While one second may not seem like much, it's the perfect amount of time to encapsulate your day. Photographs are just that, instant snapshots of your day that can send you flying back to that exact moment of time. A couple of months back I visited New York, but I don't recall what I ate, what I wore, or even what I felt. Whenever I look at this picture though, it all comes flooding back to me. I remember that it was a Friday. I remember I ate a brownie, because after I got off the bus I was ...
Thanks to the steady increase in quality of smartphone cameras, it's easier than ever to take amazing photos or video without thinking twice. If you've been to a concert in the last five years, you undoubtedly know what I mean. But it turns out that using your camera as a new set of eyes might actually be ruining your ability to remember events on your own, rather than helping you to hold on to the good times.
If somebody really wants to gain access to your iPhone, they'll get in. Phone thieves (and mischievous friends) can easily figure out your passcode just from looking over your shoulder or tracing over the oily smudges on the screen. And if you're using popular passcodes, birthdays, and addresses on your iPhone, you might as well disable lock screen security entirely.
Keyboard shortcuts are super useful for multitasking and saving time on the computer. But if you're like me, you might only know a few of the million of keyboard shortcuts that are out there. I pretty much know the most basic of basic shortcuts: copy, cut, paste, save, select all, and screenshot.
I'm sorry your mom hates you now, but it's pretty hard to forgive someone who forgets to say "Happy Mother's Day." Your poor ole ma could've spent anywhere from 10 to 20 hours popping you out, so the least you could do is set aside two minutes every year to say thanks. If you live to be 90 years old, that's only 3 hours over your entire lifetime!
If you have a hard time remembering what you've just read on your iPad or Kindle, try changing the font next time. The typeface you use to read books, newspapers, and online articles is either hurting or helping your memory, and you'll be surprised which ones are killing your brain cells.
LastPass is a password manager that's been around for some time, and has finally made its way over to Android for use with apps, not just websites.
Start planning your Thanksgiving feast before it's too late! And if you're looking for something besides the usual turkey fare, but can't stand the idea of a turkey-less Thanksgiving, then we've got the perfect solution for you…
Looking for an easy way to impress the math geeks in your life? This brief clip from the BBC will help you memorize pi to eight decimal places without breaking a sweat through use of a simple mnemonic device: "How I wish I could calculate pi easily today." (Hint: Count the number of letters in each word.) Easy as pi(e).
Have you ever been in a situation when you needed to remember something real important, but you didn't have you didn't have your trusty cell phone or other electronic savior with you?
Memory Loss is an app on your iPhone that you can use to help you remember things, like grocery lists or people's names. This tutorial shows you how to set up the app so you will become less forgetful as you play!
In this video tutorial the author shows how to divide fractions by singing the songs "I Can Divide". He sings a wonderful and funny song about how he is petrified about fractions and in the song somewhere he says that to divide just invert and multiply. He says that division of fractions is nothing but multiplication of the first fraction with the inverse of the second fraction. He shows this trick in a funny manner by singing a song which is very catchy with humorous lyrics. This video conta...
Life on the Internet is made up of passwords. You have a password for your Facebook, a password for your email, a password or your online banking - And the list goes on. In this video, learn how to create good passwords that are easy to remember.
Gina Trapani explains some clever ways to come up with a large number of passwords while keeping them easy to remember. She says that this is possible by coming up with a pattern in which you combine words or phrases that you can remember easily with the names of the services that you need the passwords for to create a wide variety of easy-to-remember passwords.
This video describes how build your confidence by remembering peoples' name. This Confidence Quickbite explains that a person's name is the sweetest sound to him/her and will make them feel special if you remember it. If you don't remember a person's name he/she may think that he/she is not important enough for you to care enough to remember. To remember names a simple trick is to say the name back to the person in conversation right after he/she tells you it. Then try to think of anybody els...
This video shows you how to easily remember "greater than" and "less than" math symbols. The first thing you have to remember is that "less than" symbol looks like the letter L ("less than" symbol is "<"). When you see this sign, remember that < looks like L and means "less than". The other symbol, "greater than" does not look like the letter L, therefore it cannot be "less than" and it's easier to remember. The "greater than" symbol is ">". That's it! Good Luck!
Rebecca Robeson shows you how to remember which side of the plate to put the fork, knife and spoon. To set a table the correct way, follow these steps: The word 'fork' has four letters, as does the word 'left'. So, the fork goes on the left. The word 'knife' has five letters, as does the word 'right'. So, the knife goes on the right. The word 'spoon' also has fiver letters, so it goes alongside the knife. Remember that the safe side of the knife, the dull side, faces out to anyone sitting nex...
Are you much for science? Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Endoplasmic reticulum. Organelle. These words might sound alien, but breaking down the parts of a cell and their functions will help you remember. This is one of the best ways for cell identification, and it's perfect for science class studying.
