a pencil and wrap white pipe cleaner around the top. Now, wrap black around the pencil as well, and squish them both together. Slide them off, then take an orange pipe cleaner and fold it in half. About 2 rings from the top of the black, poke the orange through that will be the beak. On the bottom, twist the orange pip cleaner together to make penguin feet, then clip off any excess pipe cleaner. Now, take black...
Are you worried about how your bathroom cleaning supplies are damaging the environment and your own air? Use these recipes to create non-toxic, homemade bathroom cleaners instead. Never mix homemade cleaners with commercial cleaners, because when mixed, they can produce toxic gases. Use the same safety precautions as you would with store bought cleaners- keep them out of reach of children and pets, and out of your eyes and mouth. Always work in a well-ventilated area. Store your cleaning ingr...
With a little muscle and a powerful cleaner, even the filthiest oven can look new. Since it's best to let the cleaner sit overnight, try to start cleaning before bed.
Microsoft Windows Vista Tips - Finding Information with Instant Search in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 - Somewhere in the hundreds, or perhaps thousands of messages in your Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 mailbox is the one that has the information you need about that client meeting on Thursday. So how do you find it without reading through every one of your messages? The new Instant Search feature in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 allows you to find the information you need instantly. For more...
If you've ever found yourself printing a copy of a document in Microsoft Office Word just to be able to read it, you'll appreciate the new Full Screen Reading feature in Microsoft Office Word 2007. For more on utilizing this handy new feature of Word, watch this MS Office how-to.
Learn how to use the Microsoft Office 2010 Ribbon interface within SharePoint 2010. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular content management system (CMS) or a seasoned MS Office professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the SharePoint 2010 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started using the new Ribbon interface in SharePoint yourself, watch this free video guide.
If you've just ran out of all purpose cleaner, hold on to your waller for just a couple of minutes. Most of the all purpose cleaners, or any cleaner for that matter, contains chemicals that can be harmful for you and others. Not only that, but it produces more trash that can easily be avoided. How so? By making your own stuff from scratch.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a lily out of paper and pipe cleaner. First, lay your hand flat on a piece of copy paper. Next, trace your hand with a pen or pencil, then cut it out with scissors. Now use a pencil or pen to curl the ends of the fingers you just cut out. After this, combine two pieces of gold pipe cleaner together and bend in half. Then, place a green pipe cleaner in the middle and make a twist to keep in place. To finish, wrap your paper hand cut out around the gold pi...
In this tutorial, we learn how to craft a snake out of a pipe cleaner. First, you will take three pipe cleaners and twist their ends together, then stick a large pom pom in between the pipe cleaners. Then do a braid with the pipe cleaners until you reach the end, and then twist the end together. Then, take some googly eyes and glue them onto the pom pom. You can now twist the snake to make it look like a rattle snake and add a piece of red felt to make the tongue. This is a fast and easy proj...
How to make mini Christmas wreaths out of pipe cleanersIn this video we are about to see how to make mini Christmas wreaths out of pipe cleaners. To start with we get colors of pipe cleaners. Now take them of equal length and twists their ends together so that they don’t come off. Start braiding from the attached ends. The art of braiding is very easy. Just take the middle over the left and the middle over the right. Repeat the process till the end of the pipe cleaners. Leave out a small port...
Dominick from AskMeDiy demonstrates what he says is the right way, and the easy way, to clean your tile grout.
If you own a Dyson DC25 vacuum cleaner and are having a problem with collecting dust, debris, and other junk check out this tutorial.
Learn how to make your own homemade cleaning wipes and save money with this video tutorial. You will need a roll of paper, 2-3 cups of you favorite cleaner, and a storage container with a lid, a cutting board, and a knife. Cut the paper towel role in half using only one half now. Put the half paper towel roll in the container and soak with the cleaner. Remove the cardboard from the center of the roll and the cleaning wipes will be pulled out from the center of the roll.
When the Galaxy S6 hype-train was building momentum ahead of the phone's release, many reports had Samsung cutting back on its much-maligned TouchWiz skin. In the end, these reports were either highly exaggerated or entirely fabricated, because while not as egregious as previous devices, Samsung's signature bloated UI and duplicate apps are definitely present on the Galaxy S6.
In this clip, you'll learn how to utilize the MS Office Ribbon interface when working within PowerPoint 2010. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular presentation application or a seasoned MS Office professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the PowerPoint 2010 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started creating and using the Ribbon interface in your own PowerPoint projects, watch this free video guide.
Want to make Microsoft SharePoint 2010 play nice with other programs from the Microsoft Office 2010 application suite? This guide will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular content management system (CMS) or a seasoned MS Office professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the SharePoint 2010 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, watch this free video lesson.
Meet the Microsoft Office 2010 Ribbon interface. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular presentation application or a seasoned MS Office professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the Outlook 2010 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started creating and using the Ribbon interface in your own PowerPoint projects, watch this free video guide.