Decks and patios are a major source of America's entertainment and relaxing enjoyment, but they can be hot in the summer sun. They can actually be dangerous if they reflect the sun's ultraviolet rays. And running your grill during a rainstorm that arrives the same time as your guests can be a real frustration. One answer is a sunroof over your patio or deck. If designed properly, a sunroof can cut the summer sun, but still allow winter sun rays to warm the house. The sunroof shown is a typica...
This is a video about creating a logo using adobe illustrator. First go to adobe illustrator and open the new document. Next if you want to make a logo in rectangular shape take the rectangular and drag it over in the new document. Next choose a color and fill it in the rectangular. Next go for new layer and click the button. Next insert the text what you want in that rectangular. Next increase the text size how much you want. Next if you want to change the color in between the text select th...
One of the easiest ways to measure body fat is by using hydrostatic weighing. It is based on Archimedes' principle, the law of buoyancy. It works by calculating body fat from measuring the amount of displaced water after a person has been immersed under water. Since muscle is denser than body fat, a person who has more muscle will displace less water than a person of the same weight with more body fat. This test is usually performed for a couple times for averaging accuracy. If the test is do...
You are never too old to meet a mate! Never! In this video, learn some great tips on how to socialize your life to meet men when over 60.
CC, which stands for "carbon copy", is a familiar phrase in email, but can also be used in business letters and legal documents. This can be especially useful for letters you want to spend up a company or organizational chain, letting each recipient know exactly who else received the same document.
Driving through thick fog can sometimes be intensely scray. Luskily we have a how to video for how to deal with situations like these. When you run into fog on the road, keep your head and follow these simple tips to stay safe.
If you're feeling unappreciated, underwhelmed, or just plain trapped, taking some time off may help.
Whether your plane made a crash landing or your ship got lost on a three-hour tour, now you're stranded on a remote island. Here's how to get help.
To keep your young tree healthy through the winter there are several maintenance tips to keep in mind. You need to protect them from mice and voles gnawing around the base of the tree because they can easily girdle the bark and cause a tree to die. A simple way to prevent this is to use a plastic wrap. Simply put it around the base of the tree about an inch or so below the soil line and wrap it around the tree all the way up. This will prevent the little mice teeth from gnawing on the bark. A...
From day to day, it can be difficult to remember everything that's required of you. I tend to forget exactly where it is I'm supposed to be during my busiest moments, and it's even easier to delete each day's events out of your brain when there's so much else that dominates your mind. Yet taking the time to remember exactly what it is that happens during each of our days can be a vital part of our memory—and with nothing more than 15 minutes, we can strengthen our brains and remember more tha...
Journals are a great source of hilarity and embarrassment, detailing everything from your elementary school crushes to those super awkward middle school dances. While rereading your old hand-scrawled entries might make you cringe, that old journaling habit could benefit you as an adult.
If you are stuck in the wild and run out of matches, dip into your food supply and start a fire that way. This handy tutorial will show you how to stay warm with nothing but a can and a chocolate bar.
Smartglasses and AR headset makers like Microsoft, Magic Leap, and Google (and aspiring AR wearables makers like Apple and Snapchat) need display components for their products, and LetinAR is among the companies ready to supply those components.
Last year, Motorola released their Moto G5 Plus, a fantastic mid-tier machine that earned praise from both reviewers and consumers. Starting at $229, it was well-built and inexpensive considering everything Motorola managed to jam into it. This year, Motorola is looking to replicate the success of their G series with the G6 Plus.
Tuesday gave us what I am dubbing a "patent dump." Can you blame me? The U.S. Patent Office released 56 patents from Apple. 56! Among them, there are patents confirming Apple is working on embedded Touch ID, edge-to-edge displays, and a 3D camera system (surprise, surprise). Some of those things we've heard rumors on for some time, but what is new is one of the patents hidden amongst the bunch, describing an Apple-made avatar system. One whose end-goal is to reflect your current emotional sta...
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In this scientific video tutorial, undergraduate students in a forensic chemistry lab demonstrate some chemical spot tests for marijuana and cocaine. Learn how to perform drug spot color tests! Just like in CSI.
In this scientific video tutorial, undergraduate students in a forensic chemistry lab demonstrate a forensic DNA test to catch a criminal. Learn how to perform a forensic DNA test! Just like in CSI.
In this scientific video tutorial, undergraduate students in a forensic chemistry lab demonstrate how to perform gunshot residue analysis (GSR). Learn how to perform gun shot residue analysis (GSR)! Just like in CSI.
In this scientific video tutorial, undergraduate students in a forensic chemistry lab demonstrate how to screen a urine sample for drugs of abuse (or their metabolites). The students employ the ToxiLab system, which performs a thin-layer chromatography separation of the drugs and metabolites prior to chemical development, which gives specific colors for different drugs. Learn how to screen urine samples for drugs! Just like in CSI.