When learning a new dance from scratch, it may be difficult to remember these steps. So it's important to try and use any trick so that you won't make yourself look like a fool. In this next tutorial, you'll get an easy trick that you can use to help make sure that you look like a pro out on the dance floor. So sit back and let dance instructor Nina Ortega, show you what you need to do to remember dance steps easily. Good luck and enjoy!
In this video, US Memory Champion Chester Santos teaches you how to expand and improve your memory by using a few simple techniques. Word visualizing allows you to create associations which help to remember individual words. Memory can be increased in a fun and easy way by taking advantage of Santos' cool and unique method of associative thinking. You will hopefully never forget your shopping list again!
We all know that color coding is important because it helps us to quickly organize things based on visual cues. As students in high school, we used differently colored page tabs to denote different subject matters, and some of us color code file cabinets for easier and faster access. The same principle goes for this tutorial, which teaches you how to color code a knitting loom.
It's the most frustrating thing in the world: You're in the middle of a story and can't think of the word or name you need. Retrieve it fast with these tricks.
Need some IBM Lotus Notes help? Well, check out this video tutorial to learn how to have Lotus Notes remember the sorting of emails. This is a very quick and easy way of getting Lotus Notes to remember the sorting of emails. Easy to follow.
In this episode, Jennifer (ESL teacher)goes over a rhyme that lets us remember how many days there are in a month. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL), who were never taught the rhyme.
Be sure to watch this video and learn how to remember 18 Japanese Kanji characters. Have a a pad and pencil handy so you can practice writing Kanji.
Want to remember to turn off the stove every time you leave the house? Then watch this how to video and learn how to giving positive instructions can help improve your memory.
Whether it's your credit card, your parents' new zip code, or a new work phone number, number sequences are everywhere. Sometimes it's important to actually remember them instead of always relying on a smartphone or the internet to remind you.
No matter who you are and where you are in life, remembering the names and faces of people you've just met is an important social and professional skill to have. So what are some of the best ways to remember names and faces, especially when you're constantly meeting new people through business and social encounters?
The latest update to Google Search, which is rolling out right now, brings automatic parking spot pinning through its Google Now platform.
Learn how to play "Remember the Name" by Fort Minor on piano or keyboard with this tutorial. This popular Fort Minor song is made up of basic minor arpeggios. Watch this quick how to video and you will be playing "Remember the Name" in no time
Keep forgetting how many days are in each month? Here is a handy trick you can bust out anytime you need to remember if this is and even or and odd month. After you master using your hands, try using your feet!
Are you the type of person who constantly loses things? Do you spend hours searching for objects that are vital to an important task? This video will lead you through 10 steps that will help you to find those missing objects. Remember where you misplaced things.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to use a song to read palms. Memorize these lines to music to help you. First, if you have a rich line, you are the rich and you get much money. If you have a sun line, you are popular. Everyone likes you because you are the sunshine. Check your palm. Check your life line. If it is thick, you have a powerful body. If it is thin, you are weak. Check the head line. If you have a short line, you quickly decide and act. If it is long, you need to think fir...
Dreams may be defined as succession of thought, images or feelings experienced during sleep but they also provide avenue to learn about ourselves, psyche, and about the mysteries of life. Many people have been conditioned to believe that dreams are unreal and illusory, but no matter what we believe the dream world is as real as our waking state.
In order to create your own personal yoga sequence and to personalize your yoga routine, you will need to remember to ask yourself about your needs. Remember that you shouldn't just do it as a routine. Having a routine is important, because it will encourage you to do your exercises everyday. However, you have to remember to be in the moment and to give your body what it is asking for and demanding.
It's been done for ages, but for most of us, "regift" entered our vocabulary after the 98th episode of Seinfeld—"The Label Maker." In this episode, Elaine calls Dr. Whatley (played by Bryan Cranston) a "regifter" after he gives Jerry a label maker—the same label maker that Elaine gave Whatley.
Remember those old vinyl records? Remember jumping on the 8-track bandwagon? Switching over to cassette tapes? How much money you spent converting your music collection to compact discs? To MP3s?
First, remember not to be afraid to experiment. A scarf is not a big investment. Once you have a scarf, you can proceed to tie it on a handbag in a knot. Next, you can get another scarf and use it in place of a belt around your waist. To do so, just run the scarf through each of your belt loops like a belt, and continue until you have reached the front belt loops. Tighten up the scarf so it is taut. Then, you run both ends of the scarf through opposite ends of one of the two front belt loops,...
SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble."
Not everything that Facebook does is in the best interest of its users. Just look at past examples such as social ads, facial recognition, and instant personalization. Users were perfectly fine without these, and they still are. And now there's another annoying problem that Facebook users have to deal with—the ticker.