In this scientific video tutorial, undergraduate students in a forensic chemistry lab demonstrate how to use a comparison microscope for bullet and bullet casing comparisons, and color developments tests for impression marking enhancement (such as for filed-off serial numbers). Learn how to perform ballistics comparisons! Just like in CSI.
In this scientific video tutorial, undergraduate students in a forensic chemistry lab demonstrate how to develop fingerprints using a variety of methods: Cyanoacrylate (superglue) fuming, dusting, and iodine fuming. Learn how to dust for fingerprints, just like on CSI.
The only things that will get you into a good college is persistence, a will to learn, and of course… grades. If your grades are lacking that oomph they need to impress the schools and your parents, there's a few ways to aid in improving your scores. With a little effort and focus, your next report card will sport better grades.
Kick up your look by adding dresses you make yourself to your wardrobe. It's simple to create a patter and sew a dress that will fit your exact measurements. You'll be amazed at the differene of having a drees you made yourself makes.
In this Xara web designer tutorial you will learn how to use flip horizontal and vertical feature. The Xara Web Designer flip tool is used to change the orientation of an object. Imagine that the flip tool was a mirror and you could reflect an object in the opposite direction and that will give you an idea of how it works. The Xara Web Designer flip tool is great for creating reflecting objects, which you will get an opportunity to do in a much later tutorial.
Want to add cool, colorful effects to your photos without paying for filters or using Photoshop? A cheap glass prism (and some practice) is all you need to bend the light to capture images like the ones below taken by wedding photographer Sam Hurd. Sam uses a six inch triangular prism to catch the light and reflect images in front of his lens. The shape allows you to "twist the prism into creating a curve and bend-like distortion of your surroundings," which can create rainbow effects and mir...
You're halfway through reading an article on your iPhone, when the display just turns off. Frustrated, you open the article again, only for the display to go black again. You shouldn't have to keeping touching the screen to keep your iPhone from going to sleep. Luckily, you can delay or even stop your iPhone from doing so with just a few taps.
In general, the internet can be a cruel place, and Instagram is no exception. Most of the time, the platform is a fantastic way to share and view unique and creative content, to reach an audience of both fans and friends. People can step out of line and harass or bully others on posts to the detriment of the entire community. However, this type of commenting won't be sustainable for much longer.
Samsung Health has become one of the most comprehensive wellness apps thanks to features that cover everything from step counting to nutrition logging and symptom diagnosis. But because the app has so much to offer, it can be easy to overlook some smaller, but useful features.
Once known as S Health, Samsung Health has become one of the most comprehensive health apps available for Android. In fact, we all can benefit from the features the app brings to the table — whether you're a marathon runner or a couch potato. If you're in the latter category, the app has a simple feature that can nudge you towards becoming more active.
Waveguide manufacturer DigiLens has closed a $25 million Series C round of funding from automotive technology company Continental, which uses the technology in its heads up displays.
Now, when the weather outside is frightful, Pokémon GO players can expect it to be just as unpleasant in augmented reality.
To celebrate the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming and to advertise Dell's newest gaming laptop, Dell and Sony Pictures teamed up to create a live game in Times Square. Simply walk through the tourist hotspot to unlock the game and help Peter Parker save the day.
You would think most people would agree that you shouldn't use your smartphone while driving. Apparently, most people would be liars, according to recent data from the National Safety Council (NSC) and Zendrive.
Previously, you'd need to install the Google Cast extension to cast webpages from your Chrome web browser to your Chromecast-connected TV, but as of March 24th, you don't need it anymore. Casting now works natively in Google Chrome (which had been available in the Beta version for a few months), and you can activate the hidden feature right now.
Even though my high school days are long behind me, I still find myself waking up in a cold sweat worrying about what my GPA is and what college I'm going to be able to get into. During those days I had to rely on coming up with my own equations to figure out my GPA between grading periods—including AP and honors course, as well as weights for pluses and minuses—but now there are smartphones to do all that thinking for me.
With countless images and messages packed into one small device, security is always a high priority amongst iPhone users. For this reason, we've previously shown you how to make your iPhone's passcode match the current time, which made figuring out your passcode a lot more difficult for wandering eyes.
Back in the days of iOS 6, iPhone users were able to send a quick tweet from their notification center, but that has long since been removed. This convenient feature was missed enough on iOS 7 for devs to create a jailbreak tweak in its absence. Thankfully, due to the new widget capabilities of iOS 8, we can have Twitter back in the Notification Center along with Facebook.
Screenshots are all the rage. From sharing high game scores with friends to placing conversation threads online for the world to see to secretly capturing Snapchats, this function of smartphones is prevalent through modern society.
We softModders come from all walks of life, and sooner or later, our devices begin to reflect who we are. Maybe you've followed one of our guides on customizing your Nexus 7, such as getting the exclusive Google Experience Launcher or hiding the navigation buttons for more screen space, or maybe you used one of the various Xposed mods we've covered.